HOCKEY: Strong show from Oxton removes early season cobwebs

Wirral Globe:

1:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AFTER a slow start to the season, Oxton HC First Team played against South Manchester rivals, Timperley HC and put on a dominant display, with a 4-1 victory.

SAILING: Tidal racing programme joy for Hawk

Wirral Globe: SNAPPED BY YOU: Setting sail on West Kirby Marine Lake

9:50am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THERE was an abundance of sunshine but precious little wind as West Kirby and Hoylake Sailing Clubs completed their tidal racing programmes for the season at the weekend.

Wirral Taekwondo students triumph in Glasgow championship

Wirral Globe:

2:42pm Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS from Wirral Taekwondo Academy returned from Glasgow with a cache of medals after taking part in the Scottish National Championships.

SAILING: Whittingham-Jones wins Falcon Class Championship

Wirral Globe: Picture from the Vendee round the world yacht race. © Lloyd Images/DPPI.

12:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

MARTIN Whttingham-Jones sailing Isador lifted the recent Falcon Class Championship staged on the River Mersey off New Brighton.

Wirral teenager in blind children's athletics

Wirral Globe:

4:02pm Monday 6th October 2014

JAMIE Davies, 13, from Eastham was one of 100 youngsters competing in the Boots Opticians Actionnaires Athletics Day in Sheffield on Saturday.

SAILING: Second and third for West Kirby

Wirral Globe: ý All together now – the yachts making progress in the Nore Race

4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WIRRAL sailors just missed out on top honours as West Kirby Sailing Club staged the Albacore and Finn Class Northern Area Championships in light and variable winds conditions at the weekend.

Pleasant conditions for Wirral Parakarters 'Open'

Wirral Globe: The annual event, which has this year been organised by the Wirral Sand Yacht Club (WSYC), has attracted participants from Europe and even as far as New Zealand.

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Around forty competitors took part in the contest on Hoylake beach.

West Kirby Warriors crowned windsurfing champions for second year

Wirral Globe:

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

WEST Kirby Warriors have been crowned Team15 champions for a second consecutive year after taking part in a national windsurfing championships.

SAILING: Creditable performance from Hoylake Sailing Club

Wirral Globe:

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HOYLAKE Sailing Club put up a creditable performance to finish in eighteenth place in the 48th Annual West Lancashre Yacht Club Twenty Four Hour race at Southport at the weekend.

Wirral sailor's inspirational journey for cancer charity

Wirral Globe:

12:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

ALEX Ibrahim was among 12 people aged 18 to 24 who took part in a five-day yachting adventure for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

Honours for Bromborough Golf Club past captains

Wirral Globe:

1:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TEAM of past captains from Bromborough Golf Club has won the coveted Jack Stanway Johnson Trophy.

Wirral athlete helps triathlete smash world record

Wirral Globe:

11:32am Friday 29th August 2014

JANE Woodhead was there to inspire John Van Wisse as he attempted to broke the world record for the Arch to Arc event.

Wirral's Liverpool Victoria Rowing Club enjoy success at Ross Regatta

Wirral Globe:

2:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Sunday’s Regatta saw the Wirral girls dominate, with emphatic wins, again beating this season’s closest rival crews from Nottingham.

Wirral's Jodie reflects on Commonwealth Games achievement

Wirral Globe:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

JODIE Myers won judo silver at the Commonwealth Games only weeks after returning to the mat following injury.

SAILING: Excellent fortnight for yacht clubs on the Menai

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

BOTH Royal Mersey Yacht Club and Hoylake Sailing Club enjoyed successful Regattas at Beaumaris last week during the Menai Strait Fortnight.

VIDEO: Wirral golfer gets civic approval

Wirral Globe:

2:44pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FACTORY worker John Singleton, who secured a place in the Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool with borrowed clubs, has been given civic recognition for his achievement.

SAILING: Mixed conditions for Menai Straits Regatta

Wirral Globe: ý All together now – the yachts making progress in the Nore Race

12:30pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE Beaumaris to Caernarvon race on the middle Wednesday is always one of the highlights of the festival but it turned into a hard windward slog all the way.

Wimbledon date for young Wirral tennis player

Wirral Globe:

12:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

NESTON High School student Laura Holmes has secured a place in the Road to Wimbledon national finals next month.

Young Wirral tennis aces serve up county title

Wirral Globe:

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HESWALL under eights' mini red tennis squad emerged as worthy Cheshire Champions after a thrilling final against Knutsford on Sunday.

Storms fail to beat Wirral motor racer Beckly in stellar championship

Wirral Globe:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DARREN Beckly from Bebington was racing his 1900cc BMW 318is in the Toyo Tyres Racing Saloons Championship races at Oulton Park at the weekend.

The Open: Day two

Wirral Globe: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Live updates from Hoylake as the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Woods not in the driving seat at Open

Wirral Globe: Tiger Woods during Hoylake's Open Golf championship in 2006

5:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

Three-time champion Tiger Woods abandoned his no-driver policy for the second round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool and it cost him dearly.

Birthday boy George Coetzee celebrates with round of 69 at Hoylake

Wirral Globe:

2:32pm Friday 18th July 2014

South African George Coetzee showed what could be done despite the windy conditions at Royal Liverpool as he celebrated his birthday in style with a round of 69.

Windy conditions take hold at Open

Wirral Globe: DISBELIEF: Australia's Adam Scott looks dejected after missing his putt on the 18th yesterday

12:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

Windier conditions on the second day of the 143rd Open Championship prevented the morning starters making significant inroads into Rory McIlroy's overnight lead.

McIlroy hoping for good Friday at Hoylake

Wirral Globe:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Open Championship leader Rory McIlroy will take to the Royal Liverpool links later looking to avoid the dreaded second-round syndrome which has dogged him all year.

Justin Rose would become world number one if he clinches Open at Hoylake

Wirral Globe: Justin Rose faces tough competition in the battle to be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Former US Open champion Justin Rose has the added incentive of being able to become world number one by winning his second major title in the Open Championship at Hoylake.

Hoylake delivers perfect conditions on first day of Open Championship

Wirral Globe:

11:59am Thursday 17th July 2014

Perfect conditions have provided plenty of scoring opportunities on the first day of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake.

Karlsson sets early lead at Open as sunshine brings ideal scoring conditions

Wirral Globe:

12:06pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Sweden's Robert Karlsson has set the early clubhouse lead on the first day of the 143rd Open Championship.

Wirral yachtsmen in Menai Strait Regattas

Wirral Globe: ý All together now – the yachts making progress in the Nore Race

1:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE popular Beaumaris to Caernarvon race was due off today before three Regattas at the Caernarvon end of the Strait.

Lynch comes through to claim win in Federation Merit final

Wirral Globe: Bowlers at the County Ground Club

10:07am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Wallasey Association’s Federation Merit was won by New Brighton Queens Royal’s Ray Lynch who beat West Kirby Victoria’s Ian Hazlehurst in the final at Royden Hall, writes Bill Atkinson.

Poor turnout for Wirral regattas

Wirral Globe: ON THE WATER: Racing action at the IAPS National Sailing Regatta

10:01am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE worrying downward trend in regatta turnouts continued when Liverpool Yacht Club/Tranmere Sailing Club attracted 22 yachts for their annual event on the Mersey, writes Andrew Stratton.

Wirral athlete Lucy Evans all set for Games in Glasgow

Wirral Globe:

9:59am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A WIRRAL athlete will represent her native Wales in the Commonwealth Games later this month.

Wallasey claim the win in Liverpool and District derby clash

Wirral Globe:

9:56am Wednesday 9th July 2014

WALLASEY saw off Birkenhead Park in the Premier Division while Birkenhead St Mary’s defeated Caldy in Division Two to take the derby honours in the Liverpool and District Competition at the weekend.

Chance to have your photograph taken with famous Open golf Claret Jug

Wirral Globe: The Claret Jug, or to use its proper name, The Golf Champion Trophy, is presented to each year’s winner of The Open Championship.

10:12am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Steve Stricker (USA) has withdrawn from The Open Championship and is replaced by Ryo Ishikawa of Japan.

Lucy aims for relay success in the Commonwealth Games

Wirral Globe:

9:38am Friday 4th July 2014

WIRRAL athlete Lucy Evans will represent her native Wales in the games later this month.

VIDEO: From the factory to the fairway

Wirral Globe:

10:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

JOHN Singleton, from Moreton, qualified for a place in The Open Championship after a four-man play-off this week.

Weather fails to dampen spirits for Mersey river races

Wirral Globe: SAIL AWAY: One of the yachts taking part in the Sail Day (6916110)

3:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A breeze mainly from the east provided a good challenge and most classes were able to complete their course.

Thousands put on their running shoes for Mersey Tunnel 10k

Wirral Globe: Participants in Sunday's tunnel 10k

9:24am Tuesday 10th June 2014

MORE than 2,500 people put on their running shoes for this year's Mersey Tunnel 10K.

Young Wirral pool player cues up for world title

Wirral Globe: Ryan Mercer

2:45pm Monday 9th June 2014

RYAN Mercer will captain his team when they represent England in the Blackball International World Championships.

Wirral revs up for high-powered motor pageant

Wirral Globe: Vehicles headed to Wirral this week

2:19pm Monday 9th June 2014

THE Cholmondeley Pageant of Power will be staged at West Float in Birkenhead on Thursday, June 12.

Wirral boxer 'Masher' Dodd's title hopes smashed

Wirral Globe: Sean 'Masher' Dodd and Andy Townend after the bout

10:05am Monday 2nd June 2014

SEAN 'Masher' Dodd lost his challenge for the Central Area Super-Featherweight title at the Doncaster Dome.

Still time to sign up for Wirral bikeathon

Wirral Globe: Wirral's charity Bikeathon takes place tomorrow

9:38am Thursday 22nd May 2014

THE Globe-backed event, in aid of leukaemia and lymphoma research takes place on June 15.

Sponsorship boost for Wirral athlete's Paralympic dream

Wirral Globe: Ben Wood and Nate Williams

2:58pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

NATE Williams has cerebral palsy and hopes to be part of Great Britain's squad for the games in Rio in 2016.

SAILING: Third day of Wilson Trophy is abandoned

Wirral Globe: Arnside Sailing Club to hold 'Try Out Day' for non-sailors

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

THE action came thick and fast in the 65th running of the British Team Racing Championship for the Wilson Trophy on West Kirby Lake during the weekend.

Young Wirral swimmer Danni overcomes adversity to take the plunge for England in Commonwealth Games

Wirral Globe: Danni with her award

1:28pm Friday 9th May 2014

A young Wirral swimmer will shrug off the twin setbacks of severe asthma and an allergy to chlorine take the plunge for England in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SAILING: West Kirby to host Wilson Trophy championship

Wirral Globe: Sprites at Blackwater Sailing Club

3:30pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE action in Firefly dinghies on the Marine Lake will come thick and fast with thirty two teams taking part and over 350 races planned.

Wirral 100 enjoy Oulton Park day

Wirral Globe: Andrew Jackson, from Greasby, on his 600cc Yamaha at Oulton Park in the pre-injection race. Picture: Mike Lyne

2:00pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

FOR an established "home" event, Wirral-based riders were well represented, writes Mike Parsons.

Young Wirral athlete in training for London Mini Marathon

Wirral Globe: We want to showcase the runners from here in Thurrock, so we need our readers to get in touch to let us know.

12:46pm Friday 28th March 2014

KRYSTINA Martindale is part of the six-strong North of England Under 13 team in the marathon on April 13.

Wirral trampolinists jump for joy after competition success

Wirral Globe: St Mary’s successful trampolinists with coach Lisa Snelson

10:45am Tuesday 25th March 2014

STUDENTS from St Mary's College in Wallasey returned from the National Schools' Trampoline final with silver medals.

World champion skater inspires Wirral students

Wirral Globe: Jenna Downing with Birkenhead Academy students

9:03am Tuesday 25th March 2014

JENNA Downing took Birkenhead Academy students through a variety of sporting activities and shared her own experiences of life in professional sport.

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