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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Barn at Lynnsport was the venue for the Norfolk Indoor Athletics Championships.

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United Kingdom
Monday, January 29, 2018

A record breaking entry of 837 runners – including 111 from Norwich Road Runners – turned up at Freethorpe Village Hall on Sunday for the 10th running of the Freethorpe Ten.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sometimes one word can sum up a sporting contest and when describing the final of the Just World Indoor Singles championship, in which Mark Dawes defeated Rob Paxton 8-7, 6-8, 2-0 at Potters Resort yesterday, gruelling, cagey or even attritional could be applied.

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Bury
Friday, January 26, 2018

Just when you thought there could be no more twists and turns to this year’s Just World Indoor Championships at Potters, wildcard Wayne Willgress, from the Norfolk Bowls Club in Norwich, pulled off a sensational – if unlikely – victory over the WBT world number one Greg Harlow.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

On one hand it was a disappointingly one-sided final, but, on the other, yesterday’s Just World Women’s Matchplay Singles final produced an exhibition of bowls that will live in the memory for a very long time.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The World Women’s Matchplay Singles final at Potters on Thursday is a repeat of the 2014 final – and has a definite East Anglian flavour, with defending champion Katherine Rednall, from Ipswich, facing a challenge from Bex Field, who plays for the Norfolk bowls club in Norwich.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

All in the mind? Sports psychologists would have us believe that sport is as much a mental as a physical activity, and yesterday morning’s sensational second round world indoor open singles clash between local hero Mervyn King and world number two Nick Brett was indeed a fascinating mind game.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Local supporters were guaranteed a good afternoon yesterday, when two bowlers with Norfolk connections came face-to-face in the final of the Just World Indoor Mixed Pairs Matchplay championship at Potters.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

There was more good news for Norfolk bowls fans, when, following the success of Wayne Willgress in the open singles, his fiancee Bex Field helped Arbroath’s Darren Burnett send the defending champions Claire Johnston and Nick Brett crashing out of the quarter-finals of the mixed pairs.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

According to spectators, yesterday’s first round match in the Just World Indoor Singles Championship at Potters Resort in which the number six seed Rob Paxton defeated Welsh PBA qualifier Daniel Salmon, 9-5, 6-7, 2-1, was the game of the round – and worthy of a final.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The World Indoor Bowls Championships, which are being staged for the 40th time, have seen some triumphs and disasters in their time, but Wednesday afternoon produced one of the biggest surprises since the event was first staged in Coatbridge, near Glasgow, in 1979.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

If it hadn’t been the World Indoor Championships, the first singles game on the portable rink at Potters Resort yesterday would have had the makings of a Monty Python sketch.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

David Gourlay, who, as Bowls Scotland’s head coach, is in the process of masterminding the country’s bid for medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, won the World Indoor Singles title in Preston’s Guild Hall in 1996, when he was a 100/1 outsider.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

The star names of Drake’s ancient game make their appearance on the portable rink at Potters Resort on Saturday, and, for all the frantic activity of the previous two days as would-be qualifiers have been taking lumps out of each other, this is when the story of the 2018 Just World Indoor Bowls Championships really begins.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sad news from Potters on Thursday involving five-time world indoor singles champion Paul Foster.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tension is mounting at Potters Resort as the Just World Indoor Championships get underway this morning.

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Ireland
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Two Norfolk sailors are to receive one of the Royal Yachting Association’s most prestigious awards.

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London
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Trainer Charlie Fellowes has the November Handicap at Doncaster in the back of his mind after the progressive Hajaam completed a quick four-timer at Yarmouth.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dramatic Queen can sign off for the year with a win in the first division of the Breeders Backing Racing EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes at Yarmouth today.

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Liverpool
Monday, October 16, 2017

Aljezeera can make the most of a step down in class in the British Stallion Studs EBF Beckford Stakes at Yarmouth today.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Harleston Town look determined to go one better this season as they made it a magnificent seven at the start of the new Premier Division campaign.

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Premier Division
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Great Yarmouth rider Harley Matthews pulverised the course record for the Waveney Valley 25-mile course when he won the Godric CC 25 in 51:37.

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Norwich
Sunday, September 24, 2017

There was a limited league program in both senior divisions as the Norfolk Senior Cup got underway.

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Premier Division
Thursday, September 21, 2017

A new Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League season got underway with age groups ranging from under-16s to all new under-7 teams.

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Jack
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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

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Prince
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Caister Bowls Club’s Jane Cockrill and Barney Wymer won the mixed pairs tournament at the Great Yarmouth Bowls Festival.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Mark Royal claimed the men’s singles crown on a day when two titles were decided at the Great Yarmouth Bowls Festival.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Mark Royal and Matt Flatman open the quarter-final stages of the men’s singles at Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls today.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The early rounds of the men’s singles are underway at the Great Yarmouth Bowls Festival.

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