Whitworth teenager wins European crown

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LANCASHIRE lad Bradley Hardman played through the pain barrier to become the new European Junior Golf Open champion.

Burnley giving youth a chance

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:31pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BURNLEY are ready to blend youth with experience as they aim for a top three spot in North Lancs One this season.

Win is just the bonus for Burn

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN continued their splendid start to the season, overpowering Aldwinians 32-14 at Ramsgreave Drive.

Phoenix get their claws in to Eagle

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Pendle Phoenix made it two wins from two in North Lancs Two after fighting back to beat Eagle.

Longshaw showdown will be a family affair

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

We all know the old cliché ‘like father like son’ – for one local snooker mad family it couldn’t be more true.

Playing in memory of Mel and Michael

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

IT was a day to honour and remember at Ribblesdale Wanderers Cricket and Bowling Club as two events were in memory of former club stalwarts.

Stuart and Michael Speed to pairs glory

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

STUART Gall and Michael Beardmore picked the perfect moment to move up through the gears as they won the Allspeeds Doubles competition at the weekend.

No Giant killing act as Spinners left reeling

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:23pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Lancashire Spinners Division Four team which is based at Blackburn College, took to the road for their season opener on Sunday where they came up against Myerscough Giants.

Grassroots Awards are so special, says winner

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MARTYN Skipper’s beaming smile was one of the enduring images of last year’s Grassroots Heroes Awards.

Tower power in NW Open

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Tower Shukokai Karate Club sent two athletes to the AMA North West Open at the Castle Leisure Centre, Bury.

Ossie beat Rishton in early season derby battle

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE games are coming thick and fast in the Accrington and District Junior Boys League which has kicked off his 57th season.

Teams ready to play AccRoss the country

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Accrington & Rossendale College Girls’ and Boys’ Football Academy teams have begun another year of training and are looking forward to taking part in competitions around the country.

It’s magic as Millie wins Games gold

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LONGRIDGE ambulant shot putter Millie Forrest insists claiming gold at the Sainsbury’s School Games was the perfect ending to an incredible season.

It’s plain Sale-ing for the league champions

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Salesbury CC under 9s have retained the SMS Ribblesdale League under 9s title for 2014 after winning all but one of their nine games.

Talented East Lancs fencer sets sights on big career

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:04pm Thursday 11th September 2014

It has been a year of medals for Lucy-Belle Williamson since winning the Grassroots Heroes young sports personality of the year award and now she has her vision clearly set on the future.

Cherry Tree on top and now aim for more

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:56pm Thursday 11th September 2014

CHERRY Tree Under 13s have ended their long wait for league glory – now they are hoping to win back-to-back titles.

Dom’s jolly as he seals Blackburn victory

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:12pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AFTER a close game in the cup at Wigan last week, Blackburn knew they would face another tough test and they were not wrong.

Novice Noah is back among the trophies

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Young karting ace Noah Chamberlain has been back in action on the track and has continued to pick up the silverware.

Bowlers aiming to light up competition

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE WADDINGTON Village Club Floodlit Bowls competition is up and running with the first three pairs booking their place in the grand final of the long-running event.

East Lancs alliance kicks off with goals galore

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE East Lancashire Football Alliance – one of the biggest junior football leagues in the county – kicked off another season in late summer sunshine on Sunday.

Grand Sam slams home Chorley’s late winner

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

SUPER Sam Cadwallader thumped home a stunning long-range effort to seal victory for Chorley Ladies in their top-of-the-table clash with newly-formed Guiseley AFC Vixens.

Talented Will gets a coaching masterclass

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:02pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Blackburn Rugby Club u16s captain William French got the chance to rub shoulders with England head coach Stuart Lancaster and Rugby World Cup winners Ben Kay and Mike Catt.

Excellent Euxton fight back

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Thursday 11th September 2014

In their first ever game Euxton Girls U12s North ran out 7-4 winners after storming back from 3-0 down aganst North Brierfield.

A year to remember for Accrington-based swimming club

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

IT has been a year to remember for all those involved with Pioneer 79 Swimming Club.

Life on the Ocean is a breeze for Darwen Swimmers!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Darwen Swimmers created waves at the recent Abersoch Ocean Swim with two of three swimmers enjoying a podium finish.

Loyal Darwen club hoping to catch new members

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DARWEN Loyal Angling Club is now taking new members.

Lancashire Wolverines blitzed by in-form Londoners

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:05pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

LANCASHIRE Wolverines’ first ever taste of Premiership play-off football ended in a heavy defeat as they were Blitzed in London.

Mill Hill give classy Clifton an icy blast

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MILL Hill secretary Pete Fryer did the Ice Bucket Challenge during the half time break - then saw his side pour cold water on Clifton’s Charity Shield hopes.

Premier League scouts out if force at North West tournament

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:58pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SCOUTS from Manchester United, Everton, Preston North End and Liverpool, flocked to Pleasington Playing Fields this weekend to run the rule over some of the brightest talent in the North-West.

Ace Imogen gets call-up to GB senior karate team

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:55pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

At the recent AMA (Amateur Martial Association) national karate squad selections, Tower Shukokai's Imogen Skipper won her full senior England badge and can now display the prestigious ‘Three Lions’ logo on her karategi (karate uniform).

East Lancs aiming to be second best

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:03pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

EAST Lancs are aiming for second place in National League Division Five with a final day victory when they host Wallasey at East Lancs Club on Sunday.

Young riders are happy to put on a show!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:53pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

HORSES and ponies of all shapes and sizes lined up at Magnolls Equestrian Centre's summer horse show at Oswaldtwistle.

MAN OF THE MATCH: At long last, I get the right man!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THIS might sound like a bit of a sulk but I don’t like doing man of the match awards.

East Lancs starlet swaps Burnley for Manchester United

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:21pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MANCHESTER United versus Liverpool – it’s a fixture all young aspiring footballers dream of playing in.

East Lancs rugby starlet Herbie is a huge star Down Under

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:26pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

HERBIE Farnworth certainly knows how to make a big impression.

Lancashire basketball club is ready to hold court

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:13pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Lancashire Spinners are bringing elite basketball to Blackburn!

Sunday’s best battle for charity honours

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Blackburn Sunday Football League Charity Shield will take place at Griffin Park on Sunday, August 31 which sees league champions and cup winners battle for honours.

Champion Webster on the oche in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Webster

5:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DARTS fans in Nelson will have the chance to take to the oche and go head-to-head with a former world darts champion this week.

Bruno will be a knockout in East Lancs!

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG VOICE Paul Booth with Frank Bruno

5:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FORMER world champion and fans favourite Frank Bruno is coming to East Lancashire.

Junior league earns Respect at Wembley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The East Lancashire Football Alliance has been recognised at the highest level for its support of the FA’s Respect and Fair Play award.

The future’s looking bright at East Lancs

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

IN the year East Lancashire look back and celebrate its 150th anniversary, the club’s talented young Second XI showed the future also looks bright.

Masterful time for East Lancs ace Croxall

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COLNE swimming star Philip Croxhall was left flying the flag for East Lancashire when the 15th FINA World Masters Championships took place in Montreal, Canada at the Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex.

EXTRA TIME: Ewe don’t see this very often!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

You wouldn’t find them knitting at the Nou Camp or a how about a ball hitting a sheep at Lords – but that is why I love amateur sport so much.

Burnley & Pendle run in the tries

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Burnley & Pendle 36 Runcorn 10

Burnley United delighted to set pace at the top

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BURNLEY United continued there good start to the season with a 2-1 victory over Fleetwood Hesketh.

Sydney Street are Whittaker winners

Lancashire Telegraph: TABLE-TOPPERS: Gwaun cae Gurwen extended their lead at the top of the Neath and District Bowls League with a win over Ystradgynlais.

4:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SYDNEY Street claimed the glory of the Great Harwood and District Bowling League’s Leonard Whittaker Cup as they edged past Mercer Park to take the crown.

Hurst Green pitch in together

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BARRY Bolton is a purposeful, friendly and energetic man.

Master and pupil battle for Golden Cue prize

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE pupil takes on the master when the Foster’s Golden Cue competition reaches its climax on Sunday.

Lancashire girls get a footballing chance

Lancashire Telegraph: Rachel Brown-Finnis

4:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Lancashire Football Association has started a scheme to attract the next Rachel Brown-Finnis to the game.

Tennis pair get garden date

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:02pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Since the clubhouse and court refurbishment of Burnley Tennis Club with funding from Sport England and the Trusthouse Foundation, the club has opened its doors to various community projects which make use of the facilities during the day.


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