Battling point but flurry of cards for baffled New Street

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:01pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

New Street got their points for column in motion on Saturday following a 2-2 draw at Ringwood Town but not without cost as they racked up six bookings and the sending off of debutant Aaron Black despite boss Paul Reidy and chairman Martin Tobin agreeing ‘there wasn’t a hint of malice in the game.’

Overton win local derby

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stockbridge suffered a blow before the game when leading scorer Liam Wilkins picked up an injury in the warm up. Overton looked the sharper in the early part of the game while the Robins struggled to get their passing game going.

Crushing victory removes Priors' relegation woes

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:46pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hurstbourne Priors produced an emphatic 136 run victory over relegation contenders Crown Taverners to safeguard their County 4 future.

Greening inspires comeback victory for Town II

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Andover II bounced back from last week’s setback with a comprehensive hammering of OT's and Romsey III who bore the brunt of Andover's frustrations.

Promotion guaranteed for Whitchurch Yellow Bowls

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

2:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

In Division 1 of the Whitchurch and District Bowls League Andover B gained an important win 58-38 away at Alton Social picking up 4.5 points and stay in the top half of the division

Wheelers in action at Winchester Criterium races

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

2:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Andover Wheelers’ members took part in the local Winchester Criterium circuit races at the weekend which are set on a closed street circuit around the centre of Winchester and are fast and frantic with sharp turns and sometimes uneven cobbled surfaces.

No FA Cup joy for Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

11:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A desperate defensive mistake handed Western League Hallen a passage to the preliminary round of the FA Cup and a cheque for £1,500 on Tuesday night in Bristol as Whitchurch just failed to get past the home side for what was the fifth time in less than a year.

Late own goal condemns Whitchurch to another Bristol jaunt

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

10:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Whitchurch and Hallen are geographically 80 miles apart and play in different leagues , yet thanks to whatever system the FA use to make the draws for their competitions met for the fourth time in 12 months on Saturday

Penton Cricket chasing title

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

12:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Penton travelled to the newly opened ground at Whiteparish and were sent into bat.

Crunch time coming up for Stockbridge rider Leon

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Round five of this year’s Ducati Trioptions Cup was held at Oulton Park in Cheshire over the weekend and was the latest outing for Stockbridge rider Leon Morris, and a further chance for him to tighten his grip on this year’s championship.

Wheeler four triumph at Farnham Trial

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Andover Wheelers were out in force at the recent Farnham Road Club four-up team time trial with three teams taking part.

Close shave eases relegation worries for town bowls

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

12:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Andover scraped a win in a close scoring game away at Oakley 52-50 (3-2) to ease their relegation fears in Division 1 of the Whitchurch Bowls League.

Sid is new sec at Andover GC

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Abbotts Ann based PGA professional Sid Trench, left, has been appointed secretary and head professional of Andover Golf Club.

Busy time at the Hampshire GC

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Seniors have been busy in their pairs and singles match play competitions over the past few months and the finals have now been completed.

Free weekend for injury hit Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Andover Town have a free weekend due to not being involved in the FA Cup which begins at the Extra-Preliminary stage which will give them time to get a number of players back to fitness after knocks including Michael Dixon, Lewis Benson, Ryan Inskip, Matt Scott and Cole Hinchcliffe.

Formula 3 returns to Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Cooper Tires British Formula 3 Championship returns to Thruxton for the first time since 2010 this weekend as the Formula 1 stars of tomorrow prepare to go wheel-to-wheel around the fastest track in the country – one that Mark Webber contends will really separate the men from the boys.

Five goal thriller sees Town take the points

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

After their first match in the Wessex League Premier Division on Saturday, Andover Town manager Neil Benson made two changes in the starting line up from that match at Blackfield and Langley.

Mixed week for Stockbridge Robins

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Stockbridge took the lead from the penalty spot after six minutes through Danny Field and six minutes later a superb cross field pass was headed home by Jack Hutchings.

Battling Street undone by late goal at Hythe

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

4:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

New Street went down to much fancied Hythe and Dibden on Saturday to the only goal but manager Paul Reidy was pleased with the display against a very strong side full of experience.

Jam Boys proud at top of the Wessex League

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Whitchurch United sit proudly top of the Wessex League for probably the first time in their history as they continued their fine start to the campaign with a straight forward win at Totton and Eling on Tuesday night.

Charlotte stay to in Andover Pool League

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

3:50pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Queen Charlotte stayed top of the Andover Pool League Premier Division with a 7-2 win over the Royal Oak.

'Parish thank young Harry for awayday victory

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Away at Mudeford Harry Martin was the pick of the Longparish bowling attack as he ripped through the top order to take 5-19 while Ben Gardner picked up 3-24 as Mudeford were dismissed for 109.

Half point win in White Horse Trophy

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:31pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Throughout the golfing season there are many people within the clubs who give of their time and effort to the smooth running of the annual programme.

Racer Dawn at Thruxton this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:10am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Andover girl Dawn Boyd will be out on track among a host of Classic Touring Cars this Sunday in her Honda Civic Type R.

Andover Town v Winchester City on Tuesday is postponed

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

4:03pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Tuesday's Wessex League match between Andover Town and Winchester City has been postponed and will now take place on Tuesday September 2.

Whitchurch off to winning start

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WHITCHURCH United got their season off to a winning start at Cams Alders on Saturday coming from behind to win 2-1.

New Street reserves win

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ANDOVER New Street reserves started their campaign with a friendly against an experienced and well-drilled Otterbourne side.

Andover Pool league reaches half way point

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

ANDOVER Pool League hit the halfway point of the season with the Premier League set for a four-horse finale.

Andover Town make Wessex Premier debut

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

ANDOVER Town’s first match in the Wessex League Premier Division ended in a 2-1 defeat to Blackfield and Langley, a team who finished sixth in the league last season having won it the year before.

Big crowd for superbike battles at Thruxton

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:07pm Friday 8th August 2014

ONE of the biggest crowds in recent years packed into Thruxton Circuit for round six of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

Away day joy as Jam Boys kick off with victory at Fareham

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

3:05pm Monday 4th August 2014

Whitchurch, with only three of last season’s players in the starting line-up, got their season off to a winning start at Cams Alders on Saturday in a game that will be probably best remembered by those present for a 13 minute cameo by home striker Rudi Plummer.

Town go close but Robertson goal not enough

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

2:53pm Monday 4th August 2014

Andover Town’s first match in the Wessex League Premier Division ended in a 2-1 defeat to Blackfield and Langley, a team who finished sixth in the league last season having won it the year before

Three still in with a shout in Andover Pool League

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Week eight in the Andover Pool League saw another unbeaten record fall as the Demon’s came to haunt the Charlotte.

Firsts lose but opening win for Wherwell II

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

After losing the Wherwell were asked to field on probably the hottest Saturday of the year.

Famous five Andover Triathletes are GB bound

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Five members of Andover Triathlon Club have recently been selected to represent Great Britain in their age group at various championships.

Best so far for Town bowls in Stan Hardman League

Basingstoke Gazette: Memorial Move

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Andover Bowls Club's Stan Hardman League team had their best result of the season beating Oakley away 67-39 (7-0).

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.






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