Local Beccles and Bungay Sport

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

Peter Wright believes his first PDC World Championship title is reward for never giving up after he defied the odds to beat Michael Van Gerwen 7-3 at Alexandra Palace.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

Waveney Valley Athletic Club's cross-country season got underway with the first fixture in the Suffolk Winter League fixture at Framlingham.

Loddon eased into the semi-final of the Cyril Ballyn Cup with a convincing 4-0 win over Martham, which could have been much closer had the visitors been able to convert their chances.

Thetford Rovers completed the double over the Black Dogs on Saturday, with the visitors failing to score for the fifth time this season - going down 3-0.

With an impressive string of wins behind them Beccles Town welcomed Blofield United to College Meadow for a Premier Division league game - and beat them 5-1.

A trip to stormy Cornwall to take part in a weather curtailed Cornish marathon was rewarded by post race pasties and a steaming cuppa for Bungay Black Dog Running Club (BBDRC) members Karen Gedge (finishing in four hours and 53 minutes), Rachel Hirst (5:03), Robin Ashe (5:12) and Tim Hirst (6:03).

Loddon produced a delightful display of quality football on a windy afternoon by the sea as they won 7-0 at Caister Reserves in Anglian Combination Division Two.

Waveney Valley AC member Kirsty Howe competed in the Brightlingsea Marathon in November last year and achieved a time of 6:21.17.

Hundreds of runners braved the drizzle on the Norfolk coast to cross the finish line for this year's East Coast Run.

A youth football festival which has taken place at Ipswich's Portman Road since 2011 is coming to Lowestoft.

Whitlingham Broad was once again the venue for the Swim England East Region Open Water Championships.

It may just be the start of July, but Lowestoft Town's footballers are already working hard ahead of the new season.

Lloyd Chapman and Rebecca Johnson are 2019 East District 25-Mile champions after breezy rides on the exposed Wisbech course.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club's training ground played host to more than 200 competitors at the first of its Wednesday evening Summer Series of three 10k races.

The 2019 edition of the staged cycle race got under way from Beccles this morning.

With less than 24 hours to go, four champions of the OVO Energy Women's Tour are ready to set Suffolk alight with fierce racing between Beccles and Stowmarket.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Beccles Town welcomed back Caister to replay the abandoned 3-3 draw from earlier in the season, when a Caister player was badly injured, and recorded an impressive 4-1 win.

Last weekend's Virgin Money London Marathon saw a record 21 Bungay Black Dog Running Club members finishing among the 40,000 competing, while dozens more travelled to cheer them on.

Bungay Town turned in an outstanding performance to win 3-0 at fellow high-flyers Mundford to give their Anglian Combination Division One promotion hopes a huge boost.

Beccles Town turned on the style to record a 5-1 win over a visiting Acle United side who had been on a decent run.

Framlingham Flyers athlete Daisy Glover lived up to her club name by flying round the Bungay Black Dog Marathon course on Sunday in record time.

Sam Wooldridge was the hero for the Black Dogs on Saturday as he came off the bench to score two vital goals to turn the game round after Kirkley had taken a first half lead.

Beccles secured the league title and promotion with a hard-fought 24-7 victory at second placed Hadleigh.

The Bungay Festival of Running, incorporating the Bungay Black Dog Marathon, takes place on Sunday and entries are at a record high.

Robert Bishop scored a hat-trick, including two in dying minutes, as Beccles Town claimed a hard-fought win against lowly St Andrews at Thorpe Rec.

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.

Martin Brundle

An injury-hit Beccles Town gave in-form Sheringham a good game before going down 2-0 at College Meadow.

Beccles Town

The strong wind was the real winner on Saturday as Bungay Town battled out their eighth draw of the Anglian Combination Division One season at Stalham, with the match ending 1-1.

Beccles Town travelled to Wroxham Reserves for an Anglian Combination Premier Division game and came away with a 1-1 draw.

Luke Bailey

Beccles had their longest trip of the season to Cottenham Renegades near Cambridge and snatched a late try to come away with a draw.


The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Players have been given their first taste of action on a football club's brand new 3G pitch.

Despite being weakened by injuries and call-offs Beccles Town won 2-1 at Hellesdon to move up to ninth in the Anglian Combination Premier Division table.

Beccles Town

Two first half goals were enough as Bungay Town beat visitors Attleborough Town 2-0 to make it five successive wins in the Anglian Combination Division One on Saturday.

Craig Hunting

Beccles Town entertained Norwich CEYMS, currently fourth in the Anglian Combination Premier Division, and picked up a useful point in a 2-2 draw.

Beccles Town

The Mud, Sweat and Gears summer mountain bike race series got under way with a complete absence of mud and a surfeit of sweat and gears on the steep bluffs of the Olympic Legacy course at Hadleigh Park.

Great Yarmouth

When Anthony Ogogo takes to the ring on Saturday night, he'll be in familiar surroundings at the leisure centre where his boxing career properly took off.

Bungay Town moved into the second promotion spot in the Anglian Combination Division One with a 6-1 victory over Reepham Town on Saturday.

John Riches

Beccles Town travelled to Manor Road for a Premier Division encounter with Long Stratton, one of the front runners for the Sterry Cup, and suffered a 3-1 defeat.

Beccles maintained their good form to beat Hadleigh 47-15 in a top of the table clash and take a step towards promotion.


A gymnastics club has been hosting some of the nation's brightest young talents for two days of intensive training.

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Beccles Town travelled to Lowestoft for a league match against Waveney and came away with an excellent 1-0 win.

Luke Bailey

Beccles Town bounced back from a couple of disappointing results as they came from two goals down to grab a 2-2 draw at Acle United on Saturday.

Beccles Town

Once again Bungay Town made hard work of beating a struggling side when they visited North Walsham in Saturday.

John Riches

Bungay Town's veteran defender Craig Hunting was honoured on Saturday as he became the club's all-time record appearance maker.

Craig Hunting

Beccles Town suffered a disappointing defeat at the hands of a side who have been in the lower reaches of the division for most of the season.

Joe Clark

A fencing club says the sport is becoming increasingly popular - despite financial uncertainty and doubts over British representation at the 2020 Olympics.

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