RUGBY: Jonny Bell to join Gloucester coaching staff in the summer

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester RFC

10:55am Thursday 29th January 2015

JONATHAN BELL will join the Gloucester rugby coaching staff under his former team-mate David Humphreys when he switches from Ulster in the close season to take on the role of assistant coach at Kingsholm.

RUGBY: Gloucester prop up front row options with triple signing

Stroud News and Journal:

9:24am Thursday 29th January 2015

GLOUCESTER have added to their front row strength in depth for next season with the signings of Paul Doran-Jones (Harlequins), Paddy McAllister (Aurillac) and Nicky Thomas (Ospreys).

FOOTBALL: Marley Thomas helps spark five-star Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

5:22pm Sunday 25th January 2015

MARLEY Thomas was the catalyst for Shortwood United as his four assists helped his side slam five goals past Bridgwater Town, writes Jim Cunneen.

FOOTBALL:Hartpury hunting for next generation of football stars

Stroud News and Journal:

7:50am Saturday 24th January 2015

Hartpury's latest hunt for sporting talent continues with young prospects invited to an open football trial day on Friday, March, 27.

FOOTBALL: Accam’s Africa Cup of Nations bow

Stroud News and Journal:

10:51am Friday 23rd January 2015

Former Forest Green striker and Hartpury student David Accam made his Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) debut for Ghana earlier this week, appearing in the Black Stars’ first group fixture against Senegal.

RUGBY: Humphreys can afford the luxury of some squad tinkering

Stroud News and Journal:

9:41am Thursday 22nd January 2015

GLOUCESTER make five changes to the side that defeated Oyonnax at the weekend as they seek to finish unbeaten in the European Challenge Cup pool stages in Thursday's game at Brive.

FOOTBALL: Former Forest Green striker Danny Wright joins Kidderminster Harriers

Stroud News and Journal: GOAL: Danny Wright milks the applause

3:02pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

FORMER Forest Green striker Danny Wright has vowed to the score the goals which revive Kidderminster Harriers play-off push in the Vanarama Conference.

FOOTBALL:Shortwood denied at the death

Stroud News and Journal:

4:11pm Sunday 18th January 2015

PLUCKY Shortwood United came from two goals down to lead at Sholing before being denied the three points at the death to make it three consecutive Southern League South and West Division draws on the spin.

FOOTBALL:Josh Klein-Davies steps off the bench to snatch a point for Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

11:15am Thursday 15th January 2015

SUPER-SUB Josh Klein-Davies stepped off the bench to score for a second successive time to grab a point at third-placed Didcot Town.

FOOTBALL:Grassroots coaching is paying off

Stroud News and Journal:

10:22am Thursday 15th January 2015

EFFORTS to enhance know-how and confidence levels in aspiring football coaches within the grassroots game are paying rich dividends, according to the people driving it all on.

RUGBY: Humphreys gives 'huge credit' to match-winner James Hook

Stroud News and Journal:

9:40am Thursday 15th January 2015

DIRECTOR of rugby David Humphreys paid tribute to Gloucester’s strength of character, and James Hook in particular, after the Welsh fly half kicked his side to a dramatic victory over Saracens, writes Alex Fulford.

Justin Edinburgh edges ahead of Ady Pennock in betting race for Gillingham job

Stroud News and Journal: Newport County AFC V Oxford United

3:53pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is now the bookies’ favourite to take over at League One Gillingham, writes Andrew Penman.

RUGBY: New Zealand international Jeremy Thrush to join Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Gloucester have announced the signing of New Zealand international lock Jeremy Thrush.

RUGBY:Ben Morgan ruled out of 6 Nations after breaking his leg

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Monday 12th January 2015

ENGLAND No.8 Ben Morgan will miss the entire RBS 6 Nations after breaking his ankle in Gloucester's dramatic 24-23 Aviva Premiership victory over Saracens on Friday night.

FOOTBALL: Josh Klein-Davies bags late equaliser on Shortwood United debut

Stroud News and Journal:

6:28pm Sunday 11th January 2015

SUPER-SUB Josh Klein – Davies fired a late leveller on his debut to rescue a point for Shortwood,writes Jim Cunneen.

RUGBY:Ben Morgan injury mars Gloucester's dramatic win over Saracens

Stroud News and Journal:

11:49am Saturday 10th January 2015

ENGLAND suffered what appeared to be a major pre-RBS 6 Nations injury scare when number eight Ben Morgan was carried off during Gloucester's dramatic 24-23 Aviva Premiership victory against Saracens at Kingsholm.

VIDEO: Richard Joyce in conversation with Forest Green defender Danny Coles

Stroud News and Journal:

2:10pm Friday 9th January 2015

RICHARD Joyce talks to Forest Green defender Danny Coles following news of his contract extension at the New Lawn.

RUGBY:Humphreys hungry for home comforts

Stroud News and Journal:

3:01pm Thursday 8th January 2015

Gloucester will slump to a 19-season domestic low at Kingsholm if they are beaten by Aviva Premiership title contenders Saracens on Friday night.

FOOTBALL:Charlie Clough aims to grasp Forest Green chance

Stroud News and Journal: Missing: The talisman Charlie Clough could be out for the remainder of the season           SP81948

11:49am Thursday 8th January 2015

CHARLIE Clough intends to make the most of his Forest Green chance, writes Tim Ashton.

FOOTBALL: Shortwood knocked out of cup

Stroud News and Journal:

4:28pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

SHORTWOOD United suffered their third loss in a row as they were knocked out of the Red Insure Cup by Swindon Supermarine.

VIDEO MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Forest Green 4 Welling 1

Stroud News and Journal:

2:04pm Monday 5th January 2015

Watch the match highlights from Forest Green's 4-1 victory over Welling at a foggy New Lawn.

FOOTBALL: Cinderford gain the derby day bragging rights over Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

4:43pm Friday 2nd January 2015

SHORTWOOD suffered a New Year's Day defeat at Gloucestershire rivals Cinderford Town.

FOOTBALL: Shortwood lose unbeaten home record

Stroud News and Journal:

4:48pm Monday 29th December 2014

SHORTWOOD were beaten for the first time at home in a frustrating clash against Larkhall Athletic, writes Jim Cunneen.

VIDEO MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Forest Green 2 Kidderminster Harriers 3

Stroud News and Journal:

2:58pm Saturday 27th December 2014

Video match highlights from Forest Green's 3-2 Boxing Day defeat against Kidderminster Harriers.

Forest Green will face Ebbsfleet in FA Trophy

Stroud News and Journal:

1:41pm Wednesday 24th December 2014

Vanarama Conference South side Ebbsfleet United will host Forest Green in the second round of the FA Trophy after they defeated Welling United.

FOOTBALL:No Christmas cracker for Forest Green at play-off rivals Grimsby Town

Stroud News and Journal: Trowbridge’s Chris Stokes, pictured in action for Blue Square Premier side Forest Green this season (Photo: Mikal Ludlow)

12:16pm Saturday 20th December 2014

FOREST Green got their festive run off to a frustrating start as play-off rivals Grimsby Town came out on top.

Internet sensation The Wealdstone Raider set to make appearance at Bath City FC

Stroud News and Journal:

11:41am Saturday 20th December 2014

One of the most infamous non-league football supporters in the country is set to make an appearance in the West Country today, Saturday.

SQUASH:Amelia retains her national title

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Wycliffe student Amelia Henley smashed every player put in her court to retain her national title at the British Junior Squash Championships.

FOOTBALL: Jon Parkin hat-trick fires Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal:

1:24pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

JON Parkin fired his first hat-trick in a Forest Green shirt to book Ady Pennock’s side a place in the second round of the FA Trophy, writes Richard Joyce.

RUGBY: Gloucester change their stripes for Zebre trip

Stroud News and Journal:

2:16pm Friday 12th December 2014

GLOUCESTER make six changes to the side that defeated Zebre at Kingsholm in the European Rugby Challenge Cup at Kingsholm last weekend, as they travel to Italy for the second leg of the double header.

RUGBY: Billy Vunipola targets Ben Morgan's England shirt

Stroud News and Journal:

11:53am Thursday 11th December 2014

BILLY Vunipola admits it wasn’t just his body left battered and bruised from England’s autumn internationals but his ego too.

VIDEO MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Forest Green 2 Woking 1

Stroud News and Journal:

11:27am Thursday 11th December 2014

Watch the match highlights from Forest Green's 2-1 victory over Woking.

FOOTBALL:Sykes frustrated after Shortwood net point at Fleet

Stroud News and Journal:

4:42pm Sunday 7th December 2014

JOINT-BOSS Alex Sykes cut a frustrated figure as his play-off chasing side were forced to share the Southern League South and West Division spoils at Fleet Town, writes Jim Cunneen.

VIDEO:Ex-Forest Green favourite Chris Todd taking the Simon Cowell route to fundraising this Christmas

Stroud News and Journal: ON LOAN: Chris Todd has joined Hereford on a one-month loan deal

10:20am Friday 5th December 2014

FORMER Forest Green defender Chris Todd has taken a novel approach to raising money this festive season... by releasing his own bid to have a Christmas number one.

RUGBY:Big Ben is hitting the right notes

Stroud News and Journal:

9:43am Friday 5th December 2014

STUART Lancaster admits Ben Morgan has made a sizeable impression on him during the autumn, with England’s head coach insisting the Gloucester No.8 has made himself un-droppable ahead of the World Cup.

FOOTBALL: Ugly brawl at Halifax as Forest Green's unbeaten run ends

Stroud News and Journal:

10:08am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

UGLY scenes saw three Forest Green players sent off as Ady Pennock’s side lost for the first time in 11 games at Halifax last night, writes Richard Joyce.

RUGBY: Humphreys happy with Gloucester win

Stroud News and Journal:

4:26pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys was delighted to see his side end their recent slump with a 21-9 win at London Irish despite a hugely unconvincing display at the Madejski Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Forest Green Academy starlet Scott Bevan joins Swindon Supermarine on loan

Stroud News and Journal:

10:54am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

HIGHYLY-RATED Forest Green Academy defender Scott Bevan has joined Southern League South & West Division side Swindon Supermarine on loan.

FOOTBALL:Former Wood favourite Adam Mann ends unbeaten run

Stroud News and Journal:

3:49pm Sunday 30th November 2014

FORMER Shortwood United favourite Adam Mann ended injury-stricken Shortwood United’s 10-game unbeaten run.

VIDEO CHAT:England and Gloucester star Billy Twelvetrees

Stroud News and Journal: Billy Twelvetrees on his England debut

2:53pm Friday 28th November 2014

BILLY Twelvetrees has ridden an England see-saw in 2014 but with George Ford on his inside, the Gloucester centre is confident of ending it on a high on Saturday.

FOOTBALL:Dartford is a must win, says Forest Green midfielder Sam Wedgbury

Stroud News and Journal: New FGR signing Sam Wedgbury. Pic: Tom Wren

4:43pm Thursday 27th November 2014

FOREST Green midfielder Sam Wedgbury insists Saturday’s home clash against struggling Dartford is a “must win”.

RUGBY: Gloucester captain Billy Twelvetrees gets England start

Stroud News and Journal:

3:16pm Thursday 27th November 2014

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has backed Owen Farrell to make an impact from the bench against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday after dropping him from his starting line-up for the first time since June 2012.

CRICKET:Lawrence fears Abbott may quit

Stroud News and Journal:

1:02pm Thursday 27th November 2014

Former Gloucestershire and England fast bowler David Lawrence fears Sean Abbott may never play cricket again after Phillip Hughes died from injuries sustained facing him in a Sheffield Shield match.

RUGBY: Jonny May starting to feel at home with England

Stroud News and Journal:

12:05pm Thursday 27th November 2014

JONNY MAY admits a positive mental attitude is behind his change of fortunes in an England shirt as the Gloucester wing continues to stake a claim for a starring role at the 2015 World Cup, writes Daniel Ross.

RUGBY: Tom Isaacs leaves Gloucester to join Cardiff Blues

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester RFC

10:32am Thursday 27th November 2014

WELSH centre Tom Isaacs has left the club with immediate effect and joined Guinness Pro12 side, Cardiff Blues.

CRICKET: Australia mourns Hughes "tragedy"

Stroud News and Journal:

9:41am Thursday 27th November 2014

The death of Phillip Hughes has been described as a "real-life tragedy" by Cricket Australia chief executive officer James Sutherland.

FOOTBALL:Swindon edge top of the table clash

Stroud News and Journal:

5:24pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The top of the table clash in the FA Women's Premier League South West Division One on Sunday saw Forest Green miss out against Swindon Town.

FOOTBALL:Forest Green boss Ady Pennock ignores the political football in Dover stalemate

Stroud News and Journal:

5:11pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

DOVER supporters staged a boycott of the club's home fixture with Forest Green after political party UKIP sponsored the game, but the political football saw the spoils shared in a dour 0-0 draw, writes Richard Joyce.

FOOTBALL: Shortwood stretch unbeaten run to nine

Stroud News and Journal:

3:58pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

SHORTWOOD blew away the cobwebs of inactivity to stretch their unbeaten run to nine games with a victory over Southern League Division West rivals AFC Totton on Saturday.

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.


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