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Yesterday, 18:42

Norwich City’s excellent start to the new season continued on Saturday when they recorded a third straight win.

Norwich Dragons' player of the match Rachel King driving at the Bromley & Beckenham defence. Picture: SUBMITTED

Norwich City Ladies came out on top in a tough derby game against Norwich Dragons II to maintain their 100pc start in Division 1N.

Premier Division
The hockey season is well under way.

Broadland scored a goal after just 20 seconds in their Premier Division match against Norwich City II and then went two up – but they eventually had to settle for a point from a 2-2 draw.

It was a good weekend for St Andrews.

St Andrews recovered from their cup defeat last week to overtake Acle at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division
Alex Vincent was in goalscoring form for Swaffham on Saturday. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

A wonder strike from Tom Daniels sparked wild scenes as Great Yarmouth Town avoided an FA Vase replay by the skin of their teeth.

Alex Vincent

Norfolk Sport

Yesterday, 22:10

Teenager Toby Hilliard was jumping for a joy on a night when his team-mate Alex Street wishes he would have leaped a little higher.

Richard Larkin. Richmond v Harleston. EDP SPORT 0610

Harleston Magpies’ tough start to life back in the National League continued when they lost to the early pacesetters to remain at the foot of the table.

Sticks were flying at Harleston again on Saturday.

Harleston Magpies ladies’ struggle for goals continued as they were held to a draw by visitors St Albans.


Norwich City’s excellent start to the new season continued on Saturday when they recorded a third straight win.

Sophie Hansell is playing netball for England in a tournament in Australia. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A school games organiser is aiming to teach England’s rivals a serious lesson at the Indoor World Cup.


Norwich City

Yesterday, 08:14

Loan star Dieumerci Mbokani is the man to spearhead Norwich City’s attack once the international break is complete, according to Canaries supporters.

Norwich manager Alex Neil during the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Alex Neil insists his squad won’t stew on their performance against Leicester over the international break...but says his players will be ready to provide a response at Newcastle upon their return.

Russell Martin leads the protests as referee Mark Clattenburg awards a penalty to Leicester. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Leicester City in their 2015/16 Premier League fixture at Upton Park? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at

Nathan Redmond of Norwich and Jeff Schlupp of Leicester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nathan Redmond believes he is doing all that has been asked of him in his pursuit of reclaiming a place in Norwich City’s starting line-up.

Graham Dorrans of Norwich has a shot on goal during the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Graham Dorrans has been called into the Scotland squad for European Championship qualifiers against Poland and Gibraltar.


Saturday, October 3, 2015

The exuberance of the West Ham players’ celebrations at salvaging a point and the level of disappointment felt by City fans as we left Upton Park tell you all you need to know about how far the club has progressed under Alex Neil, writes Robin Sainty.

Robbie Brady is congratulated after his early goal in Norwich City's 2-2 Premier League draw against West Ham. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

So would you have taken a point before Saturday’s away trip to the team which was in third place and had already beaten Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City season?

Russell Martin of Norwich directs the defence during Norwich City's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Anfield, Liverpool. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

One of the pitfalls of being a regular columnist is that when you’re wrong it’s there for all to see and with that in mind I’m holding my hands up this week.

Ryan Bennett of Norwich in action during the Capital One Cup match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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If ever there was a moment for coaches throughout the land to play back to their players as proof they should never give in, it came during the second half of Norwich City’s victory against West Bromwich Albion last night.

Alex Neil insists Norwich City's start to the new Premier League could be even better. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Perhaps I should go on holiday more often. When I left the UK the day after the transfer window shut there were dark mutterings about the failure to strengthen the club’s defensive options, the man management test facing Alex Neil after the Lewis Grabban incident and the surprise sale of Bradley Johnson, a player seen by many fans as a key character in the dressing room.

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Monday, August 17, 2015
A host of non-league clubs were up for the cup on Saturday.

The away teams had the upper hand in the Norfolk derbies as the battle for extra preliminary round progression took centre stage.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Thetford U15 Boys at Aldershot, from left to right, Joe Smythe, Tom Mead, Aiden Try, Harley Swan and Darren Mead.

Thetford Athletics Club U15 Boys made their first competitive showing following the end of the track and field season at the first of three mammoth relay events over the next few weeks.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Thetford Dolphins Swimmers who took part in the Norfolk County Challenge across two weekends in Dereham.

There were 29 Thetford Dolphins swimmers taking part in the 2015 Norfolk County Challenge, held over two weekends at Dereham Leisure Centre, under the watchful eye of head coach Terry Clucas.

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