MOTORSPORT: Alessandro Latif: The teenage racing driver with no licence

Swindon Advertiser: Alessandro Latif

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOR a teenager without a licence, Alessandro Latif can’t half drive.

SKATER HOCKEY: Three victories for Swindon Flames

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SWINDON Flames recorded victories at three different age groups on their most recent visit to Farnborough Leisure Centre, including a thumping win over Chippy Trixters B for the Youth section.

JUDO: England call for Swindon's Walker

Swindon Advertiser: Steph Walker

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SWINDON judoka Steph Walker has been selected in the England judo squad to travel to the Czech Republic next month.

AIR RIFLES: Supermarine and Brown Jack share the bragging rights

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SUPERMARINE and Brown Jack met twice in the Swindon and District Air Rifle League this week, with each winning their home fixture. Supermarine won the first fixture 547-524 and Brown Jack emerged victorious from the second 543-539, with Pete Addinell scoring a vital Possible (maximum 60 points). Nick Goringe and Gary Leighfield scored Possibles for NALGO & CS, who lost to Lambourn C 554-544. Leaha Micklewright also registered a Possible for Lambourn. Lambourn A lost to VWH Cricklade, 578-564, with Anita Westall scoring a Possible for the home team and Don Franklin, Derek Rackley and Chris Elliott notching maximums for VWH Cricklade.

DARTS: Swindon's McCarthy plays key role for England

Swindon Advertiser: DARTS Josh is the comeback kid

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

SWINDON darts star Josh McCarthy was one of the star performers at the British Internationals earlier this month.

Swindon's Parnell set for Duathlon World Championships

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon duathlon star Claire Parnell

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON Town’s yoga instructor has won the chance to represent England at the Duathlon World Championships in Spain. Now she’s hopeful her achievements will give more novices in the town the encouragement they need to take up the sport.

King Dec wins the Arc at Swindon

10:11pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON’S Zero Two finished third as it tried to become an Arc Cup winner for local trainer Matt Dartnall.

Swindon's Dartnall goes for Arc glory again

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon trainer Matt Dartnall and Ballymac Cryan

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON trainer Matt Dartnall will look to upset Irish favourite All About Ya in tonight’s Pin Point Recruitment Arc final.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Storm warning

Swindon Advertiser: Action from Swindon Storm’s opening day defeat to Farnham Knights

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON Storm head coach Steve Bennett says that his side can learn a lot from this opening day defeat to former National League champions Farnham Knights.

DUATHLON: Bassett Hound Purvey utilises spring weather to win Event Logic duathlon

Swindon Advertiser: Royal Woottton Basset hound Tim Purvey

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett Hound Tim Purvey won the third annual Event Logic duathlon on Sunday.

CROQUET: Bill suffers final defeat

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON Croquet Club opened its new season in style with a charity one-ball competition in conjunction with Kington Langley Croquet Club, in aid of Prostate Cancer Research.

FENCING: Lara impresses to claim silver

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

YOUNG fencers from Pinewood School made an impression at the Wiltshire County Fencing Championships.

SQUASH: Wessex claim Wiltshire title

Swindon Advertiser: The Wessex Squash Club first team

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WESSEX Firsts clinched the Wiltshire title in the final match of the post-Christmas season, overhauling a 10-point deficit on league leaders Cricklade with a 3-2 win over Defence Academy.

ANGLING: Good week for Ogbourne

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

JUSTIN Ogbourne enjoyed a good week on the Ridgway Lakes, landing top spot in the Wednesday Club event on April 9 and the New Century competition on Sunday, April 13.

AIR RIFLES: Elliott claims Mick Ash Cup

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHRIS Elliott of VWH Cricklade has retained the Mick Ash 300S Cup.

FLYBALL: Cotswold off to a fly-er

Swindon Advertiser: Flynn in action for Cotswold Flyball Club

5:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

COTSWOLD Flyball Club enjoyed a successful opening event the season at Didcot, with five of its six teams entered placing.

THE IRON LADY: Happy with Texas start

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

I HAD great confidence in my training as I went into my first 70.3 race of the season last weekend – and I’m delighted to report it was well placed.

POOL: Swindon cue star gets England call-up

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jason Godbeer

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A SWINDON man has qualified to be a part of the England Seniors pool side.

SQUASH: Wessex 2nds stage fight back against Marlborough

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Wessex 2nds fought back to earn 10 points as they hosted league leaders Marlborough B.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Swindon Storm ready for the off

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Storm supremo Steve Bennett

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SWINDON Storm head coach Steve Bennett believes his new class of rookie players will be better prepared than those who went before them when the new season gets underway on Sunday.

THE ROOKIE: First game was 'epic'

Swindon Advertiser: Scott Still

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

THERE’S only one word which comes to mind when trying to describe my first game for Swindon Storm last weekend and that’s ‘epic’.

AIR RIFLES: VWH Cricklade lead the way

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Swindon and District Air Rifle League champions VWH Cricklade were top scorers this week beating Brown Jack 585-529.

FLYBALL: Cyclones are gathering for the new campaign

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

COTSWOLD Flyball Club are about to embark on the most exciting season in their history.

DARTS: Tweddell pleased with last eight spot

Swindon Advertiser: Jack Tweddell

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

SWINDON’S Jack Tweddell declared himself happy with his weekend’s work after making the last eight of the PDC World Youth Championship on Saturday.

BOWLS: Smith gutted following Jersey loss

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Smith

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

NEIL Smith just missed out on a place in the final of the World Indoor Bowls Council 2014 World Championships that were staged in Jersey last week.

EQUESTRIAN: Italian job success for jumper Jessica

Swindon Advertiser: Jessica Mendoza

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

Wiltshire showjumper Jessica Mendoza enjoyed Grand Prix success out in Arezzo recently, competing in the second week of Italy’s Toscana Tour.

EQUESTRIAN: Badminton still a thriller for Todd

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Todd and NZB Land Vision in action at Badminton today

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

BADGERSTOWN resident Sir Mark Todd, one of the most experienced and successful eventers on the circuit, is still competitive at the highest level after starting out as part of New Zealand’s first three day eventing team in 1978, writes Nicki Strong.

EQUESTRIAN: Spence’s pride in Limbo

Swindon Advertiser: George Spence with her horse Wii Limbo

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

FOXHAM’S Georgie Spence heads to Badminton this year with an entry on Wii Limbo, a horse she has produced up the levels from an unbroken three-year-old, writes Nicki Strong.

HOCKEY: Wootton Bassett's Barnes brings up his century

Swindon Advertiser: Kyle Barnes

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

PROLIFIC talisman Kyle Barnes reached a grand total of 101 goals in all competitions for the season after adding six to his tally in Wootton Bassett’s 11-1 thrashing of City of Bath C in Davis Wood East Central 1.

HOCKEY: Hereford see off Swindon as season finishes

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SWINDON lost the last game of their West Clubs Premier Division 2A season 5-4 to a Hereford side battling for their league survival.

HOCKEY: Swindon hold students in last Champ match

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SWINDON drew 2-2 with Plymouth University in their final game in the Davis Wood Championship.

HOCKEY: So near yet so far for Swindon youngsters in SW event

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SWINDON Under 12 boys produced a valiant effort at the South West Finals but fell just short of progressing through to Nationals.

AIR RIFLES: Gas Club see off NALGO & CS to book Consolation Cup final spot

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

GAS Club have fired themselves into the Consolation Cup final.

MOTORSPORT: Belcher happy with solid Touring Car bow

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Simon Belcher, above right, receives his Masters Cup trophy

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

BRITISH Touring Car Championship newcomer Simon Belcher was delighted to achieve his goal of finishing all three races on his category debut at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on Sunday.

CLUB OF THE WEEK: Wessex Squash Club

Swindon Advertiser: The Wessex Squash Club first team

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Those with an adversity to steep hills may not know Dowling Street in Old Town very well.

SQUASH: Wessex comfortably beat Marlborough

Swindon Advertiser: The Wessex Squash Club first team

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

IN a crucial penultimate game of the season Wessex saw off relegation strugglers Marlborough A 5-0.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Solid win for Storm

11:18am Tuesday 1st April 2014

SWINDON Storm played their final pre-season game at Swindon Supermarine yesterday against Bury Saints, winning 19-8 in a solid fashion.

SKATER HOCKEY: The Flames down Ash Avalanche

11:16am Tuesday 1st April 2014

SWINDON Flames Juniors won 6-4 in their most recent visit to Farnborough, while the club’s youth team has been involved in two close-finishing high-scoring contests.

PUTTING: Nalgo league looking for new players

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

NALGO Putting League is on the look-out for new players to join their weekday evening and Sunday morning competitions.

TOURING CARS: Simon is steady on opening day

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

11:16pm Sunday 30th March 2014

SIMON Belcher enjoyed a steady start to his British Touring Car Championship career at Brands Hatch yesterday.

MOTORSPORT: Belcher is revved up

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

5:30am Saturday 29th March 2014

THE wait is finally over for Simon Belcher, who realises a dream this weekend when he makes his debut in the British Touring Car Championship.

THE IRON LADY: Bike flight planning pain

5:30am Saturday 29th March 2014

My first Ironman 70.3 race of the season is now just a week away, so the focus of my attention in training has turned solely to Texas next weekend.

SQUASH: Cricklade see off Wessex

5:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

CRICKLADE one narrowly overcame Wessex one in their crucial top of the table clash in the Wiltshire Winter League.

NETBALL: Raychem win promotion

5:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

RAYCHEM made the short journey to Pinehurst knowing a win was vital to continue their push towards promotion to Regional League 1 and they acheived their target, beating their local rivals 58-31.

AIR RIFLES: Micklewright wins Open Shoot

5:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

LEAHA Micklewright of Lambourn C scored a brace of Possibles to win the JWT Swindon Open Shoot held at the Lambourn Sports Club, promoted by the Swindon and District Air Rifle League.

DARTS: Swindon players in the money again

Swindon Advertiser: SO CLOSE: Chris Aubrey

10:38pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

DENNIS Smith, Mark Cox, Johnny Haines and Chris Aubrey all added to their Order of Merit totals at the Players Championship weekend in Crawley.

DARTS: Four Swindon players pick up Players Championship cash

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cox picked up £500 at the UK Open Qualifying event

10:05pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

DENNIS Smith, Mark Cox, Johnny Haines and Chris Aubrey all earned £250 for reaching round two at the Players Championship event in Crawley today.

BOWLS: Smiths on-song to boost their England hopes

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Smith

5:30am Saturday 22nd March 2014

NEIL SMITH will represent England next month in the World Indoor Bowls Council’s 2014 World Championships.

BOWLS: Local hopes eye North Wilts Open success

5:30am Saturday 22nd March 2014

THIS WEEKEND the eight Westlecot players who competed in the Bristol Open last Sunday plus Steve Remington, John Anderson and his son Kyle will be competing in the inaugural planetbowls North Wilts Open Singles.

BOWLS: It's a family affair at the Bristol Open

5:30am Saturday 22nd March 2014

WESTLECOT’S Neil Smith was pushed hard by his daughter Katy as he placed best of the local players in the Bristol Open Singles Tournament last weekend.






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