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Erith Town progress in FA Cup

Erith Town progress in FA Cup

Southern Counties East League team Erith Town stunned Bostik South Whyteleafe in the Emirates F.A. Cup to progress to the first qualifying round.

Scally hits back at The Sun

Gillingham Chairman Paul Scally has written to the Sun in response to an article published in the newspaper on Monday August 14th.

Ebbsfleet United 0-1 Bromley

Bromley continued their unbeaten start to the season with a last minute win over fellow National League rivals Ebbsfleet Utd in the Kent Senior Cup on Tuesday night.

Hythe Town 1-3 Corinthian Casuals

A late red card from Hythe’s Will Godman was the turning point in the match which ended the Cannons’ hopes of an FA Cup run this year.

Norwich City 4-1 Charlton Athletic

A much changed Charlton side put up a brave fight against a strong ‎Norwich side, but the hosts class prevailed in the end.

Sittingbourne 0-1 Pagham

Sittingbourne bowed out of the FA Cup against lower league opposition but hopefully learned a lesson that you must convert your chances or you will lose.

Glebe 3-0 Deal Town

Deal’s failure to “close out” Saturday’s first meeting when 2-0 up at home came back to bite them on Tuesday night as they bowed out of the FA Cup in this preliminary round replay.

Varley: Everyone wants to get off to a good start

With the season just a few weeks old we caught up with Ian Varley, the Holmesdale manager, to find out how his side have fared in the club’s opening fixtures. 

Norwich City v Charlton Athletic preview

The first of four successive scheduled away games will see the Addicks travel to Carrow Road to face Norwich on Tuesday evening.

Pennock frustrated by Gills loss

Adrian Pennock believes Gillingham need to keep working hard to get their first points of the season.

Coyle pleased with Welling win

After Welling United’s victory over Hungerford Town, Wings’ player manager Jamie Coyle felt that the scoreline made the game look tighter than it was.

Robinson happy with Addicks win

Karl Robinson is a hands-on, tracksuit manager who is heavily involved with the coaching of the team.

Cray Wanderers 2-3 Sevenoaks Town

Cray Wanderers FA Cup adventure for 2017-18 came to an end in the Preliminary Round as SCEFL Premier Sevenoaks Town emerged victorious in a rip roaring cup tie at Hayes Lane.

MK Dons 1-0 Gillingham

Gillingham’s wait for a win and even a goal this season goes on after defeat at Milton Keynes Dons.

Tonbridge Angels 2-0 Brightlingsea Regent

Despite some stubborn defending, the Angels eventually overcame Brightlingsea Regent on their first ever visit to Longmead although arguably they were helped by the sending off of the visitors’ Josh Gould for a second bookable offence.

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Kent Cricket League Round Up

Kent Cricket League Round Up

Catch up with all the latest from the Shepherd Neame Kent Cricket League from the weekend.

Spitfires crash at the final hurdle

For the second night running Surrey held their nerve in a low-scoring NatWest T20 Blast thriller to land a 10-run over Kent that secured their place in the knock-out stages and sent Spitfires spinning out of this year’s short-form extravaganza.

Big game for Kent Spitfires

Batsman Moises Henriques will be hoping his first appearance at Kent’s headquarters in Canterbury tonight will be a winning one as Surrey’s NatWest T20 Blast qualification campaign goes to the wire.

Records tumble as Kent victorious

Kent’s opening pair of Joe Denly and Daniel Bell-Drummond compiled a world-record T20 opening partnership of 207 on a night when records tumbled and the men from south of the Thames moved closer to qualifying for the NatWest Blast knockout stages.

Spitfires looking for two big wins

Kent’s players will stride into the NatWest T20 Blast last chance saloon with two, final south group qualifiers in the space of 48 hours that will decide their qualification fate for 2017.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

Catch up with all the latest from the Shepherd Neame Kent Cricket League from the weekend.

Spitfires soar to big win

Adam Milne claimed 5-11 as Kent Spitfires beat Somerset by six wickets at Taunton to keep alive their chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Kent slip to T20 defeat

Durban-born keeper-batsman Calvin Dickenson scored a sublime 23-ball 50 to upstage his Kent counterpart Sam Billings and set up Hampshire’s six-wicket NatWest T20 Blast win over the Spitfires in Canterbury.

Kent draw with West Indies

Lightning and bad light ended batting practice for the touring West Indies who emerged second-best from their three-day draw with a makeshift Kent XI in Canterbury.

Dickson and Crawley star for Kent

Sean Dickson hit an excellent 142 to ensure the West Indies endured three-sessions of leather chasing on day two of their 166th Canterbury Week clash with Kent at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.

Kent put up West Indies fight

Rookie seam-bowler Charlie Hartley celebrated his Kent recall with career-best figures of four for 80 as the county’s second-string bowling attack made the West Indies toil for runs on the opening day of their tour friendly in Canterbury.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

Catch up with all the latest from the Shepherd Neame Kent Cricket League from the weekend.

Spitfires downed as Sharks bite

Kent’s hopes of reaching this season’s NatWest T20 Blast quarter finals were dealt a severe blow as Sussex Sharks snaffled a five-wicket south group win in Canterbury.

Neesham keeping Spitfires dreams alive

With his Black Caps team-mate Adam Milne injured and on the sidelines Kent’s other Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has stepped up to the plate to keep Spitfires NatWest T20 Blast qualification dream alive.

Spitfires pull off comeback win

Mitchell Claydon heroically defended 16 in the final over to back up Daniel Bell-Drummond’s ninth career T20 fifty as Kent edged a last over thriller to beat Hampshire by five runs in the Natwest T20 Blast.

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Title within sight for Bushell

Title within sight for Bushell

Northamptonshire’s unique ‘NASCAR’ style Rockingham circuit hosts the Renault UK Clio Cup’s latest two rounds  with Mike Bushell  in with a chance of being crowned Champion there.

Brooks enjoyed Cadwell experience

Daniel Brooks was in action for round eight of the MCE British Superbike Championship as the KTM RC Cup was held at the technical, tight but fast Cadwell Park.

Joy and despair for Byrne

Round eight of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship took place at a packed Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire this weekend and saw a mixture of emotions for Be Wiser Ducati rider Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne who took a podium in the opening race only to be denied a victory in race two due to a […]

Ups and Downs for Dixon

Jake Dixon and the RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team had an up and down day at Cadwell Park on Sunday with the 21-year old taking an excellent second place finish in the first MCE British Superbike Championship race before crashing out of the lead during the second.

Deutsche Fest coming to Brands Hatch

Deutsche Fest will become the latest themed bonanza to join the Brands Hatch calendar when it debuts this weekend.

Cadwell calling for Byrne

Round eight of the thrilling 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship takes place at Cadwell Park this weekend when the biggest crowd of the season is set to descend on the Lincolnshire venue whereby the Be Wiser Ducati Racing Team are hoping to return to winning ways.

Paffett looking forward to favourite round

Gary Paffett will compete in the sixth, and his favourite, round of the season at the Circuit Park Zandvoort, Holland, this weekend as the DTM heads outside of Germany for the third time this season.

Tough weekend for Hill

TAG Racing’s BTCC driver Jake Hill had ‘one of my toughest weekend’s yet’ when the series made it’s annual visit to the sweeping Knockhill circuit in Fife, frustrated to have had dramas in all three races , but still scored Independent drivers points in two races.

Dixon to race Moto2 at Silverstone

Lee Hardy Racing announced today that their MCE British Superbike Championship rider Jake Dixon will be lining up on the grid at his home round of the Moto2 World Championship at Silverstone. Dixon has been given permission from his RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team in the British Championship to race at next weekend’s British […]

Maiden victory for Jewiss

Kiern Jewiss has finally secured his long awaited maiden win in the Ginetta Junior Championship after a dramatic final race at Knockhill saw the FM Conway-sponsored driver claim victory in the weekend’s feature race on ITV 4.

Top ten finishes for Motorbase

Team Shredded Wheat Racing with DUO took three hard-fought top ten finishes during a tumultuous weekend of action for rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill. The Scottish circuit provided plenty of drama for the Wrotham-based outfit as it looked to extend its Independent title lead. Sadly […]

Motorbase focused on extending independent advantage

Team Shredded Wheat Racing with DUO heads across the border looking to cement its Independent Championship advantage this coming weekend, as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives in Scotland for its annual visit to Knockhill. 

Jewiss heads North

The Ginetta Junior Championship makes its annual trip across the border for the seventh round of the season at Knockhill, Scotland, as Kiern Jewiss looks to continue to close the gap on the championship leader.

High hopes for Hill

BRDC Rising Star Jake Hill heads north to tackle the sweeps and leaps at the tight Knockhill circuit near Dunfermline, keen to build on his best-ever BTCC race weekend last-time out at Snetterton.

Festival Italia returns this weekend

Festival Italia returns to Brands Hatch for a massive celebration of all things Italian, including cars, cuisine, and culture this Sunday (13 August), and there is plenty to look forward to at this year’s edition.

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Wallis wins PGA in Kent Open title

Wallis wins PGA in Kent Open title

Canterbury Golf Club professional Richard Wallis scored a one-shot victory in this week’s PGA in Kent Open Championship at Prince’s Golf Course.

Crusaders Alumni sign pro contract and scholarship

Two alumni from the Crusaders academy at The Canterbury High School have committed to new opportunities for next season, as Ollie Dykes has signed his first professional contract and James Lloyd has committed to Anoka Ramsey Community College in Minnesota.

Dynamos bring in another blue liner

The Invicta Dynamos have bolstered their defence for the 2017/18 campaign with the capture of blue liner George Hoang who signs for the Mos on a two-way deal with the Guildford under 18s.

Plant wins Walker Cup call up

Kent’s Alfie Plant was today selected to play for Great Britain & Ireland in the 46th Walker Cup match against the USA at Los Angeles Country Club on September 9-10.

Kent’s weekend golf round up

Matt Ford finished in joint 15th place in his latest appearance on the European Challenge tour at the weekend.

Disappointment for Gemili in Birmingham

Kent’s Adam Gemili suffered disqualification in the Diamond League 100m final in Birmingham just a week after winning World Championships gold.

Canterbury 12-14 Bishop’s Stortford

Only the width of a goal post separated Canterbury from a win their resilience and perseverance probably deserved in this second pre-season friendly against National Division One opposition.

Strawson back with the Dynamos

The Invicta Dynamos have announced that 30 year old defenceman Arran Strawson will be returning to the club for a sixth straight season looking to add to the 252 games played and 209 points he has already amassed in Gillingham.

Narrow win for Kent Kings

A Travel Plus National League [TPNL] ‘Derby’ match between Kent and Lakeside which was always predicted to be closely fought went right to the wire on Monday at Central Park Stadium – with the home side holding on at the death to prevail by a solitary point.

Disappointment for Kent Exiles

It was disappointment for Kent Exiles American Football team on Sunday when they lost their Southern Conference Play Off Final to London Olympians 41-17 at Blackheath Rugby Club.

Kent weekend golf round up

Max Orrin clearly still enjoyed himself despite failing to qualify for the final round of the European Challenge Tour Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle in Ballymena.

Kent Kings looking for another win

After a first away win of the season in the Travel Plus National League [TPNL] at Mildenhall, the Kent SLYDE Kings return to Central Park Stadium this evening reinvigorated in their chase for the Play Offs.

Victory in the Fens for Kings

‘Saturday Night was Alright For Fighting’ back into contention for a Travel Plus National League [TPNL] Play-off place at West Row in the Fens, as an evening of high drama ended with a superb first away win of the season for the Kent SLYDE Kings over hosts Mildenhall.

Canterbury 10-26 Blackheath

First impressions are not always reliable but Canterbury showed enough ability and resolve in this pre-season friendly to suggest they can be a force in the months ahead.

Gemili scoops World gold

Dartford’s Adam Gemili is a World Champion after the 4×100 metre relay team scooped gold on Saturday night.

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