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Mundesley Golf Club is teeing off into a new era with a bag full of fresh ideas for the future.

Six members of North Norfolk Vikings Swimming Club have qualified for the Swim England East Region Championships.


The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

The wife of Norfolk rugby star Tom Youngs has been given the fantastic news that her illness is now ‘in remission’, 12 months on from being given a terminal cancer diagnosis.


On a baking-hot late afternoon at Diss a large crowd at the Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend saw North Walsham retain the Norfolk Senior Cup by beating Norwich by six tries to two.

Jake Duffield

North Walsham may well be favourites to continue their Norfolk Senior Cup dominance but the Vikings know they can’t afford to be complacent against Norwich in tomorrow’s final.


Football League referee Tom Nield will be officiating at this year’s Cromer Lifeboat Cup final.

Holt rounded off their campaign by seeing off local rivals Fakenham in the traditional Banham Cup fixture.

Ben Youngs is set to provide England boss Eddie Jones with a fitness boost when he returns to the starting line-up for Leicester Tigers on Friday night.


A dozen North Norfolk Beach Runners competed in the hottest and most brutal London Marathon on record, when even finishing amounted to heroism for the 40,000 plus who managed it.

Making the breakthrough at Leicester Tigers has earned Norfolk youngster Harry Simmons the Aviva Premiership club’s Players’ Young Player of the Year award.

Gresham's School

Amelia Williamson has completed a notable double – despite being below her best in the second tournament of a double header at the weekend.

North Walsham wrap up their league season with a trip to Colchester on Saturday.

James Knight

Aylsham’s Harley Dyson narrowly failed to win the prestigious English Under 19s Billiards Championship.

James Willstrop did his best Steve Redgrave impression after finishing his Commonwealth Games with bronze in the men’s squash doubles.


Norfolk youngster Amelia Williamson took the first step in a title defence when she won the Hampshire Rose by a stroke.

An record total of 87 pairs took to the links of a wonderfully presented Sheringham Golf Club in search of the title of County Foursomes champions.

Saturday marks the final home game of the season for North Walsham and for coach James Brooks when Eton Manor come to Scottow.

James Knight

The Gold Coast is famed for its rollercoasters – the perfect metaphor for the career of Norfolk-born squash star James Willstrop.

Holt suffered their heaviest league defeat of the season at the hands of a well disciplined, robust and direct running Ely side.

A determined second-half display took North Walsham to a memorable victory on London Irish’s 4G pitch against their rivals for sixth place.

James Brooks

James Willstrop is happy to fly under the radar ahead as he bids to strike third time lucky at the Commonwealth Games.


Squash star James Willstrop insists he has nothing to lose at the Commonwealth Games.


Although the opposition will be familiar, North Walsham will be breaking new ground in their latest London One North fixture on Saturday.

James Brooks

Norfolk’s James Willstrop revealed his mental fortitude above anything else ensured his safe passage past a dangerous opponent and into the next round of the Commonwealth Games.


Talented youngster Amelia Williamson will begin her quest for another English National Schools’ title next week.


North Walsham Rugby Club and the Wensum Trust have announced the extension of their partnership until 2021.

James Brooks

North Walsham head of rugby James Brooks is to leave the club in the summer.

James Brooks

There is a break in league action over Easter - but an eagerly awaited game is taking place at High Kelling on Saturday.

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Will Harrold suffered a heartbreaking near miss in his second USPGA China Series event at the weekend - but it has still been a superb start to the season for the Sheringham professional.

North Walsham host Letchworth in London One North, knowing they can be proud of their efforts against Brentwood a week ago.

James Brooks

Harleston will play Sheringham in the final of the Mummery Cup.

Nathan Stone

North Walsham will have to be on top form if they are to get points from their game against London One North leaders Brentwood at Scottow on Saturday.

James Brooks

Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers have pulled off something of a coup by clinching the services of former county cricketer Robbie Joseph.

Barton Wanderers

A north Norfolk optician will be swapping spectacles for sports kit, when he lines up at the start of the London Marathon in a few weeks time.


It has been an excellent season for North Norfolk Hockey Club, with the men’s first team gaining promotion and the women hoping to follow their example.

Crusaders produced a late surge to seal victory in an entertaining derby match at Little Melton, with a converted try and a penalty in the dying minutes seeing them edge home by four points.

Although leading going into the final quarter at Borehamwood, a disappointing display by North Walsham resulted in a loss by two tries to one.

Jim Riley

North Walsham’s players will be raring to go tomorrow, having had two weeks off - one scheduled and one for adverse weather.

Local knowledge was put to good use as Terry Norman and Graham Carman came out on top in the February Open Pairs at Great Yarmouth and Caister.

Benjamin Foundation

Trimingham Pilgrims visited Horsford and completed their first league double of the season with a convincing 3-0 victory.

George Crane

Three years ago, playing off a handicap of +3, Matthew Jordan was runner-up in Cromer Squash Club’s annual handicap tournament.

John Baker

Cromer Town confirmed their first win in nearly two years was no flash in the pan on Saturday by picking up their second victory in three games.

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Hundreds of runners will be lacing up their trainers this weekend, ready to take part in a cross country event in aid of Norfolk-based children’s charity Break.


These two great rivals produced a game of untold drama that had a big Mackenders crowd on the edge of their seats right up until the final whistle.

James Knight

Ryan Walsh brought the British featherweight belt back to Norfolk – but looks almost certain to have a rematch with Isaac Lowe after a hard-fought title clash in Manchester.

Ryan Walsh

Ryan Walsh is a great digester of the English lexicon – but is determined to Isaac Lowe eat his words when the two clash in Manchester tonight.

Norfolk’s Will Harrold will once again be playing his golf in some far flung locations this year.

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