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Lessons learned in narrow defeat for the All Blacks

Saturday saw the Colne and Nelson first team travel over to Broughton in what has historically always been a physical contest, and this game proved no different as the home side ran out 24-13 winners.

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Luke Blackledge has gone back to work with boxing coach Kevin Maree

Maree is hitting the reset button to help Blackledge

Kevin Maree has vowed to turn Luke Blackledge back in to the aggressive, all action fighter that struck fear in to the hearts of his opponents.

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Great Britain team pursuit riders: Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Oliver Wood and Kian Emadi qualify in first place during day one of the TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday November 10, 2017. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only, no commercial use without prior permission.

Burke helps Great Britain to gold in Manchester World Cup

Colne’s Steven Burke helped Great Britain win gold in the men’s team pursuit at the Track Cycling World Cup in Manchester at the weekend.

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Hannah Raistrick

Hannah and Madison impress in Championships in Sheffield

Pendle duo Hannah Raistrick and Madison Turner travelled to Sheffield’s PondsForge International Sports Centre with Skipton’s senior swimmers in the second part of the NER long course Championships last weekend.

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Natalie Haythornthwaite

Natalie returns to title-winning Wasps

Barrowford’s Natalie Haythornthwaite will return to Netball Superleague winners Wasps for the 2018 season.

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Clitheroes Michael Bisping at Old Trafford after becoming the UFCs first ever British champion

Bisping earns respect after taking fight at short notice

Anyone can do anything in victory. Only in defeat does a man truly reveal himself.

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Lisa Crewe in full flight against Harrogate at Marsden Heights on Saturday morning                                   Pictures: Ian Bythell

Crewe is hat-trick hero as Forest ease past Harrogate

Lisa Crewe hit a hat-trick as Pendle Forest extended their lead at the top of the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1 to six points with another convincing win on Saturday.

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Colne GC ladies celebrate season

Colne GC ladies celebrate season

Ladies at Colne Golf Club completed the 2017 season with a Presentation Dinner.

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Pictured are the trophy winners on the night, with Captain Maurice Hendleman and President Bob Presland.

Ghyll juniors round off fine year with presentation

Ghyll Golf Club Juniors ended their season with a Presentation Evening attended by the trophy winners and their families and friends.

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Action from Pendle Forests 3-2 win at Brooklands Poynton

Forest extend remarkable run with late Hartley goal

Pendle Forest had to come from behind to maintain their 100% record in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1 at third place Brooklands Poynton on Saturday.

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Colne and Nelson Rugby Club in action against Burnley

Rugby club in scrum for £200,000 cash prize

A rugby club, feted for its coaching for youngsters, could be in line for a stupendous £200,000 cash boost.

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Clarets fans wanted by police in connection to German friendly disorder

Police have released CCTV images of Burnley supporters they want to speak to in connection with trouble during a pre-season friendly at Turf Moor.
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Irish Clarets are on-song for World Cup

The great Irish contingent of Clarets have inspired a folk group from the Emerald Isle to pen a rousing song ahead of the country’s key World Cup qualifier with Denmark.

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Steven Burke

Burke out to make amends

Colne's double Olympic champion Steven Burke feels Great Britain owe themselves a performance when the TISSOT UCI Track World Cup returns to Manchester.

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Michael Bisping became the UFC's first ever British champion when winning the Middleweight title against Luke Rockhold last summer

GSP ends Bisping's Middleweight reign at UFC 217

Michael Bisping was one of three champions to have their belts ripped away from them in the Octagon at Madison Square Garden.

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Barrowford's Natalie Haythornthwaite

Natalie shines in Fast5 final

Barrowford’s Natalie Haythornthwaite impressed as England won the Fast5 World Series, beating Jamaica at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne.

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Action from Saturdays win at Crosby St Marys					Pictures courtesy of Amelia Bullock

Gritty display sends the All Blacks top of the table

Colne and Nelson climbed to the top of the league with a well-earned 29-21 victory on Merseyside at Crosby St Mary’s.

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Madison Turner, Harvey Pennington and Lily Pratt

Pendle swim trio impress in Sunderland

Three Pendle swimmers, who train with Skipton Swimming Club, impressed as the North East Region’s most talented 11–13-year-olds came together at Sunderland Aquatic Centre for the first part of the NER Short Course Championships.

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Action from Pendle Forest's win over Morpeth

Forest extend flying start to the season

Pendle Forest claimed a sixth win from six games to maintain their flying start at the top of North Hockey Women’s League Division 1.

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Barrowford's Daniel Barritt

Barritt helps create history at Wales Rally

Barrowford’s Daniel Barritt helped Elfyn Evans create history at the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB at the weekend, as they claimed their maiden victory on home soil.

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