Saturday, 30 April 2016

April 2016

Montpellier Shops, Cheltenham, 21/4/16.
Matt Bradley has returned to the All Golds from Swinton Lions on a short loan as another option at Half Back, here he is kicking a penalty goal against Newcastle Thunder, where the Gloucestershire outfit would eventually fall to their northern rivals by 21-18. Prince of Wales Stadium, 24/4/16.
Last year saw the tragic loss of Welsh international Danny Jones, whose club Keighley Cougars has remembered by honouring their main stand to his memory. Keighley 42-18 All Golds, Cougar Park, 17/4/16.
Cheltenham Town are crowned National League Champions, Whaddon Road, 16/4/16. Separate Blog Post
Irish international Graham O'Keeffe returns from an lengthy injury as the All Golds CLS side claim a 28-34 win away to Coventry Bears at Westwood Heath, 2/4/16.
All Golds players from L-R, Phil Cowburn, Lamont Bryan, Johnny Leather, Richard Jones, Brendon Newton, Courtney Davies & Morgan Rees celebrate in their home changing room after a resounding 36-28 iPro Cup Quarter Final victory against Newcastle Thunder, Prince of Wales Stadium, 3/4/16.
The Awards are ready to be presented before the UGRL end of season celebration dinner, Cheltenham Holiday Inn, 6/4/16.
New band member Josh Waterfield prepares his drum kit during soundcheck before Mass Spectrum's debut performance, 2 Pigs, 7/4/16. 
Archbishop Paul Gallagher addresses the congregation during his visit to the Menevia Cathedral, Swansea, 8/4/16. 
Valley Cougars reflect on their 28-36 victory against All Golds CLS during a post match team huddle with Gloucester Cathedral in the background, Gordon League RFC, 9/4/16.

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Cheltenham Town are Champions!

Two lads enjoy kicking a ball across Clarence Square as the town prepares for it's big day.
Pre match programme purchase.
Walking to the ground through Whaddon Park.
Turnstiles are getting busy as kick off draws near.
The terraces were also packed as the Cheltenham Town & FC Halifax players take to the field.
Fans show their appreciation for their players just before kick off.
A flare is lit after Don Holman doubles the lead from the penalty spot to taking the score to 2-0 at Half Time.
Cheltenham fans really start to believe after news breaks of Woking equalising against Forest Green with a penalty. 
The match hasn't ended yet but some pitch invaders were too eager!
The full time whistle blows and fans flood the pitch after a 2-0 win at Whaddon Road, and with Forest Green unable to beat Woking, Cheltenham Town are crowned National League Champions!
Fans on the Whaddon Road pitch at full time.
Selfie on the Whaddon Road turf!
Fans on the Whaddon Road pitch at full time.
The Cheltenham Town players celebrate in the main stand.
Out comes the champagne as Cheltenham Town captain Aaron Downes celebrate promotion to the Football League.
Cheltenham Town manager Gary Johnson applauds the fans.
Kyle Storer sings along with the Cheltenham fans.
Walking home along Whaddon Road after winning the National League.

Friday, 1 April 2016

March 2016

In the centre of Port Talbot lies this statue celebrating the proud history of the steel making town.
Dark news has emerged this week however as the UK's largest steel production plant has been put up for sale by it's foreign owners Tata Steel as it is losing £1 million a day.
As buyers are sought to purchase Tata Steel's loss making UK operation, the future of over 15,000 jobs are at risk, 4,100 of those are located at Port Talbot which would have a devastating on the local economy through the plants suppliers & contractors.
The All Golds player of the month, selected by Lee Randall of the Supporters Groups was Alex Davidson, here he is in action during Good Friday's bitter 28-29 loss to the Coventry Bears, ending with a drop goal from the local area's very own Joel James. Prince of Wales Stadium, 25/3/16
Dieter Thomas avoids a defender. All Golds CLS 22-40 Royal Logistic Corps, Prince of Wales Stadium, 25/3/16.
Chrism Mass at Swansea Menevia Cathederal, 23/3/16.
Bubbly is enjoyed during the St Patrick's Day events at Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, 17/3/16.
Thsitlecrack (left) jumps a hurdle en route to winning the World Hurdle, the feature race during St Patrick's Day events at Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, 17/2/16.
A prepared race fan watches the final moments of the World Hurdle from afar, Prestbury Park, 17/3/16.
Jamaican International Lamont Bryan warms up for the All Golds' first home match of the 2016 season, a local derby against South Wales Scorpions, scheduled to take place after the Ladies Day festivities at Cheltenham Racecourse! Prince of Wales Stadium, 16/3/16.
ex-All Gold Chris Vitalini collects his boot after loosing it on the Scorpions' defensive line, as his team endure a 44-22 loss to the All Golds during their first home match of the 2016 season, Prince of Wales Stadium, 16/3/16.
A queue for the portaloos form in as race goers migrate through Pittville Park, Cheltenham, 15/3/16.
Douvan lands with Ruby Walsh in control, before comfortably winning the Arkle Trophy. This would be the first of a hatrick of victories for Willie Mullins & Ruby Walsh on Champion Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Race Festival, Prestbury Park, 15/3/16.
The punters appear happy with the outcome of the Arkle Trophy, Prestbury Park, 15/3/16.
Tom Westcott sits on against the railing during his verses of Shook Nights as SPOILS close their set at the 2016 Glos-Tone-Beret festival, Frog & Fiddle, 11/3/16.
Ten Tombs EP Launch, Frog & Fiddle, 7/3/16.
The All Golds grab a drinks break during their warm up for their League 1 opener against Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium, 6/3/16.
All Golds Kit Man Dave Friend's Ford Focus waiting to be loaded outside of Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium, 6/3/15.
Andrew Gamble dives over the try-line to extend the All Golds CLS team's early lead against Cardiff City in their first friendly match. Final Score: All Golds CLS 30-10 Cardiff City, The Folley, 5/3/16
St David's Day Daffodils, 1/3/16.
Spoils Rebrand Shoot, Hardwick Studio, 2/3/16.
All Ears Avow prepare a Fender Stratocaster backstage, 2 Pigs, 3/3/16.