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The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

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Fakenham won their seventh successive game to cement second place in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table.

Harry Bammant

Red-hot Robert Lambert has revealed how a sensible diet is one of the secrets to his success.

Lynn Stars

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

King’s Lynn captain Robert Lambert raced to a sensational victory in the second round of the Speedway Euro Championship in Gustrow.

Robert Lambert

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

World Cup 2018

The 2018 World Cup has been a hot topic all over Twitter, particularly given England’s surprise performance in the tournament.

Twitter

As most England fans get ready to watch the nation’s huge semi-final against Croatia tomorrow in pubs across the county or at home with friends and family, one lucky England fan is preparing himself for the trip back to Russia.

Russia

We really are starting to believe the World Cup is coming home.

England Ambulance Service

Pubs and beer gardens the length and breadth of the county erupted in celebrations as England took one step closer to a place in the World Cup final today.

World Cup 2018

We’re starting to get the feeling that football really may be coming home!

Kris Barnard

Fakenham recorded their best league result of the season so far, defeating Stow by six wickets and in turn leapfrogging them to third place in the Alliance Premier.

Lloyd Marshall

Honking horns, jubilant cheers and chants of “football’s coming home” echoed throughout the county and beyond as England celebrated its latest victory in the World Cup.

World Cup 2018

Athletes from across the country flocked to a north Norfolk estate this weekend to take part in a popular triathlon event.

Norwich

Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison led from start to finish in taking victory at the first edition of Ironman 70.3 Finland in Lahti on Saturday.

Kimberley Morrison

Fakenham were involved in an excellent game on Saturday which ebbed and flowed, produced over 500 runs and saw 18 wickets fall.

Lloyd Marshall

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 French Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Mark Webber

With England playing Panama this afternoon, footie fans across the county have been turning out in the sunshine for the game.

Paul Sandford

An excellent Fakenham home performance saw them comfortably beat a dangerous Diss side to secure 23 points and fourth place in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Robert Lambert admitted his granddad who started his career was “looking down on him proudly” after he landed the Sports Insure British Championship title.

Sweden

Football fans can watch the World Cup sitting at a huge grandstand in front of a big screen in the front garden of a Dereham pub.

Paul Sandford

Little is known about the tiny wooden building which sits unassuming, tucked away from a mid-Norfolk market town’s high street.

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The fastest bike split of the professional women’s field helped Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison to seventh place at the Challenge Championship in Slovakia.

Kimberley Morrison

Trainer Neil King’s Princeton Royale was given a tremendous ride by Jack Andrews to land the Jarrold Ladies Day Chase on a perfect day to close the 2017/18 season at Fakenham yesterday.

David Hunter

The ladies have their day in the limelight at Fakenham on Sunday afternoon when the Jarrold-sponsored Ladies Day completes their 2017/18 National Hunt season.

Neil King

Dressage got under way on day one of the Houghton Horse Trials on Thursday, with riders in all the eventing classes performing in front of the judges.

Fakenham produced their most comprehensive performance for some time to defeat Garboldisham by 191 runs.

Lloyd Marshall

Visitors to this year’s Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International can look forward to an unusual blend of world class sport - set against a backdrop of modern art.

Ireland

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 – reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Jockey Mark Grant endured an awful journey to Fakenham but, despite arriving just 30 minutes before the start of the course’s richest and longest race of the season, managed to take the Snellings Norfolk National Chase on Emerald Rose.

Lucy Wadham

There are 21 entries for one of the highlights of Fakenham’s National Hunt season, the Snellings Norfolk National Chase over three miles and five furlongs on Tuesday.

Wales

Mollie Patterson was a double gold medallist at the PG Mutual Cadet & Junior National Championships in Wolverhampton.

There was an agonising near miss of a podium place for north Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison at Ironman Texas.

Kimberley Morrison

A dozen North Norfolk Beach Runners competed in the hottest and most brutal London Marathon on record, when even finishing amounted to heroism for the 40,000 plus who managed it.

Course specialists are often worth following at Fakenham and Master Workman, Can Mestret and Queen Spud, all already multiple winners there, may continue that trend when the venue stages its one Point-To-Point of the year, the West Norfolk fixture on Sunday.

United Kingdom

Fakenham Town chairman Simon Barnes issued an upbeat message to supporters despite a 10th defeat in 11 games for the first team.

Tommy Rix

Fakenham travelled south to play Ipswich YM last Saturday in the penultimate league fixture of the season in what ended up a bitter sweet occasion.

Fakenham’s Mervyn and Sam King are national champions after beating holders champion Wendy and Lewis King to claim the Family Pairs championship in Nottingham.

Nottingham

England blew a golden chance at bowls glory in the men’s fours – and west Norfolk’s Jamie Chestney admitted there would be some regrets at the manner of their semi-final defeat to Scotland.

United Kingdom

North Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison came fourth in the Ironman 70.3 Texas.

Kimberley Morrison

Fakenham took another big step towards claiming the Eastern Counties Shield when they beat a determined Thurston side 37-17.

England were sent packing in the bowls by lowly Norfolk Island – and Jamie Chestney struggled to find the words to explain his disappointment.

United Kingdom

Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunningham wants his side to start making the most of the chances when they return to Thurlow Nunn Premier Division action on Saturday.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

National Hunt racing’s big names are out in force on Saturday afternoon when Fakenham stages a seven-race re-arranged card following the loss of Easter Monday’s weather-hit fixture.

Nicky Henderson

Racing fans are in for a special cut-price treat this weekend when Fakenham stages a ‘last-minute’ seven-race card.

Fakenham Racecourse - which lost its Easter Monday race meeting due to a waterlogged track – has been granted a last-minute additional fixture by the British Horseracing Authority for this coming Saturday.

David Hunter

There could hardly have been a more exciting climax to the afternoon of bike racing in Fakenham town centre.

Fakenham

King’s Lynn Town’s big Bank Holiday clash at home to Kettering and the traditional Easter Monday race meeting at Fakenham have been lost to the weather.

The weather gods had the last laugh at Burnham Market International on Saturday as heavy overnight rain resulted in a first for the event – abandonment ahead of the final day of competition.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Hat-tricks by Chris Fuller of North Elmham’s first team and Charlie Gunner of the reserves earned both teams three points in their push for promotion.

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