Norfolk Sport

The non-league football season maybe at a close, but how about tackling our non-league quiz?

Premier League

King’s Lynn have pulled out of the National League with immediate effect.

Robert Lambert

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

Lowestoft Town chairman Gary Keyzor has promised an occasion to savour after Norwich City confirmed they will return to Crown Meadow this summer for their first pre-season friendly.

Danny Crow

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


Wisbech Inline Speed Skaters took two teams of five all the way to Gravesend Cyclopark to compete in Britain’s only six-hour endurance race of 2017.

United Kingdom

A 10-hour round trip from Norfolk to the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier in Somerset paid off for Diss-based Oliver Hood.


Opportunities for two injury victims will be available at King’s Lynn Town, manager Ian Culverhouse has confirmed as part of a busy week.

Gary Setchell

Mixed martial arts fighter Iain Martell is to move into the world of professional boxing after being granted a licence by the British Boxing Board of Control.

This year’s Freehold Trophy competition at Eaton Golf Club was a special occasion as it marked the 20th anniversary of the club’s purchase of the course.

I recently wrote about the changes in running and how it is a very different sport now compared to three or four decades ago.


The focus will be on the headwear as well as the golf next week when another Trilby Tour campaign gets under way at Bawburgh.

Great Witchingham face the ultimate challenge on Saturday as they attempt to get their Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League campaign back on track after a painful first defeat of the season.

Barton Wanderers

In less than 48 hours I will be on the start line for the Edinburgh Marathon – it’s a scary thought.


The Premiership Final brings down the curtain on the 15-a-side rugby union season on Saturday, but for Norfolk there’s another fixture in the calendar.


Norfolk turned in an excellent performance in the Eastern Counties Foursomes at Seacroft to claim a top-three finish.

Jordan Yong is heading for the heat of Malaysia to pursue a career in the professional game.

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.


Goals from Chad Pillar, Mitch McKay, Aaron Hogg and Connor Ingram saw Windmill beat 10-man CSKA Emneth 4-2 in extra-time in the final of the Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup at Carrow Road.

Lewis Smith

Preparations for next season have continued for Norwich United, with a third new signing of the week.


The British GT Championship resumes with a two-race format this weekend at Snetterton after a controversial previous meeting which ended up with the on-the-road winner demoted to second place.

King’s Lynn moved into the SGB Premiership top four with a hard-fought 49-41 win over Rye House at the Adrian Flux Arena.

Robert Lambert

Diss Town have named Paul Bugg as their new first team manager to replace Ross Potter.

Diss Town

A day after putting the finishing touches to Eminent’s Derby preparations, Martyn Meade unleashed another smart prospect when Cartographer broke the six-furlong course record at Great Yarmouth.


West Norfolk’s Rugby Women’s 10s Festival 2017 was a weekend that will live long in the memories of the 11 sides that competed.


The 2017 Powerboat GP RYA Championships head to Oulton Broad this weekend for the second round of the 2017 championship campaign, culminating in six champions claiming the Lowestoft GP crown.

United Kingdom

The University of East Anglia rounded off a memorable season in style at Carrow Road last night.

More than 100 people tried sailing at Horning’s Push the Boat Out event.

The 40th Acle Regatta drew a fleet of 16 river cruisers.

Norwich hairdresser Ben Hawes was a cut above the rest in the Team Green Junior Cup and Senior 300 Kawasaki series at the British Motorcycle Racing Club meeting at Snetterton.


Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 12°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Dereham Times e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter