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New course at Horseheath

Horseheath Horse Trials will take place at the Thurlow Estate this April for the third consecutive year of British Eventing at the site.

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COMFORTABLE WIN: Stowmarket celebrate one of their four goals against Brantham. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

A debutant made a big impression on his first Bury Town appearance, a Stowmarket Town striker took two steps closer to breaking a goalscoring record and Newmarket Town pulled off a shock win on a snowy afternoon of football.
NEW ROBIN: Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Ely sign Thurlbourne

Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely City after a brief spell with Wisbech Town.

NO PLAY: This is the secene on most local pitches today

UPDATED: Snow disrupts weekend programme but which games are still on?

Around half of the football matches involving local Thurlow Nunn League and Bostik League sides have been announced as being off today as the snow continues to fall in some parts.

ATTACKING MIND: Cowley scored five goals in his 22 appearances for Stowmarket Town   Picture: Mecha Morton

Stowmarket Town's Dave Cowley departs for higher league Ware

Dave Cowley has transferred from Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Stowmarket Town to Bostik League North Division side Ware.
ARMS UP: The parkrun participants show their support ahead of the start of the first ever even in the town

Muddy marvellous meeting for Haverhill’s first ever parkrun

More than 100 adults and children laced up their trainers last weekend to take part in the first Haverhill parkrun.

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Ipswich Town columnist Joseph Sadler

Ipswich Town fan Joseph Sadler’s column: Ugly scenes on and off the pitch

What a sad state of affairs at this once great football club.

DEFENCE-LED: Left back Rory Bone had a good night for Haverhill Borough as he scored their equaliser, while fellow defender Cameron Watson scored the winner     Picture: Mecha Morton

Winning momentum as battle against relegation rivals looms


RELENTLESS: Haverhill's first team spent most of thefirst half on the back foot but defended well    Picture: Richard Marsham

Strong performance against league winners a sign of team development

Haverhill Hockey Club I’s home game may have ended in a 3-0 defeat on Saturday, but the chairwoman felt it was a ‘great result’ against a team already confirmed as league winners.

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COMMUNITY-DRIVEN CLUB: West Wratting said they have faced opposition from the village over developing the facilities and are happy to listen to what the community want  Picture: Mark BullimoreY

Rejecting Step Six

Both West Wratting and Linton Granta have rejected an opportunity to join a new Thurlow Nunn League division next season, despite it representing a move up the National League Structure.

GREAT ATMOSPHERE: Past Suffolk FA finals have also been held at Portman Road, the club with the biggest stadium in the county

Ipswich Town set to host four Suffolk FA cup finals

Portman Road will be the venue of four of the county's cup finals this season, subject to the Championship club's success in chasing a play-off place.
KEEPER'S BALL: Newmarket's Alex Archer tries to clear the danger. Picture: Mark Westley

Saturday's local football round-up

While many matches fell victim to waterlogged pitches, that was never going to be the case on the 3G at the Stadium this afternoon as Newmarket Town and Thetford Town played out a 2-2 draw.
GAME OFF: Haverhill Rovers' game with Stowmarket is one that has been postponed this weekend

Wet weather leads to postponements

Last weekend it was the snow that did the damage, while this time around it is the rain that has wreaked havoc with the Bostik League and Thurlow Nunn League fixture programmes.

SHOCK MOVE: Tommy Hardwick (pictured in blue playing for Borough in their home game against Long Melford in December 2017) has transferred to Haverhill Rovers Picture: Mecha Morton

BREAKING: Tommy Hardwick swaps blue for red in surprise transfer

Tommy Hardwick, son of Haverhill Borough chairman Dave, has sensationally signed for local rival Haverhill Rovers today.
DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH: Sixteenth-placed Haverhill Rovers host  third-placed Stowmarket Town this weekend in a game pitting a team pushing for promotion against a team fighting to avoid a relegation battle   Picture: Mark Bullimore

Tough test for Rovers at home as relegation pressure ramps up

Haverhill Rovers risk being dragged down into the relegation battle as they host promotion-pushing Stowmarket Town on Saturday (3pm).

MORE PREPARED: Anthony Choat believes his team have benefitted hugely from a year in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division and are a better side than when at the start of the season   Picture: Mecha Morton

Message consistent at Borough: ‘League survival is in our hands’

Haverhill Borough are now a stronger team than their opening performance of their first season at Step 5, according to the manager, as they prepare to be reunited with old foes Saffron Walden.

GOING UP? Lakenheath - pictured celebrating a cup win in 2015 - are keen to join the Thurlow Nunn League set-up

EXCLUSIVE: Thurlow Nunn League confirm First Division split

Thurlow Nunn League chairman Peter Hutchings has confirmed next season’s First Division is set to be split into two separate leagues.

READY: The organisers, including event director Annette Hall, are prepared despite snowy conditions hampering the test event

On your marks...get set...go!

Preparation may have been snowy and far from ideal, but event director Annette Hall has said Haverhill’s first ever parkrun is ‘good to go’.

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WORLD'S BEST: The Women's Tour (pictured in Bury St Edmunds in 2014) will be going through Framlingham and Stowmarket in June

Women’s Tour to go through Framlingham and Stowmarket

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour will return to Suffolk this June, with some of the sport’s biggest names set to race through the likes of Framlingham and Stowmarket.

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NEW SIGNING: Adam Ball has signed for Suffolk

Ex-England youth captain joins Suffolk

Former England Under-19 captain Adam Ball has signed to play Minor Counties cricket for Suffolk during the 2018 season.

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