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.

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.

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