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It was the climbs and descents that tested competitor’s legs to the limit in the final round of the Revel Outdoors Winter Series mountain bike races, writes Fergus Muir.

Point-to-point action returns to Higham on Sunday for the Waveney Harriers fixture with a six-race card – and the entry includes five of the six winners from the previous meeting, at the end of January.

James Webb fights to make history next week – and he hopes to inspire a whole generation of martial artists from the region in the process.

In his latest column Nino Severino discusses the launch of his new mentoring service to help youngsters as he laments the poor physical and mental health of the nation’s children.

Cage Warriors contender Steve Aimable believes a career change holds the key to unlocking his true potential and moving him even closer to featherweight gold.

Suffolk rugby talent Tui Uru has signed for the Northampton Saints.

Promising young defender Corrie Ndaba has signed his first professional contract with Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town loan striker Will Keane has reiterated his interest in staying at the club beyond this season, while apparently committing his international future to the Republic of Ireland.

Ipswich Town great Russell Osman has quite the story to tell - from glory with the Blues to working in the Indian game. HENRY CHARD caught up with him.

Ipswich Town midfielder Jon Nolan says the competition for places in the Blues’ engine room is driving him to be a better player.

Seventeen-year-old year-old Habebul Islam, last year’s junior captain at Ipswich Golf Club, has made an encouraging start to the new season.

It doesn’t take a genius to work out that there are loads of problems to sort out at Ipswich Town - both on and off the pitch, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

Norfolk prospect Chey Veal came up just short in his bold bid to move up a weight category and capture the first title of his promising fighting career at a superb Road to Contenders event in Norwich.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Framlingham Town 0

Brantham Athletic 1

Jack Madley’s goal on the hour gave Brantham the three points against a battling Framlingham side who never gave up.

Evo-Stik Southern Premier Division Central

AFC Rushden & Diamonds 1

Leiston 1

Leiston made their first-ever visit to AFC Rushden & Diamonds and came away with a well deserved point, which on another day could easily have been all three, writes Trevor Elmy.

Crane Sports stayed top of the SIL Senior Division with a 7-1 hammering of rock-bottom Grundisburgh on the road.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Hadleigh United 2

Woodbridge Town 8

Jake Rudge scored four goals as third-place Woodbridge Town put on an unbelievable second half display to beat the Brettsiders for the third time this season, scoring 18 goals in the process.

Bostik North

Felixstowe & Walton United 1

Tilbury 1

Playing football at Step 4 has proved something of a steep learning curve for Felixstowe & Walton, writes Barry Grossmith.

Evo-Stik South Premier Division Central

Needham Market 0

Royston Town 2

The Marketmen lost further ground on the play-off places and frankly on this performance will need a miracle to attain such a lofty spot.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 22

Taunton Titans 24

The Titans’ play-off push looked in serious doubt as a fired-up home side never gave their loftier opponents a moment’s rest.

A new fight promotion launches this weekend in Norwich, aimed at putting amateur fighters from across the region in the spotlight. Here’s a look at what you can expect from Road to Contenders...

The 2019 Ely & District Hardriders fully lived to its fearsome reputation as a tough early season challenge, writes Fergus Muir.

Women’s National League South East Division One

Norwich City 3

Ipswich Town 0

Ipswich Town Women’s hopes of restoring derby day pride for the club were dashed as they fell to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of arch rivals Norwich City at Plantation Park last night, writes Kieren Standley.

Framlingham College and Northamptonshire County Cricket Club are teaming up for an initiative which will see promising players given a push towards professional cricket.

Leiston boss Stuart Boardley praised 17-year-old Harrison Bacon for showing ‘real bottle’ after he scored the decisive penalty in his side’s Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-final shoot-out victory over Lowestoft Town.

Mark Heath, wife Liz and trusty hound Benson ventured out to the recently relaunched Six Bells in Horringer for a Friday night dinner. Here’s what they made of it...

Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-final

Leiston 1

Lowestoft Town 1 (Leiston won 3-2 on pens)

Leiston beat Lowestoft Town in a keenly-contested match at Victory Road as the hosts won 3-2 on penalties to see off the Trawlerboys at home for the first time in ten years.

Suffolk trainer Mark Wallis is celebrating after taking home the top prize of Ladbrokes Trainer of the Year at the Greyhound Board of Great Britain’s Awards Ceremony in London for the tenth time.

New Ipswich Town loanee James Bree says he wants to do as well as he can for Ipswich Town – and then push for a spot in the first team at Aston Villa.

Norwich boss Daniel Farke says he doesn’t think either the Canaries or Ipswich Town should be punished by the FA in the wake of the derby day brawl which saw Blues’ manager Paul Lambert sent off.

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