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Hamilton Tennis Club’s summer league under way

Hamilton Tennis Club started their summer fixtures in less than summery weather when the men’s super-vets team of Doug Hacking, Steve Thompson, Joe Cunningham and Steve Plaistow took on Roundhill.

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Brownlow School win Melton and belvoir gala honours

Melton school pupils were in the swim after being crowned overall champions of a district gala.

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Point-to-point: Garthorpe going soft for Belvoir Hunt meeting

Garthorpe Racecourse is set to stage its second point-to-point meeting of the season on Saturday when the Belvoir Hunt will be the hosts.

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First dan dad completes Melton’s black belt family

It became a full house of black belts for the Artingsall family when Simon became their latest jujitsu first Dan last week.

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Melton RFC juniors show promise for the future

Melton RFC’s Under 7s were on fine form on Sunday as they hosted a depleted visiting side from Boston.

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Melton RFC Vets battle through to county cup final

Melton RFC will be gunning for a County Cup double after its Veterans XV emulated the first team by coming through a tough semi-final.

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World champions and England internationals to battle it out at Melton

A host of England internationals and even the odd world champion will be doing battle as bowlers from all four corners of the country descend on Melton over the next eight days.

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Club out to do town proud as the nationals return

The country’s top bowlers will return to town this week as Melton and District Indoor Bowls Club once more hosts the EIBA National Championship finals.

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RUMOUR MILL: Neymar drops Man City hint | Wenger will stay to help Arsenal re-build | Ozil and Sanchez to be shown the door at Arsenal | Chelsea not fazed by Costa claim

Arsene Wenger has agreed to stay on and help build the structure to replace himself as a trade-off for being offered a new two-year contract extension at Arsenal. (Daily Express)

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Lake View: Weed and Wake secure Summer Series spots

With the winter prizes given out, anglers at Lake View Fishery embarked on the Middy/Dynamite Baits Summer Series last Wednesday.

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Melton IBC beat nearest rivals to land triples league crown

Melton Indoor Bowls Club defeated their nearest rivals Barnstone in the final round of matches to win the House of Townend Warren Triples League crown.

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Mowbray Rangers cup shock dashed by second-half fightback

Mowbray Rangers were knocked out of the cup by the odd goal in five against a team who play two divisions higher.

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Frisby Fun Run: Last chance to enter

The deadline to enter this year’s Frisby Fun Run is looming fast as the event returns for its seventh year.

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Melton RFC coach relishing higher league test in cup final

Melton RFC head coach Gareth Collins is happy his side will face more higher league opposition in the County Senior Cup final in May.

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RUMOUR MILL: Rooney set for sensational return to Everton | Madrid plot stunning swap deal with Man City to sign Aguero | Bellerin to snub Barca if Wenger remains at Arsenal | Chinese to make £190m bid for Southampton

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to snub West Ham to make a sensational return to boyhood club Everton on a free transfer. (Daily Mirror)

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Stilton Striders at the Stathern Duathlon. Missing from picture is Mick Stevens EMN-170322-090857002

Stathern Duathlon: Hallam takes 2017 victory

A large group of Stilton Striders made the short trip into the Vale of Belvoir for the Stathern Duathlon on Sunday.

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Melton Hockey: First XI held in final home game

Melton Hockey Club First XI’s final home game of the league season maintained its frustrating theme as the Reds turned in two halves of contrasting standards.

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