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Monday, 28 July 2014

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Top-10 Commonwealth finish for Bermuda's Barrow girl Flora

Flora Duffy BERMUDAN triathlete Flora Duffy achieved her goal of a top-10 finish in the Commonwealth Games triathlon in Glasgow. (2 comments)

Bermudan Commonwealth triathlete with Barrow in her blood

S43206BB A BARROW family will be proudly cheering on their niece when she competes in the Commonwealth Games today.

Sky's the limit for Barrow's England football ace

50065741B005 JUNIOR football sensation Georgia Stanway has set her sights on more international call-ups ahead of this year’s European qualifiers.

Owen leads young Barrow swimming stars

50064979B000 SPARKLING swimmer Owen Minnican is ready to take on the best youngsters in the country lying down. (1 comment)

Cartmel trainer celebrates home success

50065907B005 TRAINER James Moffatt’s smile was a furlong wide as he celebrated success at Cartmel.

World champion Van Gerwen in tip-top form at Cartmel

50065903B016.jpg van WORLD darts champion Michael van Gerwen hit the bullseye as he checked out Cartmel Races on a break from his latest bid for glory.

Olympic ace makes Barrow splash

50065682B001 OLYMPIC long jump star Chris Tomlinson put a spring in the step of dozens of keen young athletes with a coaching session in the afternoon sunshine.

Barrow Island ignite to beat Walney in Cumbria Cup final

50065574B021 A POLISHED performance by Barrow Island under-12s saw them crowned kings of Cumbria at Brisbane Park.

Barrow athletics ace ready for Glasgow Commonwealths

S85097B.jpg TIRELESS distance ace Chris Thompson is hopeful the roar of a home crowd can push him on to success at the Commonwealth Games.

Furness youngsters make the leap

50065029B019 STRONGER, further and faster – the youngsters of Furness produced a powerful athletics display at the Cumbria Schools Games.

Barrow Raiders set to play in new-look third tier

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RELEGATION certainties Barrow Raiders will play their rugby in the newly-named Kingstone Press League 1 next year. (3 comments)

South Cumbria athletics ace throws for medals

50064968B004 SUPERMAN will be flying through the air at this weekend’s English Schools Athletics Championships as South Lakes girl Emily Dibble throws for glory.

McIver wins Ulverston's Flan Fell race

EM Ulverston Flan Fell Race 2014/50065270B006.jpg MIKE McIver once again proved his hunger for success by reclaiming the Flan Fell race title – almost cooking up a new course record in the process.

Barrow school continues summer of success

50064882B009 SPORTING mad Holy Family continued their summer to remember with victory in the Dean Marwood Trophy.

Walney pair pull on Cumbria jerseys

S40600B A PAIR of Walney football youngsters pulled on their boots for Cumbria in the English Schools Football Association North East Counties Schools tournament.

Brazil-iant Olympic opportunity for Walney ace

P40177.jpg WALNEY’S Ade Gardner could be waking up to the sound of Samba in two years’ time after qualifying to represent Brazil in the Rio Olympics rugby union sevens.

Tributes to former Lindal CC captain

S40656B THERE are not many batsmen who can say they scored a century the day after their stag party – but Pete Brown was one of them.

Cricket

Dalton and Furness clash in Vigodny final

S40471B.jpg CRICKET followers heading to Hawcoat Park on Sunday could be treated to a cracking Vigodny Cup final.

Windermere sailing star rides crest of a wave

S38934B NORMALLY it is ducks which take to water, but talented sailor Robert Richardson rides a horse on the crest of a wave.

South Lakes Maidens in command

50064483B009 SOUTH Lakes Maidens announced themselves on the national cricket scene with a crushing bowling performance in the Lady Taverners Cup.

Job well Dunn in Cumbria's Gummer's How Fell Race

50064707B019 LAD of the Lake Alastair Dunn continued his dominance of the Gummer’s How Fell Race with a third win in as many years.

More injuries for jinxed Dalton speedway ace Roynon

S40423B JINXED speedway ace Adam Roynon has vowed to keep the faith after another serious injury left him sidelined.

Ulverston swimmer Rebecca is best of British

50064263B003 BUTTERFLY maestro Rebecca Fell climbed to the top of the British rankings with a sensational display in Manchester.

Askam claim Holker Street conquest

S40127B ASKAM Village School proved themselves the best footballers in town as they lifted the Dick McKintosh Cup at Holker Street.

Barrow golfing kids love their greens

50063798B007 SOME of the youngest swingers in town have been taking advantage of out-of-school golf coaching sessions to bring them more into the game.

Trick shots dazzle at Barrow Golf Club

50064157B002 TRICK shot king Dan Skelcher treated golfers to an entertaining show at Barrow.

Junior Sport

Owen leads young Barrow swimming stars

50064979B000 SPARKLING swimmer Owen Minnican is ready to take on the best youngsters in the country lying down. (1 comment)

Cricket a big hit for Furness schools

50064056B004 HOLY Family Catholic and Dane Ghyll primary schools proved to be the kings of Kwik cricket – and will now test their lightning skills on the county stage.

England basketball call for Barrow's Magic Milly

50064000B001 SOARING centre Milly Knowles is savouring the opportunity to represent England in Denmark.

Silver lining for Barrow Isle of Man TT ace Stewart

50064234B000 DARING Dan Stewart is already plotting his assault on next year’s TT Races.

Barrow boxer Conroy hails pro progress

S81057B.jpg TWO years as a professional boxer have flown by in the eyes of Barrow middleweight Liam Conroy.

Bowls

Clarke continues Furness bowling streak

50065541B006 KIEREN Clark continued his 100 per cent winning streak in the South Lakeland Financial Consultants Furness and District Bowling League Division One with a 21-9 win over Gareth Jones.

Furness golf ace Nat lands trio of Cumbria titles

50064001B001 GOLFING virtuoso Natasha Slater has put a stamp of authority on the county game with a trio of titles.

Ulverston ladies step back into hockey

50063601B004 A GROUP of enthusiastic ladies have been picking up hockey sticks for the first time in years as part of a national participation drive.

Barrow pool duo picked for England

50063738B002 TEENAGE pool sensations Jordan Park and Connor Treen are looking forward to making their England under-18s debuts.

Barrow TT ace springs a leak

S77887B stewart DARING TT star Dan Stewart showed nerves of steel as he battled with vision problems after his bike sprung an oil leak during his opening race on the Isle of Man.

Furness boys in charge

50063644B012 FURNESS Rovers and Furness Cavaliers showed their prowess with victories at the Holker Old Boys junior football tournament.

Askam claim fiery Cumbria Cup

EM Askam v Wath Brow U16 ASKAM produced strength in the face of severe adversity to win the Cumbria Cup with their backs to the wall.

AP McCoy dominant at Cartmel

50063661B004.014 AP McCoy claimed an easy double on the opening night of racing for 2014 at Cartmel.

McCoy back in winning form at Cartmel

50063673B003 FOR the second time in as many days, AP McCoy dominated proceedings at Cartmel – adding three winners in the spring sunshine to the two he clocked up on Saturday.

Quint returns to Ulverston roots

A0337416.jpg THE big man is back. Returning to his roots, Justin Quint, one of the best professionals to have played North Lancs League cricket, is set to turn out for Ulverston tomorrow.

Other sports

Defending champ in Barrow snooker semi-finals

50065628B013 DEFENDING champion Matty Hill marched into the semi-finals of the Monday Night Snooker Handicap to set up a last-four showdown with in-form Allan Edmondson.

South Lakes cycling ace wants Tour Series action

50055592B003.jpg EMERGING cycling talent Jack Sadler plans to be on the road with his Rapha Condor JLT team-mates if the hugely-successful Tour Series returns to Barrow next year.

Furness football kids hit Barrow for six

50063367B008 YOUNG footballers took over Furness Building Society Stadium for two days of competitive action in the Holker Street Sixes.

Furness golfer's England call

50063400B004 GOLFING golden girl Natasha Slater wants to put Furness on the map as she plays for England this weekend. (1 comment)

Mountain bikers fly through South Lakes forest

50063416B016 RIDERS flying downhill at breakneck speeds turned Grizedale Forest into a flurry of mountain bike action in the PMBA Enduro Series.

Amateur football

Askam shine as football stars

50053352B006 AFTER a season of highs and lows for South Cumbrian teams, PAUL WRIGHT reviews the campaigns of the North West Counties,West Lancs and North Lancs sides

Laughing Furness Cavaliers complete trophy haul

EM Furness Cavaliers V Furness Rovers/50063205B003.jpg_013.jpg FURNESS Cavaliers Whites ended a superb unbeaten season in magnificent fashion with victory in the Furness FA Youth Cup.

Silecroft motorbike ace in stunning form

S37181B PACE-SETTING motorbike ace Alistair Howarth picked up where he left off last year with a winning start to 2014.

FA Trophy hero Walker returns to Barrow AFC

A0536807 FA TROPHY hero Jason Walker is set to seal a sensational return to Barrow AFC by signing a three-year deal. (12 comments)

Jason Walker’s joy at Barrow AFC homecoming

50063437B011 HOMECOMING hero Jason Walker could not hide his delight at rejoining Barrow AFC – and straight away set his sights on once again firing the Bluebirds to promotion.

Holker win third trophy

S37149B HOLKER secured their third trophy of the season as they defeated Ulverston Rangers in a second final at Holker Street

Great day for Furness gymnasts

S35711B FURNESS gymnasts enjoyed a successful trip to Newcastle for the North of England NDP (National Development Plan) Regional Club Grades competition.

Coaching course means keepers' futures are in safe hands

EM Ross Liddicott junior goalkeeping session/50062314B001.jpg FUTURE generations of Furness goalkeepers are in safe hands thanks to a new specialist coaching course run by a seasoned stopper.

Mallorca medal magic for Furness five

50062739B001 A BUNCH of Furness martial arts champions have returned from the continent laden with gold, silver and bronze.

A thriller on the Coniston fells

EM Coniston Fell Race 2014/50062797B002.jpg THERE was action, drama and broken records on the South Lakes hills for the Coniston Fell Race.

High fives for Furness footballers

50062727B001 YOUNG footballing talent was out in force as local schools took part in the Joe Humphries five-a-side tournament at Pulse Soccer.

RUGBY UNION

Millom's super sevens celebrations

50064480B004 THE sun shone down as rugby union players and supporters enjoyed a special day in the long and proud history of Millom RU.

Barrow JFL KO Cup Finals picture special

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HOLKER Street saw eight junior football teams battle it out for the honour of being crowned Barrow and District JFL KO Cup champions. Four finals produced a wealth of action, captured here in reports and pictures (1 comment)

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