Gleno rider Glenn McCormick reached a personal milestone at Melton MX Park in Northampton on Sunday when he claimed his first British MXY2 Championship podium place.
It’s Qualifying Three rugby for Larne next season after they were edged out by Randalstown inthe Qualifying 2 relegation play-off at Eaton Park, Ballymena on Saturday.
Curran Seniors claimed victory on Saturday thanks to a 6-1 (93-73) win at Rathfriland.
Four local boys are set to play at Ravenhill today (Saturday), representing Ballymena RFC who take on Dromore in the Ulster Carpets U17 Youth Cup final (kick-off 1pm).
Larne’s Senior team travelled to rivals Mossley on Saturday, as they looked to bounce back from last week’s humbling experience at home to Pickie. The selectors had kept faith with the same team and an improved result was expected against their newly promoted hosts.
Monday’s Belfast Marathon proved a popular event for local runners with Larne Athletic Club fielding 11 participants.
No. 1 Eagles soared back to the top of the Larne and District Ladies’ Darts League this week, thanks to a 6-2 win over closest rivals United.
Larne Rugby Club’s Under-19s finished off the regular season in style by lifting the Under-19 plate thanks to an 18-0 win over Malone. The match was played at Cookstown on the 4G pitch and it seemed to suit Larne’s style of play.
The official programme for the Vauxhall International North West 200 has now gone on sale and is available to buy at Wilsons of Rathkenny Vauxhall.
BALLYCLARE RFC retained the Hall Trophy with a record aggregate score against Larne on Saturday (April 27).
Latharna won one of the closest Larne and District title races for years, edging the championship by a single point over Carrick’s Greenbank ‘A’.
Only 20 ladies were brave enough to tackle the extremely blustery weather conditions at Larne Golf Club on Friday (April 26) to compete in the Phillips Datsun Stroke Competition.
THREE hundred pounds was raised at a charity pool competition held in aid of VHL (Von Hipple-Lindau Disease) at the St Comgall’s Club on Saturday.
Members of Larne Athletic Club have this week participated in events in Holland, London, Carlingford, Belfast, Newcastle (County Down) and Ballymena; achieving podium places and personal bests along the way.
Larne Rugby Club face a big weekend as the season draws to a close.
The Junior Interprovincial tournament is set to take place at Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club, Dublin this weekend.
The hockey season is coming to a rather disappointing end all round for Larne Ladies. The 1st XI met Lisnagarvey in midweek and were given a lesson in the importance of keeping possession.
Larne Rugby Club’s 1st XV entertain Enniskillen this Saturday (2:30pm) at the Glynn in a must-win game for Qualifying 2 survival.
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Weather for Larne
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 8 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: South east
Temperature: 9 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 24 mph
Wind direction: North west