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A merger between two of a town’s football clubs will see them form one of the biggest clubs in the county according to its chairman.

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A seaside golf course is enjoying a membership boom in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Each season’s kit launch is an exciting moment for any football fan, but for one Norwich City fan it is a chance to add another piece of history to his phenomenal collection.

Parkrunners in Norfolk and Waveney have at least another month to wait before they can resume their weekly 5km challenge.

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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.

Three former Norwich City stars have shown their community spirit by delivering 60 food parcels for people in need.

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Norfolk international star Ben Youngs says rugby will be far from normal when the sport eventually resumes after the coronavirus pandemic.

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An event which involves more than 700 horses each year in north Norfolk has been cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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The RFU have confirmed the final league tables for the rugby season – which is good news for some, as Paul Morse reports

The highly anticipated Mammoth Marathon has been cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cromer’s tennis club has shut its doors due to the coronavirus.

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Iain Martell completed the transition from MMA fighter to professional boxing champion with a scintillating display at the sport’s spiritual home.

Iain Martell is promising all-out attack on Saturday night as he attempts to join a small but select band of Norfolk boxers.

It was a late night for all travelling Canaries fans after Norwich City’s FA Cup win against Tottenham Hotspur went to penalties, but one group faced an even longer return trip after their coach broke down on the way back from the capital.

Michael Walsh tends not to do things by halves.

Michael Walsh’s remarkable unbeaten run remains intact after another stunning knockout performance.

Michael Walsh has one of the most exciting records in pro boxing - but could walk into the ring for the final time on Friday night.

Can North Walsham clinch promotion?

Thursday, February 27, 2020

North Walsham could clinch promotion from London North on Saturday afternoon – if the winds are in the Vikings favour.

Ryan Walsh has 2020 vision – and sees a good year ahead of him.

Ryan Walsh showed his class to secure a place in the final of the Golden Contract featherweight tournament.

Some of the country’s top wrestling talent will be heading for the north Norfolk coast next month to battle it out in the ring in aid of an East Runton youngster with a rare form of brain cancer.

A football club which took swift action after one on its supporters racially abused an opposition player at a match in Norfolk has said it takes a zero tolerance approach to discrimination.

Norfolk’s Iain Martell has been granted his wish and handed a Southern Area cruiserweight title fight – and fight fans are being promised a hurricane landing.

Former Norwich City Ladies’ starlet Lauren Hemp is thriving at Manchester City as she gears up for her own slice of East Anglian derby action on Sunday when the Citizens host Ipswich Town’s women in the FA Cup fifth round.

A Norfolk football club has criticised the “disappointing” punishment given to a parent who racially abused one of its players during a football match.


North Norfolk’s homegrown rugby legends plan to donate thousands of pounds from a testimonial dinner to two charities close to their hearts.

Michael Walsh is plotting a two-step route to a British title shot – but admits he feels the pressure of maintaining his phenomenal stoppage record.

A supermarket worker will be swapping trolleys for trainers, when he takes part in four marathons in the space of just six weeks to raise cash for children with cancer.

The Norwich City squad have raised a toast to the memory of a Canaries fan after he left them money for a drink.

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

A Norwich City fan plans to be back watching his beloved Canaries in action at their next home game despite suffering a cardiac arrest at Carrow Road.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

Michael Walsh has set his sights on a British title – opening up the possibility of a stunning piece of boxing history for the north Norfolk boxing family.

Michael Walsh made a stunning return to the ring after a four-year absence on an emotional night of boxing in Norwich.

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.


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

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A merger between two of a town’s football clubs will see them form one of the biggest clubs in the county according to its chairman.

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North Walsham
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A seaside golf course is enjoying a membership boom in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The North Norfolk Schools Sport Partnership were victorious last week, winning the first County Schools Trampoline Finals at Framingham Earl Sports College against six other Norfolk School Sport Partnerships.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mike Derbyshire has been confirmed as new manager of Cromer Town on a permanent basis.

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Cromer Town
Wednesday, July 4, 2012

It has been another decent week on the region’s beaches with mackerel, bass and hounds showing at many venues. In the north of the region the shingle has produced plenty of mackerel and you can soon fill a bag when the shoals are in casting range.

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