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
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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
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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
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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.

Bishops Castle Town could lose Andrew Green and Dan Dawson

11:10am Friday 4th July 2014

NEW Bishops Castle Town player-manager Alex Jones could be without key duo Andrew Green and Dan Dawson next season.

Cooper tips Taylor to star

Ludlow Advertiser: Liam Taylor with assistant manager Jamie Morris.

6:09am Friday 4th July 2014

MANAGER Dave Cooper believes youngster Liam Taylor will make an even bigger impact at AFC Ludlow next season.

Ammonds and Meredith star in Twenty20 League

6:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

CAPTAINS will be discussing candidates for the team tonight (Friday) to represent the Woodstock South Shropshire Twenty20 League in their inaugural match later this month.

Bolstering player base is a priority for new Ludlow Rugby Club coach Norman Stalker

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6:05pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

NEW coach Norman Stalker says one of his main priorities is to strengthen the player base at Ludlow Rugby Club.

Triumphant trio strike form

11:07am Thursday 3rd July 2014

BURWAY’S Chris Dovey, Adam Dovey and Duncan Pressley triumphed in the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Triples at Cleobury Mortimer.

Cycling stars hit top speed at Silverstone

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Cycling Club in the pit lane at Silverstone.

11:07am Thursday 3rd July 2014

NINE Ludlow Cycling Club members have hit top speed to finish 51st in the 80-strong BMCC Silverstone Race Circuit 9-Up Team Time Trial.

Football success for Orleton

Ludlow Advertiser: Orleton under-9s celebrate their win.

11:05am Thursday 3rd July 2014

HUNDREDS turned out to enjoy the sunshine and a feast of tournament football over two days at Orleton Recreation Ground.

Tenbury United's players will be rising for Three Peaks Challenge

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6:33pm Friday 27th June 2014

PLAYERS from Tenbury United Football Club are not worried about peaking too early for the new campaign.

Adam and Chris Dovey and Duncan Pressley roll to Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Triples' triumph

Ludlow Advertiser: Chairman Lillian Payne presents the winners’ trophy to Adam Dovey, Chris Dovey and Duncan Pressley. Photograph: Chris Cowdell.

5:30pm Friday 27th June 2014

ADAM Dovey, Chris Dovey and Duncan Pressley have won the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Triples at Cleobury Mortimer.

Double delight for former Leintwardine Colts' manager Chris Shurmer

Ludlow Advertiser: Chris Shurmer (centrre) with chairman Bob Morris (left) and secretary Alan Pearson.

3:31pm Friday 27th June 2014

FORMER manager Chris Shurmer scooped two honours in Leintwardine Colts’ end-of-season awards evening.

Dave Pullen: Knighton-on-Teme Cricket Club shouldn’t reach for panic button yet

Ludlow Advertiser: Knighton-on-Teme (KoT) X1 v Ledbury X1
KoT captain Matthew James falls victim to the Ledbury bowling
Photo: Keith Gluyas (7402585)

1:28pm Friday 27th June 2014

STALWART Dave Pullen says Knighton-on-Teme shouldn’t reach for the panic button – despite suffering their second successive crushing defeat.

Promising Ludlow Swimming Club stars create a splash

Ludlow Advertiser: Some of Ludlow Swimming Club's stars who competed in Solihull.

12:30pm Friday 27th June 2014

THERE were some fine displays as Ludlow Swimming Club competed in the second round of the Mercian Summer League at Solihull.

Royal ambitions from Prince Charles' Gordonstoun for new Tenbury Rugby Club skipper Will Gough

Ludlow Advertiser: Will Gough, pictured, is being tipped for the captaincy by outgoing skipper Pete Stevens.

11:32am Friday 27th June 2014

NEW captain Will Gough has royal ambitions for his tenure at Tenbury Rugby Club.

Knighton-on-Teme Cricket Club all at sea in home clash against Ledbury

Ludlow Advertiser: Arthur Smith scored 10 runs in Knighton-on-Teme's nine-wicket loss. Photograph: Keith Gluyas.

10:32am Friday 27th June 2014

THE cricketers from Knighton-on-Teme were all at sea in Saturday's home clash against Ledbury.

Simon Ward storms to victory in latest round of Ludlow TT League

7:28am Friday 27th June 2014

LUDLOW Cycling Club’s Simon Ward stormed to victory in the latest round of the Ludlow TT League.

Pryce is right for AFC Ludlow midfield ace Jake

7:27am Friday 27th June 2014

CENTRAL midfielder Jake Pryce achieved a memorable double at AFC Ludlow’s awards evening.

Ludlow Pony Club member Fred Powell has been selected to join Great Britain's under-18 squad.

Ludlow Advertiser: Fred Powell has been chosen to join Great Britain’s under-18 junior eventing team.

7:31pm Thursday 26th June 2014

LUDLOW Pony Club member Fred Powell has been selected to join Great Britain’s under-18 junior eventing team.

Will Sparrow strikes unbeaten 152 in Ludlow Cricket Club's rout

Ludlow Advertiser: Above: Ludlow’s Will Sparrow was in the best form of his life at Frankton last weekend and, (below, right) skipper Bryn Simmons.

7:27pm Thursday 26th June 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Will Sparrow says he will need to check his bank balance after cracking a magnificent unbeaten 152 for Ludlow Cricket Club.

Great Scott Moran roars to maiden 22-point haul of his MSA British Hill Climb career

7:26pm Thursday 26th June 2014

ORLETON ace Scott Moran has roared to the first 22-point haul of his MSA British Hill Climb career.

Boss Wayne Whitbread is excited about Clee Hill's fortunes next season

Ludlow Advertiser: From left: Secretary Gill Martin, clubperson of the year; Tom Evans, players’ player honour; Scott Jordan, manager’s player award; Stevie Preece top goal scorer.

10:47am Saturday 21st June 2014

CLEE Hill United manager Wayne Whitbread is excited about next season – but knows he will be missing three important players.

Experienced Carbines put local rivals in a spin

Ludlow Advertiser: Cleobury X1 v Tenbury 1st X1
Cleobury’s Nick Griffiths throws his bat in the air on his way back to the pavilion after being dismissed by Tenbury bowler Mark Yarranton
Photo: Keith Gluyas (7168220)

2:43pm Friday 20th June 2014

VICE-CAPTAIN Ben Griffiths praised experienced spinner Grant Carbines after Cleobury Mortimer had the upper-hand in a winning draw in a rain-affected derby with Tenbury.

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