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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

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REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow Celtic ruled Lancashire

S64684BB A TALENTED Barrow Celtic under-16s squad set off for a date with destiny 40 years ago this week. (1 comment)

REMEMBER WHEN: The Woolveridge brothers bossed Furness RL

S64758BB FOLLOWING the death last week of popular former Holker Pioneers, Whitehaven and Walney forward Alf Woolveridge, we have unearthed some great photos of the era when he and his brothers Les and Bert played local rugby league. (1 comment)

Nothing will stop us winning league - Barrow AFC skipper


BARROW AFC skipper Simon Grand is supremely confident he will lead a team to title glory on the final day of a regular Conference North season for the second successive year. (8 comments)

Ormsgill beat Millom to reach final:with picture gallery

50075916B005 ORMSGILL North End’s first season in Saturday league football is going to finish with a cup final appearance after they beat Millom A 3-1 at Newby Terrace in the Horne Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Trophy triumph for Vickerstown

S64913BB DEAN Crossman fired Vickerstown reserves to success in the Terry Clinton Memorial Trophy final as they defeated Kirkby United 2-0 at Railway Meadow. (1 comment)

Askam edge thriller:with picture gallery

50075921B011 ASKAM produced a grandstand finish at Fallowfield Park to hold out against 12-man Dudley Hill side and claim a 34-32 victory.

Fleetwood fly to Barrow win:with picture gallery

50075917B000 BARROW suffered double defeat on the opening day of the Northern League season, with both their sides losing to Fleetwood.

Barrow AFC boss picks defensive pair as season's best


DARREN Edmondson cannot split outstanding centre-back duo Simon Grand and Danny Livesey when trying to pick his best 2014/15 performer. (3 comments)

Up the Bluebirds

Barrow AFC crest • Tweet your views ahead of Barrow AFC's big title-deciding game at Lowestoft Town using the hashtag: #uptheBluebirds
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• You can also email us your match-day pics to sport@nwemail.co.uk
• Look out for our Barrow AFC fans' online picture galleries here on nwemail.co.uk
• Follow @steveshawNWEM to stay up to date with all the news that matters on Saturday.

Millom cyclist proves that age is no barrier

S60474BB CYCLIST Andy Hawdon is living his dream of being a professional cyclist – at the age of 38. (6 comments)

Thorburn triumphs in Malcolm Wilson Rally: with picture gallery

50074389B036 SCOTTISH raider Euan Thorburn produced a superb surge to claim victory in the Malcolm Wilson Rally.

Amateur football

Holker cruise into play-offs: with picture gallery

50076204B004 HOLKER Old Boys blew Daisy Hill away with a stunning first-half display at Rakesmoor to secure a play-off berth in North West Counties Division One.

Other sports

Barrow Raiders need to play as a team - Kendall

CUT out the individual mistakes and work as a team is the message that has been hammered out to Barrow Raiders players following last week’s crushing defeat at Rochdale.

Junior Sport

Promising paddlers make a splash in Barrow:with picture gallery

50075566B000 EVEN high winds and bad weather failed to put a dampener on the spirits of young would-be canoeists when Duddon Canoe Club held four sessions for beginners at Cavendish Dock.


Hawcoat Sayle to last-day win

S64930BB HAWCOAT Park brought the curtain down on what has been a frustrating injury-ravaged North Lancs/Cumbria League season with a solid win against Tarleton.
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