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Clinton’s fixed idea goes out of his head after Nationals dress rehearsal

With only a week to go before the National Hill Climb Championships, 2008 champion Matt Clinton (Mike Vaughan Cycles) headed up to Matlock last Sunday to compete in the annual double-header, which included a shortened version of the upcoming title race.

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Lewis Kelsey looks to get Leamington on the attack. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Jewitt holds his nerve at the death to earn Leamington dramatic victory

Leamington had to show plenty of adaptability to gain this hard-fought win, with injuries forcing them to throw on replacements Patrick Northover and Ed Thompson inside the first 20 minutes.

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Jade Yeomans and Mariusz Piwowar.

Piwowar’s fine run in the Development Championships is finally at an end

Mariusz Piwowar’s superb run in the England Boxing Development Championships came to an end on Sunday when he suffered a points defeat in the northern final at the Doncaster Dome.

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Chin-up bars by the tennis courts in Abbey Fields

New activity stations in Abbey Fields to be officially opened

Three new outdoor activity stations in Abbey Fields are set to be officially opened in a ceremony on Thursday October 27.

Jordan King said his first F1 practice session with Manor Racing was a positive one.

King outpaces Manor team-mate in a Formula One debut to remember

Jordan King said his much-anticipated first taste of F1 action was ‘difficult to put into words’.

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Susie Tawney and Rivelin claimed gold at the European Canicross Federation Championships in the Czech Republic. Picture submitted

Tawney picks herself up to clinch European gold

Leamington C&AC athlete Susie Tawney survived a heavy fall on her opening run to win gold for Great Britain at the European Canicross Federation (ECF) Canicross, Bikejor and Scootering Championships in the Czech Republic.

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Lewis Singleton picked up a game in the all-Lillington Free Church Division Two clash.

Lines and Pilgrim maintain Rugby A’s early progress

Rugby A are the early pace-setters in Division One of the Leamington & District League, writes Phil John.

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Dan Gill shoots under pressure for Warwickshire Bears, while below, Siobhan Fitzpatrick goes for a basket. Pictures submitted

Paralympic stars provide a wake-up call for the newly-promoted Bears

Warwickshire Bears came down to earth with a bump on Sunday, suffering a heavy defeat to one of Division 
One South’s highly fancied teams.

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Leamington Ladies' Investec Trophy side started impressively.

Leamington start final bid in impressive fashion

Leamington’s ladies’ masters are hoping it is third time lucky after kicking off another national cup run with a thumping win on Sunday.

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Martyn Stickley scored both Warwick's goals as they maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-1 win over Burton.

Stickley’s brace maintains 100 per cent start for Warwick men

Warwick Men’s 1sts maintained their 100 per cent start to the Midlands Division One campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win at home to Burton.

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‘Save our outdoor pool’, Kenilworth swimmers plead

‘Save our outdoor pool’, Kenilworth swimmers plead

A group of Kenilworth swimmers have started a petition to save the outdoor swimming pool in Abbey Fields over fears it may close as part of leisure centre improvements.

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Kenny Kwok races away to score Leamington's opening try against Olney.

Olney progress in the cup after finally shaking off a spirited Leamington side

Leamington fielded another much-changed side, but nevertheless put in an improved performance against their Midlands 2 East (South) visitors.

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Matt Clinton

Clinton climbing back to his best ahead of the Nationals

Kenilworth rider Matt Clinton believes he is hitting form at just the right time after a second place at the Stratford CC-hosted Dover’s Hill climb near Chipping Campden.

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Royal Leamington Spa ABC's Mariusz Piwonar with quarter-final opponent Liam Carlin. Picture submitted

Williams’ title win caps fine weekend for local boxers

A busy weekend of boxing saw Cleary’s heavyweight Lewis Williams win the England Youth Championship and three Leamington boxers progress in the Development Championships.

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Jordan King will be driving for Manor Racing in free practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix.

F1 practice will be perfect for developing Manor driver King

Jordan King will make his Formula 1 debut on Friday morning when he drives for Manor Racing in free practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix.

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Nikit Sajiv shows off his runners-up trophy in Wednesbury. Picture submitted

Sajiv cruises through to final of West Midlands 2-star event

Nikit Sajiv was the pick of the Lillington Free Church entry at the West Midlands 2-star tournament at Wood Green Academy in Wednesbury.

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Matthew Jackson will be driving this Subaru Impreza N10.

Jackson living the dream ahead of Wales Rally GB

Warwick rally driver Matthew Jackson is set to take his biggest step in his career by competing in the final round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

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Leamington debutant Kenny Kwok is held up with the try line beckoning.

Six-try Southam create history at Leamington

Southam ran in six tries to record their first-ever win at Leamington.

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Tempers fray during the closing stages of OLs' home clash with Rugby St Andrews. Pictures: Tim Nunan

St Andrews’ sinners allow OLs to claim a thrilling last-gasp success

Old Leamingtonians preserved their unbeaten league record after yet another close-fought encounter, this time against Rugby St Andrews.

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Mike Cole

Benn is in the sights of Cole after second pro victory

Napton light-welterweight Mike Cole breezed to victory in only his second professional fight on Saturday night to move a step closer to a match-up with Nigel Benn’s son Connor.

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