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Fakenham got back to winning ways with a hard-fought win in a match played in driving rain from the start.

While the Europeans were completing a superb win in the Ryder Cup in Paris, Thetford’s Jess Dixon and Kath Malvern were also creating a little slice of golfing history.

Norwich

Suffolk racer Gareth Burnett claimed the prestigious honours in the Seaman & Flockhart vintage race at Snetterton after recovering from a poor start.

Stuart Wright

Calculators are going to be required to decide the outcome of many of the MG Car Club titles at their final meeting of the season at Snetterton on Saturday.

Five Norfolk Alliance teams saw their promotion dreams shattered at the weekend when Norwich dropped out of the East Anglian Premier League.

Premier Division

Swaffham Town made progress in the FA Vase before picking up a useful point on the road in their latest Thurlow Nunn League Division One fixture.

Korben Willis

It was a dream come true for Thetford’s Ryan Vickers as he was confirmed as the 2018 British Superstock 600 champion after round nine of the British Superbike Championships at Silverstone.

Italy

Swaffham Town turned in another solid all-round performance to secure three well-deserved points in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Joe Jackson

Thetford got their new league season off to a good start with a win at Wisbech.

Robert Hollyman used all his local knowledge to secure victory in the Aston Martin Intermarque race at Snetterton on Saturday after forcing the leading BMW M3 into a late race error.

BMW

The popular and highly entertaining British Truck Racing Championship descends upon Snetterton this weekend with those with title ambitions needing to ensure they perform.

Thetford Town were left to rue a host of missed first half chances as they fell to a home defeat to Clacton.

Danny White

Norfolk-born Robert Hollyman will be looking to resume his winning streak on his former home circuit of Snetterton this Saturday by taking victory in the AMOC Intermarque race.

BMW

Thetford Town suffered a heavy home defeat to Godmanchester Rovers on Friday evening that saw them fail to progress to the FA Cup qualifying stage.

Ian Fancett

Fakenham secured a 10th straight victory to move to the top of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division with just one game remaining.

Downham Town

Newcomer Beacon Downe dominated the Citroen 2CV 24 Hour race at Snetterton, having taken control of the event at one-third distance before running out winners by 11 laps.

BMW

The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

BBC

It celebrates its 70th birthday this year, it’s big in Madagascar, has appeared in numerous Hollywood classics - and Jeremy Clarkson got his gig on Top Gear because of it.

Last year Pete Sparrow set a new bench mark for 24 Hour race victories by leading Team Lion to victory in the 2CV day night event at Snetterton to record an amazing 10th win.

VW

Thetford claimed the local bragging rights and a place in the FA Cup preliminary round with a 1-0 home win over Fakenham last night.

Sudbury

Thetford Town boss Danny White recalls his favourite FA Cup memory to Mark Armstrong ahead of the Brecklanders’ extra preliminary round against Fakenham at Mundford Road this evening

Danny White

The summer heatwave may have abated, but the British Touring Car Championship action at Snetterton was typically scorching with Matt Neal taking the double points 60th Anniversary finale while Tom Ingram stole the series lead.

BMW

The British Touring Car Championship will celebrated its 60th anniversary at Snetterton this weekend with a double length, double points 60-mile Diamond Double finale on Sunday.

Honda

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

Pre-season has proved frustrating for Thetford Town so far.

Danny White

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

World Cup 2018

The 2018 World Cup has been a hot topic all over Twitter, particularly given England’s surprise performance in the tournament.

Twitter

Passionate England fan Gary Wharf will be leading the songs tonight as he bangs his drum dressed in a St George’s outfit and with the cross painted on his face.

World Cup 2018

Director Gurinder Chadha cheered the Three Lions on at Grand Central in Thetford.

University of East Anglia

We really are starting to believe the World Cup is coming home.

England Ambulance Service

Pubs and beer gardens the length and breadth of the county erupted in celebrations as England took one step closer to a place in the World Cup final today.

World Cup 2018

Delighted fans in Thetford are sure to be celebrating for the rest of the weekend as England beat Sweden to make it through to the semi-finals of the World Cup.

United Kingdom

We’re starting to get the feeling that football really may be coming home!

Facebook

An innings of 48 would be a decent score for many batsmen in the Norfolk Alliance, or any other league come to that.

Norfolk Alliance

Honking horns, jubilant cheers and chants of “football’s coming home” echoed throughout the county and beyond as England celebrated its latest victory in the World Cup.

World Cup 2018

Cranworth’s Adam Hatfield will not have far to travel this weekend as he defends his lead in the GT Cup GTH category on his home circuit of Snetterton.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 French Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Mark Webber

With England playing Panama this afternoon, footie fans across the county have been turning out in the sunshine for the game.

Eastern Daily Press

Some of the fastest cars to compete at Snetterton this year will contest the British Sprint Championship this weekend on the 100 layout of the Norfolk venue.

Honda

After two warm days of practice and qualifying, the weather turned a little cooler for the fourth round of the British Superbike Championship at Snetterton yesterday – but on the track the action was red hot with Leon Haslam roaring to a brace of victories to extend his series lead.

Leon Haslam made the most of the superb conditions at Snetterton on Friday to put his JG Speedfit Kawasaki at the top of the timing screens after the opening two practice sessions for this weekend’s round of the British Superbike Championship.

Norwich

Less than three seconds separated the podium places in the Fun Cup race at Snetterton, after four hours of hard-fought racing, with the series leaders team of Zoe Wenham, Guy Wenham and Ryan Burke coming out on top.

Ford

A combination of safety cars and penalties for the opposition allowed the Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman Mercedes AMG GT3 to win the previous round of the British GT Championship having started from last place on the grid.

Cambridgeshire Mini Miglia racers Lee Deegan and Rupert Deeth squabbled over victory in Sunday’s event with Deegan taking a narrow victory to follow up his success in Saturday’s shortened event.

Renault

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Thetford Athletics Club hosted the annual Breckland 10k, with over 280 athletes braving the hot temperatures.

Ben Garrod

Liam Morley maintained his unbeaten 2018 British Superkart F125 record with two flawless performances at Snetterton to strength his grip on retaining his title.

The Snetterton Mini Festival will celebrate the past and present with exciting racing promised from both the traditional and modern visions of the iconic British car.

Thetford Town’s bid to win their first trophy in 27 years ended in disappointment as Brantham Athletic ran out 4-2 winners in the Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup final.

Max Melanson

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