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One of the most anticipated boxing fights in years happens next week at Wembley Stadium. MARK HEATH previews the heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

Coach Andy Northcote is looking for Suffolk to play ‘smarter cricket more often’ when their season begins on Sunday.

There was close competition for the Wolsey Road Club Pat Pepper Trophy with visitor Amy Pritchard (Giant Camden) covering the 25 miles in 1:03:00, just 13 seconds faster that 2015 winner Verity Smith (Stowmarket & District CC).

In his latest weekly column, DON TOPLEY takes a nostalgic look at club cricket in Norfolk and Suffolk, as the new EAPL season gets started this weekend.

Newmarket trainer William Haggas will know whether or not Rivet is a contender for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas after his horse runs in today’s bet365 Craven Stakes.

Having won the feature race on Tuesday, John Gosden and Frankie Dettori repeated the dose when Daban, in only her second race, took the £60,000 Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.

The fans have spoken – Mick McCarthy’s top summer priority should be signing Emyr Huws.

Eastern Counties, in conjunction with Southwold RFC, hosted its inaugural U21/University Returners Festival on Easter Sunday in Southwold.

With Ipswich Town now safe from the threat of relegation, boss Mick McCarthy has some big decisions to make in the summer.

The Ipswich and District Badminton League held their 54th Championships at One Sixth Form College where both Anna Godbold (Meridians) and Tim Scott (YMCA) won two titles.

Brave Anna and Roly Poly, first and second in last year’s Cheveley Park Stakes, feature in a field of 11 for today’s Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.

The irrepressible pairing of trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori swooped to take the feature, the Feilden Stakes, on the opening day of Newmarket’s 2017 season.

She may have missed out on the overall title but Ipswich ski star Alexa Elliff signalled a job well done after departing the Delancey British Children’s Championships with two medals to her name last week.

Ryman Premier

Leiston 1

Lowestoft Town 2

There was a dramatic finish in this Suffolk derby with three late goals in a feisty affair that saw referee George Laflin produce eight yellow cards and dismiss Leiston boss Glen Driver from the dug-out.

National League

Torquay United 3

Braintree Town 1

The Iron’s slim hopes of avoiding relegation were dealt a severe blow at Plainmoor when they conceded two second half goals during which time the home side, also fighting relegation, showed far more grit, determination and commitment than the visitors.

Mildenhall Town were crowned champions of the Thurlow Nunn Premier League today, with a 2-0 win at Thetford Town.

Mark Morsley believes some AFC Sudbury players have let the football club down after their relegation was confirmed today.

Ryman Premier League

AFC Sudbury 1

Needham Market 1

Relegated AFC Sudbury left Needham Market’s play-off hopes hanging by a thread after the two Suffolk rivals played out a 1-1 draw today.

Suffolk father and daughter team John and Katherine Rednall just missed out in the final of the National Family Pairs Bowls Championship in Nottingham.

Newmarket’s 2017 racing season gets under way tomorrow afternoon with day one of the three-day bet365 Craven meeting on the Rowley Mile course.

With Ipswich Town and Newcastle United set to celebrate Sir Bobby Robson Day tomorrow, we take a look back at the life and times of the great man in our specially-created timeline.

In his latest weekly column, cricket writer and pundit Don Topley looks at the arguments for and against the new t20 conpetition in county cricket.

Are you heading to Burton with the Blues today? We want to see your pictures and videos!

Footgolf star Pele Hayden dominated the first footgolf tournament of the year at Stonham Barns with seven birdies and an eagle on the 2,640 course. He achieved a nine under par score of 49.

As the field in the Fast-Test Road Race attacked the hill at Willisham Tye for the last time it looked as if Kenninghall rider Tom Fitzpatrick might win it - despite having had only four weeks to recover from breaking his arm in the Jock Wadley race at Colchester.

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club ladies team, the Foxes, have won the Women’s National Challenge East 2 league after an almost unbeaten season, winning their last 11 games in a row.

Dan Lawrence batted throughout the final day to post the fifth first-class century of his career and earn Essex a draw in their opening Division One Specsavers County Championship match.

London Two North

Ipswich 17

Norwich 19

The talk before the start was of a real derby game, commitment from both sides, no quarter given or asked for – and that was just what was delivered.

National play-off quarter-final

Ipswich U16 Girls 74

Surrey Goldhawks 70

Ipswich are sending a junior girls’ team to the National Final Four for the first time in over 20 years after Esther Little’s 26 points powered Coach Amy Linton’s Under-16 Girls past Surrey Goldhawks in a raucous Copleston Sports Centre on Sunday.

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