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April 17 highlights

1st, Newark Hockey Ladies first team win the Notts Premier Division after drawing one each with nearest rivals Manning.

1st. Wins for Newark Flowserve 4-2 over second place Bilborough and Newark Rugby who scored five tries at Kesteven but Newark Town lose again.

1st / 2nd. Jaguars Wheelchair Basketball Club play two matches in Scotland losing to St Mirren and beating league leaders Lithuania Phoenix.

2nd, over forty Newark Striders take part in the Lincoln 10k.

5th, Ed Howlett takes part in the under 17 world championships held in Bulgaria.

5th, Newark Town beat Bilsthorpe 4-0 to record only their second league win of 2017.

7th, Fonz Alexander wins by a fourth round knock out in Wales.

8th, Adam Holland wins the Bios De Boulogne Paris parkrun in a course record time.

8th, Anna Smith runs 4.28.48 at 1500m, the fastest u17 women’s time in the UK so far this year, a new Newark Athletic club record for all women. Tom Evens breaks his PB for the 400m at the same meeting.

8th, Ben Bilton achieves three PB's and 3 county qualifying times on day one of the Nuneaton Open Swimming Gala.

8th, Newark Rugby Club finally hit some form as they put 58 points past Loughborough. Winger Billy Charles gets a hat trick.

9th, Newark Hockey Club Ladies lose the cup final by two goals to one.

9th, Heartbreak for the Rugby Club girls as they lose the trip northern area final by two points, beating Tynedale and losing to Worcester.

9th, Adam Holland finishes 36th out of 50,000 in the Paris Marathon in a PB time of 2.27.55

9th, 7 for 17 star Harry Wainwright finishes second at Shennington 

9th, Finlay Cranidge also gets a second at the Birmingham BMX event.

9th, Gracie Palmer achieves twelve personal bests from thirteen swims at the Nuneaton Open.

12th, Newark Rugby Clubs Matt Law plays for England Counties Under 18's against Ireland.

12th, Newark Rugby Club supply ten players for the NLD side that beat East Midlands 22-5

14th, Adam Holland wins the Epworth 10k

14th, Jacob Hage completes his 50k paddle challenge

14th, RHP are beaten in the Culverthorpe Cup Final by Barrowby

15th, Adam Holland wins the Gedling Parkrun

15th, record 333 runners at the Newark Parkrun

15th, Linton Taylor wins the Peel Hill race at the Isle of Man Festival

16th, Adam Holland wins the Boston Marathon in 2 hours 29 minutes.

16th, Bev Hancock gets a bronze in the Midlands Canniross Series.

17th, Anna Smith's end of Cross Country season ranking is 4th up from 15th last year

17th, Linton Taylor has secured a full time sports scholarship at New Mexico University for XC and 1500/5000 on the track

19th, Barnby Road Academy win the District Indoor Athletics Trophy.

22nd, Newark Rugby Club end their season on a high with three straight victories.

22nd, Newark Hockey Club Badgers (senior/junior) win the Horncastle tournament.

23rd, Five under fifteen and two under eighteen girls Newark Rugby Club girls represent the Midlands.

23rd, it's all about the elation and heartbreak of the London Marathon, Becky Gallop gets a PB and smashes the three hour barrier coming home in a time of 2.57.59, the 52nd women home. Adam Holland completed his marathon in 2.31.56, Louise Mackinder raised £5000.00 and finished in a time of 6.25.07. Netty Stevens pulled her hamstring at 12 miles but insisted on walking to the finish and crossed the line at 6.30pm.

23rd, Finley Bass wins his first race for MI Racing at Darley Moor.

23rd, Anna Smith runs the fastest 800 metres by an under 17 in the UK this year, 2.10.38 at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium.

23rd, Amelia Chrispin wins the second leg of the East Midlands Junior Triathlon Series and Duston to continue her 100% record.

26th, Chuter Ede hockey team win the Sam White Memorial Shield.

26th, Newark Town Sunday F.C. win the Notts Junior Cup.

29th, The football season ends with defeat for Newark Town, the blues team included only two players over the age of twenty one.

30th, mixed cup final day for Newark Rugby Club, the under fifteens win the NLD shield but both the under sixteens and the senior seconds lose.

30th, Newark Athletic Club records to Katie Macintosh 400m and Lauren Owens pole volt at the YDL Grantham meeting. Lauren is now ranked 31st under 17 in the country.

30h,Finlay Cranidge qualifies for the regional BMX finals.






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