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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford helps Wales to team silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal as they claimed silver in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin sixth in 200m freestyle

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin missed out on a medal spot in the 200m freestyle in Glasgow this evening.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Collier eyes up new Bluebirds recruits

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MARK Collier confirmed he is still in the market for a ‘couple’ of additions to his Chippenham Town squad before the new Southern League Premier Division season gets under way.

Wildcats facing long trips in the new-look English Challenge Cup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ICE HOCKEY LIVE: Swindon Wildcats v Slough Jets

2:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Wildcats are facing trips to Gillingham and the Isle of Wight in the new look English Challenge Cup.

CRICKET: Clark content as Wiltshire stay top of the pile

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE batsman Neil Clark is delighted the county side still hold the destiny of their Unicorns Championship title challenge in their own hands after their draw with rivals Devon at Devizes this week.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tom’s chance arrives

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes judoka Tom Reed tells DAN BARNES why representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow means so much to both him and his family

CRICKET: Vince included in Lions squad

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STEEPLE Ashton cricketer James Vince has been named in the England Lions squad for their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

ANGLING: Williams heads field in evening match

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

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Chippenham Open Monday Evening match produced a close finish as Kevin Williams scooped top prize with 7 lb 5 of roach.

LIAM DAWSON: Room for improvement as my comeback starts to take shape

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: LIAM DAWSON: Championship improvement has to be a big season target

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

I’M really happy to finally be back playing but I don’t think that I’m anywhere near back to my best yet.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m freestyle final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin progressed smoothly through to the final of the women's 200m freestyle with a new personal best and Welsh record in the heats on the first day of Commonwealth Games competition in Glasgow this morning.

EQUESTRIAN: Coral gets Burghley lift

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

DEVIZES eventer Coral Keen will make her debut at September’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, riding Wellshead Fare Opposition.

RACING: Sam saddles up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGE jockey Sam Burton is looking forward to the experience of riding under the England banner when he represents his country in Ireland next month.

STARS OF TOMORROW: Rising star Yasmin is one for the future

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bag4Sport

11:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE are just seven days left to nominate a young athlete for our Stars of Tomorrow contest, being run with Bag4Ssport Foundation, and give them a chance of a grant of £500.

Wiltshire at the Commonwealth Games

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Your guide to the county's competitors in Glasgow over the next ten days

RACING: Dream preparation for Lambourn's Osborne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Night at the Races

8:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

LAMBOURN trainer Jamie Osborne could not be happier with Field Of Dream ahead of the £150,000 Longines International Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Wildcats retain netminder Crisp

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Michael Crisp

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

MICHAEL Crisp is hoping that he will be able to gain more ice time this term after agreeing to return to Swindon Wildcats.

Worrall's future is looking Ace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON’S flying reserve Steve Worrall sees a bright future for himself with parent club Belle Vue.

Aldridge sees a big future for returning stopper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coach Ryan Aldridge

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Wildcats head coach Ryan Aldridge believes that Michael Crisp has a big future in ice hockey after the Welshman agreed to return for another.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Village life is a winner for Laura

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Halford

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CRICKLADE’S Laura Halford may not have the chance to savour tonight’s Opening Ceremony but the rhythmic gymnast is still enjoying soaking up the atmosphere at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Extra Glasgow event suits Tilly

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swimmer Tilly Gray

12:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TILLY Gray feels that her surprise chance to compete in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games fits in perfectly with her rigorous preparation for the meeting in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz is fighting fit for Glasgow chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JAZZ Carlin is determined to enjoy her ‘home’ Games at Glasgow 2014 after being denied the opportunity to race at London 2012 by illness.

Tour of Britain route through Wiltshire is revealed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: STARS: Sir Bradley Wiggins could be in Worcester.

9:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DETAILS of the route some of the world’s top riders will take through the county during stage six of the Tour of Britain in September have been released.

PRE-SEASON: Barnes hits a treble for Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MARK Barnes scored a hat-trick as Devizes Town continued to get ready for the new season with a 5-2 win at Purton last night.

CRICKET: Wiltshire secure draw at Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire batsman Jayden Levitt hits a boundary against Berkshire

8:25pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE ground out a battling draw on the final day of their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash against nearest rivals Devon at Devizes today

CRICKET: Bowlers keep Wiltshire in with a chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tahir Afridi took 11 wickets in the match for Wiltshire

7:58am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S bowlers struck back to give the home side a slender chance of ekeing out a victory rom their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash with Devon at Devizes yesterday.

RACING: Charlton plots next move for Al Kazeem

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Al Kazeem,  pictured above winning the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, is favourite to land the Juddmonte International at York today

1:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton has revealed a tilt at next month's Juddmonte International at York is "unlikely" for multiple Group One winner Al Kazeem following his pleasing return to action at Newbury on Saturday.

BELLE VUE ACES 41 SWINDON ROBINS 49: Flying Dane is Swindon's Ace in the pack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:12am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PETER Kildemand was the hero of the hour as he jetted 2,500 miles to help Swindon Robins continue their play-off push with a 49-41 win at Belle Vue last night.

Live SPEEDWAY LIVE: Belle Vue Aces 41 Swindon Robins 49

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Leicester Lions

7:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' trip to Manchester to take on Belle Vue.

WILTSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE: Mansell haul boosts All Cannings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

GRAHAM Mansell played a starring role with the ball as All Cannings dented the promotion hopes of Swindon United Churches and took themselves further away from the bottom of the table with a 51-run win in Division Two.

FOOTBALL: First Division quartet start league campaign away from home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

CORSHAM Town, Calne Town, Warminster Town and Chippenham Park will all kick off the new Toolstation League First Division campaign away from home next month.

SAILING: Tributes for Devizes sailor Farrow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Farrow in action

11:30am Monday 21st July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow from Devizes who has died.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy bounces back for fourth at Brands

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

TOMMY Bridewell shrugged off a first-race retirement to clinch fourth in the second outing of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch yesterday.

RACING: Hannon eyes Longchamp test for Tiggy Wiggy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trainer Richard Hannon during the stable visit at Richard Hannon's Herridge Racing Stables in Marlborough. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Hannon. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. (5

10:51am Monday 21st July 2014

SATURDAY'S stunning Weatherbys Super Sprint winner Tiggy Wiggy could swerve next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York and instead wait until October to take on her elders in the Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp.

EQUESTRIAN: Meade 30th in Aachen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Harry Meade and Wild Lone complete the final showjumping phase at Badminton on Sunday, on their weay to third place

10:40am Monday 21st July 2014

WEST Littleton rider Harry Meade finished in 30th position at the DHL Preis in Aachen, Germany, at the weekend as Great Britain retained the lead after the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup event.

PRE-SEASON: Corsham roll over New Street in friendly opener

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Town chief Trevor Rawlings

9:59am Monday 21st July 2014

CORSHAM Town kicked off their pre-season schedule by putting Andover New Street to the sword last weekend.

RACING: McCoy toasts new landmark

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

9:19am Monday 21st July 2014

TONY McCoy grabbed the headlines on Saturday as he surpassed Martin Pipe's total of career winners with his 4,192nd success aboard It's A Gimme in the Betfred Summer Plate at Market Rasen.

CRICKET: Goatacre secure welcome win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Burbage new boy Michael Papps in action for New Zealand

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

GOATACRE put distance between themselves and the Wadworth 6X West of England League Premier Two drop zone and dented their hosts' promotion prospects with an eight-run victory at Clevedon on Saturday.

A look inside the life of Swindon Robins’ Aussie starlet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Monday 21st July 2014

NICK Morris has achieved more by the tender age of 20 than most speedway riders do in their entire careers, but the youngster is fully aware of how many steps he still needs to take to reach the top.

Kildemand: 'It’s my time to shine'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Monday 21st July 2014

PETER Kildemand knows he needs to put in a big performance in the opening round of the World Cup next week if he’s to earn a spot in the Danish side for the later stages of the competition.

Batch aims for success on the road

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Monday 21st July 2014

CAPTAIN Troy Batchelor is hopeful his side will be able to convert his side’s recent run of home wins into success on the road this evening when the Robins travel to Belle Vue.

Rosco’s got a Vue to a kill tonight

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robins’ boss Alun Rossiter looks down as his side slip to a late defeat against Wolves

5:30am Monday 21st July 2014

ALUN Rossiter has insisted a positive frame of mind is vital as his side bid to continue their play-off push at Belle Vue this evening.

CRICKET: Visitors Devon make solid start against Wiltshire at Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jake Roberts, who took eight wickets in total against Dorset, bowls on day three

10:21pm Sunday 20th July 2014

VISITORS Devon made a solid start to the crucial Unicorns Championship Western Division clash against Wiltshire at Devizes today.

Kildemand starts well but can only finish third in SEC race-off

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:15pm Sunday 20th July 2014

ROBINS’ number one Peter Kildemand fell at the penultimate hurdle of the European Speedway Championships (SEC) latest round in Togliatti, Russia.

RACING: Hannon bides time over Newbury winner

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:37pm Sunday 20th July 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon is in no rush to commit Tiggy Wiggy to a run in next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

Kildemand convinced he'll be fit for Russian outing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Peter Kildemand (Swindon Robins)

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

PETER Kildemand is confident he will be fully fit as he looks to continue his European Championship push in the second round in Russia tomorrow night.

BASKETBALL: Deane is courting success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM basketballer Deane Williams is hoping to make his mark against some of the best youngsters in Europe when he plays for England U18s at the European U18 Championships in Turkey next week.

CRICKET: ‘Title win will ease agony’

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire skipper Mike Coles hits a six on his way to a half-century against Cornwall on Sunday (Picture by Trevor Porter)

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

WILTSHIRE captain Mike Coles wants his side to use the pain of missing out on a one-day trophy final as motivation for their assault on the Unicorns Championship title.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mile cause for Bishop’s smile

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

DAVE Bishop’s preparations for the Commonwealth Games have been given a big boost after he gained membership of a very special club, writes Kevin Fahey.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Wales could Pross-per

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

LEWIS Prosser reckons he and his Wales teammates have every chance of pulling off a few shocks at the Commonwealth Games.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Team taking Chippenham by Storm?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

SWINDON Storm are looking to expand into Chippenham following a successful taster session last weekend.




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