Wandsworth Guardian: Sport

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Preview: AFC Wimbledon boss wary of struggling Northampton Town

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon go to Northampton Town this weekend looking for a first win in three League Two games.

Jordan is on a slow burner at Harlequins

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

With the likes of Danny Care and Karl Dickson for competition, Jordan Burns knows that he will have to bide his time in the battle to inherit the Harlequins number nine jersey.

Transfer news: Quins snap up Sharks star Swiel as cover for Botica

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:42am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Harlequins new boy Tim Swiel is hoping an injury cover switch to the Stoop can fire his Super Rugby ambitions.

Croydon Harriers: U17 men fly the flag at the Bruce Judd cross-country meeting

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Croydon Harriers took on the best young athletes in Surrey at the Bruce Judd cross-country relays in Guildford on Saturday.

Turkington celebrates BTCC win with Richmond sponsors and sets sights on title defence

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

EBay Motors driver Colin Turkington reckons winning the British Touring Car Championship title for a second time means the world to him – literally.

FA Cup: AFC Wimbledon boss faces a long trip to York City... again

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:16am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Neal Ardley could not his disappointment after his AFC Wimbledon side were handed a tough FA Cup opener in last night’s draw.

Wimbledon RFC team manager is targeting a happy break

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wimbledon RFC’s first team manager James Ogilvie-Bull wants his side to go into the break in action having recorded a seventh win of the season.

Hercules Wimbledon: Woods runs to a winning debut

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:24pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon teenager Barnaby Woods made a winning debut when he headed home the senior men's field in the opening East Surrey League cross-country fixture of the season.

Former Epsom College skipper needs more to be in complete Bliss

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:19am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Scrum-half Tom Bliss admits he needs to prove he is not a one-trick pony if he wants to make the most of his LV= Cup chance with Wasps.

Herne Hill Harriers: Veterans turn in a silver-studded performance

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ veteran athletes stamped their class on the national running scene by winning silver at the British Masters Athletic Federation cross-country relays.

London Welsh: Rowley ready to make a point in LV= Cup

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

With a first competitive start for London Welsh under his belt, Paul Rowley is now looking to push on.

Wimbledon Hockey Club skipper Hawes plays down head-turning win at East Grinstead

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:25am Monday 27th October 2014

Wimbledon Hockey Club skipper Ben Hawes refused to get carried away after his side pulled off one of the results of the weekend.

Rosslyn Park's Whelan is the hero of the day at Cinderford

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:19am Monday 27th October 2014

Rosslyn Park grabbed another way win after a tight affair at Cinderford ended 19-17 in their favour.

Wimbledon put promotion rivals Chobham to the sword

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:58am Monday 27th October 2014

Wimbledon started the day second in London Division One South and ended the day in the same spot after an emphatic 51-14 win over over third-placed Chobham.

Old Walcountians stumble to defeat yet again

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:46am Monday 27th October 2014

Old Walcountians’ stuttering start to the 2014-15 Surrey Two season continued as they were narrowly edged out 9-8 at Guildfordians.

Dons’ record appearance holder Law gone, but not forgotten - Tribute to a legend

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Wimbledon legend Roy Law was laid to rest this week, but the tributes continue to pour in for the man known as Mr Wimbledon.

Tributes paid to Cobham rugby player

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Tributes have been paid to a former Tiffin School rugby player who died earlier this month.

House Payne: Michail Antonio's rise proves value of non-League football

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

From Tooting & Mitcham to the Premier League?.

AFC Wimbledon held at home by battling Tranmere Rovers

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:52pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon let a lead slip twice against League Two’s bottom club Tranmere Rovers to take a single point from a 2-2 draw at the CRRS.

Bridge Banter: Chelsea's form is lovely ahead of the trip to Manchester United

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Two confidence-boosting victories in four days have set up Chelsea nicely for the weekend’s trip to Old Trafford.

AFC Wimbledon boss: Tranmere Rovers will be hard to read

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Neal Ardley is faced with a conundrum this weekend when Tranmere Rovers are the visitors to the CRRS.

Teddington skipper Keightley happy with change of tact

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

They always say defending a title is harder than winning it in the first place, but Teddington skipper James Keightley is hoping a change in the Middlesex County League structure could give his defending champions a helping hand next summer.

Prepare for the crash and bang at Wimbledon stadiam

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Stock car racing is back in the capital this Sunday with the opportunity to see two Series Grand Finals at Wimbledon stadium.

AFC Wimbledon: It's the day of the Shea

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Since being handed the number one shirt at AFC Wimbledon, James Shea has gone from strength to strength – and the stopper knows who is responsible.

Williams: Surbiton have depth and Daly to stay on top

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Surbiton head coach Todd Williams is confident he has the strength in depth to ensure the club sustains its flying start to the new MHL Premier Division season.

Vickers on the verge of big time in the Queensbury Boxing League

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Rising boxing star Ben Vickers could be on the cusp of national recognition if the talented Wandsworth star can overcome his biggest test yet this weekend.

Wimbledon Hockey Club: Comeback kings are up for the challenge of the leaders

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Wimbledon's head coach Ben Marsden reckons he will not have to get his players motivated for the trip to MHL Premier Division leaders East Grinstead this weekend.

Sutton & Epsom: If the mentality's right, why change it?

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons believes the club is in a good place after a tough start to the season.

Epsom & District biathletes are on a silver song

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

There was double delight for Epsom & District Swimming Club last weekend with two new biathlon silver medalists.

Harlequins: Care on top of the world after making England cut

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Can life get any better for Danny Care?

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Laville is GB’s biathlon man

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC teenager Elliot Laville battled hot and humid conditions to finish 12th in the World Biathlete Championships in Guatemala.

Walton's Hawken lays out plans for 2017 BTCC triumph

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Walton-on-Thames racing driver Richard Hawken hsa outlined plans to lift the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship title in 2017, writes Chris Ashby.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley happy with a "full-bloodied" point against Plymouth Argyle

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:35am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Neal Ardley admitted most of his Dons stars had an off-day in the 0-0 draw against Plymouth Argyle on Tuesday night, but he was comfortable with his point.

The whole story of the Lexus Croydon 10k

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The field of more than 500 participants were in good cheer when they set off out of Lloyd Park Avenue in the annual Lexus Croydon Charity 10k.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Road relay team win gold after all

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

There is good news for the Hercules Wimbledon's six-strong team that won silver in last month's Surrey senior men's road relay championship at Wimbledon Park.

Millionaire businessman reveals shock new greyhound plans for Wimbledon Stadium

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

The new plans have been exclusively revealed to the Wimbledon Guardian today.

London Scottish: Fry hails exiles' part in his rise to the Premiership

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Eric Fry might be wreaking havoc in Newcastle Falcons’ front row this season, but without learning his craft at London Scottish, the American prop claims he would not be half the player he is today, writes Luke Baker.

Ardley has no complaints after AFC Wimbledon are shut out by Wycombe Wanderers

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:41pm Monday 20th October 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley left Wycombe Wanderers with no goals and no points, but also no complaints.

Wimbledon turn on the style for a second half comeback

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

Wimbledon had to come from behind to take the MHL Premier Division points off Brooklands MU after a 3-2 win on Sunday.

Symonds claims wrong-doing after British Masters defeat

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

Croydon bomber Chas Symonds reckons he lost his British Masters gold light-middleweight title against Michael Lomax because of his history with referee Bob Williams.

Warlingham topple league leaders London Cornish

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Joe McEvoy was the hero of the hour after his final penalty kick of the game edged Warlingham past London Cornish, the early leaders of London Division Two South West, 16-15.

Rosslyn Park keep pace with the league leaders

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

Rosslyn Park scored seven tries – some of them real crackers – in a vastly entertaining 49-26 win over Wharfedale on Saturday.

Herne Hill Harriers young and old enjoy a golden weekend

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:35am Monday 20th October 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ U13 boys and U15 girls struck gold at the South of England Cross-Country Relay Championships on Saturday.

Harlequins: O'Shea pleased with new approach to concussion

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Director of rugby Conor O'Shea insists that coaches as well as players must sit up and take note after major changes to the way concussion is managed were announced.

House of Payne: Football comes at a fair price, but what about the BBC?

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Don’t you just love reading surveys? Apparently all of our political leaders have a negative popularity rating or – my personal favourite from recent years – most under 10s think Simon Cowell is more famous than God or the Queen.

AFC Wimbledon: Who will step into Dannie's boots?

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley will be without his midfield enforcer this weekend, but one man’s misfortune is another man’s opportunity.

Harlequins: Try scorer Care pays tribute to maestro Evans

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Harlequins scrum half Danny Care paid tribute to half back partner Nick Evans after the number nine claimed the plaudits on a memorable opening night of the European Rugby Champions Cup at the Stoop.

O'Shea: Euro stage can inspire Harlequins

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea reckons tonight’s European Rugby Champions Cup opener with Castres is the perfect stage to get his side’s season firing on all cylinders.

AFC Wimbledon: Goals galore - but it is at both ends

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon may be exciting going forward, so now Neal Ardley is turning his attention to making them miserly at the back.

Harlequins: Lowe is ready to be thrown in to Euro challenge

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

George Lowe may have barely played any rugby in the last 12 months, but that will not stop him taking on the cream of Europe.







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