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Russell Claydon is sports editor for the Bury Free Press and four other Suffolk titles as well as co-ordinating the sports offering for Suffolk News.

Harleston boss looking for 'at least top-half finish'

06 August 2021
Harleston boss looking for 'at least top-half finish'

Harleston boss looking for 'at least top-half finish'

06 August 2021

Harleston Town begin their 2021/22 campaign back in the Thurlow Nunn League tomorrow with a host of new faces - and high expectations.


Diss ready for key test in tasty top two clash

04 June 2021
Diss ready for key test in tasty top two clash

Diss ready for key test in tasty top two clash

04 June 2021

Diss captain Lewis Taylor says they will use their top-of-the-table clash with Fakenham to see whether they need to reset their season targets.


Berry’s treble keeps Fram’s season alive

13 May 2021
Berry’s treble keeps Fram’s season alive

Berry’s treble keeps Fram’s season alive

13 May 2021

Hat-trick hero admits Castlemen were fortunate to progress.


REPORT & REACTION: Castlemen come from two goals down against Sudbury to reach semi-finals

08 May 2021
REPORT & REACTION: Castlemen come from two goals down against Sudbury to reach semi-finals

REPORT & REACTION: Castlemen come from two goals down against Sudbury to reach semi-finals

08 May 2021

Framlingham Town complete a late comeback against AFC Sudbury Reserves to win through to the last four of the Suffolk Suffolk Senior Cup.


Revised schedule confirmed for county cups

31 March 2021
Revised schedule confirmed for county cups

Revised schedule confirmed for county cups

31 March 2021

Suffolk FA has announced a revised schedule for this season’s county cup competitions.


Light at the end of the tunnel for hibernated Diss Rugby Club

11 March 2021
Light at the end of the tunnel for hibernated Diss Rugby Club

Light at the end of the tunnel for hibernated Diss Rugby Club

11 March 2021

The RFU's new Return to Community Rugby Roadmap has given Diss Rugby Club a pathway to return to competitive matches.


Ipswich Town column: Whirlwind week at ITFC has had it all

06 March 2021
Ipswich Town column: Whirlwind week at ITFC has had it all

Ipswich Town column: Whirlwind week at ITFC has had it all

06 March 2021

Our new Ipswich Town columnist, Martin Lambert, dissects a rollercoaster week at the club that saw a managerial change.


Only top East Hockey League divisions to resume

03 March 2021
Only top East Hockey League divisions to resume

Only top East Hockey League divisions to resume

03 March 2021

The 2020/21 season has been declared over for hockey teams playing in the East League – except for two divisions across the men's and women's set-ups.


Season extension plan at The Nest

05 February 2021
Season extension plan at The Nest

Season extension plan at The Nest

05 February 2021

Harleston Magpies chair reveals the club's plans for when hockey is permitted to return.


Norwich City column: Skipper's return has been key

29 January 2021
Norwich City column: Skipper's return has been key

Norwich City column: Skipper's return has been key

29 January 2021

Norwich City fan Edward Seaman says skipper Grant Hanley’s return has played a big part in City’s relentless run at the top of the Championship.


West gets dream call-up to England Six Nations squad

26 January 2021
West gets dream call-up to England Six Nations squad

West gets dream call-up to England Six Nations squad

26 January 2021

A former Diss Rugby Club player is celebrating his first senior call-up into Eddie Jones' England squad ahead of the Six Nations.


Town announce first January signing

19 January 2021
Town announce first January signing

Town announce first January signing

19 January 2021

Ipswich Town have revealed they have completed a deal to bring in Luke Thomas.


RFU scraps plans for regional mini seasons

06 January 2021
RFU scraps plans for regional mini seasons

RFU scraps plans for regional mini seasons

06 January 2021

Rugby's governing body has decided to abandon plans to get clubs playing again in competitive matches ahead of the 2021/22 season.


Boss says Walsham will relish their hectic return

27 November 2020
Boss says Walsham will relish their hectic return

Boss says Walsham will relish their hectic return

27 November 2020

Trevor Collins gives his take on a testing return to action for Walsham-le-Willows, exacerbated by their FA Vase fixture news.


Hornets boss set to add the key ingredient

21 November 2020
Hornets boss set to add the key ingredient

Hornets boss set to add the key ingredient

21 November 2020

Debenham LC manager Guy Hayes reflects on their poor start to the season and what he is doing to ensure they can move up the table after lockdown.


Big ‘yes’ from Blues to regional split league

20 November 2020
Big ‘yes’ from Blues to regional split league

Big ‘yes’ from Blues to regional split league

20 November 2020

Diss Rugby Club's head coach Nick Greenhall reacts to proposals for a regional mini league season in the new year.


The Hares to provide yardstick for improving Diss

23 October 2020
The Hares to provide yardstick for improving Diss

The Hares to provide yardstick for improving Diss

23 October 2020

Diss Town boss Michael King previews the visit of high-flying March Town United to Brewers Green Lane as well as reflecting a some mixed results.


Saturday's local football round-up: league and cup highs and lows

19 October 2020
Saturday's local football round-up: league and cup highs and lows

Saturday's local football round-up: league and cup highs and lows

19 October 2020

It was a day where Stowmarket Town claimed a league record, Thetford Town got off the mark and Felixstowe hit five but Bury Town made a cup exit.


Walsham boss eyeing up a Vase run

09 October 2020
Walsham boss eyeing up a Vase run

Walsham boss eyeing up a Vase run

09 October 2020

Willows head to Sheringham after giving a good account of themselves against Ipswich's youngsters.


Saturday's local football round-up

26 September 2020
Saturday's local football round-up

Saturday's local football round-up

26 September 2020

Catch up on Saturday's action as Needham Market get off to a flyer, Bury Town seal Trophy progress, Lakenheath extend lead and Stow leave it late.


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