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Great Yarmouth Town turned on the style on Wednesday evening to beat Mulbarton Wanderers 4-0 at the Wellesley for an emphatic first league win of the season.

A shaky start gave an inexperienced Gorleston side an uphill task almost from the kick-off on Saturday.

Caister produced a positive response to the departure of manager Ricci Butler to Gorleston as they won their opening match of the season in the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination in impressive style.

Gorleston parted company with manager Stewart Larter following last week's 8-0 defeat at Norwich United, which made it 12 matches without a win stretching back to last season.

For his first game in charge at the Wellesley Rob McCombe had to contend with 10 of his new squad being absent for various reasons.

If ever there was proof that the FA Cup can be a great leveller, it was proved by Gorleston and Norwich United as the road to glory began at the weekend.

Gorleston suffered a crushing 8-0 defeat on Tuesday night at the hands of a strong Norwich United side who look like they will be challenging at the top of the table this season.

The Great Yarmouth-based K9 fight team attended the WKO World Championships, bringing home three golds, five silvers and two bronze medals in total.

Great Yarmouth Town have brought goalkeeper Elvijs Putnins back to the club on the eve of the new Thurlow Nunn League campaign.

Great Yarmouth-based DAP CC dominate the series overall results from the Lotus Cars League of evening races on the Hethel test track.

Lowestoft Town took the derby honours in Tuesday night's pre-season friendly against Gorleston at Emerald Park.

Hemsby tennis player Katherine Barnes is flying high in the LTA British Tennis Tour rankings - and is now aiming to take her game to the next level.

As a Norfolk cricket star prepares for what could be the biggest week of his life, his village cricket club is just a month away from folding.

As Great Yarmouth Town make their final preparations for the upcoming season, chairman Jack Jay has announced new ticket offers aimed at enticing local fans along to see the new look Bloaters start the season.

Whitlingham Broad was once again the venue for the Swim England East Region Open Water Championships.

Gorleston continued their preparations for the new Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division season with three friendlies.

In recent seasons, Newmarket trainer Chris Wall has been the man to follow at Great Yarmouth so it was with some relief that he saw The Corporal take the Freederm Handicap under Hollie Doyle on Wednesday evening.

Vauxhall Mallards Cricket Club will be folding at the end of the season.

There was disappointment for Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett as the 21-year-old lost out in the final of the doubles alongside Gordon Reid.

The £19,000 Moulton Nurseries Handicap highlights a seven-race card at Great Yarmouth on Friday afternoon and could spell another success for Jamie Spencer.

Adam Mason is staying on with Great Yarmouth Town after standing down as joint manager at the end of last season.

Jack Blencowe is proving to be a big success story for Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk's Alfie Hewett made history on Sunday when he beat fellow Brit Gordon Reid 6-2, 7-5 at the Queen's Club to win the first Fever-Tree Wheelchair Tennis Championships to have world ranking status.

Great Yarmouth Town youngster Josh Ford has opted to stay put - after being unveiled as a new signing by neighbours Gorleston.

A 51-year-old woman from Norfolk has proven age and gender has no bounds as she can deadlift the weight of an adult kangaroo.

Great Yarmouth Town have appointed one of the biggest names in the Borough's entertainment industry as their new chairman.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Great Yarmouth Road Runners hosted a series of three five-mile road races which raised over £1,000 for charity

It has been a busy few weeks for the Triple S Fight team based at Lenny Boys Gym in Great Yarmouth.

Former Norwich City player Graham Dorrans has been the victim of an attack with a bottle while on holiday in Ibiza, it has been reported.

A wife and daughter have paid tribute to the man known as the face of bowls in Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Town have appointed Rob McCombe as manager following their relegation to the second tier of the Thurlow Nunn League.

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Vauxhall Mallards have been given the green light to carry on competing in the East Anglian Premier League following the demise of their second team.

Hottest race of the day at Great Yarmouth on Wednesday afternoon sees six two-year-old debutants among a field of eight for Novice Stakes over six furlongs at 2.45pm.

Great Yarmouth & District AC athlete Sophie McKinna finally achieved the World Championships qualifying standard at the weekend with a throw of 18.04 in the shot put.

Norfolk's Alfie Hewett played a starring role as Great Britain's men's wheelchair tennis team claimed their second BNP Paribas World Team Cup title since 2015.

Gorleston held their annual presentation night in the clubhouse last week.

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna has been denied a qualifying throw for the World Championships because the event she competed at didn't have a photo-finish kit.

Bradwell-based El Sol had a day to remember at Carrow Road as they lifted the Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup.

Tens of thousands of Norwich City fans took to the streets to celebrate their team's spectacular promotion to the Premier League.

Norwich City will celebrate promotion to the Premier League with a civic reception and parade on Bank Holiday Monday, followed by the Wesley Hoolahan and Russell Martin celebration match at Carrow Road.

Each year dozens of Great Yarmouth Road Runners members enter the London Marathon and this year 10 were lucky enough to take to the start.

Gorleston ended their season without a win in 10 games after losing 2-0 at home to an FC Clacton side who had two men sent off in injury-time.

Great Yarmouth Town picked up a battling 1-1 draw at third placed Godmanchester in their final game of the season - but were still relegated.

A Norfolk boxer will represent England next month at a bout in Spain.

Adam Mason is plotting a great escape in what will be his final match as Great Yarmouth joint manager.

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A late equaliser from David Shade gave Gorleston their first point in nine games and left neighbours Great Yarmouth Town on the precipice of relegation.

Champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa made a scorching start to Great Yarmouth's flat racing season by winning the first three races - with his wife and children looking on.

Oisin Murphy, many people's tip to end the reign of champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa this season, has a terrific book of rides when Great Yarmouth's 2019 flat racing year opens on Tuesday afternoon.

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