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Makeshift defence are definitely at the races in Uttoxeter victory

Racing Club Warwick defied a shortage of recognised defenders to claim three points in an entertaining clash at Townsend Meadow.

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Jack Edwards shoots over. It was to be Brakes only effort on goal in the first half. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Brakes pull off an audacious escape

Leamington did not so much get out of jail on Saturday than escape a maximum security prison, with two goals inside three minutes late in the second half totally transforming this National League North fixture, writes Paul Okey.

Non League
Sophie Rinnhofer was part of the undefeated Warwickshire Under-15 squad.

Leamington League youngsters prove unbeatable for the county

Five Leamington & District League youngsters covered themselves in glory while representing Warwickshire Under-15s in Division 1B of the County Cadet League in Rugby on Saturday, writes Phil John.

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Leamington players and fans celebrate Kurtis Revan's late winner. Picture: Sally Ellis

Salford win is up there with the best - Holleran

Leamington boss Paul Holleran stopped short of elevating his side’s 3-2 win at Saford City on Saturday to the top of his managerial victories.

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Jen Vermeulen reaches out to score on e of her four tries for Old Leamingtonians. Picture: Tim Nunan

Vermeulen dots down four times in OLs Ladies romp

Old Leamingtonians Ladies bounced back from their 31-12 defeat at the hands of Wymondham Wasps the previous week to comprehensively beat visitors Shelford.

Rugby Union
Dave Pettifer helped England to victory over a combined Celtic team.

England vest inspires Pettifer to a sub-3:30 run at Chester

Kenilworth Runners’ Dave Pettifer, making his international debut for England, was pleased with his third place in the V65 International competition held within the Chester Marathon on Sunday.

Alice Homer on board Catriona of Meggernie. Picture submitted

Golden Horse of the Year show for King’s High pupils

King’s High equestrians enjoyed unprecedented success at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) at the NEC.

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Winger Sophie Henry dots down for Kenilworth Ladies.

Howles bags a hat-trick as Kenilworth whitewash Old Northamptonians

Winger Phoebe Howles scored a hat-trick, with winger Sophie Henry and centre Felicity Baldwin both adding two tries apiece in an 11-try rout as Kenilworth maintained their perfect start to the season, writes Sophie Freestone.

Rugby Union
Action from Khalsa's trip to Rugby & East Warwickshire. Picture: Mike Baker

Idoine double dents Rugby & East Warwickshire’s perfect start

Khalsa’s win at Rugby & East Warwickshire means that three games into the new Midland Premier season no team in the top flight can boast a 100 per cent record.

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Nick Leahy, right, with his brother Sean.

Fitzpatrick’s’ Leahy moves a step closer to national final

Fitzpatrick’s Gym’s Nick Leahy turned in an excellent display to beat Tony Welsh and secure his place in the national 64kg quarter-final of the Senior Development Championships in Bridlington.

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Leamington legend Josh Blake has joined Racing Club Warwick.

Blake has unfinished business at Racing Club

Josh Blake has committed to Racing Club Warwick for the season.

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Martin Slevin strikes to bring Racing Club level. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Easterlow bemoans two points dropped despite fine fightback

Racing Club Warwick boss Scott Easterlow admitted he had mixed feelings after watching his ten men battle back from 2-0 down to earn a draw against Lichfield City on Saturday.

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Connor Gudger curls home Brakes' second.

Brakes’ class of 17 shock Salford

On a miserable wet afternoon in Greater Manchester Brakes pulled off a stunning victory at the home of title-chasers Salford City to send out a message to the rest of the National League North that they are not in the division simply to make up the numbers, writes Paul Edwards.

Non League
A double from George Barnes could not prevent Free Church R going down to a 3-2 defeat against Ashorne C.

Last season’s top two start league campaigns with resounding victories

Defending Division One champions Rugby A got the new Leamington League season off to a sound start with an 8-2 victory over Phoenix, writes Phil John.

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Tom Oliphant

Top-three finish for Oliphant in finale

Tom Oliphant ended his 2017 Porsche Carrera Cup GB campaign in style, confirming his fourth position in the final championship standings with a sensational drive from eighth on the grid through to a podium finish at Brands Hatch.

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Paul Holleran shows his frustration after Saturday's goalless draw against Gainsborough.

Performance did not merit FA Cup exit, says Leamington boss

Leamington boss Paul Holleran said there was not a lot wrong with his side’s display at Gainsborough Trinity in midweek.

Hannah Smith

Smith impresses at Bowls England trials and now goes on to Academy Weekend

Avenue’s Hannah Smith recently attended Bowls England under-18 trials and has now been invited to attend its Junior Academy Weekend in May 2018.

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Mikkel Andresen wins a lineout for Kenilworth against Nuneaton Old Edwardians. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Kenilworth recover from early concession to outclass Old Eds

Kenilworth put in an impressive performance at Glasshouse Lane on Saturday to secure a 34-5 bonus-point victory over Nuneaton Old Edwardians, bouncing back in style after their disappointing loss to Malvern, writes Sophie Freestone.

Rugby Union
Reece Jones on his way to Old Leamingtonians final try of the afternoon. Picture: Tim Nunan

Prolific James inspires Old Leamingtonians’ rout

Old Leamingtonians moved up to third in the table after committed forward play and free-flowing running from the backs set up a convincing bonus-point win.

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Nick Leahy

Leahy beats Simmons to earn Midlands vest

Fitzpatrick’s Gym’s Nick Leahy lifted the Midlands senior development light welterweight title in Stoke on Sunday after being awarded a unanimous points decision over Len Woodhall Boxing Club’s Jordan Simmons.

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