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Laura keen to end season on a high

Reigning PSA Dubai World Series Finals Women’s champion Laura Massaro is relishing the prospect of defending her title in Dubai next month.

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New era dawns for ambitious Magpies

A new era of success on the pitch and improvements off it has been ushered in at Chorley FC.

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Laura Massaro is hoping to defend her PSA World Series Finals crown next month (photo: PSA)

Laura aiming to be cream of the crop

Chorley squash ace Laura Massaro will bid to be crowned the ‘best of the best’ when she competes in Dubai next month.

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Polish up those bicycles and pedal along at parade in Croston

Keen cyclists are scrubbing up their vintage and unusual bikes for a parade through the picturesque village of Croston.

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First place for Croston’s Jaimie Almond in body building comp

A tree surgeon from Croston has claimed a top bodybuilding title in a national competition.

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Blackpool CC V Chorley CC at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
Chorley's Edwin Moulton

Chorley Cricket Club youngster expected to line-up alongside Chanderpaul for Lancashire’s second XI

Chorley ace Edwin Moulton is set to line-up alongside former West Indies star Shivnarine Chanderpaul for Lancashire’s second XI today.

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Thumb injury rules out Leyland skipper Makinson

Leyland Cricket Club captain Dave Makinson is set to miss the next few weeks after breaking his thumb.

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Club chairman Gary Hill, centre, with Phil Roberts, former chairman and coaching co-ordinator, left, and open age player Peter Heatley.

‘Overwhelming’ support for the Warriors

An arson-hit rugby club says it is staggered by the amazing support it has received following a devastating blaze which gutted its clubhouse.

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‘The Eagle’ soaring to a stage show landing

Britain’s most famous loser is coming in to land in Preston next month.

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Chris Maguire’s view on the local cricket scene

The omens weren’t good ahead of the new cricket season. My batting performances were so bad in the pre-season nets that one of the new players asked if I was a bowler!

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British IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to take on heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko this Saturday at Wembley stadium.

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Massaro exits after bright start in quarter-finals in Egypt

Chorley’s world No.2 Laura Massaro is out of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship.

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Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Last year’s winner of the Chorley Grand Prix is injured, rendering him unable to race this Saturday.

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Laura Massaro (right) against Joelle King (photo: PSA)

Massaro’s through to quarters in Egypt

Chorley’s 2013 world squash champion Laura Massaro moved through to the quarter-finals of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship after the world No.2 overcame Joelle King in a four-game encounter in El Gouna, 
Egypt.

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Have a go at... kickboxing

A sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, and Boxing. It is a combination of boxing, martial arts and aerobics.

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Jack Catterall (right) against Martin Gethin

Jack’s night to remember

Chorley’s Jack Catterall felt ‘back to his best’ after emphatically retaining his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight title against Martin Gethin.

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Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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Catterall confident he’ll open doors with Gethin win

Jack Catterall believes victory over Martin Gethin on Saturday night will open some big doors for him.

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Dave Ryding (photo: Vanessa Fry photography)

Ryding is not satisfied

It came as no surprise when Dave Ryding secured a record eighth Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championship title on Friday, but that is not to say the Slalom star was content with his performance on the piste.

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Jack Catterall (left) fights Diego Gonzalo Luque in the Intercontinental Super-lightweight Championship at Paisley Lagoon Centre, Paisley. Photo credit: Craig Watson/PA Wire

FIGHTING TALK: Jack Catterall’s exclusive boxing column

This will be one of my toughest weeks in camp ahead of my fight with Martin Gethin.

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