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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.

Birmingham

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.

Charlie

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

Sudbury

A squad from Phoenix Karate Schools travelled across the country at the weekend to compete in the Liverpool Open tournament.

Ireland

Great Yarmouth-Broadland began their Eastern Counties Salver campaign with a pleasing home win against visitors Haverhill & District.

Gorleston will be looking to follow up an impressive midweek win when they take on FC Clacton at Emerald Park tomorrow afternoon (3pm).

Ross Gilfedder

Acle United Ladies completed the double over AFC Sudbury after a comfortable 4-0 victory at the King’s Marsh Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Sudbury

A quartet of City of Norwich swimmers have a chance to impress on the national stage after booking their place at this year’s British Championships in Edinburgh.

Jessica-Jane Applegate

Adam Mason described Great Yarmouth Town’s win away to runaway leaders Felixstowe & Walton United as the best since he and Martyn Sinclair took over at the Wellesley.

Martyn Sinclair

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

Norwich

Evie Lawrence of Great Yarmouth & Waveney Fencing Club was placed third at the weekend at the Eastern Region Youth Championships.

Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League teams experienced mixed emotions in County Cup competitions.

Jack

Great Yarmouth Town travelled to league leaders Felixstowe & Walton United on Tuesday evening and stretched their unbeaten league run to seven games with a superb victory.

Martyn Sinclair

Great Yarmouth’s fledgling Under-13 side made an impressive start to life in the Norfolk Junior League at Dereham Leisure Centre, narrowly beaten in two terrific games against well-established sides in Norfolk Iceni and Counter Upper Wolf Pack.

UN Court

Acle United drew 3-3 with high-flying Norwich CEYMS to lift themselves out of the Anglian Combination Premier Division relegation places in a match sparked by controversy.

Beccles Town

There have been big changes behind the scenes at Vauxhall Mallards after a number of key officials decided to stand down.

Gorleston’s unbeaten start to 2018 ended after a defensive mix-up gifted their opponents an injury time winner.

Gorleston

Playing on the World Bowls blue carpet at Potters in the final of the Junior Triples was a memorable experience for three Acle IBC youngsters.

Bungay High School pupil Harvey Sayer has been called-up to the England Under-15 squad.

United Kingdom

An under 8s football team has found a new lease of life after attracting sponsorship from Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre.

Potters Resort has retained its hosting rights for the World Indoor Bowls Championships.

United Kingdom

The Barn at Lynnsport was the venue for the Norfolk Indoor Athletics Championships.

United Kingdom

A record breaking entry of 837 runners – including 111 from Norwich Road Runners – turned up at Freethorpe Village Hall on Sunday for the 10th running of the Freethorpe Ten.

Alfie Hewett is the new wheelchair tennis singles world number one.

Gustavo Fernandez

Sometimes one word can sum up a sporting contest and when describing the final of the Just World Indoor Singles championship, in which Mark Dawes defeated Rob Paxton 8-7, 6-8, 2-0 at Potters Resort yesterday, gruelling, cagey or even attritional could be applied.

Bury

Just when you thought there could be no more twists and turns to this year’s Just World Indoor Championships at Potters, wildcard Wayne Willgress, from the Norfolk Bowls Club in Norwich, pulled off a sensational – if unlikely – victory over the WBT world number one Greg Harlow.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett was unable to add to his collection of trophies in the Australian Open on Friday.

Nicolas Peifer

Acle Ladies A took on their B team in the Mason Trophy in what turned out to be a highly competitive game.

Martham went goal crazy on Saturday to record an incredible 27-0 win - but there was no big celebration afterwards.

Gorleston twice came from behind to gain a decent point at Long Melford.

Gorleston

Having not lost yet in 2018, Gorleston face a tough away trip to Saffron Walden Town in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division tomorrow as they try to keep the run going.

Jack Garrod

There was a new format to the Norfolk County ASA Championships with swimmers racing in a 50m pool at the UEA Sportspark, rather than the 25m pool of previous years.

Great Yarmouth Town let a two goal slead slip through their grasp as they were held to a frustrating draw at The Wellesley.

Aaron Sanders

Acle United produced their best performance of the season as they thrashed bottom side Reepham Town to send their supporters home in a buoyant mood.

On one hand it was a disappointingly one-sided final, but, on the other, yesterday’s Just World Women’s Matchplay Singles final produced an exhibition of bowls that will live in the memory for a very long time.

The Eastern Counties One North season concludes at the weekend with champions Fakenham entertaining Norwich Medics in a re-arranged game - but there are still plenty of matches to be played.

Sudbury

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett and partner Gordon Reid reached their fifth Grand Slam men’s doubles final together on Thursday at the Australian Open when the reigning Wimbledon and US Open champions beat Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Shingo Kunieda of Japan 6-1, 4-6, (10-6).

Gustavo Fernandez

The World Women’s Matchplay Singles final at Potters on Thursday is a repeat of the 2014 final – and has a definite East Anglian flavour, with defending champion Katherine Rednall, from Ipswich, facing a challenge from Bex Field, who plays for the Norfolk bowls club in Norwich.

All in the mind? Sports psychologists would have us believe that sport is as much a mental as a physical activity, and yesterday morning’s sensational second round world indoor open singles clash between local hero Mervyn King and world number two Nick Brett was indeed a fascinating mind game.

Local supporters were guaranteed a good afternoon yesterday, when two bowlers with Norfolk connections came face-to-face in the final of the Just World Indoor Mixed Pairs Matchplay championship at Potters.

There was more good news for Norfolk bowls fans, when, following the success of Wayne Willgress in the open singles, his fiancee Bex Field helped Arbroath’s Darren Burnett send the defending champions Claire Johnston and Nick Brett crashing out of the quarter-finals of the mixed pairs.

Great Yarmouth Town maintained their unbeaten streak after having to dig deep into the squad with only 12 first team regulars available.

Mitch Forbes

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