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Preparations for Forest Green's West Country derby against Bristol Rovers are in full-swing

Stroud News and Journal: Adrain Pennock is set to be announced at FGR today

6:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Preparations for the West Country derby against Bristol Rovers at The New Lawn on Bank Holiday Monday (1m) - in front of the BT Sport cameras - are in full- swing.

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.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock reviews Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Alfreton Town and looks ahead to Rovers’ Friday night clash at Aldershot Town

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

5:13pm Monday 18th August 2014

WE hear from Ady Pennock, who reviews Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Alfreton Town and looks ahead to Rovers’ Friday night clash at Aldershot Town.

Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green fan John Light

10:15am Monday 18th August 2014

SUNDAY mornings are so different! Now I look at the paper with a warm glow within.

VIDEO: Lee Hughes bags his 300th career goal in Forest Green victory

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Monday 18th August 2014

VETERAN striker Lee Hughes bagged his 300th career goal to maintain Forest Green’s 100-per-cent start to the season against Alfreton Town today.

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.

Cricket: Stand-in captain Gidman stars in historic Gloucestershire win

Stroud News and Journal: Alex Gidman (8003087)

8:42am Monday 18th August 2014

ALEX Gidman led from the front as Gloucestershire became the first team to beat runaway Division Two leaders Worcestershire in the County Championship this season.

Gloucestershire Warriors show true grit to take title

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

In an unbelievable game, Gloucestershire Warriors came back from 28-0 down at half- time to snatch an incredible 32-28 victory over Swindon St George at Saintbridge.

MOTORSPORT: More points for Scott Redding after strong recovery in Czech Republic

Stroud News and Journal: Scott Redding

6:04pm Sunday 17th August 2014

QUEDGELEY'S Scott Redding secured his tenth points scoring finish in eleven races today in the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, beating the factory Ducati of Michele Pirro to the line to claim 11th place at the chequered flag.

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.

FULL-TIME:Lee Hughes bags 300th career goal to help maintain Forest Green's 100 per-cent start

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

GOALS in each half from Lee Hughes and Clovis Kamdjo saw Forest Green maintain their 100-per-cent start to the season.

HALF-TIME REPORT: Forest Green 1 Alfreton Town 0

Stroud News and Journal:

3:54pm Saturday 16th August 2014

LEE Hughes' 31st minute goal gives Forest Green the lead at half-time.

Cricket: Gidman Will leave Gloucestershire as Notts win race for his signature

Stroud News and Journal: Will Gidman in action for Gloucestershire against Surrey (7048713)

5:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

WILL Gidman will join Nottinghamshire once his contract with Gloucestershire expires at the end of the season.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cricket: Cockbain sends Gloucestershire into quarter-finals

Stroud News and Journal: Ian Cockbain goes on the attack

10:06am Thursday 14th August 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE have reached the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup after Ian Cockbain hit an unbeaten 98 to lead them to a five-wicket victory against Worcestershire.

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.

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.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock gives his post-match thoughts after the 2-1 victory against Chester

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

10:58pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock gives his post-match thoughts after the 2-1 victory against Chester City

FULL-TIME: Forest Green make it back- to-back victories with a 2-1 triumph over Chester

Stroud News and Journal:

10:03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

FOREST Green’s sparkling start to the season continued as goals from Clovis Kamdjo and Jon Parkin made it back-to-back Vanarama Conference victories.

Forest Green vs Chester City - half -time report

Stroud News and Journal:

8:54pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock named an unchanged side from the excellent opening day win at Southport.

Inside the Pavilion: One-Day Cup is competition for us

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

4:23pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

JOHN BRACEWELL was right.

Cricket: Gloucestershire can book quarter-final spot with win at Worcester

Stroud News and Journal:

3:02pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S final home game in Group A of the Royal London One-Day Cup against Lancashire was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol.

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.

VIDEO: Ady Pennock looks forward to Chester City and reviews the Southport victory and more

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

4:03pm Monday 11th August 2014

ADY Pennock looks forward to tomorrow night’s opening Vanarama Conference Premier home match of the season against Chester City, 7.45pm.

Cricket: New Zealand triumph again at Bristol

Stroud News and Journal:

12:02pm Monday 11th August 2014

NEW Zealand A made it two wins out of two at Bristol after sweeping Sri Lanka A aside in the second Tri Series match held at the County Ground on Saturday.

OPINION: Green Light with Forest Green fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green fan John Light

10:12am Monday 11th August 2014

AN AWAY win, a clean sheet, three points! Welcome to the wonderful world of Ady Pennock.

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.

Photo Gallery:Southport v Forest Green

Stroud News and Journal:

9:24pm Saturday 9th August 2014

It proved to be a perfect way to start the new season for Forest Green fans as Lee Hughes' goal got Ady Pennock's side up and running with an opening day 1-0 win at Southport.

Veteran Lee Hughes strikes to get Forest Green off to a winning start at Southport

Stroud News and Journal: Lee Hughes scored Forest Green's equaliser at Aldershot (4116147)

5:07pm Saturday 9th August 2014

FOREST Green opened the Vanarama Conference Premier season in winning fashion at Southport.

VIDEO: New Forest Green defender David Pipe speaks of his pride at being named captain

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

NEW Forest Green defender David Pipe speaks of his pride at being named captain

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock is ready for the big kick-off at Southport

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

11:39am Saturday 9th August 2014

THE new football season kicks-off today, Saturday, with Forest Green travelling to Southport in the Vanarama Conference.

Cricket: England defeated at Bristol despite fine Bairstow century

Stroud News and Journal: HOSPITAL CHECK: Jonny Bairstow

10:20am Saturday 9th August 2014

A SUPERB Jonny Bairstow century was not enough to give England Lions victory in their Tri-Series match against New Zealand A at the County Ground in Bristol on Friday.

Cricket: Dent in form before rain brings game to abrupt halt

Stroud News and Journal:

9:47am Saturday 9th August 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE were frustrated by the rain after making a good start to their abandoned Royal London One-Day Cup game against Essex at Chelmsford.

World's top BMX street riders set for Rush Skatepark

Stroud News and Journal: Rush Skatepark creators Jerry and Michelle Norman with their son Josh, 15, who rides BMX and scooters (1705604)

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A QUARTET of the world’s top BMX street riders will appear at Rush Skatepark at Brimscombe Port.

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.

RUGBY: Gloucester keep faith with squad

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

GLOUCESTER have kept faith with the squad that won three out of three games in the Premiership Rugby 7s pool stages for Friday's finals evening at the Stoop.

New-look Shortwood set for tough opener against Shoiling

Stroud News and Journal: Shortwood boss John Evans   Picture:Brian Rossiter

5:46pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEW-LOOK Shortwood United face a tough Southern League opener at home to FA Vase winners Shoiling on Saturday (3pm).

MCC and BBC give local clubs chance to enter CMJ Spirit of Cricket Awards

Stroud News and Journal:

4:47pm Friday 8th August 2014

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the BBC are encouraging local cricket clubs and schools to enter the second annual CMJ Spirit of Cricket Awards – with Lord’s matchday tickets and a cash prize on offer to the winners.

MOTORSPORT: Scott Redding ready to resume racing at Indianapolis, USA

Stroud News and Journal: Scott Redding   Pic: Bonnie Lane

4:43pm Friday 8th August 2014

QUEDGELEY'S Scott Redding heads across the Atlantic for this weekend’s Indianapolis Grand Prix, the tenth round of the MotoGP World Championship and the start of the all-important second half of the Briton’s rookie MotoGP season.

Bristol Rovers rule out move for Shortwood striker Duncan Culley

Stroud News and Journal:

5:43pm Thursday 7th August 2014

BRISTOL Rovers boss Darrell Clarke has ended his interest in trialist striker Duncan Culley.

IN THE PICTURE: Forest Green face the camera for team photo

Stroud News and Journal:

3:49pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FOREST Green’s annual team photo took place at the New Lawn this afternoon.

Cricket: Gloucestershire will fight to keep Durham target Will

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

CHIEF executive Will Brown insists Gloucestershire have not given up hope of keeping Will Gidman despite Durham emerging as favourites to secure his signature.








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