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Thetford and Brandon Sport

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BMW
The British Touring Cars will be back at Snetterton this weekend. Photo: Submitted

Britain’s biggest car racing series, the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, roars into Snetterton this weekend, where a titanic title battle is set to resume on the Norfolk circuit.

Thetford athletes  were in fine form in the East Anglian League.

Thetford athletes were out in force at the penultimate East Anglian League meeting of the track and field season, taking place in Ipswich.

Cameron Try
Aiden Try in triple jump action whilst representing Team Norfolk during the latest round of the Youth Development League in Crawley.

Three Thetford AC athletes were in action whilst representing Team Norfolk during the latest round of the Youth Development League in Crawley.

Mia Browne
Action from Bury Saints 39-13 win over Colchester Gladiators in Thetford - RB Derek White runs in his 60 yard TD. Picture: William G Watson

Bury Saints clinched the Southern Football Conference One title with a 39-13 drubbing of last year’s play-off participants Colchester Gladiators on a sun-drenched day in Thetford.

Thetford Rugby Club
Kickboxer Alfie Lynch, 14, from Brandon, has been selected to compete in the World Martial Arts Games in South Africa. Pictured with his trainer Billy Brown, of Billy Brown Kickboxing Club.

A young martial artist is celebrating a kickboxing success after securing a place in an international sports event.

University of East Anglia

Norfolk Sport

Mon, 12:14
Tommy Rix
Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Topcroft's Greg Rostron. Picture: Ian Burt

Division One leaders Dereham had a day to forget at relegation threatened Topcroft – but remain 10 points clear at the top as rivals Horsford A also struggled.

Matthew Warnes
Action from the Swardeston V Vauxhall Mallards cricket match. Peter Lambert batting for Swardeston misses the ball and was given out for LBW. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The picture at both ends of the East Anglian Premier League table became a lot clearer at the weekend on what was a mixed day for Norfolk teams.

Peter Lambert
Action from day one of Norfolk's match against Lincolnshire at Manor Park in July 2015,  James Spelman moves to his century with a well timed sweep. Picture: Tim Ferley

James Spelman produced his second superb batting display in successive games yesterday to put Norfolk in an strong position on day one of their Minor Counties Championship clash with Lincolnshire at Manor Park.

Chris Brown
Cyclists mark the completion of the new first section of the new £1m Hoveton to Horning Three Rivers Cycleway.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Neighbouring riverside villages have been opened up to visitors after a £1m cycle path, the first stretch in a longer route, was unveiled after years of campaigning.

Norfolk County Council

Norwich City

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Premier League
Ben Godfrey is eligible for Norwich City's crack at the new pilot EFL Trophy this season. 
Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s development squad will compete in the new-look EFL Trophy competition this season as one of 16 elite academies invited to take part alongside clubs in Leagues One and Two.

Michael McGovern of Norwich City during the pre-season match against Coventry City at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Michael McGovern hopes keeping a clean sheet on his debut will be just the start of his success at Norwich City – as he made his claim to become the club’s new number one.

Northern Ireland
Jacob Murphy and Josh Murphy were both on target in Norwich City's 3-0 friendly win over Coventry City on Tuesday night. 
Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil insisted Norwich City will not be held to ransom in their pursuit of a proven Championship striker.

Alex Neil
Wes Hoolahan celebrates with Kyle Lafferty after opening the scoring in Norwich City's friendly against Coventry City on Tuesday at Carrow Road. 
Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil may be trying to add an injection of youth into Norwich City’s ranks but it was an old favourite who marked his return in style on Tuesday night at Carrow Road.

Wes Hoolahan
Martin Olsson of Norwich City looks to get past Kyle Spence of Coventry City during the pre-season match between Norwich City and Coventry City at Carrow Road, Norwich
. Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Re-live our live coverage of Norwich City’s pre-season friendly against Coventry City.

Norwich City

Columnists

Tim and Sue Stapleford in 2009. Pictures by Bob Hobbs

This column was initially going to be about the new prime minister and some of the items that the people of Norwich might want to see on Theresa May’s to-do list.

Norwich
Timm Klose shows his class before injury ended his season early.

It’s that time of the year again. A football doesn’t even have to be kicked in anything approaching anger, but still our clubs are giving us the jitters.

Norwich City
Wales' Sam Vokes (left) and Gareth Bale (right) during a training session at the Wales Media Centre, Complex sportif du Cosec, Dinard. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

It’s 9.10am on Wednesday and I’ve just boarded the train from St Malo in Brittany to Lyon in the south-east of France where Wales face Portugal tonight in the European Championship semi-final.

France
Jamie Vardy probably wont get the space he wants and needs when England try to unpick Iceland on Monday.

Euro 2016 caught light as a tournament on Wednesday night, just in time for the knockout stages. And it was glorious.

Ireland

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Thetford athletes  were in fine form in the East Anglian League.

Thetford athletes were out in force at the penultimate East Anglian League meeting of the track and field season, taking place in Ipswich.

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Cameron Try
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The British Touring Cars will be back at Snetterton this weekend. Photo: Submitted

Britain’s biggest car racing series, the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, roars into Snetterton this weekend, where a titanic title battle is set to resume on the Norfolk circuit.

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BMW
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Cyclists mark the completion of the new first section of the new £1m Hoveton to Horning Three Rivers Cycleway.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Neighbouring riverside villages have been opened up to visitors after a £1m cycle path, the first stretch in a longer route, was unveiled after years of campaigning.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Thetford Town Under-12s have completed a league and cup double.

Thetford Town Under-12s have completed a league and cup double in style in the South Norfolk Youth League.

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Monday, October 19, 2015
Norwich City's players and management were punished at Newcastle. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The fatalists among Norwich City’s support knew Newcastle United’s hunt for a first Premier League win this season spelt trouble. But few can have expected such a pummelling in a Tyneside rout.

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