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Free Church’s Green is ranked top county junior

The Warwickshire TTA held their trials at Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby on Saturday to assist with the selection of its cadet and junior squads.

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Leamington-based driver Tom Oliphant.

Oliphant frustrated despite two top-five finishes

Tom Oliphant was left to rue a difficult qualifying session as he saw podium pace go unrewarded during the penultimate meeting of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB season at Silverstone.

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Photo of Paul Rees who is hosting a football reunion event late September/Earlier October.
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Reunion to be held for members and players from former Warwick football club

A Southam resident who used to play for a football club in Warwick is holding a reunion to bring all his old team-mates back together.

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Paul Holleran has called for his side to be more pragmatic as they chase a first home point.

Brakes are homing in on their first points at the Phillips 66

Leamington boss Paul Holleran is backing his side to break their home hoodoo against Bradford Park Avenue tomorrow but says it might need a change of mindset to do so.

Non League
Bobby Thompson touches down under a host of bodies for Kenilworth's opening try.

Hamnett’s first-half double leaves Kenilworth with far too much to do

Buckinghamshire-based Olney proved too strong for Kenilworth as they ended the Glasshouse Lane side’s Intermediate Cup campaign in the first round, writes Sophie Freestone.

Rugby Union
Ciaran Houston evades a challenge. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leaders make the most of Cole red to ease past Town

Ten-man Whitnash lost ground on the Coventry Alliance Premier Division leaders after an afternoon to forget at Rugby Road.

Football
Donna Bothamley presents Ed Smith (holding his match-winning ball) with his prize of six cricket balls.

Smith proves ewes-ful with the ball for Kenilworth

A livestock research project manager, who played cricket in the United States for two years, is the August winner of our monthly cricket competition.

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One For Arthur trainer Lucinda Russell is plotting a repeat win at the Grand National which will mean a return to Warwick early next year.

Grand start for Warwick as Klein looks to build on success

Warwick’s new season gets under way next Tuesday, when the course hosts The Racing UK Grand Season Opener, the first of 18 meetings stretching through the winter and finishing at the end of May, writes David Hucker.

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Runners head off at the start of the Rugby 10 with eventual winner Paul Andrew (205) to the fore. Picture: Bryan Acford

Worldy of a run from V70 Copson as Andrew maintains his winning form

Sunday’s Rugby 10 mile road race featured a new world best time for 70-year-old Angela Copson, who broke the previous record by over two minutes.

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Racers manager Scott Easterlow says there is a feelgood factor around the club after thanks to their recent form.

Dramatic injury-time victory boosts Racers ahead of Vase tie

Racing Club Warwick manager Scott Easterlow says Saturday’s FA Vase tie at home to Coventry Copsewood has come at just the right time for his buoyant side.

Non League
Mick Ives in action.

Heart attack will not stop Ives planning for season 61

Baginton’s multiple world champion Mick Ives will be sidelined for the remainder of the season following a heart attack.

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Colby Bishops heads home Brakes' opener. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Cup cheer as Bishop makes the difference

Brakes snatched FA Cup victory right at the death against dogged Midland League opponents Westfields just as a replay began to look inevitable, writes Paul Edwards.

Football
Colby Bishop is congratulated after breaking the deadlock. Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran: Display was worlds apart from Highgate low

Leamington boss Paul Holleran praised a “functional” performance from his side after two late goals saw off Midland League Premier Division side Westfields in the FA Cup on Saturday.

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Dan Stone got to the final of the beginners event where he lost out to Rugbys Oliver Ferguson. Picture: Morris Troughton

Dorning warms up for the new season with tournament victory

With the league season only a couple of weeks away, Lillington Free Church’s first tournament of the season at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre was over-subscribed.

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Ila Wingrove and her pony Milford Fare Honeybee. Picture submitted

Wingrove wins over her parents and then wins the day at South West Champs

When six-year-old Ila Wingrove from Southam won a Working Hunter Championship at Hanbury County Show in July her pony Milford Fare Honeybee qualified to compete at the South West Pony Association (SWPA) Championship in Chepstow, Wales.

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Enid Reece with her two trophies.

Reece makes history by lifting Spa’s Sadler Cup and singles title

Royal Leamington Spa’s finals weekend saw Enid Reece complete a unique double in ladies’ singles competitions.

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Jack Edwards is back at Leamington and back among the goals.

Edwards is back where he belongs

Jack Edwards says a need to be loved was behind his return to Leamington.

Non League
Greg West (21) finished a fine third at the Stratford Big 10k. Picture: yourraceday.co.uk

Big performance from Leamington nets team prize

Leamington C&AC’s men produced a strong performance at the Stratford Big 10k on Sunday to capture the team prize.

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Ross Lowthian ploughs forward for Kenilworth. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Derby delight for clinical Kenilworth as Leamington are left firing blanks

Kenilworth started life in Midlands Two West (South) with a solid 22-0 victory over their derby rivals Leamington, writes Sophie Freestone.

Rugby Union
Joe Talamini celebrates scoring a try on his birthday. Picture submitted

Wellings again proves a thorn in the side of Old Coventrians

Old Leamingtonians’ fitness and running game allowed them to overcome a forward-reliant Old Coventrians despite the hosts outscoring their visitors by six tries to five.

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