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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 a familiar face into their 2017 build-up.

BBC

The inaugural Jeff Case Celebration Gala took place at Water Lane Leisure Centre. The event celebrates the life of Jeff, who was a valued coach of Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Swimming Club for many years and was greatly regarded by all at the club before sadly passing away last year.

Sentinel Leisure Trust

Southwold suffered a frustrating afternoon at Woodbridge in the final of the Suffolk Cup.

Adam Smith

Waveney bounced back to form with another impressive away win. A stunning goal from 16-year-old Kieran Fletcher, given his first start, set the team on the way and goals from High, Shepherd and Hough completed the rout.

Saturday saw another very disappointing day on the road for Kirkley & Pakefield FC when they suffered their sixth consecutive away defeat going down to second from bottom FC Clacton by two late goals.

Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Chris Womack of Velo Club Baracchi had a good ride in the West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club’s 21-mile hilly time trial on a demanding sporting course on back roads near Risby.

Cambridge

Browston Hall’s Men’s A now sit proudly at the top of the County League after comprehensively defeating Shotford on Saturday at Browston.

Road race fixtures for March provide a plentiful supply of events and Waveney Valley Athletic Club have had several to choose from to enter.

Suffolk County

In an action-packed weekend Lowestoft Road Runners again provided some fantastic performances.

Shaun Bammant’s late goal capped a fine all-round performance that saw the Trawlerboys extend their winning run to six games.

Andrew Fisk

In-form Lowestoft Town go in search of their sixth win on the spin when they head to the south coast to take on Worthing.

Ady Gallagher

Talented Aussie youngster Charlie Smith is used to playing his rugby for one the country’s leading clubs – but that hasn’t stopped him trying his luck in London Division Three North East.

United Kingdom

Waveney went in to this important Anglian Combination Premier clash against in-form Mulbarton without a recognised keeper and missing their skipper, Ryan Bloomfield.

Lowestoft Town Tennis Club, based at Denes Oval, is preparing to start the new season with four teams in the Norwich League, with a change of club nights and an opportunity for new members to attend sessions with coach Stuart Brabben.

Lowestoft & Yarmouth Rugby Club Under 13s were unstoppable when they came out top of their group and undefeated after travelling to Stowmarket for the final rounds of the Eastern Counties Under 13 Festival.

L&Y travelled to London on Saturday to take on Ilford Wanderers in a big basement battle in London 3 North East. With both teams searching for a crucial win, combined with the warm weather, it was all set up to be a very heated affair in North-East London.

London

Kirkley & Pakefield entertained Ely City in a re-arranged Thurlow Nunn Premier Division League match on Tuesday, created after a successful FA Vase run by the Robins to the last 16.

Ross King

Lowestoft took to the pitch determined to continue their winning form to consolidate their lead at the top of the table.

Thanks to a group of volunteer members, Brian Poppy, Ralph Flatt, Trevor Gooch and Steve Downing, the damage to Rookery Park caused by Storm Doris was soon cleared and the Winter Quad competitions carried on unscathed.

Texas

Lowestoft Town produced another excellent performance to extend their winning run to four games, their best run since April 2014.

Harry Barker

Kirkley & Pakefield Diamonds will play on their own ground in the final of this season’s Suffolk FA Under 15 Girls’ Cup.

Sudbury

The long journey to Saffron Walden on Saturday saw a weakened Kirkley & Pakefield, without the injured Lewis Hammond and unavailable Ross King, fall to a 3-1 defeat.

Ross King

Mark Richards of Velo Club Baracchi came away from the Ike Saul Memorial Road Race in Cambridgeshire with winnings from the award for most combative rider as well as the intermediate sprint prize.

Cambridge

Browston boasts golden girls quartet

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Browston Hall Ladies now boast Golden Girls, the fours team who travelled to Norwich and won their National Fours match against Dereham 21-16. They now play Shotford in the next round on April 2.

Norwich

The fifth race in the Suffolk Cross-Country League was hosted by Bungay Black Dog Running Club at Fritton Lake. Despite the weather, Waveney Valley AC made the most of a local fixture by fielding a record 57 runners, not only a record for the club, but also a record entry from a single club at a race in the league.

Lowestoft Town booked their place in the Suffolk Premier Cup Final after coming away from Newmarket Town with a hard-fought 2-0 victory.

Lowestoft Town produced another excellent performance to extend their winning run to four games – their best run since April 2014.

Harry Barker

Lowestoft Town are in a happy place after victory against Burgess Hill Town secured their third consecutive win for the first time this season.

Ady Gallagher

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 – kicks off its 2017 season in style.

Norwich

Chris Womack, Velo Club Baracchi’s top veteran, started his spring racing campaign with a course-best ride in the CC Breckland 10-mile time trial on Saturday.

Generally Southwold came out on top in all the stats bar two in this twisting, turning, thrilling and exhilarating game on a windy Southwold Common.

London

In Lowestoft and Yarmouth’s penultimate home game of the season, they welcomed Basildon to Gunton Park.

Friday evening saw Kirkley & Pakefield travel to Emerald Park, Gorleston for a derby with neighbours Gorleston and slipped to a 3-1 defeat.

Ross King

Lowestoft Amateur Boxing Club entered four boxers in the Eastern Counties stage of the National Junior Championships held at the Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth on Saturday.

The weekend proved successful for Browston men’s teams.

Norwich

Second-placed Matt leads runners home

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Waveney Valley Athletic Club had a large turnout of seniors in the Suffolk Winter Cross-Country League staged at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds.

Waveney

Lowestoft Road Runners saw a record team attendance for the penultimate race of the season, held at Fritton Lake.

Any team that gives away 26 penalties is likely to end up on the losing side and that proved to be the case in this match.

London

Lowestoft Town made it three wins on the bounce for the first time this season.

Harry Barker

Lowestoft Town have agreed a deal in principle with Southend United for Nico Cotton to remain at Crown Meadow for the rest of the season.

Rory McAuley

The sky’s the limit for Craig Poxton after the Lowestoft boxer produced the performance of his life to win the Southern Area super-featherweight title.

Gorleston were knocked out of the League Cup at the semi-final stage on Tuesday when they went down 3-0 at home to Newmarket.

Newmarket Town

A dozen members of Waveney Valley Athletic Club took to the hills of West Suffolk on Sunday to compete in either the Tarpley 20 or 10-mile road races organised by Bury Pacers.

Bury

Waveney yet again had to settle for a share of the points as their home woes continued when they were held to a 2-2 draw by Anglian Combination League Premier Division visitors Stalham Town on Saturday.

Kirkley & Pakefield were in action against last season’s Division One champions Wivenhoe Town and won 4-1 to complete a quick double, having won 3-0 a few weeks ago in Essex.

Ross King

Lowestoft Lions’ annual boxing dinner attracted 258 diners to Pontins, Pakefield on Friday.

Netherlands

The featured match this weekend for Browston Bowls Club was against the Suffolk Vice Presidents.

Lowestoft Road Runners had 18 members in local parkrun events on Saturday. Fourteen were at Lowestoft among a field of 171.

Cambridge

Mark Richards of VC Baracchi took a trip with Harley Matthews of DAP CC to make an early start to his racing season in a 2/3/4 race on Saturday on the road cycle circuit at Redbridge Cycling Centre, known as Hog Hill.

Looking to extend their unbeaten run to four games, Lowestoft Ladies welcomed Bedford for the return fixture in what the home side hoped would be a very different game from their first meeting last October.

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Yesterday, 13:30

The inaugural Jeff Case Celebration Gala took place at Water Lane Leisure Centre. The event celebrates the life of Jeff, who was a valued coach of Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Swimming Club for many years and was greatly regarded by all at the club before sadly passing away last year.

Read more
Sentinel Leisure Trust
Yesterday, 13:25

Southwold suffered a frustrating afternoon at Woodbridge in the final of the Suffolk Cup.

Read more
Adam Smith
Yesterday, 12:52

Waveney bounced back to form with another impressive away win. A stunning goal from 16-year-old Kieran Fletcher, given his first start, set the team on the way and goals from High, Shepherd and Hough completed the rout.

Read more
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Lowestoft Amateur Boxing Club entered four boxers in the Eastern Counties stage of the National Junior Championships held at the Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth on Saturday.

Read more

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 a familiar face into their 2017 build-up.

Read more
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