Breaking news BOXING: Blackwell earns Monte Carlo draw

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge middleweight Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell is willing to take on all comers

8:58pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TROWBRIDGE fighter Nick Blackwell boxed to his first career draw in Monte Carlo tonight.

LIFESAVING: Master-ful bronze for Williams

This Is Wiltshire:

11:10am Saturday 25th October 2014

BRADFORD on Avon instructor Geoff Williams won a bronze medal at the World Masters Lifesaving Championships in the south of France.

BOXING: Nick’s rich pickings

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

NICK Blackwell is ready to show the British boxing world what it’s been missing when he steps into the ring in the gamblers' paradise of Monte Carlo tonight.


This Is Wiltshire:

9:32pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PLAYING their tenth away game in their first 14 league matches, Frome Town pulled off an excellent 2-1 victory at Biggleswade Town, thanks to two goals from substitute Ollie Taylor, who was playing only his second match after being injured in the opening game of the season.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Swindon Supermarine 1 Wimborne Town 2

This Is Wiltshire: Dave Webb

4:54pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A GOAL at the start of either half saw Swindon Supermarine slip to a frustrating home loss at the hands of Wimborne Town this afternoon.

ATHLETICS: Bell aims to chime just right in Stroud

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FAIRFORD-based runner Dave Bell is looking for a big performance in the 33rd Stroud Half Marathon on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

THE IRON LADY: Due north for start of a new era

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

WHEN I penned my last column a fortnight ago, I feared that when it came time to write this next one I might be surrounded by bags, boxes and bikes.

CROSS-COUNTRY: Classy College are staying the course

This Is Wiltshire:

4:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

ST Augustine’s Catholic College of Trowbridge has enjoyed a flying start to the new cross country season, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

FOOTBALL: Early double sinks United

This Is Wiltshire:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO goals in the first seven minutes gave Westbury an uphill battle as they crashed out of the Les Phillips cup.

DUATHLON: Silver service keeps Coleman’s fine season on the right track

This Is Wiltshire:

1:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

JAMES Coleman was delighted to see his fruitful season rumble on as he made another addition to his medal collection at the British Age Group Duathlon Championships.

ATHLETICS: Runners’ masterful display

This Is Wiltshire:

12:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Avon Valley Runners’ trio of Ruth Barnes, Fiona Price and Jackie Rockcliffe have created a significant piece of history for the club, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

MARTIAL ARTS: Heaps of skill on show at new town club

This Is Wiltshire:

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

BEN Heap is looking forward to passing on his skills to the next generation as he helps lead the new Malmesbury Martial Arts Academy.

BOXING: Emeralds fighters glisten on home card

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM’S Emeralds Boxing club hosted its first show of the new season featuring ten of their own fighters and former WBC super middleweight champion Glenn Catley making a guest speaker appearance.

BOXING: 'Nick will have them on the run'

This Is Wiltshire: Nick Blackwell gets ready to head off to the Ukraine with Contender Gym trainer Mark Kent Photo: Trevor Porter (42620-6)

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CONTENDER Gym trainer Mark Kent concedes that even more potential opponents could be left running scared if Nick Blackwell shines in Monte Carlo tomorrow night.

BIATHLE: Dreelan shows his class to help Britain to gold medal

This Is Wiltshire:

11:30am Friday 24th October 2014

JOSHUA Dreelan kept his cool in Latin America to get his hands on a team gold medal at this month’s Biathle World Championships.

FOOTBALL: A slow start leaves Town needing late equaliser

This Is Wiltshire:

10:17am Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD Town manager Paul Shanley said that they got what they deserved after a lethargic start on Saturday.

RED INSURE CUP: Larkhall Athletic 4 Frome Town 5

This Is Wiltshire:

10:14am Friday 24th October 2014

FROME Town hit back from 4-1 down to edge a nine-goal thriller at Larkhall Athletic in the Red Insure Cup.

HOCKEY: Wilts men are glossed over by a goal in each half

This Is Wiltshire:

10:12am Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Wilts slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Gloucester City in their Davis Wood League Championship division clash at Kingdown School.

DEVIZES HALF MARATHON: Dunstone crowned county king

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

GARY Dunstone has been crowned the new Wiltshire half marathon champion, writes Kevin Fahey.

DAN THE FAN: Reeves a shining light as our run is ended

This Is Wiltshire: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

9:25am Friday 24th October 2014

Dan Johnson’s take on Swindon Town

May agrees new Gloucester deal

This Is Wiltshire:

5:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

FORMER Wootton Bassett player Jonny May has signed a new contract with Aviva Premiership club Gloucester.

Kilby understanding but gutted by cancellation

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

LEE Kilby, son of the legendary Bob Kilby, admitted he was disappointed but agreed the right decision had been taken to call-off the memorial meet dedicated to his father at the 11th hour.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Marine in need of a lift

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb admits it is down to him to lift the club out of the lowest position they have been during his two-and-a-half years at the Webb’s Wood Stadium.

Bassett enjoying life at the Ash

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett need to get into the right frame of mind if they are to be a title winning side come the end of the season.

Swindon looking to build on Towestrians win in derby

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Cameron Brown

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

SWINDON head into this weekend’s game on a high after inflicting a first defeat on Towcestrians last Saturday.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthians

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

HIGHWORTH Town manager John Fisher is hoping that his side can get back to winnings way tomorrow when they make the trip to Thame United in the Hellenic League Premier Division.

Unbeaten Old Boys aiming to keep it 100 on a Little trip

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

AFTER making a flying start to the season Swindon College Old Boys will be looking to keep their 100 per cent record when they travel to Littlemore.

Swindon left with plenty to make up

This Is Wiltshire:

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE first round of matches in greyhound racing’s biggest team event, the 2014 BAGS Track Championship, were completed this week.

Laura secures county award

This Is Wiltshire:

3:43pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

COMMONWEALTH Games medallist Laura Halford was named  sports personality of the year at the fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards in Trowbridge last night.

Bob Kilby memorial meet called off

This Is Wiltshire:

11:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TONIGHT'S memorial meet for Robins rider Bob Kilby has been called off due to rider availability.

Stars out on show to pay respect at Kilby Memorial

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

“IF you are going to do something, do it properly.” These were the words of the late Robins rider Bob Kilby and his son Lee will be holding those words close to his heart as he prepares for tonight’s memorial meet.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Miller happy with Purton performance

This Is Wiltshire:

8:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PURTON manager Justin Miller is hoping that his side can build on last weekend’s performance when they when they make the journey to North Leigh United in Hellenic League Division One West.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Storm grant to fund new generation of coaches

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SWINDON Storm American Football club is have been awarded a grant of more than £1,000 for their volunteer work.

ANGLING: Sunday best hands Poppleton victory

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MARK Poppleton from Trowbridge carried off top prize in the Sunday Open match at Viaduct Fishery with 190 lb 7 oz of carp.

Former Bassett youngster earns England call up

This Is Wiltshire:

1:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Royal Wootton Bassett junior Jonny May has been called up to represent his country for the Autumn Internationals.

LES PHILLIPS CUP: Corsham are back on song

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CORSHAM Town chief Trevor Rawlings revealed that going ‘back to basics’ was the key to his side’s return to form this week.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: 'We need to find our shooting boots,' says Devizes joint-chief

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DEVIZES Town joint-boss Darran Walters concedes that his team simply aren’t finding the back of net enough right now.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Park left with too much to do at Welton

This Is Wiltshire:

10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A STIRRING second half fightback wasn’t enough for Chippenham Park to stop themselves coming out on the wrong end of a seven-goal thriller last weekend.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Darrin wins it at the death

This Is Wiltshire:

9:43am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A LAST-GASP Darrin Moss goal saw a depleted Calne Town take all three points atWells City last weekend.

Horror break mars big Bassett win

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s one sided display over Milton Keynes was overshadowed by a bad injury to the visitor’s Jake Ronaldson which brought the contest to a premature end.

Marine spirits still high

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SPIRIT amongst the team at Supermarine remains high despite a heavy 90-3 defeat away to Southern Counties South division leaders Swanage & Wareham.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Collier eager to end Shrivenham’s dismal run of form

This Is Wiltshire: Sam Collier

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHRIVENHAM play host to Milton United tonight with manager Sam Collier hoping it will be a chance to end their dismal run of form.

HOCKEY: King Henry delivers for Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

6:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SWINDON came away with a deserved 2-1 win following a war of attrition against a physical Leominster side.

HOCKEY: Bassett ladies go second after goalless affair

This Is Wiltshire:

6:32pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Ladies maintained their unbeaten record in the West Clubs League East Division as they were held to a goalless draw by Wimborne Wayfarers.


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

10:47pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DESPITE club skipper Alan Griffin celebrating his substitute appearance with a 91st-minute goal, Chippenham had already squandered a glut of chances while Redditch converted twice from a handful of chances in each half to record a league double over the Bluebirds.

RUGBY: Bradford on Avon 10 Frome 43

This Is Wiltshire:

5:19pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOUR tries in the final ten minutes condemned Bradford on Avon to a fifth successive as the hosts’ challenged fell away on Saturday.

RUGBY: Combe Down 23 Melksham 8

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MELKSHAM travelled to league leaders Coombe Down but failed to take their chances.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Youth coming of age as derby win takes them within touching distance of top

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FC CHIPPENHAM Youth manager Nigel Tripp is hoping that his young players will carry on making the grade in the Wiltshire League.

RUGBY: Marlborough 85 Calne 3

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MARLBOROUGH recorded a second successive big win with an emphatic triumph over Calne.

RUGBY: Trowbridge 24 Reading 21

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ADAM Sullivan’s brace of tries, including a last-gasp effort, proved enough for Trowbridge to get past struggling Reading at Doric Park.

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