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Hat-trick: Mick Amey (right), pictured with son Ashley, celebrates his success

Amey powers to a hat-trick of titles

Braintree MP James Cleverly (far right) joined Braintree Rugby Club members at last weekend’s Natwest RugbyForce event.

New MP shows support as Black and Ambers get ready

THRILLED TO BE INVOLVED: Frinton Lawn Tennis Club coach Jill Felstead (right) with Judy Murray at the Miss-Hits launch.

Jill and Judy onto a hit

Joe powers to another pro victory

Joe powers to another pro victory

Ryan leaps for double gold at Eastern Championships

Ryan leaps for double gold at Eastern Championships

Lynn stays fifth after Silverstone sprint race

Lynn stays fifth after Silverstone sprint race

Maldon are preparing for the new season

Maldon are preparing for the new season

Harwich march into last eight

Harwich march into last eight

Frinton are celebrating two titles

Frinton are celebrating two titles

Alex is confident he has the pace for a strong Sprint race

Alex is confident he has the pace for a strong Sprint race

Thrilling race sees Lynn take top five at Silverstone

Thrilling race sees Lynn take top five spot at Silverstone

Progress: Lesley Garnett is through to the Essex Ladies’ County Golf Association Knockout competition quarter-finals

Garnett makes quarter-finals

Stableford success for Bigwood

Stableford success for Bigwood

SANDSTORM: action from last year’s beach competition.

Get ready to scrum down in milestone beach event

DERBY DELIGHT: Clacton Golf Club’s Thornton Cup team and caddies after their victory at neighbours Frinton. The club are now through to the Thornton Cup quarter-finals.

Clacton book their quarter-final place

Pedal power – Melissa Dowell on her way to winning the Lake District Ironman

Superb performance from Dowell in Wasdale

Close battle in quarter-final

Close battle in quarter-final

McConville wins European gold

McConville wins European gold

He's back! George Elokobi has returned to Colchester United for a second spell after penning a two-year deal with the club that handed him his professional debut. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Elokobi returns to Colchester

Debutante - Shante LIttle will make her British Championships debut in Birmingham this weekend. Picture: BILL CLAXTON

Shante braced for British Championships debut

Back in the groove - U's players Sammie Szmodics (17), Jamie Harney (26) and Tom Lapslie on the first day of pre-season training at Five Lakes. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO108276-04)

U's willing to play the waiting game

Moul's Open hopes are dashed by Goosen

Moul's Open hopes are dashed by Goosen

Roast joins the Jammers from the U's

Roast joins the Jammers from the U's

Playgolf Colchester teams' winning runs come to an end

Playgolf Colchester teams' winning runs come to an end

Draws made for the early rounds of next season's FA competitions

Draws made for the early rounds of next season's FA competitions

Braintree Town start busy first month at Chester

Braintree Town start busy first month at Chester

Stephens is delighted with medal

Stephens is delighted with medal

Braintree boss is happy with deal for Chez

Braintree boss is happy with deal for Chez

Alex Lynn. Picture: GP2 Media Services

Alex hopes Silverstone will deliver a cocktail of speed

MAKING AN IMPACT: Richard Flutter (left) and newcomer Roger Holmes shone for Harwich Runners at the Great Cornard Parkrun.

Lloyd stays cool in soaring heat

Family fortune – Turner Cup winners Nesta and Cai James flanked by Duncan Turner and captain John Williams

Strong finish secures victory

Kirby coach Curtis Austin passes on some top tips to Matt Sage.

New players are welcome to test their tennis skills

Busy time for Tiptree Road Runners

Busy time for Tiptree Road Runners

CONGRATULATIONS: Five Lakes seniors’ captain Richard Taylor receiving the Seniors’ Cup from seniors’ vice-captain David Barbour.

Taylor lifts Seniors Cup

King reigns at Maldon Ladies' Captain's Day

King reigns at Maldon Ladies' Captain's Day

Put through his paces - Colchester United striker Chris Porter undergoes fitness testing as part of their pre-season preparations.

Porter raring to go as U's preparations get underway

Carter bows out of Australian Open

Carter bows out of Australian Open

Rising star – Georgia Tombs

Tombs is looking to add more medals to her collection

One to watch – Ashlie Hale

Hale misses out on Wimbledon chance

MATCH-WINNING HAUL: Ged Spurgin was victorious in a Harwich Angling Club contest on Dock River.

Ged produces a winning weight

Ribchester is back with the Seasiders

Ribchester is back with the Seasiders

Clacton angler Matt Clarke with his stingray, caught from St Osyth beach.

John Popplewell column: Warm weather is making life tricky

Addition - Liam Dawson bowling against the Essex Eagles in last season's One Day Cup   Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGSPHOTOS

Essex bring in spinner Liam Dawson on one-month loan from Hampshire

Dowsett prepared for the Tour de France

Dowsett prepared for the Tour de France

Work out - Gavin Massey leads the way as Colchester United's players are put through their paces on the first day of pre-season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

U's players sweat it out on opening day of pre-season

Considering his options - U's boss Tony Humes (right, pictured with assistant boss Richard Hall at a training session last season), will name his new skipper in the coming weeks. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO99161-020)

U's new skipper could be a summer signing

Pastures new - Ben Gordon has been released by Colchester United. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Gordon leaves Colchester

Pastures new - former Colchester United defender Magnus Okuonghae (right, pictured with Clinton Morrison) has signed for League Two side Luton Town.

Former U's skipper Okuonghae signs for Luton

Draw made for early rounds of Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup

Draw made for early rounds of Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup

Brightlingsea Regent strengthen their midfield

Brightlingsea Regent strengthen their midfield

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