County struggle despite determined innings

Ledbury Reporter:

6:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a determined innings from skipper Daryl Mitchell and Tom Fell but still face an uphill battle during the final two days of the LV = County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Worcester are the champions despite rare defeat to rivals

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTER have been crowned Worcestershire League Division One champions, securing their return to the Birmingham League for the first time in a decade.

Ombersley cricketers crowned Division One champions

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEW Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One champions Ombersley could not celebrate the title with a win after a three-wicket defeat at Moseley.

Seven-day extension granted to Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: Coaching chance keeps Graham at Hereford

11:44am Monday 1st September 2014

HEREFORD United have been given a further reprieve after their winding-up order was adjourned for another seven days.

Ryan happy with efforts during the pre-season

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

DEAN Ryan says Warriors’ tough pre-season campaign has given him the perfect insight into his players ahead of the Greene King IPA Championship opener on Sunday.

Moeen in England T20 squad for India clash

Ledbury Reporter:

6:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali has been included in the England squad for the NatWest International T20 match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Morris reaches season milestone as County pursue title

Ledbury Reporter:

6:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Charlie Morris reached 50 first-class wickets for the season after an impressive display on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Warriors complete pre-season with Exeter defeat at Sixways

Ledbury Reporter:

12:33pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTER Warriors fell 26-6 to Premiership outfit Exeter Chiefs at Sixways in their final friendly before next Sunday's Championship opener at Bristol.

England under 19 ace extends his New Road contract

Ledbury Reporter:

10:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke has signed a contract extension with Worcestershire until the end of the 2016 season.

Training stables to host open day event

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

DAVID Dennis Racing is hosting an open day for the public at Hanley Swan’s Tyre Hill Stables on Sunday, September 15, from 10am until 3pm.

Warriors look hungry ahead of campaign curtain-raiser

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

JONATHAN Thomas says the new crop of players at Worcester Warriors are driven by their hunger to prove their worth.

Turner hoping Edgar Street survives latest date in court

Ledbury Reporter:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

FORMER Hereford United chief Graham Turner is hoping football continues to be played at Edgar Street regardless of the outcome of Monday’s court hearing.

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

Ledbury Reporter:

4:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting tomorrow.

Malvern Town boss wants to bounce back

Ledbury Reporter:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

MALVERN Town manager Les Jones has challenged his team to make an immediate return to winning ways at Willenhall Town tomorrow (3pm).

States beckon for starlet Walton after double win

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOLLOWING her spring success in winning the Ladies’ County Championship, Worcestershire teenager Lucy Walton has lifted two more prestigious titles.

Williams says Bulls must grow up quickly

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

GOALKEEPER Luke Williams has called on Hereford United to “grow up quickly” in their search for vital points.

Get in your nominations for county sports awards

Ledbury Reporter:

12:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

ORGANISERS of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards are hoping for a final nomination push by the deadline of noon next Friday.

Eastnor enter crucial period with captain confident

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

SKIPPER Clive Chadhani is confident Eastnor can stay clear of danger in Birmingham Cricket League Division Two.

Keeper Cox says only title will do for County

Ledbury Reporter:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

WICKETKEEPER Ben Cox insists Worcestershire are focused on finishing as LV= County Championship Division Two championS and do not want to settle for being promoted as runners-up.

Thomas ruled out for start of Warriors season

Ledbury Reporter:

10:10am Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTER Warriors will be without talisman Jonathan Thomas for the start of their Greene King IPA Championship campaign because of injury.

Ledbury cricketers bid to finish unbeaten

Ledbury Reporter:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Ledbury test their unbeaten Marches Cricket League Division Two record in the finale at Presteigne tomorrow.

Malvern cricketers pursuing vital victory

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THERE were contrasting fortunes for cricket clubs fighting relegation from their respective leagues.

Local football fights decline

Ledbury Reporter:

4:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE decline in weekend parks football is once again in the spotlight.

Weather the only winner in title race

Ledbury Reporter:

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TO be a cricketer during a typical English summer, you need the patience of a saint.

Pennell back for Warriors against Chiefs

Ledbury Reporter:

12:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CHRIS Pennell is set to make his first appearance of pre-season in Warriors' match against Exeter Chiefs at Sixways tomorrow night (7.30pm).

Late goals send Ledbury crashing to a third defeat

Ledbury Reporter:

11:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

LEDBURY Town sank to the bottom of West Midlands Football League Division One with a 4-2 loss to St Martins at New Street.

Upton earn friendly win at higher-ranked Droitwich

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

UPTON won 21-19 at higher-ranked Droitwich in a pre-season friendly at the Glyn Mitchell Memorial Ground.

Day to remember for Welland anniversary

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WELLAND celebrated their 25th anniversary in style with a bumper day on Spitalfield enjoyed by everyone.

Fifth league game sees first Malvern Town defeat

Ledbury Reporter:

5:59pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MALVERN Town dropped their first points in the West Midlands Football League Premier Division when they lost 1-0 at home to Wellington.

‘Pepsi’ signs new contract

Ledbury Reporter:

5:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore has boosted the New Road club by agreeing to extend his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

Malvern RFC win warm-up ahead of season opener

Ledbury Reporter:

4:04pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MALVERN won a scrappy friendly 17-13 at home to Wolverhampton as they prepared for the new season.

Worcester Football League turmoil after clubs quit

Ledbury Reporter:

10:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIVE teams have resigned on the eve of the new McDonald’s Worcester and District Sunday League season.

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

Ledbury Reporter:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan’s spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

Worcester closing in on championship glory

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE return of win or lose and no draw in the top divisions was greeted by some dodgy weather as the calculators whirred into action for reduced targets.

Ryan praises power of youthful Warriors

Ledbury Reporter:

9:30am Monday 25th August 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Dean Ryan admits he was happy with the physicality of his Worcester Warriors against Sale Sharks despite being edged out in a close encounter.

Sale Sharks 22 Worcester Warriors 16

Ledbury Reporter:

6:56pm Sunday 24th August 2014

WORCESTER Warriors continued their preparations for the 2014-15 Greene King IPA Championship with an encouraging performance but eventually went down 22-16 against Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Christian has target of first team regular with Warriors

Ledbury Reporter:

11:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

ACADEMY youngster Christian Scotland-Williamson admits he is excited about building a future at Warriors.

No plans for United to quit their base

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CHAIRMAN Andy Lonsdale says there are no plans to move Hereford United away from Edgar Street.

Van Velze leads Warriors in pre-season clash at Sale

Ledbury Reporter:

12:21pm Friday 22nd August 2014

DEBUTANT Gerrit-Jan van Velze will captain Worcester Warriors when they take on Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium tomorrow (2pm).

British best for Malvern Cycle Sport

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MALVERN Cycle Sport riders enjoyed success on the rocks at Cannock.

Ledbury teenagers star for UK in series win

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

LEDBURY Hunt Pony Club members Freddie Leith, Erin Tufnell, Charlie Ralli and Meg Smith played for the United Kingdom under 16s.

Ledbury cricketers toast title

Ledbury Reporter:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

LEDBURY won the Marches Cricket League Division Two title without bowling a ball.

McGinty is making training enjoyable, says Malvern boss

Ledbury Reporter:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

MALVERN Rugby Club host Wolverhampton at Spring Lane tomorrow (2pm) in their last warm-up match before the season starts.

Let’s focus on the team says boss Taylor

Ledbury Reporter:

9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

HEREFORD United manager Jon Taylor wants the focus at the club to switch to the team following another dramatic week.

Andrew waiting on scan to assess his injury progress

Ledbury Reporter:

9:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew is undergoing a spell of strengthening and conditioning work before having a scan to determine the progress he has made in recovering from his back problem.

Key period in relegation battle

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

CRICKET clubs have a big Bank Holiday with a double-header as promotion and relegation issues hot up.

Town banking on third time lucky at home

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

UNLUCKY Ledbury Town suffered a second consecutive West Midlands Football League Division One home defeat.

Kiwi ace Munro happy to make a Rapid New Road return

Ledbury Reporter:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

COLIN Munro has admitted his spell with Worcestershire was “an awesome experience” and he is keen to return for another spell at New Road should the club decide they want his services.

Family connection helps Ben to star

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Ben Child paid tribute to the coaching of his father and grandfather after a career-best performance.

Warriors backroom team look geared for success

Ledbury Reporter:

1:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE were many criticisms of Worcester Warriors during their relegation from the Aviva Premiership.







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