Nicky Ison and his squad will start the SNEL season with two local derbies as his side look to bounce straight back to the Premier Division. They begin the season at Upminster Park on May 12th against Harold Wood, before travelling to Gallows Corner a week later to face Gidea Park and Romford. The season will finish with the first ever visit of Belhus for a league game at Upminster Park. Other highlights include games with Hutton on June 16th and August 18th, and a trip to Castle Park to face Colchester and East Essex on August 11th.
After an excellent season last year the 2nd XI will also start with two derbies as they travel to Harold Wood on the opening day before welcoming old friends and rivals Hornchurch to Upminster Park on week 2. They finish the season with a trip to Woodford Wells.
Josh Lamont's 3rd XI will start with a home game against Harlow and will also finish the season at home as they welcome Woodford Wells. The 4th XI will make their longest journey of the season, to Old Southendians, on the opening day, before finishing the campaign at South Woodford.
Karim Govani will take his 5th XI to Buckhurst Hill 4s to get things started and they will finish with a local derby at Brentwood, while the 6th XI will play Chingford 4s on week 1 and complete their season by entertaining Hutton 5s.
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Updated 18:47 - 16 Feb 2018 by Paul Middlemiss