Call for former Montagu Cup finalists for competition’s 125th anniversary

Call for former Montagu Cup finalists for competition’s 125th anniversary

Have you ever played in a Montagu Cup final? Well, you’re needed for the team sheet! But this time you can leave your football boots and shin pads at home. Next year marks the 125th anniversary of the Montagu Cup, thought to be the oldest football competition still to be...

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Aroundtown Meets Peter Elliott MBE

Aroundtown Meets Peter Elliott MBE

As a former world-class athlete who won a plethora of medals at three of the four major championships, middle-distance runner, Peter Elliot MBE, is Rotherham’s most successful athlete at international level.

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Montagu Cup: A game changer for the Don and Dearne’s infirm

Montagu Cup: A game changer for the Don and Dearne’s infirm

It might be dubbed South Yorkshire’s ‘little FA Cup’, but the significance of the historic Montagu Cup is anything but small.

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Pitching for new female players at Anston Cricket Club

Pitching for new female players at Anston Cricket Club

After celebrating their 100th anniversary last year, Anston Cricket Club is hoping to carry the bat into the next century by encouraging more women and girls to take up the sport.

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Missing photos driving them Totty

Missing photos driving them Totty

Here’s a little bit of trivia for you: What do former footballers George Robledo, Mark Jones and Alan Sunderland all have in common? If you’d have said all playing top-flight football at one point in their careers, then you’d have been right. But did you know that all three also...

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TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

They say if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. And this July, 16 footballers from Thomas Rotherham College are hoping to kick start their sporting careers as they take a trip to the bright lights of New York City. This will be the fifth stateside trip...

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St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

While another school year may be ending, the staff and pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Primary School in Rotherham are reflecting on a very special year which saw them celebrate their 150th anniversary while creating a new legacy for years to come. As part of their big birthday celebrations, the...

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Barnsley FC – The Glory Days

Barnsley FC – The Glory Days

Saturday 26th April 1997. A gloomy spring day that probably holds little significance to the majority of the country. But if you’re from Barnsley, Saturday 26th April 1997 no doubt goes down as the single best day of the year, decade, or even your life as it’s the day Barnsley...

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Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship

Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship

Not the final whistle just yet... With England having taken their youngest ever squad to this year’s World Cup, there will no doubt be scores of young lads across the country looking to follow in Kane and Co.’s footsteps. But for those who’ve always dreamed of playing for their boyhood...

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Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

As we push on into autumn, Rotherham Hockey Club are celebrating two momentous occasions; not only is it their 90th anniversary this October, but the club are switching the field and shuttling back into Rotherham to start the 2017/18 season back on home ‘astro’ turf. After the closure of the...

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