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Football: Flint Town United hold on to stars as they target top eight

FLINT Town United begin their Huws Gray Alliance season at Rhos Aelwyd on Saturday and the club is buzzing after renewing their sponsorship deal with Asda Queensferry.Read

Football: Stoke’s former Buckley defenders Ryan Shawcross and Danny Collins set ambitious Premiership target

AS BUCKLEY prepare to do battle in the Cymru Alliance, seemingly a world away two of their old boys are preparing to keep some of the world’s greatest strikers at bay.Read

Football: Dorman misses out but Nia Jones may get Welsh call

CRYSTAL Palace’s Hawarden-born midfielder Andy Dorman missed out on selection for John Toshack’s Wales squad for last night’s friendly against Luxembourg, but one Flintshire star may make it into the Welsh world cup qualifying squad – in the women’s team.Read

Cricket: Brave bowling can’t save Pontblyddyn after batting collapse

PONTBLYDDYN came agonisingly close to victory after setting visiting Mochdre a modest target of just 123 in their Premier Division clash.Read

Cricket: Carmel honours the memory of club stalwart Peter Ferguson

CARMEL and District Cricket Club will honour one of its legends on Sunday when it holds a special event to celebrate the life of former club stalwart Peter Ferguson.Read

Cricket: Mold close gap on leaders but title remains out of reach

MOLD were able to close the gap on runaway league leaders Llandudno in the Premier Division with victory over St Asaph.Read

Cricket: Form book scrapped as Hawarden Park reach Welsh Cup semi-final

HAWARDEN Park will carry the Flintshire flag into the Welsh Cup semi-final for the first time after pulling off an historic, last-over victory against neighbours Pontblyddyn.Read

Football: Airbus UK Broughton defeat sneaky Swedes of AIK Stockholm to lift Plate

AIRBUS Academy under 15s brought home some well deserved silverware from the Keele Tournament after beating AIK Stockholm in a controversial final.Read

Football: Gap Connah’s Quay Nomads aim to help young start get scholarships in USA

The GAP Connah’s Quay Academy is working with a scholarship company to help under 18s players study in the United States.Read

Swiming: Hope swimmer Tom Allen heads to senior Euros as junior champion

TOM Allen has fired a warning shot to his Continental rivals after claiming the European Junior Open Water 5k title at Hoorn in the Netherlands.Read

Weightlifting: British champion Stephanie Owens takes sport by storm after hammer switch

FORMER top hammer thrower Steph Owens has left the world of field athletics behind to become a champion weightlifter.Read

Rugby union: Flintshire trio get chance in new North Wales academy

THREE young Flintshire stars will spearhead Wales’ new rugby union academy.Read

Disability sport: Amy Brierly sets sights on 2012 after GB sitting volleyball World Championship medal

AN athlete who only took up her sport seriously in January has already won a medal at the world championships – and has targeted London 2012.Read

Equestrianism: UK Ladies celebrate Polocrosse Test match victory

THE UK ladies defeated Ireland in a Test match at Mollington, Cheshire, as Celyn Polocrosse Club hosted a full international fixture.Read

Football: Michael Owen reveals how he wanted to help out at Chester and the influence Alex Ferguson has had on him

MICHAEL Owen has revealed he would like to get involved with fans’ club Chester FC and one day try his hand at management.Read

Cricket: Hawarden pair can’t end Cheshire slump

FLINTSHIRE duo Dawn Prestidge and Natalie Heap could not save Cheshire Women’s side from defeat against Essex in Southend.Read

Airbus UK Broughton: Wingmakers edge entertaining encounter at Porthmadog

AIRBUS UK Broughton continued their unbeaten pre-season with a 5-3 victory at Porthmadog.Read

Cricket: Connah’s Quay see Bangor triumph slip away

CONNAH’S Quay succumbed to a losing draw at Bangor but they came within eight runs of victory in the Premier Division.Read

Author Profile

Alec Doyle is the senior sports reporter for the Chester Chronicle, Ellesmere Port Pioneer and Whitchurch Herald. From boxing to motorsport, tennis to football, his main focus is to give readers the best sports coverage available. Tel. 01244 606410.

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