St.Helens District Sports Council

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The Sports Council endeavours to encourage the people of St Helens, particularly the young, to fulfil and develop their potential which will improve their health, well-being and enhance their quality of life.

It will do this by; 


  • Improving the quality of opportunity.

  • Encouraging lifelong learning.

  • Giving information and advice.

  • Providing sporting opportunity.

  • Encouraging health and social inclusion.


News Headlines

Anybody requiring Defibrillator training could get this for free from Jenny Leyland of Sutton JFA - email jeni12physio@hotmail.co.uk - and defibrillators could be obtained for £750 from the Oliver King Foundation (details from Jenny)


Seneley & Garwsood JFC & West Park Rugby Club offer similar training.


What's On

Bursary window to close on 31st August.

Merseyside Sports Development


Coach Education Course....read more>>>>


MSP Insight Newsletter August 2017


Thatto Heath Crusaders


Girls' Rugby - Training Saturday 10.00 - 11.00 a.m. & Wednesday 7.00 - 8.00 p.m.


Fancy playing rounders?


There is a saying  - “we don’t give up sport

because we grow old: we grow old because we give up sport”


See what Pilkington Rounders Club has to offer>>>>

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The Bursary Window has been open since May and will close on 31st August.  Members are encouraged to nominate their talented members for this benefit which is available to all above the age of 9; not just juniors.


More details>>>>

Now you can promote your sports club or fitness classes directly to women? With HerMoJo


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The week in brief

St. Helens Tri - Two competitors who will be representing Team GB later this summer tasted Age-group success at the Anglian Water Triathlon with Myka Heard setting a new swim personal best en route to fifth in her age group.  Stephen Williams continued his winning run as he stormed to victory in the M65 category. Three long-standing members enjoyed successful sprint races.


Thatto Heath Crusaders - THC boosted their play-off hopes piling the pressure back on Siddal at the top of the National Conference League with a 16-6 win.



Last updated 19-08-17

Capitol Squash


Capitol Squash St Helens has been known throughout the Northwest as one of the best clubs for the development of young squash players, with many young juniors going on to play for .... read more >>>>



Earlstown Cricket Club


Our club was established in 1882 and was founded by the British Railways association to provide sport and relaxation for employees and their families. Being the fulcrum of the Earlestown community and funded and supported by the local ......read more >>>>

It is with great sadness that Blackbrook FC announces that the Club’s Treasurer, Don Wilson, sadly passed away.  Don had been involved at Blackbrook FC for over 25 years, holding various voluntary roles.  A spokesman for the Club said “John will be sadly missed at the Club: he was a true gent who did a lot of work at the Club and was instrumental in the Club’s becoming a Community Club.  He also raised over £30,000 for the Club in various projects: a true local hero”.  The Club would like to pass on its condolences to Don’s family