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RUGBY: Trowbridge skipper toasts Twickenham chance

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge captain Matt Howard will lead his side in the battle for a final appearance at Twickenham against Guildford tomorrow

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE captain Matt Howard is coming to terms with the prospect of leading his side out at the home of English rugby in a fortnight's time after his side booked their place at the RFU Intermediate Cup final yesterday.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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: Trowbridge RFC book Twickenham date

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge celebrate after today's win at Guildford

5:33pm Saturday 19th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE RFC are on their way to Twickenham after a dramatic 19-17 victory over hosts Guildford in today's RFU Intermediate Cup semi final.

RUGBY LIVE: Guildford RFC 17 Trowbridge RFC 19

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge scrum-half Kyle Knight goes on the charge during Saturday's win over Ivybridge

8:48am Saturday 19th April 2014

Join sports editor Owen Houlihan from 1.45pm for all the build-up and updates from today's RFU Intermediate Cup semi final at Broadwater Sports Club

RUGBY: Referee was consistent, says Bath coach Booth

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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: Champions held by Welton

Wiltshire Times: Bradford Town’s Sam Jordan celebrates after netting the opening goal against Bemerton Heath Harlequins on Saturday

8:54am Saturday 19th April 2014

CHAMPIONS Bradford Town were forced to settle for a point yesterday as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Welton Rovers.

SWIMMING: European qualifying boost for Stephanie

Wiltshire Times: 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.

SWIMMING: Jolly good Fellows

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge AS’s Paige Fellows set a new personal best in the 50m freestyle at the British Championships in Glasgow

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

WESTBURY teenager Paige Fellows is still coming to terms with rubbing shoulders with some of her idols after competing at the British Gas Swimming Championships.

BATH RUGBY: Joseph to be centre of attention again

Wiltshire Times: Jonathan Joseph is poised to make his comeback from a three-month injury lay-off

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THREE months’ worth of recovery from foot surgery is one thing, but some gentle ribbing and scintillating form from his teammates has also ensured that Jonathan Joseph is itching to make his return to action for Bath.

FOOTBALL: Lee stoked by Wembley nod

Wiltshire Times: Lee Probert will take charge of the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Hull City next month

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

HILPERTON referee Lee Probert says his appointment for next month’s FA Cup final is a dream come true.

RUGBY: ‘We are ready for a big day’

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge coach Steve Ojomoh

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE coach Steve Ojomoh believes his side’s experience of ‘cup final rugby’ throughout this season can prove a useful tool in tomorrow’s RFU Intermediate Cup semi-final at Guildford.

NEIL SHARDLOW: A good way to begin

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire skipper Michael Coles hits out on his way to an unbeaten 70 during his side’s Marlborough Cup victory over Berkshire on Sunday

2:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

Our summer column with Wiltshire team boss Neil Shardlow returns

RUGBY: ‘You have to make the most of these opportunities’ – Wilson

Wiltshire Times: Bath and England prop David Wilson

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

IF ALL goes to plan, both Bath prop David Wilson and his adopted home town club could be stepping out at the home of English rugby next month.

DUATHLON: Chris shows Yorkshire grit for world boost

Wiltshire Times: Chris Roxburgh with his bronze medal

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

STAVERTON’S Chris Roxburgh warmed up for his second crack at the Duathlon World Championships by clinching a bronze medal at Sunday’s National Championships in North Yorkshire.

BATH RUGBY: Garvey looking further than play-offs

Wiltshire Times: Matt Garvey

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

MATT Garvey wants Bath to look forward, rather than over their shoulders, as they try to turn a season of huge promise into one with a glittering conclusion.

SWIMMING: Millward makes Glasgow progress

Wiltshire Times: 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.

RUGBY: ‘This is probably the biggest game any of us have played in’

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge captain Matt Howard will lead his side in the battle for a final appearance at Twickenham against Guildford tomorrow

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE skipper Matt Howard reckons his side can tap into coach Steve Ojomoh’s big-game experience as they prepare for a red-letter day in their own rugby careers.

Town of champions

Wiltshire Times: Dave George (left), the head coach of Bradford on Avon RFC, captain Oli Stacey and top points scorer Dan Bright  celebrate the club’s Dorset & Wilts One North title win

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon is toasting a week of sporting success after the town’s rugby and football clubs lifted their respective league titles in the space of three days.

RUGBY: Duo return for Bath's Warriors test

Wiltshire Times: Rob Webber is facing up to a spell on a sidelines after being forced off with an ankle injury in last weekend's win over Newcastle Falcons

12:03pm Friday 18th April 2014

ROB Webber and Jonathan Joseph return to the Bath squad to take on Worcester Warriors at the Rec tomorrow (3pm)

RUGBY: The late, late show wins it for Bradford

Wiltshire Times: Bradford's Ed Dawson gets airborne during Saturday's victory at Chippenham

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon head coach Dave George had resigned himself to a league title ‘near-miss’ until his side produced an astonishing late burst to clinch the Dorset & Wilts One North crown.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bradford reach promised land

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge Town's Otis Young is challenged during last weekend's clash with FC Chippenham Youth

10:30am Friday 18th April 2014

PAUL Shanley thinks his troops displayed their champion spirit to seal the Toolstation League First Division title at Chard Town on Tuesday night.

RUGBY: President Mike salutes campaign

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge president Mike James

10:30am Friday 18th April 2014

PRESIDENT Mike James thinks that Trowbridge’s players should be proud of their efforts during an ‘unbelievable’ season, no matter what the score of tomorrow’s semi-final.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Kings of the Castle

Wiltshire Times: League Module Front Page Image

9:30am Friday 18th April 2014

THE CASTLE manager Tom Perkins says his side are flying the flag for Devizes as they target the treble in the Chippenham & District Sunday League.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

ATHLETICS: Webb puts the hammer down

Wiltshire Times: John of Gaunt School’s Caitlin Wosika smashed her personal best by more than 15 seconds

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ELLIE-J Webb continued her excellent start to the new season with a record-breaking victory in the opening Avon Track & Field League meeting in Yate, writes Kevin Fahey.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION FOUR: Rowde set sights on second spot

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

JOSH Scott’s Cross Keys Rowde side may be down in sixth place in Division Four but should the villagers, who beat Miller Sports B 4-1 in a nailbiter on Thursday evening, win their three remaining games, they will finishing the campaign in second spot.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Pig keep whistling a happy tune

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

AFTER beating Worton & Cheverell 3-2 on Tuesday evening, Pig & Whistle United were in action again 48 hours later.

CASTLE COMBE: Howard’s Day kicks off Combe season

Wiltshire Times: 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.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds ‘will stay focussed’

Wiltshire Times: COLLIER 01.jpg

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier is certain his players won’t be fazed by returning to the scene of Rob Dean’s career-ending injury tonight.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Griffin set for Hunger game

Wiltshire Times: Goalscorer James Guthrie (left) takes the congratulations of Alan Griffin and Bryan Smith after putting Chippenham Town 2-0 up against Banbury United last weekend

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ALAN Griffin reckons stricken teammate Rob Dean wouldn’t want the Bluebirds to allow the memory of his harrowing injury hamper their efforts at Hungerford Town tonight.

FOOTBALL: Hilperton official Probert to referee FA Cup final

Wiltshire Times: Lee Probert will referee next month's FA Cup final

7:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

HILPERTON referee Lee Probert will take charge of next month's FA Cup final between Arsenal and Hull next month, the Football Association announced today.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION FOUR: Centre thrash sorry White Horse

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

8:04am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAVING dropped their first point of the season last weekend when they were held to a 2-2 draw by Cross Keys Rowde, normal service was resumed by Division Four champions Corsham Centre Youth, who returned to winning ways thanks to a thumping 10-1 triumph at White Horse B, whose loss was their first in four games.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Defeat hits Prestige title hopes

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

8:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

DIVISION One leaders Prestige Bodyworks saw their title hopes take a massive blow after suffering a shock 3-1 defeat at home to Goatacre CC FC on Wednesday evening.

ANGLING: Gilbert strikes at Viaduct

Wiltshire Times: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Thursday Open match at Viaduct Fishery again produced the goods with some cracking carp catches.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bradford are champions

Wiltshire Times: Bradford Town sealed the Toolstation League First Division title last night

9:37am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRADFORD Town were crowned champions of the Toolstation League First Division after victory at Chard Town last night.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

BOWLS: Jeanette claims Clarrie hat-trick

Wiltshire Times: Clarrie Dunbar’s club singles champions Jeanette Wheeler and Andrew Colebrooke

4:57pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

JEANETTE Wheeler was the most successful competitor at the annual Clarrie Dunbar Indoor Club Championships last weekend, writes DAVE EATON.

RUGBY: Players know need for discpline, says Bath's Hatley

Wiltshire Times: Neal Hatley

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BATH coach Neal Hatley has revealed the squad have been reminded about the need for discipline in the wake of their victory in last weekend's tempestuous west country derby at Gloucester.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: O’Harrow nets winner for the Pig

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PIG & Whistle United came from 2-1 to beat Worton & Cheverell 3-2 at Awdry Avenue to keep alive their slim hopes of piping both Christian Malford and North Star B to the runners-up spot in Division Three.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: White Horse drop vital points

Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WITE Horse A missed out on the chance to leapfrog their rivals Somerford FC in the Division One promotion race after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by a Corsham CC Wildcats.

SWIMMING: Second gold for Jazz

Wiltshire Times: 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: Chippenham 2nd 0 Bradford on Avon 25

Wiltshire Times: Bradford's Ed Dawson gets airborne during Saturday's victory at Chippenham

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon head coach Dave George had resigned himself to a league title ‘near-miss’ until his side produced an astonishing late burst to clinch the Dorset & Wilts One North crown.

RUGBY: Warminster 26 East Dorset 8

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

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WARMINSTER wrapped up a mid-table finish in Dorset & Wilts One South with a bonus-point success at Folly Lane.

RUGBY: Garvey feels Bath have proved worth

Wiltshire Times: Bath's Matt Garvey is held by Harlequins' Chris Robshaw

4:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AFTER starting the season as outsiders flanker Matt Garvey believes Bath Rugby have earned the right to be considered serious contenders for the Aviva Premiership title.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 3nd 49 Supermarine 3rd 18

Wiltshire Times: Hendon seal home success

3:33pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE 3rd wrapped up the Dorset & Wilts Three North title with a dominant performance against Marine.

RUGBY: Old Centralians 41 Chippenham 36

Wiltshire Times: 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.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 26 Wells 21

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge coach Steve Ojomoh saw his side lose to Sherborne

3:23pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE booked a home Southern Counties promotion play-off against Aylesbury a week tomorrow as they claimed a well-deserved victory over champions Wells.

RUGBY: Melksham 5 Minety 32

Wiltshire Times: Hendon seal home success

12:05pm 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.





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