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New Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club head coach, Ollie Smith, is excited about the prospect of taking the club forward to the next level.

Alex Oxley continues to re-write the record books, writes Nick Garnham.

Tom Rash

Mountain bike racing returned to Hill Farm, Hintlesham, where the high speed, power-demanding conditions were quite different from the mud-plug riders faced when the MSG Series was last there in March 2016.

Sudbury

James Reiss has named a competitive Aldeburgh squad for the visit of Felixstowe Ferry in the quarter-final of the Stenson Shield on Saturday. It promises to be a keenly-fought match. Reiss misses the match because of a wedding, so Roger Taylor takes over as captain.

Former British & Irish Lion and England international Ollie Smith has been revealed as the new head coach at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club.

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club

Next week both the Suffolk men’s and ladies’ teams travel to compete in this year’s Summer Aegon County Cup Competition.

Tennis

Ipswich Town fans seem to agree with Mick McCarthy’s decision not to offer former Newcastle United centre-half Steven Taylor a new deal.

Mick McCarthy

Bury St Edmunds captain, Sean Park, still believes that his side can engineer an escape from the clutches of relegation, despite failing to win for the 12th time from 13 starts in the East Anglian Premier League , at home to Horsford on Saturday.

Bury

Culford School’s under 18 boys have lifted the LTA National Schools Team Tennis Championships for the first time.

Culford School

Richard Neal has been appointed as the new chief executive of Suffolk FA.

Non-league

In his latest Bacon’s Bites, Mike Bacon discusses The Open, the media storm surrounding Andy Murray’s correction of a journalist following his Wimbledon loss and brave Bradley Lowery.

UN Court

Suffolk sport

New Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club head coach, Ollie Smith, is excited about the prospect of taking the club forward to the next level.

Alex Oxley continues to re-write the record books, writes Nick Garnham.

Once again the British Motocross arrived at the Blaxhall Circuit near Woodbridge on Sunday for the sixth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship as a large crowd packed into the sandy circuit on a hot sunny summer’s day.

Essex star Ravi Bopara has resisted the urge to label tomorrow night’s Natwest T20 Blast clash with Hampshire a must-win – but admits it’s pretty close.

Wimbledon may be behind us, but time remains in the tennis calendar for a Suffolk tournament.

Mountain bike racing returned to Hill Farm, Hintlesham, where the high speed, power-demanding conditions were quite different from the mud-plug riders faced when the MSG Series was last there in March 2016.

Don Topley discusses the many benefits of veterans’ cricket in his latest column.

Ipswich Town

Ex-Ipswich Town boss George Burley believes Mick McCarthy faces a simple decision regarding homegrown talent this season – either give them a fair chance to develop or send them out on loan.

Impressive young midfielder Flynn Downes has signed a new three-year deal at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town striker target John Marquis has signed a new deal with Doncaster Rovers.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he is happy to go into the new season with a reduced squad size.

Newmarket news

After being the bridesmaid on countless occasions, Roly Poly came of age when completing a Group-race double for trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore at Newmarket with victory in the Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes.

A young boy who defied doctors’ expectations will bravely saddle up his favourite pony tomorrow raising funds for the Suffolk horse riding charity that has supported him over recent years.

Caravaggio puts his unbeaten record and huge reputation on the line in what promises to be an intriguing renewal of the Darley July Cup at Newmarket tomorrow.

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