Monday, 26 June 2017

Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

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Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

MORE than 60 people took part in the third annual Wargrave sprint triathlon. Competitors gathered at Mill Green for Sunday’s race, which comprised a 750m swim in the River Thames, a 20km cycle ride and 5km run around local villages. They set off at...

Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

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Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

A SCHOOLBOY has broken a world record on a rowing machine. Matt Rees, a pupil at Blue Coat School in Sonning, beat the fastest time for 100m by a 17- or 18-year-old at the National Schools Regatta held at Eton Dorney Lake. The 18-year-old, who will be...
Table-topping Wargrave hold on to claim a share of the spoils

Table-topping Wargrave hold on to claim a share of the spoils

HENLEY 2nds slipped into the Division 1 relegation zone after going down to a 125-run defeat at MARLOW. Under sunny skies, but with the feeling that the pitch would only improve as the match wore on and a youthful, five-prong seam attack, Henley...
Afridi and Nugent combine to leave county rivals reeling

Afridi and Nugent combine to leave county rivals reeling

HENLEY carried forward their momentum from last week’s win away at High Wycombe to record a resounding victory over OXFORD, ensuring a strong start to their campaign in the declaration fixtures. Their successful chase of 89, within just 12 overs and...

Wincott shines with bat as Goring take derby honours

Wincott shines with bat as Goring take derby honours

PEPPARD STOKE ROW returned to winning ways with a five-wicket triumph at home to SANDHURST in the Premier Division last Saturday. ...

Big-hitting Morris helps fire Berkshire into semi-finals

Big-hitting Morris helps fire Berkshire into semi-finals

BERKSHIRE are through to the semi-finals of the Unicorns Trophy following a 65-run victory over SUFFOLK at Falkland Cricket Club on ...

Former Piggott School pupils come first and second in village 10km race

Former Piggott School pupils come first and second in village 10km race

A former student at the Piggott School was the winner of the this year’s Wargrave 10km race. David Lewis, who lives in the village, ...

Cameron secures senior title

HENLEY Golf Club’s new recruit Douglas Cameron beat 180 of the country’s top senior golfers to win the prestigious English Seniors ...

Oratory beat all-comers to secure title at amateur regatta

Oratory beat all-comers to secure title at amateur regatta

THE Oratory first eight triumphed in the Intermediate 3 eights at the Reading Amateur Regatta last Saturday. After defeating Windsor ...

Regatta entries down

ENTRIES for this year’s Henley Royal Regatta have dropped by 52 despite three new events for women being added. The five-day regatta, ...

Hosts have the edge

A KEENLY contested development match between local rivals HURLEY and WHITE WALTHAM saw the hosts prevail by 18 runs at Shepherds Lane ...

Vockins bludgeons century

LEE VOCKINS hit 148 runs to help hosts NETTLEBED defeat local rivals PEPPARD STOKE ROW MAHARAJAS on Sunday. After being put into bat ...

Two big-winning rinks secure cup win for hosts

HENLEY triumphed in both their Oddfellows Triples League and Plomer Cup matches last week. On Wednesday of last week HENLEY hosted ...

Hawks kick off season with derby encounters

HENLEY HAWKS kick off their new Division 2 South campaign with back-to-back derby matches. On the opening day of the season, September ...

Moore and Norris take honours on back nine

Moore and Norris take honours on back nine

RAIN meant the start of the Badgemore Park ladies’ invitation day was delayed by two hours on Tuesday of last week as groundstaff ...

Roberts takes top honours to secure place in Ascot Cup

Roberts takes top honours to secure place in Ascot Cup

PHYLLIS COURT’S Chris Roberts was on song last weekend at Cheltenham where he hit everything to win the top ranked open championship. ...

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Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

MORE than 60 people took part in the third annual Wargrave sprint triathlon. Competitors gathered at Mill Green for Sunday’s race, which comprised a 750m swim in the River Thames, ... [more]

 
Village to celebrate singer

Village to celebrate singer

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Villagers lose trains to regatta

Villagers lose trains to regatta

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