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  • Gloucester Rugby: Nigel Davies moves in on Scarlets 'monster'

    By The Citizen at 08:03 on 26/04/13
    Samsonlee
    'MONSTER' Llanelli Scarlets tighthead prop Samson Lee could be on his way to Gloucester this summer. The highly-rated 20-year-old is firmly on Nigel Davies' tighthead shortlist, as the Gloucester boss weighs up his move to replace Italy-bound Dario Chistolini. The Citizen understands the Scarlets' financial woes could lead to a more extensive fire sale this summer than originally expected. Gloucester have already benefited by...
  • Alex Gregory and Pete Reed forced to pull out of GB Rowing trials

    By Noseybonk at 04:11 on 10/02/13
    Pete Reed, Andy Hodge, Alex Gregory and Tom James win gold at London 2012.
    Illness forced Olympic champion Alex Gregory to pull out of the GB Rowing team's assessment trials in Boston, Lincolnshire, yesterday. Gregory, from Wormington, was due to race in a pair with Nailsworth Naval officer Pete Reed. The duo won gold at London 2012 in the men's four, along with Andy Hodge and Tom James. Yesterday morning, however, Reed tweeted: "Good morning from Boston. Poor old @AlexGregoryGB is sick in bed (send some...
  • Back in training: Olympic hero Pete Reed shares news on blog

    By Noseybonk at 20:06 on 07/01/13
    Olympic hero Pete Reed MBE.
    Nailsworth's very own Olympic hero, Pete Reed, is back in training and has his sights firmly set on Rio 2016. After enjoying a little down time at the tail end of 2012, and a well-deserved indulgent Christmas with his family, the gold medallist flew out to a training camp in Spain from Gatwick at 4am yesterday, and is currently embarking on a gruelling mountain trek as part of his new training regime. "I am currently standing at...
  • Gold for Peter Reed and Nailsworth

    By Gillinstroud at 11:55 on 06/08/12
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    Local rower Peter Reed's success this week means Nailsworth will be getting a gold post boxe courtesy of the Royal Mail. Reed, who grew up in Nailsworth, and his partner Gregory from Wormington, won gold in the men's coxless four. Work will start on painting the post box today as Royal Mail decorate boxes in the home town of every British Olympic champion. On Saturday, the Gloucestershire rower's medal was one of six gold medals to...
  • Collins warns against pre-season expectations for Forest Green Rovers

    By watts1980 at 14:22 on 25/07/12
    FGR stand
    Forest Green Rovers midfielder Jamie Collins feels it is premature to bracket the club among the favourites for promotion from the Blue Square Bet Premier. A string of high-profile summer signings have seen the Nailsworth club's title odds plummet in recent weeks – and the strength and depth of Dave Hockaday's squad has been evident in pre-season warm-ups. But Collins, who won the Blue Square South crown with Newport County in...

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