Rugby players from the Southwell RFC U9s squad took tips from the professionals when they joined a Matchday Coaching Clinic with the Leicester Tigers. The boys were put through their paces and they were soon showing why they are unbeaten this season – strong teamwork, good technique and always willing to listen, learn and put advice into practice.

The best of sporting prowess across the district was recently celebrated when the 2015 Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards named its winners.

Southwell Rugby Club's junior section enjoyed its busiest day of the season to date on Sunday 11th October when some 400 junior players, coaches and parents descended on the club for a 3-way Mini-Midi tournament and two Notts, Lincs and Derbys league fixtures.

Lowdham Colts Blacks U11s would like to say a big thank you to Station News of Lowdham for kindly donating a complete home kit for this season. It's been really hard this and the past few years to find sponsors due to the economic downturn, but then came a great offer from Neelam Balti of Lowdham to provide us with our away kit.

It's the end of the Notts Water Polo league season, which yet again presented us with a bag full of surprises.