Norfolk Village Games

Norfolk Village Games 2014

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We are now putting a team together to represent the town at the Norfolk Village Games. The North Norfolk heats are held in Cromer on the 8th June. Last year a good time was had by all and we managed to come out the narrow winners of the North Norfolk heats.

The games offer fun, competitive opportunities to access sport. The winners go through to the finals in Norwich. We need to raise teams for Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Darts, Fitness Triathlon, Five a side football (over 16s), Rounders, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis, Tag Ruby (Girls and Boys 8 – 12), Tennis.

People need to live in Fakenham to qualify for the team. If you are interested please contact: Richard Crook 07887 803091, or through, or if you are in a club get them to contact me.

This gives details of the events for information and if anyone wants to join the teams they should contact Active Fakenham – NVG Entry Form 201

These are the teams we expect to enter

Archery – Senior and Junior competitions. Two people per team, all equipment provided.
Athletics – Team of 4. One male, one female, two under 16s per village team. All team members compete in all Athletics disciplines – Long Jump, Javelin, Shot Putt, Hurdles and 100m.
Badminton – One mixed doubles pair . 11+ years. 
Darts – One team of up to 3 people. 11+ years.
Fitness Triathlon – Team of 3; one male, one female, one under 16. Rower/Bike/Treadmill 5 minutes on each with the total distance of all 3 added together for the overall score.
Five-a-side Football – Senior  competitions. Junior 9 – 11 years mixed. Senior 16+ years male only. Squads of up to 7 for both.
Rounders – One mixed team of 9, squad of 12. Starting 9 must consist of five under 16s and to include a minimum of two under 12s. Maximum of 4 starting adults at any one time.
Short Mat Bowls – One team of 3, squad of 4.
Table Tennis – Senior and Junior singles competitions. Maximum entry of two people per competition per village. 
Tennis – One mixed doubles pair 11+ years.
Tag rugby – Junior competition. 8 – 12 years mixed. 5-a-side with squads of up to 8. Minimum of 2 of each gender on the pitch at all times.
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 Last years results

Norfolk Village Games finals 2013   Results.  

Detailed breakdown:  Village_Games_Results_breakdown_2013

Active Fakenham Teams at the Noroflk Village Games heats.

check out the photos of our great effort at the Norfolk Village Games (North heats)in Comer on 9th June 2013.  Next it’s off to the finals in Norwich on 14th July at the UEA. Well done teams.


North Results


  1. Neatishead- 74points
  2. Hickling- 64
  3. Colby & Banningham 63
  4. Hindolveston, Barney & Thurning- 61
  5. Overstrand- 17
  6. Sea Palling- 15
  7. Kettlestone- 12
  8. Binham & Warham- 4


  1. Melton Constable & Briston- 76
  2. Happisburgh- 24

Large Villages/ Market Towns

  1. Fakenham- 80
  2. North Walsham- 68

See the Active Norfolk site: Active Norfolk Village Games