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Nantwich Town clinch signing of Witton keeper Greg Hall

Nantwich Town clinch signing of Witton keeper Greg Hall

Nantwich Town have secured the signing of goalkeeper Greg Hall from their Cheshire rivals Witton Albion for the 2019-20 season.

Hall is a former four-time North West Counties Football League Goalkeeper of the Year.

June 24, 2019
Tarporley racing driver Oliphant targets “home” round at Oulton Park

Tarporley racing driver Oliphant targets “home” round at Oulton Park

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant has his sights set on a return to home turf when the latest round of British Touring Car Championships arrives at Oulton Park in Cheshire.

Oliphant will be hoping to put an up and down weekend at Croft behind him when rounds 13, 14 and 15 are held at the Cheshire circuit on June 29-30.

June 23, 2019
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith adds more points in Croft performance

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith adds more points in Croft performance

Excelr8 Motorsport driver Rob Smith added three more Independents Trophy points finishes at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire.

Rob, in his maiden season in the prestigious Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, stays in 13th position in the Independents Trophy standings – the highest placed BTCC rookie.

June 20, 2019
Nantwich Town sign midfielder Will Saxon

Nantwich Town sign midfielder Will Saxon

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town have signed midfielder Will Saxon, who is the second new arrival at the Weaver Stadium this summer.

Saxon was most recently with Kidsgrove Athletic and scored four goals during the 2018/19 campaign after signing for them last August.

June 10, 2019
Former Brine Leas pupil secures rare basketball scholarship in US

Former Brine Leas pupil secures rare basketball scholarship in US

A former Brine Leas pupil is cock-a-hoop after netting a two-year scholarship to play basketball in America!

Ben Tew is thought to be the first Nantwich student to secure a US scholarship to play the sport over the pond.

June 7, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC launch recruitment drive for 2019-20

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC launch recruitment drive for 2019-20

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC is launching a recruitment drive to attract new players ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

The club hopes bringing in fresh faces will build on their successful 2018-19 campaign at all levels.

June 7, 2019
Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star Polly Holden is aiming to emulate her role model Rebecca Adlington’s success as she prepares to embark on a crucial year ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The 19-year-old University of Nottingham student races for Nova Centurion Swimming Club, where the two–time Olympic gold medallist Adlington honed her craft when she was younger.

June 6, 2019
Nantwich Town defender Morgan leaves for Chester

Nantwich Town defender Morgan leaves for Chester

Nantwich Town have lost the services of highly rated defender Jamie Morgan who has signed for Chester FC.

Morgan was one of a number of stand-out performers for the Dabbers last season, and has now moved up to National League with Chester.

May 31, 2019
World Cup netball star helps South Cheshire’s Ladyhawks celebrate 10 years

World Cup netball star helps South Cheshire’s Ladyhawks celebrate 10 years

England netball star Jade Clarke helped local club Ladyhawks celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Jade, who has been selected for the England World Cup squad which is held in Liverpool this summer, attended training and question and answer session with the Crewe & Nantwich based team.

May 23, 2019
Nantwich Town defender to leave for Altrincham

Nantwich Town defender to leave for Altrincham

Nantwich Town defender Toby Mullarkey has left the club to join Altrincham FC this week.

Mullarkey enjoyed a two-year spell with the Dabbers but is rejoining his former boss Phil Parkinson at a club which went close to promotion to the National League.

May 23, 2019
Regional Water Polo Festival held at Nantwich Pool

Regional Water Polo Festival held at Nantwich Pool

Nantwich outdoor pool played host to a regional Junior Water Polo festival.

10 mixed teams of boys and girls aged 14 and under gathered from across the North West region and further afield for the event.

May 22, 2019
Tarporley racer Oliphant mixed emotions after Thruxton performance

Tarporley racer Oliphant mixed emotions after Thruxton performance

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant produced a battling display at Thruxton in what turned out to be a mixed bag of results in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

Oliphant declared it was a weekend of “what ifs” as the Team BMW driver had to bounce back from a difficult race one to earn points in the later races.

May 21, 2019
Nantwich Town Veterans draw with Crewe Corinthians in first ever game

Nantwich Town Veterans draw with Crewe Corinthians in first ever game

By Jonathan White
The inaugural football match for Nantwich Town Veterans finished in a one-all draw against Crewe Corinthians.

A goal in each half saw the game tied, as both teams played in good spirit at the Weaver Stadium.

May 20, 2019