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An amateur metal detectorist has discovered a Roman gold signet ring in a Somerset field. The 48g ring was uncovered at the same site, in Crewkerne, where a rare Roman lead-lined coffin was found. It’s thought to be 24-carat gold with an onyx engraving of the God of Victory. The ring is yet to be…

Yeovil Town boss Darren Way gets a lift to Huish Park from BBC Points West ahead of the 2018-19 EFL season. The 38-year-old former midfielder made over 200 appearances during his playing career with The Glovers, before he was appointed manager in 2015. Way was speaking to BBC Points West’s Ali Durden for the fourth…

Jason Massey discovered a Roman gold signet ring with an engraving of the god Victory in a field near Crew erne. Experts at the British Museum are yet to assess the ring but it is thought to date from 200 to 300 AD. The coin was found at the same site Mr Massey, who is…

The fixtures for the new, full-time WSL – which begins on the weekend of 8-9 September – were released on Wednesday. Second-tier newcomers United are in Liverpool’s Continental Tyres League Cup group, starting from 18-19 August. This summer, the Football Association revamped England’s top women’s leagues. The WSL, which will contain 11 professional teams for…

If his transfer to The Hawthorns is completed, the fee received by the Glovers would be a club record. The 22-year-old, who made 51 appearances last season, will now discuss personal terms and have a medical with the Baggies. The Welshman’s contract at Huish Park expires in 2019. Find all the latest football transfers on…

England’s Nat Sciver hit 95 not out off 57 balls as Surrey made 148-5, while Emma Lamb took 3-34 with the ball. But Lancashire opener Nicole Bolton smashed a 61-ball 87 and India’s Harmanpreet Kaur scored 34 not out to see her side to 151-5 off 19.5 overs. Thunder beat Southern Vipers with a final-ball…

Union members have been staging their latest 24-hour stoppage on Tuesday, with a further five strikes planned. The RMT said it had not suspended any of the walkouts after agreeing to meet the firm on Wednesday at the conciliation service ACAS. The company has said it hopes to run about two-thirds of normal services. No…

The company said about two-thirds of trains were due to run, in a repeat of last Thursday’s stoppage. The RMT union has called for a “cast-iron guarantee” of guards on trains, while SWR has said it has assured the union “time and time again” that guards would be maintained. A further five strike days are…

Jamie Mines lost both his hands, along with his right leg and left foot, after suffering an electric shock at work in Swindon in December 2016. Mr Mines, from Frome, was placed in an induced coma and missed his first Christmas with his five-month-old twins Isabella and Savannah. Now, 18 months later, he is living…

Half-centuries from Peter Trego (60 from 31 balls) and Gregory (62 from 26) helped the hosts win by 38 runs (DLS). Sunday’s action was otherwise spoiled by wet weather, with three of the four scheduled fixtures being abandoned. No balls were bowled at Sussex’s match at home to Hampshire, Kent Spitfires’ trip to Glamorgan or…


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