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Great Yarmouth Racecourse hosts its season finale on Tuesday afternoon.

Gorleston made it four unbeaten in all competitions and two clean sheets in a row with this hard-fought win.

Stewart Larter

The Wellesley plays host to Wroxham for the second time in a matter of days this afternoon, with Great Yarmouth Town desperate to shake off their poor form.

Martyn Sinclair

The Norfolk Senior Cup will take centre stage under the lights at Emerald park tonight as rivals Gorleston and Great Yarmouth Town battle it out for a spot in the next round of the competition.

Adam Mason

Striker Connor Ingram has left Lowestoft Town FC and rejoined Gorleston.

Connor Ingram

Great Yarmouth Swimming Club were well represented at Dereham Otters’ Iceni gala.

After a disappointing defeat at home to Norwich United in midweek the Bloaters were looking to bounce back with a win against bottom side Framlingham - but they ended up losing again.

Martyn Sinclair

Great Yarmouth Town joint managers Martyn Sinclair and Adam Mason have opted for an unusual method of transport to get to their match at Stowmarket on November 24 - their own two feet!

Adam Mason

Two teams from Great Yarmouth Road Runners competed in the 32nd Round Norfolk Relay.

A goal three minutes into stoppage time earned Gorleston their first league point since the opening week of the season.

Stewart Larter

The Bloaters travelled to Kirkley buoyed by a good win in the Vase and duly put an end to their poor league run with an excellent win against a side who were hoping to climb to the top of the table.

Five Norfolk Alliance teams saw their promotion dreams shattered at the weekend when Norwich dropped out of the East Anglian Premier League.

Premier Division

Affane Party made a swift exit from the lids in trap three to scoop the title of 72nd East Anglian greyhound derby trophy and prize money of £15,000.

Jane Chappell-Hyam could hardly contain her excitement as Uber Cool won the feature race on Ladies Day, the final day of the Great Yarmouth Eastern Festival.

Norfolk Cricket Board have announced the creation of two new Chance to Shine Street Cricket programmes.

Sheikha Reika confirmed trainer Roger Varian’s belief in her when landing the richest ever race at Great Yarmouth, the £50,000 John Musker Fillies Stakes over 10 furlongs.

York

Norfolk’s Olly Stone has been called into the England one-day international squad for the first time for next month’s tour of Sri Lanka.

United Kingdom

Newmarket trainer George Margarson executed a plan when three-year-old Protected Guest landed the £24,000 feature on day one of the Eastern Festival at Great Yarmouth.

Norwich City

Lightning is set to strike for the richest-ever race, worth £50,000, at Great Yarmouth on Wednesday afternoon, on day two of the three-day Eastern Festival.

Richard Kingscote is an infrequent visitor to Great Yarmouth but the Cheshire-based jockey could be the one to follow on the opening day of the three-day Eastern Festival of Racing this afternoon.

Newcastle

Gorleston could feel hard done by at not getting anything from their trip to the league leaders.

Luke Goreham

The Mixed Pairs competition at the Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls reached its climax on a gusty sea front.

Acle United Women came back from a two-goal deficit at half-time to draw 2-2 at a sun-drenched Bedford on Sunday afternoon.

Norwich City

Winning a second career Grand Slam singles title completed a ‘near-perfect’ fortnight for Alfie Hewett in the USA.

Nicolas Peifer

Updated: Alfie Hewett wins doubles title at US Open

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Alfie Hewett successfully defended his wheelchair men’s doubles title with Gordon Reid and has the chance to win the singles title as well.

Gustavo Fernandez

The double act of Ross Gilfedder and Ryan Fuller hit a double each to send their side through in the FA Vase.

Luke Goreham

Wheelchair tennis star, Alfie Hewett, who has been stranded in Chicago for almost 24 hours will arrive in New York tonight ahead of the US Open.

Alfie Hewett

Wheelchair tennis star, Alfie Hewett, has been stranded in Chicago for over 12 hours after two of his flights have been cancelled.

Alfie Hewett warmed up for the US Open in New York by beating world number one Shingo Kunieda in the men’s singles final at the US Open USTA Wheelchair Championships in St Louis.

Nicolas Peifer

Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers and Martham lifted the silverware on a big day for the Mid Norfolk Sunday League at Sprowston on Bank Holiday Monday.

Jack Whatmough

Newmarket trainer George Margarson was delighted when his Protected Guest took the £24,000 feature race at Great Yarmouth’s family fun day – but the honours belonged to Jamie Spencer, who rode a treble.

Great Yarmouth racecourse expects its biggest crowd of the season on Sunday when it stages its annual family fun day, starting at 2.20pm.

John

Norwich United 1 Great Yarmouth Town 2

Chris Holmes

How does a lad from Great Yarmouth end up signing for a Portuguese third division team?

Stewart Larter

Caister top early standings

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The new-look Caister side top the early standings in the Premier Division after another big win.

Premier Division

The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

BBC

Gorleston were hit by a sucker punch late in a game they should have sewn up by half-time.

Joel Watts

A record field of 380 runners took part in the Great Yarmouth Road Runners’ Half Marathon on Sunday.

Run Anglia 2018

Following the disappointing opening day defeat at Newmarket joint-managers Martyn Sinclair and Adam Mason opted to leave out defenders Ady Ager and Jordan Forbes for a tough midweek fixture at Thetford.

Martyn Sinclair

Sophie McKinna confirmed her status as the British number one as she finished as the top Briton in seventh place in the shot put at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Sophie McKinna

Sophie McKinna is through to the women’s shot put final at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Sophie McKinna

Great Yarmouth Town joint boss Adam Mason feels the Bloaters are better prepared for the challenges of Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division football than they were last season.

Martyn Sinclair

Gorleston youngster Romer Heywood has booked himself a trip to the home of golf – and he is only eight years old!

Scotland

Gorleston manager Stu Larter admits his side face a tough challenge to improve on last season’s eighth place finish in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Joel Watts

Norfolk Ladies captain Sammy Martin has been out and about in the county promoting the game.

Norwich

Norwich United have bolstered their front-line with the signing of former Peterborough United and Lowestoft Town striker Danny Crow.

Norwich City

Sophie McKinna has had her place in the Great Britain squad for the European Athletics Championships confirmed.

Sophie McKinna

Olly Stone produced another eye-catching performance with the bat to help Vauxhall Mallards see off Bury St Edmunds at Halvergate.

Sudbury

Acle turned the formbook upside down on Saturday to breathe new life into the Premier Division title race - and boost their own hopes of avoiding the drop.

Premier Division

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

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People in Norfolk and Waveney can expect a “shock to the system” this week as temperatures dip sharply after a spell of unseasonably warm weather.

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Due to resignalling work trains will be replaced by buses on the Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft line this week.

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Fly-tipping waste including a kitchen cabinet was among the rubbish picked up during a beach clean in Gorleston.

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Work has begun to restore and preserve a mill first built in the 1880s as efforts to use the site as an educational resource take shape.

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