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Brakes hold out against Blues after four-midable first half

Leamington maintained their unbeaten pre-season campaign with a 4-3 win over a youthful Birmingham City side on Saturday, writes Paul Vanes.

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Warwick pentathlete Georgina Mitchell.

Mitchell puts in a strong display on her world debut

Warwick’s Georgina Mitchell finished a commendable 28th in her Under-19 Worlds Championships debut in Prague.

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Andrew Smith just makes his ground on his way to an unbeaten 40 for Rowington 2nds.

Claverdon’s 100 per cent start to the season continues against Rowington

Claverdon maintained their perfect record at the top of Cotswold Hills Division Five courtesy of a four-wicket win at Rowington 2nds.

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Tom Oliphant in action at Silverstone. Picture: Porsche AG/Hoch Zwei

Oliphant is Super pleased with his 11th-placed finish at Silverstone

Tom Oliphant narrowly missed out on a top-ten finish in his second Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup outing of the season at Silverstone.

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Kurtis Revan and Louis Bridges get to grips with each other during Racing Club Warwick's friendly with Leamington. Picture: Morris Troughton

Easterlow calls on Racers to build on ‘great couple of days’

Racing Club Warwick manager Scott Easterlow was delighted with the application of his side in their 1-1 draw against Leamington.

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Robert Horley presents the Tony Horley Charity Cup to Racing Club skipper Alex Price and Brakes captain Tony Breeden.

Charity friendly proved a worthwhile cause - Holleran

Leamington boss Paul Holleran said everyone was a winner after Tuesday evening’s derby clash at Racing Club Warwick ended one apiece.

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Kenilworth Wardens 2nds' Robin De Regt just makes his ground against Leamington 2nds. Picture: Morris Troughton

Stenning and Brammer dig in to earn Wardens creditable draw

A fifth-wicket partnership of 100 between Scott Stenning and Tom Brammer helped Kenilworth Wardens to a creditable draw at Ombersley in the Birmingham League Premier Division.

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Grant Thornton

Thornton bowled over by degree and Warwickshire pro contract

Former Leamington opening bowler Grant Thornton has made the move to professional county cricket five years after thinking it was too late.

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Jordan King out on track at Silverstone. Picture: Dutch Photo Agency

King goes on the defensive to claim points in home GP

Jordan King displayed a defensive masterclass at Silverstone to secure points in the FIA Formula Two feature race before contact in the sprint brought an early end to his podium hopes.

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Racing Club Warwick goalscorer Louis Bridges goes in strongly to stop the progress of Kurtis Revan. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Breeden’s blushes spared by spot-kick

Leamington fought back from a half-time deficit for a third successive friendly at Townsend Meadow on Tuesday evening, writes Paul Okey.

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St Nicholas school pupils at the School Games Festival

Sporting success for Kenilworth pupils

Pupils at St Nicholas C of E Primary School have enjoyed a very successful month of sport, with more than 100 children taking part in various events.

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Adrian Morris is presented with the trophy by the tournament manager and losing semi-finalist Mervyn Harvey. Picture submitted

Morris overcomes reigning champ to lift Kenilworth title

Adrian Morris won Kenilworth Croquet Club’s Championships after beating last year’s winner Ray Clipson in the final.

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Nigel Roach skipped a 17-13 win for Lillington in their 70-63 defeat at the hands of Rugby Thornfield.

Taylor-made victory sets Warwick Boat Club’s ladies up for Bidford romp

Warwick Boat Club ladies enjoyed a thumping 74-35 victory at home to Bidford on Avon, winning all three triples.

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Junior English scored Brakes' equaliser at home to Worcester City in midweek. Picture: Tim Nunan

Brakes’ ‘getting to know you sessions’ going well

Leamington boss Paul Holleran declared himself happy with his side’s start to their friendly campaign after two wins from two for his newly promoted side.

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Paul Andrew tucks in behind the early leaders at the Northbrook 10k, with eventual winner Alistair Smith (409) further back.  Picture: Tim Nunan

High fives for Smith and pats on the back all-round for C&AC’s Andrew

Leamington C&AC’s Paul Andrew claimed a fine runners-up spot at the Northbrook 10k last Sunday, the latest event in the Warwickshire Road Race League.

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James Sood receives his prize from Blythe Liggins' Kevin Mitchell.

Warwick’s new arrival Sood makes excellent first impression

Warwick cricketer James Sood has been voted our Player of the Month for June after amassing 300 runs in his first four games of the season.

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Simon McLellan and Jon Davis were involved in a crucial partnership for Warwick 2nds at home to Atherstone Town 2nds. Picture: Morris Troughton

Umair repays captain’s faith as Warwick extend lead at the top

Warwick claimed maximum points from a thrilling clash at Massey Ferguson to extend their advantage at the top of Warwickshire League Division Five to 50 points.

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Close-season signing Junior English makes a nuisance of himself on the edge of the Worcester City box. Picture: Tim Nunan

Leamington come from behind to overcome lively Worcester

Brakes notched up their second victory in successive pre-season games, beating a lively Worcester City side 3-1 at a rain-soaked Phillips 66 Community Stadium, writes Paul Edwards.

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Jordan King picked up another two points finishes at the Red Bull Ring, Austria. Picture: Dutch Photo Agency

King Bull-ish after two more points finishes in Austria

Jordan King made it nine points finishes from ten races when he placed ninth and sixth, respectively, at the Red Bull Ring, Austria.

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Peter Lowe and Adrian Bush were joined at the unveiling by members of Peters family, Adrians daughter Ruby, Keith Turpin (Dick Turpins son), Clearys boxers Morgan Ansell and Lewis Williams and former powerlifter Tony Baker, who is among those named on the new plaque.

Randolph Turpin statue in Warwick gets new plaque thanks to the boxing legend’s old sparring partner

Boxers both past and present have gathered at the famous Randolph Turpin statue in Warwick for the unveiling of a new plaque which pays tribute to those who played a part in its story.

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