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New clubhouse close to completion

The new clubhouse at The Suffolk GC is almost complete with the main area open for members and guests and the golf reception fully operational. By the end of this month the bar and kitchen will also be open.

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Day in impressive form as County Upper tame Lions

Day in impressive form as County Upper tame Lions

County Upper under-19 elite boys got off to a flying start in their 2017/18 ABL campaign, taming the Long Road Lions away from home 116-50.

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FIGHT NIGHT: Matthew Allin (left) in action for CKA

Perfect Cobra Strike puts Nedic on his way to victory

Kickboxing was on show at DebenhamLeisure Centre, with several local fighters parading their skills.

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Chris Boughton’s golf column: Great golf on show

Chris Boughton’s golf column: Great golf on show

Bury St Edmunds Golf Club hosted this year’s Suffolk County Ladies’ Division One finals recently for handicaps 0 to 17.

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CONFIDENT: Sam Doherty playing for the CU U16 Boys team in their second win out of three fixtures so far this year

Mixed fortunes for youth teams at County Upper after weekend’s results

The Under-16 Boys basketball squad at County Upper is basking in the glow of another victory, as they beat the Braintree Blue Devils at home at the weekend.

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Louis secures second major
title to wrap up great season

Louis secures second major
title to wrap up great season

He became World Minibike Champion just over a month ago, but 14-year-old Louis Dutton wanted more — and he’s got it.

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ON FORM: Luca Beadle looks to add some points for County Upper

Depleted CU collect a good win form their seaside trip

Despite missing last week’s top scorer Josh Hales and the injured duo of Tom Roberts and Patrick Laycock, County Upper Under-16s Boys returned from their trip to Southend Scorpions with an 83-69 victory.

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ALL SMILES: The Suffolk GC Golfsixes team with Steve Hall, Director of Golf at the Club

The Suffolk clinch GolfSixes trophy

The final event of the GolfSixes league, for young golfers new to the sport, took place at St Clements GC where all five clubs involved in this Golf Foundation pilot scheme were represented.

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Former British number one goes back to school to teach tennis

Tim Henman, one of Britain’s most successful tennis players, has visited Culford School’s tennis centre — and was given a run for his money by the pupils.

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DOUBLE UP: David Swailes receives his Iliffe Media People's Champion award from Bury Free Press sports editor Russell Claydon

Swales’ determination recognised by two awards

He may have collected two accolades at last Thursday’s inaugural West Suffolk Sports Awards, yet David Swales believes he has done nothing special.

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Brown continues her rapid rise with Team GB call-up

Brown continues her rapid rise with Team GB call-up

A former Bury Town player has swapped her football boots for triathlon, and is celebrating after qualifying for the European Triathlon Championships next year.

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HALL OF FAME: Chrissie Wellington

Chrissie set to be honoured in Ironman Hall of Fame

Triathlon queen Chrissie Wellington is set to have her incredible career recognised when she will be inducted into the Ironman Hall of Fame next month.

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CHAMPIONS: Bury GC's winners

Chris Boughton’s golf column: Another county title for Bury GC

Bury Golf Club have another Suffolk County Championship winning team to celebrate for 2017 following on from their recent success in the Hambro Cup.

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: County Upper Basketball Academys Under-17 winners: Jordan Boyd, Bradley Day and Aaron Sandhu-Nelson

Trio return to County Upper as under-17s national champions

County Upper Basketball Academy have another feather in their cap after a trio of their Under-19s ABL Central Conference players returned for the new season as national champions.

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Match action from Bury Ladies I's 2-2 draw at Harleston Magpies. Bury No 3 Maz Chapman & Magpies no 99 Laura Betts   Picture: Gary Donnison

Hockey round-up: It’s a high five for Bury Men’s IV on opening day

Bury St Edmunds Men’s IV’s kicked off their season in fine flowing style with a dominant 5-0 win over Norwich Dragons, as hockey returned to Culford School at the weekend.

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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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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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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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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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