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Thursday, May 7, 2020

North Walsham’s Mark Webster has won the prestigious Eastern Counties Rugby Union Grounds Person of the Year Award.

A supermarket worker whose plan to run four marathons in the space of six weeks was scuppered by the coronavirus outbreak has put his gruelling training programme to good use, by running the equivalent distance around the car parks, fields and seafront of his home town.

Young endurance runners are taking part in challenges and competitions as their club moves it training programme online during the coronavirus lockdown.

Move over Joe Wicks, there’s a new fitness coach in town set to get the nation’s hearts pounding.

Tributes have been paid to a 16-year-old Norwich boy who died unexpectedly.

Norfolk Sport

Friday, May 22, 2020

King’s Lynn Town have completed a busy week of business by confirming new deals for another two of their first team squad.

British speedway remains united in ‘cautious optimism’ about some league racing this season.

Earlier this week I had a long chat with one of the athletes I coach and, whilst he is running very well, it had become apparent during the last couple of weeks that he has been struggling to really stay on top of his motivation.

King’s Lynn Town have received a promotion boost today after the Football League published its draft plans to end the season.

“Don’t pass it on!” – weird and wonderful batons are the name of the game after more than 30 teams signed up for Norfolk Gazelles Virtual Relay.

Norwich City

Yesterday, 15:17

Norwich City will vote on Wednesday on proposals to return to contact training - but the renewal of Premier League hostilities looks likely to be pushed back.

It’s amazing how quickly things can change. Remember the shock in the middle of March when Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and the Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi both tested positive for Covid-19?

Norwich City legend Darren Eadie says he wants to take advantage of the club’s burgeoning youth development system as he prepares to enter a new phase of his footballing life.

Daniel Farke was unveiled as head coach of Norwich City on May 25, 2017 and much has changed since the German joined, as David Freezer recalls

Norwich City’s season has nudged a further step closer to a resumption after the government published ‘stage two’ of its guidance which enables competitive and close-contact training.

Columnists

Yesterday, 13:41

It’s amazing how quickly things can change. Remember the shock in the middle of March when Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and the Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi both tested positive for Covid-19?

Many moons ago I wrote a column that was pretty much full of silliness – I think I was trying to relieve some tension during a particularly sticky patch down the road at NR1.

After a period of fence sitting, the Premier League clubs have voted for players to return to training, albeit non-contact, and the Bundesliga has returned to action in Germany. Whether these are sensible moves will be something that only time will tell.

When it comes to Norwich City players down the years who have made a real impact on me, Luke Chadwick would not be that high up the list.

“We need a 12th man out there” – one of the less-often quoted segments of Delia Smith’s famous cameo on the Carrow Road pitch back in 2005, but with some sort of Premier League resumption looking increasingly likely we may finally be able to answer the age old question about how much influence supporters actually have on the outcome of a match.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

North Walsham’s Mark Webster has won the prestigious Eastern Counties Rugby Union Grounds Person of the Year Award.

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