FOOTBALL: Forest Green Ladies face Swindon in top of the table clash

Stroud News and Journal:

11:29am Friday 21st November 2014

FOREST GREEN Ladies face a tough test against counterparts Swindon Town on Sunday at Fairford Town (2pm), writes Richard Joyce.

VIDEO: Former England star Nick Easter challenges Ben Morgan to make an impact

Stroud News and Journal: Dying breed: Harlequins number Nick Easter in action for England against the Barbarians    Picture: Getty Images

4:18pm Thursday 20th November 2014

BEN Morgan might have won many fans for his performance off the bench against South Africa but former England No.8 Nick Easter insists the Gloucester star’s next challenge has to be repeating the trick for the full 80 minutes.

IN THE PICTURE: Gloucester trio in England training camp

Stroud News and Journal:

3:22pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Ahead of England's game against Samoa on Saturday, Gloucester trio Billy Twelvetrees, Ben Morgan and Jonny May, were caught in England training action at Pennyhill Park Hotel.

RUGBY:Gloucester make three changes for trip to Newcastle

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Friday 21st November 2014

THERE are three changes to Gloucester Rugby's starting line-up for Friday evening's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Newcastle Falcons. Steve McColl will make his first Premiership start for the club.

Funeral of GFA stalwart Ken Hulbert to take place on Friday, November 28

Stroud News and Journal:

1:54pm Thursday 20th November 2014

THE funeral of Gloucestershire FA stalwart Ken Hulbert is to take place at Minchinhampton Parish Church on Friday, November 28 at 1pm.

FOOTBALL:Forest Green winger Frear shines for England

Stroud News and Journal:

11:50am Thursday 20th November 2014

FOREST Green winger Elliott Frear played a prominent role in England C's victory over the Estonia under-23s.

Minnows Yate defeat Forest Green in penalty shootout

Stroud News and Journal:

1:41pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

FOR a third consecutive season, Forest Green exited the Gloucestershire Senior Cup at the quarter-final stage after losing a penalty shootout against minnows Yate Town, writes Richard Joyce.

Jersey boy Guthrie is hitting the high notes

Stroud News and Journal:

5:23pm Monday 17th November 2014

ROOKIE striker Kurtis Guthrie is aiming to kick-on after his stunning brace saw Forest Green share the points in a 3-3 thriller at fellow Conference play-off chasers Torquay.

MOTORSPORT:Cooper grabs top eight finish at Macau GP

Stroud News and Journal:

3:01pm Monday 17th November 2014

STROUD'S Dan Cooper wrapped up his road racing season in fine style at the weekend when he took an excellent eighth place finish at the 48th Macau Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Jonny May hungry to add to debut England try against South Africa

Stroud News and Journal: DEFENDING HIS CORNER: Jonny May

2:07pm Friday 14th November 2014

JONNY May had a try against the world champions after just three minutes last time out, but the Gloucester winger admits he will simply be happy to get his hands on the ball more against South Africa.

GFA stalwart Ken Hulbert dies aged 88

Stroud News and Journal:

3:02pm Thursday 13th November 2014

FOOTBALL throughout the South West is mourning the death of Ken Hulbert, who passed away shortly before 2pm on Wednesday, November 12 at the age of 88.

RUGBY:Twelvetrees returns to skipper Gloucester against Quins

Stroud News and Journal:

1:49pm Thursday 13th November 2014

Billy Twelvetrees returns from England duty to skipper Gloucester Rugby from the fly half position as Harlequins come to Kingsholm in Round 7 of the Aviva Premiership on Friday evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Former Forest Green captain Jared Hodgkiss makes on-air apology

Stroud News and Journal:

1:33pm Thursday 13th November 2014

FORMER Forest Green captain Jared Hodgkiss apologised on air to BBC Hereford & Worcester's listeners while the game was still going on after being sent off for Kidderminster against Aldershot Town.

CRICKET: Gloucestershire batsman Will Tavare is heading to Sri Lanka

1:26pm Thursday 13th November 2014

Will Tavare will play in Sri Lanka this winter after impressing the England Performance Programme.

Research finds football managers aren’t such tactical geniuses after all

Stroud News and Journal:

10:52am Thursday 13th November 2014

Football managers bringing on substitutes to avoid a shock defeat actually make things worse, according to new research.

Football fanatics begin FA Cup journey at Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal:

10:08am Friday 7th November 2014

A JOURNEY that will end next May at Wembley, is set to start Forest Green on Sunday.

Shortwood and North Leigh serve up a Bonfire Night cracker

Stroud News and Journal:

4:29pm Thursday 6th November 2014

SHORTWOOD and North Leigh produced a cracker in sparkling 3-3 thriller on Guy Fawkes night,writes Jim Cunneen.

Brian Barwick to become new Football Conference chairman

Stroud News and Journal:

3:09pm Thursday 6th November 2014

Former Football Association chief executive Brian Barwick is to become the new chairman of the Football Conference at the end of the season.

RUGBY: Twelvetrees is not the answer, says Moody

Stroud News and Journal: FORMER LION: Lewis Moody

3:00pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

BILLY Twelvetrees is not the answer to England’s midfield conundrum according to World Cup winner Lewis Moody.

RUGBY: Gloucester denied by last-ditch penalty

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester RFC

11:27am Tuesday 4th November 2014

A LAST-MINUTE penalty try converted by fly half Ceri Sweeney saw LV= Cup holders Exeter snatch a 28-27 victory over West Country rivals Gloucester at Sandy Park in a match that was littered with penalties.

RUGBY:Foote's team have a toe-hold at the summit

Stroud News and Journal:

10:23am Tuesday 4th November 2014

LEADERS Stroud posted their biggest win of the season, writes Tiffany Carlile.

Yetton ends Shortwood's FA Trophy hopes

Stroud News and Journal:

5:03pm Sunday 2nd November 2014

PROLIFIC non-league marksman Stewart Yetton struck the solitary goal to end plucky Shortwood United's FA Trophy interest in the first qualifying round, writes Jim Cunneen.

Forest Green Ladies full of confidence ahead of FA Cup clash

Stroud News and Journal:

11:31am Friday 31st October 2014

FOREST Green Ladies go into Sunday's FA Cup home clash against Oxford City (1pm) on the back of a morale boosting 4-0 victory over St Nicholas.

HORSE RACING: Maguire takes on role as ambassador

Stroud News and Journal: Jason Maguire will be aiming for Grand National success

10:13am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BIRDLIP jockey Jason Maguire will launch straight into his new role as an ambassador for Great British Racing at Cheltenham’s Open meeting next month.

TABLE TENNIS: Shilton takes team gold in Cote d’Azur International

Stroud News and Journal:

2:37pm Monday 27th October 2014

STONEHOUSE table tennis star Billy Shilton, 16, finished the Cote d’Azur International in France on a high, taking gold in the men’s class 7 team event with Swedish partner Nicklas Westerberg, writes Jane Leigh.

DARTS: Gloucestershire name squad for Bedfordshire clash

Stroud News and Journal:

4:21pm Sunday 26th October 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE have named their squad for the home clash against Bedfordshire .

FA Cup: Charlie hoping to remain a Rovers' darling

Stroud News and Journal:

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

LIKEABLE former Forest Green striker Charlie Griffin should expect a fine reception when he faces his former club in the FA Cup today, Saturday.

Devil Mud Run teams up with Raging Bull Sportswear

Stroud News and Journal:

10:59am Friday 24th October 2014

Organisers of Cheltenham’s first permanent mud running course, have announced that the Devil Mud Run will be sponsored by local sports clothing company Raging Bull Sportswear.

Allez Ben! Hartpury graduate spreading football message across the globe

Stroud News and Journal:

10:05am Friday 24th October 2014

A Hartpury graduate is playing a leading role at one of the biggest football clubs in the world, developing children’s soccer skills with the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Soccer School.

Organic Forest Green host World Vegan Day

Stroud News and Journal:

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MEAT-FREE Forest Green are hosting a Conference League match dedicated to The Vegan Society.

Stroud ready for 33rd half marathon

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Half Marathon entries are now open

5:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE 33rd Stroud Half Marathon takes place this Sunday, featuring 1,350 runners.

FOOTBALL: No FA Cup hangover for Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

9:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SHORTWOOD proved there would be no FA Cup hangover as they defeat Larkhall to book an FA Trophy trip to Southern League Premier Division Weymouth after an impressive performance in the preliminary round, writes Jim Cunneen.

IN THE PICTURE:View images from Forest Green's victory at Bristol Rovers

Stroud News and Journal:

3:44pm Sunday 19th October 2014

PHOTOGRAPHER Neil Brookman capturers the action from Forest Green's memorable 1-0 victory at Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

HANDBALL:Fledgling Stroud Handball Club enter new league

Stroud News and Journal:

4:33pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Stroud Handball Club are to enter their first competitive league.

YOUTH SPORT: Young players needed for table tennis league

Stroud News and Journal: Local table tennis

2:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

STROUD District Table Tennis League is looking for young players to enter its Youth League.

ROWING: Reed and Team GB impressed by Rio facilities

Stroud News and Journal: Rio de Janeiro where England are based

10:56am Friday 17th October 2014

NAILSWORTH'S Pete Reed and Gloucester duo Alex Gregory and Matt Gotrel were among 36 GB rowers who recently returned from a 10-day Olympic training and orientation camp at the world famous Flamengo Clube in the city that will play host to the 2016 Olympic Games.

Gloucester name side for European opener against Brive

Stroud News and Journal:

3:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Australian Billy Meakes will make his first Gloucester Rugby start with Brive the visitors to Kingsholm in the first round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

FA Cup reaction: Shortwood joint-boss Alex Sykes frustrated after FA Cup replay defeat to Bath

Stroud News and Journal:

9:01am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SHORTWOOD may have a few quid in the bank but joint-Shortwood manager Alex Sykes cut a frustrated figure as Conference South outfit Bath City comfortably moved into the FA Cup fourth qualifing round after a routine 3-1 replay victory.

IN PICTURES: Forest Green vs Gateshead

Stroud News and Journal:

11:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

PICTURES from Forest Green's clash with Gateshead on Saturday

FOOTBALL: Shortwood three minutes away from another FA Cup giantkilling

Stroud News and Journal:

9:12am Monday 13th October 2014

SHORTWOOD’S love affair with the FA Cup shows no sign of fading as they came within three minutes of another cup shock at Conference South outfit Bath City.

RUGBY: Gloucester unchanged for Saturday’s trip to Saracens

Stroud News and Journal:

2:51pm Friday 10th October 2014

Gloucester Rugby keep faith with the side that defeated Leicester Tigers last weekend as they name their team for Saturday's Aviva Premiership clash against Saracens at Allianz Park.

Journalists give heroic goalkeeper Stuart Nelson a lift home after he misses team bus

Stroud News and Journal: RIGHT MAN: Gillingham goalkeeper Stuart Nelson insists Martin Allen is the man for Forest Green   Pic:Neil Brookman

10:35am Friday 10th October 2014

STROUD -BORN goalkeeper Stuart Nelson was the toast of Gillingham in their Johnstone’s Paint Trophy clash at Colchester Utd on Tuesday night after stopping two penalties and scoring the winner.

FOOTBALL: Matt Bennett at the double for Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

10:38am Thursday 9th October 2014

A MATT Bennett brace helped Shortwood stretch their unbeaten run to nine games with an emphatic victory at Wantage Town.

Hot-shot Lee Hughes snatches a victory for Forest Green at AFC Telford

Stroud News and Journal:

10:37am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE performance was unconvincing, but the end result was by far the most important factor, as Lee Hughes struck a second half header that earned Forest Green maximum points at basement boys AFC Telford, writes Richard Joyce.

Grab a Forest Green shirt for free

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

FREE Forest Green shirts remain up for grabs.

FA Vase: Brimscombe set for Welton Rovers tie

Stroud News and Journal:

2:59pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

BRIMSCOMBE'S FA Vase reward for beating Carterton Town 5-2 on Saturday will see Mike Green's side travel to Western League Welton Rovers in the first round.

FOOTBALL: In-form Shortwood maintain unbeaten record

Stroud News and Journal:

2:14pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

SHORTWOOD pushed their unbeaten run to eight matches with a comprehensive Southern league South & West Division One victory over Bashley, writes Paul Benneyworth.

RUGBY: Humphreys hails Gloucester following Leicester Tigers victory

Stroud News and Journal:

11:28am Tuesday 7th October 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby David Humphreys believes Gloucester’s first-half showing was their best of the Aviva Premiership Rugby season yet as they blew away Leicester Tigers in a 33-16 win.

RUGBY: Gloucester change three for visit of Leicester Tigers

Stroud News and Journal:

2:06pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Prop Nick Wood makes his first start of the campaign for Gloucester after recovering from back spasms that troubled him during pre-season, packing down alongside Richard Hibbard and John Afoa.

Sport birthdays 04/10/14

Stroud News and Journal: Tomas Rosicky (c)

12:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Sport birthdays 04/10/14


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