St.Helens District Sports Council

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Membership News

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 and Reports

Defibrillator Training


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


Read this amazing story of how quick thinking team mates and staff help save a mans life using a difibrillator.

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What's On

Thatto Heath Crusaders: After surviving a late fight-back from League 1 side, N Wales Crusaders, Crusaders went through to round 5 of the Challenge Cup with a 16-14.  They will now meet Mid-table Championship team, Dewsbury Rams, in a televised fifth round tie at home.on Saturday.


Liverpool St Helens: With only 13 men at one point, they reached the MJ Worsley Cup Final after a fiery battle with Aldwinians to win 40-29.  They will meet League Champions, Widnes, in the final.


Prescot Hockey Club: The ladies reached the Manchester Cup Final after beating City of Manchester 5-1


West Park: finished the season with a flourish, gaining maximum league points in a 43-10 win at Heaton Moor.  Unfortunately, too late to challenge for what would have been deserved League honours.

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New League for Prescot Hockey Club.  

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First Aid Courses and More!


See inside Sports Development's January Newsletter for information on:






Prescot Hockey Ladies unique treble.


The Prescot ladies hockey team pulled of an amazing Treble this season by winning two Cup Finals this weekend to go with their Division One Championship and promotion. more >>>>

More history for Prescot Hockey Club


Lancashire Cup Winners' Cup Final


Formby Ladies  0    Prescot Ladies 2


Prescot Ladies continued to create history as they represented Greater Manchester against the South Lancashire cup winners in a winner-takes-all Final held at Crosby. Prescot were forced into giving a debut to a junior goalkeeper with Foy unable to play. However, after just five minutes an injury meant Heaps had to remove the young keeper and play with eleven outfield players! Undeterred by this setback Prescot rallied and took the game to their so called more illustrious opponents and dominated for over an hour. Goals from Sophie Fairhurst and Rachel Wood saw a dominant Prescot ladies team pick up their FOURTH trophy of the season and complete a historic quadruple by winning every domestic honour available this season.


A massive thank you to St Helens Sports Development for their support with junior hockey, St Helens Law and Coach Mark Heaps who has overseen the development of the ladies hockey section at Prescot.


Next year both the men and ladies will be promoted to the Pennine League and will be looking to build on this historic success. New players of any abilities and ages welcome.

Inside the July 2019 MSP Insight Newsletter


The significance of our significant others  

Office chair racing  

Why being active really is the smarter choice


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