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Final bell sounds for boxing club coaches

Boxing coaches have stepped out of the ring as they retire from coaching the sport after 21-years.

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Watchmaker meets climbers

Stamford watchmaker Robert Loomes and his wife Robina Hill have visited Nepal to meet the Gurkhas who wore their watch to climb to the summit of Everest.

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Vandals target football club

Volunteers from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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Water sports fans make festival a big splash on its Rutland debut

Organisers hailed the first National Watersports Festival at Rutland Water a major success.

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Reservoir to host watersports festival

Scuba divers will be able to explore the shallows of Rutland Water for the first time ever as part of the National Watersports Festival this weekend.

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Rutland Water festival hopes to be success

Crowds flocked to enjoy the opening day of the National Watersports Festival as it was held on Rutland Water for the first time.

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Final call to enter Race for Life

Women are being urged to make a last minute dash to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and Pretty Muddy as there are just six days left until registration closes.

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Aqua Park is back with a splash as this year it doubles in size

One of last Summer’s biggest hits returns tomorrow with a splash.

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INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Leicester restore pride in semi-final defeat

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Leicester restore pride in semi-final defeat

There is no fairytale Premiership final for Leicester this season after they were beaten 21-20 by Wasps on Saturday by a heartbreaking late try.

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Dressage riders from Market Overton compete in Olympics

A talented pair of dressage riders from Market Overton will be flying the flag for the county in a national sports competition.

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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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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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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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