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There was a moving start to the Mike Groves 10k at Coltishall’s RAF base as race director Paul Taylor paid tribute to Sze-Ming Cheung who tragically lost his life in an accident whilst out cycling last week.

Penny Studley

Norfolk’s George Catchpole has been forced to retire from professional rugby – at the age of just 24.

United Kingdom

It proved to be a frustrating couple of days for Norfolk’s wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett at the French Open.

Gordon Reid

Carl Green has returned to the amateur ranks - and will be forming part of a strong Great Yarmouth and Caister contingent at this weekend’s County Championship.

Great Yarmouth

Alfie Hewett’s defence of his French Open singles title was brought to a swift end by fellow British player Gordon Reid in the men’s wheelchair quarter-finals.

Gordon Reid

Alfie Hewett returns to the scene of his first grand slam singles triumph today, on the famous clay courts of Roland Garros.

Gordon Reid

UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club duo Jessica-Jane Applegate and Jordan Catchpole have been named in the Great Britain squad for the Para-Swimming European Championships.

United Kingdom

Acle United are looking for a new manager after Robert Taylor decided to step down after less than a year in charge.

Premier Division

Newmarket trainer John Gosden is steering Legends Of War towards the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot after an impressive winning debut at Great Yarmouth.

With two of the fastest riders in the region teaming up to ride the Great Yarmouth CC 25-mile course as a pair it was no surprise that their time of 52:59 was a course record.

Sudbury

A new £9,000 race for two-year-olds has attracted leading trainers to Great Yarmouth today.

Vauxhall Mallards had a very rewarding weekend, with both teams securing their first league victories of the season.

Premier Division

Great Yarmouth’s Triple S Fight Team travelled to Birmingham to compete in the Thai, K1 and Kickboxing Championships over two days.

Manchester

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 – reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

F1

Great Yarmouth Town’s penultimate game of the season provided plenty of entertainment on Saturday as two sides with nothing but pride to play for shared six goals.

Mitch Forbes

An equaliser deep into injury time gave the Greens the point they deserved in their final home game of the season.

Stewart Larter

Gorleston retained the East Coast bragging rights on Monday afternoon after winning a tight contest at The Wellesley thanks to a first half goal from Jack Garrod.

The Norfolk track and field championships take place at the UEA Sportspark this weekend.

Sophie McKinna

Jack Garrod’s 33rd minute strike was enough to secure bragging rights for Gorleston in the east coast derby at the Wellesley on Monday.

Stewart Larter

World number one Alfie Hewett is ‘thrilled’ that the famous grass courts of Queen’s Club will host wheelchair tennis for the first time this summer.

Alfie Hewett

Great Yarmouth Town picked up a battling point from one of their longest away trips on the season on Tuesday night.

Aaron Sanders

Gorleston conceded three times in a poor first half performance as they slid to defeat on Saturday, with Keegan Middleton’s late goal their only consolation.

Kyle Ingram

A young Great Yarmouth Town team recorded an excellent win at Haverhill Borough on Saturday.

Premier Division

The temperature was not exactly Alpine – and the competition was decidedly hot – when Special Olympics Norfolk (SON) hosted its third Eastern Region skiing competition at the Norfolk Snowsports Club at Trowse.

Surrey

Olivia Nicholls is closing on a place in the world’s top 300 women’s doubles players after more success.

France

John Gosden softened the blow of being forced to rule Without Parole out of the Qipco 2000 Guineas after Corelli emerged as a potential Investec Derby contender with a ready success at Great Yarmouth.

Acle Rangers take on Windmill FC at Carrow Road on Sunday – with the Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup at stake.

Norwich

Great Yarmouth Town have had busy spell at The Wellesley, drawing 1-1 with lowly Hadleigh on Saturday before losing 3-2 to Saffron Walden’s 10 men on Tuesday evening.

Aaron Sanders

Frankie Dettori steered home Frankel colt Without Parole to a facile victory at Great Yarmouth’s opening meeting of a 23-fixture season.

Newcastle

Top trainer William Haggas looks to kick off the new season at Great Yarmouth today in spectacular fashion.

Newcastle

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a narrow defeat in a hard-fought game at Long Melford on Saturday, with a late goal from Steve Adams settling the issue.

Chris Holmes

Tuesday night’s match between two evenly matched sides could have gone either way but it wasn’t the spectacle many had hoped for.

Gorleston

A battling performance ended with a harsh scoreline on Gorleston at the potential champions.

Stewart Larter

Speculation about an England call-up will not distract Norfolk fast bowling star Olly Stone after a brilliant start to the season.

India

Prostar Windows FC are preparing to defend the Great Yarmouth and District League Cup on Friday.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna produced her best ever throw in the women’s shot put final at the Commonwealth Games – but admits she was disappointed with finishing fifth.

Four goals from Ross Gilfedder helped lift the Greens up to seventh in the league on Tuesday evening.

Peter Lambert

Great Yarmouth-Broadland hosted Stowmarket II in the EC Salver on Saturday and recorded a pleasing 27-10 win to move up to second in the league.

Asa Morrison

A below-par Greens had to settle for a point against the bottom side after letting the lead slip late on.

Gorleston

Sophie McKinna is throwing angry, and it is clearly working as the Great Yarmouth thrower stormed into the shot put final at the Commonwealth Games.

Sophie McKinna

Acle United Ladies booked their place in the ERWFL Cup final with a 3-2 victory over visiting Billericay Town.

Halvergate have won the Bure League title for the fifth time in six years after a tremendous performance saw them to a 10-0 victory at defending champions East Tuddenham.

A Norwich City legend will be remembered at Gorleston later this month.

Gorleston Golf Club

King’s Lynn Town’s big Bank Holiday clash at home to Kettering and the traditional Easter Monday race meeting at Fakenham have been lost to the weather.

A goal by Liam Harvey-Cooper was enough to earn Kirkley & Pakefield all three points in their east coast clash against Great Yarmouth Town.

Premier Division

Just three weeks ago Sophie McKinna was not going to the Commonwealth Games – but today she is in Australia and preparing to face a legend.

Sophie McKinna

Parkruns are all about fun and enjoyment, but there’s a new course record holder at Gorleston who made it to the top of the national listings at the weekend.

Acle United Ladies booked their place in the final of the Norfolk Women’s Cup after a narrow 2-1 victory against King’s Lynn Town.

Lynn Town

Halvergate have swept up all three Bure Championship titles in Finals week.

Norfolk’s world number one Alfie Hewett added a new career landmark to his impressive list of wheelchair tennis achievements when he won the first men’s singles Super Series title of his career at the Cajun Classic in Baton Rouge, USA.

Alfie Hewett

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