Essex cycling star Alex Dowsett has broken his collarbone in a training crash.Read the full story ›
Mildenhall Fen Tigers will open their 40th Anniversary season with the return of the Palmer Trophy - which last ran at West Row in 1981.Read the full story ›
After a third bonus point win in their opening four games, Northampton Saints hit the road once more for the Aviva Premiership trip to London Irish tomorrow.
Saints have made four changes to the side that dug deep to beat Bath last weekend at Franklin's Gardens.
Lee Dickson returns at scrum-half. Among the forwards, Alex Waller, Mike Haywood and Courtney Lawes are in for Alex Corbisiero, Dylan Hartley and Christian Day.
London Irish have made just one change, Tomas O'Leary the new face at scrum-half and Darren Allinson taking his place on the bench.
The man killed on the A6 near Bedford when the Audi he was driving was hit by a Porsche that did not stop has been named as a Luton rugby player.
Mark Davey, 33, was on his way back from a match against Bedford Swifts when the crash happened at ten to six on Saturday evening. He was confirmed dead at Bedford Hospital South Wing.
The driver of the Porsche did not stop and carried on driving north towards Bedford along the A6. Officers are appealing to the public to help trace this person and the vehicle.
Ipswich Town defender Aaron Cresswell is thought to be on the verge of a move to Premier League West Ham.Read the full story ›
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Mildenhall v Cradley postponed because of waterlogged track
Essex chief executive Derek Bowden has revealed an agreement "in principle" has been reached with regard to the club playing Twenty20 cricket at the London Olympic Stadium from 2016.
Essex have been looking into the possibility for a number of years.
Bowden said: "In principle there is an agreement that a two-week festival of T20-type cricket could be played at the Olympic Park from 2016.
The London Legacy Development Corporation is responsible for future uses of the stadium, and Bowden added: "London Legacy and the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) are very supportive of the notion of a two-week festival of cricket in the summer."
There is fresh speculation that Neil Lennon could be heading south to become the new manager at Norwich City after quitting his job at Celtic.
Reports in Scotland say Lennon has left the Scottish giants after feeling he has taken the club as far as he can.
Former City and Celtic star Malky Mackay is still the bookies favourite to be the new boss at Carrow Road, but Lennon's odds have also tumbled after the news of his resignation broke.
Both men have also been linked with the managerial vacancy at West Brom with speculation now also linking Mackay with Celtic.
Tonight's League 1 match between Colchester United and Shrewsbury has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.