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AFC Rushden & Diamonds

We're in a good place, says Diamonds boss Peaks

Andy Peaks believes his AFC Rushden & Diamonds team are “in a good place” after their good form continued with a 4-0 victory over Northwood at Hayden Road.
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Poppies slump to defeat while Diamonds sparkle again

Kettering Town suffered a miserable afternoon in Dorset as they were were beaten 4-1 at Dorchester Town in the Evo-Stik South League Premier.

Kettering Town
Andy Peaks believes his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players 'set the bar' on Tuesday night. Picture by Peter Short

Diamonds have 'set the bar' as Northwood clash awaits

Andy Peaks felt his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players “set the bar” with their midweek derby success over Kettering Town.

Joel Gyasi scores the first of his two goals in AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 3-2 victory over Kettering Town at Hayden Road. Picture by Peter Short

Diamonds' derby-day hero Gyasi is eyeing a promotion push

Joel Gyasi was the star of the show as AFC Rushden & Diamonds took the local bragging rights on Tuesday night.

Ben Diamond brings AFC Rushden & Diamonds level in last night's 3-2 victory over Kettering Town. Pictures by Peter Short

Diamonds boss Peaks delighted with win over Poppies

Andy Peaks was “delighted” after AFC Rushden & Diamonds maintained their good form by seeing off Kettering Town in the second round of the Challenge Cup last night (Tuesday).

AFC Rushden & Diamonds beat Kettering Town at Hayden Road

VERDICT - Gyasi the hero as Diamonds edge out Poppies

Joel Gyasi scored twice as AFC Rushden & Diamonds edged out Kettering Town 3-2 to move into the third round of the Challenge Cup.

Kettering Town
AFC Rushden & Diamonds defender Jack Ashton, pictured with boss Andy Peaks, has been given the all-clear to return to action after a year out

Peaks hopes Diamonds can keep it going against Poppies

Andy Peaks is keen to see AFC Rushden & Diamonds maintain their good form when they take on Kettering Town in a Challenge Cup local derby at Hayden Road tonight (Tuesday).

Tom Lorraine grabbed his 60th goal for the club as he scored twice in AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 4-1 victory at Uxbridge

Peaks: Diamonds will only get stronger

Andy Peaks believes AFC Rushden & Diamonds are only going to get stronger as the Evo-Stik South League East season goes on.

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SATURDAY SPORT - Diamonds win on the road but Steelmen are beaten

AFC Rushden & Diamonds enjoyed an impressive away-day as they claimed a 4-1 success at Uxbridge to move up to third in the Evo-Stik South League East.

There was disappointment after AFC Rushden & Diamonds conceded a late equaliser last weekend but boss Andy Peaks believes they have had a good week ahead of tomorrow's clash at Uxbridge. Picture by Alison Bagley

Peaks hopes Diamonds can round off a good week in style

Andy Peaks is hoping AFC Rushden & Diamonds can round off a good week in style when they head to Uxbridge on tomorrow (Saturday).

Ben Diamond takes the congratulations after he put AFC Rushden & Diamonds 2-1 up against Moneyfields on his debut. Picture by Alison Bagley

Headline was so nearly written for Diamonds new boy Ben

It was almost a perfect scenario for an AFC Rushden & Diamonds debutant and the headline writers.

Goalkeeper Matt Finlay has left AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Goalkeeper Finlay leaves Diamonds

Long-serving goalkeeper Matt Finlay has left AFC Rushden & Diamonds.

Fernando Bell-Toxtle scored his first goal for AFC Rushden & Diamonds as they beat Wellingborough Town 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup

Diamonds cruise into the last four

Ryan Robbins hit a hat-trick as AFC Rushden & Diamonds eased into the semi-finals of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup with a 6-1 demolition of Wellingborough Town at Hayden Road.

Marcus Law is likely to make changes to his starting line-up when Kettering Town head to Daventry Town in the NFA Hillier Senior Cup quarter-finals tonight

Local clubs set for Hillier Cup action

The NFA Hillier Senior Cup is back on the agenda this evening (Tuesday) with all four quarter-finals set to be played.

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The inquest begins after AFC Rushden & Diamonds conceded a late equaliser against Moneyfields at Hayden Road. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Mixed feelings for Peaks as Diamonds are denied at the death

Andy Peaks was disappointed AFC Rushden & Diamonds couldn’t finish the job as a late goal denied them the chance to end Moneyfields’ unbeaten start to the Evo-Stik South League East season.

Stephen Hutchings heads home Moneyfields' dramatic late equaliser as AFC Rushden & Diamonds had to settle for a 2-2 draw with the leaders. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT - Leaders' late leveller denies the Diamonds

AFC Rushden & Diamonds came to within seconds of ending Moneyfields’ unbeaten start in the Evo-Stik South League East as the leaders snatched a dramatic late equaliser in an entertaining 2-2 draw at Hayden Road.

Ryan Robbins has signed for AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Three in and one out for Diamonds

It was a case of three in and one after a busy 24 hours of transfer activity for AFC Rushden & Diamonds.

Andy Peaks' AFC Rushden & Diamonds side face unbeaten leaders Moneyfields at Hayden Road tomorrow (Saturday)

Leaders are in town as Diamonds return to action

AFC Rushden & Diamonds return to action with one of their biggest games of the season so far at the weekend.

Jack Ashton is closing in on a return after a year out after a serious knee injury to give boss Andy Peaks another option for his AFC Rushden & Diamonds defence

Diamonds defender Ashton is closing in on a return

Jack Ashton is closing in on a return from a long-term knee injury.

Ben Farrell has scored four goals across the past two Tuesday nights for AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Picture by B&O PRESS PHOTO

Farrell happy to be in the goals for Diamonds

Ben Farrell has enjoyed a good couple of weeks, particularly when it comes to Tuesday nights.

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