Croydon Guardian: Sport

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Trebles all round as Hallett inspires Wimbledon to a third consecutive win

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wimbledon made it three wins on the spin in London Division One South on Saturday thanks to a 18-15 victory over Guildford.

London Cornish spirit seals victory at Winchester by a solitary point

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

London Cornish head coach Dickon Moon hailed his side’s spirit after a nail-biting 27-26 win at Winchester maintained their unbeaten start to the season and kept them top of London Division Two South West.

Warlingham put to the sword at home to Tottonians

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Buoyed by their victory at Old Alleynians the previous weekend, Warlingham were hopeful of earning a first home win in London Division Two South West on Saturday when they hosted Tottonians.

Tooting & Mitcham United boss hails his FA Cup fighters

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner praised his charges after they came within a whisker of causing an FA Cup upset at Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley philosophical in the face of Newport County defeat

Croydon Guardian:

2:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s two-match unbeaten run in League Two came to a shuddering halt at Newport County on Saturday, but boss Neal Ardley was in philosophical mood.

Herne Hill Harriers Busaileh prepares for the cross-country season in style

Croydon Guardian:

12:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ athletes warmed up for the cross-country season with a string of fine performances across London, with Chris Busaileh most notable with victory at Streatham Common.

Old Walcountians off to a losing start

Croydon Guardian:

11:14am Monday 29th September 2014

Old Walcountians’ Surrey Two campaign got off to a disappointing start as they fell 29-14 to a slick and well-organised Old Emanuel last Saturday.

DSane inspires Whyteleafe to pip Carshalton Athletic to the points

Croydon Guardian:

10:39am Monday 29th September 2014

Whyteleafe arrested a run of four games without a win coming from behind to win 3-2 at Carshalton Athletic on Saturday.

Crystal Palace: Dann's enjoying the sweet taste of a clean sheet and three points

Croydon Guardian:

10:01am Monday 29th September 2014

Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann enjoyed the sweet taste of the 2-0 victory over Leicester City on Saturday in more ways than one.

All of the Time - Another Yannick in the Wall

Croydon Guardian:

9:32am Monday 29th September 2014

When the fixture list was announced, Saturday’s game against Leicester City was the sort of tie Crystal Palace hoped and almost expected to win - at home against a newly promoted side.

House of Payne: Why attack Chris Robshaw's credentials, it makes no sense

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Remember when bashing the England manager was a national sport?

Crystal Palace: Positive Eagles prove too cunning for the Foxes

Croydon Guardian:

5:21pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Crystal Palace broke their Premier League duck at home this season beating Leicester City 2-0 with two quick-fire goals.

Twickenham race ace Simon goes from Low to high

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Twickenham’s Simon Low may have secured the North Gloucester Club Championship mini twin title last week, but for him the hard work starts now.

Gardner demands the serious approach

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

New Addington boxer Gareth Gardner has warned his next opponent there will be no time for show-boating when they meet in the ring.

European champion Pavey crowned Richmond's 10K queen

Croydon Guardian:

3:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Former Teddington resident Jo Pavey enjoyed her Richmond Running Festival home coming to the tune of victory in the Kew Gardens 10K on Sunday.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Six-strong team get set for national road relay championship

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC’s senior men’s road runners qualified for next month’s English national road relay championships by posting their best ever performance in the qualifying South of England event last weekend.

Crystal Palace: Warnock proud of his fresh-faced Eagles after 10-man Magpies clip their wings

Croydon Guardian:

11:01pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Crystal Palace crashed out of the Capital One Cup at the third round after a 3-2 extra-time defeat at home to beleaguered 10-man Newcastle United on Wednesday night.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Clarke on form in Thorpe Park

Croydon Guardian:

2:32pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Hercules Wimbledon chairman and three times English senior men's cross-country champion Dave Clarke showed good form in the Thorpe Park Sprint Triathlon on Sunday.

Time to let the fringe Crystal Palace players shine, says Campbell

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Crystal Palace striker Fraizer Campbell is hoping the fringe players get their chance tonight against Newcastle United in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Warlingham's first win of the season has its base in defence

Croydon Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Warlingham head coach Ben Stobart praised his defence after the Warl picked up their first win of the London Division Two South West season on Saturday, beating Old Alleynians 11-15 on the road.

Time running out for golf bag amnesty

Croydon Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A mountain of golf bags has been growing over the summer and golfers have just a few more days to add theirs to the pile.

Positives in the face of third consecutive defeat for Sutton & Epspm

Croydon Guardian:

11:16am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Despite a 22-30 defeat, Sutton & Epsom can take positives from a vastly improved second-half performance against unbeaten Chobham.

No room for complacency from championship leader Robertson

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Whyteleafe-based Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup championship leader Charlie Robertson will not be entertaining complacency when the competition visits Silverstone this weekend for the penultimate meeting.

Croydon Harriers' weekend of endurance

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Croydon Harriers young and old took on the best endurance athletes in southern England last weekend at the South of England Road Relay championships in Aldershot.

It's a perfect time to score for Crystal Palace's new striking hero

Croydon Guardian:

5:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Crystal Palace’s latest goal-scoring hero Fraizer Campbell says he could not have asked for more from his first goal for the Eagles.

All of the Time - I’m beginning to Bolasie the light

Croydon Guardian:

12:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

At the start of September the unwelcome international break arrived like a night-time knock on the door, interruptive and annoying.

Herne Hill Harriers golden glory at the South of England Road Relay Championships

Croydon Guardian:

12:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ M50 squad struck gold at the South of England road relay championships, while the Tooting-based club’s U13 girls and boys' teams finished fourth and fifth respectively.

London Cornish keep hold of top spot

Croydon Guardian:

11:51am Monday 22nd September 2014

London Cornish remain top of London Two South West with a 100 per cent record following a 26-10 win over KCS Old Boys on Saturday.

Scott at the treble as Wimbledon see off Charlton Park

Croydon Guardian:

10:43am Monday 22nd September 2014

Wimbledon recorded back to back wins in London Division One South on Saturday after a 15-29 win at Charlton Park.

Whyteleafe take a draw from top of the table clash

Croydon Guardian:

10:37am Monday 22nd September 2014

A late Roscoe DSane equaliser earned hosts Whyteleafe a 2-2 draw in Saturday top of the table clash with Faversham Town, extending Leafe’s unbeaten run in Ryman Divison One South to eight matches.

Boylan in buoyant mood after title fight warm-up walkover

Croydon Guardian:

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ricky Boylan is all set for his big English light-welterweight title showdown with Tyler "Tornado" Goodjohn after coming though his warm-up bout last Saturday with ease.

Walton Casuals: Hams sacking paves way for first Stags win

Croydon Guardian:

8:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Walton Casuals chairman Tony Gale has not ruled out former boss Mark Hams returning to Waterside Drive in a coaching capacity.

Waddington is Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers' man on a mission

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

When Humphrey Waddington took the baton of the Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers team manager this time last year, he had a mission.

House of Payne: Corinthian Casuals get good value for money

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

The great British public may not be able to agree on too many things, but here’s one statement you probably won’t find controversial: Footballers are paid too much.

Carshalton's Boylan fighting fit for ring return

Croydon Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Boxer Ricky Boylan is stepping back into the ring this weekend as preparations for an English title shot gather pace, writes Tim Ashton.

Burnley clean sheet provides welcome boost for Eagles defender

Croydon Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney was buoyed by the Eagles’ first clean sheet of the season against Burnley and believes there are plenty of positives going forward.

Crystal Palace: Zaha has the x-factor

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Damien Delaney reckons the return of Wilfried Zaha can give the Eagles a fresh cutting edge.

Palace penalty hero backs Warnock to make huge impact

Croydon Guardian:

9:44am Monday 15th September 2014

Julian Speroni believes Neil Warnock will have a huge impact at Selhurst Park after returning to the club for a second spell in charge.

Manchester United loan winger targets England return

Croydon Guardian:

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

Wilfried Zaha is looking to force his way back into England reckoning after returning to the ground where he made his name and first caught the eye of Roy Hodgson in 2012.

Crystal Palace: Warnock slams international break after Selhurst return

Croydon Guardian:

9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

Neil Warnock took charge of his first game at Selhurst Park in his second spell as Crystal Palace manager and saw his side draw 0-0 against Burnley in the SE25 sun.

Walton Casuals: Hams wants fresh start with Stags

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams is hoping the fact his side are already out of the FA Cup gives them the chance to get over a miserable start to the season.

House of Payne: Forget legacy, rugby World Cup is all about the money

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Ever thought you have to pay a premium for being English?

Man Utd loan winger shakes off injury scare to make second Selhurst debut

Croydon Guardian:

7:43pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Eagles boss Neil Warnock admitted it was touch and go whether returning winger Wilfried Zaha would actually be fit to face Burnley today.

Warnock not happy with impact of international break on returning Eagles players

Croydon Guardian:

7:12pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Neil Warnock has questioned why the international break went on for so long after Yannick Bolasie only made it back to training yesterday morning.

Corinthian Casuals: Howard loving life at the top of the table

Croydon Guardian:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard reckons the fact his players are not paid is behind their rise tot he Ryman Division One South summit this term – that and a mid-season trip to Brazil, at least.

Fraser: Richmond cricket must now produce Middlesex stars of the future

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Middlesex director of cricket Angus Fraser has challenged Richmond to produce the next star of professional county cricket.

Shona shines at the launch of a new athletics academy

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Epsom athletics and Team GB star Shona Richards was on hand at the home of Epsom & Ewell Harriers on Monday to launch the new Epsom Athletics Academy.

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September

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7:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September, including Bath and Doncaster.

Sincock has big hopes for London Cornish

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

London Cornish head coach Tom Sincock is promising fans a fast brand of rugby this season when London Division Two South West kicks off on Saturday.

Tanners enter the FA Cup fray

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Leatherhead get their FA Cup campaign under way this weekend with the visit to Fetcham Grove of Faversham Town.







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