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Silver medal glory for City of Sheffield Under-15 girls in national championships

City of Sheffield Water Polo girls Under-15 squad were pipped in the final of the England National Age Group Championships at the Manchester Aquatics Centre.

Sport

Mattersey Blue is Owlerton nap plus Owlerton cards for Oct 20 and 21 - and don’t forget Bonfire night at the dogs

Mattersey Blue in trap 1 for trainer Sean Davy appears to have a golden chance to convert last time out’s crossbar effort when beaten by only a neck.

Sheffield
Sheffield 10k to be staged at Rother Valley Park on Sunday

Sheffield 10k to be staged at Rother Valley Park on Sunday

The popular MCC Promotions 10K Run Series Comes to Sheffield with the annual Sheffield City 10K at Rother Valley Country Park S26 5PQ at 10am.

Athletics
Championship winner Max Cook. Photo: Hairy Beast Pix.

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing end season with three podium finishes

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing Moto3 team were in action at the final round of the Hel Performance Motostar British standard class Championship last weekend.

Sport
Ben Barnicoat (left), Senior X30 GP winner, and third-placed Thomas Turner  do a victory lap of honour. Photos: Track Records

Ben Barnicoat won his sixth karting Grand Prix title in slightly controversial circumstances at the Paul Fletcher international circuit’s 2017 Kartmasters MSA British Kart Grand Prix.

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
Brett Lovell, second from the left, heads Penistone Church into an early lead in the  6-1 thumping of Harrogate RA. Photo Ian Revitt

Keiran Ryan bags hat-trick as Penistone Church hit six

Premier Division new boys Penistone Church are beginning to build some momentum at home after thumping Harrogate Railway Athletic 6-1 to make it three without defeat at Church View Road.

Non League
Millie Wilkinson Dronfield freestyle ski-er

Dronfield ski girl Millie Wilkinson targets World Championships and Winter Olympics

With one national title already under her belt by the age of 14, it’s little wonder Dronfield freestyle skier Millie Wilkinson is already eyeing up a place with Team GB.

Sport
Owlerton tips for Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14 - plus greyhound auction planned for stadium on Sunday

Owlerton tips for Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14 - plus greyhound auction planned for stadium on Sunday

Monamintra (Nap) gets the vote on a second start back up the promotion ladder at Owlerton tonight.

Sport
Richard Tims, Sheffield FC chairman

Football’s debt to Sheffield FC

Calling in on the home of the world’s oldest football club can leave you a tad underwhelmed.

Non League
Jen Ashton: GB call for Hatters newcomer

Top recognition for high-flying Sheffield Hatters

After a trophy-less season in 2016-17 things are looking up for Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters.

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Stocksbridge striker Joe Lumsden tries to find a way through the Atherton defence. Photo Ian Revett

FA Trophy trail ends for Sheffield FC and Stocksbridge

Sheffield FC and Stocksbridge Park Steels both crashed out of the FA Trophy at the first hurdle.

Non League
Top scorer Steph Gandy. Photo Ian Anderson

Weekend double takes Sheffield Hatters to top of Women’s British Basketball League

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters have made a flying start to the Women’s British Basketball season with three successive wins including a weekend double.

Sheffield Hatters
Greta Highfield of Doncaster Dartes

Doncaster swimmer Greta Highfield stars in world even

Nine- year-old Doncaster Dartes and Rossington Rascals swimmer Greta Highfield has just returned from a b rilliant performance in Viveiro in Spain where she competed the UIPM Biathle World Championships.

Swimming
Grace Clough in Florida:  Picture by Naomi Baker/British Rowing

Sheffield rower Grace Clough wins her third world championship

Sheffield’s Grace Clough has enjoyed a record-breaking week at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

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Taylor Bland  beats a Durham defender. Photo: Vikki Beavis

Winless Sheffield Hallam Hockey Club face league leaders at home

Sheffield Hallam are still looking for their first points of the new season after losing their first home game of the season to reigning North Conference Champions, Durham University.

Hockey
L-r: Max Cook, Charlie Atkins and Jake Clark. Photo: Kerry Rawson

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing on the podium again

With the Championship title wrapped up by Max Cook at the last round the three riders for Barnsley’s British Moto3 team made their way to the famous Dutch TT circuit at Assen.

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steven hunter

Dronfield-based motor racing team brought to a shock halt

JHR Developments motor racing team have dramatically been banned from having further involvement in any Ginetta racing championships for the rest of 2017.

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Stocksbridge PS midfielder Jack Poulter, right,  battles for possession in Steels 2-1 defeat at Corby Town. Photo: Ian Revitt

Sheffield FC caretaker boss Mark Shaw stops losing run with away point

Mark Shaw kicked off his second spell as Sheffield FC manager as his side ended a run of the three defeats on the spin with a 2-2 draw at Romulus.

Non League
Hallam put FA Vase defeat behind them to win at Winterton

Hallam put FA Vase defeat behind them to win at Winterton

Hallam bounced back from the disappointing FA Vase exit to beat Winterton Rangers 2-1 in their own backyard.

Non League
Jo Strong and with the England Vixens team below (third from left, front row)

Sheffield Aussie Rules footballer Jo Strong goes from beginner to England team in nine months

An all-round Sheffield sportswoman has been selected for the England women’s team to play in the Aussie Rules Football Euro Cup in France next month.

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