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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 their 2017 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Norwich

Watton (Loch Neaton) Bowls Club opened their green for the new season on Easter Sunday.

Watton Sports Centre

Swaffham Town cruised to a well deserved three points at home to Walsham-le-Willows as they moved off the foot of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division table.

Jack Prentice

Paul Hunt has agreed to carry on as Swaffham team manager next season.

Jack Prentice

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 their 2017 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Norwich

Swaffham Town maintained their fine recent form as they followed up a midweek draw at Ely with an excellent 2-0 win at sixth placed Stanway Rovers.

Joe Jackson

Swaffham earned and deserved all three points from their local derby against Fakenham Town.

Nick Castellan

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 a familiar face into their 2017 build-up.

BBC

Injury-hit Swaffham Town claimed a valuable point on Saturday – but had a two-goal advantage wiped out in the final 15 minutes.

Premier Division

Pupils in Swaffham have been recognised for their sporting achievements by a former professional tennis player.

Nicholas Hamond Academy

Swaffham Town suffered a heavy 7-1 defeat at Godmanchester in a game where a very young team performed well but luck and opportunity avoided them.

Luke Reed

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 – kicks off its 2017 season in style.

Norwich

Swaffham Town’s first team game at Ely City was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch but the Pedlars will be hoping to get a much needed victory this weekend when they travel to Godmanchester Rovers.

Jack Prentice

Storm Doris left her mark on Shoemakers Lane as several sections of fencing were blown over, giving the ground staff, some hard graft on top of their normal match-day preparations.

Alex Vincent

Swaffham Town claimed a well deserved point away at fellow strugglers Hadleigh United – but it should have been all three.

Alex Vincent

Wymondham overcame the brave challenge of lowly Swaffham to claim a hard-fought win, although the bonus point eluded them.

Swaffham Town were unlucky to go down to a 1-0 defeat at Ipswich Wanderers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Jack Prentice

The Days Sportswear Division Four KO Cup semi-finals were played and the final will be between Westbury Social Club who won 6-1 at Abbotts 07 and Eriswell who won 5-2 at home to Rattlesden.

Norton

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Danny White

Swaffham Town were the victims of a Norfolk Senior Cup upset on Saturday as they were dumped out of the competition by Attleborough Town.

Matthew Blackford

Swaffham Town’s prospects are looking up after sealing their first win of the season.

Jack Prentice

Thetford Town and Great Yarmouth Town will lock horns in the next round of the FA Vase.

The Greens

A host of the area’s clubs will be looking to see off county rivals in order to progress in a national competition.

Brett Whaley

Saham Toney won the Carter NACO Shield at Halvergate beating Martham in a low scoring game with four wickets to spare.

Ben Smart

Big trucks ready to roll at Snetterton

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Snetterton circuit will provide plenty of late summer cheer for families this weekend when the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) headlines a weekend packed with motorsport action and off-track fun for all ages.

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

Wayne Anderson

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town

Watton racer Ben Squire was expecting little from his trip to Cadwell.

Brooke kept their championship charge on track by ensuring Sprowston’s challenge continues to go off the rails.

Damon Egan

It was a case of slim pickings for Norfolk sides with just two wins to cheer up supporters.

Shaun Hunsdon

Middle-order resistance gave Norfolk something to build on going into the second day of their final match of the season.

After a double victory Ricky Collard left Snetterton with an increased lead in the BRDC British Formula Three Championship, delighted to have maintained the family honour.

Gorleston exited the FA Cup in humiliating style after being hammered 8-0 at Peterborough Sports.

Alex Vincent

Two of our area’s sides will have no time to waste when they kickstart their season this afternoon.

United Counties League

It was a topsy turvy day in the Premier Division of the Norfolk Alliance with the top three all losing – and the clubs occupying the bottom two positions both claiming impressive wins.

Ashmanaugh Wanderers

The world’s best supercars head to Snetterton this weekend when the British GT and BRDC British F3 championships co-headline the year’s fastest races at the high-speed Norfolk venue, and there’s even a guest appearance from celebrity baker Paul Hollywood.

United Kingdom

Swaffham Sevens was worth the wait

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Swaffham Summer Sevens returned after a short break this year, and it was well worth the wait.

Sudbury

A sensational final race victory has allowed reigning British Touring Car Championship title holder Gordon Shedden to become involved in the title chase once more.

BMW

Thetford Town raised hopes they won’t endure another season of struggle by starting the new Thurlow Nunn League with a bang.

Jake Platten

Wisbech St Mary will kickstart a new era this afternoon when they officially begin life at their highest-ever level.

Robbie Harris

Britain’s biggest car racing series, the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, roars into Snetterton this weekend, where a titanic title battle is set to resume on the Norfolk circuit.

BMW

Experienced striker Jack Defty has re-signed for a second spell with Swaffham Town.

Rob Taylor

Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Chad Bowes

Following the torrential rain storm on Referendum Day, when Richmond Park Golf Club was flooded and bridges damaged or entirely washed away, the course understandably was closed for some time.

Brooke almost took full advantage of the wet weather to open up a 15-point gap at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division

The draw for the early qualifying rounds of the FA Cup has been made today, as well as the early rounds of the FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Youth Cup.

Fakenham Town

Manager Rob Taylor has parted company with Thurlow Nunn League outfit Swaffham Town –without ever taking charge of a game.

Rob Taylor

Watton racer Ben Squire enjoyed plenty of positives from his latest race weekend in the No Limits Racing series.

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