CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Bluebirds bring in Thompson

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

5:57pm Friday 19th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town have signed goalkeeper Conor Thompson from Bath side Larkhall Athletic.

DAN THE FAN: Second best – for now

This Is Wiltshire: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

2:20pm Friday 19th December 2014

WITH Town comfortably beating Notts County 3-0 and Bristol City drawing 0-0 with just a few minutes left, it looked like Mark Cooper’s side would be taking top spot in League One for the first time this season.

CRICKET: Avebury bring in Wes

This Is Wiltshire:

12:40pm Friday 19th December 2014

AVEBURY have signed South African first-class player Wes Hartslief ahead of the 2015 season.

FOOTBALL: Melksham look towards next step

This Is Wiltshire: Melksham Town manager Darren Perrin is excited about the club's proposed new stadium

12:00pm Friday 19th December 2014

AMBITIOUS Melksham Town have made the first steps towards advancing to the next stage in their evolution after applying for promotion to the Southern League.

TRAMPOLINING: Conor is bouncing

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Friday 19th December 2014

HARDENHUISH School Year Eight pupil Conor Irwin’s recent success in a Trampolining and Double Mini Tramp (DMT) International Competition last month saw him making it through to the finals for both events in the UK league.

KICKBOXING: Annabelle is the Commonwealth queen

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Friday 19th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM kickboxer Annabelle Shoob will celebrate Christmas with more than her fair share of festive sparkle in tow after clinching her third World Ring Sports Association (WRSA) title of the year, writes DAN BARNES.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Webb still looking for assistant

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

DAVE Webb is hoping to have the assistant manager situation sorted by the new year.

Swindon target 50 points

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

ADAM Westall hopes to see Swindon further ahead of schedule when they sign off for Christmas at home to Leighton Buzzard on Saturday.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Collier eyes basement battle win

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00am Friday 19th December 2014

SAM Collier will welcome back six familiar faces for Shrivenham’s must-win game against fellow strugglers Cheltenham Saracens tomorrow.

Old Boys looking to sink World Cup winning duo

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 19th December 2014

SWINDON College Old Boys will come face-to-face with two World Cup winners when they host Chesham this weekend.

RUGBY: Real cup of cheer for Bassett youngsters

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE future is looking bright for Royal Wootton Bassett rugby after their U17 side claimed the Dorset & Wilts Cup at the weekend.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Melksham settle in for the second half

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MELKSHAM Town Reserves manager Steve Burns is full of festive cheer as his side head into the Christmas break right near the top of the Premier Division tree.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: New boy Holgate’s ring of confidence

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier is hoping that new signing Ashan Holgate can add another dimension to his frontline options.

ANGLING: Blackmore on top at the Pool

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE Tuesday Trowbridge Seniors Xmas match at Leech Pool was won by John Blackmore, from Lavington, with 50lb 12oz of carp. Ernie Jones, from Trowbridge, was runner up with 28lb 2oz of carp, followed by Paul Brown, from Devizes, in third with 14lb 8oz of carp.

Kildemand's doubts over Swindon return

This Is Wiltshire:

4:40pm Thursday 18th December 2014

PETER Kildemand’s chances of riding for the Swindon Robins next season appear to be fading.

CRICKET: Morrison at the helm as Corsham bring in three for new season

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Thursday 18th December 2014

ASHUR Morrison is looking forward to taking the reins at his ‘second home’ Corsham after being named the club’s new captain.

CROSS COUNTRY: Rob rules the county

This Is Wiltshire:

1:17pm Thursday 18th December 2014

ROBERT Howorth sprinted to a thrilling victory in the U15 boys’ race at the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

HOCKEY: Marlborough’s barren run on the road goes on

This Is Wiltshire:

12:48pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MARLBOROUGH remain without an away win in Davis Wood League Central One heading into the mid-season break as they slipped to defeat by a solitary goal at Team Bath Buccs C.

CROSS COUNTRY: Gemma storms to Counties triumph

This Is Wiltshire:

12:35pm Thursday 18th December 2014

SHELDON School’s Gemma Shepherd raced to victory in the combined U20/17 women’s race at the Tri-Counties Cross Country Championships at the University of Bath on Sunday, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION: Foster eyes end of injury woes

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

TOUCH wood, Adrian Foster is hoping that he’s easing towards finally having a fully-fit Frome Town squad to choose from.

JUDO: Silver service, but Tom is left frustrated

This Is Wiltshire:

12:33pm Thursday 18th December 2014

TOM Reed admits his pride took a knock as he once again lost out on gold to Commonwealth Games tormentor Owen Livesey at last weekend’s British Championships.

Pratt tells Leicester 'make your move'

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

SWINDON Robins co-promoter Colin Pratt has told Jason Doyle to hand in a transfer request if he wishes to leave the Abbey Stadium.

Belcher and Handysport heading for Birmingham

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

DUNLOP MSA British Touring Car Championship team Handy Motorsport and driver Simon Belcher will make a starring role at next month’s Autosport International Show at Birmingham’s NEC.

FENCING: Swindon are on point with Southern success

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

SWINDON Fencing Club have won the Under 14s Southern Region Team Foil event.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Westbury chief eyes signs of improvement

This Is Wiltshire:

11:53am Wednesday 17th December 2014

BOSS Shaun Gardiner thinks that things are slowly but surely coming together for his Westbury United side, despite them suffering a third straight defeat at Almondsbury UWE.

VIDEO: IN DEPTH WITH...Jazz Carlin

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Commonwealth gold medallist talks to Matthew Edwards about how close she came to leaving the sport she loves, dealing with her coach of seven years leaving and her will to make it to Rio

Swindon Speedway to host season-opening Ben Fund Bonanza

This Is Wiltshire: Abbey Stadium

10:40am Wednesday 17th December 2014

SWINDON Speedway have been handed the Ben Fund Bonanza meeting to launch next season.

Sweet revenge for Adam

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

SKIPPER Adam Westall was delighted to set the record straight as Swindon romped to an impressive 35-7 victory at Devizes last weekend.

Old Boys are made to work hard for win

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Martin Lloyd was a relieved man at the weekend after admitting Swindon College Old Boys’ 31-15 success at Abingdon was much closer than the scoreline suggested.

Bassett put nightmare journey behind them

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 17th December 2014

HAMISH Forbes-Keith claimed a late brace of tries as Wootton Bassett romped to a 38-10 victory at Beaconsfield in Southern Counties North.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Five-star Marine sink Boatmen

This Is Wiltshire:

10:46pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

DELIGHTED Dave Webb was left purring as his Swindon Supermarine side produced their irresistible best in their 5-2 demolition of Sholing tonight.

WOMEN'S RUGBY: Devizes Ladies 45 Gordano Ladies 22

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

DEVIZES Ladies signed off for Christmas in style with a bonus point win in their South West North Two clash against 12-man opponents.

RUGBY: Buckingham 15 Trowbridge 37

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

TROWBRIDGE claimed their first bonus-point win away from home this season at Buckingham’s Floyd Field.

RUGBY: Beaconsfield 10 Royal Wootton Bassett 38

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

HAMISH Forbes-Keith claimed a late brace of tries as Wootton Bassett romped to a 38-10 victory at Beaconsfield in Southern Counties North.

RUGBY: Minety 16 Melksham 12

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

MELKSHAM dropped out of third place in the table as they slipped to defeat at Minety.

RACING: Limpley Stoke's Mulholland aims Master at Ascot

This Is Wiltshire: Trainer Neil Mulholland at his Conkwell Grange base

4:54pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

LIMPLEY Stoke-trained horse The Young Master will make his return to the track in the Mappin & Webb Silver Cup at Ascot on Saturday.

RUGBY: Warminster 14 Lytchett MInster 12

This Is Wiltshire:

2:09pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

WARMINSTER claimed their first Dorset & Wilts One South victory since the start of October and only second all season as they edged out mid-table Lytchett Minster at Folly Lane.

RUGBY: Devizes 7 Swindon 35

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

DEVIZES slipped to an eighth successive South West One East defeat, but still came away with some positives from a derby defeat by Swindon.

RUGBY: Chippenham 33 Towcestrians 24

This Is Wiltshire:

12:46pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

CHIPPENHAM put clear daylight between themselves and the rest of South West One East as nearest rivals Towcestrians were put to the sword at Allington Field.

WILTSHIRE SENIOR CUP: Corsham run out of steam at Ford

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

CORSHAM Town assistant boss Ant Brown admitted that his side got stung for not taking their chances as their Wiltshire Senior Cup campaign came to an end last weekend.

Westall delighted as Swindon slay Devizes

This Is Wiltshire:

1:17pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

SKIPPER Adam Westall was delighted to set the record straight as Swindon romped to an impressive 35-7 victory at Devizes last weekend.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS: Louise Hunt-ing Rio Games spot

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

WANBOROUGH wheelchair tennis ace Louise Hunt is already eyeing up a place at Rio 2016 after being crowned national singles champion for the first time last weekend.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fish wants to stay on a High

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

JOHN Fisher wants Highworth Town to carry their phenomenal cup form into the league when they travel to Flackwell Heath this evening.

SWIMMING: Dolphin rise back to the top after a big Western League win

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

SWINDON Dolphin resumed their place in the top flight with an emphatic victory in the Arena League Western Division 1 final on Saturday at Millfield.

NORTH WILTS YOUTH LEAGUE: Wilkins’ pair helps Abbey Meads to stretch their undefeated run

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

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YOUTH RUGBY: Bassett avenge last year’s cup heartbreak with win

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

THE future is looking bright for Royal Wootton Bassett rugby after their under 17 side claimed the Dorset & Wilts Cup at the weekend.

AIR RIFLES: Everything possible for the top trio

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

THREE members of the Swindon and District Air Rifle League notched maximum 60 point Possibles in the league this week. They were Robert Ellis (VWH Cricklade), Anita Westall (Lambourn A) and Mark Cooper (Stratton RBL). All three were on the winning teams, VWH beat Purton 572-512, Lambourn A beat Fallen Angels 538-536 and Stratton RBL beat NALGO 467-462; Gary Leighfield notching a consolation Possible for NALGO. Other winning teams were Brown Jack and Gas Club.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Last-gasp Barn-stormer is tough to take

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Monday 15th December 2014

DAVE Ferris says that his Chippenham Park players couldn’t help but feel ‘conned’ after a goal almost seven minutes into injury time denied his side a point at league leaders Barnstaple Town.

SYDENHAMS LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Pewsey make the grade against Solent

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Monday 15th December 2014

NICK Maggs was just about satisfied with a point as Pewsey Vale held Sydenhams League Division One leaders Team Solent to a draw last weekend.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Win helps Rangers relegation battle

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

2:00pm Monday 15th December 2014

HAVING ended their 11-match winless last weekend with a 3-2 victory over Worton & Cheverell, Ross Hatter’s Bradford United Reserves looked to build on that success at home to Trowbridge Rangers who, along with Bradford, are among five sides battling for their Division Two survival.








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