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Swardeston saw their lead at the top of the EAPL cut to 12 points this weekend. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Struggling Horsford were sucked deeper into trouble as they were beaten by the only side below them in the table.

Cricket action from the Norfolk Alliance, Division Four Cricket, Sheringham v Rockalnds - Rocklands in Bat with Sheringham Fielding - James Platt Bowling to Will Dafoe. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Fakenham and Sprowston edged away from the chasing pack thanks to important home victories.

Taverham Hall's first XI won their county cup final against Thorpe St Andrew. Pictured, back row from left, is: Charlie Greeves, Eddie Darley, William Woodhead, Ben Blowers, Elliot Fox, Saxon Earley, George Harrad; front Ben Chapman, Oliver Liston, Ben Granville, Louis Hart.

Congratulations have been sent to young cricketers at Taverham Hall School from one of English cricket’s best-known personalities.

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Snettisham moved to the top of Division One Cup Group A by beating Sandringham, writes Kevin Fisher.

Brian Whitwood on his way to top scoring for Elmham with a fine 73. Picture: MIKE WYATT

After some wet weather of late, the sun shone on the cricketers and several sides took full advantage, writes Mike Ridout.

Norfolk Alliance Division One - Acle v Lowestoft. Acle celebrate the wicket of Nathan Garrod.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

An eighth wicket stand of 94 between Jason Reynolds and Michael Eccles proved to be the key to a narrow victory that took Swardeston 25 points clear at the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

Norfolk Alliance Division One - Acle v Lowestoft. Sam Clabburn batting for Lowestoft.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Sprowston cruised to a 101-run victory over defending champions Downham on Saturday to boost their own Premier Division title challenge.

Rob Lyon discussed the debut of Vaclav Milik on the latest WNSP offering. Picture: IAN BURT

Fans of cricket and speedway will be extremely interested by the guests on our latest offering.

Will Dunger in batting action for Fakenham. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

All-rounder Will Dunger has delivered an ominous message to Fakenham’s title rivals, writes Gavin Caney.

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Hockwold extended their lead at the top of West Norfolk Division One to seven points after a resounding nine-wicket win against Hillington.

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Norfolk League Division One leaders Happisburgh chased down 200 to overcome bottom side East Harling, writes Tim Porter.

East Anglian Premier League cricket Swardeston ( batting ) against Great Witchingham - bowler James Spelman.Photo:Steve Adams

Swardeston’s fifth foray into the last 16 of one of the prestigious countrywide competitions in six years will see them visit Ealing.

East Anglian Premier League cricket Swardeston ( batting ) against Great Witchingham. Photo:Steve Adams

Swardeston’s advantage at the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League was cut to a single point on Saturday when they slid to a home defeat at the hands of a Sam Arthurton-inspired Great Witchingham.

The race for honours in the top flight of the Norfolk Alliance is too close to call as the season approaches its halfway point.

Day one of Norfolk's Minor Counties Championship clash with Suffolk at Copdock - skipper Chris Brown scored a half century. Picture: Tim Ferley

A half century from skipper Chris Brown helped Norfolk to a respectable total on the opening day of their Minor Counties Championship clash with Suffolk at Copdock.

Happisburgh batsman Jamie Carter has made an amazing start to the new Norfolk League campaign.

Mike Jones at a sponsorship launch involving Brooke CC and Langley School.

To say Mike Jones has his hands full with his coaching responsibilities is something of an understatement – but that hasn’t stopped Brooke’s overseas professional from taking the Dipple and Conway Norfolk Alliance by storm this season.

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Hockwold only managed to bat for 22 overs before the rain caused their match against Heacham to be abandoned, writes Kevin Fisher.

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So far this season, the Norfolk Cricket League – sponsored by Stadia – has seen an incredibly high percentage of games played, writes Mike Ridout.

Great Witchingham were the only Norfolk side to see action in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League as rain wrecked the programme for the first time this season.

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