Wandsworth Guardian: Sport

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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.

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.

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?

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.

Rosslyn Park prepare for another tough test in National League One

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Rosslyn Park exorcised a demon last Saturday when they recorded their first win at Blaydon’s Crow Trees ground since league rugby union began.

Bridge Banter: When Chelsea last met Crystal Palace the circumstances were very different.... oh yes

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Diego Costa, on target for Spain at the weekend, aims to help Chelsea avoid a repeat of the Blues’ setback at Selhurst Park in March at the weekend, when a John Terry own-goal ended a promising title challenge.

Marsden takes the lights out in his stride

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Wimbledon head coach Ben Marsden was in philosophical mood after an England Hockey Committee handed Reading the points from their abandoned clash last weekend.

Seasoned pro Pepper wins for Ranelagh

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Ham-based Ranelagh’s Jon Pepper won the battle, but his club did not win the war on the opening day of the Surrey Men’s Cross Country League season on Saturday.

Tubbs-thumping Dons can break new ground

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon stand on the brink of a milestone this season, and hitman Matt Tubbs can see success on the horizon.

Richmond make Hasler history on the Thames

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Richmond Canoe Club will celebrate their 70th year as national marathon canoe Hasler Trophy champions, writes Stuart Amos.

Corcoran and Law lead the way for Kingston & Polytechnic in Richmond Park

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier George Corcoran led his team home to a third place finish in the opening Surrey Men’s Cross-Country League fixture of the season.

Nyman comes from a land down under and could stay in Surbiton

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Head coach Todd Williams hopes new signing James Nyman is ready to settle down in London after a promising debut for Surbiton on Saturday. 

London Scottish: Glasgow Warriors loan star Braid ready to continue scoring run

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Connor Braid is hoping to add to the three tries that he has already scored in just two appearances for London Scottish when they host in-form Bristol Rugby on Saturday, writes Oli Shapley.

Banstead speed merchant proves to be the master of all he surveys

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:16pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Banstead racing driver Paul Rivett is the 2014 Courier Connections Renault UK Clio Cup "Masters Cup" champion following a dramatic final weekend of the season at Brands Hatch.

Tough start in the cross-country league for Tadworth and Epsom & Ewell Harriers

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

There were differing fortunes for the regions runners as the 2XU Surrey Cross-Country League kicked off last weekend.

Athletes hit out at Crystal Palace stadium demolition plans

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An army of athletes is coming together to defend Crystal Palace stadium from the “greatest threat to the progress of sport” after plans to demolish it were unveiled.

Robinson celebrates with silverware and a quick spin

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:07pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Surbiton’s Mike Robinson collected the Michelin Clio Cup Series trophy at Brands Hatch on Friday and revealed getting on the start line for the championship was more by luck than judgement. 

Parsons is not willing to relinquish his record in Epsom showdown

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Boxing champion Danny Parsons reckons he has improved as a fighter since the biggest night of his career and is ready to prove it later this month.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Solid start to the winter cross-country season

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon followed up their best ever performance in the England road relay championship with a solid start to their winter cross-country programme in the opening 2XU Surrey Men's League Division One match at Farthing Downs on Saturday.

London Scottish: Promotion is realistic target for youngster Millar

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Fly-half Lee Millar believes the building blocks are in place for London Scottish to start knocking on the door for promotion to the Premiership sooner rather than later, writes Pippa Field.

Robertson the rookie roars to SuperCup glory

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Teenaged motorhead Charlie Robertson has rewritten the history books by becoming the first ever rookie to win the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title.

Sutton & Epsom down the leaders, and there is more to come

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Sutton & Epsom scored a head-turning win at London Division One South leaders Sidcup on Saturday, but head coach Jeff Parsons insists they are not yet playing at their best.

AFC Wimbledon's deadly duo bury Bury

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:19am Monday 13th October 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa bagged a brace in AFC Wimbledon's 3-2 win over League Two leaders Bury, taking hs tally to seven goals in six games.

Rosslyn Park rewrite the records books at Blaydon

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:21am Monday 13th October 2014

Rosslyn Park beat Blaydon 38-29 in National League One on Saturdat to lay to rest a 54-year hoodoo since their last win at Crow Trees.

Defeated Boylan challenges Goodjohn to a rematch

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:48pm Monday 13th October 2014

Ricky Boylan has vowed to come back from his first defeat in 13 bouts stronger and better for the experience.

Wimbledon prove too strong for bottom club Cobham... eventually

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:39am Monday 13th October 2014

Wimbledon eased into second place in London Division One South with, in the end, a convincing 43-10 victory over bottom-placed Cobham.

Croydon Harriers take encouragement from opening cross-country fixtures

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:04am Monday 13th October 2014

Croydon Harriers kicked off their cross-country winter campaign in encouraging fashion on Saturday at the Surrey men’s and women’s league races.

Herne Hill Harriers off to a cross-country flier

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:42am Monday 13th October 2014

Brother and sister Oscar and Saskia Millard celebrated individual victories, while Cathy Ansell was a further winner, as Herne Hill Harriers’ winter cross-country campaign burst into life on Saturday.

Esher's Millroy savours season's best result in Shanghai

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Esher's Ollie Millroy had to contend with a cockpit fire as he helped Team AAI to their best ASian Le Mans Series finish of the season on Saturday.

Hersham's Shaw out to finish England job

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Hersham's Luke Shaw has backed England U21s to finish the job of securing European Championship qualification.

London Scottish: Buckland pleased with Ponty performance

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:25am Sunday 12th October 2014

London Scottish head coach James Buckland reckons Saturday's 23-17 defeat at Pontypridd was an important step in the development of a Championship promotion winning squad, writes Oli Shapley.

House of Payne: When the clubs leave home, does anyone think of the fans?

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Somehow the suggestion that the traditionally west London club Wasps were about to up sticks from its Acton training base – and home tenure at Wycombe – to move to Coventry had seemed a little bit too bizarre to be true.







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