FOOTBALL: Littler bags four goals in Cerney’s cup triumph

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:25pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THERE were mixed results for Cirencester & District League clubs in the County Cup competitions played at the weekend, and sadly none are now left in the Minor Cup.

FOOTBALL: Nat Jarvis on the mark with a brace for Ciren Town

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:43am Wednesday 29th October 2014

NAT JARVIS reached double figures for the Southern League season so far when his two close-range goals earned Cirencester Town a comfortable 2-0 win at Bideford on Tuesday night.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Cirencester Academy bows out of FA Youth Cup at Weston

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:39am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CIRENCESTER Academy’s run in the FA Youth Cup came to an end on Monday night when they went down 3-1 at Weston-super-Mare.

RUGBY: Cirencester slump to first league defeat

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:24am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CIRENCESTER produced their most disappointing performance of the season to lose to a strong Cheltenham Saracens team on Saturday.

CRICKET: Gloucestershire land former Ashes winner as captain

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FORMER England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is relishing the chance to lead Gloucestershire in four-day cricket next season.

FOOTBALL: Club captain Shayne Anson leaves Cirencester Town for rivals Paulton

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cirencester Town captain Shayne Anson

6:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN captain Shayne Anson has left the club and goes straight into the Paulton Rovers squad for tonight’s match against Hitchin Town.

CYCLING: Sharon Laws signs for Bigla - and leaves door open for Olympics bid

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:39pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BOURTON’S Sharon Laws has not ruled the prospect of having one more tilt at the Olympics, even though she will be 42 when Rio 2016 comes around.

FOOTBALL UPDATE: Sad loss of local league referee Collins

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:13pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE Cotswold football community was deeply saddened to learn of the death of local referee Richard Collins on October 21.

ATHLETICS: Lucy Walmsley stars for Bourton in Snowdonia Marathon

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:35pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A HARDY group of five Bourton Roadrunners chose to tackle the notoriously tough and beautiful Snowdonia Marathon, aided by an equally hardy support team.

ATHLETICS: Dave Bell leads Ciren AC team to success at Stroud Half

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CIRENCESTER AC won the team event at the important Stroud Half despite suffering a blow when Chris Illman had to pull out early.

RUGBY: Historic victory for Fairford seconds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:06am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A YOUNG and inexperienced Fairford second team gained their first ever victory away from home.

ICE HOCKEY: No need to push the panic button at Wildcats

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jan Kostal

10:02am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WHEN the Swindon Wildcats played some great hockey and made the play-off semi-finals in Coventry at the end of last season, most fans expected them to carry that momentum into the 2014/15 campaign.

RUGBY: Tindall enjoys his venture into the grass roots game at Minch

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:22am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MIKE TINDALL has paid his subs and match fees for the entire season so Minchinhampton RFC are assuming his debut appearance for the Gloucester Three club on Saturday was not a one-off.

GOLF: Hinds jewellers donate new trophy to Cirencester club

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:22pm Monday 27th October 2014

CIRENCESTER Golf Club members will be able to play for a new perpetual trophy, the Victory Plate, in 2015 thanks to the generosity of jewellers F Hinds.

YOUTH RUGBY: Cirencester U13s edge local derby with Bassett

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:13pm Monday 27th October 2014

CIRENCESTER U13s won a tense and hard-fought local derby against Royal Wootton Bassett.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Honours even as Stratton Youth take on Swindon sides

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

STRATTON YOUTH secured a comfortable win at home to Stratton Juniors from Swindon. In windy conditions, Stratton Youth immediately took control with neat, short passing and Joe Speak soon found the net with a low shot to open the scoring.

SPEEDWAY: Polish prospect Musielak makes good use of his time in Swindon

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:57pm Monday 27th October 2014

THERE was a silver lining to the sad postponement of the Bob Kilby Memorial meeting at the Abbey Stadium on Thursday when young Polish prospect Tobiasz Musielak was able to gain some valuable track time at Swindon.

FOOTBALL: Brandon Fenwick hat-trick secures victory for Highworth Town Dev

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:52pm Monday 27th October 2014

HIGHWORTH TOWN'S Development side are starting to establish themselves in Division One and avenged last week's extra-time cup defeat to Bibury Reserves with a mature and confident performance, running out 4-2 winners.

RUGBY: Mike Tindall adds lustre to all-round Minch display

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:17pm Monday 27th October 2014

MINCHINHAMPTON continued their unbeaten run in style, making it six wins from six – and they were bolstered by the debut of rugby royalty in the shape of Mike Tindall.

RUGBY: Injury-hit Rams in brave defeat

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:06am Monday 27th October 2014

THE Rams hosted a well-drilled Bream and can hold their heads up after a spirited performance against fiercely competitive opponents.

MOTORCYCLING: Danny Kent does title-chasing Red Bull team-mate a favour in Sepang

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:19am Monday 27th October 2014

MALMESBURY'S rising star Danny Kent managed to keep the Moto3 world championship alive for his Red Bull team-mate Jack Miller in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.

FOOTBALL: Steelmen show their mettle against Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:13pm Sunday 26th October 2014

CORBY TOWN lived up to their nickname (The Steelmen) when holding on in determined fashion after going down to 10 men for the last half-hour of an entertaining match.

FOOTBALL: Purton turn their fortunes around with fine win at North Leigh

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:27pm Sunday 26th October 2014

PURTON ended a run of four league defeats when producing a great all-round team performance on Saturday at North Leigh, writes Alan Eastwood.

FOOTBALL: Oaksey Reserves race to landmark fifth win in a row

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:26pm Sunday 26th October 2014

OAKSEY RESERVES recorded a landmark fifth consecutive win – their best sequence since they were reformed nine seasons ago.

FOOTBALL: Intel move up to chase South Cerney at the top

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:03pm Sunday 26th October 2014

INTEL took advantage of the cancellation of the South Cerney v Poulton game to move into second place in the table with a victory over Oaksey.

FOOTBALL: Five star display by Fairford Town

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:59am Sunday 26th October 2014

FAIRFORD Town continued their good form with an emphatic 5-0 home league victory over Tytherington Rocks on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Woeful marking costs the Vics dear

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:34am Sunday 26th October 2014

A GOOD half-time 'talking to' saw Malmesbury lay siege to the Southbrook goal after the break but the three points still left with the visitors.

RUGBY: Stow forwards put on scintillating second half display

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:18am Sunday 26th October 2014

STOW scored an unanswered 43 points in a sparkling second half display which saw them gain an emphatic win against a pacy Milton Keynes side.

HORSE RACING: Maguire takes on role as ambassador

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jason Maguire will be aiming for Grand National success

12:52pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BIRDLIP jockey Jason Maguire will launch straight into his new role as an ambassador for Great British Racing at Cheltenham’s Open meeting next month.

RUGBY: England wing Jonny May signs three-year deal to stay with Gloucester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jonny May in the new Gloucester rugby kit (8654372)

11:49am Saturday 25th October 2014

JONNY MAY has signed a three-year deal to stay with Gloucester.

EQUESTRIAN: Team chasers at Andoversford bidding for national finals

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Homme House Horse Trials - Kelly McCarthy-Maine on Greencough Cross tackling the cross country course. 1432_5003. Photo: James Maggs.

8:47pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE annual Cotswold Team Chase will take place on Sunday (October 26) at Foxcote Estate, near Andoversford, with The County Air Ambulance being this year’s chosen charity.

GOLF: Goodwin back in the winners circle

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Ed Goodwin of Cirencester Golf Club

8:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CIRENCESTER head pro Ed Goodwin won the latest Gloucestershire & Somerset PGA Medal at The Kendleshire with a one under par round of 70.

RUGBY: Matt Kvesic extends stay at Gloucester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ENGLAND international openside flanker Matt Kvesic has signed a contract extension with Gloucester.

RACING: Ryan Moore concedes jockeys' title to Richard Hughes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jockey Richard Hughes and his children Harvey and Phoebe with his Flat Jockeys Championship trophy during Betfred November Handicap Day at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 9, 2013. See PA story RACI

11:11am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RICHARD HUGHES has effectively being crowned champion Flat jockey for a third successive season after title rival Ryan Moore ended his domestic season prematurely this week.

MOTORCYCLING: Josh Day ends 2014 with double victory at Brands Hatch

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE British Supersport 600 Championship is ending too soon for Josh Day.

FOOTBALL: Shortwood dump Cirencester out of another cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Ben Wells, footballer (2828902)

9:13am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHORTWOOD UNITED appear to hold the Indian sign over Cirencester Town this season - for the second time in five weeks they came to the Corinium Stadium and knocked their hosts out of a cup competition.

GOLF: Charlotte Ellis goes back to Tour School in Morocco

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:27pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARLOTTE ELLIS sets off on the road to Morocco next week as she bids to earn full playing rights on the lucrative Ladies European Tour.

GYMNASTICS: Jack Woodley leads the way as Cotswold club bring home the medals

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:38pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MEMBERS of the Cotswold Gymnastics Club boys' squad returned from a regional Floor, Vault and Trampet competition in Bath with a hatful of medals and trophies.

ATHLETICS: RSE duo conquer Great Birmingham Run

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:31pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Bupa Great Birmingham Run is the biggest half-marathon in the Midlands and two athletes from the Running Somewhere Else club completed this race – Dave Witnall finished in 1:31.29 and Elaine Chapman in 1:48.46.

GOLF: Episcopo pips Clark in October Seniors Stableford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ANOTHER large field of 72 entrants enjoyed the October Seniors' Stableford at Cirencester Golf Club on Monday when they faced challenging strong winds.

SPEEDWAY UPDATE: Could Musielak be the Robins’ first signing?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE final meeting of the Swindon Robins season is due to take place on Thursday with the Bob Kilby Memorial team event over the old 13-heat formula followed by a knock-out second half, writes Phil Rice.

RUGBY: Fairford edge local derby thriller against Swindon

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FAIRFORD edged Swindon in a thrilling display of attacking rugby from both teams.

ICE HOCKEY: Aldridge hopes Bracknell win is turning point for Cats

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:45am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AFTER slipping to their fourth straight defeat on Saturday at the hands of the Guildford Flames, Swindon Wildcats' head coach Ryan Aldridge questioned his side's mental toughness.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Kyle Kent hits sparkling debut hat-trick for Stratton U17s

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

NEW BOY Kyle Kent transformed Stratton's fortunes in a game that was more even than the scoreline suggests.

RUGBY: Ciren's Adam Seager bags first man-of-the-match award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:38pm Monday 20th October 2014

CIRENCESTER extended their points lead at the top of the Gloucester Premier with a five-try bonus-point victory at Bream on Saturday. Player-coach Adam Seager secured his first man of the match award with superb leadership, decision making and defensive work.

RACING: Sam Twiston-Davies rules at Cheltenham with a treble

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

COTSWOLD jockey Sam Twiston-Davies rode three winners as the National Hunt season hit its stride with the two-day Showcase Meeting opening Cheltenham’s season.

MOTOR RACING: Latif is crowned Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am champion

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

ALESSANDRO LATIF, the former Marlborough College pupil, has claimed the Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am title in his debut season with two races still to run.

FOOTBALL: No justice for Purton as Longlevens snatch the points

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

PURTON lost their fourth league game in a row on Saturday as runaway leaders Longlevens AFC took the points thanks to two late goals, writes Alan Eastwood.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Vale U9s hit nine past Wanborough

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

AVONVALE U11s put in a great team performance in strong winds against a spirited Wanborough.

FOOTBALL: Late rally not enough for Vale Reserves

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

AVONVALE Reserves were unlucky not to come away with any points in a hard-fought contest which could have gone either wa







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