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Triple success for Sagoo and shock victory for Ma in Closed Champs

The senior events in the Warwickshire Closed Championships provided plenty of shocks at St Nicholas Leisure Centre on Sunday.

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Aimee Hillson shoots for Warwickshire Bears against Plymouth Storm.

Warwickshire Bears storming clear at the top

Warwickshire Bears 2nds preserved their unbeaten Third Division South & West record with a 49-26 success at nearest rivals Plymouth Storm.

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Kart racer William Attreed. Picture submitted

Parents target £5,000 to help fund karting dream

A couple from Warwick are taking on fundraising duties to help their son’s dream of becoming a top-level kart racer.

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Leamington Hibs christened their new kit, supplied by the Green Man pub in Leamington, by beating Heathcote Athletic 10-0.

Proctor’s magnificent seven eases Leamington Hibernian past Heathcote

Leamington Hibernian eased into the fourth round of the Unison Challenge Cup with a 10-0 victory over Heathcote Athletic.

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Mikkel Andresen had a hand in Kenilworth's first try and scored their second at Whitchurch.

Valiant Kenilworth come up short thanks to Gibson yellow

There was a familiar outcome for Kenilworth on Saturday as they suffered a courageous 25-12 defeat away to Whitchurch in muddy conditions, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Marc Curtis formed part of the  third-placed men's team at the Not The Roman IX. Picture: Les Barnett

Carson is Not the winner but does help Kenilworth to team bronze

Connor Carson was the first of 27 Kenilworth Runners to finish the Not the Roman IX, a 12k rural road race south of Stratford.

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A rush of blood from James Keller turned Saints clash with Atherstone on its head.  Picture: Morris Troughton

Saints’ misery continues as two see red in another heavy defeat

With the pitch passed playable following a morning inspection, Southam’s new manager Alex Baird sent out his side with two new signings and three youngsters from the under-18 development team.

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Play comes to a halt at the Phillips 66 Community Stadium as a section of the floodlights go out. Picture: Tim Nunan

Western Power put spotlight on Brakes for abandonment

Western Power Distribution has blamed “an internal fault at the football club” for the problem which caused a second successive Leamington Tuesday evening game to be abandoned.

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Play grinds to a halt at the Phillips 66 after a power outage caused a partial floodlight failure.

Holleran has sympathy for Kettering contingent

Leamington boss Paul Holleran had plenty of sympathy for Kettering Town after the abandonment of Tuesday evening’s match.

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Edwin Cleary outside Cleary's Boxing Gym's current home. Picture: Mike Baker

Cleary’s Boxing Gym on the ropes as eviction notice draws close

Cleary’s Boxing Gym faces an uncertain future, with owner and founder Edwin Cleary engaged in a race against time to find new premises for his thriving club.

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Ahmed Obeng goes down in the box under a challenge from Liam Bateman. Picture: Tim Nunan

Brakes blow a fuse after being denied a penalty and falling behind

It was a familiar story on Tuesday evening as Brakes fell behind only to see a power outage and partial floodlight failure end proceedings before half-time, writes Paul Okey.

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Courtney Baker-Richardson (partially obscured) heads home Leamington's opener from Richard Taundry's cross. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leamington take time to find their cutting edge

They may not have had anything to show for a superb first-half showing but Leamington eventually got their reward on Saturday to record their first league win since December 17, writes Paul Okey.

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Alex Sedgwick at the wheel of the Team Cooksport Renault Clio in Dubia. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

From second in class to back in class for Sedgwick

Southam College student Alex Sedgwick came back down to earth today when he returned to the Sixth Form to continue A-level studies after scoring a magnificent podium placing in the Dubai 24 Hours at the weekend.

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The Connections of One For Arthur celebrate winning the Betfred Classic Chase. Picture: www.dwprattracingphotography.co.uk

One For Arthur now one to watch for Grand National

Scottish trainer Lucinda Russell landed one of the biggest races of her career when One For Arthur turned the £60,000 Betfred Classic Handicap Chase into a one-horse race at Warwick’s richest meeting of the season on Saturday, writes David Hucker.

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Ricardo Bolanos shows off his trophy and gift voucher for a runners-up spot in the cadet boys' band 1 event. Picture submitted

Bolanos and Sajiv not out of their depth mixing it with star names

Lillington Free Church’s Ricardo Bolanos and Nikit Sajiv entered the East Midlands 4-star tournament, which attracted many of the country’s top players to Wellingborough last Saturday.

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Jack Green beat Lillington Free Church clubmate Tom Fletcher to win the restricted junior boys' singles.

Lillington Free Church dominate Closed Champs

Lillington Free Church youngsters were in fine form at the Warwickshire (including Birmingham) Closed Championships for juniors and veterans at St Nicholas Leisure Centre.

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The 2016 winners celebrate.

Warwick Town Triples competition looking for challengers to Taylor trio

Entries are now being accepted for this year’s Warwick Town Triples.

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Jordan Goddard in action during his first spell at Leamington.

Holleran pins faith in Godd first impression

Paul Holleran is hoping Jordan Goddard can recapture the form he showed at the start of his first spell at Leamington after re-signing the midfielder from Halesowen Town.

Non League
New Southam United boss Alex Baird.

Baird takes over the reins at Southam United

Southam United have named Alex Baird as first team manager.

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A brave tackle is put in to stop Sutton Coldfield's progress. Picture: Willie Whitesmith.

Brave Kenilworth battle hard but Sutton prove too strong up front

Kenilworth continued to show signs of improvement at the weekend but Sutton Coldfield’s powerful pack were just too strong at Glasshouse Lane, writes Sophie Freestone.

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