Sports ed’s top three

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SPORTS editor Derek Bish picks his top three local sporting fixtures of the weekend (Mar 26/27).

1. RUGBY: Thurston v Stowmarket

Saturday, March 26. Kick-off: 3pm.

Address: Robinson Field, Ixworth Road, Thurston, Suffolk, IP31 3QE.

Stowmarket can claim the Eastern Counties Division One title with victory in this local derby.

2. DUATHLON: Bury St Edmunds Duathlon

Sunday, March 27. Start: 9am.

Address: Beyton Middle School, Beyton.

West Suffolk Wheelers and Triathlon Club hosts its first multi-sport event.

The duathlon is made up of a 4.4km run, 21.8km bike ride, followed by another 4.4km run.

3. FOOTBALL: Mildenhall Town v Leiston

Saturday, March 26. Kick-off: 3pm.

Address: Recreation Way, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7HG.

In-form Mildenhall host runaway Ridgeons League Premier Division leaders Leiston, who are currently on a 31-match unbeaten run.

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