Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Hippo exhibition date

Hippo exhibition date

THE date for an exhibition showcasing all 200 hippos made to commemorate Leander Club’s bicentenary has changed. The club’s Hip Hip Hooray project will be on display at the River & Rowing Museum on May 29, not May 22, as previously scheduled. The...
Last cricket club ball

Last cricket club ball

THIS year’s Henley Cricket Club ball could be the final time the event is held. The annual ball began in 2005 as a fund-raiser to help pay back a £200,000 loan from Henley Town Council to fund the purchase of the Brakspear Ground. The club says that...
Henley skipper sets sights on back-to-back title wins

Henley skipper sets sights on back-to-back title wins

THE captain of Henley Cricket Club says he is targeting success on and off the pitch this season. Ahead of tomorrow’s (Saturday) season opener at home to Banbury, Michael Roberts, who is leading the Brakspear Ground side for the fourth year, says he...
Double hat-trick

Double hat-trick

A RUGBY-PLAYING couple had reason to celebrate after they both scored a hat-trick of tries at the weekend. Will Bevan, scrum-half and captain of Reading Abbey’s 1st XV, went over three times against his former side Stow-on-the-Wold in a 35-13 win on...
First World War serviceman with two regatta victories

First World War serviceman with two regatta wins

THE story of a previously unknown Leander Club rower who died during the First World War has been revealed by an amateur historian. Mike Willoughby, from Woodcote, researched the life of Lt Col William Ellison as part of his work to identify and...

Paul Clement appointed Reading boss

Paul Clement appointed Reading boss

PAUL CLEMENT has been appointed the new manager of Reading Football Club. The 46-year-old will replace Jaap Stam, who was sacked on ...

Reading boss pays price for dismal run of results

READING’S Chinese owners relinquished Jaap Stam of his managerial duties on Wednesday following a dismal run of Championship results ...

Council set to bail out football club

Council set to bail out football club

HENLEY Town Football Club is set to be loaned £22,000 by the town council. The money would be used to pay for maintenance of the ...

Community art project to mark bicentenary

Community art project to mark bicentenary

A COMMUNITY art project has been launched to celebrate the bicentenary of Leander Club in Henley. Two-hundred papier-mâché hippos — ...

Leander Club launches hippo art project

Leander Club launches hippo art project

LEANDER Club has launched a community art project to celebrate 200 years since it was founded. Project Hip Hip Hooray will mark the ...

Tragic tale of yachtsman

Tragic tale of yachtsman

MOST of us have mementoes tucked away in a drawer or attic but rarely do they regain their original significance. Not so Noel ...

Rugby aces in tribute to tragic Bears fly-half

THE rugby world has been paying tribute to Simon Priestley, who died while playing for the Henley Bears. The fly-half collapsed during ...

Leander captain quits and retires from rowing

Leander captain quits and retires from rowing

LEANDER Club captain Nick Middleton has resigned and retired from rowing after a 10-year career. Middleton, 29, who was appointed ...

Leander celebrates bicentenary

LEANDER Club will hold events across the world to mark its 200th anniversary. The first will be the launch of a book about the club’s ...

Debt-ridden football club asks town council for loan

HENLEY Town Football Club is set to be loaned £22,000 by the town council. The money would go towards improvements at the club’s ...

Rugby dinner

FORMER England sevens captain Ollie Phillips will be the guest speaker at a dinner at Henley Rugby Club. The former Stade Français and ...

Veterans in festive row before lunch

Veterans in festive row before lunch

A GROUP of veteran rowers from Henley took part in a Christmas row along the regatta course. Nine members of the Lensday Group, which ...

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