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Old Boys’ promotion push still going strong

Adam Tomkinson’s penalty ensured all three points

Stone Old Alleynians 1-0 Bartestree: The Alleynians kept their promotion hopes alive with a marginal victory over Bartestree thanks to a first-half Adam Tomkinson penalty. Report by RICHARD HEWITT In a game bereft of any real quality, it was the winger’s spot-kick that proved the difference at Springbank Park and left the Old Boys just five points behind 2nd placed St. ...

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Semi-final heartache for Stone Dominoes LFC

Stone Dominoes LFC

Staffordshire Women’s County League Cup Semi Final. Shrewsbury Town 3 – Stone Dominoes 1: Stone Dominoes Ladies were knocked out of the League Cup on Sunday as two late Shrewsbury goals turned the tide in a tight game. The strong wind made playing football difficult and prevented the Dominoes playing their usual passing game. Both teams struggled to get hold of the ball ...

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Dan attempts UCI Hour cycling record

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With the UCI Hour record back in vogue, and Sir Bradley Wiggins among those planning an attempt, 23-year-old Dan Bigham from Stone says he hopes he has set a benchmark to inspire other students to have a go themselves. Dan, who studies at Oxford Brookes University and is a member of Beeline Bicycles RT and Cowley Road Condors CC, recorded his ride ...

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Funding boost for young Stone sports stars

Sarah Norbury

Thirty-two of Staffordshire’s most promising young athletes have been recognised for their sporting achievements and awarded their share of £15K, including two young sporting stars from Stone. The young people received their awards from the Staffordshire County Council fund to help with the costs of training and competing in their chosen sports, and sailor Sarah Norbury and cricketer Harry Brundrett ...

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Thomas hat-trick secures the points for Old Boys

Matt Thomas completes his hat-trick

Worcester Raiders 1-3 Stone Old Alleynians: Stone Old Alleynians manager Matt smith was disappointed with his side’s performance, despite seeing them go third following a three-one victory away at lowly Worcester Raiders. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR Youngster Matt Thomas saved the day, showing the finishing touch that eluded his teammates, scoring all three of the visitor’s goals. We should have scored ...

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Stone win local derby to stay top of the table

Stone Dominoes LFC

Stone Dominoes Ladies 5 – Stoke Town 1: The Dominoes faced lower league Stoke Town on Sunday. With Stone top of the league by goal difference, this was a perfect match to get the Dominoes ahead on points of rivals Shrewsbury, who weren’t playing this week. Stone scored first, with Mollie Prime calmly slotting home her first of the game, followed ...

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Old Boys on path for promotion

Goalscorer Sam Wilson makes a surging run

Shenstone Pathfinders 0-2 Stone Old Alleynians: Stone Old Alleynians restarted their promotion push with a hard-fought two-goal victory away at Shenstone last Saturday. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR The Old Boys made sure there was no hangover from their midweek cup semi-final win thanks to second-half goals from Adam Tomkinson and Sam Wilson. Manager Matt Smith was happy with the way his side ...

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Stone top the league again after hard victory

Stone Dominoes LFC

Stone Dominoes LFC 3 – Kidsgrove Ladies 1: The Dominoes returned to the top of the table on goal difference as their title-chasing season enters the final sprint. Last Sunday, they knew they were up against a tough side, though, in top-four Kidsgrove Ladies. But a strong team display saw them home. Stone started strong with Hannah Woolful-Smith and Vikki Garner coming close ...

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