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Jon Couch

Jon Couch

Jon is the sport editor for the News & Mail series. He covers Aldershot Town FC, Farnborough FC and Fleet Town FC, as well as cricket and rugby teams from the area, plus local stars in athletics, swimming, motorsport, darts and mixed martial arts.

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Swimmer Andrew Willis well suited to success in Rio

Andrew Willis will join a pool of elite swimmers to wear a revolutionary new swimsuit at next month's Olympic Games in Rio

Ex-Arsenal keeper is a 'real coup' for Farnborough

New goalkeeper Joel Driscoll helped Farnborough to their first silverware of the season at the weekend, winning the four-team Hendon Invitational Cup

'It's all coming together', vows Aldershot Town boss Waddock

Scott Rendell and Matt McClure both scored against their former club in a 2-1 win over Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday night - next up, another League Two side in Crawley Town

Fleet Town handed Boxing Day bonanza with Boro

After the season opens with a trip to Barton Rovers on August 6, Fleet Town take on neighbours Farnborough in back-to-back Bank Holiday clashes, plus a League Cup tie

Farnborough 'in good fettle' ahead of season opener

Spencer Day is expected to select a strong squad to compete in a four-team pre-season tournament this weekend, involving hosts Hendon, Slough Town and Carshalton Athletic

New boy Reynolds is ready to lead Aldershot Town to glory

Gary Waddock has landed Boreham Wood captain Callum Reynolds to his squad - now he could be looking at adding former Brentford goalkeeper Mark Smith

AFD star Steph Twell heads for Rio with European bronze

Steph Twell led a three-pronged Scottish attack and was only denied a silver medal by the fast-finishing defending champion

Isobel Pooley remains positive despite Rio injury hell

Isobel Pooley may be out of the Rio Olympics but don't be surprised to see the AFD glamour girl on your TV screens this summer, working as a BBC pundit

Aldershot Town face 446-mile opening day trip to Barrow

Gary Waddock's men will clash with rivals Woking on Boxing Day and New Years Day

Rushmoor Arena young athlete road relay event could be scrapped over land dispute

AFD club chairman Mike Neighbour is "embarrassed and ashamed" by the row over event, which attracts more than 1,000 athletes



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