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12: Football – Uefa Nations League – Croatia v England; Austria v Northern Ireland
12: Netball – Sunshine Series – Jamaica v England, National Indoor Sports Centre, Kingston
13: Football – Uefa Nations League – Republic of Ireland v Denmark
13: Rugby League – Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford
13: Cycling – Il Lombardia, Italy
14: Netball – Sunshine Series – Jamaica v England, National Indoor Sports Centre, Kingston
15: Football – Uefa Nations League – Spain v England; Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland
15: Tennis – European Open, Antwerp; Kremlin Cup, Moscow; Luxembourg Open; Stockholm Open, Sweden (21 Oct)
15: Table Tennis – Para World Championships, Slovenia (21 Oct)
16: Football – Uefa Nations League – Republic of Ireland v Wales
16: Cycling – Tour of Guangxi, China (21 Oct)
18: Golf – Andalucía Masters, Sotogrande (21 Oct)
19: Chess – World Youth Championship, Halkidiki (1 Nov)
19: Table Tennis – World Cup, Paris (21 Oct)
19: Taekwondo – Manchester Grand Prix (21 Oct)
20: Horse Racing – British Champions Day, Ascot
21: Formula 1 – United States Grand Prix, Austin
21: Motorcycling – Japanese Moto GP, Motegi
22: Wrestling – World Championships, Budapest (28 Oct)
25: Gymnastics – World Championships, Doha (3 Nov)
25 Golf – HSBC Champions, Shanghai (28 Oct)
25: Darts – European Championships, Westfalenhallen (28 Oct)
25: Gymnastics – World Artistic Championships, Doha (3 Nov)
25: Motor Sport – Spanish Rally, Salou (28 Oct)
With thanks to the Guardian
(With thanks to the Guardian and the BBC)
Bon voyage - Hungerford RFC off to France!
It’s on! Hungerford RFC are off to France this May to play against Loches Rugby club – not all that far from Hungerford’s twin town Ligueuil.
A request for indication of interest in a cross-channel tour went out a couple of months back, and there’s been enough of that interest for organisers to go ahead and sort out coach travel, ferry crossings and accommodation.
They’re also organising a day’s outing to the city of Tours, famous for its medieval district and cathedral... and not quite so renowned because of Fritz, the stuffed elephant in the garden of the Musée des Beaux-Arts there (thank you, Wikipedia!).
But the high spot of the tour will, of course, be the match against Loches Rugby Club on Saturday May 4th.
The coach leaves Hungerford on Thursday May 2nd, returning the evening of May 6th, and the organisers are now asking those interested to put down their deposit and first stage payment via the team’s website to cover their coach travel, ferry crossing, four nights’ accommodation and a team polo shirt.
Visit hungerfordrfc.com to find out more.
F.A. Cup 3rd Qualifying Round – 6th October 2018
Hungerford Town 1 Danilo Orsi-Dadamo
Wealdstone 2 Bradley Bubb, Fumnaya Shomoton
Wealdstone edged through this tie to progress to the 4th qualifying round. It was a scrappy start to the game, with the visitors dominating possession but failing to create any clear cut chances. Hungerford had the first good chance with Danilo Orsi-Dadomo heading over a Marcus Johnson-Schuster cross. Fumnaya Shomoton smashed the bar after a jinking run before the Stones scored a goal ruled out for offside. Ian Herring flicked on a James Rusby long throw to force a first save out of Jonathon North.
Bradley Bubb tested Michael Luyambula before the striker flicked the ball in at the near post after more good work from Shomoton. Jeffery Monakana struck the bar before his team mate Shomoton scored the decisive goal 15 minutes from time. Orsi-Dadomo pulled one back with a neat finish but it was too late for the Crusaders to mount a comeback.
By Ciaran Morrison