Stroud make big strides to gain a place in autumn national walking finals

Stroud News and Journal:

9:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

A WALKING football team based in Stroud have made giant strides to reach national finals following their success at a six-a-side tournament in Almondsbury.

Parkin wonder goal pinches a point for Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal:

9:31am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BEEFY Jon Parkin's brilliant free- kick in the final minutes at Eastleigh's Silverlake Stadium home earned Forest Green a point in a captivating tie, writes Richard Joyce.

Shortwood United present kit to Nailsworth Primary School

Stroud News and Journal:

10:32am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NAILSWORTH Primary School is celebrating after being presented with a new football kit by Shortwood United.

MOTORSPORT: Scott Redding to Marc VDS Honda for MotoGP 2015

Stroud News and Journal: Scott Redding    Pic:Bonnie Lane

1:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

Marc VDS has succeeded in its quest to run Scott Redding on a Factory class Honda in MotoGP next season.

FOOTBALL:Forest Green continue unbeaten Premier League start

Stroud News and Journal:

10:20am Monday 15th September 2014

FOREST Green maintained their good start to the season, with this workmanlike victory over Larkhall at Wisloe Road on Sunday.

RUGBY: Minch Rams get off to a winning start

Stroud News and Journal:

10:07am Monday 15th September 2014

MINCH Rams made the trip to salubrious Stow for their first Reserve League game.

Shortwood super-sub Langworthy forces FA Cup replay

Stroud News and Journal:

9:27am Monday 15th September 2014

THE romance of the FA Cup continued for Shortwood as super sub Ross Langworthy forced a replay against Gloucestershire rivals Cirencester Town.

RUGBY: Humphreys joy at Gloucester resolve

Stroud News and Journal:

3:58pm Sunday 14th September 2014

GLOUCESTER boss David Humphreys praised the character of his squad after a superb second-half fightback delivered an absorbing 34-27 Aviva Premiership victory over Sale Sharks.

Zara Phillips driven by London memories

Stroud News and Journal:

10:53am Friday 12th September 2014

Zara Phillips has revealed that memories of London 2012 are driving her dream to become a two-time Olympian.

Shortwood lacked a spark, says Sykes

Stroud News and Journal:

5:34pm Sunday 7th September 2014

SHORTWOOD co-manager Alex Sykes insisted his side lacked a ‘spark’ in a 1-1 draw with Clevedon Town, writes Jim Cunneen.

CYCLING: Wiggins plans Tour of Britain encore

Stroud News and Journal: Bradley Wiggins

4:53pm Sunday 7th September 2014

SIR BRADLEY WIGGINS will defend his Tour of Britain title after being named as the leader of Team Sky's squad for the race, which begins in Liverpool on Sunday.

ATHLETICS: 184-mile race proves no obstacle to Richard Hurdle

Stroud News and Journal: Hayley Hurdle and husband Richard

3:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IF YOU thought a marathon was a long distance run spare a thought for Cirencester's former Stroud AC runner Richard Hurdle who has just completed an 184-mile race from the Thames Barrier at Greenwich to the source of the Thames near Cirencester.

Horse statue stolen from garden

Stroud News and Journal:

12:44pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A LIFE-SIZE statue of a horse has been stolen from a garden in Gloucestershire.

FOOTBALL:Meredith happy with Shortwood Reserves' cup victory

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SHORTWOOD Res' boss Des Meredith was delighted after this comprehensive win over Hellenic Premier outfit Holyport at Meadowbank on Tuesday.

Frocester title win is career highlight for captain Nick Trainor

Stroud News and Journal: Frocester captain Nick Trainor

9:26am Thursday 4th September 2014

CAPTAIN Nick Trainor insists Frocester’s Premier One title win ranks as ‘one of the best days of his life’.

Gloucester Rugby statement on James Simpson-Daniel

Stroud News and Journal: England international: James Simpson-Daniel

4:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Gloucester Rugby can today confirm that James Simpson-Daniel has had to retire with immediate effect due to injury.

Rampant Forest Green clip Eagles' wings

Stroud News and Journal:

3:37pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOREST Green comfortably defeated Crystal Palace in the Women's Premier League Cup.

CRICKET: Commoners gain the bragging rights

Stroud News and Journal:

3:18pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COMMONERS gained the cricket bragging rights against Minchinhampton.

European glory for motorsport ace Neale

Stroud News and Journal:

2:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

STROUD-BASED Paul Neale was in terrific form during the latest IMBA European Championship motocross action held at Wingles in Northern France,scorching to his maiden overall win, writes Mike Wood.

Under-strength Shortwood Reserves are beaten by Wantage

Stroud News and Journal:

10:52am Monday 1st September 2014

A SHORTWOOD Reserves' side, depleted by summer holidays, was defeated by League One West new boys Wantage Town, after going down to 10 men due to injury.

FA Cup: Shortwood hit Shrivenham for six

Stroud News and Journal:

6:15pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SHORTWOOD'S love affair with the FA Cup continued as they hit Hellenic Premier Shrivenham for six.

Forest Green all set for Crystal Palace cup tie

Stroud News and Journal:

6:20am Saturday 30th August 2014

They may have only begun their league campaign last weekend, but Forest Green Rovers Ladies side are in cup action this Sunday as they host Crystal Palace Ladies at Wisloe Road (2pm).

SWIMMING:Stroud Masters make a splash

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRIO of Stroud Masters swimmers recently competed in the Cotswold Open Water Swim at Lake 61 in South Cerney.

MOTORSPORT: Cooper scores brilliant runner-up spot in 500cc Classic TT

Stroud News and Journal:

11:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

DAN Cooper came within half a lap of claiming his first ever win on the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course on Saturday.

Gloucestershire seamer David Payne pens new three-year deal

Stroud News and Journal:

10:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE seamer David Payne insists he is 'thrilled' to sign a new three-year contract.

Forest Green set to be unchanged for West Country derby against Bristol Rovers

Stroud News and Journal:

10:39am Monday 25th August 2014

IN-FORM Forest Green are set to name an unchanged side for the fifth successive time as they lock horns with Bristol Rovers at The New Lawn this lunchtime (1pm).

Lee Hughes' header sends unbeaten Forest Green to the top of the table

Stroud News and Journal:

11:28am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A brilliant second half header from veteran Lee Hughes secured Forest Green a point at Aldershot Town and helped Rovers to the top of the Vanarama Conference table.

TENNIS: Oliver catches Tim Henman's eye

Stroud News and Journal:

4:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STROUD’S Oliver Smalley insists he will never forget his outing at the All England Club after starring in front of former British No.1 Tim Henman as part of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals.

New Stroud captain Harry Foote is following in his father's footsteps

Stroud News and Journal:

10:22am Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW Stroud captain Harry Foote is following in his father's footsteps.

MOTORSPORT:Championship chasing Neale steps on the gas

Stroud News and Journal:

8:17pm Monday 18th August 2014

DESPITE competing with a sore shoulder injury,Stroud-based motocross star Paul Neale produced two great performances at the AMCA British Championships to finish on the podium and runners-up spot at Shobdon and Branston, writes Mike Wood.

Brimscombe's FA Cup debut ends in defeat

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BRIMSCOMBE’S first ever foray into the FA Cup ended in a 2-1 home defeat to Windsor Town in the extra preliminary round.

Shortwood Reserves' boss Des Meredith takes the positives out of Carterton Town defeat

Stroud News and Journal:

5:55pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SHORTWOOD Reserves’ boss Des Meredith took the positives out of a 2-1 Hellenic Division One West home defeat to Carterton Town.

Shortwood boss John Evans bemoans shocking second-half collapse

Stroud News and Journal:

5:20pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SHORTWOOD co-manager John Evans blamed a loss off heads after his side squandered a 3-0 half-time lead to fall to a 4-3 defeat at Swindon Supermarine.

RUGBY: Gloucester announce Billy Twelvetrees as new club captain

Stroud News and Journal: England and Gloucester Rugby star Billy Twelvetrees who has become a ambassador for Cheltenham Racecourse, the home of The National Hunt Festival - 10.10.2013 (1710196)

2:59pm Friday 15th August 2014

Gloucester Rugby can today reveal that British and Irish Lions and England centre Billy Twelvetrees will be the club captain for the 2014-15 season.

Hartpury’s Smith rubs shoulders with some of football’s best

Stroud News and Journal:

9:44am Friday 15th August 2014

IT'S not every day that you get to play against some of the world’s best football players, but that’s exactly what Hartpury’s Australian A-League star and former Cirencester Town player Matt Smith did as his side faced Juventus in Alessandro Del Piero’s final game Down Under.

Gloucester name squad for World Club Sevens at Twickenham

Stroud News and Journal: Olly Morgan helped launch the J.P Morgan Premiership Rugby 7s series

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

GLOUCESTER have named their squad for the World Club Sevens at Twickenham.

Silver-lining for Uley gliding star Andy Davis

Stroud News and Journal: Andy Davis with his trophy. Picture: Matthew Cook

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Two-time World Gliding Champion, Andy Davis from Uley, has won the silver medal in the Open Class at the World Gliding Championships which finished this weekend at Leszno in Poland.

FOOTBALL: Stroud United need new recruits

Stroud News and Journal:

2:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STROUD United require new players for the forthcoming season.

Forest Green Ladies face Gosport

Stroud News and Journal:

1:57pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FOREST Green Ladies face Gosport in their opening league encounter on Sunday, August 24 (2pm) at Slimbridge FC.

Stroud Triathlon Club boast Team GB stars

Stroud News and Journal:

11:37am Thursday 14th August 2014

STROUD Triathlon Club boast two Team GB Age Group triathletes amongst its ranks.

Unlikely final could be a classic

Stroud News and Journal:

11:22am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE West of England division climaxes with a final featuring one of the most unlikely competitors.

Jordan Weaving puts in srong performance at Cheshire's Oulton Park at the weekend to maintain British Motostar Championship lead

Stroud News and Journal:

10:06am Thursday 14th August 2014

Jordan Weaving put in another strong performance in treacherous weather conditions at Cheshire's Oulton Park at the weekend to maintain his lead in the British Motostar Championship.

Duncan Culley bags a brace as Shortwood United defeat Tiverton Town

Stroud News and Journal:

9:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SHORTWOOD hot-shot Duncan Culley bagged a brace as the Nailsworth outfit made it four points from the opening two Division One South and West matches in a testy clash with Tiverton Town.

FOOTBALL: Ascot are a tough hurdle for Brimscombe

Stroud News and Journal:

10:38am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ASCOT galloped to an emphatic 5-1 Hellenic Premier Division victory over injury-hit Brimscombe.

Shortwood start the season with a home draw against Shoiling

Stroud News and Journal:

4:17pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SHORTWOOD co-manager John Evans felt his side deserved a draw in their opening Southern League match of the season against newcomers Shoiling.

What new Leeds boss David Hockaday did after leaving Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal: FGR boss David Hockaday    Picture: Tom Wren

8:18am Saturday 9th August 2014

NEW Leeds boss David Hockaday was far from idle during his eight months out of the game after leaving Forest Green.

Arsenal U21s face Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal: FGR boss Ady Pennock. Pic: Tom Wren

4:49pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

There is one final opportunity for manager Ady Pennock to assess his squad’s credentials ahead of the Vanarama Conference Premier kick-off with a visit from Arsenal U21s on Tuesday (7pm).

GOLF: Charlotte Ellis getting closer to that first Tour win

Stroud News and Journal: Charlotte Ellis

10:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

CHARLOTTE ELLIS enjoyed her best finish of the season when taking joint sixth place at the Royal Belgian Golf Federation LETAS Trophy, writes Danny Hall.

RUGBY: I’ve still got more to give, says wing wonder May

Stroud News and Journal: Jonny May in the new Gloucester rugby kit (8654372)

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

IF EVER you needed proof that taking a risk can pay off – just reflect on the story of Hartpury student and England and Gloucester flier Jonny May, writes Emma Smith.

GOLF: Watson stars in Forest Classic but it is frustration for Goodwin

Stroud News and Journal: Minchinhampton golf pro Stuart Little

10:11am Thursday 31st July 2014

LEADING professional Michael Watson, from Weymouth’s Wessex Golf Centre, won the two-day Forest Classic played at the Forest of Dean and Forest Hills Golf Clubs.


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