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New community sports thriving in Melton

Alternative sports, together with traditional ones, have begun to take off and found a foothold in Melton.

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Amateurs squad, from left, back - Millie Whitehouse, Sam Miller, Amber York, Jade Poyzer (coach), Maisie Drummy, Jason Gamble (coach/manager), Kayleigh Rowles, Evie Lyon, Maria Panayi; front - Ella Wheatley, Amy Cartwright, Madeleine Gamble, Ellen Cartwright, Emily Ball. EMN-180516-172313002

Asfordby Amateurs cap promotion-winning season in style

Asfordby Amateurs Girls Under 12s finished their season in top form with an 8-0 win away against Coalville Town Rookettes to clinch promotion.

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Melton U15s at the Syston RFC Sevens EMN-180515-181134002

Melton RFC U15s sweep to Syston 7s victory

There was more success for Melton RFC’s junior set-up when their under 15s side entered the Syston 7s tournament and won the cup.

Rugby Union
Mowbray Rangers Under 8s are on the lookout for new players for next season EMN-180514-174042002

Football: Mowbray Rangers toast a season to remember

Mowbray Rangers FC celebrated some great achievements over the past season at their annual awards presentation evening last weekend.

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Round robin winners EMN-180517-112056002

Bowls: Holwell Sports to hold open days

Holwell Sports Bowls Club is holding two open days this weekend for anyone looking to take up the sport.

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Mari raises her arms in triumph as she pips top Scottish prospect Mhairi Hendry in the 800m final EMN-180515-115937002

Frisby track star Mari Smith peaks to claim brilliant British title

Up-and-coming track runner Mari Smith produced one of the performances of her career to win a British title in brilliant fashion.

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The 2018 Clawson 10k gets under way EMN-180517-114720002

Clawson 10k presents hot and hilly challenge

This year’s Clawson 10k attracted almost 250 runners and walkers to tackle the challenging cross country trail race.

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The Assassins Gym was the leading team at the WKU World Junior Championships EMN-180517-125250002

Melton Thai boxing gym dominates junior world championships

Melton’s Assassins Muay Thai Gym led the way once again as its young fighters dominated the WKU World Junior Championships in Birmingham.

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Hart has picked up seven national classic titles in the last two seasons EMN-180516-083809002

Melton racer Antony Hart hampered by slippery conditions at Snetterton

Wet and cold weather and treacherous track conditions greeted motorcycle racer Antony Hart and fellow riders at Snetterton.

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Cricket

Melton Mowbray denied by rain after Tew hits maiden senior century

Melton Mowbray CC Second XI moved up to second place in County League Division Nine East despite an abandoned match at Bitteswell.

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Tom Manship has played extensively as a midfielder in the top levels of non-league football EMN-180516-144346002

Melton Town recruit Tom Manship and Jon Stevenson as managers

Melton Town looks set for a major revamp after a dramatic week of change at Digital Deadline Park.

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Melton Town manager Shane Jarram EMN-180314-113602002

Shane Jarram joins Birstall after Melton Town exit

Disappointment swiftly turned to delight for Shane Jarram who returned to management just four days after leaving Melton Town.

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Promoted Mowbray Rangers ready for international festival

Mowbray Rangers Jaguars under 12s finished the season in style as they wrapped up promotion.

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Thorpe Arnold and Egerton Park players held a minute's silence for Nick Gillett before their derby match on Saturday EMN-180515-092058001

Melton sporting community mourn popular former cricketer and footballer

A funeral service for a popular former Melton sportsman is expected to be packed to the rafters next week.

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Melton RFC U14s added a splash of colour to a successful weekend at Minehead EMN-180515-174525002

Melton RFC U14s lift Leicester Tigers Challenge Bowl

Melton RFC Under 14s met some Leicester Tigers legends after landing silverware at a popular rugby festival.

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Cricket

Melton Mowbray CC return to Sunday League with Marko win

Melton Mowbray Cricket Club marked their return to the Grantham Melton Cricket Association with a handsome win at home to Market Overton on Sunday.

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Mick Baines took second place after shooting a hole-in-one EMN-180515-112710001

Melton golfer Nick shoots hole-in-one in Compton Cup

Nick Baines enjoyed a day to remember on Saturday when he aced the par-three 16th hole at Melton Mowbray Golf Club.

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Richard Cragg's man-of-the-match display came in vain EMN-180516-092045002

Season over as Holwell Sports beaten in League Cup semi-final

Holwell’s season came to a disappointing end on Tuesday night when their hopes of reaching the League Cup final were dashed by two second-half goals.

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Cricket

South Notts League: Rain checks Belvoir victory bid

The rains came to deny Belvoir victory after their bowlers had Notts Unity Casuals on the ropes on Saturday.

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Neil Barlow EMN-180515-185045002

Lake View Fishery: Weights soar in summer series qualifiers

Neil Barlow and Bob Murray made it through to the two-day Middy Adrenaline Summer Series Final in September after coming through qualifying at Lake View last week.

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