Centenary special ends in Ewood draw

Lancashire Telegraph: Daniel Bruce clears and (left) Blackburn’s Charlie Russell Pictures: JULIAN BROWN

3:53pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ENGLAND and Scotland shared the spoils in the Centenary Shield in front of 2,300 fans at Ewood Park.

Wonderful Wayne takes it to the max!

Lancashire Telegraph: Wayne Cotterill who hit a maximum break of 147 at St Andrews

5:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WAYNE Cottterill has waited 28 years to achieve his dream of making a maximum 147 break - in little over 15 minutes he had done it.

Open aims to give squash a big push

Lancashire Telegraph: Laura Massaro with brother Chris Lengthorn

4:23pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SQUASH fans are invited to attend the second Courtcare Open – a tournament organised by world champion Laura Massaro and her brother Chris Lengthorn.

VIP victory earns cup final spot

Lancashire Telegraph: VIP’s Craig Steele

4:22pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

VIP A are celebrating after becoming the first team to reach the Danny Hogan Memorial Cup Final in the Blackburn and Darwen Snooker League.

Sheila is bowled over

Lancashire Telegraph: Sheila Nixon at her surprise birthday birthday luncheon

4:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Sheila Nixon was ‘bowled over’ when she was star guest at a surprise luncheon held at Roe Lee Park Pavilion attended by friends and family to celebrate her 90th birthday.

Colne pair hope Saints event will be a Classic

4:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

COLNE pair Darryl Wright and Steve Clamp will be flying the flag for local bowlers when the St Andrews Bowls Classic 32 Invitational takes place next month.

Reece jumps for joy!

Lancashire Telegraph: Reece Holmes is part of the Blackburn with Darwen Acrobatic Gymnastics Club

4:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

REECE Holmes his jumping for joy after helping his gymnastics team reach the British finals.

Mud, sweat and cheers as Salesbury are crowned best runners in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Winners from the annual Blackburn Primary Schools cross country event show off their trophies and medals

4:13pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE honours were shared out at the end of the annual Blackburn Primary schools cross country competition with no one school dominating proceedings.

Redeemer leave it late for glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Redeemer celebrate their victory

4:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACKBURN The Redeemer Primary School left it late to book their place in the Lancashire Youth Games girls football finals.

Messi’s the hero for fan Ethan

Lancashire Telegraph: Moorland’s Ethan Myers

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MOORLAND schoolboy Ethan Myers is potty about Barcelona wizard Lionel Messi.

Fence step up title bid

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FENCE took a big step towards the Pendle Charity League Premier Division crown as they won while second-placed Trawden Venue stumbled.

Wait for silverware goes on for leaders

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

As the season draws to a close there are going to be some very interesting games in all divisions which will decide where the silverware goes.

Magnificent seven scoop another trophy

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington and Rossedanle College Girls Academy

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Accrington and Rossendale College’s Girls Football Academy followed up their regional championship triumph back in November by winning the British Colleges Sport National 7-a-side Championship.

Rimington aiming for one final fling

Lancashire Telegraph: Rimington Under 21s (in orange) in action during the 1-0 semi final victory over Hunslet FC

4:05pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RIMINGTON FC Under 21s will be looking to finish their inaugural season with a silver lining.

Clitheroe fighters shine on big stage

Lancashire Telegraph: Head Coach Mohammed Sarfraz, Reece Farnhill, Liam Dewhurst, and coach Mohammed Sirtaj

3:59pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BRACE of Ribble Valley boxers shone as they stepped through the ropes at a North West show in Kirkham.

Whinney Hill pull off big cup shock

3:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Division Two side Whinney Hill caused an upset to reach the final of the Greenbank Motor Company East Lancashire Football League President’s Cup Final by beating Division One side Read United 4-2 after extra time.

Rick is Full of hope for his talented team

Lancashire Telegraph: Rick is Full of hope for his talented team

3:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RICK Geoghegan will be hoping history repeats itself when Fulledge Colts Under 13s compete in an international tournament in Spain this week.

Trials for Crown U10s

3:56pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CROWN Paints under 10s football team are looking for new players.

League seek new teams

3:56pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

The Burnley and District Sunday League, sponsored by Santa’s Pizza.Com, are looking for new teams for the 2014-2015 season.

Hat-trick of wins for the Roche boys

Lancashire Telegraph: Nicky Perry was named the fighter of the night

3:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Roche Boxing Club kept up their winning ways on shows across the country.

Blackburn dig in for Plate glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn U15s celebrate their thrilling Blacksticks Plate win over Ormskirk at Leigh

3:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Blackburn clung for a nail biting victory in the Blacksticks Blue under 15s Plate final against Ormskirk.

Wayne Cotterill finally gets his big break

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

3:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

I don’t know Wayne Cotterill but from the brief chat I had with him I quickly got to understand what snooker means to him.

£3m pot for East Lancs schools’ debts

Lancashire Telegraph: The culprit was seen dropping the money but it has not been recovered. Police say whoever took it could face prosecution if they failed to hand it in.

5:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

MILLIONS of pounds has been set aside amid fears that schools will leave old debts as they become academies.

Get on the fire careers ladder

Lancashire Telegraph: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

2:58pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PART-time firefighters are being recruited across East Lancashire to bring the fire service back up to full staff levels.

Burn’s seven up as hopes go flat

Lancashire Telegraph: Lee Acton hands off a Workington player as Blackburn enjoyed another big victory

2:49pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Blackburn 39 Workington 3

Longshaw moving closer to top flight

Lancashire Telegraph: Bill Rome, captain of Waddington Red, who won the inaugural Dorothy Southworth Indoor Bowling League receives the trophy from Coun Kevin Horkin, Town May of Clitheroe at Roefield Leisure Centre

2:47pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Longshaw B moved a step closer to the Blackburn and Darwen Snooker League First Division with an emphatic 7-1 destruction of Rishton Golf Club.

Burnley Tornados breezing in to new season

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Tornados hosted a pre-season tournament at Prairie Playing Fields that attracted teams from Scotland and across the North West

2:46pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BURNLEY Tornados American Football Club have been busy preparing for the new season ahead.

Skill and hard work is the key for Saints

Lancashire Telegraph: St Bede’s badminton stars (l-r): Brenna McPartlan, Maddie Elliott, Ellie Brindle, George Caton, Callum Newton, Declan Charnock

2:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

HARD work and no shortage of skill has seen St Bede’s become a dominate force in badminton.

Swimmers in class of their own in school finals

Lancashire Telegraph: Above (left to right) Ben Havers-Strong, William Havers-Strong, Olivia Taylor and (right) QEGS pupil Gabriella Sandham

2:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PIONEER 79 Swimming Club members swapped club for school duties recently and produced some top class performances.

Juniors showing off their competitive edge at East Lancashire Junior Badminton League

Lancashire Telegraph: Two young players keep on eye on one of their team-mates during the latest East Lancs badminton competition

2:37pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A BADMINTON England initiative to get more youngsters playing the game competitively has proved to be a big success.

Crown-ing glory as they reach Rose Bowl

2:31pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Crown Paints caused a real shock in the semi final of the Blue and White Rosebowl when the Second Division outfit beat First Division side Station 4-3 in a thrilling encounter.

Longridge locked in a real scrap to stay up

2:31pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

LONGRIDGE United are locked in a nervy Premier Division relegation scrap after crashing 7-2 at Eagley.

West Lancashire Girls Football League: Burnley complete first part of double ambition

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley celebrate winning the West Lancashire Girls League Youth Division final Pictures: KIPAX

2:27pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BURNLEY Ladies Youth Football Club have another league and cup double in their sights.

Rossy in a real fight

2:25pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

ROSSENDALE Amateurs are battling to preserve their top flight status after another heavy defeat.

Rishton are back in the driving seat

2:25pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE topsy turvy Blackburn Combination title race took another twist as top dogs Blackburn United crashed to defeat at relegation haunted Islington.

East Lancs Football Alliance: Padiham end Lammack’s hopes

Lancashire Telegraph: League champions Lammack Juniors who failed to make it a double after losing to Padiham FC

2:24pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

LAMMACK Juniors U18s hopes of winning the league and cup were ended by Padiham FC – who keep their own double hopes alive.

East Lancashire League: Gally’s brace keeps Ivy out in front

2:23pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE Ivy are edging close to the East Lancashire League title thanks to two more goals from the prolific Chris Gallagher.

QEGs teacher aims to sign off with Ewood win

Lancashire Telegraph: QEGs teacher aims to sign  off with Ewood win

2:22pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

ANDY Buckingham is just one win away from guiding England Under 18s Schoolboys to glory - and he can do it on ‘home’ soil at Ewood Park.

Combination invitaton to new teams and referees

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Kirby and Kara Walsh (centre), both members of Blackburn Martial Arts and Kickboxing Club have achieved their Kempo Black Belt First Dan Grades

2:17pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE Blackburn Combination is calling on all clubs, players, coaches, referees or anybody interested in Saturday afternoon football. The league is actively looking for new blood for next season 2014/15. The Blackburn Combination is a highly competitive, well run competition for players over 16 years old with games generally taking place at Pleasington Playing Fields. The league also welcomes junior sides looking to step up to adult football.

Rounders is returning to Blackburn

2:16pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Blackburn Community Sports Club launches its rounders summer league next month.

Football: Matches for Matilda

2:15pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

GREAT Harwood Rovers Football Club Under 11s is hosting two fund raising football matches.

Football: Nelson’s Scholarship trials

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Finch who is running the Nelson trials

2:14pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

TRIALS for Nelson Youth Scholarship will be held at Accrington and Rossendale College tomorrow from 9am.

LANCASHIRE SCHOOL GAMES: Super St Gabriel’s give Games lift off

Lancashire Telegraph: St Gabriels pupils Maisy Buller, Haadi-Ali Shah, Leah Forrest-Yates, Kian Rawcliffe, Madison Ashton and Brook Whittle helped launched the Lancashire School Games with deputy head teacher Matthew Cross, School Games Organiser Andrew Mercer and School Games

2:11pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE latest SPAR Lancashire School Games has been launched in Blackburn.

Eccles enjoy revenge win

2:31pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Eccles U14s 20 Rossendale U14s 14

Sale seal a big victory over Dale

Lancashire Telegraph: Sale seal a  big victory over Dale

2:30pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Sale 55 Rossendale 19

Birchfield too strong

2:29pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

HIGH-flying Birchfield proved to be too strong for Clitheroe as they ran out comfortably winners in the end.

Seconds are safe after win

2:28pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Burnley 2nds 15 Southport 2nds 0

Roefield up for fun

2:19pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

ROEFIELD Leisure Centre will be hosting a series of Easter sporting-themed school holiday activities next month.

Towneley is finally ready for a free for all!

2:04pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

TOWNELEY Community Tennis Club will hold its official opening day on Saturday from 2.30pm.

Swimming: Niamh nails it as she clinches a golden haul

Lancashire Telegraph: Meghannn Leaver

2:02pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

GOLDEN girl Niamh Robinson produced a sensational performance, landing a clutch of medals at the Derventio Excel Swimming Festival at Sheffield's Ponds Forge International Sports Centre.



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