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.

FOOTBALL: FA Cup agony for 10-man Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SHORTWOOD UNITED can dream of another lucrative FA Cup run after dumping Cirencester Town out of the competition after extra-time at the First Qualifying Round stage on Tuesday night.

SKITTLES: Cotswolds clubs will battle it out at Butcombe British Championships

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:02pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TWELVE Gloucestershire skittles teams are competing at this year’s Butcombe British Skittles Championships on Saturday (September 20).

ATHLETICS: Robert Abraham leads home Cirencester athletes in Cotswold Triathlon

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LARGE Cirencester Athletics Club turnout saw Robert Abraham finish fourth overall to win his age category at the Cotswold Sprint Triathlon.

YOUTH RUGBY: Bassett juniors in inspired form

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Bassett U16s put on an impressive display of 15-man rugby, giving their hosts at Reading a resounding 31-7 beating.

RUGBY: Laidlaw leads the Gloucester fightback against Sale

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

12:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

GLOUCESTER director of rugby David Humphreys demanded character when his side lined up for their opening home match of the season at Kingsholm – and that is just what he got, writes Sam Warley.

SPEEDWAY: The Robins are the team everyone wants to avoid in the play-offs

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: New Swindon Robins signing Dakota North. Picture: Ian Lewis

12:19pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LIFELONG Swindon Robins speedway fan Phil Rice reviews the season so far as his team head for the play-offs

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Stratton's Max Lukawecyj puts Purton to the sword

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MAX LUKAWECKYJ was in great form on Sunday as he grabbed five goals in Stratton’s convincing win over Purton.

CRICKET: Oakridge ace Smith takes final average to more than 100

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WITH the final top and bottom positions already decided the final Saturday of the CDCA Division One season was about playing for pride.

ATHLETICS: Bourton Roadrunners rev up at Bugatti 10k

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:59am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BOURTON ROADRUNNERS are always keen to contest points in the County Road Race Series, so a determined bunch of them headed to the Bugatti 10k,which took place at Prescott Hill Climb HQ, Gretton.

ICE HOCKEY: What an opening weekend for the Wildcats

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:48am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Swindon Wildcats opened their 2014/15 campaign in style as they recorded two victories in as many days.

FOOTBALL: Didmarton maintain convincing start to the season

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

A LEE KEVEREN hat-trick helped Didmarton to a resounding 7-0 victory at Quedgeley.

FOOTBALL: Dev Squad off the mark with first win

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:45pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE Cirencester Town Development Squad's victory over New College was notable on two counts.

RUGBY: Solid all-round display by Cirencester seconds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

CIRENCESTER started their Gloucester Reserve League campaign with a well-deserved victory over a young, well-drilled side from Widden Old Boys.

INSIDE THE PAVILION: Gidman leaves with everyone's good wishes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:05pm Monday 15th September 2014

GOOD luck, Alex! There can be no other reaction to the astonishing news that Alex Gidman is to leave Gloucestershire and join Worcestershire.

MOTOR RACING: Ollie Chadwick misses out on Ginetta GT5 championship series

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

OLLIE CHADWICK finished his season on a high with a victory in the final race of the Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge at Donington Park on Sunday.

FOOTBALL: Duncan Culley secures full-time contract at Conference side Bromley

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: CELEBRATE: Shortwood hot-shot Duncan Culley    Pics: Brian Rossiter

1:18pm Monday 15th September 2014

SHORTWOOD striker Duncan Culley has penned a full-time deal at Vanarama Conference South side Bromley, writes Ashley Loveridge.

FOOTBALL: Down Ampney flattered by one-sided scoreline against Oaksey Reserves

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:05pm Monday 15th September 2014

DOWN AMPNEY had to work very hard to maintain their unbeaten run – despite the scoreline.

YOUTH CRICKET: Team Club earn the bragging rights at Cirencester CC

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

CIRENCESTER CC's successful U15s side took on their toughest challenge – playing against and alongside their coaches and dads.

MOTOR RACING: Latif moves closer to Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am Trophy title

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:38am Monday 15th September 2014

ALESSANDRO LATIF recorded two more wins in the latest Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am Trophy class races in Portugal.

MOTORCYCLING: Danny Kent can look forward to a new ride in 2015

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:20am Monday 15th September 2014

MALMESBURY'S Moto3 star Danny Kent could finish only 12th in the San Marino Grand Prix but it was a good week nonetheless as he confirmed his switch in 2015 to the Honda bikes of Kiefer Racing, writes Alannah Fellows.

GOLF: Ciren seniors pick up rare win at The Worcestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CIRENCESTER seniors had to settle for a draw against Burford in a well-contested match but did go on to gain a fine away win at The Worcestershire.

RUGBY: Stow start season with convincing win

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:59pm Sunday 14th September 2014

STOW got off to a winning start for the season against visitors Beaconsfield.

RUGBY: Last-minute try secures Cricklade victory in thriller

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:48pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CRICKLADE gained a late winning try against old rivals Pewsey Vale on their return to the first division of the Dorset & Wilts North.

RUGBY: Bright start for new-look Cirencester as they record bonus-point victory

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:22pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CIRENCESTER had to withstand a rousing St Mary's comeback to record a bonus-point victory in their opening game of the season.

FOOTBALL: No way back for Purton after conceding three early goals at Lydney

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:11pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A LACKLUSTRE performance for 75 per cent of the game cost Purton dearly as they went down 5-2 at Lydney, writes Alan Eastwood.

RUGBY: Humphreys joy at Gloucester resolve

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:58pm Sunday 14th September 2014

GLOUCESTER boss David Humphreys praised the character of his squad after a superb second-half fightback delivered an absorbing 34-27 Aviva Premiership victory over Sale Sharks.

FOOTBALL UPDATE: Oaksey need own goal to grab a point against Lechlade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:59am Sunday 14th September 2014

OAKSEY needed a late own goal to force a 2-2 draw with Lechlade but felt it was two points lost rather than one gained.

FOOTBALL: Paget forces late draw for Poulton at Intel

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:56am Sunday 14th September 2014

ROB PAGET'S equaliser in the 87th minute secured Poulton’s unbeaten run as they forced a 3-3 draw with Intel.

FOOTBALL UPDATE: Pritchett wonder goal earns only a replay for lacklustre Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:33pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO sublimely-executed goals, one for each side, in an otherwise utterly forgettable FA Cup tie means that Shortwood United and Cirencester Town will have to go through it all again in a replay on Tuesday night.

ATHLETICS: Steve Edwards closing in on latest marathon milestones

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:31am Saturday 13th September 2014

STEVE EDWARDS, of the Bourton Roadrunners club, is closing in on two landmark achievements in his stellar marathon-running career.

EQUESTRIAN: London 2012 Olympic memories spur Zara on

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:36am Saturday 13th September 2014

ZARA PHILLIPS has revealed that memories of London 2012 are driving her dream to become a two-time Olympian, writes Andrew Baldock (PA Sport).

CYCLING: Wiggins lost Tour of Britain on Gloucestershire stage

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:24am Saturday 13th September 2014

SIR BRADLEY WIGGINS admitted his Tour of Britain title defence came to an end on the Wednesday stage through Gloucestershire.

SPEEDWAY: Magnificent Batchelor earns Robins a consolation point

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Troy Batchelor of Swindon Robins (8157942)

5:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

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CRICKET: Alex Gidman ends 13-year stint at Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

FORMER Gloucestershire skipper Alex Gidman has made the shock decision to leave the club at the end of the season and join neighbours Worcestershire, writes Rob Iles.

FOOTBALL: Siddington snatch late winner

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

VICS manager Martin Collier was unhappy to concede a late winner to a lively Siddington side.

YOUTH RUGBY: Cirencester Colts start with a hard-fought draw

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:14pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CIRENCESTER Colts played out a rare scoreless draw against a larger Thornbury side in their opening game of the season.

TRIATHLON: Emma-Kate Lidbury to tackle world class field in Beijing

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Emma-Kate Lidbury winning in Kansas. Picture: Liz Kreutz (www.elizabethkreutz.com)

11:03am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CRICKLADE triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury finished in a respectable 20th place at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada over the weekend.

FOOTBALL: In-form Cirencester striker Nat Jarvis fires Antigua & Barbuda into next round of Caribbean Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

ANTIGUA and Barbuda have qualified for the next round of the Caribbean Cup thanks to crucial goals from Cirencester Town striker Nat Jarvis.

RUGBY: Powderly's plan is for Cirencester RFC to bounce straight back up

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:14am Wednesday 10th September 2014

IT’S been a tough week at Cirencester RFC. On Friday there was barely room for a church mouse in St John the Baptist as the town remembered one of its own.

FOOTBALL: Phil Hall inspires Oaksey comeback

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Local youth football

11:41pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OAKSEY, revitalised after the break, hit three second-half goals to turn this game around.

MOTORCYCLING: Cooper scores brilliant runner-up spot in 500cc Classic TT

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:59pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DAN COOPER came within half a lap of claiming his first ever win on the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course but the former Cirencester Kingshill School pupil still scored a brilliant second place finish in the 500cc Classic TT race.

MOTORCYCLING: Weaving closing in on Motostar title after Donington win

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jordan Weaving on the podium after in round nine of the Motostar British Championship at Donington Park. September 2014. Picture: Bonnie Lane

7:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

JORDAN WEAVING enjoyed a successful weekend at Donington Park, extending his lead in the Motostar British Championship with another race win, writes Alannah Fellows.

CYCLING: Tony kisses his rivals goodbye at Cricklade Kermesse

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Action from the Cricklade Kermesse. Picture: Terry Parker (10179951)

6:22pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TONY KISS gained a deserved victory in the Cricklade Kermesse, attacking late on the last lap.

ATHLETICS: Bourton's Chris Krzywiec sets quick time at Cheltenham Half

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bourton Roadrunners at the Wolverhampton Marathon (l-r): Steph Holton, Claire Harrison, Steve Edwards, Ewen Smith and Susan Hunt. Picture: Teresa Edwards

5:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE first weekend of September saw ample opportunity for Bourton Roadrunners to test their endurance in a number of different events, although the sunny conditions were more favourable to supporters than runners.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Fairford U12s surprise Liden in League Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Local football

4:55pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

FAIRFORD U12s, recently promoted from Division Four, claimed a good scalp when knocking Div Two team Liden out of the League Cup thanks to a terrific display of hard work and clinical finishing.







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