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Norfolk’s disability swimming sensation Jessica-Jane Applegate has broken three world records.

Jessica-Jane Applegate

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 2017 Formula 1 season, Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking effort and dishes out its end of year awards.

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Snow stops play at Gorleston Golf Club

Friday, December 8, 2017

Snow closed Gorleston Golf Course for one day and forced the cancellation of the Midweek Stableford.

In the Great Yarmouth Sunday League sponsored by Ashton Shaw Knock-out Cup action took centre stage last week.

Great Yarmouth Town got their points tally moving again on Tuesday evening with a hard-fought goalless draw against a Thetford side who had won 9-0 at the weekend.

Mitch Forbes

The latest Gorleston parkrun was special for several reasons.

Marc Evans

After last week’s 3-1 defeat of Martham the Galacticos of Bohemians enjoy a healthy 11 point lead at the top of under 14 Division Two of the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League.

Beccles Town

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a disappointing home defeat against managerless opposition on Saturday.

Kyle Howell

A spirited comeback wasn’t enough as Gorleston bowed out of the FA Vase on Saturday.

Peter Lambert

Acle United went down narrowly at high-flying Norwich CEYMS in a match where both teams had plenty of chances.

A below par first half performance saw Acle United Ladies return from Essex with a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Billericay Town on Sunday.

Lynn Town

The annual Coastal League Short Mat Bowls Singles competition took place at Hemsby Village Hall.

Great Yarmouth and its festive ice rink is to take centre stage at the weekend when a national ice hockey tournament comes to town.

Barry Coleman

One half of Great Yarmouth Town’s management team admits he has been considering his future in football after being told the Bloaters must ‘replay’ a game at Fakenham that was called off at the last minute when the hosts’ players refused to leave the dressing room.

Alfie Hewett has become the first British singles player to win the Wheelchair Tennis Masters title after overcoming Gordon Reid in the final on Sunday.

United States

Rio Paralympic finalists Alfie Hewett, from Norfolk, and Gordon Reid made more tennis history on Saturday when they guaranteed the first ever British men’s singles winner at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the sport’s year-end championship for the top singles players.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett and Scot Gordon Reid remain on course for what could be another historic all-Brit title decider after both players prevailed in two remarkable must-win round-robin matches at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett secured home British success on the opening day of the 2017 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters.

Nicolas Peifer

Acle United Ladies moved up into third place in the Eastern Region Premier Division with a game in hand on the top two, after an emphatic 3-0 home victory against Bedford on Sunday.

Television viewing figures show there is mounting interest in women’s sport but reporter Jessica Long discovers that there is still room for improvement.

Holders King’s Lynn Town face a trip to Norwich United in the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Ormiston Venture Academy’s Under 14’s netball team took part in the Norfolk county trials and became the first team from the Academy to reach the semi-finals of the competition.

Cliff Park

A total of 733 runners completed the Snetterton Half marathon around the racing circuit at the weekend, eight of them representing Great Yarmouth Road Runners.

Penny Studley

Hemsby travelled to face Earsham without the influential Johnny Howell and also had four players carrying injuries, but that was no excuse for such a poor performance.

The Great Yarmouth Referees’ Association is holding its November meeting on Monday, November 27 at the Great Yarmouth Town Clubhouse, starting at 7.45pm.

The Greens

Great Yarmouth Town saw off village side Yelverton with a much changed side to reach the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Aaron Sanders

Knock-out football dominated the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League development age groups last weekend.

Beccles Town

It’s now just one win in eight league games for the Bloaters - although they came away from Walsham Le Willows with a hard earned point on Wednesday evening.

Mitch Forbes

A trip to Birmingham for their last tournament of 2017 saw four members of the Phoenix Karate Schools squad added to their trophy tally.

Ireland

Gorleston twice came from behind for a battling point at Mundford Road on Tuesday evening to extend their unbeaten run to three games.

Luke Goreham

Acle United slumped to a defeat at Hellesdon in yet another match that they deserved to take something from.

The 448th Gorleston parkrun once again saw the women outnumber the men, but only just at 51pc.

Acle United Ladies strolled into the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Women’s Cup after a 7-0 demolition of Gorleston at Emerald Park on Sunday.

Great Yarmouth Swimming Club was invited to send a team of swimmers to compete in the Thetford Dolphins Invitational Gala.

Great Yarmouth

Gorleston’s Ladies’ Section played their Monthly Stableford.

division one

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

Norfolk

Thetford and Gorleston were forced to share the Premier League spoils at Mundford Road.

Thetford Town and Gorleston clash on Tuesday night – with both teams looking to build on wins.

Norfolk’s British number one Alfie Hewett showed he is in impressive form heading towards the season climax at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters later this month when winning the Bath Indoor men’s singles title.

Alfie Hewett

It’s been a case of one in, one out at Great Yarmouth Town.

Acle United Ladies were knocked out of the SSE Women’s FA Cup after a 4-1 defeat against FAWPL side Stevenage.

There were last 16 ties in both the Norfolk and Suffolk Sunday Senior Cups at the weekend, with some tough weather to play in.

Connor Deeks

Acle Indoor Bowls Club’s A team recorded a good 7-0 home victory against Beccles, in spite of a few last minute call-offs, to stay top of the league.

It was another busy weekend for The Phoenix Karate Group with the interclub competition at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy, Gorleston.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

Gorleston Golf Club’s men’s section held their Monthly Medal.

Gorleston Golf Club

Hemsby travelled to Mattishall Reserves to play their Norfolk Junior Cup match that was postponed last week and bowed out of the competition after a 2-0 defeat.

On a beautiful sunny day at the Wellesley the Bloaters suffered their worst defeat since joint-managers Martyn Sinclair and Adam Mason took charge.

Martyn Sinclair

Winter finally arrived last weekend, with a combination of heavy rain and cold winds causing many Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League games to be either postponed or abandoned.

Beccles Town

Acle United returned from Mulberry Park pointless after losing 2-1 to Mulbarton, recent Norfolk Senior Cup conquerors of Gorleston.

A team of 13 swimmers from Great Yarmouth Swimming Club took part in the November Novice Gala, held by Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Swimming Club at the Water Lane pool on Saturday.

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