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.

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12:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

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The Martyrs surrender two-goal lead in dying minutes to comeback kings Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal:

1:03pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SHORTWOOD snatched a surprise point from the jaws of defeat at high-flying Merthyr Town last night.

Stroud and District Table Tennis review

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Stroud and District Table Tennis review

FA Women's Premier League: Forest Green 1 Shanklin 1

Stroud News and Journal:

10:51am Monday 29th September 2014

A LACKLUSTRE display saw Forest Green lose their 100 per cent winning record.

Shortwood shock Conference outfit Oxford City in another FA Cup giant-killing

Stroud News and Journal:

3:29pm Sunday 28th September 2014

SHORTWOOD United showed their indomitable spirit coming from behind to knock out Conference North side Oxford City out of the FA Cup second qualifying round.

Stroud Half Marathon places now available

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

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE 33rd running of the Stroud Half Marathon organised by Stroud & District Athletics Club, sponsored by Griffiths Marshall, Chartered Accountants of Gloucester and supported by Dairy Crest, Bailey Paint and Gloucester Sports will take place on Sunday, October 26 at 10am from Marling School, Cainscross Road.

GOLF: Amberey Guild go on tour

Stroud News and Journal:

10:38am Friday 26th September 2014

THE 34th Amberey Guild Golf Society visited, for the first time, Calderfields Golf and Country Club in Walsall, writes Dave Bolland.

Kvesic, Robson and Stooke to get first starts of season at Kassam

Stroud News and Journal:

1:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Matt Kvesic, Dan Robson and Elliott Stooke will make their first Aviva Premiership starts as Gloucester travel to the Kassam Stadium to take on London Welsh on Friday evening.

Hartpury is home for Cheltenham Town’s fledgling stars

Stroud News and Journal:

10:42am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Hartpury is home for Cheltenham Town’s fledgling stars Hartpury’s footballing hotbed continues to go from strength to strength with Cheltenham Town’s apprentices now training and developing at the college under the watchful eye of a former Robins’ captain.

Forest Green Academy in FA Youth Cup action at Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: VIDEO: Forest Green Academy boss Scott Bartlett talks about the youth set-up and the upcoming youth day

9:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FOREST Green are in FA Youth Cup action on tonight as Scott Bartlett's side travel to face Academy counterparts Cirencester (7.30pm).

Tongue lashing from boss Ady Pennock sparks second half Forest Green revival

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

11:45am Sunday 21st September 2014

BOSS Ady Pennock gave his team a half-time kick-up the backside and it worked as Forest Green stomped to their second away win of the season at Dartford.

RUGBY:Exeter punish Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Exeter moved top of the Aviva Premiership after goalkickers Gareth Steenson and Henry Slade combined to punish Gloucester's poor discipline at Kingsholm.

Maguire raring to go

Stroud News and Journal: Jason Maguire

9:09am Friday 19th September 2014

National Hunt jockey Jason Maguire returns to the saddle after six months out injured at Newton Abbot on Friday.

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.


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