RUGBY: Melksham 24 Devizes 2nd 12

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MELKSHAM hit back from a poor start to claim victory in Dorset & Wilts One North.

RUGBY: Westbury 18 Warminster 8

Wiltshire Times:

3:52pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WESTBURY claimed west Wiltshire bragging rights as they won the first Dorset & Wilts One South derby between the two sides this season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Perrin's men primed for Poppies challenge

Wiltshire Times:

10:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

MELKSHAM Town manager Darren Perrin reckons that his team go into Saturday’s FA Vase second qualifying round tie full of confidence following their recent good form.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Stiffs have the upper hand

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

4:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE Stiffs beat newcomers FC Trowbridge 2-1 with both teams looking to bounce back after heavy cup defeats last weekend.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Heytesbury hit six

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

4:29pm Monday 29th September 2014

WITH their cup matches postponed, both Bradford United Reserves and Heytesbury are to be commended for accepting a league fixture at such short notice.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Freshford take over at the top

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

4:27pm Monday 29th September 2014

WITH leaders Castle Combe in cup action, Freshford United took over at the top by maintaining their 100 per cent record with a 7-0 victory at Trowbridge Town Reserves.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Melksham topple Bradley

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

4:24pm Monday 29th September 2014

THIRD Division Melksham Town A caused a cup upset when they outplayed first division North Bradley to win 3-0.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds home to Tudors in FA Cup third qualifying round

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

12:48pm Monday 29th September 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town have again been drawn at home in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup - but will have to get past higher-league opposition to progress further.

RUGBY: Ford pleased by Bath's fightback in Saints defeat

Wiltshire Times: Bath head coach Mike Ford

6:38pm Saturday 27th September 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford conceded a difficult first 40 minutes contributed to his side's 31-24 defeat at reigning Aviva Premiership champions Northampton today.

RUGBY: Northampton 31 Bath 24

Wiltshire Times: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

5:55pm Saturday 27th September 2014

REIGNING Aviva Premiership champions Northampton ended Bath's 100 per cent league record this season as they posted a gripping 31-24 victory after an intense battle at Franklin's Gardens.

SKITTLES: We’re bowled over to be champions

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

SKIPPER John Wiltshire is beaming from ear-to-ear after the Wiltshire Wonders became the best skittles team in the country.

RUGBY: Coach Booth maintains focus

Wiltshire Times: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

4:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

BATH’S attacking verve put Leicester to the sword last week, but coach Toby Booth knows his side’s other attributes are likely to come under scrutiny at Franklin’s Gardens tomorrow (3.15pm).

ATHLETICS: Talbot set to try luck at 400m

Wiltshire Times:

2:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

SPRINTER Danny Talbot will experiment with racing over 400 metres on the indoor circuit this winter.

RUGBY: ‘Now it’ll be even tougher’

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

BATH hooker Rob Webber admits his side’s demolition of old foes Leicester last weekend means tomorrow’s trip to champions Northampton is likely to be an even tough assignment than it was already.

RUGBY: James primed for Saints test

Wiltshire Times:

2:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

PAUL James has dusted himself down for another top-of-the-bill heavyweight showdown on Saturday when Bath will aim to cement their credentials as major Aviva Premiership title contenders.

BOXING: Blackwell keeps spirits hight after fight night is shelved

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

12:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

NICK Blackwell is refusing to get too downbeat after his long-awaited ring return was this week delayed even further.

RUGBY: Felix’s industry not enough for Bradford

Wiltshire Times:

12:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

BRADFORD worked hard to match Wimborne’s effort but ultimately ran out of steam as the match wore on and allowed the visitors to win with something to spare.

RUGBY: Dorset Dockers 88 Westbury 7

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE Dockers were the runaway winners of Dorset and Wilts South 2 last season, scoring the most points in the country.

RUGBY: Bath's Burgess to bow out in Grand Final

Wiltshire Times:

1:09pm Friday 26th September 2014

BATH-BOUND Sam Burgess will get the chance to bow out of rugby league on a high after helping South Sydney reach the NRL Grand Final for the first time for 43 years.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 2nd 12 Melksham 17

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

FORWARDS dominated proceedings in a tight derby were many of the points came from infringements.

MOTORSPORT: Blake’s delight at rookie cup triumph

Wiltshire Times:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Hilperton driver Dan Blake sealed the Carbon8 & Activa Consultants Hyundai Coupe Rookie Cup at Cadwell Park last weekend with two rookie wins.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Star Rodriguez can rock for Robins says Frome boss Foster

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FROME Town manager Adrian Foster would put his money on teenage winger Aaron Rodriguez rising through the leagues.

CASTLE COMBE: Legends thrill fans at rallying love-in

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RALLY stars past and present attracted thousands of enthusiasts to Castle Combe for the 14th year of Rallyday on Saturday.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Graham backs defensive unit

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DEREK Graham thinks that his Warminster Town side have tightened up at the back, despite conceding three goals in double-time in last weekend’s loss to Ashton & Backwell United.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 28 Grove 26

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TROWBRIDGE needed a late conversion from veteran Lloyd Davis to squeeze a narrow victory against spirited visitors.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Shanley's praise for players

Wiltshire Times:

11:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

BRADFORD Town boss Paul Shanley praised his players for the impressive start to the season as he picked up his first-ever manager of the month award in the Toolstation League Premier Division.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds must be on their mettle for FA Cup clash warns Collier

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town chief Mark Collier has warned his Bluebirds players they will have to be bang on their game to avoid becoming the victims of an FA Cup upset this weekend.

ANGLING: Ellis takes Trowbridge prize

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Trowbridge Seniors match at Cuckoos Rest was won by Brian Ellis, from Melksham, with 19 lb 4 oz of tench, bream, carp and roach.

RUGBY: Supermarine 24 Corsham 29

Wiltshire Times:

5:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CORSHAM got their season up and running with a five-try victory at South Marston.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Taylor fires Hilperton

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

3:47pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HILPERTON United Reserves beat Worton & Cheverell Reserves with Macauley Taylor’s stunning second-half volley earning the win.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Town hit goals trail

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

3:46pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A STUNNING show from Westbury Town earned them a 9-2 win at Bradford United Reserves. The win maintained a 100 per cent record and put them six points clear at the top.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Combe take over at summit

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

3:42pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CASTLE Combe moved to the top of the table by beating Warminster Town Reserves 5-0.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE A&B CUP: Horse gallop to victory

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

3:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THIRD division Zeals FC were well beaten 9-0 by Pete Ayton’s White Horse FC.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Perrin ready to unleash Melksham's triple threat

Wiltshire Times: Melksham’s hat-trick hero Gary Higdon (yellow) chases down possession during Tuesday night’s semi-final

3:24pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MELKSHAM Town manager Darren Perrin says that he will experiment with playing strikers Gary Higdon, Dan Kovacs and Dan King at the same time as he looks to keep his team on the goal trail.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Corsham gel in Hengrove triumph

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TREVOR Rawlings reckons that his high-flying Corsham Town side hit top form for the first time this term in last weekend’s win at Hengrove Athletic.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Phillips buoyed after Wanderers' Southbrook win

Wiltshire Times:

1:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TROWBRIDGE Wanderers manager John Phillips thinks that his side should be more than happy with their start to life in the Wiltshire League.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Dunstable Town 5 Chippenham Town 1

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

8:01pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DEPLETED Chippenham Town suffered a heavy defeat against second-in-the-table Dunstable Town today.

RUGBY: Ford salutes Bath's mauling of Tigers

Wiltshire Times:

7:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford hailed his team after they delivered one of their finest displays in recent seasons by humiliating old rivals Leicester 45-0 in the Aviva Premiership at the Recreation Ground ths afternoon.

RUGBY: Bath 45 Leicester 0

Wiltshire Times:

7:42pm Saturday 20th September 2014

ENGLAND fly-half hopeful George Ford inspired a Bath romp at the Recreation Ground as hapless Leicester were ruthlessly battered into submission.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Frome Town 2 Cambridge City 1

Wiltshire Times: Kris Miller's penalty wasn't enough to prevent Frome Town losing 4-2 at Poole Town on Monday night

8:08pm Saturday 20th September 2014

FROME Town recorded their best performance of the season to run out 2-1 winners and provide a great advert for Southern League Premier Division football.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds bring in Preece

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

4:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town have secured the signing of former Gloucester City defender Mark Preece.

TRIATHLON: Hier they come

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

MUM and daughter Diane and Leanne Hier are celebrating after both qualified for the XTERRA World Championships in Hawaii.

RUGBY: JJ aiming to build on promising start

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

JONATHAN Joseph says Bath have an early-season spring in their step and the centre is hoping to take that momentum into tomorrow’s showdown with Leicester.

CRICKET: Devizes awards night offers a chance to acclaim county’s finest

Wiltshire Times:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

LAST Friday saw the annual Wiltshire Cricket Awards evening take place at the Ceres Hall, Devizes.

ATHLETICS: Phillips’ pride as youngsters romp home

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

ALISON Phillips can this week reflect one of the proudest moments in her athletics career as team manager, writes Kevin Fahey.

RUGBY: Banahan returns for Bath's Tigers test

Wiltshire Times: Matt Banahan

12:23pm Friday 19th September 2014

MATT Banahan has returned to the Bath line-up for tomorrow's Aviva Premiership clash with Leicester at the Rec (3.15pm), in the only change from last week's victory over London Welsh.

MELKSHAM 10K: Rose sets the pace in a dominant Melksham 10k victory

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

MIKE ROSE of Avon Valley Runners led from the start to dominate a field of 150 in perfect conditions in Melksham on Sunday.

ATHLETICS: Browne stars in win

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

SOUTH West champion William Browne was one of Team Bath AC’s star performers as the club wrapped up a first ever victory in the Avon Track & Field League.

RUGBY: ‘We’ll have to tighten up against Tigers’

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford has warned his players they cannot afford the defensive lapses that peppered last week’s win over London Welsh if they are to maintain their recent good run against Leicester tomorrow (3.15pm).

ANGLING: Jim tops the senior standings at Leech Pool

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

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

JIM Escott from Melksham had another good day at the Tuesday Trowbridge Seniors match at Leech Pool, taking top prize with 87 lb of carp.


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