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Beccles and Bungay both suffered setbacks to their promotion ambitions in the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday.

Alex Wright

A sparkling century from captain Jordan Barber powered Gillingham to a huge win over Sprowston B on Saturday in a fixture critical to consolidating a position in Division 2 East.

Gillingham

A mixture of cloud and sunshine greeted 16 teams at Bungay Bowls Club for the Chairman’s Shield, once again sponsored by Chris Payne’s property maintenance company.

Andy Baker weighed in with a gritty half-century as Hales and Loddon A suffered a five-wicket Norfolk League Division Four South East defeat against Colney at Eaton CNS School.

Chelmsford City Football Club hosted an over-65s walking football tournament and Beccles Town sent down a team to join eight others in the competition.

Beccles Town

Jack Cook and Auldwyn Lindsay posted half-centuries as Hales and Loddon ended a four-match losing streak with their best performance of the season - a morale-boosting seven-wicket win over promotion-chasing Thetford A.

Jack Cook

Waveney Valley Athletic Club took six teams of six to the Ekiden relay event last Sunday.

Norfolk County

Topcroft moved 21 points clear at the top of Norfolk Alliance Division Two after beating Saham Toney by six wickets.

Norwich

Bungay Town begin their series of friendlies in preparation for the new season with a game against Norwich CEYMS at the Maltings Meadow this evening at 7.30pm.

Wymondham Town

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 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

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 – went to Silverstone to take in race day at the British Grand Prix, and had the time of their lives.

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As a result of recent successes in national and international Racketlon events held in the UK, Ross Wilson, 15, has been selected to represent the GB junior team in the European Team and Individual Racketlon Championships in Vienna at the end of August.

United Kingdom

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 British Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Mark Webber

Members of Waveney Valley Athletic Club were active recently in two of the region’s 10k road races.

Beccles Cricket Club have had a fantastic start to the season and are crediting at least part of this success to the old adage “practice makes perfect”.

United Kingdom

Second-placed Topcroft beat Swaffham in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance.

Ben Baldwin

Beccles extended their lead in the Norfolk Alliance Division Two to 12 points with a comprehensive 80-run win at Bradenham.

David George

Bungay Bowls Club are hosting their third open tournament of the season this Sunday.

Norwich

Local running coach Lynn Emmett has completed an extraordinary treble this year after victory at the gruelling Endure24.

Leeds

Bungay A kept in the hunt for the Norfolk League Division 4SE title as they beat Great Melton C. Captain Dickie Davies won the toss and elected to field, and this quickly appeared to be the correct decision, as opening bowlers Luke Pawsey and Callum Clark took quick wickets to reduce the opposition to 11-4 within the first 10 overs.

Melton

Topcroft were knocked off top spot in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance when they lost by six wickets at Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers.

Barton Wanderers

Beccles Town officials have more cause for celebration after being recognised at the Suffolk FA’s awards night.

Ireland

The Bungay Cherry Tree Angling Club held their third Team of Four Festival on their picturesque Ellingham and lay-by club waters earlier this month.

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Hales and Loddon were hit for six by swing bowler Neal Widdows as they suffered a crushing 148-run defeat at Dereham A in Division Six of the Norfolk Alliance.

Jack Cook

Bungay Golf Club men’s captain Brien Traves, along with vice captain Steve Rowe and director of golf Andrew Collison. played four rounds in two counties on one day.

Gillingham produced their strongest all round display of the season to beat a strong Eaton side by 111 runs at Ringsfield.

Gillingham

Bungay extended their winning streak to six games in Norfolk Alliance Division Three with a comfortable win over Fakenham A at their picturesque Highfield Lawn ground.

Beccles Town returned to the top of the Norfolk Alliance Division Two table with a fine four wicket victory over Downham Town A.

David George

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 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

F1

Eleven members of Dereham Runners AC took part in the Wroxham 5k road race, the second of a series of three midweek evening races which form part of the Leathes Prior Grand Prix.

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 CALLUM SPRINGALL’s learnings from 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.

Ayrton Senna

Bungay recorded a well deserved win at Happisburgh in the Mid-Norfolk Sunday League.

Gillingham bounced back from some disappointing results with a comfortable win at Cringleford, dismissing their hosts for 91 before securing an eight-wicket victory.

Hales & Loddon paid the price for a batting collapse as they suffered a crushing nine-wicket defeat at the hands of Norfolk Alliance Division Six leaders Horsford B.

Melton

Bungay maintained their upward momentum in Division Three of the Norfolk Alliance with a nail-biting seven run victory at Maltings Meadow.

Norfolk Alliance

The form book was turned upside down in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday when leaders Topcroft were beaten by bottom side Bradenham.

Ben Baldwin

As temperatures soared, last weekend’s Fritton Triathlon Festival saw two races on Saturday (Sprint and Supersprint) followed by an Olympic distance race on Sunday.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

A Norfolk woman has become a martial arts world champion , after winning gold in the ISKA competition in Athens, Greece.

University of East Anglia

Topcroft beat Downham A by 62 runs on Saturday to move to the top of Norfolk Alliance Division Two.

Ben Baldwin

Jack Cook hit a fine half century as Hales and Loddon went down with all guns blazing in a freescoring Norfolk Alliance Division Six encounter at derby rivals Topcroft A.

Jack Cook

Cloudy skies greeted 24 teams to compete for the John Groom Butchers sponsored Four-Wood Pairs Captain’s Cup at Bungay Bowls Club.

A stunning performance from all-rounder Alex Wright helped Beccles return to winning ways in Norfolk Alliance Division Two with dominant 69 run victory over Brooke A.

Alex Wright

Three Beccles and Bungay friends have represented Great Britain on the European stage.

Bobbie Sauerzapf

Over 40 athletes from Waveney Valley AC competed on a sun-baked Wellesley athletics track in Great Yarmouth in round two of the East Anglian League.

Bungay Tennis Club have staged the final Saturday session of the six week Tennis for Kids coaching programme, sponsored by the Lawn Tennis Association.

Bungay High School

Bungay continued their fine run by making it four consecutive victories in a tight match against hosts Old Buckenham.

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 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

F1

Tournament organiser Ian Gosling has attracted 22 pairs to compete for the Captain’s Cup at Bungay Bowls Club on Sunday.

John Groom

Loddon United’s reserve team will join the Lowestoft & District League next season as part of a shake-up in the structure of the club.

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Swing bowler Will Yates produced a five-wicket super show as Hales and Loddon beat Diss A by 15 runs to register their second Norfolk Alliance victory of the season.

Jack Cook

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Beccles and Bungay both suffered setbacks to their promotion ambitions in the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday.

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Chelmsford City Football Club hosted an over-65s walking football tournament and Beccles Town sent down a team to join eight others in the competition.

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A sparkling century from captain Jordan Barber powered Gillingham to a huge win over Sprowston B on Saturday in a fixture critical to consolidating a position in Division 2 East.

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Topcroft moved 21 points clear at the top of Norfolk Alliance Division Two after beating Saham Toney by six wickets.

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