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‘Home, sweet home,’ has certainly applied to Bury St Edmunds this season.

Chelmsford teenager Mitch Powell was at the British Cycling Awards Ceremony in Birmingham at the weekend to receive the splendid trophy for winning the National Short Distance Grass Track Series.

Cycling

This could be a big weekend for several of the top clubs, and for some at the wrong end of the table.

Ipswich Town fans have been urged to get behind the Blues and stop creating “dead atmospheres” ahead of the East Anglian derby. Meanwhile, see our photo gallery of the event - can you spot your child?

Cole Skuse

Gym United Manager Matt Morton has hailed his side’s togetherness after they became only the second Suffolk team to reach the semi-finals of the FA Sunday Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Nick Garnham

Suffolk skiing sensations Honor Bartlett and Tilly Black both started their weeks off with a bang at the English Alpine Championships with Bartlett claiming third and Black taking fourth in the girls Super-G, writes Richard Dore.

Felixstowe Ferry’s Glen Davis and Gary Howard defied the bitterly cold weather to win the better ball prize in Southwold’s Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting.

Garnett on Golf

National League Two South

Worthing Raiders 24

Bury St Edmunds 18

Bury started the game very well, but were made to pay for ill discipline late in the second half as they lost on the road at Worthing, writes Mark Wapshott.

Ollie Smith

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Haverhill Borough 0

Stowmarket Town 6

Stowmarket Town made it eight wins in a row after easing past Haverhill Borough 6-0 at the New Croft on Saturday, writes Alex Moss.

Football

Bostik North

Bury Town 2

Mildenhall Town 1

Bury won this feisty Bostik North local derby on a Ram Meadow pitch that was heavy from the outset and deteriorated as the match progressed, writes John Campany.

Dean Greygoose

Former Ipswich Town footballer Kieron Dyer has revealed details of sexual abuse he suffered as a boy.

Ipswich Town

Suffolk sport

Chelmsford teenager Mitch Powell was at the British Cycling Awards Ceremony in Birmingham at the weekend to receive the splendid trophy for winning the National Short Distance Grass Track Series.

This could be a big weekend for several of the top clubs, and for some at the wrong end of the table.

Gym United Manager Matt Morton has hailed his side’s togetherness after they became only the second Suffolk team to reach the semi-finals of the FA Sunday Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Non-league football academies are on the increase – in September 2015 AFC Sudbury made the decision to set up their own.

Felixstowe Ferry’s Glen Davis and Gary Howard defied the bitterly cold weather to win the better ball prize in Southwold’s Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting.

Leiston’s recent struggles in the league continued as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Merstham on Saturday.

Culford School, near Bury St Edmunds, is leading the way in golf technology being taught to its scholars.

New Ipswich ‘Tru7.com’ Witches asset Michael Haertel says he is looking forward to learning as much as possible in his first season in British speedway, writes Henry Chard.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town fan Karl Fuller defends Freddie Sears against criticism, hail the travelling Town army, then admits some say we should be careful what we wish for!

Terry Hunt, like all Town fans, enjoyed the win at Sunderland. But asks, are the play-offs really a reality? And where are the academy players?

Mike Bacon takes a look at the football wages gravy train, and why Phil Neville should delete his social media apps! Plus he asks, who’d be a caddy?

Town fan Karl Fuller looks back at Town’s draw at Bolton and why one of Mick McCarthy’s after-match comments was not needed

Terry Hunt says a feeling of togetherness between fans and the club appears a million miles away at Portman Road right now.

Mike Bacon takes at look at how the Video Assistant Referee is working in football as asks, is there too much technology in the game now?

Mike Bacon takes a look at ‘No Hunger In Paradise’, the book and TV programme about youth academy football..

Former Ipswich Town captain Carlos Edwards is looking forward to bringing his experience to Woodbridge Town, and says he still takes every game ‘very seriously’.

Former Ipswich Town captain Carlos Edwards would like to see more leaders on the pitch among the current crop of Blues players.

Mike Bacon remembers the day Ipswich Town won the FA Cup – as 40 years on Town begin another FA Cup adventure...

Former Ipswich Town star Carlos Edwards has signed for Woodbridge Town.

Newmarket news

Suffolk super-horse Frankel is 10 years old today.

A top quality Mens Open Race promises to be the highlight of the North Norfolk Harriers Point-To-Point at Higham, between Colchester and Ipswich, on Sunday, writes James Crispe.

The 2017-18 East Anglian point-to-point season got off to its usual hectic start as 60 horses contested seven high class races at the Cambridge University United Hunts Club meeting at Cottenham.

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