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Byrne lands fourth Superbikes title at Brands Hatch

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1:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Shane Byrne celebrated his fourth British Superbike title success in style by winning the final race of the weekend at his home circuit Brands Hatch.

Combe enjoy derby triumph at Gravesend

5:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Westcombe Park chalked up their seventh win in seven, and another bonus point, with a 31-15 success at local rivals Gravesend.

Denly heads back to Kent

News Shopper: A stretching Joe Denly sees his stumps re-arranged

5:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Batsman Joe Denly will return home to Kent in 2015.

SPORT IN BRIEF: Sydenham karate kid impresses on national stage

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5:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sydenham’s Nicole Arnold enjoyed a third-place finish at the recent British Open in Crawley.

More awards for Adam and Dina

8:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Blackheath & Bromley athletes receive Ron Pickering Memorial Fund presentations

Cinders ignite but Club only singed!

6:10pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Blackheath hang on despite Cinderford fight-back

Bad week for the Bellegrove

3:35pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The second week of the South London & Kent Pool Alliance winter season and it will be one that the Bellegrove Social Club will want to forget, as all three teams based there suffered big defeats.

Sidcup fighter in bullish mood ahead of Epsom bout

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4:14pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Sidcup middleweight Jamie Andrews believes he is both mentally and physically in the best shape of his life ahead of next weekend’s return to the ring in the Queensbury Boxing League.

PICTURES: British Touring Car Championships at Brands Hatch

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3:07pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Colin Turkington claimed the 2014 BTCC title in the opening race at Brands Hatch with third place and the race's fastest lap.

Athletes hit out at Crystal Palace stadium demolition plans

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11:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An army of athletes is coming together to defend Crystal Palace stadium from the “greatest threat to the progress of sport” after plans to demolish it were unveiled.

SPORT IN BRIEF: Orpington road runners celebrate title success

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2:53pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

For the first time in the club’s history, Orpington Road Runners have been crowned men’s team champions in the Kent road running Grand Prix following Sunday’s Ashford 10k.

Gemili is Euro Star

10:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

Adam Gemili has been presented with the  European Athletics Golden Tracks Rising Star award for his exploits over the 2014 Summer season.

Combe blitz Barnes

4:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

Westcombe Park bowled over visitors Barnes with a dazzling first half display, running in four tries with only a solitary Tom Hupfield penalty in reply.

Second half Charlton resurgence puts Twickenham in their place

2:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

Charlton Park’s completed an ultimately 40-22 convincing win at home to Twickenham on Saturday - although in keeping with most of Park’s games it followed the pattern of first half frailty and second half recovery.

Academicals taught a lesson

12:24am Monday 13th October 2014

The first week of the South London & Kent Pool Alliance Winter season pitted the sister teams of Pickwick and Pickwick Academicals together, with the established Premier Division team, Pickwick showing the debutants what Premier Division pool is all about.

Brilliant Bason stews the Greens

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3:04pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Blackheath skipper in majestic form as the Club score best result for four years.

PICTURE GALLERY: Anglo-French Historic Cars meeting at Brands Hatch

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1:23pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Photographer SIMON HILDREW captured all the action from the HSCC Anglo-French Historic race meeting at Brands Hatch late last month.

Turkington and Plato to battle it out for Touring Cars crown at Brands Hatch

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5:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

The British Touring Car Championship goes down to the wire at Brands Hatch this weekend as Colin Turkington and Jason Plato go head-to-head for British car racing’s biggest prize with three races on the famous Grand Prix circuit.

SPORT IN BRIEF: Vetokele and Wiggins to guest at Bromley Addicks

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4:46pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Star striker Igor Vetokele will be joined by Charlton defender Rhoys Wiggins at this month’s Bromley Addicks meeting on October 30.

Combe come out on top in battle with title rivals Chichester

5:25pm Monday 6th October 2014

Orpington outfit Westcombe Park emerged worthy 25-14 victors at Chichester.

Home by the skin of her teeth

9:45pm Sunday 5th October 2014

An early kick-off at 14.15 and a slow start as the rain played a major part in ensuring it would be a difficult ball to play with, and led to numerous handling errors throughout the afternoon.

Club crumble as Crows caw

7:22pm Sunday 5th October 2014

Blackheath succumb to pack power after wasting opportunities to finish the job.

Motocross campaign set for Swanley conclusion

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2:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The final round of the 2014 Maxxis British sidecar motocross championships takes place at Canada Heights in Swanley on Sunday.

Welling cricket brothers target world cup glory

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2:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Welling brothers Matt and Gavin Dean are hoping they can bring home the top prize as the England visually impaired cricketers gear up for November’s blind world cup.

SPORT IN BRIEF: England selection for Orpington table tennis kid

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12:43pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

This week's online sporting round-up includes stories on table tennis, golf, football and rugby.

Skeete reckons success in Gavin fight will make his name

News Shopper: On the up: Bradley Skeete, in action in an earlier fight, is getting ready for a possible British title shot

2:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Penge fighter Bradley Skeete is set to face Frankie Gavin with the British and vacant Commonwealth welterweight titles on the line at the ExCeL show on November 29.

Blackheath rugby kids can't wait for Twickenham trip

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10:37am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The Aviva Premiership final may be eight months away, but Blackheath U12s starlet Shaun Collett admits he will be counting down the days after booking his spot at Twickenham with victory in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

Combe stay top after East Grinstead win

10:27am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Westcombe Park remain top of the league after Saturday’s bonus point 30-20 home victory against East Grinstead.

Charlton climb from foot of table with Hove win

5:15pm Monday 29th September 2014

In scoring seven tries and showing an all-round improvement in their play in both defence and attack, Charlton Park secured their first league win of the season by beating Hove 41-15.

Billings named Kent cricket player of the year at bash

News Shopper: Kent enjoyed an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Surrey in their T20 meeting at Beckenham on Sunday (June 17)

11:49am Monday 29th September 2014

Hartley’s Sam Billings was named Kent County Cricket Club’s player of the year at the Spitfire cricket awards on Saturday.

Canty a class above as Club dispel bad memories

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1:47pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Blackheath fire past Old Albanian with bonus point victory

Cleverly clears path to Club victory

News Shopper: Club skipper Tom Bason on the charge.  Photo: Helen Watson

2:14pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Dominant opening period display gives Blackheath first victory of new campaign

Bell returns to Brands Hatch for Porsche festival

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11:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

Five-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Derek Bell will be guest of honour when Porsche's illustrious history on road and track is celebrated at the all-new Brands Hatch festival of Porsche on Sunday.

Boxer all set for relaunch of career

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9:58am Thursday 18th September 2014

Lewisham boxer Junior Saeed is back in the ring after a five-year absence preparing for his return bout at the Camden Centre on October 10.

EPA Regional Championships

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2:02pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Strong opposition from all regions across the country, saw Kent ahead on points difference in the championship after day one and just three points behind in the challenge at this stage, with five more games to play on the Sunday.

Mixed success as Gs fight for result

1:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

It was the big tackles in defence with Ashley Moorey leading the battle in the centre along with Chris Meddings and the back row, that prevented Westcliff capitalising on their abundance if possession.

Invictus Games double silver medalist targets Rio Paralmpics

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5:26pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Anerley’s Susan Cook has set her sights on the Rio 2016 Paralympics after clinching two silver medals at the first ever Invictus Games in London.

SPORT IN BRIEF: Clarke enjoys Orpington footgolf win

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4:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOOTGOLF: Number two seed Ben Clarke saw off more than 75 competitors on Saturday at Orpington Golf Centre to win this stroke play tournament by 11 clear shots.

Sidcup ease to victory over Charlton Park

2:14pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Sidcup defeated Charlton Park 27-5 on Saturday.

Skeete feeling confident ahead of Pinto clash

News Shopper: Super: Bradley Skeete is the new British Masters welterweight title holder

11:54am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Penge boxer Bradley Skeete is aiming to make it a hat-trick of knockout wins when he faces Brazilian Leandro Mendes Pinto on Saturday at the York Hall.

Combe survive brief scare to seal deserved victory

11:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Westcombe Park started brightly in Saturday’s 27-16 win at Tonbridge Juddians.

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

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11:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March.

Blackheath & Bromley youngsters star in national finals

7:31am Monday 15th September 2014

Blackheath & Bromley can justifiably argue they are the best club in the country at U20 level down to U13s after finishing runners up in both the upper and lower UK Development League finals in Birmingham.

Late rally earns Club deserved reward

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5:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Blackheath salvage two league points despite poor start

SPORT IN BRIEF: Charlton coaching duo to guest at Bromley fans meeting

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4:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Damian Matthew and Ben Roberts will take part in a question and answer session with fans at tomorrow evening’s Bromley Addicks meeting.

VIDEO: New Eltham fencer ends School Games career on golden high

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4:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Jonathan “JJ” Webb admits winning gold in the men’s sabre was the perfect way to round off his Sainsbury’s School Games career.

Combe sink Channel Islanders on day one

11:37am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Westcombe Park began the new season with a display of positive, running rugby which blew away Guernsey 37-7.

One hundred years on rugby remembers

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8:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Junior teams from Blackheath and London Scottish Rugby Clubs have been invited to take place in a unique WW1 Centenary event.

Sevenoaks secure KCL title with final day win over Blackheath

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11:58am Monday 8th September 2014

Sevenoaks Vine were crowned Kent Cricket League Premier Division champions after defeating Blackheath by 41 runs on the final day of the season.

Club errors hand victory to Fylde

3:22pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Blackheath lose season opener






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