Thursday, 16 August 2018

Former Hawks ace loses fight against cancer

Former Hawks ace loses fight against cancer

FORMER Henley Hawks star James Comben has lost his fight against cancer. The 29-year-old fly-half died on Sunday — just two months after marrying his partner Elle Thomson at St Mary the Virgin Church in Hambleden. He was diagnosed with lymphoblastic...
Kiwi speaker

Kiwi speaker

WALES head coach Warren Gatland will be the guest at a Henley Rugby Club dinner on September 21. The New Zealander will take part in a question and answer session at the evening event at Dry Leas. Tickets cost £75, which includes a welcome drink and...
Wasps relocate southern academy side to Dry Leas

Wasps relocate southern academy side to Dry Leas

HENLEY Rugby Club has announced a new partnership with Wasps. Dry Leas will be the home for the Premiership club’s southern academy for the next three years. It will hold weekly training sessions at the ground in Marlow Road for more than 30 players....
Rugby fun day

Rugby fun day

A CHARITY rugby sevens tournament will take place at Reading Abbey Rugby Club in Emmer Green next month. The International Fat Bloke Sevens will be held at the club off Peppard Road from July 20 to 22. More than 40 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams...
Rowers no longer have to worry about glare

Rowers no longer have to worry about glare from water

ROWERS from Leander Club in Henley will no longer have to suffer glare from the water. Ninety-nine athletes and coaches from the club have been supplied with new Maui Jim polarized sunglasses under a partnership deal with optician Frost Borneo in Hart...

Councillor buys sight screens for cricket club

Councillor buys sight screens for cricket club

NEW sight screens have been installed at Henley Cricket Club after a donation from South Oxfordshire district councillor Lorraine ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

First World War serviceman with two regatta wins

First World War serviceman with two regatta victories

THE story of a previously unknown Leander Club rower who died during the First World War has been revealed by an amateur historian. ...

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 ...

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‘Two days of fun in a field’

‘Two days of fun in a field’

THIS year’s Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta has been hailed a success despite being hit by rain. There were showers on both days of the 151st annual event, which took place on a ... [more]

 

What do you think of fire service?

RESIDENTS are being asked to respond to a consultation on the future of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The eight-week consultation on the authority’s draft corporate ... [more]

 

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