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April, 2015

England athlete's message for Derbyshire schoolgirls

England athlete's message for Derbyshire schoolgirls

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:51

GB athlete Kelly Massey urged girls to get involved in sport at a conference organised by Erewash School Sport Partnership.

About 45 girls from Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton, Friesland School... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Erewash SSP, Get Active, Kelly Massey, This Girl Can

Score a fitness and social goal with Back 2 Netball

Score a fitness and social goal with Back 2 Netball

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:26

If you haven't played netball since school or fancy getting fit and having fun with your mates then why not try Bolsover District Council and Village Games' new Back 2 Netball sessions?

They take place... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Get Active, NGBs, netball

England Under-20s squad call-up for Ilkeston rugby union player

England Under-20s squad call-up for Ilkeston rugby union player

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:28

Ilkeston RUFC's Jacob Heath has been called into the England Under-20s squad for their summer tour of Hungary.

Starting his rugby at 13, he has come through the club's junior section to become a regular... Read More »

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ruby union

DIS coach Cooke hopes Derby Arena will inspire local success

DIS coach Cooke hopes Derby Arena will inspire local success

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:31

Former Commonwealth champion turned Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) cycling coach Geoff Cooke hopes regular track sessions at the new Derby Arena can help produce future champions.

His talented squad... Read More »

Tags: DIS, Derbyshire Sport, Geoff Cooke, Katie Toft, Lead and Organise