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Match Report – Shrewsbury Juniors vs. Stone Dominoes Ladies

  TEAM: LEES, KELSALL, MASON, ELLIOT, SHACKLETON, PRICE, KENDRICK, TEZGEL, PRIME, SMITH, BASKERVILLE SUBS: GARNER, WOODINGS, BIRKETT, JONES   For the first ten minutes Stone didn’t show up, giving much of the possession to Shrewsbury. With the defence under constant pressure, a ball was played in to the Shrewsbury striker, Central defender Hayley Mason matched her for pace and had ...

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Match Report FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round

Stone Old Alleynians

Stone Old Alleynians vs. Lutterworth Athletic Match Date: Sat September 10th 2016 Team:- Brandon McEleny, Adam Heath, Oliver Davies, Sam Wilson, Adam Pope, Paul Griffiths, Malaki Norwood, Jack Tomlinson , Danny Heard, Matt Thomas, Alex Kay Subs:- Matt Burslem, Sam Chilvers, Darryll Johns, James Lee Stone Old Alleynians eased into the 2nd qualifying round of the FA Vase, with a ...

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Freedom of Borough Meeting for Olympic Champion

Photo Credit - Harriet Summerfield

After Patrick Farrington, Leader of Stafford Borough Council proposed awarding Olympic gold medallist Joe Clarke the Freedom of the Borough, councillors will meet to vote on the honour. Joe, who claimed Team GB’s second gold of the Rio Olympics in the K1 men’s slalom on 10 August, was lauded as a “person of distinction” by Farrington. During recent homecoming celebrations ...

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Stone Rugby Club launch Youth Rugby section


Stone Rugby Club have announced that they will be establishing a youth ‘tag rugby’ section for the upcoming rugby season. The section, initially open to those born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2010, has been opened due to repeated demand from local parents.     The club’s launch comes at a time where Rugby Union is reporting an ...

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Official : Joe Clarke Homecoming

Joe Clarke Homecoming

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Stone Town Council, with the Stafford and Stone Canoe Club, are preparing to welcome our Olympic gold medal winner, Joe Clarke, back to Stone in style. Bank Holiday Monday will see Stone High Street and Westbridge Park transformed into a fitting showcase for a champion.  Westbridge Park will be welcoming guests from ...

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2016 Phil ‘Skinny’ James cricket match

Cricket Phil Skinny James

Following the success of last year’s memorial cricket tournament the friends and family of Phil ‘Skinny’ James are holding another cricket match, this time in aid of Diabetes UK. The day is taking place at Stone SP Cricket club on Sunday 28th August. As per the previous match  there will be 4 teams taking part in the day to try ...

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Team GB Set to Inspire Staffordshire Cyclists

Canal Bridge

Gold! Multiple medals for the Team GB Cyclists are expected to spur on Staffordshire cyclists. Jason Kenny, Laura Trott have brought home 5 Gold medals between them, with Mark Cavendish adding to the 11 medal cycling haul with a Silver, and our success in Rio is likely to bring on a renewed love of pedal power back home. Staffordshire riders ...

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Staffordshire canoeist can do it with Stone Property Buyers

Ian Marsden

Canoe believe it!  As Olympians Adam Peatty and Joe Clarke excel in Rio, a local property expert is hoping his company’s sponsorship will bring about more medals for an award-winning Staffordshire athlete. Ron Jeffries, 49, Managing Director of Stone-based Jeffries Group, is backing 44-year-old paracanoeist, Ian Marsden, in his bid to win gold in the Brazil Paralympics. Staffordshire athletes have ...

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