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.

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.

LEIGH CENTURIONS 41 DONCASTER 14: Leigh end years of hurt with comeback victory

The Bolton News:

6:26pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TEN years of play-off hurt was lifted by Leigh Centurions as they consigned their 14-game losing sequence to history in the Kingstone Press Championship.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Westhoughton Lions Under-15s and U9s in fine wins

The Bolton News:

6:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Lions Under-15s avenged an early-season home defeat to Leigh East with a comprehensive victory at Leigh Sports Village.

Mixed fortunes for Bolton RUFC colts sides

The Bolton News:

5:56pm Monday 8th September 2014

BOLTON Senior Colts kicked of their season with a 49-17 demolition of Stockport at Avenue Street.

Leigh Centurions 22 Workington Town 12

The Bolton News:

3:12pm Sunday 31st August 2014

LEIGH Centurions notched another win on their Kingstone Press Championship campaign with a four tries-to-two victory over Workington.

Horwich RMI win Mervyn Porter Cup

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

HORWICH completed a league and cup double with a 68-run victory against Westhoughton.

Ayaz Bhuta is voted top player in wheelchair rugby league world championships

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BOLTON wheelchair rugby player has been named as one of the world’s best at an international tournament.

LEIGH CENTURIONS: Leigh Centurions 62 Swinton 6

The Bolton News:

6:17pm Sunday 17th August 2014

By Dave Parkinson

Commonwealth Games star Niamh Robinson tastes success at events

The Bolton News:

6:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

CANON Slade School pupil Niamh Robinson has just finished a whistle-stop rollercoaster ride recording personal bests at the Commonwealth Games and winning medals at the ASA National Age Group Championships in Sheffield.

ANGELA KELLY'S ME AND MY SPORT: Steven Bush Horwich Basketball Club

The Bolton News:

6:07pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CHANCE conversation with one of Bolton’s most recognisable sporting stars led Steven Bush into a sport that’s rapidly gaining local fans.

Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club member Declan Fisher tastes success

The Bolton News:

6:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

AS if winning two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games was not enough, Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club have had more reasons to celebrate in recent weeks.

Eagley FC are finalists in international event

The Bolton News:

6:02pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A BOLTON junior football team have finished runners-up at an international competition.

Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club member Craig Pilling's Commonwealth delight

The Bolton News: Wales' Craig Pilling celebrates his victory in the Bronze Medal Match in the FS 57kg wrestling  Category at the SECC, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 29, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALT

5:58pm Thursday 14th August 2014

EVEN though he may have brought home a bronze medal from the Commonwealth Games, Bolton’s Craig Pilling admits it was not the best performance of his life.

Leigh Centurions clinch league shield in emphatic style

The Bolton News:

3:53pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Tom Armstrong scored a hat-trick as Leigh Centurions clinched the Kingstone Press Championship Leaders Shield in emphatic style with a seven-try victory against nearest rivals Featherstone Rovers at the Sports Village on Friday.

Six tries for Centurions as Batley are beaten

The Bolton News:

5:56pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Leigh Centurions scored six tries as they dominated their latest Kingstone Press Championship game with Batley Bulldogs.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Second bronze medal for Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club as Louisa Porogovska wins her bout

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

5:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club boasts two Commonwealth Games bronze medalists after Louisa Porogovska triumphed against Kathryn Marsh 4-2.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Philip Roberts talks about losing out in round of 16

The Bolton News: Philip Roberts

12:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON'S Philip Roberts admits the Commonwealth Games was a 'great' experience despite losing 6-6 in the countback.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Porogovska still in the hunt for a medal

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

12:23pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Louisa Porogovska missed out on a chance of making the final of the 55kg event.

COMMONWEALTH GAME: Louisa Porogovska books place in the semi-finals

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

11:39am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Louisa Porogovska edged one step closer to rivalling the success of team-mate Craig Pilling by booking her place in the semi-final of the 55kg category.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Philip Roberts suffers agony in bout

The Bolton News: Philip Roberts

10:43am Thursday 31st July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON'S Philip Roberts lost his round of 16 tie in the 65kg against Pakistan's Muhammed Salman.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm happy with his debut performance on the big stage

The Bolton News:

10:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

GEORGE Ramm is adamant he will benefit from his Commonwealth Games experience.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling stunned by securing his place in Wales record books

The Bolton News:

8:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON’S Craig Pilling admits it is taking time for it to sink in that he is Wales’ first Commonwealth Games wrestling medallist.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm's appearance in Glasgow will be the first of many at top international competitions

The Bolton News:

2:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

GEORGE Ramm's coach Eddy Kavanagh believes the Sharples Wrestling Club youngster is just starting out on a successful career in the sport after his Commonwealth Games bow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm battles hard in quarter final

The Bolton News: George Ramm

11:21am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHARPLES Wrestling Club member George Ramm put up a great fight before losing 17-6 against Scotland's Scotland's Viorel Etko in the quarter-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm wins first bout against Australian

The Bolton News:

10:16am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHARPLES Wrestling Club member George Ramm opened his Commonwealth Games account with a 15-3 victory against Aussie Deon Swart.






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