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Five new obstacles will make Rat Race in Stamford more challenging than ever before

The world’s largest assault course returns to Stamford next month - as organisers prepare to unleash five hair-raising new obstacles.

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Ellis Genge in action for Leicester Tigers. Photo: Tiger Images

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Ellis Genge ready to step into Ayerza’s shoes at Leicester Tigers

There was some deeply sad news out of Welford Road last week, as much loved prop Marcos Ayerza announced his retirement from professional rugby due to a back injury, ending an illustrious 11 seasons at Welford Road.

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FOOTBALL: Daniels draw with Diamonds

FOOTBALL: Daniels draw with Diamonds

Not too long ago Jordan Smith and Nabil Shariff were playing side-by-side for Stamford AFC at the Zeeco Stadium but on Easter Monday the two strikers were on the scoresheet for opposing sides.

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Dave Sargeant

CRICKET: Season preview - Sargeant in charge at Market Deeping

There will be a new captain at Outgang Road for the first time in the new millennium.

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Ben Collins

CRICKET: Season preview - O’Connor comes in for Bourne

An opening-day trip to the defending champions awaits Bourne.

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Brody Robertson celebrates scoring

CUP FINAL VERDICT: Missed opportunity for Deeping Rangers

Usually, at least a couple of Deeping Rangers’ second-half chances would have been put away.

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Michael Goode

FOOTBALL: No rewards for second-half display

Deeping Rangers boss Michael Goode was left disappointed as he called for another response ahead of their second cup final.

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Action from Stamford AFC v Basford United. Photo: Geoff Atton

FOOTBALL: Stamford beaten by second place Witton Albion

Witton Albion, the side Stamford condemned to relegation to the Evo-Stik NPL First Division South two seasons ago, got their revenge on Saturday with a 4-1 defeat of the Daniels.

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Scott Coupland

FOOTBALL: Deeping Rangers ready for county cup final

Deeping Rangers are going for glory tonight.

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Action from Oakham United against Potton United

FOOTBALL: East Weekend results (April 15-17)

It was a good weekend for Rutland clubs in league action over the Easter Bank holiday weekend with Uppingham Town’s two sides both recording rare wins and Oakham United ending a run of six games with a victory.

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Dan Schiavi

FOOTBALL: Runner-up spot for Deeping Rangers

Boss Michael Goode praised “a great achievement” after Deeping Rangers secured second spot.

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Bourne Town v Blackstones

FOOTBALL: Bourne Town boss feeling proud at end of season

Jimmy McDonnell wants to stay in charge of Bourne Town next term.

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FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 11-12)

FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures (April 11-12)

Get down and support your local football club this week.

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RUGBY: Weekend results (April 8)

RUGBY: Weekend results (April 8)

Stamford College Old Boys enjoyed a derby day victory over Bourne on Saturday.

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Action from Stamford AFC v Leek Town. Photo: Leek Town website

FOOTBALL: Weekend results (April 8)

Stamford AFC, Bourne Town and Oakham United were all defeated in their respective leagues on Saturday in a tough weekend of action for local sides.

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Dan Schiavi

FOOTBALL: Second cup final for Deeping Rangers

Deeping Rangers have booked their place in the Hinchingbrooke Cup final for the second time in three seasons.

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Stamford v Northwich Victoria Tue, March 21, 2017

FOOTBALL: Midweek fixtures

It’s semi-final week in the Stamford area with three local clubs looking to make it into cup finals.

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The start of the 10k last year

ATHLETICS: Langtoft run all set for another record

Entries are filling up fast with less than four weeks until the Langtoft 10k and 3k fun run on Sunday, April 30.

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Action from Stamford AFC v Market Drayton Town. Photo: Geoff Atton

FOOTBALL: Penalties cost Stamford AFC away at Leek Town

Stamford AFC fell to their second straight defeat in the Evo-Stik NPL First Division South on Saturday, conceding two goals from the penalty spot in a 3-1 loss away at Leek Town.

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Bourne captain Alex Brown made a series of saves

FOOTBALL: ‘Everyone should feel proud’ says Bourne Town boss

A positive performance left Bourne Town boss Jimmy McDonnell feeling proud of his young team.

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