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CROSS-COUNTRY: Classy College are staying the course

Wiltshire Times:

4:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

ST Augustine’s Catholic College of Trowbridge has enjoyed a flying start to the new cross country season, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

FOOTBALL: Early double sinks United

Wiltshire Times:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO goals in the first seven minutes gave Westbury an uphill battle as they crashed out of the Les Phillips cup.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: 'Bluebirds are all in this together'

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

LUKE Ballinger is keen to let Chippenham Town’s fans know that he and his team-mates are all working together to push their side forward in the Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division.

DUATHLON: Silver service keeps Coleman’s fine season on the right track

Wiltshire Times:

1:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

JAMES Coleman was delighted to see his fruitful season rumble on as he made another addition to his medal collection at the British Age Group Duathlon Championships.

ATHLETICS: Runners’ masterful display

Wiltshire Times:

12:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Avon Valley Runners’ trio of Ruth Barnes, Fiona Price and Jackie Rockcliffe have created a significant piece of history for the club, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

BOXING: 'Nick will have them on the run'

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell gets ready to head off to the Ukraine with Contender Gym trainer Mark Kent Photo: Trevor Porter (42620-6)

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CONTENDER Gym trainer Mark Kent concedes that even more potential opponents could be left running scared if Nick Blackwell shines in Monte Carlo tomorrow night.

Wayne plotting return next week

Wiltshire Times: Wayne Hutchinson

11:15am Friday 24th October 2014

SWINDON jockey Wayne Hutchinson intends to be back in action early next week following a nasty fall at Southwell on Thursday.

RUGBY: D-Day beckons for European ambition

Wiltshire Times: Bath second row Dominic Day

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

AS A seasoned European campaigner, Dominic Day knows it’s too early to write Bath’s Champions Cup obituary after last weekend’s humbling in Glasgow.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Striker all set for surgery

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier is looking forward to finally welcoming back a fully-fit Alan Griffin.

Hit it out of the middle

Wiltshire Times:

10:19am Friday 24th October 2014

Bowood Golf Resort’s PGA teaching professional Simon Shanks, from Warminster, returns with a series of golf tips. THIS WEEK: Putting

FOOTBALL: A slow start leaves Town needing late equaliser

Wiltshire Times:

10:17am Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD Town manager Paul Shanley said that they got what they deserved after a lethargic start on Saturday.

RED INSURE CUP: Larkhall Athletic 4 Frome Town 5

Wiltshire Times:

10:14am Friday 24th October 2014

FROME Town hit back from 4-1 down to edge a nine-goal thriller at Larkhall Athletic in the Red Insure Cup.

HOCKEY: Wilts men are glossed over by a goal in each half

Wiltshire Times:

10:12am Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Wilts slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Gloucester City in their Davis Wood League Championship division clash at Kingdown School.

BOWLS: Clarrie's Wessex League progress

Wiltshire Times: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CLARRIE Dunbar enjoyed a big win in their opening match of the 2014/15 season in the Central Region of the Wessex League but Christie Miller just missed out, losing by a single shot overall.

Laura secures county award

Wiltshire Times:

3:43pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

COMMONWEALTH Games medallist Laura Halford was named  sports personality of the year at the fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards in Trowbridge last night.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy revved up by critics

Wiltshire Times:

2:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TOMMY Bridewell reckons his third-placed finish in the British Superbike Champion- ship is a cast-iron rebuttal to the naysayers that have criticised his efforts this season.

BOWLS: Spencer duo get national call

Wiltshire Times: Graham Shadwell in action at the national Champion of Champions final at Hayling Island on Sunday (Photo: Richard West)

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GRAHAM Shadwell and Russell Francis have been invited by the England indoor team selectors to attend a senior men’s international trial at Melton & District IBC on Sunday December 7 (1pm), writes DAVE EATON.

ANGLING: Sunday best hands Poppleton victory

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MARK Poppleton from Trowbridge carried off top prize in the Sunday Open match at Viaduct Fishery with 190 lb 7 oz of carp.

LES PHILLIPS CUP: Corsham are back on song

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CORSHAM Town chief Trevor Rawlings revealed that going ‘back to basics’ was the key to his side’s return to form this week.

EQUESTRIAN: British duo shine in France

Wiltshire Times: Tom McEwen

2:28pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EVENTERS Laura Collett and Tom McEwen both put in impressive performances to earn podium placings at the eventing FEI World Championships for Young Horses, in the seven year old class at Le Lion d’Angers, France.

RUGBY: Bath's Roko gets England call

Wiltshire Times: Semesa Rokoduguni, pictured during last week's win over London Irish

1:42pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WARMINSTER-BASED Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni has been named in England's squad for the forthcoming November internationals against New Zealand, South Africa, Samoa and Australia.

MOTOR RACING: Latif lands Blancpain crown

Wiltshire Times: Marlborough College student Allesandro Latif

12:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Marlborough College student Alessandro Latif has claimed the Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am title in his debut season with two races still to run.

BOWLS: Ladies sides get the ball rolling

Wiltshire Times: Sue Cooke bowls on her way to victory in the ladies singles final

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH Wilts ladies made a fine start last week to the new 2014/15 indoor season in national team events.

Semesa Rokoduguni factfile

Wiltshire Times: Semesa Rokoduguni scores Bath’s second try.during last weekend’s victory against London Welsh. (Photo: Bob Ascott)

1:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

1987: Born August 28 in Nausori, Fiji.

Balding memorial to be held at Marlborough College

Wiltshire Times:

4:16pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MEMORIAL service for Grand National-winning trainer Toby Balding will be held at Marlborough College on December 15 at 2pm.


Wiltshire Times: CHIPPENHAM TOWN: St Neots match set to go ahead

10:47pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DESPITE club skipper Alan Griffin celebrating his substitute appearance with a 91st-minute goal, Chippenham had already squandered a glut of chances while Redditch converted twice from a handful of chances in each half to record a league double over the Bluebirds.

RUGBY: Bath's James included by Wales

Wiltshire Times: Paul James says Bath’s spirits remain undampened despite three successive home defeats

10:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BATH'S Paul James has been included in Wales' squad for the the November internationals.

RUGBY: Bradford on Avon 10 Frome 43

Wiltshire Times:

5:19pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOUR tries in the final ten minutes condemned Bradford on Avon to a fifth successive as the hosts’ challenged fell away on Saturday.

RUGBY: Combe Down 23 Melksham 8

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MELKSHAM travelled to league leaders Coombe Down but failed to take their chances.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Youth coming of age as derby win takes them within touching distance of top

Wiltshire Times:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FC CHIPPENHAM Youth manager Nigel Tripp is hoping that his young players will carry on making the grade in the Wiltshire League.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 24 Reading 21

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ADAM Sullivan’s brace of tries, including a last-gasp effort, proved enough for Trowbridge to get past struggling Reading at Doric Park.

BOXING: British title boost for Nick ahead of Monte Carlo clash

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge middleweight Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell is willing to take on all comers

12:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

NICK Blackwell has already hit the jackpot ahead of his fight in the gamblers' paradise of Monte Carlo this weekend after being promised a third shot at the British middleweight title.

RUGBY: Westbury 26 Oakmeadians 5

Wiltshire Times:

11:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WESTBURY produced a first-half performance befitting the occasion on their way to victory at Knott Field.


Wiltshire Times: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

1:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Stiffs have made their best ever start to a season but they were beaten 4-1 at Bratton FC.


Wiltshire Times: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

1:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HOLT and White Horse FC started the day with 100 per cent records but only Holt ended it that way after a 2-1 win.


Wiltshire Times: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

1:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FRESHFORD United take over at the top after a 5-3 win at North Bradley.

Hughes' joy at champion jockey hat-trick

Wiltshire Times: Jockey Richard Hughes and his children Harvey and Phoebe with his Flat Jockeys Championship trophy during Betfred November Handicap Day at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 9, 2013. See PA story RACI

4:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WILTSHIRE-BASED Richard Hughes has spoken of his delight at effectively being crowned champion jockey for a third successive season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Perrin left shell-shocked by Bitton blitz

Wiltshire Times: Darren Perrin watches Melksham Town’s 4-1 FA Vase win over Devizes Town last Saturday

4:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

MELKSHAM Town boss Darren Perrin predicted that his side could come a cropper at Bitton but he could never have anticipated his side’s spectacular capitulation last weekend.


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

5:24pm Monday 20th October 2014

LEADERS Corsham CC Wildcats dropped their first points of the season when they were held to a 3-3 draw by Prestige Bodyworks.


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

5:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

MELKSHAM Cosmos beat rivals Sportzcoach Dragonz United A 4-2 to open up a three point lead at the top of the table.


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

5:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

WORTON & Cheverell (Sunday) stay top after they extended their unbeaten start to six matches with a 3-2 win over Miller Sports B.


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

5:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

WITH leaders The Grapes United not playing, Lacock FC missed out on the chance to take over at the top when they were beaten 4-2 by Cannings Rangers.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Collier maps out Griffin recovery

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier reckons that minutes on the pitch will be the best way for striker Alan Griffin to get back up to speed.


Wiltshire Times:

2:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town recorded a much-needed and deserved victory against Banbury United yesterday.

DUATHLON: Turning up the power

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHRIS Roxburgh is playing the long game as he targets a place at next year’s major Powerman championships.

RUGBY: Eastmond excited by Burgess’ arrival

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

WINNING September’s Aviva Premiership player of the month award was yet more proof of Kyle Eastmond’s impact in rugby union and the ex-St Helens man is backing Sam Burgess to make similar strides when he pulls on Bath colours.

SWIMMING: Stephanie booking in for hard graft

Wiltshire Times:

1:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

IT’S GOING to be all work and no play for Stephanie Millward after her winter training schedule stepped up a notch this week.

RUGBY: First starts for Bath's front row duo

Wiltshire Times: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

NICK Auterac and Henry Thomas will make their first starts as Bath visit Glasgow Warriors for the opening game of the European Rugby Champions Cup tomorow (3.15pm).

ATHLETICS: Holly gets Trails lift

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

FORMER marathon international and now leading British ultra distance specialist Holly Rush took a break from her heavy training schedule to win the Forest of Dean Trails marathon on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

RUGBY: Ford savours return to European elite as Steffon deal falters

Wiltshire Times: Bath head coach Mike Ford

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

MIKE Ford has underlined the task awaiting his Bath side on their return to the top tier of European competition after declaring himself a fan of the new slimmed-down tournament.

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