Local Beccles and Bungay Sport

Bungay Town had yet another blank Saturday as their Suffolk Senior Cup quarter-final tie at Lakenheath fell victim to a waterlogged pitch — adding to an already grim fixture pile-up.

Premier Division

Norfolk Police said plans were in place to ensure this weekend’s much anticipated derby between Norwich and Ipswich at Carrow Road went ahead without a hitch.

Norfolk Police

Beccles Rugby Club are embarking on a new challenge after a disappointing campaign in Eastern Counties One North.

Beccles Rugby Club

Cup football again took centre stage in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League last weekend.


Interest in the Anglian Combination Mummery Cup ended at the quarter-final stage for Bungay on Saturday.

Shaun Whiteman

Waveney Valley Athletic Club’s Sam Lines produced a first-class performance on Sunday at the Great Bentley Half Marathon.

Bill Kingaby

Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League teams experienced mixed emotions in County Cup competitions.


Bungay High School pupil Harvey Sayer has been called-up to the England Under-15 squad.

Bungay High School

A popular cycling event which last year, saw hundreds of cyclists, young and old, take to two wheels and peddle their way through nine Norfolk market towns is set to return for a third year.

Beccles Town travelled to Mattishall looking to avenge the home defeat by the opponents but two early losses of concentration meant an uphill battle for 85 minutes.

Callum Grimmer

Bungay had to settle for a point at Aylsham on Saturday after a first half-hour in which they threatened to over-run their opponents.

Josh Knights

On Sunday three juniors from Waveney Valley AC travelled to the Lee Valley Athletics Centre for the London Indoor Games.


David Trunks held the Captain’s Appreciation Day to thank all those who continue to help in the improvements at a Beccles Golf Club.

Beccles Rugby Club are gearing up for a new challenge after completing their fixtures in Eastern Counties One North.

Beccles Rugby Club

Bungay Black Dog Running Club junior members have been chalking up a string of successes in this winter’s cross country season.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

The Eastern Counties One North season concludes at the weekend with champions Fakenham entertaining Norwich Medics in a re-arranged game - but there are still plenty of matches to be played.


There will be an all Panthers final in the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League’s under 14 cup competition.


The next wave of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior campaign to encourage women to take up the sport was launched this week - and Beccles Rugby Club is getting involved.

Beccles Rugby Club

Beccles and Bungay Harriers had a busy day of events for several of their members on Sunday.

After a couple of weekends that were ruined by the weather the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League got back into full swing with a programme of cup and shield football.


Frustrating times for Bungay Town FC

Friday, January 12, 2018

For the third time in a row, Bungay Town had a league game postponed on Saturday.

Bungay Town

For years, Mulbarton-born Wayne Willgress has revelled in his annual visits to Potters to watch the World Indoor Bowls Championships.


With the first team’s game at Blofield being postponed due to a waterlogged pitch it was a chance for Beccles Town’s Reserves, who are challenging for promotion from Division 5 South, to take centre stage.


Fakenham secured the Eastern Counties One North title with three games to spare by seeing off visitors Beccles in emphatic fashion to make it 11 straight wins.


Bungay Town beat Anglian Combination Premier Division side Long Stratton 4-0 in a friendly on Saturday as part of a club day at the Maltings Meadow on Saturday.

Josh Knights

Beccles Rugby Club have had a difficult season so far - but they will start the New Year boosted by successive victories.

Beccles Rugby Club

A bumper contingent of 35 Bungay Black Dog Running Club members shrugged off the revelry of their New Year’s Eve celebrations to welcome in 2018 at Wymondham Athletic Club’s annual 10k New Year’s Day race.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

Bungay & Waveney Valley golfers began the New Year with 23 teams participating in a Texas Scramble competition.

Beccles Town have shrugged off the loss of a number of key players to make a solid start to their first season back in the top flight of the Anglian Combination.

Luke Bailey

Benjamin Turner produced a fine display of ball striking to win the Beccles Qualifier by four points.

Six juniors from Bungay Black Dog Running Club took part in the Interclub Cross Country at Framlingham.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

Beccles made it two wins in a row when they entertained Diss Saracens on Saturday.

The wintry weather played havoc with Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League for the second weekend running, with over 100 league and cup fixtures being postponed.

Beccles Town

For the last game of 2017 Beccles Town entertained a Hellesdon side started the day three points above them in the Premier Division.

Danny Cable

Waveney Valley Athletic Club seniors moved to top of the league table in the Suffolk Winter Cross Country League after another strong performance at the second fixture at Sutton, near Woodbridge.

Bill Kingaby

Phil Rhodes returned to competition in imperious form to claim the Beccles Stableford spoils.

Jon Wiles was the first Bungay Black Dog runner home among a bumper club entry for the annual Beccles Turkey Trot race last weekend.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club

There was a top of the table clash in Division One of the Lowestoft and District League sponsored by Lauren Lou in aid of Cancer Fundraising.


Once again the weather was the talking point over the weekend as over 100 fixtures in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League fell victim to the snow, rain and cold conditions.


Around 355 hardy runners, just short of last year’s record 375 finishers, tackled Sunday’s Beccles Turkey Trot 10-mile road race in wintry weather, many braving the conditions in festive costumes.

Bill Kingaby

Beccles took on Swaffham in a league and cup double header on Saturday and managed to turn their improving performances into a win as they were victorious 50-20.

With the first team’s visit to Stalham Town called off because of a frozen pitch Beccles Town Reserves took centre stage on Saturday.

Jason Clarke

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 Formula 1 season, Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking effort and dishes out its end of year awards.

Lewis Hamilton

The Black Dogs completed a comprehensive victory in this derby clash.

Kevin Riches

Beccles Town travelled to Wroxham Reserves with a young side, including some of the Under 18 regulars for this important league encounter.

Callum Grimmer

After last week’s 3-1 defeat of Martham the Galacticos of Bohemians enjoy a healthy 11 point lead at the top of under 14 Division Two of the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League.


Knock-out football dominated the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League development age groups last weekend.


The Suffolk Winter Cross Country League got under way to a record-breaking start in the first fixture at Framlingham, with over 500 runners competing in the senior race.

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.

Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League

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.


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An investigation into clashes between fans at last season’s derby between Ipswich Town and Norwich City has concluded that more police officers should have been deployed.

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Friday, June 26, 2009

A darts night in memory of Peter Fenn, an avid darts player, was held at the Chaucer Club in Bungay last month.

The event was organised by the Chequers dart team and was very well attended by lots of old friends and many new players.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Beccles Rugby Club are embarking on a new challenge after a disappointing campaign in Eastern Counties One North.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

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

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Barsham entertained Carlton Rangers on a somewhat damp Beef Meadow pitch.

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