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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.

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.

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.

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.

Bacup's Tim has a weekend of highs and lows

Lancashire Telegraph: A relieved Timothy Farragher outside court

7:38am Tuesday 1st July 2014

BACUP’S Tim Farragher had an eventful weekend as he tasted the highs and lows of Foster’s Lancashire League cricket.

Rammy shine in huge run chase

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

7:37am Tuesday 1st July 2014

FANS who soaked up the sunshine to watch East Lancashire seconds take on Ramsbottom on Sunday were served up a real treat as the runs flowed.

Ramsbottom Cup: Holders Wanderers into final

Lancashire Telegraph: It’s high fives for Padiham’s Duncan Hall (centre) after dismissing Ribblesdale Wanderers Charlie Jackson

9:31am Monday 30th June 2014

RIBBLESDALE Wanderers will bid to defend their Ramsbottom Cup crown at The Applegarth next month after they breezed past Padiham to set up another final fling yesterday.

Northern League: Darwen bounce back in fine style

Lancashire Telegraph: George Linde

9:28am Monday 30th June 2014

STUTTERING Darwen suffered another bad day in the Chorley Building Society Northern League as fellow high flyers Blackpool claimed all the points at Birch Hall on Saturday.

Ribblesdale League: Russ pays perfect tribute to dad Eric

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancashire's Kyle Jarvis in action for Read on Saturday

9:25am Monday 30th June 2014

Russ Whalley paid the perfect tribute to his late father Eric with a match-winning half-century as Great Harwood’s fine run in the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League continued on Saturday.

Lancashire League Sunday: Birthday boy Greg gives Enfield a match-winning present

Lancashire Telegraph: Greg Jones

9:18am Monday 30th June 2014

Greg Jones had the perfect 22nd birthday as he made the highest score of his Lancashire League career as Enfield beat Church.

Lancashire League Saturday: House dig deep to stay at the summit

Lancashire Telegraph: Rawtenstall's Vinny Hanson looks on as East Lancashire's John Turner clips a ball towards the boundary Picture: KIPAX

9:15am Monday 30th June 2014

LOWERHOUSE once again dug deep to stay at the summit of the Foster’s Lancashire League as they got past Haslingden on a decidedly chilly Saturday.

Lancashire League: Accrington aim to get back into contention

Lancashire Telegraph: Rawtenstall legend: Vinny deserves his victim haul

5:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

REIGNING champions Accrington bid to extend a remarkable winning run over derby rivals Rishton tomorrow as the Foster’s Lancashire League season reaches the halfway stage with the second part of a double header weekend.

Ramsbottom Cup: Quartet aim for final glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Callum Clarke

5:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

CUP holders Ribblesdale Wanderers put their crown on the line tomorrow as they look to cast indifferent league form to one side as the Ramsbottom Cup reaches the semi-final stage.

Accrington Stanley mourn death of former chairman Eric Whalley

Lancashire Telegraph: Eric Whalley with former Stanley manager John Coleman

11:52pm Friday 27th June 2014

FORMER Accrington Stanley chairman Eric Whalley has died, aged 74.

Lancashire League: Rocky ace Keith eyes another record

Lancashire Telegraph: Keith Roscoe will rock Rawtenstall

7:54am Friday 27th June 2014

RECORD breaker Keith Roscoe looks to put another mark in the Foster’s Lancashire League history books this weekend as he bids to create another landmark to add to his growing collection of bowling feats.

Northern League: Darwen hope to hit back

Lancashire Telegraph: Netherfield pro Saliya Saman bowls to Darwen's Ammer Mirza

7:52am Friday 27th June 2014

DARWEN aim to bounce back from two defeats on the spin as they go into a home double header with a mission to stay in the scrap for the Chorley Building Society Northern League title.

Twenty20: Church out to cement place in last four

Lancashire Telegraph: Levi Wolfenden

7:51am Friday 27th June 2014

CHURCH can put on foot in the semi-finals of the Moorhouse’s Lancashire League Twenty20 tonight as the group stages reach boiling point tonight.

Ribblesdale League: Complacency can’t set in says Gaskell

Lancashire Telegraph: Janake Gunaratne hits out for Clitheroe on Sunday

7:49am Friday 27th June 2014

SKIPPER Paul Gaskell is warning his Clitheroe men that they can’t afford to be complacent as they continue their quest for the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League title – and is wary of the threat posed by Barnoldswick tomorrow.

Talking Cricket: Enfield’s efforts were just fantastic

Lancashire Telegraph: Enfield players go on the run to boost club’s coffers

8:07am Wednesday 25th June 2014

ENFIELD’S cricketers swapped their bats and whites for their running gear last Saturday and did their bit for the club...and I can’t praise them enough for their efforts.

Bowler Cross leads Lancashire to victory...with the bat

Lancashire Telegraph: England star Kate Cross

8:05am Wednesday 25th June 2014

LANCASHIRE Women took a giant stride towards promotion into Division One of the ECB Women’s County Championship as they beat their main rivals Devon – but how they were made to work for their victory.

Gaskell delighted with Clitheroe comeback

Lancashire Telegraph: Janaka Gunaratne

8:02am Wednesday 25th June 2014

SKIPPER Paul Gaskell is delighted with the application shown by his top dogs Clitheroe as they returned to form with a bang at the weekend – and is now aiming for glory on two fronts.

Lancashire League: It's the demolition derbies

Lancashire Telegraph: Lowerhhouse's Ben Heap smashes the ball to the boundary against Burnley Picture: KIPAX

8:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

LOWERHOUSE sent out another statement of intent at the top of the Foster’s Lancashire League yesterday as they romped to a big derby win over Burnley.

Ribblesdale League: Whalley claim a thriller to stay in the hunt for glory

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

8:07am Tuesday 24th June 2014

WHALLEY kept up the chase behind reigning Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League champions Clitheroe as they claimed a thrilling win over Salesbury on Saturday.

Northern League: Darwen made to toil as Field hit form while Smit shatters Chorley hopes

Lancashire Telegraph: Netherfield pro Saliya Saman bowls to Darwen's Ammer Mirza

8:05am Tuesday 24th June 2014

DARWEN slipped down to third place in the Chorley Building Society Northern League as Netherfield finally showed their true colours to romp to a big win at a sun drenched Birch Hall on Saturday.

Enfield players go on the run to boost club’s coffers

Lancashire Telegraph: Enfield players go on the run to boost club’s coffers

7:52am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Enfield’s cricketers boosted club funds by taking part in a relay marathon around the Lancashire League’s 14 clubs on Saturday – and followed that up with a stunning derby win at Accrington a day later.

Ace Edgar moves House to Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

7:50am Tuesday 24th June 2014

LOWERHOUSE have lost one of their talented rising stars after all-rounder Jack Edgar decided to leave the Neville Gee Recruitment Ground for Great Harwood.

Hanson: The time was right to call time on Rawtenstall career

Lancashire Telegraph: Vinny Hanson

9:25am Saturday 21st June 2014

VINNY Hanson says the time was right to announce he was calling time on his cricketing career - but wants his Rawtenstall men to forget about his farewell and focus on the job in hand between now and the end of the season.

Rawtenstall skipper Hanson to call time on career

Lancashire Telegraph: Vinny Hanson

1:52pm Thursday 19th June 2014

RECORD breaking Rawtenstall captain and wicketkeeper Vinny Hanson has announced that he will hang up his gloves at the end of the current Foster's Lancashire League season.

Former Rawtenstall pro Arif banned for life over match-fix charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Naved Arif took 29 balls to score 11 runs and bowled six overs for 41 runs in the game in question

12:26pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

FORMER Rawtenstall professional Naved Arif has accepted a life ban from cricket after pleading guilty to six breaches of the ECB's anti-corrupton code while playing at Sussex.

Burnley pro Holt believes good times could be around the corner after double

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris Holt

3:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

CHRIS Holt says the mood around the Burnley camp has lifted through the roof after two weekend wins –and now the professional is gunning for three on the spin when his men collide with Nelson in the Moorhouse’s Twenty20 on Friday night.

Rawtenstall's Payne aims for August return

Lancashire Telegraph: Nick Payne was hurt in the nets

7:41am Tuesday 17th June 2014

RAWTENSTALL’S Nick Payne is aiming to return to Foster’s Lancashire League action by early August after suffering a broken arm while batting in the nets.

Todmorden's Garland fine after collision

Lancashire Telegraph: Todmorden’s Kristian Garland is attended to after colliding with the boundary

7:38am Tuesday 17th June 2014

TODMORDEN batsman Kristian Garland recovered from a nasty blow to the head to take his place in the Centre Vale side’s team for Sunday’s Foster’s Lancashire League defeat at Burnley after he was forced into a trip to hospital 24 hours earlier.

Darwen in the running for two OSCAs

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

7:36am Tuesday 17th June 2014

DARWEN are in the running for two of the Lancashire Cricket Board’s prestigious OSCAs.

Ribblesdale League: Whalley wobble but recover to stay in hunt

Lancashire Telegraph: Baxenden professional Mohammed Asif Iqbal

7:24am Tuesday 17th June 2014

WHALLEY made full use of their game in hand to close the gap on inactive Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League leaders Clitheroe as they proved far too good for Euxton, while Great Harwood’s impressive run continued and stuttering Read were beaten again.

Lancashire League: House happy with win

Lancashire Telegraph: Keith Roscoe will rock Rawtenstall

7:22am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Lowerhouse came out on top in the big game at Rawtenstall – but they were made to sweat as Rocky put up an amazing battle to chase a tough reduced target.

Worsley Cup: Brilliant Brown keeps best for Cup

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley wicketkeeper Chris Burton can’t hide his delight after Kristian Garland was trapped lbw by Bharat Tripathi

7:20am Tuesday 17th June 2014

WORSLEY Cup class act Michael Brown once again took top billing as he played a quite magnificent innings to steer holders Burnley into the last four of the competition as they beat Todmorden.

ECB National Knockout: Classy Chorley stun Saints in cup cracker

Lancashire Telegraph: Chorley skipper Andy Holdsworth

7:32am Tuesday 17th June 2014

A top-notch team display saw Chorley surge into the last 16 of the National Knockout with a win at St Annes on Sunday.

Northern League: Towers are toppled as champions Leyland move to the summit

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

7:27am Tuesday 17th June 2014

DARWEN lost the leadership of the Chorley Building Society Northern League as defending champions Leyland proved to be just too good as they toppled the Towers.


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