Local Great Yarmouth Sport

In a tremendous tournament at the EIS Sports arena in Sheffield, 10 Phoenix Karate Schools squad members fought courageously to obtain four gold, three silver and four bronze medals.


Gorleston was bathed in glorious sunshine for the 272 people who chose to run or walk the weekly 5km park run.

Gorleston’s new boss Stewart Larter didn’t get off to the start he wanted as his side went out of the Norfolk Senior Cup to a side who play two divisions lower.

Connor Ingram

Acle United were dumped out of the Norfolk Senior Cup after suffering a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Wymondham Town.

Flegg High School

The home side were looking for a reaction after a poor display at the weekend and in the end did well to take a point after being reduced to 10 men in the second half.

There was a cracking under-16 match in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League between Gorleston Rangers Eagles and Beccles Town Bees as both teams served up an entertaining spectacle for the large watching crowd.


Great Yarmouth Town hit back from two down at the Wellesley to avoid an upset in the Norfolk Senior Cup and book their place in the last 16.

Jack Whatmough

A spirited performance from Gorleston was not enough to halt the runaway league leaders on Tuesday evening.

Connor Ingram

In the Great Yarmouth Sunday League sponsored by Ashton Shaw cup action took centre stage.

Mitch Forbes

Hemsby returned to league action on Saturday with an away trip to Hingham and suffered a disappointing defeat in a match that saw a number or poor challenges from the hosts.

There was more success for local group Chinto Karate as another one of their students has been selected to compete as part of the AMA England squad.


Sunday saw the Holmes Cup reliability ride taking in Blundeston, Haddiscoe, Loddon, Ditchingham, Bungay, Rumburgh, Redisham, Brampton, Mumford, Lowestoft and Oulton.


Caister went 2-0 up inside 20 minutes in Saturday’s Norfolk Senior Cup tie at Diss - but were eventually overahuled by the Thurlow Nunn League Division One outfit.


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

The autumn grading of the Phoenix Karate Schools took place over two weekends at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

There was plenty to cheer about at Gorleston Cliffs parkrun this week.


Great Yarmouth Town withstood a second half fightback from Wroxham on Friday to complete a superb league double over the Yachtsmen.

Aaron Sanders

Great Yarmouth-Broadland’s visit to North Walsham seconds was always going to be a tough match.

The DP Leisure Summer 2017 finals and presentation night took place at Merlins with the trophies being presented by Martin Brooker of the sponsors.


Gorleston hit Norfolk Senior Cup trail on Saturday with a second round tie at Mulbarton Wanderers, who are going well in the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination.

Thurlow Nunn League

Hemsby made the short trip to Caister to play Old Hall in the Norfolk Junior Cup.

As the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League reaches its fourth week the focus falls on the under nines.


Acle United were beaten 2-1 at local rivals Blofield United on Saturday to leave them stranded at the foot of the Anglian Combination Premier Division table.

division one

Acle United Ladies advanced into the first round proper of the Women’s FA Cup after defeating Peterborough Northern Star 3-1 on Sunday.

Lowestoft Town

Gorleston came from behind twice last Friday night to gain a point under the watchful eye of incoming manager Stewart Larter.

Luke Goreham

Adam Mason has labelled the controversial late call-off of their midweek game at Fakenham as “disgusting” and one which could have serious consequences.

Adam Mason

Jessica-Jane Applegate’s hopes of competing at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico are over.

Jessica-Jane Applegate

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.

Premier Division

The fourth weekend of the season saw Great Yarmouth-Broadland hosting their third home game of the season, but still looking for a first victory.

Hemsby welcomed third in the league Earsham to Waters Lane and picked up a 1-1 draw thanks to a second half equaliser from Kristian Sutton.

Acle United Ladies travelled to basement side Colchester Town and returned home with all three points after a convincing 6-2 victory.

Gorleston Golf Club’s seniors’ section held their annual open competition.

Gorleston Golf Club

In the Great Yarmouth Sunday League there were goals galore as Real Ale Madrid claimed their first points of the season.

The weekend saw the final events of the open time trial season, a 10 miler on the Saturday and a 25 miler on the Sunday.

Gorleston were hit by a Suffolk punch at the death as the Jockeys won by short head.

Luke Goreham

Dereham Otters hosted their Iceni Open Gala over the weekend and 20 swimmers from Great Yarmouth SC took part.

Norfolk County

On a sunny morning at the third race of the 2017 Coltishall Jaguars 10km series conditions appeared to be perfect until competitors stepped out on the airfield to find a stiff breeze.

Marc Evans

Great Yarmouth returned home empty handed after conceding two second half goals at a Coggeshall side who are likely to be challenging for the title next May.

Sean Perfect

All the action was at the beginning and end of Tuesday evening’s match as Gorleston suffered their second defeat in a row.

Connor Deeks

Stewart Larter has returned to Gorleston for his second spell as manager of the Thurlow Nunn League side.


Gorleston Ladies shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw with Stalham Ladies at Emerald Park.

Acle United Ladies came back from a half-time deficit to beat Cambridge City 2-1 at TheFDC@Flegg.


As the end of the outdoor bowls season nears, members of Gorleston Bowling Club can reflect on a successful season.

On a warm, sunny afternoon Great Yarmouth-Broadland welcomed Diss seconds to Cobholm looking to improve on the previous week’s performance against champions Fakenham.

With ideal conditions for running, the 440th Gorleston parkrun attracted 342 participants.

There was been beautiful weather at last for competitors at Gorleston Golf Club who played in the Autumn Cup competitions.

Gorleston Golf Club

After week two of the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League season there are four teams with three points at the top of Under-15 Division One.


Managerless Gorleston completed the double over their east coast rivals despite having skipper Harley Clements sent off late on.

Connor Deeks

Great Yarmouth Town bowed of the FA Vase after conceding two extra-time goals in Tuesday night’s replay in Suffolk.

Jack Whatmough

Acle United produced a fine second half performance to come back from a 3-0 down to claim a share of the points against a Beccles side who had beaten them 5-1 in the cup just two weeks ago.

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