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Daley eyes-up next race against clock

A tap on the back of his shoulder is what Josh Daley is most looking forward to in 2017.

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St Peter’s aces top of the class

St Peter’s aces top of the class

Orrell St Peter’s will boast a team at each age group of the North West Boys Champion Schools Finals this weekend – the first time any school has achieved the feat in the region!

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Mike Grundy

Japan could be Grundy’s pass to UFC goal

Twelve months ago it might have looked like Mike Grundy’s dream of breaking onto the biggest stage in MMA was out of reach.

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Medal for the first Wigan half marathon

Festival runners will earn Warriors tickets

Wigan Warriors have joined forces with organisers of the inaugural Run Wigan Festival to offer a special reward for competitors.

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Wigan's rematch with Warrington March 9 should be interesting

10 dates for the Wigan sporting calendar in 2017

Sports fans in Wigan can look forward to an interesting year ahead – here are 10 dates to circle on the calendar!

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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British Bulldog - aka Davey Boy Smith.

Thousands backing British Bulldog Hall of Fame bid

A petition to get Davey Boy Smith inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame is gathering momentum.

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Mike Grundy

Grundy hoping for a 2017 ticket to London

Rising MMA star Mike Grundy hopes his latest result will have brought his UFC dream a step closer.

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Joe Murnan

Murnan set to face former world No.1

Wigan darts ace Joe Murnan is set to take on former world No.1 Peter ‘One Dart’ Manley in a one off exhibition match in the new year.

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Mick Hall and trainer Alan Levene

Boxer Hall faces ‘last chance’ in DW showdown

Preston middleweight Mick Hall is set to contest for the Central Area title at Wigan’s DW stadium in what he describes as his last chance to redeem himself.

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Riders from the Latics 2 Amsterdam team

Latics fans’ cycling adventure to raise charity funds

A group of Wigan Athletic fans have decided to cycle to Amsterdam next year to help raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Dave Grundy accepts his award from the BBCs Roger Johnson

Wrestling coach Grundy takes home regional volunteer prize

Wigan and Leigh wrestling coach Dave Grundy has earned regional recognition by winning volunteer of the year at the Greater Manchester Sports Awards.

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Owen Farrell

Farrell makes awards shortlist

Wiganer Owen Farrell has been named on a six-strong shortlist for World Rugby men’s player of the year for 2016.

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LCM racing in action

Race to the title was a family affair for LCM

This season’s battle to the Preston and District Motorcycle Club Steel Frame Championship came down to a one-team battle, and a one-family battle.

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Mike Grundy in action last week

Grundy already has eyes on next battle

MMA fighter Mike Grundy maintained his reputation as a fearsome submission specialist at his latest fight last week.

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Nathan McAvoy helped Wigan avoid relegation a decade ago

Former Warrior is brewing success

A former Wigan Warriors rugby league player has taken the idea of a family-run business to a whole new level.

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Chris Ashton is leaving Saracens early

Ashton on the move again

Chris Ashton is to join Toulon next season in a move that all but ends his England career.

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Freddie Hunt

Freddie Hunt: It shows how many people love dad and still remember him so vividly

As the 40th anniversary of James Hunt’s F1 world championship nears, Tom McCooey speaks to the star’s son Freddie about the man behind the myth.

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An artists impression of the new pavilion/clubhouse at a new, shared facility off Winstanley Road which would be used by Orrell RU and Winstanley Park cricket club

Orrell RU and Winstanley Park aim to set-up home

Orrell Rugby Union will share a new home with Winstanley Park Cricket Club under “exciting” new plans drawn up.

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