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Holly Gillett


I spent four hours in an Irish bar in Prague, alone, as I couldn't bare to miss the 2011 Cricket World Cup. I hitched golf buggies to the 17th hole on the Sunday of the 2010 Ryder Cup where I was, technically, at work. Sport is my spare time; cricket, golf & football are my specialities but I'm a sucker for a challenge.

Twitter: @hollykezia22


Stories by Holly

  • Top 5 Craziest Things To Grace A Football Field
    Cynics might say football is predictable and yes, elements of it may just be. It seems guaranteed that Alex Ferguson has the ability to add time to any match and that his side will normally come back from behind to crush their opponents. Mario Balotelli will indefinitely do something to shock viewers when he's on the pitch and Sergio Ramos will probably get booked. However, occasionally things happen that are so farfetched it's hard to believe your eyes..
  • Southampton leave Reading at the bottom
    Southampton 1-0 Reading
  • A Voyage To Sahara Park
    On the 6th November something happened to me that I didn’t think possible.
  • Simms FC in five goal thriller
    Pietro Palladino inspired St. Mary’s University College (SMUC) men’s football firsts to a 4-1 victory over Canterbury Christ Church at Teddington Lock on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Book review: All in a Day's Cricket
    A review of Brian Levison's cricket anthology, All in a Day's Cricket: An anthology of outstanding cricket writing.
  • Behind the scenes at Hampshire Cricket
    Sport fans often find themselves unaware what happens backstage with their favourite teams so I interviewed the Strength and Conditioning coach at Hampshire Cricket hoping to reveal what non-match days hold.