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RUGBY: Bath's A-lister primed for the next act

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SAM Burgess is ready to be Bath’s gladiator.

RUGBY: Wallabies coach backs Burgess for World Cup tilt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:39pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AUSTRALIA head coach Michael Cheika views next year's World Cup as a realistic target for Sam Burgess.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Park's Campbell steps up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Park manager Dave Ferris was proud to hear that Ryan Campbell grabbed his first taste of action in the Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division last weekend.

DAN THE FAN: Skipper Thompson’s midweek return shows why he is so crucial

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

2:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Dan Johnson’s take on Swindon Town

BOWLS: Mixed bag for Clarrie and Christie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CLARRIE Dunbar and Christie Miller produced a mixed set of results in national inter-club championship events last weekend, writes DAVE EATON.

RUGBY: New boy Burgess unsure of Bath start date

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:34pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BATH'S superstar new recruit Sam Burgess is putting no immediate timescale on when he will be fit to make his eagerly-awaited rugby union debut.

HOCKEY: Devizes find their stride

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

DEVIZES made it two wins from two on the road in the Davis Wood League Conference North as they clinched a 4-1 victory at Lydney.

Cooper playing it safe with Branco

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:45pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MARK Cooper is playing a cautious game with the return of defender Raphael Branco.

VIDEO: Aldridge reacts to 5-4 win over MK Lightning and new signing Jonas Hoog

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:06pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SWINDON Wildcats head coach Ryan Aldridge gives his post-match press conference after watching his side claim a 5-4 over-time win at home to MK Lightning.

RUGBY: Bath's Shiells ready to play his part

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

SUCH is Bath’s forward power that new arrival Grant Shiells has barely had a sniff of action - but the loosehead is sure that will all change with the beginning of the LV= Cup.

Burgess to meet Bath fans at open training session

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

9:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

BATH fans can get a glimpse of cross-code signing Sam Burgess at the open captain's run at the Rec tomorrow morning.

Nathan's frustration

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

TOWN skipper Nathan Thompson revealed he was a frustrated figure as he had to watch his fellow defenders come under criticism for their defensive work in his absence.

He's here: Sam Burgess arrives in Bath to start his rugby union career

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:29pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Rugby League ace Sam Burgess pictured at Bath's Rec today where he was paraded in front of the world's media

Town backing Obika

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

ACCORDING to Nathan Byrne, Jonathan Obika’s confidence will not take a hit after a tough night in front of goal for the striker at the Proact Stadium on Tuesday.

Byrne hails ‘key’ Thompson

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHESTERFIELD nemesis Nathan Byrne described his returning skipper as a key player in Swindon Town’s expansive style of play.

Away day joy poses more questions than answers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

ISNT it good to be on the road again? After one lonely point from two homes games, it seems that this season is a complete opposite of the last.

Look Hoo's back

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

SWINDON Wildcats have announced the return of former fan favourite Jonas Hoog to the Link Centre.

THE FULL REPORT: Counting Kost as Cats steal it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

IT WAS captain fantastic as Jan Kostal fired an over-time winner to end Swindon Wildcats five game run without a home league win.

ICE HOCKEY LIVE: Swindon Wildcats v Milton Keynes Lightning

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Join Matt Edwards as he brings you all the action from the Link Centre for tonight's clash between Swindon Wildcats and Milton Keynes Lightning

FULL TIME REPORT: Swindon Wildcats 5 Milton Keynes Lightning 4 (Over-time)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:22pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SWINDON WILDCATS ended their run of five home league matches without a win thanks to an over-time goal from Jan Kostal.

ANGLING: Craig reels in Trowbridge prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Tuesday Trowbridge Seniors match was won by Pete Craig, from Devizes, with 29 lb 8 oz of carp and bream.

VIDEO: Cooper reacts to 3-0 win at Chesterfield

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper gives his post-match press conference after watching his side beat Chesterfield 3-0 at the Proact Stadium on Tuesday night.

RUGBY: Henry aims for front-line service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BATH have a war chest of world-class forwards but Henry Thomas believes it won’t be long before he grabs his chance to lead the pack into battle.

BOWLS: North Wilts take Yetton revenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTH Wilts Ladies extracted revenge for a two-shot first-round defeat against Thornburylast year with victory over them in this season’s Yetton Trophy.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Devizes struggle on

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

DEVIZES Town have now gone seven games without a win in all competitions after they slipped to defeat at Keynsham Town on Tuesday night.

HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Bassett make it two from two

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:51am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town secured back-to-back league wins for only the second time this season as they won 3-1 at Thatcham Town on Tuesday night.

CHESTERFIELD 0 TOWN 3: Visitors take chances to subdue lively Spireites

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TOM BASSAM sees Town pounce for a welcome win on the road

PLAYER RATINGS: Chesterfield v Swindon Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:14am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The Adver's Tom Bassam gives his verdict on the Town players' performances at Chesterfield

Clinical Swindon answer doubters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper was pleased to provide an answer to those who had doubted his side with a 3-0 success at Chesterfield.

Hannon's Estidhkaar suffers fracture

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Richard Hannon Jnr

2:08pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RICHARD Hannon revealed Estidhkaar suffered a hairline fracture of a hock following his disappointing run in the Dewhurst Stakes earlier this month.

Aldridge on guard for Wiggins threat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SWINDON Wildcats will be hoping to give Milton Keynes Lightning a shock when they head to the Link Centre tonight.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Chesterfield v Swindon Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Adver Sport's Matthew Edwards and Tom Bassam bring you coverage of Swindon Town's visit to the Proact Stadium to take on Chesterfield

FULL TIME REPORT: Chesterfield 0 Swindon Town 3

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:40pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SWINDON ended their run of three games without a win to move to third in League One as they claimed a 3-0 win away to Chesterfield.

Town FA Cup date confirmed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SWINDON Town's FA Cup first-round tie at Cheltenham has been confirmed for Saturday, November 8 with a 3pm kick-off.

RUGBY: Leighton Buzzard 20 Chippenham 34

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM march on at the top of South West One East after claiming another five-point success in Bedfordshire.

Breaking news RUGBY: Ewels to captain Bath in LV= Cup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHARLIE Ewels' reward for a fine performance during Bath's European Rugby Champions' Cup defeat to Toulouse last Saturday is the captaincy for this weekend's LV= Cup clash with London Welsh (3pm).

RUGBY: Grove 45 Devizes 14

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DEVIZES paid the price for a poor first-half showing as they suffered a comprehensive South West One East defeat in Oxfordshire.

RUGBY: Salisbury 79 Corsham 19

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:52am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DEPLETED by injury and illness, Corsham travelled to one of the promotion favourites with the bare XV.

RUGBY: Marlborough 38 Pewsey Vale 14

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:50am Tuesday 28th October 2014

RUSS Westcott scored a hat-trick of tries as they maintained their push at the top of Dorset & Wilts One North with a derby victory over their local rivals.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Melksham chief's delight as his side lord it over Manor

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:11am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DARREN Perrin heaped praise on his Melksham Town players as they rose to the occasion in their top-of-the-table clash with Bristol Manor Farm last night.

RUGBY: Bath's James to return to Ospreys

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul James says Bath’s spirits remain undampened despite three successive home defeats

8:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BATH prop Paul James will return to Welsh region the Ospreys at the end of the season, the club announced this morning.

Town’s boss speaks up for lower-league coaches

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

OFF the back of Gary Rowett’s arrival as Birmingham City boss, Mark Cooper believes it’s about time the good work of coaches in the lower division got the credit their work deserves.

Tough to remove the establishment

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SWINDON Town’s fringe players have got a big task on their hands if they are to usurp the established first team, according to manager Mark Cooper.

Doyle is perfect defensive test for Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TOWN boss Mark Cooper believes coming up against League One’s top goalscorer will be the perfect way for his young defenders to show they have learned from Saturday’s errors.

Returning Obika fine tuning his mind

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JONATHAN Obika is back to near full fitness – but has to get over the mental side of his shoulder injury before he is 100 per cent.

Reeves is a believer in Town’s way

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JAKE Reeves believes that when Swindon Town get into gear no team is capable of stopping them.

Captain Kostal aims to repel Link invaders

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SWINDON Wildcats captain Jan Kostal believes that his side must turn their half into a fortress in a bid to turn their home form around.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Vics chief has no worries over leaky back line

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria manager Wayne Kibble isn’t about to hit the panic button after seeing his side concede 10 goals in two matches.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Chesterfield v Swindon Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The latest questions from the Swindon Town Predictions League

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Corsham boss cries foul over ref justice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:12pm Monday 27th October 2014

TREVOR Rawlings says that Corsham Town’s defeat at the hands of Cribbs left a sour taste in the mouth as two major decisions didn’t go his team’s way.


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