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RUGBY LEAGUE: Key decisions go against St George as they lose grand final

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RICHARD White, Swindon St George touchline assistant, said his side’s grand final loss to Gloucester Warriors turned on two key decisions.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Saints need the game of their lives

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

CARL Baker has said that his Swindon St George side need to play the game of their lives to win the West of England Premier League grand final against Gloucester Warriors today.

New faces at Old Boys bringing a fresh look

Swindon Advertiser: rugby ball - cxz

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

SWINDON College Old Boys may be starting the new season in a lower league but they have big ambitions according to new head coach Mark Lea.

Bassett warm up with Chippenham

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett start their pre-season with their firsts and seconds taking on Chippenham in a pair of friendlies today.

Fresh voice a boost for Bassett

Swindon Advertiser: Alan Low

5:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

ALAN Low is thinks new coach Stuart Roberts can bring a fresh voice to the Royal Wootton Bassett set-up having joined the Ballard’s Ash club.

RUGBY LEAGUE: St George into the grand final after huge play-off upset

Swindon Advertiser:

3:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SWINDON St George pulled off the biggest upset of the season to reach the West of England Premier League grand final by beating the undefeated Cheltenham Old Patesians last Saturday.

Bassett to host academy clash

Swindon Advertiser: Wootton Bassett Rugby Club members open their £1.3m clubhouse. From left, president Mark Wightman, chairman Chris Elias, RFU president Bob Reeves and mayor Linda Frost

3:41pm Monday 4th August 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett rugby club have arranged a floodlit match on Friday October 10 between Aviva Premiership academy sides Leicester Tigers and Exeter Chiefs.

Alana is Sargent major

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

PROUD Alana Sargent is out to prove that wheelchair rugby league is far from a man’s world after becoming the sport’s first-ever female national head coach.

RUGBY LEAGUE: The Saints qualify for play-offs

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

SWINDON St George have qualified for the West of England Premier League play-offs.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Victory at last for St George

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWINDON St George vice-captain Gwyn Jenkins believes his team’s first win of the season creates a platform for a title-push next season.

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.

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.

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.

Swindon Sevens tournament has £1k first prize

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

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

THIS year’s Swindon Sevens Rugby Festival kicks off today, with the winner at Greenbridge Road walking away with £1,000.

St George coach still holds play-off hopes

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

PLAYER-COACH Carl Baker believes Swindon St George can still reach the play-offs in the West of England Premier League.

Early signs are good for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser: Sean Lynn has been praised by director of rugby John Brown

5:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

SWINDON head coach Sean Lynn has been impressed with what he’s seen so far as he prepares the club for the new season.

£1k to be won at Swindon 7s

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

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SWINDON Rugby club are set to host their second annual sevens festival this weekend following the success of last year’s tournament.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Baker insists St George can still make the play-offs

Swindon Advertiser: Action from Swindon St George's 50-20 defeat to Bristol Sonics on Saturday

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

SWINDON St George assistant coach Carl Baker think his team have an outside chance of making the West of England Premier League play-offs.

Low hails Bassett's Caveman sessions

Swindon Advertiser: Alan Low

5:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s pre-season ‘caveman’ sessions sound far from glamourous but have been boosted by the presence of Premiership star quality in the shape of Tom Dunn.

St George coach depressed after Bristol defeat

5:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

SWINDON St George assistant coach Carl Baker said he was left ‘depressed’ by his side’s narrow defeat against Bristol Sonics last weekend.

Low dubs Williamson signing as "massive" for Wootton Bassett

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ALAN Low described the re-signing of former captain Gary Williamson to Royal Wootton Bassett as “massive”.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Selection problems for St George

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Friday 4th July 2014

SWINDON St George captain George Cowley thinks if he could have had his strongest side out every week the story of their season could have been very different.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Size matters again as St George fade away

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

FITNESS was again crucial for Swindon St George as they lost out to Cheltenham Old Patesians 52-20 at Greenbridge Road.

St George boss Ellis handed role with England side

Swindon Advertiser: Tony Ellis

5:30am Tuesday 24th June 2014

SWINDON St George chairman Tony Ellis is hoping his appointment to Englands’s wheelchair rugby league coaching staff can help improve himself as coach and raise his club’s profile.

May left out again

Swindon Advertiser: DEFENDING HIS CORNER: Jonny May

10:15am Thursday 19th June 2014

FORMER Wootton Bassett junior Jonny May has been left out of the England squad for Saturday's third and final test match against New Zealand.

Kauusberg injury blow for St George

5:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

SWINDON St George match day manager Matt Davies described the loss of winger Jakob Kauusberg to an ankle injury as a ‘huge miss’ for his side.

Baker hopes St George defence can improve

5:30am Saturday 14th June 2014

SWINDON St George coach Carl Baker thinks his side have an attack to match anyone in the West of England Premier League.

Cowley frustrated by third St George defeat

Swindon Advertiser: Action from Swindon St George's 50-20 defeat to Bristol Sonics on Saturday

5:30am Wednesday 11th June 2014

SWINDON St George were left frustrated by their line speed against Bristol Sonics as they went down 50-20 at Greenbridge Road on Saturday.

May involved as England slip to late loss

Swindon Advertiser: DEFENDING HIS CORNER: Jonny May

1:26pm Sunday 8th June 2014

FORMER Wootton Bassett youngster Jonny May was part of the England side which narrowly lost to New Zealand yesterday morning.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Spirits remain high at St George

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Saturday 7th June 2014

SWINDON St George player-coach Carl Baker says that morale remains high as his side go looking for their first win of the season.

May hits back at All Blacks

Swindon Advertiser: NO CONCERNS: England’s Jonny May, left, and Alex Goode during training yesterday

5:30am Thursday 5th June 2014

FORMER Wootton Bassett youngster Jonny May has issued a defiant response to the perception in New Zealand that England will be lambs to the slaughter by declaring: “We are not a rubbish team”.

Loader lands top job at Cinderford

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Loader

5:30am Wednesday 4th June 2014

FORMER Swindon head coach Neil Loader admitted he is both scared and excited after being handed the reigns at Gloucestershire giants Cinderford.

Cowley upbeat despite heavy St George defeat

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Wednesday 4th June 2014

SWINDON St George captain George Cowley was far from disappointed despite his side’s 70-30 defeat to Cheltenham Old Patesians on Saturday.

Bickell is first lady

Swindon Advertiser: Tracy Bickell the first female to be president of Supermarine Rugby Club

5:30am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

SUPERMARINE’S historic first female president Teresa Bickell says her appointment is a huge honour.

Acid test for St George

5:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

SWINDON St George will be using their tough test away at Cheltenham Old Patesians to measure their early season progression.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Swindon St George are stronger then ever

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Tuesday 27th May 2014

IN the South rugby league is often looked upon the poor relation to it’s union cousin. It’s season running at a time of year when thoughts turn from muddy fields and goalposts to prepared pitches and wickets.

Swindon to host annual sevens tournament

5:30am Tuesday 27th May 2014

SWINDON Rugby club are set to host their second annual sevens festival following the success of last year’s tournament.

St George captain sees positives in defeat

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Brad Western and Macauley Reynolds in action against Somerset Vikings

5:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

SWINDON St George may have begun their season in defeat but captain George Cowley described their performance against Somerset Vikings as “very encouraging”.

Marine could offer home to rugby league side

5:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

NEW Supermarine chairman Hywel Rees says that he is open to rugby league club Swindon St George formalising their relationship with his rugby union side at South Marston.

RUGBY UNION: Supermarine handed surprise promotion

Swindon Advertiser: Sean Millwaters

5:30am Wednesday 21st May 2014

SUPERMARINE have been handed a surprise promotion from Dorset & Wilts 1 North just a matter of days after thinking they’d just missed out on a place in Southern Counties South.

RUGBY UNION: Defeat is a bitter pill to swallow for Low

5:30am Wednesday 21st May 2014

DORSET & Wilts coach Alan Low said the Twin Counties 29-26 defeat to Oxfordshire at Witney was a “bitter pill to swallow” but he was full of praise for his relatively inexperienced squad.

RUGBY UNION: Awards for Bassett five

Swindon Advertiser: Royal Wootton Bassett Rugby Club award winners (pictured left to right): Deri Thomas, Tim Corrin, Gavin Ougan, Gary Smith and Will Hooper

5:30am Wednesday 21st May 2014

FIVE senior awards were handed out as Royal Wootton Bassett brought the curtain down on the 2013/14 season with their annual presentation night last weekend.

Swindon-born Jamieson joins Cornish Pirates

Swindon Advertiser: Adam Jamieson, pictured in action for Bath United earlier this season

1:14pm Friday 16th May 2014

CORNISH Pirates have completed the signing of Swindon-born prop Adam Jamieson.

RUGBY LEAGUE: St George look to start new era

Swindon Advertiser: n Swindon St George are put through their paces ahead of the new season in the West of England Premier League

5:30am Friday 16th May 2014

SWINDON St George kick off their season this weekend against Somerset Vikings at Greenbridge Road with a new look side.

RUGBY UNION: ‘Tough ask’ for Twin Counties

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Loader

5:30am Friday 16th May 2014

NEIL Loader, backs coach for Dorset & Wilts rugby thinks his side have a “tough ask” in qualifying for the Championship Shield semi-final.

May called up to England training squad

Swindon Advertiser: Former Wootton Bassett RFC player Jonny May makes his first senior start for England this weekend

2:55pm Thursday 15th May 2014

FORMER Wootton Bassett three-quarter Jonny May has been named in the England training squad ahead of the tour to New Zealand this summer.

Bassett's touch season is on the horizon

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

Royal Wootton Bassett RFC’s touch rugby season is set to commence on Friday, May 23.

Cueto backs May to impress for England

Swindon Advertiser: Former Wootton Bassett RFC player Jonny May makes his first senior start for England this weekend

5:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

BLINK and you’ve missed Jonny May – but former England wing Mark Cueto believes the Gloucester speedster is no flash in the pan as far as his Red Rose future is concerned.

Mills wins Captain's Trophy at Cricklade's awards night

5:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

CRICKLADE celebrated their return to Dorset & Wilts 1 North with their end of season awards night on Friday.

Two quick scores killed us, says scrum-half Knott

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tim Berry and Connal Knott combine to tackle a Witney player

5:30am Wednesday 7th May 2014

SCRUM-HALF Connal Knott admitted Dorset & Wilts were killed off by Berkshire’s two quick scores after the break on Saturday.



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