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Club chairman Alan Bowkett and chief executive David McNally present Norwich City's accounts at Carrow Road. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich City manager Neil Adams will be handed the financial fire power to buy new players in the January transfer window after the club was handed a clean bill of health in its annual accounts.

The annual Norfolk junior county tennis awards have been presented, including to (from left) Alex Mcnaughton, Tom Watkinson, Scott Whiting, Danni Long Martinez and Emily Barrett.

Over 75 young tennis players have been assessed for Norfolk team selections at East Anglia Tennis & Squash Club in Norwich.

Barford Primary School headteacher Judith Tigerschiold accepts a cheque for £100 from the Auto Cycle Union following pupil Kenzie Cossey's (centre) performance at the British Youth Grass Track Championships. Kenzie was joined by King's Lynn Stars rider Robert Lambert (right) for the presentation.

Young grasstrack racer Kenzie Cossey has earned a financial boost for his school following success at the British Youth Grasstrack Championships.

King's Lynn Town players celebrate Marc Goodfellow's goal in a 2-0 win against AFC Fylde at The Walks in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division last season. Picture Matthew Usher.

The mouth-watering prospect of an FA Cup tie with a Football League side is within touching distance for King’s Lynn Town – and manager Gary Setchell admits the excitement for the game is already in full flow.

Jolyon Palmer gives some wannabe a few tips at Snetterton four years ago. Photo: Adrian Judd/EDP library

Anyone signing up for a seat in Formula One for 2015 will be extremely thankful – because those queuing up to join or rejoin the grid would form a lengthy line.

City of Norwich Athletics Club volunteers (from left) Keith Yellop, Helen Stubbs, Tania Spurling (England Athletics) and Mike De Silva have received awards for their service.

Three City of Norwich Athletics Club (CONAC) members have received special awards for their service as volunteers.

Scratch Matchplay champion Jack Yule with Dan Jones (left) and Doug Gilchrist. Picture: Norfolk CGU

Jack Yule maintained his excellent finish to the season when he made it a hat-trick of victories in the Norfolk Match Play Championships at Barnham Broom at the weekend.

Action from North Walsham's (green) defeat to Colchester at Scottow - Toby Salmon. Picture: Hywel Jones

North Walsham have lost the services of second row Toby Salmon as they look to get last weekend’s shock defeat at London One North bottom side Woodford out of their systems.

Richie Rhodes will miss Norwich's game at Rochford Hundred. Picture: Andy Micklethwaite

Leaders Norwich make the trip to Rochford Hundred in London 2NE tomorrow knowing they will have to be at their very best to come away with the spoils.

Jack Such celebrates his try in Holt's win at Old Cooperians. Picture: Stuart Young

Diss and Holt meet in a competitive match for the first time this century tomorrow afternoon (3pm) in what should be a derby to savour in London 2NE.

Langley School hosted teams from around the country for an under-15 tournament and were loaned the Aviva Premiership Trophy for the event, pictured with the Langley team. Picture: Trevor Jackon

The Aviva Premiership trophy was one of the special guests at the second annual Nationwide Under-15s Rugby Festival hosted by Langley School.

Lee Smith in action for Lowestoft against Oxford City.

Lowestoft Town forward Lee Smith admitted it was an “easy decision” to re-sign for the Blues, just 11 months after he had left Crown Meadow for Biggleswade.

Norwich teenager Kyle Picton (car 733) is always involved in the action.

Aylsham stock car driver Matt Newson continues to lead the way in the BriSCA Formula One National Points Shootout with just three rounds to go, following an entertaining affair at the Norfolk Arena in King’s Lynn.

Alex Brundle. 2014

Alex Brundle’s return to the World Endurance Championship resulted in a hard-fought LMP2 podium position in the 6 Hours of Fuji race.

Dougal Toms (Streetlife) in the Davy Down round of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League (PHOTO BY SHELTON PELL)

King’s Lynn CC’s first road race promotion for many years saw Danny Parker of Greenwheel Cycles win after breaking away, first with Nigel Hobday (Cambridge CC) and, after Hobday faded, with Tom Trimble of CC Ashwell.

Scott Pitchers and Freddy Pett (right) celebrate first and second respectively. Picture: Barry Clay

Local teams experienced mixed fortunes at Brands Hatch on the day Shane Byrne wrapped up his fourth British Superbike Championship.

Norfolk v Bucks, Minor Counties Championship, July 2013, Callum Taylor. Picture: Tim Ferley

With the prospect of training in India and a tour of Australia fast approaching, Norfolk batsman Callum Taylor would appear to have the cricket world at his feet.

Fakenham goalkeeper Tommy Rix was in the thick of the penalty action against Kirkley & Pakefield. Picture: Tony Miles

Kirkley & Pakefield have won 12-11 in a penalty shootout at Fakenham Town this evening.

Ben Pointer holds his 27lbs 9oz catch from Billingford Lakes

The scenes on the banks of the River Thurne on Saturday were perhaps reminiscent of Billingsgate fish market during the reign of Queen Victoria.

Sarah catches the last Wye barbel of another happy year.

Just last night I left the River Wye for probably the last time in 2014.

Lynn's George Thomson strokes home his first penalty of the night. Picture: Ian Burt

George Thomson netted a magnificent hat-trick as King’s Lynn Town reminded the rest of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division of their title credentials with a convincing victory over Ilkeston at The Walks.

Harleston Magpies slipped five points behind the top two in the East Conference after suffering a surprise defeat at Bedford on Saturday.

Ben Wright in the thick of the action for Harleston Magpies during Saturday's comfortable victory at Felixstowe. Pictures: Pat Leate

Harleston Magpies were far too strong for newly promoted Felixstowe, coming away with a 7-0 win to maintain their unbeaten start in the Premier A Division.

Norwich Dragons II players prepare to defend a short corner against Ipswich III.

Norwich City maintained their impressive start to the Division 2NE season when they beat Bury St Edmunds 3-0 to keep the pressure on early leaders Norwich Dragons II.

Dereham II lead the way in the Premier Division after beating newly promoted Thetford 5-0 to make it five straight wins.

Langley School and Harleston Magpies Hockey Club are delighted to report that, building on their already close links, they have formed an association to promote the development of hockey within the school and the club by way of coaching and the sharing of facilities.  
Harleston Magpies, which since 2007 has been awarded Clubs 1s t status by England Hockey as part of Sport England Clubmark, offers the keen hockey students at Langley an outstanding opportunity to further develop and diversify their skills while at the same time opening up new opportunities. Recently four Langley students, Victoria Findlay, Toby Price, Anna Tighe and Tom Yallop, have taken advantage of this coaching to progress in England Hockey’s Single System development programme. These students all competed against 60 of the most talented youngsters within their age groups throughout the East of England over two weekends in September with Toby Price progressing to the next stage by being selected for the Saxon Tigers team to compete in the

Langley School and Harleston Magpies have built on their close links by forming an association to promote the development of hockey within the school and the club by way of coaching and the sharing of facilities.

Victoria Williamson (left) with her silver medal from the National Championship's women's 500m time-trial.

Norfolk track cycling star Victoria Williamson has been named in British Cycling’s team for next month’s UCI World Cup.

Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell believes his side’s recent form means they can play with more “freedom” ahead of their Evo-Stik Premier Division clash at home to Ilkeston Town this evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

Ove Fundin, 79 year old former world speedway champion and Norwich Stars rider, at Horham Community centre to support the bid to relaunch the Norwich Stars team.

It was 60 years ago when a young unknown and shy Swedish speedway rider made his way to Norwich by train, pushing his bike, held together with bits of old wire and string, between stations.

Remy Gordon got a consolation for Wroxham in their defeat to Harlow Town.

Wroxham tumbled out of the FA Trophy after a comprehensive defeat against fellow Ryman League Division One North outfit, Harlow Town.

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