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Put the fun back in to running

Is 2017 going to be the year where you get active and off the sofa again? It’s time to dust off the running shoes and join Leighton Fun Runners!

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ON's vs Leighton Buzzard. Pic: Steve Draper

Quick tries prove costly for Leighton in ON's defeat

Leighton Buzzard’s promising start to the year was stopped in it’s tracks by Old Northamptonians as they lost 33-12 on Saturday.

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Second time lucky for the foursomes

It was a case of second time lucky for a group of Leighton Buzzard golfers in their hunt for silverware.

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Action packed afternoon at the latest round of Winter Series

The third race of the Winter Series saw an eight strong team from Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club travel to Cambridge for one of the more picturesque and eventful races of the kayak racing season.

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Pic: Steve Draper

Slow start and controversial late try cost Leighton Buzzard a shot at victory

A controversial late try for Market Rase & Louth saw Leighton Buzzard narrowly beaten for the second time in a week, this time going down 22-18.

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Mike Robert scores for Leighton. Pic: Steve Draper

Leighton pay for slow start

It was double-disappointment for Leighton Buzard on Saturday as they were narrowly beaten by Lutterworth, but also missed out on a bonus point in doing so.

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Untouchable Leighton ladies bring home the silverware

Untouchable Leighton ladies bring home the silverware

Silverware has been getting a pre-Christmas shine at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf club with two dozen trophies handed out to the winners of Ladies competitions staged during the year.

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Fraser inspires Buzzard to battle back for a draw

An inspired Ryan Fraser helped Leighton Buzzard stage a dramatic late comeback to share the points with Wellingborough on Saturday.

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Youngsters triumph in tournament

Youngsters triumph in tournament

Leighton’s youngest hockey players were in action at the weekend, taking on the regions best clubs at a tournament in Bedford.

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Roles reversed as Avril takes over the reins as the captain

Roles reversed as Avril takes over the reins as the captain

A former flight attendant has been installed as the new Ladies Captain of Leighton Buzzard golf club – with her now retired airline Captain husband acting as her “trolley dolly.”

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Ladies lead the way for Leighton in competitive cross-country

Ladies lead the way for Leighton in competitive cross-country

The ladies of Leighton Buzzard Athletics Club excelled themselves as they put in a brilliant performance at the Teardrop Lakes cross country.

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Zak Tift battles for an opening against Kettering. Pic: Steve Draper

Buzzards brushed aside by Kettering

After a string of great results recently, Leighton Buzzard were brought back down to Earth with a bang as they were thumped at home by high-flying Kettering.

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Marathon man Pete completes  the Super Six

Marathon man Pete completes the Super Six

For most people, running 26.2miles is a once in a lifetime achievement, never to be repeated, but not for Peter Mackrell of Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club.

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Leighton put neighbours to the sword to open the gap

Leighton put neighbours to the sword to open the gap

Leighton Buzzard Ladies 1sts easily saw off nearby Bedford 3rds 3-0 on Saturday to go two points clear atop the Premier Division table.

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Valentine brings home a trio of trophies to shrink his handicap

Valentine brings home a trio of trophies to shrink his handicap

Valentine’s Day came early for a teenage Leighton golfer who has won three club competitions and two cups in the space of a fortnight.

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Ryan Fraser scores for Leighton Buzzard. Pic: Steve Draper

Leighton roll over Ilkeston

Leighton Buzzard look to have their season back on track with a comprehensive win over Ilkeston on Saturday.

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Arran Perry scores for Leighton. Pic: Steve Draper

First win at home for Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard finally got the monkey off their backs by picking up their home first win of the season on Saturday, beating Huntingdon 30-14.

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Showjumping success for Cedars’ young riders

Showjumping success for Cedars’ young riders

Cedars Equestrian Team celebrated two team victories and an individual triumph at Bury Farm’s NSEA show jumping qualifiers.

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Captain Stephenson celebrates win over Leighton’s president

Captain Stephenson celebrates win over Leighton’s president

Leighton Buzzard golfers ended a three-year famine on Sunday when club Captain Adrian Stephenson led his “red army” to a one-match victory over the squad assembled by President John Preston.

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Cedars swim to double medal joy at the Relay Gala

Cedars swim to double medal joy at the Relay Gala

Cedars’ senior swimming team exceeded all expectations by coming away with a silver and a bronze medal at the English Schools Swimming Association Relay Gala.

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