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Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith disappointed with season finish

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith disappointed with season finish

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s bid to end the season with silverware were dashed in the final race.

Smith, racing in the Mini Challenge, suffered gearbox problems in the last race at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk.

November 5, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman “sad” at Tyson Fury demise

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman “sad” at Tyson Fury demise

By Frank Murphy
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman described how he was “sad” after former World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury lost his titles and licence.

Fury was stripped of his world titles by the governing bodies and his boxing licence by the British Boxing Board of Control after revelations over his cocaine abuse and mental health.

October 15, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman ‘chuffed’ with title win

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman ‘chuffed’ with title win

By Jack Bradley
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman said he was “chuffed to bits” with his Central Area heavyweight title victory over experienced David Howe.

Gorman was fighting in the Hatton Boxing ‘The Beginning’ card at Fenton Manor Sports Complex in Stoke-on-Trent.

October 3, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman “blessed” at title fight chance

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman “blessed” at title fight chance

Nantwich heavyweight boxer Nathan Gorman believes he is a blessed man after two setbacks led to him being given his first title opportunity.

The Ricky Hatton-trained fighter faces Sheffield giant David Howe for the vacant Central Area title on Hatton Boxing’s “The Beginning” event at Fenton Manor in Stoke on October 1.

September 27, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Teenage tennis star George bids to step up to LTA tournaments

Teenage tennis star George bids to step up to LTA tournaments

A teenager who swept the board at the Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club (WJTC) Finals Day, has set his sights on LTA tournaments.

George Raiswell, aged 15, won the men’s singles and the men’s doubles at the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane.

September 25, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
South and Mid Cheshire Tennis trophies dished out at Nantwich

South and Mid Cheshire Tennis trophies dished out at Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Talented local tennis stars were honoured at the 2016 Slazenger South and Mid Cheshire Tennis League Presentation Day at Nantwich Tennis Club.

The event included two tournaments – open doubles and veterans doubles – and was enjoyed by dozens of players from a variety of local clubs.

September 12, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman tops Hatton bill

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman tops Hatton bill

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman will top the bill at Ricky Hatton’s forthcoming show, labelled ‘The Beginning’.

The 20-year-old fighter will return to the ring for the event at Fenton Manor in Stoke-on-Trent on October 1.

September 7, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich event jockey riding high at Burghley Horse Trials

Nantwich event jockey riding high at Burghley Horse Trials

Nantwich three-day event jockey Paul Sims is riding high in the standings at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials after the first day’s dressage competition.

Sims was second into the ring, scoring an average of 68.94 per cent, to give him a penalty of just 46.6 for his Test.

September 5, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich golfer clinches PGA challenge final place

Nantwich golfer clinches PGA challenge final place

A Nantwich golfer and his playing partner have clinched a place in the Golfplan Insurance PGA Pro-Captain Challenge final.

PGA professional Martin O’Connor teamed up with Kenny Close from Vicar’s Cross to win the North qualifying event at Dunham Forest Golf Club.

September 5, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earned a podium finish in the latest MINI Challenge round at Oulton Park.

Smith produced one of the drives of his career in round 15 of the season, scything through the order from a pitlane start.

August 31, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe Vagrants to stage ‘Hockey Fest’ after Olympics success

Crewe Vagrants to stage ‘Hockey Fest’ after Olympics success

A ‘HockeyFest’ fund-raising event takes place this weekend at Crewe Vagrants Sports Club in Willaston.

Local clubs are hoping the gold medal success of Team GB women’s hockey team in Rio will boost the profile of the sport.

August 31, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Sir Bradley Wiggins to ride through Nantwich in Tour of Britain

Sir Bradley Wiggins to ride through Nantwich in Tour of Britain

Team GB star Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his participation in the Tour of Britain, which passes through Nantwich on September 6.

Wiggins joins Mark Cavendish and other high profile names for the race which starts on September 4.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich racing team celebrates top ten XR Championship standing

Nantwich racing team celebrates top ten XR Championship standing

Nantwich-based Cooper Poole Air Conditioning Racing team is celebrating a string of strong results.

The XR2 driving team, led by Steve Poole, Justin Roberts and Nick Richardson, is in the top ten of the XR Championship at the halfway point.

August 14, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport