Champions-elect Saxlingham require just four points from their final fixture in Division One of the Norfolk Cricket League at home to Great Yarmouth, whose relegation was confirmed despite their comprehensive win over St Andrews.
The spectre of a substandard pitch, coupled with poor form, costing Horsford their place in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League loomed larger than ever at the weekend when they slipped to the bottom of the table.
Norwich United crashed out of the FA Cup in north east London as a goal in each half condemned the Planters to a preliminary round exit for the second successive year, this time at the hands of step five Clapton at the Old Spotted Dog ground.
Special Olympics Norfolk (SON) athletes are celebrating a 35-medal haul after a highly successful week of competition in the National Games in Sheffield which attracted more than 2,600 competitors from all over Britain.
Another major athletics championships over and, despite some of the issues and controversies, settling down each evening to watch the latest instalment and day’s action really was something I looked forward to.