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INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Have Leicester Tigers been sold a dud in George Ford?

Have Leicester Tigers been sold a lemon? That’s the question being asked by many at the moment following a highly disappointing week for new signing George Ford.

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FOOTBALL: Stamford AFC finish with defeat to champions Shaw Lane

FOOTBALL: Stamford AFC finish with defeat to champions Shaw Lane

Stamford AFC watched on as Shaw Lane lifted the Evo-Stik First Division South league title on Saturday to earn promotion into the Premier Division.

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Oakham to Melton International CiCLE Classic 2017
Photo: Lee Hellwing

CYCLING: Dan Fleeman delivers home win in 2017 CiCLE Classic

There was a popular winner of the 13th edition of the Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic as Dan Fleeman, team captain of locally based team Metaltek-Kuota, took the win in a sprint finish on Sherrard Street on Sunday.

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FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 24-26)

FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 24-26)

Get down and support your local non-league football club.

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FOOTBALL: Weekend results (April 22)

FOOTBALL: Weekend results (April 22)

Stamford AFC, Deeping Rangers, Ketton, Uppingham Town and Stamford Lions all suffered defeats in their respective leagues on Saturday on a tough afternoon for the area’s local sides.

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Action from Stamford College Old Boys v Bourne RUFC. Photo: Lee Hellwing

RUGBY: Weekend results (April 22)

Bourne and Stamford College Old Boys picked up wins in the Midlands Four East South Division on Saturday while Stamford Rugby and Oakham RFC fell to defeats.

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Charity cycle between London and Paris

An Uppingham woman will be cycling almost 300 miles to raise cash for a charity which supports those with a condition which has blighted her family.

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Rocks by Rail Easter Steam
Photos: Lee Hellwing

Record number of hunters at The Living Ironstone Museum

Easter Sunday saw the launch of the new operating season at Rocks By Rail – The Living Ironstone Museum, Rutland’s own heritage railway.

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Weeks to go until county council elections

Only a few weeks remain before the district goes to the polls for the county council elections.

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Ellis Genge in action for Leicester Tigers. Photo: Tiger Images

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Ellis Genge ready to step into Ayerza’s shoes at Leicester Tigers

There was some deeply sad news out of Welford Road last week, as much loved prop Marcos Ayerza announced his retirement from professional rugby due to a back injury, ending an illustrious 11 seasons at Welford Road.

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FOOTBALL: Daniels draw with Diamonds

FOOTBALL: Daniels draw with Diamonds

Not too long ago Jordan Smith and Nabil Shariff were playing side-by-side for Stamford AFC at the Zeeco Stadium but on Easter Monday the two strikers were on the scoresheet for opposing sides.

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Catmose College Rising Stars

Rising Stars of Rutland Day

Some of the most able children in Year 5 at Malcolm Sargent Primary School in Stamford, Great Casterton Primary School, Empingham CE Primary School and Ryhall Primary School attended a ‘Rising Stars of Rutland Day at Casterton College Rutland.

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Action from Stamford AFC v Basford United. Photo: Geoff Atton

FOOTBALL: Stamford beaten by second place Witton Albion

Witton Albion, the side Stamford condemned to relegation to the Evo-Stik NPL First Division South two seasons ago, got their revenge on Saturday with a 4-1 defeat of the Daniels.

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Action from Oakham United against Potton United

FOOTBALL: East Weekend results (April 15-17)

It was a good weekend for Rutland clubs in league action over the Easter Bank holiday weekend with Uppingham Town’s two sides both recording rare wins and Oakham United ending a run of six games with a victory.

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Uppingham open gardens event
Photo: Nick Clarke Media

Sunny weather draws crowds to gardens

Unusually sunny weather helped draw crowds to see some beautiful Rutland gardens.

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FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 11-12)

FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 11-12)

Get down and support your local football club this week.

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RUGBY: Weekend results (April 8)

RUGBY: Weekend results (April 8)

Stamford College Old Boys enjoyed a derby day victory over Bourne on Saturday.

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Action from Stamford AFC v Leek Town. Photo: Leek Town website

FOOTBALL: Weekend results (April 8)

Stamford AFC, Bourne Town and Oakham United were all defeated in their respective leagues on Saturday in a tough weekend of action for local sides.

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As London Marathon approaches, these runners are raring to go

Two people from Stamford will be pounding the streets of the capital later this month for the London Marathon in aid of causes close to their hearts.

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Rebekah Vardy launches the Hope Against Cancer sponsored charity cycle challenge at Rutland Water
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Rebekah Vardy launches Hope Against Cancer’s charity cycle ride

A famous face was at Rutland Water today (April 7) to launch a charity cycle ride - and more cyclists are needed to sign up.

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