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Lines and Pilgrim maintain Rugby A’s early progress

Rugby A are the early pace-setters in Division One of the Leamington & District League, writes Phil John.

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Dan Gill shoots under pressure for Warwickshire Bears, while below, Siobhan Fitzpatrick goes for a basket. Pictures submitted

Paralympic stars provide a wake-up call for the newly-promoted Bears

Warwickshire Bears came down to earth with a bump on Sunday, suffering a heavy defeat to one of Division 
One South’s highly fancied teams.

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Leamington Ladies' Investec Trophy side started impressively.

Leamington start final bid in impressive fashion

Leamington’s ladies’ masters are hoping it is third time lucky after kicking off another national cup run with a thumping win on Sunday.

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Martyn Stickley scored both Warwick's goals as they maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-1 win over Burton.

Stickley’s brace maintains 100 per cent start for Warwick men

Warwick Men’s 1sts maintained their 100 per cent start to the Midlands Division One campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win at home to Burton.

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The outdoor pool in Abbey Fields

‘Save our outdoor pool’, Kenilworth swimmers plead

A group of Kenilworth swimmers have started a petition to save the outdoor swimming pool in Abbey Fields over fears it may close as part of leisure centre improvements.

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Kenny Kwok races away to score Leamington's opening try against Olney.

Olney progress in the cup after finally shaking off a spirited Leamington side

Leamington fielded another much-changed side, but nevertheless put in an improved performance against their Midlands 2 East (South) visitors.

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Matt Clinton

Clinton climbing back to his best ahead of the Nationals

Kenilworth rider Matt Clinton believes he is hitting form at just the right time after a second place at the Stratford CC-hosted Dover’s Hill climb near Chipping Campden.

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Royal Leamington Spa ABC's Mariusz Piwonar with quarter-final opponent Liam Carlin. Picture submitted

Williams’ title win caps fine weekend for local boxers

A busy weekend of boxing saw Cleary’s heavyweight Lewis Williams win the England Youth Championship and three Leamington boxers progress in the Development Championships.

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Jordan King will be driving for Manor Racing in free practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix.

F1 practice will be perfect for developing Manor driver King

Jordan King will make his Formula 1 debut on Friday morning when he drives for Manor Racing in free practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix.

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Nikit Sajiv shows off his runners-up trophy in Wednesbury. Picture submitted

Sajiv cruises through to final of West Midlands 2-star event

Nikit Sajiv was the pick of the Lillington Free Church entry at the West Midlands 2-star tournament at Wood Green Academy in Wednesbury.

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Jackson living the dream ahead of Wales Rally GB

Warwick rally driver Matthew Jackson is set to take his biggest step in his career by competing in the final round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

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Leamington debutant Kenny Kwok is held up with the try line beckoning.

Six-try Southam create history at Leamington

Southam ran in six tries to record their first-ever win at Leamington.

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Tempers fray during the closing stages of OLs' home clash with Rugby St Andrews. Pictures: Tim Nunan

St Andrews’ sinners allow OLs to claim a thrilling last-gasp success

Old Leamingtonians preserved their unbeaten league record after yet another close-fought encounter, this time against Rugby St Andrews.

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Mike Cole

Benn is in the sights of Cole after second pro victory

Napton light-welterweight Mike Cole breezed to victory in only his second professional fight on Saturday night to move a step closer to a match-up with Nigel Benn’s son Connor.

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Nick Skelton

Skelton showing up for Warwick

After two meetings in quick succession, Warwick is taking a break this month, but racing returns on Friday November 4 when Olympic champion Nick Skelton is the special guest at the Business Networking Raceday, writes David Hucker.

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Sam Wiggins and Timmy Cooper present a team shirt, signed by Englands Kelly Sibley, to Neil Nickless from Lillington sponsors Fulcro.

Mixed start for Lillington on British League debut

Lillington Free Church’s first venture into the Senior British League, the top team competition in the country, yielded two wins and two losses to leave them fourth in the table.

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Sue Hornsby and  John Henfrey show off their trophies. Picture submitted

Hornsby picks up two singles titles at Lillington’s Finals Weekend

Sue Hornsby tasted double success at Lillington BC’s Finals Day, which was played over two days due to the inclement weather on the Saturday.

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Mandip Sehmi

Tokyo 2020 may be too far away for Sehmi

Mandip Sehmi says his third Paralympics might be his last.

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Tom Smith on the rampage for Old Leamingtonians. Picture: Morris Troughton

Old Leamingtonians hang on thanks to late penalty miss

Old Leamingtonians enjoyed the best of a very competitive game of rugby played in good conditions with both teams demonstrating total commitment. It was a clash of two distinct gameplans with OLs electing to run the ball whenever possible and Woodrush opting to play a kicking game to seek territorial advantage for their heavier pack to exploit.

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Royal Leamington Spa ABC boxer Mario Piwonar. Picture submitted

Piwonar reigns in all-Leamington battle to progress to Midlands semis

Royal Leamington Spa ABC’s Mario Piwonar produced a polished performance to get the better of Fitzpatrick’s fighter Ben Castle in the Warwickshire final of the Senior Development Championships last Saturday.

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