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Suffolk Senior Cup holders Achilles mounted a thrilling comeback at AFC Hoxne, scoring three goals in the last 15 minutes to win 5-4.

“We might not be the best, but we keep going. It’s an endearing quality we have.”

In the Bostik League, Reece Dobson bagged a brace to grab AFC Sudbury a share of the points at Waltham Abbey.

Walsham-le-Willows enjoyed a fine 4-0 home win over Wivenhoe Town on Saturday.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 1

Coggeshall Town 2

Stowmarket Town tasted defeat at home in the league for the first time in more than 18 months as Coggeshall Town struck late to take home all the points, writes Alex Moss.

Suffolk Senior Cup

Woodbridge Town 4

Capel Plough 0

Capel arrived at Notcutts Park on the back of five successive victories, however it was the home side who prevailed with a series of superb strikes which sent the majority of the 132-strong crowd home happy, writes Dave Meeson.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Felixstowe & Walton United 2

Fakenham Town 0

This encounter highlighted the fact that there are no easy rides as the Seasiders chase the Premier Division title, writes Phil Griffiths.

A point at Hull City should not be seen as anything other than a good result ordinarily and the fact that we gained that point with a late equaliser certainly felt better than a loss. But were they not there for the taking on the day?

Bostik North

Bury Town 0

Bowers & Pitsea 0

Bury Town were looking for a win at Ram Meadow following their mid-week defeat at leaders Dereham, but were hugely frustrated by an Essex side that came for a point, writes John Campany.

Very few punters are giving Ipswich Town a chance at Hull this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley is taking the positives from Tuesday night’s cup defeat to Suffolk rivals Needham as his charges return to league matters this weekend.

Rick Andrews hopes Greens Meadow will remain a fortress when his Stowmarket Town side host promotion rivals Coggeshall Town tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

High-flying Whitton United turn their attention to cup matters this weekend, but boss Shane Coldron is in no doubt what the target is for the season – promotion.

The clash at Greens Meadow could have a significant say in where the sides finish this season, although nothing will be decided by this game.

The excitement of Tuesday’s Suffolk Premier Cup win over Stowmarket goes on the back burner as the Seasiders return to their main focus, the Premier Division title and the chance of promotion up the non-league ladder, writes Phil Griffiths.

Despite a major GP on the same day there was a decent turn-out for the third instalment of this season’s Ipswich Britannia Senior Super Series of table tennis in Ipswich, writes Andrew Dosher.

Stephen James (Renvale RT) took his fifth successive league win in the Hempton Senior cyclo-cross despite losing over a minute when debris stuck in an obscure part of his bike’s transmission.

Both John Gosden and Frankie Dettori are eagerly anticipating a clash between their stable stars Enable and Cracksman in 2018.

Heavy-handed MMA prospect Kerry Hughes is in no doubt that she’s the underdog when she steps into the cage with UFC veteran Cindy Dandois in Belgium next week - and that’s exactly how she likes it.

The curtain comes down in style on another season of motor racing at Foxhall Stadium this weekend with the 2017 Whip St Motors Bangers Championship of the World, writes Dean Cox.

In his latest column, Nino Severino goes back to his roots and meets up with an inspirational former training partner in Ipswich.

Ipswich sit a handsome four points clear atop the East Premier League after a weekend win double, writes Emma Millar.

Magpies held to a draw at Bedford

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

East Premier A

Harleston Magpies 2

Bedford 2

On a brisk yet beautiful armistice autumn afternoon Harleston started the game brightly but were matched by Bedford’s intensity.

Having seen off one of the best fighters in the country at his weight, Suffolk Thai boxing talent Joe Le Maire is targeting a spot at the World Championships – and potentially an Olympic medal later in his career.

The best of the county’s sporting talent was celebrated at the Suffolk Sports Awards at Kesgrave Hall, writes Elaine Anderson-Browne.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Chelmsford Bluebirds 0

Woodbridge Amazons 22

The Amazons returned to winning ways at an inhospitable Chelmsford on Sunday. Biting wind and a sloping pitch meant the Suffolk ladies had to fight for every score, writes Ian Girling.

Gallery: Fantastic Foxes shut out the Swallows

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Women’s National Championships East 1

Bury Foxes 28

Southwold Swallows 0

The Bury Foxes shut out the Southwold Swallows, but the score doesn’t reflect the effort and endeavour shown by the visitors to disrupt the ever-improving home side, writes Natalie Palmer.

Billy Bird is a man with a secret – but says he is “buzzing” for the new year, writes Chris Lakey.

Eastern Counties London 3

Thetford 20 Southwold 26

Southwold remain top of the table after a scintillating win at Thetford.

London One North

Diss 12

Chingford 41

A determined and forthright performance against the league leaders highlighted the fact that Diss are more than comfortable in London One and should enjoy further success as the season develops.

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