Wiltshire fall short in dramatic one-wicket loss

Wiltshire fall short in dramatic one-wicket loss

By Roy Honeybone In a game of fluctuating fortunes Wiltshire fell agonizingly short in a nailbiting finish against Herefordshire in the Minor Counties Championship on August 18 and 19. The conditions on day one looked ideal for seamers and Herefordshire had no...
Club aces face off in annual tournament

Club aces face off in annual tournament

Riverside Tennis Club holds its annual tournament on Sunday, September 1. Throughout the summer, members have fought hard in qualifiers to earn a spot on finals day. The tournament starts at 9.30am at Fisherton Farm Allotments, off Kingsland Road, Salisbury, SP2 7DG...
Trio teach Academy a lesson

Trio teach Academy a lesson

By Roy Honeybone South Wilts took down Hampshire Academy by 150 runs on Saturday at the Ageas Bowl Nursery after a great showing from the trio of Jack Mynott, Peter Rowe and Ryan Murray. After the torrential rain on Friday it was a relief to be able to play a game of...
MCCA Unicorns Trophy Semi-Final: Berkshire CCC v Wiltshire CCC

MCCA Unicorns Trophy Semi-Final: Berkshire CCC v Wiltshire CCC

Finchampstead CC Sunday, August 11 Wiltshire were keen to bounce back from their disappointment in the Championship match against Wales last week.  They won the toss in this semi-final tussle with Berkshire and opted to bat first. They made a strong start, with...
Basic Blackjack Strategy (feature)

Basic Blackjack Strategy (feature)

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Though you can learn how to play blackjack in just a couple of minutes, you shouldn’t really sit down and play for money until you’ve mastered basic strategy. But what exactly is...
WILTSHIRE CRICKET

WILTSHIRE CRICKET

Wiltshire v Wales at Bemerton, August 4 and 5 – MCCA Championship Western Division Wiltshire went into the game on a high after beating Devon for the first time in 52 years in their previous MCCA Championship game.  Unfortunately, life has a habit of returning...
Piper plays a familiar tune

Piper plays a familiar tune

After a positive last round, the family run PPR Team headed to the circuit at Thruxton for Round 7 of the British Superbikes. Home to the UK’s fastest circuit, Mark Piper was ready to continue and improve from Knockhill’s good form at the circuit. Fridays practice...
Athletes celebrate summer of success

Athletes celebrate summer of success

Medals won by Wiltshire Council-funded athletes in the UK and abroad during the past few months include Salisbury’s Lucy-Jane Matthews. Although just 16, she was selected for the under-20 European Athletics Championships, where she won a bronze medal in the 100m...
Para-Olympian prospect displays talent

Para-Olympian prospect displays talent

A display of dressage to music by local rider Tom Dyer, 20, (pictured) is on Sunday, September 15 at Wilton branch of Riding for the Disabled, at 1pm. Tom, who was born and brought up in Bowerchalke, is currently training for the National Dressage Para Team. He has...
Wilts battle Welsh dragons

Wilts battle Welsh dragons

Wiltshire CC play Wales in the Unicorns County Championship, Western Division at South Wilts Cricket Club on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, August 4/5/6. Play starts at at 11am on each day. Wiltshire lie in 3rd place, two points below Dorset in the table with Berkshire, who...
Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News ) Trying to foster a sense of team spirit within your business is challenging. Teams need conflicting personalities in order to succeed, but teaching these personalities to get along...
What Can A.F.C Bournemouth Achieve This Season?

What Can A.F.C Bournemouth Achieve This Season?

Author: Alex Dudley (These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  The rise of Bournemouth through the Football League pyramid is unique. As Eddie Howe prepares to lead the Cherries of Dorset into the Premier League for their...

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