SPEEDWAY LIVE: Poole Pirate v Swindon Robins

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

10:33am Friday 18th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as he brings you all the action from Swindon Robins' Elite League and Elite Shield double-header.

NEIL SHARDLOW: A good way to begin

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire skipper Michael Coles hits out on his way to an unbeaten 70 during his side’s Marlborough Cup victory over Berkshire on Sunday

2:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

Our summer column with Wiltshire team boss Neil Shardlow returns

DUATHLON: Chris shows Yorkshire grit for world boost

This Is Wiltshire: Chris Roxburgh with his bronze medal

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

STAVERTON’S Chris Roxburgh warmed up for his second crack at the Duathlon World Championships by clinching a bronze medal at Sunday’s National Championships in North Yorkshire.

MOTORCYCLING: Easy does it, Tommy

This Is Wiltshire: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell says that he won’t be throwing caution to the wind as he challenges for the British Superbikes Championship (BSB) title this season.

BATH RUGBY: Garvey looking further than play-offs

This Is Wiltshire: Matt Garvey

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

MATT Garvey wants Bath to look forward, rather than over their shoulders, as they try to turn a season of huge promise into one with a glittering conclusion.

RUGBY: Shane's a real hero

This Is Wiltshire: Former Wales and British Lions Star Shane Williams at the coaching session he gave Royal Wootton Bassett U8s at Ballards Ash on Tuesday

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s U8s youngsters had a training session to remember on Tuesday when Wales and British Lions legend Shane Williams dropped in to the Ballards Ash club.

SWIMMING: Millward makes Glasgow progress

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham’s Stephanie Millward

12:41pm Friday 18th April 2014

CORSHAM swimmer Stephanie Millward qualified for tonight's A final in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow this morning.

Town of champions

This Is Wiltshire: Dave George (left), the head coach of Bradford on Avon RFC, captain Oli Stacey and top points scorer Dan Bright  celebrate the club’s Dorset & Wilts One North title win

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon is toasting a week of sporting success after the town’s rugby and football clubs lifted their respective league titles in the space of three days.

RUGBY: ‘This is probably the biggest game any of us have played in’

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge captain Matt Howard will lead his side in the battle for a final appearance at Twickenham against Guildford tomorrow

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE skipper Matt Howard reckons his side can tap into coach Steve Ojomoh’s big-game experience as they prepare for a red-letter day in their own rugby careers.

CRICKET: Wiltshire start well

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire, pictured before Sunday’s win over Berkshire at South Wilts

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

WILTSHIRE team boss Neil Shardlow saluted the performance of his side as they kicked off their summer by clinching the Marlborough Cup at South Wilts.

LONDON MARATHON: Mini-marvel Gemma has London success

This Is Wiltshire: Gemma Shepherd (second left) with her South West U17 women’s team at London

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

GEMMA Shepherd celebrated her third successive appearance in the Virgin London Mini Marathon by helping the south west squad to finish on the podium, writes Kevin Fahey.

RUGBY: The late, late show wins it for Bradford

This Is Wiltshire: Bradford's Ed Dawson gets airborne during Saturday's victory at Chippenham

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon head coach Dave George had resigned himself to a league title ‘near-miss’ until his side produced an astonishing late burst to clinch the Dorset & Wilts One North crown.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bradford reach promised land

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge Town's Otis Young is challenged during last weekend's clash with FC Chippenham Youth

10:30am Friday 18th April 2014

PAUL Shanley thinks his troops displayed their champion spirit to seal the Toolstation League First Division title at Chard Town on Tuesday night.

RUGBY: President Mike salutes campaign

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge president Mike James

10:30am Friday 18th April 2014

PRESIDENT Mike James thinks that Trowbridge’s players should be proud of their efforts during an ‘unbelievable’ season, no matter what the score of tomorrow’s semi-final.

DUATHLON: Tim top of the class

This Is Wiltshire: Duathlon winner Tim Purvey, right, with EventsLogic UK’s Steve Fream

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett Hounds Tim Purvey won the third Bag4Sport Abbeyfield School Duathlon on Sunday.

RACING: Toormore stays on course for Guineas

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

10:08am Friday 18th April 2014

EUROPE'S champion, the Wiltshire-trained two-year-old Toormore, proved he remains the consummate professional at three after getting his season off to a solid start in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket.


This Is Wiltshire: Alan Griffin is all smiles after finding the net against Bashley last weekend

10:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town were pegged back in the second half as they earned a point from their rearranged league clash at Hungerford Town tonight.

ATHLETICS: Webb puts the hammer down

This Is Wiltshire: John of Gaunt School’s Caitlin Wosika smashed her personal best by more than 15 seconds

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ELLIE-J Webb continued her excellent start to the new season with a record-breaking victory in the opening Avon Track & Field League meeting in Yate, writes Kevin Fahey.

Ritchings is out of sedation

This Is Wiltshire: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is starting to show signs of improvement after the injured Swindon Robins rider was brought out of sedation.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Stakes raised for Marine

This Is Wiltshire: Dave Webb

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb says that the reward for winners of tomorrow’s clash could be massive.

SPEEDWAY: Poole Pirates 56, Swindon Robins 34

This Is Wiltshire: Troy Batchelor manages to stay upright in heat seven

1:24pm Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins suffered a heavy Elite League defeat in the opening leg of their double-header at Poole Pirates.

Rosco’s concern over early start

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter at last night's meeting

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter says that the biggest problem he will have in today’s double-header with Poole Pirates is making sure that his young riders have managed to drag themselves out of bed in time.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Malmesbury Vics in fight for survival

This Is Wiltshire: Malmesbury’s Flying Monk ground was under water as floods hit just before Christmas

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria manager Gareth Davies says that they have to focus on the remaining three games of the season and not think about the century old club possibly going out of existence.

Miserable first round for Howell in Kuala Lumpur

This Is Wiltshire: David Howell

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

DAVID Howell will return to the course this morning looking to end a miserable first round at the Maybank Malaysian Open.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Not so magnificent eight missing for Fisher

This Is Wiltshire: New Highworth boss John Fisher

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

HIGHWORTH boss John Fisher is having to deal with eight absentees for Saturday’s Hellenic Premier League fixture with Binfield.

RUGBY: Low still confident despite a depleted team for final game

This Is Wiltshire: Alan Low

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett have been forced into making a number of changes ahead of their season finale with Thatcham tomorrow.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Braithwaite is hoping for a change in fortunes

This Is Wiltshire: Fairford boss Paul Braithwaite

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

FAIRFORD boss Paul Braithwaite is hoping his side’s luck turns this Saturday against Easington Sports in their Hellenic League Division One West fixture.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Hughes relishing run-in for title-chasing Ciren

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

BRIAN Hughes thinks that his Cirencencester side having the hardest run-in of all their promotion race rivals in the Southern League Division One South and West works in their favour.

Connal does Knott consider fourth to be nowhere as Swindon’s season reaches end

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Tim Berry and Connal Knott combine to tackle a Witney player

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON scrum-half Connal Knott says he will be happy with a fourth place finish given the season of transition that Swindon have gone through.

RUGBY: Old Boys game is off

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON College Old Boys final league with Bletchley has been cancelled as they are heading to Devon on tour.

FOOTBALL: Late goal denies Bassett's final hopes

This Is Wiltshire: Jeff Roberts' Wootton Bassett Town lost at Cheltenham Saracens last night

10:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GOAL five minutes from time by Brimscombe & Thrupp substitute Karl Nash denied Wootton Bassett Town a place in the Hellenic League's Supplementary Cup final tonight.

CASTLE COMBE: Howard’s Day kicks off Combe season

This Is Wiltshire: Adam Higgins toasts his Formula Ford 1600 title success

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Castle Combe circuit’s 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday and, as last year, the opening meeting will be run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Legg despairs at derby effort

This Is Wiltshire: Calne’s Aaron Hopkins tries to weave through the Corsham defence during last Satruday's derby

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ASSISTANT boss Darren Legg was critical of Calne Town after they went down to a 2-0 home defeat to local rivals Corsham Town on Saturday, writes Carl Field.

DAN THE FAN: Facing a battle to hang on to prospects

This Is Wiltshire: DAN THE FAN: Facing a battle to hang on to prospects

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dan Johnson on the week at Swindon Town

ARCHERY: Shanghai surprise for Wiltshire's Rudd

This Is Wiltshire: Mark Rudd

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WILTSHIRE archer Mark Rudd will represent Great Britain for the first time at the first leg of the 2014 Archery World Cup in China next week.

HELLENIC LEAGUE DIVISION ONE WEST: Hook Norton 2 Malmesbury Victoria 0

This Is Wiltshire: Malmesbury Victoria manager Gareth Davies saw his side finally return to action last night

9:05am Thursday 17th April 2014

CRISIS-STRICKEN Malmesbury Victoria saw their three-match unbeaten run come to an end at Hook Norton last night.

FOOTBALL: Hilperton official Probert to referee FA Cup final

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Probert will referee next month's FA Cup final

7:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

HILPERTON referee Lee Probert will take charge of next month's FA Cup final between Arsenal and Hull next month, the Football Association announced today.

Injured Ritchings is out of sedation

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

10:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

INJURED Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings has been successfully brought out of sedation at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.

ICE HOCKEY: Wildcats star Lyle plans to retire after one more year

This Is Wiltshire: Stevie Lyle Swindon Wildcats (2332606)

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

VETERAN netminder Stevie Lyle is planning a swansong year at Swindon Wildcats as he plans to bring his illustrious playing career to end in 2015.

Howell hopes his new putter will help regain his form

This Is Wiltshire: FIGHTING BACK: David Howell

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

DAVID Howell is hoping that a new putter will bring him better fortunes as he tackles the Maybank Malaysian Open today.

‘Hungry’ Bassett eye place in cup final

This Is Wiltshire: Jeff Roberts

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town will look to book their place in the Bluefin Sports Supplementary Challenge Cup final tonight when they travel to Brimscombe and Thrupp.

DARTS: Swindon's McCarthy plays key role for England

This Is Wiltshire: DARTS Josh is the comeback kid

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

SWINDON darts star Josh McCarthy was one of the star performers at the British Internationals earlier this month.

ANGLING: Gilbert strikes at Viaduct

This Is Wiltshire: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Thursday Open match at Viaduct Fishery again produced the goods with some cracking carp catches.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Worton sign off with another win

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

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE final league match of the season in Division Two saw Worton & Cheverell host Bradford United Reserves in what was an end-of-season dead rubber for both teams.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bradford are champions

This Is Wiltshire: Bradford Town sealed the Toolstation League First Division title last night

9:37am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRADFORD Town were crowned champions of the Toolstation League First Division after victory at Chard Town last night.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Hayward leaves Ashton in a pickle

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

9:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WESTBURY United Reserves went into their midweek game against Steeple Ashton knowing that nothing less than victory in their final two matches of the season would see them finish as runners-up to Division One champions Freshford United.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Bassett on song at Abingdon

This Is Wiltshire: Ryan Stanners (right) scored twice for Wootton Bassett Town at Abingdon Town

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town warmed up for their Hellenic League Challenge Cup semi-final tomorrow night with a five-star showing at bottom-of-the-table Abingdon Town last night.

Swindon's Parnell set for Duathlon World Championships

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon duathlon star Claire Parnell

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON Town’s yoga instructor has won the chance to represent England at the Duathlon World Championships in Spain. Now she’s hopeful her achievements will give more novices in the town the encouragement they need to take up the sport.

POINT TO POINT: Ramsbury's Caspar saddles up at Lockinge

This Is Wiltshire: POINT TO POINT: Ramsbury's Caspar saddles up at Lockinge

2:18pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

COUNTING his Easter eggs will be the furthest thing from Ramsbury nine year Caspar Stephenson's mind this weekend, as he prepares for his second racecourse appearance in just three days at the Charles Stanley Point-to-Point and Country Day on Easter Bank Holiday Monday at Lockinge.

Robins' Worrall available to tackle Pirates

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

8:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have been boosted by the news that reserve rider Steve Worrall will be available for the away leg of Good Friday’s Poole Pirates.

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