LEIA Edwards, 15, from Grays, is the first person in the UK to be accepted into Sierra Canyon High School in Los Angeles, California, while still at school due to her talents in basketball and her academic ability.
CROWDFUNDER and Sport England have teamed up to make £2.5 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis and with the safe return to play.
BATTING first in this HFEL Premier Division match, Wanstead posted a very respectable 253 for 1 declared after 54 overs, thanks to a magnificent 219-run 2nd wicket partnership between Tom Simmons (111) and Robin Das (119).In their run-chase, Belhus soon found themselves in trouble at 7 for 3 and a win was unlikely.
SWIMMERS from Thurrock Swimming Club competed in the first post Covid swimming competition held in Norwich. It was a great opportunity for the swimmers to once again experience competing and meeting each other after so long.
AFTER a five-week summer break, MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square heads north west to Oulton Park as the 2021 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship resumes in the Cheshire countryside.
BELHUS CC 1st, 2nd and 3rd XIs win, winning is a great habit! Not quite a Belhus CC ‘Grand Slam’ as our 4th XI and 5th XI came up short but still nonetheless a good day for the club and supporters. With twelve league matches now played, we are now two thirds of the way […]
RECRUITMENT is underway for the 2021/22 Essex County FA Youth Forum, who are looking for young people between the ages of 15-24 to represent children and young people and help to shape and develop football within the county. Formed in 2014 with a mixture of knowledge and experience throughout the members across the county, the […]
THURROCK parkrun is set to resume on Saturday morning.
FORMER East Thurrock United player Alex Clark enjoyed a great evening against his former club when Aveley played host to the Rocks in a friendly at Parkside (Monday, 19 July).
THE Port of Tilbury have been sponsors of Tilbury Football Club for many years, and in partnership with the club on Saturday (17th July), Tilbury Football Ground opened its pitches to over 100 young people who came along to be coached by the club coaches and the team players.
SATURDAY 17th July saw a clean sweep of disappointing defeats for all Saturday league teams at Belhus CC. The Belhus CC 1st XI lost away at rivals Chingford by five wickets. There were six wicket defeats for the 2nd XI at home to Ardleigh Greeen & Havering and for the 3rd XI away at Ilford.
THURROCK Swimming Club received a grant from Active Essex to help reopen the teaching pool in Blackshots and encourage young swimmers back into the sport. The club plans to recruit over 65 new swimmers aged 5-10years of age teaching them how to swim and giving them the opportunity to develop and progress through the learn to swim programme.
TILBURY are pleased to announce our 2021/22 pre-season programme.
THURROCKBME is shocked and appalled at the racist messages and comments that were targeted at some of the footballers that ably represented our country in the recently concluded Euro 2020.
A NEW ‘Return to Disability Football Fund’ has been launched by the Football Foundation, providing grants of up to £1,000 to support disabled people getting back to playing football following the Covid-19 pandemic. Disabled people and individuals with long-term health conditions have been more adversely affected by Covid-19 than the wider population. This has directly […]
Brentwood 1st XI 182Belhus 1st XI 130 Saturday 10th July, reigning Essex Premier League Champions were the visitors to North Stifford ground of Belhus CC. Brentwood CC batted first and soon found themselves in serious trouble as they disintegrated to 32-8. A spirited recovery took them to 75-9 and an early finish looked highly likely. […]
GRAYS Athletic are pleased to announce that Paragon Independent Limited will be the club’s away kit sponsor for the 2021/22.
TALENTED Michael Onilogbo, 16 from Stanford-le-Hope, made his exciting Team GB debut in the 100m guest race and 4×100 relay team in the Under-20 Loughborough International competition…coming third and second respectively.
BELHUS CC u9s’ earned a seven run victory over Billericay at North Stifford Village Green.
ANOTHER disappointing defeat for Aveley CC. Newham CC bagged a three wicket victory in a highly competitive match.
STANFORD-le-Hope hurdler Hayley McLean produced the run of her life in the final of the 400 metre hurdles at the UK Champs.
THE Football Association have launched a new online ‘Guide to the Laws of the Game’ guide, which includes the variations for youth football, is relevant for any football role and is available free of charge.
POSITIVE approaches to projects, refereeing and encouragement at matches are being celebrated as the winners of the FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards for Essex have been named, thanking ten winners for their coach, club and volunteer excellence. Various Essex champions are being congratulated for their dedicated service and ongoing work to make the local […]
GRAYS Athletic are delighted to announce that The Griffin Group will be continuing as the main first team sponsor for the forthcoming season.