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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Our best start since 1999 – let’s enjoy it while it lasts’

Boring, boring Ipswich.

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The lights went out at Park Drive at half-time, meaning AFC Sudbury's game at Maldon & Tiptree had to be abandoned

Tuesday's local football round-up

Bury Town hit Hertford for six on the road in the result of the night, while there were also wins for Needham Market and Ely City.

Football
ALL SMILES: Suffolk Open Golf Champion Alfie Halil with Suffolk County Golf Union President Colin Firman  Picture: Contributed

Alfie Halil, 16, wins Suffolk Golf Open Championship

Sixteen-year-old Alfie Halil from Flempton Golf Club stunned his competitors to walk off with the 2017 Suffolk Open Golf Championship.

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ON THE MOVE: Thetford's Cameron King has joined Shamrock Rovers

King joins League of Ireland’s Shamrock

Thetford Town playmaker Cameron King has completed a move to League of Ireland Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers.

Football
INVOLVED AGAIN: Tom Westley has been included in the England Test squad

Westley retains England place

Tom Westley has been included in the England squad for the upcoming Test series against the West Indies.

Cricket
Merritt wins Men’s Club Championship

Merritt wins Men’s Club Championship

Liam Merritt was the clear winner of the Men’s Club Championship at Haverhill Golf Club, clinching the title by an eight-shot margin.

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SHOWING THE PASSION: New signing Adam Mills netted for AFC Sudbury in a 1-1 draw as the team target just 'a good season' following demotion disappointment last year

Saturday's local football round-up

The season is kicking off with a stutter rather than a bang, with few teams able to hit the ground running and record early wins.
Football
ON TARGET: Luke Haines is congratulated after scoring the third goal

Rovers set the standard with routine home win

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

Football

VIDEO: On your marks to join Britain's top athletes in #teamparkrun events on August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic superstars taking part in #teamparkrun 5k events all over the UK on August 19.

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Haverhill's Liam Botten in action for the club earlier this season.  

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Haverhill and Walsham-le-Willows to meet in quarter final

Haverhill have been drawn away at Walsham-le-Willows in the quarter final of the Suffolk T20 Cup, with the date yet to be confirmed.

Cricket
Will Bailey took three wickets to help Haverhill get back to winning ways with a 10-run victory away at Mistley in Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One at the weekend

Dellar delight as losing run ends for Haverhill

MARSHALL HATCHICK TWO COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP

DIVISION ONE

Mistley 164-9 lost to Haverhill 174-5 by 10 runs

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Titus Bramble, pictured on the Tour of Suffolk Ipswich Town charity cycle ride this summer

TNL LEAGUE: Former Premier League defender Titus Bramble signs for Stowmarket Town

Stowmarket Town have pulled off a major transfer coup by signing former Ipswich Town, Newcastle United, Wigan and Sunderland defender Titus Bramble.

Football
EXCITING TIMES: Peter Betts will be overseeing Ipswich Towns new Academy Player Development Centre at The New Croft which begins next month

Ipswich Town Academy: ‘Expanding to Haverhill was an easy decision’

Richard Boreham says that Ipswich Town’s decision to launch an Academy Player Development Centre in Haverhill was a ‘no-brainer’.

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VICTORIOUS: Tom Westley

Westley helps England to end their long wait

Tom Westley helped England to record their first home Test series win over South Africa since 1998 earlier this week.

Cricket
Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Renewed sense of optimism at Portman Road after encouraging start’

When one door closes, another one opens, as the saying goes.

Football
James Poulson bowls for Suffolk against Cumberland in their penultimate three-day game against Cumberland  Picture: Nick Garnham

Northcote reflects on Suffolk's progression

Ahead of their final Unicorns Championship three-day fixture, coach Andy Northcote believes Suffolk CCC are building a foundation for years to come.

Cricket
Haverhill Cricket Club, the scene of Haverhill's defeat to Frinton II only the weekend before last, and which had seemed to be the final nail in their relegation coffin, before Frinton's appeal to a 36 points deduction was overturned and saw the sides switch places.  Picture: Mark Bullimore

BREAKING: Frinton II's points deduction to stand in Two Counties in landmark Home Office case

Haverhill Cricket Club's chances of avoiding relegation from the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship's top tier have received a big shot in the arm, following Frinton II's appeal for losing 36 points for fielding an ineligible foreign player being dismissed.

Cricket
Cyclists and teams revealed for Tour of Britain

Cyclists and teams revealed for Tour of Britain

Some of the world’s best known cyclists and teams have confirmed their participation in this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain, which is due to have a stage start in Newmarket.

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Golf club produces county youth champ

Golf club produces county youth champ

A youth member of Haverhill Golf Club has become Suffolk Girls Junior Champion, winning the Moss Blundell trophy.

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