AMATEURS and outsiders were the toast of the occasion on a rain-sodden second day of racing at Cartmel.
GRAND National-winning pedigree counted for nothing at Cartmel on Saturday as two jockeys who count horse racing’s biggest prize among their triumphs came up short.
BLUEBIRDS chairman Brian Keen is not demanding an instant escape from the Conference North, despite being buoyed by Dave Bayliss’s early transfer activity.
THE sun shone down on Rampside Road as 22 teams competed in Furness Cavaliers’ annual junior football tournament.
AROUND 100 children from six South Cumbrian schools took part in a Kwik Cricket festival hosted and organised by Lindal Moor.
HARRY Thomson, a goalkeeper whose European heroics earned him the name ‘God in a Green Jersey’ has died, age 72. (2 comments)
RAIDERS boss Darren Holt hopes the side’s defensive woes are behind them after a run of improved performances.
STEPH Gillies defied hostile weather conditions to emerge as one of Hoad Hill Harriers’ star performers in this year’s Dentdale Run.
COOL-HEADED co-driver Chris Williams celebrated victory in his first rally alongside Alex Allingham in the Mid Wales Stages.
THE long-term future of Barrow AFC is looking brighter after the cream of the area’s talented young footballers were taken under the Holker Street banner. (14 comments)
ANGLERS braved the cold conditions to compete in the Furness Fishing Association beach section’s opening match of the season – the Committee Shield.
DAVE Bayliss has offered former Bluebirds captain Mike Pearson his best wishes following the centre-back’s switch to Welsh outfit Airbus UK.
EVENING Mail reporter and one-time rugby league player JONATHAN HUMPHRIES donned the shoulder pads and a helmet for an American Football training session at Walney Terriers’ new Hawcoat Park base
OLYMPIC distance runner Chris Thompson is heading for altitude in a bid to boost his preparations for this summer’s World Championships in Moscow.
YOUNG race ace Aaron McClure will climb the next step on the ladder towards the British Rally Championship this year.
THE lure of a World Cup call-up is driving speedway ace Adam Roynon on this season. (1 comment)
A SWARM of junior RL sides descended on Central Drive as preparations for the upcoming Furness Coaching Association season continue apace.
FURNESS gymnasts used home advantage to the full as they won nine medals at the latest tournament.