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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.

Bury St Edmunds avoided finishing bottom of the East Anglian Premier League, after their home match against Cambridge Granta, and basement dwellers Horsford’s game at Great Witchingham, ended in ‘no results’ due to the wet weather.

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.

George Fricker (Farlingaye HS and Ufford Park) won his singles in both his appearances for England Schools.

Three years ago, Tom Huggins predicted that Sudbury Cricket Club would win the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League title, for the first time in their history.

Suffolk Ladies found the going tough against Gloucestershire on the opening day of the England Women’s County Finals at Felixstowe Ferry today, writes Tony Garnett.

It was a mixed weekend for Chelmsford rugby sides, with the women’s squad claiming a good win, but the men suffering a heavy defeat.

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.

London 1 North

Saffron Walden 3

Colchester 24

Consistent Colchester picked up their third bonus point win in three weeks playing away at Essex rivals Saffron Walden in a rain-drenched game.

Darren Batch, Sudbury’s club captain, has lauded the “incredible season” which the Suffolk club have enjoyed in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League this summer.

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.

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