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.

Knockout time in Honda

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:22pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Honda Classic mixed doubles knockout tournament took place at Ribblesdale Wanderers Cricket and Bowling Club - but the prize left East Lancashire for Wigan.

Cycle star Martin shows her promise as the fans cheer her home through streets of London

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:21pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CARR Hill high school’s Rosa Martin admitted being roared down the home straight on The Mall by hordes of fans at the Prudential RideLondon Youth Grand Prix would live long in the memory.

Delight at the top as promotion clinched

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.

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

With only two games to play in Divisions Three and Four of the Great Harwood and District Bowling League, Lower Darwen B sealed promotion from Division Four with a comfortable away win at Parker Street.

Megan hits gold as she takes her table chance

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Megan Shackleton from Todmorden has won the wheelchair table tennis gold medal and a bronze medal at the IWAS World Junior Games.

Hannan the hero in large table final

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Longshaw B’s Jonny Hannan is the new undisputed Blackburn And Darwen large tables snooker champion after beating Jonathon Wignall 5-4 in a tensely fought final at Longshaw SSC.

Big break Cotterill wins through to set up showdown with Stevenson

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SUPER Wayne Cotterill was crowned the Foster’s Small Table champion in a thrilling final at Ighten Leigh Social Club.

Final is anything but a Close run thing

4:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A controlled performance by the man from the Cabin End A Kev Close, saw him overcome Michael Webster (Bee Hive A) in the 2014 Blackburn and District Pool League Singles Final Once these two players reached the final, memories came flooding back of their battle in early 2013, where a tense final frame decider saw Close overcome Webster 5-4 in a thriller.

TV’s Alex signs on for the Spinners

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Lancashire Spinners basketball team have announced that TV star Alex Winters will be a special guest at their charity basketball game next month.

Partnership to boost golf for youngsters

Lancashire Telegraph: GOLF DAY: Darlington-based consultancy We Do HR is urging local businesses and golf fanatics to take part in its fundraising tournament at Rockliffe Hall on Tuesday, August 5

4:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHORLEY Golf Club has linked up with Euxton Park Golf Centre to provide a year’s free membership for eight promising young players.

Lancashire gridiron gang look to recruit new faces

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:56pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Lancashire Academy of American Football has announced that it is creating a youth team alongside their senior and junior Lancashire Wolverines in Blackburn.

Star Samantha is all set for her World Championship title tilt

Lancashire Telegraph: Samantha Murray

4:57pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

An 11-strong Pentathlon GB squad featuring Clitheroe’s Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray and former world champion Mhairi Spence has been selected to compete at next month’s World Championships in Poland.

Blackburn club aiming to build for the future

Lancashire Telegraph: Stags keep promotion bid on track

4:34pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Blackburn Northern Sports Club Hockey Section are looking to recruit new players for the coming season, which starts in September The club is looking for players of all ages, abilities and experience, even if you have never picked up a hockey stick before.

Ashcroft makes a point in league opener

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:56pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

FORMER Preston North End and West Bromwich Albion attacker Lee Ashcroft had to settle for a point as he began his first full season in charge of Longridge Town.

Meeting as new Blackburn Combination football league season is sorted

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE Blackburn Combination football league hold their annual fixture meeting next week as they look to the new season.

Grassroots hero Chris Byrne gets top football prize

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:35pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

GRASSROOTS hero Chris Byrne picked up a special FA award from England’s 1966 World Cup hero Geoff Hurst before Sunday’s Community Shield at Wembley.

Matt Donlan: Parks should be fit for purpose

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:32pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

I watched a cricket match the other week. No surprise there as I am this newspaper’s cricket reporter.

England goalkeeper Rachel Brown playing it for keeps

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

RACHEL Brown has always been one to set herself goals, ever since throwing a envious glance at the boys playing football while in primary school.

Blackburn youngsters rally to round off the year

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE curtain may have come down on another school year but plans area already under way for September.

Ex-Burnley coach returns to East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:31pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Pendle have announce that they have a new head coach at the helm – and Getty Schinkel comes to Pendle from his native South Africa, where for many years he successfully played Level 1 rugby.

Coach needs votes to earn national accolade

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CHRIS Byrne has spent the last 10 years helping others – now he needs your help.

Almond aims to be a tough nut to crack

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

STEVE Almond will face Wayne Cotterill in the Fosters Golden Cue small table final after edging passed Peter Doyle in their semi final clash.

Stevenson storms to a Golden repeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MASTER blaster Glenn Stevenson strolled to success to land the 2014 Fosters Golden Cue Large Table final crown.

Youngsters happy to be in the mix

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS are taking part in mixed martial arts rather than mixing with the wrong crowd thanks to a new summer holiday initiative.

Two Pauls are pefect at the Hill

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:22pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

PAUL Sutcliffe and Paul Brett have been crowned champions of the annual Greenhill Bowling Club Doubles competition.

Primet pair take glory in Pendle championships

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Two students from Colne Primet Academy, Mateusz Feszler and Aiman Shah, are Pendle Champions in shot putt and javelin after the Inter-Schools Athletics Competition at Seedhill athletics track.

Tornados sweep through Chester

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Burnley Tornados Juniors travelled to Chester to play their penultimate game of 8v8 American football.

Sign up for rugby camp

Lancashire Telegraph: Hendon seal home success

5:10pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THERE is still time to sign up for Blackburn RUFC’s pre-season junior rugby camp.

County staging coach day

Lancashire Telegraph: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

5:10pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

COACHES from East Lancashire’s rugby union clubs are invited to attend the latest Lancashire RFU Summer Development Course.

Tenth year for Darwen’s sports camp

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:04pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

How does a full week playing cricket, football or girls multi-sports sound? Would you like to receive over 25 hours of coaching, improve your game and have lots of fun?

Magic for Mill Hill as Diversity deliver

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

IT has been another remarkable season for Mill Hill Diversity football team who keep on winning the trophies.

Celebrations for Pomfret’s outfit

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:58pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

BLACKBURN with Darwen’s Under 11s are celebrating after beating Wyre to lift the Harry Flew Trophy.

Euro joy ahead of SW19 trip

Lancashire Telegraph: TALENT George Hutchings

5:58pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

TALENTED George Hutchings steps on to the hallowed turf of Wimbledon next week looking to continue his rich run of form.

New league

6:01pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

PLACES are available to join a the Nelson and Colne six-a-side league.

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