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Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers issued a rallying call to his team-mates ahead of Sunday’s derby clash with Norwich City telling them “now is the time to stand-up and be counted.”

Two stalwarts of the Suffolk football community have been recognised with the presentation of FA 50-year service awards, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk fell to an overall 19-17 defeat at Cleveland in the British Inter County Championship Division Two at the weekend, having let slip a seemingly impregnable overnight lead.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

More than 1,200 young players took to the field for the ninth Woodbridge Rugby Club under 7-12 Festival.

Harry Fricker of Kesgrave High School, whose handicap is scratch, won the Suffolk Schools’ Championship title at Hintlesham with a three under par round of 69, writes Tony Garnett.

Leiston moved to the top of the Bostik Premier Division after a 2-0 win away to Dorking Wanderers on Saturday, writes Craig Cooper.

Woodbridge Town progressed to the third round of the Suffolk Senior Cup and knocked out last season’s runners up with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Cranes Sports at Notcutts Park.

Struggling Long Melford put up a fight against star-packed Stowmarket but fell 2-1 at home.

Leiston play their first game away in the league since their 2-0 victory at Lowestoft Town at the end of August today.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Southwold 55

Newmarket 7

Southwold kept up their perfect start to the season and stayed top of the league with a comprehensive home victory.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Southwold Swallows 0

Woodbridge Amazons 40

The bragging rights in Suffolk returned south to Woodbridge on Sunday as the Amazons blew away the Swallows of Southwold, writes Ian Girling.

A play-off between two former Suffolk Open champions, Jamie Abbott (2005) and Jamie Moul (2001), was needed to settle first prize in the Jamega Tour Championship at Old Fold Manor.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Holt 18

Woodbridge Warriors 13

Within ten minutes Angus Clogg kicked a Woodbridge penalty and James Wyatt did likewise for Holt.

Suffolk sport

The East District Women’s Hill Climb Championship was decided by just two-tenths of a second with Kate Lucas of Norwich Amateur BC climbing Semer Hill in one minute and 3.1 seconds while Becky Ridge of Manningtree Wheelers went up in 1:03.3, writes Fergus Muir.

Two stalwarts of the Suffolk football community have been recognised with the presentation of FA 50-year service awards, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk fell to an overall 19-17 defeat at Cleveland in the British Inter County Championship Division Two at the weekend, having let slip a seemingly impregnable overnight lead.

AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley knows his side face a huge challenge this weekend as they head to Bostik North leaders Canvey Island.

More than 1,200 young players took to the field for the ninth Woodbridge Rugby Club under 7-12 Festival.

Harry Fricker of Kesgrave High School, whose handicap is scratch, won the Suffolk Schools’ Championship title at Hintlesham with a three under par round of 69, writes Tony Garnett.

Struggling Long Melford put up a fight against star-packed Stowmarket but fell 2-1 at home.

Last Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of Parkrun, a running fever that has swept the country and has been going from strength-to-strength in Suffolk and Essex.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 09:36

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers issued a rallying call to his team-mates ahead of Sunday’s derby clash with Norwich City telling them “now is the time to stand-up and be counted.”

Former Ipswich Town star Marcus Stewart says players have to put themselves “in the shoes of the fans” on derby day.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

Ipswich Town thrashed Sunderland 5-2, here are MIKE BACON’S match player ratings.

The Fuller Flavour: Karl Fuller takes a look at the England career of Town legend Kevin Beattie

Ipswich Town lost their 100% start to the Championship season on Saturday afternoon, losing 2-0 at home to Fulham.

Ipswich Town lost 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup second round, on Tuesday night.

The five-star Blues are bursting with confidence!

CHRIS BRAMMER shares his Ipswich Town ratings from the Blues’ 2-0 victory over Brentford on Saturday.

Join In: Matchday Live: Re-live Ipswich Town 2 Brentford 0

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Ipswich Town defeated Brentford 2-0 at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, thanks to goals from Martyn Waghorn and Joe Garner.

The Blues kept up their scintillating start to the season with a 2-0 home win over Brentford on Saturday afternoon.

Ipswich Town won 4-3 at Millwall on Tuesday night, and we followed them every step of the way.

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