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RUGBY: McDonald takes new Bath role

Wiltshire Times: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:51pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BATH have appointed finance and strategy director Tarquin McDonald to the role of managing director with immediate effect.

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins confirmed as Team Sky leader

Wiltshire Times: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

12:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride through Wiltshire as he defends his Tour of Britain title, it was confirmed today.

Cricket: Roberts is the star of the show for Potterne on final day

Wiltshire Times:

11:43am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Jake Roberts was the star of the show as he almost single-handedly settled Potterne’s final day Premier Two derby with county rivals Goatacre.

Cricket: Corsham stung by relegation battlers' survival instinct

Wiltshire Times:

11:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Corsham finished sixth in the Premier One Division after they were unable to put the brakes on Taunton St Andrew’s successful survival bid.

Cricket: Richardson makes telling derby knock for Marlborough

Wiltshire Times:

11:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Marlborough brought the curtain down on their Wiltshire Division campaign by battling their way to the derby spoils against Great Bedwyn.

Cricket: Chippenham's radio silence helps save them from the drop

Wiltshire Times: Chippenham skipper Lee Ward

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Radio silence proved to be the perfect foil for Chippenham to safeguard their place in the Glos/Wilts Division.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Combe stun Bradley on opening day

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

8:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

FOLLOWING the sudden withdrawal of Bradford News less than a week before the start of the latest Trowbridge & District Football League campaign and the loss of fixtures involving both Steeple Ashton and Trowbridge Town Reserves, it meant that only two of the scheduled four fixtures from division one of the Trowbridge Windows & Conservatories League went ahead last weekend.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Rangers pull off last-gasp comeback

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

8:28pm Monday 1st September 2014

TWO GOALS in the final few minutes of their game at home to Trowbridge Rangers saw Heytesbury salvage a point in a 3-3 draw on the opening day.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Potterne up and running on the opening day

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

8:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 4-3 victory for Potterne FC over fellow Division Three newcomers FC Box Steam Brewery saw them chalk up the first victory of the new campaign.


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

11:39am Monday 1st September 2014

CORSHAM CC Wildcats could be the team to keep an eye out for in the top flight of the Chippenham & District Sunday League this season.


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

11:37am Monday 1st September 2014

Christian Malford, who have a tradition of losing their first games when using a new strip, did not fail to disappoint as Talbot came from 2-1 down to win 4-2 at their Calne Recreation Ground pitch and open their Division One programme with a win.


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

11:34am Monday 1st September 2014

Having convincingly won the Division Four title last term, Corsham Centre Youth would have been confident of opening their Division Two campaign with a victory over Oakhill FC, who finished as runners-up to the Centre in their early-season showdown.


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

11:30am Monday 1st September 2014

With 12 new teams joining Division Three this season there are a number of unknown qualities battling for the silverware.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Collier laments lacklustre Hungerford display

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier is struggling to pinpoint the reasons behind his side’s ‘poorest’ display of the season so far after the Bluebirds were beaten by local rivals Hungerford Town last Saturday.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Chippenham Town 0 Hungerford Town 1

Wiltshire Times:

1:27pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL goal from Hungerford Town's Harry Goodger was enough to see Chippenham Town slip to their second defeat of the season at Hardenhuish Park yesterday.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Chippenham Town 1 Paulton Rovers 1

Wiltshire Times:

6:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town remain in the top three of the Southern League Premier Division but their draw with Paulton Rovers this afternoon came at a cost.

Snell is a senior star

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Monday 25th August 2014

DAVE SNELL won the Bowls England senior singles (over 55s) competition at Royal Leamington Spa this afternoon.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Collier reckons 'infant' Bluebirds have more in the tank

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town chief Mark Collier would give his side a “seven-and-a-half out of ten” rating for their season so far, despite the Bluebirds notching up a fourth win in five games on Saturday.

BOWLS: Spencer trio claim national glory

Wiltshire Times:

2:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SPENCER Moulton’s Andy Colebrooke, Russell Francis and Graham Shadwell have won the Bowls England Men’s National Triples Championship.


Wiltshire Times:

10:22am Sunday 24th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town’s fine start to the season continued yesterday as the Bluebirds brushed aside an inexperienced Histon side to make it four wins from five matches.

BOXING: Blackwell is primed for October return

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NICK Blackwell has world domination on his mind after his first fight under the Hennessey Sports banner was announced this week.

CRICKET: Clark is Wiltshire's wonder

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE’S Neil Clark says that blasting his county side to the Unicorns Championship Western Division title with a show-stopping ton was the stuff that ‘every batsman dreams of’.

ATHLETICS: Under par Danny won’t be stopping

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

DANNY Talbot will extend his season deep into September to help shake off the disappointment of the European Championships in Zurich, writes Kevin Fahey.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Frome snap up former Swindon defender

Wiltshire Times: Aaron Oakley in action on his Chippenham Town debut on Boxing Day

2:02pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FROME Town have announced the signing of former Swindon Town defender Aaron Oakley.

RUGBY: Matt’s lifted by Wigan challenge

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MATT Banahan is confident Bath will see the benefits of their cross-code training session with Super League champions Wigan this week when the new Aviva Premiership season kicks off early next month.

ATHLETICS: Debutant William is pure gold

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE sprinters took centre stage at the South West Inter Counties Championships held at the refurbished Exeter Arena on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds snap up strike duo

Wiltshire Times:

10:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier has bolstered his side's firepower by bringing two strikers to Hardenhuish Park.

BOWLS: County Four-Rink play-offs ready for the off

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE men’s Four Rink League play-offs begin this weekend.

NEIL SHARDLOW: We’ll make sure we savour this

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire team boss Neil Shardlow

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Wiltshire team boss Neil Shardlow with a look at cricket in the county

SWIMMING: European gold for Carlin

Wiltshire Times: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

5:57pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JAZZ Carlin continued her golden summer with victory in the women's 800m freestyle at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin tonight.

CRICKET: Coles treasures title triumph

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MIKE Coles reckons the ‘unbelievable’ day that Wiltshire won the Unicorns Championship Western Division will live long in the memory of his county charges.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Robins slump will force Foster’s hand

Wiltshire Times: Frome Town manager Adrian Foster

3:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ADRIAN Foster has promised to bring in players to address Frome Town’s disappointing start to the season after his side slipped to back-to-back home defeats this week.

ANGLING: Escott lands seniors prize

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

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JIM Escott from Melksham chalked up another fine win at last Tuesday’s Trowbridge Seniors match at Merritts Lake with 110 lb of carp.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds brush off Magpies' jibes

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town defender Greg Tindle shrugged off suggestions that his team ‘bullied’ their way to all three points at Dorchester Town on Tuesday night.

BOWLS: National progress for Moulton and Holt

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

3:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WEST Wiltshire sides Spencer Moulton (Bradford on Avon) and Holt have made good starts at Royal Leamington Spa in their bids for glory in the men’s Bowls England National Championships.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Bees buzzing after fine start

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE NEW-LOOK Trowbridge Town kicked off their latest Wiltshire League Premier Division campaign with back-to-back victories this week.

FA CUP: Corsham boss irked by 'disgraceful' counterparts

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CORSHAM Town chief Trevor Rawlings condemned the behaviour of the Horndean management as the two sides’ FA Cup clash last weekend turned sour.

MOTOR RACING: Combe set for Bank Holiday meeting

Wiltshire Times: Adam Higgins celebrates his crucial second place

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

TWO Ferrari races and four Mini races make up the core of the programme at the traditional A Plant Lux Raceday at Castle Combe on Bank Holiday Monday.

CRICKET: Trowbridge rebuild for brighter future

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

TROWBRIDGE’S Scott Mitchell says that his side will strive to get back to their best next season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Millard boosts five-star hosts

Wiltshire Times:

9:17am Thursday 21st August 2014

ADAM Collington reckons says that his Westbury United side offered up a glimpse of their true potential as they put Keynsham Town to the sword on Tuesday night.

BOWLS: More Wiltshire players go for national honours

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AFTER the Wiltshire successes of Alex Jacobs and Highworth Ladies four at the English National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa, attention is turning to the men’s events.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Hard cheese for youthful Warminster

Wiltshire Times:

4:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WARMINSTER Town joint-boss Derek Graham reckons that his side suffered from a lack of old heads as they came unstuck at Cheddar on Tuesday night.

FA CUP: Perrin has that sinking feeling for the first time

Wiltshire Times: Melksham Town manager Darren Perrin is excited about the club's proposed new stadium

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MANAGER Darren Perrin conceded that he felt let down by his Melksham Town’s performance for the first time during his spell in charge at the Conigre as his side were knocked out of the FA Cup by Longwell Green Sports.

MOTOR RACING: Latif eyes Blancpain boost

Wiltshire Times: Alessandro Latif

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

FORMER Marlborough College student Alessandro Latif contests the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series in Slovakia this weekend, aiming to extend his Pro-Am Trophy points advantage.

FA CUP: Shanley's delight as Bradford are on the money in the cup

Wiltshire Times: Paul Shanley saw his Bradford Town side stunned by Devizes Town last weekend

9:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PAUL Shanley doesn’t expect to forget Bradford Town’s historic first-ever FA Cup victory anytime soon.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Beasant keeps his eyes on the prize

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant believes that his side must focus on their own game and not what is happening elsewhere if they are to achieve their promotion dreams.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Dorchester Town 0 Chippenham Town 1

Wiltshire Times:

9:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town ended their evening with nine men on the pitch as they put nine points on the board in the Southern League Premier Division.

CRICKET: Wiltshire claim championship title

Wiltshire Times: Potterne skipper Neil Clark

7:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WILTSHIRE claimed the Unicorns Championship Western Division title after clinching victory over hosts Shropshire on a dramatic final day today.

BOXING: Hennessey new-boy Blackwell to box in Kent

Wiltshire Times:

10:03am Tuesday 19th August 2014

NICK Blackwell will make his debut under the Hennessy Sports banner in Kent this October.

RUGBY: Warriors deliver boost to Bath's preparations

Wiltshire Times:

8:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford believes his side's dual-training stint with Super League champions Wigan Warriors this week has boosted their preparations for the start of the Aviva Premiership season at Sale on September 6.

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