BOXING: The work goes on for ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

NICK Blackwell plans to ease up on the Christmas turkey this year as he bids to stay razor-sharp ahead of a crucial year in the ring.

Maulls are living the dream at the Beeb’s SPOTY

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

SWINDON Spitfires stalwarts Chris and Bev Maull say it was “a dream come true” to attend last Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony.

RETRO ROBINS: Morris was a true Town scoring icon

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of Swindon Town’s greatest goal scorer of all time, Harry Morris.

Gold medal yet to sink in for Buglass

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

THE feeling of winning a gold medal at a major tournament is still sinking in for Callum Buglass, a week after the achievement.

BOWLS: Colebrooke takes Westlecot crown in a thrilling ending

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

CLARRIE Dunbar ace Andy Colebrooke claimed victory at the Westlecot Open.

THE IRON LADY: Hitting the familiar streets of Cricklade

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

For the first time this year I’m penning my column from sunny Swindon. I returned to the UK on Wednesday, having left San Francisco on Tuesday evening.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds bring in Thompson

This Is Wiltshire: CHIPPENHAM TOWN: St Neots match set to go ahead

5:57pm Friday 19th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town have signed goalkeeper Conor Thompson from Bath side Larkhall Athletic.

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza on form

This Is Wiltshire:

3:20pm Friday 19th December 2014

WILTSHIRE showjumper Jessica Mendoza capped a fine 2014 with victory at the Gucci Paris Masters CSI2*Grand Prix with horse Spirit T.

DAN THE FAN: Second best – for now

This Is Wiltshire: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

2:20pm Friday 19th December 2014

WITH Town comfortably beating Notts County 3-0 and Bristol City drawing 0-0 with just a few minutes left, it looked like Mark Cooper’s side would be taking top spot in League One for the first time this season.

CRICKET: Avebury bring in Wes

This Is Wiltshire:

12:40pm Friday 19th December 2014

AVEBURY have signed South African first-class player Wes Hartslief ahead of the 2015 season.

FOOTBALL: Melksham look towards next step

This Is Wiltshire: Melksham Town manager Darren Perrin is excited about the club's proposed new stadium

12:00pm Friday 19th December 2014

AMBITIOUS Melksham Town have made the first steps towards advancing to the next stage in their evolution after applying for promotion to the Southern League.

TRAMPOLINING: Conor is bouncing

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Friday 19th December 2014

HARDENHUISH School Year Eight pupil Conor Irwin’s recent success in a Trampolining and Double Mini Tramp (DMT) International Competition last month saw him making it through to the finals for both events in the UK league.

KICKBOXING: Annabelle is the Commonwealth queen

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Friday 19th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM kickboxer Annabelle Shoob will celebrate Christmas with more than her fair share of festive sparkle in tow after clinching her third World Ring Sports Association (WRSA) title of the year, writes DAN BARNES.

TOM ON TOWN: Homing in on the reality of the radar

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 19th December 2014

THERE has been a lot of talk about radars around Swindon Town this week and it is nonsense.

Obika relishes cracking defences’ code

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Friday 19th December 2014

STRIKER Jonathan Obika reckons the more defensive approach of many of Town’s opponents is helping them hone their killer instinct in front of goal.

CAT CALL: Players have to show restraint at Christmas

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

I LIVE in the team house, so for Christmas I am just going home for a bit, back to see my parents in Royal Wootton Bassett.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Webb still looking for assistant

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

DAVE Webb is hoping to have the assistant manager situation sorted by the new year.

Swindon target 50 points

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

ADAM Westall hopes to see Swindon further ahead of schedule when they sign off for Christmas at home to Leighton Buzzard on Saturday.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Collier eyes basement battle win

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00am Friday 19th December 2014

SAM Collier will welcome back six familiar faces for Shrivenham’s must-win game against fellow strugglers Cheltenham Saracens tomorrow.

Old Boys looking to sink World Cup winning duo

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

SWINDON College Old Boys will come face-to-face with two World Cup winners when they host Chesham this weekend.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers

This Is Wiltshire:

8:07am Friday 19th December 2014

Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers

RUGBY: Real cup of cheer for Bassett youngsters

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE future is looking bright for Royal Wootton Bassett rugby after their U17 side claimed the Dorset & Wilts Cup at the weekend.

Is Ben a 10? The boss wants to nail down his best position

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MARK Cooper knew from the first time he saw Ben Gladwin that the man they plucked from non-league had the talent to make it at Swindon Town, though the manager still does not know Gladwin’s best position.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Melksham settle in for the second half

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MELKSHAM Town Reserves manager Steve Burns is full of festive cheer as his side head into the Christmas break right near the top of the Premier Division tree.

ANGLING: Blackmore on top at the Pool

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE Tuesday Trowbridge Seniors Xmas match at Leech Pool was won by John Blackmore, from Lavington, with 50lb 12oz of carp. Ernie Jones, from Trowbridge, was runner up with 28lb 2oz of carp, followed by Paul Brown, from Devizes, in third with 14lb 8oz of carp.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: New boy Holgate’s ring of confidence

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier is hoping that new signing Ashan Holgate can add another dimension to his frontline options.

Kildemand's doubts over Swindon return

This Is Wiltshire:

4:40pm Thursday 18th December 2014

PETER Kildemand’s chances of riding for the Swindon Robins next season appear to be fading.

EQUESTRIAN: West Littleton's Harry wins top award

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4:08pm Thursday 18th December 2014

EVENTER Harry Meade has won the British Equestrian Writers' Association leading rider award for 2014.

CRICKET: Morrison at the helm as Corsham bring in three for new season

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Thursday 18th December 2014

ASHUR Morrison is looking forward to taking the reins at his ‘second home’ Corsham after being named the club’s new captain.

Toffolo remains a doubt for Doncaster

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

HARRY Toffolo is the only ongoing injury concern for Swindon Town ahead of their meeting with Doncaster Rovers this weekend.

CROSS COUNTRY: Rob rules the county

This Is Wiltshire:

1:17pm Thursday 18th December 2014

ROBERT Howorth sprinted to a thrilling victory in the U15 boys’ race at the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

Cooper: 'Defenders must be a threat at both ends'

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

TOWN boss Mark Cooper is calling for his defenders to start chipping in with goals to support the work of the front men.

HOCKEY: Marlborough’s barren run on the road goes on

This Is Wiltshire:

12:48pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MARLBOROUGH remain without an away win in Davis Wood League Central One heading into the mid-season break as they slipped to defeat by a solitary goal at Team Bath Buccs C.

CROSS COUNTRY: Gemma storms to Counties triumph

This Is Wiltshire:

12:35pm Thursday 18th December 2014

SHELDON School’s Gemma Shepherd raced to victory in the combined U20/17 women’s race at the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships at the University of Bath on Sunday, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Foster eyes end of injury woes

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

TOUCH wood, Adrian Foster is hoping that he’s easing towards finally having a fully-fit Frome Town squad to choose from.

UPDATE: New Branco deal set to be signed

This Is Wiltshire:

9:15am Thursday 18th December 2014

A NEW contract extension for Swindon Town defender Raphael Rossi Branco is on the verge of being completed, the Swindon Advertiser understands.

JUDO: Silver service, but Tom is left frustrated

This Is Wiltshire:

12:33pm Thursday 18th December 2014

TOM Reed admits his pride took a knock as he once again lost out on gold to Commonwealth Games tormentor Owen Livesey at last weekend’s British Championships.

THE WASHBLOG: There is no ‘i’ in team

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

WHAT a season Andy Williams is having. His 12 goals have made him Town’s joint-top scorer, his team five-time winners, and his boss manager of last month.

TRUST MATTERS: Getting schools and their pupils involved is vitally important

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

THE TrustSTFC School’s Working Party met at the County Ground last week to discuss our next steps following the success of the “Trust Family Day’, which took place during the Fleetwood Town match at the end of November.

Pratt tells Leicester 'make your move'

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

SWINDON Robins co-promoter Colin Pratt has told Jason Doyle to hand in a transfer request if he wishes to leave the Abbey Stadium.

Belcher and Handysport heading for Birmingham

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

DUNLOP MSA British Touring Car Championship team Handy Motorsport and driver Simon Belcher will make a starring role at next month’s Autosport International Show at Birmingham’s NEC.

FENCING: Swindon are on point with Southern success

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

SWINDON Fencing Club have won the Under 14s Southern Region Team Foil event.

Foderingham wishing for a relaxing Christmas

This Is Wiltshire:

12:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

SWINDON Town goalkeeper Wes Foderingham has said that his team can enjoy the Christmas period thanks to their fine start to the season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Westbury chief eyes signs of improvement

This Is Wiltshire:

11:53am Wednesday 17th December 2014

BOSS Shaun Gardiner thinks that things are slowly but surely coming together for his Westbury United side, despite them suffering a third straight defeat at Almondsbury UWE.

VIDEO: IN DEPTH WITH...Jazz Carlin

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Commonwealth gold medallist talks to Matthew Edwards about how close she came to leaving the sport she loves, dealing with her coach of seven years leaving and her will to make it to Rio

Swindon Speedway to host season-opening Ben Fund Bonanza

This Is Wiltshire: Abbey Stadium

10:40am Wednesday 17th December 2014

SWINDON Speedway have been handed the Ben Fund Bonanza meeting to launch next season.

UPDATED: Gladwin 'buzzing' after signing new deal

This Is Wiltshire:

2:56pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

SWINDON Town midfielder Ben Gladwin has signed a new deal that will keep him at the County Ground until the end of the 2017 campaign.

Sweet revenge for Adam

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

SKIPPER Adam Westall was delighted to set the record straight as Swindon romped to an impressive 35-7 victory at Devizes last weekend.

Old Boys are made to work hard for win

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Martin Lloyd was a relieved man at the weekend after admitting Swindon College Old Boys’ 31-15 success at Abingdon was much closer than the scoreline suggested.

Bassett put nightmare journey behind them

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

HAMISH Forbes-Keith claimed a late brace of tries as Wootton Bassett romped to a 38-10 victory at Beaconsfield in Southern Counties North.









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