England u21 boss Gareth Southgate discusses importance of junior football as part of Three Lions' long-term plan

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

ENGLAND u21 boss Gareth Southgate insists tournament triumph must first come at junior level before the national team have any chance of ending years of hurt to lift the World Cup.

Appleby cyclist Henrietta Colborne inspired by chance to follow in heroes' footsteps

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

APPLEBY’S Henrietta Colborne admitted team orders came first after she finished third in the Prudential RideLondon Youth Grand Prix to help the North West girls’ squad to victory.

Bentham boxer Tomi Tatham sets his sights on October return after lengthy spell on the sidelines

The Westmorland Gazette: Fight: Tomi Tatham faces Lee Duncan

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BENTHAM boxer Tomi Tatham insists he will come back better and stronger as he continues his long road to recovery from a broken wrist sustained in a fall while running nearly a year ago.

Two Kendal runners make the plane to take part in IAAF World Mountain Running Championships in Italy

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:50am Wednesday 13th August 2014

HELM Hill ace Tom Addison and Kendal Athletic Club speedster Rebecca Robinson will come up against some of the world’s best mountain runners when they make the trip to Italy to compete in the IAAF World Mountain Running Championships next month.

Kendal 2 - 3 Skelmersdale: Two late goals condemn Kendal to defeat in final pre-season fixture

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:40am Wednesday 13th August 2014

TWO late goals condemned Kendal Town to defeat in their final game of pre-season as Evo Stik Premier Division Skelmersdale United came away from Parkside Road 3-2 victors.

'It was a surreal experience' - Volunteer physiotherapist looks back on Commonwealth Games

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

PHYSIOTHERAPIST Kerry Robinson admits she was bursting with pride when Commonwealth Games athletes she treated showed her their medal hauls.

Rising golf star Alex Rose retains junior 36-hole strokeplay championship

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:38pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

ONE of Windermere Golf Club’s most talented junior members has won the Cumbria Junior 36-holes strokeplay championship for the second year running.

Father and son to compete in epic cycle race around Ireland

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:35pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THEY became the first father and son to row across the Atlantic together - but that was not a big enough challenge for Coniston’s Norman and James Beech.

Helm Hill's Tom Addison keeps his feet on the ground as penultimate English Championship race looms

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:16pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

KENDAL runner Tom Addison is in pole position heading into next month’s penultimate English Championship race at Sedbergh Hills.

Husband and wife celebrate Lakeland 100 victories

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:54pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN ATHLETIC couple who fell in love at a running club are celebrating after completing the double at one of the most spectacular long distance races on UK shores.

Bolton-le-Sands road racer Jack Pullar looks ahead to Commonwealth Games debut this weekend

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:46pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BOLTON-le-Sands cyclist Jack Pullar hopes the crowds come out in their droves to inspire his team to glory when he makes his first ever appearance at the Commonwealth Games this weekend.

Carus Green Golf Club to open new academy

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN EXCITING new development at Kendal’s Carus Green Golf Club opens on Friday.

Former GB hockey star visits Cumbria school

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:32pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FORMER Great Britain hockey player Charlotte Hartley visited Kirkby Stephen Grammar School to celebrate the success of an initiative encouraging more young people to take part in PE and school sport.

Aikido expert with nearly 50 years experience heads to Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: AIKIDO ACTION: Students learn takemusu aikido

3:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AIKIDO enthusiasts from across the globe are due to descend on Kendal tomorrow (Friday) to take part in a seminar led by one of the few people still alive to have studied with the founder of the martial art.

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.



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