Local North Norfolk Sport

The annual Dardan Security Rugby Sevens will bring the curtain down on a successful season at North Walsham on Saturday, May 18.

Royal Cromer’s Ruby Patterson gave a glimpse of her potential with an excellent performance in the Norfolk Girls’ Spring Meeting at Royal Norwich.

The chairman of an embattled north Norfolk sports club has been ousted by 39 votes to 17 in a vote of no confidence triggered by a row over plans for a new multi-million pound sports hub.

Saturday’s final league game pitted third from top against third from bottom but intriguingly both sides had identical recent records, four wins from the last five.

Holt clinched promotion to London 2NE after producing their best performance of the season to beat East London 31-22 in Saturday’s play-off match at Bridge Road.

Holt are gearing up for a promotion play-off at Bridge Road on Saturday after finishing runners-up in London Three Eastern Counties.

Holt have a huge game to look forward to at Bridge Road after finishing runners-up in London Three Eastern Counties.

In their final home game of a memorable season an outstanding second half took the Vikings to a big win over the team immediately below them.

The battle for the London Three Eastern Counties title is set to reach an exciting climax tomorrow - with three teams still in contention.

North Walsham’s easy win over Amersham & Chiltern a week ago was to a degree disappointing – but they can expect a sterner test when they travel to Southend Saxons in London One North.

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.


Liam Walsh says he will make a conscious effort to take more risks when he makes his ring return in May.

A north Norfolk rugby player has put the ‘prop’ in proposal after he swapped crouching in a scrum for getting down on one knee.

New Zealand

North Walsham ran in 11 tries for a 75-5 win in a match that ended early due injuries picked up by a courageous but limited Amersham & Chiltern side.

Jake Duffield

Sheringham have a chance to go top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division on Saturday afternoon after extending their impressive winning sequence to 12 matches in midweek.

Wymondham Town

A weekend off should have done wonders for North Walsham who struggled to get a toe-hold in their previous game at Old Haberdashers, with players carrying injuries and in one case a chest infection.

James Knight

Liam Walsh apologises: we’ve been chatting for a while and he has an appointment in Cromer.

Liam Walsh

Liam Walsh has put Norwich at the top of his wish list as he plots his return to boxing.

Liam Walsh

The title race in London Three Eastern Counties is heading for a nailbiting finish, with three teams right in the thick of it.

West Norfolk

Will Harrold is heading back across the Atlantic to resume his challenge on the second tier Tour - and feels he has something positive to build on.

United States

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

North Norfolk Ladies came through a tough test against Norwich City II to take a big step towards clinching the East League Division 2NE title.

Norwich City

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.


North Walsham recovered from the shock of conceding two tries in the opening 16 minutes to record an impressive 43-17 win at Old Haberdashers.

Bruce van Poortvliet

In a critical game in the race for promotion Holt edged past Ely 30-28 - but, in an enthralling match, the result was in doubt right up to the final whistle.

Bruce van Poortvliet

Liam Walsh looks set to end his boxing exile after signing for management company MTK Global.

Ryan Walsh

North Walsham turned in a superb display to take London IN leaders Rochford Hundred to the wire before being edged out 24-23.

Jake Duffield

With the weather beginning to improve, perhaps it’s time to hit the trails. Trail runner Carmine De Grandis features his favourite running routes in North Norfolk

North Walsham face what is certainly their hardest fixture of the run-in when runaway leaders Rochford Hundred visit Scottow on Saturday.

West Norfolk

A north Norfolk woman who defied doctors’ expectations after suffering a catastrophic brain injury as a youngster has been named Sailor of Year in an annual awards scheme run for people with disabilities by the Royal Yachting Association.

A north Norfolk stock car driver who was hospitalised is now reportedly “awake and responding”.


It has been quite a week for young Norfolk rugby player Jack van Poortvliet.

Tom Youngs

The county’s roads will play host to one of the biggest events in the UK cycling calendar this summer.

University of East Anglia

Having had a reasonably easy ride against Luton last week North Walsham face somewhat stiffer opposition at Eton Manor on Saturday.

James Knight

Ten players crossed the whitewash as North Walsham overwhelmed visitors Luton 79-5 in London IN.

Jake Duffield

Will Harrold’s encouraging start to the Tour season continued when he claimed a top 40 finish in Colombia.

United States

Norfolk youngster Harry Simmons has agreed a new contract at Leicester Tigers.

Gresham's School

Following the disappointment of the cancellation of their Norfolk Cup semi-final against Diss North Walsham return to action in London 1N on Saturday with a home game against Luton.

James Knight

North Walsham dug deep to claim a hard-fought 17-13 win at Old Priorians in London 1N as they bounced back from the previous week’s defeat at Colchester.

Chris Godwin

A busy Saturday of rugby union action sees North Walsham and Diss hit the road for testing fixtures while Norwich will be aiming to make it five wins on the trot in London 2NE at Beeston Hyrne. CHRIS WISE looks ahead to the games.

Jake Duffield

Holt secured a place in the final of the Norfolk Intermediate Cup with a reasonably comfortable win over a solid and determined Crusaders team.

It took a last minute try from Colchester to finally silence North Walsham and their 100 or so noisy supporters in this fiercely competitive encounter.

James Knight

Norfolk’s Will Harrold made a solid debut on the Tour this week - and is now hoping for another chance to impress.

United States

North Walsham take part in what is effectively a battle for a play-off place at the end of the season on Saturday when they travel to Colchester.

Johnny Marsters

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


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

Norfolk professional Will Harrold has been handed an immediate chance to impress on the USPGA’s second tier Tour.

Having started the New Year with a five point win at Sudbury, consolidating their third place in London One North, North Walsham take on strugglers Ruislip at Scottow on Saturday (3pm).

Ryan Oakes

There was individual and team gold success for North Norfolk Harriers at the County Cross Country Championships in Thetford at the weekend.

Gresham's School

There was a big shock in London 3EC when leaders Holt were beaten at bottom side Ipswich YM after letting a big lead slip in the closing stages.

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