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Barrow AFC youths impress against Liverpool: with picture gallery

50069824B000 BARROW AFC under-18s attacker Callum Lamb slaughtered the Liverpool FC Foundation Football College defence to hand his side a second-minute lead.

Barrow Thorns fly into trouble: with picture gallery

50069679B007 DEFEAT with less than two seconds on the clock made for a painful start to the season for Barrow Thorns.

Cartmel lands more high-class races

P26285.jpg CARTMEL will host a series of the biggest and richest races in its history next year.

Windermere ace into golf's world top 100

S48598BB.jpg ACE-IN-THE-HOLE Adam Chapman has risen into the world’s top 100 amateur golfers after a year to remember.

Barrow ace nets three times for England in Euro Champs

50065741B006.jpg GEORGIA Stanway nets three goals in two games at the UEFA Euro Women’s Under-17s Championship.

Barrow canoeist's Olympic aims

50068997B004 WHITEWATER whizz Steph Dunn is racing towards the Great Britain team after proving a paddling natural.

Barrow Sports Awards nominations sought

50061205B003.jpg THE awards season is now in full swing and attentions turn to outstanding sporting achievements from teams and individuals during 2014.

Barrow Striders make impressive start

50058048B002.jpg BARROW and Furness Striders AC enjoyed a great start to their Mid Lancs Cross Country League campaign, with the senior men’s team finishing second at Hyndburn.

Furness find positives in Aldwinians defeat: with picture gallery

50069663B000 FURNESS faced another tough encounter against Aldwinians after their huge defeat against Blackburn.

De La Salle too strong for Hawcoat: with picture gallery

EM Hawcoat Park v De La Salle/50069669B000.jpg_009.jpg SALFORD-BASED De La Salle were deserved winners against Hawcoat Park.

Barrow aces sink Lancashire Cup holders: with picture gallery

50068824B010 BRIT Pioneers exacted revenge for last season’s only defeat as they reached the third round of the Lancashire Youth Cup. (1 comment)

Cartmel Races lands more meetings in 2015

50065907B016 SUNDAY racing will come to Cartmel in 2015 as the South Lakes course hosts an expanded four weekends of meetings.

Confusion as Dalton edge Barrow Island: with picture gallery

50069398B007 REFEREE Nathan Johnson found himself the unwanted centre of attention as the Barrow Youth League play-off between Barrow Island and Dalton ended in confusion and controversy. (1 comment)

New era for Barrow AFC youth section

50067933B000 BARROW AFC Performance Centre are boldly moving forward towards what they hope will be a new era of success. (1 comment)

Tribulations in Lakes Two-Day Trials

S49772BB RIDERS from as far afield as Belgium and Ireland contested The Lakes Two-Day Trial in South and West Cumbria.

Refereeing crisis in Furness football

bob davies THE amateur football scene is in the midst of a chronic refereeing crisis, which need urgently addressing. (4 comments)

Ulverston take derby spoils: with picture gallery

50069131B004 ULVERSTON claimed a tense derby victory over rivals South Lakes to remain unbeaten in the Cumbria League.

Flint fires up South Lakes: with picture gallery

50069103B001 TWO goals from in-form Ben Flint propelled South Lakes to a third successive win in North West Division Three North.

Ulverston bring in Barrow Raiders duo as coaches

0560356 RUGBY league warhorse Phil Atkinson and ex-Raider Jamie Marshall have joined Ulverston.

Barrow Raiders renew sponsorship deal with RF Miller

50068513B000.jpg BARROW Raiders have renewed their deal with main club sponsor RF Miller for 2015.

England call-ups for Furness running quartet

50060049B006.jpg A QUARTET of evergreen Barrow and Furness Striders runners will be flying the flag for England at cross country next month.

Barrovian Bob flying the flag for Furness

A0483091_2.jpg BOB Atkinson just loves competing. As a runner he has won countless races over the years and has worn an England vest many times.

Amateur football

Furness bosses give new subs rule warm welcome

50069664B010 THERE was a new twist in the game for senior footballers when roll on, roll off substitutes were used for the first time in the Furness FA Senior Cup last week.

Greg's greatest moment as Saints win Grand Final

50069100B005 GREG Richards enjoyed the greatest moment of his career as St Helens beat Wigan in the Super League Grand Final.

Ulverston swimmer joins England squad

50068114B003 TALENTED swimmer Tom Robinson has national success in his sights after being included in a top English programme.

Steve steals Barrow boxing charity night show: with picture gallery

50069099B013 STEEL-FISTED Steve Eilbeck once again stole the show for Barrow Amateur Boxing Club with another impressive display.

Barrow Celtic derby proves a treat: picture special

50068850B010 BARROW Celtic Under-15s shocked their elder club counterparts to earn victory in the Cumbria Women’s League derby at Newby Terrace. (1 comment)

Other sports

Nothing merry about managerial merry-go-round

A MERRY-GO-ROUND no longer seems a strong enough term to describe the rate at which football managers are losing their jobs.

Barrow Island name ex-Barrow RL man as new coach

A0072548.jpg A FAMILIAR name has taken over the reins at Rating Lane as Barrow Island look to build for the future.

Ulverston move top with big win

50068810B004 ULVERSTON moved top of the fledgling Cumbria League after easily disposing of Kirkby Stephen.

Barrow athletes make great strides

S48032BB BARROW and Furness Striders ended their Cumbrian Athletics League season in fine fashion at Whitehaven.

Furness table tennis girls motor on

50067786B005 A NEW-LOOK Furness CC Girls team are taking on the best players in the area in the Barrow and District Table Tennis League this season.

Broadbent bows out after Walney win

50063061B003.jpg GARY Broadbent brought the curtain down on a 30-year club rugby career as Walney won the Cumbria League Top-Four final. (2 comments)

Walney complete treble with Maryport triumph: picture special

50068808B000 TWO crucial tries from Matty Holmes saw Walney Central lift the Cumbria League Top-Four Trophy.

Amateur RL news

Broadbent hopeful over Cumbria RL chances

50069180B000 GARY Broadbent is confident Cumbria can give Lancashire and Yorkshire a real run for their money in the BARLA County Tri-Series.

Barrow Youth league RL finals: picture special

EM Barrow Youth league RL finals 2014/50068532B001.jpg IT was a day to remember at Craven Park as hundreds of children packed into the ground for the Furness Coaching Association finals day.


Ulverston home in on top spot

ULVERSTON Cons are on course for fourth spot in the South Lakeland Financial Consultants-sponsored Furness And District League Division One after a superb 12-2 home win over Askam.

Top performers up for Cumbria Sports Awards

50064001B000.jpg HIGH-FLYING rugby league teams, sparkling swimmers and all-conquering cricketers are among those vying for nominations at the Cumbria Sports Awards.

Liverpool aces set to hit Barrow

Steve McManaman THE huge army of Liverpool fans in the Furness area have the chance to see two former Reds players talk about their successful careers.

Barrow boxing pro starts afresh

50064702B006.jpg LIAM Conroy believes his disappointing summer defeat to now-retired Brummie brawler Max Maxwell could be the making of him.

Big names lined up for Barrow boxing charity night

50068123B002 A BOXING fanatic has organised a knockout charity event in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for two causes that are close to his heart.

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