Norfolk Sport

Cycling Events 2016: Tour de Norfolk, NNUH Tour Sportive and Tour de Broads. (L-R)

Looking for a cycling challenge to take on? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in Norfolk over the next few months.

Niels-Kristian Iversen. Picture: Ian Burt

Niels-Kristian Iversen has handed King’s Lynn a massive boost in their quest to reach the Elite League play-offs.

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Action from Norwich's six-wicket defeat at Vauxhall Mallards last weekend, Adam Todd bowling for Mallards. 

Norwich will look to avoid being the latest Norfolk team to be destroyed by one of their own.

Pena Sokia is expected to feature for North Walsham against Norwich. Picture: Hywel Jones

North Walsham host Norwich in the Woodfordes Norfolk Cup semi-finals at Scottow tomorrow, in the first meeting of the clubs since the 2005-06 season.

West Norfolk kart racer Oliver Clarke. Picture: Ian Burt

Oliver Clarke recently competed in his first international race against 34 other drivers from around the world - and finished in a promising fourth place.

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Josh Files claimed a double victory in Germany. Picture: Submitted

Josh Files made the best possible start to his TCR Germany campaign by claiming a double victory in the opening two races at the Oschersleben Motorsport Arena.

The meeting between the King's Lynn Stars and the Poole Pirates was postponed. Picture: Ian Burt

As a mixture of rain, hail and snow fell during the day you could sense more black clouds beginning to hover above British speedway.

Vanarama National Leage North Football action between Lowestoft Town and North Ferriby United. Ady Gallagher
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher is confident his side can shrug off their flat display against North Ferriby and finally secure National League North survival on Saturday.

The battle to avoid relegation from the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division will be decided on the final day of the season.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division
Paul Vickers (West Suffolk Wheelers), fastest 40+ rider in the VTTA , also seen here last month. Pictures: FERGUS MUIR

A carefully planned attack on the final hill secured a first win on the open road for Strada Sport junior Zak Coleman.

–John Bailey holds a freezing water tench flanked by friends Simon and John.

You just never know in this fishing life, do you?

Cabbell Park Football Ground, home of Cromer Football Club. 


North Norfolk District Council is proposing a new way forward in the row over plans to develop the club’s home ground.

Tom FitzPatrick
Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen. Picture: STEVE HONE

King’s Lynn host the champions on a big night for one of the Stars’ Danish contingent.

Training session for twins Liam (left) and Ryan Walsh ahead of their respective British championship defences in London. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

History-making twins Liam and Ryan Walsh have been held up as perfect role models for young Norwich boxers.

Vanarama National Leage North Football action between Lowestoft Town and North Ferriby United.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lowestoft Town had a free hit at securing their National League North status last night... and they squandered it.

Jessica-Jane Applegate of Great Britain poses with her gold medal after winning the Women's 200m Freestyle S14 final at London 2012. PICTURE BY ALEX BROADWAY /SWPIX.COM

Jessica-Jane Applegate has earned the chance to defend her title at the Paralympics in Rio later this year.

Jessica-Jane Applegate
Paul Williams, from Dereham, who survived the Hillsborough Disaster. PHOTO; Matthew Usher

A Dereham man, who survived the Hillsborough tragedy which claimed the lives of 96 football fans in 1989, has spoken of his “absolute relief” at today’s verdicts which found that they were “unlawfully killed” and none of the supporters who were at the game were to blame.

Relatives of the victims who died in the Hillsborough disaster, outside the Hillsborough Inquest in Warrington, where the inquest jury concluded that the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed, the inquest’s jury has concluded.

Ady Gallagher is preparing his Lowestoft team for a crucial clash with North Ferriby tonight. Photo: FOCUS IMAGES

The chance to secure a third consecutive season at step two of the non-league pyramid is in Lowestoft Town’s hands tonight.

Vauxhall Mallards v Norwich cricket action at Halvergate CC. Mitchell Todd bowling for Vauxhall Mallards.

Vauxhall Mallards claimed the local bragging rights in the first Norfolk derby of the EAPL season – beating Norwich with six wickets to spare at Halvergate.

Peter Lambert
John Sands, left, in action against Stratford. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Gary Setchell has thrown his hat in the ring as the race to sign John Sands hots up.

Lynn Town
Damian Hilton, and all at Wroxham, can only hope for good news from the FA. Picture: SEB DALY

Wroxham are heading back to the Eastern Counties (Thurlow Nunn) League – unless they are given a relegation reprieve, writes Tom Wardle.

Damian Hilton
Action from King's Lynn Stars v WROCLAW at the Adrian Flux Arrea - Rory Schlein. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The first of a seven-part series about the recovery of speedway rider Rory Schlein will go live on Youtube today.

Cambs v Norfolk Cricket, On the run Chris Brown and Lewis Denmark.Picture: Steve Williams.

Garry Park was the final-ball hero as Norfolk began their season with a dramatic four-run victory over Cambridgeshire.

Cabbell Park Football Ground, home of Cromer Football Club. 


Contentious plans to site a new medical centre at a football ground can provide a win-win solution for health and sport in Cromer, a council chief has insisted.

North Norfolk District Council
Dereham ended their league season on a losing note.

Dereham concluded what has been another highly successful Ryman League season with a disappointing defeat at Cricklefield Stadium, writes Rene Kendal.

Dereham ended their league season on a losing note.

Spixworth and Acle are refusing to give an inch in the Premier Division title race.

Joe Clark
Lowestoft players celebrate a late equalising goal from Adam Smith (centre) during the National League North match at the Lamb Ground, Tamworth
Picture by Andy Kearns/Focus Images Ltd 0781 864 4264

A magnificent goal by left-back Adam Smith deep in stoppage time earned a potentially priceless point for Lowestoft in their quest for survival in Vanarama National League North.

Norwich City
Robert Lambert. Picture: IAN BURT

Lynn performed last-heat heroics to snatch a draw against Leicester at Beaumont Park.

John Sands found the net for Lynn at The Walks. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

John Sands’ brace helped reformed Lynn record a final-day win to secure their best-ever Step Three points return.

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