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Mablethorpe marathon runner conquers North Yorks Moors

Mablethorpe Running Club member Paula Downing joined more than 100 ultra athletes at the North York Moors Marathon.

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Holwell Sports and Melton Town development squads await Senior League kick-off

The Senior League returns this weekend with several of our teams beginning a new season.

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New Asfordby FC manager Jon Allsop enjoyed successful spell in charge of Bottesford EMN-170816-113655002

Asfordby FC boss tempers expectations ahead of senior debut

Asfordby FC manager Jon Allsop believes his team and supporters may need patience to achieve their goals as the senior side make their competitive debut on Saturday.

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Youngsters try out a fun drill at last year's Try Rugby day EMN-170808-172233002

Melton RFC opens its doors for Try Rugby taster event

Melton Mowbray RFC is getting ready to host its annual pre-season Try Rugby event at its Burton Road HQ on Sunday, August 20 from 10am until noon.

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The pre-match ceremony before Mowbray Rangers and Monaghan United play their inaugural match EMN-170817-105917002

Mowbray Rangers pipped by Irish side Monaghan United in friendly

Mowbray Rangers JFC put themselves back on the map after hosting a mini soccer tournament for the first time in eight years.

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A top four finish was good enough for Alan Rainbow EMN-170816-121318002

Lake View Fishery: Taylor and Rainbow through to Middy final

Notts anglers Pete Taylor and Alan Rainbow were the latest to qualify for the Middy Xtreme/Dynamite Baits Summer Series Final on Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10.

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Mixed Handicap winners Matt Daniel and Nikki Newman, with finalists Graham Hall and Brenda Langridge EMN-170815-203349002

Hamilton Tennis Club: Matt and Nikki hold off fightback to claim title

Hamilton Tennis Club’s mixed handicap tournament attracted 24 entries, with matches organised in two sections in a round robin format.

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Neil Meadows swimming in Lake Windermere PHOTO: Supplied

Frisby physiotherapist reflects on ‘brutally cold’ Two-Way Windermere Championship swim

Swimming in the Two-Way Windermere Championship at night was “physically” and “mentally” the hardest thing physiotherapist Neil Meadows has ever done.

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Queniborough bowler Praful Keshwala sends one down EMN-170816-130749002

Grantham and Melton Cricket Association: Queniborough stay top with Egerton Park win

Grantham and Melton League leaders Queniborough CC got back on track with a convincing win at Egerton Park on Sunday.

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Meltons finalists at the Grantham Open, from left, Simon Hawthorne, Laura Cooper, Sammy Fox, Tom Ellis, Ryan Parmar, Justin Horobin EMN-170815-201955002

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club serves up strong showing at Grantham Open

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s players took time out from their successful league season to take part in Grantham Tennis Club’s Open Tournament.

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Paul Anderson scored in his third competitive outing for Mansfield Town EMN-170816-094209002

Melton’s Paul Anderson off the mark for Mansfield Town

Melton professional footballer Paul Anderson opened his goal account for new club Mansfield Town on Saturday.

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Kieran Foster's looping cross gave Holwell an early lead, but he was given a few headaches in defence EMN-170816-091124002

Under-strength Holwell Sports shaded by Anstey Nomads

After Saturday’s 5-1 defeat at Ashby Ivanhoe, the hope among Holwell Sports fans was that it was just a bad day at the office.

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Egerton Park First XI, from left, back - Mitchell Ellis, Jordan Woolcock, Tom Glover, Stuart Rose, Charlie Madden, Richard Bailey, Harry Wells; front - Kamal Panchal, Nick Watchorn, Richard Haffenden, Nick Newman. EMN-170620-110404002

County Cricket League: Egerton Park edge past Billesdon to maintain promotion hopes

Egerton Park heaped more pressure on the top two with a tight win at Billesdon on Sunday.

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The latest news from Little Hay Golf Club

Stoke Rochford GC seniors fightback to preserve unbeaten record

Stoke Rochford’s undefeated home record looked in severe jeopardy as Kibworth raced into a 4-1 lead.

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Melton Charity Cup committee members helped raise �750 for three good causes EMN-170815-193743002

Melton Charity Cup raises £750 for trio of good causes

Proceeds of last season’s Melton Charity Cup were divided between three good causes at the cup’s annual meeting last week.

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Melton Mowbray First XI, from left, back - Simon Brown, Vinny Musson, Lee Middleton, Liam Tew (scorer), Simon Claricoates, Mike Roberts; front - Ben Redwood, Carel Fourie, Karl Tew, Pete Humphries.

County Cricket League: Melton Mowbray First XI back in promotion mix

Melton Mowbray got back to winning ways against Ratby on Saturday following their poor performance the previous week.

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Simon Grieve with Drumbilla Metro at Bramham. Picture courtesy of Nico Morgan EMN-170808-175933002

Tilton eventer Simon Grieve set for sixth Burghley Horse Trials on debut pair

He might be an old hand at his beloved Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, but Simon Grieve is readying himself for a new challenge.

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Barkby United First XI, from left, back - Hugh Asher, Matt Boyce, Rob Townsend, Will Fazackerly, Ian Kirk, David Tew, Cameron Sharp; front - Ben Silver, Jamie Drake, Steve Flowers, Tom Flowers, Aiden Morris. EMN-170613-091726002

County League: Barkby United hold on for draw

Barkby United stopped the rot as they hung on for a draw at Leicester Ivanhoe on Saturday in the Everards County Cricket League Premier.

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Liam Ambrose in possession for Town

United Counties League: Melton Town boss fumes as red card scuppers hopes

Frustrated Melton Town co-manager Steve Hendey believed a ‘harsh’ refereeing decision cost his side their first victory of the season on Saturday.

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