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Thetford and Brandon Sport

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Barton Wanderers
The lovely sound of bat on ball is filling the Norfolk airwaves.

Matt Collinge and Rob Setchell were the star men as Brooke recorded an impressive 110-win over morning leaders Cromer to join them at the top of the Premier Division table.

Thetford Dolphins were in fine form at the Norfolk Track and Field Championships.

Thetford athletes achieved a strong medals haul at the Norfolk County Track and Field Championships.

Harley Swan
MCCA Unicorns Knockout Trophy. Norfolk (batting) vs Cumberland at Fakenham Cricket Club. At the crease is Lewis Denmark. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk fluffed their lines at Highfield Lawn as they squandered the chance to win their Minor Counties Unicorns Knockout Trophy group.

Ellie Brown, 16, who won the Norfolk Ladies Golf Championships at Thetford Golf Club. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

For the second year running youth triumphed over experience as another of Norfolk’s rising young stars got her hands on the Norfolk Ladies’ Championship trophy.

Some of the fastest accelerating cars seen all year at Snetterton will tackle the Borough 19 organised sprint on the 100 layout this weekend.

Norfolk Sport

Germany
Jonathan Drane (right) and Chris Skelley compete during the announcement of the Rio 2016 Paralympics Judo squad at the University of Wolverhampton, Walsall. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

The countdown to the Paralympics in Rio begins today – DAVID FREEZER looks at our local hopes.

Winners of the Women's Shield Final at the North Walsham Sevens. Pictured are Harwich and Dovercourt.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Around 1,000 spectators enjoyed a feast of rugby at another hugely successful North Walsham sevens tournament.

Rob Lyon. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn boss Rob Lyon says his side have got what it takes to spring a surprise at Wolverhampton tonight.

Anthony Ogogo, left, on his way to victory over Gary Cooper in Glasgow. Photo: PA

Anthony Ogogo has vowed to “blitz” his rivals in his search for boxing honours.

Sam Groves, pictured in action against Lincolnshire in the Knockout Trophy, comes back into the Norfolk team against Cambs. Photo: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk begin their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship season with the short trip to Wisbech to take on Cambridgeshire tomorrow.

Norwich City

10:06
Kyle Lafferty
Northern Ireland's Conor Washington (left) celebrates with team-mate Kyle Lafferty (centre) after scoring his side's second goal during the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast. Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Newly-wed Kyle Lafferty has credited his wife Vanessa for her role in helping transform him into Northern Ireland’s talismanic striker.

(Left to right) Barnsley's Lloyd Isgrove, caretaker manager Paul Heckingbottom and Marc Roberts celebrate with the trophy after winning the Sky Bet League One Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Photo: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Adam Hammill is hoping interim boss Paul Heckingbottom is rewarded with a full-time contract after leading Barnsley to a second Wembley win of the season.

Norwich City
Nathan Redmond has played a key part as England U21s won the Toulon tournament. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Nathan Redmond helped England Under-21s to Toulon Tournament glory last night as they beat hosts France 2-1 in Avignon.

Nathan Redmond
Keith Webb and his England players in training. Picture: FA/GETTY IMAGES

Ex-Norwich City coach Keith Webb is heading for the Rio Paralympics determined to help leave a legacy for future generations.

Darren Eadie
Norwich City's promotion parade after winning the Division One title in 2004. Picture: James Bass

As Norwich City prepare for the Championship DAVID FREEZER looks at City’s previous second-tier successes.

Norwich

Columnists

Monday, May 23, 2016
Bradley Johnson
Sheffield Wednesday's Gary Hooper (right) celebrates scoring his teams fourth goal of the game with teammate Ross Wallace during the Sky Bet Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield.

It may have been a disappointing season for Norwich City players, but a few ex-Canaries are enjoying their extended campaigns, thanks to the play-offs.

Norwich City must look to the future and build around young players like James Maddison, says Ian Clarke.

Can you believe that we are just days away from the first anniversary of the play-off final at Wembley?

Alex Neil
Ricky Martin, left, and former chief executive David McNally.

By the time you read this I suspect that there will be no aspect of this depressing season that hasn’t been thoroughly dissected in one of the plethora of post mortems available, most of which make excellent reading.

Neil Adams
Jonny Howson of Norwich in action. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

It has been just over a week since Norwich City learned their fate – that they will be playing against the likes of Burton Albion, Wigan Athletic and, of course, the team we all love to hate, Ipswich Town, next season after relegation from the Premier League.

Alex Neil
Wayne Hennessey of Crystal Palace and Timm Klose of Norwich in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
09/04/2016

When considering where to strengthen ahead of City’s assault on the Championship, nothing has really changed from this time last year.

Norwich City

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Ben France took wickets for Norfolk on the first day of their match against Cambs. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norfolk let a decent position slip through their grasp on the first day of their opening Minor Counties Championship clash against Cambridgeshire at Wisbech.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011
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Brandon Cricket Club has been forced to fold through lack of players, writes Viv Thomas.

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England's Ben Youngs goes over to score his side's third try during the Old Mutual Wealth Cup match at Twickenham Stadium, London. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

England have named Luther Burrell as the replacement for the injured Manu Tuilagi in their squad bound for Australia.

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Ben Youngs
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Anthony Ogogo, left, on his way to victory over Gary Cooper in Glasgow. Photo: PA

Anthony Ogogo has vowed to “blitz” his rivals in his search for boxing honours.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Thetford Dolphins were in fine form at the Norfolk Track and Field Championships.

Thetford athletes achieved a strong medals haul at the Norfolk County Track and Field Championships.

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Harley Swan

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