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Join Bury Town first-team boss Ben Chenery and former Ipswich Town striker Alan Lee talking all things non-league, as well as a few tales from the pro game they both enjoyed playing in.

MIKE Bacon takes a look at the latest VAR issues. Plus is Sir Andy the greatest-ever sporting Brit?

There was a third consecutive win for Laura Sampson (Sussed Out/Mondraker) at the Winter Series mountain bike races near Brandon where she won the Veteran Female 90 minute race, writes Fergus Muir.

In-form Tilbury are the visitors to King’s Marsh Stadium this Saturday, with AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley likely to ring a few changes.

Ampton’s Dunston Harriers meeting was run on going described as on the quick side, but still provided some competitive racing and both trainers and jockeys were full of praise for the exceptional job done by clerk of the course Simon Stearn and his team.

In our latest round-up of the local rugby scene, Southwold scored the win of the weekend, while there were also victories for Colchester, Sudbury, Chelmsford, Braintree and the Woodbridge Amazons.

Bostik North

Bowers & Pitsea 3

AFC Sudbury 0

AFC Sudbury travelled into Essex to visit league leaders Bowers & Pitsea but after a great first half performance they slipped to defeat, writes Darren Theobald.

Join Mike Bacon, Carl Marston, Needham Market’s Nathan Munson MBE and Brightlingsea Regent first-team boss Tom Rothery in this week’s Non League Podcast.

Kieran Jarvis won the Senior men’s race at the Stow Scramble at Haughley Park after Eastern League rival James Madgwick fell while in the lead and – in a carbon-copy of their collision last week - Jarvis ran into him, writes Fergus Muir.

In recent years some high quality racing has been seen at Ampton, and this Sunday’s meeting could provide another excellent day’s action.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley says he felt ‘expectations were far too high’ after his Bostik North side went on a fine winning run of late.

Shane Wardley has stepped down as Hadleigh United boss.

In his latest column, Olympic coach Nino Severino offers some advice to those looking to get back on track and lose some weight after the Christmas period.

As rugby returns after Christmas, our round-up of the local action features wins for Colchester, Diss, Stowmarket, Ipswich YM, Chelmsford, Hadleigh, the Bury Foxes and the Woodbridge Amazons.

It was a busy golfing day in Suffolk on Sunday. The county men’s squad had their first winter get-together at Aldeburgh while the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting was played at Bungay and Waveney Valley, writes Tony Garnett.

Suffolk sport

Join Bury Town first-team boss Ben Chenery and former Ipswich Town striker Alan Lee talking all things non-league, as well as a few tales from the pro game they both enjoyed playing in.

MIKE Bacon takes a look at the latest VAR issues. Plus is Sir Andy the greatest-ever sporting Brit?

There was a third consecutive win for Laura Sampson (Sussed Out/Mondraker) at the Winter Series mountain bike races near Brandon where she won the Veteran Female 90 minute race, writes Fergus Muir.

In-form Tilbury are the visitors to King’s Marsh Stadium this Saturday, with AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley likely to ring a few changes.

Ampton’s Dunston Harriers meeting was run on going described as on the quick side, but still provided some competitive racing and both trainers and jockeys were full of praise for the exceptional job done by clerk of the course Simon Stearn and his team.

In our latest round-up of the local rugby scene, Southwold scored the win of the weekend, while there were also victories for Colchester, Sudbury, Chelmsford, Braintree and the Woodbridge Amazons.

Bostik North

Bowers & Pitsea 3

AFC Sudbury 0

AFC Sudbury travelled into Essex to visit league leaders Bowers & Pitsea but after a great first half performance they slipped to defeat, writes Darren Theobald.

Kieran Jarvis won the Senior men’s race at the Stow Scramble at Haughley Park after Eastern League rival James Madgwick fell while in the lead and – in a carbon-copy of their collision last week - Jarvis ran into him, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich Town

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.

MIKE BACON takes a look at a sporting week that has seen England enjoy success.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

MIKE BACON takes a look at the inclusion of Wayne Rooney in the England squad and also asks... If you were Raheem would you have owned up?

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