Local Beccles and Bungay Sport

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.

Bungay Town made it seven points from three games in 2019 as they cruised to a 4-0 win at Hindringham on Saturday.

Craig Hunting

Following two very different away losses the Wherrymen were eager to get back on the points trail and welcomed Scole United, who had beaten them in the first game of the season.

The Black Dogs dropped more vital Anglian Combination Division One points on Saturday as they once again conceded a last minute goal — this time to bottom club Reepham.

Shaun Whiteman

I had to be fit for work, now it's not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

Darren Eadie

Beccles secured the title with a clinical 55-12 win at Wymondham II.


Beccles Town kicked off the New Year at Blofield, who they had beaten in the earlier match at College Meadow 3-2, and suffered a disappointing 4-1 defeat.

Beccles Town

Beccles all but clinched a top two position in Eastern Counties 1N to cement their place in phase two of the season.


The Black Dogs got 2019 off to a winning start as they finally overcame a stubborn Stalham at the Maltings Meadow on Saturday.

Craig Hunting

Bungay Town are sporting a newly sponsored kit for 2019 as they attempt to push for promotion.

Wymondham Town

More than 400 runners looking to shed the excesses of an indulgent Christmas gathered on Outney Common on the outskirts of Bungay on Boxing Day.

Chris Chorley

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Friday, June 24, 2011

TITLE TRIUMPH: Hales Gnats are pictured being presented with the Beccles and District Table Tennis League winner's shield by league sponsor Alan Cook.
The league recently held its annual presentation and buffet evening at the Hales Garden House. 
The occasion was attended by 35 players and guests, and the prizes were presented by the league's sponsor Alan Cook of Alan Cook Accommodations, who was thanked by chairman Barry Fortune.
Hales Gnats picked up the league winner's shield for the second consecutive year, Hales Eagles were presented with the Knockout Cup and Framingham Gull won the Plate competition.
James Skilleter won the Open Singles trophy and picked up two doubles awards with partners Greg Collett and Trevor Cooke. Other winners were Joe Herne, Ian Brown, Gordon Howes, Oly Howes and Alan Harper.

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Hales Gnats have a 10-point lead at the top of the Beccles and District Table Tennis League after three recent wins.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Beccles Town travelled to Bradenham for a league match and conceded a late goal to slip to a narrow 3-2 defeat.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

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