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Ryan Fredericks exits Bristol City 23 days after signing

Bristol City wing-back Ryan Fredericks has signed for Championship rivals Fulham, just 25 days after joining the Robins from Tottenham Hotspur.

The 22-year-old joined City for an undisclosed fee on a three-year contract at the beginning of August, starting four of City's opening five matches.

Posting on twitter, he wished Bristol City well:

Sam Burgess has "earned the right" to play at RWC15

Sam Burgess during today's England training session at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot. Credit: PA

Bath's Sam Burgess is among a host of players from our region named in the England squad for the Rugby World Cup which starts next month.

Six players from Bath and 2 from Gloucester are among the 31 selected by head coach Stuart Lancaster. This is what he had to say about the former rugby league international's call up.

Several local players picked for England's rugby world cup squad

Sam Burgess is among the players who have been picked for the England squad Credit: PA

Six players from Bath Rugby and two from Gloucester Rugby have been picked for England's rugby world cup squad.

David Wilson, George Ford, Sam Burgess, Anthony Watson, Rob Webber and Jonathan Joseph - all from Bath - along with Ben Morgan and Jonny May from Gloucester - will be taking place in the global event on home soil.

Critics - among them Will Carling - argue that Sam Burgess has been rushed into England's World Cup squad too soon, but the management have been swayed by his destructive defence and leadership.

Meanwhile, Ben Morgan proved his fitness in training this week having played just 40 minutes since breaking his leg in January.


Gloucestershire through to semi final of One-Day Cup

Michael Klinger top-scored with 87.

Gloucestershire are through to the semi finals of the One-Day Cup for the first time in over a decade.

Rain delayed the start of play at the County Ground, and reduced the innings to 34 overs a side.

Hampshire, who are already through to this weekend's T20 Finals day, hit 217 for 7. In reply, Gloucestershire reached their target of 218, to win by 4 wickets.

Skeleton Amy marries soldier she met on Tinder

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams now has a new ring to her name Credit: PA

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams has married a soldier in Somerset that she met on dating app Tinder 18 months ago.

Williams became engaged to Craig Ham, after just 12 weeks. The couple tied the knot in Williams's childhood village at St Nicholas Church in Bathampton, which she had attended since the age of six.

Williams won gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada, but announced her retirement in 2012 due to injuries.

The couple were destined to meet as she logged onto the app while on a train from London to Bath. As the app uses your location to find you a match, she may not have met Craig Ham, who is based in Hampshire, otherwise.

Mr Ham is a Warrant Officer class two (AQMS) with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

The happy couple pose for the camera Credit: Hello Magazine

Craig Ham wore his ceremonial uniform during the wedding, while Williams wore an Augusta Jones dress from Krystle Brides of Bath boutique.

You can see the full exclusive story in Hello! magazine issue 1394, out now.

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