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Legendary cricket commentator Henry Blofeld will retire from his role on BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special in September.

Norfolk Seniors’ second league match of the season against their Cambridgeshire counterparts was held at a wonderfully presented Eaton Golf Club.


With two regulars unavailable Norfolk suffered their first defeat of County Week at Hunstanton when they were beaten 5-4 by Bedfordshire.

Norfolk’s Andrew Marshall bagged two eagles on the back-nine as he claimed a one-shot victory in the West Essex Pro-Am.

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There’s an important match at the foot of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian League tomorrow, with the bottom two coming face to face at the Victory Ground.

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Garboldisham hosted a superb game of cricket in the searing heat, with Norfolk Under-14s eventually going down by one wicket to their Surrey counterparts.


Young striker Ryan Harnwell has been handed a one-year deal by King’s Lynn Town.

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A large contingent of UEA Fencing Club made an assault on the Malta Open, hosted by the St Paul Fencing Club.

England international players will be taking part in a Senior 1 Star ranking event being hosted by Wensum Table Tennis Club on Saturday.

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Norfolk are the Eastern Region champions at Under-13 level after taking victory in the competition for the first time in the county’s history.

Wells Sailing Club played host to the Sharpie National Championship, with a British fleet boosted by the presence of five Dutch Sharpies and one German.

It was a busy weekend at Horning Sailing Club, with 16 ladies taking part in a taster session on Saturday in beautiful sunshine and light winds.

Norfolk Punt Club’s White Boat Open saw 16 boats got out for some competitive sailing in light winds on Barton Broad.

King’s Lynn staged a dramatic late fightback but were unable to prevent a 48-45 home defeat at the hands of Belle Vue.

To adapt the words of Lord Nelson – “Norfolk expects every man to do their duty... at BSB Knockhill”,

Any round the clock race is tough on those involved, but the elation of completing the marathon cannot be underestimated – standing on the podium is the icing on the cake.

They were having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave. It was not so surprising, the fish were arising, and feeding all day.

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King’s Lynn are gearing up for a mouthwatering Premiership clash at The Adrian Flux Arena tonight (7.30) against Belle Vue – who include newly crowned British champion Craig Cook.

I netted my first East Anglian chub around 1973, or was it 1974?


Norfolk Ladies’ excellent start to their County Week programme at Hunstanton Golf Club continued yesterday when they won another tight game against one of the fancied teams.

Norfolk completed a resounding 185-run win over Buckinghamshire at Burnham yesterday to set themselves up nicely for next month’s Minor Counties Championship Festival at Manor Park.

It was blazing hot at the MSG mountain bike races at Phoenix Park, Kentford near Newmarket, where the most technical parts of the course were in a former gravel pit.


Adam Hipperson has turned down approaches from higher level clubs to commit to Norwich United for the 2017-18 season.

Lowestoft Town’s Crown Meadow home will be re-named the Amber Dew Events Stadium from next season.

Harleston Angling Club held their second junior match of the season.

Norfolk are well placed to win their Minor Counties Championship clash at Buckinghamshire after an excellent second day.


Norfolk’s County Week campaign got off to an impressive start at Hunstanton Golf Club yesterday when they beat Hertfordshire 5-4.

King’s Lynn have snapped up Danish racer Thomas Jorgensen – who is set to make his debut in Wednesday’s home SGB Premiership clash with play-off rivals Belle Vue.

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