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Boxing Day football action between Kirkley and Gorleston.
Gorleston manager Richard Daniels.

26/12/14

Richard Daniels’ second spell as Gorleston manager has come to an end after a disappointing season in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

There will be no speedway at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Tonight’s Elite League meeting between King’s Lynn and Leicester has been called off.

The three leading male racers at the start of the Breckland 10K, from left, former Thetford athlete Joe Kirton (finished third), Robert Chenery (Ipswich Jaffa RC, second), Michael Eccles (Norfolk Gazelles, winner).

Norfolk cricketer Michael Eccles was the first of almost 300 athletes to finish the annual Breckland 10K road race.

Gorleston captain Andrew Howell lifts the Norfolk Senior Cup after beating Wroxham at Carrow Road last season. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich City’s qualification for the Sky Bet Championship play-offs has caused three Norfolk cup finals to be rearranged – although all three will still be played at Carrow Road.

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Norwich United(yellow) play Walsham Le Willows at Diss to win the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Two trophy celebrations in three days made for a memorable Bank Holiday weekend for all-conquering Thurlow Nunn League champions Norwich United.

Nicklas Porsing helped the Stars end their mini search for an away win in 2015. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn raced to their first away win of the season at bottom club Leicester last night, with the 50-34 scoreline consolidating their position in the top half of the Elite League.

Cromer Lifeboat Cup Final - winners Runton United. Picture; RICHARD BATSON

Runton United have completed a hat trick of Cromer Lifeboat Cup wins.

Norwich United(yellow) play Walsham Le Willows at Diss to win the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich United have completed their dominant season with victory in the Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup final.

Damian Hilton
Billy Martin, 53, celebrates the first ever Patriots touchdown against Harlow on December 2, 1984.

American football’s bright future in King’s Lynn is closely linked to its former glories, as reporter Gavin Caney discovered.

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Kenneth Bjerre. Picture: IAN BURT

Rob Lyon admits he is growing increasinly concerned by Kenneth Bjerre’s indifferent start to the season.

Norwich United celebrating taking the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich United will attempt to clinch a league and cup double this afternoon and sign off the most successful season in their history.

Damian Hilton
Cricket action from the East Anglian Premier Cricket League between Norwich CC and Vauxhall Mallards. Ashley Watson batting for Norwich CC.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Champions Swardeston slid to an emphatic defeat as Norfolk rivals Vauxhall Mallards and Great Witchingham got their campaigns up and running with well deserved derby victories.

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Swaffham Town celebrate with the Thurlow Nunn First Division runners-up shield following their 5-1 home win over Woodbridge Town Reserves at Shoemakers Lane. Picture: Eddie Deane

Reporter Gavin Caney takes a look back at the 2014/15 semi-professional season in our area.

Paul Hunt
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Captain Duncan Lanchester expects the winning mentality in the Downham Town dressing room will inspire a determined title defence.

Young Norfolk Sports Academy cyclist Isla Rush competing at Zwevezele in Belgium in March 2015.

The latest of our monthly updates on the Young Norfolk Sports Academy comes from cyclist Isla Rush.

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