Chizzy to meet Van Gerwen in the last eight of World Matchplay

St Helens Star:

1:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN and James Wade romped into the BetVictor World Matchplay quarter-finals with comfortable wins over Ian White and Richie Burnett on Tuesday, as Dave Chisnall and Simon Whitlock joined them in the last eight in Blackpool.

Bunting get his World Matchplay off to a flying start

St Helens Star:

9:18am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Lakeside Champion Stephen Bunting enjoyed a superb World Matchplay debut as he overcame number six seed Peter Wright, the World Championship finalist and Premier League star who went down 10-6.

So far so good for St Helens darters in the World Matchplay

St Helens Star:

10:54am Monday 21st July 2014

IT is a case of so far so good for the first two of the three St Helens darters in the BetVictor World Matchplay at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.

World Matchplay, Justin Pipe v Michael Smith

St Helens Star:

10:59am Monday 21st July 2014

How the match was won.

World Matchplay, Dave Chisnall v Dean Winstanley

St Helens Star:

10:57am Monday 21st July 2014

How the match was won.

Lenine and Maisie make it to Wimbledon finals

St Helens Star:

10:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO Rainford Tennis Club players will be competing on the grass courts of Wimbledon next month after reaching the finals of a national competition.

Javelin win for Tom McKeever

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth?

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

St Helens Sutton A.C. members travelled to Halifax for their third match in the Northern Senior League.

A celebration of sport at Ruskin Festival

St Helens Star:

3:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HUNDREDS turned out for the St Helens Sports Festival at Ruskin Drive at the weekend.

Ian tops the pile

St Helens Star: Our angling correspondent Jon Berry

3:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

Newton-le-Willows AA members Sunday Sweepstake, Upper Pound Sankey Canal.

Connor’s delight at GB Euro call-up

St Helens Star:

3:28pm Friday 11th July 2014

BASKETBALLER Connor Murtagh is delighted at being selected for the Great Britain under 20s squad for the European championships in July.

Bunting offered a place for Sydney

St Helens Star:

1:35pm Thursday 10th July 2014

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD and Stephen Bunting have been confirmed as PDC Wildcards for the Sydney Darts Masters event at the Hordern Pavilion from August 28-30.

Two more rounders wins for Vikings

St Helens Star: Beer Rounders and Hog Roast day at  Selsey

9:57am Monday 7th July 2014

Two more wins under their belt for Vikings. On Tuesday they took on Crusaders and, batting first, declared on 12 with Di Thomas top scoring with 3 full rounders and four ½’s.

Chelsea clocks a season's best

St Helens Star:

1:23pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

ST HELENS runner Chelsea Jarvis believes she will soon be challenging with the nation’s best after picking up a season’s best at the British Athletics Championships.

ABC Triathlon's summer of success

St Helens Star: Combe gearing up for 10k and Fun Run

2:26pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

ABC Triathlon's junior and senior sections continue to enjoy a summer of success.

Danielle has not given up hopes

St Helens Star: Danielle McGifford

1:29pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

WITH time ticking down to try and make the team for next month’s World Junior Championships, injury was the last thing Rainford’s Danielle McGifford needed – although the heptathlete insists she is not giving up hope just yet.

Rainford’s champion players

St Helens Star: Rainford’s champion players

11:59am Friday 20th June 2014

RAINFORD Tennis Club’s 9 and Under Team have won their division in this season’s Lancashire Aegon Team Tennis competition.

Taylor collects silver and bronze

St Helens Star: The University of Winchester athletics track at Bar End

11:56am Friday 20th June 2014

St Helens Sutton A.C.’s promising young field event athlete, Taylor Caton-Hand, came away from the Northern Athletics Senior Under 20years Championships in Manchester with two medals.

Highcock ready to take on the world

St Helens Star: Dan Highcock

11:51am Friday 20th June 2014

ST Helens’ Dan Highcock is preparing to take on the world in South Korea this summer after playing his way to a place in the GB Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team for the World Championships in Incheon (3-15 July).

Ellison time trial is way ahead

St Helens Star: Local athletics

11:41am Friday 20th June 2014

ABC Triathlon continue to enjoy a packed summer of racing with members scoring personal best results and winning races in various disciplines.

Darts and dominoes

St Helens Star: DARTS: Rudheath clinch fourth trophy

11:21am Thursday 12th June 2014

Thwaites Darts & Dominoes League: Eccleston Bowling Club v Vulcan, (4-5, 4-1), Our Lady's v Swan, ( 7-2 1-4), St Anne's v Roundabout, (9-0, 5-0), B.w.m.c v Sprayhurst, (5-4, 3-2), Windle Labour v Sportsmans, (5-4, 3-2), Bowling Green got a bye.

Hill wins with bream and perch

St Helens Star: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

11:17am Thursday 12th June 2014

THE Newton Cup, Upper Pound Sankey Canal.

Brennan makes it a PB treble

11:10am Thursday 12th June 2014

St Helens Strider Kev Brennan achieved three personal bests in 5 days last week.

Seniors have a good day at Ashton

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth?

11:08am Thursday 12th June 2014

ST Helens Sutton A.C.’s senior athletes had another good day at the second match in the Northern Senior League at Ashton under Lyne, even though the weather was less than kind.

Chris has Commonwealth gold medal fixed firmly in his sights

St Helens Star: Chris Sherrington

12:48pm Monday 9th June 2014

BILLINGE-BORN judo fighter Chris Sherrington has only one medal in mind as he looks forward to making his Commonwealth Games bow this summer.

Danielle recovers from testing time

St Helens Star: Danielle McGifford

3:58pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

RAINFORD heptathlete Danielle McGifford insists she has come out of the other side of a testing past month and is now determined to ensure the next four weeks are the opposite.

Phil’s pleasing decathlon effort

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth

3:51pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

PHIL Robinson, St Helens Sutton A.C.’s veteran multi-eventer took part in this year’s England Men’s Senior Decathlon Championships held at Bedford and must have been pleased to have finished in the top half of a strong field.

Taking to the Lakeland hills

St Helens Star: Congratulations to Bupa runners

3:29pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

ST Helens Striders Anthony Jones completed Southport’s Sandgrounder 5K in 29:27.

Andy and Chris Middlehurst impress at Brands Hatch and Monaco

St Helens Star: Andy and Chris Middlehurst impress at Brands Hatch and Monaco

4:54pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

THE last few weeks has seen Andy Middlehurst and his son, Chris, hit the track in the UK and abroad with some great success.

Stephen Bunting is runner up in the final of Players Championship

St Helens Star: Stephen Bunting

10:09am Monday 26th May 2014

TERRY JENKINS won his first ranking title for two years with a 6-3 win over Stephen Bunting in Players Championship Ten at the K2 Centre in Crawley, on a day which saw Johnny Haines hit a nine-dart finish.

Mark Young wins County Championship at Grange Park

St Helens Star: Mark Young wins County Championship at Grange Park

10:48am Monday 26th May 2014

MARK Young won the Lancashire County Championship for the third time in five years after a close finish at Grange Park.

Crusaders get back to winning ways

9:54am Monday 26th May 2014

Crusaders recovered their form on Thursday when they took on Wild Cats at Windleshaw Road.

Chelsea gets in some good preparation

St Helens Star: Chelsea gets in some good preparation

10:59am Thursday 22nd May 2014

SHE may have missed out on the podium in her two races this weekend but St Helens middle distance runner Chelsea Jarvis insists her busy schedule was all about preparing for this summer’s World Junior Championships.

Leading horses head to Haydock

St Helens Star: Leading horses head to Haydock

4:59pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

SOME of the country’s leading horses will compete at Haydock Park this weekend as it hosts the Group Two Betfred Temple Stakes Raceday this Saturday.

Lyon aims to roar in the world of MMA

St Helens Star: Daniel Lyon at the European Youth Olympic Festival

11:07am Thursday 15th May 2014

A JUDO fighter who decided to try out MMA aims to turn professional after recently making an impressive bow in the sport.

14 PBs for St Helens Sutton athletes

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth?

9:39am Thursday 15th May 2014

St Helens Sutton A.C. took 23 young athletes to Bury for the season’s first Cheshire League match.

Chizzy has an off night with the doubles

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall

11:43pm Thursday 8th May 2014

THE fight for places in the Betway Premier League Darts Play-Offs will go to the final league night after Phil Taylor drew with Peter Wright and Gary Anderson defeated Dave Chisnall in Newcastle on Thursday.

Taylor helps St Helens Sutton to track victory

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth?

9:48am Wednesday 7th May 2014

ST Helens Sutton AC had a great day at Cleckheaton on Sunday winning their first match in this year’s Senior Northern Track & Field League.

Dave Chisnall's play off hopes ended with double defeat in Brum

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall

12:30pm Friday 2nd May 2014

PHIL TAYLOR moved up to third in the Betway Premier League Darts table as he picked up three points in Birmingham on Thursday night - but Adrian Lewis and Dave Chisnall saw their Play-Off hopes ended at The NIA.

Chizzy doubles up in Birmingham

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall

2:39pm Thursday 1st May 2014

DAVE Chisnall is looking forward to a pivotal night in his debut Betway Premier League Darts season as he prepares to double up at The NIA in Birmingham on Thursday.

Pilkington Recs run riot against Stanningley

St Helens Star: Danny Lynch try

1:29pm Thursday 1st May 2014

JOSH Lynch scored four tries in a blistering 23 minutes spell as Recs turned in an attacking masterclass - winning 94-6 - against bottom club Stanningley.

Young athletes perform well in North West League opener

St Helens Star: Carn Brea running track to be rebuilt in Redruth?

1:22pm Thursday 1st May 2014

St Helens Sutton A.C.’s junior athletes performed well in the first round match in the North West YD League held at Leverhulme Park in Bolton.

Chelsea Jarvis has eyes on World Juniors and Rio 2016

St Helens Star: Chelsea Jarvis

4:34pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ST HELENS middle distance runner Chelsea Jarvis insists last year’s brush with international stardom has left her hungrier for more as she turns her attentions to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Michael Smith to meet Phil Taylor in German Masters quarters

St Helens Star: Michael Smith's World Championship run ended by Peter Wright

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

PHIL TAYLOR and Michael Smith will meet in the quarter-finals of the German Darts Masters on Monday evening as the £100,000 European Tour event in Berlin heads towards its conclusion.

Livesey tops England's Commonwealth Games rankings after remarkable judo comeback

St Helens Star: Owen Livesey in action

10:48am Thursday 17th April 2014

OWEN Livesey has surpassed his wildest expectations by topping England’s Commonwealth Games ranking list after an incredible return to judo.

Eight Striders tackle London

St Helens Star: The Plodders running club has seen 22 families from Runcorn meet up for six weeks to take part in fun sessions.

12:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE London Marathon saw eight St Helens striders finally reach the end of their long training and taking on the 26.2 mile course. Weather conditions were near perfect and all Striders had a great run.

Michael Smith beaten in Players Championship Final

St Helens Star: Michael Smith's World Championship run ended by Peter Wright

9:16am Monday 14th April 2014

BRENDAN DOLAN won his fourth ProTour title in the space of six months, and his second of 2014, after claiming a whitewash victory over Michael Smith to win Players Championship 5 at the Robin Park Tennis Centre on Saturday.

Chizzy's miss costs him a draw in Sheffield

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall makes it through to last eight of World Matchplay

8:55am Friday 11th April 2014

DAVE Chisnall was the first of two throwers to fall to Raymond van Barneveld as the second phase of the Betway Premier League Darts season continued at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield last night.

Chizzy is set for Sheffield and Oz

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall moves into the semi finals

3:48pm Thursday 10th April 2014

DAVE Chisnall goes into the second phase of the Betway Premier League Darts season after surviving Judgement Night.

Chizzy beats Wes Newton to survive Judgement Night

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall snatches a draw against van Barneveld

12:06am Friday 4th April 2014

WES NEWTON was knocked out of the Betway Premier League Darts on Thursday night as Dave Chisnall secured his own survival on Judgement Night with a 7-5 triumph at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena.

Chizzy's draw sets up a thrilling week nine in Premier League Darts

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall makes it through to last eight of World Matchplay

8:12am Friday 28th March 2014

 SIMON WHITLOCK was eliminated from the Betway Premier League Darts with a draw against Wes Newton in Dublin on Thursday, as Phil Taylor secured survival at The O2 and Michael van Gerwen ended Peter Wright's unbeaten run in the event.

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