Wandsworth Guardian: Sport

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Harlequins: Robshaw leads from the front as Quins banish Sarries shocker

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Harlequins flanker Chris Robshaw may no longer be skipper at the Stoop, but he put in a display worthy of any captain as his side beat Wasps 26-23 on Saturday.

Herne Hill Harriers golden glory at the South of England Road Relay Championships

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ M50 squad struck gold at the South of England road relay championships, while the Tooting-based club’s U13 girls and boys' teams finished fourth and fifth respectively.

London Cornish keep hold of top spot

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:51am Monday 22nd September 2014

London Cornish remain top of London Two South West with a 100 per cent record following a 26-10 win over KCS Old Boys on Saturday.

Park taste the sourness of National League One defeat for the first time

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:33am Monday 22nd September 2014

Rosslyn Park tasted defeat in National League One for the first time this season, going down 22-17 at old adversaries Fylde.

Scott at the treble as Wimbledon see off Charlton Park

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:43am Monday 22nd September 2014

Wimbledon recorded back to back wins in London Division One South on Saturday after a 15-29 win at Charlton Park.

Boylan in buoyant mood after title fight warm-up walkover

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ricky Boylan is all set for his big English light-welterweight title showdown with Tyler "Tornado" Goodjohn after coming though his warm-up bout last Saturday with ease.

Waddington is Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers' man on a mission

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

When Humphrey Waddington took the baton of the Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers team manager this time last year, he had a mission.

House of Payne: Corinthian Casuals get good value for money

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

The great British public may not be able to agree on too many things, but here’s one statement you probably won’t find controversial: Footballers are paid too much.

Carshalton's Boylan fighting fit for ring return

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Boxer Ricky Boylan is stepping back into the ring this weekend as preparations for an English title shot gather pace, writes Tim Ashton.

AFC Wimbledon: Long happy to have helped Dons survive

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Ex-Dons midfielder Stacy Long may be plying his trade in the Ryman Premier League now, but he is more than happy to have played his part in securing his old side’s League Two survival.

Bridge Banter: Will beautiful game return for Chelsea-Man City clash?

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

With both Chelsea and Manchester City faltering in the Champions League on Wednesday night, Jose Mourinho’s warning ahead of this weekend’s Premier League clash between the sides has an even greater ring of menace.

AFC Wimbledon: Francomb wants to prove himself worth a new deal with Dons

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

George Francomb is in the last year of his Dons contract and has started the season like his professional future depends on it.

Williams: Surbiton should have scored more

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Surbiton men’s head coach Todd Williams admitted the occasion may have got to his men on Super Saturday.

Harlequins: O'Shea fears Saracens have scarred Quins for season

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea fears Harlequins may feel the effect of last week’s humiliation by Saracens all season.

Surbiton sign Kiwi King for triple title push

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Surbiton Ladies head coach Brett Garrard is preparing for a three pronged attack on silverware this term with the addition of New Zealand international Julia King to his squad, writes Colin Pike.

London Welsh: Burnell still smarting over individual errors

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell was left smarting after the Exiles shipped 50 points for a second time in six days, but remains adamant the club can compete in the Aviva Premiership.

Chessington's Montague tastes the difference at Sainsbury's Schools Games

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Chessington gymnast Amelia Montague admitted she exceeded her expectations and then some after winning two gold medals on debut at the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games earlier this month, writes Jonathan Green.

House of Payne: Forget legacy, rugby World Cup is all about the money

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Ever thought you have to pay a premium for being English?

Fraser: Richmond cricket must now produce Middlesex stars of the future

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Middlesex director of cricket Angus Fraser has challenged Richmond to produce the next star of professional county cricket.

Shona shines at the launch of a new athletics academy

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Epsom athletics and Team GB star Shona Richards was on hand at the home of Epsom & Ewell Harriers on Monday to launch the new Epsom Athletics Academy.

Bridge Banter: Chelsea v Swansea at the top of the Premier League, who'd have thought it?

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

At the start of the new season you would have got long odds on the chances of this weekend’s top-of-the-table Premier League clash being Chelsea v Swansea.

Harlequins 0-39 Saracens: O'Shea fumes as Saracens crush Quins

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:59pm Friday 12th September 2014

Quins' title ambitions suffered a shattering mental blow as they were handed a harsh lesson in a 39-0 trashing from Saracens on Friday night.

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September

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7:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September, including Bath and Doncaster.

World Cup and new clubhouse can usher in new era at Teddington

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Teddington chairman Gareth Cross is hoping a new clubhouse can help the club cash in when the rugby World Cup arrives in Twickenham next term.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley's frustration comes down to school boy errors

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has slammed his team’s schoolboy errors and demanded they take responsibility for themselves once they cross the white line.

Sincock has big hopes for London Cornish

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

London Cornish head coach Tom Sincock is promising fans a fast brand of rugby this season when London Division Two South West kicks off on Saturday.

Park Preview: Codling calls on fans to get behind Rosslyn Park ahead of derby clash

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Rosslyn Park host Blackheath tomorrow [Saturday] in a potentially cracking National League One London derby.

Spencer will return with Baker once more at the helm

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Neil Baker and his Spencer CC team-mates have vowed to put things right next season after relegation from the Premier Division of the Surrey Championship.

Harlequins: Lindsay-Hague in fine form to cover Ugo blow

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

No wonder Conor O’Shea was pleased to see Ollie Lindsay-Hague on the scoresheet on Saturday with Quins set to lose winger Ugo Monye to injury for three months.

Champions Kew must heed NPL Teddington's cautionary tale

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Kew Cricket Club may need to be careful of what they wish for after securing the Thames Valley League Division One title this season and promotion to the Home Counties Premier League, writes Stuart Amos.

London Scottish: Scots are nowhere near their peak says Lydon

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:56pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Peter Lydon has warned London Scottish’s Championship rivals their impressive win over Rotherham Titans last week is the tip of the iceberg for director of rugby Mike Friday’s men, writes Oli Shapley.

AFC Wimbledon: Worner joins Woking on loan

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:55am Thursday 11th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner has signed for Woking of the Vanarama Conference Premier on a month's loan.

Twickenham's Low sets sights high in Pembrey

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Twickenham’s Simon Low heads to rounds 12 and 13 of the NGRRC Minitwin Championship next month on the brink of the title, writes Stuart Amos.

Harlequins: O'Shea has no concerns over skipper Marler

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Director of rugby Conor O'Shea has told new Harlequins captain Joe Marler he has no issues with his discipline.

Wimbledon Hockey Club: Roper looks to build on last season's successes

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Phil Roper believes Wimbledon Hockey Club will be up mixing it at the business end of the table this season as they prepare to build upon last year’s work.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Four medals for four-some teams

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club won four sets of team medals at the annual Surrey County Road Relay championships, staged at their Wimbledon Park track headquarters on Sunday.

A day of mixed emotions for Ashtead CC skipper Deighton

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

In the cold light of day, Ashtead CC skipper Tom Deighton is a proud man, despite defeat in the final of the ECB National Club T20 on Tuesday.

Old Rutlishians on song for Division Two action

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Old Rutlishians Joe Riches has been skipper for just two seasons, but he already has two successive promotions under his belt.

Sutton & Epsom's late gift proved a kick in the teeth

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:08pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Sutton & Epsom snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in their London Division One South opener at home to Guildford last weekend.

Beddington's band of brothers prepare for top flight action

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Ryan Cummins has spent the past four seasons guiding Beddington CC through Division One of the Surrey Championship, but next season that all changes.

Surbiton new boy ready to prove a point and claim silverware at Sugden Road

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

New boy David Beckett is confident his young Surbiton side will thrive on their new attacking style as they prepare to make the next step to challenge for the title this season, writes Jack Skelton.

London Welsh: Burnell vows to learn from Exeter lesson

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

London Welsh must learn the lessons of their heavy defeat to Exeter Chiefs and quickly, says head coach Justin Burnell.

No more 30 years of hurt for the Croydon Harriers road relay team

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Croydon Harriers men’s team finished third at the Surrey County Road Relays at Wimbledon on Sunday, ending a wait of more than 30 years for a team medal at the event.

Herne Hill Harriers: Coombes runs himself into veteran greatness

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ Simon Coombes cemented his place as one of the country’s leading over-40 runners after racing to double track success on Sunday.

Kingston rowers set tough challenge

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:26am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Kingston Rowing club has organised a gruelling 78-mile challenge for its members, all in the name of charity, writes Josh Doherty.

Rosslyn Park open campaign with a thrilling win at Coventry

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:27am Monday 8th September 2014

Rosslyn Park ran out 32-30 winners in the National League One curtain raiser at Coventry in a dramatic match that was in the balance until the very last second.

Croydon lad gets a special coaching lesson from Chelsea boss Mourinho

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:10am Monday 8th September 2014

If Croydon footballer Daniel Adjei is playing better today than he was last week, then there is a clear reason.

Disappointed Dasaolu rues a slow start from the blocks

Wandsworth Guardian: Left out: Selectors omitted James Dasaolu due to the Croydon Harriers' lack of action since the turn of the year

9:53am Monday 8th September 2014

Croydon Harriers James Dasaolu rued a golden opportunity of running sub 10 seconds at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme IAAF Diamond League in Brussels.

Sharman aims for a strong finish to his season over the hurdles

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:51am Monday 8th September 2014

Belgrave Harriers William Sharman has vowed to end his season at the IAAF Athletics Continental Cup in Morroco on a high.

Whyteleafe wonder closes in on SuperCup title

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:24am Monday 8th September 2014

Whyteleafe-based motorhead Charlie Robertson has increased his lead in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup standings to 48 points.







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