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Melton Croquet Club get funding boost

Melton Mowbray Croquet Club are honing their game thanks to a grant from the Croquet Association.

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Holwell Sports Bowls Club president Richard Batsford with cup winners EMN-171017-183305002

Awards bring Holwell’s centenary season to a close

Holwell Sports Bowls Club brought its centenary season to a celebratory close with their annual presentation evening.

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David Poolan became the third different winner of the RWS Trophy last year EMN-171018-124943002

Melton Golf Club: Top six set for Race to Woodhall Spa finale

Melton Golf Club’s top competitors will head to Lincolnshire on Saturday to battle it out for the final major prize of the season.

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Holly targets GB team return after Horse of the Year Show win

Show jumper Holly Smith is targeting a return to the big time after riding to victory against an elite field at the Horse of the Year Show.

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Dave White secured a hat-trick of top-five finishes at Lake View last week EMN-171018-090117002

Lake View Fishery: Harper and White claim winter series final spots

Dave Harper booked his place at Lake View Fishery’s Middy-Adrenaline Winter Series final with a dominant win at last Wednesday’s qualifier.

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Doubles winners Sue Corfield and Margaret Roskell with finalists Sue and Emily Harrison EMN-171018-084139002

Hamilton Tennis Club: Experienced pair weather storm to take title

Hamilton Tennis Club’s annual championships continued last week with the ladies’ doubles final.

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Hart claimed two titles and three runners-up spots from five championships this season EMN-171017-124724002

Melton racer Antony Hart puts celebrations on hold after Brands Hatch crash

What should have been an opportunity to toast another successful season for Melton motorcycle racer Antony Hart, was dampened by the death of a popular rider.

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Nathan Donovan gets the verdict to earn the Jason Roth Trophy for best Assassin performance EMN-171017-111915002

Donovan stars at Assassins Muay Thai Melton show

Nathan Donovan was named top Assassin fighter after a fine performance at the gym’s big Melton show on Saturday at the Market Tavern.

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John Judge struck a post for Melton at Trent University EMN-171017-150458002

Melton Hockey Club: Hard-working Firsts denied by Trent students

Melton Hockey Club First XI travelled to Nottingham Trent University, a venue where they suffered their heaviest defeat of last season.

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Melton finalists, from left, Fred Thorpe, Walter Reid, Malcolm Williams, Gerry Sandford with Greg Harlow. EMN-171210-130432002

Melton team reach knockout final

Melton Indoor Bowls Club enjoyed more success on the road when they travelled to Potters Leisure Resort in Norfolk.

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Walking netball sessions are run weekly at the Wilton Park courts EMN-171010-144306002

Melton walking netball group receives kit boost

Melton’s walking netballers have been kitted out with new team bibs and competition netballs which have been sponsored by John Southerington and supplied by Melton Sports.

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Jennifer does UK proud at Invictus Games

Former British Army lance corporal Jennifer Yarwood narrowly missed out on climbing the podium at the Invictus Games, but appearing at the global showpiece was glory enough.

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Iman Barlow versus French world champion Cindy Silvestre EMN-171010-182843002

Iman Barlow faces fellow world champion at Assassins’ Melton show

Multiple world champion Iman Barlow has had to alter her plans after a late change of opponent for Saturday’s Muay Thai Assassin show at the Market Tavern.

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Heidi Coy and Royal Fury have enjoyed a sensational eventing season EMN-171110-114649002

Nations Cup call-up caps sensational season for Harby eventer

Event rider Heidi Coy notched another landmark in her exciting young career when she represented Great Britain in the Nations Cup.

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Melton Badgers (in white) with their inaugural opponents Leicester Westleigh EMN-171010-091557002

Melton Hockey Club’s Badgers team makes encouraging debut

The inaugural Badgers league kicked off on Saturday with Melton taking on Leicester Westleigh.

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Jessi Jackson (left) fought back to defeat finalist Penny Hallam EMN-171010-155201002

Hamilton Tennis Club: Brother and sister win singles titles

Hamilton Tennis Club’s championships singles finals served up a Jackson double bill with two siblings taking the titles.

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This year's Past Captains celebration featured a visit from 1970 skipper Sid Freeman EMN-171010-165653002

Melton Golf Club: Sid (91) rolls back the years at Past Captains Trophy

A group of 20 past captains joined present Melton Mowbray Golf Club skipper Ian Solloway for the annual Past Captains Trophy competition and dinner on Friday.

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Two wins in four days for in-form Bob Greenbury EMN-171010-191619002

Lake View Fishery: Hot rod Bob lands back-to-back wins

Bob Greenbury was in unstoppable form as he won both of last week’s qualifiers in the winter series.

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A Lawn Tennis Assocation roadshow will take place in Horsham on Wednesday

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club: Honours even in derby matches

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s men’s second team lined up against near neighbours Hamilton first team in another busy weekend of Winter League matches.

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Melton Hockey: Welch fires debut double in Third XI win

Melton Hockey Club’s Third XI completed a clean sweep of victories for the men’s teams in the first weekend of the new season, by beating Nuneaton in a game played in excellent spirit.

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