Boss praises Spitfires' character

Romsey Advertiser: Sub Lee Peacock celebrates his goal against Dover on Tuesday

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Eastleigh manager Richard Hill has praised the character of his side as they prepare for the biggest game in the club’s 68-year history.

Hampshire sportshall glory

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire’s under-13 girls team. Back (from left): Heather Cubbage, Natasha Palfrey, Sarah Hunt, Freya Coe, Jade Clements, Lorna Dockerill. Front: Anya Pigden, Madeleine Wilton, Hannah Childs, Hollie Thurgood, Jasmyn Alllen. Team manager is Southampton

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE enjoyed some impressive results in the UK Sportshall Finals in Manchester.

Top rays landed on the Island

Romsey Advertiser: Fords Sports SAC present Naomi House officials with a cheque for £1,250. Front (from left) – Ron Wilson (Meon Valley Lions Club), Sarah Hudson (area Fundraiser from Naomi House), Peter Oate (Chairman Forts Sports SAC).

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Some cracking undulate rays have been recorded from Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight.

Carberry hundred secures Hants win

Romsey Advertiser: Michael Carberry celebrates his century earlier today

3:45pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hampshire have won their first match of the season after beating Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol.

Eastleigh within a point of promotion after late winner

Romsey Advertiser: A late Lee Peacock goal puts Eastleigh within a point of the title. Picture by Ken Dear

10:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEE Peacock headed a dramatic late winner, two minutes after coming on, as Eastleigh beat Dover to go within a point of promotion to the Skrill Premier.

Hampshire boxer wins national championships

Romsey Advertiser: 12-year-old amateur boxer George Joy, pictured with his coaches Stuart and George Pidgley from Waterside Amateur Boxing Club, celebrates his National Minors Championship win

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

George Joy marked a special weekend for Waterside Amateur Boxing club by winning National Minors Championships in Manchester.

National champions no match for Solent basketball team

Romsey Advertiser: Solent Kestrels U18s

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Solent Kestrels U18s are heading to the National Basketball League Final Fours in Sheffield on May 4 after a brilliant win over Birmingham As at Barton Peveril College on Saturday.

Trojans denied Hampshire Hockey Cup upset in penalty shoot-out

Romsey Advertiser: Piers Everleigh is aghast after fluffing his penalty stroke

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Trojans’ bid to reach the Hampshire Hockey Cup final was derailed in a frantic penalty shoot out against Havant in the quarter-finals.

Andover are the champions

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton players (red/blue) are left trailing by a Fordingbridge break.

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Andover have been crowned champions of Snows Group Hampshire 1, edging out rivals Fordingbridge on points difference in the tightest of title races.

Hill hopes rivals have a tough time

Romsey Advertiser: RICHARD HILL

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BY the time Sutton United and Bromley kick a ball again, Eastleigh could be home and hosed as Skrill Conference South champions. But in the event the Spitfires do not get the four points they need at home to Dover Athletic tonight and Basingstoke Town on Good Friday (3pm), manager Richard Hill has made it clear he expects those clubs who have raised their game against Eastleigh this season to do the same against their promotion rivals, writes Wendy Gee.

Watson celebrating major success

Romsey Advertiser: BILLY WATSON

9:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

While Bubba Watson was toasting a Masters win last week, another Watson was celebrating victory in the Hampshire Junior Championships.

Hants frustrated but still on course for win

Romsey Advertiser: Hamish Marshall starred in Gloucestershire's FL t20 win against Somerset last year GSR447V13

7:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hampshire were frustrated by a record partnership on the penultimate day of their LV County Championship match against Gloucestershire.

Vince and Abbott star for Hants

Romsey Advertiser: JAMES VINCE

7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

JAMES Vince's first century of the season and Kyle Abbott's impressive debut ensured Hampshire dominated the second day of their LV County Championship match against Gloucestershire.

Run-a-ball century for Bates

Romsey Advertiser: MICHAEL BATES

1:33pm Monday 14th April 2014

MICHAEL Bates hit a century as Hampshire’s 2nd XI lost their penultimate pre-season friendly.

Hogan is Hampshire darts champ

Romsey Advertiser: Basingstoke darts ace Paul Hogan.

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Hampshire’s Paul Hogan claimed his second Stubbington Ark Hampshire Open Darts title more than a decade after he won his first.

Hill fears cost of referee's decision

Romsey Advertiser: RICHARD HILL

5:00am Monday 14th April 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill is hoping a failed penalty appeal does not come back to haunt his Eastleigh side in their quest for the Skrill Conference South title.

Tavare holds up Hampshire

Romsey Advertiser: James Tomlinson

7:41pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Gloucestershire's Will Tavare scored an unbeaten century on his County Championship debut in the Division Two clash with Hampshire at Bristol.

Former pro cricketer to host charity gold tournament

Romsey Advertiser: Shaun Udal failed to repeat last year's success back at the Rose Bowl last night. PIC: Barry Zee

4:14pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE charity is on the hunt for golfing fundraisers in a bid to make life better for elderly people.

Eastleigh move step closer to Skrill Premier

Romsey Advertiser: Jai Reason celebrates scoring the opening goal

6:28pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Eastleigh moved a point closer to promotion to the Skrill Premier with a 0-0 draw at Chelmsford City but Sutton’s 3-1 home win against Ebbsfleet means the Spitfires still need a maximum of four more points to clinch the title.

Hampshire star makes cut at US Masters

Romsey Advertiser: JUSTIN ROSE

10:38am Saturday 12th April 2014

Justin Rose battled back from an opening 76 to comfortably make the cut at the US Masters.

Kyle tipped to be a hit

Romsey Advertiser: Kyle Abbott

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

KYLE Abbott has played international cricket in all three formats since he was last in England.

Hampshire star struggles at US Masters

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

9:07am Friday 11th April 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose has left himself a mountain to climb in his bid for a first US Masters title.

Injury worries for title chasers

Romsey Advertiser: Eastleigh’s Craig McAllister (blue shirt).

8:30am Friday 11th April 2014

RICHARD Hill will be calling for one big push from Eastleigh’s “walking wounded” to get them over the Skrill Conference South finish line.

Rugby ladies take league by storm

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton RFC women's team

8:41am Friday 11th April 2014

Southampton RFC’s women’s team have taken their league by storm in their debut season.

Title race going down to the wire

Romsey Advertiser: Andover (black) can win the league title tomorrow

8:44am Friday 11th April 2014

One of the most exciting seasons in Snows Group Hampshire 1 history will finally be decided tomorrow.

Friendly double for Hampshire

Romsey Advertiser: SEan Terry

8:37am Friday 11th April 2014

Hampshire's Academy and Second XI sides face Minor Counties opposition in the shape of Hertfordshire and Dorset in 50-over matches on the Ageas Bowl Nursery Ground this weekend.

Title favourites too strong for Romsey

9:18am Friday 11th April 2014

On Saturday, Romsey hosted Andover, who were fighting for promotion at the top of the league, both teams had reasons to play hard for this game. Romsey were fighting for survival and needed a bonus point to help secure their position in the table above Southampton and avoid being demoted alongside Overton. Andover were competing with Fordingbridge at the top of the table and would need maximum points to help on their chase for promotion.

Relegation fight put on hold

9:16am Friday 11th April 2014

ROMSEY Town face an agonising wait to find out if they can still fight for their Wessex top-flight future.

Eastleigh star hits top form after Fulham heartache

Romsey Advertiser: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick clincher

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A player whose Premier League dream was once ended by England boss Roy Hodgson has put Eastleigh in sight of promotion to the elite level of non-league football.

Rose relishing Augusta battle

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

11:34am Thursday 10th April 2014

A ''hungry'' Justin Rose is relishing sneaking into Augusta National under the radar as he looks to claim a second major title in the US Masters.

Kyle ready to roll

Romsey Advertiser: Kyle Abbott

8:16am Thursday 10th April 2014

WHEN Kyle Abbott makes his Hampshire debut against Gloucestershire at Bristol on Sunday, he will be playing down the road from his only previous English club.

Adams backs Carbs after Hants draw

Romsey Advertiser: Jimmy Adams and Michael Carberry talk in the field during today's friendly against Middlesex

6:01pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Hampshire captain Jimmy Adams is backing Michael Carberry to return to form in style. The England batsman was out for four and six as Hampshire drew their rain-affected first LV County Championship match of the season against Worcestershire at The Ageas Bowl.

England captains at The Ageas Bowl

Romsey Advertiser: ASHES BOOST: Mike Gatting

2:27pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Former England captains Mike Gatting and Martin Corry will be the guest speakers at a St George’s Day lunch at The Ageas Bowl next month.

KP offered Trott support

Romsey Advertiser: Kevin Pietersen

9:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed he tried to help Jonathan Trott after first noticing the problems that forced his early Ashes departure.

Ex-South Wilts star honoured

Romsey Advertiser: England's first innings came to an end fairly soon after Jimmy Anderson was clean bowled.  Australia then lost three wickets early on after an impressive bowling display by Stuart Broad. However opener Chris Rogers kept a cool head finishing the day on 10

9:48am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Former South Wilts cricketer Chris Rogers has joined the likes of Joe Root as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, alongside England women's captain Charlotte Edwards.

Bland tips Rose for Masters glory

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Southampton’s European Tour star Richard Bland has no doubt that fellow Hampshire ace Justin Rose can win the Masters if he gets into contention on Sunday.

Hill not celebrating yet

Romsey Advertiser: RICHARD HILL

5:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Eastleigh boss Richard Hill admits “the job still isn’t over” as his side moves to within touching distance of the Skrill Conference South title.

Eastleigh just five points away from Skrill South championship

Romsey Advertiser: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick

9:48pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Eastleigh need just five points from five games to be crowned champions of the Skrill Conference South.

Hants hopeful on Abbott's availability

Romsey Advertiser: Kyle Abbott

8:01pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

KYLE Abbott arrives at The Ageas Bowl tomorrow, with Hampshire confident he will be available until September – despite TWO South Africa tours in July.

Rose grouped with Mickelson and Els at Masters

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose on his way to defeat at the hands of Ernie Els.

5:28pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose has been grouped with Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els for the first two rounds of the Masters.

Hill's men just ten points from the title

Romsey Advertiser: RICHARD HILL

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

AS a life-long Leicester City fan, Richard Hill allowed himself a smile when news came through that the Foxes were on their way back to the Premier League for the first time in a decade.

Totts' derby delight

Romsey Advertiser: ROBBIE SEARLE

6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Tottonians’ first XV may not have put any silverware on the shelf this season but victory over Hampshire rivals Gosport & Fareham went some way to making up for it.

Andover bridge the gap in Hampshire League title race

Romsey Advertiser: Action from Andover's clash with Romsey.

6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Andover ’Bridge THE gap in title race Andover moved from second place to red hot favourites to claim the Snows Group 1 title – and with it automatic promotion – in the space of 80 minutes.

Day two abandoned at The Ageas Bowl

Romsey Advertiser: Jimmy Adams and Will Smith will resume tomorrow morning

4:13pm Monday 7th April 2014

The second day of Hampshire's LV County Championship match against Worcestershire has been abandoned, without a ball bowled.

Hants struggle against Isle of Wight rookie

Romsey Advertiser: Worcestershire celebrate the dismissal of Michael Carberry (Pic: Robin Jones)

5:59pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Hampshire’s chances of beginning a season with victory for the first time in five years were reduced by rain, the loss of a crucial toss and a duck for Michael Carberry.

Benkenstein: My connection to three Hampshire legends

Romsey Advertiser: SHOULDER INJURY: Dale Benkenstein

1:50pm Sunday 6th April 2014

HE might be new to Hampshire, but Dale Benkenstein has long had an affinity with the county - through all-time greats Robin Smith, Barry Richards and Malcolm Marshall.

COMMENT: Why Hampshire are pregnant with expectation

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire's 2014 squad pictured in their Natwest T20 Blast kit

1:29pm Sunday 6th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE are enjoying a baby boom off the field, but on it you sense this is the year a promotion-winning side will also be born.

Top three keep up the pace in Hampshire League

6:17pm Sunday 6th April 2014

The Hampshire Premier League’s top three division one clubs all enjoyed big wins.

Headley make it a double in Hampshire League

6:15pm Sunday 6th April 2014

HEADLEY United had a double celebration after reaching the Aldershot Intermediate Cup final.

Perfect day for Eastleigh in Skrill Conference South title race

Romsey Advertiser: Syuart Fleetwood

6:12pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Eastleigh twice came from behind before beating Whitehawk 3-2 at a soaking wet Silverlake Stadium – a result which coincided with defeats for Skrill Conference South title rivals Bromley and Sutton United.

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