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Melton angler Chris Randall crowned national junior champion

Young angler Chris Randall made up for missing out on an England squad place by being crowned the national champion.

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Melton swimmer James Bartley qualifies for eight events at national championships

Young Melton swimmer James Bartley’s fine form has landed him with a hectic schedule at this year’s English National Championships.

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Melton sportswoman Bex Rimmington qualifies for World Ironman after star turn at UK championships

Multi-talented sportswoman Bex Rimmington is set to take on the world’s elite triathletes after excelling in one of sport’s toughest challenges.

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Melton-based CK Dons seek players to boost promotion bid

CK Dons FC are looking for new players to strengthen the team ahead of their next campaign in the North Leicestershire League.

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Craig Potter from main team sponsor Smith Eliot with new signings Michael Reeve (left) and Robbie Parsons. EMN-180718-144027002

Melton Town give Rushden and Diamonds tough workout

Melton Town’s new signing Robbie parsons made an instant impact with a goal on his debut against AFC Rushden and Diamonds on Tuesday evening.

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Melton's Hugo Gibbs bowls to Marko century-maker Mark Hudson EMN-180718-114021002

Grantham and Melton Cricket Association: Melton Mowbray CC chase down Market Overton

Queniborough’s hopes of defending their Grantham and Melton Association title took a knock after a 66-run defeat at rivals Houghton-on-the-Hill.

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Hamilton's ladies' veterans first team beat the heat to record a fine win EMN-180717-151533002

Hamilton Tennis Club ladies clinch promotion

Hamilton Tennis Club’s ladies’ third team were delighted to clinch promotion after an 8-1 win against Roundhill Fourths.

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The teams line up for the official photograph with the Duchess of Rutland. Among those playing were Graeme Swann, Nick Compton, Darren Bicknell, Owais Shah and Neil Johnson EMN-180717-164610002

MCC feature match: Duchess of Rutland XI edge high-scoring thriller

The ninth annual match between a Duchess of Rutland XI and the MCC saw nearly 500 runs scored with the game in the balance right until the final over.

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Stilton Striders on form at sweltering Whissendine 6ix

A new name was added to the list of Whissendine 6ix winners as Brian Corley headed a sweltering edition of the annual race on Friday evening.

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South Notts League: Belvoir CC fall short at Kimberley

On a day which seemed to belong to big-scoring batsmen, the highest honours went to two bowlers – Belvoir’s Joe Bottomley (5 for 45) and Kimberley’s Jon Terry (5 for 43).

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Melton Mowbray Tennis Club ladies eclipse favourites to land title

After a nail-biting end to the season, Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s ladies’ second team pipped title favourites Stoney Stanton by a solitary point.

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LCFC Community Football Skills and Activities Day at Twinlakes PHOTO: Supplied

Leicester City coming to Melton at Twinlakes with their Community Football Skills and Activities Day

Premier League champions of 2015/16 Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) are bringing their Community Football Skills and Activities Day to Twinlakes in Melton, on Friday, July 27.

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Melton Golf Club captain Glenn Price (second left) and Brendan Boyce with the Stilton Open winners EMN-180717-123801002

Melton Mowbray Golf Club: Visitors take top prize at close-fought Stilton Open

On another very hot day, Melton Mowbray Golf Club welcomed 160 competitors for the fourth annual Cropwell Bishop Stilton Open on Sunday.

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Egerton Park-Thorpe Arnold derby abandoned after injury

Saturday’s big County League derby between Egerton Park and Thorpe Arnold had to be abandoned after a player was seriously injured.

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County League: Flowers and Silver lay platform for crucial Premier Division win

Barkby United got the vital County League win they needed as they headed to the Premier Division’s bottom club Market Harborough on Saturday.

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Melton Mowbray CC Second XI, from left, back - Darren Smith, Lee Freer, Adam Thompson, Mike Roberts, Harvey Stokes, Jim Eccles; front - Sam Thorpe, Callum Hull, Jamie Tew, James Culy, Max Braine. EMN-180717-105416002

County League: Tew smashes third century in stunning Melton Mowbray CC chase

Young Melton Mowbray CC batsman Jamie Tew maintained his brilliant form with the bat by helping his side chase down a mammoth total on Saturday.

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Town's new-look squad warms up before the friendly with Grantham EMN-181107-124028002

Pre-season friendlies: Melton Town host Rushden and Diamonds, while Holwell Sports head to Oakham

Pre-season moves up another notch on Tuesday evening as our United Counties League sides step up their preparations for the impending season.

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Claire Lomas poses with a motorcycle during one of her track race practice sessions.'PHOTO DAVE HUGHES EMN-181207-132137001

New motorcycle challenge for Claire Lomas after officials stop her riding iconic Isle of Man TT course

Paralysed fundraiser Claire Lomas has set herself a new motorcycle challenge after the shock and disappointment of officials pulling the plug on her planned lap of the iconic Isle of Man TT course.

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Tilton and Lowesby CC take on holders in Burrough League Cup final

Tilton and Lowesby CC will look to unseat Asian Sports when they meet in the Burrough League Cup final next week.

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Samantha Diaz is one of the top-ranked butterfly swimmers in Great Britain for her age group EMN-181107-113835002

Ratcliffe College girls qualify for national finals

Ratcliffe College pupils have shown their all-round sporting abilities with a series of impressive results across the board.

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