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After being named as LTA Club of the Year winners, David Freezer went along to Hingham Tennis to speak to the local volunteers who have made the village a hidden success story of British tennis

The Fine City finally has the dreamers to make the most of its field of dreams – MICHAEL BAILEY went to meet the blossoming Norwich Iceni Baseball Club

Norfolk staged a remarkable comeback to secure victory on the final day of County Week but it wasn’t enough to retain their East Region title.

Memories of the Norwich Stars will be fired up this weekend when four Norfolk riders take to the shale at Mildenhall Stadium.

National League

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 CALLUM SPRINGALL’s learnings from 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.

F1

The semi-final line-ups for the NW Brown Norfolk Twenty20 competition have been confirmed.

Norwich

Swaffham Golf Club’s Ladies’ Am-Am provided a popular event, with 112 players taking part.

This week’s club focus features Norwich Road Runners, a club who were originally formed by Ray Lindsey, Steve Sadd and Mike Futter for the first Norfolk Marathon in 1982 under the name Fitt Signs.

London

Norfolk professional Chase Davis was denied a first Order of Merit victory when Stuart Brown pipped him in an exciting PGA East of England play-off at Bentley.

United Kingdom

Looking for a little inspiration at this time of year...

Legendary cricket commentator Henry Blofeld will retire from his role on BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special in September.

Norfolk Seniors’ second league match of the season against their Cambridgeshire counterparts was held at a wonderfully presented Eaton Golf Club.

Cambridge

With two regulars unavailable Norfolk suffered their first defeat of County Week at Hunstanton when they were beaten 5-4 by Bedfordshire.

Norfolk’s Andrew Marshall bagged two eagles on the back-nine as he claimed a one-shot victory in the West Essex Pro-Am.

United Kingdom

There’s an important match at the foot of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian League tomorrow, with the bottom two coming face to face at the Victory Ground.

Premier Division

Garboldisham hosted a superb game of cricket in the searing heat, with Norfolk Under-14s eventually going down by one wicket to their Surrey counterparts.

Surrey

Young striker Ryan Harnwell has been handed a one-year deal by King’s Lynn Town.

Lynn Town

A large contingent of UEA Fencing Club made an assault on the Malta Open, hosted by the St Paul Fencing Club.

England international players will be taking part in a Senior 1 Star ranking event being hosted by Wensum Table Tennis Club on Saturday.

United Kingdom

Norfolk are the Eastern Region champions at Under-13 level after taking victory in the competition for the first time in the county’s history.

Wells Sailing Club played host to the Sharpie National Championship, with a British fleet boosted by the presence of five Dutch Sharpies and one German.

It was a busy weekend at Horning Sailing Club, with 16 ladies taking part in a taster session on Saturday in beautiful sunshine and light winds.

Norfolk Punt Club’s White Boat Open saw 16 boats got out for some competitive sailing in light winds on Barton Broad.

King’s Lynn staged a dramatic late fightback but were unable to prevent a 48-45 home defeat at the hands of Belle Vue.

To adapt the words of Lord Nelson – “Norfolk expects every man to do their duty... at BSB Knockhill”,

Any round the clock race is tough on those involved, but the elation of completing the marathon cannot be underestimated – standing on the podium is the icing on the cake.

They were having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave. It was not so surprising, the fish were arising, and feeding all day.

United Kingdom

King’s Lynn are gearing up for a mouthwatering Premiership clash at The Adrian Flux Arena tonight (7.30) against Belle Vue – who include newly crowned British champion Craig Cook.

I netted my first East Anglian chub around 1973, or was it 1974?

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