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Mark Heath

Promoter Steve Newman is hoping he he can find the next big fighting stars from the region after opening a new gym in Norwich.

Stowmarket Town could go into today’s home clash with Long Melford no longer top of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, writes Alex Moss.

Mark Heath speaks to lightweight prospect Scott Butters ahead of his tough main event fight at Contenders 24, plus previews the rest of what promises to be a superb card.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited Montaz in Newmarket, which is making a name for itself as one of the best contemporary Indian restaraunts in the region.

In his latest column, Nino Severino welcomes a Suffolk school into his team at the University of Suffolk sporting Hub.

Here’s our round-up of the latest local rugby action, including Colchester, Chelmsford, Southwold, Sudbury, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Braintree, Ipswich YM and Woodbridge.

National League South East Division One

AFC Wimbledon 1

Ipswich Town 1

Ipswich Town came from a goal down to earn a well deserved point away to AFC Wimbledon at Carshalton Athletic FC on Sunday, writes Kieren Standley.

There are many questions surrounding Ipswich Town as they prepare to head to Hull this weekend - here’s our attempt at answering them.

The Ipswich Witches end their 2018 Championship campaign at Foxhall today when they face the Berwick Bandits (7.30pm), writes Henry Chard.

Leiston head to Northamptonshire this weekend to face a top-of-the-table Kettering Town side who have yet to taste defeat, having have won all six matches so far this season, writes Craig Cooper.

Rick Andrews hopes Stowmarket Town’s impressive away record can stand up to the test when they visit Godmanchester Rovers tomorrow (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Hugo Dobson’s ninth place finish in the Bridgestone Challenge at Luton Hoo last week has earned him an invitation to play in another PGA Challenge Tour event, the Hopps Open de Provence at Mallemort in France next week, writes Tony Garnett.

Local stars Corrin Eaton and Steve Aimable will be in action when Europe’s leading MMA promotion, Cage Warriors, comes to Colchester for the first time in November.


Ipswich Witches 41

Glasgow Tigers 49

Ipswich Witches’ slim play-off hopes evaporated at the hands of the Glasgow Tigers at Foxhall tonight, writes Steve Waller.

Suffolk’s Arnold Allen is set for his biggest fight yet in the world-famous UFC when he squares off with former title challenger Gilbert Melendez.

FA National League South East Division One

Ipswich Town 0

Norwich City 1

Ipswich Town Women’s underwhelming start to the season continued as they were narrowly beaten 1-0 at the hands of bitter rivals Norwich City in the East Anglian derby at the Goldstar Ground, in Felixstowe, last night, writes Kieren Standley.

There’s an early season top-of-the-table clash in the SIL Senior Division this weekend.

The Orwell Velo Road Race featured a convincing win for a pro-aspirant from Ireland and a nail-biting sprint for the remaining placings between Nick Flexman (Colchester Rovers) and Harry Wood (Maldon & District), writes Fergus Muir.

With no Emirates FA Cup game last Saturday, Felixstowe & Walton visit Bowers & Pitsea this weekend not having played for two weeks, writes Barry Grossmith.

National Trophy Final first leg

Cradley 39

Mildenhall Fen Tigers 51

Another performance of power, skill and steel from the Mildenhall Fen Tigers saw them place one hand on the National Trophy following a 51-39 first leg final victory at arch rivals Cradley.

Ipswich Women’s Basketball head coach Nick Drane is looking forward to another ‘fantastic journey’ as his squad prepare to tip off in WNBL Division One after their remarkable perfect season last year.

Some of the best female golfers in the world will be in action at Stoke-by-Nayland this week.

The Ipswich Witches face the Glasgow Tigers tomorrow night at Foxhall in a Championship fixture (7.30pm), writes Henry Chard.

In his latest column, Nino Severino sits down with Ipswich Town icon Kieron Dyer to talk about how he’s giving back to the club where he made his name, and the town he still calls home.

Friday night’s championship boxing show at the Corn Exchange in Ipswich has been postponed.

In his latest column, Don Topley discusses the run-in to the end of the County Championship season, plus bids a fond farewell to England and Essex legend Alastair Cook.

Women’s League Cup

Norwich City Reserves 1

Ipswich Town Reserves 6

A hat-trick from midfielder Paige Wakefield led Ipswich Town to an emphatic 6-1 win in the East Anglian derby away at Norwich City.

The latest reports and results from the region’s rugby sides – including Colchester, Diss, Southwold, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Braintree.

FA National League South East Division One

Ipswich Town 3

Enfield Town 3

Ipswich Town fought back from 3-0 down to snatch a point at the death after more than 17 minutes of added time at the end of the second-half following a mass brawl, writes Kieren Standley.

It’s a quarter of a century since Aldeburgh last carried off the Hambro Cup. Yesterday they ended this barren run with an exciting three-hole victory over Stowmarket at Bury St Edmunds.

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