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Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketing star Jonny Kettle went through the pain barrier to help donate presents to poorly youngsters in hospital. Jonny and fellow staff at County Insurance decided to raise money for Leighton Hospital with a sponsored chest wax!

December 27, 2011
Match report: Nantwich Town 2 Stafford Rangers 0

Match report: Nantwich Town 2 Stafford Rangers 0

Almost 800 fans watched Nantwich Town coast to a comfortable 2-0 victory at home to Stafford Rangers. Goals from Ben Mills and man of the match Chris Flynn earned the Dabbers a Boxing Day three points at the Weaver Stadium.

December 27, 2011
Nantwich Town v North Ferriby United – match postponed

Nantwich Town v North Ferriby United – match postponed

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town’s match with North Ferriby United at the Weaver Stadium has been postponed because of a frozen pitch. Club and match officials carried out a pitch inspection at around 10.30am and decided the pitch was too dangerous for the match to go ahead.

December 16, 2011
Cheshire Senior Cup: Woodley Sports 2 Nantwich Town 3

Cheshire Senior Cup: Woodley Sports 2 Nantwich Town 3

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town eased into the semi-finals of the Cheshire Senior Cup with an accomplished performance on Woodley Sports’ synthetic pitch. On eight minutes, Woodley’s Ricky Anane scurried down the right but Bradley Maylett swept the ball wide when well placed.

December 15, 2011
Nantwich Town boss Quinn “perfect” for Northern Ireland job

Nantwich Town boss Quinn “perfect” for Northern Ireland job

By Stuart Hodge Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn has put his name forward for the Northern Ireland job – and believes he is the perfect man to restore their fortunes. The former Reading and West Ham striker has confirmed his interest in the vacancy.

December 13, 2011
Evo-Stik Premier League report: Chorley 1 Nantwich Town 0

Evo-Stik Premier League report: Chorley 1 Nantwich Town 0

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town’s Rod McDonald saw red as the Dabbers fell to a 1-0 defeat at the Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium. McDonald, who signed for the Dabbers in November, was booked twice in five minutes, summing up a miserable afternoon for Jimmy Quinn’s men who went down to a first half Steve Foster strike.

December 10, 2011
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC move second with 39-23 win over Douglas

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC move second with 39-23 win over Douglas

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC moved into second place in South Lancashire/Cheshire Division Two after beating leaders Douglas 39-23 at the Vagrants. It was a fine win for the 1st team bouncing back from their 22-8 defeat at Sefton. They are now just two points behind new front-runners Oswestry.

December 10, 2011
Jimmy Quinn expects tough Chorley test for Nantwich Town

Jimmy Quinn expects tough Chorley test for Nantwich Town

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town will be looking to make it two successive away league wins when they visit high-flying Chorley FC tomorrow (December 10). Chorley, managed by former Blackburn and Manchester City player Gary Flitcroft, are 4th in the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

December 9, 2011
Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

The Wingate Centre  in Wrenbury hosted a Christmas gymnastics display to show off to parents and spectators some of the centre’s talent. At the display, more than 200 spectators saw Crewe and Nantwich Sports Council committee members present two awards.

December 9, 2011
Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves have struck twice at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane, stealing a roller and a cellar cooling system. The raid is another example of metal thieves targeting the area, cashing in on the value of scrap metal.

December 7, 2011
Nantwich Town lose to Newcastle on penalties in Doodson Sport Cup

Nantwich Town lose to Newcastle on penalties in Doodson Sport Cup

Nantwich Town tumbled out of the Doodson Sport Cup on penalties to lower league opposition in Newcastle Town. In front of just 100 supporters, the Dabbers suffered from the spot – both in normal time and after extra time.

December 7, 2011
Nantwich champion jetskier Ant Burgess injured in crash

Nantwich champion jetskier Ant Burgess injured in crash

A champion jetskier from Nantwich was badly injured as he attempted a stunt at a competition in the North East. Ant Burgess was taken to hospital with a dislocated shoulder after the crash at the UK Freestyle SurfShred event in Seaton Carew.

December 5, 2011
Nantwich Town mount stunning fightback for 5-4 win at Whitby

Nantwich Town mount stunning fightback for 5-4 win at Whitby

Nantwich Town came from 3-0 down to win an extraordinary game at Whitby Town  5-4. An incredible second half comeback included two goals each for Dave Macpherson (pictured) and Sean Cooke, Macpherson completing a hat-trick.

December 3, 2011