Rugby League

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

The Met Office have issued an Amber warning for Lancashire

SNOW ALERT: Met office issues Yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a Yellow alert for ice and snow in Lancashire on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday in the Northwest.
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Pupils supporting the Pitch In campaign for a new multi-sports pitch at Garstang Community Academy

Pitch in your vote to help grant bid

Fundraisers behind the Garstang Community Academy Pitch in project have launched their latest bid for funds and are calling on the community for support.

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Jack Lawton breaks clear.

Heysham Atoms 20-28 Thatto Heath Crusaders

Heysham Atoms failed in their attempt to get to the Premier League play-off final after putting up a gallant effort against the strongly-fancied Thatto Heath Crusaders from St Helens.

Jamie Cottle scoring a try for Heysham Atoms.

Haydock Warriors 36-24 Heysham Atoms

The Heysham Atoms strolled into the North West Men’s Premier League’s end of season play-offs with an outstanding 36-24 victory at the home of the leaders, Haydock Warriors.

Jamie Cottle - Heysham Atoms.

Heysham Atoms 52-8 West Bank

Heysham Atoms maintained their pursuit of a top four play-off place with their sixth victory on the bounce against the in-form West Bank side from Widnes, beating them 52-8.

Jake Harrison takes on Haresfinch.

Heysham Atoms 28-26 Haresfinch

A determined Atoms win in atrocious conditions kept the Heysham side on track for a top four finish and a place in the play-offs at the end of the season.

James Leytham was one of rugby's first superstars

Tragic death of Lancashire's first sporting superstar

August 20 marks the 100th anniversary of the tragic death of a man dubbed Lancashire’s first sporting superstar. Jessica Hay reports

Heysham Atoms' Mark Walker.

Simms Cross 8-48 Heysham Atoms

Heysham Atoms impressively moved themselves into second position in the North West Men’s Premier League with an away victory in Widnes against Simms Cross.

Heysham Atoms' powerhouse Liam Hall.

Heysham Atoms 42-10 Ashton Bears

Heysham Atoms finally got the better of the Bears from Ashton, a side who had beaten them twice already this season and were becoming a bogey side.

Tom Lawton and Callum Brodie congratulating Noah Lee on his try.

Seven in row for brilliant Under 15s

Heysham Atoms U15s travelled to Leigh Miners Rangers for a Lancashire Cup quarter final looking to build on their impressive away win at Saddleworth Rangers last week, which put them third in NWC League One, but knowing this would be a very tough encounter against the third placed side in the NWC Premier Division.

Heysham Atoms Under 15s star Josiah Helme.

Hopson treble sees of Rangers

Heysham Atoms U15s came away with an excellent 20-10 win at Saddleworth Rangers at the weekend.

Jason Short into battle for Heysham Atoms A.

Clock Face Miners 18-14 Heysham Atoms

The Heysham Atoms came away pointless from their trip to St Helen, going down 18-14 to Clock Face Miners in their North West Premier League clash.

Andrew Collins stretches to score. Picture: Tony North

Heysham Atoms 18-37 Ashton Bears

Heysham Atoms came up short in their bid to reach the semi-finals of the North West Men’s Cup as they went down to Ashton Bears.

Jake Harrison in action for the Atoms.

Heysham Atoms 24-16 Thatto Heath

Heysham Atoms came through a tough home fixture against Thatto Heath from St Helens with flying colours on Saturday, winning 24-16.

Connor Hall scores one of his five tries.

Heysham Atoms U9s 17-9 Bulldogs (Wigan)

The ever-improving Heysham Atoms under 9s team made it three wins on the trot with a 17-tries -to-11 tries victory against the Bulldogs from Wigan.

Liam Hall scores for the Atoms.

Heysham Atoms 26-24 Hindley

Heysham Atoms claimed an excellent 26-24 victory in a tricky home fixture against Hindley from Wigan.

Heysham Atoms' Billy Livingstone.

Dramatic late drop goal denies Atoms away win

The Heysham Atoms came agonisingly close to securing their first away league victory of the season on Saturday but were narowly beaten 27-26 by Haresfinch in a game that was decided in the dying seconds thanks to a dramatic late drop goal.

Ollie Murray.

Burnley and Pendle 38-30 Heysham Atoms ‘A’

Heysham Atoms ‘A’ had their second outing of the season away at Burnley and Pendle and were involved in an entertaining 38-30 defeat.

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