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Friday, August 28, 2015
Diss Rugby Club

With the new season about to start the players of Diss Rugby Club are raring to go after narrowly missing out on promotion last season, when they were pipped in the play-off final in the last five minutes.

Sam Page heads home to put Diss Town 2-1 up against March Town.

Stowmarket 1 Diss Town 4

Ben Lewis

In a thrilling climax to the Division One title race Snettisham hosted leaders Hockwold with a 12-point deficit to make up.

The penultimate week left many issues to sort out at both the top and bottom of many of the divisions.

Barton Wanderers
England's Colin Oates with his gold medal after victory over Cyprus's Andreas Krassas in the Mens -66kg Gold Medal Final at the SECC, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

Norfolk’s Colin Oates has bowed out of the World Judo Championships in Kazakhstan in the preliminary stage.

London

Columnists

Yesterday, 06:30
Graham Dorrans

Fifteen players out, seven players in. A total of £10m spent and £6m put in the coffers – if you count every single deal done, from senior to younger, fringe players.

Lewis Grabban - a brave, or foolish, move to cross Alex Neil.

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m heartily sick of the transfer window. Whilst it’s a wonderful excuse for Sky to crank up the hyperbole and for Jim White to practice his hyperventilating, it’s a major distorting factor on the development of this season’s Premier League, particularly with the big kick-off occurring almost a month before deadline day.

Jose Mourinho
Norwich Manager Alex Neil gives instructions to Lewis Grabban of Norwich during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium Of Light, Sunderland
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
15/08/2015

Is it any wonder football managers seem to hate the current transfer system, which sees the window shut four weeks into the season?

Norwich City
Norwich City full-back Steven Whittaker has impressed Robin Sainty going forward so far this season. Picture: Paul Chesterton

All the faint praise from the national media this week highlighting Sunderland’s shortcomings shouldn’t be allowed to mask one of the most dominant away performances from City I’ve seen in years.

Jonny Howson
Wes Hoolahan has been one of the cornerstones of Norwich Citys Premier League campaign so far.

Regular readers of this column will know that I like the odd random fact about the Canaries.

Nathan Redmond

Norfolk Sport

Yesterday, 14:25

King’s Lynn Stars suffered their first home defeat of the campaign last night to leave their Elite League play-off hopes hanging in the balance.

Norfolk Closed Tournament 2015, under nines, from left, Darcie Jarmy (third), Isabella Taylor (first), Georgie Cohen (second).

The annual Norfolk Closed week drew to an end with numerous finals at East Anglian Tennis and Squash Club in Norwich.

Dan Zelos is up to third in the Ginetta Junior Championship after success at Fife. 	Photos: Jakob Ebrey

After a dismal start to the Ginetta Junior Championship Dereham’s Dan Zelos has bounced back in the second half of the season by claiming third place in the championship standings.

Niels-Kristian Iversen top scored for Lynn at Poole. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn’s Elite League play-off hopes are out of their hands after they crashed to a 62-30 mauling at Poole.

United Kingdom
Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison who is going professional, pictured at Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The next chapter in the inspiring story of north Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison has begun, after the 27-year-old announced she is to begin competing as a professional.

France

Norwich City

Yesterday, 16:12
Bradley Johnson

Bradley Johnson has thanked Norwich City fans for their support – and promised never to forget them.

Bradley Johnson with the playoff trophy.

The fallout from Norwich City’s transfer deadline day activity continues unabated, with fans divided over the exit of Bradley Johnson – and bizarre claims about Gary Hooper and an equally mysterious tweet from Lewis Grabban.

Lewis Grabban
Dynamo Kiev's Mbokani (left) and Everton's Antolin Alcaraz battle for the ball during the UEFA Europa League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool in 2015. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The arrival of Dieumerci Mbokani on a season-long loan at Norwich City should seriously bolster Alex Neil’s options up front.

Alex Neil
West Ham United's Matt Jarvis and FC Lusitan Leonel Maciel (right) in action during the UEFA Europa League first round qualifying match at Upton Park, London. Picture: Steven Paston/PA Wire.

Loan signing Matt Jarvis says he is ready and raring to go after joining Norwich City from Premier League rivals West Ham United.

Alex Neil
Gary Hooper in action for Norwich City's Under-21s in their Premier League International Cup group clash with PSV Eindhoven. Picture: Simon Finlay

Gary Hooper and Ryan Bennett completed 90 minutes as Norwich City’s Under-21s lost the opening game of their Premier League International Cup campaign to a superb PSV Eindhoven at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

Ryan Bennett

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