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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.

FOOTBALL: FA Cup agony for 10-man Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

6:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SHORTWOOD UNITED can dream of another lucrative FA Cup run after dumping Cirencester Town out of the competition after extra-time at the First Qualifying Round stage on Tuesday night.

Forest Green goalkeeper Paul White joins Gloucester City on loan

Stroud News and Journal:

1:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOREST Green goalkeeper Paul White has penned a one-month loan deal at Conference North outfit Gloucester City.

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.

OPINION: Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: John Light

11:37am Monday 15th September 2014

THE win against Halifax was the best performance of the season-will it prove to be the most important as well?

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.

Shortwood striker Duncan Culley pens full-time deal at Bromley

Stroud News and Journal: GOAL: Duncan Culley slots home from the penalty spot

5:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

SHORTWOOD striker Duncan Culley has penned a full-time deal at Vanarama Conference South side Bromley.

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.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock pleased with victory over FC Halifax Town

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

6:08pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock pleased with 2-0 victory over FC Halifax Town

SECOND-HALF REPORT: Forest Green 2 FC Halifax Town 0

Stroud News and Journal:

4:59pm Saturday 13th September 2014

First half goals from James Norwood and Jon Parkin saw Forest Green return to winning ways at the New Lawn

HALF-TIME REPORT: Forest Green 2 FC Halifax Town 0

Stroud News and Journal:

3:47pm Saturday 13th September 2014

GOALS from James Norwood and Jon Parkin handed Forest Green a 2-0 lead at the break against high-flying FC Halifax Town.

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.

Cricket: Alex Gidman to leave Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: Alex Gidman. Picture: Brian Rossiter

9:42am Thursday 11th September 2014

FORMER Gloucestershire skipper Alex Gidman has made the shock decision to leave the club at the end of the season and join northern neighbours Worcestershire.

VIDEO: Forest Green assistant manager Dave Kevan says morale is good despite recent results

Stroud News and Journal: VIDEO: Forest Green assistant manager Dave Kevan gives his opinion on new signings Elliott Frear and Rob Sinclair

5:13pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FOREST Green assistant manager Dave Kevan says morale is good despite recent results

TOUR OF BRITAIN: Michal Kwiatkowski takes yellow jersey

Stroud News and Journal:

11:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

A searingly fast finish from Michal Kwiatkowski saw him become the fourth Friends Life Yellow Jersey of the 2014 race, as the Pole won the Worcester to Bristol leg of the race.

Cricket: Gloucestershire score over 500 runs in record-breaking day

Stroud News and Journal: Alex Gidman (10213576)

1:54pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ALEX Gidman and Gareth Roderick re-wrote the Gloucestershire record books on an incredible first day of their County Championship game against Leicestershire at the County Ground in Bristol.

No panic stations for Forest Green boss Ady Pennock

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

11:18am Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock isn’t pushing the panic button as his side fell to back-to-back Vanarama Conference defeats at struggling Nuneaton.

Rugby: Northampton set the benchmark for Gloucester, says Humphreys

Stroud News and Journal: (10146622)

2:38pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NORTHAMPTON Saints showed why they are the team to aspire to, admitted Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys after the reigning Aviva Premiership champions romped to victory over the Cherry and Whites.

INSIDE THE PAVILION: Klinger's back – now we must find an early-season fast bowler

Stroud News and Journal: John Light was appointed Gloucestershire's new president

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAPTAIN Klinger is coming back. That is the best news Gloucestershire cricket supporters have had for some time. He has been an important character at Bristol on and off the field and knows work is still to be done.

Edoardo Zardini climbs to Friends Life Tour of Britain lead

Stroud News and Journal:

9:01pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE Friends Life Yellow Jersey changed shoulders for the third consecutive day as Edoardo Zardini claimed victory atop the Tumble mountain above Abergavenny.

Leeds United manager link flatters former Forest Green captain

Stroud News and Journal: Mark Cooper

8:18pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Former Forest Green captain Mark Cooper says he is flattered to have been linked to the managerial vacancy at Leeds United.

MOTORCYCLING: Weaving closing in on Motostar title after Donington win

Stroud News and Journal: Jordan Weaving on the podium after in round nine of the Motostar British Championship at Donington Park. September 2014. Picture: Bonnie Lane

7:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

JORDAN WEAVING enjoyed a successful weekend at Donington Park, extending his lead in the Motostar British Championship with another race win, writes Alannah Fellows.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock set for loan swoop

Stroud News and Journal:

10:15am Tuesday 9th September 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock is set to dive into the loan market this week.

OPINION: Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green fan John Light

3:23pm Monday 8th September 2014

ALL eyes will now be on the manager.

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.

SECOND-HALF REVIEW: Forest Green 0 Wrexham 1. Lee Hughes sent off as Forest Green's unbeaten start is ended

Stroud News and Journal:

5:09pm Saturday 6th September 2014

LEE Hughes saw red as Forest Green tasted their first Vanarama Conference defeat of the season in a full-blooded clash against Wrexham.

HALF-TIME REPORT: Forest Green 0 Wrexham 0

Stroud News and Journal:

3:55pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Forest Green and Wrexham are all square at the break.

GOLF: County champion Victoria Wakeley-Jones heads young Glos team

Stroud News and Journal: Local golf

11:04am Saturday 6th September 2014

THREE young players from Minchinhampton Golf Club have made the Gloucestershire (GLCGA) team for the England Golf County Finals to be held at Belton Park Golf Club, Lincolnshire, from Monday week (September 15).

CRICKET: Klinger contract is vital in pursuit of honours, says Gloucestershire chief

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire CCC captain Michael Klinger (6390030)

9:56am Friday 5th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE chief executive Will Brown insists his side can challenge for honours after the club agreed a one-year contract extension with captain Michael Klinger.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock pours cold water on transfer rumors

Stroud News and Journal:

4:57pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Ady Pennock has poured cold water on reports linking Forest Green with a move for Barnet’s Keanu Marsh-Brown and Aldershot’s Brett Williams.

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.

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.

Inside the Pavilion: Collective batting failure let Gloucestershire down

Stroud News and Journal: John Light was appointed Gloucestershire's new president

11:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

SO NEAR but yet so far. A patchy Gloucestershire performance led to defeat against a Kent side that should have been beaten in the Royal London Cup quarter-final.

Forest Green hope free shirt offer will attract new fans

Stroud News and Journal: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3184367

11:01am Thursday 4th September 2014

FOREST Green are dishing out free football shirts to children in an effort to attract more fans to the New Lawn.

GOLF: A hole-in-one is perfect timing for Kenneth

Stroud News and Journal:

9:38am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE time was right for a Stroud golfer when he scored a hole-in-one during a recent club competition to be rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch as recognition for the achievement.

Cricket: Fuller ruled out for remaining games

Stroud News and Journal: James Fuller is looking forward to winning his first trophy with Gloucestershire

9:29am Thursday 4th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE have confirmed that seam bowler James Fuller will not play again this season and will have surgery on the foot injury that has stopped him from playing since the end of May.

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.

ROWING: Pete Reed ends a tough year with a gold at the world championships

Stroud News and Journal: Pete Reed – back row, third from right – celebrates with the winning GB Men's Eight crew at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam. Picture: AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis

10:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

PETE REED showed his midas touch when helping Team GB's new-look Men's Eight to the most unlikely gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam.

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.

OPINION: Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green fan John Light

10:06am Monday 1st September 2014

SIX games played, twelve points won, four goals conceded and just three points from the top of the table. Add to that a team that never knows it is beaten, can come from behind and salvage something from the game.

Top ten for top Brit Scott Redding at Silverstone

Stroud News and Journal: Scott Redding   Pic: Bonnie Lane

7:10pm Sunday 31st August 2014

QUEDGELEY'S Scott Redding claimed an impressive tenth place in today’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, which he finished as both the top production Honda and top British rider.

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.

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