Blackpool half marathon runners call

9:40pm Thursday 20th November 2008

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is appealing to local readers to register now to run on its behalf in the 2009 Blackpool Half Marathon.

Fylde cricket team win Palace Shield

6:04pm Friday 26th September 2008

Fylde Cricket Club’s second XI has won the Moore and Smalley sponsored Palace Shield team of the month award for August/September.

Austin steers St Annes to victory in ‘pilot’ beach cricket match

3:55pm Wednesday 10th September 2008

Former England and Lancashire cricketer Ian Austin rolled back the years by leading St Annes to victory in today’s four-team beach cricket tournament at St Chad’s Headland in Blackpool yesterday.

All-rounder wins Palace Shield player of the month

Blackpool Citizen: Andrew Furniss with Deborah Wood

10:40am Saturday 16th August 2008

Fylde Cricket Club’s all-rounder Andrew Furniss has won the Moore and Smalley sponsored Palace Shield player of the month award for July.

South Shore win team of the month

Blackpool Citizen: Deborah Wood with Ryan Gilfoyle

11:38am Friday 15th August 2008

South Shore Cricket Club’s first XI has won the Moore and Smalley-sponsored Palace Shield team of the month award for July.

Great Eccleston win second trophy in a week

Blackpool Citizen: Great Eccleston win second trophy in a week

11:02am Wednesday 13th August 2008

Great Eccleston Cricket Club has secured its third piece of silverware of the season after beating Fulwood and Broughton to win the Meyler Cup.

Blackpool top Northern Premier League

1:27pm Thursday 7th August 2008

Blackpool top the 3D Sports Northern Premier Cricket League table after securing a winning draw at fellow title contenders Kendal.

Cup glory for Great Eccleston

Blackpool Citizen: Rob Kenmare presents the cup to captain Mustaq Mohammed

9:31am Wednesday 6th August 2008

Great Eccleston Cricket Club’s 2nd XI has won the Palace Shield Loxham Cup after beating Vernon Carus in the final.

Budding Poulton cricketers reach Old Trafford finals

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2008

Budding cricketers from Breck Primary School played at a venue of legends when they reached cricket finals at the home of Lancashire CC, Old Trafford.

National competition for five-a-side teams

8:31am Sunday 23rd March 2008

Five-a-side teams are being invited to take part in a national competition.

Bookies braced for Cheltenham

Blackpool Citizen: Paul Gambrill, Taylormade's marketing chief

12:59pm Friday 14th March 2008

A local bookmaker is all ready for the exciting and eagerly awaited head to head - Kauto Star against Denman - in this year's Cheltenham Gold Cup which is now just over two hours away.

Simpson romps to fourth Stages win

Blackpool Citizen: SUPERB DRIVE: John Stone and Lee Carter came third in their Legend Fires-backed Metro 6R4

1:22pm Thursday 21st February 2008

FIVE equals four for rallyman Steve Simpson, who chalked up his fourth successive victory on the 2008 Legend Fires North West Stages.

Star cricket players to visit Blackpool club

6:22pm Friday 8th February 2008

Star players from Lancashire County Cricket Club are to visit a South Shore cricket club as training for the next season gets underway.

Queally launches BAE's sports partnership

Blackpool Citizen: Queally, who won the Olympic Gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, poses in a Eurofighter Typhoon, at BAE Warton

11:39am Monday 28th January 2008

Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Jason Queally, from Chorley, launched a major partnership between British sport and aerospace giant, BAE Systems.

Swim for charity

8:37am Sunday 30th December 2007

Beat the bulge and prepare to slim into the New Year while raising funds for a great cause. National charity Meningitis Research Foundation would like anyone who wants to lose weight to join our sponsored Slimathon.

Blackpool away in season's opener

8:10am Sunday 9th December 2007

Blackpool will travel to Carnforth for their first Northern Premier League match of the 2008 season on April 19.

St Annes at home in opener

4:14pm Friday 7th December 2007

St Annes will be at home to Darwen in the first Northern Premier League of the 2008 season on April 19.

Snooker player pots championship win

9:38am Monday 12th November 2007

A Blackpool pool player was right one cue as he became the first Englishman to take a world crown.

Cup joy after shock loss

12:04pm Thursday 6th September 2007

St Annes suffered a shock league defeat at Chorley after being dismissed for just 70 but then enjoyed a Thwaites Cup final triumph over Kendal the following day.

Matches washed out

12:01pm Thursday 23rd August 2007

Once again almost all games in the 3D Sports Northern premier League were abandoned so there is very little change except four points have been added to each team's record.

Top women cricketers to play at resort

3:41pm Tuesday 14th August 2007

Blackpool will be welcoming some of the world's top women cricketers over the Bank Holiday Weekend, for the first time in 25 years.

Low scores blamed on damp weather

8:32pm Wednesday 1st August 2007

On a day when three sides failed to reach 50, Kendal were the day's lowest scorers with an extremely modest 29 all out.

Power Play

12:52pm Thursday 26th July 2007

Darts aficionados have been packing the Winter Gardens this week as one of the top tournaments comes to town.

Rain washes out league matches

10:53am Thursday 26th July 2007

The weather continues to play havoc with the local cricket leagues with all Palace Shield Premier League and 3D Sports Northern Premier League matches abandoned last Saturday due to the rain.

Blackpool slump to 42 all out

11:51am Thursday 19th July 2007

Blackpool are ten points adrift at the bottom of the 3D Northern Premier League after a disastrous defeat at home to Carnforth when they dismissed for just 42.

Tennis summer camps

1:06pm Thursday 12th July 2007

Learn to play tennis or improve your skills with Lawn Tennis Association licensed coach Greg Porter at Norbreck Bowling and Tennis Club, Clovelly Avenue, Norbreck.

Target chase falls short

1:04pm Thursday 12th July 2007

Blackpool were all out just eight runs short runs of victory againat 3D Northern Premier League table high flyers Kendal.

Golf success for Blackpool team

Blackpool Citizen: The Lampsavers Team (l-r) Alan Kenndy, Dave Johnson, Alan Read, Micky Hindle

10:07am Tuesday 10th July 2007

A team lead by Alan Read from the Warwick Hotel, Blackpool, were the winners of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers Charity Golf Day beating the previous winners BusinessLand ITC Limited into second place.

Change of dates for marathons

4:54pm Thursday 5th July 2007

Blackpool Marathon and Half-marathon are to be brought forward next year in a bid to attract more entrants.

Cricket washed out

4:52pm Thursday 5th July 2007

The terrible weather ruined the complete Northern Premier League programme on Saturday when not a single ball was bowled in any game.

Victory puts St Annes in top four

1:20pm Thursday 28th June 2007

St Annes made a move into the top four of the 3D Sports Northern Cricket League with a third successive victory, and this time Fleetwood were their victims.

Austin on fire in run feast

11:45am Thursday 21st June 2007

St Annes cruised to victory in a high scoring game at Vernon Road.

League victory at last for St Annes

2:45pm Thursday 14th June 2007

St Annes won their first game of the season when they successfully chased down Lancaster's 199-9, making 201-8 and this after losing three wickets very cheaply.

Captain’s innings ensures a Blackpool win

3:48pm Thursday 7th June 2007

St Annes set a new record for a team total with their 325-5 against Carnforth in the 3D Sports Northern Premier Cricket League.

Miserable weekend for Blackpool

1:45pm Thursday 31st May 2007

Fleetwood beat Blackpool in a rain affected match at at Stanley Park on Monday as the home side, batting first, made 161-6 in 46 overs.

Young hockey player called up

Blackpool Citizen: Fran Parker

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd May 2007

A hockey player has been given a chance to prove her worth at international level with a call up to the England Development Squad.

Cup final at the Woodlands

9:39am Tuesday 22nd May 2007

Top quality amateur rugby league comes to Fylde's Woodlands ground on Saturday, May 26, when giant killers Halton Simms Cross take on Ince Rose Bridge in the prestigious GMB Union BARLA National Cup Final, ko 2.30pm.

Draw for Stanley Arms and Bispham Non-Athletic

9:19am Monday 21st May 2007

With a reduced programme of games the Soccersixes leagues at Bispham Technology College saw some friendly matches being played.

St Annes duo tee off for golf trip

4:01pm Tuesday 15th May 2007

A golf trip of a lifetime awaits amateur Colin Greenall and his St Annes Old Links PGA professional Daniel Webster if they can come through the next stage of Europe's biggest pro-am competition, the PGA National Pro-Am Championship.

Pair suffer port woes

3:50pm Thursday 31st August 2006

Blackpool and St Annes both visited Fleetwood last weekend and neither came away with the result they wanted.

Woe for local sides

1:47pm Thursday 17th August 2006

The double-header weekend on the Fylde Coast ended in frustration for both Blackpool and St Annes who drew at home with Lancaster and Netherfield respectively.

Last wicket pair deny St Annes

Blackpool Citizen: WINNERS: Blackpool took victory by one wicket at Preston on Saturday. They must wait to find out their Thwaites Cup Final opponents as the Lancaster v Darwen semi-final will have to be replayed on 27 August.

2:47pm Monday 14th August 2006

St Annes failed to capitalise on their chance to go joint second in the Northern Premier League with Darwen on Saturday at Vernon Road when they could not dismiss the last wicket pair and had to settle for a draw.

Blackpool on course to hang on to cup

2:58pm Thursday 3rd August 2006

Blackpool Cricket Club showed two very different sides of their character over the last weekend.

Four wicket defeat for St Annes

12:39pm Thursday 27th July 2006

In a game in which almost 500 runs were scored, St Annes lost to Kendal by four wickets at Vernon Road on Saturday.

Five wicket victory by Blackpool

12:02pm Thursday 20th July 2006

Blackpool convincingly defeated second-placed Darwen at a sun-kissed Stanley Park on Sunday writes Gerry Wolstenholme.

Centuries scored despite the rain

Blackpool Citizen: DODGING THE RAIN: Gareth Evans, who made 40, batting for St Annes against Leyland bowler David Mackinson at Saturday's game

11:39am Thursday 13th July 2006

Rain had the last say in Blackpool's game at Kendal on Saturday after the home side had posted a reasonable 214-5 before declaring with the weather closing in.

St Annes knocked out of cup

2:40pm Thursday 6th July 2006

St Annes were summarily dismissed from the Thwaites Cup on Sunday by an in-form Kendal who batted first and made 239-1 from their 40 overs.

Stubborn batsmen force draw

Blackpool Citizen: MADE IT: Blackpool batsman Brian Moore makes it back to the crease in Saturday's game against Leyland at Stanley Park

2:38pm Thursday 6th July 2006

At a blisteringly hot Stanley Park on Saturday Blackpool found the later Leyland batsmen too stubborn and could not force a win despite scoring 196-8 in their 50 overs.

Early finish in derby game

3:21pm Thursday 29th June 2006

The local derby between St Annes and Fleetwood at Vernon Road on Saturday was very much a one-sided affair writes Gerry Wolstenholme.

Port team fall to league leaders

11:53am Thursday 22nd June 2006

In the Surridge Northern Premier League leaders Morecambe took on Fleetwood at Broadwater.

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