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Three of the top four teams in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, at the start of the day, suffered defeats in the 10th round of matches on Saturday.

One of Suffolk’s oldest sporting tournaments celebrates its 90th birthday this year.

He may have missed out on the chance to follow in Sir Andy Murray’s footsteps at Wimbledon this summer but Suffolk starlet Lucas Walker insists his tennis dreams still burn brightly.

Dominic King is peaking at the right time for what will be his fifth global senior championships, following a personal best at the British 20K race-walk Championships in Leeds last weekend.

Lashings All Stars skipper Chris Schofield will be bringing his strongest available team to Suffolk next week.

Lewis Kirk took a remarkable nine wickets as Clacton recorded a victory at East Bergholt by 112 runs, in Division Two of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship on Saturday.

Two cycling enthusiasts have clubbed together to set up a new bike business in Ipswich.

Frinton notched their fifth win of the season, courtesy of another good all-round performance from Michael Comber, and a four-wicket haul from Merv Westfield.

SFC 1 East

Colchester Gladiators 12

Kent Exiles 0

After showing signs of improvement each week, particularly in last weeks’ narrow defeat to the London Olympians, the Colchester Gladiators finally put together a complete game and recorded an impressive win against a strong Kent Exiles team.

Gorleston needed a play-off to win their Stenson Shield second round tie against Haverhill despite have made a clean sweep of the foursomes.

Jaik Mickleburgh scored yet another century as Copdock & Old Ipswichian celebrated a third win on the trot, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, although they only beat Vauxhall Mallards with three balls to spare in a thriller on Saturday.

Suffolk were winners at Hunstanton last week because of the loyalty shown by the players both to their captain, Vanessa Bell, and to the county. There was no question of any of the team leaving to enter individual events.

Not for the first time this season, Bury St Edmunds were involved in a remarkable game of cricket, but Saturday’s fluctuating fixture finally ended in a long-awaited first victory of the season in the East Anglian Premier League.

Essex (106-0) trail Middlesex (246) by 140 runs

Sudbury maintained their healthy 21-point lead at the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, thanks to a remarkable ninth win from 10 matches at the expense of visiting Horsford on Saturday.

Harleston Magpies Hockey Club have been boosted by the return of England international Tim Whiteman for the 2017/18 season as player and coach of the men’s first team.

Suffolk Seniors cricket handed over a cheque for £250 to Simon Aalders, Director, in support of the valuable work undertaken by Recovery Hub in Ipswich.

Suffolk had only themselves to blame for bowing out of the Unicorns East T20 Tournament to Cambridgeshire on Sunday.

Harry Martin scored from two penalty corners as England defeated Malaysia 4-1 yesterday to qualify for the World League Finals that take place in India, later this year.

Ipswich heavyweight Fabio Wardley is scheduled to make his return to the ring on July 22, at Epic Studios, in Norwich.

Ipswich’s Hannah Martin has been named in the England squad of 18 that will contest the Hockey World League Semi-final in Johannesburg, starting on July 8.

Just the two games for me last week.

Suffolk defeated Hertfordshire in their final match in East Ladies’ County Week at Hunstanton to take the title for the first time in its present format.

Simon Harmer is not expecting lightning to strike a second time after a perfect storm whipped up an incredible fourteen-wicket haul for him against Warwickshire.

Ipswich hockey stars Harry Martin and George Pinner believe securing a World League gold medal this weekend could be the start of something special for Great Britain and England’s men’s team.

The Schools’ cricket season only has a few weeks to go before everyone signs off for the end of term but the annual challenges with the cricket versus public examinations remain.

Ken King and Walter Sedgwick won the Melton Bowls Club Invitation EBF Three Bowl Pairs Tournament, in one of the closest contest for many years.

Coloured clothing and a pink ball will be the order of the day as the razzmatazz of inter-county T20 cricket comes to Suffolk on Sunday.

A remarkable seven Suffolk County road records were set at the Framlingham Flyers Friday Five last Friday evening, spearheaded by Andrew Rooke’s scorcher at the front of the field.

A top table tennis player and star of the 2016 Rio Paralympics is backing a brand new venue for the sport – in an Ipswich shopping centre.

History-making teenager Alex Oxley has had a taste of Minor Counties Cricket action, and is now desperate for more.

Simon Harmer blasted a massive hole in the Warwickshire batting at Chelmsford to take the first 14-wicket haul of his career and move Essex clear at the top of the Specsavers County Championship.

It promises to be a keen Stenson Shield tussle on Saturday between Ipswich, who have so many category one players, and Diss who travel to Purdis Heath with James Biggs and Josh Driver who were first and second in the Suffolk Amateur Championship.

Simon Harmer took six wickets for 92 runs in a marathon bowling stint to help leaders Essex enforce the follow-on in the Specsavers County Championship Division One match against Warwickshire.

Unbeaten centuries from Marlon Dias and Thomas Piddington secured a six-wicket win for Hadleigh in their Suffolk derby against Worlington, in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship.

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