Kendal Water Polo coach leads North West squad to victory in Sheffield

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

KENDAL Water Polo coach Marc Robinson led the u18s North West Ravens to four victories in the Boys ASA Inter Regional Water Polo Championships.

Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons gunning for Commonwealth Games gold after Team England holding camp at Kendal Dojo

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:17am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OLYMPIC silver medallist Gemma Gibbons hopes memories conjured by Kendal Dojo can inspire gold at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Racehorse trainer James Moffatt eyes success on home soil

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:51pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

RACEHORSE trainer James Moffatt is eyeing success on home soil as Cartmel Racecourse gets set to stage two meetings in the coming days, with £25,000 of prize money on offer in the Cumbria Crystal Hurdle.

Team Scotland's Jack Pullar insists it is business as usual with no training tweaks as Commonwealth Games approach

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

TEAM Scotland’s Jack Pullar insists it is business as usual and he will be doing nothing different in the final week of training before the Commonwealth Games kick off in earnest.

Commonwealth Games appearance excites Bolton le Sands cyclist Jack Pullar

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:19pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BOLTON-LE-SANDS cyclist Jack Pullar insists competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will represent a significant step in his development, second only to an Olympic appearance.

Bentham light heavyweight boxer eyeing upcoming respite as he bids to end injury nightmare

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:37pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

IT HAS been a long road to recovery but Bentham powerhouse Tomi Tatham hopes there might be some positive news on the horizon as he bids to end an injury nightmare.

Kirkby Lonsdale GC ace Graham Parsons ready to take on best at Europe's largest pro-am tournament

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:07pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

KENDAL personal trainer Graham Parsons is preparing to take his place in Europe’s largest pro-am tournament little more than a year after stepping onto a golf course for the first time.

Windermere Golf Club's Adam Chapman finishes six shots clear to win Men's Panal Rose Bowl

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:59pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

WINDERMERE Golf Club’s Adam Chapman finished six shots clear to win the Men’s Pannal Rose Bowl – a 36 hole strokeplay competition which forms part of the Yorkshire Order of Merit series.

Age no barrier for Levens sharp shooter Bill Warrender who wins silver at Grand Masters Hockey World Cup

The Westmorland Gazette: Age no barrier for Levens sharp shooter Bill Warrender who wins silver at Grand Masters Hockey World Cup

6:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE old adage that age is no barrier has particular resonance for one Levens hockey player who has just picked up his latest accolade at the age of 75.

'Felt like a win': Kendal speed ace James Ellison maintains podium consistency and claims first second-place finish of season at Snetterton

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

10:35am Tuesday 17th June 2014

JAMES Ellison claims his maiden second-place finish of the season felt like much more after the Kendal speed ace secured another double podium at round three of the British Superbikes Championship at Snetterton.

Kendal's Tony Newell refuses to be too downbeat despite latest rounds of PDC Players Championship proving a setback

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

11:56am Tuesday 17th June 2014

KENDAL darts player Tony Newell is refusing to be too downbeat despite admitting his latest results in the PDC Players Championship in Coventry represent a setback.

Early season expectations exceeded but speed ace James Ellison now wants to up British Superbikes Championship ante

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

11:47am Tuesday 10th June 2014

EARLY season expectations may have been exceeded but GBmoto Racing Kawasaki rider James Ellison believes the time has come to up the ante.

Judo coach Mike Liptrot urges fight star Michael Horley to focus on Rio Olympics after Commonwealth Games snub

The Westmorland Gazette: JUdo coach Mike Liptrot urges fight ace Michael Horley to focus on Rio Olympics after Commonwealth Games snub

5:02pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

HE may have been overlooked in the selection process for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, but coach Mike Liptrot insists the sport has not seen the last of Kendal judoka Michael Horley.

Katie Heginbotham qualifies for Royal International Horse of the Year Show after stunning performance at BSPS Lancashire Championships

The Westmorland Gazette: Katie Heginbotham qualifies for Royal International Horse of the Year Show after stunning performance at BSPS Lancashire Championships

4:16pm Thursday 5th June 2014

KATIE Heginbotham qualified for the Royal international Horse of the Year Show after a stunning performance at the British Show Pony Society Lancashire Championships held at Hothersall.

Cartmel's Jack Allcock celebrates England Counties under20 call-up with try, with terms agreed on new Darlington Mowden Park deal

The Westmorland Gazette: POINTS ON BOARD: Mowden’s Jack Allcock scores the first try in Saturday’s narrow home win over Birmingham & Solihull

4:09pm Thursday 5th June 2014

CARTMEL’S Jack Allcock made his presence felt for England Counties U20 and celebrated his call-up with a try as the hosts beat Georgia in a match played at Shelford.

Josh Barrett and Gavin Towers ensure Kendal Judo Club claims transatlantic medal success

The Westmorland Gazette: Josh Barrett and Gavin Towers ensure Kendal Judo Club claims transatlantic medal success

11:08am Saturday 31st May 2014

KENDAL Judo Club enjoyed medal success on both sides of the Atlantic as judokas Josh Barrett and Gavin Towers claimed silver and bronze medals respectively.

Kendal's oche star Tony Newell breaks into top 100 after quarter-final finish at PDC Players Championship

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

12:26pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

HAVING recorded his best-ever finish in the Players Championship to break into the PDC top 100, Kendal’s star of the oche Tony Newell insists he is developing a taste for the competition’s latter stages.

Champion jockey Tony McCoy stars at Bank Holiday Cartmel races as trainer James Moffatt secures second-place finishes

The Westmorland Gazette: Champion jockey Tony McCoy stars at Bank Holiday Cartmel races as trainer James Mooffatt secures second-place finishes

11:22am Thursday 29th May 2014

CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy was the star of the show at the second stage of Cartmel’s three-day Spring Bank Holiday meeting with a hat-trick of wins on Monday.

Former Lakes School pupil Paddy Mortimer plots GB success at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in role as British Ski and Snowboard Performance Director

The Westmorland Gazette: Rebekah poses in front of the Olympic Rings in the athletes’ village in Sochi

3:51pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

THERE is precious little time to bask in the glory of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi for Cumbrian exile Paddy Mortimer, whose priorities for the next four years are clearly identified.

Flookburgh racehorse trainer Gemma Walton prepares for Cartmel debut with Forge Valley as point-to-point career continues

The Westmorland Gazette: Flookburgh racehorse trainer Gemma Walton prepares for Cartmel debut with Forge Valley after learning from James Moffatt

8:35am Tuesday 20th May 2014

THERE may be many fences still to jump but Flookburgh’s Gemma Walton hopes time spent under the tutelage of renowned racehorse trainer James Moffatt can pay future dividends.

Wheelbase Altura MGD Team Manager Toby Dalton refuses to be downbeat after round two of Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Barrow

The Westmorland Gazette: Leader of the pack: Wheelbase Altura MGD's Tom Barras

5:05pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

TEAM Manager Toby Dalton refused to be too downbeat after Wheelbase Altura MGD endured a baptism of fire during round two of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Barrow.

Wheelbase Altura MGD joint-captain Stuart Reid targets top-ten finish as Pearl Izumi Tour series heads to Barrow

The Westmorland Gazette: Wheelbase Altura MGD joint-captain Stuart Reid targets top-ten finish as Pearl Izumi Tour series heads to Barrow

3:19pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

WHEELBASE Altura MGD joint-captain Stuart Reid is targeting a high-ranking finish as the fast-paced Pearl Izumi Tour Series heads to Barrow on Thursday.

Lakes road Club rider Andy Sudell up for more Fred Whitton Challenges after sealing second victory

The Westmorland Gazette: Lakes road Club rider Andy Sudell up for more Fred Whitton Challenges after sealing second victory

6:11pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

LAKES Road Club rider Andy Sudell has no intention of calling it quits after winning the 2014 Fred Whitton Challenge – his second triumph in the cyclosportive.

Former Youth Olympian Beth Hoggarth all set for European Crossfit showdown in Copenhagen

The Westmorland Gazette: Former Youth Olympian Beth Hoggarth all set for European Crossfit showdown in Copenhagen

4:06pm Monday 12th May 2014

SHE first entered a Crossfit box 18 short months ago, but now Kendal athlete Beth Hoggarth is set to take on the continent’s finest at the European Regional finals in Copenhagen.

Former Kendal RUFC star Mark Wilson celebrates youthful Mint Bridge future and targets international recognition

The Westmorland Gazette: Former Kendal RUFC star Mark Wilson reflects on Cumbrian rugby life after century-making milestone with Newcastle Falcons

9:45am Monday 5th May 2014

HIS rugby talent used to wow audiences at Mint Bridge and now Newcastle Falcons powerhouse Mark Wilson has designs on treading the boards of the biggest stage.

Double podium finish for Kendal speed ace James Ellison in round two of British Superbikes Championship at Oulton Park

The Westmorland Gazette: Double podium finish for Kendal speed ace James Ellison in round two of British SUperbikes CHampionship at Oulton Park

4:31pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

DESPITE targeting improvement, Kendal speed ace James Ellison declared himself pleased after claiming a double podium during the second round of the British Superbikes Championship at Oulton Park.

Kendal's Tony Newell targets plenty of scalps as he gets set to embark on a full-time darts career

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

11:48am Monday 5th May 2014

WITH his resignation letter signed, sealed and delivered, Kendal’s Tony Newell will begin a new chapter when he becomes be a full-time darts player at the end of the month.

'Point proven to UK Sport': Water polo star Chloe Wilcox basks in Team GB win over world champions, as the Europeans appear on horizon

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

5:19pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

WATER polo star Chloe Wilcox reckons Great Britain’s defeat of illustrious world champions Spain has proven to UK Sport the wrong decision was made in respect of Olympic funding.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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