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Wymondham got back to winning ways with a convincing victory at the league’s bottom side, who remain on minus five points.

Lowestoft Ness Point Pigeon Club held its annual prize presentation night at the Kessingland WMC.

John Thompson of Velo Club Baracchi, who decided this year to give up time trials, is continuing his regular interest in audax cycling.

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 2017 Formula 1 season, Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking effort and dishes out its end of year awards.


Lowestoft Town boss Dale Brooks admits he would love to extend Matt Foy’s loan spell at the Amber Dew Events Stadium.

Andrew Fisk

Lowestoft Railway Ladies got back to winning ways in the Premier Division of the Empresa Norfolk League when they beat visitors Norwich Dragons IV 4-0 on Saturday.

Premier Division

In the Lowestoft & District Saturday league sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising D Oulton Broad lead Division One after beating Norton 7-4.


Grey skies and light winds provided rather dull conditions for racing at Waveney and Oulton Broad Yacht Club on Sunday.

After last week’s 3-1 defeat of Martham the Galacticos of Bohemians enjoy a healthy 11 point lead at the top of under 14 Division Two of the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League.

Beccles Town

Waveney Valley AC members Bill Kingaby and Becky Langford attended the Leathes Prior Norfolk Grand Prix series awards evening at the Assembly House in Norwich.

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Kirkley & Pakefield turned on the style on the road to record their first double of the season on Saturday.

Jordan Haverson

Southwold bowed out of the Suffolk Cup after a tight game at Woodbridge that was decided in extra-time.


North Walsham’s second string were far too strong and well drilled for a game Norwich Medics II side in the Norfolk Bowl, winning 96-5 at Scottow.


A goal on the stroke of half time of a lifeless first half gave little indication that the second period would produce a six-goal spectacular.

Andrew Fisk

Lowestoft Town defender Dean Leacock insists the Blues have shown they are “a match for anyone” in the Bostik League Premier Division.

Dale Brooks

Waveney Valley AC’s young athletes were in action at the Suffolk Sportshall Championships at Northgate Sports Centre, Ipswich, at the weekend.

Television viewing figures show there is mounting interest in women’s sport but reporter Jessica Long discovers that there is still room for improvement.

Southwold showed themselves to be worthy London 3EC leaders with a convincing win over their visitors from Holt who, apart from a few spells, never managed to raise their game to the level shown during their recent run of victories.

Adam Smith

Former Trawlerboy Rickie Hayles denied Lowestoft a deserved share of the spoils with a match-winning goal 15 minutes from time.

Ben Dudzinski

Rawsoccer’s Autumn League at Lowestoft is poised for its conclusion.

Following the British Championships, Waveney Gymnastics Club were represented at the Open Disability Competition in Poole, an annual event supported by clubs from across the country.

Kirkley & Pakefield made it a nine-match unbeaten run last Saturday at Walmer Road when they overcame their latest opponents Saffron Walden Town 2-0.

Kyle Haylock

Knock-out football dominated the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League development age groups last weekend.

Beccles Town

Lowestoft Town will have three on-loan youngsters in their squad when they make the daunting trip to leaders Dulwich Hamlet in the Bostik League Premier Division tomorrow.

Dale Brooks

In the Lowestoft & District League sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK leaders Mutford & Wrentham beat bottom club Hearts of Oak 9-1.


A trip to Birmingham for their last tournament of 2017 saw four members of the Phoenix Karate Schools squad added to their trophy tally.


Waveney continued their recent run of victories away from home with another good display.

At the beginning of Velo Club Baracchi’s presentation evening Mike Rainton made a special presentation of the Frank Edwards Memorial trophy as a keepsake to Frank’s sister Glenys.

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The Suffolk Winter Cross Country League got under way to a record-breaking start in the first fixture at Framlingham, with over 500 runners competing in the senior race.

Lucas He, Velo Club Baracchi’s exceptional junior rider, was given the club’s Rider of the Year award at the club’s annual presentation evening in a ballot of members.

Chris Womack

While more commonly associated with rubber from racing cars, Snetterton Race track welcomed the rubber from the soles of 775 runners for the Snetterton Half Marathon.

Lowestoft Railway Ladies were beaten 4-0 at home by Dereham Ladies III in their latest Empresa Norfolk League Premier Division match.


Lowestoft & Yarmouth Under 16’s had a fourth consecutive away game, visiting Holt, one of the top teams in the county at this age group.


Twenty-six boats competed in the racing at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club on Sunday, enjoying bright sunshine and a chilly north-westerly breeze.

Lowestoft Town picked up three valuable points against a Leatherhead side which played 70 minutes with only nine men.

Lowestoft parkrun passed the 3,000 competitor mark on Saturday.


Lowestoft Town have signed Nico Cotton and Daniel Humphreys on loan from Southend United.

Little went right for Lowestoft Town as they dropped valuable home points and finished the game with just nine men.

Andrew Fisk

Lowestoft Town will look to bounce back from a damaging midweek loss when they take on Margate this afternoon.

Dale Brooks

Lowestoft Town boss Dale Brooks admitted there could be some “tough times” ahead but is confident he can keep the Blues out of trouble.

Ady Gallagher

Another good away performance saw Waveney come away with all the points against a strong and talented Wroxham Reserves outfit.

Pride of place goes in the Lowestoft and District Saturday League sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK goes to the Division Three trio Ellingham, Celt Rangers and AC Mill Lane.

Connor Deeks

It was another busy weekend for The Phoenix Karate Group with the interclub competition at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy, Gorleston.

Kirkley & Pakefield made it seven Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division matches without defeat on Tuesday evening - but returned home feeling disappointed.

Kyle Haylock

Winter finally arrived last weekend, with a combination of heavy rain and cold winds causing many Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League games to be either postponed or abandoned.

Beccles Town

Kirkley & Pakefield continued their recent impressive unbeaten run last Saturday with a convincing 5-1 win at bottom club Wivenhoe.

Jordan Haverson

Velo Club Baracchi members are looking forward to their prize presentation evening this Saturday but in the meantime club chairman Brian Boxall has given them fulsome praise.

Lucas He

Two members of Waveney Valley Athletic Club took part in the New York Marathon recently.

Sir John Leman High School

Three members of Lowestoft Road Runners embarked on their first Ultra Marathon on Saturday.

Lowestoft Town boss Dale Brooks will be looking to build on his first win in sole charge of the Blues when they travel to Thurrock this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Ady Gallagher

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Friday, March 13, 2009

GYMNASTICS: At Ipswich on February 28 and March 1, the regional girl's compulsory level grades were held.

Waveney Gym Club entered 10 young gymnasts, with many competing for the first time in such a demanding level competition, under the guidance of the new senior coach for girls, Marian Teodorescu, who has been at the club for three months.

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