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Mike Bacon

Archant Sports reporter

Kumar Sangakkara gave another batting masterclass as he rattled off a Surrey record fifth consecutive Specsavers County Championship century in the top-of-the-Division One match at Chelmsford today.

This weekend sees the toughest test of the Mildenhall Fen Tigers’ unblemished home record when the high-flying Belle Vue Colts are the visitors to West Row on Sunday afternoon, 3pm start.

I’ve long been a fan of motorbike sport.

Ipswich’s Foxhall Heath stages cracking Bank Holiday action this Monday.

Ipswich Witches director of speedway, Chris Louis, admits to being happy with his side’s progress and wants them to go on and achieve their potential.

This Sunday sees the Woodbridge & DMCC host the third round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at the Blaxhall circuit, near Woodbridge with the event being supported by Orwell Truck and Vans.

Six-handicap James Holland of Woodbridge won the Eastern Counties Cup on his home course with net scores of 72 and 69, one over for the event. He finished one shot ahead of three-handicap Darrell Aziz from Rayleigh and five-handicap Graham Tait (Woodbridge).

Diss MCC hosted their first MX meeting of the year at the Wattisfield Hall circuit in Suffolk, on Sunday, with round three of the British Clubmans Sidecar Championships, and round four of the NGR over 30’s Championships.

Ipswich golfer Hugo Dobson is hoping his hard work in the winter pays off as he targets a top-five finish on the Europro Tour and a move up to the Challenge Tour.

One season may have just finished but planning for the 2017/18 campaign goes on in earnest.

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley both posted centuries for Essex as Hampshire endured a day of toil in the field on a rain-shortened first day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Chelmsford today.

Suffolk’s Fiona Edmond completed a dream return to golf today when she became the English senior women’s amateur champion at her first attempt.

Ipswich Witches teenage reserve Connor Mountain is determined to ride through a difficult spell he is currently enduring.

This Sunday sees a special challenge meeting at Mildenhall as the ‘KJM/Manchetts’ Fen Tigers face a Young Lions U21 side featuring some of the most exciting young talent in the country, 4pm start.

Braintree Town have appointed former player Bradley Quinton as their new boss, with another former player Andy Porter his assistant, as both succeed former manager Hakan Hayrettin.

Braintree Rugby Club held their Annual Awards and Dinner Dance and this year there was plenty to celebrate.

Lakeside have pulled the plug on tonight’s league clash with Mildenhall at the Arena-Essex Raceway.

The Ipswich and District Badminton League end of season party took place at Goals Soccer Centre, with the event also commemorating the 70th anniversary of The League which was founded in 1947.

Ipswich Witches’ clash at Sheffield tonight was called off after rain hit the Yorkshire circuit at around 7pm.

New Felixstowe & Walton signing Joe Francis says he wants to help the Dellwood Avenue club, ‘get to where they belong’.

I agree with the French Open tennis organisers’ decision not to hand Maria Sharapova a wildcard entry to their event.

Shotley sailor Terry Scutcher is targeting Laser Masters World glory after picking up silver at the World Masters Games, in New Zealand.

For the first time in the club’s history Boxford Bowls Club has two teams in the Sudbury Mixed Triple League (SMTL) this season.

This weekend will see the conclusion of the 2017 Indian Premier League and it is great to see some of our own cricketers have had the opportunity to participate.

Essex Eagles landed their seventh win in eight starts and marched through to the Royal London One-Day Cup semi-finals following a 57-run triumph on the Duckworth/Lewis/Stern method over South Group wooden-spoonists Kent today.

After today’ rain-off at Foxhall, Ipswich and Sheffield will hope to do it all again tomorrow evening – this time in Yorkshire.

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