AIR RIFLES: Westall completes a perfect possible

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ANITA Westall scored a Possible to fire her team Lambourn A to a 543 all draw with Rodbourne Cheney in the Swindon and District Air Rifle League. Other Possible (60 point maximum) scorers were Graham Micklewright (Lambourn C), Don Franklin, Robert Ellis and Chris Elliott (all VWH Cricklade).

Lawn cut it at Bath

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Lawn under 16s travelled to Bath university to take part in the South West regional tournament.

ATHLETICS: Harrier Sherman impresses in his campaign opener

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

FORMER Great Britain junior international Andrew Sherman opened his new winter season with a solid sixth place in the Decatur Shoreline Classic 15k road race in America.

Swindon Ladies reach summit

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

SWINDON maintained their unbeaten start to the season and moved to the top of the West Premier 2A division after securing a 1-1 draw with Team Bath 2nds.

HOCKEY: Men come back with away win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

FOLLOWING a disappointing result last weekend, Swindon men ground out a hard-fought 3-0 win at a UWE team suffering a lack of confidence in their first home league game of the season.

HOCKEY: Five-star Bassett ladies deliver Gillingham rout

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Ladies put in a stellar performance to beat Gillingham 5-1 away.

Belcher upbeat after first season

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Simon Belcher in his Renault Clio

5:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SIMON Belcher has hailed his debut season in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship as his most enjoyable for a decade.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Worthys and Spits draw a blank

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THERE was nothing to seperate Highworth Town in their match-up with joint top Spitfires United The Worthys were hoping to show their title credentials despite missing some key players. The hosts put Spits straight on the back foot after a sharp pass from Shannon Gabb put in Hannah Dalgleish on goal but she put her effort just wide.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Spitfires fly into next round

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A QUICK fire start saw Swindon Spitfires secured a 3-1 win at Truro City in the second qualifying round of the FA Women's Cup.

AIR RIFLES: Jackson Pollock paints a pretty picture to win Allan Dobson Cup

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

JACKSON Pollock of the Brown Jack club won the Allan Dobson Cup with an aggregate score of 100.

WATERPOLO: Dolphin makes splash to lift the crown

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 14-12 victory over Exeter II secured Swindon Dolphin a first Bristol and West Water Polo League Division One championship.

SKATER HOCKEY: Swindon trio in GB squad

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Swindon Skater Hockey Club was well represented at this year’s U19 European Championship held at Stegersbach in Austria.

Abbey Meads pair earn beginners umpire awards

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Emily McBride from Abbey Meads gained her Netball Beginners Umpire Awards in style.

EQUESTRIAN: Collett helps Britain to second in Nations Cup

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Collett has pledged not to rush her comeback from injury

12:39pm Monday 13th October 2014

LAMBOURN rider Laura Collett helped Great Britain clinch the runners-up spot in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup series in the final competition in the Netherlands at the weekend.

BOWLS: Katy is the top Smith in World Match Play bid

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

KATY SMITH, who has already qualified with her father Neil to compete at Potters in the world pairs championship event next January, was the most successful of the Smith family last weekend.

BOWLS: Off to flying start

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

SWINDON’S indoor clubs recorded a mixed set of results last Sunday in the opening matches of their new campaigns in the East Region of the Wessex League.

FENCING: Simpson on point for Swindon in Bristol to claim bronze

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

Seven Swindon fencers took part in the Bristol Premier Foil event.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS: Lousie is Hunt-ing stateside success

Swindon Advertiser: Wanborough’s Louise Hunt claimed the title this week

5:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

LOUISE Hunt is targeting the ITF (International Tennis Foundation) Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters in early November for her next international success.

CRICKLADE HALF MARATHON: Delight for Dave

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

NEARLY 250 people took part in this year’s Cricklade half marathon and 10k race this weekend.

AIR RIFLES: Champions see quality quartet ease them to win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Swindon and District Air Rifle League champions VWH Cricklade beat Rodbourne Cheney 579-497 with four marksmen notching possibles (60 point maximums); Mick Ash, Martyn Hince, Robert Ellis and Chris Elliott. The only other possible scorer was Nick Goringe for NALGO & CS in their 533-470 loss to Woodshaw.

SQUASH: South Marston trio triumphant

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FIELD of around 50 juniors took part in the annual Wiltshire County Closed Junior Squash Championships.

BADMINTON: U17s champ Musty goes close to upset in seniors

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

TWO consecutive weekends saw Wiltshire's junior and senior badminton players in competition for honours at the Christie Miller Sports Centre in Melksham.

Ultra-runner Montague sets new record

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 4th October 2014

THE thought of running more than a few miles is enough to make most of us shudder and crawl back under the bed covers for an extra hour’s sleep.

BOWLS: Smiths forge a winning way

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Smith

5:30am Saturday 4th October 2014

NEIL Smith and youngest daughter Katy have made a brilliant start to the new 2014/15 indoor bowls season.

Halford and Millward nominated for county sports awards

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

10:05am Friday 3rd October 2014

COMMONWEALTH Games medallist Laura Halford and Paralympic swimming star Stephanie Millward have been nominated for the top award at next month's fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards.

BOWLS: Revamped Manor to start league bid

Swindon Advertiser:

4:46pm Friday 3rd October 2014

SWINDON Manor will make their debut in the Wessex League regional indoor bowls competition tomorrow.

HOCKEY: Dyer scores on debut to secure Swindon win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WITH only minutes left of the match, Swindon grabbed two late goals to return from Swansea with a great away win.

HOCKEY: Cox earns Bassett away draw

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Wootton Bassett ladies began their new season with a 1-1 draw at Salisbury 2nds.

More frustration for Simon at Silverstone

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

5:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SIMON Belcher chalked up three more Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race finishes during the penultimate event of 2014 at Silverstone National Circuit over the weekend.

Barnes in good shape after Forest stage tests

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SWINDON local Ian Barnes consolidated his British Trail and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) championship positions last Saturday after finishing 41st overall on the Trackrod Forest Stages rally.

THE IRON LADY: Gearing up for a finale

Swindon Advertiser: TRIATHLON: Lidbury bidding for world  title in Las Vegas

5:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

A fortnightly column with Cricklade triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury

Belcher to end season strongly as he sets sights on points at Silverstone

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

DUNLOP MSA British Touring Car Championship racer Simon Belcher heads into the penultimate event of his first season in the UK’s biggest motor racing category at Silverstone National Circuit this weekend, in relaxed mood as he strives for more Independents Trophy points.

TABLE TENNIS: Ferndale’s triple joy

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

NATIONWIDE were presented with their Swindon and District League winners medals at the annual awards night.

SKATER HOCKEY: Flames magnificent seven burn brightly at regionals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The Swindon Flames were well represented in this year’s Regional Tournaments held at the Midland Roller Arena.

NETBALL: Lawrence shines as Raychem ease home

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MUCH-changed Raychem A side claimed a 69-37 win over Nationwide A.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS: World stage beckoning for Halford

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

SWINDON’S gymnastic duo Laura Halford and Stephanie Sherlock will be full of confidence as they prepare to take to the world stage.

TRIATHLON: Kruse can’t get over the Hill to win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

KIERAN Hill and Claire Vallance took the top spots in young organiser Cieran Alstowe’s Highworth Sprint Triathlon last Saturday.

AMATEUR BOXING: Quarters heading to town

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HORSESHOE amateur boxing club have been asked to stage this season’s ABA Senior Novice quarter-finals.

HOCKEY: Swindon are edged out by Wotton as warm-ups build pace

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SWINDON were edged as they continued their pre-season programme in Wotton.

NETBALL: Young Keene impresses as Raychem cut down Lawn

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RAYCHEM E started the season well with a 29-21 win over Lawn D in Division Four.

NETBALL: Moredon are no match for Abbey Meads in opener

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ABBEY Meads A first game of the season was a tight contest against their counterparts from Moredon.

AIR RIFLES: Flood of maximums in the Tunley Shield curtain raiser

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE start of the Swindon and District Air Rifle League saw no less than eight possibles (60 point maximums) scored in the Tunley Shield.

PUTTING: The return of putting

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NALGO Putting League (formally known as GWRSA Putting League) has set up home at the Nalgo Sports Ground, Swindon.

TRIATHLON: Hazell takes back to back titles with a strong run

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MAX Hazell won The Cotswold Triathlon for the second year running from an entry list of 650 split over a number of categories.

BOWLS: Bassett claim third title

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

WOOTTON Bassett men won the Wiltshire Four Rink League play-offs title last Sunday for only the third time in the club’s 86-year history.

BOWLS: Harding at the double

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

CHARLOTTE Harding was the only competitor to win more than one title at the Swindon and District Women’s Bowling Association finals day held last Sunday at Supermarine.

BOWLS: Purton trio lead the way in county honours haul

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

LOCAL players took the honours last weekend in six of the 20 finals staged at the Bowls Wiltshire two-day finals at Devizes.

MOTORSPORT: First of many for Charlie as he makes podium debut

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

CHARLIE Nesbitt stormed to third place at Donington Park last weekend to take his first podium of the season in the Motul Motostar Championship.

SWIMMING: Harris delighted with gold

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SWINDON swimmer Craig Harris insists claiming 100m breaststroke gold at the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games is the perfect start to a busy season.

ROWING: Lend me your oars

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

TEENAGE rower Toby Heaton is looking long-term as he pursues his dream of sculling at the 2020 Olympics but needs a leg up.



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