Todmorden Sports Centre Under 14s retained the Calderdale League Cup on Sunday, making it successive league and cup doubles.
Todmorden girl Jess Leyden won two gold medals for Great Britain at the Munich Junior International Regatta at the Olympic rowing venue.
Hopes of a Luddenden Foot giantkilling act in last Sunday’s Parish Cup first round were shattered but Bridgeholme’s dreams live on.
Todmorden will try to put last weekend’s frustrations behind them with what skipper Andrew Sutcliffe describes as “two really good games to look forward to” on Saturday and Sunday.
Walsden head into an important weekend of league and cup action with their spirits raised thanks to fine performances from two of their teenagers last Saturday.
The Bluebell Trail Race on Sunday was the third of Todmorden Harriers Trail Championship fixtures and attracted a good turnout from the club.
Todmorden look set to be without seam bowler Gideon Foster for two Lancashire League games this weekend.
Todmorden Borough rounded off a very mixed season in Division Two of the West Lancashire League with a 3-1 defeat away to Barrow Wanderers.
The cavalry is on the way for Walsden, whose hopes of retaining the Central Lancashire League title suffered a double blow last weekend.
Everton manager David Moyes is the odds on bookies’ favourite to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United after it emerged the 71-year-old will retire next week.3 comments
Todmorden Tennis Club is running a series of coaching sessions for juniors.
Todmorden Harriers’ focus was very much on longer distances at the weekend.
Thankfully, there is no need to panic ahead of Saturday’s final match of the 2012-13 campaign at home against Ipswich.
Valley cricket round up: Costly drop for Old Town; sponsorship for Todmorden; Halifax League fixtures; Central Lancs League teams
Old Town seconds fought back in vain at home to Stainland after only totalling 108.
Todmorden are desperately hoping the weather improves for their two games this weekend after a frustrating start to 2013.
Halifax League round-up - Booth wait for win, 12-pointer for Bridgeholme, Old Town and Foot prepare for derby
Booth will be desperate to get a win on the board in the Foster’s Halifax League on Saturday after a false start to their 2013 campaign.
Todmorden Borough hope to make it 10 points out of 12 at the end of their West Lancashire League campaign when they head to next-to-bottom Barrow Wanders on Saturday.
Russ Waring has got his season off to a flier at Todmorden Golf Club.
Woodhouse United boss Marc Walters has stepped down in the wake of the weekend’s 2-0 defeat at home to Highfield in the FJ Williams Trophy quarter final.
Walsden face an early-season trial of strength against a Heywood side who have made a similarly impressive start to the Central Lancashire League season on Sunday.
Todmorden Harriers put in a dominant performance at the Garstang Gallop 10k on Sunday, claiming all of the first three places.
Todmorden CC skipper Andrew Sutcliffe believes clubs and officials may need to take another look at the rules after his side fell foul of the weather last weekend.
Last year’s runners-up Booth travel to Thornton on Saturday looking to make amends for a disappointing opening day defeat in the Foster’s Halifax League.
A good point against the league leaders should ease Burnley’s fears of the drop this time out, though things are still far from certain.
Todmorden Borough were beaten 2-0 at home but far from disgraced against a Hurst Green side sealing promotion from Division Two of the West Lancashire League last Saturday.
If there is anyone hoping that Saturday’s lunchtime televised match is a case of “After the Lord Mayor’s Show”, you will find plenty of them around Turf Moor.
Thirty two Todmorden Harriers took part in the Joe Salt 80th Birthday 5k at Cowm Reservoir which was part of the club’s Trail Championship.
Todmorden Borough boss John Gilford is keen for his side to keep up the good work until the end of the West Lancashire League season.
Walsden Cricket Club will not have an extra tax bill to meet after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.
Walsden and Todmorden got their seasons up and running in encouraging fashion with a victory each last weekend.
Jack’s House AFC have withdrawn from the Rochdale Online Alliance due to a shortage of players.
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Weather for Halifax
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 10 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North