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Chris Brammer

Sports reporter covering Suffolk and north Essex

Manager Rick Andrews says pride has been restored at Stowmarket Town, with The Old Gold and Blacks’ 90 minutes away from being crowned league champions.

Ipswich Town round off their home campaign in the Championship with a game against play-off chasing Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon.

Long Melford manager Jules Mumford is relieved to have kept the Villagers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, after an up and down season in their second campaign at step five.

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Hadleigh United boss Stuart Alston has praised his young team after the Brettsiders defied the odds to stay in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Achilles manager Luke Hillyard wants to win the Suffolk Senior Cup for the club’s long-serving chairman, Dave Morgan, on Sunday.

Henley Athletic can clinch the SIL Senior Division title with a victory at home to Bramford United on Saturday.

Eleven new scholars are set to join the academy at Ipswich Town next season.

A special group of girls are on the verge of glory.

Suffolk’s Reece Topley admitted he “lost his identity” during his year of injury woes – but has vowed to bowl his way back into England contention.

Reece Topley took two wickets on his return from a long-term injury lay-off, helping Hampshire to a draw with Yorkshire in the County Championship First Division.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes the club’s decision to appoint himself and first-team coach Tony Kinsella last summer has been vindicated.

Suffolk got off to a losing start in their MCCA Unicorns KO Trophy Group 4 clash at Hertforshire on Sunday.

England head coach Eddie Jones was a special guest at a packed Sudbury Rugby Club on Friday night and gave the club’s first team squad a special training session.

Sudbury’s first-team squad got a taste of what it’s like to be an England player, when the Red Rose head coach Eddie Jones took them for a training session on Friday night.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley says his side could lose 8-0 at home to big-spending Billericay Town this afternoon, such will be the Marketmen’s gung-ho attitude to the game.

England international Reece Topley will bowl his first red ball in anger since July 2015 in Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship First Division clash with Yorkshire, which started this morning.

Henley Athletic joint-manager Sean Brown hopes his side can wrap up their first-ever Senior Division championship win, before hosting title rivals Crane Sports on the final day of the season.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy could give a number of fringe players and youngsters the chance to impress at already-relegated Rotherham United on Saturday.

Leiston goalkeeper Ashlee Jones has spoken about the alleged racial abuse he received during the Blues’ 2-1 home defeat to Lowestoft Town on Easter Monday.

Mildenhall Town manager Dean Greygoose believes his team should have nothing to fear in the Ryman League North next season, 
having been crowned Thurlow Nunn Premier Division champions.

Mildenhall skipper Ben Shepperson can’t wait to unleash West Indies fast bowler Tino Best on East Anglian Premier League batsmen this season.

Lowestoft Town have vowed to act in ‘the firmest possible way’ after it was alleged a fan racially abused an opposition player during a Suffolk derby clash on Easter Monday.

Fabio Wardley is eager to face his next heavyweight challenge after a solid start to his career in the paid ranks.

Former West Indies international fast bowler Tino Best has signed for Mildenhall Cricket Club for the forthcoming season.

Waldringfield Sailing Club hosted their first open event of the year at Easter, with Easter Egg trophies and lots of chocolate eggs to be competed for by several classes.

Record-breaking England coach Eddie Jones will be a special guest at Sudbury Rugby Club on Friday evening.

Suffolk world champion, Katherine Rednall jets out to Australia on Friday, dreaming of securing a place at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy regrets not being able to replace Daryl Murphy, ahead of the striker’s return to Portman Road with Newcastle United this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

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