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Welcome stroke of luck helps Southam United break their long goal drought

In the end, Southam’s first goal in almost 19 hours of football probably never crossed the line, with manager Alex Baird admitting Ben Nicholson’s header was cleared by a Lichfield City defender in the nick of time.

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Kenilworth Runners pacers and racers at the Coventry Half Marathon. Picture submitted

Rose paces race to perfection to finish third female at the Coventry Half

It was a successful day for Kenilworth Runners at the Coventry Half Marathon with over 30 racing in the event, another seven taking on pacer roles and a further 14 undertaking marshalling duties in the city centre.

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Monica Williamson with her gold medal.

Williamson claims gold at the British Masters XC

Leamington C&AC’s Monica Williamson claimed individual gold in the W55 category at the British Masters National Cross Country Championships at Wavertree Park, Liverpool.

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Martin Slevin

Sporting underline title credentials at Racing Club

Racing Club Warwick were clinicially brushed aside in 15 first-half minutes by unbeaten Midland League Division One leaders Bromsgrove Sporting on Tuesday evening.

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Jack Forsythe crosses for Warwick School. Pictures submitted

Warwick School are aiming for an historic Twickenham double

Warwick School’s under-15 side joined their under-18s in the NatWest Schools Cup final at Twickenham after powering past Ivybridge College 33-22.

Rugby Union
Morgan Ansell

Cleary’s preparing for an exciting week as four chase Elite National titles

An exciting week for Cleary’s Gym will see Morgan Ansell defend her Elite National title and a trio of boxers enter the Senior Elite ABAE Championships.

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Richard Johnson was celebrating a four-timer at Warwick on Wednesday.

Four-some display from Johnson lifts Warwick gloom

Champion jockey Richard Johnson lit up a damp and gloomy Warwick on Wednesday with a sparkling four-timer to move 33 winners ahead of nearest rival Brian Hughes and close in on a second title, writes David Hucker.

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The Regency Run.

Wasps star to start Leamington’s Regency run

A Wasps Rugby Club star will be setting off the runners at the Regency run next weekend.

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Jack Edwards and James Mace celebrate Brakes' injury-time winner. Picture: Tim Nunan

Leamington reach the Birmingham Senior Cup final

Leamington reached the final of the Birmingham Senior Cup for the first time since 1979 after a stunning late, late show against Walsall, writes Paul Okey.

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Jack Edwards takes advantage of Jack Smith's slip-up and below, rewards himself with a drop of the black stuff. Pictures: Morris Troughton.

Rampant Brakes go to town on Dunstable

Leamington eased to a comfortable win over a youthful Dunstable side on Saturday to stretch their unbeaten Southern League Premier sequence to nine games, writes Paul Okey.

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Leamington's forwards set up another attack. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Leamington’s first-half blitz kills of the challenge of neighbours Earlsdon

A first-half performance of quite sublime rugby football from Leamington helped complete a league double over their near-neighbours.

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Nav Hayer scored a hat-trick as Khalsa 2nds beat relegation rivals Rugby & East Warwickshire 4-1.

Lichfield recover from two down to end Khalsa’s title challenge

Khalsa’s 13-game winning streak came to and end at Lichfield, in turn handing the Premier Division title to Nottingham University.

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Tom Oliphant signed off his Middle East campaign with two second-place finishes in Bahrain. Picture: Porsche Middle East

Two runners-up spots for Oliphant in Bahrain finale

Tom Oliphant brought his 2016/17 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East campaign to a close in fantastic style with a pair of second-place finishes during the penultimate meeting of the season at the Bahrain International Circuit.

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New Brakes signing Kurtis Revan.

Leamington are in it to win it with new Linnet

Leamington have boosted their options for the run-in with the signing of former King’s Lynn winger Kurtis Revan.

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Sue Harrison crosses the line after 50k at the Raceways event at Long Marston.

England selectors are given a timely nudge by Harrison

Leamington C&AC’s Sue Harrison secured her place in the England squad for the British 100k Road Running Championships, running 3hr 42min 13sec in a 50k time trial at Long Marston.

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Southam Colts and England Counties under-18 player Joe Tresadern. Picture submitted

Tresadern call-up makes history for Southam RUFC

Southam RUFC are celebrating their first player to gain an England cap after Joe Tresadern was called up for the England Counties under-18 squad.

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Dan Brierley's shot hits the post via the head of Bolehall keeper Matt Hill. Picture: Morris Troughton

Struggling Southam are still finding goals and points elusive

Southam went into this game off the back of an improved performance against Bromsgrove Sporting but although they battled hard, the elusive goals and points again did not materialise.

Non League
Lily Owsley shows off her Olympic gold with youngsters from Leamington Hockey Club. Picture submitted

Hockey

Leamington Hockey Club’s junior players had a real treat on Sunday thanks to a visit from one of Team GB’s gold medal-winning heroes.

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Bobby Hancocks, far left.

Southam United lose a ‘true gent’ in Hancocks

Southam United club president and stalwart Bobby Hancocks died on Tuesday, aged 80.

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Jamie Hood gets up to clear the danger on another quiet day for Brakes keeper Tony Breeden.  Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran stoked by Town victory as Leamington maintain pressure on Chippenham

Paul Holleran declared himself satisfied as Leamington negotiated another tricky hurdle to ramp up their pursuit of Chippenham Town at the top of the Evostik Southern League Premier Division, writes Paul Edwards.

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