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ATHLETICS: Team picked for English Schools Championships

The Bedfordshire and Luton Schools’ team for this month’s English Schools’ Championships taking place at Gateshead International Stadium has been announced.

Malcolm Barton and Alastair Gibb

SWIMMING: Team Luton duo take bronze

Team Luton’s Malcolm Barton and Alastair Gibb were both in record-breaking form at the recent GB Long Course Masters Swimming Championships held in Manchester.

Action from a previous Summer Series event

ATHLETICS: Time to enter the Summer Race Series

The first race in the popular Luton AC Summer Race Series kicks off this Sunday at 11am with the John O’Callaghan Memorial Five mile race.

Dave Burrell and Jamie Potton-Burrell

ATHLETICS: Second spot for Luton AC at Cambridge

Luton Athletic Club, supported by Luton Rotary Club, took second place in their third Southern Athletics League match of the season at Cambridge on Saturday.

Dunstable Dragons

NETBALL: Dunstable Dragons triumph

Dunstable Dragons were crowned Bedford & District Netball League Division Four cup final champions after beating Spirit last week.

Athletics

ATHLETICS: Luton AC finish second in home meet

Luton AC, sponsored by Gibbs & Dandy and supported by Luton Rotary Club, held their second Eastern Athletic League match at home at Stockwood Park on Sunday.

The Putteridge SC swimmers

SWIMMING: Putteridge SC make waves at Manchester

It was a fantastic weekend of racing for Putteridge Swimming Club at the Masters Long Course Nationals in Manchester.

The Team Luton swimmers

SWIMMING: Team Luton triumph at John Honey Trophy Gala

Team Luton swimmers won the John Honey Trophy Gala at the weekend which was hosted by Leighton Buzzard Swimming Club.

Tennis

TENNIS: Golden treble for Mabbitt

Dunstable tennis player Harry Mabbitt won the golden trio at the Bedfordshire County Closed Championships last week.

The Bedfordshire U10 girls side

TENNIS: Young aces finish third

The Bedfordshire Girls U10 county team competed at Bolton Arena in the national finals of the Aegon County Cup, finishing in third place.

The Luton Sixth Form T20 team

CRICKET: Luton Sixth Form complete superb treble

Luton Sixth Form College’s men’s cricket team proved they’re just as good playing outside as they are inside as they completed a superb treble last week.

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GOLF: Matt battles to County title

The 2015 County & Colts Championships were held at John O’Gaunt Golf Club recently.

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BOWLS: Cash boost for Luton Indoor BC

Luton Indoor Bowls Club, is among 149 projects to secure a share of £16.5 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England that will help improve facilities and playing fields across the country.

Tash Fensome

LADIES FOOTBALL: Hatters snap up Fensome

Luton Town Ladies have made their first signing of the summer, with striker Tasha Fensome joining the club from Bedford.

Sacred Heart Offley U16s

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Sacred Heart Offley’s long wait is over

Sacred Heart Offley’s decade-long wait for silverware was ended recently as they beat Ampthill Town Youth 4-0 to lift the Beds FA U16 County Cup.

Star turn: Schoolchildren meet ex-England international Rachel Brown-Finnis

Hatters Ladies to benefit after cash injection

Luton Town Ladies will be the beneficiaries of a groundbreaking cash injection into women’s football in England after the Football Association announced SSE will be the new sponsors of the FA Cup.

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GOLF: Luton Sixth Form students to represent South East region

Two golfers from Luton Sixth Form College have been selected to represent the South East region in the English Schools’ National Championships.

Suzanna Wise competes in the discus

ATHLETICS: Second spot for Luton AC

Luton Athletic Club, sponsored by Gibbs and Dandy and supported by Luton Rotary Club, finished second in their second Southern Athletics League match of the season on Sunday.

Team Luton's swimmers

SWIMMING: Medals galore for Team Luton

Team Luton sent 21 elite junior and youth swimmers to the East Region Championships at Luton’s Inspire Sports village and the Junior Championships held in Norwich last month.

Monty Panesar was back to Luton Sixth Form College recently

SCHOOLS SPORTS: Panesar the guest of honour

Luton’s Monty Panesar came home to help honour some of the town’s rising sporting stars.

Golf

GOLF: Sutton makes a fine start to PGA Europro Tour

Dunstable Downs’ member and professional golfer Robert Sutton has made a good start to the 2015 golf season, making two cuts out of three starts on the PGA Europro Tour.

Golf

SWIMMING: Williams in wonderful form for Dunstable SC

Dunstable SC’s Tom Williams produced some exceptional results at the ASA East Regionals in Norwich last week.

Carla Burkitt and coach Willie Thomas

KARATE: Burkitt wins second national title in Glasgow

Luton-based Kaizen Central karate member Carla Burkitt has won her second national title of the year, with victory at the British Championships (-61kg) at the Emirates Stadium in Glasgow.

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