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Warwickshire Bears storming clear at the top

Warwickshire Bears 2nds preserved their unbeaten Third Division South & West record with a 49-26 success at nearest rivals Plymouth Storm.

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Kart racer William Attreed. Picture submitted

Parents target £5,000 to help fund karting dream

A couple from Warwick are taking on fundraising duties to help their son’s dream of becoming a top-level kart racer.

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Mikkel Andresen had a hand in Kenilworth's first try and scored their second at Whitchurch.

Valiant Kenilworth come up short thanks to Gibson yellow

There was a familiar outcome for Kenilworth on Saturday as they suffered a courageous 25-12 defeat away to Whitchurch in muddy conditions, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Edwin Cleary outside Cleary's Boxing Gym's current home. Picture: Mike Baker

Cleary’s Boxing Gym on the ropes as eviction notice draws close

Cleary’s Boxing Gym faces an uncertain future, with owner and founder Edwin Cleary engaged in a race against time to find new premises for his thriving club.

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Alex Sedgwick at the wheel of the Team Cooksport Renault Clio in Dubia. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

From second in class to back in class for Sedgwick

Southam College student Alex Sedgwick came back down to earth today when he returned to the Sixth Form to continue A-level studies after scoring a magnificent podium placing in the Dubai 24 Hours at the weekend.

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The Connections of One For Arthur celebrate winning the Betfred Classic Chase. Picture: www.dwprattracingphotography.co.uk

One For Arthur now one to watch for Grand National

Scottish trainer Lucinda Russell landed one of the biggest races of her career when One For Arthur turned the £60,000 Betfred Classic Handicap Chase into a one-horse race at Warwick’s richest meeting of the season on Saturday, writes David Hucker.

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Ricardo Bolanos shows off his trophy and gift voucher for a runners-up spot in the cadet boys' band 1 event. Picture submitted

Bolanos and Sajiv not out of their depth mixing it with star names

Lillington Free Church’s Ricardo Bolanos and Nikit Sajiv entered the East Midlands 4-star tournament, which attracted many of the country’s top players to Wellingborough last Saturday.

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Jack Green beat Lillington Free Church clubmate Tom Fletcher to win the restricted junior boys' singles.

Lillington Free Church dominate Closed Champs

Lillington Free Church youngsters were in fine form at the Warwickshire (including Birmingham) Closed Championships for juniors and veterans at St Nicholas Leisure Centre.

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The 2016 winners celebrate.

Warwick Town Triples competition looking for challengers to Taylor trio

Entries are now being accepted for this year’s Warwick Town Triples.

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A brave tackle is put in to stop Sutton Coldfield's progress. Picture: Willie Whitesmith.

Brave Kenilworth battle hard but Sutton prove too strong up front

Kenilworth continued to show signs of improvement at the weekend but Sutton Coldfield’s powerful pack were just too strong at Glasshouse Lane, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Doctor Harper heads to Warwick to run in the feature having returned to form.

Vivaldi Collanges and Doctor Harper fancied for Classic Warwick battle

After the record New Year’s Eve crowd, Warwick officials are hoping for another bumper attendance tomorrow for Betfred Classic Chase Day, the course’s richest meeting of the season, writes David Hucker.

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Ciara Hancox finished runner-up in her cadet girls' group.

Sajiv continues rise with Burton final appearance

There were pleasing performances from all six of the Lillington Free Church youngsters who travelled to Burton-on-Trent to play in their 2-star tournament, writes Phil John.

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Paddy The Oscar leads Muckle Roe over the last in the Local Parking Security Handicap Chase, while below, Gino Trail and Buveur DAir (nearest) clear the last in the Local Parking Security Novices Chase.

Buvuer D’Air on Festival trail after Warwick success

He may not have been a tempting betting prospect for most of the huge 6,000-plus crowd that flocked to Warwick’s New Year Eve’s meeting, but Buveur D’Air took another step on the road to the Cheltenham Festival in March when landing his second win over fences, writes David Hucker.

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Nikit Sajiv was part of the Free Church M side which won Division A.

Free Church M round off their title-winning season in style

The Leamington & District Autumn 2-a-side League has drawn to a close with most promotion and relegation issues now resolved.

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Andre Klein and the staff at Warwick Racecourse are gearing up for a 5,000-plus attendance for the New Year's Eve fixture.

Warwick hope to sign off 2016 with bumper crowd

Boxing Day saw the start of what is traditionally a busy period for sport and Warwick’s New Year Eve’s fixture tomorrow is one of four race meetings taking place around the country, writes David Hucker.

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Quiz organiser Des Reynolds with Nick Skelton.

Warwick all set to host world record quiz attempt

Warwick fundraiser Des Reynolds is attempting to set the Guinness World Record for the largest sports quiz ever held next month.

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Lola Knightley, eight, who swam 4,000m without stopping for charity

Kenilworth girl, eight, ‘overwhelms’ mother after swimming 4km without stopping for charity

An eight-year-old Kenilworth girl has ‘overwhelmed’ her mother by swimming 4,000m in just under two hours without stopping in a charity swim last week.

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Gareth Shuttleworth takes some stopping for Leamington against Nuneaton Old Edwardians.

Leamington ease relegation fears with workmanlike win over Old Ed’s

In the murky mist of Moorefields, Leamington put in a defiant and workmanlike performance to run out worthy winners to put some daylight between themselves and the bottom group.

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Lewis Williams acknowledges the crowd ahead of his England Youth Heavyweight clash.

Williams loses his heavyweight crown on bad night for Cleary’s

Lewis Williams suffered the “heartwrenching” loss of his England Youth Heavyweight title on a disappointing night for Cleary’s ABC at their Trident College show on Friday.

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Lillington B's Ciara Hancox claimed a fine win over Luke Manning.

Lillington Free Church are top of the tree in the Cadet League

Lillington Free Church sent four sides to day two of the National Cadet League in Wellingborough and enjoyed unprecedented success, securing pole positions in three of the divisions.

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