Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Swardeston lifted the NW Brown Norfolk Twenty20 trophy at Manor Park after a 72-run win over Great Witchingham.

There is a new name on Links Country Park’s Scratch Trophy – for the first time in seven years.

On the back of my column last week with regards to defining the difference between running and walking pace, I received a number of messages with mixed thoughts about this.


Aegon Summer County Cup action returns to Cromer Tennis Club next week.


Clubs around the region will be taking part in the Great British Tennis Weekend initiative on Saturday and Sunday.


Norfolk have everything to play for going into the final two matches of the Anglian League season.

After flaking out of it a couple of times I finally managed to get myself to one of Neil Featherby’s running groups this week.

Norfolk youngster Amelia Williamson has a medal to show for her efforts in the European Junior Team Championships in Finland.

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This season’s Lady Mary Trophy Final will be contested by Brooke and Martham following contrasting semi-finals at the weekend.

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Swardeston face the testing prospect of playing three matches in three days as they attempt to stay on course for a quadruple.


Norfolk’s teams and riders head to Brands Hatch this weekend for the British Superbike Championship.


The inaugural NMG Wensum Norwich 1 Star table tennis competition was held at Catton Grove Primary School.

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Craig Poxton has a simple but effective philosophy when it comes to boxing: “train as hard as you can, fight as hard as you can, get as far as you can.”


Lowestoft Town were beaten 2-0 by the under-21 squad of League One club Southend United in their latest pre-season game at Crown Meadow.

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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 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

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A memorial football match in honour of a local legend and king of Norfolk sport Les King is expected to attract more than 100 players and raise thousands for a cancer support charity.


James Hillary was full of confidence heading to his home race at Snetterton in third place in the Fiesta Junior Championship only for an infuriating problem to intervene for the Shipdham racer.

King’s Lynn Stars’ Elite League meeting against Rye House this evening has been postponed.


George Russell could hardly have wished for a better outcome from his home GP3 race, leaving Silverstone with a 35-point championship lead and full of confidence for the rest of the season.

Entertainment was in short supply at Manor Park yesterday as the opening match of annual Norfolk Festival of Cricket fizzled out into the tamest of draws.


King’s Lynn Town continued their preparations for the new campaign with an impressive friendly victory at Fakenham Town last night.

We can talk about all the lovely things in angling, friendship, the environment and the fascination of understanding fish.

Morris Bacon (Strada Sport) won the Velo Club Baracchi road race on his home roads just south of Bungay, outdistancing VC Norwich newcomer Andrew Taylor and Ian Perry (Velo Schils) after the trio had maintained a precarious lead for the last 80 minutes of the 68-mile race.


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.

Lewis Hamilton

Gresham’s Clay Shooting Club members have been crowned National Cadet Clay Target Shooting Champions at the annual National Championships in Cambridge and have returned to school with no less than seven trophies.

Zaiphan Morris has seen first hand what winning a Southern Area title means to a stablemate – now he’s hoping to stake a claim for his own shot.

Deaf Sport moved up to third place in the NCSMBA Summer League after a resounding 8-0 home win against Thorpe Marriott.


Great Britain hero Steve Worrall will race for King’s Lynn Stars in Wednesday’s Adrian Flux Arena clash with Rye House.

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A nail-biting end to a high-quality quarter-final match up against Leicestershire’s Johns Trophy team saw the Norfolk ladies reach the last four in the inter-county bowls championship.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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

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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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