Fakenham 23 Holt 33 - Baham Cup 2017

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

Lowestoft & Yarmouth Second 0- Fakenham seconds 103

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 2nd 38 Broadland Gt Yarmouth 2nd 8 – Eastern Counties 3N

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

Fakenham 19 Diss 2nds 10 - EC2

Fakenham hosted this top of the league clash for EC2 North on a god, bright, dry and breezy day in front of a large crowd swelled by the pre-match lunch sponsored by new sponsor Peniston. The game started as a tense affair with Fakenham uncharacteristically dropping passes and with a kick charged down in their own 22-metre area that allowed Diss to press forward. Chances were difficult and hard fought for, but the Fakenham mood lifted when George Ready scored a try to put the first points on the board, unfortunately the attempted conversion was caught by the wind and missed it’s target 5-0. Diss responded from the restart but the Fakenham defence held firm (as it has done so often this season so when the home side infringed at