It has been hectic few days at Hillheads following the appointment of Simon Leach as Whitley Warriors coach last week.
It has been an active week for North Shields management duo Graham Fenton and Andy Bowman as they aim to assemble a promotion chasing squad with the first warm-up game looming.
The First and Second teams both lost their respective games to Chester-le-Street on Saturday but then the two Third teams raised spirits at the club by both winning their Sunday clashes.
Ladies cricket at Preston Avenue enjoyed a special event last Thursday when skipper Rachael Gillot and her team entertained a touring side from Manchester University.
Seven members of the Bushido Judo Kwai took part in the All England Judo Federation (Newcastle Region) junior and senior grading in Wallsend with great success.
Northern Alliance premier division side Percy Main Amateurs will commence pre-season training on Saturday, June 22 and new players are invited to attend.
Newcastle United Football Club have this morning confirmed the appointment of Joe Kinnear as the club’s new Director of Football on a three year deal.
Gateshead Rutherford have been handed a stay of execution and avoided the drop into Division One of the Northern Football Alliance next season.
A new junior football team is launching ready for the 2013/14 season.
North Shields Football Club have confirmed dates of four pre-season friendlies with more in the pipeline.
England captain Alastair Cook says off-the-pitch issues have no relevance ahead of the Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
Newcastle have confirmed the appointment of Joe Kinnear as the club's director of football almost two days after he announced his impending arrival.
Fernando Torres has reiterated his commitment to Chelsea and is hoping he has a role to play under "demanding" new Blues coach Jose Mourinho.
Chris Froome believes he is ready to succeed Sir Bradley Wiggins as Tour de France champion and has backed his Team Sky colleague to respond from the disappointment of relinquishing his title without a fight.
Five-time singles champion Venus Williams has pulled out of Wimbledon because of a back injury.
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Weather for Whitley Bay
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Temperature: 11 C to 19 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South east
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Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North west