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Lowestoft Town have shown their faith in injured striker Kieran Higgs by handing him a new two-year deal.

The 2019 edition of the staged cycle race got under way from Beccles this morning.

Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo insists he will get his world title success one day - even if it won't come in the boxing ring following his retirement from the sport.

The Lowestoft and District Tennis championships took place at the Denes Oval over a period of a week, culminating in a glorious sunny day for the finals.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Rookery Park Golf Club's Ladies' Championship was held over two days in a 36 hole format.

Lowestoft Town FC will be holding a series of trials next month for aspiring footballers who are interested in joining the club's academy.

Lowestoft Town midfielder Rossi Jarvis has committed his future to the club for another season.

Lowestoft Town's squad for the 2019-20 campaign is taking shape nicely, with 13 players already committed to the cause.

Lowestoft Town FC legend Adam Smith has penned a special message to the fans and all at the club who have helped him to create "great memories" over the past decade.

Kirkley & Pakefield held their annual player of the year presentation night at a well attended Ivy House Country Hotel.

Kirkley & Pakefield put in a splendid performance in their final match of the season, with striker Cameron Russell scoring all four goals in a 4-2 win which sealed fifth place.

A season full of highs and lows ended with Lowestoft Town sealing a comfortable win over bottom club Bedworth United to finish 14th in the table.

Easter Monday afternoon saw Kirkley & Pakefield record a narrow win at relegated Framlingham Town in their penultimate game of the season.

"I am going to miss football massively - if circumstances were any different I am sure I would have carried on."

Lowestoft Town made it two wins in the space of four days to move up to the heady heights of 16th in the table.

Lowestoft Town needed just one point to confirm their step three status for next season - but they took all three from a pulsating five-goal thriller.

Last Saturday's match in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division saw Kirkley & Pakefield travel to play second bottom Long Melford.

With most dinghies choosing to race on Saturday and most keelboats on Sunday, the two days had a very different feel to them at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club.

Lowestoft Town's first ever Southern League double, secured after a 3-1 win at Hitchin, gave the Trawlerboys their third successive away win and, more importantly, went a long way to guaranteeing survival.

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Kirkley & Pakefield claimed a narrow win in their penultimate home game of the season at a murky and rainy Walmer Road.

Lowestoft Town still have some work to do to confirm their league status after an unwelcome set of results at the weekend.

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Lowestoft Town missed out on a place in the CSS Challenge Cup Final after conceding two late goals at Stratford on Tuesday night.

Chris Lakey rounds up the events at Gorleston, King's Lynn, Loch Neaton, Lowestoft and Thetford

Lowestoft Town will be bidding to clinch a place in the final of CSS League Challenge Cup on Tuesday evening.

Lowestoft Town failed from the penalty spot for the third time in four attempts this season as they slipped to frustrating home defeat at the hands of Coalville Town.

Lowestoft Town have safety in their sights ahead of this Saturday's clash with Coalville Town at the Amber Dew Events Stadium.

Southwold drew 26-26 with visitors Ipswich in their penultimate game of the London 2NE season after a thrilling end to the game.

Lowestoft travelled to the Southern Premier Central's current form team and confirmed what has been said all season - that with a full squad and on a decent pitch they are a match for anyone.

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The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.

Honda

Three second-half goals put Lowestoft Town to the sword at Crown Meadow as Rushall Olympic emerged with all three points.

Adam Smith

Lowestoft Town will be aiming to take another big step towards safety after picking up two tremendous results against fellow strugglers.

Shaun Bammant

A gymnast from Norwich has vaulted his way to gold at the Special Olympics World Games.

Norwich

Kirkley & Pakefield suffered a tough day on the road as their failure to take chances contributed to a heavy defeat.

Kyle Haylock

In-form striker Jake Reed made it back-to-back hat-tricks as Lowestoft Town recorded another impressive win to move five points clear of the relegation zone.

Connor Deeks

Lowestoft Town have a great chance to put distance between themselves and the Evo-Stik Southern Premier Division relegation zone when they entertain Halesowen Town at the Amber Dew Events Stadium this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

A Jake Reed hat-trick earned Lowestoft Town all three points in a crucial relegation battle to move them out of the relegation zone.

Shaun Bammant

Lowestoft Town are gearing themselves up for two crucial relegation battles in the space of four days.

Travis Cole

Kirkley & Pakefield fielded an unchanged starting 11 for last Saturday's Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division match at Walmer Road against Wroxham.

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

F1

Deputy head of sport Mark Armstrong explains his sense of relief that Anthony Ogogo has announced his retirement from professional boxing

Anthony Ogogo

Anthony Ogogo has announced his retirement from professional boxing due to an eye injury.

Adam Smith

Players have been given their first taste of action on a football club's brand new 3G pitch.

A lax 10 minutes in each half cost Lowestoft Town dearly as they fell to a 4-2 defeat away to Alvechurch.

Lowestoft Town

Kirkley and Pakefield made the short journey to Plantation Park, Blofield to play Norwich United and had to be content with a point after missing a second half penalty.

Jordan Haverson

Lowestoft failed to recover after conceding a fifth-minute goal to leaders Kettering.

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Lowestoft Town have received a double boost ahead of their clash with league leaders Kettering Town after confirming two new signings.

Jamie Godbold

Lowestoft Town defender Travis Cole could be facing another spell on the sidelines after limping out of last Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Biggleswade.

Jamie Godbold

An unchanged Kirkley & Pakefield side struck late to record an excellent 3-2 win at Newmarket on Tuesday evening.

Jack Herbert

When Anthony Ogogo takes to the ring on Saturday night, he'll be in familiar surroundings at the leisure centre where his boxing career properly took off.

Anthony Ogogo

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Fri, 07:23

Lowestoft Town have shown their faith in injured striker Kieran Higgs by handing him a new two-year deal.

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Mon, 11:55

Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo insists he will get his world title success one day - even if it won't come in the boxing ring following his retirement from the sport.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

The Lowestoft and District Tennis championships took place at the Denes Oval over a period of a week, culminating in a glorious sunny day for the finals.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"I am going to miss football massively - if circumstances were any different I am sure I would have carried on."

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