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Felixstowe & Suffolk Bowls Club dominated this year’s Suffolk Bowls (BE) County Competition Finals, taking three of the 12 county titles being played for and providing three of the runner-up places.

The finals of the week-long Framlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament were completed in good time, despite 654 entries and inclement weather.

Kent’s opening pair of Joe Denly and Daniel Bell-Drummond compiled a world-record T20 opening partnership of 207 on a night when records tumbled and the men from south of the Thames moved closer to qualifying for the NatWest Blast knockout stages.

Suffolk Muay Thai fighter Joe Le Maire has just returned from a year spent training and fighting for the Sumalee Boxing Gym in Phuket, Thailand. In his final column, he gives an insight into what life is like as a sponsored fighter in the home of the sport...

Suffolk’s senior men over 35’s team are on a mission to match their younger counterparts and make it to Division One, writes Mike Watling.

A trio of Suffolk cricketers were awarded their county caps during the final Unicorns Championship match of the season, writes Nick Garnham.

Darren Ironside was the unlikely match-winner with the bat as Suffolk finished runners-up in the Eastern Division of this season’s Unicorns Championship, writes Nick Garnham.

Jonathan Hewett was Clacton Golf Club junior champion in 2012 and club champion in 2013 and 2015. He joined the club as a junior at the age of 11.

Elmstead took a big step towards winning the Division One title in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, by winning at Haverhill while nearest challengers Wivenhoe suffered a defeat at Woolpit.

Soham’s Brett Claydon was crowned Stowmarket Darts Grand Prix champion after beating last year’s winner Stephen Burton 5-4 in the final on Saturday night.

Suffolk cricket claimed an impressive victory over Bedfordshire in their final three-day Minor Counties Championship clash of the season.

Frinton did basement dwellers Bury St Edmunds a big favour by easing to a seven-wicket win at second-from-bottom Horsford, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian thrashed Suffolk rivals Mildenhall by 96 runs, in a one-sided Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League contest at Wamil Way on Saturday.

Sudbury inflicted another heavy defeat on bottom club Bury St Edmunds, at Friars Street, to remain top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

Ben Shepperson and captain Adam Mansfield both made useful contributions with the bat as Suffolk gave themselves a chance of victory following day two of their Minor Counties Championship match, against Bedfordshire at Flitwick today.

Alfie Halil became the first 16-year-old winner of the Faraday Trophy as Suffolk Open champion since Paul Buckle of Stowmarket 36 years ago.

Suffolk trail Bedfordshire by 132 runs after the first day’s play at Flitwick Cricket Club.

Jamie Porter’s career-best return of 4-20 propelled Essex to a three-wicket victory over Gloucestershire at Bristol and revived their hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Ravi Bopara and Mohammad Amir bowled typically miserly four-over spells, conceding just 24 and 25 runs respectively, to keep alive Essex’s outside chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of NatWest T20 Blast tonight.

Despite the challenges of the weather at the Framlingham Tennis Tournament, the Suffolk singles and doubles finals were completed on grass.

Coach Andy Northcote believes Suffolk are building a foundation for years to come.

Adam Wheater has endured a difficult first year back at Essex, but there are signs of a return to form in time for the business end of the season.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian have been awarded a 25-point victory from their away match at Horsford, which was initially abandoned as a draw due to a “dangerous” pitch a fortnight ago.

Anthony Ogogo has flown to the USA in a bid to save his boxing career.

The annual event, based at Culford School for the last five years, was named Best Tournament in the East of England by the LTA and was highly commended for Tournament of the Year nationally.

There’s a chance to see some of the best tennis players in Suffolk in action in Framlingham tomorrow.

Just two points separate the top three teams in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, following a rain-affected 16th round of matches on Saturday.

Teenager Conal Downing of Rookery Park won the F W Mackenzie Cup as the 2017 Suffolk Junior champion.

Jaik Mickleburgh still harbours hopes of returning to the first-class circuit, even though he has had no approaches from any counties despite his prolific form for Suffolk this season.

Ten-wicket star Mohammad Amir led Essex towards a two-day win over Yorkshire at Scarborough to leave them in sight of a first Specsavers County Championship title in 25 years.

Suffolk tennis fans can watch some of the county’s best players compete fresh from their “extraordinary achievements” in a national tournament.

An Olympic venue operator has been appointed to advise Colchester Borough Council on its plans for a regional sports hub at the Northern Gateway.

Hundreds of riders are set to pedal their way around Suffolk this weekend for the fourth annual Crafted Classique cycling extravaganza.

The gamble taken by Suffolk’s Fiona Edmond has paid off.

The Pakistan left-arm quick claimed his first five-for in an Essex shirt in his second Championship match as his 11.2-over burst helped blow the hosts away for just 113.

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