Suffolk sport


Bury St Edmunds will be aiming for a third successive victory, when they take on relegation-threatened Barnstaple in a tough-looking National League Two South match in North Devon tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

Flying Leiston full-back Ollie Brown says the Blues will be buoyed by Matt Blake’s decision to stay at the club.

Billericay Town have continued their revolution under new owner Glenn Tamplin by signing former Tottenham and Wolves midfielder Jamie O’Hara.

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold is relishing the challenge of hosting relegation rivals Hendon this weekend.

Braintree Town will have to improve beyond recognition, from Tuesday night’s home flop at the hands of Woking, if they are to take any reward from tomorrow’s tough trip to title-chasing Tranmere Rovers.

Manager, Micky Squirrell says keeping Grundisburgh in the SIL Senior Division will be his biggest achievement at the club.

It is strange to be heralding 2017 as potentially the breakthrough season for Tom Westley.

Where Felixstowe & Walton United finish the season has been taken out of their hands, following last week’s defeat at Stanway Rovers.

It’s often called the fastest growing sport in the world, and this region is a hotbed of mixed martial arts talent. MARK HEATH looks at fighters for you to follow in his latest Flying Knee column.

Suffolk’s Premier domestic table tennis event, the Suffolk Closed Table Tennis Championships takes place this Sunday, at Britannia Table Tennis Club, on Defoe Road.

Ipswich play their last game of the 16-17 season on Saturday and welcome already-relegated Wisbech to Tuddenham Road (12 noon start).

Leigh Lanham is confident Ipswich Witches can cook up a storm in the Championship this year.

Suffolk athletes are busy competing for the chance to prove themselves among the fittest on the planet.

AFC Kesgrave joint-manager Rob Juby is relishing the Division One side’s clash with Senior Division high-flyers Achilles, in the Bob Coleman Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Ipswich Witches open their 2017 speedway season on Saturday night.

On a bright spring morning in mid Suffolk 44 year-old Peter Blenkinsop (Fast Test) scored his first-ever road race win in a windy Ipswich BC Scramble

Suffolk runners again produced some strong performances at the annual English Schools Cross Country Championships, staged at the Norfolk County Showground in Norwich.

A small Suffolk swimming pool is once again among the best represented in the country for a charity challenge in the fight against cancer.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes Matt Blake has the credentials to play at a higher level and said he will do all he can to make that happen, even if it results in the Blues losing their star man.

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