Siddal bagged two vital Premier Division points when they overcame local rivals Underbank Rangers 22-18 in a contest that saw the lead change hands several times. The sides tore into one another in the opening exchanges at Chevinedge. Byron Smith, George Ambler and Danny Rushworth were prominent for Siddal and the visitors were well served by Andy Boothroyd, Will Broadbent-Allen and Ashley Webb. The referee penalised Siddal for a high shot after 11 minutes and Underbank’s impressive scrum half Richard Pogson made no mistake with the penalty to put his team ahead.Siddal hit back after 15 minutes when a Freddy Walker break created the space for Sean McCormack to send Rushworth over the line. Gareth Blackburn’s conversion put Siddal in front by 6-2.The tackling intensified as the first half progressed. Williams was immense in Siddal’s defence and was supported by his second row colleague Ben Hinsley.Underbank refused to back down and their confidence, after winning five … [Read more...] about National Conference: Siddal have edge in fluctuating derby
Okay, so Stoke City may not have announced any summer signings yet, but the countdown to the 2019/20 season will begin in earnest this week with the announcement of the Potters' fixtures for their forthcoming Championship campaign. Thursday is the big day, 9am the time, and we will have plenty of news and analysis here as the Potters learn where and when they will begin their latest bid to get back to the Premier League. In the meantime, Stoke continue to be linked with one of the Championship's most deadly marksmen, and this time punters are putting their money on a deal. We will have all the latest Potters news, opinion and gossip through the day. We would also like to hear from you, so please send us your views via our Stoke City Facebook and Twitter accounts, or have your say by joining our Stoke news and gossip group. StokeonTrentLive has launched a … [Read more...] about Stoke City LIVE! Are Potters ready to take a punt?
Looking for the love of your life? Then look no further than our great city of Coventry. We always tend to start the roll/bap/batch argument - it's a batch people - and we're from a place with a pretty neutral accent. You do have to put up with certain daily annoyances like driving around the ring road and seeing Lady Godiva pop out of a clock every hour in Broadgate - but that is what makes Coventry Cov. But surely those are minor sacrifices that you would be willing to make to live alongside some amazing people that make the city what it is. Not only will you get the perks of our sparkling personalities, there are also some good-looking events throughout the year you can be taken on a date. Without further ado, here are nine reasons why we think we are marriage material... 1. We are the centre of England A monument in Meriden, near Coventry, already marks the traditional centre of the country. We of course, would be the centre of your earth, so it is only fitting we come … [Read more...] about Nine reasons you should marry someone from Coventry
Swansea City have been linked with a move for Chelsea youngster Reece James. The 19-year-old is currently recovering from an ankle injury he suffered while playing for England's Under-20s during the Toulon Tournament earlier this month. But the Mail claim Steve Cooper is eager to take the Chelsea man to the Liberty Stadium this summer. A versatile right-back, James can also operate in a defensive midfield role similarly to that of Matt Grimes, the man who won Swansea City's Player of the Season award last term. The Englishman impressed during a season-long loan stint with Championship side Wigan last term, making 46 appearances for the Latics in all competitions, scoring three goals. He was part of the Chelsea Under-18 side that secured the treble during the 2016/17 campaign and featured for England as they won the 2017 Toulon Tournament, going on to be named in the team of the competition. He captain the Blues' Under-18s to FA Youth Cup glory in the 2017/18 campaign and won the … [Read more...] about Chelsea youngster linked with Swansea City move
0 Post a comment Sunday, 16 June 2019 - Local People by GEM Staff Reporter - GEM Reporter @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] It was an evening of fellowship tinged with sadness at a farewell meal at the Atlantic Hotel, Porthcawl as team readers and listeners of Ogwr Talking Newspapers Association (OTNA) marked the closing of the service that had run for over 40 years. Six rotating teams of four readers had brought the news to life weekly for those with sight problems and had kept them abreast of news from local newspapers - initially via reel-to-reel tape and subsequently through cassette tape and, more recently, with compact discs.Over the years they kept abreast of technology - recording and duplicating equipment was purchased accordingly - and each week, the dedicated teams would first record over an hour’s worth of news items and then mass-duplicate their readings and send individual copies to their listeners.Ogwr Talking Newspapers (originally … [Read more...] about Talking newspaper service says: ‘That’s all folks’