Howell targeting top-eight finish and place at USPGA

This Is Wiltshire: David Howell

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DAVID Howell is looking for a place in the top eight at this week’s Bridgestone Invitational to secure a place at the US PGA Championships.

Taylor gets glowing praise after signing new Cats deal

This Is Wiltshire: Floyd Taylor, left

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

AARON Nell has hailed Floyd Taylor as one of the best young players in the country after he signed a new deal to remain with Swindon Wildcats.

Batch says Holder is key for Australia

This Is Wiltshire: REIGNING WORLD CHAMPION: Poole's Chris Holder

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

TROY Batchelor has admitted the fitness of former world champion Chris Holder could hold the key to Australia’s chances of making Saturday’s World Cup final.

SWIMMING: Flack flies to PB at ASA Nationals

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5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

OLIVIA Flack set a new personal best at the British Gas ASA National Championships yesterday.

ANGLING: Townsend claims Avon crown

This Is Wiltshire: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

SWINDON’S Pete Townsend took the top honours at the Avon SCC match at Portman and Scotland Road on the River Avon on Saturday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot cruises through 200m heat

This Is Wiltshire: Danny Talbot celebrates after winning the 200m in Birmingham today

10:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DANNY Talbot's quest for a Commonwealth Games medal remains on track after the Trowbridge Tornado breezed into tomorrow's 200m semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Second medal for Carlin

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9:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin picked up her second medal of the Commonwealth Games last night as she took the silver in the women's 400m freestyle.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Victory at last for St George

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon St George captain George Cowley

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWINDON St George vice-captain Gwyn Jenkins believes his team’s first win of the season creates a platform for a title-push next season.

MOTORSPORT: Simon keen to get back in the groove

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Simon Belcher, above right, receives his Masters Cup trophy

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWINDON’S Simon Belcher is relishing his return to competitive action when the British Touring Car Championship resumes for the second half of the season at Snetterton 300 Circuit this weekend.

TOM BASSAM ON TV: Games tests the talent pool at BBC

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5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Commonwealth Games may not be the most prestigious of international multi-sport competitions.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Starting again for new Bassett manager Braithwaite

This Is Wiltshire: New Bassett boss Paul Braithwaite

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MANAGER Paul Braithwaite has had to completely rebuild his Wootton Bassett Town squad after all but one player left the club.

Kildemand confirmed in Danish side

This Is Wiltshire: Kildemand.jpg

11:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PETER Kildemand has been confirmed in the Danish team for Saturday's World Cup final, as reported by the Advertiser earlier this evening.

Worrall bags Golden Hammer

This Is Wiltshire: Steve Worrall arrives in the nick of time for his second ride of the day

10:28pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON reserve Steve Worrall dropped just a single point as he won the prestigious Golden Hammer event at Cradley this evening.

Kildemand set to ride in World Cup final

This Is Wiltshire: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

10:12pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PETER Kildemand has been selected for the Danish World Cup final team, the Advertiser understands.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz proud of silver medal

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9:51pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin wasn’t scoffing at a second medal in as many nights despite just missing out on another gold in Glasgow, instead she insisted it was further justification that she is turning into a world-class competitor.

Kildemand joins Rosco in the World Cup final

This Is Wiltshire: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

8:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON Robins number one Peter Kildemand has helped Denmark into the final of the Speedway World Cup this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Silver for Jazz in the 400m

This Is Wiltshire: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

7:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has picked up the silver medal in the 400m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games tonight.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes praises her squad as semis loom

This Is Wiltshire: England netball coach Anna Mayes

12:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ANNA Mayes has labelled England’s netball team as the best group of players she has ever worked with as they gear up for the Commonwealth Games semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz makes the 400m final

This Is Wiltshire: Jazz Carlin

11:52am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has this morning qualified for tonight's final of the 400m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin into 400m final

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin progressed to the final of the 400m freestyle after finishing third in her heat this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Games hotting up for England coach Mayes

This Is Wiltshire: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON coach Anna Mayes will again lead England into battle today as they country’s netballers continue their Commonwealth Games netball campaign against Trinidad and Tobago.

Kildemand aims for a final place

This Is Wiltshire: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ROBINS number one Peter Kildemand will be looking to join his team manager Alun Rossiter in the World Cup final this evening when he takes to the track for Denmark in Event Two.

Yadav keen to get elusive ton

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5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

VIBHOR Yadav is desperate to put an end to a two-year century drought, but the Swindon all-rounder’s recent contributions to his team’s cause are more than making up for his failures to reach three figures.

Goatacre eye another win for safety

This Is Wiltshire: Ed Wilkins came up just 10 short of a century as Goatacre defeated Cheltenham by one wicket on Saturday

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

GOATACRE opener Ed Wilkins feels one more victory, against Minehead this weekend, should be enough to keep his side safe in WEPL Premier Two after their latest win against Chard.

Damien keeps on running

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5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DAMIEN Grace has set his sights on 1,000 appearances at Swindon Parkrun after reaching the 150 mark at the weekend.

Hill uses tactical banter to down Calne

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire’s Tom Bowler hits out during his side’s first innings at Corsham

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ELLIOT Hill’s tactical banter helped Tom Bowler rediscover his form with the bat, as the Purton all-rounder made an unbeaten century in his side’s victory over Calne on Saturday.

Nationwide’s Clarke anchors his side to second win of term

This Is Wiltshire: Nationwide's Nick Clarke in action

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NICK Clarke provided the perfect anchor innings as Nationwide House returned only their second WEPL Wiltshire Division victory of the season over Great Bedwyn.

Beasant pleased with Bassett’s latest victory

This Is Wiltshire: Darren Beasant

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant was happy his side enjoyed the perfect preparation to this weekend’s top-of-the-table showdown with Malmesbury, as they edged out Bradford-on-Avon by six wickets.

Flag frenzy with Storm

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5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOMEN’S flag football in Swindon is on the rise with teams from the town set to take on their South West rivals in the near future.

Lechlade stutter after defeat to Biddestone

This Is Wiltshire: Lechlade captain Joe Breet about to give the ball a good spank against Rockhampton. Picture: Terry Parker (8397369)

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LECHLADE’S lead at the top of the WEPL Glos/Wilts Division was cut to 11 points on Saturday, as the Manor Ground side lost by four runs to Biddestone.

SCHOOL SPORT: Catherine Wayte's golden year

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE PHRASE ‘Golden Generation’ is overused in sports, usually it describes a talented group of players of which much is expected.

WEPL 2nd XI: Baden can’t stop defeat for Swindon

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5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JOHN Baden’s 66 was in vain for Swindon as they were beaten by 50 runs in Premier One 2nd XI.

Panthers purr on their way to league crown

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Panthers pictured with new mascot Kieran Cookson

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON Panthers topped the regular season league after a crushing victory over Gosport at the Link Centre.

SWIMMING: Youngsters looking to make a splash in Sheffield

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5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON’S finest young swimmers will be descending on Sheffield over the next fortnight as they compete at the British Gas ASA National Championship begin on Wednesday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Olympic heartbreak all in the past for golden girl Jazz

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10:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO years ago Jazmin Carlin tearfully watched the London 2012 Olympics unfold form her sofa, dreaming of what might have been.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: A tough year takes its toll on Tilly

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10:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

TILLY Gray won’t be beating herself up about her performances at Glasgow 2014, admitting a year of instability was always going to take its toll.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold

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7:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin once again smashed the Commonwealth Games women's 800m freestyle record as she won gold at Glasgow 2014 this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin grabs freestyle gold

This Is Wiltshire: Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales’ Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year

7:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has taken Commonwealth gold in the 800m freestyle this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray comes fifth in 200m fly heat

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

11:48am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray has come fifth in her 200m butterfly heat at the Commonwealth Games.

CRICKET: Corsham saunter to victory by the seaside

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10:34am Monday 28th July 2014

CORSHAM got back to winning ways last weekend with a crushing seven-wicket victory over Weston-super-Mare.

CRICKET: Corsham back on track with Weston win

This Is Wiltshire:

10:34am Monday 28th July 2014

CORSHAM got back to winning ways last weekend with a crushing seven-wicket victory over Weston-super-Mare.

Smith arrival signals end of Pekkarinen at Cats

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

KENTON Smith’s arrival at Swindon Wildcats has signalled the end of Aku Pekkarinen’s time at the Link Centre.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE: Mallard plea for new recruits

This Is Wiltshire: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

4:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM & District Sunday League outfit Mallard FC are on the hunt for fresh blood ahead of the new season.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Welsh displays inspire Jazz ahead of final

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5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin admitted the success of her Welsh teammates may have had something to do with her impressive swim in the 800m freestyle heats as she set a new Commonwealth Games record to qualify for tonight’s final.

Stead is full of praise for boss Rossiter

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5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ROBINS asset Simon Stead praised Alun Rossiter’s motivational skills after Great Britain’s World Cup Event One success on Saturday.

Batch insists it's not over yet

This Is Wiltshire: Troy Batchelor and Alun Rossiter celebrate Swindon Robins' 49-41 victory at Coventry Bees last night (picture courtesy of Jeff Davies)

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ALUN Rossiter may have won the battle, but Swindon captain Troy Batchelor is still confident of winning the World Cup against his Robins team manager.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Gray matters for Webb

This Is Wiltshire: Bradley Gray in action for Swindon Supermarine against Banbury on Saturday

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb is hoping to sign up striker Bradley Gray today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford keen to build on medal treble

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5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

LAURA Halford hardly expected one medal from the Commonwealth Games let alone three – but she insists she must capitalise on her surprise success as quickly as possible.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Sherlock takes inspiration from Glasgow experience

This Is Wiltshire: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:20am Monday 28th July 2014

SHE may have come away from the Commonwealth Games empty handed but Stephanie Sherlock insists the experience will only serve to make her stronger.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Miley wins a bronze

This Is Wiltshire: Hannah Miley in action in this morning's 200m IM heats

8:24pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HANNAH Miley has picked up a bronze medal in the 200m individual medley this evening.







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