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20th Jun Katie Byres stood waving her flag at the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002 never expecting that one day a crowd would be cheering for her. But 12 years on and Katie’s dream has finally come true. Twenty-year-old pole vaulter Katie from Hadfield has been selected to represent England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. […]
11th Apr Glossop judoka Eric Ham insists he is a year older, wiser and bigger as he plots a return to the European Cadet Championships and an assault on the podium in Greece. The 16-year-old from Hadfield reached the second round of the -55kg category at last year’s European Cadet Championships in Estonia, however much has changed […]
11th Apr Young boxers from Hyde and District Amateur Boxing Club certainly did themselves and their club proud on Friday night at their Home Show at Hyde Town Hall. Three solid performances brought unanimous victories for 14-year-old Kai Green, 15-year-old Kieran Jones and Ben Uzokwe aged 17. Seventeen-year-old Liam Jones, who had made a quick dash from […]
3rd Apr After several agonising near misses that have ended in play-off heartache, Curzon Ashton go into Saturday’s game with Prescot Cables knowing that victory could see them finally reach the promised land of the Evo Stik League Premier Division. If John Flanagan’s men can overcome lowly Cables and Darlington 1883 fail to beat Radcliffe Borough, then […]
31st Mar Hyde FC finally made it into double figures after their hard fought goalless draw at Edgar Street last Saturday took them to 10 points for the season. The Tigers have actually proved to be a bogey side for Hereford, who will be one of the few sides pleased to see the back of them next […]
31st Mar A teenage golf star has been called up to represent England. Ashton-under-Lyne Golf Club’s young star Louisa Brunt has taken another big step in her career by winning selection to represent England in the Scottish u16 Girls Open Stroke-play Championship. It’s been a fantastic year for 15-year-old Louisa’s golfing endeavours and has just got that […]
31st Mar Glossop Kinder Velo Cycling Club members are hoping to launch a racing team that can compete nationwide. Called GKV RT, it will be made up of local riders who want to test themselves against the best. Velo’s Ben Falla, who is behind the exciting move, said:  “The aim is to have a team of racing […]
28th Mar Well, finally it’s happened!! Droylsden supporters could once again try and remember how to celebrate a victory after Dave Pace’s men secured their first win since April 2013 at the Butchers Arms on Saturday. As usual, they tried their best to blow the opportunity, throwing away a three-goal lead after strikes from Dominic Rouse, Sam […]
21st Mar Stalybridge Celtic face crunch time this Saturday when they travel to Cheltenham to play a Gloucester City side one place above them in the relegation dogfight. Last Saturday the Celts looked to have eased their relegation worries when goals from Matt Regan, Kristian Platt and Ryan Croasdale saw them win their first game since early […]
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