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Laura lifts the title again

Chorley’s World No.5 Laura Massaro became the first Englishwoman since Janet Morgan in 1951 to lift the prestigious Allam British Open squash title on two occasions after she saw off compatriot Sarah-Jane Perry in the final of the 2017 edition of the World Series tournament.

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Magpies choose worst possible moment to slip up

Chorley 0 Curzon Ashton 3

Chaotic first-half defending condemned Chorley to defeat against a lively mid-table Curzon and also cost the Magpies their place among the play-offs contenders which they had held since early September.

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Laura Massaro on her way to victory at the British Open

Massaro moves through to semi-finals of British Open

Chorley's Laura Massaro came up with an impressive performance to dispatch World No.3 Raneem El Welily and move into the semi-finals of the 2017 Allam British Open

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Laura Massaro (right) in action against Egyptian qualifier Mayar Hany (Photo: PSA)

Laura’s in last eight

Chorley’s Laura Massaro moved through to the quarter-finals of the British Open thanks to victory over Mayer Hany.

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Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club's winning junior members

County success for junior Chorley athletes

A successful winter of racing for the juniors of Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club has resulted in 18 athletes being chosen to represent Lancashire across the cross country and sports hall teams.

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Jack Catterall

Jack: Gethin’s style will play to my strengths

Chorley’s Jack Catterall says Martin Gethin’s aggressive style will be his downfall when the 140lbs rivals clash next month.

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Laura Massaro of England in action against Nouran Gohar of Egypt during day one of the PSA Dubai World Series (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Massaro eyes more glory in Hull

Chorley squash star and England No.1 Laura Massaro is eyeing another Allam British Open title.

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Chorley's Jack Sampson celebrates scoring. Photo credit Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen wants his men to enjoy the final run-in

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants his Magpies to enjoy the final run-in and insists the pressure is all on their promotion rivals as the finish line nears.

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Shirley Fishman is pictured in the pink suit

Home-Start Chorley and South Ribble life president Shirley Fishman ‘will be sadly missed’

Staff and Trustees of Home-Start Central Lancashire were very sad to hear that their life president Shirley Fishman had died aged 92.

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Marcus Carver went close for Chorley

Harrogate Town 2, Chorley 1

Chorley slipped to an ill-timed defeat on Harrogate’s 3G playing surface as their bid to record a first away win since early January came unstuck.

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Catterall - April fight date

Catterall predicts defeat for title rival

Chorley's Jack Catterall says Martin Gethin's aggressive style will be his downfall when the rivals clash next month.

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Matt Jansen

Magpies aiming to maintain play-off cushion

Chorley head to Harrogate Town this weekend aiming to keep intact their four-point cushion in the National League North play-offs.

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Masseur Sally Barker in front of the staduim in Rio

Injury clinic on hand at Chorley Grand Prix

A sports therapist who has 
massaged the likes of Olympian Sir Chris Hoy will be on hand for cyclists at the Chorley Grand Prix.

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FIGHTING TALK: Chorley boxer Jack Catterall’s first exclusive column

It was a big decision for me to make the leap from amateur to professional four years ago, but I’d say to any young fighter wanting to make the next stop that it won’t be easy –nothing in life worth having is – but the key is to just go for it and give it your all, not just in a fight but day-in-day out.

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Players celebrate with goal scorer Andy Teague after netting Chorley's second. Pic credit Josh Vosper

Plastic fantastic for the Magpies at Harrogate?

They are one of the only teams to have beaten Tamworth on their 3G pitch, and Chorley boss Matt Jansen says that result gives them confidence heading to Harrogate’s artificial fortress.

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Smith will aid Lancashire Thunder

New role for ex-Lancashire all-rounder Smith

Former Old Trafford skipper Tom Smith has been named the new assistant coach of Lancashire Thunder women's team
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Your free £5 bet on the Cheltenham Festival with BetSid

Your free £5 bet on the Cheltenham Festival with BetSid

Fast-off-the-mark Lancashire bookmaker BetSid is galloping ahead, after opening its seventh store in time for the highlight of the racing season, The Cheltenham Festival.

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Free £5 Cheltenham Festival bet with BetSid

Fast-off-the-mark Lancashire bookmaker BetSid is galloping ahead, after opening its seventh store in time for the highlight of the racing season, The Cheltenham Festival.

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Andy Teague got the winner

Skipper Teague delivers Magpies’ killer blow

Matt Jansen’s Magpies continue to fly high after completing a trio of 2-1 home wins with this victory over an AFC Telford side battling against relegation.

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