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Mervyn makes an instant impact

Braintree and Witham Times: Mervyn Westfield

7:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SKIPPER Mark Jones is backing high-profile new signing Mervyn Westfield to be a major hit for Frinton Cricket Club.

Wright hopeful of being fit for Easter fixtures

Braintree and Witham Times: Planning ahead - David Wright hopes to enter into coaching when he eventually calls time on his playing career. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

7:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DAVID Wright says he should be fit for Colchester United’s double-header of Easter fixtures.

Holland seal their place in final

Braintree and Witham Times: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

3:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HOLLAND FC have booked their place in this season’s Kent Blaxill Essex and Suffolk Border League Knockout Cup final.

Injury blow for goal king Aaron

Braintree and Witham Times: Signed on- Aaron Condon has penned a contract for FC Clacton

3:44pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FC CLACTON’S Aaron Condon may have played his last game this season.

Kirk: we’re feeling united and positive

Braintree and Witham Times: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

IT’S the dawn of a new era for rejuvenated Clacton Cricket Club.

U's future is in safe hands

Braintree and Witham Times: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

3:08pm Thursday 17th April 2014

COLCHESTER United’s future is in safe hands - as proven by their championship-winning young guns.

Carter: I still believe I can win world crown

Braintree and Witham Times: Cool head – Ali Carter is vying for the £32,000 prize at the Shoot-Out in Blackpool

3:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ALI Carter has not given up on his dream of being crowned world champion.

Kimble reveals his new nickname after Witham's latest Great Escape

Braintree and Witham Times: Garry Kimble. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

1:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Garry Kimble says he has acquired a new nickname after his players staged the latest episode of their Great Escape.

CLARETS: City look to go one step closer to safety

Braintree and Witham Times: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

9:51am Thursday 17th April 2014

CHELMSFORD City will be looking to be the victors against Staines Town on Saturday as they look to secure their Skrill South League status.

Late goals put Witham Town top - finally

Braintree and Witham Times: Kris Newby scores the vital second goal for Witham againsy Chatham. Picture: JIM PURTILL

7:48am Thursday 17th April 2014

Witham Town have taken the initiative in the race for the Ryman League division one north title as late goals once again came to their salvation.

Swifts looking forward to Witham clash

Braintree and Witham Times: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

3:17pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HEYBRIDGE Swifts boss Jody Brown will not prepare any differently ahead of their crunch game against Witham Town.

Spillane pleased as Jammers bounce back

Braintree and Witham Times: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

3:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MALDON and Tiptree boss Terry Spillane was pleased with his side’s win against Aveley.

Wilson wants a home win for Burnham Ramblers' fans

Braintree and Witham Times: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BURNHAM Ramblers manager Keith Wilson is urging his players to end their season well.

Finch beats her marathon target

Braintree and Witham Times: St Albans man set to run London Marathon for charity dedicated to supporting terminally ill children

3:38pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EIGHT Tiptree Road Runners took part in the London Marathon.

Coker relishing Westfield challenge

Braintree and Witham Times: Local cricket

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MALDON Cricket Club are raring to go ahead of the new season.

Time trial triumph for Dowsett

Braintree and Witham Times: Another crash – for Alex Dowsett, seen here with a bloodied leg after crashing in the national time-trial championships

3:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ALEX Dowsett opened his 2014 winner’s account in France.

RUGBY: Chelmsford 38-31 Saffron Walden

Braintree and Witham Times: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

11:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD turned the form book upside down with a terrific win against promotion-seeking Saffron Walden at Coronation Park.

BOXING: Young Jesse performs well in debut bout

Braintree and Witham Times: Boxing gloves at The James Figg

11:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ON Friday, Chelmsford’s Jesse Lee had his first scoring contest at Mayland versus Jim Walton from Billericay in a very entertaining contest, which had the crowd on its feet.

HOCKEY: Chelmsford Ladies 2-1 Barnes

Braintree and Witham Times: Hockey: Wotton defeated by league leaders Firebrands

11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD’S campaign to retain National League status came to a successful conclusion at the end of a long season with this controlled and workmanlike win away at Nottingham.

CLARETS: Survival in sight for City

Braintree and Witham Times: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

11:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MARK Hawkes watched his Chelmsford City side battle to earn five vital points in a thrilling week of football that offered a big boost to the club’s survival hopes.

FOOTBALL: Boreham hit seven in thrashing

Braintree and Witham Times: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

11:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Premier Division

DARTS: Underdogs on target to reach cup final

Braintree and Witham Times: Legions march over Holmer Green to take fifth trophy

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Ridley League Darts Cup underdogs bared their teeth to produce a real against-the-odds final.

ICE HOCKEY: Chieftains storm into play-off finals

Braintree and Witham Times: ice hockey

11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD Chieftains booked their place in the play-off final at the weekend, brushing aside the Streatham Redskins with a 7-0 win at Riverside on Sunday, 12-2 on aggregate over the two legs.

Graham Napier helps wrap up Essex win over Derbyshire

Braintree and Witham Times: David Masters celebrates taking the final  is congratulated on taking the last wicket of the match, that of Mark Footitt.     PICTURES: GAVIS ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

2:57pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Graham Napier led the attack as Essex claimed a 53-run victory over Derbyshire on the final day of the County Championship Division Two match at Chelmsford.

VIDEO: Heybridge Swifts secure vital win at Tilbury

Braintree and Witham Times: Local football

9:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Heybridge Swifts continued their Ryman League play-off push with a good win against Tilbury.

Rymer seals a vital win for Regent but Seasiders are defeated at Norwich

Braintree and Witham Times: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

7:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent have given their promotion hopes a major boost by winning twice in four days.

Harwich ABC boxer John Wheatley toughs it out to win Eastern title

Braintree and Witham Times: Body shot – John Wheatley piles the pressure on Liam Goodjohn. Picture: MAXINE CLARKE

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HARWICH ABC’s John Wheatley dug deep to lift an Eastern Counties crown.

Iron frustrated by Gateshead

Braintree and Witham Times: Alan Devonshire. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

9:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Braintree Town were frustrated by Gateshead as this Skrill Premier play-off tussle ended in a goalless stalemate at the Amlin Stadium.

Alastair Cook puts Essex in charge going into the final day against Derbyshire

Braintree and Witham Times: Alastair Cook. Pictures Gavin Ellis/TGS Photos

6:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ENGLAND Test captain Alastair Cook came within 19 runs of a double-century to put Essex on the front foot in their County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire.

Nathan will be keeping it simple

Braintree and Witham Times: Nathan McDonald. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Nathan McDonald knows he doesn’t need to do anything out of the ordinary to try to impress when he returns to the Braintree Town starting line-up tonight.

Dunne sings the praises of "exceptional" defender Wynter

Braintree and Witham Times: New arrival - Alex Wynter has joined Colchester United on loan from Premier League outfit Crystal Palace. Picture: NEIL EVERITT

10:53am Tuesday 15th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne has sung the praises of “exceptional” defender Alex Wynter.

Jammers hit four against Aveley

Braintree and Witham Times: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

9:48pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Maldon and Tiptree secured an emphatic win against Aveley.

Swifts play-off push is on course

Braintree and Witham Times: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

9:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Heybridge Swifts continued their play-off push with a good win against Tilbury.

Alastair Cook's century puts Essex in control of Derbyshire

Braintree and Witham Times: Alastair Cook celebrates his century for Essex

7:17pm Monday 14th April 2014

ENGLAND Test captain Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 139 as Essex took control of their County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at a sun-baked Chelmsford.

Sears sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures

Braintree and Witham Times: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO-GOAL hero Freddie Sears was sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures and firing Colchester United to a precious victory at Stevenage.

Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground

Braintree and Witham Times: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

10:58am Monday 14th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground – despite watching his side produce a scintillating second-half performance to win 3-2 at Stevenage.

Holdstock nets twice as Seasiders sink Diss

Braintree and Witham Times: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

6:49am Sunday 13th April 2014

TOM HOLDSTOCK was the two-goal hero as FC Clacton eased their relegation worries with a convincing 3-0 victory against Diss.

Dunne pays credit to his U's players after thrilling win at Stevenage

Braintree and Witham Times: Video: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne reflects on Swindon Town setback

6:05pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT.

Sears scores twice as U's secure a vital victory at Stevenage

Braintree and Witham Times: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

5:37pm Saturday 12th April 2014

COLCHESTER United produced a scintillating second-half performance to secure a precious 3-2 victory at Stevenage.

Live Stevenage v U's - live!

2:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Stay tuned for updates from Colchester United's big League One match at Stevenage.

Halstead boss targets a top-two finish

Braintree and Witham Times: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman has his sights set on a top-two finish in the Thurlow Nunn League division one promotion race.

The Iron deny Luton at Kenilworth Road

Braintree and Witham Times: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

5:38pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Ten-man Braintree Town held off leaders Luto to claim a victory that keeps them two points outside the play-off places.

Swifts keep play-off push on course

Braintree and Witham Times: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

6:24pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Heybridge Swifts secure a 3-1 win to keep their play-off hopes on course

Regent reign at Haverhill

Braintree and Witham Times: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

7:12pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Brightlingsea Regent kept their promotion push on course.

We don't want to be a League Two club, insists U's attacker Massey

Braintree and Witham Times: Focused - Gavin Massey knows it is vital that Colchester United stay in League One this season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-09)

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Colchester United’s players have not talked about the possibility of being relegated, according to Gavin Massey.

Dunne - U's fans' support can lift us at Stevenage

Braintree and Witham Times: Backing - Colchester United fans were out in numbers at Broadhall Way last season and the U's are hoping for a bumper away turnout tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Hundreds of Colchester United fans are set to make the trip to Stevenage for their relegation six-pointer tomorrow.

Stace ends his year on a high

Braintree and Witham Times: DRIVE: Garnant Golf Club has been handed back to Carmarthenshire county council with a number of potential suitors considering a takeover.

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

HARWICH and Dovercourt Golf Club’s John Stace finished his year as captain with a flourish.

Wheatley flies the flag for Harwich

Braintree and Witham Times: Amir’s Velcro boxing glove

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

HARWICH boxer John Wheatley is aiming to become king of the ring when he competes in tonight’s Eastern Counties Championship, on Canvey Island.

Otte claims a place in the regional final

Braintree and Witham Times: DRIVE: Garnant Golf Club has been handed back to Carmarthenshire county council with a number of potential suitors considering a takeover.

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

PAUL Otte was victorious when a PGA national competition was played at Clacton Golf Club.

Rivals are hoping to book places in final

Braintree and Witham Times: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

HARWICH and Parkeston and Little Oakley are hoping to seal their places in what would be a mouth-watering cup final.






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