Norfolk Sport

Mark Thomas has decided to step down as Swardeston captain after a hugely successful spell at the helm.


Norwich will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the London Two North East season when they entertain Woodford at Beeston Hyrne.

West Norfolk

North Walsham Vikings return to Scottow tomorrow (kick-off 3pm) looking for a win to get their season back on track after their defeat at Chingford last week.


Genial John Berry was full of praise for Bath and Great Yarmouth racecourses yesterday after his filly Hope Is High landed the Bath Staying Final worth £20,000 on the final day of the Eastern Festival.

Fast-rising MMA star Andre Goncalves says he’s ready for the big time – and he’ll prove it in enemy territory at Bellator 187 in Dublin in November.


Don Topley ranks the players from Essex’s remarkable County Championship winning campaign in his latest weekly look at all things cricket.


Norwich Iceni have won all their play-off games to be crowned national champions after a superb inaugural season.

Chris Bell

Snetterton will see two different hosts this weekend, with the Historic Sports Car Club organising a 12-race programme on Saturday and the 750 Motor Club running 11 races the following day.

Patrick Blakeney-Edwards overcame a tardy start to the headline Seaman, Flockhart & Williams Trophies race at Snetterton to secure victory at the Vintage Festival meeting.

Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has assured fans she is safe and well, after having to cancel plans to fly to Mexico due to the devastating earthquake which has hit the South American country.


Josh Files was unable to secure back-to-back TCR German titles at the weekend, despite winning the final race at Sachsenring, Germany, because nearest rival Mike Halder followed him across the finish line.


The British Superbike Championships are coming to an end – and the final rounds are crucial for two of local teams with major titles at stake.


Bath’s loss is Great Yarmouth’s gain on Thursday afternoon when another eight-race card brings down the curtain on the three-day Eastern Festival.


Irish eyes were smiling across Great Yarmouth yesterday as Beautiful Morning sparkled on a beautiful afternoon to land the racecourse’s most valuable contest of the season.

Bart’s Bash took place at Horning Sailing Club last weekend with a good mix of dinghies and keelboats participating in the morning’s activities.

The 71st East Anglian Greyhound derby takes place this evening at Yarmouth Stadium.


Wroxham roared back from two goals down to draw at Walsham le Willows in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division.

Ross Gilfedder

Fourteen Broads One Designs have returned from Windermere where they were invited for three days racing as guests of the Royal Windermere Yacht Club.

Schoolhouse took centre stage on a day when county cup competitions meant a limited Norwich Sunday League programme.


A talented martial artist has overcome his disability to secure three gold medals at the World Martial Arts Games.

Norwich has been approved as an England Talent Pathway for Rowing, with continued funding from Sport England over the next four year cycle.

University of East Anglia

Just the other day, I was down in London at a TV meeting which always sounds more glamorous than it really is.

Environment Agency

A dozen fillies go to post this afternoon in Great Yarmouth’s most valuable and prestigious event of the entire racing season.


Zack Mayo stayed on strongly to land the £24,000 feature race on day one of Great Yarmouth’s Eastern Festival yesterday.

In the final round of the Mud, Sweat and Gears mountain bike series there were wins for local riders Kieran Jarvis (Junior), Mel Paddington (Vet Female) and Paul Groombridge (Vet Male) while Emma Bond won the Female 18-39 category.

Alex Bailey

North Walsham lead the way in Division One of the Norfolk Women’s and Girls’ League after a 12-0 win over Long Stratton Ladies.

Fakenham Town

Norfolk started their Inter Counties Darts season with an away trip to Berkshire.

Dersingham Rovers have taken the “heart-wrenching” decision to fold after struggling to attract players to play in the Anglian Combination League.

Great Yarmouth racecourse’s three-day £240,000 Eastern Festival gets under way this afternoon.

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