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Time will be a healer for Darryl

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

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

ALUN Rossiter has stressed the importance of allowing Darryl Ritchings to take his time in recovering from his horrific injuries after the Purton teenager was released from hospital.

Keeping fans key for Rosco

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Alun Rossiter has highlighted the need for his Swindon Robins side to put in an emphatic display against Eastbourne Eagles at the Abbey Stadium tonight, as he looks to eradicate any fears in fans’ minds that the Elite League season could be a long, hard grind.

North-ing for Dakota to consider as he steps into Klindt's roster spot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: EASY DOES IT: Troy Batchelor and Dakota North, one and two in heat four

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

SWINDON Robins’ new signing Dakota North did not have to think twice when offered an emergency slot on Alun Rossiter’s roster.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

JUDO: Great Britain call is Evan sent

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes budo club's Evan Molloy has been picked up by the Great Britain visually-impaired squad

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

DEVIZES teenager Evan Molloy says he can scarcely believe his ‘incredible’ rise into Great Britain’s visually-impaired (VI) squad.

MOTORCYCLING: Easy does it, Tommy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell says that he won’t be throwing caution to the wind as he challenges for the British Superbikes Championship (BSB) title this season.

RUGBY: Shane's a real hero

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Former Wales and British Lions Star Shane Williams at the coaching session he gave Royal Wootton Bassett U8s at Ballards Ash on Tuesday

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s U8s youngsters had a training session to remember on Tuesday when Wales and British Lions legend Shane Williams dropped in to the Ballards Ash club.

SWIMMING: Millward makes Glasgow progress

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham’s Stephanie Millward

12:41pm Friday 18th April 2014

CORSHAM swimmer Stephanie Millward qualified for tonight's A final in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow this morning.

CRICKET: Wiltshire start well

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire, pictured before Sunday’s win over Berkshire at South Wilts

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

WILTSHIRE team boss Neil Shardlow saluted the performance of his side as they kicked off their summer by clinching the Marlborough Cup at South Wilts.

LONDON MARATHON: Mini-marvel Gemma has London success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gemma Shepherd (second left) with her South West U17 women’s team at London

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

GEMMA Shepherd celebrated her third successive appearance in the Virgin London Mini Marathon by helping the south west squad to finish on the podium, writes Kevin Fahey.

DUATHLON: Tim top of the class

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Duathlon winner Tim Purvey, right, with EventsLogic UK’s Steve Fream

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett Hounds Tim Purvey won the third Bag4Sport Abbeyfield School Duathlon on Sunday.

RACING: Toormore stays on course for 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

10:08am Friday 18th April 2014

EUROPE'S champion, the Wiltshire-trained two-year-old Toormore, proved he remains the consummate professional at three after getting his season off to a solid start in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket.

CALOR LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Hungerford Town 1 Chippenham Town 1

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alan Griffin is all smiles after finding the net against Bashley last weekend

10:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town were pegged back in the second half as they earned a point from their rearranged league clash at Hungerford Town tonight.

Ritchings is out of sedation

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is starting to show signs of improvement after the injured Swindon Robins rider was brought out of sedation.

SPEEDWAY: Swindon Robin 45, Poole Pirates 47

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

10:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins suffered their second defeat in a day to Poole Pirates as the visitors claimed a thrilling 47-45 success at the Abbey Stadium.

SPEEDWAY: Poole Pirates 56, Swindon Robins 34

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy Batchelor manages to stay upright in heat seven

1:24pm Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins suffered a heavy Elite League defeat in the opening leg of their double-header at Poole Pirates.

Rosco’s concern over early start

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter at last night's meeting

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter says that the biggest problem he will have in today’s double-header with Poole Pirates is making sure that his young riders have managed to drag themselves out of bed in time.

FOOTBALL: Late goal denies Bassett's final hopes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts' Wootton Bassett Town lost at Cheltenham Saracens last night

10:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GOAL five minutes from time by Brimscombe & Thrupp substitute Karl Nash denied Wootton Bassett Town a place in the Hellenic League's Supplementary Cup final tonight.

CASTLE COMBE: Howard’s Day kicks off Combe season

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Adam Higgins toasts his Formula Ford 1600 title success

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Castle Combe circuit’s 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday and, as last year, the opening meeting will be run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Legg despairs at derby effort

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne’s Aaron Hopkins tries to weave through the Corsham defence during last Satruday's derby

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ASSISTANT boss Darren Legg was critical of Calne Town after they went down to a 2-0 home defeat to local rivals Corsham Town on Saturday, writes Carl Field.

DAN THE FAN: Facing a battle to hang on to prospects

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: DAN THE FAN: Facing a battle to hang on to prospects

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dan Johnson on the week at Swindon Town

ARCHERY: Shanghai surprise for Wiltshire's Rudd

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Rudd

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WILTSHIRE archer Mark Rudd will represent Great Britain for the first time at the first leg of the 2014 Archery World Cup in China next week.

HELLENIC LEAGUE DIVISION ONE WEST: Hook Norton 2 Malmesbury Victoria 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malmesbury Victoria manager Gareth Davies saw his side finally return to action last night

9:05am Thursday 17th April 2014

CRISIS-STRICKEN Malmesbury Victoria saw their three-match unbeaten run come to an end at Hook Norton last night.




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