AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play the next away game in the EVO-STIK South Premier Division Central when they travel to face Lowestoft Town on Saturday (KO 3pm).
The Trawler Boys play at Crown Meadow, Love Road, Lowestoft Suffolk NR32 2PA
which is 133 miles from Rushden – click here
Admission prices are £11 adults, £8 pensioners and students, £2 Under 16s, programmes £2.
The club is running a coach for this fixture departing at 10:15
– details for forthcoming coach travel are here
Our opponents have provided direction details as well as parking information below.
When entering Lowestoft on the A12 from Ipswich follow the signs A12 LOWESTOFT/TOWN CENTRE along the new relief road until you cross the harbour bridge. Follow the road to the left past the railway station into DENMARK ROAD. At the traffic lights turn right into KATWIJK WAY. After 300 yards take first exit off roundabout (controlled by traffic lights) into RAGLAN STREET. At the ‘T’ junction turn left into LOVE ROAD and the Amber Dew Events Stadium is approximately 100 yards on the right. If travelling by car there is car parking available inside the ground behind the ‘top’ goal for players and officials only.
(route coloured green on map below)
When entering Lowestoft on the A146 (from Beccles, Norwich, Bury) follow signs A1117 GT YARMOUTH to cross Oulton Broad on the road bridge. Go straight over the next roundabout outside the WHERRY HOTEL. After passing over the railway level crossing take 2nd exit off roundabout into NORMANSTON DRIVE (signposted A1144). At next roundabout take 3rd exit to continue along Normanston Drive. At the end of Normanston Drive take 2nd exit off roundabout into ST PETERS STREET and then turn immediately right into MINDEN ROAD. At the top of the hill go straight over mini roundabout into LOVE ROAD and the Amber Dew Events Stadium is about 100 yards on the left. If travelling by car there is car parking available inside the ground behind the ‘top’ goal for players and officials only.
(route coloured red on map below)
For players and match officials travelling by car there is parking inside the ground behind the north end goal (furthest from the entrance.)
There is very limited car parking for spectators at the ground but the club have an arrangement with the nearby college to use their student car park on matchdays (NR32 2NB), which is about 250 yards from the ground.
The Trawler Boys website is here
, and their twitter feed here
. They are managed by Jamie Godbold. Other information can be found on the club directory page here
There is a Diamonds Match Diary here
, and the club twitter feed will provide the latest information before, during and after the match using the link https://twitter.com/AFCRD
or by following @AFCRD
. See below for details of all the social media options for following the Diamonds, spearheaded by Radio Diamonds
for most league games.
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The latest fixture news is here
. You can find a directory of all of the EVO-STIK Premier Division Central, with links to web pages, twitter feeds etc here
, where you will also find a set of links to other useful resources.
There are a range of social media options available to help follow the Diamonds, with the well used and liked twitter feed
to the fore, as well as a Facebook page
and Club Instagram Page (follow afcrd), and a Snapchat service, accessible on mobile platforms such as an iOS
Phone, so you can follow the live matchday story by finding afcrd on Snapchat.
Radio Diamonds will broadcast commentary on the game – details here
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