Forest Green, Newport and Rovers reward for cup wins

EFL logo cropForest Green Rovers reward for winning 5-3 on penalties at Championship Charlton Athletic following a goalless tie is a second round trip to Eddie Howe’ Premier League AFC Bournemouth.

Mark Cooper’s Rovers will visit Dean Court in two weeks time.


Our aim is to help community sports clubs thrive

Aiming for goal! Womens handball image courtesy England Handball Sport gives us the opportunity to create a level playing field, for all.
As in real life there are always those whose egos come to the fore and ahead of the team.


British Summer...Time to set new goals

swsn logoBritish Summer Time which also marks the beginning of big changes for us here at South West Sports News.

Today is our 11th birthday, the start of our 12th year.


RAIN STOPS PLAY Summer sports unwanted saturation

heavy rainAs the rain continues to pour outside the South West Sports News window it becomes increasingly frustrating to seek some rays of comfort from a summer that has not - yet - mirrored last year's scorcher.

My immediate thought goes to those who rely on dry ground(s), at least, to play their summer sport.


BASEBALL Bristol continue expansion with third team

Bristol baseball picture courtesy & copyright Richard Evans Bristol baseballBristol Baseball Club has set up a third team ahead of the new season following a successful winter recruitment campaign.

The Bristol Buccaneers will play in the South West Baseball League (SWBL) from April lining-up against sister team Bristol Bats, as well as teams from Cardiff, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Plymouth, Truro, Yeovil and Weston-super-Mare.


FIND A FRIENDLY... South West England & South Wales

OPM RFC It's increasingly apparent South West Sports News requires a free go-to page for regional community clubs seeking friendly fixtures whatever team sport they play, whatever the season.

This is it.


South West Sports News 10

Saltash RFC huddle South West Sports News was 10 years old on April 1, 2018 kicking off an exciting year of new goals.

If you’re waiting for the April Fool punchline there isn’t one… apart from the fact we’ve been punching above our weight since 2008.


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