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Pupils at Langley School are celebrating two successes on the football pitch, including a national triumph.

Langley School

Illness has ruled rising Norfolk rugby star Will Evans out of this summer’s World Rugby Under-20s Championship in Georgia.

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A project to build a new 3G floodlit pitch in Beccles has been announced today.

After a morale-boosting victory against Sprowston A the week before, Bungay came up short against a strong Martham side.

Norfolk League

Three Bungay Black Dogs ran the Halstead Marathon, reporting “a lovely, if undulating, course in deepest north Essex”.

David Neeve

Junior members of Beccles & Bungay Harriers competed in the Norfolk and Suffolk Track and Field Athletics County Championships with outstanding results.

Bungay High School

Teenage talent Matthew Buckingham posted a fine 73 but Hales and Loddon were outgunned at Thetford A in Norfolk Alliance Division Six.

Beccles continued their perfect start to the Norfolk Alliance Division Two season by picking up another 25 point victory at home to Swaffham.

Series racing continued for helms at Beccles last Saturday in a pleasant south westerly on a flood tide.

Beccles Town and Waveney Lionesses both tasted success but hosts Kirkley & Pakefield suffered defeat in their respective finals at the Suffolk FA Youth Cup Finals Day at the weekend.

Beccles Town

Beccles Golf Club recorded a fine victory against Hintlesham Hall to march on into the second round of Suffolk Golf Union’s Tolly Cobbold Cup.

Topcroft recorded a comprehensive win over Saham Toney to suggest they should be a force to be reckoned with at the lower level of Division Two.

Dave Reeder

Beccles RFC are extending an invitation to local women to tkae part in a free rugby taster event.

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The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Mark Webber

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

F1

Jack Cook powered his way to a free-flowing maiden century but still ended up on the losing side as Hales and Loddon lost a nailbiting Norfolk Alliance Division Six encounter at Bradfield on the final ball.

Beccles Town continued their perfect start to the Norfolk Alliance season when they completed a 162-run victory at early-season promotion favourites Ashmanhaugh & Barton Wanderers.

Barton Wanderers

Bungay Black Dog Running Club were on the podium at last Sunday’s annual Dereham 10 mile race.

Bobbie Sauerzapf

Bungay Ladies’ penultimate game of the season was played in midweek under the lights at Malting’s Meadow.

With the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League Under-14 Division One title going to the last Sunday of the season it was the turn of either Kirkley & Pakefield Wildcats or Gorleston Rangers Eagles to be crowned champions.

Harry

Cloudy skies greeted 16 triples at Bungay Bowls Club to compete for the Wightman of Bungay President’s Shield Triples.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League finals came to close last Sunday when the mini soccer finals at Emerald Park attracted a crowd of over 1,000 spectators.

Blyth

Bungay Bowls Club host their first open tournament of the season as they welcome back Wightmans of Bungay as sponsors of the President’s Shield 3-Wood Open Triples tounament.

Beccles and Bungay Harriers AC have welcomed new members following an eight-week beginners’ course.

Gillingham travelled to Aylsham on Saturday to begin their 2017 campaign in Division Two East of the Norfolk League.

Norfolk League

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Martin Brundle

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

Mark Webber

Of the 39,487 competitors who crossed the finish line of the London Marathon seven were members of Waveney Valley AC.

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Last week saw the return of Powerboat Racing to Oulton Broad for 2017 with a practice evening that brought mixed fortunes for those taking part.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its take on the latest Formula 1 news ahead of the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.

Mark Webber

Topcroft Cricket Club have registered to be an All Stars Cricket Centre.

United Kingdom

Will Evans will have another shot at world glory with England Under-20s this summer.

ITV

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you their 2017 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Mark Webber

Winning home finale for Black Dogs

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Black Dogs ended their home campaign on a winning note as they completed an Anglian Combination Division One double over Scole on Tuesday evening.

John Riches

Sunday sees the first competitive track and field fixture when Waveney AC’s athletes will compete round one of the East Anglian League in Ipswich.

Beccles Royales Gymnastics Club was represented by 32 gymnasts at Ipswich Pipers Vale Gym Club, taking part in the KitEKat competition and the Suffolk General Gymnastics County competition.

Norton

Earsham secured promotion to Division Three of the Anglian Combination with an emphatic home win over Dersingham.

Dave Reeder

A winter of strength and fitness-based training certainly paid off for Waveney Valley ACs athletes, 38 of whom competed at the Wellesley Track in Great Yarmouth for a track and field ‘warm-up’ meeting.

With outstanding fixtures beginning to back up, Bungay Ladies managed to arrange a midweek evening match with title rivals North Walsham.

Beccles Town will play top-flight football next season.

Callum Grimmer

Topcroft CC are hosting women and girls’ training, starting from Friday, for ages 11 upwards from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, with ladies from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Gillingham

Beccles Town secured promotion to the top flight of the Anglian Combination after winning the final match of their Division One campaign on Saturday.

Sam Shepherd

It was the turn of the Under-11 and Under-12 teams in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League to enjoy a sun-drenched finals day at Emerald Park.

Beccles Under 12s rugby team enjoyed another super day on the field.

Norwich

Earsham moved to within one point of promotion from Anglian Combination Division Four – but left it late to beat an unfortunate Downham Town side.

Dave Reeder

Loddon United suffered a frustrating 4-3 home defeat against Attleborough – after being 3-1 ahead at half-time.

Two second-half goals finally stamped Bungay’s authority on a game which they almost totally dominated.

Luke Spear

Beccles Town need to win their final game of the season, at Scole, tomorrow to win promotion to the Premier Division.

Callum Grimmer

Beccles Town FC U18 made it two wins on the bounce by defeating Great Yarmouth Town FC at College Meadow.

Barsham played their last league game of the season away to high-flying Oulton Broad on a very hot and sunny afternoon on a Normanston Park pitch that had goalmouths with no grass, just dust.

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