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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes leads England to opening victory

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

12:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON'S Anna Mayes has coached England's netball side to victory in their opening clash of the Commonwealth Games.

Marlborough's Pearce to represent GB

Swindon Advertiser:

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

FIFTEEN-year-old Chelsea Pearce from Marlborough has retained her place on the Charles Owen British Pony squad and will represent Great Britain at this summer's Pony European Eventing Championships, to be held at Millstreet, Ireland from July 30-August 3.

Town still waiting on Stephens deal

Swindon Advertiser: Jack Stephens impressed on his debut at Bristol City

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON Town are still waiting to hear back from Southampton regarding the availability of Jack Stephens.

Cooper impressed with on-trial Romeo

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cooper struggles to watch against Rotherham United

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper was impressed by the performance of trialist Devante Romeo in the Robins development side’s 3-2 win at Bedfont & Feltham last night.

Tucker refuses to let the foot off gas

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Tucker

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON captain Liam Tucker says that he won’t allow his team to go into cruise control for the remainder of the season.

Louis is as fit as a fiddle

Swindon Advertiser: Town goal scorer Louis Thompson

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

LOUIS Thompson says he feels as fit as he has ever been, as the Swindon Town midfielder cranks up his preparations for the new League One campaign.

Moore gives new cup comp the thumbs up

Swindon Advertiser: Shane Moore

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON Wildcats captain Shane Moore is looking forward to playing in the new look English Challenge Cup this term.

Jenkins: ‘Our time is now’

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON St George vice-captain Gwyn Jenkins believes the time is right for his side to pick up their first win of the season.

Lechlade looking to end Biddestone tilt

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire's Joe Breet hits a boundary during last weekend's victory over Cornwall

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

LECHLADE will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to six games and maintain their lead at the top of the Glos/Wilts Division when they travel to fourth placed Biddestone.

Purton captain think his side can finish top the Hill

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

PURTON captain Elliot Hill is hoping that his side can maintain the pressure on the Wiltshire Division leaders in the final six weeks of the campaign.

Supermarine coach confident of survival

Swindon Advertiser: Supermarine coach Sean Millwaters

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SUPERMARINE head coach Sean Millwaters thinks his side have every chance of making history for the club by staying in the Southern Counties South.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England netball coach Mayes is wary of the Welsh

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

ENGLAND head coach Anna Mayes has vowed not to take Wales lightly when the teams go head to head in the Commonwealth Games today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jones is an inspiration for Halford

Swindon Advertiser:

11:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford admitted it felt like all her Christmas’ had come at once after she used the inspiring figure of teammate Frankie Jones to win Commonwealth Games silver.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales take silver

Swindon Advertiser:

10:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford and her Welsh teammates have won a silver medal in this evening's Rythmic Gymnastics Team All-Around final at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tilly misses out on fly final

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

8:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON'S Tilly Gray missed out on a place in the final of the women's 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz misses the medals

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

7:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

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

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gold for Miley

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley.jpg

7:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has won the women’s 400m individual medal gold medal in the Commonwealth Games pool this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales in good shape

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford's Welsh team are in a good position at the halfway stage of the Rhythmic Gymnastics team event at the Commonwealth Games.

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

Swindon Advertiser: 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.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray into semis

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

12:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TILLY Gray finished fifth in her first race of the Games the 100m butterfly heat in a time of 1:01.03, doing enough to reach the semi-finals which start at 8.40pm today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m free final

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Tigershark Jazz Carlin qualified fourth fastest in the 200m freestyle in the opening swimming session of the Commonwealth Games, setting a personal best and Welsh record.

Kasim calls for Town to find their identity

Swindon Advertiser: Yaser Kasim

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

YASER Kasim has stressed the need for Swindon Town to quickly adopt a collective identity to compensate for their lack of numbers and experience, ahead of the start of the new League One term next month.

SAM MORSHEAD COLUMN: Pre-season fun and games is nearly over as business nears

Swindon Advertiser: THE SAM MORSHEAD COLUMN

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

PRE-SEASON is a funny old time.

Wildcats retain netminder Crisp

Swindon Advertiser: 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

Swindon Advertiser: 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.

MMA: Evans fights against the odds

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON fighter Adam Evans has faced plenty of battles during his life, but the biggest could be yet to come after signing a contract with one of the country’s leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) companies.

Martin is hoping to end injury nightmare

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Ryan Martin

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

RYAN Martin will hope to finally get to the bottom of his hand injury which has put his fledgling professional boxing career on hold.

Medal hope is a bonus for Halford

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

CRICKLADE’S Laura Halford is hopeful of finishing amongst the medals as she prepares to get her Commonwealth Games underway this morning.

Aldridge sees a big future for returning stopper

Swindon Advertiser: 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.

New College are making summer strides

Swindon Advertiser: New College assistant manager Matt Cosnett

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

NEW College coach Matt Cosnett says that he has been pleased with how his new look squad is developing this summer.

Robins’ Ladies re-shuffled in women’s football shake-up

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Town Ladies will be playing next season in the newly formed Division One (South West).

Miles shares in record stand

Swindon Advertiser: Craig Miles bowling for Gloucestershire against Glamorgan GSR710V13

6:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PURTON’S Craig Miles was part of a record breaking stand in the County Championship this afternoon.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz primed for her 'home' Games

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:20am 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.

UPDATED: Town sign Lelan from Derby

Swindon Advertiser:

9:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SWINDON Town have signed defender Josh Lelan from Derby County on a month-long loan, according to reports.

Louis Thompson is focused on life at Town

Swindon Advertiser: Town goal scorer Louis Thompson

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LOUIS Thompson has stressed that his “heart is with Swindon” amid speculation regarding his future at the County Ground.

Kasim’s frustration at pre-season delay with foot problem

Swindon Advertiser: Yaser Kasim

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YASER Kasim has admitted his frustration at missing several days of pre-season with a foot injury, as he bids to get into a “rhythm” for the start of the new campaign.

Gray not fazed by 100m challenge

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

5:30am 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.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS: Halford soaks up the atmosphere

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

5:30am 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.

TOM BASSAM ON TV: Walking in an Alliss wonderland

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WATCHING the coverage of the Open to see if Rory McIlroy could claim the Claret Jug, and for fleeting glances of David Howell, I was reassumed back into the silver-toungued charms of Peter Aliss’s commentary.

Hughes keen to banish his Southern Area woes

Swindon Advertiser: Joe Hughes celebrates after winning the International Masters belt

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JOE Hughes says that he is fighting fit again after illness thwarted his chance at a shot at the Southern Area light-welterweight title.

Fairford will host FA Cup

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAIRFORD Town will be the first team to get their hands on the FA Cup this season as the world famous trophy is heading for Cinder Lane.

Benson joins Luton after release from Swindon

Swindon Advertiser: Paul Benson celebrates after scoring Town's second against Carlisle

3:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PAUL Benson has joined Luton Town on a full-time basis following his release from Swindon Town this summer.

Gray gets nod for 100m at Commonwealths

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

11:43am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TILLY Gray has today learned that she will race in both the 100m and 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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

Swindon Advertiser:

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.

VIDEO: Cooper's thoughts after Southampton defeat

Swindon Advertiser:

7:49am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper assesses his side's 1-0 home defeat to Southampton in a pre-season friendly.

Cooper hopes to learn about Stephens in next 48 hours

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON Town are expecting to find out whether or not they will be able to bring Jack Stephens on loan to the County Ground in the next 48 hours.

Cooper is pleased with his fledglings

Swindon Advertiser: New Swindon boss Mark Cooper

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper was once again impressed by the impact made by his youngest charges, as the Robins lost 1-0 at home to Southampton last night.

RUGBY: Ponty Butchers seal Swindon Sevens success

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE PONTY Butchers walked away with the top prize and the £1,000 cheque as they won a narrow victory in the final of the 2014 Swindon 7s Rugby Festival.

Gomel the star of the show again for Purton

Swindon Advertiser: Akarshit Gomel at the crease

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AKKI Gomel’s four wickets in four balls helped put the gloss on a superb day for Purton as they kept themselves in the mix for a second successive promotion.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Swindon Storm hold their own against title favourites

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Storm supremo Steve Bennett

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEAD coach Steve Bennett was proud of his players’ display as they pushed unbeaten Solent Thrashers all the way before going down 26-13 at Supermarine on Sunday.







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