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

FOOTBALL: Dev Squad put the wind up Wantage

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

UNFORTUNATELY the biggest winner was the wind but after a blustery 90 minutes Cirencester had another three points n the bag.

EQUESTRIAN: Talland-based Vivian Chang wins team bronze at Asian Games

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

VIVIAN CHANG, who keeps her horses at livery at the Talland School of Equitation in Ampney Knowle near Cirencester, won a team bronze medal in dressage at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

MOTORCYCLING: Kent and Weaving both unharmed after crashes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Danny Kent in Moto3 action. Picture: Bonnie Lane (9714863)

10:58am Monday 20th October 2014

MALMESBURY'S Danny Kent was battling for another podium finish in the Australian leg of the Moto3 world championship when he crashed with two laps to go.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Local firm backing Tetbury U10s

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:13am Monday 20th October 2014

TETBURY TOWN Football Club’s U10 players are wearing a brand new kit thanks to the generosity of local electrical contractors R & J Pearce, who are now the team's official sponsor.

ROWING: Gregory and Reed add British title to Olympic gold

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: olympic champion: Alex Gregory with his gold medal.

10:03am Monday 20th October 2014

ALEX GREGORY and Pete Reed added British Rowing Championship gold to their Olympic titles at Nottingham on Sunday – but not in the way they were expecting.

RUGBY: Under-strength Rams show plenty of heart at Dursley

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:47am Monday 20th October 2014

MINCH RAMS made a game of it with the Dursley Nomads even though they arrived with just 11 players due to last-minute drop-outs.

RUGBY: Unbeaten Minch at their best in beating CCS

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:01pm Sunday 19th October 2014

MINCH continued their unbeaten start to the season with a fine win at Cheltenham Civil Service.

FOOTBALL: Honours even with high-flying St Neots

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:24pm Sunday 19th October 2014

ST NEOTS TOWN, whose recent fine run of form has included a victory over table-topping Poole Town, had to settle for a draw at the Corinium Stadium and Cirencester almost nicked all three points with a storming finish.

RUGBY: Stow owe victory to Cafearo's kicking

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:37pm Sunday 19th October 2014

STOW got back to winning ways in a very hard fought encounter against Marlow.

RACING: Tom Garner rides winner on comeback ride

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jockey Tom Garner

10:55am Sunday 19th October 2014

BARNSLEY-BASED jump jockey Tom Garner made the perfect comeback from his latest injury setback when riding Come On Laurie to victory for his boss Oliver Sherwood at Uttoxeter on Thursday.

ATHLETICS: Bourton Roadrunners conquer Croatia

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:15am Sunday 19th October 2014

FIFTEEN Bourton Roadrunners travelled to Croatia, where they found warm sunshine – welcomed by the seven supporters far more than by the eight runners – for the Zagreb Half-Marathon and Marathon.

TOWN FLIER: Yeovil stop the Wes and Nathan double act

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Wes Foderingham

9:38am Sunday 19th October 2014

PLAYING Yeovil the week after their 4-1 mauling at Port Vale, when the travelling fans called for manager Gary Johnson’s head, was probably not ideal.

FOOTBALL: Melksham show why they are top of the table

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:42pm Saturday 18th October 2014

LEAGUE leaders Melksham confirmed their place in the table against fourth-placed Malmesbury but they did concede their first goals in more than 750 minutes of football.

FOOTBALL: Fairford Town drag themselves off the bottom

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:25pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FAIRFORD Town sealed their second win inside a week with a 2-0 league triumph at Letcombe on Saturday afternoon.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Cirencester U14s too good for JPL champions Newport

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:37am Saturday 18th October 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN put in a fine all-round squad performance to beat last season's Junior Premier League champions Newport 5-0.

GOLF: Ellis and Goodwin on leaderboard at Stinchcombe Hill

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:08am Saturday 18th October 2014

SOLID rounds by both Nick Ellis (Naunton Downs) and Ed Goodwin (Cirencester) were not enough to take top billing at the latest Gloucestershire & Somerset PGA Medal at Stinchcombe Hill near Dursley.

TABLE TENNIS: Billy Shilton 'hitting the tables' on the Cote d’Azure

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:48am Saturday 18th October 2014

CIRENCESTER League table tennis player Billy Shilton will be hoping to finish the international season on a high next week when he will be one of ten young GB athletes competing in the Cote d’Azure 2014 International Para table tennis tournament in Hyères les Palmiers, France (October 23-26).

RUGBY: Gloucester breeze past Brive in European Challenge Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

CHARLIE SHARPLES scored a hat-trick as Gloucester began a new era of European rugby with a bang by thrashing French side Brive 55-0 in the inaugural Challenge Cup.

ROWING: Reed and Team GB impressed by Rio facilities

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The famous statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooking Rio de Janeiro

6:17pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Gloucester trio of Alex Gregory, Pete Reed and Matt Gotrel were among 36 GB rowers who recently returned from a 10-day Olympic training and orientation camp at the world famous Flamengo Clube in the city that will play host to the 2016 Olympic Games.

RUGBY: Meakes and Thomas get first starts against Brive

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:33pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AUSTRALIAN Billy Meakes will make his first Gloucester start when Brive visit Kingsholm in the first round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Thursday.

FOOTBALL: Fairford pull off surprise win in Floodlit Cup

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:23pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO goals from Jack Allen helped a reinvigorated Fairford Town side earn a place in the third round of the Flying Press Floodlit Cup, writes Chris Tanner.

TOWN FLIER: Nathan Thompson deal a 'massive' coup for Power

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Town's new owner Lee Power

7:31am Wednesday 15th October 2014

GOOD things come to those who wait . . . I am pretty sure we have all heard those seven words.

YOUTH GOLF: Kesley March prepares for a busy winter

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:01am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TETBURY teenage golfer Kesley March saved his best round (75) until last on the final day of the 54-hole Telegraph BMW Junior Golf Championship held at Quinta do Lago in Portugal.

FOOTBALL: Nat Jarvis on course for Caribbean Cup finals

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:19pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN striker Nat Jarvis’s Caribbean Cup odyssey will continue next month after his national side Antigua & Barbuda qualified for the finals in Jamaica.

DUATHLON: Wendy Nicholls races to British title victory

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:22pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ALL Wendy Nicholls wants for Christmas is a new road racing bike.

SWIMMING: Cirencester make bright start in National Arena League

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:15pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

NEWLY-PROMOTED Cirencester Swimming Club made a successful start to their campaign in Division One of the National Arena League at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre on Saturday.

RUGBY: Minch win top-of-the-table clash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:59pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

MINCHINHAMPTON kept their 100 per cent record and closed the gap on league leaders Smiths by winning the top-of-the-table clash.

FOOTBALL: Ciren Dev put six past Rocks

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:58pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN Dev turned in a scintillating second-half display to sweep Tytherington Rocks aside.

ICE HOCKEY: Swindon hit buffers with double defeat

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

AFTER crashing to two heavy defeats at the weekend, the Swindon Wildcats have hit their first bad patch of the new season.

MOTORCYCLING: Kent just misses podium place in Japanese Grand Prix

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:25pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

MALMESBURY'S Danny Kent could not convert a pole position on the grid to race victory at the Japanese Moto3 Grand Prix but enjoyed another good weekend.

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