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Former Suffolk referee and administrator George Whight is the latest recipient of The FA 50-Year Service medal, writes Nick Garnham.

Carlyle Randolph Layne, a Suffolk county cricketer who made 45 appearances in the Minor Counties Championship between 1966 and 1971, has died at the age of 81.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses why it’s so important that female athletes are celebrated and given a platform from which to inspire girls taking their first steps on their sporting journeys.

Suffolk Veteran Ladies Golf Association held their spring meeting at Seckford which involved nine holes of Greensomes Stableford followed by lunch for 119 members.

Henrietta Cranfield overcame a scary moment at the fourth last fence to register her first ever riding victory, in the Novice Rider’s race at High Easter.

A new season of speedway and all the Ipswich Witches get round the table to discuss the year ahead

MIKE BACON was at Ipswich Witches press and practice day. He and video photographer Ross Halls bring you some of the action from the day

It’s Ipswich Speedway’s press and practice day and MIKE BACON was there

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 5

Kirkley & Pakefield 0

Stowmarket Town recorded their biggest win of 2019 so far with a 5-0 thrashing of Kirkley & Pakefield, writes Alex Moss.

Evo-Stik Southern Premier

AFC Rushden & Diamonds 2

Needham Market 1

A blustery Hayden Road saw the Marketmen fall to their fifth successive defeat, writes Paul Munn.

Rick Andrews plans to tinker with his Stowmarket Town line-up when Kirkley & Pakefield come to Greens Meadow tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

After the excitement of Cheltenham, there’s an opportunity to go racing locally, at High Easter racecourse, near Chelmsford, on Sunday.

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston for a no holds-barred pod with Harwich & Parkeston chairman Tony Armstrong and Felixstowe & Walton chairman Andy Wilding.

On a weekend dominated by wind-related stories Lloyd Chapman and Mandy Bunn were the winners in Cycle Club Sudbury’s Mad March Hilly time trial on the Lavenham-Hadleigh-Monk’s Eleigh circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews says his players deserve a place in the KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup Final for their efforts this season, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk sport

Former Suffolk referee and administrator George Whight is the latest recipient of The FA 50-Year Service medal, writes Nick Garnham.

Carlyle Randolph Layne, a Suffolk county cricketer who made 45 appearances in the Minor Counties Championship between 1966 and 1971, has died at the age of 81.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses why it’s so important that female athletes are celebrated and given a platform from which to inspire girls taking their first steps on their sporting journeys.

Suffolk Veteran Ladies Golf Association held their spring meeting at Seckford which involved nine holes of Greensomes Stableford followed by lunch for 119 members.

Henrietta Cranfield overcame a scary moment at the fourth last fence to register her first ever riding victory, in the Novice Rider’s race at High Easter.

A new season of speedway and all the Ipswich Witches get round the table to discuss the year ahead

MIKE BACON was at Ipswich Witches press and practice day. He and video photographer Ross Halls bring you some of the action from the day

It’s Ipswich Speedway’s press and practice day and MIKE BACON was there

Ipswich Town

Cash from sales of a new beer dedicated to Ipswich Town great Kevin Beattie will be donated to the campaign for a statue of the Blues legend.

A loyal Ipswich Town supporter said he was “overwhelmed” to receive a supportive letter regarding his mental health from Blues skipper Luke Chambers.

Join Mike Bacon, Carl Marston, ITFC chief football writer for the EADT and Ipswich Star Stuart Watson, and our very special guest, Carlos Edwards for a fascinating chat about non-league, Ipswich Town, and all things football.

IN his latest column, Mike Bacon takes a look at Town’s FA Cup tie at Accrington and reflects on the bravery of motorsport competitors.

MIKE BACON takes a look back at 2018 as well as a jump forward into 2019. From Ipswich Town to Lewis Hamilton – looking back, looking forward.

Three Ipswich Town legends will appear on stage at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds for an unmissable evening of stories and anecdotes about the club.

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