Friday, 04 December 2020

Mortimore returns to head up new-look coaching team

Mortimore returns to head up new-look coaching team

A FAMILIAR face has returned to lead the Henley Hawks Women’s team. Alistair Mortimore has come back to Dry Leas as the women’s head coach following a four-year break, where he gained experience with Harlequins Women and Oxford University. Mortimer,...
England’s world cup hero back to where it all began

England’s world cup hero back to where it all began

A FAMOUS face returned to Henley Rugby Club this week. Sir Clive Woodward, who coached the Henley Hawks 30 years ago and went on to manage England to World Cup glory in 2003, was back at Dry Leas to speak about the impact of coronavirus on community...
15 rowers have to self-isolate

Covid-19 scare for rowers

FIFTEEN members of Henley Rowing Club have had to self-isolate after a female junior tested positive for coronavirus. The girl, who is part of the club’s women’s junior 17 squad, felt unwell a few days after returning from a school trip to Greece....

New flag raised at cricket club in memory of legend

New flag raised at cricket club in memory of legend

A NEW flag was raised at Henley Cricket Club on Saturday in memory of a club legend. Friends and family of Paul Bradbury gathered outside the pavilion at the Brakspear Ground, off Matson Drive, before Henley’s match against Finchampstead. Mr Bradbury...
Players plea

Players plea

FEMALE footballers are being sought by AFC Henley for the 2020/21 season. The ladies’ team will make its debut in the Thames Valley Counties Women’s Football League, playing matches on Sunday afternoons. Training will be be held on Thursdays from 8pm...

Juniors try out new £150,000 training pitch

Juniors try out new £150,000 training pitch

JUNIOR members of Henley Rugby Club had the first use of its new 4G training pitch. The state-of-the-art facility at Dry Leas, the ...

Clubs agree to merge divisions

HENLEY Cricket Club will return to competitive action tomorrow (Saturday). The first and second division of the Home Counties Premier ...

Green grammar

Green grammar

THE manager of Henley Golf Club (I’ll spare his blushes by not naming him) might be somewhat embarrassed by this notice in his name on ...

Cricket club counts cost of regatta cancellation

Cricket club counts cost of regatta cancellation

HENLEY Cricket Club says it will lose around half of its annual income following the decision to cancel this year’s Henley Royal ...

Olympic rower working as junior doctor during pandemic

Olympic rower works as junior doctor during pandemic

OLYMPIC silver medallist Polly Swann is balancing her rowing training with her efforts to support the NHS by working as a junior ...

Rugby dinner

FORMER England rugby player Mike Tindall will be the guest at a sportsman’s dinner organised by Henley Rugby Club at Phyllis Court ...

We'll keep on fighting till the end says Hawks coach

We'll keep on fighting till the end says Hawks coach

HEAD coach Luke Allen says his main job is to keep his players motivated as the Henley Hawks look to results elsewhere to end their ...

Ambitious club appoint experienced new head coach

Ambitious club appoint experienced new head coach

HENLEY Town Football Club has appointed a new head coach. Peter North, who lives in Sonning Common, was unanimously selected by the ...

Children show off their skills at two-day tag rugby festival

Children show off their skills at two-day tag rugby festival

DOZENS of children from primary schools in and around Henley had the chance to play rugby during a two-day festival. Pupils from ...

Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

FORMER England cricketer Graeme Swann was the guest of honour at Henley Cricket Club’s fund-raising dinner at Shiplake College on ...

Golf day raises £2,500 for Chiltern Centre

Golf day raises £2,500 for Chiltern Centre

MORE than £2,500 was raised at the 10th annual golf day in aid of the Chiltern Centre in Henley. A total of 58 players took part in ...

Dad on target for eighth race of year for sons’ club

Dad on target for eighth race of year for sons’ club

A MAN from Sonning Common will take part in his eighth half marathon of the year on Sunday. Paul Hodges, 51, is set to take part in ...

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Lottery win

THE Chiltern Edge School Association raised £191.76 with its autumn lottery. The parent-run group raises money for Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge School in Reades Lane, Soning Common.... [more]

 

Good listen

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common is lending out audio books and music CDs throughout the latest lockdown.  The charity has sanitised all the products and its volunteers ... [more]

 

December bus trips

THE bus service run by the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common has organised preliminary shopping trips for December.  The minibus will have limited passenger numbers and  ... [more]

 

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