Trafford Sport, Altrincham FC, Sale Sharks & Manchester Phoenix

Urmston FC get backed for success

Messenger Newspapers: Urmston FC all set for the new season

12:43pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of Trafford’s largest community football club is chasing its fourth consecutive promotion after receiving sponsorship from a logistics company.

Bowdon's batting woes continue

Messenger Newspapers:

12:12pm Monday 28th July 2014

SATURDAY’S Cheshire County Cricket League results complicated the relegation issue in the ECB Premier League with only 34 points now separating the clubs currently in seventh and 12 places.

Trafford 0 Manchester United U18s

Messenger Newspapers:

12:01pm Monday 28th July 2014

Trafford 0 Manchester United Under 18’s 1

Davyhulme karate students make the grade

Messenger Newspapers: Successful students, from left,  Jack Tatham, Emily Roberts, Milley Carey, Harvey Larkin, Jack Mulligan, Harry Bradshaw, Jacob Hamey and James Goode. Adults: Vicky Goode and Mark Larkin. They are pictured with Sensei Shipton and Sensei Tarrant

11:55am Monday 28th July 2014

Eleven Gendai Martial Arts students recently made Davyhulme club history by successfully grading and getting their new belts at a grading event.

Manchester Phoenix hot shot re-signs

Messenger Newspapers: Phoenix hotshot forward Michal Psurny - by Richard Amor Allan

10:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HOT shot sniper Michal Psurny has re-signed for the Manchester Phoenix for a third campaign after being the EPL leading points scorer last season.

Brooklands seal under 15s title

Messenger Newspapers: Standing, from left : Joe Horsfall, Raj Singh, James Agnew, Tom Lett, James Beck, Ross Dunleavy, Gordon Cunliffe (coach). Front: Cameron Buchan, Ethan Brookes, David Cunliffe, Will Sarwar, Jarrod Townson

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRROKLANDS under 15s cricket team won their final away game of the season against Neston to clinch the Cheshire County Cricket League title.

Trafford says well done to Altrincham FC

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham FC's Chairman Grahame Rowley receives a small gift from the Mayor of Trafford Cllr Ejaz Malik and leader of the council Cllr Sean Anstee

6:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAYORAL reception was held at Trafford Town Hall on Thursday to congratulate Altrincham Football Club on their successful promotion to the Conference Premier League.

'Old boy' Magnus returns to Sale Sharks

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

5:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

SALE Sharks have signed 'old boy' Magnus Lund from Biarritz.

Bowdon lose to fellow strugglers

5:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Cheshire County Cricket League was badly hit by the weekend’s wet weather.

Girls narrowly lose out in national final

Messenger Newspapers: St Joseph's RC Primary School girls' football team with coach Simon Waller

1:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Sale, girls’ football team were runners-up in the English Schools Football Association national fnal.

Altrincham's five star show

Messenger Newspapers:

10:08am Monday 21st July 2014

Trafford 1 Altrincham 5

The Open: Day two

Messenger Newspapers: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Live updates from Hoylake as the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Tennis club appoints star coach

Messenger Newspapers: Hollie Bees, the new coach at Altrincham's Claremont Tennis Club

8:42pm Friday 18th July 2014

TENNIS star and internationally experienced coach Hollie Bees has been appointed by Altrincham's Claremont Tennis Club in a bid to expand its coaching programme following their LTA Clubmark status accreditation.

Manchester United take on Altrincham

Messenger Newspapers: Football Team Logo for Altrincham

10:31am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THERE will be some famous shirts hanging from the pegs of Altrincham's new away dressing room after Manchester United agreed to a prestige friendly at the J Davidson Stadium on Wednesday next week (7.45pm).

Giants get set for the season in their new Trafford home

Messenger Newspapers: Lucozade Powerleague Trafford Soccerdome manager Guy Atkinson, CEO Sean Tracey, Giants player Stefan Gill and Giants director Steve McArdle

9:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

BASKETBALL might be a whole new ball game at the Lucozade Powerleague Trafford Soccerdome – but venue manager Guy Atkinson can't wait to get started after teaming up with Manchester Giants.

VIDEO: Sale sprinter Andrew sets sights on Commonwealth Games improvement

Messenger Newspapers:

9:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SALE sprinter Andrew Robertson insists he is still looking to forward to returning to Scotland despite failing to impress at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix.

Trafford FC to take on Manchester United

Messenger Newspapers:

2:41pm Monday 14th July 2014

TRAFFORD FC face two mouth-watering friendlies in the space of four days when they entertain newly promoted Conference Premier outfit Altrincham, on Saturday, kick off 3pm, and then a Manchester United Xl on Tuesday evening, kick off 7-30pm.

MV battle to earn a draw

Messenger Newspapers:

9:59am Monday 14th July 2014

IN excellent cricketing conditions, Trafford MV cricket 1st XI were on the road at Winsford with much needed points at stake on Saturday.

Sale Sharks 2014/15 fixtures announced

2:22pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

SALE Sharks fixtures in the 2014/2015 Aviva Premiership fixtures have been announced.

Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College U16s crowned Trafford champions

Messenger Newspapers:

3:10pm Monday 30th June 2014

BLESSED Thomas Holford Catholic College U16s were crowned Trafford football champions, following a close and competitive match against Sale Grammar School.

Win tickets to see England v India Test Match at Old Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Lancashire hero Jimmy Anderson in action for England

2:39pm Monday 30th June 2014

THE very pinnacle of cricket will be on your doorstep this August when England entertain India at Emirates Old Trafford for the Fourth Investec Test Match, from Thursday, August 7 to Monday, August 11.

Urmston slip up in Cheshire County Cricket League

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12:27pm Monday 30th June 2014

GRAPPENHALL were the big winners in the Cheshire County Cricket League on Saturday when they were the only club in the top six to win, hoisting themselves up to second place in the ECB Premier League table at the season’s half-way mark.

Players wanted for Sale under-17s and under-10s teams

Messenger Newspapers: football generic

11:17am Monday 30th June 2014

GENTS, Sporting Sale JFC are looking for players for this coming season, to play in there under-17 and under-10 Sunday teams.

Disappointing performance from Ashton-on-Mersey CC, but team still firmly in title race

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

11:12am Monday 30th June 2014

Ashton-on-Mersey CC – 1st XI – 136-8 Drew with Hale Barns CC – 1st XI – 167-8 dec

Heartache for Altrincham basketball international

Messenger Newspapers: Laurie (white vest) in action against Germany in one of GB's pool games

10:45am Friday 27th June 2014

ALTRINCHAM’S Laurie Williams suffered heartache as the Great Britain women’s basketball team lost a 53-41 to world champions USA.

Cricket tournament bowls over Trafford schoolchildren

Messenger Newspapers: The Forest School team show off their trophy

3:22pm Thursday 26th June 2014

MORE than 100 players, umpires, teachers and parents enjoyed the twelfth Hale Barns Kwik Cricket Festival.

Sale United - new players wanted for open age football team

Messenger Newspapers: football generic

2:14pm Thursday 26th June 2014

SALE United is looking for new open age players to join its open age team, playing in the Altrincham District Amateur Football League this coming season.

Altrincham skaters begin their coaching course

Messenger Newspapers: The Altrincham skaters

1:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WITH the help of Greater Sport Manchester, five skaters including three from south and north Traffird have been selected to start their level one coaching qualification.

Boothroyd and Archer to return to Manchester Phoenix

Messenger Newspapers: Boothroyd and Archer to return to Manchester Phoenix

2:11pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

MANCHESTER Phoenix captain Luke Boothroyd and alternate captain James Archer are to return next season after signing for their seventh and fifth campaigns respectively.

Cricket Appleton CC v Trafford MV Ladies

Messenger Newspapers: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

9:42am Tuesday 24th June 2014

TRAFFORD MV Ladies XI are now putting a good string of results together and will be looking for good availability of players to keep this momentum.

Cricket project bowls over Trafford girls

Messenger Newspapers: The girl cricketers from Trafford

3:21pm Monday 23rd June 2014

NEW initiatives for girls cricket saw players from Ashton on Mersey CC and Timperley CC combine to represent Trafford Girls in a Tournament on 15th June 2014 at Stockport Georgians CC.

Ashton on Mersey CC Hale Barns CC

Messenger Newspapers: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

12:54pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Ashton-on-Mersey CC – 1st XI – 169-9 dec Drew with Hale Barns CC – 1st XI – 157-9

Cricket Trafford MV v Trinity

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10:27am Monday 23rd June 2014

IDEAL cricketing conditions saw Trafford MV take the field looking to maintain improved recent form.

Cricket Trafford MV v Bredbury St Marks

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

11:13am Tuesday 17th June 2014

TRAFFORD MV Ladies were to host Bredbury St.Marks in a Cheshire T20 Fixture. Following the defeat of Didsbury on Friday evening MV's Ladies were in confident mood.

United players help celebrate Sale soccer scheme's birthday

Messenger Newspapers: Luke cuts the Gimme 5s birthday cake watched by Stewart

12:39pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

FIVE young footballers, all with contracts at Manchester United’s Academy went back to celebrate where it all started for them, as the Gimme 5s football project celebrated its Tenth Birthday.

Fone doesn't hang up on Phoenix - netminder re-signs

Messenger Newspapers: Netminder Steve Fone makes a save against the MK Lightning last season by Andrew Sobutta

11:25am Tuesday 10th June 2014

NETMINDER Steve Fone has re-signed for his sixth season with the Manchester Phoenix after back stopping them to the EPL title last season.

Cricket Ashton on Mersey - June 12 edition

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

12:13pm Monday 9th June 2014

Ashton-on-Mersey CC – 1st XI – 127-7 beat Chester County Officers CC – 1st XI – 126-8 ASHTON on Mersey overcame the weather and a below par performance to record an important win at Chester.

Former England hockey coach joins Bowdon Club

Messenger Newspapers: Former England hockey coach joins Bowdon Club

1:46pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

BOWDON Hockey Club have appointed former England coach Peter Nicholson as their director of hockey.

Ice Hockey -- double signing for Manchester Phoenix

Messenger Newspapers: Frantisek Bakrlik celebrates scoring last season - by Richard Amor Allan

10:31am Wednesday 4th June 2014

MANCHESTER Phoenix head coach Tony Hand has continued building his team for the new ice hockey season by adding Czech import forward Frantisek Bakrlik and Brit Adam Walker to the roster.

Ashton-on-Mersey CC – 1st XI – 241-8 dec beat Oakmere CC – 1st XI – 46 all out

Messenger Newspapers: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

1:09pm Monday 2nd June 2014

ASHTON on Mersey demolished visitors Oakmere in a one-sided encounter at the Beets.

Triple success for Sale athlete James

Messenger Newspapers: James Tranter

10:52am Monday 2nd June 2014

by Chris Ord A YOUNG athlete from Sale has triumphantly returned home after winning two gold medals and one bronze medal at the Dwarf Sports Association 21st National Dwarf Games.

Cricket Trafford MV June 5 edition

Messenger Newspapers: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

10:15am Monday 2nd June 2014

TRAFFORD MV get their first League win against visitors Over Peover.

Lancashire Legend Returns For the NatWest T20 Blast

Messenger Newspapers: The Co-operative Food gives you the chance to get your kids active at The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy!

10:24am Friday 30th May 2014

NDREW Flintoff has come out of retirement to join Lancashire Lightning’s squad for their NatWest T20 Blast campaign this season.

New floodlights to brighten up the Sports Barn

Messenger Newspapers: Bernie Jones, chief executive of Trafford Community Leisure Trust, and Kate Green MP

6:52pm Thursday 29th May 2014

All day use of the Old Trafford Sports Barn will soon become a reality with the news that Trafford Community Leisure Trust has been awarded a grant of £15,270 by Barclays to fund new floodlights at the Barclays Spaces for Sports facility.

TCAS football league

Messenger Newspapers: A two-day football course will take place at Cleobury Mortimer Sports Centre.

12:03pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

THE TCAS football league's weekend fixtures included a thrilling encounter between current league champions Aviva Athletic and Stockport outfit FC CDL.

Ice Hockey - Kovar signs on the dotted line for Phoenix

Messenger Newspapers: Robin Kovar by Richard Amor Allan

10:10am Wednesday 28th May 2014

HEAD coach Tony Hand has moved swiftly in making import forward Robin Kovar the first player to put pen to paper and return to the Manchester Phoenix for the new season.

Referee presents trophy to Bollin girls

Messenger Newspapers: (left to right) Phoebe Graham, Mille Driver, Elena Rink, Millie Pearce, Anthony Taylor, Evie Goodall, Nadia Gale, Tessa Pearce and Maddie Lord

3:11pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

THE girls of Bollin Primary School have clinched the Trafford Schools’ Cup in the inaugural version of the tournament.

Minister for Culture, Media and Sport visits LCC's Old Trafford ground

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee and Sajid Javid MP

6:10am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE Minister for Culture, Media and Sport visited Lancashire Cricket Club’s Old Trafford ground.

Win tickets to see the England v Sri Lanka one day international at Emirates Old Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: James Anderson. Picture by Simon Pendrigh/Peakpix

4:48pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

MESSENGER and Lancashire County Cricket Club have joined forces to offer five lucky winners a pair of tickets each for the forthcoming One Day International between Sri Lanka and England, at Emirates Old Trafford, on Wednesday next week, May 28.

Cricket Trafford MV 40 All Out v Haslington 138 All Out

Messenger Newspapers: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

2:58pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

TRAFFORD MV welcomed newcomers and league leaders Haslington to Macpherson Park. Haslinton came to MV following their much publicised bowling out of Wirral recently for three runs which hit National press headlines!



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