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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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Workington Comets: 59 Berwick Bandits: 33 THE Berwick Bandits went in search of Premier League points from the Workington Comets last night, with the Border Trophy riding piggy-back on the aggregate total - including Saturday's home win score of 50-43.
LEWISKERR agonisingly lost out in a race-off for the trophy after pulling back a 16-point deficit against Workington in the Ian Thomas Shield.
Byline: Rugby League - Championship NW CRUSADERS 8 WORKINGTON 12 By Ryan Gould
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.
It came after early Workington pressure with Chris Sanna producing a fine diving save to tip a David Lynch shot onto the bar.
Workington 'keeper Joel Dixon then kept his side in touch with a point blank save to deny Mike Lea as Bay continued to dominate.
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.
AFTER sadly losing my mam, Rita Walker, I took part in a sponsored bike ride from Workington to Sunderland as I was so grateful to the care that she received during her illness from Macmillan Cancer Support.
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.