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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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We all need to perform if we're to shock Leigh, says Workington ace

Marc Shackley photo

Workington prop Marc Shackley is aware that Town are in for a tough test on Saturday against Leigh but insists there won’t be a repeat of the Barrow performance a fortnight ago.

Win tickets for Whitehaven v Rochdale game

Kingstone Press Championships logo The News & Star has teamed up with Kingstone Press Cider to offer three pairs of tickets for every Whitehaven and Workington Town home Championship league game this season.

Other sports

England call-up for young Cumbrian golfer

Seb Crookall-Nixon photo Cumbrian golfer Seb Crookall-Nixon has capped an impressive return to form by winning an England call-up for next week’s Home Internationals.

Workington Reds latest

Workington Reds are the better side but can’t score

Anthony Wright photo Skelmersdale 1 Workington Reds 0: A third defeat by a single goal was the hardest to take – but the easiest to take comfort from.

Whitehaven RL latest

Doran: Whitehaven RL players are enjoying the challenge

Lee Doran photo Despite having last week off Whitehaven captain Lee Doran is confident it will be like his team-mates hadn’t been away when they return to training tomorrow.

Workington Comets latest

Workington Comets suffer worst home loss since 2007

Speedway photo Workington Comets 40 Glasgow Tigers 54: On a night to forget for Workington Comets the Derwent Park side slumped to their worst home defeat since the sport returned to the town in 1999.

Amateur football

Much better showing from Howard Arms

Following last week’s 14-1 drubbing, Howard Arms Hotel travelled to Milbourne Arms for their Carlisle Sunday league fourth division encounter with several new players and gave a spirited display before going down 3-2.

Cricket

Tight at top of Eden Valley league

After the latest round of matches and just two weeks to go, the Eden Valley League Premiership placings look claustrophobic.

Rugby league latest

Workington Town's Patrick ready for play-offs campaign

John Patrick photo Workington Town winger John Patrick today said after playing catch-up during the last two games he is ready for his side’s play-off campaign.

Rugby union latest

Aspatria boosted by RFU social grant

Rugby union in west Cumbria has received a major boost as Aspatria RUFC has been chosen by the Rugby Football Union to receive a Transforming Social Spaces Grant ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Workington Town latest

We all need to perform if we're to shock Leigh, says Workington ace

Marc Shackley photo Workington prop Marc Shackley is aware that Town are in for a tough test on Saturday against Leigh but insists there won’t be a repeat of the Barrow performance a fortnight ago.

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