Norfolk Sport

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.

A new addition to the regional fight scene calendar launches next month – Road 2 Contenders.

Grant Holt

Will Dorsett led out of the last corner at the Winter Series mountain bike racing in Thetford Forest near Brandon.

Norfolk take on Cambridgeshire at Ely this Wednesday evening (7.45pm) to determine who will lift the Eastern Counties Tri-Counties Cup.


Fakenham-born Jamie Chestney powered his way into the second round of the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Singles Championship after making light work of Essex’s James Rippey.

Entries for Run Norwich 2019 will open next week.


Another bumper weekend for parkrun in our region as Mark Armstrong rounds up the events at Lowestoft, King’s Lynn, Thetford and Gorleston

Norfolk Schools are through to the semi-finals of the English Schools National Cup after a 4-1 win over Cleveland Schools.

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Dereham beat fellow high-flyers Ipswich and East Suffolk 4-2 to move up to third place in the Premier B section of the East League.


Scotland’s Paul Foster and Alex Marshall defeated compatriots Ronnie Duncan and Colin Walker in a nail-biter on Monday to reach the final of the Just 2019 World Indoor Bowls Pairs Championship at the Potters Resort, Hopton.

Norfolk’s next generation of athletes competed in the Sportshall Championships at the weekend at the Sportspark. Peter Phillips reports on all the action

Norfolk’s England paceman Olly Stone has committed his future to Warwickshire.

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North Walsham kept up the pressure on the top two by running in 12 tries, six in each half, to overwhelm lowly Ruislip.

Matt Hodgson

Wymondham remain snapping at the heels of leaders Holt after turning in a strong home performance to beat Wisbech 46-14.

Norwich produced a strong performance at third-placed Stowmarket to record a fourth straight win in London 2NE.


Following last weekend’s outstanding victory against Luton, Diss returned to reality with a thumping defeat in Essex.

Beccles secured the title with a clinical 55-12 win at Wymondham II.


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.

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I type this with tears in my eyes. Friday, January 11, was the saddest of days with its dreary, damp, cold afternoon.


Lowestoft Town returned from high-flying AFC Rushden & Diamonds with a well-deserved point after 1-1 draw – but with a bit of luck it could have been three.

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

Premier Division

New Dereham managers Adam Gusterson and Ollie Willis tasted defeat in their opening game.

Local football

The wry smile of Ian Culverhouse told you all you needed to know after this last-gasp King’s Lynn Town victory.

Local football

Norwich United recorded their first home win since October with a 3-1 win against Newmarket Town.

Local football

Two of the region’s best-known fighters will go to war in a huge main event on Cage Warriors Academy South East 23 later this year.

Norwich Road Runners are offering the region’s elite runners the chance to gain a place at the Ringland Half Marathon on Sunday, March 3.

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

Great Yarmouth Town face arguably the biggest test of their new-found form when they face one of the title favourites on Saturday afternoon.

Dereham Town

Ian Culverhouse will be hoping his King’s Lynn Town players have taken the opportunity to recharge a few batteries this week.

Ian Culverhouse

Lowestoft Town have received a helping hand from the region’s two top clubs as they attempt to move away from the Evostik Southern Central relegation zone.

Norwich City

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