Fakenham Town’s hopes of not being sucked into a relegation dogfight in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division took a turn for the better at the weekend, despite the Ghosts losing 2-1 at home to Stanway Rovers.
Shereford teenager William Feneley has been handpicked to follow in the footsteps of Olympic champions Christine Ohuruogu and Mo Farah after being fast-tracked on to a sporting excellence scheme.
The West Norfolk Point-To-Point at Fakenham provided 17-year-old Antonia Peck, from Denham near Dalham, with a day to remember.
While the eyes of the racing world will be on Cheltenham and the Gold Cup, local fans get the chance to watch that action live on a giant screen at this afternoon’s Fakenham meeting.
Results were as miserable as the weather for three Norfolk teams on Premier Division duty.
After having its last two scheduled meetings abandoned due to bad weather, Fakenham racecourse is all set to welcome a bumper half-term crowd today for a seven-race card, starting at 1.30pm.
The youngsters of Premier League champions Leicester City proved far too strong for Fakenham Town at Clipbush Park.
There were a number of fine individual performances from Norfolk competitors in the annual Anglian Schools Championships at UEA Sportspark in Norwich.
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