Richmond & Twickenham Times - Sports review 2012, part two

Richmond & Twickenham Times - Sports review 2012, part two

August: Teddington's Mo Farah was on top of the world after scooping a golden double at the Olympic Games. He celebrated by going to a Quins game

September: Twickenham captain Carlos Nunes appeals for a wicket on the Green

October: Quins scrum half Danny Care scores in his side's Heineken Cup win over Biarritz

November: Twickenham racked up a century of points against Harringey Rhinos

December: Bees boss Uwe Rosler and striker Clayton Donaldson celebrated the FA Cup win over Bradford City in their own ways

First published in Sport Sutton Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Sports editor

The Richmond & Twickenham Times takes a look back at the sports stories that mattered to the borough in 2012.

August: Teddington’s Mo Farah won 10,000m and 5,000m gold at the London Olympics and Twickenham’s Stuart Hayes helped the Brownlee brothers win triathlon gold and bronze. Hampton’s James Foad and former Hampton School student Greg Searle won rowing bronze in the men’s eight.

September: Twickenham and Richmond won promotion to the Middlesex County Premier League, while Richmond Park regular David Weir claimed four Paralympic golds.

October: Harlequins beat Biarritz in the Heineken Cup and Hampton & Richmond Borough opened up a three point gap at the top of the Ryman Premier League with a 1-0 win over Whitehawk.

November: Twickenham thrashed Harringey Rhinos 123-0 and fly half Dom Brown set a new club record personal points tally of 48 in the process.

December: Brentford hit the League One top two and reach the third round of the FA Cup


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