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Football and rugby games abandoned due to cows

Managers of Market Harborough Football Club were forced to abandon their games when their pitches were invaded by dozens of cows.

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Reuben Arrowsmith

Big stage is the perfect platform for Reuben

Market Harborough boxer Reuben Arrowsmith takes the next step in his career this weekend – and it is one that takes him on to the biggest stage so far.

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Nick Pollard

Sports challenge will be tough but Bees hopes to offer a sting

Harborough Town boss Nick Pollard insists his team are ‘not going there to make up the numbers’ when they travel to league leaders Peterborough Sports this weekend.

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Mark Gray

World Championships spot is secured by Gray

Welland Valley Triathlon Club’s Mark Gray topped off an amazing year with a phenomenal performance in the Ironman 70.3 Xaimen triathlon in China.

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Derek Bott and Jayne Neal  are the golfers of the year at Cold Ashby

Bott and Neal take top awards

Derek Bott and Jayne Neal have been named as Cold Ashby’s golfers of the year.

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Action from Market Harborough's defeat at Old Laurentians

Errors again prove costly as another tight loss is suffered

Market Harborough slipped to another narrow defeat in Midlands Two East (South).

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Callum Wills suffered a dislocated shoulder in Lutterworth's win at the weekend

Wills out for the season as Athletic struggle to get the better of Burton

Lutterworth Athletic’s Callum Wills could be out for the rest of the season after dislocating his shoulder.

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England boss Gareth Southgate

QUIZ: Who should really be the next England manager?

After Tuesday night’s draw against Spain it now looks inevitable that Gareth Southgate will take up the mantle of England boss.

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Nick Pollard

Pollard believes his men are at the ‘point to push on’ after great start

Nick Pollard sees the next few weeks as a decisive part of Harborough Town’s season.

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Nick Pollard

Sluggish starts cannot continue

Harborough Town boss Nick Pollard is urging his players to make sure they go off with a bang.

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SLIDESHOW: Harborough’s sporting heroes honoured

The best of the district’s sporting stars were honoured last night (Thursday) at the Harborough Sports Awards 2016.

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In-form Lutterworth have a series of tough matches approaching

Athletic won't change a thing for the big battles ahead

The message to Lutterworth Athletic’s players? Keep doing what you’re doing.

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Harborough Town will need focus when they take on Sleaford

Concentration is vital as the Bees tackle the big men of Sleaford Town

Nick Pollard has warned his players that concentration is key as they embark on an important run of matches.

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Caolann Fitzpatrick was Market Harborough's man of the match

Errors continue as Wyggs get the better of poor Harborough

An error-strewn performance saw Market Harborough slip to a 33-24 league defeat on Saturday at local rivals Oadby Wyggestonian.

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Reuben Arrowsmith. Picture courtesy of Hatton Promotions

Next step for Reuben will be on the box

Reuben Arrowsmith will have his first chance to shine on live television.

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The back row  of Zoe North, Katie Tebbet  and Kym Larratt gave a coaching day for a group of county girls

Trio of professionals are helping out the next generation

Golf professionals Zoe North (Lutterworth), Kym Larratt (Kibworth) and Katie Tebbet (Rothley Park) spent a day coaching and inspiring a group of emerging golfers.

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Dave Pegg (left) thanks Andrew Sparrow of MDH Sports & Leisure for the backing that has enabled him to go on the England Over-60s tour to Australia

Pegg is off to Australia in a bid to win back the Ashes

Dave Pegg is about to head off to Australia in a bid to regain the Ashes.

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Market Harborough Hockey Club's second and third teams played each other in the league

Friendships are put to one side as seconds beat thirds

Market Harborough second-string ladies team had an excellent 6-0 league win – over their own third team.

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Market Harborough Golf Club's trophy winners. Picture courtesy of Andrew Carpenter

Golf club rewards its prize guys

Market Harborough Golf Club held its annual trophy presentation night in their packed clubhouse.

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Get your tickets for a celebration of sport in Harborough

Get your tickets for a celebration of sport in Harborough

Tickets are selling out fast for next week’s Harborough Sports Awards 2016.

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