HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Not a happy return for Bassett

This Is Wiltshire:

4:12pm Monday 26th January 2015

WOOTTON Bassett Town’s first match for four weeks ended in disappointment as Paul Braithwaite’s men were put to the sword at high-flying Thame United.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Aces and Melksham share points

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

2:00pm Monday 26th January 2015

ON paper, the match of the day was in Division Three between leaders Melksham Town A, who took to the road for a visit to in-form Aces FC who, thanks to a seven-match winning run, had moved up to joint second behind Barry Holloway’s side.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Draw eases Eagles' relegation worries

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

1:00pm Monday 26th January 2015

WITH their pitch at Trowbridge Cricket Club unplayable for a second time in three weeks, Trowbridge Rangers switched their Division Two clash to Beversbrook, home of opponents Calne Eagles.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Ten-man Corsham stun Cribbs

This Is Wiltshire:

2:41pm Monday 26th January 2015

TEN-MAN Corsham Town turned in a heroic performance to come from behind and beat high-flying Cribbs.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Freshford keep pressure on Bradford

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

12:00pm Monday 26th January 2015

DEFENDING Division One champions Freshford United may not have the points on the board at this stage, but with three games in hand on leaders Bradford United they will fancy their chances of reeling their rivals in ahead of a potential title decider between the teams later in the season.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Collier salutes Terras triumph

This Is Wiltshire:

9:57am Monday 26th January 2015

TRIUMPHANT Chippenham Town boss Mark Collier thought that his side deserved the last-gasp goal that knocked Weymouth off the top of the table last weekend.

Russell delighted with ticket sales

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 26th January 2015

SEASON ticket sales for the Swindon Robins final campaign at the Abbey Stadium are up on this time last year.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Frome Town 0 Bideford 2

This Is Wiltshire:

4:07pm Sunday 25th January 2015

FROME Town left fearing for the drop after losing 2-0 at home to Bideford.

FA VASE: Highworth make history with shootout success at Tunbridge Wells

This Is Wiltshire:

8:41am Sunday 25th January 2015

JUBLIANT John Fisher hailed Highworth Town’s “fantastic achievement” as they earned a place in the FA Vase fifth round for the first time in their history with a dramatic 4-1 penalty shootout success in their reply at Tunbridge Wells.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Webb calls on Marine to exorcise their demons after Bishops Cleeve shock

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb says that the onus is on his players to drag themselves back to winning ways after they suffered another gut-wrenching last-gasp defeat at the Webb’s Wood Stadium on Saturday.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Shrivenham have to settle for point against Bracknell

This Is Wiltshire:

3:49pm Sunday 25th January 2015

SHRIVENHAM could only come away with a 1-1 draw against Bracknell Town despite having the ball in the back of the net three times.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Students left to rue missed chances

This Is Wiltshire:

3:06pm Sunday 25th January 2015

NEW College were left to rue a number of wasted opportunities as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Carterton in Hellenic League Division One West.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Davies left stunned by late Hook Norton winner

This Is Wiltshire:

2:28pm Sunday 25th January 2015

FAIRFORD Town manager Gareth Davies was left lost for words as his side conceded a last-minute winner in a seven-goal thriller against Hook Norton.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Dorey's strike makes it a fantastic five for flying Purton

This Is Wiltshire:

12:24pm Sunday 25th January 2015

A FINE long range strike from Joe Dorey in the dying stages of the match gave Purton a superb 3-2 success over fellow title rivals Lydney Town.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Weymouth 0 Chippenham Town 1

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Phillips

5:26pm Saturday 24th January 2015

CHIPPENHAM Town pulled off the shock of the day in the Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division on the south coast when an 89th-minute goal from substitute Lee Phillips, who headed home Luke Ballinger’s cross, defeated table-toppers Weymouth.

Craig joins the quickies

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 24th January 2015

PURTON’S Craig Miles will join the next generation of England fast bowlers for a South Africa training camp next month.

BOWLS: Katy’s in the right form to claim national success

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 24th January 2015

KATY SMITH bids for glory for the first time in the last 16 of the national U25 ladies singles championship this weekend.

BOWLS: Westlecot are on the brink

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 24th January 2015

WESTLECOT men’s hopes of booking their annual place in the Wessex League end of season play-offs are hanging by a thread after their latest east region group match.

Storey training with St Mirren ahead of possible move

This Is Wiltshire:

12:08pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A DEAL to take Swindon Town striker Miles Storey north of the border on loan to St Mirren could be finalised by this weekend, although the Advertiser understands a move with League Two side Northampton remains a possibility.

UPDATED: King leaves Marine

This Is Wiltshire:

12:20pm Friday 23rd January 2015

STRIKER Corey King has left Swindon Supermarine.

RUGBY: Tiger Jamie to become a Saint

This Is Wiltshire:

11:45am Friday 23rd January 2015

FORMER Marlborough College captain Jamie Gibson will join reigning Aviva Premiership champions Northampton Saints from arch-rivals this summer.

FOOTBALL: Vase run has captured the imagination, says Bradford Town chairman

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

BRADFORD Town chairman Les Stevens is looking forward to hosting another FA Vase spectacular next month and says that he’s been taken aback by how his town have thrown their weight behind his side’s historic cup run.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Webb wary despite Cleeve woes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

SUPERMARINE will not let league positions distract them this weekend as manager Dave Webb says that the battle for survival has already begun in the Evo-Stik League Southern Division One South & West table.

FA VASE: No fear for Fisher

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

HIGHWORTH Town will have nothing to fear when they again go in search of a place in the FA Vase fifth round away at Tunbridge Wells on Saturday, according to boss John Fisher.

Robins are fighting for Troy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

SWINDON Robins are hopeful the problems surrounding non-EU riders’ eligibility to ride in Britain in 2015 can be resolved – an issue that could affect the riding status of skipper Troy Batchelor.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Thame test for Bassett

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

PAUL Braithwaite says Wootton Bassett Town are chomping at the bit to return to action after four weeks without a game.

Old Boys have cup hunger

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

SWINDON College Old Boys will not be taking their opponents lightly as they prepare for their Southern Counties Senior Vase semi-final.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Purton aim to topple leaders as title race hots up

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

PURTON will be bidding to pull themselves firmly into the title race when they host league leaders Lydney Town on Saturday.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Storm seeking new recruits

This Is Wiltshire: Action from Swindon Storm's 52-12 victory over the Cornish Sharks at the weekend

5:30pm Friday 23rd January 2015

SWINDON Storm will be holding player trials for all potential new recruits on Monday, February 2.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: Town show will pack a real punch

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

PROMOTER Gary Turland has promised a string of quality fights when he brings an MMA show to Swindon in early March.

Helping hand for court queen Louise

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

LOUISE Hunt has been given a huge boost on her road to Rio with the help of a sponsorship cheque from Imagine Cruising.

CROSS COUNTRY: How about that for a winning display?

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

THERE can have been few families in the county who have enjoyed as much success in the Wiltshire Schools’ Cross Country Championships as the Howorths of Hilperton, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

UPDATED: Robins hopeful over riders' visa issues

This Is Wiltshire: Troy  Batchelor

2:00pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

SWINDON Speedway are hopeful that the visas issue surrounding non-EU riders’ eligibility to ride in Britain in 2015 can be resolved - an issue that could affect the riding status of skipper Troy Batchelor.

CRICKET: Vince to captain England Lions

This Is Wiltshire: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

11:40am Thursday 22nd January 2015

STEEPLE Ashton's James Vince will captain the England Lions in their five-match one-day series against South Africa A.

BOXING: Kent getting ready for fight night

This Is Wiltshire:

12:51pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

TRAINER Mark Kent may be the man expected to stay cool, calm and collected in the corner of the ring but the Contender Gym chief admits that he still has to fight off the nerves every time one of his boxers is in action.

Speedway chiefs look into revoked visa reports

This Is Wiltshire:

10:39am Thursday 22nd January 2015

BRITISH speedway chiefs are looking into claims that non-EU riders could be denied visas to ride in this country in 2015.

ANGLING: Thatchers wrap up division honours

This Is Wiltshire:

12:57pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE final round in the Sensas Commercial House Winter League was fished on the Kennet & Avon Canal from Richardsons to Limpley Stoke, writes COLIN SCULL.

MOTORSPORT: Charlie's racing towards a big future

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 22nd January 2015

SWINDON youngster Charlie Nesbitt looks all set for a life in the fast lane.

CRICKET: Vince stars for England Lions

This Is Wiltshire:

2:27pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

ENGLAND Lions drew their second unofficial Test, and the series, against South Africa A as Steeple Ashton's James Vince made a superb unbeaten century.

WILTSHIRE SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Gemma is Grittleton queen again

This Is Wiltshire: Gemma Shepherd, pictured on her way to victory in the U15 girls’ race at the South West Championships in Devon

12:00pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

SHELDON School’s Gemma Shepherd maintained her unbeaten record at Grittleton House School as she lifted the senior girls crown at last Saturday’s Wiltshire Schools Cross Country Championships.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Foster orders Robins to lick their wounds

This Is Wiltshire:

11:18am Wednesday 21st January 2015

FROME Town boss Adrian Foster insists that his players must stick together after coming out on the wrong end of their ‘six-pointer’ against Arlesey Town last weekend.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Park take stock of hard-fought success

This Is Wiltshire:

10:48am Wednesday 21st January 2015

DAVE Ferris is all too happy to subscribe to the Hardenhuish Park dressing room mantra of ‘the harder you work, the luckier you get’ after watching his Chippenham Park side overcome Radstock Town on Tuesday night.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Slow start costly, admits Collier

This Is Wiltshire:

12:15pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

MARK Collier conceded that his Chippenham Town team left themselves wide open for a Poole Town blitz as three goals in the first 22 minutes saw the Bluebirds crash to their first defeat of the year on Tuesday night.

May named in England training squad ahead of Six Nations

This Is Wiltshire:

11:28am Wednesday 21st January 2015

FORMER Royal Wootton Bassett junior Jonny May has been included in the England training squad for the RBS 6 Nations, which gets under way next month.

Gosford go home all black and blue

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SWINDON College Old Boys got the perfect warm-up to this weekend’s cup game with Hungerford as they completed a straight forward 29-7 victory over Gosford All Blacks.

Late try extends Bassett’s unbeaten run to seven

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

IT TOOK a 79th-minute try for a depleted Royal Wootton Bassett side to see off a stubborn Marlow on Saturday.

Marine Ladies get the read on opponents

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SUPERMARINE Ladies faced Reading at the weekend in a game that proved to be the culmination of all their effort so far this season.

CROSS COUNTRY: Senior crown seals Bampton’s set

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

CALLUM Bampton stamped his authority on the Wiltshire Schools’ Cross Country Championships to secure a fabulous full set of gold medals.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Boost for struggling Westbury

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

WESTBURY United Reserves may still be bottom of the table but the Premier Division basement boys handed themselves a lifeline with victory over Vale of Pewsey last weekend.

RUGBY: Bradford-on-Avon 19 Dorchester 7

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

BRADFORD delivered another timely boost to their Southern Counties South survival hopes as they maintained their unbeaten start to 2015.








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