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Marine to host FA Sunday Cup semi-final

MARINE have been handed a boost after being invited to stage one of the semi-finals of the FA Carlsberg Sunday Cup on Sunday, March 16.Read

Squirrels’ grounds for delight

THE relentless rain had flooded out every fixture in the North West Counties League on Saturday bar one. Thanks to Herculean efforts by the Chadderton groundstaff, Formby travelled to Greater Manchester to take on the mid-table side.Read

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Rugby

Ladies just miss out on place in Senior Cup semi-finals

THE Championship North victors needed to secure a 45 point clear win to ensure they progressed to the next round of the cup.Read

Treble figures for Loo

FIRWOOD WATERLOO LADIES secure a home victory with an impressive 102-0 against local Eccles Ladies. Read

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Cricket

Title blow for Northern's cricket team

NORTHERN'S chances of retaining their Premier League title have suffered a blow after bowler Stephen Cole was ruled out for the foreseeable future with a season threatening injury. Read

Bowlers keep it tight to set up another final showdown

NORTHERN reached the final of the LDCC Ray Digman Trophy for the second successive year with a 4-wicket win over Wallasey, after rain had ruined the ECB Premier League clash with Bootle the previous day.Read

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Football

I always believed Waterloo would stay up says van Deventer

WATERLOO secured National Three north rugby for another season following a 23-12 win at home to Percy Park who now look, an away fixture against Huddersfield way this Saturday notwithstanding, likely to be relegated along with Bradford and Bingley and Penrith.Read

Brazier relief as Fowler rescues the Mariners

PHIL BRAZIER believes Andy Fowler’s penalty at Frickley Athletic on Saturday was the most important goal of Marine’s season.Read

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Golf captaincy honour for trio of Merchant Taylors’ schoolboys

This year, by coincidence, there are three boys at Merchant Taylors’ School who are current or former junior golfing captains, proving that golf is one of the top sports at the school. Josh Curtin (left) from Formby, Charlie Hadden (centre) from Birkdale and Matthew Wilcox from Woolton were elected to represent the junior members of their golf clubs. Josh is the current Formby captain, Charlie captained for Birkdale and Matthew for West Lancashire. A junior captain’s duties last for one year and include tasks such as organising matches and making speeches at dinners. The boys are all in Upper Sixth and are currently revising for their A-levelsRead

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Athletics

Spot-on Fowler saves Mariners

ANDY FOWLER’S 75th minute penalty gave Marine a vital point in their relegation battle on Saturday, the game with Frickley Athletic ending 1-1 at Westfield Lane.Read

On top of the world

CROSBY gymnast Dan Purvis will go to the Commonwealth Games later this year as the best gymnast in the world.Read

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