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Melton Vets impress in County Cup trip

Following their win at Oadby in round one, Melton RFC were on the road again in the Veterans County Cup on Saturday.

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Holwell striker Graham Wells continued his comeback from injury with a run-out for the Reserves EMN-170117-124717002

Holwell Sports Reserves beaten at home

Holwell Sports Reserves suffered a setback as they were beaten 3-0 at home by County Hall on Saturday.

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Wayne Brooks' try kickstarted a Melton comeback at Wellingborough EMN-170117-095459002

Melton RFC slip to defeat at Wellingborough

Melton RFC Firsts were left deflated as a late flurry of pointsearned Wellingborough a handsome win on Saturday.

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Jack Baker slammed Melton in front at Rushden EMN-170116-150519002

Melton Town fight back to beat Rushden

Melton Town followed up the home win with a hard-fought three points away at Rushden on Saturday.

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Holwell Sports sunk by injury-time strike at South Normanton

After a tireless, battling display Holwell Sports were flattened as title contenders South Normanton struck a 94th-minute winner.

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Lake View angling: Neal books Middy final spot

Oakham angler Tom Neal (Rutlander) became the latest to make it through to the Middy Xtreme Autumn/Winter Final at Lake View Fishery with a fourth-placed finish at Saturday’s qualifier.

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Frsiby School tops county cross country league

Frisby pupils made an excellent start to the cross country season by winning the small schools category in the Leicestershire Primary School League.

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Melton HC First XI had an up and down first half of the season EMN-161213-102048002

Melton Hockey Club’s men’s sides return to action after winter break

Melton Hockey Club’s men’s teams return to action on Saturday after their four-week mid-season break.

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Melton Sunday League back in business after FA call

Sunday footballers took to the pitch for the first time in five weeks last weekend after a dispute over pitch availability was resolved.

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Asfordby Lions secure second spot with Khalsa comeback

After the Christmas break Asfordby FC Lions Under 15s looked to carry on where they left on in December.

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New Melton tennis club to launch senior teams

New Melton tennis club to launch senior teams

Newly-formed Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s junior section were kept busy over the festive period.

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Asfordby Amateurs set up title decider with Leicester

Asfordby Amateurs set up title decider with Leicester

Asfordby Amateurs under 12s girls set up a potential title decider as they claimed maximum points from their penultimate league game on Sunday.

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Steve Hendy led Sileby Town to the Senior League title in 2014/15, edging Melton into a second successive runners-up spot EMN-171101-112702002

Melton Town appoint Steve Hendy as co-manager

Title-winning manager Steve Hendy has returned to the dugout with Melton Town, just six months into a sabbatical from the game.

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Mowbray Rangers extended unbeaten run with nine-goal rout

Mowbray Rangers Under 12s moved up to third as they extended their unbeaten run to eight with a stunning 9-1 home win over Barwell.

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Stilton Strider claims bronze at county cross country championships

A small group of Stilton Striders travelled to Burbage Common, near Hinckley, for the 91st Leicestershire and Rutland Cross Country Championship,

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Hamilton's new head coach Bruce Tarran EMN-171001-104356002

Hamilton Tennis Club appoint new head coach

Hamilton Tennis Club have appointed former Leicestershire LTA county coach of the year Bruce Tarran as their new head coach.

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Melton IBC fightback fall short against county team

Melton IBC fightback fall short against county team

Melton and District Indoor Bowls Club hosted a team from the Leicestershire Ladies County Bowling Association (LLCBA) for a friendly match last Thursday afternoon,

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Asfordby Poachers slip to narrow loss

Asfordby Poachers slip to narrow loss

Asfordby FC Poachers played host to Borough Alliance in a rearranged game last weekend.

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County Cup semi-finalists Melton RFC Colts EMN-171001-133343002

Melton RFC Colts show spirit in County Cup semi-final defeat

Melton were drawn away from home against a very strong Hinckley Colts side in the County Cup semi-final on Saturday.

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Smith brace helps Melton Foxes U18s see off Birstall

Striker Shaun Smith notched a first-half brace to set Melton Foxes U18s on the winning path against Birstall on Sunday.

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