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Masterstroke winner Alex tackles Furness

50066990B011 MASTERSTROKE winner Alex Walker was put to the test as Furness Golf Club bared its teeth on a windy late summer evening.

Cartmel's Chief takes centre stage

S45837BB THERE was a touching moment before racing began on the final day of the year at Cartmel, as James Moffatt’s Chief Dan George was walked round the parade ring.

Tributes to Barrow AFC striker and Vickerstown bowler Billy

S45409BB.jpg TRIBUTES have been paid to Billy Quinn – a fine all-round sportsman who shone at cricket and football in the 1970s. (5 comments)

Furness fisherman lands rare catch

S45631BB IT may not exactly be a monster, but for a Furness angler landing a small but rare scaldfish was a memorable catch.

Moffatt's Cartmel Cup delight

50067163B012 THE Cartmel Cup came home as trainer James Moffatt claimed the feature race on Totepool Raceday.

Teak a class act at Cartmel

50067195B008 GLORIOUS Goodwood to Cartmel proved the unlikely winning route for Teak as he claimed the biggest race of the year at Cartmel.

Barrow AFC hope for more Walker goals

FANS’ favourite Jason Walker has been backed to further boost Barrow AFC’s status as Conference North sharpshooters after breaking his goalscoring duck.

European bronze for Barrow runner Miller

50067167B000 IT has been nine years since Dean Miller made his debut in a Great Britain vest, but the Barrow athlete admits it is a weight off his back to have finally won a senior medal.

Cumbria cricketers unite for Tom

50066871B003 CRICKETERS and old friends were reunited to raise money in memory of Lindal Moor legend Tom Gifford. (1 comment)

National crown for Barrow basketball hotshot

50066322B002 BASKETBALL scoring sensation Tyler Baines has been excelling on the court once again. (2 comments)

Dalton speedway ace perfect for Peterborough

S40424B LUCKLESS speedway rider Adam Roynon is wiping the slate clean in a bid to end a troubled season on a high.

Barrow Raiders ban ex-coach from Craven Park


FORMER Raiders coach Anthony Murray has been banned from entering Craven Park this Sunday. (11 comments)

Barrow and District teams aim to build on successful seasons

S45066BB THE start of the new Barrow and District Junior Football League season is just around the corner.

Furness gymnasts display top talent

S43529BB THERE was a silver lining for Furness gymnasts as they claimed a medal at the North of England Regional Novice Championships and the North of England Regional Intermediate Championships.

Football rookies have thrilling time at Furness College

50065065B003 SCORES of children are hitting their footballing goals thanks to regular coaching sessions with the Lancashire FA.

Hill retains Barrow snooker title

50066671B009.jpg MATTY Hill retained his Monday Night Snooker Handicap title with a 6-4 victory over Martin McDonald.

Askam kids Kwik to take cricket win

S44653BB ASKAM Village School claimed the Lindal Moor CC Primary Schools Mixed Kwik Cricket Festival trophy with victory at Pennington Lane.

Barrow cricketer helps England take series lead

P15594 RISING star Liam Livingstone was expecting to be running out with the drinks for England players in the Fourth Test at Old Trafford.

Violet puts Masterstroke winner Alex on course for success

50065840B004 MASTERSTROKE golf winner Alex Walker describes her first experience at the hands of personal trainer and golf specialist body coach Violet Schwarz at Dalton’s Express Home Physiotherapy

Magnificent seven for Barrow aikido kids

Aikido A MARTIAL arts club are celebrating after many of their students impressed at a grading.

Furness kids catch cricket fever

50066257B008 ENTHUSIASTIC youngsters learnt the tricks of the cricketing trade from a trio of Sri Lankan professionals at Furness Cricket Club.

Roose and Furness rugby boys rumble in the ring

50066347B003 RUGBY league and union players donned boxing gloves and put their speed and power to the test to help a popular former player and his family. (1 comment)

England call up Windermere golf ace

50052092B005 OUTSTANDING Windermere golfer Adam Chapman will represent England A in next week’s Home Internationals at Southerndown Golf Club.

Windermere junior claims county golf title

S44187BB TALENTED junior Alex Rose proved his mettle to retain the Cumbria Under-16s County Championship at Seascale.

Amateur RL news

It's the pits for Hindpool Tigers

50067375B002.014.jpg regam HINDPOOL’S faint hopes of promotion to the North West Men’s League Premier Division are over following a 52-16 home defeat at the hands of title favourites Bold Miners.

Barrow Island beat Ulverston in dramatic cup final

50066348B010 BARROW Island took the spoils in a thrilling Harry Warman Cup final at Craven Park, writes JEFF COWARD.

Barrow shipyard worker in Commonwealth Games hot seat

S44169BB A SHIPYARD welder returns to work this week after having enjoyed the ‘best seat in the house’ at the Commonwealth Games.

History for Ulverston cricket youngsters

50065809B001 ULVERSTON CC claimed their first junior trophy since 2001 as their under-11s team won the Stan Jones Cup.

Askam's village uprising

S43412BB PUPILS at Askam Village School have proved their sporting prowess with a year of remarkable success.


Furness lead title rivals by seven points

FURNESS lead Cleator by seven points going into the final game of the season after both teams recorded victories.

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.

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.


Salthouse deliver first-class win over Posties in Furness Bowling League

50067202B000 ADAM Miller guided Salthouse to a narrow 8-6 home win over the Post Office in the South Lakeland Financial Consultants-sponsored Division One.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Other sports

Kendall the king of Furness

50065020B002 CHRIS Kendall enjoyed a weekend to remember as he featured for Furness Golf Club in the Cumbria Scratch League Finals before being crowned club champion.

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.


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.

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.

Barrow JFL KO Cup Finals picture special


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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