Sports in South Wiltshire & North Dorset

Home tie for Whites

Salisbury FC have a home tie in the Second Round of the competition and face Evo-Stik South Division One South side Paulton Rovers, currently in 13th position in their League. The Whites manager Steve Claridge said: "This will be an interesting tie, bearing in mind...

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Whites win rollercoaster game

Salisbury FC is on a four-game winning streak in all competitions after the 2-0 defeat over Merthyr Town at the RayMac last night (Tuesday). The 548 people who attended watched an action-packed game, including two red cards. The visitors scored a goal after just a few...

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Salisbury FC’s Fleet-ing visit

The Whites have been drawn away to Evo-Stik South & West Fleet Town in the First Qualifying Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy. Manager Steve Claridge said the team is pleased they are playing a team from a lower league, but would have preferred a home draw. "We will...

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Laverstock ladies see off Swindon

6:0 Laverstock Ladies v Swindon Supermarine Laverstock ladies started the game well against Swindon Super Marine and were rewarded in the tenth minute when with some good link play left the keeper with no chance of saving. Laverstock enjoyed long spells of possession...

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Whites set for Local Derby

Salisbury FC face a tough local derby in November. The Whites play at home to Shaftesbury Town in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division Quarter Final.  The tie is on Tuesday, November 27, kick off...

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Downing in but Barker out

Midfielder Bay Downing will make his squad debut Salisbury’s Whites at Harrow Borough in tomorrow's Evo-Stik League match. Manager Steve Claridge said: "Two games later than we expected, he is available, and we are really pleased as we are absolutely desperate for...

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Fantastic gymnastics sessions for youngsters

Young up-and-coming gymnastics can join a school for those aged five to 14 at Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, Salisbury, from September 20. The fun sessions for boys and girls allow them to experience and enjoy the sport, regardless of experience. Six...

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Wilts CC win again

Wiltshire County Cricket Club sponsored by Walworth’s,  won their second consecutive match in the Unicorns County Championship. They beat Herefordshire at South Wilts Cricket Club, Salisbury, in a three-day match, by four wickets. Having won the toss , they asked...

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Shaftesbury CC are Team of the Month

Shaftesbury Cricket Club’s first and second XIs jointly won July’s Dorset Funeral Plan team of the month award – after being undefeated. The achievement was more remarkable because the club was unable to play on its beautiful home ground since June 23. The heatwave...

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Former midfielder re-signed

Former midfielder Tom Whelan has re-signed for The Whites. Whelan left Salisbury FC at the end of last season to be nearer his Liverpool home and become involved in League football, but the city’s football club manager Steve Claridge was quick to act when Tom’s...

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FC players sign up

After a successful campaign last season, the Development Squad at Salisbury FC has produced its first three players to sign Southern League forms. The players (pictured) are Charlie Rayfield and Jack Stanley, both regulars, with Josh Sommerton, who has moved one step...

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Runners are fired up

The Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1 at the weekend was again well supported by City of Salisbury A&RC (CoSARC) members as entrants and marshals, writes Di Cross. Starting at the Fire Station, in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity, the popular local event – a series of trail walks...

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County cricketers score first win

Wiltshire’s first win in this year's Unicorns County Championship came when they beat Wales by three wickets at Pontarddulais on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday. Wiltshire won the toss and put Wales into bat. The seam bowlers scuppered Wales for 84 in 29 overs before lunch....

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County cricketers score first win

Wiltshire’s first win in this year's Unicorns County Championship came when they beat Wales by three wickets at Pontarddulais on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday. Wiltshire won the toss and put Wales into bat. The seam bowlers scuppered Wales for 84 in 29 overs before lunch....

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Domoney closes on record

Only three seconds separated City of Salisbury Athletics Club’s Jaymee Domoney from a new record time for the 5k parkrun at Churchill Gardens on Saturday, and only two runners at the 550 parkruns now in existence throughout the UK went faster than he did on the day....

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Get Wiltshire Walking In Salisbury

Free weekly led walks in Salisbury every Wednesday are part of Get Wiltshire Walking. The walk starts from Five River’s Health & Wellbeing centre at 9:30am each week and takes in some of the scenery and views around the city. Many current walkers say they had no idea...

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Salisbury FC – Bristol Rovers match postponed

The Whites' home friendly games against Bristol Rovers to have been played on Saturday, August 4, has been re-scheduled for Friday, August 3, KO 7.45pm at the Rovers’ request. Alec Hayter, Salisbury...

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Wiltshire is Cornwall bound

Wiltshire’s next match in the Western Division of the Unicorns County Championship is against Cornwall at St Austell on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday July 22/23/24, starting at 11am each day. Wiltshire's team SPONSORED BY WADWORTH & CO, includes Luke Evans (South Wilts), Tom...

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Wiltshire dubbed capital of walking netball

Since its launch in 2016, more than 200 people have tried walking netball in Wiltshire. The sport has developed so quickly in the county it has been dubbed ‘The Capital of Walking Netball’, according to Wiltshire Council. Now the council is ‘spreading the net wider...

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Whites at home in prelim

Despite promotion to the Evo-Stik Premier League South, and because of changes to the non-league game, Salisbury FC enter the competition on Saturday, August 25 at the Preliminary Round stage. They were awarded a home tie against the winners of the Extra Preliminary...

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Wilts lose again

Wiltshire lost their second consecutive match in the Unicorns County Championship, Western Division, by 75 runs to Berkshire at Corsham last  Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Berkshire won the toss and chose to bat and scored 296 (Waqar Hussein 53 and Stewart Davison 63),...

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Youngsters get active

Sports and activities for young people aged five to 14 years during the holidays are promised at special sports camps, and include athletics, basketball, cricket, dance, tennis and football, provided by Wiltshire Cricket, Wiltshire Tennis and Swindon Town Football in...

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Lazy, hazy days

By George Jeans, Mere The first of an annual event to be called The President’s Match, a July Summer scene of a game of cricket between youth and adults, with Mere Downs in the distance The President is Tony Traves and the match is in aid of cancer research and...

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Golfers keen to tee off

It was a very early start on Sunday, July 1, for four members of Rushmore Golf Club. Jake Chandler, Darren Murphy, Arlindo Costa De Simoes and their leader Steve King, teed off at 4.30am, taking part in the Macmillan 72-Hole Challenge by playing 100 holes at Rushmore...

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