Live SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Eastbourne Eagles

This Is Wiltshire: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

6:46pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as Swindon Robins look to bounce back from their Good Friday disappointments when they take on Eastbourne Eagles at the Abbey Stadium.

EQUESTRIAN: Doel on form at Cheshire trials

This Is Wiltshire: David Doel rides Koyuna Sun Magic at the Kelsall Horse Trials

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

REYBRIDGE eventer David Doel enjoyed another good day at the Kelsall Horse Trials, in Cheshire.

WILTSHIRE SENIOR CUP FINAL: Tom the hero toasts magical Melksham

This Is Wiltshire: Melksham skipper Dave Thompson kisses the trophy

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MAN of the moment Tom Drewitt says Melksham Town’s dramatic Wiltshire Senior Cup triumph on Wednesday night caps a remarkable turnaround for the club this season, writes CARL FIELD.


This Is Wiltshire: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

4:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

LACOCK FC and Trowbridge Town Reserves will meet at Westbury United’s Meadow Lane ground on Friday evening in the final of the EJ Shanley & Son-sponsored Spring Cup.

ARCHERY: Making his Mark in China

This Is Wiltshire: Mark Rudd

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WILTSHIRE archer Mark Rudd was savouring his opportunity to shoot for his country this week.

A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

This Is Wiltshire: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

3:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ONE of the last survivors of the Paolo Di Canio era at Swindon Town helped secured Mark Cooper’s side their sixth win in seven games to keep alive our faint play-off dream.

EQUESTRIAN: Grand Slam is back on for Nicholson

This Is Wiltshire: Andrew Nicholson and Avebury at Barbury

3:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MARLBOROUGH-BASED world number one Andrew Nicholson's bid for the £230,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing is back on after World equestrian chiefs have confirmed the disqualification of  his New Zealand compatriot Jonathan Paget from last year's Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

FOOTBALL: Gardner is buoyed by derby delights

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham’s Ben Moore battles with Ryan Rawlins, of Devizes, during Monday's derby

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CALNE Town boss Simon Gardner says his players have set their own benchmark after two impressive wins over Easter, writes CARL FIELD.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Town rocked by comeback

This Is Wiltshire: Jake Harris (right) celebrates his second goal against Hungerford with teammate Joe McClennan

2:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town chief Mark Collier thought his side were unfortunate to be stung by a Hungerford Town comeback on Easter Monday.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Dean hopes to get kicks again

This Is Wiltshire: Chippenham Town’s players wear T-shirts in support of injured teammate Rob Dean on his return to Hardenhuish Park Picture by Robin Foster

2:17pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ROB Dean hasn’t given up hope on one day defying the doctors but the injured Chippenham Town midfielder is prepared to be patient on his long road to recovery.

FOOTBALL: Warminster run into a spot of bother

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham’s Matt Jenkins outjumps Rory Collins, of Devizes, during Monday’s derby Pictures by Diane Vose (DV1263-003)

1:54pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WARMINSTER joint-boss Derek Graham was disappointed after his side twice paid the penalty, costing them four points over Easter, writes CARL FIELD.

ATHLETICS: Talbot tops the charts after first run

This Is Wiltshire: Danny Talbot was controversially omitted from the Great Britain squad for this month’s World Championships

1:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

IN his first individual competition of the summer Trowbridge international sprinter Danny Talbot shot straight to the top of the UK 200m outdoor rankings.

RUGBY: Trowbridge's Twickenham travel details revealed

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge team manager Nobby Knight and head coach Steve Ojomoh celebrate Saturday's semi final win at Guildford  Photo: Trevor Porter (48658-16)

1:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE Rugby Club is keen to pack out the 82,000-seater stadium at Twickenham with as many supporters as it can, with coachloads of fans expected to make the trip from Wiltshire.

RUGBY: ‘Twickenham will be a big day, but we’re going there to win’

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge’s players and officials start the celebrations after the final whistle in last Saturday’s semi-final

1:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE chance to play at the home of English rugby would be the high point of any amateur rugby player’s career, but Lloyd Davis will not be content with just playing the role of star-struck visitor.

WILTSHIRE SENIOR CUP FINAL: Bradford Town 3 Melksham Town 3 (AET, Melksham won 3-2 on penalties)

This Is Wiltshire: Melksham celebrate their cup victory last night (Picture by Diane Vose)

9:46am Thursday 24th April 2014

KEEPER Tom Drewitt’s spot kick heroics inspired holders Melksham Town to a dramatic penalty shootout win over Bradford Town to retain their Wiltshire Senior Cup at Hardenhuish Park last night, writes CARL FIELD.

FOOTBALL: Corsham claim point at Wells

This Is Wiltshire: Jack Morris was on target for Corsham last night

8:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

CORSHAM picked up a battling point in the Toolstation League First Division at Wells City last night Keiran Gleed went close for the visitors early on, but Jamie Howson and Darren Maynard also had good chances for City.

FOOTBALL: Corsham claim point at Wells

This Is Wiltshire: Jack Morris was on target for Corsham last night

8:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

CORSHAM picked up a battling point in the Toolstation League First Division at Wells City last night Keiran Gleed went close for the visitors early on, but Jamie Howson and Darren Maynard also had good chances for City.

Time will be a healer for Darryl

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

ALUN Rossiter has stressed the importance of allowing Darryl Ritchings to take his time in recovering from his horrific injuries after the Purton teenager was released from hospital.

FOOTBALL: Foster seeks flourish to end season

This Is Wiltshire: Jon Vance’s goal helped Frome earn a draw on Monday

1:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FROME Town boss Adrian Foster wants one more big push from his side that would see them end the season with a flourish.

Keeping fans key for Rosco

This Is Wiltshire: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Alun Rossiter has highlighted the need for his Swindon Robins side to put in an emphatic display against Eastbourne Eagles at the Abbey Stadium tonight, as he looks to eradicate any fears in fans’ minds that the Elite League season could be a long, hard grind.

Howell’s ‘due a good week’

This Is Wiltshire: David Howell

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Howell believes he is “due a good week” on the European Tour, as he starts his Volvo China Open campaign in the early hours of Thursday morning.

North-ing for Dakota to consider as he steps into Klindt's roster spot

This Is Wiltshire: EASY DOES IT: Troy Batchelor and Dakota North, one and two in heat four

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

SWINDON Robins’ new signing Dakota North did not have to think twice when offered an emergency slot on Alun Rossiter’s roster.

Brits of all right for Bassett

This Is Wiltshire: Darren Beasant

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant is hoping his side will be bolstered next month by the arrival of two mystery ex-pats returning to the region from Australia.

NON-LEAGUE: Cox doubles up for Bassett

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

LEVI Cox scored twice as Wootton Bassett Town beat doomed Newbury 3-1 at the Corinium last night.

MOTOCROSS: Motocross stars flocking to Foxhill for the British Championships

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

The third round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship heads to Foxhill near Swindon on Sunday.

Ciren seniors topple rivals

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

CIRENCESTER seniors secured a convincing win against Cotswold Hills in their recent match.

Ritchings expected to make full recovery after release from hospital - Rossiter

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

1:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is expected to make a “full, happy recovery” following his release from hospital, according to Swindon Robins manager Alun Rossiter.

ATHLETICS: Nominees named for Wiltshire awards

This Is Wiltshire: Avon Valley Runners’ Michael Towler, on his way to victory on Sunday

1:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WILTSHIRE Athletic Association will host a presentation awards evening at the Devizes Sports & Social Club on Friday, June 6.

RACING: Hughes poised to return

This Is Wiltshire: Jockey Richard Hughes celebrates Sky Lantern's 1000 Guineas win for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon

9:45am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

RICHARD Hughes has been given the green light to return to race-riding at Sandown on Friday.

Klindt reacts to being dropped by Robins

This Is Wiltshire: Nicolai Klindt wins heat seven

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NICOLAI Klindt says that he was left speechless when he was told the news that he was being axed by Swindon Robins.

THE NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Goodbye and thank you Robins fans

This Is Wiltshire: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

I WOULD like to say thank you to all you Swindon fans who have supported me in my short time back at the club.

MOTORSPORT: Alessandro Latif - the teenage racing driver with no licence

This Is Wiltshire: Alessandro Latif

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOR a teenager without a licence, Alessandro Latif can’t half drive.

We haven't got out of third gear - Westall

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Adam Westall

5:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SWINDON captain Adam Westall conceded his side have “not got out of third gear” over the course of the campaign, after they lost 34-14 to Witney in their final South West 1 East outing on Saturday.

RACING: Hannon's trio to tackle 2000 Guineas

This Is Wiltshire: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

5:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

RICHARD Hannon has confirmed he will be triple-handed in his bid to train a Classic winner in his own right at the first attempt with Night Of Thunder and Shifting Power joining leading light Toormore in the Qipco 2000 Guineas.

RUGBY: Devizes 2nd 37 Calne 12

This Is Wiltshire: RUGBY: Marlow 21 Devizes 32

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DEVIZES 2nd secured their survival in Dorset & Wilts One North as they saw off relegated Calne at London Road.

RUGBY: Marlow 21 Devizes 32

This Is Wiltshire: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

4:06pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DEVIZES wrapped up a top-half finish in their maiden South West One East season as they won a topsy-turvy clash at Marlow.

CRICKET: Another win for Wiltshire

This Is Wiltshire: Potterne skipper Neil Clark was in fine batting form with 195

3:34pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WILTSHIRE continued their excellent early-season form as they beat Dorset by 80 runs in their final warm-up match at South Wilts on Monday.

FOOTBALL: County cup finalists suffer Bank Holiday defeats

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Town hat-trick hero Booker Woodford (above) celebrates one of his three goals at Keynsham Town last weekend

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MELKSHAM Town and Bradford Town warmed up for their Wiltshire Senior Cup final on Wednesday with league defeats on Easter Monday.

MOTOR SPORT: Orgee emulates father's success in Combe opener

This Is Wiltshire: Brothers Richard and Adam Higgins third and second either side of Formula Ford race winner Roger Orgee Photo: Trevor Porter (48663-2)

10:41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORTY years since his father won the same race at Castle Combe, Langford’s Roger Orgee took a fine win in the circuit’s opening Formula Ford 1600 championship race of the season on Easter Monday.


This Is Wiltshire: Jon Vance scored twice for Frome to send them to the Somerset Premier Cup final

9:50am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FROME Town found themselves trailing by two goals at the interval, were much better in the second half, and deservedly came away from Bideford with a share of the points.

SWIMMING: Millward leads Wiltshire representation for European Championships

This Is Wiltshire: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

3:27pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FOUR Wiltshire swimmers have been named in the British Gas GB Para-Swimming team for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

MOTORCYCLING: Top ten finishes for Bridewell

This Is Wiltshire: Tommy Bridewell in action at Brands Hatch

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell reflected on a frustrating opening to the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as he claimed top ten finishes in both races at Brands Hatch on Monday.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Champagne is on ice for Cirencester

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CIRENCESTER Town put one hand on the Southern League Division One South & West title following their 2-1 win over Shortwood United.

Ben wins Ogbourne Downs' Junior Open

This Is Wiltshire: Ben Wakeley receive the Liddiards Plate from Ogbourne Downs' Ladies' Captain Shirley Solomon

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BEN Wakeley was the star of Ogbourne Downs’ Junior Open as he collected the main title, the Liddiards Plate.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: 'Noisy neighbours' Shrivenham silence Fisher & Co

This Is Wiltshire: Sam Collier

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

JOHN Fisher admitted that his team deserved nothing as “the herberts up the road” Shrivenham put Highworth Town in their place.

CLUB OF THE WEEK: Swindon Youth's success story

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Youth FC

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE Football League serves to provide different standards of professional football and generally speaking the right players end up at the right level. In youth football there is a void.

SWINDON SUNDAY LEAGUE: AFC Gas close in on the title

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AFC Gas can wrap up the Swindon Sunday League title tomorrow night after their 3-0 win at Castrol moved them four points clear at the top of Division One with two games remaining.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Southbrook and Supermarine set for title decider

This Is Wiltshire: Southbrook boss Albert Dearing

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE Wiltshire League’s leading two go head-to-head tomorrow in a battle which could decide where the Premier Division title will end up.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Draw disappoints Supermarine boss Webb

This Is Wiltshire: Marine boss Dave Webb was delighted with the win

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb believes his side should have done better against struggling Guildford City as they moved back into the play-off places in Southern League Division One South & West.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Depleted Purton claim the honours against New College

This Is Wiltshire: Purton's Blaine Fitzgerald in action against New College

5:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A DEPLETED Purton side claimed the derby honours at home to New College in Hellenic League Division One West.

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