Plenty of runs at Collingbourne

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Stand in captain Owen Sheppard lost the toss and was asked to field first on a dry looking pitch in hot weather. Collingbourne could have had Beanacre two down in the first two overs but Harry Browne didn’t have to wait long for his maiden first XI wicket as he got an edge through to keeper Karl Gingell.

Busy three days at Andover Swimming Club

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The annual Andover Swimming Club 200m Championships were recently held over three days at the Andover Leisure Centre.

Mixed day for Longparish

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Longparish travelled to title chasing Burridge II and in searing heat won the toss and opted to bat. Sam White picked up a couple of wickets to reduce them to 14-2 in the fifth

Moule crowned Tidworth GC champion

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

All the sections of Tidworth Garrison Golf Club participated to determine who would be Ladies, Seniors and Juniors' Champions and the accolade of accolades - the Club Champion.

Davis cruises to four clubs challenge at the Hampshire GC

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Hampshire GC Seniors were faced with very tricky decisions when faced with the annual “Three Clubs and a Putter” challenge on Saturdayas they pondered over which clubs would do the job for them.

Another defeat for Andover B in the Whitchurch League

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

In Division 1 of the Whitchurch and District Bowls League Andover B suffered their second defeat in as many weeks losing 44-67 (1-4) to Howard Park and although they remain sixth they are now only two points clear of safety.

New clubs needed for snooker league

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Andover and District Snooker League are urgently recruiting for the 2014-15 season and are offering free entry to all new teams.

New girl Evie is star of the show at Inter Counties

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Following their medal winning performances at the Hampshire Athletics Championships in May three of Andover AC’s seniors represented the county at the prestigious Southern Inter Counties at Mile End Stadium in East London on Saturday.

Street revving up for new season

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Andover New Street continued their pre season with two matches against good class Western League sides plus one against Hampshire League Aldermaston with increasingly morale boosting outcomes.

James and Danny rescue win for Andover in dramatic last over

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Winning the toss on a typically green Ridge Meadow track, Andover had little hesitation in inserting the home side in spite of the scorching overhead conditions.

Dango Day brings in £500 for McMillan Trust

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Whitchurch United’s Longmeadow ground was the fitting venue for the 25th and final Dango Memorial match, this year played between teams representing Scotland and England.

Three out of three for Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

12:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Thruxton made it three wins out of three when they comprehensively defeated Ampfield II on Saturday.

Town go down to late penalty in friendly

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

8:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

For a variety of reasons Town boss Neil Benson had a smaller squad than usual to select from for a game against a club relegated from the Southern League (Central) last season.

Chertwyn-Talbot hat-trick as Amport stay in touch for promotion

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

Amport went third as their outside chances of promotion to County Division One stay alive.

Superbikes heading for Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

The 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship blasts into Thruxton next weekend for round six of the UK’s fastest and most exciting two-wheeled racing series, Shane Byrne – the most successful BSB racer of all time – has been the class of the field so far this year, and having won at Thruxton last year will surely be the man to beat aboard his Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki.

Craney on target for Robins

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

Stockbridge made the short trip to Wiltshire on Saturday as they took on Wessex League Pewsey Vale for their fifth pre-season game.

Grateley pigeon latest

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

11:31am Monday 28th July 2014

For the start of the young bird season on Saturday July 6 five members sent 80 birds to Wincanton.

Six on the bounce for smoking Penton

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Penton opened the batting with John Hunter and Richard Jenson on another good track prepared by Paul Gibbs.

Winning run goes on for Amport Redcaps

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Amport extended their recent winning run to four with a 90 run victory over Cadnam.

Captain's charity is the winner at The Hampshire GC

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The Hampshire Golf Club captain Barry Thorne held a Captain's Charity Day on Sunday in support of MacMillan Cancer Support.

Andover's Kai put the hammer down for silver

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Ever improving U15 talent Kai Mumford went to his first National Schools Championships as Hampshire Schools’ number one hammer thrower, ranked sixth in the country and despite incurring injuries his confidence was high off the back of recent performances and that he could compete with the best 12 in England.

Depleted Andover go down to Sarisbury

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A depleted Andover came unstuck against against high-flying Sarisbury Athletic at London Road on Saturday.

Another good win for Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Langley Manor were asked to bat on the damp Charlton pitch which quickly paid off when the lively Adam Mills had his first victim on eight.

Thirds fly the flag for Longparish CC

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Longparish won the toss and opted to bowl and reduced top of the table OTs to 9-2 as Harry Martin picked up two quick wickets.

Andover's Arron denied in John Taylor final

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

There was a great turn out last Sunday at the Wolversdene Club for the two player John Taylor event.

Falcons fly both sides of the Atlantic

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The weekend of July 12 and 13 saw Team Falcons competing on both sides of the Atlantic.

Stockbridge Leon still on track for title

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

In his bid to win this year’s Ducati Trioptions Cup, Stockbridge rider Leon Morris was back in action at Brands Hatch.

Basingstoke League looking good for town ladies

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

There were no Ladies’ League games this week for Andover Bowls Club but in the Basingstoke League the ladies are second with a game in hand and hold a handy fourth place in the Salisbury and District Ladies League.

Another friendly draw for Lions

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Lions earned a second successive pre-season draw on a hot and humid Saturday morning against last season’s Southampton Senior Cup winners, Eastleigh Comrades.

Friendly stalemate at Astor Crescent

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Ludgershall Sports 0 Stockbridge 0.

Winchester Castled by Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Andover Town continued their pre-season preparations with a 6-1 victory at Hampshire Premier League Winchester Castle.A

Unstoppable Holly is national champ

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Andover AC boasted a new national champion, double medal haul and probably its largest contingent ever at this year’s English School’s Championships at Birmingham’s Alexandra Stadium with six athletes representing their respective counties.

Priors well beaten by Sparsholt

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

11:03am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hurstbourne were comprehensively beaten by seven wickets on Saturday.

Town twins take on triathlon

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Nine year old Farleigh Schoolboys Harry and Max Godson, from Stoke, have completed their first Andover Triathlon last week, raising money for the Jamie G Trust.

Girl power on the football field

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Footy4Girls is the area’s only all girl, multi age training group.

More medals for Team Falcons

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TEAM Falcons brought home a batch of medals from the CIMAC World Cup in Birmingham.

Simpson has the last laugh for Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Thruxton managed to beat the weather with a good all round performance to defeat Wilton.

Kiy and Sheppard rescue batting points

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hinton won the toss and elected to bat on a good pitch in hot weather. Despite Mark Douglas making an early inroad, Hinton took the score on to 111-1 from 26 overs.

Summer success for Town Tennis youngsters

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Andover Tennis Club’s U14 and U16 teams have had a successful summer in the Basingstoke League.

New era begins at Stockbridge Rec

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Thursday night saw Stockbridge FC enter a new era at the Rec with their first pre-season game.

Dango remembered at Longmeadow on Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Whitchurch United’s Longmeadow ground stages the 25th Dango Tournament tomorrow which includes an U13 game and an England v Scotland clash featuring some well known footballing names from recent years.

Lions and Downton share eight in the sun

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Andover Lions had a promising start to their pre season with a 4-4 draw at Downton who play two divisions above them in the Wessex League.

Broken arm ruins Jam Boys' 'friendly'

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Whitchurch United made the awkward midweek journey to Hamble for the second in the pre season friendlies on Tuesday night and probably wished they hadn’t bothered after the game which kicked off just before 6.30pm eventually finished in gathering gloom at 9.15.

Stockbridge Mike defies the rain at Brands

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Stockbridge racer Mike Gregory was competing on the famous Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch in the Historic Formula Junior Championship in his De Tomasa Isis, built in 1959.

Charlotte go top of Summer Pool League

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

12:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

It was all change at the top of the Premier Division as the Andover Pool League closed out it’s sixth week.

Great day at Longparish as touring Aussies visit

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:24am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Longparish played host to an Australian Over 60s side comprised of State and Grade cricketers from yesteryear currently on a four week tour of the UK promoting international seniors cricket.

Town take unbeaten New Milton to the wire

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Shorn of several experienced campaigners, a youthful Vision Express sponsored Andover came close to upsetting the odds against unbeaten table topping New Milton but unfortunately came away on the end of a narrow defeat.

Young stars on show at Jamie G Open

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:13am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Last Sunday saw another epic Jamie G Youth Open as darters from all over the south took part in another great day .

Gold for Cook in World Biathle Tour

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

BIATHLETE Matthew Cook claimed a gold medal at the World Tour Biathle event in Erding, Germany.

Success for town swimming club at county championships

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Andover Swimming and Water Polo Club once again gained success at the Hampshire County Championships held recently at the Waterlooville 25m pool and the Portsmouth 50m pool.






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