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Warwick man one step closer to World Transplant Games

A Warwick man is one step closer to achieving his dream of competing in the World Transplant Games thanks to a kind donation.

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Kate Hughes claimed three titles at the Leamington Closed Championships. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Hughes and Dorning pick up a haul of silverware

The final stages of many of the Leamington Closed events were staged at Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club on Saturday and the busiest player on view was 18-year-old Lee Dorning who took the men’s title for a second time.

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The plans for a new Leamington FC stadium have been revealed.

Plans for new Leamington FC stadium given green light

Plans for a new Leamington Football Club stadium have been given the green light.

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Ahmed Obeng shows his disappointment after being denied by Kings Langley Xavi Comas. Picture: Morris Troughton

Holleran calls on Brakes to be ruthless in their pursuit of runners-up spot

Leamington manager Paul Holleran was not too downhearted despite seeing his side’s title challenge petering out last Saturday with a 0-0 draw at home to Kings Langley.

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Norton Lindsey & Wolverton openers Martin Perfect and Steve Rushton. Picture submitted

Skipper Pyatt is quickly into his stride for Norton Lindsey side

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton took full advantage of the glorious weekend weather to record two emphatic friendly victories.

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Kenilworth Runners Sarah Rose, Dave Pettifer and Wayne Briggs ahead of the Brighton Marathon.

Rose wilts in the sun to narrowly miss out on sub 3-hour marathon at Brighton

There were some good performances from Kenilworth Runners at the Brighton Marathon on Sunday, despite the “brutal heat” on the hottest day of the year affecting finish times by at least ten minutes.

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Leamingtons cover defence proves too strong for this Nuneaton attack. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Loss leaves Leamington deep in the relegation mire with a game to play

Leamington’s disappointing set of results continued with a defeat at fellow strugglers Nuneaton Old Edwardians which leaves them just two points above second-bottom Barkers’ Butts with one match remaining.

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Leamington FC Veterans show off the Division Three Cup after overcoming Dynamo Leamington, pictured below. Pictures submitted

Round-up

Leamington FC Veterans got the better of Dynamo Leamington in a thrilling Division Three Cup final at Racing Club Warwick on Sunday.

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Lewis Williams, centre, with Morgan Ansell and Jake Finch. Picture submitted

Williams claims notable scalp to move into quarter-finals of ABA Champs

Eighteen-year-old Lewis Williams moved into the 91kg quarter-finals of the Senior Elite ABA Championships with an impressive points victory over Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy’s Greg Bridet at the Doncaster Dome on Saturday.

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Ahmed Obeng ghosts in at the far post, only to see his shot saved by Xavi Comas. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Chippenham are almost out of sight as the play-offs loom into view for Leamington

Leamington drew a blank for a second successive Saturday to virtually extinguish their Southern Premier Division title hopes, writes Paul Okey.

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The plans for a new Leamington FC stadium have been revealed.

Plans for new football stadium in south of Leamington and Warwick revealed

Plans for a new Leamington Football Club stadium have been revealed.

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Kenilworth struggle to halt the progress of Moseley. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Kenilworth’s slack clearance kicks hand initiative to Moseley

Kenilworth suffered a narrow five-point defeat at home to Moseley Oak on Saturday, writes Sophie Freestone.

Rugby Union

Malvern quickly out of the blocks and Leamington unable to respond

Malvern laid down their marker for the afternoon by taking possession from Leamington’s kick-off and using the undoubted speed they have in attack to open up the home defence and score a converted try.

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Tony Breeden is congratulated after winning a late penalty against Frome. However, Stefan Moore saw the resulting spot-kick saved. Picture: Morris Troughton

Holleran calls on Brakes to rediscover killer instinct

Leamington boss Paul Holleran says a lack of cutting edge and not pressure was to blame for Saturday’s defeat to Frome.

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Jack Green lost out in the quarter-final of the mens singles at the Leamington Closed Championships.

Colebridge guaranteed a men’s singles finalist

Part one of the Leamington Closed Championships were held at St Nicholas Leisure Centre last Sunday, with the men’s singles divided into ten groups before going to the knockout stages, writes Phil John.

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Runners cross the start line for the Wright Hassall Leamington Regency 10k.

Roddy reigns at the Regency, while C&AC juniors demonstrate promise

Kenilworth Runners’ Paddy Roddy took the honours at the Wright Hassall Leamington Regency 10k, seeing off the determined challenge of Coventry Godiva’s Daniel Clarke to win the event for the first time.

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Lee Harrison, Neil Sheward and Martin Dorrill at the Manchester Marathon.

Manchester Marathon PBs for Leamington duo

Leamington C&AC’s Charlie Staveley and Ben Rajan both achieved personal bests at the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon.

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Chadwick End, winners of the Maurice Billington Memorial Cup.

Chadwick End are spot on in the Maurice Billington Cup final

Chadwick End fought back three times before overcoming AFC Warwick 5-4 on penalties to win the Maurice Billington Memorial Cup at Townsend Meadow.

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Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club duo Stella Ellard and  Pam Coop in British Moth action. Picture: Morris Troughton

Mid Warwickshire’s Laverty finishes top female at British Moth open meeting

Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club welcomed visitors from around the UK for their annual British Moth open meeting at the Willes Meadow reservoir in Leamington on Saturday.

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Cleary's ABC's four 2017 Midlands vest winners Ricky Atwal, Morgan Ansell, Lewis Williams and Danny Quartermaine.

Quartermaine and Williams complete Midlands hat-trick for Cleary’s ABC

Danny Quartermaine and Lewis Williams joined fellow Cleary’s boxer Ricky Atwal in claiming ABA Senior Elite Midlands vests at the weekend.

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