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Comments and reports on my football and tennis matches, also about life in the Norfolk Broads
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Articles : 153
Since : 18/11/2011
Category : Sports

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North Walsham Parks v Cromer C away

Monday 10th JulyCity League Division 5Cromer C away Our match away to Cromer C looked in doubt but the storm clouds cleared just in time. Having drawn at home we fancied our chances, but the hosts had out a strong team, it was going to be a tough one on the omniturf. So it proved. Rick and I took on the weaker pair. I held serve but we trailed 3-1.

Wymondham C away

Thursday 1st JuneCity League Division 5Wymondham Away. After last week’s draw with Cromer, we headed to Wymondham looking for our first win of the season. Tony returned to the team and we were at full strength. Wymondham fielded our old friend and rival, Charles. Nick and I started cautiously. It was tight but we soon edged in front. Despite not

NCC v North Walsham Parks

Thursday 29 JulyCity League Division 5NCC away We travelled to county hall for a vital match against old friends NCC. It was not going to be easy as they were near the top of the league. Tony and I started brightly winning our opening two games, but Tony started to suffer from dizzy spells. We lost concentration and were pulled back to 2-2. It was

North Walsham Parks v Cringleford away

Monday 24th JulyCity League Division 5Cringleford C away On a wet miserable evening, we made the long trip to Cringleford to take on their C team. This had been an unhappy hunting ground in the past and with our opponents having a 100% record, this didn’t look like changing. There were some familiar faces in the team, 2 players from their B team.

North Walsham Parks v Cringleford C

Thursday 8th JuneCity League Division 5Cringleford C home On a cold blustery night we entertained runaway leaders Cringleford C. They had a strong team out, two players who had played for the B side in the past. Mary was carrying an injury. Playing the weaker pair, Tony and I were soon up against it We were outplayed for the whole rubber. We manage

Stanmore D home

Thursday 6th JulyCity League Division 5Stanmore D at home Traffic delays meant a late start to our vital home match against Stanmore D. We were looking for our first win of the season. Rick replaced Tony in the line up, Stanmore featured their usual three plus a youngster. Stanmore started slowly as Rick and I stormed into a good lead. We were 6-2

North Walsham v Wymondham C Home

Thursday 20th July City League Division 5 Wymondham C home The end of the season is rapidly approaching and we need wins to stay up. Wymondham C at home, was a crucial fixture. We were hit by call offs. Mary was unavailable and Tony injured. Mike played his first match of the season. Rick and I may a good start leading 2-0 but it all unraveled from

Stanmore D v North Walsham

Monday 15th MayCity League Division 5Stanmore D Away We travelled to our old rivals, looking for a good close match. So it proved to be. We were looking for our 1st win of the campaign. Nick and I took on the top pair first. It was a seesaw encounter. We trailed 3-1 but came back to lead 6-4. Our opponents leveled the rubber. It came down to the la

North Walsham Parks v Cromer C 2017

City League Division 525th May 2017North Walsham Parks v Cromer C This was the big one as we faced a local derby with Cromer. Both teams had lost their opening fixtures. With the weather fine, it promised to be a good match. Mary and Nick made a flying start, blowing the visitors away, leading 7-1 at the mid point. There was no let up, as we romped

Fakenham v NWalsham Parks

Friday 21st JulyCity League Division 5Fakenham away. We travelled to Fakenham, where we had never won. Their form was mixed and we were hopeful of breaking our duck. Mary replaced Mike in the team. The hosts fielded a mixture of youth and older players. Conditions were difficult with a strong swirling wind. Rick and I made a poor start and were tot