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Make it a night to remember, they tell boxers ... Michael Walsh is determined to do just that, as head of sport Chris Lakey reports

North Walsham's 15-match unbeaten run ended in dramatic fashion as hosts Harpenden grabbed a 31-29 victory with two converted tries in the last five minutes.

North Walsham's Lauren Hemp came on as a second half substitute as England Women battled through the snow to beat Czech Republic 3-2 in Ceske on Tuesday night.

Liam Walsh is notoriously harsh when appraising his own boxing performance.

Cromer's Liam Walsh moved himself back on to the world stage after coming through his first serious fight in two and a half years with flying colours.

Liam Walsh says he wants Maxi Hughes to try and knock him out - so he can stand toe-to-toe and send the Farmy Army home happy.

Liam Walsh has moved to the lightweight division for his fight with Maxi Hughes - but admits his future isn't set in stone.

Liam Walsh spoke to head of sport Chris Lakey ahead of his fight against Maxi Hughes at the iconic York Hall venue this weekend.

Norfolk rugby clubs are hoping for a boost in players after England reached the World Cup final.

Bosses at a north Norfolk rugby club are hoping that interest in the World Cup will inspire youngsters to become the Ben Youngs of the future.

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Pubs across Norfolk were overflowing with rugby fans on Saturday as they witnessed England's World Cup final loss.

If Ben Youngs touches down for England in Saturday's Rugby World Cup final, he'll be toasted around the country.

The former local rugby clubs of Norfolk star Ben Youngs have shared their pride after his vital role in getting England into the World Cup Final.

Liam Walsh is taking 'a big step' as he refuses to dodge tough tests on his return to the ring.

North Walsham's outstanding form continued on Saturday with a memorable 31-26 win at Colchester in a clash of the only unbeaten sides in London One North

Norfolk is celebrating after local hero Ben Youngs helped England secure a place in the Rugby World Cup final.

After their stunning start of seven wins and seven bonus points North Walsham face their toughest test yet on Saturday when they travel to second-placed Colchester.

Trainer Graham Everett has promised Hurricane Michael is on the way.

After four years out, Michael Walsh is to return to the boxing ring. His decision has a highly emotional back story, as he tells head of sport Chris Lakey

England have addressed their indiscipline issues by punishing players who make mistakes worthy of conceding a penalty during training.

North Walsham beat Eton Manor 45-19 at Scottow to maintain their 100 percent record in London One North - and put themselves in good heart for next week's crunch clash at fellow high-flyers Colchester.

Norfolk star Ben Youngs says there is more to come as England prepare for a World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.

London One North pacesetters North Walsham are preparing for two crunch games in the space of eight days.

North Walsham produced a superb first half display in miserable conditions to set up a comfortable 28-7 victory at Old Priorians and make it six wins out of six in London One North.

North Walsham head to Ealing on Saturday aiming to stretch their winning streak in London One North to six when they face Old Priorians.

Kieron Tuck has decided to switch his focus to another sport after more than 11 years of service to cricket in the county.

Norfolk's Lauren Hemp made her full England debut as the Lionesses recorded an unconvincing 1-0 win in Tuesday night's friendly with Portugal.

North Walsham made it 10 straight wins in London One North stretching back to the closing stages of last season on Saturday when they beat Brentwood 45-14 at Scottow.

Norfolk youngster Lauren Hemp has been called into the full England squad for the first time.

Ryan Walsh proved in emphatic style why he is favourite to land the Golden Contract featherweight crown.

Norfolk rugby star Ben Youngs scored a try in a history-making appearance in England's victory against Argentina.

North Walsham return to Scottow on Saturday for what could be their toughest task of the season so far against Brentwood.

Ryan Walsh's weigh-in for Friday night's Golden Contract featherweight tournament threatened to boil over before a punch had been thrown in anger.

York Hall - the undisputed home of British boxing - has been good for Norfolk fighter Ryan Walsh - and he's hoping that trend continues when he steps out at the iconic venue on Friday night.

North Walsham turned in another solid display to win 24-7 at Old Haberdashers and maintain their 100 percent record at the top of Division 1N.

North Norfolk schoolboy Conrad Winter has smashed a county record on his way to earning an England place next month.

After a stuttering start North Walsham overturned a 13 point deficit to seal a big win over Chingford at Scottow last week but coach Johnny Marsters will be looking for a more focussed performance at fifth placed Old Haberdashers on Saturday.

North Walsham extended their perfect start to the London One North season as they ran in nine tries to beat Chingford 59-13.

North Walsham have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of their first London One North home game of the season against Chingford on Saturday (3pm).

Norfolk's Ben Youngs is looking to make it third time lucky as England embark on the World Cup bid in Japan this weekend.

Norfolk fans' hopes of a local winner in the F1 Stock Car World Final for the first time in over 60 years evaporated almost as soon as the race started.

Competitors swam, rode and ran around the coast, beating their bests and raising money for charity.

Norfolk's Liam Walsh has a chance to regain the WBO European lightweight title when he faces Maxi Hughes at York Hall on November 9.

The new Norwich City sticker album is out today - and fans are expected to flock to shops all over Norfolk to grab a copy.

Having got the new London One North season off to a great start with a resounding win at Woodford North Walsham will be expecting a much tougher challenge on Saturday when they visit Shelford.

After an appeal by event organisers, ample volunteers have stepped up to help out with the North Norfolk Triathlon, happening this weekend.

A stage of the Round Britain Coastal Drive will 'flag off' from the Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel in Cromer.

North Walsham Vikings make an excellent start to the new London One North season on Saturday when they recorded a comprehensive 63-14 win at Woodford.

Saturday sees the start of the rugby season proper for North Walsham Vikings with a visit to newly promoted Woodford in London One North.

Hundreds of cyclists saddled up in tempertaures of up to 30°C to enjoy Ride North Norfolk 2019.

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