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Yesterday, 11:53

London 3 Eastern Counties

Woodbridge Warriors 8

Stowmarket 20

Heavy rain made opening exchanges very slippery as Woodbridge started with a penalty attempt and intercepted the ensuing 22 drop out to maintain pressure through Tim Johnson and Tom Stokes.

Ipswich Witches team manager, Ritchie Hawkins feels his side are in much better shape mentally, than they were last season when the team reached the play-offs, writes Henry Chard.

AFC Sudbury caretaker boss Danny Laws is quite looking forward to his side’s long trip to Truro in the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup.

Eastern Counties Division Three

Aldeburgh & Thorpeness 35

Mistley seconds 15

Aldeburgh and Thorpeness Rugby Club marked the opening of their new clubhouse with a fine season-opening win on Saturday, writes Malcolm Beer.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Woodbridge Amazons 47

Lakenham Hewett 5

The Amazons got their season off to a flying start at Hatchley Barn on Sunday with a nine try rout of Norfolk side Lakenham Hewitt, writes Ian Girling.

Cameron Heeps will miss the Witches play-off semi-final clashes with Edinburgh Monarchs this week.

A round-up of the FA Cup ties from the Suffolk area.

Felixstowe & Walton helped erase memories of a 7-2 FA Cup defeat at home to Brantham Athletic in August, with a 5-1 victory against the same opponents, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Friday night.

Last season’s Suffolk Senior Cup winners, Achilles, started their journey to retain the title against Thurlow Nunn new boys Framlingham Town.

Leiston won’t be under-estimating their lower-league opposition when Crowborough Athletic, from the Southern Counties East League Premier Division, visit Victory Road in the FA Cup Second Qualifying Round tomorrow.

Sports reporter CHRIS BRAMMER is leaving the EADT and Ipswich Star after six years. In this feature, Chris recalls some of his fondest moments and talks about some of the people that made his job so special

Sheffield Tigers 52 Ipswich Witches 38

Leiston played host to Thurrock last Saturday in the Bostik Premier League and came out 3-1 winners.

Bury St Edmunds retained the Hambro Cup with an 11-hole victory over Gorleston in the final at a windy Rookery Park, writes Tony Garnett.

Leiston boss Glenn Driver believes Matt Blake’s two goals against Thurrock was just what the doctor ordered for the striker.

Suffolk sport

Suffolk staged a magnificent fight-back after trailing 2-1 in the foursomes against Buckinghamshire on the second day of England Women’s County finals at Felixstowe Ferry today, writes Tony Garnett

Ipswich ‘Tru7.com’ Witches begin their Championship Play-Offs with the first leg of the semi-final at Foxhall this Thursday against Edinburgh Monarchs (7.30pm)

Suffolk opener Martyn Cull scored an unbeaten century as Copdock & Old Ipswichian signed off for the season with a crushing eight-wicket win over Norwich, in a Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Old London Road on Saturday.

Elmstead cricket club captain, Aidan O’Brien, has hailed the achievement of his unfancied side after the Vicarage Meadow outfit clinched the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One title last weekend.

Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell will be the guest speaker at the inaugural West Suffolk Sports awards later this month.

Frinton ended their third season in the East Anglian Premier League with a heavy home defeat, at the hands of Vauxhall Mallards, by 230 runs at Ashlyns Road on Saturday.

Ipswich women’s hockey side returned triumphant from the Suffolk Cup at Culford, with players from across all four teams meshing well under the direction of new second team coach Richard Rutterford.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 14:25

It is a discussion which keeps rumbling on – should players celebrate when they score against former teams?

FA Women’s Premier League

South East Division One

Ipswich Town 0

Leyton Orient 2

Ipswich Town Ladies’ unbeaten run came to an end against a dominant Leyton Orient side as two first half goals ensured that the visitors would be leaving with all three points, writes Ethan Turner.

Defender Adam Webster makes his return from an ankle injury tonight for the Ipswich Town under 23s.

My mates who support other teams just don’t understand. They glance at the results, and the Championship table, and send me texts saying things like: “I bet you’re thrilled with your team.”

Ipswich Town got back to winning ways with a 2-0 home victory over rock-bottom Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.

Ipswich Town beat Bolton Wanderers 2-0 at Portman Road to move back up to fifth in the Championship table.

Dominic Iorfa says Ipswich Town’s players are feeling confident ahead of Saturday’s trip to Championship table-toppers Leeds United.

The feeling walking out of the ground on Saturday was pretty much what we’d all settle for most weeks – happy that Ipswich Town have won.

Ipswich Town fans should, to use modern football parlance, be ‘buzzing’.

Ipswich Town back to winnings ways by beating Bolton 2-0 at Portman Road and you’ve been sharing your photos of the day using the #myitfcpic and #itfc hashtags

Ipswich Town beat Bolton Wanderers 2-0 at Portman Road in a Championship match yesterday. MIKE BACON gives his player ratings.

Second half goals from Cole Skuse and David McGoldrick saw Ipswich Town beat rock-bottom side Bolton Wanderers in the Championship. STUART WATSON gives his observations.

Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to today’s 2-0 home win against Bolton Wanderers on Twitter.

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