Breightmet put up gutsy display in Old Links defeat

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BREIGHMET were thwarted in their attempts to claim the Hambleton Trophy for the Bury and District Golf Association after going down 6-2 at Old Links.

BASKETBALL: Our Ladies 78 Bury Blue Devils 94

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BURY took six players to Our Ladies for the final game of the regular season in the Manchester Amateur Basketball League.

TENNIS: Holcombe Brook fall to surprise opening-day defeat

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HOLCOMBE Brook Sports Club ladies team suffered a disappointing defeat in their opening match in the Aegon National Team Tennis Championship at Rawdon, Leeds on Sunday.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Top dogs too hot for Bury to handle

Bury Times: Top Bury points scorer Chris Parish

2:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TOP-of-the-table Stockport left nothing to chance in claiming a 97-80 victory over Bury at the weekend after taking a full-strength side to Goshen.

Have-a-go sporting taster days

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHILDREN can try out a range of new sports at Warth Fold and Redvales Community Sports Club over the Easter weekend.

Our Lady of Grace win school contest

Bury Times: RALLY TO WIN Back: Caitlin Sharkey, Megan Dott, Grace Lee, Niamh Raftery, Emily Kelly; Front: Macey Rushton, Olivia Stanway, Jayda Yeboah

7:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

Our Lady of Grace 7

Croquet club celebrates its silver anniversary

Bury Times: ACCOLADE Matt Holmes with his national trophy

7:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

With the 2014 season on the horizon, Bury Croquet Club looked back on their 25th anniversary year in 2013 as members gathered for their annual dinner event.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Taylor and Elston impress as Bury race to victories

Bury Times: ASTUTE Bury rider James Elston (right)

5:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Bury 81 Heckmondwike 63

Water poloist Rebecca Yates is talent spotted by England

7:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A young water poloist from Bury has been selected for the ASA England Talent Water Polo programme. Rebecca Yates, who lives in Unsworth, has been playing the sport for two years, and follows in the footsteps of her father, Michael, who played for England’s senior team, and mum Jackie, who played for City of Manchester.

BASKETBALL: Preston 76 Bury 52

6:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Bury took to the floor with determination, matching the MABL Championship leaders for intensity on defence, with Chris Stainton and Conor Wilkinson hitting the target for Bury.

HOCKEY: Blackburn North 1sts 4 Bury 1sts 7

10:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

The first team were missing seven regular players as they took on an undefeated champions Blackburn on Saturday.

HOCKEY: Bury Jaguars crowned league champions

Bury Times: WINNING SMILES The Bury Jaguars team with their championship shield

7:00am Monday 17th March 2014

Bury Jaguars have been crowned Lancashire Under-15 girls champions after winning the Greater Manchester Junior Hockey League following a great set of final results.

DARTS: Turrell beats ex-champion Scott Waites

Bury Times: CHALLENGE Scott Waites (left) with Dave Turrell

1:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

DAVE Turrell from Holland Court in Radcliffe took on former World BDO Darts champion, Scott Waites, in a darts competition held at Bury’s Coral bookmakers.

England call-up for Bury golfer Louisa Brunt

Bury Times: Louisa Brunt

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

A 15-year-old Bury Grammar School pupil has been selected to represent England at golf next month.

HOCKEY: Bury ladies are hit on the break

7:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Bury Ladies 1st 1 Bolton Ladies 2nds 4

HOCKEY: Comprehensive win for Bury's first team in final home game

Bury Times: Hat-trick hero James Oakes

5:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

The men’s first team finished off their home campaign with another comprehensive win as they cruised past Ormskirk in North West Men’s Hockey league Division Four North on Saturday.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Scranage and Parish in good form despite loss

Bury Times: EFFORT Bury’s Danny Taylor (right) in action against Joe Allen

4:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Astley & Tyldesley 96 Bury 78

Danny is North West’s volunteer of the year

Bury Times: Danny is North West’s volunteer of the year

9:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

A budding cyclist from Bury Cycle Speedway Club has been awarded the North West’s Go-ride young volunteer of the year by British Cycling.

HOCKEY: Bury 1sts 10 Northern 2nds 0

Bury Times: Simon Major

7:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Bury’s first team made hard work of their game on Saturday as they took on bottom side Northern in Division Four of the North West Men’s Hockey League.

Bury Blue Devils 59 Preston 80

Bury Times: POINTS Bury’s Kin Lin Hing

3:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

In the first quarter of their Manchester Amateur League cup semi-final, both teams matched each other for points.

Stockport Falcons 80 Bury Blue Devils U18s 28

4:45pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

STOCKPORT showed why they are the leaders of National League North West Conference as they took a 7-0 lead against the Bury Blue Devils.

Bury Blue Devils U18s 44 Preston Pride 68

Bury Times: ATTACK Simon Islam powers up the pitch

7:00am Friday 28th February 2014

BLUE Devils played their best first half performance of the season as they competed well with third-placed Preston Pride in National League North West Conference.

HOCKEY: Bolton Ladies 2s 2 Bury Ladies 1sts 1

Bury Times: BATTLE Bolton’s Ruth Mason (right) in

12:04pm Thursday 27th February 2014

The ladies first team suffered their first league defeat of the season on Saturday as they crashed to a 2-1 defeat at rivals Bolton. A slow start saw the hosts capitalise on some misplaced Bury passing, and take an early lead. Although Bury improved as the half wore on, a goal against the run of play shortly before half time gave Bolton a two-goal cushion.

FENCING: Seventh place for GB's Daniel Kiss

Bury Times: Daniel Kiss

12:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

A fencing star from Bury impressed on Sunday as he represented Great Britain at the Cadet and Junior European Championships in Jerusalem.

SWIMMING: Charlotte wins silver and qualifies for championships

Bury Times: Charlotte Marshall

8:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

A young swimmer is celebrating after qualifying for the senior national championships in Sheffield later this year.

Lauren aims for England netball success

Bury Times: TALENTED Lauren Doughty

8:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

A talented netball player from Bury is shooting through hoops to represent her country in South Africa this summer.

Visually-impaired tandem club gears up for velodrome challenge

Bury Times: FGFGFGFG Bury Tandem Club members after last year’s sponsored ride to Southport

7:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Bury Tandem Club for the Visually Impaired is gearing up for a big year.

Fidler and Oakes star as Bury crush rivals

Bury Times: Bolton Hockey 15/2/14

9:00am Friday 21st February 2014

A fantastic opening 20 minutes of slick, passing hockey saw Bury overwhelm Bolton on Saturday, as they raced into a four-goal lead.

BASKETBALL: Depleted Blue Devils crash to heavy defeat

1:50pm Thursday 20th February 2014

THIS fixture in National League North West Conference was always going to be difficult for the Blue Devils with three of their starting five players unavailable for the match.

BASKETBALL: Warrington snatch win over tired Bury

1:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Bury played host to fourth-placed Warrington Vikings on Friday, with confidence high after beating them in the previous three meetings.

Nicole wins bronze at Double Mini-Trampoline world championships

Bury Times: CHAMPION Nicole with her national trophy

8:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

A double mini-trampolinist has won a bronze medal in her first major senior international.

HOCKEY: Bury duo selected for Manchester county

11:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Bury Ladies forward Becky Loonan was selected to captain Greater Manchester County Under-15s on Sunday. Loonan was rewarded for her fine form this season with two games against Cheshire County.

Jack among elite gymnasts

Bury Times: TALENTED: Jack Chamberlain

8:00am Friday 14th February 2014

A talented Bury gymnast has been selected as part of the British Gymnastics Elite Performance Programme.

HOCKEY: Bury Ladies 1sts 6 Urmston 0

3:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Bury Ladies maintained the pressure on leaders City of Manchester, with a dominant display on Saturday as they brushed aside bottom side Urmston at Parrenthorn.

HOCKEY: Bury 1sts 3 Lancaster and Morecambe 2s 3

1:50pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Second placed Bury took on third-placed Lancaster and Morecambe in a six-goal thriller in Division Four North, without leading goal-scorer James Oakes.

GYMNASTICS: Talented youngsters to represent Great Britain

Bury Times: MEDAL WINNERS Finlay Dunne and Lazarus Benjamin

8:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

Following a successful 2013, two youngsters from Bury Gymnastics Club have been selected to represent Great Britain.

NETBALL: City Leisure 17 Kings 23

9:00am Friday 7th February 2014

This game in Division Two of the Bury Ladies Netball League started very even, with both teams scoring from their own centres.

Birthday win for boxer Brian

7:00am Friday 7th February 2014

Youngsters from Bury Amateur Boxing Club were in action at Wigan Leisure Centre on Friday.

HOCKEY: Bury 1sts 2 Kendal 1st 1

Bury Times: Simon Major

3:00pm Thursday 6th February 2014

The first team travelled to Kendal on Saturday, as second took on fourth, in a crunch clash at the top of Division Four.

BASKETBALL: Devils beat Bolton to progress in cup

Bury Times: BATTLE Bury’s Charlie Cuthbert in possession, taking on Hilton Nyazamba

7:20am Thursday 6th February 2014

Bury Blue Devils progressed into the semi-final of the Manchester Amateur Basketball League Cup after a narrow 69-61 quarter-final victory over local rivals Bolton.

Tigers roar to win over Blue Devils under-18s

5:32pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

BLUE Devils got off to a flat start defensively in this National League North West Conference fixture.

Mavericks look for new home

Bury Times: SUCCESS Members of the Mavericks squad are enjoying a good first season in the league

8:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

An up-and-coming basketball club is struggling in its quest to find a new home due to the limited availability at courts in the local area.

Nicole reaches ice rink dream

Bury Times: HONOUR Nicole Jackson will represent Great Britain in Italy next year

3:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

A Bury College University Centre student is enjoying travelling the world as she combines learning with her sporting commitments.

DARTS: Masons are hit for seven

3:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

GREYMARE Galacticos were held to a draw by the uncompromising Tony Sheridan’s Rose and Crown of Haslingden in the Ramsbottom Elite Darts League.

HOCKEY: Ladies 1sts 4 Stockport Bramhall 0

Bury Times: Charlotte Bates

7:00am Friday 31st January 2014

The ladies’ first team cruised into the semi-final of the Greater Manchester All Divisions Cup, as they brushed aside Stockport Bramhall with four first half goals.

BASKETBALL: Tameside 62 Bury 87

Bury Times: HIGH SCORING Phil Stainton has scored 39 points so far this season

1:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Bury travelled to Tameside with eight players looking to gather another win after their cup success over Bolton last week.

BADMINTON: Transport off the bottom

9:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

It was a battle of the basement clubs in the Rossendale Badminton League this week as the bottom two sides met in Division One.

HOCKEY: Bury 1sts 10 Southport 3rds 0

Bury Times: PULLING THE STRINGS Bury’s Luke Fidler scored a hat-trick

8:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

The first team continued their good run of form in Division Four on Saturday as Luke Fidler and James Oakes once again bagged hat-tricks in a 10-goal demolition of Southport.

Bury Brothers aim to break swimming relay record

Bury Times: ORGANISER Lewis Coleman

7:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Two brothers from Tottington will attempt a world record swim next month to raise money for the charity which has been helping their mum fight leukaemia.

BASKETBALL: Bury 77 Bolton 60

8:00am Friday 24th January 2014

The first game after the Christmas break is always a struggle as the cobwebs are dusted off, and it showed as both teams missed baskets at close range.

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