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Saturday's local football round-up

All the final-day drama a football supporter could ask for was on show at Julius Martin Lane this afternoon as Soham Town Rangers preserved their Ryman League Division One North status during a seven-goal thriller against Maldon & Tiptree.
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The organisers of the 2017 Greene King IPA Sevens tournament are hoping for another bumper crowd off the back of some good weather coupled with another great line-up

International sides lined up for Bury St Edmunds' GK IPA Sevens tournament

Rugby sevens teams from France and Jamaica are set to join sides from both the England and Ireland national squads at this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club next month.
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ALL SMILES: Youngsters smile for the camera at the recent Suffolk FA event

New Croft stages county matches

Suffolk FA hosted the last FA Girls’ Regional Advanced Coaching Centre Festival of the season at The New Croft in Haverhill last week.

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LEADING THE WAY: Haverhill captain Adam Dellar

No players leaving is a big plus for Haverhill CC

Heading into his seventh season as captain, Haverhill Cricket Club’s Adam Dellar believes his young overseas-less side can continue to defy the odds by holding their own in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship’s top division, writes Russell Claydon.

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DOUBLE FIGURES: Luke Haines netted his 10th goal of the season for Haverhill Rovers during Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Felixstowe

Two defeats for Rovers on Easter weekend

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Haverhill v Sawston & Babraham - Callum Brunning celebrates getting a wicket for Haverhill. 
Picture by Richard Marsham

Haverhill want to waste no time in getting points

Haverhill will be desperate to get some early points on the table from their opening match at last year’s strugglers, Hadleigh, writes Russell Claydon.

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‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

Dave Hardwick insists the Haverhill Borough players deserve all the plaudits after they sealed an historic promotion for the club this week.

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Borough wrap up promotion in style

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WELCOME RETURN: British Eventing returns to Horseheath this weekend

Horseheath hosts British Eventing for second year

The Horseheath Horse Trials takes place this weekend in an event which will attract around 600 competitors from across the region and beyond.

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BIG SIGNING: Mildenhall, pictured celebrating a wicket during Saturday's friendly against Cambridge Granta, have secured the services of Tino Best

BREAKING NEWS: Mildenhall pull off Best coup

Former West Indies international Tino Best has signed a deal to play for Mildenhall CC in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League this season.

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SKIPPERING DUTIES: Sudbury's Adam Mansfield will captain Suffolk this year

Suffolk ready for season opener

Sudbury’s Adam Mansfield will lead Suffolk this weekend for the first time since being officially appointed as the county’s youngest captain.

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Ipswich Town season ticket holder and columnist Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘A great win against a good side - I won’t apologise for celebrating it’

What a great weekend! A decent performance at Burton — a scintillating one at home to Newcastle — and we’re mathematically safe from relegation.

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SAILING CAMPAIGN: RYA's Push the Boat Out campaign returns next month

Try sailing as nine Suffolk clubs and centres push the boat out for nationwide have-a-go campaign

St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association are one of hundreds of clubs and centres getting involved in the annual RYA Push the Boat Out campaign next month.

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Mildenhall Town players celebrate winning the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division with their travelling fans at Thetford Town  Picture: Mark Bullimore

Easter Monday's Football Round-Up

Victories sparked promotion parties for Mildenhall Town, Haverhill Borough and Stowmarket Town in the Thurlow Nunn League, while AFC Sudbury showed their fighting spirit in the wake of relegation from the Ryman League's top flight.

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STAR ATTRACTION: Former Ipswich Town midfielder Jimmy Bullard will be at the Suffolk FA Awards Night. Picture: ITFC

Tickets on sale for Suffolk FA Awards Night

Tickets are now on sale for what is set to be a bumper evening of entertainment at this year’s Suffolk FA Awards Night.

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Latest breaking news from the Haverhill Echo, haverhillecho.co.uk, @haverhill on Twitter

Wildcats coming to Haverhill this month

Wildcats Girls’ FC will be coming to Haverhill later this month.

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Pleasing turnout at family golf event

Pleasing turnout at family golf event

Haverhill Golf Academy had a pleasing turnout of close to 200 people for their Family Fun Event at Haverhill Golf Club on Sunday.

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NEARLY THERE: Mildenhall celebrate their late winning goal over FC Clacton. Picture: Mark Westley

Saturday's local football round-up

It now appears to be a case of when and not if AFC Sudbury's first season as a Ryman League Premier Division club ends with relegation after today's 1-0 defeat at Tonbridge Angels, while lower down the pyramid in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, Mildenhall Town moved a step closer to clinching the title.
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BIG WIN: Match action from Haverhill Ladies IIs final game of the season

Ladies reach double figures in season finale

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OPENING GOAL: Marcus Hunt scored the first goal for Haverhill Rovers

Rovers hit the 40-point mark

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