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town (1991 pop. 25,978), Cumbria, NW England, at the mouth of the Derwent River. Workington has a significant harbor. Industries include iron and engineering works, clothing, and steel mills. Coal mines are in the vicinity.
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NEWCASTLE Diamonds close their 2017 season's activities tomorrow with a spectacular 30-heat double header comprising the Tynesiders' final two SGB Championship matches with the Workington Comets at 4pm, followed by the Redcar Bears.
NEWCASTLE Diamonds are again without British and European Under-21 champion Robert Lambert as they face Workington Comets in a SGB Championship clash at Byker tomorrow.
Rugby League: League One CRUSADERS 24 WORKINGTON TN 25 By JOSH PAY NORTH Wales Crusaders came to rue their mistakes as a scrappy affair saw Workington Town edge the game 25-24.
REDCAR Bears sorely missed inspirational Dane Jonas B Andersen as they began their League Cup campaign with a third heavy away defeat in eight days, 57-35 at Workington on Saturday.
LUKE DENSON'S dramatic 89thminute winner secured all three points for Colwyn Bay in smashand-grab fashion at Workington.
2 WORKINGTON 1 GOALS from Steven Tames and Karl Clair gave Motors all three points in this typical end of season encounter at Rivacre Park.
Workington almost pulled a goal back, only to see a goal bound shot cleared off the line, while another effort flew just over.
GATESHEAD have had a miserable Championship One season and it is unlikely to get any better when they take on title-chasing Workington this evening, writes Alex Hilton.
Glasgow Tigers skipper Joe Screen surged to a 15-point full house against Workington last night - but couldn't stop his side slipping to defeat.
SCORPIONS WORKINGTON 28 46 SCORERS Tries: Roets, Parry (2), Reece, Grant.
A strong wind blowing the length of the itch did not make for good football and with both teams feeling their way Workington were first to have the ball in the net on 21 minutes but this was ruled offside.
The Moors conceded a goal five minutes into stoppage time to lose 2-1 at secondplaced Workington last week and tomorrow tackle the third-placed team, AFC Telford United, at Damson Park.