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North Walsham Vikings step up their preparations for the 2019-20 season on Saturday when Crowborough visit Norfolk for the first of two pre-season friendlies at Scottow Park.

Ryan Walsh has been announced as one of the fighters to compete in the featherweight edition of the new Golden Contract Tournament.

Sheringham picked up all three points in their first home game since promotion to Division One of the Thurlow Nunn League.

A Norfolk town's football club has withdrawn from the league for the first time in its long history.

Cromer

A new coaching course by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is now being offered in Cromer.

Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Mike Milligan shared the pitch with amateur players ranging from youngsters to grandparents at the weekend, at a football match held as part of a family fun day organised to raise cash for a youngster with an inoperable brain tumour.

Norfolk youngster Amelia Williamson produced a final round to remember to claim an excellent win in France.

Sheringham have some new faces on board as they prepare for their first season in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Norfolk star Lauren Hemp has been included in the England Women's Under-19s squad to take part in the UEFA Women's Under 19s finals in Scotland this week.

An A-level student from Norfolk has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2019 junior European Eventing Championships in the Netherlands.

Ryan Walsh has a strong bond with his British featherweight championship belt that has seen off all-comers - but it could be his own body that sees them part company.

Ryan Walsh retained his iron-like grip on his British featherweight title.

Nearly 300 pupils at Sheringham Primary School swapped mum and dad's taxi for pedal power, when they rode their bikes and scooters to school to celebrate the Great British Cycling Festival.

It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

King's Lynn

There was a buzz of excitement around North Walsham's Scottow ground on Sunday when one of the biggest names in rugby paid a visit.

He's discovered he's not as fit as he thought, shared mental health worries and wobbles and admitted he used to refuse to wear a seat belt in case it creased his shirt - no wonder men confide in ex-city footballer Darren Eadie.

Menkind

The organisers of a youth football cup for hundreds of children across East Anglia have said this year's event was their best so far.

Cromer's tennis players have always boasted that their 10 grass courts are amongst the best in the country - and now it is official.

Cheering crowds, thunderous applause, and thousands chanting your name are all things sporting stars are familiar with.

North Walsham Rugby Club will welcome a very special guest to Scottow on Sunday - England captain Dylan Hartley.

Ryan Walsh is a fighter who loves to do his homework - but he's finding the research material on his next opponent hard to come by.

It was, said Ryan Walsh, a relaxing day down at the gym. The Cromer boxer was due to spar on Friday, but 24 hours earlier he was just ticking over.

"A tremendous season, our best for over 10 years" is North Walsham Rugby Club chairman Keith Jarvis' view of 2018-19.

A new fun festival of golf is being teed up at Mundesley Golf Club as part of its drive to attract new members — and provide fresh challenges and social events for its existing ones.

Wymondham Athletic Club's Juliette Watkinson proved she remains the woman to beat at the Holt 10K after she retained her title on Sunday.

Fakenham visited Cromer, a place they have found difficult to win at, and held their nerve to secure a 16 run win and take the lead in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Well over 1,000 people enjoyed the annual Dardan Security rugby sevens and beer festival at North Walsham on Saturday.

Cornish pilot gig boats are naturally well-known in England's south west, but the class also has a budding following in the east.

The curtain comes down on the Norfolk rugby union season on Saturday with the staging of the annual Dardan Security Sevens.

North Norfolk Harriers's Hattie Reynolds was the star performer at the Norfolk Track and Field Championships at the UEA Sportspark in Norwich.

The curtain comes down on the local Rugby Union season on Saturday with the staging of the anuual Dardan Security Sevens tournament.

Liam Walsh is back - and in style.

Liam Walsh returns to the boxing ring on Saturday night - and admits it is a day he thought might never happen.

Bradfield are a club rejuvenated after appointing former East Anglian Premier League player Mike Jones as their director of cricket.

North Walsham take on Norwich in the showpiece match at the Norfolk RFU Big Rugby Day at West Norfolk's Gatehouse Lane ground on Saturday.

Bradfield are a club rejuvenated after appointing former East Anglian Premier League player Mike Jones as their new director of cricket.

Girls are getting ready to "rock up" at Mundesley Golf Club to get a taste of the sport.

A former British prime minister has swapped serving his country for serving on the tennis courts at a Norfolk sports club's open day.

Norfolk cricketer Alistair Ponder is getting a taste of international cricket in the Central American Twenty 20 Championship.

Sheringham clinched the Anglian Combination Premier Division title after producing a superb first half performance to beat Blofield 4-0 on Tuesday night.

Rugby Union

Friday, April 19, 2019

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.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

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Monday, April 15, 2019

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.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

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

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

The race for the Ridgeons League championship took a new turn with home defeats for Dereham and Wroxham setting up Leiston for a move into second place.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

A Norfolk town's football club has withdrawn from the league for the first time in its long history.

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