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Double dreams stay alive for Netts in Braintree Table Tennis League

Double dreams stay alive for Netts in Braintree Table Tennis League

Danny Emmanuel (left). Picture: JIM PURTILL

Witham Town hoping to have Emmanuel back on board

Collective failing from Braintree at the start of the second half

Collective failing from Braintree at the start of the second half

Ryman League round-up: Regent hit four more goals, Witham stun Thurrock, Swifts are pipped by the Hawks and Maldon are held to a stalemate by Aveley

Ryman League round-up: Regent hit four more goals, Witham stun Thurrock, Swifts are pipped by the Hawks and Maldon are held to a stalemate by Aveley

Pryke holds his nerve to claim Knockout Cup glory for Cressing

Pryke holds his nerve to claim Knockout Cup glory for Cressing

Cowley: This break is very different for my Braintree Town team

Cowley: This break is very different for my Braintree Town team

Garry Kimble. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

Kimble: Hard work was undone by second-half performance at Brightlingsea

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Braintree Town boss hopes to secure Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe for a longer stay

Alex Woodyard on the front foot against Welling. Picture: Chris Jarvis

Braintree take pride in their resilience

Boss Cowley's joy as Braintree pass the Welling test "with flying colours"

Boss Cowley's joy as Braintree pass the Welling test "with flying colours"

Seniors vice-captain Andy Little (left) presents Phil Townsend with his Order of Merit award.

Merit winners take the pride of place at Braintree Golf Club

Barrie proves a dab hand at Dungeness

Barrie proves a dab hand at Dungeness

Disciplined defensive display by ten-man Braintree earns another home win

Disciplined defensive display by ten-man Braintree earns another home win

Ryman League round-up: Brightlingsea Regent gain bragging rights over Witham Town, Heybridge Swifts earn a valuable win against Wroxham and Maldon and Tiptree fight back to earn a draw against AFC Hornchurch

Ryman League round-up: Brightlingsea Regent gain bragging rights over Witham Town, Heybridge Swifts earn a valuable win against Wroxham and Maldon and Tiptree fight back to earn a draw against AFC Hornchurch

LIVE Braintree Town v Welling United

LIVE Braintree Town v Welling United

Transfer window relief for Cowley as Braintree Town's squad stays in tact

Transfer window relief for Cowley as Braintree Town's squad stays in tact

Braintree Town's players celebrate Matt Paine's goal in their 2-0 win against Chester FC on Saturday. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

Battle-hardened Braintree continue busy run as the Wings fly into town

Witham Town assistant manager Alan Kimble. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

Kimble hopes cup history is repeated as Witham Town make league trip to Brightlingsea Regent

Regent boss Webster is hoping for a big reaction against Witham

Regent boss Webster is hoping for a big reaction against Witham

The victorious Howbridge School indoor athletics team.

Howbridge Junior School book another area athletics final spot

Late singles wins lead Retreat to victory in Braintree Open Darts League

Late singles wins lead Retreat to victory in Braintree Open Darts League

Nervous wait for Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley on Transfer Deadline Day

Nervous wait for Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley on Transfer Deadline Day

Bocking Spinners end run with a win at Three Elms

Bocking Spinners end run with a win at Three Elms

Spong takes honours in Regan Cup

Spong takes honours in Regan Cup

Witham Running Club's junior squad at Hadleigh.

Freddie seals top ten spot for Witham Running Club

Adam gains his revenge in Clift brother's battle in Braintree Table Tennis League

Adam gains his revenge in Clift brother's battle in Braintree Table Tennis League

Cowley is delighted as Braintree Town have the right ingredients to dish up another three point haul

Cowley is delighted as Braintree Town have the right ingredients to dish up another three point haul

Mark Phillips scored his first goal for Braintree.

Second win in five days makes happy reading for Braintree Town

Dan Sparkes returns to Braintree Town's starting line-up after illness kept him out on Tuesday. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

LIVE Braintree Town v Chester FC

Fry would take another "ugly" win for Braintree Town

Fry would take another "ugly" win for Braintree Town

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree, Heybridge Swifts and Witham Town win but Brightlingsea Regent lose out

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree, Heybridge Swifts and Witham Town win but Brightlingsea Regent lose out

KITTED OUT: Braintree Rugby Club’s first-team squad in their new Edward Parsley Associates-sponsored shirts. Pictured are (from left, back row) D Baker, J Perry, J Smillie, C Willis, W Apps, D Johnson, N Fitzearle, J Moore, J Adams, T Drew, (front row)

Braintree's second half kicks off on the road

Cowley reined in offensive desire to play to Braintree Town's strengths

Cowley reined in offensive desire to play to Braintree Town's strengths

Ryan Charles has decided to leave Witham Town and move down a league to join Stanway Rovers. Picture: Seana Hughes

Charles' departure leaves Witham Town boss disappointed

Mark Sansom. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Braintree Town Academy set for switch to Witham Town

Aleasha Kiddle (right) and Mica McNeil missed out on a Junior World Championship medal by an agonising 0.06 seconds in Winterberg. Picture: Mike Varey

Six-hundreths of a second separate Aleasha and a World Championship medal

Danny Cowley. Picture: Chris Jarvis

Cowley is delighted as hard graft gets its reward against Wrexham

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Garry Kimble.

Witham still search for Lady Luck's blessing as another single-goal defeat keeps the pressure on

Clear victory for Melinda and Elizabeth at Braintree Golf Club

Clear victory for Melinda and Elizabeth at Braintree Golf Club

Taylor Miles. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Miles steps off the bench to win it in dramatic style for Braintree

Heybridge Swifts win through to the Essex Senior Cup semi-final, Maldon and Tiptree defeat Stanway Rovers but Witham Town lose out

Heybridge Swifts win through to the Essex Senior Cup semi-final, Maldon and Tiptree defeat Stanway Rovers but Witham Town lose out

LIVE Braintree Town v Wrexham

LIVE Braintree Town v Wrexham

Garry Kimble. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Kimble: We must keep our concentration for Bury visit

Braintree Town's pitch passes morning inspection ahead of Wrexham visit

Braintree Town's pitch passes morning inspection ahead of Wrexham visit

Witham Running Club members who took part in the Benfleet 15-mile cross-country race.

Witham Running Club's Pete powers through the mud for top 20 place at Benfleet

Bocking's defeat leads to a squeeze at the top of the Essex Invitation Petanque League

Bocking's defeat leads to a squeeze at the top of the Essex Invitation Petanque League

Notley's C team claim a big lead as well as club bragging rights in Braintree Table Tennis League

Notley's C team claim a big lead as well as club bragging rights in Braintree Table Tennis League

Adam Gilbert on his way to winning the 12 to 13s class. Picture: Steve Gilbert

Bullets are firing on their home track in East Anglian Winter Series

Another stoppage for Braintree Boxing Club ace Joe Bryant

Another stoppage for Braintree Boxing Club ace Joe Bryant

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Brightlingsea secure wins while Heybridge and Witham battle to a derby draw

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Brightlingsea secure wins while Heybridge and Witham battle to a derby draw

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