Bates: "I'll always be a Hampshire lad at heart"

Romsey Advertiser: MICHAEL BATES

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

MICHAEL Bates is determined to bounce back from his Hampshire heartbreak.

Spitfires poised for record-breaking night

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Eastleigh are preparing to smash their league attendance record tonight when they welcome Bristol Rovers in the Vanarama Conference.

Hill keeps lid on frustrations ahead of Gas test

Romsey Advertiser: Richard Hill

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Eastleigh manager Richard Hill “was seething underneath” after defeat to Wrexham at the weekend.

Comeback king Rose inspired by Kaymer talk

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose finished the 2014 Ryder Cup as the event’s leading points scorer, but was quick to credit others for their role in his success.

Eastleigh go to top of the league

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

New Milton & District were knocked off their London 3 South-West perch by a clinical Eastleigh performance.

Thumbs up from 'The Fonz' for Winchester City FC

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT was happy days for Winchester City FC as they got the thumbs-up from ‘The Fonz’ in Hedge End last weekend.

Totts keep heat on leaders

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tottonians are hard on London Cornish’s heels in second place in London 2 SW – their tight defence and sharp attacks netting them a 36-3 at Warlingham.

Winch suffer late heartbreak against leaders

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Winchester’s hopes of victory over leaders London Cornish in London 2 South West were crushed in the dying minutes of a nailbiting clash in which the lead changed hands five times.

Hants make double swoop

Romsey Advertiser: Yasir Arafat has signed to play for the Sussex Sharks in the NatWest T20 Blast

5:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

Hampshire have signed two seamers as overseas players for next season – Australia’s Jackson Bird and former Sussex star Yasir Arafat.

Balcombe signs for Surrey

Romsey Advertiser: DAVID BALCOMBE (Neil Marshall)

12:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

David Balcombe has signed a two-year deal with former county Surrey.

Calling all youth football clubs - we want to hear from you!

Romsey Advertiser:

8:05am Monday 29th September 2014

CALLING all youth football clubs in the Southern Daily Echo circulation area - we want to hear from you.

Hants coach targeting two new seam bowlers

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Hampshire coach Dale Benkenstein believes two more seam bowlers are needed for the return to the LV County Championship’s first division.

Spitfires' Racecourse fall

Romsey Advertiser: Jai Reason celebrates scoring the opening goal

3:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

OF ALL the stadiums Eastleigh will visit in this historic season, Wrexham’s Racecourse Ground will be among the toughest.

Hill hails Eastleigh's travelling support

Romsey Advertiser: Richard Hill

3:20pm Monday 29th September 2014

EASTLEIGH manager Richard Hill reserved special praise for the club’s fans that made the long journey to Wrexham on Saturday for the 3-0 defeat.

Triathletes turn out for HOWSC

Romsey Advertiser:

1:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

Some 300 triathletes turned out to brave the open water of the New Forest and take part in the HOWSC triathlon.

"Incredible" Rose comeback sets up Ryder Cup victory

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

TEAM talisman Ian Poulter hailed the “incredible” comebacks of Justin Rose and Graeme McDowell as Europe retained the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles this afternoon.

Ryder Cup player ratings

Romsey Advertiser:

6:42pm Sunday 28th September 2014


Will Smith voted Player of the Year

Romsey Advertiser: Will Smith

5:48pm Sunday 28th September 2014

WILL Smith was named Hampshire’s Players’ Player of the Year at the county’s end-of-season do.

McGinley gets it right with Europe

Romsey Advertiser:

8:07pm Sunday 28th September 2014

The momentum was all with the European side heading into the final day and they duly delivered.

Rose stars to leave USA needing thier own version of the 'Miracle at Medinah'

Romsey Advertiser:

6:32pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose again starred as Europe left the United States needing their own version of the 'Miracle at Medinah' at Gleneagles after another brilliant foursomes performance gave Europe a 10-6 lead heading into the final day of the 40th Ryder Cup.

Matt Le Tissier and Wayne Bridge among a galaxy of ex-Saints stars turning out in charity fund-raiser for Evelyn Rose

Romsey Advertiser: Matt Le Tissier

8:05am Thursday 25th September 2014

A GALAXY of former Saints stars are coming out for a good cause at Eastleigh’s Silverlake Stadium this Sunday (September 28, 2pm).

Spitfires stutter to miserable defeat at Wrexham

Romsey Advertiser:

6:14pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Eastleigh were well beaten 3-0 by an incisive Wrexham at the Racecourse Ground on Saturday in the Vanarama Conference.

Rose on course for record

Romsey Advertiser: Ready to go: Europe's Justin Rose during a practice session at Gleneagles

1:47pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has helped Europe to a leading position after today’s fourballs – and could be on course for a record.

Grudge bout ends in a draw

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Chris Hobbs and Sam Couzens ended with honours even as their south coast grudge match was scored a draw.

Mitch gets the breaks to claim play-off title

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

MITCH Wade continued his 23-year love affair with the match table at Chandler’s Ford Snooker Club by claiming a third Tuesday Singles League play-off title.

Whitewash wraps up darts league title in style

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

St Denys wrapped up the Southampton Clubs League title in style – with a 9-0 whitewash of AFC Totton.

Courage on cue for Sarah

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A WOMAN in her 60s who took up snooker two years ago plucked up the courage to enter her first tournament.

Debut for darts duo as Hants gear up for Gwent clash

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Hampshire hand debuts to two players when they face Gwent at home next weekend.

Crusaders are on a roll...

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Crusaders roller hockey team started their season with two great wins.

Darts leagues clash in challenge match

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Two top quality darts leagues put 13-man sides together for a new challenge match.

Hants release Michael Bates

Romsey Advertiser: MICHAEL BATES

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

MICHAEL Bates is looking for a new county after being told there is no future for him at Hampshire.

Tommo: Promotion is the pinnacle of my career

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 26th September 2014

It was fitting that James Tomlinson should bowl Hampshire to LV County Championship promotion.

History-making Southampton-born jockey Daljeet pays tribute to racing legend Toby Balding

Romsey Advertiser:

11:11am Friday 26th September 2014

A history-making Sikh has paid tribute to Grand National-winning trainer Toby Balding following his death last night, aged 78.

Hants ace gives Europe first blood in Ryder Cup

Romsey Advertiser:

12:08pm Friday 26th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose led from the front to give Europe first blood in the Ryder Cup this morning.

Early crunch match looms for New Milton and Eastleigh

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

London 3 South-West’s exciting league has produced what could turn out to be a crunch match just two games into the season.

The 'wow' factor sums up Spitfires' progress

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

ON September 28 last year, Eastleigh beat Mangotsfield United 4-0 in the FA Cup in front of a paltry 238 crowd at the Silverlake Stadium.

Europe lead in Ryder Cup

Romsey Advertiser: Ready to go: Europe's Justin Rose during a practice session at Gleneagles

7:43pm Friday 26th September 2014

Europe claimed a 5-3 lead after the first two sessions of the 40th Ryder Cup, despite their star trio of Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter contributing just half a point.

Adams feared the worst after opening day collapse

Romsey Advertiser: Jimmy Adams

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Jimmy Adams admitted he feared the worst when Hampshire were reduced to 53-5 after winning the toss on the opening day in Cardiff.

Millbrook finally get chance to kick off season

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Millbrook’s first XV finally get the opportunity to kick off their Snows Group Hampshire 1 season tomorrow.

Winch need to lift some points from title favourites London Cornish

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Winchester need to get something out of their clash with London Cornish at North Walls tomorrow to prevent the pacesetters from creating an early gap.

Red card halts Romsey's progress

Romsey Advertiser:

7:40am Friday 26th September 2014

A RED card for influential midfielder Liam Cooke saw Romsey Town fall to a 3-1 defeat at Amesbury Town last weekend.

Hants promoted as champions

Romsey Advertiser:

11:45am Thursday 25th September 2014

Hampshire have been promoted as champions of the LV County Championship's second division after James Tomlinson took 6-48 against Glamorgan at the Swalec Stadium.

Rose relishing a home Ryder Cup

Romsey Advertiser:

11:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose is excited by the thought of firing up a home Ryder Cup crowd for the first time.

Hampshire ace Dani King wins British Track Championship gold

Romsey Advertiser:

8:01am Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Olympic star Dani King struck gold on the opening night of the British Track Championships in Manchester.

Saturday soccer school restarts

Romsey Advertiser: Local youth football

4:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Romsey Town Youth Saturday Soccer School sponsored by Taurus Hampshire restarts this Saturday at 10am on the grass at Mountbatten.

Romsey's Bridge too far

Romsey Advertiser:

4:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

ROMSEY Rugby Club fell to defeat against early Hampshire League title favourites Fordingbridge last weekend.

Hutsby: Rose is my inspiration

Romsey Advertiser: Sam Hutsby

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Sam Hutsby says Europe Ryder Cup star Justin Rose is an inspiration to him.

Bland: Rose is the ace up Europe's sleeve

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose.

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Richard Bland believes Europe are in great shape with “rock-solid” Justin Rose in their Ryder Cup team.

Hampshire golf legend backs Europe for Ryder Cup glory

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Golf legend John Jacobs has no doubt that Paul McGinley will make a wonderful captain for Europe in this year’s Ryder Cup.

Wood gears up for final title push

Romsey Advertiser:

8:02pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Hampshire’s four-wicket bowling hero Chris Wood says he’s ’very excited’ at the prospect of helping the county win the Division 2 title.

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