Workington Town Rugby League Football Club share the Derwent Park Stadium, with the Workington Comets speedway team. Workington Town RLFC was formed in December 1944. Early on, the club was very successful and by 1951 they were crowned Rugby League Champions. The following season they went on to defeat Featherstone Rovers at Wembley, on 19th April 1952, to become Challenge Cup Winners. The victorious team was led by club legend Gus Risman, who was both captain and coach.
Address: Workington Town RLFC, Derwent Park Stadium, Workington, CA14 2HG
The Workington Rugby Union Football Club played its first match in November 1877, against the Whitehaven Club which had been formed in 1876.
Address: Ellis Sports Ground, Mossbay Rd, Workington CA14 3XZ
The Workington Comets race in British Speedway's Premier League, every Saturday night during the season from their home at the Derwent Park Stadium, Workington.
Supporters can watch the racing either from the main grandstand located on the home straight, from the first and second bend terracing, or the back straight stand.
A licensed bar is available in both the main grandstand and back straight stand, and a hospitality lounge is available with balcony views overlooking the second bend and back straight. During the race meetings, a selection of hot and cold food and drinks are available for purchase. Workington Speedway is accessible to wheelchair users.
Address: Workington Speedway, Derwent Park Stadium, Workington, CA14 2HG
01900 813999 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm), 01900 608071 (Racedays only)
Workington A.F.C., also known as Workington Reds, play their home matches at Borough Park. Borough Park currently has a capacity of 3,101 of which 500 are seated in the grandstand on the 'popular side'. The stadium is accessible to wheelchair users.
Address: Borough Park, Workington, CA14 2DT