Despite the heavy rain on Saturday evening, most fixtures survived on the last Sunday of games before Christmas in the Norwich Sunday League.

Beccles rider Stuart Pryce lit up the Vets 40-plus race at the Eastern League cyclo-cross at Ipswich when he put up a spirited challenge to league leader Ben Lewis, whose Forest Side Riders team have dominated the category this season.

The Queen has an outstanding chance of taking the honours in Fakenham’s feature race this afternoon on a six-race card which champion jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Olly Murphy could dominate.

Every year I am fortunate enough to gain access to a small broad that has yielded some super pike to me and my gang this century.

This is an exciting time for every Norwich City fan, but for our Fan Zone writer Lee Payne it’s extra special.

On a bitterly cold day at Bridge Road Holt secured another bonus point win to maintain their position at the top of the league.

North Walsham ran in 11 tries to record a comprehensive derby win in miserable conditions at Scottow.

Norwich scored a late penalty to claim a dramatic win on a day when the weather had a huge affect on the game.

Lowestoft Town again succumbed to a late goal as Alvechurch claimed a last-minute winner to snatch all three points.

Dereham Town suffered an embarrassing defeat on the road to AFC Sudbury in the Bostik North.

The last couple of months have seen those who write about Norwich City struggling to find new words to describe their stylish football, but one has been noticeable by its absence: ruthless.

Saturday will be one of those days that supporters of local rugby relish, with the county’s two highest ranked clubs, North Walsham and Diss, locking horns at Scottow (3pm).

Norwich were dealt a big blow in midweek when the influential Robbie Bridgstock dislocated his knee in training.

Contrary to forecasts the weather on Sunday was almost perfect for sailing at Snowflake Sailing Club – and more importantly for sailing on the river at Horning.

As the beginning of winter begins to bite, it was a cold morning that greeted teams and spectators alike for the first round of the League Cup.

Norwich United have wasted no time in making their new managerial appointment, unveiling former Norwich City player Cedric Anselin as the new man in charge on Tuesday night.

Are Norwich City the real deal? If they’re not already, they’re certainly getting close to it.

I hope I am wrong, but I have a feeling that this year’s Christmas run-up is more subdued than most.

Diss turned in a disappointing display to go down to their fellow strugglers at Mackenders.

After losing a game against Wanstead the previous weekend that they should have won Norwich got back on track in comprehensive fashion at Beeston Hyrne.

North Walsham came through a tough challenge in London with a bonus point win to remain just three points behind third-placed Colchester in London 1N.

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