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Winners crowned at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club finals

Winners crowned at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club finals

By Jonathan White
Winners were crowned at the Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club (WJTC) Finals Day.

Bill Heath (WJTC Chairman) introduced the presentation of trophies inside the Memorial Hall.

September 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe Vagrants Squash Club secures homebuilder sponsorship deal

Crewe Vagrants Squash Club secures homebuilder sponsorship deal

Crewe Vagrants Squash Club has landed a second year of sponsorship from homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey North West.

The £500 contribution will be used to fund professional players to coach and train alongside the team, which plays in the North West Counties Squash League Division 1, one of the largest leagues in the world.

September 12, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

Front-running MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith’s bid for a top three championship finish was dealt a major blow in the penultimate event of the season at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit.

Nantwich-based Smith was the victim of an unfortunate set of circumstances in race two which led to a galling retirement.

August 28, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

A Nantwich dad has shown England football stars how it’s done – by winning a World Cup Final medal!

Dave Holland, 39, was a key member of the veterans team taking part in the Masters Hockey World Cup 2018 in Barcelona.

August 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Multiple MINI Challenge race winner Rob Smith secured his third podium visit in as many race meetings during the sixth event of the season.

Smith, from Nantwich, was racing at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit as the intriguing battle over second place in the championship further intensified.

August 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hailed an “awesome” team performance after he secured his highest finishes in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Snetterton.

The Tarporley-born racer finished with a pair of eighth place finishes in Norfolk, and now looks to build on that when the championship moves to Rockingham Motor Speedway on August 11-12.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith was delighted with his performance after claiming a second MINI Challenge victory of the season at his home Cheshire circuit, Oulton Park.

Smith claimed his first pole position of the year, then went on to win race one and almost added another podium place in race two when he finished fourth.

July 26, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teenage showjumper Madison Heath leaps to another victory

Nantwich teenage showjumper Madison Heath leaps to another victory

Nantwich teenager Madison Heath claimed another honour when she was crowned Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at Bicton Arena.

With the only double clear of the class, Madison shot in to first place in Salterton, Devon, ahead of 21 other competitors.

July 3, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tarporley touring car racer Oliphant enjoys points at Croft ahead of break

Tarporley touring car racer Oliphant enjoys points at Croft ahead of break

Tom Oliphant enters a five-week break from his maiden Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign on a high after strong finishes at Croft.

The Tarporley racer enjoyed his strongest overall race-day so far with a hat-trick of top 16 finishes, having included his fourth and fifth points scoring results of the season.

July 1, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teen selected for British Showjumping European Championship squad

Nantwich teen selected for British Showjumping European Championship squad

Nantwich teenager Madison Heath has been selected for the British Showjumping’s Team NAF Children European Championship Squad.

The 13-year-old will represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Championships in Fontainebleau, France.

June 23, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns first victory of season at Silverstone

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns first victory of season at Silverstone

Rapid MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith earned his long-awaited first victory of the 2018 season at Silverstone.

Nantwich driver Smith and his team are now hopeful the success will mark a watershed moment for his championship bid.

June 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich athletes triumph at Cheshire Track Relays

Crewe and Nantwich athletes triumph at Cheshire Track Relays

More than 80 Crewe & Nantwich AC athletes took part in the annual Cheshire Track Relays at Crewe’s Cumberland track.

And dozens came away with medals after another strong performance by the host club.

June 11, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman powers to 13th victory

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman powers to 13th victory

Nantwich heavyweight boxer Nathan Gorman put on a quality performance to destroy his opponent in three rounds last night.

Gorman, 21, was fighting Sean Turner on the Tyson Fury undercard and has now stretched his unbeaten record to 13-0.

June 10, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport