Congratulations to the finalists in our Sports Awards 2014


Donna McGaitsgill
Thomas Younger
Jake Brown

Young Sportsperson

Georgia Stanway
Emily Bolton
Connor Bentley
Owen Wilson
Tyler Baines

Open Age Team or club

Furness Firecrackers
Furness Cricket Club
Furness Karate Team

Junior Team or club

Duddon Canoe Club
Dowdales Year11 Rugby
Barrow Island Under12 Rugby
Furness Cavaliers Under12 Football

The winners for the above categories will be announced at our Sports Awards on 10 December.

The following volunteers are recognised for their support to local sport.

Service to Sport

Alan Wilson
Andy Roach
Bob Huitson
John Maxfield
Keith Minnican

Young Volunteer

Connor McDermott
Marley Johnson-Spence
Emily Cox
Meg Cruse
India Hutchason
Liam Hunsdale
Grace Miller

FA Youth Module at Furness College

An FA Youth Module 1 course will be held at Furness College in partnership with Lancashire FA.

Sessions are on Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th December 9.00am – 5.00pm

The course gives an excellent insight into games and methods which are best suited to coaching children between 5 and 11 years old. Coaches must be minimum Level 1 qualified to attend the course..

For more information on the course, please contact Tony Callister

Street Soccer with Barrow AFC Community Sports

Dalton and Walney

Dalton sessions will take place at Dowdales School’s DASH Sports Hall on Mondays at 5pm - 6pm until 22 December (indoors)

Walney sessions will take place at Walney School on Wednesday evening at 5pm – 6pm until 17 December (indoors)

Sessions are free, no need to book – just turn up. Sessions will resume again after the Christmas holiday.


We can promote your activities - just send us details

If you have any sports activities open to the general public, we can promote them in our weekly email, on What's happening, on our calendar and on facebook.  Our weekly email goes out directly to over 1000 people every week and we have over 2000 friends of Facebook.  So if you've got anything on, we can promote it to hundreds of people for free.  Just email us your activity, the date, time, venue, cost and contact details and we'll do the rest.

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Join us and help to develop sport

We welcome new nominations for members of the Sports Council from local clubs all year round.  So if you want to join us, don't wait for our next AGM.  You can nominate a member now.  Click here to open the nomination form!

If you want to know who we are and what we do, have a look here or ring us on 407575.

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View our calendar of events

Barrow AFC


Conference North

v Boston
Saturday 20 December

Sunday 28 December
v Harrogate

Thursday 1 December
v Fylde

Bluebirds Fan Forum

Bluebirds Trust


Barrow Raiders

Pre season

v Whitehaven
Sunday 18 January

v Keighley
Sunday 1 February

Sunday 15 February
v Oldham

Raiders Fan Forum

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Charlotte Whitwell
Nan Tait Centre
Abbey Road
Cumbria LA14 1LG
01229 407319