Sport

  • Sky to feature Millers' clash

    Sky to feature Millers' clash

    By on Thu 07 Jan 2010

    ROTHERHAM United's top-of-the-table clash against Shrewsbury Town at Don Valley Stadium next month has been selected for live coverage on Sky Sports.The game, originally due to be played on Tuesday, February 23, has been moved forward 24 hours to Monday, F

  • Titans braced for another call-off

    Titans braced for another call-off

    By on Wed 06 Jan 2010

    OPPONENTS?Bedford say they will be “very surprised” if Saturday’s game against the Titans beats the freeze.And that’s the last thing the Clifton Lane men wanted to hear.Freezing temperatures mean Goldington Road was unplayable as th

  • Weekend sport already in danger

    Weekend sport already in danger

    By on Tue 05 Jan 2010

    LOCAL sport is set for another weekend white-out, with the Millers' and the Titans' games already in danger.The winter freeze is forecast to continue for the next five days, putting Rotherham United's home date with Bournemouth on Saturday and the Titans'

  • Sport blitzed again by big freeze

    Sport blitzed again by big freeze

    By on Mon 04 Jan 2010

    THE winter freeze wiped out the local sporting programme yet again at the weekend, leaving local sides facing a new-year fixture backlog.Rotherham United's match at Rochdale and Rotherham Titans' home date with Nottingham were both postponed on Saturday.Th

  • Bill shapes up for fight-fest

    Bill shapes up for fight-fest

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    FIGHT fans are in for treat when big-time boxing returns to Magna in February—but it’s doubtful that the showdown between fast-rising Curtis Woodhouse and Stefy Bull will be on the card.Bull recently hinted that he fancied a a potential battle

  • Bug hits Titans' preparations

    Bug hits Titans' preparations

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Titans are fighting a bout of illness in the camp as they prepare for Saturday’s must-win showdown against Nottingham.Four first-teamers have been struck by a bug which has hampered coach Craig West’s selection for the Meadow Lane sid

  • Ronnie's anger over call-off

    Ronnie's anger over call-off

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    RONNIE Moore has slammed the decision to call off Monday's match at Chesterfield.The Millers boss was boarding the bus for Saltergate when news filtered through about the postponement less than three hours before kick-off.Referee Scott Mathieson ruled that

  • Frozen off...five times!

    Frozen off...five times!

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    BOTH Rotherham United and Titans fell victim to the Christmas weather with FIVE postponements in just three days.And now the job is to find spare dates in the fixture calendar for the revised fixtures.The Millers' games against Darlington and Chesterfield

  • More talks over Millers stadium site

    More talks over Millers stadium site

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    NEGOTIATIONS to secure land for Rotherham United's proposed new stadium will resume in the new year.Chairman Tony Stewart has submitted a bid for a 12-acre site not far from Millmoor and hoped to make a positive announcement before Christmas. But after a m

  • Dan aims to be the man

    Dan aims to be the man

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    RACER ‘Speedy’ Dan Clarke is aiming to live up to his nickname in 2010—having set his sights on racing in the Formula Two series.The Swinton-born driver admits he’s had a “quiet” two seasons after scoring two podiums in

  • Mark makes his mark in Santa Special

    Mark makes his mark in Santa Special

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Harrier Mark Ruddleston overcame the bitter conditions to win the 13th Santa’s Special race, organised by Kimberworth Striders.A record field of 100 runners took part on the two-lap course through Droppingwell woods and fields, with some ch

  • Millers on ice over Boxing Day clash

    Millers on ice over Boxing Day clash

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    SUB-ZERO temperatures have put the Millers' Boxing Day match against Darlington in doubt, with manager Ronnie Moore admitting: "we'll be very lucky if we get it on."After Saturday's home date against Dagenham was frozen off, Rotherham now face th

  • Taylor agrees loan extension with Millers

    Taylor agrees loan extension with Millers

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    MILLERS midfielder Jason Taylor has agreed to extend his loan spell at Rochdale for another month.The player signed for the League Two leaders on an initial one-month contract but after six games and one goal he has now extended his stay at Spotland up to

  • Millers hoping for a thaw after Dagenham clash put on ice

    Millers hoping for a thaw after Dagenham clash put on ice

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM United are hoping that the icy blast subsides in time for their Boxing Day fixture against Darlington to go ahead.A frozen pitch at Don Valley Stadium put paid to Saturday's promotion clash against Dagenham, with match referee Tony Bates calling

  • Welsh coach praises battling Titans

    Welsh coach praises battling Titans

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    TITANS let slip a 13-point lead at London Welsh  to lose their third successive Championship game.   It was only a Herculean fightback by the Londoners that brought a 30-24 win at Old Deer Park. Titans had earlier led through tries from

  • Optimistic Whitehead aims for return

    Optimistic Whitehead aims for return

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    SKIPPER Mike Whitehead is aiming to return to the Rotherham Titans side as they face his former club London Welsh this weekend.Whitehead was carried off towards the end of Saturday's 15-0 defeat against Bristol after taking a heavy blow on the ankle.But de