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One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire v Hampshire group game rained off in Bristol

Gloucestershire's day-night One-Day Cup game against Hampshire was washed out at Bristol without a ball being bowled.

Heavy overnight rain continued throughout the morning, which left the outfield at Nevil Road saturated.

Umpires Nick Cook and Paul Pollard held three separate ...

2018-05-25 18:32 open_in_new
Bristol Rovers: Defender Daniel Leadbitter signs contract extension

Bristol Rovers defender Daniel Leadbitter has signed an undisclosed contract extension.

Former Torquay United right-back Leadbitter, 27, missed the second half of last season because of injury.

"I'm going to be ready for the first game of pre-season providing all goes well with my ...

2018-05-25 15:23 open_in_new
Beno Obano: Injury sustained on England camp could rule Bath prop out for 12 months

Bath's Beno Obano could be out for up to 12 months after suffering "multiple ligament and hamstring tendon damage" while training with the England squad.

Prop Obano, 23, who was first called into Eddie Jones' squad in December, was among 16 uncapped players involved in last week's camp in ...

2018-05-25 14:20 open_in_new
Bath 'near-miss' rail crossing gets miniature stop lights

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A railway crossing used by hundreds of day trippers is having miniature ...

2018-05-25 13:17 open_in_new
Dean Francis: Former European champion boxer dies aged 44

Former European super-middleweight champion Dean Francis has died at the age of 44 - with some of the biggest names in British boxing paying tribute.

Bristol-based Francis was diagnosed with terminal cancer in January 2017.

Francis, who was given three to six months to live, died on ...

2018-05-25 13:17 open_in_new
Fund for acid victim's father tops £34,000

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A fund set up to help the father of a man who ended his own life after he ...

2018-05-24 15:14 open_in_new
Dan Worrall: Gloucestershire pace bowler sustains foot injury

Australian pace bowler Dan Worrall will not play for Gloucestershire again this season because of a foot injury.

The 26-year-old, who has played three one-day internationals for Australia, was scheduled to remain with the county until the start of July.

Worrall had taken 16 wickets ...

2018-05-24 13:08 open_in_new
One-Day Cup: Will Jacks century helps Surrey beat Gloucestershire at The Oval

Surrey teenager Will Jacks made a stunning maiden century at The Oval to help his side beat Gloucestershire by six wickets in the One-Day Cup.

From 131-5, Ryan Higgins' unbeaten 81, after a stand of 110 with Jack Taylor (54), helped Gloucestershire to 282-6, Benny Howell having earlier ...

2018-05-24 13:08 open_in_new
England v Pakistan: Dom Bess to make international debut at Lord's

England spinner Dom Bess will make his Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday, says captain Joe Root.

The 20-year-old Somerset bowler has taken 63 wickets at an average of 22.49 since making his debut in a tour match against Pakistan in 2016.

Root said Bess was in "a good ...

2018-05-23 16:59 open_in_new
Maya Jama: I was 'ignorant' for mocking dark-skinned black women

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Maya Jama says she was "an ignorant, stupid child" when she tweeted a ...

2018-05-23 15:56 open_in_new
Berlinah Wallace jailed for life for Mark van Dongen acid attack

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A woman who threw sulphuric acid at her former partner, which led to him ...

2018-05-23 12:47 open_in_new
One-Day Cup: Luke Wright's century helps Sussex beat Somerset at Taunton

Sussex made their third highest List A score as they ended Somerset's winning start in the One-Day Cup at Taunton.

Luke Wright made 105 off 87 balls to lead Sussex to 341-7, and was well backed by David Wiese (58 off 37) and Michael Burgess (56 off 44).

Somerset were well set to ...

2018-05-22 21:02 open_in_new
England v Pakistan: Dom Bess says he is ready for Test debut at Lord's

England off-spinner Dom Bess says he intends to play without pressure if he makes his Test debut against Pakistan on Thursday.

The 20-year-old will play his first game at Lord's if England select a spinner for the opening match of the two-Test series.

"I see it as a great ...

2018-05-22 19:59 open_in_new
Acid attack: Mark van Dongen's father a 'broken man'

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The father of Mark van Dongen, who took his own life a year after his ...

2018-05-22 19:59 open_in_new
Urban Outfitters removes vases 'ripped-off' from Bristol artist

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A high-street chain has withdrawn a series of vases from sale after an ...

2018-05-22 18:56 open_in_new
Ed Upson: Bristol Rovers sign ex-MK Dons and Yeovil midfielder on free transfer

Bristol Rovers have signed former Milton Keynes Dons midfielder Ed Upson on a free transfer.

Upson made 79 League One appearances over the past two seasons for the Dons, having previously played in the Championship for Millwall and Yeovil.

"Ed is someone that I have admired for a ...

2018-05-22 17:53 open_in_new
Famara Diedhiou: Bristol City striker banned for six matches for spitting

Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou has been banned for six matches after being found guilty of spitting at an opponent.

The incident happened in the 52nd minute of their Championship match against Birmingham City on 10 April.

Diedhiou, 25, had denied the charge but was found guilty ...

2018-05-22 12:38 open_in_new
'Anti-social' community near Greenbank cemetery to be evicted

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A community of people living in vans is to be evicted after a reported ...

2018-05-22 12:38 open_in_new
One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire in successful chase at home to Essex

Gloucestershire battled to a four-wicket One-Day Cup win over Essex after a successful run chase in Bristol.

Gareth Roderick's unbeaten 87 from 89 balls saw the hosts pass their target of 288 with 11 balls to spare.

Roderick added 79 for the fifth wicket alongside Ryan Higgins (47), ...

2018-05-20 21:47 open_in_new
Man in 20s found with stab wounds in Bristol

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A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was ...

2018-05-20 17:32 open_in_new
CCTV released after woman 'attacked' in Bristol club toilet

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A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to after a ...

2018-05-20 16:29 open_in_new