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Melton Golf Club: Christmas comes late for ladies

Melton Mowbray Golf Club’s ladies’ section enjoyed their re-scheduled Festive Competition earlier this month and were met by suitably wintry conditions.

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Everyone Active opens annual funding scheme for aspiring athletes

Up-and-coming athletes in Melton are being given the opportunity to apply for funding from a local sports provider as part of its talent development programme.

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Bottesford FC begin work on clubhouse thanks to £500,000 grant

Members of a village football club are finally seeing the fruit of their labours after work began on a long-awaited new clubhouse last week.

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Wreake Valley fun run series returns this spring

Frisby Fun Run returns again for its eighth year alongside Queniborough and Thrussington Fun Runs, as part of the Mini Fun Run Series.

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Sports Editor’s Blog: VAR revolution is here so let’s not look back

A few centuries ago in merry old England, a chap called Ned Ludd, outraged by technological advances, hatched a plan to slow the relentless march of the Industrial Revolution.

Melton Bowls: It’s anyone’s game as triples league returns

Melton Bowls: It’s anyone’s game as triples league returns

The first Warren Triples League games of the new year took place at Melton Indoor Bowls Club on Saturday evening.

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Juniors fly the flag for Melton RFC at Welford Road

Young players from Melton Mowbray RFC shared matchday with the Leicester Tigers earlier this month as they made up the guard of honour to welcome the teams at Welford Road.

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Melton ace Les Gillett through in World Indoor Bowls Championships

Melton Indoor Bowls Club member Les Gillett came through a stern examination in the opening test of his world title tilt on Thursday.

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Melton Times Sports Awards 2017: Finalists announced

Today we are delighted to reveal who has made it through as finalists in the 13th annual Melton Times Sports Awards.

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Melton Times Sports Awards 2017: Vote for our Sports Personality of the Year awards

Our judges have drawn up six candidates for our two top awards the Sports Personality and Junior Sports Personality of the Year.

Holwell Sports chairman Graham Lewin (left) welcomes new manager Andy Gray

New Holwell Sports manager Andy Gray sets out long-term vision

New Holwell Sports boss Andy Gray admits that bad memories of visits to Welby Road as player and manager helped persuade him to take the job.

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Melton RFC U12s battle back against Oakham

Melton RFC Under 12s took on local rivals Oakham on Sunday with mixed results.

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Mowbray Rangers Tigers fightback falls short; Asfordby Girls win at Harborough

A blistering start by league leaders Kirby Kings stunned Mowbray Rangers Tigers in the Under 13s top-of-the-table clash on Sunday.


North Leicestershire League: Robinson hat-trick boosts Bottesford promotion hopes

Bottesford FC moved into second spot in Division One of the North Leicestershire League after a five-star performance.

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Holwell Sports unveil Andy Gray as new manager

Holwell Sports have today confirmed the appointment of former Heather St John’s and Ashby Ivanhoe boss Andy Gray as their new first team manager.


Stoke Rochford Golf: Two-way tie for winter series lead

The latest in Stoke Rochford Golf Club seniors’ Winter Warmer series was a Nexas Ramble.

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Melton Hockey: Firsts stunned by last-gasp Westleigh comeback

After multiple cancelled games because of bad weather, Melton Hockey Club’s First XI finally returned to action on Saturday after the Christmas break.

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Mowbray Rangers Girls suffer late defeat to cup holders

Mowbray Rangers Girls U13s welcomed last season’s League Cup winners and Division One runners-up Leicester Ladies 66 to Asfordby Hill on Sunday.

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Ten-man Melton Town see off high-flying Lutterworth Town

Melton Town turned on the style to beat high-flying Lutterworth Town despite playing more than half the game with 10 men.

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Melton Town pitted against table-toppers in County Cup semi-finals

Melton Town’s long wait to discover their County Senior Cup semi-final opponents finally came to an end when the draw was made last Thursday evening.

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