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Luke Duffy Storming through to win in the Gavin Duffy Memorial 5k

Luke Duffy Storming through to win in the Gavin Duffy Memorial 5k

The weather was not kind for this the 3 rd year of the Gavin Duffy Memorial 5k Race held at Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park, with young Luke Duffy storming to the front despite the conditions to win the race. Vicky Fawcett the race organiser said ‘I’m honoured to organise this event in memory of Gavin,


Manchester International Swimming Meet

There were some excellent performances from all of the Billingham ASC swimmers at The Manchester International Swimming Meet last weekend.  The Billingham swimmers won medals and set a host of new personal best times as they competed against not only top British swimmers, but also swimmers from Holland, Denmark, Malta and Ireland. In the open


Limited Premium Tickets On Offer For Cycling Finale

CYCLING fans are being offered a unique opportunity to secure the best race-side views of the hair-raising action taking place at the National Road Championships coming up in June. Spectators can get up close to the country’s finest riders and see the whole day’s action from the comfort of their seat for just £24. The


It “Runs” in the Family

Billingham Marsh House Harriers will always remember one of its top runners, not just for the amazing performances but the fact that Gavin Duffy had time for everyone no matter their level and was loved by all for his kindness and generosity. Tragically his life was cut short at 29 after a road traffic accident


Living the Dream in Porto

58 students and 7 staff have just returned from the trip of a life time to FC Porto in Portugal, as rewards trip to celebrate the hard work and success of our boy’s football teams and clubs. Having previously visited Valencia in 2010, Villarreal in 2011 and Ajax in 2013, Inspiresport highly recommended FC Porto

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Gavin Duffy Memorial Results

Gavin Duffy’s Memorial on Sunday 22 November 2015 attracted well over 350 entries with a record 291 finishing the race in what turned out to be atrocious weather conditions, demonstrating the great love and respect for Gavin Duffy, who was sadly killed in a road traffic accident in Dubai 2 years ago. Gavin Duffy, a

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Life Time Best for Stephanie at National Winter Swimming Championships

Billingham ASC swimmers Stephanie Blakeburn and Sam Chell competed in The National Winter Swimming Championships recently in Sheffield with fantastic results. The competition hosted the very best of British swimmers from all over Great Britain. Stephanie won the bronze medal in the final of 200 metres butterfly in a splendid new life time best time

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Stars out-battle Barons for crucial win

ULTIMATE WINDOWS sponsored Billingham Stars completed their revenge mission over play-off rivals Solihull Barons with a vital 4-6 victory in National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 at Hobs Moat Road last night. Travelling to the Midlands off the back of a confidence-boosting Cup win over Widnes Wild at the Forum on Saturday night,

Billingham Junior’s

Billingham Junior’s

By Geoff Snaith (U13’s Manager) Billingham Juniors U13’s have had great success on the football pitch over the last couple of seasons winning consecutive league promotions including a league title and winning the TJFA Challenge Cup. This season they face a new challenge competing in prestigious Division 1 TJFA League. As you would expect playing

Liam Readle selected for the England North East team

Liam Readle selected for the England North East team

A SHOOTING star in the world of wheelchair basketball has become the youngest ever player to be selected for the England North East squad. Fourteen-year-old Liam Readle, of Norton, who only took up playing the sport three years ago, impressed the England team selectors while playing for RGK Tees Valley Titans under 19s squad. Liam, a pupil

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