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Netherfield CC skipper Marc Brown refuses to be too downbeat despite opening day Northern League defeat at St. Annes

The Westmorland Gazette: Marc Brown: Netherfield skipper is Oz bound

5:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SKIPPER Marc Brown is refusing to be too downbeat despite Netherfield opening their Northern League campaign with a five-wicket loss at St. Annes.

Kendal's James Ellison aims to utilise momentum from two podium finishes at opening round of British Superbikes Championship

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal's James Ellison aims to utilise momentum from two podium finishes at opening round of British Superbikes Championship

8:58am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HE may not be entirely satisfied but James Ellison believes there is plenty to build on after successive podium finishes during the opening weekend of the British Superbikes Championship at Brands Hatch.

Kendal CC pro Jamie How relaxed about club role but accepts level of expectation following century-making start

The Westmorland Gazette: New Zealand international Jamie How talks about Kendal return and record-equalling domestic year

10:09pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORMER New Zealand international Jamie How is relaxed about the role he is expected to play at Kendal CC this season, although accepts there will be a level of expectation.

Kendal County skipper Dan Ferguson and Ambleside United boss George Gudgeon reflect on Senior Challenge Cup final

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal County skipper Dan Ferguson and Ambleside United boss George Gudgeon reflect on Senior Challenge Cup final

5:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SKIPPER Dan Ferguson celebrated his birthday in style as Kendal County beat Ambleside United at Parkside Road to lift the Senior Challenge Cup for a second successive year.

'I would love to stay': Former Blackpool star Danny Coid eyes Kendal Town future should club's budget projections allow

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Town skipper Danny Coid eyes Parkside Road future

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORMER Blackpool star Danny Coid is unsure whether he will be a Kendal Town player next season but insists he is very much open to a Parkside Road future.

Opening day defeat for Kendal CC despite century-making heroics from returning New Zealand pro Jamie How

The Westmorland Gazette: New Zealand international Jamie How talks about Kendal return and record-equalling domestic year

8:35pm Sunday 20th April 2014

PROFESSIONAL Paul Hindmarch starred with both bat and ball to propel Northern League new boys Penrith to an opening day win and ruin Jamie How’s century-making return to England.

Kendal Town 0-1 Lancaster City

The Westmorland Gazette: Local youth football

8:13pm Monday 21st April 2014

A SECOND-HALF Billy Akrigg strike saw Lancaster City edge past Kendal and ensure their quest for a play-off spot is taken to the final weekend of the season.

Netherfield CC fall foul of St. Annes top-order despite batting efforts on Sri Lankan professional Saliya Saman on debut

The Westmorland Gazette: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

10:22am Monday 21st April 2014

ST. ANNES’ batting power consigned Netherfield to an opening day defeat, despite Sri Lankan professional Saliya Saman notching the only half century of the piece on debut.

New Mills 0-4 Kendal Town

The Westmorland Gazette: Local youth football

10:53am Sunday 20th April 2014

LEADING marksman Danny Mitchley made his presence felt on the scoresheet with two second-half strikes as Kendal recorded a convincing victory against New Mills at Church Lane.

London 2012 Olympians Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox win gold at Commonwealth Championships after sharing long water polo association

The Westmorland Gazette: London 2012 Olympians Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox win gold at Commonwealth Championships after long water polo association

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

OLYMPIANS Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox realised a lifetime ambition as England enjoyed double gold medal joy at the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen.

Kendal superbikes star James Ellison has title glory and a first BSB championship on his mind ahead of Brands Hatch

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal superbikes star James Ellison has title glory and a first BSB championship on his mind ahead of Brands Hatch

8:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

KENDAL speedster James Ellison has title glory and a first British Superbikes Championship crown on his mind as the new season roars into life at Brands Hatch this weekend.

Netherfield skipper Marc Brown intent on leading from the front and delivering a successful Parkside Road summer

The Westmorland Gazette: Marc Brown: Netherfield skipper is Oz bound

10:45am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WHILE his winter Down Under did not quite go accroding to plan, Netherfield captain Marc Brown is now intent on leading from the front and delivering a successful Parkside Road summer.

'A credible season': Kendal RUFC's Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead reflects on positive campaign

The Westmorland Gazette: Unimprssed: Steve Whitehead

10:41am Thursday 17th April 2014

DIRECTOR of Rugby Steve Whitehead firmly believes the overriding sense of positivity surrounding Kendal RUFC’s season acts as a line in the sand after the barren years of the recent past.

Skipper Matt Hughes revels in Kirkby Lonsdale's history-making season as campaign ends with tenth straight home win

The Westmorland Gazette: Club captain: Matt Hughes

2:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLUB captain Matt Hughes is revelling in his side’s history-making season after Kirkby Lonsdale scaled new heights and concluded their campaign with a tenth successive home victory.

'Fast start imperative': Kendal CC skipper Stu Parkin in no mood for perennial slow starters to be sluggish out of blocks

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look Englans could emerge from Ashes wreckage

10:39am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SKIPPER Stu Parkin is targeting a fast start to the summer as perennial slow starters Kendal hit the road for the season’s opener with Northern League new boys Penrith.

Darts player Tony Newell targets the top 100 after return to form at Players Championship in Wigan

The Westmorland Gazette: Qualifying success leads to Kendal's Tony Newell securing Professional Darts Corporation Pro Tour spot

12:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DARTS player Tony Newell admits feeling an overriding sense of relief after playing himself back into form during the latest rounds of the PDC Players Championship in Wigan.

No old boys act as Mintcakes boss Dave Foster looks to be noisy neighbour when Lancaster City come calling on Easter Monday

The Westmorland Gazette: Unbeaten month is target for play-off chasing Kendal Town boss Dave Foster

8:56am Tuesday 15th April 2014

KENDAL Town boss Dave Foster admits the fixture list could not have thrown up a better clash as the Mintcakes prepare for their final home match of the season.

Rugby Union: Kirkby Lonsdale 27-8 Wilmslow

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby Union: Kirkby Lonsdale 27-8 Wilmslow

5:44pm Monday 14th April 2014

SCRUM-HALF Ben Walker made the scoresheet twice as Kirkby Lonsdale recorded their highest-ever league position with victory against Wilmslow – as Simon Dowker bid farewell to Underley Park.

Kendal Town 3-1 Harrogate Railway Athletic

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Town 3-1 Harrogate Railway Athletic

5:36pm Monday 14th April 2014

MIKE Rushton marked his return to front-line action with two goals as Kendal erased the memory of three successive defeats with victory against Harrogate at Parkside Road.

Rugby Union: Kendal 12-29 Wirral

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby Union: Kendal 12-29 Wirral

5:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

ALI Baker touched down twice in the first half as Wirral secured the bonus-point victory they required to seal the North One West league title and secure promotion.

Retiring Kirkby Lonsdale second row Simon Dowker aims to bow out on top in final Underley Park curtain call

The Westmorland Gazette: Retiring Kirkby Lonsdale second row Simon Dowker aims to bow out on top in the final Underley Park curtain call

4:57pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

AS Simon Dowker prepares to take the Underley Park stage for the final time, the experienced second row is determined to bow out of the game on top.

Importance of finishing season on a high not lost on Kendal RUFC stalwart Garry Holmes - with a fast start next term the aim

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal leading try-scorer Garry Holmes points to Black and Ambers' pack mentality

11:43am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE importance of his side securing victory in their final game of the season is not something Kendal RUFC stalwart Garry Holmes is prepared to brush under the carpet.

Basketball: Kendal Warriors 70-36 Carlisle Panthers

The Westmorland Gazette: Basketball: Kendal Warriors 70-36 Carlisle Panthers

3:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WITH their Northern Basketball League title defence in tatters, skipper Gareth France led the Kendal charge as the Warriors secured second-place with a convincing win against Carlisle.

Swarthmoor's emerging co-driver Tom Woodburn success hunting at the Valvoline Rally in Barbados

The Westmorland Gazette: Swarthmoor's emerging co-driver Tom Woodburn success hunting at the Valvoline Rally in Barbados

3:41pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SWARTHMOOR’S Tom Woodburn swaps Britain for Barbados on Sunday as the emerging young co-driver sits alongside Paul Bourne on the Valvoline Rally.

Kendal AC's Rebecca Robinson exceeds her own expectations with podium finish at the Brighton Marathon

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal AC's Rebecca Robinson exceeds her own expectations with podium finish at the Brighton Marathon

3:39pm Thursday 10th April 2014

KENDAL AC’s Rebecca Robinson admits her result in the Brighton Marathon exceeded all expectations after finishing the race as the only UK athlete on the podium. 

Sensei Richard Smith wins bronze at European Open Nunchaku Championships - the first competitor from the UK to medal on Dutch soil

The Westmorland Gazette: Sensei Richard Smith wins bronze at European Open Nunchaku Championships - the first competitor from the UK to medal on Dutch soil

9:21am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SENSEI Richard Smith has become the first competitor from the United Kingdom to return home with a medal in Freestyle Nunchaku from a tournament held on Dutch soil.

Back to the future? Kendal Town skipper Warren Beattie relishes defensive responsibilities while tipping opponent's for play-off glory

The Westmorland Gazette: Back to the future? Kendal Town skipper Warren Beattie relishes defensive responsibilities while tipping opponent's for play-off glory

5:37pm Monday 7th April 2014

MORE often than not seen in the Mintcakes engine room this season, Kendal Town skipper Warren Beattie admits occupying a central defensive berth feels like a home from home.

Rugby Union: Wigton 36-15 Kirkby Lonsdale

The Westmorland Gazette: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

WIGTON shrugged off any lingering relegation fears to confirm their North One West status for another season after seeing off a depleted Kirkby Lonsdale at Lowmoor Road.

Rugby Union: Wilmslow 26-20 Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Hendon seal home success

10:22am Monday 7th April 2014

OUTSIDE centre Oli McCall crossed the line twice in the second half to lay the foundations for a Wilmslow success before a late Kendal surge ensured a bonus point.

Ramsbottom United 3-0 Kendal Town

The Westmorland Gazette: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

6:15pm Saturday 5th April 2014

PHIL Dean was on target twice as Ramsbottm United brushed aside Kendal Town with a first-half blitz to maintain their charge for the play-offs.

Former South African all-rounder Pieter Strydom relives Netherfield CC glory days

The Westmorland Gazette: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

South African Pieter Strydom spent three seasons at Netherfield more than a decade ago but as Ross McLean finds out he still retains a fondness for that time…

Club captain Matt Hughes keen to accept plaudits heading Kirkby Lonsdale's way after emphatic Widnes victory

The Westmorland Gazette: Club captain: Matt Hughes

2:09pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

CLUB captain Matt Hughes will gladly accept the plaudits heading Kirkby Lonsdale’s way after another exhilarating performance in the victory over Widnes.

Experienced campaigner Ian Voortman relishes contributing to Kendal RUFC cause while helping develop club's youngsters

The Westmorland Gazette: Centre: Ian Voortman

4:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

EXPERIENCED campaigner Ian Voortman is relishing the expectancy of contributing to the Kendal cause while at the same time playing his part in the development of the club’s youngsters.

Sedbergh skipper James Christie proud of team despite falling short in Rosslyn Park Sevens silverware bid

The Westmorland Gazette: Sedbergh Skipper James Christie proud of team despite falling short in Rosslyn Park Sevens silverware bid

3:05pm Monday 31st March 2014

SEDBERGH captain James Christie insists his side can hold their heads high despite coming up short in the final of the Open Plate competition at this year’s Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens.

Rugby Union: Kendal 36-24 Wigton

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby Union: Kendal 36-24 Wigton

11:09am Monday 31st March 2014

NUMBER eight James Thompson made it double figures for the season with two touchdowns as Kendal took full advantage of results elsewhere to move third in North One West.

Rugby Union: Kirkby Lonsdale 46-12 Widnes

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby Union: Kirkby Lonsdale 46-12 Widnes

2:36pm Monday 31st March 2014

RYAN Holmes came out of retirement to produce a stirring display as Kirkby Lonsdale showcased their attacking brand of rugby to dispatch third-placed Widnes and return to winning ways.

Mintcakes boss Dave Foster praises contribution of new signings in defeat against champions-elect Curzon Ashton

The Westmorland Gazette: Unbeaten month is target for play-off chasing Kendal Town boss Dave Foster

4:44pm Monday 31st March 2014

KENDAL Town boss Dave Foster praised the contribution of new signings Ricardo Egili and Aaron Fleming as the Mintcakes were brushed aside by table-toppers Curzon Ashton.

Kendal Town 0-3 Curzon Ashton

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Town 0-3 Curzon Ashton

5:51pm Saturday 29th March 2014

NIALL Cummins scored twice as champions-elect Curzon Ashton continued their march towards the league title with a comprehensive victory over Kendal.

Westmorland FA Senior Challenge Cup Preview: Managers talk ahead of semi-final showdowns

The Westmorland Gazette: Football: Olveston United promotion hopes dented

5:10pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

The Westmorland FA Senior Challenge Cup takes centre stage this weekend with a Parkside Road final up for grabs. Ross McLean checks in with the men at the helm of the semi-final runners and riders…….

Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead refuses to be too downcast following Kendal's defeat to Widnes

The Westmorland Gazette: Unimprssed: Steve Whitehead

12:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

DIRECTOR of Rugby Steve Whitehead refused to be too downcast following Kendal’s defeat to Widnes, insisting such defeats are a by-product of his side’s development.

'Bad day at the office': Kirkby Lonsdale scrum-half Ben Walker not reading too much into defeat at Broughton Park

The Westmorland Gazette: Kirkby scrum-half Ben Walker

4:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

KIRKBY Lonsdale scrum-half Ben Walker is not reading too much into his side’s defeat at Broughton Park, despite the loss halting the club’s four-game winning run.

London 2012 star Chloe Wilcox aims to mark latter stages of career with gold medal after Commonwealth Water Polo Championships selection

The Westmorland Gazette: The swimming pool at Farnworth Leisure Centre was another Lottery beneficiary

9:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

LONDON 2012 star Chloe Wilcox aims to mark the latter stages of her career with a gold medal after being selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships.

Winder House's Archie Campbell wins annual Wilson Run in testing conditions with a fitting motto taped to his ankle

The Westmorland Gazette: Winder House's Archie Campbell wins annual Wilson Run in testing conditions with a fitting motto taped to his ankle

5:15pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

WITH a quote taped to his ankle which read ‘Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’, Winder House’s Archie Campbell took gold in Sedbergh School’s annual Wilson Run.

Kendal darts player Tony Newell aims for strong oche return after sobering PDC Players Championship weekend

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal darts player Tony Newell continues to see stock rise after notable scalps at the Players Championship

4:48pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

KENDAL’S Tony Newell has vowed to take stock and return to the oche stronger than ever after a sobering weekend in the PDC Players Championship at Crawley.

Rugby Union: Broughton Park 32-10 Kirkby Lonsdale

The Westmorland Gazette: Hendon seal home success

10:08am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A BONUS point victory moved Broughton Park clear of the relegation zone as prop Donald George maintained his try-scoring form during Kirkby Lonsdale’s first defeat in five matches.

'Goals achieved': Kendal Ladies coach Jon Elleray reviews season and wants to see club grow

The Westmorland Gazette: 'Goals achieved': Kendal Ladies coach Jon Elleray reviews season and wants to see club grow

5:16pm Monday 24th March 2014

MISSION completed is his overall assessment but now the curtain calls are over Kendal Ladies coach Jon Elleray wants the club to grow in stature over the close season.

Rugby Union: Widnes 36-29 Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

2:09pm Monday 24th March 2014

Skipper Dave Welsh scored twice as Widnes avenged their last-gasp defeat at Mint Bridge in November to steal a march in the race for third in North West One.

New signing Craig Carney loses lucky charm tag but revels in chance to resurrect career at Kendal Town

The Westmorland Gazette: New signing Craig Carney loses lucky charm tag but revels in chance to resurrect career at Kendal Town

10:57am Monday 24th March 2014

HE was proving a lucky charm for his new club until defeat against Ossett Town ruined new signing Craig Carney’s perfect record in Kendal colours.

Ossett Town 1-0 Kendal Town

The Westmorland Gazette: FOOTBALL: Pair aid county

7:50pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

IN a match of contrasting halves substitute Rob Branagan scored the only goal of the game as Ossett Town maintained their slim play-off hopes.

England under-21 head coach Gareth Southgate to deliver practical demonstration to Cumberland and Westmorland football coaches

The Westmorland Gazette: YOUTH ROLE: Gareth Southgate

11:26am Thursday 20th March 2014

ENGLAND under-21 head coach Gareth Southgate will deliver a practical training demonstration to coaches from Cumberland and Westmorland Football Associations in August.




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