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Great Yarmouth Town made the trip south to Essex to face a rejuvenated FC Clacton, who had dispatched Gorleston 4-1 in midweek, and suffered a disappointing defeat.

Take a look around young Oscar Drewery’s bedroom and you’ll see his Norwich City shirts, a Teemu Pukki poster, a Canaries duvet cover and four walls painted yellow and green.

Great Yarmouth Town joint bosses Adam Mason and Martyn Sinclair have announced they will be stepping down at the end of the season.

A young, inexperienced Gorleston side suffered their heaviest defeat of the season on Saturday.

The Bloaters returned to The Wellesley for their penultimate home game of the season to face Senior Cup finalists Thetford Town and hauled themselves out of the bottom two with a priceless win.

Chris Lakey rounds up the events at Gorleston, King’s Lynn, Loch Neaton, Lowestoft and Thetford

A late Hadleigh goal condemned Gorleston to their fifth defeat in a row on Saturday.

Great Yarmouth Town put in a brave fight at the champions elect only to suffer another setback to their battle against the drop.

Footballers are notorious for their flash tastes in bling, living lavish lifestyles to match their eye-watering wages.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.


After the disappointment of last week’s visit to Framlingham this game against title chasing opposition was something of a free shot for the Bloaters.

Sean Perfect

A young Gorleston side gave a good account of themselves at second-placed Woodbridge but returned home with nothing to show for their efforts.

Stewart Larter

Great Yarmouth Town’s battle against the drop suffered a big setback when they let a half-time lead slip in the closing stages against the league’s bottom side.


After three excellent away performances there was disappointment for Greens fans on Saturday as the team returned to Emerald Park.

Ross Gilfedder

The Anglian Combination clash between the reserve sides of Aylsham and Acle United was abandoned after the visitors had five players sent off.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.


Gorleston picked up their second away win on the bounce despite playing with only 10 men for an hour.

Connor Ingram

Great Yarmouth CC’s 95th annual presentation dinner was held at the Royal Assembly Rooms.

Great Yarmouth Town returned to form with a vengeance as they recorded an impressive five goal win against high-flying opposition.

Aaron Sanders

Great Yarmouth Town conceded a controversial goal deep into injury on Tuesday night to suffer a disappointing defeat.

Sean Perfect

Isaac Burrage’s first goal for Gorleston gained his side three points as the Greens completed the double over Brantham.

Luke Goreham

When Anthony Ogogo takes to the ring on Saturday night, he’ll be in familiar surroundings at the leisure centre where his boxing career properly took off.

Gorleston made a disappointing return to action on Tuesday evening after two weeks off.

Kyle Ingram

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a disappointing home defeat after having skipper Ady Ager sent off just before the break.

Sean Perfect

Sophie McKinna and Chris Baker became British champions as a result of their wins at the UK Indoor Championships in Birmingham.

Sophie McKinna

Norfolk star Alfie Hewett wants to reclaim his number one ranking, win gold medals at the 2020 Olympics in Japan and claim all the major grand slam titles going.

Gustavo Fernandez

A teenager from a Norfolk boxing gym has won gold at a national championship.


Great Yarmouth Swimming Club were well represented at the Norfolk County Championships which were held over two weekends at the UEA pool in Norwich.


For this vital relegation battle the Bloaters welcomed back Joel Glover in place of the suspended Charlie Blake while Tom Cullumbine also returned to the squad after a long lay-off due to injury.


A Norfolk racecourse boss who said an outbreak of horse flu could have major consequences has now said he is “delighted” the sport is set to resume from tomorrow.

The boss of a Norfolk racecourse has said a national horseracing suspension could have “major consequences” if a planned meet next Friday cannot go ahead.

After a busy week the Bloaters fielded five of their six new signings for this vital fixture - and performed well to record their first league draw of the season.

Aaron Sanders

Joel Watts warmed the Greens fans with a late winner on a cold day at Emerald Park.

Kyle Ingram

A fencing club says the sport is becoming increasingly popular - despite financial uncertainty and doubts over British representation at the 2020 Olympics.

Gorleston had to settle for a point in Haverhill on Saturday after conceding two injury time goals.

Isaac Burrage

Scotland’s Stewart Anderson won the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Open Singles title for the second time on Sunday after defeating England’s Simon Skelton on a tie-break in the final at Potters Resort.

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Scotland’s Stewart Anderson defeated holder Mark Dawes in the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Open Singles at Potters Resort with an 8-7, 11-6 victory.


Gorleston recorded back-to-back defeats in the league for the first time since November as they lost a tight encounter at Emerald Park,

Stewart Larter

Great Yarmouth Town conceded four goals in the final 15 minutes, with a red card not helping their cause, to lose a game they looked like getting something out of.

Chris Holmes

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett suffered more disappointment at the Australian Open.

Paul Foster and Robert Paxton were both second-round casualties at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Open Singles Championship at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

England’s Ellen Falkner and Robert Paxton won the 2019 Just World Indoor Bowls Mixed Pairs Championship yesterday after defeating Helen Carman and Nick Brett 1-15, 10-3, 2-0 in a final of two halves at Potters Resort.

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The Bloaters came into Saturday’s game against high-flying Histon with a renewed enthusiasm that has seen them win five games in a row - but they were unable to maintain the fine run against a top side.


The first Norfolk Golfers Alliance meeting of the year at Great Yarmouth and Caister was blessed with good weather, after being adversely affected by the elements in recent years.

Mervyn King survived a first-round scare at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

Suffolk’s Mark Royal became the first seed to fall at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Singles Championship after a tie-break defeat to Scott Edwards.

I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie


England’s Mark Dawes and Jamie Chestney suffered an agonising defeat to Scotland’s Paul Foster and Alex Marshall at the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort.

United Kingdom

Two of the top four dropped vital points in the congested race for Premier Division honours.

Premier Division

Greg Harlow is looking to end a long wait to get his hands on one of the bowls world’s most prestigious titles.

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