Workington Town

Latest stories

1d
The News and Star
Whitehaven edge tense thriller against Workington TownWorkington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship d
Whitehaven edge tense thriller against Workington Town
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship derby over Workington Town which went right down to the final whistle. The beleagured Haven side rose to the challenge under the direction of four experienced players,... Read more
1d
The News and Star
Whitehaven see off late Workington Town fightbackWorkington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship d
Whitehaven see off late Workington Town fightback
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship derby over Workington Town which went right down to the final whistle. The beleagured Haven side rose to the challenge under the direction of four experienced players,... Read more
2d
The News and Star
Haven edge tense derby against TownWHITEHAVEN won the crunch Championship West Cumbrian derby against Workington T
Haven edge tense derby against Town
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
WHITEHAVEN won the crunch Championship West Cumbrian derby against Workington Town by just four points. In a tense finale Workington threw everything at their rivals but could not get over the try line and Haven edged home 24-28. Town were out of... Read more
4d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Housing developer's U-turn over play park prompts furyno good. Everything is good when they want the money for the house, the play ar
Housing developer's U-turn over play park prompts fury
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
no good. Everything is good when they want the money for the house, the play area was part of the sales pitch.” Workington Town Council has objected to the application, saying the play area was necessary. Robin Ford, 39, of Sea View,... Read more
4d
The News and Star
We need to play with more freedom to avoid drop, says Whitehaven's Forstergreat escape is still on. Forster, one of four senior players asked to prepare
We need to play with more freedom to avoid drop, says Whitehaven's Forster
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
great escape is still on. Forster, one of four senior players asked to prepare the side for Sunday’s big derby clash with Workington Town, wants to put smiles back on Haven faces. “I suppose it is long odds against us staying-up but it is still... Read more
4d
The News and Star
Forber set for 200th Workington Town gameWorkington Town half-back Carl Forber will rack up his 200th appearance for the
Forber set for 200th Workington Town game
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Workington Town half-back Carl Forber will rack up his 200th appearance for the club in Sunday’s crunch west Cumbrian derby. Forber is currently in his second spell at the Zebra Claims Stadium and coach Phil Veivers praised the amount of hard work... Read more
4d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Animals take centre stage as Moorclose community uniteskeep everyone fuelled for all the action on offer there was a barbecue througho
Animals take centre stage as Moorclose community unites
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
keep everyone fuelled for all the action on offer there was a barbecue throughout the day. The event was organised by Workington Town Council and the South Workington Youth Partnership. The two groups usually organise the fun days on... Read more
5d
Oldham Chronicle
Ward confident of Championship survivalholders £10). To book ring Paul Hulbert on 07534329674. * Bottom-club Whitehav
Ward confident of Championship survival
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
holders £10). To book ring Paul Hulbert on 07534329674. * Bottom-club Whitehaven, who come to Bower Fold on September 11, have sacked coach James Coyle four days before their crunch relegation derby clash with neighbours... Read more
5d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Cory Spedding to perform in townto perform again due to demand. The performance is free of charge and part of
Cory Spedding to perform in town
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
to perform again due to demand. The performance is free of charge and part of a summer entertainment programme provided by Workington Town Council and Allerdale council. The free performances at The Hub will continue every Saturday until September... Read more
7d
The News and Star
Season may be over for Workington Town ace Brett Phillipsout the full extent of his hamstring injury, which could put him out for the se
Season may be over for Workington Town ace Brett Phillips
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
out the full extent of his hamstring injury, which could put him out for the season. Initially it was thought that the Workington Town star could have a grade two tear after he limped off the field against Dewsury last Sunday. And coach Phil... Read more
7d
The News and Star
Workington derby is 'do-or-die' says Whitehaven forward ForsterForward Carl Forster is leading the Whitehaven rallying call ahead of Sunday’s
Workington derby is 'do-or-die' says Whitehaven forward Forster
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
Forward Carl Forster is leading the Whitehaven rallying call ahead of Sunday’s clash with Workington Town at the Zebra Claims Stadium (3pm ko). Forster, who has only recently returned to action after four months out following a shoulder operation,... Read more
7d
The News and Star
Coach James Coyle sacked by Whitehaven RLseason remaining. The club announced this morning that they had let Coyle go,
Coach James Coyle sacked by Whitehaven RL
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
season remaining. The club announced this morning that they had let Coyle go, ahead of this weekend's crunch derby with Workington Town. A statement from the club read: "Unfortunately the Board of Directors have decided that, due to recent... Read more
2 related stories
7d
Whitehaven News
Coyle sacked by Havenseason remaining. The club announced this morning that they had let Coyle go,
Coyle sacked by Haven
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
season remaining. The club announced this morning that they had let Coyle go, ahead of this weekend's crunch derby with Workington Town. A statement from the club read: "Unfortunately the Board of Directors have decided that, due to recent... Read more
2 related stories
7d
The News and Star
Workington Town vice-chairman Fryer issues rallying callWorkington Town vice-chairman Mark Fryer is issuing a call to arms for all supp
Workington Town vice-chairman Fryer issues rallying call
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
Workington Town vice-chairman Mark Fryer is issuing a call to arms for all supporters this weekend ahead of the crunch derby clash with Whitehaven. This is the biggest derby match between the two sides for a lot of years with Championship survival... Read more
7d
The News and Star
Coyle questions Whitehaven players after defeat to Sheffield Eaglesthe Recreation Ground as James Coyle’s men prepare for a fifth meeting with loc
Coyle questions Whitehaven players after defeat to Sheffield Eagles
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
the Recreation Ground as James Coyle’s men prepare for a fifth meeting with local rivals, and fellow relegation strugglers Workington Town. Whitehaven, who have now lost their last 10 games, have won three of the previous four meetings with Town,... Read more
8d
The News and Star
Town give themselves a Championship lifeline with win against Dewsbury RamsWorkington Town threw themselves a Championship lifeline with a hard-fought hom
Town give themselves a Championship lifeline with win against Dewsbury Rams
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Workington Town threw themselves a Championship lifeline with a hard-fought home victory over Dewsbury Rams. Town were 22-8 down but then they staged a superb comeback to score three tries in a six-minute period to crush the Rams' hopes. Dewsbury's... Read more
9d
The News and Star
Workington Town battle to win in relegation fightWorkington Town boss Phil Veivers was delighted as his side gave themselves a r
Workington Town battle to win in relegation fight
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
Workington Town boss Phil Veivers was delighted as his side gave themselves a relegation lifeline with a hard-fought win over Dewsbury Rams. Town came from behind to clinch the 34-24 home win with two tries from Matt Gee and one apiece for Callum... Read more
9d
The News and Star
Another blow in Haven's relegation battlein the second half came when Ted Chapelhow was held on the line by some spirite
Another blow in Haven's relegation battle
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
in the second half came when Ted Chapelhow was held on the line by some spirited Sheffield defence, when he looked odds on for a try. It's a result that makes next weekend's west Cumbria derby against Workington Town an even more critical fi... Read more
9d
The News and Star
Town give themselves a lifeline with win against RamsWorkington Town threw themselves a Championship lifeline with a hard-fought 34-
Town give themselves a lifeline with win against Rams
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
Workington Town threw themselves a Championship lifeline with a hard-fought 34-24 home victory over Dewsbury Rams today. Town were losing 8-22 but then they staged a superb comeback to score three tries in a six-minute period to crush the Rams... Read more
11d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Council in call for EU cashWorkington Town Council is calling for the Government to secure £87.2m for Cumb
Council in call for EU cash
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
Workington Town Council is calling for the Government to secure £87.2m for Cumbria following the EU referendum. Town councillor Andrew Lawson made the motion at a meeting on Wednesday, calling on David Davis, the Secretary of State for exiting the... Read more
12d
The News and Star
Town hit by injury blowWorkington Town prop forward Marc Shackley is urging his teammates to up their
Town hit by injury blow
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Workington Town prop forward Marc Shackley is urging his teammates to up their game following the news that skipper Graeme Mattinson will miss Sunday's clash with Dewsbury. Mattinson suffered an arm injury after falling off a bicycle during a... Read more
12d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Persimmon Homes withdraw play area plansreasonable commuted sum figure which will go to support the development of an a
Persimmon Homes withdraw play area plans
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
reasonable commuted sum figure which will go to support the development of an alternative play area within the locality.” Workington Town Council objected to the application, saying the play area was necessary. A spokeswoman for Allerdale council... Read more
13d
Yorkshire evening post
Inside RL: Eights format lacking fireworks and risks being a damp squib – Smithoutcome is no relegation or promotion for the second successive year. Likewise
Inside RL: Eights format lacking fireworks and risks being a damp squib – Smith
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 13 days ago
outcome is no relegation or promotion for the second successive year. Likewise in the Championship, the bottom pair of Workington Town and Whitehaven are four points adrift of safety and will probably go down. It is a concern that, despite... Read more
14d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Boxing club celebrates first birthdayA Workington boxing club has celebrated its first anniversary. Workington Town
Boxing club celebrates first birthday
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
A Workington boxing club has celebrated its first anniversary. Workington Town Boys And Girls Club, based at Moorclose Campus, held an open day on Saturday to mark its birthday. Phill Dryden, chairman, said: "It was a nice opportunity to showcase... Read more
14d
Oldham Chronicle
Aiming to finish on highpossible. That's the pledge from chairman Chris Hamilton (left) in the afterma
Aiming to finish on high
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
possible. That's the pledge from chairman Chris Hamilton (left) in the aftermath of Sunday's 30-16 win against drop rivals Workington Town which took Roughyeds five points clear of the drop zone and lifted them above Swinton Lions into fifth place... Read more
14d
The News and Star
Wigan’s Lewis thanks TownFormer Workington Town dual-registration star Lewis Tierney has praised the clu
Wigan’s Lewis thanks Town
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Former Workington Town dual-registration star Lewis Tierney has praised the club for helping him get his career back on track. Tierney, who plies his trade for Wigan Warriors, is looking to make a return to the Zebra Claims Stadium this autumn as... Read more
19d
The News and Star
Town centre Mossop set to reach milestoneJason Mossop will make his 200th appearance for Workington Town when he walks o
Town centre Mossop set to reach milestone
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
Jason Mossop will make his 200th appearance for Workington Town when he walks out at Oldham on Sunday. And coach Phil Veivers has praised his vice captain for the leadership skills he has shown throughout the past season. The centre has been one of... Read more
20d
The News and Star
Town prop Shackley eyes Championship survivalDefiant Workington Town prop Marc Shackley says they are out to drag their riva
Town prop Shackley eyes Championship survival
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
Defiant Workington Town prop Marc Shackley says they are out to drag their rivals back into the relegation dogfight. Town begin their Super Eights campaign at Oldham on Sunday and a win would see their opponents drop to within reach, just one point... Read more
21d
Oldham Chronicle
Returning Naylor has decisions to makeand his medical team will have big decisions to make in the countdown to Sunday
Returning Naylor has decisions to make
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
and his medical team will have big decisions to make in the countdown to Sunday's second relegation battle in 14 days with Workington Town. Jack Spencer, Adam Clay, Richard Lepori and new-boy Scott Turner. all fighting back after injury. will be... Read more
22d
The News and Star
Cup final will be pitch perfect for Town superfanA rugby league super fan is preparing to take to the pitch on Challenge Cup fin
Cup final will be pitch perfect for Town superfan
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
A rugby league super fan is preparing to take to the pitch on Challenge Cup final day. Lifelong Workington Town supporter David Hill will join 31 other fans from clubs across the country to form a special choir led by television presenter and singer... Read more
25d
The News and Star
Town await news on Patrick scanWorkington Town winger John Patrick will have a knee scan this week after getti
Town await news on Patrick scan
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
Workington Town winger John Patrick will have a knee scan this week after getting injured in Sunday's win over Oldham. Patrick, who rejoined his former club last month after answering an SOS, was forced off early on during his side's 32-30... Read more
25d
West Cumberland Times & Star
New hair salon in WorkingtonA new hair salon has opened in Workington town centre. Linzi Jones, 31, of Mos
New hair salon in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 25 days ago
A new hair salon has opened in Workington town centre. Linzi Jones, 31, of Moss Bay, opened The Hair Room on King Street on Monday. She said: “ I’ve already had to take on help for this weekend because I wouldn’t be able to go through it all on my... Read more
26d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Activities planned for Northsidecentre plans a summer of activities. The centre, on Trinity Drive, will hold f
Activities planned for Northside
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 26 days ago
centre plans a summer of activities. The centre, on Trinity Drive, will hold free rugby sessions with players from Workington Town team on Monday and August 15, between 1pm and 2.30pm. Archery, at a cost of £1 per session, will be held on... Read more
27d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Ellerbeck Lane homes plans on holdbeen recommended for approval, has sparked objections, including fears that the
Ellerbeck Lane homes plans on hold
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 27 days ago
been recommended for approval, has sparked objections, including fears that the new homes will overlook existing homes. Workington Town Council also objected on grounds of overdevelopment. Members of the development panel will visit the area... Read more
27d
Oldham Chronicle
Workington return for RoughyedsWhitehaven on Sunday, September 11. Here is the full fixture list for Oldham (
Workington return for Roughyeds
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
Whitehaven on Sunday, September 11. Here is the full fixture list for Oldham (all 3pm kick-offs): August 7, Workington Town (h); August 14, Swinton Lions (a); August 21, Bradford Bulls (a); August 29 (Bank Holiday Monday), Sheffield... Read more
30d
Oldham Chronicle
Home woe for RoughyedsOldham RL 30, Workington Town 32 OLDHAM RL crossed five times - but finished u
Home woe for Roughyeds
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
Oldham RL 30, Workington Town 32 OLDHAM RL crossed five times - but finished up on the wrong end of a narrow defeat at home to Kingstone Press Championship basement boys Workington Town at Bower Fold. Trailing by eight points at the break, Scott... Read more
1m
North-West Evening Mail
REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow and Rochdale battled for promotionand Barrow were already champions of Division Two. But it was no end-of-season
REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow and Rochdale battled for promotion
North-West Evening Mail / Posted a month ago
and Barrow were already champions of Division Two. But it was no end-of-season picnic with Rochdale needing a win to pip Workington Town for second place and Barrow smarting from a heavy defeat at Hull the previous week. Barrow, with their pack... Read more
1m
Oldham Chronicle
Roughyeds signing swooploan and extended the loans of Leigh hooker Lewis Foster and Castleford centre
Roughyeds signing swoop
Oldham Chronicle / Posted a month ago
loan and extended the loans of Leigh hooker Lewis Foster and Castleford centre Kieran Gill to the end of the season. Turner and Mendeika won't play against Workington Town at Bower Fold on Sunday (3pm kick off), but Foster and Gill are in the sq... Read more
m
Yorkshire evening post
Featherstone Rovers Newsmoved level on points with fifth-placed Bradford Bulls with Sunday’s 44-22 win
Featherstone Rovers News
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 1 months ago
moved level on points with fifth-placed Bradford Bulls with Sunday’s 44-22 win against the Championship’s bottom team Workington Town at Big Fellas Stadium.Featherstone FEATHERSTONE Rovers’ top-four hopes are in tatters after they suffered an... Read more
m
West Cumberland Times & Star
A taste of the world in WorkingtonRoad will remain closed until 10pm on Sunday night. The festival will be on be
A taste of the world in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
Road will remain closed until 10pm on Sunday night. The festival will be on between 10am and 6pm today and 10am and 4pm on Sunday. The festival is also being backed by Workington town council and the Washington Squar... Read more
2 related stories
m
The News and Star
Festival under way in WorkingtonRoad will remain closed until 10pm on Sunday night. The festival will be on be
Festival under way in Workington
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
Road will remain closed until 10pm on Sunday night. The festival will be on between 10am and 6pm today and 10am and 4pm on Sunday. The festival is also being backed by Workington town council and the Washington Squar... Read more
2 related stories
m
The News and Star
Coward in for TownKris Coward has returned to the Workington Town ranks ahead of Sunday's Champio
Coward in for Town
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
Kris Coward has returned to the Workington Town ranks ahead of Sunday's Championship trip to Oldham. Coward takes the squad back up to 21 for coach Phil Veivers to select his side for the final league match before the start of the Super Eights. The... Read more
m
West Cumberland Times & Star
Sixth formers join clean up effortand affects areas including river banks. The event was organised by Workington
Sixth formers join clean up effort
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
and affects areas including river banks. The event was organised by Workington Nature Partnership, a joint venture between Workington town council and Allerdale council which aims to improve natural areas in and around the town. The sixth formers... Read more

People in this news