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Leck released by Edinburgh

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris Leck was on the scoresheet at the Middlesex Sevens.

11:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

BURNLEY rugby union star Chris Leck is on the hunt for a new club having been released by Edinburgh.

Local sides return to action

10:04am Tuesday 31st December 2013

RUGBY returns to East Lancashire at the weekend following the festive break.

Rivals serve up a Christmas cracker

10:00am Tuesday 31st December 2013

Burnley U24 10 Blackburn U24 24 BURNLEY and Blackburn select teams served up a real Christmas cracker over the festive period.

Rossendale are back in the groove

11:47am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Rossendale 12 Firwood Waterloo 11

Nothing New as Colne slip to defeat

11:44am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Newton le Willows 25 Colne and Nelson 15

Matt's finish seals the points

11:42am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Burnley Thirds 29 Tyldesley 7

Ugly wins can be pretty good

11:41am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Burnley 13 Ashton Under Lyne 12

Pendle win on the other side of the hill

5:28pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Clitheroe 8 Pendle 35

Dale given the slipper by Sandal

5:27pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Sandal 24 Rossendale 15

Cleveleys no Thorn in the side for Burnley

5:25pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Burnley 1st 29 Thornton Clevs 1st 14

Magnificent seven for Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Try scorer Liam Oldham on the charge for Blackburn

5:24pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Littleborough 6 Blackburn 10

Rugby League World Cup: Australia delight in sweet taste of revenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Rugby League World Cup Diary: It was a case of what might have been

9:00am Sunday 1st December 2013

NOT even the Rocky scripwriters could have helped New Zealand get off the deck and overcome their Australian tormentors in the Rugby League World Cup final.

Burnley Thirds end Carnforth's home record

5:11pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Carnforth 2nds 17 Burnley 3rds 26

Burnley push league leaders all the way

5:10pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

De La Salle 17 Burnley 8

Rossendale lose unbeaten record

Lancashire Telegraph: Johan Goosen on the attack for Rossendale

5:07pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Rossendale 21 Sale FC 26

Stubbs sets up Blackburn win

5:04pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Blackburn 22 Fleetwood 3 BLACKBURN continued with their good run of results with a convincing 22-3 home win against Lancashire rivals Fleetwood.

Hat-trick hero Small makes big impression on Burnley debut

3:57pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

Burnley 3rds 38 Preston Grasshoppers 6ths 20

Mick takes up new coaching role

12:01pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

Burnley Juniors have appointed Mick McGee as the new head coach of its Under 13s/14s who has been working within the junior section for the last 18 months.

Burnley youngsters go down in a real bruiser

11:59am Tuesday 19th November 2013

Fleetwood U11/12s 28 Burnley U11/12s 19

North Ribblesdale are too strong for Colne and Nelson

11:58am Tuesday 19th November 2013

Colne and Nelson U13s 14 North Ribblesdale U13s 22

Dale run riot at Leigh

Lancashire Telegraph: Action from Rossendale's clash at Leigh

11:56am Tuesday 19th November 2013

Leigh 7 Rossendale U14s 32

Rossendale fight back to keep up winning run

Lancashire Telegraph: Jamie Albinson scores a try for Rossendale

11:50am Tuesday 19th November 2013

Rossendale 36 Percy Park 24

Rugby League World Cup Diary: Wolfhounds lacked bite

12:34pm Monday 4th November 2013

ENGLISH hearts were gladdened after a comprehensive drubbing of the Irish at Huddersfield – even if it only serves as a showcase exhibition match for their crucial clash with the Fijians in a week’s time.

Blackburn RUFC buzzing for the start of the season

5:37pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

BLACKBURN coach Dino Radice says there is a real buzz about the club as they prepare to kick off another season – a campaign he hopes will end with a challenge for the play-off places.

Winter is a no go for Burnley and Pendle Rugby League clubs

5:36pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

BURNLEY and Pendle Rugby League Club has no intention of joining the North West Counties League where matches are played during the winter months.

Slimmed down Rossendale to rely on youth

Lancashire Telegraph: Tom Short in action in Saturday’s friendly against Macclesfield. Photo: PAUL KILSHAW

5:35pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

ROSSENDALE coach Tim Fourie hopes it will be a case of quality and not quantity as his side kicks off their National League Three North campaign at home to Stockport on Saturday.

Sweet revenge for Burnley RLFC

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley on their way to victory

5:55pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

BURNLEY and Pendle Rugby League Football Club gained ample revenge for their recent defeat to close neighbours West Craven Warriors, grabbing a hard-fought 30-14 win.

Blackburn face tough RU opener

Lancashire Telegraph: Dino Radice

4:58pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

BLACKBURN will kick off their season with a tough opener – and it won’t get any easier.

Accrington Panthers defeated

Lancashire Telegraph: Panthers in action against Pilkington

4:49pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

Accrington Panthers recent fine run of form came to an end after a narrow defeat at the hands of Pilkington Recs ‘A’.

Blackburn Rovers, Burnley and Accrington Stanley announce special anniversary fixtures

1:27pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

BLACKBURN Rovers, Burnley and Accrington Stanley will play in special anniversary fixtures on the opening weekend of the new season.

Accrington Panthers in victory over Cadishead Rhinos

Lancashire Telegraph: Panthers on the attack

4:30pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

ACCRINGTON Panthers landed a win over the Cadishead Rhinos in a topsy turvy game at Livingstone Road.

West Craven Warriors win thrilling derby match

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley and Pendle, who lost to West Craven

4:29pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

LOCAL bragging rights belonged to the West Craven Warriors after they won a thrilling derby at Victory Park.

Accrington Panthers pounce to snatch cup thriller

5:22pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

Accrington Panthers played Orrell St. James in the North West Mens Open Cup on Saturday.

Rossendale player snapped up by Sale Sharks

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Bedlow

5:21pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

ROSSENDALE Rugby Club’s powerful centre Sam Bedlow has been snapped up by Aviva Premiership giants Sale Sharks.

Burnley and Pendle rugby league team continues perfect start to the season

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley and Pendle in action against Hope Valley

5:14pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

BURNLEY and Pendle continued their winning start to the season with a comfortable victory over Hope Valley Hawks.

World Cup win? It was nothing compared to Dickov goal

10:20pm Saturday 25th May 2013

BLACKBURN’S Will Greenwood was 31 when he won the Rugby Union World Cup with England in Australia nearly a decade ago now.

Season of highs and lows for Burnley

6:32pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

BLACKBURN coach Dino Radice will be looking for commitment and consistency next season after a rollercoaster of a campaign finished with an 51-10 win against Egremont.

High five for Rhys as Rossendale win big

6:33pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

ROSSENDALE U13s ended the season on a high with a perfect revenge mission to Ashton.

Burnley invitation to get in Touch

6:32pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

WITH the dust barely settled on another season, Burnley are already looking ahead to the next campaign.

Rossendale rise to eighth thanks to young winger

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Lothian scores for Rossendale. Photo: Paul Kilshaw

5:09pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

TRY machine Sam Lothian set Rossendale on their way to victory as they climbed up to eighth place in National League Three North.

Honours even in East Lancashire challenge match

5:12pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

A local derby held to get players back in to the game finished with honours even.

Blackburn pay price for poor start

5:12pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

BLACKBURN’S poor run of form continued after another loss on the road as they slipped to a third defeat in four outings.

Burnley end on a high

5:11pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Burnley turned on the style in their last home game of the season.

Rampant Pendle score 106 points against Carnforth

5:10pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

PENDLE Phoenix ran riot as they hit the century mark with a 16-try blitz against Carnforth – a side they had only beaten 29-10 a few weeks earlier.

Burnley have the mark of approval

Lancashire Telegraph: Stuart Douglas, president of Burnley RUFC, the Mayor of Burnley, Coun Charles Bullas, Malcom Worsley, president of Lancashire County RFU and Peter Hughes, past president of Lancashire County RFU and Burnley RUFC

5:14pm Tuesday 26th March 2013

BURNLEY Rugby Club knew exactly who to invite to celebrate earning the highly coveted RFU Accreditation status – former player and current Mayor, Councillor Charles Bullas.

Looking good for Colne and Nelson

5:13pm Tuesday 26th March 2013

WITH just three games remaining, Colne and Nelson RUFC are celebrating one of the most successful seasons in a number of years.

Burnley set sights on top-four finish

5:43pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

BURNLEY have an outside chance of a top four finish in North Lancs One after picking up the full five points against basement side Bury.

Pendle Phoenix run riot

5:42pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

DANNY Rowland ran in six tries as Pendle Phoenix recorded their biggest and most emphatic win of the season against local rivals Clitheroe.

Water torture for depleted Rossendale

5:48pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

BLACKBURN mounted an incredible second half fight back to clinch the unlikeliest of victories.

Another home defeat for Blackburn

5:46pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

BLACKBURN suffered another defeat at home as they went down to promotion-chasing Aspatria.


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