MEN, women and juniors from many sporting fields took part in the reopening of the Ruskin Drive complex over the weekend.

The annual St Helens Sports Festival – attended by over 7000 spectators saw teams from across the North West compete in various activities on the site’s new and improved 3G floodlit artificial rugby and football pitches, cricket and rounders field, bowling green, and all weather tennis courts.

Bernard Platt captured the action.