The Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League programme was dominated by the opening matches in the three league cup competitions.
Thetford maintained their fine start to the season when they beat Maldon 56-10 in the Senior Vase to avenge two previous defeats at the hands of the Essex side in the same competition.
Thetford Town got back to winning ways at the weekend when they avoided a potential upset in the second round of the Norfolk Senior Cup.
The first race of the Ryston Cross Country Grand Prix series was held at Shouldham Warren in mild temperatures and it proved to be a productive day for the Thetford athletes.
Longham are the new leaders of Division One of the Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League on goal difference from Watton Reserves after a 4-0 win at Mulbarton Wanderers A.
Craig Poxton’s bid for European glory came to a bloody end on Saturday night – but the man from Lowestoft left the ring with his head held high.
Lowestoft Town will be looking to make it five games unbeaten when they travel to Merstham this afternoon.
Avoiding a banana skin and completing an early league double over bottom-of-the-table Gosport Borough is the aim when King’s Lynn make the long journey to the south coast today.
Away games await for both Dereham Town and Norwich United in Bostik League Division One North today.
The two sides with 100 per cent records in the top flight of the Hadley & Ottaway Anglian Combination will be hot favourites to go marching on today.
Ivo Pinto loves the passion of the East Anglian derby but it comes nowhere near the intimidation factor of his previous career posting.
So here we are, the eve of the East Anglian derby. And for those who have contributed the silly bits to a huge week of build-up, you can go and lay down for a while.
He’s a Tractor Boys fan exiled in Norfolk but that hasn’t stopped DOUG FAULKNER risking the wrath of his colleagues by predicting that Ipswich will reclaim the East Anglian crown tomorrow.
The pre-match press conferences are done. The East Anglian derby is nearly here. And our correspondents are getting ready for the action.
Our columnists give their predictions ahead of the East Anglian derby on Sunday
It seems that regardless of how many times we repeat the mantra “work in progress” in regard to City’s development, when it comes down to it we all perhaps expect rather more than is reasonable at this stage.
It’s a small detail but effective – the sight of the Norwich City and Ipswich Town crests (you don’t need the stars) side by side.
As a player or a supporter you can’t beat a local derby, whether it’s the build up in the week or the game itself it’s what we all love.
Among the many tweets which flew around after Saturday’s late drama at NR1, one particular message caught my eye.
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