Articles with the tag 'cricket'

The best sports podcasts

November 29 2018

Sports podcasts are becoming increasingly popular so Melton Sports has ridden the airwaves and asked its customers for their favourites. There are plenty of enlightening and entertaining shows available via iTunes, Acast, BBC Sounds or your podcast provider and they are great to listen to pre or post game, in the car, at the gym...

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Summer camps to keep youngsters active and entertained

June 14 2018

We love our football at Melton Sports and will be glued to the World Cup but summer is a time to have a break from the ‘beautiful game’ and try other sports. And with the holidays upon us we thought parents might like a taste of what is on offer to keep youngsters active and...

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Calling in the experts

April 20 2018

As well as taking our shop ‘on the road’ we like to host regular in-store events at Melton Sports with experts on hand to assist our customers. We have welcomed physios, sports massage therapists and nutritionists as well as a martial arts school, held book signings and even a live radio sports show! Our next...

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Highlights of the sporting year ahead

January 17 2017

It’s not a World Cup or Olympic year but there are plenty of top sporting events to watch out for in 2017 and you can catch a number of them live with a bit of foresight. It also promises to be a big breakthrough year for women’s cricket, rugby and football. Personally I’m looking forward...

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Behind the scenes at Gunn & Moore

March 30 2016

As a keen cricketer and England cricket supporter I jumped at the chance to visit Gunn & Moore in Nottingham during my university placement at Melton Sports, writes Toby Heaver. Every year it offers sports retailers the chance to attend one of its ‘five star training days’ which involves learning a little about the history...

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Six Nations, new promotions and arrivals – your February newsletter

January 29 2016

Ready for kick-off? The RBS Six Nations gets under on February 6 with England hoping to put a disappointing World Cup behind them under new coach Eddie Jones. Wear your colours for less with £5 off our England shirts or get your hands on one of our Home Nations rugby balls. Check out my column...

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My 2016 sporting highlights and predictions

January 20 2016

It’s an Olympic year so it seems right to mark your card with what promise to be 2016’s sporting highlights. Here is my month-by-month guide and a few predictions. January – It’s (another) big year for Andy Murray starting with the Australian Open (now to Jan 31). He ended 2015 as world number two and...

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The best sports books of 2015

October 8 2015

When it comes to sports books I am always drawn to the most thought provoking ones, those which challenge convention or my own preconceptions. In much the same way the sports people who attract my interest are those who transcend their own particular sport. Here are the books which are on my Christmas wish list:-...

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Cricket trust gets children active and in touch with the countryside

March 12 2015

Melton Sports has adopted the Belvoir Castle Cricket & Countryside Trust as its charity. We’ve got a quality second hand sports book sale in the shop and are organising a quiz night at Melton Royal British Legion Club on Friday, May 1 (teams of four, £7.50pp to include a Ploughman’s Supper, pop in or call...

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The sporting year ahead

January 29 2015

The sporting year has got off to a great start with some thrilling FA Cup shocks and Andy Murray reaching the final of the Australian Open. I wonder what the rest of 2015 will bring? Let me mark your card so you don’t miss any of the thrilling action. The ICC Cricket World Cup takes...

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