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Winter weather sees Vale’s trip to Northwich called off

Vale of Lune’s stop start season bounced up against another set of buffers when wintry conditions over at Moss Farm derailed their North One West fixture against Northwich.

Sophie Casson.

Carnforth masters wimmer Sophie Casson aims to reach the nationals in 2018

Sophie Casson joined Carnforth Otters back in the early 1990s where she became one of the country’s best distance swimmers in her 20s.

Pat Clelland is presented with her award.

Tennis: Pat picks up another award

The successful junior organiser at Lancaster Tennis Club, Pat Clelland, has picked up another award.

Lancaster 1s had a successful weekend.

Hockey: Lancaster extend advantage at top of North Women’s League Division Two North West

Top of the table Lancaster travelled to second placed Liverpool University at the weekend and grabbed all three points to extend their lead at the top of the table.

Grace Harrison with her Young Achiever award.

Youngster Grace Harrison and Lancaster Tennis Club win awards

Two of Lancaster’s nominees were celebrating this week after receiving highly commended awards at the Lancashire Sports Awards.

Mike Wolff/Mark Twiname. Picture: GMS.

Rallying: Class win for Wolff and Twiname at Grizedale

Saturday saw the 30th running of the annual Grizedale Stages Rally, ogranised by Furness and District Motor Club.

Dan Thompson and Harry Huddleston.

Wirral 32-22 Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale lost 32-22 away at unbeaten Wirral on Saturday in what was a real test for the Cumbrian side.

Damon Hall takes on Warrington. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 87-20 Warrington

Vale of Lune recovered from their surprise defeat to Douglas with an emphatic 87-20 victory over Warrington on Saturday, rattling in 13 tries with Damon Hall claiming four and Fergus Owens grabbing a hat-trick.

Nicola Conway scored four times against Clitheroe and Blackburn.

Hockey: Conway scores four times as Lancaster beat Clitheroe and Blackburn

An impressive performance saw top of the table Lancaster claim a 6-1 win over Blackburn and Clitheroe on Saturday.

The Lancaster City team stand outside Hillcroft Nursing Home, who sponsor their kit.

Water Polo: City’s British title hopes boosted after qualifying for Super 5s

Lancaster City Men’s Water Polo team kept their British title hopes alive at the weekend as they booked their place in next year’s Super 5s with victories over Invicta and Cheltenham.

The England team with the Four Nations trophy displayed. Eddie Fielding is pictured second from the right.

Fielding represents England at Four Nations Billiards Tournament

Local player Eddie Fielding, who plays on the national billiards circuit and has finished the year sixth in the rankings, was recently selected to play for the seven-man England team in the annual Four Nations Billiards Tournament in 

Jack Gent.

Kaizen youngster impress on competitive debut at European Championships

Kaizen Academy’s young team came away with an impressive medal haul from the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu European Championships in Wolverhampton.

Trimpell Raptors Dave Gott and Paul Stebbing.

Table Tennis: University A edge out Bulldogs to remain top of Premier Division

League leaders of the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League, University A, got the better of Trimpell Bulldogs 19-17 in a closely fought game last week.

Kirkby Lonsdale narrowly lost to Sandal at Underley Park on Saturday.

Kirkby Lonsdale 12-14 Sandal

Underley Park was on the sodden side of soaking wet on Saturday as Kirkby Lonsdale lost 14-12 to Sandal.

Vale of Lune recently beat Wilmslow. Picture: Tony North

November frustrating month for Vale after loss and postponed games

November has been a frustrating month for the Vale of Lune, not only did they lose their unbeaten record to Douglas but they had no time repair any psychological damage because their next two fixtures were postponed because of the adverse weather conditions.

Dave Chisnall. Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Dave Chisnall to face Dutch ace at World Championships

Dave Chisnall will kick off his William Hill World Darts Championship campaign next month against Vincent van der Voort.

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Dave Chisnall bowed out of the Players Championship finals in the second round. Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Chisnall knocked out in second round of Players Championship Finals

Dave Chisnall paid for a poor start as he crashed out of the Mr Green Sport Players Championship Finals on Saturday.

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Morecambe Golf Club members at the prizegiving.

Golf: Record numbers turn out for club competitions

A record number of players entered Morecambe Golf Club’s competitions during the year according to the club’s captain, Jim Heap.

Matthew Westworth.

Table Tennis: Garstang too good for bottom of league St Luke’s C

In the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League sees Garstang Anihilators welcomed bottom of the table St Luke’s C, with the game following the form book, Garstang Anihilators winning 27-7.

The Fry/Steele Escort gets sideways on the Roughside stage. Picture: GMS

Crowds enjoy return of rally

Members of Morecambe Car Club and many other local rally enthusiasts were once again able to enjoy this year’s Roger Albert Clark Rally - run after a three-year break.

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