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Rochdale Hornets take a trip to the seaside on Saturday as they visit Blackpool for their first appearance at the Summer Bash, where they will take on local rivals Oldham.
Date Published 26/05/2017
The Rochdale Online Alliance Summer Football League kicks off its inaugural season on Tuesday 6 June and is looking for one team to replace one of its member clubs that has been...
Date Published 24/05/2017
Thornham Cricket Club travelled to a wet Westleigh on Saturday and won to bounce back from a first defeat of the season the previous week.
Arrival to Westleigh was greeted with...
Rochdale-born boxer Ryan Walsh successfully defended his British featherweight title at London’s Copper Box Arena after stopping Belfast’s Marco McCullough in the eleventh round...
The weather for the first time this season made serious inroads into the league programme with only two games starting in the Premiership, and both these were 20...
Flanders International Rally Challenge contender Steve Brown heads back to Belgium this weekend to contest The ORC Canal Rally and this time, at the wheel of the Honda Civic he...
Date Published 23/05/2017
Heywood Cricket Club believe they may have made local cricket history at the weekend despite the first team game at Stand being washed out.
Mayfield took the long trip to Cumbria to face a Wath Brow team in red-hot form, and despite coming home with a league point - felt they should have had both with solid...
Last weekend it was the turn of the East Lancs to organise their road race, which was held on the challenging 11-mile circuit in the Hodder Valley near Clitheroe.
Ashley Gowers played a brilliant innings to guide Norden into the second round of the LWC supported LCB knockout.
It was to be a disappointing weekend for Hamer Amateur Boxing Club when 14-year-old Adam Earnshaw travelled to the Doncaster Dome on Saturday and was defeated in the National...
Shaw 113 for 2 (Arron Birtwistle ret 54), Rochdale 117 for 4 (Will Avery ret 55)
Even an early kick off wasn’t going to stop the unbeaten Rochdale Cobras side continuing their unbeaten run as they saw off Langworthy Reds.
High flying Cobras went into the game unbeaten against a side who are struggling for numbers.
Rochdale Hornets were left disappointed as they fell to defeat at the hands of Halifax at The Shay on Sunday afternoon.
A poor second half saw them fall out of reach of their...
Date Published 22/05/2017
Sacred Heart Football Club have made history again by being the first Rochdale team to bring home the Gilgryst Cup following the final against AFC Monton on Friday 12 May.
Date Published 20/05/2017
Sacred Heart FC Reserves triumphed over Walshaw Sports Reserves in the Open Trophy Final at Trafford on Wednesday 3 May.
Rochdale Hornets return to action this Sunday as they make the short trip to The Shay to face Halifax RLFC.
It will be the second meeting of the two clubs this season, after...
Date Published 19/05/2017
Keira Walsh, from Rochdale, was voted ‘Player of the Match’ as Manchester City Women FC won the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday (13 May)
Manchester City beat Birmingham City...
Its third versus fourth as Mayfield travel to Cumbria to face in form Wath Brow.
Date Published 18/05/2017
Middleton Town FC won the Division One Subsidiary Cup beating Wardle on penalties after a 3-3 draw at Firgrove on Sunday (14 May).
The biggest names in UK cricket have come together to launch a brand-new initiative 'Cricket Has No Boundaries’. Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid, as well as Kate...
Date Published 17/05/2017
When Greenfield hosted Saddleworth in the local derby it was Greenfield who triumphed for their second win of the week end to make it a sad day for Saddleworth...
Premiership League leaders Norden suffered a surprise defeat at the hands of lowly Glodwick. After being put in to bat. Josh Tolley was top scorer with 86 when they scored 225 for...
For Michael Ratu it has been a long season, which may seem odd considering the Rochdale Hornets centre is yet to feature in 2017 due to injury.
Date Published 16/05/2017
George Walker, Middleton captain, led his team to the top of the table with a courageous batting performance against Shaw on Saturday (13 May).
Evidence that Heywood are becoming a force to be reckoned with came in a decisive defeat of highly-rated Prestwich in the second round of the Royal London National Club...
Another impressive all-round performance saw Heywood prove too hot for fellow high-fliers Woodhouses as they maintained their unbeaten start to the season.
Current champions of the IFA Cup, Rochdale Supporters Trust FC, have reached the semi-finals stage of this years’ competition, and will face St Johnstone on 3 June.
Aeron Maddocks beat Tyler Sutton at Whitby Sports Club in Liverpool despite getting the shock of his life in the first minute of the first round when Sutton, of Wirral Boxing...
Middleton made the trip to Little Hey Street on Sunday for the top of the table clash against Heyside and their formidable batting line up, but the match was dominated Middleton's...
Leighton Le Carpentier stole the show as Middleton Second Eleven beat Shaw and returned to the top of the table.
Middleton beat Oldham at Towncroft on Sunday, with Rashid Hussain taking the captaincy reins for the fifth season at the Pollards.
Hamer Boxing Club's Husnain Ali, 20, tasted defeat at Whitby Sports Club in Liverpool, against local favourite Carl McLeod of Wirral Boxing Club.
Heywood Cricket Club are giving girls the chance to make their cricket mark – whether they have played the game before or not.
Mayfield took two valuable league points with a solid and convincing, if unspectacular, victory over Cumbrian opposition that, despite the scoreline suggesting otherwise, gave...
Date Published 15/05/2017
With England internationals Kate Cross and Alex Hartley returning to the side Lancashire Women were hopeful of continuing their winning start to the season as they travelled to...
After a surprise defeat at Crompton on Saturday, Rochdale returned to winning ways at Redbrook on Sunday with an emphatic 121 run victory over Glodwick.
Rochdale came unstuck at Glebe Street on Saturday, despite posting 222 for 6.
Cooper, with 93, led the way but a superb counter innings of the highest quality from Crompton’s...
Norden bounced back from defeat at Glodwick to comfortably beat Heyside at Stag Park on Sunday.
Heyside were bowled out for 116, and Norden went on to win by six wickets.
Norden tasted defeat for the first time this season when they travelled to Glodwick on Saturday.
Norden totalled 225 for nine, but should really have had more on the board.
The Greater Manchester Cricket League is making adjustments to this year's fixtures to increase the number of junior fixtures and also indicate how it expects to will operate in...
Austerlands 171, Staley 224-5;
Crompton 223-6 (Akbar Rehman 118no), Rochdale 222-6 (Henry Cooper 93, Jack Avery 46);
The Greater Manchester Cricket League (GMCL) has confirmed that it has accepted applications by Moorside CBC, Royton CC, Shaw CC, Monton & Weaste CC, Heyside CC, Greenfield CC and...
Milnrow Juniors FC is looking for more girls to join its 'Girls Academy'.
Formed in September 2014, the club quickly achieved FA Charter Standard status.
Hopwood Hall Hornets Rugby Academy beat Halifax Elite Rugby Academy to the Colleges National Cup in the closing moments of an action packed final at the Crown Oil Arena.
Date Published 11/05/2017
Grant Kershaw, 15, of Hamer ABC, upset local favourite Liam Craven, of Camp Detox Boxing Club, with victory at the White Rose Banquet Suite in Leeds, on Sunday (7 May).
Adam Earnshaw, 14, of Hamer Amateur Boxing Club, reached the National Schoolboy quarter finals by beating Ahmed Baker, of Small Heath Boxing Club, in a pre-quarter final bout at...
Pennine Cricket League: Wood Cup Preliminary Round
Some high scores were recorded in this round with Monton & Weaste leading the way with 361 for 3 resulting in a mammoth 272...
Outstanding performances by Andy Kerr and Simon Dawson inspired Heywood to what conspired to be a tense 37-run victory over Unsworth.
Middleton eased into the next round of the Wood Cup in what was a historical Wood Cup match versus Micklehurst. A competition Middleton first entered in 1921 and won at the first...
Middleton notched up maximum victories over Werneth and Uppermill, keeping them top of the table with Shaw.
Thornham got their league campaign back on track, after back to back defeats in both the league and cup, by beating South West Manchester.
Date Published 10/05/2017
A great start to the 2017 season for Thornham continued on Saturday as Hindley St Peters left Rochdale Road empty handed.
The West Pennine Road Club annual road race on Sunday included four members from the East Lancs RC, Oliver Huszar, Paul Ashworth, Alex Wiseman and Ben Trippier.
Date Published 09/05/2017
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