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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.

Josh Knights

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.


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.


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.


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.

Josh Knights

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.

County hat-trick for Beccles

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Beccles were represented in five finals and won three county titles at the Suffolk County Ladies’ finals.

Norfolk County

Fancy bowls? Head for Beccles Town BC

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Beccles Town Bowls Club are holding an open day on Saturday, April 22 from 11am-3pm.

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Beccles Town’s promotion hopes are now in their own hands after an excellent 2-1 win at Attleborough took them to the Anglian Combination Division One summit.

Beccles Town

Cup football once again dominated the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League last weekend as four teams at Under-7 and Under-8 made it through to finals day on April 30 in the last of the semi-finals.

The Black Dogs battled out a goalless draw with league leaders Bradenham Wanderers on Saturday to keep themselves in with an outside chance of promotion from the Anglian Combination Division One.

Josh Knights

Beccles Town Reserves have been busy catching up with their fixtures, playing three games in the space of eight days and winning two of them.

Jason Clarke

Earsham returned from Wymondham with a deserved three points, but were made to work hard for them by the hosts.

Dave Reeder

Topcroft Cricket Club and Harleston Magpies Hockey Club are only a matter of a few miles apart and already share a few players and supporters – now they are joining forces.

Norfolk League

Loddon recorded a decent victory over North Walsham after a brace from young Jake Rose.

Despite there being several regulars missing due to marathon season starting, the Gorleston Cliffs Parkrun still had an impressive 302 finishers.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

Eight Beccles Royales gymnasts took part in the Badge Friendly competition at Bury Spectrum Gymnastics Club.

After the long winter break 15 eager helms from Beccles Amateur Sailing Club gathered on the start as racing got under way on the River Waveney.

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The 34th Bungay Black Dog Marathon provided an intriguing race for second place, in almost ideal conditions, as Andy Kett led from start to finish with the battle going on behind him.

Serious and fun runners will be converging on Bungay at the weekend as the Bungay Black Dog Marathon takes place.

John Groom

Bungay and Beccles Taekwondo Clubs have a very active student membership with more than 100 members, of which 35 successfully completed their first grading of 2017 recently.

It was a memorable day for Beccles Rugby Club’s under 12s on Sunday.

Beccles left it to the last game of the season to secure their place in Division One of the Empresa Norfolk Hockey League, finishing ninth after beating Pelicans 2nds 2-1.

Langley Schools Under 15s are celebrating reaching a national final after a long trip to Devon.

Earsham maintained their position of second in the division with a hard-fought victory against their promotion rivals but the day was marred by a serious injury to a key member of the squad.

Saturday proved a frustrating afternoon for the promotion-chasing Black Dogs as they were held to a draw by neighbours Loddon.

Beccles entertained North Walsham for a game that was expected to have an influence on the Division One promotion race and gained a 4-2 success.

Beccles Town Under 18s, sponsored by Broadwater Mouldings, travelled to Plantation Park seeking to avenge a last-minute 2-1 loss to Harford Tornadoes, suffered in their first league meeting of the season.

Beccles went back to the top of Norfolk League Division One when they won a re-arranged game at Wymondham on Friday.

Five members of Waveney Valley AC were part of a 300-strong field at the Wymondham 20-mile race on Sunday.

Langley School’s under-15s are celebrating reaching a national final after a long trip to Devon.

Langley School

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 a familiar face into their 2017 build-up.


Beccles travelled to Watton 2nds with only 10 players.

With one remaining match, Beccles New Bees are now 12 points clear at the top of the South Norfolk Table Tennis League after two recent wins.

The inaugural Jeff Case Celebration Gala took place at Water Lane Leisure Centre. The event celebrates the life of Jeff, who was a valued coach of Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Swimming Club for many years and was greatly regarded by all at the club before sadly passing away last year.

Earsham moved to top spot in Division Four after a hard-fought 3-0 victory against promotion rivals Hingham.

Dave Reeder

A hat-trick from Dom Mirner paved the way to a clear-cut win for the Black Dogs as they kept their promotion bid on track on Saturday with a thumping victory at struggling Dersingham Rovers.

Josh Knights

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