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TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Worton sign off with another win

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

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE final league match of the season in Division Two saw Worton & Cheverell host Bradford United Reserves in what was an end-of-season dead rubber for both teams.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Hayward leaves Ashton in a pickle

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

9:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WESTBURY United Reserves went into their midweek game against Steeple Ashton knowing that nothing less than victory in their final two matches of the season would see them finish as runners-up to Division One champions Freshford United.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bassett on song at Abingdon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ryan Stanners (right) scored twice for Wootton Bassett Town at Abingdon Town

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town warmed up for their Hellenic League Challenge Cup semi-final tomorrow night with a five-star showing at bottom-of-the-table Abingdon Town last night.

POINT TO POINT: Ramsbury's Caspar saddles up at Lockinge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: POINT TO POINT: Ramsbury's Caspar saddles up at Lockinge

2:18pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

COUNTING his Easter eggs will be the furthest thing from Ramsbury nine year Caspar Stephenson's mind this weekend, as he prepares for his second racecourse appearance in just three days at the Charles Stanley Point-to-Point and Country Day on Easter Bank Holiday Monday at Lockinge.

Kilby raising funds for injured Robins rider Ritchings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lee Kilby

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LEE Kilby will be donning kevlars and taking to a pushbike on Good Friday in an effort to raise money for injured Swindon speedway star Darryl Ritchings.

THE NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Double-header is a tough ask

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ON Friday we’re riding in the double-header against Poole Pirates.

FOOTBALL: Malmesbury Victoria launch urgent funding plea

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malmesbury Victoria secretary Julie Exton at the flooded Flying Monk Ground this week

5:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CASH-STRAPPED Malmesbury Victoria have lodged a desperate appeal for financial aid so that they can afford to finish the season.

SWIMMING: Second gold for Jazz

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin

6:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Jazz Carlin claimed her second gold medal of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow tonight.

RUGBY: Avonvale 3 Marlborough 50

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jonny Mantle starts an attack for Marlborough

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MARLBOROUGH completed their unbeaten league season as they dispatched top-three side Avon Vale with another half-century of points.

RUGBY: Pewsey Vale 56 Combe Down 2nd 12

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Phil Vallis scored a try in Pewsey’s first league win of the season

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PEWSEY’s encouraging end to the season gave them a chance of avoiding the Dorset & Wilts One North drop.

RUGBY: Towcestrians 35 Devizes 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hendon seal home success

1:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DEVIZES fell away in the second half of their penultimate game of the South West One East season The first half was a fairly even affair, highlighted by the match being scoreless until the 39th minute.

RUGBY: Old Centralians 41 Chippenham 36

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham scrum-half Lewis Surry makes a break during Saturday’s win over Old Centralians

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM bowed out of National Three South West with a heroic second-half fightback that narrowly ended in failure in Gloucestershire.

EQUESTRIAN: Jessica excels in Italy again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

TOCKENHAM showjumper Jessica Mendoza enjoyed another good result at the Toscana Tour CSI3* Arezzo IV Grand Prix in Italy on Sunday.

SWIMMING: Carlin and Millward into British Championships finals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin

10:03am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WILTSHIRE ace Jazz Carlin will go in search of her third medal at this week's British Gas Swimming Championships this evening after making it through to the final of the 400m freestyle.

RUGBY: Melksham 5 Minety 32

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

12:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MINETY concluded their Dorset & Wilts One North campaign with a bonus-point triumph that left them just short of lifting the title, but should secure them a promotion place.

County clubs given Sport England funding boost

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes Canoe Club's mass paddle, as part of Go Canoeing Week in May

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SPORTS clubs in Wiltshire have received a cash boost of more than £200,000 from Sport England to help them boost their facilities.

Compton drafted in for absent Worrall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bradford-based Benji Compton shows who is number one as he clutches the Conference League Riders' Championship. Picture: Mike Hinves

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have drafted in Benji Compton to replace the unavailable Steve Worrall for Good Friday’s Elite League double-header with Poole Pirates.

SWIMMING: Record-breaker Carlin shines in Glasgow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin

8:25pm Monday 14th April 2014

JAZZ Carlin set the fastest 800m freestyle time in the world this year as she stormed to gold at the British Gas Swimming Championships this evening.

CRICKET: Wiltshire win opener as Vince shines for Hampshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: JAMES VINCE

9:26pm Monday 14th April 2014

WILTSHIRE started their season by retaining the Marlborough Cup by beating Berkshire by 58 runs at South Wilts CC on Sunday.

Compton replaces Worrall for Good Friday meetings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

4:22pm Monday 14th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have drafted in Benji Compton at reserve for their Good Friday double-header with Poole Pirates.

MOTOR RACING: Revving up for the start at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham’s Ed Moore leads the pack en route to victory in the Formula Ford 1600 race at Castle Combe on Monday

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE Castle Combe circuit's 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday (April 21) and, as last year, the opening meeting will run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Calne Town 0 Corsham Town 2

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nick Holton (left) scored Corsham Town's second goal against Calne Town last weekend

9:49am Monday 14th April 2014

JASON Henley’s stunning strike stole the show and inspired in-form Corsham Town to a comfortable 2-0 win at local rivals Calne Town on Saturday, writes Carl Field.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Malmesbury claim Fairford scalp

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chris Jackson (right) was on target as Malmesbury Victoria beat Fairford Town last weekend

9:41am Monday 14th April 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria notched up a second successive 3-2 victory as they triumphed over local rivals Fairford Town last weekend.

THE ANDY WARREN COLUMN: Why I love Elite League double-headers

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

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

AS soon as the Elite League fixtures were published I was immediately drawn to the home and away double-header between the Robins and Poole.

TAPES-UP: A peek inside Nicolai Klindt's workshop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

WHILE the top level of speedway is expanding into the bright lights of the Friends Arena in Stockholm, PARKEN in Copenhagen and Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, there is a slightly less glamorous side to the sport which fans don’t get to see.

Greenwood after more Blunsdon practice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dan Greenwood, who made his debut for the Swindon Robins on Thursday. Picture: Ian Lewis

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

NEW recruit Dan Greenwood is hoping to get more time on the Blunsdon track after being thrown in at the deep end last week.

Batchelor expecting quieter week following GP bow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

TROY Batchelor will have a quieter time this week after flying halfway around the world and back again prior to returning to help Swindon Robins claim their first win of the Elite League season.

RUGBY: Bradford crowned champions after thrilling final day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hendon seal home success

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon were crowned champions of Dorset & Wilts North after a dramatic final day of the season yesterday.

FLYBALL: Cotswold teams are getting ready to fly once again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Cotswold club’s Cyclones team or (l-r); Flynn, Rocky, Dexter, Tammi (with club captain Pauline Caddick) and Poppi

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

COTSWOLD Flyball Club are on the hunt for a sponsor as they prepare to embark on the most exciting season in their history.

Too early to commit for Cats’ star Nell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Wildcats' latest signing Aaron Nell

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

STAR forward Aaron Nell has insisted it’s too early to start thinking about where he will be playing his hockey next season.

Troy dedicates first win to injured Darryl

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

TROY Batchelor has dedicated Swindon Robins first win of the Elite League season to injured teammate Darryl Ritchings.

MOTOR RACING: Higgins battles through

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Darrell Higgins in action at Oulton Park Photo: Paul Korkus

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

BROUGHTON Gifford racer Darrell Higgins overcame a practice crash to finish just off the podium in the third round of the ACU 250 championship 2014 series at Oulton Park.

MOTOR RACING: Jake’s honour at Rockingham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jake Honour celebrates his Rockingham success

4:20pm Friday 11th April 2014

MELKSHAM’S Jake Honour made the perfect start to the new Michelin Clio Cup Road Series as he clinched two wins at last weekend’s opening rounds at Rockingham.

JUDO: Jemima's golden comeback

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jemima Duxberr (second from left) with her European Junior Cup gold

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

JEMIMA Duxberry is back from a six-month lay-off with a bang after she won a gold medal at last weekend’s European Junior Cup in Greece.

HOCKEY: Will back in England reckoning

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Will Seward will play for England’s U18s in the Nations Cup later this month

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

SIXTH-FORMER Will Seward is aiming to make his mark on the international scene when the England U18 squad lock horns with Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium in the Four Nations tournament this Easter.

MOTORCYCLING: Fraser seeking a funding lift to stay on track

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fraser Rogers, pictured in Hullavington this week, starts his Supersport season in Australia next month

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

HULLAVINGTON racer Fraser Rogers has launched a desperate hunt for sponsorship to ensure his Supersport World Championship dream isn't snatched away.

BOXING: Joe's a real belter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Joe Hughes celebrates after winning the International Masters belt

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

JOE Hughes admits he has a frantic panic to check for injuries after every fight but was delighted to come through with a clean bill of health after he won his first pro title in Bath last weekend.

RUGBY: Devizes are well placed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes fly-half Rory Brown goes in for a try during his side’s 42-19 victory over Swindon on Saturday – their final South West One East home match of the season

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

OUTGOING skipper Tom Collins says Devizes have proved they belong at South West level rugby after ending their home campaign with an emphatic 42-19 derby win over Swindon.

CRICKET: County start is firing up Coles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Coles

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

WILTSHIRE skipper Mike Coles is looking forward to blowing out the cobwebs when the county side grab their first action of the year against Berkshire on Sunday.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Award winner Dave deflects the praise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Park boss Dave Ferris has picked up a manager of the month award for February and March

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

DAVE Ferris says his assistant boss Tim Smith and the whole Chippenham Park squad deserve the credit for his manager of the month award.

RACING: Hutchinson misses Ayr ride

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wayne Hutchinson

9:57am Friday 11th April 2014

WAYNE Hutchinson will miss the ride on last year's winner Godsmejudge in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National after suffering a knee injury in a fall at Towcester on Thursday.

Robins up and running

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Peter Kildemand and Nicolai Kilndt celebrate as Robins get their first of the season

5:30am Friday 11th April 2014

ROBINS boss Alun Rossiter got the answers he wanted from certain members of his side during last night’s comfortable 57-36 victory over an under-power Belle Vue Aces side.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Belle Vue Aces

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

6:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Live updates from the Abbey Stadium as the Robins take on Belle Vue.

SWIMMING: SIlver for Carlin in Glasgow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin swims in the 800m freestyle heats in Barcelona last week

9:25pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin claimed silver in her opening event at the British Gas Swimming Championships tonight.

RUGBY: Perfect days secure cup triumphs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham U11s

4:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CORSHAM and Chippenham both celebrated landmark victories at Dorset & Wilts finals day at Salisbury RFC on Sunday.

DAN THE FAN: So have we had a good season, or not?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Town FC

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Dan Johnson on the week at Swindon Town

SWIMMING: Carlin into freestyle final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

12:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin qualified second fastest from the women's 200m freestyle heats as the British Gas Swimming Championships got under way in Glasgow this morning.

FOOTBALL: More midweek misery for Bassett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts

8:26am Thursday 10th April 2014

SAM Barrett's second-half penalty condemned Wootton Bassett Town to another disappointing home defeat at the Corinium Stadium  last night.

SWIMMING: Glasgow warm-up for Jazz

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jazz Carlin

8:04am Thursday 10th April 2014

FREESTYLE ace Jazz Carlin plans to use this week’s British Gas Swimming Championships as a dress rehearsal for the summer’s Commonwealth Games.

Belle Vue’s Worrall backs his brother to make progress with Robins in 2014

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Belle Vue star Richie Worrall

5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

BELLE Vue star Richie Worrall has backed his brother Steve to make major strides in his career during 2014 after rediscovering his hunger for the sport.




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