EAST MEN’S LEAGUE
After more than a decade-long stint, Leigh Sitch has taken the decision to stand down as captain of Harleston Magpies Men’s first team.
Behind the glamour, excitement and celebrations of racedays, aside from the trainers and jockeys there is a legion of stable and stud staff which make it all happen.
When it comes to horses, thoroughbred racing is all about bloodlines but lineage can be just as important to the human athletes involved in the sport and Newmarket-based champion apprentice David Egan can boast a right royal racing pedigree.
Twenty-three winners and a strike rate of 20 per cent in 2017 - it is fair to say that George Scott was extremely satisfied with what was just his second season since going solo in the training ranks.
Both Harleston Magpies Under-18 teams fell at the semi-final stage of the England Hockey National Tier 1 Championships on Sunday.
Ed Chamberlin is the frontman of ITV’s racing coverage, having joined the broadcaster early in 2017 following a 16-year period presenting football for Sky Sports.
Diss Golf Club was celebrating last month after its Ladies team were crowned champions of the Waveney Winter League.
Rosie Munnings, Matthew Munnings and Matthew Tatum all represented the Diss Otters with distinction at the City of Norwich Easter Meet last weekend.
It promises to be a blockbuster weekend for Harleston Magpies, who have semi-final representatives in both the Girls’ and Boys’ sections of the Under-18 England Hockey National Tier 1 Championships.
Harleston Magpies’ youth section continued to thrive last weekend as both its Girls and Boys Under-14 sides qualified for the England Hockey National Finals.
Attleborough Boxing Club are basking in the glory of two of their members being crowned England Boxing National Junior champions.
Rosie Munnings was among the top performers as the Diss Otters took part in the March Open against clubs from Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex at Crown Pools in Ipswich at the weekend.
EAST WOMEN’S LEAGUE
Fressingfield’s Sandy Walker is heading to Australia to take part in the pairs and individual Fullbore Target Rifle events at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
Squash player Keira Martin gained plenty of confidence and experience from her outing at the Dunlop English Junior Championships in Hull at the weekend.