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Manx Missile Sprints to World Championship.

Mark Cavendish rounds off a golden year with victory in the Road Cycling World Championship – but have his exploits received the exposure they deserve?

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Sheffield Lacrosse silenced by Manchester’s magic

Manchester Lacrosse begin season in style with a crushing victory over rivals Sheffield

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Super League comes to dramatic close

The Grand final was a fascinating spectacle but where next for Rugby League? Lisa Murgatroyd looks back at the season and assesses the challanges that lie ahead for the game.

Varsity Rugby

University Of Manchester triumph in Varsity encounter

University Of Manchester Men’s 1st XV – 29
Manchester Metropolitan University – 11

University of Manchester Women’s – 57
University of Salford Women’s – 19

Where Are They Now? – Paul McGrath

Looking at sports stars of the past and what they are doing now. This week we look at hard drinking Irish footballer Paul McGrath.

The Hometown Hero has been inspirational in the early part of the season

Mild mannered Mowbray inspires Riverside Revolution

Thomas McMahon evaluates the Championship’s leading contenders.

The Men's team in action last year

University Rugby ready for lift off

Manchester Rugby Union looks for strong start in Varsity fixture

The new star of British Athletics in emphatic mood as he crosses the finish line.

Farah rise gives Team GB fresh Olympic hope

The Great Britain Athletics team returned home successful from the World Championships earlier this month having achieved the target of seven medals set for them…

Moyes has transformed Everton from relegation candidates to perennial overachievers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Eight years on, Moyes needs to make his move

The Everton boss has worked wonders at Goodison Park, but must now accept that he has taken the Toffees as far as they can go