County match at Southport & Birkdale – Day 2

May 26th, 2015 in News, Sports

At the close of the second day of the LV County Championship Division Two fixture at Trafalgar Road, Lancashire trail Derbyshire by 22 runs with 6 wickets in hand. Starting the day on 335-9, Derbyshire managed to reach 370 thanks to some late heroics from Wigan’s Matt Critchley who hit 41, with Kyle Jarvis the… Read more »

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OTSnews Southport fitness blog: Fat burners and slimming pills, do they really work?

May 24th, 2015 in News, Sports

Transform Fitness Training is a mobile personal training & boot camp service designed specifically for women who are looking to burn fat, shape up and feel great. Transform Fitness Training launched Body Blast Boot Camp in January, (which is already approaching 50 members!) “Body Blast Boot Camp is more than just ‘an exercise class’. Our members… Read more »

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Sale sharks show Southport school boys financial awareness and touch rugby

May 21st, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Birkdale High, year 7 Hendre Fourie, ex-English Rugby Union international, and his team of Andy, Jack and Darren came to deliver a series of workshops to year 7 pupils at Birkdale High School on Financial Awareness and touch rugby.The aim of the programme is to help young people develop key skills to assist them… Read more »

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Southport Hockey club taster sessions every Tuesday evening

May 14th, 2015 in News, Sports

Southport Hockey Club ‘TASTER SESSIONS’These session are relaxed and informal for anyone any age who wants to try Hockey or get back into the game, it is great for fitness and making friends. Click the image below to visit Southport hockey website: Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Twitter Facebook Instagram

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Mitch Fc Greens crowned Championship title-winners

May 12th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Mitch Fc Greens Mitch Fc Greens will be in the under 13s Craven JFL Premier League next season after being crowned  Championship title-winners on Wednesday. “The Premier League should embrace Mitch Fc and I think they’re going to do the Premier League proud,” said the club’s Chairman, Ian Gregson. The Greens effectively sealed their promotion with a 3-1 victory against Ormskirk Fc on Wednesday…. Read more »

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Southport manager Paul Carden agrees new contract

May 12th, 2015 in News, Sports

Southport boss Paul Carden has signed a new contract after keeping the club in the Conference. The 36-year-old was promoted from his position as assistant manager in January after Gary Brabin to join the coaching staff at Everton. The former Chester, Peterborough and Cambridge midfielder helped the club finish six points above the drop zone. “I… Read more »

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Southport’s Sean Towndrow helps England to claim Seve Trophy

May 11th, 2015 in News, Sports

By: David Birtill Southport’s Sean Towndrow was one of the stars as England scored a convincing 19-11 win over Spain to regain the Seve Ballesteros Trophy at the end of the two-day mixed international at Burnham & Berrow. The Southport and Ainsdale man was in front throughout his match and his highlights included driving the 370-yard third… Read more »

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Southport & District Snooker Presentation Night

May 10th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Phil Horan, Winner of the Frank Lodge Trophy, runner up in the Marshall Cup.   Birch Pairs semi-final’s & final @ Tarleton Bowling Club This year’s winning pair in the Birch Handicapped Pairs our Paul Connor & Andy O’Hara after over-coming Andy Hardisty & Lee Holmes from Banks on a final re-spotted black ball. The… Read more »

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Fitness Blog: Why most diets don’t work (and which one does)

May 8th, 2015 in News, Sports

Transform Fitness Training is a mobile personal training & boot camp service designed specifically for women who are looking to burn fat, shape up and feel great. Transform Fitness Training launched Body Blast Boot Camp in January, (which is already approaching 50 members!) “Body Blast Boot Camp is more than just ‘an exercise class’. Our… Read more »

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Craven Minor JFL Results Ending 6th May 2015

May 7th, 2015 in News, Sports

Craven Minor JFL Results Ending 6th May 2015 Under 11 Premiership (including midweek) S&A Red 1-6 Trinity White Trinity White 3-1 Formby JSC White Burscough 1-6 Redgate White League Champions Southport Trinity White Runners Up Formby JSC White   Cup Final 1st May (Burscough FC) Redgate Rovers White 2-1 Southport FC Juniors Cup Final 3rd… Read more »

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Southport Marine Lake Triathlon – Sunday 21st June 2015

May 6th, 2015 in News, Sports

For the 2nd year in a row the event has been selected as a GB Age Group Team Qualifier ETU Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championships and is quickly becoming an iconic event which takes in many of the landmarks of this famous Seaside resort including an open water swim in the inland Marine Lake, a fast & flat bike course on… Read more »

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The Storm earned their second victory of the season

May 4th, 2015 in News, Sports

Result: Southport Storm 18-16 Accrington Panthers The Storm earned there second victory of the season on Saturday against Accrington Panthers. Southport kicked off and defended well early on keeping the Panthers in their own half. The early stages of the match were evenly contested with both sets of forwards running hard and straight.   The panthers were… Read more »

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85 teams attend the Festival of Mini Rugby in Southport

May 4th, 2015 in News, Sports

Southport welcomed 26 weekend from all over England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Southport Rugby club hosted over 85 teams from 26 clubs this weekend for what will be a fantastic Bank Holiday festival of mini and junior rugby on Saturday and Sunday. With Builth Wells having played Southport Colts on Friday night clubs from all… Read more »

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Barton Victorious at Elite Fighting Championships 10 (

May 4th, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: Jake Barton Jake Barton fighting out of Team Elite Gym  was victorious when he topped the bill at the Elite Fighting Championships at the Prince Of Wales hotel, Southport, Sunday 3 May. Watch the Fight highlights below: If you would like to train, get fit or fight you can find out more information about the Team Elite… Read more »

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Southport & District Snooker – Cup write up (Week 26)

May 4th, 2015 in News, Sports

By Chris Gill Frank Lodge Final @ Waddington Cons – Birkdale Cons C v Les Dodd’s C In what turned out to be a tense and dramatic Frank Lodge final Birkdale Cons C emerged the winners over their 3rd division opponents Les Dodd’s C, but not after some very squeaky bum moments within the match…. Read more »

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Hesketh Colts Girls will now be packing their own bags to Spain

May 2nd, 2015 in News, Sports

Hesketh Colts girls football team was today bag packing in Tesco at Kew, Saturday 2 May 2015. Diane Whittle said: “We are raising money to take the girls to L’estsrtit Costa Brava Spain to take part in a football tournament. The girls have recently been crowned champions of the West Lancs Girls League. We have… Read more »

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