Pelser to miss final Rawtenstall game

Lancashire Telegraph: Brett Pelser shone for Rawtenstall

8:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RAWTENSTALL will have to find a substitute professional for the final game of the Foster's Lancashire League season after Brett Pelser was forced to return home to South Africa.

Lancashire League: House in a hurry to their party

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:54am Tuesday 9th September 2014

FOSTER’S Lancashire League champions Lowerhouse showed their ruthless streak on a day of celebration at the Neville Gee Recruitment Ground and made it 19 league wins on the spin as they hammered last year’s champions Accrington yesterday.

Northern League: Bye George...Linde signs off in style

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:52am Tuesday 9th September 2014

DARWEN professional George Linde signed off for the 2014 season in spectacular style as he hut a hundred and claimed five wickets – but his efforts couldn’t earn the Towers a victory at Netherfield.

Ribblesdale League: Champions seal the deal

Lancashire Telegraph: Janaka Gunaratne

7:48am Tuesday 9th September 2014

CLITHEROE retained the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League title as they saw off the threat of Great Harwood on Saturday to spark a party in the Ribble Valley.

Lancashire League: Super House are just champion

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:47am Monday 1st September 2014

SUPER Lowerhouse are the Foster’s Lancashire League champions for 2014 after they squeezed themselves over the line to claim a fourth title in 10 glorious year in the dark at Todmorden last night.

Ribblesdale League: Pace too hot as Clitheroe bow out of Lancashire Cup and slip in the league

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:44am Monday 1st September 2014

CLITHEROE’S dreams of winning the LCB Lancashire Cup were extinguished yesterday as they found the pace bowling of Liverpool Competition Ormskirk too hot to handle.

Northern League: Chorley suffer Royal London heartache

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:41am Monday 1st September 2014

CHORLEY’S dreams of Royal London ECB National Knockout glory were ended last night as Nottinghamshire Premier League big hitters Sandiacre Town broke their hearts at Windsor Park.

The Roses: Lancashire on the back foot against Yorkshire

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Croft, Naomi Aspin, Peter Moores and Tom Smith at Lancashire’s Old Trafford headquarters

7:40am Monday 1st September 2014

Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

Lancashire League Sunday: Roscoe joins two more select clubs

Lancashire Telegraph: Keith Roscoe will rock Rawtenstall

8:12am Monday 25th August 2014

Keith Roscoe spun his way to two more remarkable Foster’s Lancashire League landmarks yesterday – and still shows no signs of slowing down.

Lancashire League Saturday: Lowerhouse march towards title with a Ram slam

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:10am Monday 25th August 2014

LOWERHOUSE put one hand on the Foster’s Lancashire League title as they blew their closest rivals Ramsbottom away on a super Saturday.

Ribblesdale League: Red Cap is a smash hit star

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:07am Monday 25th August 2014

Amal Athulathmudali wrote his name into the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League record books yesterday as the Sri Lankan filled in for Salesbury and blasted Brinscall’s bowling attack to a new league record score.

Northern League: Darwen held up by Penrith's last pair

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:05am Monday 25th August 2014

DARWEN’S charge for honours in the Chorley Building Society Northern League was held up by Penrith’s final pair on Saturday as they were forced to settle for a winning draw on their long trip north.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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