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It’s often called the fastest growing sport in the world, and this region is a hotbed of mixed martial arts talent. MARK HEATH looks at fighters for you to follow in his latest Flying Knee column.

Suffolk athletes are busy competing for the chance to prove themselves among the fittest on the planet.

On a bright spring morning in mid Suffolk 44 year-old Peter Blenkinsop (Fast Test) scored his first-ever road race win in a windy Ipswich BC Scramble

It’s great to see clubs working together to promote the game of golf. The close link which has been developed between Ufford Park and St Audry’s is a case in point.

East Premier A

Harleston Magpies 4

Saffron Walden 3

The game started with both teams camped in the Saffron Walden half, but a failure to convert chances cost Magpies as a fast Walden counter attack led to the first goal.

Women’s National Championships SE North 1

Woodbridge Amazons 20

Harlow 0

The Amazons ended their 2016/17 season with a heart-warming win over Essex rivals Harlow.

A packed crowd in the ‘Fenman’ bar at Mildenhall Stadium waited in anticipation last Saturday evening for the announcement of the riders and managers for this year’s seasonal opener.

Suffolk RFU Chadacre Cup Final

Woodbridge Warriors 18

Southwold 15

The Woodbridge Warriors retained the Suffolk RGU Chadacre Cup by upsetting a higher division team in the final for the second straight season.

Ipswich Men will face London Westside in the first round of the NBL Division Two play-offs, after the Westminster-based club beat local rivals London Pioneers this weekend.

Ipswich Town fan and football reporter WILL RIDGARD gives his view on the controversy surrounding the increase in season ticket prices at Portman Road...

There’s a very warm welcome at Fynn Valley. They have a national award to prove it.

Former Essex batsman Jaik Mickleburgh views signing for Suffolk as the springboard for a return to the first-class cricket circuit.

Ryman Premier

AFC Sudbury 1

Harrow Borough 3

It was an entertaining action-packed first half that produced chances at both ends but, in a disappointing second period, the Sudbury custodian Marcus Garnham more than compensated for his crucial error on half-time and saved his relegation-threatened side from a heavier defeat.

Ryman North

Brightlingsea Regent 1

Bury Town 0

Aaron Condon’s 35th goal of the season allowed Brightlingsea Regent to open up a nine-point gap at the top of the Ryman North Division on Saturday.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Mildenhall Town 5

Fakenham Town 0

Mildenhall took advantage of Felixstowe’s Friday night slip-up by hammering their Norfolk visitors to move nine points clear at the top.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stanway Rovers 2

Felixstowe and Walton United 0

I doubt anyone could argue that Stanway have the evil eye on the Seasiders this season as they saw off the title chasers for the third time.

National League

Braintree Town 2

Southport 0

The Iron’s diminutive midfield Sam Corne proved the match winner, scoring two goals to give the home side a comfortable win but manager Hakan Heyrettin admitted afterwards the 20-year-old’s name was not on the original teamsheet.

What a time to be an Ipswich fan.

Charlie Buckle was celebrating a sporting triumph on Saturday evening, but not the one that he might have imagined.

Suffolk MMA star Arnold Allen picked up the biggest win of his promising career last night.

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John Sands could be Needham Market’s key man between now and the end of the season.

Ipswich Town season ticket prices are going up for the fourth straight season, despite another mediocre year on the pitch - and we want to know what you think.

The Jock Wadley Memorial Road Race at Layer-de-la-Haye finished in a mass sprint – said to be the first in its 35 year history – with Australian pro Steele von Hoff (One-Pro) just holding off Graham Briggs (JLT Condor) and fast-pedalling Junior Jacob Vaughan (VC Londres).

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley had never won a penalty shoot-out, until last night!

The Suffolk 8&U boys and girls went into battle in a county event at Redbridge Tennis Centre in Essex this week.

Leiston boss Glenn Driver hopes that the penalty victors in last night’s classic cup clash, Needham Market, go on to win the Suffolk Premier Cup.

Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final

Leiston 4

Needham Market 4 (aet)

Needham win 4-2 on penalties

Needham Market moved into the Suffolk Premier Cup final after a pulsating penalty-kick victory over county rivals Leiston tonight.

Colchester boxer Lewis Richardson continued his winning run with victory in his third fight of the year, this time while on international duty for England.

Suffolk MMA star Arnold Allen intends to do his talking with his fists when he meets flashy Fin Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Night London at the O2 Arena this weekend.

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