Tenbury Cricket Club hope to keep run-rate down against Avoncroft

Ludlow Advertiser: Tenbury 2nd wicketkeeper Ben Thompson and bowler Tom Gloster appeal for an LBW decision.Photographs: Andy Compton.

3:34pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TENBURY will be hoping that lightning does not strike twice when they face Avoncroft in Worcestershire County League Division Three this Saturday.

Darts ace Jim Williams hopes new arrows can bring him luck

1:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

DARTS player Jim Williams hopes that a new set of darts could hit the bullseye this weekend as he competes in one of the biggest events in the calendar.

Time is right for golf ace Robert Fish

11:32am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE time was right for Ludlow golfer Rob Fish who scored a hole-in-one during a recent club competition to be rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch as recognition for the achievement.

Young guns could prove key to success for AFC Ludlow, says boss Cooper

Ludlow Advertiser: Ryan Lewis (out of shot) equalises for AFC Ludlow.Photo: Andy Compton. 1431_54001

10:05am Thursday 31st July 2014

AFC Ludlow boss Dave Cooper says that he will not be worried about throwing in the young guns next season after seeing them destroy Wellington Amateurs.

Simmons "steps up to plate" in Ludlow Cricket Club's convincing win

9:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

LUDLOW Cricket Club bowler Will Sparrow said he was pleased that Ian Simmons "stepped up to the plate" after he helped the side to a convincing win against Allscott in Shropshire County Premier League.

Fighter Liz joins Paddy's Boxing Academy in Tenbury

9:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TENBURY boxer is set to pack a punch in the town.

Free coaching opportunities at Ludlow Golf Club

Ludlow Advertiser: Katy Rose, right, and Ludlow ladies' club captain Jackie Corbett.

6:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

LUDLOW Golf Club will be running free coaching sessions in August.

Golf star Ollie Farr to star in first professional golf tournament in Azerbaijan

Ludlow Advertiser: Ollie Farr will be competing in the Azerbaijan Challenge Open today.

6:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

GOLF ace Ollie Farr will be swinging his club at the first professional tournament to take place in Azerbaijan today (Thursday).

Pullens inspire Knighton-on-Teme to seven-wicket win

Ludlow Advertiser: Adam and Rob Matravers are holding a charity cricket match at Wyeside Hereford in memory of their father Richard.

4:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DAN and Kai Pullen ensured that it was a day to remember for their family as they helped Knighton-on-Teme to a seven-wicket win against Presteigne in Marches League Division Two.

Burway scoop bowls trophy

Ludlow Advertiser: Duncan Pressley (left) and Roy Crowther (right) receiving the trophy from league chairman Lillian Payne.

2:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BURWAY bowls pair Duncan Pressley and Roy Crowther came out on top to retain the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League doubles competition.

Jonathan Pearson and Tom Gloster retain places in Twenty20 League representative team

Ludlow Advertiser: The midweek league representative team: back row, from left:James Gerritse, Dylan Grinker, Sam Alford, Me, Craig Shorter, Tom Gloster, Jonathan Pearson, David Shorter. Front, from left: Ryan Lockley, Ben Griffiths, Glenn Whittaker.

6:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

BATSMAN Jonathan Pearson and all-rounder Tom Gloster have retained their places in the Woodstock South Shropshire Twenty20 League representative team.

Goalie George stars in triumph

Ludlow Advertiser: Goalkeeper George Barnett with his trophy.

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

GOALKEEPER George Barnet was on top form as Tenbury Under-8 football team prevailed in a penalty shoot-out to win a tournament at Presteigne Carnival.

United boss Aaron Morris wants to his men to hit ground running

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

MANAGER Aaron Morris wants his Tenbury United players to hit the ground running in their opening pre-season match at Clee Hill United next Tuesday.

Flying-doctor Suzanne Turvey helps Croft Ambrey to team title

Ludlow Advertiser: Croft Ambrey's Suzanne Turvey flies home in Westhope race.

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

SUZANNE Turvey broke a record in helping Croft Ambrey to victory in the team event in the Herefordshire Summer Off Road League series at Westhope.

Richard Wright triumphs in honour of Seve Ballesteros

Ludlow Advertiser: Richard Wright sealed his first win of the season.

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

RICHARD Wright has triumphed in a competition in honour of Spanish golfing legend Seve Ballesteros and his foundation.

Nicola Turvey will be setting her sights on gold at World Triathlon Championships

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

SPORTSWOMAN Nicola Turvey will be setting her sights on gold at next month’s World Triathlon Championships in Canada, writes Hannah Stanton-Warren.

Stanton-Warren finishes second in tough road race

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6:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

LUDLOW Cycling Club star Jack Stanton-Warren finished second overall in L’Etape de la Defonce 2014 Road Race in South Wales.

Tenbury Colts withdraw from Herefordshire Saturday Football League Division Three

Ludlow Advertiser: James Turrell, who has been player-manager of Tenbury Colts.

6:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

TENBURY Colts have withdrawn from the Herefordshire Saturday Football League.

Teams line up for Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Doubles

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWENTY-nine teams will be taking part this weekend in the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Doubles competition.

Griffiths leads midweek league representative team to debut triumph

Ludlow Advertiser: I/LIVE/LUDLOW SPORT/Wk24 KEITH GLUYAS (8451861)

5:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

ORGANISER Matt Porter says he is thrilled Ben Griffiths led the Woodstock South Shropshire Twenty20 League representative team to a debut triumph.

Competitions for places will be fierce for AFC Ludlow this season

Ludlow Advertiser: Joel Leversedge, celebrating with Rob Vass, had a very impressive display in Saturday's 3-0 defeat at AFC Bridgnorth.

5:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

COMPETITION for places will be fierce for AFC Ludlow’s maiden season in the West Midlands League Division One, says manger Dave Cooper.

Sumner's on track for success

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12:13pm Saturday 19th July 2014

TENBURY Town goalkeeper Steve Sumner is on track for success this season – if the Richards Castle Soap Box Derby is anything to go by.

Spanner strikes form to triumph in July stableford at Ludlow Golf Club

11:11am Saturday 19th July 2014

IN-FORM Colin Spanner has triumphed in the July stableford competition at Ludlow Golf Club.

Farr is close to home after finishing third in Slovakia

Ludlow Advertiser: Oliver Farr lines up a putt at a Europro tournament in Montrose

6:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

GOLF ace Oliver Farr is taking a well-earned break from competitive action this week after finishing third in his latest European Challenge Tour outing.

Alveley clash will be a make-or-break for us, admits experienced Rawlings

Ludlow Advertiser: Tenbury 2nd X1 v Himbleton 2nd X1
Tenbury 2nd skipper Ben Thompson and in batting action. 1429_56010
Photo: Keith Gluyas (8170446)

8:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

BATSMAN Tom Rawlings thinks Saturday’s home clash with Alveley will be a make-or-break afternoon in Tenbury Cricket Club’s season.

Woodpecker Rally will be 'in for a treat' next month, says clerk of course Pete Wood

8:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

CLERK of the course Pete Wood thinks competitors and spectators will be in for a treat at next month’s Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally.

Evans' five-wicket haul puts villagers on hat-trick trail

Ludlow Advertiser: Mark Evans, who took five wickets in Knighton-on-Teme's seven-wicket battering of Weobley.

6:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

STALWART Dave Pullen says Knighton-on-Teme are getting more used to the standard of cricket in the GB Liners Marches League Division Two.

Dream ticket for Farr

Ludlow Advertiser: Graham Farr (left) and Shawn Thomas. Photograph: by Paul Thomas/Getty Images.

6:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

NEWNHAM Bridge’s Graham Farr has sealed a dream ticket to 2014 Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles.

Games' selection is a lifetime's dream for Ben

6:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

HOCKEY player Ben Carless will be leaving Cardiff by bus tomorrow to begin his Commonwealth Games voyage.

Our bowlers should not fear Wem’s batting line-up, says Ludlow skipper Bryn Simmons

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow 3rd X1 v Harcourt
The Burway
Ludlow 3rd’s bowler Seb Kidson and in action. 1429_57003
Photo: Keith Gluyas (8170581)

6:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

LUDLOW Cricket Club’s bowlers should not fear Wem’s destructive batting line-up, says skipper Bryn Simmons.

Villagers will 'pull out' of Herefordshire League

6:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

LEINTWARDINE Colts will be pulling out of the Herefordshire League Division Three.

Aaron Dovey could fill left-back void at AFC Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Aaron Dovey, playing for Ludlow Town Colts, would be a good signing for AFC Ludlow, says boss Dave Cooper. Photograph: Keith Gluyas.

6:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

DEFENDER Aaron Dovey could easily fill the left-back void at AFC Ludlow.

Taylor strikes 74 as Thompson's men fall short of maiden success

Ludlow Advertiser: Tenbury 2nd X1 v St George’s 2nd X1Tenbury 2nd X1’s Lewis Giles smashes the ball to the boundary (any of these will do) 1428_57010

6:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

BATSMAN Ian Taylor struck a superb 74 as Tenbury Cricket Club’s 2nd team were denied their maiden win of the campaign.

Croft Ambrey duo picked for Great Britain challenges

Ludlow Advertiser: Nicola Turvey (second left) with fellow triathletes Kylie Mansfield,Joyce Warburton, Iain Darwood, Alison Turner and Nicola Goodwin.

4:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

CROFT Ambrey runners Nicola Turvey and Simon Norwood will be representing Great Britain in triathlon competitions later this year.

Crowther retains Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Veterans' title

Ludlow Advertiser: Roy Crowther (far right) with runner-up Mike Weston (left) and league chairman Lillian Payne.

3:16pm Friday 11th July 2014

BURWAY’S Roy Crowther has retained the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Veterans title at Clungunford Bowling Club.

Courtney Cooper selected for England Women’s Development Programme

3:12pm Friday 11th July 2014

LUDLOW Cricket Club’s Courtney Cooper has been selected for the England Women’s Development Programme Under-15 Super 3s summer competition.

Pool ace Cole Bedford rues luck of Irish after semi-final heartache

Ludlow Advertiser: Cole Bedford, junior pool champion.

2:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

TEENAGE pool player Cole Bedford is ruing the luck of the Irish after reaching the semi-finals of the World Championships’ Under-18 juniors’ singles.

Town striker Mark Boucker can do a Luis Suarez, says boss Sumner

1:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

TENBURY Town marksman Mark Boucker has compared himself with Uruguayan and Liverpool marksman Luis Suarez - without the bite.

Skipper Simmons keen to learn from Ludlow Cricket Club's horror show

Ludlow Advertiser: Jackie Corbett with Harry Burgoyne.

9:11am Friday 11th July 2014

SKIPPER Bryn Simmons is keen to learn from the memories of Ludlow Cricket Club’s horror show at St George’s in the ShropshireCounty League Premier Division.

Netherton triumph highlights villagers' progression, says chairman Ben Griffiths

Ludlow Advertiser: Cleobury Mortimer X1 v Netherton X1Cleobury’s Grant Carbines (arms raised) is overjoyed when his bowling claims another Netherton wicket 1428_56003 (7905110)

8:10am Friday 11th July 2014

CHAIRMAN Ben Griffiths believes Cleobury Mortimer Cricket Club’s comprehensive success over Netherton is testament to the villagers’ progression.

Manager Dave Cooper stands his ground over Showtime Stadium's uncertain future

Ludlow Advertiser: AFC Ludlow boss Dave Cooper.

6:09am Friday 11th July 2014

BOSS Dave Cooper has vowed not to let off-the-field troubles overshadow AFC Ludlow’s first outing of the season.

Carpenter cuts into second course record at Cleobury Golf Club

3:13pm Thursday 10th July 2014

JOSH Carpenter has set his sights on a hat-trick after setting a second course record at Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club.

Young teams up to clinch title after 11-year golfing exile

Ludlow Advertiser: Ian Dorrell, Jim Went, Andy Young, Rob Pinner.

1:14pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ANDY Young returned to golf after an 11-year exile to help his team-mates win a 21st anniversary texas scramble at Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club.

Summers shines after roaring to two third-placed finishes

12:16pm Thursday 10th July 2014

TENBURY’S Alex Summers continues to shine after roaring to two third-placed finishes in the latest rounds of the MSA British Hillclimb series.

Corbett teams up with Burgoyne for Ron Jones Salver success

12:12pm Thursday 10th July 2014

LADY captain Jackie Corbett teamed up with Harry Burgoyne to win the Ron Jones Salver at Ludlow Golf Club.

Simon Miles is stumped on 99

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow 4th X1 v Shifnal 4th X1
Contacts for Ludlow 4th joint captains: Simon Miles 07956 159233 or Robin Hillman 01584 873325
A Shifnal 4th wicket falls to the bowling of Alfie Holliehead
Photo: Keith Gluyas (6943781)

4:11pm Friday 4th July 2014

SIMON Miles was dismissed just one run short of a century for Ludlow Cricket Club’s fourth team in the Shropshire County League 2nd XI Division Three.

Bowler Kennedy is getting used to singing in the rain

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow 1st X1
Ludlow 1st Ian Simmons sends this ball hurtling to the boundary for 4 runs (7667803)

3:09pm Friday 4th July 2014

SOUTH African fast bowler Matthew Kennedy admits he’s still getting used to the English weather – after rain wrecked Ludlow’s victory chances against Albrighton.

Tara Rodenhurst carries off captain’s prize

Ludlow Advertiser: Tara Rodenhurst with captain Jackie Corbett.

2:12pm Friday 4th July 2014

TARA Rodenhurst has carried off the captain’s prize in the annual stableford competition at Ludlow Golf Club.

Tenbury cricketer Tom Rawlings can pack a punch

Ludlow Advertiser: Tenbury cricketer Tom Rawlings (left) squares up to rival James Huggam.

1:13pm Friday 4th July 2014

SPORTSMAN Tom Rawlings has showed he can pack a punch after swapping his cricket bat for boxing gloves and a head-guard.

Skipper James calls for villagers' Sunday best

Ludlow Advertiser: Knighton-on-Teme X1 – (KoT)
Despite looking into the jaws of defeat, KoT captain Matt James (pictured left) and team mates Arthur Smith (centre) and Richard Powell (blue cap) still manage a smile (7668002)

1:12pm Friday 4th July 2014

SKIPPER Matthew James is calling for Knighton-on-Teme’s cricketers to put on their Sunday best.

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