Fri 21 Jan 2022
SPORTS professional Duncan Truswell has been reconnected with his Rotherham roots — thanks to an Advertiser story spotted by the town's former running hero, Peter Elliott.
By David Beddows on Wed 17 Feb 2021
THE Rotherham Sunday League's biggest cup competition could be scrapped or suspended until next season as local footballers wait to see when they will finally be able to pull on their boots again.
By David Beddows on Tue 16 Feb 2021
A WORLD beater when he was just 15 and the conqueror of five world snooker champions, Jimmy Sansome is one of Rotherham’s unsung sporting heroes.
By Martin Read on Tue 16 Feb 2021
THE Advertiser’s angling correspondent MARTIN READ explains the cold, harsh facts of trying to catch fish in icy waters and why sitting indoors with a drink in hand isn’t the best time to ponder whether to go out and do it
By David Beddows on Tue 09 Feb 2021
IT all started with an appeal for players in the Advertiser, grew in popularity and then slowly withered and disappeared, possibly forever.
By David Beddows on Thu 04 Feb 2021
SUPER fit Rotherham athletes look unlikely to flex their competitive muscles until summer at the earliest as the third national lockdown takes a grip on track and field.
By Martin Read on Wed 03 Feb 2021
SOMEONE commented recently about how cold it had been and the fact that because of global warming we don't see winters as cold as we used to do.
By David Beddows on Tue 02 Feb 2021
FOOTBALL'S modern-day superstars might have the money and the fame but for every Premier League ace there are legions of people who play purely for the love of the game.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a well-known figure in local football, former referee Dave Marshall, who has died, aged 79.
By David Beddows on Mon 01 Feb 2021
BOXER Lee Appleyard says he is "gutted" at having to pull out of his first bout in 15 months after contracting Covid-19.
By David Beddows on Mon 25 Jan 2021
A GREEN oasis in a sea of suburbia, Herringthorpe Playing Fields holds so much history in its flat acres.
By Martin Read on Thu 21 Jan 2021
IT’S a tipsy, topsy world that we’re living in.
By David Beddows on Tue 19 Jan 2021
TWENTY years ago in a town nestled in the shadow of the Alps, Rotherham's rugby players completed a French conquest.
By David Beddows on Thu 14 Jan 2021
THIS recent announcement of a third national lockdown was greeted with frustration and realism from people in grassroots sports — and Rotherham was no different. The Advertiser has been canvassing opinions ...
By David Beddows on Thu 07 Jan 2021
ROTHERHAM Rugby Club chief Martin Jenkinson has sounded an upbeat note about 2021 while warning that the club is still not out of financial choppy waters.
By David Beddows on Mon 04 Jan 2021
MUD, sweat and tries are as much a part of a typical weekend as Sunday services for rugby playing vicar Tom Brown.
By David Beddows on Thu 31 Dec 2020
PRESSURE on local football fixture lists has ramped up further after the Northern Counties East League was suspended again.