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The Witham Running Club team at the Great Bentley Half-Marathon.

Personal bests tumble for Witham Running Club members at Great Bentley Half-Marathon

Danny Cowley. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Cowley is delighted as Braintree Town meet their first objective

Dan Sparkes. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

No fourth win but Braintree's primary target is met with a point at Southport

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree gain the bragging rights against Brightlingsea Regent, Witham Town fall to a heavy defeat and Heybridge Swifts lose out against Cheshunt

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree gain the bragging rights against Brightlingsea Regent, Witham Town fall to a heavy defeat and Heybridge Swifts lose out against Cheshunt

Lewis Down in action for Witham Town. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Thurrock display should be a boost for Witham Town keeper Lewis

Thurlow Nunn League round-up: Stanway are held, Clacton and Halstead hit four and Brantham win on the road

Thurlow Nunn League round-up: Stanway are held, Clacton and Halstead hit four and Brantham win on the road

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Ipswich Town keeper Michael Crowe rejoins Braintree Town for second loan spell

Joe Gardner has been training with Braintree Town and scored twice for their reserves last week. Picture: ANNA LUKALA

UPDATED: Gardner is the next to follow Danny Cowley from Concord Rangers to Braintree Town

Kenny Davis. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Braintree Town skipper insists no-one is getting carried away

Stuart Zanone in action for his former club Cheshunt ahead of his switch to Witham Town.

Witham Town boss hopes Stuart Zanone will provide goals to help them up the table

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

UPDATED: Braintree Town wait on Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe's knee before making loan decision, but McCarthy is happy with goalkeeper's fitness

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Garry Kimble. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Kimble: It was nice to turn the formbook around

Tyler Rolfe (left) and Mike Meepanya.

Braintree duo dominate on county stage

Blows has the edge for Onley Arms in deciding singles

Blows has the edge for Onley Arms in deciding singles

Derry takes McDowell Cup honours at the Fennes

Derry takes McDowell Cup honours at the Fennes

Braintree Golf Club's Steve Hambling has joy at pro-am

Braintree Golf Club's Steve Hambling has joy at pro-am

Mark Phillips is congratulated on his goal against Chester by his Braintree Town team-mates. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Two columns hold particular interest for Braintree Town's Mark Phillips

Aoife Marley (left) and Maia McPherson.

County silver joy for Witham Dolphins' Aoife at long-course championhsips

Charles Rennie (left) and Finley Rudge

Long-standing records are beaten by Braintree and Bocking Swimming Club duo

Double dreams stay alive for Netts in Braintree Table Tennis League

Double dreams stay alive for Netts in Braintree Table Tennis League

Danny Emmanuel (left). Picture: JIM PURTILL

Witham Town hoping to have Emmanuel back on board

Collective failing from Braintree at the start of the second half

Collective failing from Braintree at the start of the second half

Ryman League round-up: Regent hit four more goals, Witham stun Thurrock, Swifts are pipped by the Hawks and Maldon are held to a stalemate by Aveley

Ryman League round-up: Regent hit four more goals, Witham stun Thurrock, Swifts are pipped by the Hawks and Maldon are held to a stalemate by Aveley

Pryke holds his nerve to claim Knockout Cup glory for Cressing

Pryke holds his nerve to claim Knockout Cup glory for Cressing

Cowley: This break is very different for my Braintree Town team

Cowley: This break is very different for my Braintree Town team

Garry Kimble. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

Kimble: Hard work was undone by second-half performance at Brightlingsea

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Braintree Town boss hopes to secure Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe for a longer stay

Alex Woodyard on the front foot against Welling. Picture: Chris Jarvis

Braintree take pride in their resilience

Boss Cowley's joy as Braintree pass the Welling test "with flying colours"

Boss Cowley's joy as Braintree pass the Welling test "with flying colours"

Seniors vice-captain Andy Little (left) presents Phil Townsend with his Order of Merit award.

Merit winners take the pride of place at Braintree Golf Club

Barrie proves a dab hand at Dungeness

Barrie proves a dab hand at Dungeness

Disciplined defensive display by ten-man Braintree earns another home win

Disciplined defensive display by ten-man Braintree earns another home win

Ryman League round-up: Brightlingsea Regent gain bragging rights over Witham Town, Heybridge Swifts earn a valuable win against Wroxham and Maldon and Tiptree fight back to earn a draw against AFC Hornchurch

Ryman League round-up: Brightlingsea Regent gain bragging rights over Witham Town, Heybridge Swifts earn a valuable win against Wroxham and Maldon and Tiptree fight back to earn a draw against AFC Hornchurch

LIVE Braintree Town v Welling United

LIVE Braintree Town v Welling United

Transfer window relief for Cowley as Braintree Town's squad stays in tact

Transfer window relief for Cowley as Braintree Town's squad stays in tact

Braintree Town's players celebrate Matt Paine's goal in their 2-0 win against Chester FC on Saturday. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

Battle-hardened Braintree continue busy run as the Wings fly into town

Witham Town assistant manager Alan Kimble. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

Kimble hopes cup history is repeated as Witham Town make league trip to Brightlingsea Regent

Regent boss Webster is hoping for a big reaction against Witham

Regent boss Webster is hoping for a big reaction against Witham

The victorious Howbridge School indoor athletics team.

Howbridge Junior School book another area athletics final spot

Late singles wins lead Retreat to victory in Braintree Open Darts League

Late singles wins lead Retreat to victory in Braintree Open Darts League

Nervous wait for Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley on Transfer Deadline Day

Nervous wait for Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley on Transfer Deadline Day

Bocking Spinners end run with a win at Three Elms

Bocking Spinners end run with a win at Three Elms

Spong takes honours in Regan Cup

Spong takes honours in Regan Cup

Witham Running Club's junior squad at Hadleigh.

Freddie seals top ten spot for Witham Running Club

Adam gains his revenge in Clift brother's battle in Braintree Table Tennis League

Adam gains his revenge in Clift brother's battle in Braintree Table Tennis League

Cowley is delighted as Braintree Town have the right ingredients to dish up another three point haul

Cowley is delighted as Braintree Town have the right ingredients to dish up another three point haul

Mark Phillips scored his first goal for Braintree.

Second win in five days makes happy reading for Braintree Town

Dan Sparkes returns to Braintree Town's starting line-up after illness kept him out on Tuesday. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

LIVE Braintree Town v Chester FC

Fry would take another "ugly" win for Braintree Town

Fry would take another "ugly" win for Braintree Town

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