GAME ON OR OFF? The importance of hashtags ...

South West Sports News black and white logoIt's another wet horrible morning with rain sweeping in over the region and inducing a bout of seasonal sneezing at SWSN HQ.

Heavy overnight downpours and further rain has produced a shower of sporting postponements and a positive plethora of tweeting frenzy...

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THIS SPORTING LIFE a stroll in the park ...

It's 1240 and I have got to start preparing to go and cover a match.

I would love to be in about a hundred places, with family and friends: playing or watching hockey, rugby or football.

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FIXTURES UPDATE Stay in touch with your club

Supporters will have to track their favourite club via websites, local radio or twitter for fixtures updates/postponement announcements today.

I have to be on the road and am then out of internet range until mid-day by which time SWSN will be as useful to you as a penguin in the desert.

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GRASSROOTS New junior clubs section on SWSN

Sports teams in South West England and South Wales can promote their affiliate junior clubs in our grassroots sections.

Junior organisers or coaches if you want to promote your weekly junior club training sessions or development days in our cricket, football, hockey, rugby or golf sections feel free to contact us.

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL FROM SWSN

A Merry Christmas to you all: SWSN supporters, teamsters, twitter followers, ballers, fellow sports journos, hockey heads, runners, rug rats and mullets - have a lovely time over Yuletide!

Thank you for all your kind messages leading up to Christmas & all the best for tonight & tomorrow... back in touch on Boxing Day!

 

POSTPONEMENTS pouring in ...

As soon as I confirm them I will pass on your postponements but – as per usual on a matchday Saturday – I am off to a game later on so this list WILL NOT BE UPDATED PAST 1200. Check with clubs, websites, other media etc ...

Ofcourse you can always track your favourite teams on twitter for up-to-minute updates swrugby teams on twitter & swfootball teams on twitter

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UPDATE Be pro-active to be interactive with SWSN

Thankfully the message seems to be getting through that you need to be pro-active to interact with SWSN and pass on information about your sport or club in South West England or South Wales.

I aim to be the enabler but on - or before - matchdays I need YOUR CLUB to officially inform SWSN whether a fixture is on ice, washed off or  undergoing, passed or failed a pitch inspection. The beauty of the new media is we can keep supporters updated by the minute!

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