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Monday, 25 May 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. (2 comments)

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. (2 comments)

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 'inundated' with player offers


BARROW AFC are being talked of as ‘the place to be’ as they prepare for a return to the Conference. (2 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
• On Saturday, tweet your match-day pictures to @DPickthallNWEM, also using the hashtag: #uptheBluebirds
• 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

Excitement builds as Scholes heads to Barrow

A0240138.jpg EXCITEMENT is mounting ahead of the highly anticipated appearance of Manchester United and England legend Paul Scholes in Barrow tonight.

Other sports

Grand National winner plots Cartmel success

P95256.jpg GRAND National-winning trainer Oliver Sherwood is hoping for another great day in the north as he plans a three-horse raid on the valuable Bank Holiday Monday card at Cartmel.

Amateur RL news

Walney Cents win Barton Townley Cup thriller

WALNEY Cents retained the Barton Townley Cup in dramatic fashion last night after beating Millom 13-12 with a golden point drop-goal from Mark McKinley. (1 comment)


Waring leads Alfred to Roose win

50024683B007.jpg EILEEN Waring showed great form for King Alfred A in Furness and District Women’s Bowling League Division One as she beat her opponent 21-3 in the Walney side’s 8-4 victory at Roose.


Adopted Cumbrian Ben blasts fastest Test ton at Lord's

ENGLAND’S former Cockermouth CC ace Ben Stokes scored the fastest Test century at Lord’s to help England transform the first Investec Test against his native New Zealand.
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