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Round two of the Eastern motocross Championships, hosted by the Littleport club, was staged at Mildenhall on Sunday.

Middlesex were frustrated by a combination of bad light and lower-order resistance as Essex clung on for a draw in the Specsavers County Championship at Lord’s.

Woodbridge Colts defeated Colchester 31-0 to win the Eastern Counties Colts Cup at Hatchley Barn, on Sunday, to complete the first of a potential cup treble.

I had a wild and foolish thought on Saturday morning.

Stevie Eskinazi hit five of his last nine balls for six and the equally in-form opening pair of Sam Robson and Nick Gubbins added a quickfire 146-run stand to their first innings partnership of 241 after champions Middlesex chose not to enforce the follow on against outclassed Essex at Lord’s.

It’s beyond typical that I should have to write this column on the back of the 1-0 defeat at already-relegated Rotherham United after missing out on writing in the aftermath of that fantastic win over Newcastle United a week ago.

Bury were unable to grant outgoing coach Gavin Hogg a final home win as a resolute Canterbury did just enough to edge this disappointing game in National 2, 14-13.

Colchester travelled to the Channel Islands to play their last game of the season and came away losing 31-17.

Goals from Craig Jennings, Rhys Barber and Ryan Birchfield saw Felixstowe & Walton United tighten their grip on second place in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, with a 3-1 away win at Ely City.

Promoted Haverhill Borough will play in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division next season having concluded their campaign with a 1-1 draw at Whitton United, in their final First Division game.

Two weeks ago, I started to look back at my five wishes set out in a column at the start of the season.

There is a massive game at Ipswich Wanderers tonight as Hadleigh United visit Humber Doucy Lane clinging on to their Premier Division status by a thread.

With the destination of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title decided, the battle for the runners-up position goes into the last week.

Essex took control on the first day of their Specsavers County Championship game against Somerset in Taunton thanks to a combination of good bowling and careful batting.

Hosts, Braintree Town defeated Guiseley, 2-0, on Good Friday and secured a massive three points in their bid to avoid relegation.

Brantham Athletic will get a good measure of how they are progressing under their new management when they host fifth-placed Thetford Town tomorrow.

With Mildenhall Town without a game but sitting on a nine-point cushion, one of the chasing pack could have a difficult afternoon at Humber Doucy Lane when Ipswich Wanderers host Gorleston.

Felixstowe & Walton United face a massive task if they are to catch leaders Mildenhall Town.

Jason Marshall led the resistance as Durham students asked questions of an Essex attack that will aim to bowl out First Division teams twice in a match when the Specsavers County Championship season starts on Friday.

Felixstowe & Walton go into this weekend’s round of fixtures in confident mood after bouncing back from two defeats, with a comprehensive demolition of their nearest challengers.

A big crowd is anticipated tomorrow night as Brantham Athletic host Ipswich Wanderers.

London 1 North

Eton Manor 32

Sudbury 31

Sudbury gave one of their best displays of the season, winning two bonus points, and would have claimed overall victory at mid-table Eton Manor, but for two lapses in concentration.

London 3 North

Wanstead 93

Stowmarket 3

This was a brutal away trip for a much-changed Stowmarket 15 at Wanstead, but it was difficult to see this final score coming.

London 2 North

Ipswich 12

Woodford 35

After a really tough sequence of fixtures that had seen Ipswich play three consecutive away games against teams in the top-half of the table, the Suffolk side had the chance to get back to winning ways, against Woodford, at Humber Doucy Lane.

The big derby in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division this weekend sees Hadleigh United host Brantham Athletic – the two sides both having their own targets between now and the end of the season.

Where Felixstowe & Walton United finish the season has been taken out of their hands, following last week’s defeat at Stanway Rovers.

Suffolk’s Premier domestic table tennis event, the Suffolk Closed Table Tennis Championships takes place this Sunday, at Britannia Table Tennis Club, on Defoe Road.

Leaders Mildenhall Town re-established their six-point lead at the top, following their 2-0 win over rivals Gorleston on Tuesday night.

Felixstowe & Walton kick off the weekend round of Thurlow Nunn Premier fixtures with a Friday night trip to the Hawthorns, home of fifth-placed Stanway Rovers

Bury took a big stride to securing their National 2 status with a bonus-point victory over relegation rivals Barnes.

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