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Rowing: Hampton pull off Henley shock, but bow out

Sutton Guardian:

9:01am Friday 3rd July 2015

Hampton School’s first VIII pulled off one of the upsets of the Henley Royal Regatta this week.

AFC Wimbledon: Dons double swoop makes them formidable force

Sutton Guardian:

5:52pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley admitted his front pairing of Tom Elliott and Adebayo Akinfenwa could strike fear into the League Two defences next term.

Cricket: Keightley backs Richmond and Twickenham to mount title challenges

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

Teddington skipper James Keightley has given borough rivals Richmond and Twickenham hope by declaring the Middlesex County League Premier Division title race wide open.

Brentford: Record-signing Bjelland makes impression as Bees return to training

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

Brentford returned to pre-season training this week and welcomed two more new faces in the process.

Football: Sutherland jumps Blues ship in favour of big Dulwich crowds

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Former captain Steve Sutherland has quit Met Police for Dulwich Hamlet and boss Jimmy Cooper believes the chance to play in front of big crowds was the deal breaker.

Football: Enigma Bennett will become Ks favourite

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Kingstonian manager Tommy Williams finally got his man last week having waited 12 months to sign Dan Bennett.

Hockey: Haycroft's Olympic desire burns brighter after World League snub

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 1st July 2015

Surbiton skipper Sarah Haycroft says she is hungrier than ever to earn selection for the Team GB women’s hockey squad heading to next year’s Olympics.

Brentford: Craig will feel the heat of Barbet arrival

Sutton Guardian:

10:41pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Brentford defender Tony Craig will find a route back into the Brentford first team even harder next term after the Bees signed French centre back Yoann Barbet this week, writes Stuart Amos.

Football: Forgotten man Jolly spills beans on decision to come out of retirement

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th June 2015

Richard Jolly might only be 32 years old, but it took a season of anonymity to tempt him back to the football field.

Athletics: Law claims English U20s title as Kingston win again

Sutton Guardian:

5:53pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier claimed a third successive Southern Athletics League Division Three South on Saturday without distance runner Phoebe Law.

Motorsport: Onslow-Cole's Spa ambition

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

Tom Onslow-Cole is confident of a Pro-Am class win at the Spa 24 Hours in the Blancpain Endurance Series next month after landing a drive with Leonard Motorsport.

Rowing: Ex-Walton man Groom hails oar-some World Cup show

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 26th June 2015

Former Walton Rowing Club youngster Angus Groom continued his breakthrough 2015 campaign by winning his first senior international gold medal at the first rowing World Cup of the summer on Sunday, writes Stuart Amos.

Rowing: Ex-Walton man Groom savours World Cup win

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Monday 22nd June 2015

Ex-Walton Rowing Club man Angus Groom may be forgiven for thinking life in international rowing is easy after claiming a World Cup debut gold medal on Sunday.

Brentford: Williams out to make sure Dijkhuizen gamble pays off

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Monday 22nd June 2015

Ryan Williams was surprised to become a Brentford player last week, but he is out to help head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen’s gamble pay-off.

Football: Moone is hoping more Hampton firepower suits him

Sutton Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 19th June 2015

Goal machine Charlie Moone has itchy feet for the start of the new Ryman Premier Division season and he has a wish list that he reckons will produce more goals this season.

Brentford: Pre-season vital to Bees' hopes in hectic opening month

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 19th June 2015

Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkuizen has warned this summer’s pre-season tour to Portugal will be no holiday as it is crucial to a good start to the new Championship campaign.

Cricket: Hemmingway talks up Richmond's title chances

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 19th June 2015

Richmond spinner Tom Hemmingway bowled his side to victory at Twickenham on Saturday and then declared the Middlesex County League Premier Division title race was far from over.

Football: Striker Jolly makes Ks play-off pledge

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 19th June 2015

New striker Richard Jolly has backed himself to score the goals that get Kingstonian into the National League South this season.

Cricket: Run-drenched Harinath return cannot save Surrey from defeat

Sutton Guardian:

4:58pm Thursday 18th June 2015

Former Tiffin School student Arun Harinath scored a century in each innings in his first County Championship Division Two appearance of the season, but he could no stop Surrey from sliding to defeat.

Cricket: Aussie Zampa's slider has East Molesey moving on up

Sutton Guardian:

4:35pm Thursday 18th June 2015

Australian Adam Zampa has been labelled the next Shane Warne back home and a delivery right out of the Test legend’s play book has East Molesey skipper Sam Burge purring.

European Games: Richmond trio ready to claim gymnastics medals

Sutton Guardian:

4:12pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

Richmond Gymnastics Association’s senior women’s trio believe they can return from the European Games with a medal.

MOTORSPORT: Le Mans win is dream come true for Onslow-Cole

Sutton Guardian:

3:51pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

New Malden race ace Tom Onslow-Cole hopes winning in an Aston Martin Vantage GT3 atr Le Mans last week could be the ticket to a repeat performance in the same machine later this year.

Tennis: Surbiton champion Ebden happy to be back on grass

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 16th June 2015

Australian Surbiton Trophy champion Matthew Ebden reckons there is nothing like playing on grass in the UK.

Football: Better offer tempted Wells to Ks

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Monday 15th June 2015

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson has revealed he could not match the offer made to young defender George Wells to quit the Beveree.

Hampton & Richmond boss to judge academy hopefuls

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 14th June 2015

Boss Alan Dowson and assistant Martin Tyler will run the rule of Hampton & Richmond Borough’s latest batch of academy hopefuls next month.

London Youth Games: Richmond top Trophy standings

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 14th June 2015

Team Richmond had an outstanding performance at the London Youth Games Thames Water Regatta at the weekend, taking home the three team gold medals from the London Watersports Centre.

Motorsport: Low starts riding high

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Saturday 13th June 2015

Crank Racing team boss Mark Grimes believes Twickenham’s Simon Low is not far from securing a maiden podium finish for the team.

New Brentford regime: Here’s how it will work

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 13th June 2015

Brentford co-director of football Phil Giles has shed some light on how he and head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen will work to turn the Bees from Championship play-off hopefuls to promotion favourites.

Hockey: Surbiton's Gall is on the mend

Sutton Guardian:

10:42am Friday 12th June 2015

Surbiton hockey player James Gall is out of intensive care, but is likely to remain in hospital until next week at the earliest, according to his father Iain.

Motorsport: Le Mans support is closer to real thing for Onslow-Close

Sutton Guardian: U-turn: Tom Onslow-Cole quits, then rejoins the British Touring Car Championship

10:40am Friday 12th June 2015

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole hopes a drive in a Le Mans 24 Hour weekend support race can open the door to an appearance in the main event.

Football: Ks boss trusts his men to be fit for purpose

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 12th June 2015

Ks boss Tommy Williams has no fear his men will not hit the ground running in pre-season, because he trusts them to keep themselves in shape.

Brentford: New coach says Brentford are not a sacking club

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 12th June 2015

Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen will be given time to find the right formula for a tilt at Championship promotion.

Football: Hampton have not got loadsamoney, says boss Dowson

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 12th June 2015

Hampton & Richmond Borough chief Alan Dowson has played down talk the club has a £3,500-a-week playing budget to throw at Ryman Premier League promotion next term.

RUGBY UNION: World Cup year is most significant event in English rugby history

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 12th June 2015

RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie has labelled this year’s Rugby World Cup as the most significant event in the game’s history in this country since the sport was invented.

England Rugby 2015 pledges zero tolerance on bad behaviour at Rugby World Cup

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Friday 12th June 2015

Organisers of this year’s Rugby World Cup have pledged to curb the antisocial behaviour that marred this year’s London Sevens in and around venues under their control.

Cricket: Future Australia star lies in wait for Ashes call at East Molesey

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 11th June 2015

Do not be surprised if one of England’s chief tormentors in the Ashes this term is someone from a little closer to home.

Tennis: New Malden's Pinnington-Jones is one to watch after Paris success

Sutton Guardian:

4:50pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

Jack Pinnington-Jones has been marked out as one to watch after becoming the first UK player to reach the final of the Longines Future Aces tournament in Paris last month.

Sutton United: McAllister only signed because boss Doswell will get United up

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 11th June 2015

Striker Craig McAllister has warned Sutton United’s Conference South rivals what boss Paul Doswell wants, he gets – promotion.

Tennis: Hutchins pleased to see Surbiton Trophy back on circuit

Sutton Guardian:

2:33pm Tuesday 9th June 2015

Former Davis Cup tennis ace Ross Hutchins says it’s brilliant the Aegon Surbiton Trophy is back on the tennis circuit.

Kingstonian: Ks boss Williams excited by prospect of attacking trio

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 5th June 2015

Boss Tommy Williams cannot wait to see new signings Peter Dean and Ty Smith in action and Kingstonian striker Richard Jolly should be just as keen.

Brentford: Bees confirm new head coach after Warburton exit

Sutton Guardian:

9:22am Monday 1st June 2015

Brenford boss Mark Warburton officially quit the club at the weekend to be replaced by Dutchman Marinus Dijkhuizen as head coach.

Brentford: Tarkowski thanks departing Weir for influence

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 29th May 2015

Brentford defender James Tarkowski has praised the influence of former Scotland international David Weir on his career.

Olympian Bleasdale is no runaway bride after wedding day Bushy Park win

Sutton Guardian:

8:10am Thursday 28th May 2015

Team GB Olympian Julia Bleasdale might have been the star attraction at the Bushy Park parkrun on Saturday, but her time may have had her future husband sweating at the altar.

ATHLETICS: Golds galore for Walton and the Mace siblings

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

Walton Athletics Club siblings Sophie and Sam Mace led the way as the Stompond Lane club claimed a bank vault full of precious metal at the Surrey Championships over the weekend.

Brentford: King Kev might have carried on playing, but could not face leaving Bees

Sutton Guardian:

9:50am Tuesday 26th May 2015

Brentford legend Kevin O'Connor has revealed the thought of quitting the club to extend his playing career did not bear thinking about.

Hampton & Richmond: Academy chief says new signings will not block youngsters' path to Beavers' first choice

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 25th May 2015

Hampton & Richmond Borough academy manager Peter Augustine believes his programme is close to producing a stream of first team regulars for the club.

Hampton & Richmond: Hicks is ready for step up to Premier League

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Monday 25th May 2015

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson reckons the time is right for Corinthian Casuals defender Joe Hicks to step up to the Ryman Premier League.

Hampton & Richmond: Dowson already fears the sack after just months in charge

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson knows close season optimism will count for nothing if he does not secure a top five finish next term.

Esher: Ambitious Olima turns down French fancies to fire Esher title bid

Sutton Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

Esher winger Paul Olima turned down a move abroad, because he has big ambitions to fulfil with director of rugby Mike Schmid’s men.

Kingstonian: Loyalty splits both ways for Ks keeper Tolfrey

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

Kingstonian keeper Rob Tolfrey might not be preparing for another season at Kingsmeadow had the club’s board not honoured a promise made by his former manager.

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