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Upminster’s senior sides claimed another five wins out of six on a sweltering Saturday.

Havering AC’s endurance athletes got back to proper head-to-head racing on Sunday – and enjoyed their share of success.

Hornchurch slipped to a tense one-wicket defeat at Shenfield with one ball left in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Gooch division contest.

Shenfield captain Ollie Ekers was delighted to see his side stick to the game plan to seal a narrow one-wicket victory over Hornchurch.

Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan blew a huge sigh of relief after overturning a 7-2 deficit to prevail against old rival Mark Williams and book a place in the [eurosport.co.uk/snooker] World Championship semi-finals.

Simon Harmer spun his way to match figures of 14-131 as county champions Essex beat Surrey by 169 runs to maintain their 100 per cent win record in the Bob Willis Trophy.

Dagenham & Redbridge have made their fifth summer signing with the addition of left-back Elliot Johnson ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 National League season.

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Reece Grant was being heavily linked with a move to National League rivals Aldershot Town this week.

Essex’s batsmen failed to convert starts into half-centuries but their combined efforts set Surrey 337 to win their Bob Willis Trophy contest.

Leyton Orient have announced the majority of their pre-season fixtures, as efforts step up towards a September, 12 start date for the new League Two season.

Ronnie O’Sullivan is sweating the small stuff at a sweltering Crucible and a change in chalk has helped him hack the heat of the World Championships.

Essex spinner Simon Harmer admitted he felt ‘really good’ after a 6-67 haul put his side on top against Surrey in the Bob Willis Trophy.

With grassroots football stepping up preparations for the 2020-21 season, why not celebrate with another sporting quiz.

FOOTBALL

Tue, 14:35

Dagenham & Redbridge have made their fifth summer signing with the addition of left-back Elliot Johnson ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 National League season.

Tue, 11:00

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Reece Grant was being heavily linked with a move to National League rivals Aldershot Town this week.

Mon, 15:12

Leyton Orient have announced the majority of their pre-season fixtures, as efforts step up towards a September, 12 start date for the new League Two season.

Mon, 09:00

With grassroots football stepping up preparations for the 2020-21 season, why not celebrate with another sporting quiz.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Arsenal Women will start their 2020-21 Women’s Super League campaign with a home game against Reading at Meadow Park.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Dagenham & Redbridge are delighted to announce the signing of striker Paul McCallum on a three-year-deal from National League rivals Solihull Moors.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson insists winger George Saunders is ‘irreplaceable’ as they start plans for the upcoming season.

Cricket

7 minutes ago

Upminster’s senior sides claimed another five wins out of six on a sweltering Saturday.

10:29

Hornchurch slipped to a tense one-wicket defeat at Shenfield with one ball left in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Gooch division contest.

10:00

Shenfield captain Ollie Ekers was delighted to see his side stick to the game plan to seal a narrow one-wicket victory over Hornchurch.

Tue, 15:50

Simon Harmer spun his way to match figures of 14-131 as county champions Essex beat Surrey by 169 runs to maintain their 100 per cent win record in the Bob Willis Trophy.

Mon, 18:55

Essex’s batsmen failed to convert starts into half-centuries but their combined efforts set Surrey 337 to win their Bob Willis Trophy contest.

Mon, 10:00

Essex spinner Simon Harmer admitted he felt ‘really good’ after a 6-67 haul put his side on top against Surrey in the Bob Willis Trophy.

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Simon Harmer bagged his 18th first-class five-wicket haul for Essex as the hosts helped themselves to a healthy first innings lead over Surrey in the Bob Willis Trophy.

Rugby

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby have confirmed the 2021 tour to South Africa will go ahead as scheduled.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Premiership Rugby clubs can return to contact training on Monday in “significant milestone” towards the league’s planned resumption on August 15.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Rugby Football Union is undertaking a review into the “historical context” of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – a favourite song among England supporters which has roots in American slavery.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Lord Myners has warned rugby union players it would be “foolhardy” to feel they need to go on strike after his review prompted clubs to announce a substantial cut to the salary cap from next season.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Premiership rugby stars could go on strike over contractual issues arising from the league’s expected confirmation of a reduction of next season’s salary cap by up to 25 per cent.

Monday, June 8, 2020

RFU chief Bill Sweeney has pointed to the success of rugby league to show that union could work as a summer sport.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Romford & Gidea Park have announced their first two signings for the 2020-21 season.

Other Sport

Yesterday, 10:04

Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan blew a huge sigh of relief after overturning a 7-2 deficit to prevail against old rival Mark Williams and book a place in the [eurosport.co.uk/snooker] World Championship semi-finals.

Mon, 11:00

Ronnie O’Sullivan is sweating the small stuff at a sweltering Crucible and a change in chalk has helped him hack the heat of the World Championships.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan says he and Ding Junhui have struck the perfect life balance and the Chinese player is ‘driving his own’ car ahead of their World Snooker Championship clash.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Everyone Active Raiders defenceman Ross Connolly is itching to get back on the ice after dealing with a hard season where he remained sidelined for the majority of the campaign.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Hornchurch driver Bobby Thompson helped GKR to a double points finish at Donington Park as the new Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship kicked off.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Newly-appointed Romford Junior Raiders NIHL1 head coach Mark Saunders is looking forward to getting his teeth into the job by developing the club’s young talent.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Snooker king Ronnie O’Sullivan says he’s learned to deal with pressure like Prince William – but wants to run away from it all like Prince Harry!

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