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Warren Ashurst

Warren Ashurst
Warren has been a sports journalist for over 25 years, both written and broadcast. Having worked as a radio commentator, he has a wealth of experience of seeing top-level sport first hand and specialises in football, golf and cricket.

Sullivan to end trophy drought

The penultimate event of the European Tour season gets underway on Thursday with the Nedbank Golf Challenge and Andy Sullivan looks well set to become just the fourth Englishman to lift the trophy. Francesco Molinari, Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose – who are first, second and third respectively in the Race to Dubai standings – […]

Aphibarnrat to land Turkish spoils

The sixth Rolex Series event of the season gets underway on Thursday with the Turkish Airlines Open and Kiradech Aphibarnrat looks primed to break his duck at the prestigious tournament. Aphibarnrat to win @ 25/1 World number 37 Aphibarnrat produced a brilliant performance at Sheshan International last week when finishing tied-fourth at the WGC-HSBC Champions, […]

Lions to pile pressure on Clement

After the international break, the Championship returns this weekend and there looks to be plenty of value on offer amongst the 12 fixtures. We’ve picked out the best three bets available, starting with a big clash at the bottom end of the table. Millwall to beat Reading @ 17/10 Neil Harris’ Millwall endured a poor […]

LeBron capture makes Lakers look real value

The new NBA season gets underway this week and the question everyone is asking is, can anyone stop the Golden State Warriors? The Californian franchise (4/7 to be crowned champions) have reached the last four NBA finals, lifting the trophy on three occasions – including last year, thanks to a 4-0 series win over Cleveland […]

Lewis in strong position to claim Masters success

The great and the good of European golf are in the UK this week, with a stellar field lined-up for the British Masters at Walton Heath. Four of Europe’s Ryder Cup stars will be in action and we’ve been looking at the best bets for the latest European Tour event – as the Race to […]

Fisher to land Scotland spoils

Thoughts of Europe’s fantastic Ryder Cup victory at Le Golf National last week may still be fresh in the mind, but the golfing action continues to come thick and fast with the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship getting underway on Thursday. If you know little about the Dunhill Links format, the tournament is played over three […]

Belief can see Hall challenge for another major

The best women in world golf gather in France this week for the fifth and final major of the year – the Evian Championship. The Evian Resort Golf Club in the east of the country is the venue for the tournament, which saw a European claim the trophy 12 months ago. Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist won […]

Fox in place for Masters success

With just ten events to go, ranking points are crucial for those golfers seeking victory in the Race To Dubai standings at this stage of the season. The European Tour heads to Switzerland this week, with the beautiful Crans-sur-Sierre golf course the venue for the Omega European Masters. Ryan Fox to win @ 24/1 Behind […]

Owls can build on midweek with 13/10 win

It’s another quick turnaround for many of the Championship clubs, who return to action this weekend after midweek fixtures. Top from bottom are separated by 10 points and some clubs and managers are already starting to feel the pressure. We’ve been looking at the best three bets for this weekend’s fixtures. Sheffield Wednesday to beat […]

Noren can break major duck in Missouri

The Major season comes to an end at Bellerive Country Club this week and world number 13 Alex Noren looks primed to land the US PGA Championship in what has been a positive season. Previous course form means nothing this week as the last notable tournament held at Bellerive was the 2008 BMW Championship, although […]