No Robertson Cup joy this year for Andover Chess Club

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Andover Chess Club began the season with a 2-3 loss at home to Fareham in the first round of the prestigious Robertson Cup, a competition Andover won two seasons ago.

Tri Club duo in action at Portsmouth

Andover Advertiser:

6:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Two members from Andover Triathlon club (sponsored by Heritage of Salisbury VW) completed the Portsmouth RNLI 10k recently.

Rain holds off at Hampshire GC Charity Day

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Hampshire Golf Club lady captain Jean Shellard hosted a charity golf day in reasonable weather with just a few drops of rain.

Welcome Stranger go out of cup in extra-time

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Welcome Stranger entertained higher league opponents in the Martin Turner Cup and Queens Head took the lead after some great passing play.

All Blacks put 50 on visiting Teddington

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A sensational sporting story unfolded at the Goodship Ground last Saturday as two established Andover players were joined by younger siblings in the Oakwood sponsored first XV and between them blew away a plucky Teddington outfit.

David in action once more...after 50 years!

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

The first week of the table tennis season saw a busy start at John Hanson School, which produced some very good matches and with every game counting towards the result concentration was difficult to achieve.

Town defeat takes them close to Premier Division drop zone

Andover Advertiser:

2:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Andover were left three points off the relegation zone after being beaten by an in form Portchester who celebrated a third successive victory in the Premier Division

Jam Boys march on undefeated after Newport victory

Andover Advertiser:

2:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

In the local Island press leading up to this game it was mentioned that Whitchurch was one of Newport’s bogey grounds and that they hoped things would change this time round.

Returning Childs at the double for Robins

Andover Advertiser:

2:31am Wednesday 15th October 2014

In a highly entertaining game Stockbridge drew 3-3 with fourth placed Otterbourne.

Andover Men edge seven goal thriller with Trojans

Andover Advertiser:

2:21am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Andover Men recorded their first win of the season last week and went into this week’s fixture with expectations on a high.

Town's U10 girl Sky has no limits

Andover Advertiser:

2:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Andover Town U10 player Sky Hull has been chosen for the Hampshire FA girls’ development centre after being chosen out of 57 players in a recent trial in Portsmouth.

Friendly football at the Portway Tuesday

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

7:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

Andover Town have arranged a full scale friendly tomorrow (Tuesday) against Stockbridge ko 7,30 at the Portway.

Brave Leon shrugs off injury in last day drama

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Stockbridge racer Leon Morris went into the final two races of the Ducati Trioptions Cup with a 13 point lead over teammate Dennis Hobbs as the two have battled all year long to claim the coveted title writes Tim Crisp.

Tilling tops in Grand Final Day

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Grand Finals Championship dace Day at Wiltshire's Castle Combe did not start well for local drivers Simon Tilling and Richard Atkinson-Wiles.

Top man Marc sets up Welcome win

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Welcome Stranger got themselves back on track in the league with a good win.

Opening gala is big success at Andover

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Andover Swimming and Water Polo Club held its first ever 50m swimming gala which attracted so many of club swimmers that the event had to be run over two sessions recently.

Falcons at Infinity

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Fighting Falcons travelled in numbers to Yeovil for the ISKA Infinity South West Regional Open.

Danebury Grasstrack action this Sunday

Andover Advertiser:

4:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Danebury Grass Track Racing Club are holding their Club Race Meeting this Sunday at Lower Manor Farm, Stockbridge, (near Danebury Hill Fort). The meeting will be signposted on the A303, A30 and A343.

Ike off as Town go down in FA Vase

Andover Advertiser:

4:25pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Town’s road to Wembley was cut short by a converted penalty and a sending off in the first half in their FA Vase tie at Western League Bradford Town on Saturday, writes Patrick Barlow.

Extra-time goal knocks Jam Boys out of FA Vase

Andover Advertiser:

4:23pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Whitchurch embraced competitive Sunday football possibly for the first time in their history and did not find it to their liking, going down in extra-time to a Chippenham Park side whose performance belied their league status and placing.

Spencer injury body blow for struggling Lions

Andover Advertiser:

4:21pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Lions’ poor start to the season continued with a disappointing 3-1 defeat to league new boys Netley Central Sports. Once again they travelled with a depleted squad still ravaged by injuries, work commitments and suspension and Ray Cozze had the bare 11 to start the match.

Six goal thriller for Whitchurch Youth

Andover Advertiser:

4:14pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Whitchurch were hoping for three points in their first home game but had to settle for a disappointing draw.

Eleven goal thriller to open league campaign for Andover Hockey

Andover Advertiser:

4:12pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Andover started their first league game positively dominating possession and making chances but a lack of concentration allowed Gosport to score a short corner against the run of play to take the lead early.

Andover Tri Trio in Canada

Andover Advertiser:

3:59pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Three members of Andover Triathlon Club represented Great Britain at the recent World Triathlon Championships Grand Final in Edmonton, Canada.

United extend winning run

Andover Advertiser:

2:53pm Friday 3rd October 2014

WHITCHURCH United extended their winning run to eight games and maintained their unbeaten start to the season, beating Horndean 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Eight goal thriller for Lions

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Lions gained their first home point of the season on Saturday with a 4-4 draw with new boys Hayling United but will feel that it should have been more after letting a three goal lead slip with just ten minutes left.

Hard Bat tourny kicks off table tennis campaign

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The Andover Table Tennis Association held its pre-season Hard Bat Tournament on Friday as well as the usual club night for all players.

Comfortable win for Jam Boys at Pewsey Vale

Andover Advertiser:

5:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Whitchurch travelled to Pewsey for the first time in 18 months for a first round tie in the League Cup, a competition in which they reached the semi-final stage last season.

Just champion Kristoff for the fifth time

Andover Advertiser:

5:46pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Andover Gym Club’s elite tumbling gymnasts travelled to the Echo Arena, Liverpool to take part in the 2014 British Championships last week and Kristof Willerton continued to make gymnastics’ history winning the British Championships Senior title for the fifth year in a row.

Fruitless journey to London for battling All Blacks

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

5:31pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

It was a case of so near but so far for Andover as they again ran London opponents close on their own back yard, but made the long journey home with just a bonus point to show for their efforts.

Late goals deny Town as Petersfield snatch unlikely win

Andover Advertiser:

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Despite a much improved performance Town were cruelly denied the points that their efforts deserved as a 95th minute goal resulted in Petersfield going home from the Portway with all three points.

Goals galore in final friendly for Town hockey men

Andover Advertiser:

5:26pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

In their final warm up game Andover attacked and were rewarded after 12 minutes when Will Osman connected with a cross from the right of the D to open the scoring.

Harris claims tournament double at The Hampshire

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

The Hampshire Golf Club held its Open Championship and High Handicapper Competition last weekend.

Friendly is water polo milestone

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THE newly formed Andover ladies water polo side got their first taste of competitive action with a friendly at Basingstoke.

Family affair at Pembrey

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A SUTTON Scotney family proved a big hit at rounds 12 and 13 of the NG Road Racing Club’s 2014 championship at Pembrey in South Wales last weekend.

Last day drama in store for Stockbridge's Leon

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

It now goes down to the the final two races of the season to decide who will win the 2014 Ducati Trioptions Cup.

Brown suffering from Gold fever

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Local table tennis veteran Tony Brown won three gold medals when playing for England in the over-70 section of the Six Nations Tournament, in Perth, Scotland.

All Blacks roar to first win

Andover Advertiser:

4:40pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Any doubts that Andover can be a threat in London 3 South West were firmly dispelled at the Goodship Ground last Saturday as the ‘Hampshire All Blacks’ sent a disappointing Trojans side packing with a sparkling display of rugby.

No joy in the island for New Street

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

4:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

New Street are still looking for their first win of the season after a predictable, but battling defeat at Cowes Sports on Saturday.

Exciting times at Longmeadow

Andover Advertiser:

4:23pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Whitchurch’s come from behind win at Bournemouth Poppies on Saturday elevated them to the dizzy heights of third in the Wessex League Premier Division, two points behind leaders Petersfield and Moneyfields but with a game in hand on both and with matches against Newport IOW, Petersfield and Winchester City on the horizon these are exciting times at Longmeadow.

Tigers off and running with big win

Andover Advertiser:

4:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Transplus Tigers 60 SAS 27. On their debut Transplus Tigers had a strong first game against SAS.

Jam Boys come from behind at Poppies to stay undefeated

Andover Advertiser:

1:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

Whitchurch came back from two goals down to record an eventually convincing victory over Bournemouth on Saturday and climb to third place in the table, but this was not a game in which the quality matched the scoreline.

Childs top man but Town go down at Hamworthy plus youth side expelled from FA Youth Cup

Andover Advertiser:

3:40pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Andover Town went down to their seventh defeat in 11 Wessex Premier Division games on Saturday as Hamworthy United were rarely tested at the County Ground.

Golden girl Holly

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Over the past few weeks Andover AC’s talented U15 athlete, Holly Mills, has been in championship action at both Regional and National levels.

Busy Natalie triumphant in Aquathon

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Andover athlete Natalie Thomas was delighted to have been given Elite starts in the final two races of the British Super series, the London and Liverpool triathlons.

Hockey season starts with draw for Ladies Thirds

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A rollacoster of form for Andover Ladies III on Saturday meant they struggled to secure a deserved win against West Wilts two weeks before the start of the season.

League leaders too much for Town

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Town went away from the Portway with nothing to show for their efforts against Moneyfields rueing an early penalty miss and a sending off in the second half, writes Patrick Barlow.

Grass track racing returns to Danebury

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Danebury Grass Track Racing Club are running their race meeting on Sunday October 12 at Lower Manor Farm, Stockbridge, near Danebury Hill Fort.

No joy in cup and league for New Street

Andover Advertiser:

4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

New Street are still looking for their first win of the season despite a spirited showing on Saturday against Team Solent at Foxcotte Park.

Whitchurch still undefeated as Hamworthy are sent packing

Andover Advertiser:

4:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Hamworthy, still reeling from the shock of losing manager Graham Kemp on Thursday, found little comfort at Longmeadow on Saturday as Whitchurch continued their impressive start to the season with victory by the odd goal in five writes John Gorman.







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