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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.

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.

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