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World darts champ Mighty Mike coming to Barrow

P12047.jpg WORLD number one darter Michael van Gerwen is set to thrill crowds as he takes to the stage in Barrow.

Pool ace Kyle hungry for more experience on world stage

50073404B003.jpg POOL ace Kyle Brown is confident he can make an impact at world level after enjoying some success in his first taste of global competition.

Darts queen Dee-delighted with Scottish victory

S60064BB ARROWS ace Dee Bateman was back to her throwing best as she landed the Scottish Open Women’s Pairs title.

Edmo - Fit-again Barrow AFC duo will help title push

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DARREN Edmondson is backing attacking duo Anthony Wilson and Izak Reid to make a significant impact during Barrow AFC’s title race run-in.

Barrow RL starlet learning from the best at Warrington

S58529BB ONE of rugby league’s best players of recent years is helping shape the career of an up and coming Furness youngster. (2 comments)

England calls for Furness RL trio

50073579B003 THREE rising stars in Furness RL are celebrating after being called up by England.

Goalkeepers get hands-on experience with Barrow coach: with picture gallery

50072396B007 SHOT STOPPERS have had their reflexes tested and skills improved thanks to a special goalkeeper course.

Ulverston hockey sessions prove a hit: with picture gallery

50072851B006 WOMEN have been proving This Girl Can thanks to regular hockey training sessions.

Fitness race for Barrow Raiders pack duo

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RAIDERS coach Paul Crarey hopes two of his main strike forwards will win their fitness race ahead of Sunday’s Challenge Cup third round home game against Keighley Cougars.

BARROW RL GREATS: Paddy McAteer picks his best local 17

A0539498.jpg PADDY McAteer has been supporting Barrow RL at Craven Park for more than 50 years. Over the next three weeks he will be picking his favourite post-1950s Barrow squads from his time on the terraces. One of these will consist of West Cumbrian-born players and one of players from Lancashire. The series starts with a squad made up entirely of locally-born players (8 comments)

BARROW RL GREATS: Paddy McAteer picks his best West Cumbrian 17

S59236BB PADDY McATEER has been supporting Barrow RL at Craven Park for more than 50 years. He is picking his favourite post-1950s Barrow squads from his time on the terraces. Last week he concentrated on locally-born players, this time its those who hailed from West Cumbria (1 comment)

Amateur football

Four-star Brit go clear in Furness Premier: with picture gallery

50074114B003 BRITANNIA continued their great form in the Rifleman’s Garage Furness Premier Division with another victory to go six points clear at the top of the table.

Furness teen Greg has more Grand designs with Saints

50069100B005.jpg GRAND Final winner Greg Richards heads into the new Super League season tonight eager for more great highs.

Can Barrow boy Brad be Leeds Rhinos' next Peacock?

S47768BB POWERFUL prop Brad Singleton intends to throw down his marker as Jamie Peacock’s successor in the Leeds Rhinos pack.

Other sports

McClure set for Malcolm Wilson Rally

A NEW year and new wheels will drive Aaron McClure in his bid for success at this weekend’s Malcolm Wilson Rally.

Knockout show from Barrow Celtic girls: with picture gallery

50073375B009 BARROW Celtic emerged from the fog as worthy victors over Dalton in the Barrow and District KO Cup.

Barrow Celtic enjoy successful weekend

50068850B005.jpg BARROW Celtic enjoyed a successful day throughout the age groups as their girls teams claimed a clean sweep of victories.

Catching the cricket bug at Furness College: with picture gallery

50073293B006 FLASHING blue bats sent bright orange balls blazing through the air as youngsters lapped up Kwik Cricket training at Furness College.

South Walney put on five-star football show: with picture gallery

50073384B000 SOUTH Walney School hit the back of the net to win the Barrow Schools Girls Five-a-Side tournament. (1 comment)


Wigan storm past Furness

S52072BB.jpgdfdfdf A SECOND-HALF collapse saw Furness fall to another heavy North Lancs/Cumbria League defeat despite putting in a gutsy display in Wigan.

Barry hits the bullseye in Barrow darts comp

50073111B021 BARRY Twiname proved himself king of the oche to win the big-money Red River Club invitational darts competition.

Sean clocks up the Miles in Barrow darts triumph

50073361B017 SEAN MILES overcame a strong field to take home the £300 first prize in the Frank Irvine Darts Memorial competition.

Amateur RL news

Joe does the trick for Dalton

S60563BB DALTON reached the semi-finals of the Barton Townley Cup after defeating Barrow Island in front of a healthy crowd at Kelland Park.

Ulverston Victoria a big hit in cricket finals: with picture gallery

50073133B013 UVHS claim victory over Millom and Walney Schools in an intense indoor cricket competition.

Lindal star in Furness schools athletics competition: with picture gallery

50072961B003 EVERY sinew was strained as athletic youngsters pushed themselves to new heights, lengths and speeds for their school.


Thousands in prize money for Furness bowls comp

50062235B000.jpg BOWLERS from across the North of England will flock to Dalton CC for a big-money competition this spring.

Askam RL ace targets first-team deal at Widnes Vikings

50067336B006.jpg NEW Viking Brad Walker hopes to earn a Super League first-team deal with Widnes before the year is out.

Invictus Games star a hit at Ulverston school

50073169B000 INVICTUS Games gold medallist Stuart Robinson put hundreds of children through their paces during a special sporting day.

Winter break on cards for Cartmel trainer

50067195B019.jpg A WINTER break is on the cards for the horses at James Moffatt’s Cartmel yard as the trainer concentrates on a successful spring and summer campaign.

South Cumbria jockey targets more success with Jonjo O'Neill

P24560.jpg DETERMINED jockey Patrick Cowley plans on moving ‘onwards and upwards’ following his first National Hunt victories.

Young Ulverston golfers swing into action: with picture gallery

50072380B001 ULVERSTON Golf Club’s booming junior section are keeping in the swing throughout winter.

GB great helps Barrow RL kids: with picture gallery

50072591B003 GREAT Britain legend Garry Schofield returned to Barrow to pass on his knowledge of the game to a group of enthusiastic youngsters.

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