Sport

  • SIXTIES MILLER IS NOSTAGLIA GUEST

    SIXTIES MILLER IS NOSTAGLIA GUEST

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    A MILLER from the 1960s is the guest at next week's meeting of Rotherham United Nostalgia Society.John Shepherd made his Rotherham debut in the last game of the 1965/66 season and went on to make more than 20 league appearances.He'll be talking about his l

  • BMX STARLETS HIT THE HEIGHTS

    BMX STARLETS HIT THE HEIGHTS

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    TWO-WHEELED starlets from Rotherham BMX Club cut a dash at the British Championships—with one youngster in particular taking the eye.Making his national debut after racing only a handful of regional events over the last six months, Callum Wing rode a

  • MOORE PLAYS IT COOL FOR CREWE

    MOORE PLAYS IT COOL FOR CREWE

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    NEW Rotherham United boss Ronnie Moore will resist the temptation to make wholesale changes for tomorrow's trip to Crewe after getting off to a losing start at Northampton.The Millers turned in arguably their worst performance of the season in their 3-1 re

  • BASKETBALL CLUB SEEKS NEW BLOOD

    BASKETBALL CLUB SEEKS NEW BLOOD

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    FANCY having a go at basketball?Then Rotherham Hawks Basketball Club would like to hear from you.They are looking for players for all age groups from 5-14 years.This year the Hawks will be entering teams in the U13s and U15s National League and  young

  • LOSING START FOR RONNIE

    LOSING START FOR RONNIE

    By on Wed 30 Sep 2009

    RONNIE Moore had no complaints after tasting defeat at Northampton Town last night in his first match back in charge of Rotherham United.The 3-1 setback was the Millers' first in eight league games and helped the struggling Cobblers' snap a run of five str

  • SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENDED

    SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENDED

    By on Tue 29 Sep 2009

    THE UK car scrappage scheme has been extended by Lord Mandelson to include an additional 100,000 cars.The move, announced by the Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary at the Labour Party Conference today (Tues 29), already been welcomed by industry chi

  • MOORE'S MILLERS RETURN

    MOORE'S MILLERS RETURN

    By on Fri 25 Sep 2009

    RONNIE Moore is officially back as manager of Rotherham United - and former Millers skipper Jimmy Mullen will be his assistant.The Advertiser can confirm the news after speaking to chief operating officer Paul Douglas.In a dramatic week at the club, 5

  • CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    YEARS of hard graft have propelled Russell Downing to a lucrative professional contact and into the big league of cycling.The 31-year-old is one of the first riders to clinch a place on the new British professional cycling outfit Team Sky, created by the T

  • ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    JUBILANT Aston Hall snatched the Division One title on a nervy and dramatic final day—but even though Whiston Parish Church have to settle for second place it still means there will be SEVEN Rotherham teams in the Premier Division next year.The title

  • HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S Paul Harrison will look to dump the tag of stock car racing’s nearly man in the dirt tomorrow night.Harrison joins fellow Rotherham racers Peter Falding and Mark Gilbank on the World Final grid in front of 10,000 fans at King’

  • THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    STAND-IN skipper Ben Prescott played a heroic role against Plymouth and then said: “Our season starts here.”The Scottish prop put in a terrific shift—as did all the pack—to tear Albion apart at times and was left nursing a swollen e

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    BIKE racer Karl Harris has been axed by Hydrex Honda after a string of disappointing results in the British Superbike Championship.Despite lying fourth in the standings, the Aston rider trails team-mate Stuart Easton by 137.5pts and has found himself langu

  • F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    THE wraps have finally come off McLaren Automotive's first mainstream sports car—Britain's answer to Ferrari's race-bred supercars.The snappily named McLaren MP4-12C will see the Woking-based outfit begin a sustained assault on the likes of Ferrari,

  • MINI SENSATION!

    MINI SENSATION!

    By on Wed 26 Aug 2009

    MINIs 50th anniversary celebrations have continued with the release of these images of its latest concept—the MINI Coupe.Exactly fifty years since the first ever Mini was revealed to the general public, images of the stunning new MINI Coupe Concept a

  • HERE'S JOHNNY

    HERE'S JOHNNY

    By on Thu 20 Aug 2009

    FORMER F1 and Le Mans racer Johnny Herbert has been signed to drive the Honda Civic Type-R for the final three rounds of the British Touring Car Championship season. The Ex-F1 ace will race for Team Dynamics who have won the championship twice with Honda i