Mets look to bounce back in anniversary year

The Bolton News: Bolton Mets team in the season just ended, from left, back, Gavin Corfield, Matt Walker, Adam Millington, Andy Bowling, Ste Lowe, Ken Sackfield, Ryan Terry, Jordan Yates, Mark Dorning, front, Joe Harte, Lee Semark, Matt Gladwin, Chris Piercy, Danny Ryder,

11:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BOLTON Mets aim to celebrate their 20th anniversary next year with a season at the right end of the table.

Smith ready to pack a punch

The Bolton News: Paul Smith, centre, on the podium with his gold medal at the ISKA World Championships earlier this year

12:24pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BOLTON thai-boxer has just added another piece of silverware to his bulging trophy cabinet.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Basement battle will be Eagley's cup final says ex-Preston, Norwich and Bury ace Simon Whaley

The Bolton News: Local youth football

7:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

EAGLEY boss Simon Whaley wants his players to take a cup final mindset into Saturday’s match against the Premier Division’s bottom side Hesketh Bank.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Promotion is within our grasp - Simon Wilcox

The Bolton News:

6:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

IF Breightmet United fail to clinch promotion from Division One this season, manager Simon Wilcox believes they will only have themselves to blame.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Bolts deliver blow to champs

The Bolton News:

6:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

OLD Boltonians manager Steve Eccleshare heaped praise on his coaching staff after Saturday’s 4-1 victory away to reigning Premier League champions Prestwich maintained their impressive momentum.

Phoenix forward gets GB call-up

The Bolton News:

12:10am Wednesday 15th October 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix forward Bobby Chamberlain has been selected to represent Great Britain in the forthcoming Under 20 World Championship competition in Tallin, Estonia.

Phoenix bounce back with resounding cup wins.

12:02am Wednesday 15th October 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix got a winning boost with back to back victories in the Challenge Cup.

WEST LANCS LEAGUE: Paul Marriott returns to help Eagley's relegation battle

The Bolton News: Paul Marriott will return to Eagley to manage the side again as a one-off

7:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

PAUL Marriott’s challenge is clear – to help pull Eagley out of relegation trouble – after the former manager returned to the dugout at the weekend as assistant to new boss Simon Whalley.

LANCS AMATEUR LEAGUE: We have turned a corner, says Horwich Victoria manager Danny Holmes

The Bolton News:

7:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

HORWICH Victoria manager Danny Holmes is adamant the basement club have turned a corner, despite going down to their ninth defeat in 10 games on Saturday.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Confidence is key to improvement, says Breightmet United boss Simon Wilcox

The Bolton News:

7:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

BREIGHTMET United manager Simon Wilcox is confident his players have what it takes to make a big impression in the top half of Division One.

Westhoughton Cricket Club sign Oliver Newby

The Bolton News:

6:46pm Saturday 11th October 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Cricket Club have signed ex-Lancashire player Oliver Newby, nine months after he was not allowed to play for them by the Bolton League.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: CMB through to the next round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield

The Bolton News:

8:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

CMB earned a home tie in the third round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield after edging out the Manchester League’s Prestwich Heys on penalties.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Manager Barrie Massie looking to make his chairman cry

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

HINDSFORD manager Barry Massey is looking to complete the set of trophies after steering his side through to the third round of the Lancashire FA Amateur Shield with a 4-0 victory over Eagley.

Radcliffe Borough suffer home defeat to Farsley

The Bolton News:

3:15pm Sunday 5th October 2014

RADCLIFFE Boro slumped to their first home defeat of the season with a 4-1 defeat to high-flying Farsley AFC in the EvoStik First Division North.

RUGBY UNION: Bolton 31 Carlisle 5

The Bolton News:

2:36pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BOLTON captain Chris Cockton admits his side’s achievement is yet to sink in after they passed two years unbeaten on home turf.

Back to back wins ease the pain for injury-hit Phoenix

12:10am Thursday 2nd October 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix overcame a short bench to roar into life with two priceless wins at the weekend.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Turton turn up the heat on the promotion pack

The Bolton News:

4:45pm Monday 29th September 2014

TURTON kept themselves in the mix for promotion to the top tier flight after getting back to winning ways with a 4-1 victory against Lytham.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Bailey helps Breightmet United break their duck

The Bolton News:

4:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

BREIGHTMET manager Simon Wilcox says he and his players are determined to build on Saturday’s first win of the Division One season.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Unbeaten Old Bolts stay on top

The Bolton News:

4:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

A LATE goal by Matt McClellan maintained Old Boltonians’ two-point lead at the top of the Premier Division.

Leigh Centurions secure spot at Headingley final

The Bolton News:

7:19pm Sunday 28th September 2014

LEIGH Centurions marched into the Kingstone Press Grand Final with a 33-22 victory over a dogged Dewsbury Rams today.

BOLTON OVER-35S LEAGUE: Challengers draw to put Old Boys top

The Bolton News: Local youth football

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RADCLIFFE Old Boys A did not have a game at the weekend but remain two points clear at the top of Division One after their closest rivals Queen Lizzie and Moorside – joint second in the table – drew 1-1.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Atherton Town share the spoils with Prestwich Heys

The Bolton News:

5:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ATHERTON Town offered further evidence of their ability to hold their own in the Premier Division in a 1-1 draw with Prestwich Heys on Saturday.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Ex-Bury and Norwich City ace Simon Whaley takes charge at strugglers Eagley

The Bolton News:

5:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FORMER Norwich City and Bury midfielder Simon Whaley has taken over as caretaker manager of Eagley after Alex Harvie stepped down on Friday.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Saturday report round-up

The Bolton News:

5:41pm Monday 22nd September 2014

OLD Boltonians knocked Tottington United out of the LFA Cup and sent out a message of intent in the title race.

Phoenix still waiting for first home win

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix were left waiting for their first home win of the season after losing yet another thrilling encounter with Sheffield Steeldogs on Sunday.

ARCHERY: Harold Rawes' lifetime in sport inspired by Robin Hood

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

IF it hadn’t been for old Hollywood film star Errol Flynn, Harold Rawes might never have been introduced to archery.

REFEREES: Bolton refs making name for themselves in the big time

The Bolton News: File photo dated 19/06/2014 of Referee Carlos Velasco Carballo spray's vanishing spray before a free kick. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 30, 2014. Referees in Premier League matches next season will use the vanishing spray that c

12:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

BOLTON and District Referees Society had many successes last season and the new campaign has begun in similar fashion.

Water polo quartet impress on GB Under-18s duty

The Bolton News:

4:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BOLTON School pupils have been making use of their summer holidays by trying to edge one step closer to full Great Britain honours.

HEATHER JACKSON'S TRIATHLON BLOG: Cheap wetsuits, dodgy officials and other things you should avoid

The Bolton News:

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Bolton Triathlon Club member Heather Jackson gives a few tips on what not to do in a triathlon.

SWIMMING: Lee's charity Windermere marathon

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LEE Toone went to great lengths to raise money for his club’s funds and its ladies’ water polo team.

BILL EATON'S TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE: Spotlight on the life of a referee

The Bolton News:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

WITH the Bolton, Bury and District Football League season underway, I commence my columns on refereeing with an insight into mentoring.

NON-LEAGUE WITH EMIL ANDERSON: Friday night is all right for football

The Bolton News: Emil Anderson

11:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IT was during the close season that Colls manager Michael Clegg came to me and told me he had been in liaison with Craig Thomas – his counterpart at Daisy Hill – and they had a proposal to put to their respective committees.

Bolton Indians Sports Club anniversary is a festival of fun

The Bolton News:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DOZENS of young football and cricket players tried out each other’s sports as part of Bolton Indians Sports Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

ICE HOCKEY: Ice ace Paul looks to crack America

The Bolton News:

3:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PAUL Swindlehurst has seized the chance to test himself against the best young ice hockey players in America as he bids to become the first Brit to play in the National Hockey League.

SAILING: Alex Collins leads way for Bolton’s Super quintet

The Bolton News: Radio Yacht Sailing

12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BOLTON Sailing Club members were prominent in the leading places at the annual Supernova Inland Championship.

MOTOR SPORT: Driving force Tom Bradshaw's super win double

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TOM Bradshaw continued his outstanding form in the Porsche Club Championship with two more overall wins at Oulton Park.

MOTOR SPORT: Malachi crashes out after clinching first pole

The Bolton News:

11:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE were mixed fortunes for Horwich motorcyle racer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas in the latest round of the British Superbike Event at Donington Park Race Circuit.

TRIATHLON: Bolton Triathlon Club five go to Hel and back

The Bolton News:

10:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BOLTON Triathlon Club continued to enhance their reputation when they clinched second place in the England North West Senior Series.

ATHLETICS: Townsend breaks course record as Wilkes wins series

The Bolton News:

9:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE last of the Horwich Junior Jubilee Series races saw more success for Horwich juniors.

TENNIS: Local aces’ title blitz as county elite serve up a treat at Arena

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MORE than 500 tennis players took part in the Lancashire County Tennis Championships at Bolton Arena.

Mixed start for Phoenix

9:24pm Monday 15th September 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Mixed start for hard-working Phoenix.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford pull off a five-star display in Shield

The Bolton News:

6:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

A convincing second-half display helped Hindsford to a comfortable 5-1 victory at home to Lytham Town in the first round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians setting the pace at the top of the league

The Bolton News:

6:24pm Monday 15th September 2014

OLD Boltonians are two points clear at the top of the Premier Division after beating old rivals Prestwich 3-0 at Chapeltown.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Westhoughton Lions junior match reports

The Bolton News:

5:50pm Monday 15th September 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Lions Under-9s romped to a resounding 40-4 home victory over Leyland Warriors in a thrilling game of open rugby.

RUGBY UNION: Round-up of Bolton RUFC junior action

The Bolton News:

5:48pm Monday 15th September 2014

BOLTON Under-17s turned on the style to beat Liverpool St Helens 34-0 at Avenue Street.

JUDO: Lewis bags Sainsbury’s medals

The Bolton News:

4:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

BOLTON Judo starlet Lewis Brooks made the podium twice at the Sainsbury’s UK Schools Games.

HOCKEY: James Sutcliffe strikes gold for England

The Bolton News: Hockey - cxz

4:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WESTHOUGHTON teenager was part of the England hockey team which won gold at the Sainsbury’s School Games.

Sunday's Bolton League and Bolton Association results

The Bolton News: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

8:37pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunday's results Bolton League Greenmount 109, Bradshaw 110-7. Bradshaw won by 3wkts.

Bury's Scott Quigg retains WBA super bantamweight belt with third-round stoppage of Stephane Jamoye

The Bolton News: Boxing Day gig for Bury’s Scott Quigg

11:22pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SCOTT Quigg put in another scintillating display in a successful fourth defence of his WBA super bantamweight world title in Manchester tonight and then stated his desire to take on IBF champion Carl Frampton next.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Darcy Lever bid to end trophy drought

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

DARCY Lever go in search of their first trophy for 18 years when they face Atherton in the final of the 40/40 Cup tomorrow.

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