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’Head on a roll at Elton Vale

CRICKET: SPRINGHEAD impressed when getting the better of Elton Vale in the North Manchester Cricket League. In their Division One clash,...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

St Anne’s out to regain momentum

RUGBY: OLDHAM St Anne’s are back from a two-week break and are aiming to put right what went wrong on...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Springhead’s last-minute stunner

FOOTBALL: SPRINGHEAD were out of luck when they conceded an injury-time penalty to draw 2-2 at home to Monton in...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Mills is a real Gem

GOLF:   OLDHAM Gems made the short trip to Ashton to play for the Les Eyre Rose Bowl and the winner with...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Celebration dinner will hail three anniversaries

RUGBY: THIS year is a special one for the rugby league fraternity in Oldham, for it marks the anniversary of...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Crompton face acid test

CRICKET: MONTON and Weaste ended Crompton’s winning streak last weekend, but a quirk in the fixture list gives Simon Wright’s...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Escape hopes alive after Werneth weekend double

CRICKET: FEW saw it coming, but the belief in the Werneth dressing room had never waivered. Last weekend’s Lake Garage CLL...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Delph looking up

CRICKET: A TERRIFIC second half of the season for Delph has seen them zoom into fifth place in the Drakes...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Sunday league football returns

THE 2014-15 Midas Plumbing and Heating Services Oldham Sunday League campaign gets underway in earnest this weekend with the usual...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Incident checks Beech’s charge

ASHLEY Beech had to be content with 17th place in round eight of the National Superstock Championship at Cadwell Park. The...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Cec still has Wright stuff

CRICKET: CEC Wright has achieved many things in a local cricket league career which has spanned more than six decades. The...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Taylor’s tonic

ANGLING: ROYTON ace Martin Taylor (Matrix Halifax) continued his terrific recent form in Wigan AA matches on the Leeds and...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

RU team hit by early setbacks

RUGBY UNION: OLDHAM RUFC face a tough away tie at Garstang in the first round of the Lancashire Plate tomorrow...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Title race nears crunch

CRICKET: THIS weekend could well be a pivotal one for Saddleworth and District Cricket League title ambitions. It’s another hectic double-header,...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

So far, so good for Lilywhites

Non-league football: MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band has declared himself satisfied with his team’s start to the 2014-15 season. Lilywhites got off...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

All options open for Naylor

OLDHAM will be at full strength when they go to Gateshead Thunder on Sunday for one of their most important...

Date Online: 27/08/2014

GB star White has Rio on her radar

Hockey:  OLDHAM ace Nicola White already has an eye on the 2016 Olympic Games. White (26) won a bronze medal as a...

Date Online: 27/08/2014

Mossley off and running

MOSSLEY’S Evo-Stik League Division One North campaign is up and running thanks to yesterday’s 2-1 win at Padiham. The Lilywhites’ opening...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Loss hits Crompton’s top-flight ambitions

CRICKET:  CROMPTON suffered a huge blow to their Lake Garage CLL Championship promotion hopes in losing a crucial fixture at leaders...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Big-spenders too strong for Lilywhites

Non-league football:  MOSSLEY’S Seel Park date with big-spending Salford City ended in a 3-1 defeat, but the hosts gave a good...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Glodwick calm title nerves with vital win

CRICKET:  AFTER back-to-back defeats Glodwick knew a third loss in a row would have a severe impact on their Saddleworth and...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Holiday double delight for Ellis

BOWLS:  GARY Ellis had a day to remember yesterday. In the afternoon, crown green bowling’s top player won a Bank Holiday Invitation...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

’Houses at double

CRICKET:   WOODHOUSES are back to sixth place in the Greene King Lancashire County League standings thanks to back-to-back victories. Yesterday second-bottom Cheetham...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Werneth’s shock win boosts survival bid

CRICKET:  WERNETH kept their Lake Garage CLL Premier Division survival hopes alive - and caused a huge shock in the process...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

‘Proud’ Gary is region’s best

Rugby:  SADDLEWORTH School’s Gary Melling has been named 2014 North-West Rugby League teacher of the year. Gary, who has taught PE at...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

T20 wash-out at Austerlands

CRICKET:  UMPIRE Brian Cutler looked to the heavens at a damp Austerlands Cricket Club yesterday. Twenty20 finals’ day in the Saddleworth and...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Barnes backs his T20 kings

CRICKET:  IT’S hardly surprising that Heyside skipper Ryan Barnes fancies his side’s chances of retaining the Saddleworth League’s Twenty20 Cup on...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Boiling point in promotion race

CRICKET:  ONLY a few weeks ago Monton and Weaste and Milnrow looked certainties in the race to be promoted from the...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Delph hope to continue surge

CRICKET:  DELPH have an ideal opportunity to continue their surge towards the top five in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership this...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Stuart’s title as host club rule

GOLF:  HOME advantage proved crucial as Stuart Hopkinson won the Oldham and District Centenary Trophy at Crompton and Royton. Hopkinson survived a...

Date Online: 22/08/2014