Manchester Mystics cruise past Bury Blue Devils in National Cup

Bury Times: Elton High School, Bury. Pictured is Claire Hofmann 15 in her new England kit with Maria Pickering- Director of Sport and PE at Elton High (left) and Dr Nick Ibberson her coach.  Photo by Paul Gardner. Newsquest, Bolton. Wednesday June 17 2014.

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4:13pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Blue Devils' ladies crashed out of the Women's National Cup following a first round defeat to local rivals Manchester Mystics.

Phil Stainton top scores but Bury Blue Devils lose opening match

Bury Times: Bury's Phil Stainton [White 10] in action action against Bolton (11301201)

2:49pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Despite opening their MABL Championship Division campaign with defeat, Bury Blue Devils' stand-in player-coach Stu Jackson was determined to take the positives from a tight encounter at Free City YMCA.

Bryn Davies is on the look out for medals at world championships

Bury Times:

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOU will not see Bryn Davies competing against the Brownlee brothers any time soon, but the Greenmount teenager is on the brink of becoming a triathlon world champion.

HOCKEY: Bury 1st 1 Didsbury 3rds 2

Bury Times:

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

A poor opening 10 minutes cost under-strength Bury on Saturday as they mounted a spirited, but ultimately futile, comeback against Didsbury at Castlebrook.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Win not enough as Bury lose Fours series

Bury Times:

5:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

There was some excellent racing in the final round of the Northern Fours and Grand Prix series at Goshen on Sunday.

TABLE TENNIS: Leaders win again as Carlton shock BAE

Bury Times: Local table tennis

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE biggest shock this week in Division One of Bury and District Tennis League was Carlton A’s 8-2 victory over BAE, who were without previously unbeaten Tony Bates.

BASKETBALL: Mavericks ready for league challenge

Bury Times:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

MAVERICKS coach Lee Fishwick believes a change of scenary has given the club a real boost as they prepare for life in Division One of the Manchester Area Basketball League (MABL).

CYCLING: Yates twins make World road race debuts

Bury Times:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

SIMON and Adam Yates played a key role in Team GB’s bid to win the UCI Road World Championships in Spain after making their debuts in the senior team.

ATHLETICS: Personal bests for Radcliffe runners

Bury Times:

4:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Two Radcliffe AC members set personal bests when they ran the Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday.

SWIMMING: Charlotte retains Welsh national crown

Bury Times:

2:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A YOUNG swimmer from Tottington is celebrating after becoming the Welsh national champion for the second year in succession.

GOLF: Bury Seniors 7 Grange Over Sands 9

Bury Times: Ludlow Golf Club Richard Meredith and Russell Price will be competing at a regional final in Coventry.

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

WITH the Lancashire County Red Rose League fixtures completed for another year, Bury Seniors embarked on their traditional run of end-of-season challenge matches when they entertained Cumbrian side Grange Over Sands at Unsworth Hall last Thursday.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Whitwam takes third in British youth series

Bury Times: Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's Tom Whitwam celebrates a victory with a wheelie at Forth park

6:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

BURY’S youngest riders took centre stage this week as Tom Whitwam claimed third place in the British Youth and Junior Championships and Danny Taylor won the club’s annual Ken McCreesh Cup.

BASKETBALL: Coach tips Bury Blue Devils for Premiership

Bury Times:

12:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

WITH the start of the MABL basketball season less than a week away, Bury Blue Devils’ player-coach Mike Nichols is hoping his side can can go one further than their third-place finish in last season’s Championship, by gaining promotion to the Premiership.

HOCKEY: Carlisle 2 Bury 1

Bury Times:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CARLISLE came from behind to beat an under-strength Bury side on the opening day of the North West Hockey League season.

IRONMAN: Fire Holts Ironman challenge

Bury Times:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RADCLIFFE Athletic Club’s Tony Holt had his dream of competing in the Lake Tahoe Ironman in California snuffed out by a huge fire.

Bury honours its sporting heroes

Bury Times:

2:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BURY Hockey Club was named club of the year as the town honoured its sporting heroes at an annual awards ceremony organised by Bury Council in conjunction with the I Will If You Will campaign.

TABLE TENNIS: Success for Adam Kenzitt at Lancashire Cadet trials

Bury Times:

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two youngsters from Ramsbottom Table Tennis Academy travelled to Garstang to play in the Lancashire Cadet trials on Sunday.

BASKETBALL: Young Lancashire Spinners star in opening win

Bury Times:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Bury-based Lancashire Spinners opened their Division Two season with a hard-fought win in the Patrons Cup against a strong Worcester Wolves II, and coach Ken Masser believes there is still plenty to come from his young team.

HOCKEY: Bury lose friendly despite Piers Smith-Hughes’ double

Bury Times:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Bury’s poor pre-season was rounded off with a 7-2 defeat away at neighbours Bolton.

TABLE TENNIS: Newly-promoted Burning Desire pick up three wins against champions Ramsbottom Town A

Bury Times:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

In Division One this week two of the fixtures featured all Prestwich matches, with the A team playing the B team and C versus D.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: James Elston and Danny Taylor unbeaten in heats

Bury Times:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

With only six riders available, Glasgow put up a good fight against Bury in their Division Two fixture at Goshen.

GOLF: Bury' trophy winner Ciaran Doherty wins on Merit

Bury Times:

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

CIARAN Doherty wrapped up the Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit title in style when he won the Trafalgar Trophy at Nelson.

CYCLING: Yates twins in GB call-up to World Road Race Championships

5:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

BURY riders Simon and Adam Yates have beaten 2011 champion Mark Cavendish to a place in the GB squad for this month’s Road World Championships in Spain.

BASKETBALL: Magnificent seven sign for Lancashire Spinners

Bury Times:

1:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Lancashire Spinners continue to bolster their squad ready for the 2014-15 season and their assault on Division Two.

GOLF: Seniors prepare for title-decider with convincing win

Bury Times: Ludlow Golf Club Richard Meredith and Russell Price will be competing at a regional final in Coventry.

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

With only one league game remaining, Bury Seniors embarked on a series of five friendly matches before the potential title-deciding derby against Bolton Old Links, with the visit of Accrington to the Unsworth Hall course.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Narrow victory keeps Bury in hunt for contest win

Bury Times:

11:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

The club travelled to Heckmondwike for the Northern youth and junior league and 4s event on Sunday.

Triple gold for Radcliffe school skater Emma Thiele

Bury Times:

11:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

Artistic roller-skater Emma Thiele has picked up three gold medals at a recent Inter-club event in the North East.

MOTORSPORT: Weekend’s a damp squib for Bury rider Nige Pitt

Bury Times:

11:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

The August Bank Holiday weekend saw local rider Nige ‘Pitty’ Pitt take on the stunning Anglesey Coastal circuit for Round 7 of the Thundersport GB Championships.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Chris Parish pipped in final controversy at British Individual Championships

Bury Times:

10:46am Thursday 28th August 2014

Bury Comet Chris Parish was just a few pedals away from a run-off for the 2014 British Individual Championship in one of the most amazing and unusual finals in the 63-year history of the competition. Entering the final laps of the final heat, Parish was defending his second position in the race from Northern League rival Hull’s Adam Stephenson. The two clashed and Stephenson was down and controversially the referee saw the move as illegal.

HOCKEY: Bury 0 Sale 1sts 5

Bury Times:

10:33am Thursday 28th August 2014

Bury took on Sale in their second pre-season game on Saturday.

CYCLING: Adam Yates helps team keep their edge in Vuelta a Espana

Bury Times:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

BURY’S Adam Yates played a key role in helping Orica-GreenEDGE team-mate Michael Matthews retain the red leader’s jersey on the Vuelta a Espana.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: World's best riders on track at Goshen

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SOME of the world’s best riders will descend on Goshen Sports Centre on Monday when Bury Cycle Speedway Club hosts the British Cycle Speedway Championships – the highlight of the racing season.

TENNIS: Peet sisters suffer early exit from national junior championships

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

BURY sisters Alexis and Olivia Peet failed to make it past the second round at the Nike Junior National Tennis Championships.

GOLF: Walmersley claim Bury and District title

6:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WALMERSLEY held on in a tight finish to the Bury and District Golf Association league to claim the 2014 title.

GYMNASTICS: Scotland selection for gymnast Josh

Bury Times:

6:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Promising young Bury gymnast Joshua Lincoln will represent Scotland at this year’s Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games.

RUGBY UNION: Bury just miss out on perfect 10

Bury Times:

5:47pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURY will take on the Sedgley Park second team this weekend in their final pre-season game on the back of a promising display in the Thornton Cleveleys’ 10-a-side tournament.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Bury Broncos 18 Orrell St James 22

5:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Broncos slipped to fourth place in NWMRL Division Three when their play-off rivals Orrell St James inflicted a third consecutive defeat on them.

HOCKEY: Bury 4 Morecambe 2

5:39pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURY clinched the Preston Summer League title on Thursday as they defeated leaders Morecambe to claim top spot.

HOCKEY: Winnington Park 2s 4 Bury 1sts 3

Bury Times:

5:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURY Hockey Club’s men’s team got their 2014-2015 pre-season campaign off to a disappointing start at Winnington Park on Saturday.

CYCLING: Yates twin Adam eyes Grand Spanish debut

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BURY cyclist Adam Yates will make his Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana this month after being called up to Orica-GreenEdge’s nine-man squad.

Bury boxer Muhammad Ali seeks revenge as he aims for gold at Youth Olympics

Bury Times:

4:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BURY boxer Muhammad Ali insists revenge on his mind as he eyes up gold at next week’s Youth Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Rob Andrew is first home for Radcliffe as nine take part in Whittle Pike Fell

Bury Times:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

NINE Radcliffe AC runners took to the hills for the tough midweek Whittle Pike Fell race from Cowpe village in Rossendale.

HOCKEY: Eight-goal Bury close in on Summer League title

Bury Times:

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Bury moved within touching distance of the Summer League title with a comprehensive victory over Golborne on Thursday.

GOLF: In-form Bury Seniors aiming for mid-table finish

Bury Times: Ludlow Golf Club Richard Meredith and Russell Price will be competing at a regional final in Coventry.

11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

BURY Seniors banished any fears of the wooden spoon and kept alive prospects of a mid-table finish with a comfortable victory against Chorley in the Lancashire County Red Rose League.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Bury crash out of British Team Cup at Poole

Bury Times:

5:54pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Bury travelled to the south coast for a challenging fixture in the British Team Cup against former champions, Poole at the weekend.

GOLF: Bury's Luke Bartram misses out on junior title

Bury Times:

3:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Schoolboy Luke Bartram missed out on the Lancashire Under-14 Boys’ Championship title after losing a close encounter at Greenmount Golf Club.

GOLF: Bury Seniors share spoils in Red Rose thriller

Bury Times: Ludlow Golf Club Richard Meredith and Russell Price will be competing at a regional final in Coventry.

11:50am Thursday 7th August 2014

Bury and Leyland Seniors fought out a thrilling Lancashire County Red Rose League match at Unsworth Hall on Thursday, with the result in doubt until the final putt of the last game.

ANGLING: Veteran angler Henry Marshall lands 40lb salmon

Bury Times:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

BIG fish have become a way of life for veteran angler Henry Marshall who is a three-time winner of the Marlin Open on the island of St Martin in the Caribbean.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Narrow defeats for Comets and Meteors

Bury Times:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Round four of the Northern league four-a-side competition took place at Astley and Tyldesley’s track on Sunday.

MOTORCYCLING: Hat-trick of top 20 finishes for Bury's Nige Pitt

Bury Times:

4:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Bury motorcyclist Nige Pitt took on the challenging Rockingham Motor Speedway in round six of the Thundersport GB Championship at the weekend.

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