News from around the Conference South

Danny Cowley is Braintree Town's new manager. Picture Steve O'Connell

Danny Cowley is Braintree Town's new manager. Picture Steve O'Connell - Credit: Archant

See what’s been happening in the Vanarama Conference South this week.

Boreham Wood and Whitehawk will meet in the Conference South play-off final on Saturday. Wood beat Havant and Waterlooville and Whitehawk defeated Baskingstoke Town to reach the final.

Truro City and Corby Town have been promoted from the Southern League Premier Division. Corby won the league and Truro beat St Neots Town in the play-off final.

Danny Cowley has taken the vacant managerial position at Braintree Town. As reported by the Echo, Cowley spent the last eight years at Concord Rangers and steered them to three promotions. His brother Nick, assistant manager at Concord, is following him to the Iron.

Ebbsfleet United have extended Anthony Acheampong’s contract until June 2016. “I can’t wait to get started again. I’m pleased to stay and I’m sure we’ll continue to build,” he told the club’s official website.

Bath City winger Ross Stern has announced his departure from the club stating a lack of playing time, according to the Bath Chronicle. On Twitter, he revealed he is close to signing for Sutton United.

Bishop’s Stortford manager Rod Stringer has confirmed he will remain at the club next season. His assistant, Nick Haycock, is also staying. “I am staying and the club have agreed to spend a bit more than last year,” he told the Herts and Essex Observer.

Bobby Wilkinson, the Hungerford Town manager, is rumoured to be in the frame to replace Johnson Hippolyte at Maidenhead United, according to the Maidenhead Advertiser.