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Ollie Beach / Picture by Lee Hollyer

Chichester's men lead the charge for athletics glory at Swindon

Chichester’s senior track and field team put up a fine display at Swindon with their men in particular giving a good account of themselves.

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A Selsey celebration against Aldwick / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Aldwick get better of Selsey ... Bognor boys (and girls) have busy week

Here's our latest round-up from the lower divisions of the Sussex Cricket League plus some local village, junior and friendly matches.

James Fallick batting for Bognor / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Maximum haul for Middleton... Chichester Priory back on track

We've action featuring Middleton, Chichester Priory Park, Bognor, Stirlands, Pagham and West Wittering in our weekly round-up from the top divisions of the Sussex Cricket League.


One major step back for Rocks - but several steps forward

The Rocks suffered a major setback in their pre-season planning when they lost club legend Dan Beck to Burgess Hill – but received a huge boost hours later as a young and new-look team beat Brighton and Hove Albion’s under-23s.

Stradivarius, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, wins the 2017 Goodwood Cup / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious: Goodwood Cup, Nassau Stakes and King George fields falling into place

There's less than a fortnight until the Qatar Goodwood Festival - aka Glorious Goodwood - begins. And the fields for all the big races are really starting to take shape.


Upbeat Blake's Rocks-Brighton verdict: New-look team shaping up well

Robbie Blake has overseen his first game as Bognor coach - and he liked what he saw.

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Bognor on the attack against the young Seagulls / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Tilley, Parkinson and Ridge help Rocks beat Brighton youngsters

Second-half goals by Doug Tuck and young sub Jack Parkinson earned the Rocks a hard-earned win against Brighton's youngsters on a night of great encouragement for the hosts at Nyewood Lane.
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Dan Beck celebrates a Rocks FA Cup goal against Weston / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Beck departure is 'not because he doesn't like Bognor or Jack Pearce'

Bognor boss Jack Pearce said he was sorry to lose influential midfielder Dan Beck - but insisted it was the player's circumstances that had made it happen.

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Ahhh, 1982...

Watching the World (Cup) Go By No3: I'm staying home, I'm staying home, I'm staying...

Well I must say I'm disappointed. Not with England, who have already gone further than we dared hope, and not with the World Cup in general, which has been better - much better - than we dared hope.
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Shortage of beer? Have no fear... there's real ale here!

While the country suffers a shortage of carbon dioxide – the gas pumped into many commercially brewed beers to make them fizzy -  real ale provides a very tasty solution to the problem.

Gary Charman charges forward for the Rocks / Picture by Tim Hale

Charman turned down Rocks offer to go to Hillians

Jack Pearce said he was sorry to see Gary Charman leave Nyewood Lane.

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Ollie Pearce became a familiar face at Bognor / Picture by Tim Hale

Long-serving striker Pearce swaps Rocks for Worthing

Ollie Pearce has left the Rocks - and moved to their arch rivals Worthing.
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Jimmy Muitt is staying with the Rocks / Picture by Kate Shemilt

One striker commits to Rocks - another is close to leaving

Jimmy Muitt is staying with the Rocks - but Ollie Pearce is nearing an exit from Nyewood Lane.
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Johnston double lights up Goodwood's final Friday night mix

Goodwood's top trainer Mark Johnston notched another double on the Downs as this year's Three Friday Nights ended on a high.
Bartholomeu Dias battles with eventual winner Dr Richard Kimble after the attempted bite / Picture by Clive Bennett

VIDEO: Horse tries to bite race rival at Goodwood

A horse tried to bite a rival in the final stages of a race at Goodwood.
Shraaoh wins at Goodwood last Friday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Preview: Aoki to bring Goodwood's Three Friday Nights to end

The third and final of Goodwood's racing and music nights for 2018 is a sell-out.

Two of my most prize possessions...

Watching the World (Cup) Go By: Russia 18 can't beat Spain 82... can it?

Russia 2018 will be my 10th World Cup and the only thing I think I can safely say about it in advance is that it won't be as good as my first.
Silca Mistress wins at Goodwood / Picture by Clive Bennett

Music and racing kicks off hectic weekend at Goodwood

A double helping of weekend action at Goodwood kicked off with six races and a set by Example and DJ Wire at the second in their series of Three Friday Nights.

VIDEO: Gillespie says Sussex could have beaten Australians

Jason Gillespie challenged his batsmen to turn good starts into match-winning innings after seeing another one-day contest - this one against his fellow Australians - slip away.
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