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Rick Andrews insists there is no chance of his Stowmarket Town side getting ahead of themselves despite their recent upturn in form, writes ALEX MOSS

Needham Market boss Richard Wilkins is hoping a lucky goal or a flukey strike can kick-start the Marketmen’s season as they go in search of Bostik Premier League points at Dorking tomorrow afternoon.

The East District Women’s Hill Climb Championship was decided by just two-tenths of a second with Kate Lucas of Norwich Amateur BC climbing Semer Hill in one minute and 3.1 seconds while Becky Ridge of Manningtree Wheelers went up in 1:03.3, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers issued a rallying call to his team-mates ahead of Sunday’s derby clash with Norwich City telling them “now is the time to stand-up and be counted.”

Two stalwarts of the Suffolk football community have been recognised with the presentation of FA 50-year service awards, writes Nick Garnham.

Former Ipswich Town star Marcus Stewart says players have to put themselves “in the shoes of the fans” on derby day.

Suffolk fell to an overall 19-17 defeat at Cleveland in the British Inter County Championship Division Two at the weekend, having let slip a seemingly impregnable overnight lead.

What a hectic few weeks it has been and how untimely for me to start feeling under the weather.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

Tom Adams and Megan Newton won the senior titles at the Suffolk Schools Area Cross Country Championships, staged at Royal Hospital School in Holbrook last Thursday.

More than 1,200 young players took to the field for the ninth Woodbridge Rugby Club under 7-12 Festival.

Senior Vase

Hitchin 22

Stowmarket 34

This week saw a break from league rugby and a first-ever meeting between Stowmarket and Hitchin in the first round of the Senior Vase.

Harry Fricker of Kesgrave High School, whose handicap is scratch, won the Suffolk Schools’ Championship title at Hintlesham with a three under par round of 69, writes Tony Garnett.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Hadleigh United 1

Stowmarket Town 5

Stowmarket Town swept aside Hadleigh United 5-1 at the Millfield last night to move into the top half of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division table.

Suffolk sport

The East District Women’s Hill Climb Championship was decided by just two-tenths of a second with Kate Lucas of Norwich Amateur BC climbing Semer Hill in one minute and 3.1 seconds while Becky Ridge of Manningtree Wheelers went up in 1:03.3, writes Fergus Muir.

Two stalwarts of the Suffolk football community have been recognised with the presentation of FA 50-year service awards, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk fell to an overall 19-17 defeat at Cleveland in the British Inter County Championship Division Two at the weekend, having let slip a seemingly impregnable overnight lead.

AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley knows his side face a huge challenge this weekend as they head to Bostik North leaders Canvey Island.

More than 1,200 young players took to the field for the ninth Woodbridge Rugby Club under 7-12 Festival.

Harry Fricker of Kesgrave High School, whose handicap is scratch, won the Suffolk Schools’ Championship title at Hintlesham with a three under par round of 69, writes Tony Garnett.

Struggling Long Melford put up a fight against star-packed Stowmarket but fell 2-1 at home.

Last Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of Parkrun, a running fever that has swept the country and has been going from strength-to-strength in Suffolk and Essex.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers issued a rallying call to his team-mates ahead of Sunday’s derby clash with Norwich City telling them “now is the time to stand-up and be counted.”

Former Ipswich Town star Marcus Stewart says players have to put themselves “in the shoes of the fans” on derby day.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

Ipswich Town thrashed Sunderland 5-2, here are MIKE BACON’S match player ratings.

The Fuller Flavour: Karl Fuller takes a look at the England career of Town legend Kevin Beattie

Ipswich Town lost their 100% start to the Championship season on Saturday afternoon, losing 2-0 at home to Fulham.

Ipswich Town lost 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup second round, on Tuesday night.

The five-star Blues are bursting with confidence!

CHRIS BRAMMER shares his Ipswich Town ratings from the Blues’ 2-0 victory over Brentford on Saturday.

Join In: Matchday Live: Re-live Ipswich Town 2 Brentford 0

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Ipswich Town defeated Brentford 2-0 at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, thanks to goals from Martyn Waghorn and Joe Garner.

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