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The brilliant Mike Smith files his last match report for the season capturing the Firsts and the crowd paying their respects in the best possible way.
Southport travelled away for the last time this season to face a Prenton side fighting to stay in the division. Mike Smith reports.
Southport got their season back on track after railroading visitors Marple and coming at them like an express train from the first whistle.
Southport went to local rivals Orrell last Saturday to face a team in a rich vein of form since the turn of the year and came way empty handed.
The malaise extended into a third week after a close fought loss saw the Waterloo Road side crash out of the Lancashire Plate. Mike Smith sums it up.
The season came unstuck against the side from the Welsh Marches in what can be colloquially described as a "diwrnod gwael yn y swyddfa"*
The 1st XV play its part in a terrific game against Champions-in-waiting Collegiate as befitting the impressive setting in front of a packed pavilion.
Southport welcomed Dukinfield to Waterloo Rd looking to avenge their only defeat before Christmas this season against a well organised team.
The Firsts ably stood up to the stern challenge from the North Lancashire Division One league leaders to progress into the last four.
Mike Smith gives his off shore account of how Firsts score five try's but suffer the ultimate penalty.
Southport welcomed Ashton on Mersey to Waterloo Rd, a team who were looking to avenge a close home defeat from earlier on in the season
After last week's excellent home win, Southport took the show on the road to Moore, and after a closely fought contest managed to shine in the sun.
Bill Nichol watches his young charges come of age against Ormskirk to bury 10 years of John Winn Cup pain and secure vital bonus-point win.
Mike Smith witnesses the Firsts suffer a disappointing start to 2015 in top-of-the table thriller.
Southport travelled away for the last league game of the year to face basement side Trentham who were looking to spoil the party. Mike Smith reports.
Southport were well and truly in the pink on Saturday as a part of the club’s inaugural Ladies Day to support the ‘Boot out Breast Cancer’ campaign.
Southport overcome a tricky away challenge to dismiss Marple who had won two of their last three games. Mike Smith does the detective work.
Mike Smith waxes lyrical as Southport maintain winning momentum but rue chance to secure four try bonus point.
For the second match in a row Southport faced top-of-the table opponents, and for the second time in a row came away with a one point victory.
George Baumber reports on the return to the home comforts of Waterloo Road after the disappointment of a limp and lame performance away at Dukinfield last week.
Mike Smith reports on the first defeat of the season for Southport Firsts away to a determined and dogged Dukinfield.
Firsts score five tries to make it played 7 won 7 in the league this season with a hard fought bonus point victory against Manx visitors Vagabonds,
With nine players injured or unavailable, Southport character sees spoils clamed at the death. Mike Smith was there.
Mike 'Word' Smith reports from the touch-line on how the cream of Southport rose to top.
Fitter, Faster, Stronger Southport wipe memories of last season clean, with a hard fought battle against local rivals Ormskirk. Dave McCaughean and George Baumber fill us in.
First team flying at 30000 in perfect formation to defeat Tyldesley in a tightly fought match away from home
The Firsts produced a comprehensive victorious performance in their first home game of the season enjoyed by a good crowd. Mike Smith reports.
Great start to the season for the Firsts as Joe Mawdsley cleans up to secure last gasp win.
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