Glasgow 2014: Runner from Yate ready for his 'big moment'

Gazette Series: Richard Peters finished fourth in the 1500m final at the Sainsbury’s British Championships

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

MIDDLE distance runner Richard Peters is out to prove he belongs at the highest level when he makes his senior international debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tomorrow (Friday).

Cricket: Gidman leads Gloucestershire to win over Yorkshire

Gazette Series: Will Gidman (5344727)

9:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE director of cricket John Bracewell insists the new Royal London One-Day Cup competition is tailor-made for Will Gidman.

Athletics: Thornbury runner Phillips rewarded with personal best

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7:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE was very little competitive running for Thornbury Running Club members last weekend but those that did don running shoes and club vests had but a quick 5k run at either Little Stoke or Chipping Sodbury parkruns.

Golf: Stinchcombe Hill results

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4:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Stinchcombe Hill

Cycling: Dursley team triumph

Gazette Series: Dursley rider Mike Davis

1:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DURSLEY Road Club tasted success closer to home when competing in the Bristol South Open 10 held on the local U7B course.

Equestrian: Blind rider wins national title for third time

Gazette Series: Verna Clifford receives her trophy

12:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DRESSAGE rider from Old Sodbury is ecstatic after triumphing at the Riding for Disabled National Dressage Championships for the third time.

Football: Nine-minute Hammond hat-trick hands Slimbridge win

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11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Fairford Town 0 Slimbridge 4

Lee Hughes at the double in comfortable Forest Green win at Brimscombe

Gazette Series: Lee Hughes scored Forest Green's equaliser at Aldershot (4116147)

9:21am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Lee Hughes bagged a brace as Forest Green Rovers made it four pre-season wins in a row against Hellenic League Premier Division side Brimscombe and Thrupp.

Cricket: Almondsbury lead is reduced after derby defeat

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6:57am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Bristol & District League Senior Division

Cricket: Batting collapse leaves Sodbury in relegation trouble

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7:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHIPPING Sodbury are facing a real battle to preserve their hard-earned place in the WEPL’s Glos and Wilts Division after being defeated by 37 runs at home by Gloucester City Winget.

Football: Haldane strike sees off Bristol City

Gazette Series: Lewis Haldane scored for Yate at Clevedon (5582939)

4:48pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

LEWIS Haldane scored the only goal of the game as Yate Town beat Bristol City under-21s in a friendly at Lodge Road on Saturday.

Cricket: Marshfield triumph on finals day at Frampton Cotterell

Gazette Series: Marshfield under-17s

4:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE DFCA Bristol Youth Cricket League KO Cup Finals were played on a very warm and sunny day at The Park, excellently hosted by Frampton Cotterell.

Cricket: Stone crushed by Frocester

Gazette Series: Ben Evans bowling for Stone against Frocester SR_282_001

12:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gloucestershire County Cricket League Division Two

Forest Green edge closer to season with friendly at Brimscombe

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12:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

With less than two weeks until the start of the Conference Premier season Forest Green travel to Brimscombe & Thrupp this evening as preparations continue ahead of the new campaign (7.45pm), writes Richard Joyce.

Cricket: Kingswood winning run against tourist side is ended

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9:34am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Kingswood Village (152) lost to Lancaster Wanderers (254) by 102 runs

Cricket: Thornbury keep promotion hopes alive

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6:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THORNBURY picked up a much-needed win at bottom side Minehead to keep their promotion hopes alive in West of England Premier League Premier Two.

Cricket: Warren and Driver-Dickerson lead Frampton to victory

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7:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

Gloucestershire County Cricket League Division One

Fine Festival – shame about the cricket

Gazette Series: John Light was appointed Gloucestershire's new president

4:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE Festival was fine in all respects bar one and that was the most important of all, the cricket. Played five, lost four, and just one victory. These blunt statistics speak for themselves but regrettably they do not tell the whole story.

Cricket: Captain Williams efforts in vain as Marshfield lose to title rivals

Gazette Series: Imraj Heer batting against Burbage and Easton Royal SR_284_001

4:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

WEPL Wiltshire Division

Cricket: Brothwood stars to put Rockhampton back in title race

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12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

WEPL Glos/Wilts Division

Football: Slimbridge hold Shortwood to a draw

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10:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Slimbridge 1 Shortwood United 1

Youth Cricket: Thornbury reach final after beating Winterbourne

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6:04am Monday 28th July 2014

Bristol Youth Cricket League U17 Play-Offs Semi-Final

Cricket: Klinger returns to form but Gloucestershire finish Cheltenham Festival with defeat

Gazette Series: Gloucestershire CCC captain Michael Klinger (6390030)

5:09pm Sunday 27th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE suffered their fourth defeat in five games at the Cheltenham Festival as they were comprehensively outplayed by Northamptonshire in their opening Royal London One-Day Cup clash.

Glasgow 2014: Castle School teacher wins gold medal

Gazette Series: Great Britain members Megan Fletcher, Natalie Powell and Sally Conway

10:48am Sunday 27th July 2014

CASTLE School teacher Megan Fletcher insists she picked the right time to have the best day of her career after winning judo gold at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, writes Ryan Walters.

Football: Charfield celebrate successful season

Gazette Series: (3543400)

4:49pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CHARFIELD held their presentation evening after a successful 2013/14 season at Cotswold Edge Golf Club.

Forest Green winger Kurtis Guthrie cheers on his England netball sister Serena at the Commonwealth Games

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3:20pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THEY share a fierce sporting sibling rivalry but Forest Green winger Kurtis Guthrie will be glued to his TV this afternoon to cheer on his older sister at the Commonwealth Games.

Cricket: Montgomery endures difficult debut as Gloucestershire are thrashed by Glamorgan

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9:58am Sunday 27th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ended their NatWest T20 Blast campaign with a miserable defeat eight-wicket defeat against Glamorgan at the Swalec Stadium.

Football: Forest Green to face touring side from USA at Slimbridge

Gazette Series: (3543400)

7:42pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FOREST Green Ladies will face a touring side from the USA next Wednesday (7.30pm).

Golf: Tocknell wins Dursley title

Gazette Series: (8605156)

4:12pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DURSLEY'S Club Championship was played in what can only be described as appalling conditions for the first four or five holes as the predicted rain arrived right on cue.

Cricket: Grandson of David Allen looks set for bright future

Gazette Series: Alex Allen bowling for Gloucestershire against Hampshire

12:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

HAVING learned his trade from one of the greatest cricketers Gloucestershire has ever produced, Alex Allen looks set for a bright future.

Golf: Godfree crowned junior champion

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8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Junior Club Championship was played over 36 holes on a dry Saturday and Alex Godfree excelled in his golf when he grossed a 75 and 73 to win the Championship, with Casey Chappell second with scores of 89 and 86.

Skittles: Murdoch leads Bowmen to victory

Gazette Series: Local skittles

8:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

IN WEEK ten of the Slimbridge Summer Skittles League the Bowmen moved up to third spot after a 65-pin victory over the Breezers.

Golf: Thornbury offer free lessons to those inspired by Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods

Gazette Series: (4527616)

3:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

PEOPLE inspired by golfing superstars such as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy playing The Open Championship are being given the chance to have a go at the sport for free at Thornbury Golf Centre.

Busy week for Scott Bartlett's Forest Green Academy

Gazette Series: VIDEO: Forest Green Academy boss Scott Bartlett talks about the youth set-up and the upcoming youth day

3:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

FOREST Green Academy are in rude health after a busy week of pre-season action.

CRICKET: The Chris Dent column

Gazette Series: Chris Dent

1:45pm Friday 25th July 2014

IT WAS fantastic to beat league leaders Essex in front of a packed crowd at Cheltenham, writes Chris Dent.

Football: Ricketts bags brace as Yate crush Brislington

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12:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

YATE Town produced a five-star display to pick up their first win of the pre-season campaign at Western League side Brislington on Thursday night.

Rugby: Dursley chairman receives prestigious award

Gazette Series: Dursley chairman Simon Bilous

12:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

DURSLEY chairman Simon Bilous received a Gloucestershire Award at the County Rugby AGM in Stroud.

Football: Thornbury need new physio and youth team manager

Gazette Series: (3543400)

9:45am Friday 25th July 2014

THORNBURY Town are looking for a new physiotherapist to work alongside first team manager Andy Davies.

Youth Football: Wotton edged out by Leyton Orient in Bristol Academy tournament

Gazette Series: Wotton Rovers U12 Girls

6:13am Friday 25th July 2014

WOTTON Rovers under-12 girls entered the popular Bristol Academy tournament last weekend with teams from all over the country participating.

Bristol Rovers track former Forest Green captain Jamie Turley

Gazette Series: Jamie Turley and Lafayette go for the same cross

7:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Forest Green captain Jamie Turley is interesting Conference rivals Bristol Rovers.

Cricket: Gloucestershire coach hopes to find volunteers for Africa project

Gazette Series: Luke Sellers wants to make a difference in Africa

7:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Cricket Board (GCB) communications officer Luke Sellers is urging people from county clubs to make a difference in Africa with Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB).

Golf: Thornbury team take Open title

Gazette Series: (4527616)

3:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE major team event of the year at Cirencester Golf Club is the invitational Men’s Open and this year it was won by a quartet from Thornbury.

Forest Green striker Andy Mangan pens one-year deal at Shrewsbury Town

Gazette Series: NO GO: Former Forest Green striker Andy Mangan

2:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STRIKER Andy Mangan has left Forest Green by mutual consent after a settlement was reached between the club and player.

Inside the Pavilion: Dent proves he is still a class act

Gazette Series: John Light was appointed Gloucestershire's new president

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CHRIS DENT has proved the old adage – class is permanent, form temporary – to be totally true in the NatWest T20 match against league leaders Essex at the Cheltenham Festival.

Cricket: Norwell and Miles smash record books

Gazette Series: Gloucestershire bowler Liam Norwell is playing cricket in New Zealand

9:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

A REMARKABLE last-wicket partnership between Liam Norwell and Craig Miles restored some pride for Gloucestershire against northern neighbours Worcestershire on a record-breaking day at the Cheltenham Festival.

Angling: Brown makes great start to new season

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9:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

Stoutshill Angling Club

Judo: Thornbury star is top seed at Glasgow 2014

Gazette Series: Sally Conway beats Assmaa Niang in the semi final to book her place in the -70kg final. Pictures by Jack Willingham IJF/Fighting Films

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A JUDOKA star who grew up in Thornbury is ranked as the favourite to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games tomorrow.

Forest Green defender Chris Stokes returns from injury to hit a stunner at Gloucester City

Gazette Series: GOAL: Chris Stokes scores at the death for Rovers Picture: Bruce Fenn

12:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHRIS Stokes marked his return from injury with a stunning striker in 5-3 victory at Conference North outfit Gloucester City.

Football: Slimbridge do themselves proud against Forest Green

Gazette Series: Action from the game between Slimbridge and Forest Green. Picture by Shane Healey.

9:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Slimbridge 0 Forest Green 1

Golf: Minchinhampton duo triumph in county event at Stinchcombe

Gazette Series: (4527616)

7:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STINCHCOMBE Hill Golf Club hosted The (County) Ladies Fraser Foursomes last Thursday.


Gazette Series: SR_282_001     Ben Evans bowling for Stone against Frocester SR_282_001 Ben Evans bowling for Stone against Frocester





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