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The opportunity of a return to Fakenham Town was too good to resist for Robbie Harris.

Premier Division

Piggy French, who grew up in Norfolk, leads the Two Star competition at the end of the dressage phase at Houghton International Trials.

Germany

Horinger-based Caroline Powell has set herself up well after completing the One Star dressage phase on the tongue-twistingly named Stracathro Solitary Mistral at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials.

Japan

After last week’s poor showing against Cromer, Fakenham were hoping for better with players coming back - although still no professional - but they knew the weather might be the ultimate winner.

Harry Blackiston

Mollie Patterson was one of England’s best performers at the Spanish Youth Open.

France

Mollie Patterson was one of England’s best performers at the Spanish Youth Open.

France

Fakenham Town have brought Robbie Harris back to Clipbush Park for a second stint as manager.

Fakenham Town

The Norfolk Senior Cup will return to the trophy cabinet at The Walks for the first time in eight years – as Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse fittingly won his first trophy as a manager at Carrow Road.

Michael Clunan

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall over the Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

Holkham

Even by underdog standards, Fakenham Town have had it tough on their way to this season’s Norfolk Senior Cup final – which should ensure no one takes them lightly on Monday night.

Wayne Anderson

Fakenham Town are all set to take to the turf at Carrow Road on Monday evening in the final of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Wayne Anderson

An under-strength Fakenham side were well beaten at Cromer as they returned to Norfolk Alliance action after a free weekend.

Toby Hood

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Mark Webber

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

F1

Riders from 16 nations will be heading to north Norfolk later this month for the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International.

Sweden

A memorable season for Fakenham Rugby Club finished on a disappointing note on Saturday as they went down 24-0 to Crusaders in the final of the Norfolk Plate.

West Norfolk

After a disappointing run which saw them drop out of contention for promotion, Wells Town rounded off their Anglian Combination Division Two campaign with a 3-0 win at Hempnall.

Wells Town

Hindringham FC held their end of season awards at the Gallery Bistro in Fakenham, the club’s main sponsor, with good numbers in attendance.

2009 Aintree Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell added the Snellings Norfolk National to his list of successes when Amiral Collonges won Fakenham’s longest and richest race of the season yesterday.

Fakenham

The longest race of the year at Fakenham takes centre stage this afternoon with the running of the Snellings Norfolk National over three miles and five furlongs at the north Norfolk track.

Wells Town had a day to forget on Saturday when they were thrashed 5-0 at Beach Road.

West Norfolk

Fakenham had a mixed weekend, suffering a disappointing home defeat in the Norfolk Alliance before booking their place in the second round of the Carter Cup.

Norfolk Alliance

Fakenham Town Reserves will ply their trade in the Anglian Combination Second Division next season, having sealed their promotion at Clipbush Park on Monday.

Kyle Plumb

Hindringham beat Mundford 3-0 at the Elms on Saturday to maintain their senior status in the Anglian Combination.

Cup action returned to Highfield Lawn on Sunday when Fakenham hosted Bradfield in the opening round of the Carter Cup.

Harry Blackiston

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Martin Brundle

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

Mark Webber

The Norfolk Alliance season could hardly have got off to a more exciting start on Saturday, with the opening Premier Division fixture ending in a tie.

Barton Wanderers

Fakenham hosted Holt in the revived Banham Cup fixture at the weekend and gave a good account of themselves before losing an entertaining game 33-23.

Tom Bane-Young

In 2002-2003 Hindringham Football Club reached senior club level, which for a village team was some achievement, but 15 years on their status hangs in the balance.

Fakenham’s Gallow Indoor Bowls Club’s finals night featured many fine contests but the highlight was the award of the Negus Personality Cup to Johnny Wright, one of the town’s most respected sporting figures.

The Seasiders travelled to East Harling on Saturday without key players through injury and the result didn’t reflect the match and how the visitors played.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its take on the latest Formula 1 news ahead of the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.

Mark Webber

Acle Indoor Bowls Club, who have just completed their season, are accepting domestic league entries for the 2017/18 season until May 1.

Acle Reserves drew 3-3 with high-flying Yelverton in their last home game of the season.

Bradenham Wanderers ensured they would be going up to the top flight of the Anglian Combination as champions on Tuesday evening.

Premier Division

Fakenham Town Reserves have one foot in Anglian Combination Division Two, with the other expected to follow shortly.

Fakenham Town stalwart Neil Jarvis is to take temporary charge of the Ghosts following the departure of Wayne Anderson.

Wayne Anderson

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you their 2017 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Mark Webber

Wayne Anderson feels “hurt” at being deprived of the chance of leading Fakenham Town out in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road.

Wayne Anderson

Shipdham racing driver James Hillery started his season’s campaign with a win in the BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship.

Division One leaders Tacolneston were without a game as Billingford could not raise a team – second-placed Morley Village took full advantage with a 4-3 win at their nearest rivals Marham Wanderers.

Brandon Town

Wayne Anderson has quit as manager of Fakenham Town, just weeks before an appearance at Carrow Road in the Norfolk Senior Cup final.

The iconic green and gold colours of JP McManus took Easter Monday’s £10,000 David Keith Memorial Chase at Fakenham.

Wales

Ardmayle, a five-year-old gelding from Ali Stronge’s Lambourn stables in Berkshire, aims to complete a hat-trick by taking the feature race on today’s seven-race card at Fakenham.

Dan Skelton

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.

Wayne Anderson

Table tennis ace Mollie Patterson has won another medal on the national stage.

The Fakenham professional organised a golf trip to southern Spain for members of the club and a great week was had by all.

Spain

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.

Fakenham College

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you their 2017 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Mark Webber

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Premier Division
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Great Witchingham lost the East Anglian Premier League top spot to Horsford and slipped to third behind their Saturday conquerors Swardeston, sparking fears of a repeat of the previous two seasons when title challenges have petered out after mid-season collapses.

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