Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Tim Dellor

Fasten seatbelts for new season

JUST 84 wonderful days after the circus last rolled out of town, it’s back this Saturday. How much have you missed it? The Cricket World Cup, Royal Ascot, Henley Royal Regatta, Wimbledon, The Open — be honest, you haven’t given domestic football a...

Golfers raise £10,000 for NHS by playing 100 holes

Golfers raise £10,000 for NHS by playing 100 holes

THE captain of Reading Golf Club has raised £10,000 for the NHS by playing golf continuously from dawn to dusk. John Rusby, 65, and his wife Hilary teed off at the Emmer Green club at 4.40am on Wednesday last week and finished at 9pm when they played...
Earth to moon indoor rowing challenge

Earth to moon indoor rowing challenge

AN international indoor rowing challenge has been launched. Row to the Moon invites athletes worldwide to log their training metres on to a bespoke online platform. The goal is to accumulate 384.4 million metres, which is the distance from Earth to...
Emergency grant safeguards future of youth football

Emergency grant safeguards future of youth football

AFC Henley has been awarded grants totalling almost £9,000. The football club, which is for boys and girls aged four to 18, received the money from South Oxfordshire District Council and Sport England. Due to the coronavirus lockdown suspending all...
Ten players commit to Hawks for new season

Ten players commit to Hawks for new season

CO-CAPTAIN Jake Albon is among 10 Henley Rugby Club players to commit to playing for the Hawks next season. Formal contracts have not yet been signed but are expected to be once rugby can be played again in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. When...

Club hopes to be back on river ‘as soon as possible’

Club hopes to be back on river ‘as soon as possible’

THE chairman of Upper Thames Rowing Club wants to see his athletes back on the water as soon as is safely possible. Justin Sutherland ...

Gymnasts try ‘Family Olympics’

A GYMNASTICS group based in Sonning Common has helped its members and families stay active during the coronavirus lockdown. Every week ...

School is recognised for tennis education

School is recognised for tennis education

A GIRLS’ school Caversham has received an education award from the Lawn Tennis Association. Queen Anne’s in Henley Road has been ...

Rowers put through their paces in virus lockdown

Rowers put through their paces in virus lockdown

MEMBERS of Henley Rowing Club are keeping active and trying to avoid boredom during the coronavirus lockdown. Junior, senior and ...

Cash still needed for artificial rugby pitch

HENLEY Rugby Club will replace its articial pitch despite financial concerns exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The tiger turf ...

Hawks players swap front row for frontline of NHS

Hawks players swap front row for frontline of NHS

THREE Henley Rugby Club players are working for the NHS on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic. Prop forward George Primett, ...

Skipper raises £5,000 for cricket club with marathon

Skipper raises £5,000 for cricket club with marathon

THE captain of Henley Cricket Club ran the equivalent of a marathon around its ground and raised more than £5,000 for the club. Mike ...

Amber and Blues face delay to new season

THE president of Henley Hockey Club says matches may not be played again until January. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the English ...

Hurricanes crowned joint cup winners due to virus

Hurricanes crowned joint cup winners due to virus

THE AFC Henley Hurricanes U13s held their end-of-season presentation evening online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Players and their ...

Student runs marathon a day for week in aid of NHS

Student runs marathon a day for week in aid of NHS

A STUDENT has raised more than £9,000 for the NHS’s coronavirus appeal by running seven marathons in as many days. Henry Blois-Brooke, ...

Rower sets British record

Rower sets British record

LEANDER Club athlete Joe Harper has achieved a British rowing record. He completed a half-marathon, covering 21,907m, in one hour, 11 ...

Golf club raises £2,800 for NHS charity

Golf club raises £2,800 for NHS charity

MEMBERS of Harleyford Golf Club, near Hurley, raised £2,862 for the NHS Charity combatting the coronavirus pandemic. The money was ...

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The Rainbow Runners

The Rainbow Runners

A PHARMACIST who was struck down with covid-19 is about to finish running 200km in aid of doctors and nurses who are treating people with the disease. Jacqui Little and her friend ... [more]

 

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