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michael smith darts - by Sven Mandel under CC licence

Preview: Smith, Bunting and Chisnall at World Darts Championship

Merseyside's Michael Smith, Stephen Bunting and Dave Chisnall are all gearing up for the biggest darts tournament of the  year - the World Championships. This year they will be joined by a fourth player from Liverpool - young Lewy Williams who will be competing in his "Ally Pally" championship.

Open water swimming casualties on the rise

Winter is here and swimmers on Merseyside are still braving the open water in baltic conditions! As swimming pools closed due to the pandemic, many people are exploring the health benefits from a cold dip in the lake.

Liverpool John Moores maintain 100% record into Christmas break

Liverpool John Moores gaelic football team defeated Saint Brendan's in Manchester to remain undefeated after four games. In a low-scoring affair, LJMU battled hard in tough conditions to see them past the current All-British champions.

Vlads Vulkanov hat-trick seals win for Widnes Wild against Nottingham

Latvian Vlads Vulkanov bagged himself a hat-trick and an assist to help secure a 7-2 victory for Widnes Wild at Planet Ice. Widnes returned to winning ways with an excellent showing against a struggling Nottingham Lions side.
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Lewis Hamilton wins chaotic F1 race in Saudi Arabia

Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will head into the final race of the F1 season equal on points after a dramatic Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Widnes Wild player-coach Richard Haggar against Solihull Barons

Richard Haggar says Widnes Wild will learn from defeat by Solway

Widnes Wild player-coach Richard Haggar believes his side will take a lot of lessons away from their shootout loss to the Solway Sharks. "For me, I’m happy with the performance," Haggar said.
YKK Widnes Wild's Vlads Vulkanov during their win against Solihull Barons in November. Photo by Ant Stonelake

Widnes Wild lose to Solway Sharks on penalties

A spirited Widnes Wild side lost 6-5 to Solway Sharks after a penalty shootout. The Wild started the first quarter the stronger of the two sides in the NIHL Division One North clash.
St Helens Darts player Michael Smith

Michael Smith looks to World Championship after Grand Slam run

Michael Smith is looking ahead to the PDC World Championships at the Ally Pally next month after his impressive run in the Grand Slam. The Merseyside player looked strong throughout the tournament before his eventual semi-final defeat to world number two, Peter Wright.
LJMU GAA - Liverpool John Moores Gaelic Football

Match preview: Liverpool John Moores GAA v University of Liverpool GAA

It’s an all-Liverpool affair in the North West Universities Gaelic Football League on Saturday when University of Liverpool make a short trip to Greenbank Park to face Liverpool John Moores University.
St Helens Darts player Michael Smith

St Helens’ Michael Smith through to Grand Slam quarter finals

Merseyside's Michael Smith overcame a spirited comeback from Joe Davis to beat him 5-3 and make it three wins in a row at the Grand Slam of Darts. Smith, from St Helens, was far from his best but had enough...