Cup final joy for Uckfield who now have a league double in view

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AFC UCKFIELD won the County League Division 2 cup against Storrington on Good Friday evening with a 2-1 extra time win.

Storrington were suberb, playing at a tempo which should have seen them take a first half lead.

AFC goalkeeper Adam Launder made many good saves in this period to keep AFC in the game.

After the interval AFC improved but it was Storrington who took the lead from a penalty.

It was another penalty, this time at the other end that gave Lawrence Edwards the chance to equalise with a well placed shot.

It was on 111 minutes when AFC won the trophy when Ben Dartnell dribbled into the Storrington penalty area to score from close range.

The side were back in league action on Easter Monday, where a 6-2 win at Oakwood kept the pressure on leaders Lancing.

Andy McDowell put the visitors ahead on 15 minutes and six minutes before half time Lawrence Edwards scored a second.

AFC took some time to get going after the interval and on 58 minutes Oakwood pulled one back.

Drew Greenall quickly restored AFC’s two-goal advantage which only lasted two minutes as Oakwood scored a second.

Andy McDowell scored his second regaining the two goal cushion and this time Steve Davis, who had come on as a substitute, scored twice in the last six minutes to enable AFC Uckfield to run out 6-2 winners.

AFC Uckfield’s reserves won their final match of the season at Ringmer on Saturday 3-1.

Craig Fears put the visitors ahead before two goals from Anthony Harvey gave AFC a 3-0 interval lead.

Ringmer pulled one back in the second half but AFC ran out well deserved winners.