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Lowestoft, Thetford, King’s Lynn, Blickling and Gorleston Cliffs all figure in this week’s parkrun round-up

Fakenham Town’s home game against Great Yarmouth Town on Tuesday night has been postponed.

Hundreds of runners will be lacing up their trainers this weekend, ready to take part in a cross country event in aid of Norfolk-based children’s charity Break.

Sprowston Ladies went top of Division One of the Norfolk Women’s & Girls’ Football League with a 2-0 win at North Walsham Ladies.

Norwich Dragons III took a giant step towards claiming the Norfolk Empresa League Premier Division title when they saw off fellow contenders Broadland 2-1 at The Den.

Norwich Dragons are staring relegation in the face after being beaten 3-1 at Cambridge City II in a re-arranged Premier Division fixture.

Norwich City moved into the promotion places in Premier B after beating visitors Havering 2-1 in a tight encounter at Taverham.

Harleston Magpies Ladies performed well against a strong, well-drilled Wimbledon side, but returned home empty-handed after suffering a 2-1 defeat.

Great Yarmouth Town head to Fakenham Town tonight to play ‘the game that never was’.

Norwich City Ladies suffered an 8-2 reverse at FA Women’s Premier League South East Division One leaders AFC Wimbledon.

Inter-County Championship action saw Norfolk Premier facing Gloucestershire Premier in the quarter-finals at Daventry – with both teams on the back of a six-game winning run in the group stages.

A taste of spring greeted the runners at Norfolk Gazelles’ ninth annual Valentine 10km race on Sunday.

After the highs of last week’s Norfolk Cup victory over Diss, this was Norwich’s most disappointing performance of the season by far.

These two great rivals produced a game of untold drama that had a big Mackenders crowd on the edge of their seats right up until the final whistle.

Southwold scored a dramatic late try to see off their title rivals in what was surely one of the finest games ever seen on the Common.

North Walsham Raiders’ first trip to Thurston was marred by two injuries in the first 10 minutes, with Seb Roberts suffering a broken ankle and Ian Webster a severely cut finger.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna was involved in an epic battle at the British Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham yesterday.

Wisbech had to settle for a point at title rivals Newport Pagnell Town in an entertaining game.

Adam Hipperson’s hat-trick helped the Planters ease to a comfortable victory at Ware, moving above their opponents on goal difference as a result.

With just a point separating the two teams lying just above the relegation place, both sides viewed this as a must-win game.

Ryan Walsh brought the British featherweight belt back to Norfolk – but looks almost certain to have a rematch with Isaac Lowe after a hard-fought title clash in Manchester.

The battle at the top shows no signs of letting up as all the top teams notched wins.

Payton Swatman’s superb first half strike gave Wroxham all three points at home to Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

On a wild night of first round finishes, Ben Woolliss claimed the 66kg pro K1 title with a ruthless stoppage in the main event of Contenders 22 at the fittingly-named Epic Studios in Norwich last night.

Toby Hilliard is making a habit of grabbing late goals – and late points – for King’s Lynn Town.

Dereham saw valuable home points vanish after a late, deflected goal by the visitors.

Lowestoft Town entertain Tooting & Mitcham United this afternoon in a relegation six-pointer in the Bostik League Premier Division.

King’s Lynn Town return to action on Saturday with manager Ian Culverhouse contemplating the positives and negatives of their mini winter break.

Rather Be, for champion trainer Nicky Henderson, is set for the Cheltenham Festival after a facile but impressive victory in the Lycetts Chase at Fakenham.

Norwich United travel to Ware today in a big game at the bottom end of the table.

Ryan Walsh is a great digester of the English lexicon – but is determined to Isaac Lowe eat his words when the two clash in Manchester tonight.

Great Yarmouth Town will be hoping to put right a wrong today when they entertain FC Clacton.

Lowestoft & Yarmouth have decided to pull out of London Three Eastern Counties and accept relegation to Eastern Counties One.

Mulbarton Wanderers will be looking to maintain the pressure on leaders Harleston Town today.

Dereham hope to maintain their good form as they continue to stake a claim for a play-off place at home to Aveley.

Wisbech Town’s man of the moment Michael Frew says he’s loving life at the club - and admits he has already exceeded his goalscoring expectations this season.

Here we are halfway through February and while it may still seem weeks away for those who are all geared up for one of the big marathons in April, the truth is they will soon be standing on the start line with all the many months of training behind them.

The second big London Two North derby of the season takes place at Mackenders on Saturday, with Diss playing host to long-term rivals North Walsham (2.30pm).

Sunday’s Carrow Road showdown between Norwich City and Ipswich Town is not the only big derby match to look forward to this weekend.

Norfolk’s Will Harrold will once again be playing his golf in some far flung locations this year.

Running columnist Mark Armstrong discusses why rejection from a big race event doesn’t have to be the end

Trainer Seamus Mullins sends seven-year-old gelding Jarlath to Fakenham as he bids to land the feature on Friday’s seven-race card, the 3.20pm Tim Barclay Memorial Handicap Chase.

Time to get your race diary filled up with our running calendar featuring races across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

One of the region’s premier fight sports promotions returns this weekend for Contenders 22 in Norwich. Mark Heath takes a look at the card and previews the action....

Cringleford kept their run going with a 6-4 win against Mulbarton in the Leathes Prior Veterans League Premiership.

As the new British Superbike season fast approaches, Bowthorpe-based Morello Racing – the official Kawasaki UK Team Green – headed for Cartagena in Spain for a four-day pre-season test with their new bikes and riders.

A Duane Eastall goal was enough to move Riverside Rovers to within a point of leaders Schoolhouse after a 1-0 win over Sprowston Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League Premier Division.

The Snetterton Stages, a round of the prestigious Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship, opens the Norfolk circuit’s busy season on Sunday.

Snowflakes Sailing Club’s weekend racing started with bright sunshine and a keen wind with strong gusts.

Norfolk travelled to Wiltshire in their Inter Counties Division Three match and after their win against Gloucestershire, hopes were high for another success and another jump up the table.

Norfolk racer Robert Lambert hopes a new fitness regime can help him overcome his injury problems.

Norwich’s Sam Sexton will fight Hughie Fury in the first defence of his British heavyweight title.

Wind cutting across the Fens was the biggest of several challenges that fully justified the “Hardriders” title for the Ely & District CCs winter classic time trial.

Great Yarmouth Town suffered their first defeat in eight games when they crashed 5-1 at Histon in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Ryan Walsh heads north for the fourth defence of his British featherweight title strong in body and, just as importantly, strong of mind.

Lowestoft conceded four goals in 24 second half minutes as they crashed to a painful defeat at leaders Billericay last night.

Norfolk’s Under-15 girls’ squash team were recently crowned the national Intercounty Trophy champions.

There are many anglers here in East Anglia who do so much for their sport, but often under the radar, men and women content to let their good work do the talking.

Leading National Hunt trainers Nicky Henderson, Paul Nicholls and Jonjo O’Neill have all named entries for the British EBF National Hunt Novice Hurdle over two and a half miles, one of the leading contests on a seven-race card at Fakenham on Friday.

Sprowston Ladies moved level on points with Bungay Town Ladies at the top of Division One of the Norfolk Women’s and Girls’ Football League after a 5-0 win over Long Stratton Ladies.

Broadland kept their outside Premier Division title hopes alive with a 2-0 win at Loddon on a day when they were the only top three side in action.

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