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Ralph Webb joined the Newbury Weekly News in 2014. He previously worked as a senior journalist and on the sports desk of the Reading Evening Post for 22 years.

Pair in 18-hole shootout for Newbury and Crookham Medal

23 May 2024
Pair in 18-hole shootout for Newbury and Crookham Medal

Pair in 18-hole shootout for Newbury and Crookham Medal

23 May 2024

ONE of the oldest trophies at Newbury & Crookham Golf Club, dating back to 1874 was played for over the weekend


Deasy excited by England Hockey call-up

17 May 2024
Deasy excited by England Hockey call-up

Deasy excited by England Hockey call-up

17 May 2024

Olly Deasy is looking forward to leading England out in the Over-35 Hockey World Cup in South Africa later this year.


Thrilling climax to junior pairs

13 May 2024
Thrilling climax to junior pairs

Thrilling climax to junior pairs

13 May 2024

TWENTY pairs took part in the Newbury and District Junior tournaments held at Elstree School.


Blues cruise to Shield glory

13 May 2024
Blues cruise to Shield glory

Blues cruise to Shield glory

13 May 2024

GEORGE Robinson-Slater played a starring role as Newbury Blues lifted the Papa Johns Cup South Shield in Bristol on Sunday.


Newbury pair hit double top

09 May 2024
Newbury pair hit double top

Newbury pair hit double top

09 May 2024

TWO under-18 boys – Alex James and Chris Hill from Newbury Volleyball Club – won the men’s annual indoor doubles volleyball tournament.


Blues back from the brink

07 May 2024
Blues back from the brink

Blues back from the brink

07 May 2024

NEWBURY Blues head coach James McAvoy went through the whole range of emotions before seeing his side reach the final of the Papa Johns Cup.


Crusaders get creative

07 May 2024
Crusaders get creative

Crusaders get creative

07 May 2024

HUNGERFORD Town’s acting chairman Cris Bowden is spearheading the drive to make the club more financially self-sufficient.


Knaphill KO Tadley’s play-off dream

06 May 2024
Knaphill KO Tadley’s play-off dream

Knaphill KO Tadley’s play-off dream

06 May 2024

TADLEY Calleva’s Combined Counties Premier South promotion hopes were ended in Surrey on Saturday.


Newbury are on the up

05 May 2024
Newbury are on the up

Newbury are on the up

05 May 2024

KEVIN Mills says Newbury Cricket Club is in the best shape since he joined the club 29 years ago.


Positive Crusaders are aiming for the top

04 May 2024
Positive Crusaders are aiming for the top

Positive Crusaders are aiming for the top

04 May 2024

THE season has only just finished, but Hungerford Town are already looking to launch their bid for Southern League success in 2024/25.


Danny’s still a Crusader

01 May 2024
Danny’s still a Crusader

Danny’s still a Crusader

01 May 2024

DANNY Robinson is set to sign a new contract as manager of Hungerford Town.


Balding targets Guineas glory

30 April 2024
Balding targets Guineas glory

Balding targets Guineas glory

30 April 2024

THE summer starts here for Andrew Balding as he sends out See The Fire in the Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday.


Tadley all set for play-off showdown

29 April 2024
Tadley all set for play-off showdown

Tadley all set for play-off showdown

29 April 2024

TADLEY Calleva go into the biggest game in the club's history on the crest of a wave.


Shishkin tragedy at Seven Barrows

29 April 2024
Shishkin tragedy at Seven Barrows

Shishkin tragedy at Seven Barrows

29 April 2024

LAMBOURN trainer Nicky Henderson paid tribute to stable star Shishkin, who died aged 10 after suffering a fracture to his hind leg.


Crusaders’ play-off dream is over

25 April 2024
Crusaders’ play-off dream is over

Crusaders’ play-off dream is over

25 April 2024

IN the end, it proved to be a game too far.


Tadley looking to make history

25 April 2024
Tadley looking to make history

Tadley looking to make history

25 April 2024

TADLEY Calleva joint manager Joe Lawler is looking to make more history this season.


Buzzing Blues bid for final place

22 April 2024
Buzzing Blues bid for final place

Buzzing Blues bid for final place

22 April 2024

NEWBURY Blues are ‘buzzing’ at the prospect of finishing the season with a cup final appearance.


Metal Merchant springs to victory in Flat opener

22 April 2024
Metal Merchant springs to victory in Flat opener

Metal Merchant springs to victory in Flat opener

22 April 2024

WEST Ilsley trainer Jack Channon scored his second big win at Newbury on Saturday.


Chandler’s just gr-eight!

20 April 2024
Chandler’s just gr-eight!

Chandler’s just gr-eight!

20 April 2024

DAVE Chandler celebrated a season to remember at Reed Thatcham Angling Association’s annual meeting and presentation evening at Thatcham Town FC.


Patience is the key for Henderson

18 April 2024
Patience is the key for Henderson

Patience is the key for Henderson

18 April 2024

NICKY Henderson breathed a sigh of relief after his star names came up with the goods at Aintree.


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