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Poppies' display at Tiverton one of the best of the season, says Austin

Mitch Austin hailed Kettering Town’s performance in last night’s (Tuesday) 3-0 victory at Tiverton Town as one of their best of the season.
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Long trip is rewarded as Poppies claim an impressive win

Kettering Town made a long midweek trip worthwhile as they claimed an impressive 3-0 victory at Tiverton Town.

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The Hayden Road pitch was left waterlogged by the rain of yesterday and last night

Diamonds' match called off

AFC Rushden & Diamonds' home clash with Uxbridge tonight (Tuesday) has been postponed.

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Marcus Law and his Kettering Town team make the mammoth trip to Tiverton Town tonight

Law wants a 'positive week' as Poppies make a long trip south

Marcus Law is targeting a “positive week” for Kettering Town as they bid to tighten their grip on a play-off spot in the Evo-Stik South League Premier.

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Harvey Chandler shows off his trophy after he won the EBSA European Championship to secure a place on the World Snooker Tour. Picture courtesy of EBSA

A dream come true for snooker star Harvey as he joins professional ranks

Harvey Chandler will be joining the professional snooker ranks in the summer after realising his dream with a breakthrough victory in Bulgaria.

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Tom Lorraine suffered a back injury during Saturday's win over Chalfont St Peter, which has made him a doubt for AFC Rushden & Diamonds' clash with Uxbridge tonight. Picture by Alison Bagley

Peaks wants Diamonds to 'keep up the momentum'

Andy Peaks wants AFC Rushden & Diamonds to “keep up the momentum” when they take on Uxbridge at Hayden Road tonight (Tuesday).

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Mathew Stevens scored twice in Kettering Town's 6-0 victory over Bishop's Stortford

Law hails Kettering's 'professional and enjoyable' display

Marcus Law was impressed with a “professional and enjoyable performance” as Kettering Town strengthened their grip on a play-off place in the Evo-Stik South League Premier with a 6-0 thrashing of Bishop’s Stortford at Latimer Park.

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Steve Kinniburgh watches on during Corby Town's much-needed 2-0 victory over Loughborough Dynamo. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Return to winning ways leaves Kinniburgh 'absolutely delighted'

Steve Kinniburgh was “absolutely delighted” after Corby Town ended their six-game losing streak with a 2-0 success over Loughborough Dynamo at Steel Park.

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Andy Peaks applauds the AFC Rushden & Diamonds fans after he guided his team to another win as they beat Chalfont St Peter at Hayden Road. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Peaks hails 'a massive three points' for Diamonds

Andy Peaks described AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ 1-0 success over Chalfont St Peter at Hayden Road as “a massive three points”.

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Andy Peaks congratulates Sam Brown after AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 1-0 victory over Chalfont St Peter. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT: Another win and a big one for relentless Diamonds

As the final whistle sounded to confirm AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ 1-0 victory over Chalfont St Peter, you could just sense that this win was bigger than most.

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Wellingborough Town boss Nathan Marsh saw his team pick up another fine home win

UCL: Marsh's Doughboys march on but Raunds' hopes are hit

Wellingborough Town’s impressive form under new boss Nathan Marsh continued as they sealed a fine 4-1 victory over Harborough Town at the Dog & Duck in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division.

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SATURDAY SPORT - Poppies thump Bishop's Stortford as Steelmen return to winning ways

Kettering Town produced a devastating first-half display as they strengthened their grip on a play-off place in the Evo-Stik South League Premier with a thumping 6-0 success over Bishop’s Stortford at Latimer Park.

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Aaron OConnors goal opened the scoring in the Poppies 2-0 win at Bishops Stortford in October. The two teams meet again at Latimer Park this weekend

Securing a play-off place is now Poppies' top priority

There’s no sign of anyone at Kettering Town conceding the Evo-Stik South League Premier title just yet.

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Action from AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 2-1 success at Arlesey Town last Saturday. Picture by Guy Wills

Diamonds all set for their 'biggest test for a while'

Andy Peaks believes AFC Rushden & Diamonds are facing their “biggest test for a while” this weekend.

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Jordon Crawford is one of three players who are struggling with injuries ahead of Corby Towns home clash with Loughborough Dynamo this weekend

Steelmen can only 'keep going' as they try to halt losing streak

Corby Town head back to Steel Park this weekend in desperate need of some home comfort as they bid to stop the rot in the Evo-Stik League South.
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Jim Le Masurier's Raunds Town head to Olney Town this weekend

Nine games to go in Shopmates' bid to seal promotion

Raunds Town did things the hard way as they kept their promotion push on course last weekend.

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Kettering Town owner Ritchie Jeune on the set of Poppies TV with presenter Paul Cooke

POPPIES EXTRA: News from inside Latimer Park

With the ‘business end’ of the season approaching, Kettering Town fans who aren’t able to get the club’s matches still have a way of watching or listening in on Poppies TV.

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Northamptonshire paceman Richard Gleeson has a chance to show what he can do on a wider stage after he was called up by England Lions

ANDREW RADD: Chris is stepping down after 34 years and he won’t half be missed

Duran Duran were topping the hit parade – as we oldies still call it – when Chris Francis first became involved in the Higham and District Youth League.

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Action from AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 2-1 success at Arlesey Town last weekend. Picture by Guy Wills

Diamonds are now at the top of the defensive tree

AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ defensive record came into the spotlight again last weekend.

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Rushdens James Richardson will start in the second round of the Coral UK Open next month

DARTS: Richardson and Evans are off to Minehead

Northamptonshire darts stars James Richardson and Ricky Evans have both qualified for the televised stages of the Coral UK Open next month.

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