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TNL TRANSFER NEWS: Newmarket re-sign McGeorge

Rogan McGeorge has completed a move back to Newmarket Town.

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SACKED: Jack Wignall has been relieved of his duties at Cornard United, following hot on the heels of Chris Tracey's resignation in the past month

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Basement side Cornard United appoint new management team

Cornard United have a new management team in Ryan Lines and Liam Aves, following the dismissal of Jack Wignall after Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by King’s Lynn Town Reserves, while Martin Wescott has left Haverhill Borough for Team Bury.

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WINNERS: Suffolk GC Championship Trophy winners

Last year’s champion narrowly defeated

Simon Ferrari is The Suffolk GC Champion for 2017. At the event held last weekend, Ferrari 
returned gross scores of 80 on Saturday and 82 on Sunday for a total of 162, beating last year’s champion, Chris Tate, by two shots.

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GUTTED: Stow's Anton Clarke and goalkeeper Craig Brand look shocked as Enfield score in the last minute of extra time to win the match

Saturday's local football round-up

It was heartbreak for Stowmarket Town on their return to Greens Meadow after Enfield sent them out of the FA Vase in extra time.
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Walking Netball with Journal sports reporter Hannah Dolman and coach Tracey Butcher

Walking netball embraced by Suffolk coach and team

I was never particularly good, but I did enjoy netball as a youngster at school, so I jumped at the chance to try out the latest version — Walking Netball.

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SO CLOSE: Darren Mills after nearly scoring

Blues boss will take another look at defender Spriggs before a decision

Experienced centre-half Ricky Spriggs was brought in to make his debut for Bury Town in Tuesday’s cup win — but Ben Chenery says he has not yet made a decision whether to make him a permanent addition to his squad.

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DEPARTED: Mark Benterman, pictured on the touchline at Friends Meadow earlier this season

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Mark Benterman leaves Debenham for Wanderers

Debenham LC have been left without a manager after Mark Benterman made a surprise switch to take on Ipswich Wanderers less than nine months after arriving at Friends Meadow.

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CUP OF JOY: Needhams players celebrate Dan Morphews goal putting them 2-0 up against Chesham United

Sands suffers a further injury setback in the Marketmen’s FA Cup win

Richard Wilkins admits he is in a quandary with what to do with striker John Sands after the Needham Market player’s injury return suffered another setback.

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MIXED DAY: Chris Snelling scored a try in Burys comeback win but ended up having to leave the field after being knocked out taking a high catch

Bury show grit in narrow win

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SURVIVORS: Bury St Edmunds did not have to fight for survival in the EAPL after discovering no team would be demoted this year

Summer is over and so is this year’s cricket — with plenty of excitement to wrap the season up

Batsman Graham Ford has said Worlington need to learn from their failings after taking their Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship top flight status down to the final day.

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ADVANTAGE: Framlingham go into the derby with the momentum following their 7-0 defeat over Diss a few weeks ago

Diss out to get their revenge on Fram in FA Vase tie

Two weeks ago, Framlingham Town were gearing up for a trio of Cup ties — but this weekend’s Express derby with Diss in the FA Vase is now all that remains, writes Hannah Dolman.

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HAPPY MEMORIES: Max Melanson, who scored on Friday, pictured in action for Thetford Town during one of their three home FA Vase victories last season

Three teams with their sights firmly fixed on FA Vase glory

Stowmarket Town, Thetford Town and Walsham-le-Willows all take a break from league action this weekend to concentrate on the FA Vase.

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TARGET: Connor Mountain is aiming for a podium finish

Connor targets a podium finish: Fen Tigers duo in riders championship bid, while Jolly concedes defeat in play-off quest

Connor Mountain hopes he can turn a few heads by achieving his mission of getting on the podium at this year’s National League Riders Championship at Leicester.

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GUEST SPEAKER: Sally Gunnell OBE

Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell set for West Suffolk Sports Awards

Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE will be the guest speaker at the inaugural West Suffolk Sports Awards a week on Thursday (September 28).
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GOAL-DEN MOMENT: Needham Market players celebrate Dan Morphew's second goal on Saturday

Needham home to league leaders in FA Cup

Needham Market have been given a tough draw in the third qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup, with current Vanarama National League South league leaders Dartford visiting Bloomfields on Saturday, September 30.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward.

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘We’ve had a great start – but we need to improve ahead of tougher tests’

Perhaps Ipswich can’t be described as convincing, but it’s back to winning ways.

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VIDEO: Bury St Edmunds coach on Old Redcliffians victory

Ollie Smith said his Bury St Edmunds side made Saturday's 28-20 home win over basement side Old Redcliffians harder than it should have been, but was always confident they would break through a tiring defensive line late on to get what they needed.

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READY TO GO: LIzzy Harrison

Harrison gives top-flight basketball team more bite

Bury St Edmunds’ Lizzy Harrison has become a member of the Oaklands Wolves basketball team after graduating from a US College.

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East Anglian Premier League champions Sudbury celebrate with their trophy at Friars Street, after their home match with Swardeston was abandoned due to the weather   Picture: Richard Marsham

Cricket round-up: Sudbury celebrate winning the EAPL while Haverhill are relegated

The weather played havoc with the final day of Saturday's cricket league season, but it could not rain on Sudbury's parade as The Talbots carried off the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League (EAPL) title for the first time in their history.
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AFC Sudbury's players celebrate Adam Mills putting them into a 2-0 lead against Chipstead in the Emirates FA Cup  Picture: Richard Marsham

Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury and Needham Market both made home advantage count to progress through in the Emirates FA Cup, while Diss, Mildenhall, Halstead and Stowmarket were among those to record important league wins.
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