Suffolk sport


If I’m still playing golf when I’m in my 90s, I will be a happy man!

Otley Bowls Club’s Andrew Drummond lifted the Suffolk county men’s Federation 4-bowl singles title at Ixworth Bowls Club, last Sunday.

Fourteen-year-old Emma Herrieven, played very well throughout the weekend of the annual Suffolk County Women’s Bowls Association Federation finals.

Having suffered a 72 run defeat by Middlesex on Thursday night, Essex Eagles have named a 14-man squad for the NatWest T20 Blast encounter against Gloucestershire tomorrow night.

Ipswich Witches make the long trip to league leaders Glasgow on Sunday in a Championship fixture (3pm).

Brantham Athletic joint boss Michael Brothers admits the club’s ambitions are part of the attraction as to why he and Matt Carmichael are managing the club.

Mildenhall Fen Tigers head into a period of three meetings in four days with the positive news that both Luke Ruddick and Sam Woods are highly likely to return to the team following a spell on the sidelines through injury.

Woodbridge Town boss Jamie Scales is hoping an early start and some early points can kick-start a successful Woodpeckers’ season.

Brendon McCullum led from the front with an exhilarating 63 off 28 balls as Middlesex, who totalled 203 for 6, then dismissed Essex Eagles for 131 to win by 72 runs in front of a 27,000 sell-out crowd at a floodlit Lord’s tonight.

Leiston have appointed Paul Bugg as manager of their Reserves.

Two of Suffolk’s three players in the McGregor Trophy, the English Boys’ under-16 open stroke play at Burnham and Berrow made the cut.

Sudbury’s Darren Batch is poised to play his first three-day fixture for Suffolk for seven years, writes Nick Garnham.

Overshooting the awkward Kentford turn in the Anglia Velo “ten” didn’t stop Wickham Market junior Lyster Romero from winning.

Don Topley previews the annual Minor Counties Under 12 competition at Royal Hospital School in his latest column...

Popular Ipswich Witch Nico Covatti is hoping to return to England later this season to race.

Ipswich Witches’ ‘band of brothers’ face the most important eight days of their season so far.

In the Danny King column this week: Be careful what you wish for... A 12-hour round trip for nothing - and Ritchie has a ball while I get wet!

The top three teams in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship all tasted victories on Saturday, as the title race hots up going into the final two months of the season.

Essex Eagles make the short journey to Lord’s tomorrow night where they face Middlesex in their latest NatWest T20 Blast contest.

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