In pur final pre-Christmas round-up of the local rugby action, there are good wins for Bury St Edmunds, Colchester and Stowmarket, among others.
In his latest golf column, Tony Garnett covers the draws for the Stenson Shield, Hambro Cup and Tolly Cobbold Cup.
Bury Town 2 Barking 1
Bury St Edmunds head coach, Nick Wakley, wants his side to show more of an attacking threat at National League Two South basement dwellers London Irish Wild Geese this afternoon (3pm).
The Non-League Podcast: Why we love the game. Favourite hospitality grounds. Ex-pros, Christmas jumpers and hats off to Suffolk FA.
Bury Town need to return to winning ways tomorrow, after three draws on the trot, when they entertain mid-table side Barking at Ram Meadow.
In this week’s Bacon’s Bites, Mike Bacon takes a look at the on-going racism debate in football. And why head injuries in sport are a concern, but should some sports be banned?
A big effort by a team of local cyclists led by Steve Grimwood of Elmy Cycles resulted in a fine weekend of National Trophy cyclo-cross at Trinity Park, Ipswich, writes Fergus Muir.
Suffolk official Abi Marriott said becoming a FIFA referee is the ‘pinnacle of her career’ so far, writes Nick Garnham.
Coach Andy Northcote has described Suffolk’s 2019 fixture list as ‘arguably the hardest campaign we will enter’ in the Unicorns Championship.
Brentwood Town 1
Bury Town 1
Bury Town picked up another point on their travels but had to hold on at the end to secure another draw, writes John Alcock.
National League Two South
Bury St Edmunds 14
The City side did just enough to hold off a pumped up Bury side to earn the spoils and keep their promotion campaign intact, writes Simon Lord.
Bury St Edmunds new head coach, Nick Wakley, was delighted with his side’s first outing under his tutelage last weekend, which culminated in a first win in six matches.
Walsham-le-Willows boss, Trevor Newman, admits that his side have been “over-achieving” this season, but he believes that they can stay in the top five.
Join host Mike Bacon for another fun-packed Non-League Podcast. Along with co-host Carl Marston, the pair are joined by Hadleigh United manager Shane Wardley and former Leiston boss Glenn Driver.
Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis has spoken openly of the fact the Foxhall Heath side are a tad behind with their team building... But there is no need for fans to worry.
A disconsolate Kieran Jarvis won the Eastern Senior Cyclo-Cross Championship at Stanborough Park, Welwyn on Sunday, writes Fergus Muir.
Emily Moyes, who will be running for Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championship this weekend, insists that she doesn’t even particularly like cross country!
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