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James Anderson is world’s most skilful bowler, says England skipper Cook

Lancashire Telegraph: James Anderson claimed three wickets

5:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ALASTAIR Cook has no hesitation in describing Burnley’s James Anderson as the world’s most skilful bowler.

Rawtenstall ace hits career best score of 146 in victory

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Monday 11th August 2014

CHRIS Cook-Martin smashed the highest score of his run-laden career as Rawtenstall kept up their bid for a top six place in the Foster’s Lancashire League with the most resounding of wins over East Lancashire.

Hurricane blows Worsley Cup final off course

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Monday 11th August 2014

YESTERDAY’S Foster’s Worsley Cup final between Rawtenstall and Burnley was cancelled after heavy rain during the morning swept across Lancashire.

Worsley Cup final: Weather leads to cancellation of Worsley Cup final

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:52am Sunday 10th August 2014

This afternoon's Foster's Worsley Cup final between Rawtenstall and Burnley has been cancelled after heavy rain this morning.

Brown's an umpiring Lord

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

CRICKET and Paddy Brown were made for each other.

Burnley ready for final test

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

CHRIS Holt is hoping Vinny Hanson wins his Worsley Cup fitness battle and says the final would be less of an occasion without the Rawtenstall skipper – even though his ears wouldn’t be taking such a bashing if the wicketkeeper missed out.

Hanson will only play Worsley Cup final if he is ready

Lancashire Telegraph: Vinny Hanson

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

‘MR Rawtenstall’ Vinny Hanson admits that it would be heartbreaking to miss tomorrow’s Foster’s Worsley Cup final through injury – but insists his main priority is his team and not himself.

Worsley Cup: Holt ready for his final dream

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

HOMEGROWN pro Chris Holt says he wants to pay Burnley back in the best way – by leading them to Worsley Cup final glory on Sunday.

Worsley Cup: Pelser admits he can’t wait for Worsley Cup final showdown

Lancashire Telegraph: Brett Pelser shone for Rawtenstall

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

CLASS act professional Brett Pelser admits he can’t wait for Sunday’s Worsley Cup final and reckons it’s the biggest game he has played in during his time in England – but the South African insists the showpiece isn’t about him.

Worsley Cup: Talking Cricket column

Lancashire Telegraph: Cole Hayman signs for Lancashire

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

SUNDAY is the big one; the game that every player in the Foster’s Lancashire League wants to be involved in; the game they all want to win.

Great Harwood miss the chance to close the gap at top of table

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Monday 4th August 2014

GREAT Harwood missed a great chance to close the gap at the top of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League as they suffered a big defeat on a day when the rain hit the programme hard.

Lucky 13 for super Lowerhouse

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:40pm Monday 4th August 2014

RUTHLESS Foster’s Lancashire League leaders Lowerhouse made it a sensational 13 wins on the spin as they crushed Rishton in double quick time.

Lancashire League Saturday: Record breaking Neser is a master blaster

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:46am Monday 28th July 2014

BIG Bash star Michael Neser wrote his name into Todmorden’s record books on Saturday – just a matter of hours after being called up for the Australia A team.

Ribblesdale League: Stacksteads finally win ...after a four-year wait

Lancashire Telegraph: Janaka Gunaratne

7:42am Monday 28th July 2014

STACKSTEADS seconds celebrated long into Saturday night after they finally had something to cheer as the villagers claimed a first Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League Division One win in four years!

Lancashire League Sunday: Ruthless Lowerhouse march on at the top

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:39am Monday 28th July 2014

LOWERHOUSE flexed their muscles at the top of the Foster’s Lancashire League yesterday as they brushed Nelson aside to make it 12 league wins on the spin.

Northern League: Linde hits a ton but Darwen are held up in Lakes

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:36am Monday 28th July 2014

DARWEN professional George Linde scored a magnificent century – but the Towers hopes of a return to winning ways in the Chorley Building Society Northern League were dashed by a Kendal rearguard action on Saturday.

Big four line up in battle for honours

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Friday 25th July 2014

OCKERT Erasmus will lead the Foster’s Lancashire League into battle this morning as they look to defend their Lookers Interleague Twenty20 title when the competition bursts into life for its third year.

Focus is key for Cherry Tree skipper

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

RAMSBOTTOM Cup finalists Cherry Tree are determined to bounce back to form after suffering the shock of a double weekend defeat as they prepare for two big days out while still pressing for promotion.

Ockert leading league boys

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:13pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ACCRINGTON professional Ockert Erasmus will once again captain the Lancashire League team as they bid to defend their Lookers Inter-League Twenty20 title at Blackpool on Friday week.

Kes puts Notts in a right old spin

Lancashire Telegraph: Keith Roscoe will rock Rawtenstall

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

KEITH Roscoe put Nottinghamshire in a real spin as he bowled Lancashire Over 50s towards success in the 50-plus County Championship match they had to win at Littleborough.

House aim for a huge final night

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

LOWERHOUSE are gearing up to put a spectacular occasion on when they aim to retain their Moorhouse’s Lancashire League Twenty20 crown on Friday night.

Holt hails Turf team efforts

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

DELIGHTED pro Chris Holt has heaped praise on his Burnley team-mates after they put poor league form behind them to scorch into the final of the Foster’s Worsley Cup on Sunday.

Old boys claim the bragging rights in challenge

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:10pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

VETERAN cricketers from Todmorden took to the field for a challenge match with their Central Lancashire League neighbours Walsden to raise money for the Anthony Nolan Trust.

Kerrigan can’t wait for return to Tests

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:16am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SIMON Kerrigan is ‘really excited’ at the prospect of returning to the England Test side for the second Investec Test against India which gets underway on Thursday at Lord’s.

Worsley Cup: Rocky win thriller with a final flurry

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:42pm Monday 14th July 2014

RAWTENSTALL will play Burnley in next month’s Foster’s Worsley Cup final after they edged out Lowerhouse in one of the all-time great semi-finals yesterday.

Lancashire League: Big-hitting Tyler is so Glad!

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

RISING star Tyler McGladdery wrote his name into the pages of Nelson’s history as he became the headline act of Saturday’s Foster’s Lancashire League programme with an innings to remember.

Ribblesdale League: Rampant Read back in form

Lancashire Telegraph: Stuart Maher enjoyed a good start to the new season

5:28pm Monday 14th July 2014

READ bounced back to form with a bang as they left Brooksbottom shellshocked with a brilliant bowling display as the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League clash at Whalley Road ended at 3.23pm.

Northern League: Towers tumble to Smuts

Lancashire Telegraph: Chorley skipper Andy Holdsworth

5:26pm Monday 14th July 2014

DARWEN suffered at the hands of a stunning Morecambe batting display as they slipped to defeat in the Chorley Building Society Northern League on Saturday.

Anderson stunned by world record

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:29am Monday 14th July 2014

BURNLEY’S cricketing hero James Anderson wrote his name into the world record books on Saturday – and admitted he couldn’t quite believe what he had just achieved.

Worsley Cup: Last four aiming for shot at glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Vinny Hanson

7:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

FOUR sides step into the heat of battle tomorrow as the Foster’s Worsley Cup reaches the last-four stage – with holders Burnley going all out to defend the trophy they won so memorably 12 months ago.

Lowerhouse a youth club

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

FOSTER’S Lancashire League leaders Lowerhouse are without key all rounder Joey Hawke as they look to stay out in front of the chasing pack tomorrow – but their production line of talent has led to a little piece of history as they head to Bacup.

Last four bidding for shot at T20 glory

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

DEFENDING champions Lowerhouse bid to hang onto their Moorhouse’s Lancashire League Twenty20 crown tonight – but they face a battle royal as they head to Nelson.

Objection to Read cup win

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE second teams of Read and Settle face a potential replay of their Lawrenson Cup quarter-final after an objection from the Dalesmen over the inclusion of Elliott Artingstoll.

Red Caps set for cricket battle with the church

Lancashire Telegraph: Whalley's Richard Palmer celebrates brilliantly catching Salesbury's Susantha Pradeep Picture: KIPAX

7:19am Thursday 10th July 2014

Cricketers will don their whites tonight to raise money for St Peter’s Church in Salesbury. Members of the church will face Salesbury in a Twenty20 challenge match at Ribchester Road starting at 6pm.

Award delight for Woodhead

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:50pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

BRIAN Woodhead says he is ‘so proud’ after he was handed a special award at the Lancashire Cricket Board OSCAs on Friday night – but admits he was probably the most shocked person in the room when his name was read out.

Time for Accrington to kick on

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ACCRINGTON professional Ockert Erasmus believes it’s not too late for the defending Foster’s Lancashire League champions to mount a title challenge – and insists the ups and downs of this season are all part and parcel of cricket.

It's a family affair for the Bradleys

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:50am Monday 7th July 2014

NELSON CC legend Michael Bradley and his family created a little bit of Lancashire League history yesterday when the veteran former wicketkeeper played alongside his three sons in the game with leaders Lowerhouse.

Lancashire League: Hawke eyes top spot with ‘House

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:44am Monday 7th July 2014

LOWERHOUSE stayed on top of the Foster’s Lancashire League as they ruined the Bradleys day yesterday – but they saw their lead cut to just one point by Ramsbottom as the title race heats up.

Northern League T20 finals day: Darwen suffer heartache as Netherfield take the title

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:41am Monday 7th July 2014

DARWEN suffered heartache and heartbreak as they agonisingly missed out on a place in the TWP Wealth Twenty20 finals day as the perfect hosts were robbed of a spot in the showpiece showdown on the final ball of the first semi-final yesterday.

Northern League: Saints stunned as Towers’ hopes remain alive and kicking

Lancashire Telegraph: George Linde

8:35am Monday 7th July 2014

BATTLING Darwen dug deep to stay right in the mix for the Chorley Building Society Northern League title as they overcame the threat of St Annes at Vernon Road.

Ribblesdale League Sunday: Derby dream ends as league produces upsets

Lancashire Telegraph: Farook Butt in action for Clitheroe

8:30am Monday 7th July 2014

RIBBLESDALE Wanderers’ dreams of a Lancashire Cup quarter-final derby showdown with cross-town rivals Clitheroe were dashed yesterday as they were beaten by Denton West.

Ribblesdale League Saturday round-up: Another Great day for Harwood to keep the pressure on leaders Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:11am Monday 7th July 2014

GREAT Harwood ramped up the pressure at the top of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League as they moved into second spot on Saturday thanks to a big win over Whalley – but Clitheroe stayed in pole position after veteran Naeem Ashraf got them over the line at Earby.

Moorhouse's Twenty20: House in to the last four

Lancashire Telegraph: Lowerhouse CC team celebrating their Lancashire League T20 win in July 2013

7:31am Monday 7th July 2014

LOWERHOUSE smashed their way into the last four of the Moorhouse’s Lancashire League Twenty20 as they turned in a quite remarkable display of power hitting to upset their odds at Colne.

Nelson are Brad all over

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Saturday 5th July 2014

NELSON will create a little bit of history in the Foster’s Lancashire League tomorrow when club legend Michael Bradley takes to the field at Lowerhouse alongside his three sons – and Seedhill skipper Neil Thompson says the occasion will be a truly memorable one for the club as much as the Bradley clan.

Darwen aiming for a show of power

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Saturday 5th July 2014

DARWEN chairman Graham Ainslie believes the chance to showcase cricket talents on the national stage is incentive enough for the four sides taking place in tomorrow’s TWP Wealth Twenty20 Finals Day – but is still hoping it will be his men who are celebrating victory.

Challenge set to tee off

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:24pm Friday 4th July 2014

A TOP-quality field will contest the inaugural East Lancashire Scratch Challenge Trophy this weekend, with two of the area’s most prestigious competitions joining forces for what promises to be a cracking two days of golf.

Hadfield ready to down his mates

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Hadfield's Cherry Tree started with a win

3:21pm Friday 4th July 2014

BUOYANT Mark Hadfield is hoping to put one over his old mates tomorrow as he bids to boost Cherry Tree’s prospects of finishing at the top of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League Section B – and wants to see his men show the same character that has led to two cup finals.

Towers bid for winning start

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:19pm Friday 4th July 2014

DARWEN go into their big weekend looking to put Sunday’s TWP Wealth Twenty20 finals day to one side as they bid to get back on track in the Chorley Building Society Northern League after losing the lead in a mixed June.

Towers going out to shine on big day

Lancashire Telegraph: Darwen skipper Jordan Clarke pushes a single Picture: JADE DOHERTY

7:42am Tuesday 1st July 2014

DARWEN chairman Graham Ainslie is promising cricket fans two great days over the next two weeks as the Birch Hall club stages a prestigious Northern League double.

Sums add up to great night of T20 action

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Bolton

7:40am Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE battle for the first silverware of the season reaches boiling point on Friday night when three more teams bid to join already qualified Nelson in the last four of the Moorhouse’s Twenty20.

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