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Mildenhall have soared to the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League table, following a thunderous seven-wicket win at defending champions Sudbury on Saturday.

The ‘KJM/Manchetts’ Fen Tigers ended an excellent week, which had already seen them confirmed as National Trophy finalists, with a hard-fought victory against Birmingham in their KO Cup quarter-final second leg today.

Danny Ayres

The second stage of The Women’s Tour 2018 is today underway following yesterday’s successful start in Framlingham.

National Series mountain bike racing brought top riders from across the country to the Phoenix Cycleworks off-road facility at Kentford near Newmarket, writes Fergus Muir.

Peterborough

Bury St Edmunds were hammered by 118 runs at Horsford in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday, although they did manage to secure six bonus points to move up to level on points with basement dwellers Vauxhall Mallards.

Sean Park

Could it be an omen that on the day England begin their 2018 World Cup campaign in Russia, memorabilia from the life and career of Sir Alf Ramsey, the only manager to lead his country to glory, comes up for auction?

United Kingdom

John Gosden looks to have unearthed another smart prospect in the shape of Calyx, who gave Kingman his first winner as a sire when landing the AFT Fluorotec EBF Novice Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday, writes Graham Clark.

Coventry

Stoke Potters 36

Mildenhall Fen Tigers 53

The Mildenhall Fen Tigers roared to another convincing away victory in front of an excellent away support at Stoke.

Danny Ayres

The experience of losing to eventual winners Berkshire at the same stage should stand Suffolk in good stead in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy Quarter-Final, writes Nick Garnham.

Darren Batch

In the Orwell Velo ten mile event Ross Fawcett of Pedal Power Ipswich broke Lloyd Chapman’s already very competitive course record for the Crowfield circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

Cycling

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the work being done at the University of Suffolk to support elite athletes – and his mission to help many more get the benefit of the superb facilities and experts there.

University of Suffolk

Suffolk sport

Mildenhall have soared to the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League table, following a thunderous seven-wicket win at defending champions Sudbury on Saturday.

Daisy Glover had the distinction of finishing not only the first female, but also the first runner overall, at the latest Great Cornard parkrun, held over the normal flat 5K course from Great Cornard Sport Centre on Saturday.

National Series mountain bike racing brought top riders from across the country to the Phoenix Cycleworks off-road facility at Kentford near Newmarket, writes Fergus Muir.

Sudbury’s opening bowling attack of Jonny Gallagher and James Poulson shared nine wickets between them as the defending champions recorded a vital victory at chief rivals Swardeston on Saturday.

The experience of losing to eventual winners Berkshire at the same stage should stand Suffolk in good stead in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy Quarter-Final, writes Nick Garnham.

In the Orwell Velo ten mile event Ross Fawcett of Pedal Power Ipswich broke Lloyd Chapman’s already very competitive course record for the Crowfield circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich Town

Martyn Waghorn is loving his time at Ipswich Town. STUART WATSON spoke to the popular street footballer who plays with a smile on his face.

Ipswich Town Ladies manager Ralph Pruden and captain Amanda Crump were both delighted to defend their county crown as the club celebrated a fourth successive Suffolk FA Women’s County Cup triumph with a 5-1 victory over AFC Sudbury at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium, writes Kieren Standley.

Suffolk FA Women’s Cup Final

AFC Sudbury 1

Ipswich Town 5

Ipswich Town Ladies responded to an early scare as they came from a goal down to brush aside AFC Sudbury 5-1 and lift the Suffolk FA Women’s Cup in front of a bumper crowd at a hot and sunny Weston Homes Community Stadium, writes Kieren Standley.

The years rolled away this weekend. There was a feeling of the 1970s in the air as the New Wolsey Theatre premiered Our Blue Heaven, its musical celebration of Ipswich Town’s May 1978 FA Cup win over Arsenal.

Former Ipswich Town star Carlos Edwards is now plying his trade with Woodbridge Town in Thurlow Nunn One.

Northstander, Terry Hunt, casts his eye over another ‘sterile’ Town performance and more stick for Mick

Northstander, Terry Hunt, looks at the farcical situation he feels has developed at Portman Road since the announcement of Mick McCarthy leaving at the end of the season.

If, like me, you remember the Green’Un Saturday night football paper, produced here in Ipswich, you probably do so with fondness.

Allan Hunter was one of Ipswich Town’s best-ever signings, helping drive the Blues to become one of the most feared sides in England and Europe. ROSS HALLS went to meet ‘Big Al’.

Newmarket news

John Gosden looks to have unearthed another smart prospect in the shape of Calyx, who gave Kingman his first winner as a sire when landing the AFT Fluorotec EBF Novice Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday, writes Graham Clark.

Suffolk Show-goers are set for a heavy horse extravaganza this year, with unprecedented access to the kings of the field as they are prepared for their big moment in the ring.

Everyone loves a tale of the underdog triumphing against all odds - and trainer Roger Teal is hoping Tip Two Win can do just that at Newmarket tomorrow in the Qipco 2000 Guineas.

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