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There were only two matches played in Division One of the Central and South Norfolk League sponsored by Barnes Print at the weekend.

Norwich

There were four goals scored during Norwich City’s comfortable win over Brentford in the Carabao Cup but it is a penalty miss that has got everyone talking.

Norwich City

Swaffham Golf Club’s ladies will be aiming to end a long wait for glory in the county’s premier knock-out competition next month.

Swaffham Golf Club

Swaffham Town have had a full fortnight to prepare for Saturday’s home match in the FA Vase.

Tommy Hunt

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 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Lewis Hamilton

The Central and South Norfolk League sponsored by Barnes Print got under way on Saturday with 17 fixtures being played across the four Divisions.

Watton made it back-to-back wins in Division One of the Anglian Combination on Saturday when they beat Kirkley and Pakefield Reserves 2-0.

Swaffham Town suffered a disappointing 3-1 home defeat at the hands of early Thurlow Nunn League Division One pacestters Woodbridge on Saturday.

Tommy Hunt

With the season drawing to close there was plenty of action last weekend and there were some impressive performances from Cycling Club Breckland’s time trialists.

Mark Fairhead

Thetford rounded off a solid campaign in Division One of the Norfolk Alliance with an emphatic win at relegated Mattishall.

Alex Payne

Swaffham Town played twice in the space of four days in midweek and picked up a respectable haul of four points to maintain their solid start to the Thurlow Nunn League Division One campaign.

Joe Jackson

Watton United returned to senior football after a five year absence last week - but they couldn’t mark their first Hadley and Ottaway Anglian Combination Division One match of the season with a win.

Mark Allibone

Swaffham Town bowed out of the FA Cup at the second hurdle on Saturday - but they were far from disgraced at Bedford Town.

Jake Platten

Swaffham councillor and former Town Mayor Ian Sherwood is new chairman of Swaffham Town Football Club.

Swaffham Town Council

Thetford Town stayed on course for a top half finish in Division One of the Norfolk Alliance when they saw off visitors Vauxhall Mallards A by 43 runs at the weekend.

Liam Conroy

Swaffham secured victory in the Carter NACO Shield final at Dereham after beating Thetford in a keenly-fought contest by 45 runs.

Mark Eagle

Ryan Conroy led by example as Thetford recorded a nailbiting one wicket win at Bradfield in their latest Norfolk Alliance Division One fixture.

Liam Conroy

After a weekend off Swaffham Town return to action on Saturday when they travel to Bedford Town in the preliminary round of the FA Cup.

Jake Slender

Swaffham professional Nic Cains turned on the style over two gruelling days to win one event - and finish runner-up in another.

On a very blustery but thankfully dry morning, the ladies of Richmond Park Golf Club took to the course with their guests for the annual Invitation Day.

Following a disappointing midweek defeat Swaffham Town picked themselves up to put on a fine display to earn a place in the first preliminary round of the Emirates FA Cup.

Joe Jackson

Thetford and Swaffham both suffered disappointing defeats in the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday.

Ashmanhaugh Wanderers

Swaffham had an afternoon to forget in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance when they were well beaten at home by relegation threatened opposition.

Ashmanhaugh Wanderers

Cycling Club Breckland riders enjoyed a good weekend.

Alex Bailey

Swaffham Town started their Thurlow Nunn League campaign in superb style on Saturday when they hammered Needham Market Reserves 6-1 at Shoemakers Lane.

Joe Jackson

Young Toby Millward’s impressive performances for Swaffham Town have earned him an exciting reward - an opportunity to make a name for himself in the United States.

Paul Hunt

As the new season looms, the pre-season preparations for Swaffham Town appear to be on track.

Joe Jackson

Thetford slipped to another defeat in Division One of the Norfolk Alliance at the weekend - and are now looking over their shoulders at the teams below them.

Ashmanhaugh Wanderers

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.

Mark Webber

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

Swaffham turned in one of their best performances of the season to see off high-flying Beccles in their latest Norfolk Alliance Division Two encounter.

Liam Conroy

Richmond Park Golf Club’s annual Senior Open and charity day was blessed with almost perfect conditions.

The Nowak Trophy was hosted by Connaught Bowls Club at Attleborough.

Graham Vellam

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 preview.

Mark Webber

Swaffham Town got their pre-season campaign off to a winning start, beating Attleborough Town 3-1 thanks to a Joe Jackson brace and a Blake Stangroome strike.

Danny White

Mixed results for Watton

Monday, July 10, 2017

Watton enjoyed a 6-0 win at Shropham Green as they emerged 44-21 winners on shots.

Jim Adams

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 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Lewis Hamilton

The winners of Watton Bowls Club’s triples competition, with two wins and a draw, were Sandy Vellam, Brian Ledbetter and Peter Myhill.

John Hunter

Friends and family wished a happy birthday to former Swaffham Town player Albert Hudson last week.

Swaffham Town

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 CALLUM SPRINGALL’s learnings from 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.

Ayrton Senna

The annual meeting of the Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League was held at the Central Hall, Wymondham.

Norwich

There was a Summer Shotgun start at Thetford Golf Club with 23 teams in action — and it was a team of ladies who carried off the top prizes.

Eaton

The cricketers of Thetford and Swaffham have a big day to look forward to later in the summer.

Mark Eagle

Essex professional James Scade won the fourth annual PGA pro-am at Swaffham after an excellent round of 67 - but he was given a good run for his money by home player Nic Cains.

Belgium

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 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Lewis Hamilton

Watton Bowls Club players have been kept busy by competiting in county and league competitions,

John Hunter

Swaffham Golf Club’s fourth annual charity pro-am tournament took place last week - with a visiting player from Essex turning on the style to take the top prize.

Swaffham Golf Club

Another century from Ian Bryce was not enough as Hethersett and Tas Valley lost a tight match against Swaffham in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance.

Alex Vincent

East Anglia has some great lakes and rivers where you can set up, sit back and enjoy a spot of fishing, so with the season underway we have put together a selection of top locations to try across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

Environment Agency

Swaffham suffered a frustrating defeat in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday after bowling out opponents Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers for just 145.

Liam Conroy

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