Stow go top after win

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Stow 37 Drifters 5

FOOTBALL: Webb hat-trick inspires Vics comeback

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:37pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MALMESBURY VICS Reserves produced an amazing Allan Webb-inspired second half display to come from 4-1 down to secure an unlikely victory on Tuesday night.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Cirencester U18s progress in FA Youth Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:03pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN Academy pulled off a surprise in the opening qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup when beating a strong Forest Green Rovers side at the Corinium Stadium on Tuesday night.

GOLF: Hot putter boosts Charlotte Ellis in Tenerife

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Professional golfer Charlotte Ellis on the 13th tee of the Avening course at Minchinhampton Golf Club during the charity day for Horsfall House

4:06pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A HOT putter helped Cotswolds professional golfer Charlotte Ellis to a four under par 68 – her best round of the year – in the final round of the Tenerife Open last week.

CRICKET: McCarter released by Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Graeme McCarter (5344783)

1:02pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

IRELAND international Graeme McCarter will leave Gloucestershire at the end of the season after being told his contract will not be renewed, writes Rob Iles.

CRICKET: Gidman could face Glos in Royal London Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:47pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ALEX GIDMAN could come up against the county he has served for 13 years next season after Gloucestershire were drawn in the same group as Worcestershire in the Royal London Cup.

RUGBY: Minety battle to rare victory over Chippenham

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:32pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

MINETY’S hard work and determination were rewarded with a well deserved victory against Chippenham.

MOTOR RACING: Alice Powell wins Asian Formula Renault race in China

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:41am Wednesday 24th September 2014

HER sprinting may have cost Alice Powell the chance of breaking into the Team GB skeleton bob squad but lack of pace on the motor racing circuit is clearly not a problem.

TRIATHLON: Mason and Seymour triumph at Events Logic competition

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

JOHN MASON and Anna Seymour were respectively the winners of the men's and women's races at the Cotswold End-of-Season Triathlon run by Events and held at Lake 62, Ashton Keynes.

KARTING: Louis Harvey races to maiden win at Llandow

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:59pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LOUIS HARVEY, the up-and-coming karting prospect from Malmesbury, gained his landmark first win in the latest championship round at the Llandow track in South Glamorgan.

RACING: Conor Shoemark rides winner for O'Brien in Ireland

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:25pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CONOR SHOEMARK, conditional jockey with Coln St Dennis-based trainer Fergal O’Brien and Wilts & Glos Standard , had an unusual riding double this week.

YOUTH CRICKET: Impressive Cirencester U11s clinch county title

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Gloucestershire Youth League Final

POLO: England bid to qualify for world championships at Beaufort tournament

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:18pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SOME of the top polo players in Europe will be competing near Tetbury this week when the Beaufort Polo Club hosts the qualifying tournament for the Federation of International Polo (FIP) World Championships.

RUGBY: Man-mountain Sam Hill sparks Cirencester rally

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:17pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CIRENCESTER continued their winning ways at The Whiteway but were pushed all the way by a determined Stroud team.

SAILING: Andrew Simpson remembered at Bart's Bash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:50am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOWMOOR Sailing Club took part in what is hoped will prove the world’s biggest sailing race – Bart’s Bash – on Sunday (September 21).

FOOTBALL: Glos FA keen for 'Walking football' to come to Ciren Arena

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WALKING football, which has featured in a recent Barclays Bank TV advertisement, is set to become the latest fitness craze among men of a certain age.

GOLF: Ciren golfer McConnell shines at St Andrews

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:05am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CIRENCESTER golfer Daimien McConnell has won through to the final of the Mercedes Trophy, the world's largest amateur tournament – and he did so at the home of golf, St Andrews.

SPEEDWAY: Robins heat leaders must guard against rustiness in play-offs

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Simon Gustafsson will be given time by Robins' boss Alun Rossiter

10:18am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE Elite League play-offs start on Monday when Swindon face a trip to Coventry in the semi final first leg, with the reverse fixture at the Abbey the following Monday.

FOOTBALL: Ciren's Dev squad win 4-0 for the second week running

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:52am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CIREN'S Development Squad has now hit its stride and recorded a 4-0 victory for the second week in a row.

ATHLETICS: Dave Bell wins Stratford's Big 10k for second successive year.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DAVE BELL, who won Stratford's Big 10k event in 2013 setting a course record in the process, has repeated the feat.

RUGBY: Youthful Fairford breeze past Devizes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FAIRFORD put in a solid performance to pick up a first away win of the new season with an impressive display at Devizes.

ICE HOCKEY: Wildcats rally to take massive two points at the Flames

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:20am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DESPITE recording their first loss of the season, the Swindon Wildcats maintained their strong start by picking up another two points at the weekend.

FOOTBALL: Six of the best for South Cerney as champions CHQ stumble

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

DIVISION One leaders in the M4 Karting Cirencester & District league South Cerney maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with their sixth straight victory, after a hard fought 1-0 away win at Stroud FC.

ATHLETICS: 650 not out for marathon man Steve Edwards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

COTSWOLD athlete Steve Edwards ticked off another world record when he became the first person ever to run 400 official marathon races in under 3hr 20min.

MOTORCYCLING: Jordan Weaving a step closer to clinching the Motostar Championship

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MOTUL British Motostar Championship leader Jordan Weaving had a tough weekend on the Dutch circuit of Assen in the latest round of the series, but lost only one point to his principal rival, Joe Irving.

YOUTH RUGBY: Cirencester Colts quick off the mark this time

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:23pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CIRENCESTER produced all the entertainment as they ran out four tries-to-one winners against a combative but limited Oxford Harlequins side at a sunny Whiteway.

ARCHERY: Deer Park member Paul Twaites wins two medals at Invictus Games

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PAUL TWAITES of the Deer Park Archers club near Little Shurdington won an individual silver medal in the novice category at the inaugural Invictus Games as well as a bronze in the team competition.

EQUESTRIAN: Kitty King reigns supreme at Gatcombe Park

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:17pm Monday 22nd September 2014

KITTY KING continued her spectacular run of success at Gatcombe Park when winning the top two classes at the Whatley Manor International Horse Trials over the weekend writes Rebecca Rhodes.

INSIDE THE PAVILION: Captain Klinger looking to recruit a quickie down under

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:38am Monday 22nd September 2014

WHATEVER will we do without the Gidmans? This understandable question is accompanied by too much woe, too much hand wringing.

RUGBY: Humphreys rues indiscipline as Gloucester squander early lead

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:08am Monday 22nd September 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby David Humphreys admitted Gloucester’s ill-discipline was to blame for not giving a raucous Kingsholm crowd more to shout about against Exeter Chiefs on Friday night, writes Jack Skelton.

YOUTH RUGBY: Ciren U13s make great start to 15-man game

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:37am Monday 22nd September 2014

CIRENCESTER U13s dominated Stow in their first 15-man game on a full-sized pitch.

FOOTBALL: Under-strength Purton ship five goals again

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:58am Monday 22nd September 2014

FOR THE second week on the trot Purton conceded five goals, this time at Carterton on Saturday, writes Alan Eastwood.

RUGBY: Impressive Cryptians too strong for the Rams

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:41am Monday 22nd September 2014

MINCH RAMS came off decidedly second best against Old Cryptians seconds, despite at times threatening to take the game away from their visitors.

GOLF: Cirencester seniors celebrate 80th birthday landmarks

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:06am Monday 22nd September 2014

CIRENCESTER's seniors section has a fine tradition of celebrating the 80th birthdays of its members.

RUGBY: Stow earn dominant bonus-point win at Bicester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:53am Monday 22nd September 2014

Southern Counties North

FOOTBALL: Oaksey Reserves gain first win at basement side Lechlade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:01pm Sunday 21st September 2014

OAKSEY RESERVES were made to work hard before consigning Lechlade to their sixth defeat in as many games.

RUGBY: Cirencester seconds battle past Longlevens

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:38pm Sunday 21st September 2014

CIRENCESTER seconds just got the better of their counterparts from Longlevens in a closely-fought encounter.

SPEEDWAY: Two falls scupper Kildemand's Grand Prix chances

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Peter Kildemand (Swindon Robins)

9:21am Sunday 21st September 2014

SWINDON ROBINS star Peter Kildemand suffered heartache in his bid to become a 2015 Grand Prix regular.

FOOTBALL: 10-man Cirencester let two-goal lead slip against Chesham

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:03pm Saturday 20th September 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN finished with 10 men for the third game in the last four and the indiscipline ultimately led to them dropping another two valuable points in the home clash with Chesham.

FOOTBALL: Phil Hall hat-trick helps Oaksey rout Minchinhampton

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:58pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE MINI revolution that new managers Phil Burrows and Alan Hall have brought to Oaksey is beginning to bear fruit.

FOOTBALL: Poulton complete the double over Highworth Town Dev

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:47pm Saturday 20th September 2014

POULTON gained another narrow win in a close encounter that could have gone either way in the end.

GOLF: Nick Ellis pipped in G&S Matchplay final

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:06pm Saturday 20th September 2014

NAUNTON DOWNS pro Nick Ellis was narrowly beaten in the final of the Gloucestershire & Somerset PGA Matchplay Championship – the opening event of the region's season – at Chipping Sodbury.

EQUESTRIAN: Rachael Tuck qualifies for Horse of the Year Show

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

RACHAEL TUCK of Luckington in Wiltshire has qualified for the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) at Birmingham's NEC from October 8-12.

GOLF: Charlotte Ellis makes cut at the Tenerife Open

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Ladies European Tour golfer Charlotte Ellis

11:45am Saturday 20th September 2014

CHARLOTTE ELLIS made the cut for the weekend at the Tenerife Open on her return to the full Ladies European Tour.

WAKEBOARDING: WMSki quartet excel on the Grass Roots Tour

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:03am Saturday 20th September 2014

FOUR members of WMSki in Somerford Keynes picked some great results at the Cornish leg of the wakeboarding Grass Roots Tour 2014.

Maguire raring to go

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jason Maguire

9:09am Friday 19th September 2014

National Hunt jockey Jason Maguire returns to the saddle after six months out injured at Newton Abbot on Friday.

FOOTBALL: Nat Jarvis leaves Tigers for permanent move to Cirencester Town

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Nat’s my boy: Nathaniel Jarvis joined Harriers on loan from Cardiff.

4:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BRIAN HUGHES is hoping the return of striker Nat Jarvis will kick start Cirencester Town’s season – though he admits frustration that the signing has come two days too late for the club’s FA Cup aspirations.

FOOTBALL: Stroud twice come from behind to force draw at Vics Reserves

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

HONOURS were even after a closely-contested clash between Vics Reserves and Stroud.

TOWN FLIER: Obika's well on the road to redemption

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jonathan Obika has made just four appearances for Tottenham

9:31am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, one of the founding fathers of the United States, once said: “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”

MOTORCYCLING: Kiefer Racing set to boost Kent’s world title bid

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE MAN who guided Stefan Bradl to the Moto2 world motorcycling title is taking Malmesbury’s Danny Kent under his wing.

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