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Stockham and Sweeney unbeaten as St George’s B close in on Division One

Any doubt that St George’s B would falter on their way to the Division One title were swept away when they defeated a strong Rugby A team 8-2, writes Phil John.

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Richard Thornton, joint senior partner of Blythe Liggins Solictors.

Third year for cricketer of the month competition

This month we are launching the third year of our Player of the Month competition, in association with sponsors Blythe Liggins Solicitors of Leamington.

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Tony Breeden acknowledges the home fans after the final whistle.

Penalty double puts safety within reach for Leamington

Second-half penalties from Tony Breeden and Callum Gittings earned the three points which almost certainly mean another season of National League North football for Leamington, writes Paul Okey.

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C&AC’s Hanlon storms to a home win at the Wright Hassell Regency 10k

Leamington C&AC’s Callum Hanlon strode to victory in the Regency 10k on Sunday, less than 24 hours after competing in the National Road Relays.

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Leamington fly-half Richard McKowen outpaces the Evesham defence. Pictures: Ken Pinfold

Leamington again come up just short despite a valiant effort

For the second week running, Leamington were involved in a tense, nail-biting match that went down to the wire, with Evesham shading it by just a point.

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Bobby Thompson in possession for the home side.

Grindal’s 25-point haul helps ease the relegation fears of Southam

Kenilworth suffered a setback in their bid to finish in third place with a comprehensive 55-17 defeat at Southam, who in turn boosted their survival chances, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Paul Holleran has seen his side slide towards the relegation zone.

Holleran demands a response against Chorley

Leamington boss Paul Holleran has demanded his side respond positively to the upturn in fortunes of their relegation rivals, writes Paul Okey.

Non League
Kelly Sibley and doubles partner David McBeath. Picture: Jono Searle/Getty Images

Commonwealth Games display leaves Sibley feeling ‘proud’

Kelly Sibley feels she played some of the best table tennis of her career at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Martin Slevin scored twice from the spot for Racing Club on Tuesday evening.

Slevin’s penalty double helps Racing Club end Ilkeston’s winning streak

Racing Club translated their recent fine away form into home points on Tuesday to end second-placed lkeston Town’s nine-match winning run.

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IN PICTURES: Leamington’s Regency Run 2018

More than 2,000 people laced up their running shoes to take part in the 14th annual Wright Hassall Regency Run in Leamington at the weekend.

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Lee Dorning retained his men's singles title at the Leamington League's Closed Championships.

Dorning successfully defends his Closed Championships crown

Lee Dorning successfully defended his men’s singles crown at the Leamington League’s Closed Championships which were held last weekend at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre, writes Phil John.

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Ryan Sidebottom in action for Warwickshire.

Sidebottom is given extended an contract at Warwickshire

Former Berkswell pace bowler Ryan Sidebottom has signed a new one-year contract extension with Warwickshire to cover the 2019 season alongside captain Jeetan Patel, fellow fast bowler Oliver Hannon-Dalby and all-rounder Alex Thomson.

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Jamie Hood was denied an injury-time equaliser Bradford by the officials. Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran focusing all his energy on Brakes’ survival

With Leamington’s Conference North status still in the balance, boss Paul Holleran admits he has not given next season’s player recruitment “a second thought”.

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Leamington centre Toby Bruce takes on the Earlsdon defence. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Shuttleworth brace just unable to get Leamington over the line

Leamington once again played their part in a thrilling game of rugby football and, in a nailbiting finish, they nearly grabbed victory.

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Will Johnson dives over for Kenilworth. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Earlsdon defeat is quickly forgotten as Kenilworth ease past Evesham

Kenilworth bounced back from defeat at Earlsdon, scoring six tries in a 36-14 win over Evesham at Glasshouse Lane, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Racers boss Scott Easterlow shows his frustration against Pershore. However, he was much more upbeat after a midweek win at Brocton.

Cole’s brace helps Racers get back to winning ways at Brocton

Racing Club Warwick quickly put Saturday’s home defeat to Pershore behind them with a commanding performance in Staffordshire on Tuesday evening.

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Foulerton is beaten at the last after brave effort in debut half-marathon

Leamington C&AC’s Tom Foulerton narrowly missed out on victory in the British Heart Foundation Warwick Half Marathon - his first-ever race over the distance.

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IN PICTURES: The Warwick Half Marathon 2018

Hundreds of people laced up their running shoes last weekend for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) annual Warwick Half Marathon.

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Tom Oliphant in action at Brands Hatch. Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Oliphant has an ‘absolute blast’ on touring car bow

Tom Oliphant narrowly missed out on a points finish during a positive first weekend in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), fighting on the fringes of the top ten during the opening rounds at Brands Hatch.

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Sarah-Jane Perry shows off her silver medal with Team England gold medallist James Willstrop.

Perry has to settle for silver after ‘harsh’ call

Kenilworth’s Sarah-Jane Perry admitted she might have “a few nightmares” after a crucial misjudgment in the squash women’s singles final on the Gold Coast.

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