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Breaking news Ritchings expected to make full recovery after release from hospital - Rossiter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

1:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is expected to make a “full, happy recovery” following his release from hospital, according to Swindon Robins manager Alun Rossiter.

ATHLETICS: Nominees named for Wiltshire awards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Avon Valley Runners’ Michael Towler, on his way to victory on Sunday

1:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WILTSHIRE Athletic Association will host a presentation awards evening at the Devizes Sports & Social Club on Friday, June 6.

RACING: Hughes poised to return

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jockey Richard Hughes celebrates Sky Lantern's 1000 Guineas win for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon

9:45am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

RICHARD Hughes has been given the green light to return to race-riding at Sandown on Friday.

BOWLS: Snell makes Wiltshire selection

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DAVE Snell, the Wiltshire Middleton Cup team manager, has named a squad of 31 players to represent the Moonrakers in this season’s inter-county championship.

Klindt reacts to being dropped by Robins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicolai Klindt wins heat seven

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NICOLAI Klindt says that he was left speechless when he was told the news that he was being axed by Swindon Robins.

Boardroom battle rumbles on at the County Ground

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lee Power, Town's director of football operations

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE boardroom rumblings at Swindon Town continued yesterday, as members of Seebeck 87 Ltd spent much of the day in meetings inside the County Ground.

THE NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Goodbye and thank you Robins fans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

I WOULD like to say thank you to all you Swindon fans who have supported me in my short time back at the club.

Town boss Cooper optimistic about next season

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Cooper

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TOWN boss Mark Cooper feels his side have dished out a healthy portion of optimism ahead of next season with their recent run of good form.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Bradford results update

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

1:26pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Bradford results and updates

RACING: Hannon's trio to tackle 2000 Guineas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

5:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

RICHARD Hannon has confirmed he will be triple-handed in his bid to train a Classic winner in his own right at the first attempt with Night Of Thunder and Shifting Power joining leading light Toormore in the Qipco 2000 Guineas.

RUGBY: Devizes 2nd 37 Calne 12

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Marlow 21 Devizes 32

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DEVIZES 2nd secured their survival in Dorset & Wilts One North as they saw off relegated Calne at London Road.

RUGBY: Marlow 21 Devizes 32

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

4:06pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DEVIZES wrapped up a top-half finish in their maiden South West One East season as they won a topsy-turvy clash at Marlow.

CRICKET: Another win for Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne skipper Neil Clark was in fine batting form with 195

3:34pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WILTSHIRE continued their excellent early-season form as they beat Dorset by 80 runs in their final warm-up match at South Wilts on Monday.

BOWLS: Lucy shines at Melton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Westlecot indoor player Lucy Smith

3:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TEENAGER Lucy Smith was Wiltshire’s most successful player in this season’s national indoor championships.

FOOTBALL: County cup finalists suffer Bank Holiday defeats

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Town hat-trick hero Booker Woodford (above) celebrates one of his three goals at Keynsham Town last weekend

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MELKSHAM Town and Bradford Town warmed up for their Wiltshire Senior Cup final on Wednesday with league defeats on Easter Monday.

MOTOR SPORT: Orgee emulates father's success in Combe opener

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brothers Richard and Adam Higgins third and second either side of Formula Ford race winner Roger Orgee Photo: Trevor Porter (48663-2)

10:41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORTY years since his father won the same race at Castle Combe, Langford’s Roger Orgee took a fine win in the circuit’s opening Formula Ford 1600 championship race of the season on Easter Monday.

SWIMMING: Millward leads Wiltshire representation for European Championships

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

3:27pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FOUR Wiltshire swimmers have been named in the British Gas GB Para-Swimming team for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

MOTORCYCLING: Top ten finishes for Bridewell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell in action at Brands Hatch

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell reflected on a frustrating opening to the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as he claimed top ten finishes in both races at Brands Hatch on Monday.

RUGBY: Bath's Biggs to join Warriors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Biggs goes over for Bath's first try during last Thursday's Amlin Challenge Cup win over Bordeaux-Begles (Photo: Bob Ascott)

7:36am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BATH favourite Tom Biggs will join Worcester Warriors at the end of the season, the club confirmed this morning.

Cooper hails Pritchard's farewell to the County Ground display

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alex Pritchard

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ALEX Pritchard has played in front of a County Ground crowd for the final time under the terms of his loan agreement.

TOWN 1 BRADFORD 0: Swindon's fine finish to the season continues

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town's Lee Cox celebrates his winning goal against Bradford City with Nathan Thompson

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SWINDON Town might not make the play-offs this season but whichever position they occupy on May 4, the 2013/14 campaign should be seen as an unquestionable success.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Coventry results update

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

9:04am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Coventry Results and Updates

BLUEBIRDS LIVE: Chippenham Town 2 Hungerford Town 3

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Town's Greg Tindle challenges Hemel Hempstead goalscorer Ben Mackey during last weekend’s 3-0 defeat to the league leaders at Hardenhuish Park

2:11pm Monday 21st April 2014

Live updates from Chippenham Town's Calor League Premier Division clash with Hungerford Town

Live MATCHDAY LIVE: Swindon Town v Bradford City

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

1:07pm Monday 21st April 2014

Join chief sports writer Sam Morshead and sports writer Mike Benke from 1.30pm for all the best build-up from Easter Monday's action at the County Ground, followed by in-play updates and reaction

SWIMMING: Millward secures second European qualifying time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward

9:55pm Monday 21st April 2014

STEPHANIE Millward secured her second European qualification standard time of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow tonight.

SWINDON TOWN 1 BRADFORD CITY 0: Full-time report

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

5:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

SWINDON Town won for the sixth time in seven matches, as Lee Cox’s first goal for the club handed the Robins a 1-0 win over Bradford City at the County Ground.

ANGLING: Blue is the colour for Ian

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

IAN Willetts, of Bradford, carried off top prize at Saturday’s Blue Circle Open match with 110 lb 10 oz of carp.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: United win derby-day duel

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

DIVISION Three basement side The Stiffs were looking to finish the season with a victory at home to local rivals United FC, who had already secured a top three finish.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Westbury pip Lamb for second spot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

1:30pm Monday 21st April 2014

SEMINGTON Magpies stood in the way of Westbury United Reserves finishing as Division One runners-up.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE SPRING CUP: Lacock overcome gutsy Newsmen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

1:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

LACOCK FC will face second division stablemates Trowbridge Town Reserves in the EJ Shanley & Sons-sponsored Spring Cup final this Friday evening at Warminster Town’s Weymouth Street Ground.

RACING: Charlton's Clowance is up for the cup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Roger Charlton

10:35am Monday 21st April 2014

ROGER Charlton has earmarked the Chester Cup as a possible target for Clowance Estate after his narrow defeat in the Queen's Prize at Kempton on Saturday.

Smith vows to silence the boo boys

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Smith

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

MICHAEL Smith is hopeful he’ll be able to win his County Ground critics over but if he can’t he’s determined the boo boys won’t affect his mental state.

Pritchard believes he should have scored more for Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon’s Alex Pritchard scores Swindon’s second goal of the evening to beat QPR 2-0 in the League Cup

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

ALEX Pritchard believes his goal return during his first full season in professional football could have been better but the midfielder is loving life with Swindon Town.

Swindon Robins axe Klindt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

IMPORT Nicolai Klindt has paid the price of a poor start to the Elite League with Swindon Robins showing the Dane the exit door.

Cooper wary of Bantams banana skin

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Cooper

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper has urged his players to steer clear of a potential Easter Monday banana skin when Bradford City visit the County Ground this afternoon.

McEveley’s ‘getting better’

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town's Jay McEveley in action against Crawley last night

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

AT 29 years old, Jay McEveley is “getting better and better” in the eyes of Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper.

Two meetings in one day is an experience to say the least

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

WHEN I was told that I was going to be covering the speedway while our very own Andy Warren was away the first thing that crossed my mind was that I knew little about the sport.

CALOR LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Hitchin Town 3 Chippenham Town 1

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Town's Joe McClennan

11:20am Sunday 20th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town failed to build on their early lead as they slipped to their 14th away league defeat of the season at Hitchin Town.

RUGBY: Referee was consistent, says Bath coach Booth

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toby Booth

10:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BATH first-team coach Toby Booth could afford to be philosophical about a bizarre yellow card handed out to George Ford after the fly-half returned to the action to conjure a late bonus-point try for Matt Banahan against Worcester.

RUGBY: Bath 32 Worcester 20

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Matt Banahan

9:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BATH left it until the 77th minute to claim the four-try bonus point that lifts them back into third place in the Aviva Premiership as they overcame Worcester at the Rec.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Lilywhites triumph at rivals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Town striker Glenn Armstrong (white) goes up for a header during the Lilywhites’ 2-1 win over Chard Town at Bremhill View on Saturday    Pictures by Diane Vose (DV915-004)

8:54am Saturday 19th April 2014

CALNE Town got back to winning ways by claiming the derby spoils from their clash with local rivals Devizes Town on Good Friday.

More Power struggles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Town's new owner Lee Power

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

BOTH Swinton Reds 20 Ltd and Seebeck 87 Ltd yesterday claimed to own Swindon Town Football Club, as the boardroom confusion at the County Ground intensified.

COVENTRY 1 SWINDON TOWN 2: Smith makes it a Good Friday for the Robins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town celebrate Michael Smith's late winner against Coventry

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRADITIONALLY, Easter is the celebration of a second coming. For Michael Smith, Good Friday 2014 could be a platform for just that.

Double trouble for Robins against Pirates

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Robins rider Simon Gustafsson in action last night at Blunsdon

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter cut a disappointed figure as he watched his side slumped to consecutive defeats to Poole Pirates on Good Friday.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Poole Pirates

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

6:39pm Friday 18th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves for all the action of Swindon Robins' second meeting with Poole Pirates this Good Friday.

Live MATCHDAY LIVE: Coventry City v Swindon Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

12:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

Join chief sports writer Sam Morshead and digital editor Craig Lyus from 1.45pm for all the best build-up to Good Friday's League One action, followed by in-play updates and reaction

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Poole Pirate v Swindon Robins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

10:33am Friday 18th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as he brings you all the action from Swindon Robins' Elite League and Elite Shield double-header.

SWIMMING: European qualifying boost for Stephanie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward

9:27pm Friday 18th April 2014

STEPHANIE Millward secured the A standard qualifying time for this summer's IPC European Championships as she finished sixth in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow today.

Coventry City 1 Swindon Town 2: Smith the last-gasp hero

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Smith

5:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

MICHAEL Smith was the last-gasp hero as Town deservedly took maximum points to keep their slim play-off hopes flickering.

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING: It's silver joy for Chippenham's Emma

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emma Holloway competes at last weekend's British Championships

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CAPTAIN Fantastic Emma Holloway is celebrating after winning her first-ever solo medal at last weekend’s British Gas Synchronised Swimming Championships.





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