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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

Gorleston are on their travels today, with a trip to Newmarket following a run of five home games.

Another successful season saw two Gorleston Cliff Park teams take the crown in the Lowestoft Netball League.

Norfolk women’s number one Olivia Nicholls has registered a notable doubles success in Israel.

It was an accident that rocked the speedway world when a Great Yarmouth rider died at the age of 37 after racing for a team from the town 70 years ago.

Europe

Acle United Ladies advanced into the semi-finals of the ERWFL League Cup with a 3-1 victory at Royston Town after trailing 1-0 at the break.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna is going to the Commnwealth Games.

Sophie McKinna

Great Yarmouth Town bowed out of the Norfolk Senior Cup at the quarter-final stage as underdogs Downham Town recorded a deserved win.

Downham Town

Local knowledge was put to good use as Terry Norman and Graham Carman came out on top in the February Open Pairs at Great Yarmouth and Caister.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna will renew her rivalry with Rachel Wallader after both were named in an 11-strong GB team for the European Throwing Cup in Portugal.

Sophie McKinna

After a long, hard 2017 season racing on the continent while based at home in Great Yarmouth, young roadman Zak Coleman has earned help from the Dave Rayner Fund and is setting out to live in Belgium and race on the roads of Flanders and beyond in 2018

Belgium

It’s a chance to dust off those trainers, get back onto court and play the sport you love at a slightly slower pace.

Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League round-up

Friday, February 23, 2018

Goals from Jack, Ethan, Alexander and four from Connor kept Great Yarmouth Town in fourth position in Under-16 Division One of the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League.

Harry

Two goals at the end of the first half helped pave the way to three points for the Greens against hosts who were reduced to 10 men for 50 minutes.

Gorleston

Acle United continued their recent run of good form when beating near neighbours Caister 3-1 to help move them another place up the table.

Great Yarmouth Cycling Club’s 94th annual presentation dinner was held at the Royal Assembly Rooms.

Great Yarmouth Town quickly put their drubbing at Histon behind them by seeing off FC Clacton at The Wellesley on Saturday.

Chris Holmes

Perfect weather awaited the 521 runners in the 10th staging of the Valentines 10k road race.

Marc Evans

The chairman of Lowestoft & Yarmouth has assured players and supporters that the club’s future is not at risk after the first XV dropped out of their league.

London

Fakenham Town’s home game against Great Yarmouth Town on Tuesday night has been postponed.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Great Yarmouth Town head to Fakenham Town tonight to play ‘the game that never was’.

Fakenham Town

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna was involved in an epic battle at the British Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham yesterday.

Sophie McKinna

Great Yarmouth Town have boosted their squad by signing young Polish forward Karol Wengizik from Dereham.

Adam Mason

Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Motor Boat Club has been awarded the European OSY400 Hydroplane Championship event.

United Kingdom

Acle United beat local rivals Stalham Town to give themselves a little breathing space at the foot of the Anglian Combination Premier Division table.

Lowestoft’s battling Neller brothers - Hadley, Ashton and Travis - and William Davis travelled to Yorkshire for the 2018 National Ringsports Championships last weekend and achieved some good results.

Bury

Stalham Town have begun the search for a new manager while they conduct a battle against relegation from the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination.

Golfers from Great Yarmouth and Caister led the way in impressive fashion as the Norfolk Alliance programme resumed at Royal Norwich.

United States

Cup football again took centre stage in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League last weekend.

Harry

Acle United Ladies completed the double over AFC Sudbury after a comfortable victory at the King’s Marsh Stadium on Sunday.

Sudbury

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