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Ipswich Town

All the build-up, live match updates and reaction as Ipswich Town take on Brighton in the Championship.

Yesterday, 18:26
Tommy Oar is poised to sign for Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy believes his foreign policy is reaping its rewards, as he gets set to complete a double continental swoop.

Yesterday, 17:53
Ipswich Town striker James Alabi celebrates the extra-time win at Doncaster in midweek. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

He may be fifth-choice striker at Ipswich Town, but new boy James Alabi certainly does not lack confidence.

Yesterday, 15:10
Tommy Oar

Ipswich Town are close to signing Australian international winger Tommy Oar.

Yesterday, 14:30
Christophe Berra will miss up to four weeks

Ipswich Town defender Christophe Berra will miss tomorrow’s home Championship clash with Brighton, and is expected to be sidelined for around four weeks.

Non League

Tue, 12:33

Ipswich Town Ladies are hosting an open evening in the players’ lounge at Portman Road, on August 27 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

Tue, 10:11
Swaffham's Jack Defty heads the only goal of the game against Whitton

Reports from this weekend’s action in the Thurlow Nunn Premier and Division One.

Tue, 10:08
James Blades scored on his Crane Sports debut

A review of the opening-day games in the Touchline SIL League.

Tue, 09:58
David Lampshire scored for Bury Town at the weekend

A review of the weekend’s Ryman Premier and North football, featuring Needham Market, Bury Town, AFC Sudbury, Brightlingsea Regent, Heybridge Swifts, Maldon & Tiptree and Witham Town

Cricket

Wed, 14:03

Bury St Edmunds produced one of the shock results of the cricket season to beat leaders Swardeston, the defending champions, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Frinton Cricket Club's Mervyn Westfield hits the ball at Woolpit Cricket Club.

Frinton, the surprise package of this season, moved up to the heady heights of second in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, thanks to a last over victory against relegation-troubled Woolpit on Saturday.

Friday, August 14, 2015
Former Suffolk cricket captain Phil Caley; Pic by Ashley Pickering

The recent disappointment of Suffolk Over-50s losing out to Sussex in the knock-out stage of the ECB competition, is at least being tempered somewhat by Suffolk’s Home Counties X1 performing so well.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Boxted Cricket Club have been asked to move out of the nearby club house. They know have to resort to using a garage. Pictured is Chairman Tim Berry.

A parish council has declined to comment on claims it has evicted a cricket club from its home of more than 30 years.

Rugby

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Premier League Grand Final 0 SW London Chargers 46 - Eastern Rhinos 6

Monday, July 27, 2015
Gavin Hogg

Former Bury St Edmunds youngster Josh Walker has been named the club’s new first-team captain for the coming season.

Monday, July 27, 2015
dave micklethwaite

They may have signed 21 new players, but Bury St Edmunds director of rugby Gavin Hogg thinks the Wolfpack have got the right blend as they approach their first-ever campaign at National 2 level.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Calum Irvine, centre.

One of Colchester’s heroes from the club’s London 1 North title-winning campaign has quit the club due to work commitments.

Basketball

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tens of talented youngsters have been learning new skills at the annual Ipswich Basketball Academy Summer Camp this week.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Ipswich Basketball Club's new signing Ryan Wilson, left, and head coach Nick Drane.

Newly-professional Ipswich Basketball Club have announced their second high-profile signing of the off-season – and their first foreign import – in the form of American Ryan Wilson.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Luke Mascall-Wright, left, Ipswich head coach Nick Drane and Sam Newman, right, sign for US colleges

Ipswich Basketball duo Luke Mascall-Wright and Sam Newman have become the latest players from the Copleston-based academy to be recruited to play college basketball in America.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Sam Newman was superb against Lancashire

EBL Division Two play-off semi-final

Lancashire Spinners 97

Ipswich 74

With a strong travelling contingent behind them, Ipswich Basketball men’s team were looking to upset the odds and grab an historic victory away in the Spinners’ fortress.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 17:19

Colchester United’s trip to Sheffield United next Saturday has been postponed due to the Blades’ international call-ups.

Yesterday, 14:58
Callum Harriott in action for Charlton.

Colchester United have signed Charlton Athletic winger/striker Callum Harriott on loan until January.

Thu, 15:13
New Colchester United signing Owen Garvan. Photo: Colchester Utd FC

Former Ipswich Town and Crystal Palace midfielder Owen Garvan has signed a short-term deal with Colchester United.

Tue, 06:00
George Elokobi, at Fleetwood on Saturday

Colchester United manager, Tony Humes, believes that the presence of George Elokobi in the team is just what the struggling U’s need this season.

Saturday, August 22, 2015
U's boss Tony Humes

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, believed that his players did not do the basics right, after his side suffered a 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town this afternoon.

Speedway

Thu, 23:03

Ipswich Witches 61 Peterborough Panthers 29

Thu, 11:23
Nico Covatti

Ipswich ‘Sackers’ Witches will look to end their regular Premier League campaign with a third straight victory on Thursday night – this time against Peterborough Panthers.

Mon, 15:21
Star of the show for Witches at Rye House, Ashley Morris

Rye House Rockets 44 Ipswich Witches 46

Newmarket racing

Newmarket

Godolphin looks set to land the feature at the final Adnams Music Night meeting of the season at the July course tonight.

Friday, August 14, 2015
Spandau Ballet play Newmarket Racecourses tonight. Photo: Scarlet Page

Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage about touring, looking to the future and why he owes Paul McCartney and the Rolling Stones an apology.

Monday, August 10, 2015
Newmarket Ladies Day 2015.

Blue Bayou swooped around the outside of her six rivals to land the £50,000 Sweet Solera Stakes, Saturday’s Group Three seven-furlong feature on the July course at Newmarket.

More Sport

Thu, 00:00

Full details of the Tour of Britain’s progress through Suffolk on Saturday, September 12 have been published – complete with two “mountain” stages at Brantham and Barking Tye near Stowmarket.

Wed, 14:31
FELIXSTOWE FINALISTS: Squad which met Haverhill in the semi-final of the Stenson Shield at Stowmarket. Back (from left): Graham Wardley, Gerry Fowler (joint team captain), Steve Sayers, Ben Sayers, Rhodri Harston, Matt Somerville, Neil Meadows, Chris Bone. Front: Paul Waring, Jimmy Price, Nigel Fosker (joint team captain) and John Blackmore. Photograph: CONTRIBUTED.

Ipswich will meet Felixstowe Ferry in the final of the Stenson Shield, Suffolk’s scratch inter-club knockout, at Diss on September 12.

Wed, 14:30
Suffolk junior and senior county closed championships at Ipswich Sports club - 
Sebastian Koci-Edwards

The Suffolk Closed Championships have attracted a bumper entry of 164 junior and senior players, and hopefully the onset of autumnal weather will not put too much of a dampener on this summer finale.

Wed, 14:09
Action from the Mildenhall Cycling Rally

Suffolk and the surrounding areas are gearing up for the visit of thousands of cyclists this weekend when the Mildenhall Cycling Rally takes place.

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