EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Darren Till – At The Spearhead Of British MMA

“I’m going to be the biggest name in mixed martial arts by the end of this year.” Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Darren Till was embracing the jubilant aftermath of his victory against Bojan Velickovic at at UFC Fight Night 115, an unsparing performance that led the judges to unanimously award Till with the win. The Liverpool native was…

Manchester crowned Two Cities Varsity Challenge champions after comfortable win

By Alastair Hancock The University of Manchester men’s rugby league team won the Two Cities Varsity Challenge after comfortably beating the University of Salford at the Regional Arena on Friday night. Manchester’s 44-6 victory saw them lift a second trophy in as many weeks after beating their local rivals last Wednesday in the Conference Cup…

MMA’s Fighting Families: 8 Relatives Who Compete In The Cage

Fighting. At its most primal core, fighting is an animalistic nature that has been instinctive in human beings for thousands of generations, pivotal in the process of survival of the fittest. Today, however, survival of the fittest is starkly different in modern civilised society and inside the caged walls of the fighting stage is one…

Late leveller for Wigan concludes thriller against Scunthorpe

By Alastair Hancock   Wigan Athletic lost ground on the top of League One as they rescued a point in an epic 3-3 draw against Scunthorpe United at the DW Stadium on Saturday. The Latics could only salvage a draw in what was their 400th league match at the DW Stadium, as substitute Gary Roberts…

Top 10 Greatest Relegation Escapes Of All Time

Relegation battles, they are without a shadow of doubt the most nerve-racking experience any football fan can endure. Every week you go to your team’s game following your rivals more than your own side, you pray and beg for luck and your heart does more laps than your stomach after a Saturday night kebab. Getting…

Wigan back to winning ways in league

By Alastair Hancock   Wigan Athletic beat Rochdale 1-0 at the DW Stadium on Saturday afternoon to resume their promotion push after two consecutive league defeats. Both teams went into the game on the back of FA Cup 5th Round shocks as the Latics famously beat Manchester City 1-0 on Monday night, while Dale drew…

Wigan woe after Warrington win

By Alastair Hancock   Wigan Warriors lost for the first time in the 2018 Super League after a 16-10 defeat to Warrington Wolves at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday night. Three goals separated the two sides as Tom Lineham and Ryan Atkins scored for the Wolves whilst Liam Marshall and Tony Clubb got Wigan’s…

Salford notch century to reach cup final

By Alastair Hancock   The University of Salford men’s Rugby League team thrashed the University of Hull’s 2nd men’s team 100-0 in the Northern Conference Cup semi-final on Wednesday. The game was played at a neutral ground – Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester. Salford scored a total of 18 tries, as fullback Dan Munt…

FA Cup 5th Round: Wigan Athletic 1-0 Manchester City

By Alastair Hancock   Wigan Athletic defied the odds after beating Manchester City 1-0 in the FA Cup…again. Will Grigg’s goal gave the Latics a famous victory over the Premier League leaders at the DW Stadium on Monday night and City’s hopes of a quadruple winning season are now over. FULL TIME!! Latics have conquered…