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Forest Green fans stage charity match in the memory of Julie Davies

Stroud News and Journal: The much-missed Julie Davies with her son Liam and daughter Leanne

10:02am Thursday 24th April 2014

A JULIE Davies eleven will once again lock horns against Forest Green Supporters Club for a shield in her name.

Cricket: Gidman heroics go unrewarded in Gloucestershire draw

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire all-rounder Will Gidman

9:28am Thursday 24th April 2014

A SUPERB bowling display by Will Gidman was not enough to give Gloucestershire their first win of the season as they were frustrated by the rain in Cardiff.

Dominic Dale makes a bright start at the World Snooker Championships

Stroud News and Journal: Dominic Dale

9:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

DOMINIC Dale emerged firmly on top in the first session of his World Snooker Championship as he heads into Thursday with a commanding 7-2 lead over seeded Mark Davis.

VIDEO: Interview with Forest Green goalkeeping coach Kevin Phillips

Stroud News and Journal: FGR goalkeeper coach Kevin Phillips

3:26pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Forest Green goalkeeping coach Kevin Phillips talks about his role at the club and his career

Inside the Pavilion with Gloucestershire president John Light

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

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PROFESSIONAL sport is tough. As well as ability you need a winning mentality, perhaps summed up by W C Fields’ famous line 'Never give a sucker an even break'.

Champions-elect Cirencester Town put dent in Shortwood's play-off hopes

Stroud News and Journal: Shortwood's Kevin Slack was amongst the goals

8:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN are within 90 minutes of a famous Calor Southern League title success after coming through a bruising encounter with play-off-chasing Shortwood United at the Corinium Stadium on Easter Monday, writes Danny Hall.

JUST IN: The Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green fan John Light

3:37pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE first day of the season cost us a play-off place.

Cricket: Gloucestershire build lead against Glamorgan

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire vice-captain Chris Dent

7:26pm Monday 21st April 2014

DESPITE gaining a first innings lead over Glamorgan, Gloucestershire could be left to rue not having a stronger grip on their County Championship game at the Swalec Stadium after a second day that promised so much more.

Rugby: Davies can't fault Gloucester effort in defeat at Twickenham

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7:05pm Monday 21st April 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Nigel Davies admits effort can only take Gloucester so far after their European Rugby Champions Cup ambitions took a heavy blow in defeat in The Stinger to London Wasps, writes Chris Bailey.

Cricket: Payne on hat-trick as Gloucestershire make early inroads

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire bowler David Payne

9:30am Monday 21st April 2014

DAVID Payne will be on a hat-trick when play resumes in Gloucestershire’s LV County Championship clash against Glamorgan on a hat-trick.

Duncan Culley hits 37th goal of the season as Shortwood maintain play-off charge

Stroud News and Journal: CELEBRATE: Shortwood hot-shot Duncan Culley    Pics: Brian Rossiter

4:48pm Sunday 20th April 2014

PROLIFIC striker Duncan Culley bagged his 37th goal of the season as Shortwood United maintained their play-off hopes with two games to go.

Jason Walker recalled ahead of Forest Green's trip to champions Luton Town on Easter Monday

Stroud News and Journal: New Forest Green striker Jason Walker  Picture: Stuart Brennan/FGR

12:16pm Sunday 20th April 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock has recalled on loan striker Jason Walker ahead of his injury-hit side’s trip to champions Luton Town on Easter Monday.

VIDEO: Ady Pennock gives a post-match interview after the draw with Woking at the New Lawn today

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

7:14pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Forest Green boss Ady Pennock gives a post-match interview after the draw with Woking at the New Lawn today

Nailsworth's Olympic hero Pete Reed in GB trials

Stroud News and Journal: Pete Reed

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

The GB Rowing Team’s Gloucestershire quartet of Pete Reed, Alex Gregory, Beth Rodford and Matt Gotrel are all hoping to impress at the GB Rowing Team Senior Trials in Caversham this weekend.

VIDEO: Ady Pennock discusses recent results and looks ahead to the remaining matches

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

6:28pm Friday 18th April 2014

Forest Green boss Ady Pennock discusses recent results, Yan Klukowski's record breaking goal and looks ahead to the remaining matches

World Snooker Championship is a marathon test for Dominic Dale

Stroud News and Journal: Dominic Dale

4:43pm Friday 18th April 2014

IF Dominic Dale’s last tournament win was a sprint, the upcoming World Snooker Championship is nothing but a marathon.

Gloucester Rugby name team for The Stinger at Twickenham

Stroud News and Journal: Ben Morgan with the Calcutta Cup in the England dressing room after the match

1:42pm Friday 18th April 2014

GLOUCESTER make four changes to their starting line up for Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture against London Wasps – The Stinger – which takes place at Twickenham (kick- off 3.15pm).

VIDEO: Yan Klukowski discusses his record breaking goal and talks about his Forest Green future

Stroud News and Journal: GET IN: Yan Klukowski celebrates Picture: Carl Hewlett

7:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YAN Klukowski discusses his record breaking goal and talks about his Forest Green future

Duncan Culley's brace pushes Shortwood back into play-off contention

Stroud News and Journal: Duncan Culley and  Ross Langworthy celebrate

11:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

HOT-SHOT striker Duncan Culley bagged a brace as Shortwood moved back into play-off contention, writes Jim Cunneen.

Cricket: Dent hopes to learn a lot about captaincy from Klinger

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire vice-captain Chris Dent

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE batsman Chris Dent believes the opportunity to work closely with Michael Klinger can help him fulfil his captaincy ambitions.

Cricket: Carberry century condemns Gloucestershire to defeat

Stroud News and Journal: Michael Carberry on his way to 47 for England today

5:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN UNBEATEN century from England international Michael Carberry sent Gloucestershire to defeat in their opening County Championship game against Hampshire at the County Ground in Bristol.

Football: Klukowski breaks Forest Green record in win at Macclesfield

Stroud News and Journal: Yan Klukowski is now Forest Green's record goalscorer in the Conference

9:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Skrill Premier

Cricket: Marshall keeps Gloucestershire's hopes alive

Stroud News and Journal: Hamish Marshall

9:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HAMISH Marshall lifted Gloucestershire’s hopes of an unlikely victory against Hampshire going into the final day of their opening County Championship game of the season.

Inside the Pavilion with Gloucestershire president John Light

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

4:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

“We are the Glorious Gloucester’s famed for our attack In Korea and Alexandria back to back When we have served our country and answered the trumpets call.Take us back to Gloucestershire, most glorious land of all.”

Cricket: Gloucestershire pegged back as Vince ton gives Hampshire first innings lead

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire seamer Matthew Taylor took four wickets

9:16am Tuesday 15th April 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE relinquished control of their County Championship game against Hampshire on day two at the County Ground in Bristol.

The Price is right for play-off chasing Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal: CELEBRATE:  Two-goal hero Adam Price (second from left) is congratulated by Nick Hancock, Duncan Culley and Ross Langworthy		            Pictures: Brian Rossiter

4:02pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO spectacular goals from midfielder Adam Price gave play-off chasing Shortwood the points against a determined Fleet Town side.

Gloucester shoot themselves in the foot as Bath gain rugby bragging rights

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies

11:39am Monday 14th April 2014

GLOUCESTER director of rugby Nigel Davies admitted his side only had themselves to blame after they were beaten by West Country rivals Bath in a feisty Aviva Premiership encounter.

JUST IN: The Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: FGR fan John Light has his say

10:25am Monday 14th April 2014

THE supporters’ club are curtailing their travel plans for next season, with coaches going to certain matches only.

Cricket: Tavare enjoys dream debut as Gloucestershire take control

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire batsman Will Tavare

8:44am Monday 14th April 2014

WILL Tavare realised a boyhood dream yesterday when he scored a century on his County Championship debut for Gloucestershire against Hampshire at the County Ground.

Chirpy Chick so honoured to accept 50-year FA accolade .

Stroud News and Journal: Chick Kinights

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE soccer ‘servant’ Chick Knights spoke of his pride at receiving a major Football Association award – and generously heaped praise on all other long-serving and dedicated volunteers in the local game.

The Toy Shop is fresh edition to a resurgent Stroud High Street

Stroud News and Journal: Sally Bradley and Simon Powell outside The Toy Shop

4:52pm Sunday 13th April 2014

INDEPENDENT Stroud fashion trader Simon Powell is branching out.

Super sub Danny Wright snatches late Forest Green winner at struggling Dartford

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

7:05pm Saturday 12th April 2014

STRIKER Danny Wright stepped off the bench to snatch an 83rd minute goal to return Forest Green back to winning ways at struggling Dartford.

Inside the Pavilion: Gloucestershire will perform better in four-day game this season

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

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE phoney war of friendlies is ending. On Sunday the real challenge starts when Hampshire visit Gloucestershire for an LV County Championship fixture.

Gloucester have named their side to take on Bath in the sold out Aviva Premiership fixture at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon

Stroud News and Journal: Lachlan Mitchell and Rob Hoadley get to grips with Gloucester's Mike Tindall

7:50am Saturday 12th April 2014

Gloucester have named their side to take on Bath Rugby in the sold out Aviva Premiership fixture at Kingsholm on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3.15pm).

Youthful Forest Green catch the eye against Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal: Paul White caught the eye for Forest Green                 Picture: Bruce Fenn

11:39am Friday 11th April 2014

A YOUTHFUL Forest Green side exited the Gloucestershire Senior Cup against a Cheltenham Town outfit who lasted the distance to snatch a semi-finals place late on, writes Richard Joyce.

Cirencester gain derby day bragging rights over Shortwood

Stroud News and Journal: Duncan Culley was on target for Shortwood              Pics: Brian Rossiter

11:18am Friday 11th April 2014

CIRENCESTER TOWN showed that they are not prepared to concede the title to Merthyr Town with a magnificent win at fellow promotion candidates Shortwood United, writes Danny Hall .

Cricket: Bracewell sees Dent as future captain

Stroud News and Journal: The Gloucestershire team lining up in their T20 kit at the press day

5:23pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CHRIS Dent is being groomed as a future Gloucestershire skipper and will take on more responsibility this season after being named vice-captain.

Gloucester wing Shane Monahan is desperate to escape the treatment table

Stroud News and Journal: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

3:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

GLOUCESTER wing Shane Monahan is desperate to escape the treatment table and take his place in 'one of the best back lines in Europe'.

Cricket: Gloucestershire sweat on fitness of key player ahead of new season

Stroud News and Journal: Gareth Roderick

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

WICKETKEEPER Gareth Roderick could miss the start of the new county cricket season after fracturing his finger in Gloucestershire’s friendly against Somerset at the County Ground last week.

VIDEO: Ady Pennock gives a post-match reaction to the draw against Kidderminster at the New Lawn

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

10:15am Wednesday 9th April 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock gives his post-match reaction to the draw against Kidderminster at the New Lawn and looks ahead to the upcoming clash with Dartford

Football: Overturned 'goal' decision earns Forest Green a point

Stroud News and Journal: Forest Green's Bradley Jordan goes in for a header with a Kidderminster defender (5265269)

10:36am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Skrill Premier

Six-hitters Wood move into play-off contention

Stroud News and Journal: Sub Dan Martin scores Shortwood's sixth          Picture: Brian Rossiter

10:09am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SHORTWOOD moved into play-off contention with a 6-1 drubbing of Gloucestershire rivals Cinderford Town, writes Paul Benneyworth.

Horse Racing: Daphne toasts Grand National success

Stroud News and Journal: Horse racing

1:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

A HORSE owner from Eastington says she feels like she won the Grand National after toasting a sixth place finish in the prestigious race at Aintree on Saturday.

JUST IN: The Green Light with FGR fan John Light

Stroud News and Journal: FGR fan John Light has his say

10:17am Monday 7th April 2014

ADY got it right. I quote extracts from his post match comments: “Disgraceful – non existent – not acceptable”. No one who saw the match at Barnet can possibly disagree.

Forest Green boss Ady Pennock takes a swipe at his faltering side

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

1:55pm Sunday 6th April 2014

FUMING Forest Green boss Ady Pennock took a swipe at his side after they crashed to their third straight defeat to leave their scan play-off hopes in tatters.

Star names all declare their Grand National interest

Stroud News and Journal: Our blogger Storrington jockey Sam Daniels got the chance of a lifetime when he was selected to compete in the John Smith's People's Race at Aintree on Grand National Day this year. Sadly, he didn't win, but these pictures illustrate his fantastic experie

3:04pm Friday 4th April 2014

TIDAL BAY and Long Run head a maximum field of 40 for the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree tomorrow after all the leading fancies stood their ground at the final declaration stage.

Forest Green have a special place in the heart of Barnet's media man

Stroud News and Journal: Oscar Chamberlain ( middle) with Barnet duo Nick Jupp and Curtis Weston

10:49am Friday 4th April 2014

THE stage is set for Saturday’s match between Barnet FC and Forest Green Rovers to be an absolute cracker with both teams looking to secure a spot in the Skrill Premier play-offs come April 26.

VIDEO: Forest Green boss Ady Pennock discusses Woking, Barnet, captaincy, contracts and injury news

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

7:56pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock reviews the Woking defeat, looks ahead to Barnet on Saturday, discusses his choice of captain and gives us the latest injury news

Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies hopes his side have finally reached a turning point

Stroud News and Journal: RUGBY: Gloucester legend Andy Hazell calls it a day

11:10am Thursday 3rd April 2014

GLOUCESTER director of rugby Nigel Davies hopes his side have finally reached a turning point after they clung on for their second successive Aviva Premiership win and their third win in four.

Shortwood United surge towards play-offs

Stroud News and Journal: Duncan Culley was on target for Shortwood              Pics: Brian Rossiter

11:02am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Shortwood are set for a thrilling finish to the season.


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