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Fen Tigers make addition for 2018

The Mildenhall Fen Tigers have moved quickly to secure the services of this year’s British 500cc Youth champion Drew Kemp for the 2018 season.

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LOCAL DERBY: AFC Sudbury will host Mildenhall in the FA Cup. Picture: Clive Pearson

FA Cup draw: Sudbury to host Mildenhall

AFC Sudbury have been drawn at home to divisional and Suffolk rivals Mildenhall Town in the first qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.

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GOOD DRAW: Long Melford (black and white) will face Ipswich Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup

SUFFOLK PREMIER CUP: Melford draw Ipswich

Long Melford have been drawn at home against Ipswich Town Under-23s in the first round of the Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup.

Non League
GOAL-DEN MOMENT: Haverhill Rovers players celebrate equalising against higher-league Heybridge Swifts   Picture: Mark Bullimore

Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury and Mildenhall Town were the only local sides to get through their Emirates FA Cup ties while Stowmarket Town, Haverhill Rovers and Haverhill Borough will all get the chance to make the next round with replays to come on Tuesday.
Non League
Chris Boughton’s golf column: Youngster beats 46 golfers to title

Chris Boughton’s golf column: Youngster beats 46 golfers to title

Sixteen-year-old Alfie Halil from Flempton Golf Club is the 2017 Suffolk Open Golf Champion, scoring 69 in the morning and 73 after lunch to win the Faraday Trophy by one shot from Bradley Wilkins (Professional at Bramford Golf Centre). Halil also picked up the Chris Easterbrook Trophy for the best Amateur score.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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STAR MAN: Dominic Manthorpe played well for Bury

Table-topping rivals defeat Bury

GIBBS DENLEY
EAST ANGLIAN
PREMIER LEAGUE
Sudbury (80-4) beat 
Bury St Edmunds (79) 
by six wickets

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MATCH WINNER: Stow's Dale Watling

Cricket teams enter business end of season

Stowmarket (118-1) beat Needham Market (117) by nine wickets in the local Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship derby to remain second in the division.

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Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

Home victory for Woolpit at expense of Wivenhoe

MARSHALL HATCHICK TWO COUNTIES LEAGUE

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INJURED: John Sands. Picture: Ben Pooley

Needham eye up new striker with Sands sidelined

Needham Market manager Richard Wilkins has revealed he hopes to bring a new striker to the club before the weekend.

Non League
Mildenhall, Suffolk. Mildenhall Triathlon Festival at Mildenhall Swimming Pool and around the town. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Records smashed at successful event

Course records tumbled as multisport returned for the second year at the Mildenhall Triathlon Festival 2017, writes Jack Tappin.

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IRELAND BOUND: Cameron King

Thetford hopeful King’s Irish switch will entice others to follow his lead

Thetford Town manager Danny White believes Cameron King’s move to Shamrock Rovers earlier this week has put his club ‘on the map’.

Non League
RISING HIGH: Leon Ottley-Gooch

Bury boss praises Ottley-Gooch

‘Resilient, dogged, determined’ — Ben Chenery has heaped praise on experienced player Leon Ottley-Gooch after a man-of-the-match performance against Romford FC.

Bury St Edmunds
HOME DEFEAT: Cody Golding snared two wickets in Worlington's loss to Halstead

Gap to relegation places closes following home batting collapse

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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ON TARGET: Cemal Ramadan scored Bury Towns equaliser

Opening draw a ‘disappointment’ for Ramadan

Cemal Ramadan, Bury Town FC’s goalscorer in their opening day 1-1 draw with Romford, has conceded he wanted three points from the game.

Non League
LOOKING FORWARD: Dan Halsey

Fen Tigers looking to seal progression with win

Dan Halsey feels that the Mildenhall Fen Tigers will have to seriously under perform if they are to slip up against the Stoke Potters in the second leg of their National League Knock Out Cup quarter-final replay, writes Graham Clark.

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UP FOR THE CUP: Framlingham boss Mel Aldis

Castlemen gearing up for another FA Cup encounter

They have already caused one upset in what is their debut season in the Emirates FA Cup — now Framlingham Town are hunting another.

Non League
NEW ARRIVAL: Federico Silverstri

Silverstri ready to make number two shirt his own

Bury St Edmunds fans will get their first chance to see the host of new signings in action at The GK IPA Haberden tomorrow — and one of the new Italians is desperate to make the number two shirt his own.

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IN CHARGE: Stow boss Rick Andrews

Manager: ‘Bramble can move Stow on’

The signing of Titus Bramble has already had a big impact in raising the profile of Stowmarket Town, according to manager Rick Andrews.

Football
NO LUCK: Captain Jon Armstrong had mechanical problems in Birmingham

More bad luck for Fen Tigers in Birmingham

NATIONAL LEAGUE

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