Walsham Sports Club AGM 2019

Colour drawing of willow tree in roundel with text Walsham-le-Willows Sports ClubWalsham Le Willows Sports Club CASC held its annual general meeting on 8th April 2019 for a select gathering of members plus Jessica Fleming SCC & MSDC councils and retiring MSDC councillor Derek Osborne; both were thanked for their help in raising funds for Sports Club projects. Financial results for the year were positive whilst the Club continues to invest in better facilities for existing sports plus adding new dimensions such as walking netball and the weekly Great Run Local. Continue reading “Walsham Sports Club AGM 2019”

Walking Netball at the Sports Club

Walking netball logo specifying no running or jumping!Over 50?  Or maybe your running and jumping days over?  Still want some more exercise.  Walking Netball may be for you.

No running or jumping involved and  you have 4 seconds to pass the ball.  It involves skills and drills, passing, catching, movement and primarily having fun.

The sessions aim to build your confidence on court and build fitness and are also a great way to meet new friends over refreshments in the club house afterwards.

So please come along an join the group on a Tuesday between 10am and 11am at the Sports Club, even if running and jumping is no longer your thing!

The activity will only run weather permitting so please contact the organiser if unsure.

Sports Club Report March 2018

Colour drawing of willow tree in roundel with text Walsham-le-Willows Sports Club


black and white graphic of cricketer in actionSome key dates for 2018 (fixtures will be added to the events diary)
27th April – Junior Training commences
29th April – First Sunday Home Game
11th May – ECB All Stars Programme starts
12th May – First Saturday Home Game
28th May – Under 11 Tournament


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The First team lost 3-0 at home to Kirkley and Pakefield at the start of the month.  They then lost 1-0 at Stanway Rovers in the quarter finals of the League cup but were extremely unlucky not to take the tie into extra time.  They won their latest league match beating Wivenhoe Town 5-1 away.  Ryan Clark had an excellent afternoon scoring all five goals.  A record for Walsham in the Eastern Counties League.

The Reserves have improved dramatically in the second half of the season but lost 3-0 at Felixstowe.  They then beat Wivenhoe Reserves 3-0 at home.  The impressive Kieran Twinn scored twice while Luke Bates also scored. Continue reading “Sports Club Report March 2018”

Tour of Britain passes through Walsham

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On Friday 8 September 2017 Walsham welcomes the Tour of Britain!

Stage Six of Britain’s premier road cycling race will take place entirely within Suffolk, starting in Newmarket at 10.45am and finishing in Aldeburgh.

Based on current estimated timings the race will arrive here in Walsham at 12 noon

You’ll be able to see some of the world’s top cyclists weaving their way through our village, so please line The Street and Finningham Road and wave your flags as they speed past!

image tour of britain passing over winning lineThe Memorial Hall Coffee Shop will be open from 10:30 until 12:30

There is more information about Suffolk’s stage of The Tour on the official Tour of Britain website.

You can also receive regular updates, team and rider announcements on Twitter.