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Chris Brammer

Sports reporter covering Suffolk and north Essex

Reece Topley took two wickets on his return from a long-term injury lay-off, helping Hampshire to a draw with Yorkshire in the County Championship First Division.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes the club’s decision to appoint himself and first-team coach Tony Kinsella last summer has been vindicated.

Suffolk got off to a losing start in their MCCA Unicorns KO Trophy Group 4 clash at Hertforshire on Sunday.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley says his side could lose 8-0 at home to big-spending Billericay Town this afternoon, such will be the Marketmen’s gung-ho attitude to the game.

England international Reece Topley will bowl his first red ball in anger since July 2015 in Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship First Division clash with Yorkshire, which started this morning.

Henley Athletic joint-manager Sean Brown hopes his side can wrap up their first-ever Senior Division championship win, before hosting title rivals Crane Sports on the final day of the season.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy could give a number of fringe players and youngsters the chance to impress at already-relegated Rotherham United on Saturday.

Leiston goalkeeper Ashlee Jones has spoken about the alleged racial abuse he received during the Blues’ 2-1 home defeat to Lowestoft Town on Easter Monday.

Lowestoft Town have vowed to act in ‘the firmest possible way’ after it was alleged a fan racially abused an opposition player during a Suffolk derby clash on Easter Monday.

Fabio Wardley is eager to face his next heavyweight challenge after a solid start to his career in the paid ranks.

Waldringfield Sailing Club hosted their first open event of the year at Easter, with Easter Egg trophies and lots of chocolate eggs to be competed for by several classes.

Suffolk world champion, Katherine Rednall jets out to Australia on Friday, dreaming of securing a place at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy regrets not being able to replace Daryl Murphy, ahead of the striker’s return to Portman Road with Newcastle United this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says Sir Bobby Robson would have had no problems cutting it as a manager in the modern era.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he doesn’t worry about receiving a “few saucy comments” from fans when he considers how legendary manager Sir Bobby Robson was, at times, vilified, during his time in the dugout.

Today is ‘Sir Bobby Robson Day’ as Ipswich Town host Newcastle United in the Championship, with a number of events set to be held at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he won’t walk away from Portman Road, wants to build another play-off challenging side and has criticised supporters who claim he has ruined the Blues.

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Ipswich Town play just their second-ever game against Burton Albion and, in doing so, make their maiden trip to the Pirelli Stadium – the home of the Brewers.

Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough expects to face a confident Ipswich Town team when the two sides go head-to-head at the Pirelli Stadium tomorrow evening.

Ipswich Town could welcome midfielder Cole Skuse back for a busy Easter weekend of Championship fixtures.

Mick McCarthy wants to keep goalkeeper Dean Gerken at Ipswich Town on a long-term basis, a move which will bring the future of highly-rated Bartosz Bialkowski into question.

Mick McCarthy admits his Ipswich Town side have not been good enough to accommodate Andre Dozzell this season.

Mick McCarthy welcomed Ipswich Town under-23s victory at Millwall on Monday, although the scoreline was probably not at the forefront of his mind.

Blues boss Mick McCarthy insists he does not let criticism from fans and the media affect him.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy was keen on being reunited with former winger Michael Kightly, earlier this season.

Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley got his professional boxing career off to the perfect start with a points victory at York Hall on Saturday night.

Leaders Henley Athletic are without a game in the SIL Senior Division tomorrow, while second-placed Crane Sports replay their abandoned Suffolk Senior Cup semi-final with Haverhill Borough, at The Millfield.

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic expects Ipswich Town to bely their lowly position in the Championship, when the two teams meet at Craven Cottage tomorrow, and does not believe the Blues are in relegation danger.

Ipswich Town travel to Fulham this weekend, desperate for three points that would virtually secure their Championship status for another season.

Brentford winger Alan Judge requires further surgery on the double leg break he sustained during the Bees’ 3-1 win at Ipswich Town last April.

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