Norfolk Sport

Sprowston Ladies lead Division One of the Norfolk & Women’s Girls League after a 4-2 win over North Walsham Ladies at the weekend.

“Fantastic...loved it....awesome...lots of fun...the coaches were great...I’ve learnt so many new skills...I’m going to join a rugby club.”

More than 80 runners have been initially declared for the opening National Hunt Racing meeting of the season at Fakenham on Friday.

Fakenham Town return to league action at Ely City this evening – a week after calling off their home clash with Great Yarmouth at short notice.

Dereham Town will be looking to continue their fine recent form when they entertain Mildenhall at Aldiss Park this evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

Dereham Town

King’s Lynn Town may be joint top of the table but manager Ian Culverhouse is far from happy.


Norwich City Ladies swept to an impressive 5-0 win over Haringey Ladies at Plantation Park to confirm their place in the second round of the FA WPL Plate competition.


Gary Best of Bob Carter retained his Norfolk County Singles Championship title after two days of fierce competition at Hingham Sports & Social Club.

United Kingdom

Aljezeera can make the most of a step down in class in the British Stallion Studs EBF Beckford Stakes at Yarmouth today.

Mulbarton Wanderers produced the shock of day in the second round of the Norfolk Senior Cup when they knocked out 2014 winners Gorleston.

West Norfolk and Fakenham fought out an exciting Norfolk Intermediate Cup tie with West edging home 34-33.

Alex Walpole went from coaching Fakenham Town’s Under-12s to managing the first team on Saturday as the Ghosts got back to the job of playing football.

Wisbech Town’s unbeaten run was extended to eight games with a 4-3 win over lowly Northampton O.N. Chenecks but, as the scoreline suggests, it was far from straightforward.

Goals from Hafeez Sanusi and Adam Hipperson saw Norwich United lift themselves off the bottom of the table with a convincing victory over Waltham Abbey.

Dereham recorded another league win with a good all-round display at Aldiss Park against Potters Bar.

Lowestoft Town made it 10 points from the last 12 as they extended their unbeaten run to four games to continue their climb up the table.

King’s Lynn Town boss Ian Culverhouse said back in August he wouldn’t be worrying about the league table until his team had completed 12 matches.

Fakenham Town will be hoping to put one of the darkest days in the club’s 133-year history behind them today – by playing a game of football.

Gary Setchell will be looking to extend the unbeaten start to his second spell as Wisbech Town manager.

Wisbech Town

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher has warned his players against any complacency ahead of their home clash against Kingstonian this afternoon.

Lowestoft Town

Ian Culverhouse has called on King’s Lynn fans to keep backing his side’s bid for glory.


Norwich United go into this afternoon’s home game against Waltham Abbey still bottom of the table after a late equaliser gave second bottom Romford a share of the spoils on Tuesday night.

Dereham Town

With the memories of financial disaster still fresh in the mind for King’s Lynn Town fans, chairman Stephen Cleeve assures DAVID FREEZER the signing of Grant Holt and Simon Lappin is not a risk.


My column of two weeks ago created some debate why race standards at club level have dropped off during the last two to three decades despite an upturn in the amount of people now participating in the sport.

There is a limited programme at the weekend after three call-offs in RFU knock-out competitions.

West Norfolk

Opinion: Could Norfolk one day have two senior football teams? Nick Conrad welcomes the ambition of King’s Lynn Town, and shows how West Norfolk would share in the benefits.


Milling around your starting pen before a race is an odd experience.


Youngsters at Crusaders are getting very excited after sealing the chance to play on the pitch at Welford Road, the home of Aviva Premiership giants Leicester Tigers.


Prizes handed out at Ryston Park

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Ryston Park Ladies’ president Janet Coles handed out the trophies at the club’s annual lunch.

Fakenham Golf Club hosted the annual Norfolk Nine Hole Club Alliance Challenge Cup.

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