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Lorraine ‘Lorrie’ Anderson, who was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2017 for services to Army Reserve recruiting on 2 March, also plays rugby for Littleborough RUFC Ladies’ team.
Date Published 25/03/2017
Keith Hill is expecting a tough encounter against a side who he expects to be playing free football.
Chesterfield currently sit second bottom of the Sky Bet League One table,...
Date Published 24/03/2017
Rochdale AFC full-back Joe Bunney and his Dale teammates have shown their support for World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) with the help of two little mascots.
Rochdale Hornets travel to the Trailfinders Sports Club in Ealing to take on London Broncos this Sunday; with both sides licking their wounds after disappointing Challenge Cup...
Mayfield are back in action on Saturday after missing out last week due to the rain. The game sees the NCL side on the road to Humberside to face promoted Myton.
Date Published 23/03/2017
Maurice Clarke, Rochdale Judo Club’s longest serving member, has received confirmation from the British Judo Association (BJA) of his fifth Dan black belt.
Rochdale Judo Club’s David Hulme and Ricardo Pina will be competing in the Open Championships in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April.
Littleborough RUFC Seconds were controversially left frustrated at what might have been as Northwich Seconds secured a place in the final despite the game being drawn.
Rochdale came away champions in two sports at the Greater Manchester School Games, Holy Family RC & CE College won the Inclusive Tennis competition, and Rochdale Borough Team won...
Date Published 22/03/2017
Rochdale Hornets have launched a new ticketing system and are offering fans a 25% off the price of online tickets for the match against French side Toulouse Olympique.
Play-off hopefuls Rochdale and Millwall played out a six goal thriller as the spoils were shared at the Crown Oil Arena.
Lee Gregory from the spot and Aiden O’Brien after a...
Cameron Morgan, 18, has gained his black belt five years after he started at The Dojo Karate Centre due to being bullied at school.
Date Published 21/03/2017
Littleborough's double Judo Olympian Sophie Cox won gold in the blue belt lightweight bracket (u-62k) with a series of commanding performances in the UAEJJ (Jiu Jitsu) Abu Dhabi...
Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will return to the Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC) in 2017 thanks to backing from sponsors.
Anglers at Waltons Fishing Club, Rochdale have been enjoying the start of the fishing season in style as anglers on the bank last week caught up to 11 different varieties of fish.
Nineteen members of Team Dojo returned from the NMACGB National Series with 51 medals.
A visibly dejected Alan Kilshaw spoke following Hornets' horror show in York.
Hornets went out of the Challenge Cup to lower division opposition after a dour display against...
Date Published 20/03/2017
Georgina Cape and Karen Bailey, of the local East Lancs cycling team, won their category age groups at the West Pennine Road Club annual ‘hilly’ time trial at the weekend.
Shahruf Ali, of Hamer Amateur Boxing Club, progressed to the National Open Class semi-finals having beat John Fox, of Stockbridge ABC, at Croxteth Sports Centre in Liverpool on...
Mayfield Mustangs under 9s won a low scoring game against Limehurst Lions under 9s in wet conditions at Hollinwood on Sunday.
Zain Ahmed and Joe Crawford, of Queensway ABC, are through to the final stages of the championships next week in London.
Rochdale Cobras under 10s secured a comfortable victory over a depleted Leyland at Firgrove on Sunday.
Work will start this week on revamping the Carlsberg Lounge at the Crown Oil Arena.
East Lancs junior riders were out in force competing in the juvenile and junior categories at the Manchester & District Time Trial Association’s Junior Championships.
East Lancs had a number of rider taking part in mass start road races at the weekend.
Oliver Huszar rode the Derby Mercury event centred around Ashbourne in Derbyshire and...
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched the first nationwide entry-level participation programme for cricket, with the aim of getting 50,000 boys and girls excited by...
Rochdale host Bradford City on the final day of the 2016-17 season and the match is all ticket for both sets of supporters.
Hornets went out of the Challenge Cup to lower division opposition after a dour display against York City Knights.
Date Published 19/03/2017
Rochdale AFC manager Keith Hill reflects on Dale’s 4-1 win over Gillingham at the Crown Oil Arena.
He said: “I think the last time we played badly was against Oxford but we...
Rochdale won for the first time in 10 games as they comfortably dispatched lacklustre Gillingham on a wet day at the Crown Oil Arena.
Date Published 18/03/2017
Hopwood Hall College’s first team fought back from 0-1 down to defeat league rivals Newcastle-under-Lyme College in an action packed 5-1 win.
Rochdale AFC manager Keith Hill reflects on Tuesday night’s defeat to Scunthorpe United and looks ahead to Saturday’s League One fixture versus Gillingham.
Date Published 17/03/2017
Rochdale Hornets has launched a new website that the club hopes will be a one stop shop for supporters and visitors to The Crown Oil Arena.
Canadian kart champion Austin Riley paid a visit to Team Karting in Castleton as part of his UK 'Racing with Autism' awareness tour.
Rochdale Football Club is offering a £10 family ticket to all households in the Borough.
Dale are currently enjoying the most successful period in the club’s history and match...
Rochdale AFC footballer Joe Thompson has revealed that his cancer has returned.
Joe, who was born in Rochdale, was diagnosed with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin’s in November 2013...
Date Published 16/03/2017
Rochdale Hornets take a break from the Kingstone Press Championship this weekend as they travel to Bootham Crescent to face York City Knights in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth...
Mayfield Mustangs Rugby League under 11s started their 2017 season in style with a strong performance against Oldham St Anne’s.
Ride Rochdale, a new cycling event for women taking place in Rochdale on Sunday 21 May has been handed a boost after being selected by British Cycling as one of just eleven events...
Rochdale were beaten away against Leyland & Chorley Mens Seconds in the last fixture of the season.
Date Published 15/03/2017
Bridge JFC have 27 football teams comprising 350 boys and girls from across the borough every week and if the land is sold under the council’s current proposals the club says all...
Rochdale won their second game in two days on Sunday at Oulder Hill and results mid-week and on Saturday for Didsbury Thirds meant the title was a possibility if all remaining...
The Greater Manchester Winter School Games on 21st March which will be officially opened by Littleborough's Olympic gold medallist, Nicola White MBE.
Rochdale crashed to a stoppage time defeat at the hands of Scunthorpe despite taking a first half lead. Ian Henderson’s goal four minutes before half time was nothing less than...
Rochdale Mens Firsts played Leyland and Chorley Firsts on Saturday knowing nothing short of a victory was going to be good enough.
Date Published 14/03/2017
European Metal Recycling (EMR) is the latest sponsor of Rochdale Cobras, the Firgrove Sports Fields based amateur rugby league club.
Rochdale Ladies 17 - 0 Manchester University Ladies Fourths
After Manchester University thirds midweek defeat, Rochdale Ladies had been given a title lifeline and they took it...
Players representing Rochdale Hornets, Oldham RLFC and leading amateur outfit Oldham St Anne’s enjoyed a full day of rugby league on Sunday as part of the club’s initiative to get...
In a thriller of a game at Rakewood, a try in the final play of the game from Sam Plant preserved Littleborough Ladies unbeaten start to 2017.
Shahruf Ali, 14, of Hamer Amateur Boxing Club, progressed to the quarter finals of the Junior, Open Class, National Championship Finals when he beat last year’s National Cadets...
Mayfield put in a lacklustre performance in Hull on Saturday as they were defeated by West Hull.
Date Published 13/03/2017
Queensway ABC trio Zain Ahmed, Ahid Khan and Joe Crawford won their fights at the Birtley Boxing club in Newcastle on Sunday progress to the next round of the Junior National...
This weekend's inexplicable result with Littleborough winning at almost a point per minute of the match this occurred whilst Littleborough’s coach, Richard Rawlinson was unable to...
Last Saturday saw the beginning of the Manchester & District Junior Time Trial Championships, which is a series of events that each attract points throughout the season.
Rochdale Hornets and Oldham Roughyeds shared the spoils in a pulsating derby at the Crown Oil Arena.
Hornets had the better of the first half but Oldham hit back in the second...
Date Published 12/03/2017
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