Sports in South Wiltshire & North Dorset

Whites beat fighting Laverstock for finals ticket

Salisbury FC moves on to the grand final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup after beating city rivals Laverstock and Ford FC 6-0 on neutral ground at Melksham. But Laverstock should, with an average age of 21, keep their heads high as they did well to compete with a strong...

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Cricket courses for all ages

South Wilts CC is running cricket opportunities in 2019. Winter U9 Cricket Course  The course introduces children to cricket with a firm emphasis on keeping the game ‘fun’, involving fielding, batting and bowling, group coaching, and cricket games. The course is open...

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Haysham leaves Salisbury

Winger Pablo Haysham has left Salisbury FC to join Didcot Town. Manager Steve claridge said: "With the emergence of Jack Sparkes, combined with Danny Young's having a good season, we felt that Pablo would have limited opportunities with us. He is a talented player,...

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Whites sign Reading keeper and let’s go of defender

The Whites have signed for a loan of 19-year-old Reading FC U23 goalkeeper Liam Driscoll, who will be available for next Saturday’s home game against Farnborough FC. Australian born Driscoll’s signing follows the departure of James Hillson, who joins Arsenal FC....

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Slade kicks ‘Quins into finals

Bemerton Heath Harlequins and Laverstock and Ford FC threw themselves at each other (literally, at times) in the semi-final of the Salisbury Hospital Cup. In wet conditions and with plenty of opportunity for sliding tackles, home side Bemerton won 3-2 after Jack...

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Elite Football programme to attract young players

Milton Abbey School is working with the Champion Sports Group to offer an Elite Football Programme to talented young footballers from Dorset, the UK and throughout the world. The scheme is believed to be the first of its kind. Milton Abbey is an independent school in...

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Whites sign Southampton winger

Salisbury FC has completed the loan signing of 20-year-old winger Siphesihle Mdlalose from Southampton, who will be with the team for the remainder of the season. “Mdlalose is a very quick attacking player, and we are very pleased to have him on board,” manager Steve...

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Whites sign another defender

Salisbury FC has announced the Youth Loan signing of 20-year-old central defender Ben Morganfrom Bristol Rovers for a period of one month, with a possibilty for extension should the two clubs come to an agreement. He will be available for Saturday's away game against...

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Rovers look for more Roys

Wiltshire FA's Charter Standard club of the year is looking for new players in the u13 and u14 age groups - school Years 8 and 9. “We run free sessions on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7pm at Bishop Wordsworth's School sports hall. We are committed to supporting the...

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Whites beat league leaders in overtime

Salisbury FC finally manage to stand as winners against a top team as they beat Taunton Town 3-2 in a game that had two red cards and manager Steve Claridge sent to the stands. Taunton was the first team to score and did so after 11 minutes. Luke Hopper returned the...

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Invitation to adventure seekers

Are you looking for a year of adventure, new friends, new activities and exploring new places? Warminster Adventure Sports has a wide range of activities including: Caving Indoor and outdoor climbing Kayaking and canoeing Hill-walking and scrambling Cycling and...

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Chippenham defender join Whites

Salisbury FC has signed yet another defender: Jon Beeden from National League South side Chippenham Town. Beeden previously played for Swindon Supermarine bur re-signed with Chippenham at the start of the season.

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Whites lose seven-goal thriller

It was a wild ride at the Ray Mac as Salisbury went down, came back, and went down again before the final whistle in Saturday’s clash against Weymouth FC. Whites went into the game sitting at third place in the league, two points ahead of the away side which had a...

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Whites extend Exeter City loan

Salisbury FC has confirmed they have agreed an extension of Jack Sparkes' loan from Exeter City for the remainder of the season, including potential play-off games. The 18-year-old has impressed manager Steve Claridge who considers Sparkes a valuable addition to the...

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Olympic stars fete City athletes

Olympic athletics stars Chris Thompson and Jemma Simpson added an extra dimension to a glittering annual awards night celebrated on Saturday by City of Salisbury athletics and running club. Silver medallist behind Mo Farah in the European 10,000m final at Barcelona in...

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Disability football returns

Younger sports players aged 12-16 can join a game of football in a new scheme launched by Salisbury City Council and Salisbury Rovers. The council wants those with disabilities to have the chance to get involved in playing football. The scheme is open to all...

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Whites sign Coventry midfielder

Salisbury FC has signed a loan agreement for 22-year-old Coventry City midfielder/defender Buowe Bosma, and he will be in the team squad visiting Hartley Wintney tomorrow. Bosma joined the Sky Blues from Lewes and has had spells at Eastbourne and Southport. Photo...

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Whites sign young striker

Salisbury FC has signed striker Tyrell Skeen-Hamilton, 18, on loan until the end of the season from AFC Bournemouth. Hamilton joined AFC Bournemouth at the end of last season from Birmingham City. The young forward is available for Whites' home CSS Southern League...

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Amesbury ladies are looking for new players

Join Amesbury Rugby Club, guaranteed to have fun, make friends and keep fit. The ladies currently sit top of the NC South 2 league table, and are unbeaten in their 2018/19 campaign, so far. England Rugby have created an ‘Inner Warrior’ event and the ladies are hosting...

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Grab a friend – play rugby

Amesbury ladies are looking for new players to join their rugby family. Make 2019 a year of positive change by taking on new challenges and trying something new, like playing rugby. That’s the Amesbury RFC advice to ladies. “Don’t let your preconceptions put you off,...

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Whites through to next FA Trophy stage

Great Whites move on to the second round in the FA Trophy after beating Braintree Town 2-1 in last night’s tremendous effort at the Ray Mac. The home side showed no signs of fear even though “The Iron” reside in the National League - two tiers above Salisbury - much...

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Salisbury FC marches on

Salisbury FC earned promotion to the Premier Division South in April and have, so far into the season, showed the team, doubtless, deserved it. At the time of writing, Whites sit in third place behind Weymouth and Taunton Town, teams they perhaps should have beaten,...

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‘Quins aim for top 10

After a tough first half of the season, partly due to losing key players pre-season, Salisbury’s Harlequins side has settled in and are reaping the rewards. Bemerton Heath Harlequins FC finished 11th in the Premier Division last season, which meant this year’s goal...

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Fresh start but back to roots

A new era began at Laverstock and Ford FC as the first team went back to its roots to take the club in a new direction. Manager Liam McConnell brought in Graham Markin to a management role, after his years of playing, to change the dynamics. “A fresh approach, no more...

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