Michael Smith beaten by World champion van Gerwen in Players Championship Final

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

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

WORLD CHAMPION Michael van Gerwen sealed his eighth PDC title of 2014 as he defeated Michael Smith to win the 14th Players Championship event of the year in Crawley.

Eve is just ace

St Helens Star:

1:42pm Thursday 11th September 2014

RAINFORD Tennis Club member Eve Twist is Lancashire County Champion after winning the eight and under girls’ singles at Bolton Arena.

Dominant Hughes wins Muay Thai title

St Helens Star:

12:22pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ECCLESTON Park kickboxer Rachel Hughes is celebrating the English title after a dominant performance at the Kingsway Leisure Centre in Widnes.

Last Cheshire League meeting of the year

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

10:15am Thursday 11th September 2014

A small St Helens Sutton A.C. took part in the fourth, and last, Cheshire League meeting of the season at Woodbank Park, Stockport on a day which provided excellent conditions for the competitors.

Busy weekend for Striders

St Helens Star: Congratulations to Bupa runners

9:17am Monday 8th September 2014

A busy week of racing for St Helens Striders saw members competing in several races.

St Helens Snooker League

St Helens Star: The snooker table at the Chantry Centre in Dursley

5:01pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Division One: Scala Snooker 5 Sutton C.C.(2) 2, Sidac Sports & Soc. 2 Parr Cons.WMC (2) 5, Greenalls (1) 4 Rainford Ex-Serv.(2) 3, Windle Labour 2 Birch.St.Mary's 5, Haydock Cons.(1) 4 Sprayhurst (1) 3, St.Teresas 5 Peas.X Cons. 2, B/Brook W/Mens.(2) 3 Holy Cross (2) 4, East Sutton Lab. 2 Rainhill Sports 5, Sutton C.C.(1) 6 St.Annes (2) 1.

Marathon Striders

St Helens Star:

4:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014

ON Sunday Jennifer Lawrence and Alex Turner travelled to Halifax to take part in the Halifax full and half marathon. Alex completed the half marathon distance in a time of 2hrs 28:06.

Louise rides Penny Princess to Championship success

St Helens Star:

6:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AMATEUR horse rider Louise Harrison from Clock Face can justifiably celebrate becoming the 2014 75cm and the 85cm Showjumping Champion and the Working Hunter 2ft and 2ft6 Champion.

Phil Taylor avenges Dave Chisnall defeat in Perth Masters semi final in Australia

St Helens Star:

9:05am Monday 25th August 2014

PHIL TAYLOR claimed victory in the inaugural TABtouch Perth Darts Masters with a superb 11-9 win over Michael van Gerwen in a thrilling final at the Challenge Stadium on Sunday.

Rounders round-up

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

1:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Play-off for the League Championship took place between Pilkington Vikings and Warriors.

Newton le Willows A Asc Match News.

St Helens Star:

9:11am Monday 25th August 2014

 Newton le Willows A Asc National Team open match, (22 pegs).

Chistopher's Northern Pride

4:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CHRISTOPHER Lamb broke new territory for St Helens Sutton by competing in the newly-established Octathlon held over two days at Bedford.

Confidence is key ahead of Rachel's title fight

St Helens Star:

2:09pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ECCLESTON Park kickboxer Rachel Hughes says having confidence in her ability will be key ahead of her fight for the English title this month.

Dave Chisnall stuns Phil Taylor in Singapore

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall

8:48am Saturday 16th August 2014

DAVE CHISNALL caused a sensation on the opening day of the Singapore Darts Masters, in association with Singha Beer and Weston's Cider, with a 10-6 win over Phil Taylor on Friday, as Michael van Gerwen, James Wade and Simon Whitlock joined him in the semi-finals of the World Series of Darts event.

A quality field of runners at trail race

St Helens Star: Review: Nike Lunarglide 5 Shield trainers

11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

St Helens Striders were well represented at the final race of the annual Astley Park 4.4 mile Trail Series in Chorley.

Thwaites Darts & Dominoes League (Darts/Dominoes).

St Helens Star: DARTS: Rudheath clinch fourth trophy

10:56am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Sprayhurst v Sportsman's (7-2, 5-0) Vulcan v Blackrook WMC (0-9,0-5) Eccleston Bowling Club v St Anne's (3-6, 4-1) Bowling Green /Swan & Our Lady's all got bye.

Win for Mark Brown

St Helens Star: Local angling

10:55am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Newton le Willows A Asc Match news 7th August 2014.The Ron Hassall Festival Trophy, Haydock Park Farm, Lagoon (20 pegs) Sunday, August 3rd.

Results of Newton le Willows Angling Association matches

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3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

NEWTON le Willows Angling Association matches have taken place, with Dave Boyle twice featuring in the top four.

Golden Games glory for St Helens judo kings

St Helens Star: at SECC Precinct during day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 25, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (8763357)

12:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

JUDO fighters from St Helens stood on the podium’s top step after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Wild Cats come out on top

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

6:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

WILD CATS rounders team defeated Canterbury Belles 11½-3½ in their latest outing.

Owen Livesey wins judo gold at Commonwealth Games

St Helens Star: Glasgow 2014 logo

7:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

OWEN Livesey has won a sixth judo gold medal for England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Chizzy knocked out of World Matchplay after losing ding-dong battle with van Gerwen

St Helens Star:

12:26am Friday 25th July 2014

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN and Simon Whitlock will meet in the BetVictor World Matchplay semi-finals, after they enjoyed thrilling quarter-final victories over Dave Chisnall and James Wade at the Winter Gardens on Thursday.

Owen targets Commonwealth gold after a whirlwind return to judo

St Helens Star:

10:16am Thursday 24th July 2014

OWEN Livesey is hoping that his whirlwind return to judo is capped off with a Commonwealth Games gold medal for England.

Bunting and Smith exit World Matchplay

St Helens Star:

8:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

PHIL TAYLOR hit an incredible nine-dart finish against Michael Smith at the BetVictor World Matchplay on Wednesday as 13-6 victory moved him into the quarter-finals alongside Adrian Lewis, Gary Anderson and Wes Newton.

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.

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