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West success in England's final Autumn International

Ben Morgan scores his second try against Australia. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Two players from the West Country have played a major part in England's 26-17 win over Australia at Twickenham.

Gloucester's Ben Morgan scored two tries, with the rest of England's points coming from the boot of Bath's George Ford.

George Ford kicks a penalty against Australia. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire


Swindon still one point behind leaders Bristol City

Bristol City's Luke Freeman celebrates after scoring the opening goal at Peterborough. Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Bristol City got back to winning ways last night with a comfortable 3-0 win at League One promotion rivals Peterborough.

City had lost their last two games, but Luke Freeman scored twice, with Aaron Wilbraham also finding the net at London Road.

Swindon Town are just one point behind after a 1-0 win over Fleetwood. Sub Ben Gladwin headed the winner four minutes from time.

Yeovil Town lost 2-0 at home to third-placed Preston, and also had Ryan Inniss sent off for a bad foul in the second half.

In League Two, new Cheltenham Town manager Paul Buckle saw his side draw 1-1 with Oxford at Whaddon Road. Town were unable to hold on to Byron Harrison's goal early in the second half.

Bristol Rovers are up to third in the Conference after a 2-0 win over Welling. Matty Taylor (penalty) and Nathan Blissett with the goals in the second half.

And Forest Green Rovers were 2-1 winners over Dartford, thanks to goals from Eddie Oshodi and James Norwood.

Today's football results.

Swindon Town just one point behind Bristol City

There were wins for Swindon and Yeovil in League One today.

League One leaders Bristol City have suffered back-to-back defeats. Steve Cotterill's men lost 1-0 at home to third-placed Preston. Callum Robinson scored the only goal of the game in the 28th minute. Aaron Wilbraham and Aden Flint both wasted good chances for City.

Swindon Town are now just one point behind City after a 2-1 win at Peterborough. Andy Williams and Jon Obika on-target for Town, before Joe Newell pulled a goal back in stoppage time.

Swindon Town are now just one point behind leaders Bristol City.

Yeovil Town have climbed off the bottom of the table after coming from behind to beat ten-man Notts County. The hosts had Gary Jones sent off for a two-footed tackle, then went ahead when Mike Petrasso latched onto a poor backpass. But Jordan Clarke scored twice in the last ten minutes to secure the three points for Gary Johnson's men.

In League Two, Cheltenham Town lost 4-1 at home to Wycombe, despite taking a third minute lead through Steve Elliott. The Robins also had Lee Vaughan sent off in the first half.

In the Conference, Bristol Rovers threw away a two goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Chester. All the goals came in the second half. Nathan Blissett - on his debut - and Tom Parkes scored for Rovers, but the hosts rescued a point with two goals in two minutes.

And Forest Green Rovers drew 0-0 at Dover.


Bristol City's unbeaten start to the season is over

Swindon have ended Bristol City's unbeaten record.

Bristol City's 16-match unbeaten start to the season is over after they lost 1-0 at West Country rivals Swindon.

City's captain Wade Elliott was sent off in just the third minute after clashing with Jack Stephens.

A brilliant individual goal by Michael Smith settled the game 12 minutes from time. He beat three City defenders before firing past Frank Fielding from eight yards.

Steve Cotterill's men remain top of the table with 36 points. Swindon move up to second, and are just four points behind.

Yeovil Town have slipped to the bottom of the table after losing 1-0 at home to Fleetwood. Jeff Hughes scored the only goal of the game three minutes from time.

In League Two, Cheltenham suffered a heavy 5-1 defeat at Stevenage. Byron Harrison with Cheltenham's goal late in the game.

In the Conference, Bristol Rovers drew 1-1 with Kidderminster at the Memorial Stadium. Nathan Blissett's header gave the visitors the lead in the 67th minute, but Matty Taylor equalised eight minutes from time.

Torquay United and Forest Green Rovers shared the points in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Plainmoor, with the hosts throwing away a two-goal advantage.

Ryan Bowman and Toby Ajala gave the Gulls a 2-0 lead after just 20 minutes. Kurtis Guthrie headed a goal back for Rovers shortly before half-time.

Midway through the second half Ajala restored the two-goal cushion, but two goals in four minutes from James Norwood and Guthrie earned Rovers a share of the points.

Bristol Academy beat Barcelona

Bristol Academy have won 1-0 at Barcelona in the first leg of their Women's Champions League last 16 match.

The only goal of the game was an own goal in the 26th minute.

The Vixens are the last remaining English club in the competition.

The return leg is at Ashton Gate on Thursday (7.30pm kick-off).

Fans fury as Weston's FA Cup tie is called off

There were angry scenes at Weston-super-Mare's Woodspring Stadium this afternoon after their FA Cup First Round match against Doncaster Rovers was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Referee Tim Robinson called the game off just 20 minutes before kick-off. The decision was met with fury from visiting supporters who had made the long journey down to the West Country.

No date has been set for the re-arranged fixture.

Referee Tim Robinson checks the pitch before the FA Cup First Round match at Woodspring Stadium. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Referee Tim Robinson checks the Woodspring Stadium pitch. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Weston-super-Mare manager Micky Bell and Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov talk to referee Tim Robinson about the pitch, Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Unhappy Doncaster fans after the FA Cup First Round match was called off. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
A fan is taken away by police after the FA Cup First Round match was called off. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire

May scores but England lose to All Blacks

Gloucester's Jonny May is tackled by New Zealand's Sam Whitelock. Credit: EMPICS Sport

Seven Bath players have been involved in England's opening Autumn International match against New Zealand at Twickenham.

Gloucester's Jonny May put the first points on the board with a trademark try in the 4th minute, but the All Blacks scored three in reply, to win 24-21.

Bath's Dave Attwood in action for England v New Zealand. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
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