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Sinnott targets winning streak

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham FC seal a sponsorship deal to rename their Moss Lane ground

12:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LEE Sinnott has set the bar high for his Altrincham players by giving them a target of four straight wins to secure an eagerly-awaited return to the Conference Premier.

Lancashire Welcomes Back Junaid

Messenger Newspapers: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

10:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

JUNAID Khan, the Pakistan international fast bowler, will return to Emirates Old Trafford this summer to play in Lancashire Lightning’s one day fixtures.

Manchester United sack David Moyes

Messenger Newspapers: Manchester United manager David Moyes, wearing one of the company's ties

12:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DAVID Moyes' short-lived reign at Manchester United is over.

Narrow victory for Murphy in the World Snooker Championship

Messenger Newspapers: Shaun Murphy studies the table during his 6-2 win over Graeme Dott

6:29pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IF Sunday night’s 19th-frame thriller was a match for the ages, Shaun Murphy admits he was left feeling like an old man after scraping victory in the first round of the World Snooker Championship.

Cricket Trafford MV April 24 edition

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket bat signed by Bollywood stars will raise funds for charity

4:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRAFFORD MV's 1st XI travelled to Sandbach and managed only 89 all out in response to the home sides 143-8.

Sale fall to Cheadle

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SALE first team travelled to Cheadle for the first game of the 2014 season.

Altrincham and District Amateur Football League

1:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AFC Quarry continue to lead the way in the Division One table, with Broadheath Central FC in second after they defeated 10th placed Kartel Sports.

Ashton-on-Mersey CC – 1st XI – 117-2 beat Bollington CC – 1st XI – 113 all out

1:39pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ASHTON on Mersey began their 2014 season in sparkling style with a comprehensive win at Bollington.

Diamond hails Sharks' performance

1:33pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SALE Sharks enjoyed a fabulous weekend in Devon, beating the Exeter Chiefs 55-12 at Sandy Park on April 19.

Droylsden 0 Trafford 6

12:04pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRAFFORD recorded their sixth away win in succession on Monday with a 6-0 thrashing of already relegated Droylsden at the Butcher’s Arms.

Rugby Oswestry 27 Bowdon 32

Messenger Newspapers: Hendon seal home success

11:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IN a hard fought final at Winnington Park RFC Bowdon overcame a tough Oswestry side to come away with the Cheshire Bowl. With only 2 minutes left to play and the scores tied at 27 all Harry Booth crashed to score the decisive try that enabled the Clay Lane side to steal the spoils 27 : 32.

Trafford 1 – 2 Stafford Rangers.

2:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Trafford rewarded loyal fans on Saturday for their support over the season.

Sponsorship coup for Altrincham over community sports hall plan

Messenger Newspapers: How the ground would look after the development, view from Moss Lane

12:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM have pulled off a major sponsorship coup by agreeing a lucrative deal for a company to be the main backers for their new community sports hall.

Manchester Phoenix continue link-up with Bolton University

Messenger Newspapers: - Manchester Phoenix celebrate their title win on Sunday - by Richard Amor Allan

7:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MANCHESTER Phoenix Ice Hockey Club is continuing the link-up with Bolton University will continue as its educational partner for another year.

Lancashire Announce record profit

Messenger Newspapers: Historic pavilion handed back to Emirates Old Trafford after major redevelopment

7:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

LANCASHIRE have marked a return to profitability after four successive years of losses by announcing a record operating profit of more than £3.5 million for last year.

Teenagers win gold at national championships

Messenger Newspapers: Olivia, left, and Fiona at the British Gas Synchro Championships

12:14pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TEENAGE synchronised swimmers Olivia Monks and Fiona Currie are celebrating winning a gold medal at the British Gas Synchro Championships.

Oxford City 1 Altrincham 2

9:21am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM, fourth from top, put in a professional performance to see off fourth from bottom Oxford City.

Altrincham and District Amateur Football League

10:23am Tuesday 15th April 2014

DEANS Youth continue to pursue AFC Quarry at the top of the Division One table after a 1-1 draw at fifth placed Old Altrinchamians. Eighth placed Swinton FC startled third placed Broadheath Central FC with a 2-1 victory at home.

Witton Albion 0 Trafford 4

7:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

TRAFFORD maintained their strong away record of late as they comprehensively defeated Witton Albion 4-0 at Wincham Park on Saturday, recording their fourth consecutive success on the road in the process.

Free Pint at Trafford FC v Stafford April 19 - ‘This One's on the House’

Messenger Newspapers: Free Pint at Trafford FC v Stafford April 19 - ‘This One's on the House’

6:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

AS a celebration of Trafford FC's excellent first season in the Evo Stik Premier Division, and as a ‘thank you’ to their supporters, Trafford FC are offering a ‘free pint’ to all paying adults and season ticket holders at the home fixture versus Stafford FC on Saturday, kick off 3pm.

Defeat for Trafford MV in final game

Messenger Newspapers: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

6:18pm Monday 14th April 2014

TRAFFORD MV slipped to a disappointing 20-25 home defeat to Ashton-under-Lyne in a game sponsored by Clancy Consulting Engineers.

Former Manchester United and City players in action again

Messenger Newspapers: Neil Clough

8:40pm Saturday 12th April 2014

CELEBRITIES and former players will once again be lacing up their football boots to take part in a charity football match to raise funds for the Moore Foundation.

Easter tennis holiday camp

Messenger Newspapers: Easter tennis holiday camp

1:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

FLIXTON Cricket and Sports Club is holding an Easter Tennis Holiday Camp.

Ashton-on-Mersey Cricket Club appoint award winning coach

1:15pm Friday 11th April 2014

ASHTON on Mersey Cricket club has appointmented Chris Wardle as their club coach.

Brooklands Men's Hockey club regain Premier league status

11:31am Friday 11th April 2014

BROOKLANDS Men's Hockey club have won both the North Conference League and secured promotion to the England Hockey Premier league.

Sale Sharks switch to Saturday aftenoon home games next season

Messenger Newspapers: Sale Sharks name team for Amlin Challenge Cup game

9:39am Friday 11th April 2014

SALE Sharks will play their home games next season at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday afternoons at 2pm.

Sale Sharks name team for vital Quins clash

Messenger Newspapers: Mark Cueto

12:33pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SALE Sharks Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has named his side to take on Harlequins, on Friday evening at the AJ Bell Stadium, kick off 7.45pm.

Danny Cipriani named Aviva Premiership player of the month

Messenger Newspapers: Danny Cipriani and his player of the month trophy

12:39pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE transformation of Danny Cipriani has led to the Sale Sharks outside-half being named Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for March.

Workington 1 Altrincham 6

10:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM moved up to third place after this comfortable win at bottom-placed Workington on Tuesday night.

Tech firm 'gives back' to Diane Modahl Foundation

Messenger Newspapers: Diane Modahl and Paula Dunn

10:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

TECHNOLOGY firm UK Fast is offering its gym for free to the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation as part of the company’s ‘year of giving back’.

Phoenix go down fighting in Playoff Final

Messenger Newspapers: Phoenix players salute the traveling fans after losing to the Bison on Sunday - by Yolanda Amor Allan

7:40pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Playoff Semi Final: Manchester Phoenix 4-3 Swindon Wildcats (After Overtime) Playoff Final: Manchester Phoenix 3-5 Basingstoke Bison TONY Hand’s Manchester Phoenix lost their playoff title on Sunday night to the Basingstoke Bison, but they didn’t go down without a fight.

Pro-Football hopeful tested to MAX at cutting-edge lab

Messenger Newspapers: Pro-Football hopeful tested to MAX at cutting-edge lab

6:34pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A TALENTED footballer from Urmston was put through his paces at the world-class GSK Human Performance Lab on Friday [April 4], as he prepared to train with Leyton Orient FC.

Bowdon U16 Girls Win Bronze Medal in England Hockey Finals

Messenger Newspapers: Bowdon U16 Girls Win Bronze Medal in England Hockey Finals

4:52pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BOWDON under-16s Hockey Club won the bronze medal at the England Hockey Club finals in Wakefied.

Rowing Success at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

Messenger Newspapers: L-R Amelia Berry and Hannah Cooney

2:12pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

HANNAH Cooney, a year 10 pupil at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, has made rapid progress since takign up rowing les than two years ago. After having been inspired by the Olympics, Hannah began rowing at Northwich Rowing Club in November 2012.

AGGS Sporting Success

Messenger Newspapers: The AGGS U16X1 Hockey Team

1:58pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM Grammar School for Girls had a very successful end to the netball and hockey season.

Altrincham and District Amateur Football League

1:35pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

IN Division One eighth placed Knutsford FC were triumphant over fifth placed Old Altrinchamians 4-3 in a thriller at Manchester Road, Knutsford’s goals coming from Ryan Williams, Howard Clayton and a brace from Joseph Wooley.

Ormskirk 27 : 29 Bowdon.

1:09pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BOWDON kept both their promotion and league title hopes alive with a hard fought victory over one of their promotions rivals.

Young Hale tennis player makes national final

Messenger Newspapers: Oliver Critchley

12:51pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A BOY from Hale made the finals of a national tennis tournament, demonstrating his impressive talent in the sport.

Falcons at the Double

Messenger Newspapers: Falcons at the Double

9:32am Tuesday 8th April 2014

RECORD breaking, Unicorn Falcons, have become the first team in the Timperley Youth League, to complete the league and cup double with out losing a game.

Sale Ladies Bowling League

Messenger Newspapers: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

9:09am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SALE Ladies Bowling League is a long established crown green bowling facility for women from the age of 18-plus.

Hockey is a family affair for the Makin family

Messenger Newspapers: Hockey is a family affair for the Makin family

8:01pm Monday 7th April 2014

TO mark the end of their season, the men’s section of Bowdon Hockey Club recently played a friendly against Alderley Edge - and it was a real family affair.

Trafford MV Cricket Club

7:03pm Monday 7th April 2014

TRAFFORD MV Cricket Club resumes its junior summer night cricket training programme on April 24 at 6pm.

Nantwich Town 0 Trafford 1

Messenger Newspapers: FOOTBALL: Pair aid county

1:53pm Monday 7th April 2014

TRAFFORD’S magnificent travelling supporters were rewarded with a skilful, battling and spirited performance that earned their side the three points.

AFC Telford United 3 Altrincham 1

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1:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

TELFORD lifted themselves to the top of the league with this win on Saturday over an Altrincham side now having to look over its shoulder at the chasing teams in the race for the play-off places.

Phoenix fight back to reach final

Messenger Newspapers: THREE MORE YEARS: Tony Hand pledges another three years in Manchester

12:07pm Monday 7th April 2014

Manchester Phoenix 4 Swindon Wildcats 3

Urmston school appoints sports leaders

Messenger Newspapers: Sports leaders - back row, Melissa Ward, Caitlin Rigney, Cara Muncaster, Ben Luxon and on the front row: Harry Bersford-Carr, Megan Smith and Aaliyah Kerr

6:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

ST Antony's Catholic College is celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world by appointing a new team of sports leaders.

Sale Sharks name team to face Northampton in Amlin Cup

Messenger Newspapers: Sale Sharks name team for Amlin Challenge Cup game

1:20pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

SALE Sharks have announced their team to play Northampton Saints in the Amlin Challenge Cup at the AJ Bell Stadium, on Thursday evening, kick off 8pm.

Bowdon through to cup final

12:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

BOWDON U13s beat rivals Lymm on Sunday, to secure their place in the Cheshire Cup final for the first time in four years.

Phoenix fend off Bees to progress to Coventry

Messenger Newspapers: Phoenix players with the Championship banner on Sunday - by Andrew Sobutta

11:19am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

FRANTISEK Bakrlik blasted Manchester Phoenix past Bracknell on Sunday night to seal their place at the Coventry Playoff Finals weekend.

Altrincham 0 Boston United 0

10:47am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

BOSTON United prevented Altrincham from scoring in a home league match for the first time this season on Tuesday night, but the manner of doing so won them few friends.

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