Comp to see who is top snooker star

Lancashire Telegraph: Organiser Tommy Hannon

2:17pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Arguments have raged long and hard in the local clubs about who is the best snooker player in the area.

Blacko are the real tag kings

Lancashire Telegraph: Action from the tournament between the best teams in Burnley and Pendle which was hosted by Pendle Phoenix RUFC 	Pictures: KIPAX

2:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BLACKO once again came out on top in the battle to find the best tag rugby team in Burnley and Pendle.

School games: Pointing the way to the Games

Lancashire Telegraph: Pupils from Whittlefield prove they know the way to the Lancashire Youth Games

2:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Pupils from Whittlefield Primary School are through to the SPAR Lancashire School Games County Final after taking victory in orienteering.

American Football: Ready for scrimmage

Lancashire Telegraph: The Lancashire Wolverines are put through their paces during a training camp in the Lake District	Pictures: Nathan Sharrocks

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Lancashire Wolverines American Football team hosted their first residential training camp for players and coaches in preparation for their second season in the BAFANL Premiership North – and it was a massive success!

New coach Brad to join Colne Junior Badminton Club

Lancashire Telegraph: New coach Brad to  join Colne Junior Badminton Club

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Brad Savage has joined the coaching team on Friday nights at Colne Junior Badminton Club.

Young tennis players have an ace time as Burnley club opens its doors

Lancashire Telegraph: Action from the open day at Burnley Tennis Club

2:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Burnley Tennis Club held their annual Open Day at their Lower Ridge Close base.

Matrix is reloaded for Charlie Jackson

Lancashire Telegraph: Charlie Jackson oversees another session in Clitheroe

2:05pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IN the shadow of Pendle Hill, and under a gun metal grey sky, Charlie Jackson offers a few words of quiet advice to a gaggle of enthusiastic nine-year-olds as the drizzle begins to fall again.

Horne hits out at grassroots football funding cuts

Lancashire Telegraph: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

2:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Alex Horne says the Football Association is disappointed with Sport England’s decision to cut £1.6m from their funding for grassroots football.

Women's football: Classy Chorley coast past Rovers as they chase the Terriers

Lancashire Telegraph: Local football

1:58pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Chorley started the day needing to beat Tranmere Rovers and then win their last match to have any chance of catching hot title favourites Huddersfield.

Blackburn Sunday League: Classic finish awaits

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Blackburn Sunday Football League go into the last round of games on Sunday and what a climax there is in prospect.

Rounders is returning to Blackburn

1:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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

Clitheroe bowler takes the crown

1:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Clitheroe bowler Eric Wallace lifted the pairs trophy for the second consecutive year in the vets section at the Newton Hall Indoor Bowling club Blackpool.

Inline hockey: Monks all set for Las Vegas showdown

1:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A Chorley youngster is flying to Las Vegas with Great Britain's Junior Inline Puck Hockey team.

West Lancs Football League: Longridge remain deep in trouble

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Preston and West Brom striker Lee Ashcroft has left Fulwood Amateurs and signed for Evo-Stik League First Division outfit Padiham at the ripe old age of 41 - and he scored for the Storks on Saturday

1:57pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LONGRIDGE Town remain deep in relegation trouble after another costly home defeat plunged them into the bottom four of the Bay Radio West Lancashire Football League.

College sport: Blackburn College aims to find stars of the future

Lancashire Telegraph: It’s an opportunity for students to excel in their chosen sport Damian Stewart

1:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BLACKBURN College are shooting for the stars with three Centre of Excellence’s which will be based at their new £13.5m sports centre.

Snooker: Green is the future in cup

Lancashire Telegraph: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

1:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

GREENFIELD are on course to defend the Blackburn and Darwen Snooker League’s Danny Hogan Memorial Trophy after the the holders overpowered Longshaw B to put them on course for fresh cup glory.

Karate: It’s tears to cheers for Imogen

Lancashire Telegraph: Imogen (left) with Danielle Dunn (Centre) and Courtney Dean Gallagher

1:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IMOGEN Skipper turned tears to cheers after helping the Amateur Martial Association of Great Britain win the SKSM Malta Open Karate Championships.

Karate: Skipper shows he is a real Leader

Lancashire Telegraph: Martyn Skipper

1:42pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SKIPPER by name, now a leader by nature.

Football: Call for new clubs for league

Lancashire Telegraph: Local youth football

1:51pm Tuesday 22nd 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.

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.



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