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.

'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.

Injury deflates powerhouse Tomi Tatham as Bentham boxer faces spell out of ring

The Westmorland Gazette: Injury: Tomi Tatham

5:40pm Monday 17th March 2014

REVENGE is a dish best served cold but any plans Bentham boxer Tomi Tatham had to erase the memory of his first professional defeat are now firmly on ice.

Kendal darts player Tony Newell sees stock rise after notable scalps at the Players Championship

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

6:34pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

DARTS player Tony Newell is feeling increasingly more comfortable with his lofty surroundings after picking up some notable scalps at the PDC Players Championship in Barnsley at the weekend.

Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC to host rugby camp weekend in association with Aviva Premiership side Newcastle Falcons

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

3:01pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC in association with Premiership side Newcastle Falcons will host a rugby camp weekend on April 14 and 15 at Underley Park for boys and girls aged 6-16.

Head coach Simon Mulholland rules out complacency ahead of Sedbergh's bid to retain Rosslyn Park Sevens

The Westmorland Gazette: Sedbergh head coach Simon Mulholland rules out complacency ahead of Rosslyn Park Sevens

4:15pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

HEAD coach Simon Mulholland has ruled out any hint of complacency as Sedbergh head to the 75th anniversary of the Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens as defending champions.

Kendal teenager Daniel Armstrong celebrates chance to shine in water polo fast lane

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal teenager Daniel Armstrong celebrates chance to shine in water polo fast lane

4:07pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

CURRENTLY making waves in the pool is one Kendal teenager determined to make the most of his chance to shine in the water polo fast lane.

Windermere skipper Scott Santamera praises hot-shot duo Will Dolman and Richie Jackson after Macclesfield romp

The Westmorland Gazette: WIndmere skipper Scott Santamera praises hot-shot duo Will Dolman and Richie Jackson after Macclesfield romp

3:10pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

SKIPPER Scott Santamera highlighted the influence of hotshot duo Will Dolman and Richie Jackson after Windermere rounded off their league campaign in fine style against Macclesfield.

Doncaster Ladies 1-2 Kendal Ladies: Survival secured but attacker Nicola Conway still wants to crash promotion party

The Westmorland Gazette: Beth Cordukes scores late winner in crucial win: Ben Rhydding Ladies 1-2 Kendal Ladies

3:12pm Monday 17th March 2014

WITH celebrations ongoing after securing their Investec Conference North status, Kendal Ladies’ attacker Nicola Conway now wants to crash a promotion party and end proceedings with a bang.

Rising star Beau Smith on-track to make presence felt at World University Triathlon Championships in Brazil

The Westmorland Gazette: Rising Star: Beau Smith

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

RISING triathlon star Beau Smith is firmly on-track to represent Great Britain and make his presence felt at next month’s World University Triathlon Championships in Brazil.

'Couldn't be any more important': Kendal Ladies goalkeeper Fiona Battersby refuses to shy away from crucial weekend fixture

The Westmorland Gazette: Defeat: University of Durham

1:45pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

KENDAL Ladies goalkeeper Fiona Battersby is refusing to shy away from the importance of her side’s fixture at bottom of the table Doncaster this weekend – with league survival up for grabs.

Double joy for Kendal Judo Club as both Michael Horley and Sophie Cox claim gold at English Open Championship

The Westmorland Gazette: Double joy for Kendal Judo Club as both Michael Horley and Sophie Cox claim gold at English Open Championship

5:04pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THERE was double success for Kendal Judo Club as Michael Horley and Sophie Cox both secured gold at the English Open Championships in Sheffield.

Penrith driver Paul Bird claims victory at Malcolm Wilson Rally to equal four-time record

The Westmorland Gazette: Penrith driver Paul Bird claims victory at Malcolm Wilson Rally to equal four-time record

5:02pm Thursday 13th March 2014

PENRITH rally driver Paul Bird claimed victory in the Malcolm Wilson Rally to surge ahead in the 2014 REIS BTRDA Rally Championship – equaling fellow Cumbrian Bill Dobie's record of four outright victories.

'All that is good about Kirkby Lonsdale rugby': Fly-half Dave Barton revels in huge Liverpool St. Helens win

The Westmorland Gazette: Influential Kirkby Lonsdale fly-half Dave Barton targets back to back wins for first time this season as Vale of Lune head to Underley Park

9:19am Wednesday 12th March 2014

FLY-HALF Dave Barton believes Kirkby Lonsdale’s performance in the mammoth victory over Liverpool St. Helens highlights the quality of rugby currently on show at Underley Park.

'There for the taking': Kendal darter Tony Newell rues missed opportunity at Coral UK Open but insists experience will prove invaluable

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

1:26pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

KENDAL darter Tony Newell insists the experience of taking the stage at the Coral UK Open has fuelled his appetite for future high-stakes competition.

Jubilant Windermere hockey skipper Scott Santamera plots Cumbria Cup retention after revelling in fourth successive title joy

The Westmorland Gazette: 'Even better to win the title': Windermere hockey skipper Scott Santamera aims for champions tag after sealing promotion

5:09pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

JUBILANT skipper Scott Santamera paid tribute to the consistency of his side after Windermere were crowned North West Hockey League Division Two champions – their fourth title in as many years.

Kendal RUFC senior coach Nick Milner concedes Broughton Park defeat frustrating in more ways than one

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal RUFC senior coach Nick Milner believes continued progression of backs division is crucial

11:09am Tuesday 11th March 2014

SENIOR coach Nick Milner accepts Kendal’s defeat to Broughton Park was a source of frustration in more ways than one after results elsewhere were taken into consideration.

Rugby union: Kirkby Lonsdale 70-12 Liverpool St. Helens

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby union: Kirkby Lonsdale 70-12 Liverpool St. Helens

5:13pm Monday 10th March 2014

AUSTRALIAN Sam Latu scored a hat-trick of tries as Kirkby Lonsdale completely demolished Liverpool St. Helens at Underley Park to record their fourth straight victory.

Rugby union: Kendal 37-38 Broughton Park

The Westmorland Gazette: Rugby union: Kendal 27-38 Broughton Park

11:27am Monday 10th March 2014

BLAKE Mahovic marked his selection for the Great Britain rugby league student squad’s summer tour of New Zealand with two tries as a depleted Broughton Park stunned Kendal at Mint Bridge.

Gloucester and England wing James Simpson-Daniel discusses Sedbergh, his club career and any lingering international regrets

The Westmorland Gazette: England international: James Simpson-Daniel

12:53pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

While attending a veterans’ game on his old stomping ground, Gloucester and England wing James Simpson-Daniel discusses time spent at Sedbergh, his domestic club career and any lingering international regrets with Ross McLean.

Kendal talent pool epitomised by emergence of loosehead prop Glen Chesher, says Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead

The Westmorland Gazette: Unimprssed: Steve Whitehead

8:56am Thursday 6th March 2014

KENDAL’s season has been underpinned by the emergence of several younger players with Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead keen to highlight the performance of loosehead prop Glen Chesher.

'Unbeaten for rest of season': Skipper Matt Hughes issues rally cry as Kirkby Lonsdale make it three wins on the bounce

The Westmorland Gazette: Club captain: Matt Hughes

12:10pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

AFTER his birthday celebrations were buoyed by a win at Leigh, club captain Matt Hughes is backing Kirkby Lonsdale to go unbeaten for the remainder of the campaign.

No adverse reaction from Wakefield defeat for Kendal Ladies coach Jon Elleray as his side seek vital point

The Westmorland Gazette: On target: Beth Cordukes

10:36am Wednesday 5th March 2014

COACH Jon Elleray insists there will be no adverse reaction or hangover after Kendal Ladies suffered their heaviest defeat of the season at title-challenging Wakefield.



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