Batley coach on Leigh challenge

Leigh Journal: If Peter Hood had his way, John Kear would be the next coach of the Bulls

3:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BATLEY Bulldogs coach John Kear has challenged his players to finish as high as possible in the Kingstone Press Championship.

Atherton seek new boss

Leigh Journal:

3:16pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ATHERTON Town Academy are on the hunt for a new manager.

Ste to represent Centurions at Wembley

Leigh Journal:

1:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LEIGH Centurions have announced Stephen O'Dwyer will represent the club at the Wembley Stadium parade prior to the Tetley's Challenge Cup Final on Saturday, August 23.

Centurions buoyed by new signings

Leigh Journal:

8:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CENTURIONS head to Batley on Sunday buoyed by news two more squad members have committed their future to the club.

Gin Pit hosts Northern Fours and Junior League

Leigh Journal: Cycle speedway youngsters start their title defence

2:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ASTLEY and Tyldesley could not stop Stockport racing to victory in round four of the Northern Fours but enjoyed success in the Junior League series at Gin Pit on Sunday.

Colls ready to kick-off season

Leigh Journal:

2:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

COLLS kick-off their league campaign with a trip to Cammell Laird on Saturday, kick off 3pm, before hosting Wigan Robin Park on Monday, kick off 7.45pm.

East beaten in Yorkshire

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

2:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Elland 38 Leigh East 12

Leigh half back Player of the Week

Leigh Journal: Martin Ridyard

12:04pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A LEIGH Centurions half back has been named Kingstone Press Championship Player of the Week.

Centurions clock up the points

Leigh Journal:

11:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Rochdale Hornets 22 Leigh Centurions 72

Rowley ready to deal with NRL quality

Leigh Journal: Leigh coach Paul Rowley

9:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CENTURIONS boss Paul Rowley knows his side will have to deal with NRL quality if they are to overcome Rochdale Hornets at Spotland on Sunday, 3pm.

Miners Rangers overcome Dockers

Leigh Journal: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

4:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Leigh Miners Rangers 30 Hull Dockers 16

Junior rugby league round up

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

3:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Leigh East u16 42 Leyland Warriors 0

Edwards set for Commonwealth Games

Leigh Journal:

3:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FORMER Golborne High School student Sophie Edwards will begin her shot at a Commonwealth Games medal on Tuesday.

Astley and Tyldesley enjoy Hull outing

Leigh Journal:

3:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Astley and Tyldesley team enjoyed a great day of racing in the first final round of the British Youth and Junior League at Hull.

Phillips joins Liverpool on USA pre-season tour

Leigh Journal:

3:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A THREE-time British cycle speedway champion is set to retire from the sport after being called up for Liverpool’s pre-season tour of the USA.

Tyldesley claim festival win

Leigh Journal:

2:46pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TYLDESLEY saw off competition from 10 teams to bag the Liverpool and District Mini Water Polo Festival crown at the weekend.

Colls in pre-season action

Leigh Journal:

2:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Atherton Colls 0 Droylsden 1

Ladies looking to bolster squad

Leigh Journal: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

2:16pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENNINGTON Ladies Football Club are looking for players of 16 years and above to bolster their squad for next season.

Whitwam national hopes dented in Hull

Leigh Journal:

2:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TOM Whitwam’s hopes of a National British Youth under 12s crown took a blow when he suffered a heavy crash at Hull on Saturday.

Genesis looking for new players

Leigh Journal: File photo dated 10/12/2013 of Detail of the Official FIFA match ball, the brazuca. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 29, 2014. From samba stars to sunshine football, whole shanty towns of cliches have clung to the 2014 World Cup finals si

2:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEIGH Genesis under 12s are recruiting new players to join the existing team to play in the forthcoming season.

Centurions return to winning ways

Leigh Journal:

2:48pm Monday 21st July 2014

Leigh Centurions 30 Keighley Cougars 0

The Open: Day two

Leigh Journal: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Live updates from Hoylake as the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Rowley slams dual-contract system

Leigh Journal: Paul Rowley, head coach at Leigh Centurions

11:01am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFTER Centurions’ run of 18 Championship wins was ended by Doncaster, full focus has now switched to Saturday's clash with Keighley.

A&T stage Go-Ride Grand Prix round three

Leigh Journal: Tour de France Photos

1:24pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ASTLEY and Tyldesley staged round three of the Tour de France-inspired Go-Ride Grand Prix series at Gin Pit in conjunction with British Cycling.

Tyldesley run champions close

Leigh Journal: Brighton Water Polo Tournament

1:21pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Tyldesley 10 Stretford 13

Colls continue pre-season form

Leigh Journal:

1:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Atherton Collieries 6 Farnworth Town 2

Last ATSA event of the year

Leigh Journal:

1:19pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

TYLDESLEY schools came out on top in the Atherton and Tyldesley Sports Association play-offs.

Leigh CC to host summer camps

Leigh Journal:

1:13pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

LEIGH Cricket Club will be hosting six weeks of multi-sports camps during the summer holidays.

Girls' cricket growing at Leigh CC

Leigh Journal:

1:10pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GIRLS’ cricket at Leigh CC continues to grow with a number of Lionesses teams now competing on a regular basis.

Whitwam impresses on national stage

1:08pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN Astley cycle speedway rider has established himself as one of the best in his age group in the UK.

Leigh East round up

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

11:44am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Leigh East 54 Castleford Panthers 12

Centurions' winning run comes to an end

Leigh Journal:

8:52am Monday 14th July 2014

CENTURIONS’ long winning run in the Kingstone Press Championship came to an end thanks to a clinical second half performance by Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Centurions bring in Walker with immediate effect

Leigh Journal:

10:47am Friday 11th July 2014

LEIGH Centurions have acted quickly to snap up Jonny Walker.

Youngsters take to the pool

Leigh Journal:

3:39pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

MORE than 60 youngsters took to the pool for the joint Tyldesley Swimming Club and Pelican Centre gala this weekend.

Leigh upset title hopefuls

Leigh Journal: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:37pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

LEIGH reached the half way stage of the season with a nervy win at Liverpool and District Premier League title hopefuls New Brighton.

Depleted A&T fall to Vikings

Leigh Journal: Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway track

3:36pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A DEPLETED Astley and Tyldesley were unable to stop Northumbria Vikings taking the Northern League Division One match at Gin Pit on Sunday.

Clegg starts Colls tenure on a high

Leigh Journal: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

3:34pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

NEW boss Michael Clegg began his reign at Atherton Collieries with a pre-season win against Runcorn Town at Orford Jubille Park in Warrington.

Children visit Lake District for sports weekend

Leigh Journal:

3:32pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

MORE than 40 children from 10 Atherton and Tyldesley primary schools headed to the Lake District a weekend of sports competition.

Gardner and Ostick leave Centurions

Leigh Journal: Michael Ostick

3:28pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

MATT Gardner and Michael Ostick are no longer Leigh Centurions players after being released from their contracts.

Pennington hosts football festival

Leigh Journal:

3:26pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THIRTEEN teams took part in the Atherton and Tyldesley Sports Association Key Stage One Football Festival at Pennington FC.

Miners Rangers start cup defence

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

3:25pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Bradford Dudley Hill 18 Leigh Miners Rangers 42

Leigh East round up

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

2:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Haydock Warriors 10 Leigh East u15 26

Rowley says 101 positives in bringing Jeffries to Centurions

Leigh Journal: Ben Jeffries says people are 'queuing up' to be miners in Australia

2:36pm Monday 7th July 2014

LEIGH Centurions have signed Australian half back Ben Jeffries.

Centurions hold on as Eagles fight back

Leigh Journal:

11:53am Monday 7th July 2014

Leigh Centurions 32 Sheffield Eagles 24

Beswick adds to list of players who have signed up for more

Leigh Journal:

1:32pm Monday 7th July 2014

LEIGH Centurions Bob Beswick agreed a two-year contract extension ahead of Sunday's win against Sheffield Eagles.

Leigh East junior round up

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

3:17pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Leigh East u18 40 Blackbrook 10

Centurions ready for Sheffield visit

Leigh Journal: Leigh Centurions squeeze past Doncaster

3:04pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

CENTURIONS’ Super League preparations continue with head coach Paul Rowley offering full-time contracts to his coaching team.

Miners Rangers boost top six hopes

Leigh Journal: Junior rugby league round up

2:26pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Leigh Miners Rangers 36 Egremont Rangers 24

Youngsters encouraged to get into cycling

Leigh Journal:

2:20pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

ASTLEY and Tyldesley Cycle Speedway Club will host a Go-Ride Tour on Tuesday in a bid to get youngsters involved in the sport.

Fitton takes junior crown

Leigh Journal:  National Pentathlon champion Alice Fitton, aged 14, holds up the flag

1:37pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

ATHERTON’S Alice Fitton scooped the British Junior crown at the GB Open Modern Pentathlon Championships in Solihull on Sunday.

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