8:53pm Wednesday 22nd March 2017
A BUSY weekend of action saw Quakers setting new personal bests, breaking club records and, in one case, coming home with a piece of silver.
11:18pm Sunday 19th March 2017
FOLLOWING SEVERAL months of trials and late night training sessions, Billingham Junior Ice Hockey club are proud to announce that 10 players from their u13s squad have been selected to represent the Northern Conference team which is to compete in the annual inter conference Tournament to be held at Ice Sheffield from 26th to 19th May.
8:53pm Tuesday 28th February 2017
QUAKERS CAME together as one at the weekend to remember our friend Neil Harrington, who sadly passed away last week. Almost 100 black and white vests turned up at the parkrun in South Park to run the course together; the group headed by his wife Linda and their daughter Rachel. Several other members also turned up to either volunteer or support...
9:57am Thursday 23rd February 2017
THREE AYCLIFFE club runners participated in the Preston Park trail run, part of the Stockton-Tees-Trail series. Only The course was icy and muddy in parts, making it a tricky run on a cold but sunny morning. The three runners ran their own race but finished together in 46th, 47th and...
12:38pm Sunday 19th February 2017
FOOTBALL fans are asked to support their club financially, as it needs cash for stadium improvements required by the FA.
6:12pm Tuesday 14th February 2017
WHEN TALKING to youngsters about eating healthy, they often think that this means they cannot have the foods they love; burgers, sausages and chicken nuggets, but The Darlington Young Bulls Under 11’s team have been working with one of the club’s valued sponsors, Alderson Butchers of Cockerton to create a product fit for a...
10:24am Wednesday 1st February 2017
WHILE MOST Quakers spent the weekend racing in the mud again, one runner at least found somewhere much drier and sunnier.
8:26pm Tuesday 24th January 2017
IT WAS either running in the mud or going round and round a park for Quakers on a typically quiet January weekend.
11:02pm Tuesday 17th January 2017
A WEEK which featured the first big race of the season and the latest cross country event also saw the Quaker colours now heading to their southernmost point ever.
5:58pm Tuesday 10th January 2017
THE FIRST full weekend of the year was fairly quiet in terms of races, though it did see the Quaker colours head the furthest east in the world than ever before.
6:49pm Tuesday 3rd January 2017
AS ONE year turned into another, there were plenty of races on the calendar in a week which saw the Quaker colours flying in two different countries.
12:01pm Wednesday 28th December 2016
WITH THE big day falling on a weekend this year, it meant the only action Quakers saw last week was in the park, though several of them took the opportunity to run twice in two days.
8:27pm Wednesday 21st December 2016
THE FINAL weekend before Christmas saw the 10K league series completed, festive prizes on offer and a parkrun anniversary being marked.
8:20pm Tuesday 13th December 2016
JUST ABOUT everyone headed off road at the weekend, apart from two Quakers who managed to find a road run in much sunnier climes.
8:22pm Tuesday 6th December 2016
A WEEKEND of limited races saw the handful of Quakers who were running scattered far and wide.
11:19am Wednesday 30th November 2016
IT WAS a great turn out from Aycliffe Running Club at the annual Ravenstonedale 10k on Saturday 26 November. Weather was cold but bright and the ground was frosty and icy in places. The undulating course was in around the picturesque village of Ravenstonedale near Kirkby Stephen.
10:07pm Tuesday 29th November 2016
THIS WEEKEND saw the welcome return of North East Harrier League Cross Country with the third meeting held at the new venue of Thornley Hall Farm near Peterlee.
5:32pm Tuesday 29th November 2016
A FAIRLY quiet week of racing saw most Quakers heading over to Cumbria in a last minute dash for points.
9:27pm Tuesday 22nd November 2016
ON 5 November club runner Mark Wade participated in Hellvellyn 10k trail race, which is part of the Lakeland Trail series. The conditions on the day were cold but sunny; ideal running weather. Mark completed the race in an impressive time of 37:39 and placed 2nd overall.
8:31pm Tuesday 22nd November 2016
ALL QUAKERS headed off the roads at the weekend, with several racing in memory of a fellow local runner.
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5:00am Monday 27th March 2017
NEWCASTLE UNITED will make Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney one of their leading transfer priorities if they secure a place in the Premier League in the final two months of the season.
5:00am Monday 27th March 2017
RUDY GESTEDE is hoping his goalscoring appearance from the substitutes’ bench against Manchester United has given Steve Agnew some food for thought as he ponders his formation for Middlesbrough’s crucial relegation battle at Swansea.
5:20am Monday 27th March 2017
DAVE Jones feels his young Hartlepool United squad will learn from their current predicament.
5:11am Monday 27th March 2017
8:25pm Sunday 26th March 2017
GARETH SOUTHGATE admits Jermain Defoe’s hopes of featuring in next year’s World Cup finals could hinge on his continued participation in the Premier League.
6:54pm Sunday 26th March 2017
LEN SHACKLETON did it against West Germany in the 1950s, Darren Bent did it once against Switzerland in 2010 and now Jermain Defoe has achieved the feat against Lithuania. Post-war Sunderland players who have scored for England form a select club, but once he was recalled from the international wilderness by Gareth Southgate after an absence of three-and-a-half years, there was never any doubt Defoe would join it.
4:08pm Sunday 26th March 2017
JERMAIN DEFOE will be leading the line as England look to take another step towards the 2018 World Cup in Russia when they host Lithuania at Wembley this afternoon.
8:30pm Sunday 26th March 2017
How did the players fare in England's win over Lithuania?
10:20pm Sunday 26th March 2017
NEVER a club to make life easy for themselves, should Darlington finish in the top five they will have done it the hard way.
1:16pm Sunday 26th March 2017
Blackpool 2 Hartlepool United 1 .....
9:50am Sunday 26th March 2017
TO celebrate Darlington’s return to their hometown after a four-and-a-half year absence, The Northern Echo is asking the club’s fans to help select the Quakers’ best-ever XI.
5:15pm Sunday 26th March 2017
WEST Hartlepool set the scene for a tense top-of-the-table battle at home to North One East leaders Pocklington when they edged home 17-15 at Morpeth on Saturday.
3:05pm Sunday 26th March 2017
Darlington Mowden Park 26 Hartpury College 34
12:38pm Sunday 26th March 2017
Sunderland return from the international break with just ten games left of the season to avoid the drop, and they sit seven points from safety.
9:17am Sunday 26th March 2017
Spennymoor Town 1 Halesowen 1.
5:00am Saturday 25th March 2017
MATT RITCHIE is desperate to help get Scotland’s World Cup qualifying campaign back on track tomorrow, before returning to a ‘refreshed’ Newcastle United squad ahead of the final eight games of the season.
7:43pm Saturday 25th March 2017
MARTIN GRAY has leapt to the defence of new signing goalkeeper Adam Bartlett, after the goalkeeper’s gaffes ruined his Darlington debut.
5:52pm Saturday 25th March 2017
A LAST-GASP equaliser by Dave Syers rescued a point for Darlington at Gainsborough Trinity, the midfielder scoring six minutes into added on time.
6:12am Saturday 25th March 2017
DAVE JONES has saluted the travelling hoards of Hartlepool United fans who will descend on Blackpool this weekend.
5:43am Saturday 25th March 2017
Arrogate (1/3 at BetVictor) goes into this afternoon’s Dubai World Cup the world’s top rated flat horse and the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner is hard to oppose having won the richest race in thoroughbred history the Pegasus Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park in January.