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Local rugby union players produced stand out performances in two age group games against Northumbria as they made sure Lancashire ended the year on a high.
Date Published 04/12/2017
Metacol Ltd, a precision metal manufacturing company in Rochdale, has sponsored the Under 13s Blues team at Littleborough Football Club.
Date Published 07/12/2017
Littleborough’s two-time judo Olympian Sophie Cox has been appointed regional coach for England Judo at pre-cadet, cadet and junior levels, been awarded her fifth Dan, and has ...
Date Published 14/11/2017
Two tries scored from quickly taken penalties left Bolton perplexed and helped Littleborough Seconds close the gap on their second placed rivals.
Date Published 07/11/2017
An intelligent away day performance from Littleborough Rugby Club Seconds saw them take the share of the spoils at a blustery Round Ash Park in Leigh.
Date Published 30/10/2017
Rhys Oldham went to Horwich on Thursday 19 October and from the off the Littleborough boxer displayed good skill for the home crowd and came away ready for his first open bout.
Date Published 27/10/2017
A first half brace from Konrad Hill in horrendous conditions at Rakewood helped Littleborough Rugby Union Thirds to victory and sent them to the top of the table.
Date Published 23/10/2017
Harvey Ashworth and Joe Vaughan, of Littleborough Amateur Boxing Club, fought in the GTR final of the national championships in search of the national title on Sunday (15
Date Published 16/10/2017
Littleborough's two time Judo Olympian Sophie Cox won a silver medal in the World Judo Masters Championships held in Olbia, Sardinia.
Date Published 10/10/2017
Despite playing most of the match a man short, Littleborough Rugby Union second team gave Vale of Lune thirds a scare at Powder House Lane on Saturday.
Date Published 09/10/2017
Littleborough's Ladies first competitive league game ended in disappointment as they were out-thought and outplayed by a quality Derby outfit.
Date Published 26/09/2017
Rebecca Northover, from Littleborough, and Zach Tait, who lives in Wardle, enjoyed afternoon tea at Rochdale Town Hall with Mayor Ian Duckworth, Council Leader Richard Farnell and...
Date Published 21/09/2017
30 points from fly half Thomas Travis brushed aside Heaton Moor thirds and preserved Littleborough Rugby Union Club’s unbeaten start to the season.
Date Published 18/09/2017
Premiership: Austerlands 72 v Rochdale 73 for 5
Having won the toss Rochdale put the home side in to bat, a decision which soon paid dividends, as Mo Bux 3 for 16, Michael...
Date Published 10/08/2017
The structure for the 2018 Greater Manchester Cricket League will consist of 11 divisions with a Premier League and five pairs of divisions below. There will be promotion and...
Date Published 02/08/2017
All of the Tom Hardman T20 quarter-final matches were affected by the weather on Sunday.
Date Published 31/07/2017
Littleborough Junior FC Stripes Under 12 won the North Bury Junior Football League Division Two this season and have just been awarded the trophy.
Date Published 12/07/2017
Young boys and girls enjoyed a glorious day of sunshine, fun and games as they tried out rugby for the first time at Littleborough Rugby Union Club.
Date Published 11/07/2017
A scintillating second half performance gave Littleborough Rugby League a convincing away victory against Burnley and Pendle.
Date Published 03/07/2017
Wood Cup (played Saturday 24 June)
The second round matches saw Crompton, Littleborough, Rochdale and Royton progress to the semi-finals due to be played on Saturday 8 July.
Date Published 28/06/2017
Littleborough Rugby Union second team, coming so close to gaining promotion last season, were always going to find it difficult to replicate the same form in such an even division...
Date Published 11/06/2017
Coming from the highs of last season where all the first team accomplished a year-long goal for promotion this season was always going to be challenging and despite some...
Date Published 09/06/2017
Over 50 women at the Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival, known as Prosecco Cricket, at Littleborough Cricket Club.
The Prosecco Soft Ball Cricket Festival is aimed at giving...
Date Published 08/06/2017
A scintillating first half display from Littleborough set the platform for a convincing victory despite a second half fightback from Burnley and Pendle.
Littleborough romped to...
Date Published 07/06/2017
Littleborough's Colts, both male and female groups, had a season to remember.
Date Published 04/06/2017
Over 2,000 footballers of all ages, including Littleborough FC, will converge on Manchester on Friday to take part in a marathon football match to raise funds for the victims of...
Date Published 31/05/2017
Ladies fancy giving cricket a go this summer? Littleborough Cricket Club has been selected to host one of the England & Wales Cricket Board Soft Ball Cricket Festivals, branded in...
Date Published 09/05/2017
A hat-trick from Thomas Mills and braces from Nyall Hensby and Jack Bennetta lead Littleborough's Under 13s boys to a Lancashire Cup Trophy.
Children ranging from as ages six to 11 celebrated a terrific season for Littleborough Rugby's Mini section at a packed Rakewood.
Date Published 08/05/2017
Congratulations to four hardy stalwarts of Littleborough RUFC who have been honoured and recognised for their selfless voluntary work by Lancashire CRFU, each winning The...
Date Published 02/05/2017
Gareth Pratt, a rugby league coach who lives in Littleborough, has been appointed Head Coach of Great Britain Police Rugby League team.
Gareth, who played his junior rugby at...
Date Published 29/04/2017
On a perfect weather day Littleborough looked to end the season with a final victory, with Boro leading 14 points to nil after 22 minutes, Wigton found their feet and took over...
Date Published 24/04/2017
Playing in the Lancashire Plate for the first time, Littleborough came unstuck at the first hurdle, despite leading at half time.
Littleborough immediately went on the attack...
Date Published 16/04/2017
A dismal first half performance by Littleborough was transformed into a superb performance in the second half and a well-deserved win.
Date Published 10/04/2017
Successful match result along with Birthday Celebrations and visit from Cyprus of longest serving member of Old Rochdalians and Littleborough RUFC made it a great day at...
Date Published 03/04/2017
With silverware at stake, Littleborough U18s ladies were left to rue missed chances as Manchester Sirens took the honour of bowl final victors.
Five first half tries continued to feed Littleborough Seconds a slim promotion hopes as Eccles Seconds were taken apart at Rakewood.
Littleborough were comprehensively outplayed and beaten by Aspatria RUFC on Saturday.
Within two minutes of kick off, Aspatria's right winger crossed the line for an early...
Date Published 27/03/2017
Lorraine ‘Lorrie’ Anderson, who was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2017 for services to Army Reserve recruiting on 2 March, also plays rugby for Littleborough RUFC...
Date Published 25/03/2017
Littleborough RUFC Seconds were controversially left frustrated at what might have been as Northwich Seconds secured a place in the final despite the game being drawn.
Date Published 23/03/2017
The 2017 cricket season is already underway for juniors at Littleborough Cricket Club with indoor practice held on a Tuesday evening at Wardle Academy and in-school Cricket...
Date Published 22/03/2017
Littleborough's double Judo Olympian Sophie Cox won gold in the blue belt lightweight bracket (u-62k) with a series of commanding performances in the UAEJJ (Jiu Jitsu) Abu Dhabi...
Date Published 21/03/2017
In a thriller of a game at Rakewood, a try in the final play of the game from Sam Plant preserved Littleborough Ladies unbeaten start to 2017.
Date Published 14/03/2017
This weekend's inexplicable result with Littleborough winning at almost a point per minute of the match this occurred whilst Littleborough’s coach, Richard Rawlinson was unable to...
Date Published 13/03/2017
In wet playing conditions that may have seen the game called off, Carlisle coped with the conditions best to come away from Littleborough with victory.
Date Published 06/03/2017
Littleborough golden girl Nicola White notched up another accolade when she visited Buckingham Palace to receive her MBE.
Date Published 01/03/2017
A high scoring match in the Lancashire Plate competition saw Southport score five tries but Littleborough progressed having scored seven tries with four converted.
Date Published 27/02/2017
Littleborough Cricket Club are proud to announce their Professional as 22 year old emerging star Ryan Burl from Zimbabwe.
Date Published 23/02/2017
Littleborough's Ladies produced their best performance yet to overcome a tricky Burnley side in front of a packed house at Rakewood.
Date Published 21/02/2017
After their longest journey of the season, Littleborough arrived at Silloth in very cold, wet and windy weather to outclass their opponents from the kick off and produce a fine...
Date Published 20/02/2017
Georgia Turner, who has recently celebrated her 14th birthday, has made the North of England squad for three matches against Southern regions.
Date Published 14/02/2017
Early positive play by Littleborough didn’t last and De La Salle won the match.
On a very wintry afternoon, cold and wet and with ground conditions barely playable...
Date Published 13/02/2017
Littleborough RUFC took revenge for defeat at Fleetwood.
The opening try followed a great catch by Boro winger Nigel Coop who raced up the wing before passing the ball infield...
Date Published 05/02/2017
On a very cold and wet Saturday Littleborough RUFC failed to score a try in a low scoring defeat to Bolton.
Date Published 30/01/2017
Erin and Ben Stott, of Littleborough Rugby Union, are making waves in the Lancashire youth rugby union set-up.
Date Published 27/01/2017
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