An excellent win against London 3 side West Norfolk on Wednesday night under lights to put Fakenham into the final of the Norfolk Plate Competition against Crusaders on Saturday 6th May at Holt RUFC - ko time - 12:45pm
Fakenham hosted the Banham cup last weekend; once an annual fixture, it has not been played for 5 years but both Fakenham and Hilt have worked on their fixture lists to reinstate the fixture this season and going forward. The pre-match lunch, sponsored by Banham seed merchants, was well attended with nearly 80 people sitting down to an excellent meal. With the fine weather at the weekend a good-sized crowd of 3-400 turned out to see this local derby game.
Fakenham were to take the early plaudits scoring first when centre Ian Williamson forced his
Fakenham seconds travelled to Lowestoft with a strong side buoyed by a win against Broadland seconds and this was the last league game of the season. Fakenham backs were elusive and pacey causing Lowestoft players to miss their tackles allowing Fakenham to score at will. Two Fakenham players scored hat-tricks of tries Harry Richardson and Rory Singleton, two others scored a brace each Adam Lingwood and Dec Sperring. Other tries from Murray Tindal, coach /player Mike Curry, Michael
Fakenham seconds hosted this EC3 North league fixture against Broadland Gt Yarmouth seconds on Saturday, their penultimate league game of the season. The game revolved around the battle between the slight dominance of the Broadland’s forwards and Fakenham pacey backs, in the end what the difference was the Fakenham backs play won the day. Fakenham were to strike first through Josh Gee returning from an enforced absence when he out-paced his opposite number to score the try and Mark “Scuff” Allen kicked the conversion 7-0. Broadlands had most of the position for the next 5 minutes but when Fakenham regained possession centre Luke Taylor made the most of his opportunity and scored wide on the left wing, the try was unconverted 12-0. Broadlands attacked strongly from the kick off and enjoyed possession and territory and