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Kick-off change for Nantwich Town game with Crewe Alex to avoid England clash

Kick-off change for Nantwich Town game with Crewe Alex to avoid England clash

Nantwich Town and Crewe Alex have agreed to move their pre-season friendly kick-off time to avoid it clashing with England’s World Cup quarter final with Sweden.

The pre-season encounter had been scheduled for this Saturday July 7 at 3pm at the Weaver Stadium, and would normally attract one of the club’s biggest attendances of the year.

July 4, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Woore CC 1sts earn draw in blistering heat at Silverdale

Woore CC 1sts earn draw in blistering heat at Silverdale

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts recovered from the loss of two early wickets to battle out a draw at Silverdale.

The visitors were reduced to 6 for 2 after being put into bat, before their Sri Lankan pro Dissanagge Eranga Thilina Rathanayake, nicknamed “Rangi” (pictured), took charge.

July 3, 2018 0 comments Cricket, 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
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC has appointed new head coach John Farr as well as its first female chairperson, Nicola Joyce.

Nantwich-born Farr says he wants to take all three senior men’s sides to the next level and challenge for promotion, after the 1st team narrowly missed out last season in the play offs against Malvern.

July 2, 2018 0 comments Rugby, 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 Town players return for pre-season training

Nantwich Town players return for pre-season training

By Jonathan White
The heat is on for Nantwich Town players as they begin pre-season training this week in scorching temperatures.

Dave Cooke’s squad is shaping up nicely ahead of the 2018-19 season, with pre-season training kicking off last Saturday.

June 26, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, 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 Town offered free equipment by Total Tools after club break-in

Nantwich Town offered free equipment by Total Tools after club break-in

Nantwich firm Total Tools has stepped forward to help out Nantwich Town after burglars swiped thousands of pounds worth of equipment in a burglary.

And the gesture comes as the club launches its “Secure Your Club” campaign to raise funds to improve security around the ground.

June 21, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
12-year-old Woore CC batsman hits unbeaten 70 against Crewe

12-year-old Woore CC batsman hits unbeaten 70 against Crewe

By Roger Horwood
Twelve-year-old Matthew Kenvyn scored his first ever 50 in men’s cricket when he opened the batting for Woore CC 3rds against Crewe.

Although Woore were beaten, the youngster scored a remarkable 70 not out having carried his bat throughout the innings in the Stone and District Sunday League.

June 19, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Nantwich Town sign James Lawrie and Danny Glover

Nantwich Town sign James Lawrie and Danny Glover

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town have confirmed the signings of attacking midfielder James Lawrie and striker Danny Glover ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Lawrie and Glover spent last season at Hednesford Town and are the first two signings for Dave Cooke as he looks to bolster the first-team squad after his first season in charge.

June 18, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, 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
Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding to appear at Nantwich event

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding to appear at Nantwich event

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding will be special guest at a Nantwich Civic Hall event organised by Nantwich Cricket Club.

The fast bowler, known as Mikey or “Whispering Death”, was one of the most feared pacemen in the game in the 1970s and 80s.

June 13, 2018 0 comments Cricket, 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