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.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Horwich look to future...with a captain who is just 14

The Bolton News:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

HORWICH go into the final weekend of the season as Farnworth’s main rival for the last remaining Lancashire Knockout place – but injured captain David White reckons that it is not on their radar.

Gillard making his Mark in open water swimming

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

ANYONE watching Mark Gillard power through stretches of open water like Lake Windermere might be surprised to learn that he used to be a poor swimmer.

Amir Khan American visa application declined

The Bolton News: Amir Khan in playful mood back in Bolton

9:12am Friday 12th September 2014

Amir Khan's plans to travel to America this weekend have been halted after his visa application was declined.

Farnworth Social Circle title down to home-grown talent

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle captain Matt Parkinson expects his side to be up there challenging again next season after clinching the Bolton League title with two games to play.

BOXING: Carl Frampton fight 'makes perfect sense', says Scott Quigg

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

4:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BURY boxing world champion Scott Quigg is relishing a potential unification clash with Carl Frampton next year but admits his full focus is on retaining his WBA super bantamweight belt in Manchester on Saturday.

Log-on to vote and get behind Breightmet Wanderers

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BOLTON football team need your help to win a regional competition and get funding for a new dawn.

Dads get even with kids at Eagley

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PRE-SEASON at Eagley U10s is more competitive than most, and this year was no different.

Dave marks 60th birthday doing Tour de France course

The Bolton News:

11:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HORWICH Cycling Club member has embarked on an unusual way of marking his 60th birthday...by taking on one of the world’s toughest challenges.

Chris Hodgen still in the hunt for motor sport title

The Bolton News:

3:10pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BOLTON racing driver Chris Hodgen got back to winning ways last weekend to put himself back in the championship challenge in his General Traffic sponsored, Myerscough College run Formula Ford Van Diemen.

BASEBALL: Bolton Robots of Doom reach national finals

The Bolton News:

1:20pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BOLTON Robots of Doom booked their place in the national finals after beating Newton Ayrcliffe 12-9.

Duathlon ace Katie’s podium success

The Bolton News:

10:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN ex-Horwich Harriers star is celebrating after scooping glory at the senior European Duathlon Championships in Weyer, Austria.

WARREN BARLOW'S JUNIOR FOOTBALL SCENE: The new season has just got underway and it is all change

The Bolton News:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THIS is my first piece for the 2014/15 season and much has changed in the Bolton, Bury and District Football League.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Subs on the mark as Old Bolts march on

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A SUPER second-half performance by Old Boltonians earned them a 3-2 victory in the Premier Division top-of-the-table showdown at North Walkden.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Reds withdraw to cut league to 29

The Bolton News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

7:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE BSF Over-35s football season opened on Sunday with 29 teams playing in three Divisions. There were originally 30 teams, but Salford Reds withdrew from Division Two because the core of the team defected to a couple of local Division One sides, both of whom opened with 4-0 victories.

Westhoughton Lions can take pride from draw

The Bolton News:

7:10am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Lions Under-18s suffered late agony in their bid to be North West Youth Division Three champions by drawing 18-18 against rivals Bury Broncos.

Simon Wilcox steps down as manager of Breightmet United

The Bolton News:

6:31pm Monday 8th September 2014

SIMON Wilcox has stepped down as manager of Breightmet United to conentrate on his committee work at the Moss Park club.

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