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Winter finally arrived last weekend, with a combination of heavy rain and cold winds causing many Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League games to be either postponed or abandoned.

Beccles Town

In the Lowestoft & District Saturday League sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK Division One leaders Mutford & Wrentham stay one point ahead after winning 5-0 at Norton Athletic.

Sudbury

Waveney Valley Athletic Club’s juniors have continued their busy winter programme of Sportshall League action.

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 – reviews the 2017 Mexico Formula 1 Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton’s drivers’ title win, the latest F1 news and looks ahead to Brazil.

Lewis Hamilton

North Norfolk and Snowdonia were the destinations for members of Waveney Valley AC at the weekend.

The focus in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League this week is on the three Under-12 leagues.

Beccles Town

It’s derby time in the Mummery Cup this afternoon, when Bungay Town take on their Beccles Town neighbours.

Played in memory of Mike Garood, a great supporter of Beccles Golf Club, Saturday’s four ball betterball competition was won in strong winds by Paul Cook and Rod Green with an impressive 42 points.

Beccles Town Reserves won 3-0 at Yelverton Reserves to move up to seventh place in Division Five South with 15 points from eight games.

Beccles Town

In a busy weekend of international competition, Beccles Triathlon Club extended their summer season in Mallorca and Lisbon.

Shaun Crowley

Bungay Tennis Club held its annual presentation night and quiz at the Maltings Pavilion.

Beccles Rugby Club’s Under-13s enjoyed a fun development day at Stowmarket RFC who proved extremely well organised.

Beccles Rugby Club

Waveney Valley Athletic Club member Sam Lines put in a first-class performance at the East Coast 10k by finishing first lady, completing the race more than two minutes faster than last year.

Leicester

With the teams separated by only one point it was thought this would be a close game - but it was visitors who pulled away in the second half to take the points.

Beccles Town

The most popular event for Bungay Black Dog Running Club members last weekend was Saxmundham Running and Fitness Club’s annual five mile race.

Jody Donaldson

A fine second half goal from Kevin Riches brought Bungay a deserved win at Walmer Road - and put them in good heart for a big derby clash.

Josh Knights

Birmingham and Budapest were the unlikely twin venues for two Bungay Black Dog Running Club couples last weekend.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

Barsham in need of some reinforcements

Friday, October 20, 2017

Barsham entertained First & Last in a match what was considered to be a six-pointer and slumped to a 7-1 defeat.

Black Dog Judo Club are celebrating another superb result at the British Judo Championships for 10 and 11 year olds.

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Beccles Town bowed out of Suffolk Senior Cup when they were by beaten at home by Thurlow Nunn League side Debenham LC.

Neil Hurren

Beccles mini rugby section travelled to Southwold on a sunny morning for their first matches of the season.

There was a cracking under-16 match in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League between Gorleston Rangers Eagles and Beccles Town Bees as both teams served up an entertaining spectacle for the large watching crowd.

Jack

The Black Dogs won a Suffolk Senior Cup game for the first time in exactly 18 years as a goal in each half gave them a 2-0 victory at Leiston.

Josh Knights

A group of students from Beccles and Bungay Taekwon-do Clubs were celebrating after picking up their black belts.

Bungay High School

In the Lowestoft & District Saturday League sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK Division One leaders Oxford Arms had an opportunity to extend their lead at the top.

Loddon

Ashby’s final game of the season at the Meadow saw the Nomadic charity side Black Sheep visiting.

Beccles’ poor run of form after a bright start to the season continued on Saturday when they crashed to a 55-5 defeat at Swaffham.

Norwich

Beccles Town recorded an excellent win against a side with an intimidating home record as they enjoyed a rare taste of Friday night football.

Billy Shaw

Beccles Town’s U8 team have kicked off the new season with new kit and equipment thanks to a little help from UK Power Networks.

UK Power Networks

Six Bungay Black Dog Running Club members competed at Perkins Great Eastern half marathon in Peterborough.

Chris Chorley

As the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League reaches its fourth week the focus falls on the under nines.

James

Barsham played Oulton Broad at Denes High School and suffered an 8-0 defeat.

A score of Bungay Black Dog Running Club members ran the Ipswich half marathon, newly christened The Great East Run, last Sunday.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

Barsham entertained First & Last at Beef Meadow in the Suffolk Junior Cup and won an eventful game 5-4 on penalties after a 4-4 draw.

With a 5-2 beating at the hands of Beccles two weeks back, and a new manager in charge, Acle were looking for revenge in this league clash.

Jason Clarke

After week two of the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League season there are four teams with three points at the top of Under-15 Division One.

Jack

Beccles Ladies were at home to Pelicans II, who had won their opening match of the season the previous weekend, and recorded a 2-2 draw.

London

Beccles had a tough afternoon against North Walsham Raiders at Scottow, crashing to a 75-17 defeat.

Norwich

A minute’s silence was held before the game in memory of Black Dogs’ striker Aiden Lowe, who had died in a car accident two weeks previously.

Josh Knights

Brian Tate – a member of the Beccles Triathlon Club – has returned home with a gold medal from the ITU World Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam.

United Kingdom

There was a limited league program in both senior divisions as the Norfolk Senior Cup got underway.

Jake Rose

A new Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League season got under way last Sunday with age groups ranging from under-16 down to all new under-7 teams.

James

A team of Bungay Black Dog Running Club (BBDRC) athletes celebrated the club’s 10th appearance in the annual Round Norfolk Relay (RNR) last weekend.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

The last track and field match of the season for Waveney Valley AC took place on Sunday at the Bury St Edmunds Athletics Stadium in the East Anglian League finals.

Norwich

A new Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League season got underway with age groups ranging from under-16s to all new under-7 teams.

James

Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has assured fans she is safe and well, after having to cancel plans to fly to Mexico due to the devastating earthquake which has hit the South American country.

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A Lowestoft-based American football team is celebrating an achievement well worth howling about.

London

Hales and Loddon CC president Sir Nicholas Bacon maintained his strong record in his annual fixture against the club thanks to a twist in the tale.

Jack Cook

Bungay and Waveney Valley’s Lils James and Sam Cooper travelled to Stowmarket for the semi-final of the Haskell Competition against Ipswich.

James

Twenty nine Bungay Black Dog Running Club members enjoyed a half marathon at Wissey on Sunday.

David Neeve

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Winter finally arrived last weekend, with a combination of heavy rain and cold winds causing many Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League games to be either postponed or abandoned.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

It’s derby time in the Mummery Cup this afternoon, when Bungay Town take on their Beccles Town neighbours.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

With the teams separated by only one point it was thought this would be a close game - but it was visitors who pulled away in the second half to take the points.

Read more
Beccles Town
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Brian Tate – a member of the Beccles Triathlon Club – has returned home with a gold medal from the ITU World Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam.

Read more
United Kingdom

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