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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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

It's a Padi-slam as Clitheroe are dumped out of Ramsbottom Cup

Lancashire Telegraph: Padiham skipper Callum Clarke made 62

8:46am Monday 16th June 2014

Clitheroe suffered a first defeat of the season as Padiham ended the Chatburn Road side's ambition of a Houldsworth Ribblesdale and Ramsbottom Cup double.

Charlie savours his champagne moment

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

3:30pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

DELIGHTED Ribblesdale Wanderers skipper Charlie Jackson believes his band of youngsters can turn their outstanding cup form into league success after they pulled off a result that caught the attention of the north west on Sunday.

Excellent Euxton are White hot in the doom and gloom to topple Cherry Tree

Lancashire Telegraph: Cherry Tree players celebrate taking a wicket

3:30pm Monday 9th June 2014

EUXTON reaped the rewards of hard work and persistence as they grafted to beat the rain and claim a fine win over Cherry Tree in the only match to survive the stormy weather in either the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League or Foster’s Lancashire League on Saturday.

Lancashire Cup: Happy Valley rivals cause a county stir

Lancashire Telegraph: Janake Gunaratne hits out for Clitheroe on Sunday

7:54am Monday 9th June 2014

CLITHEROE and Ribblesdale Wanderers made it a magnificent Ribble Valley double as they stunned prestigious opposition on a memorable day in the LCB Lancashire Cup.

Ribblesdale League: Excellent Euxton are White hot in the doom and gloom to topple Cherry Tree

Lancashire Telegraph: Euxton's Preston White starred with bat and ball in the only game to survive

7:48am Monday 9th June 2014

EUXTON reaped the rewards of hard work and persistance as they grafted to beat the rain and claim a fine win over Cherry Tree in the only match to survive the stormy weather in either the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League or Foster’s Lancashire League on Saturday.

Ribblesdale League Sunday: Gunar fires Clitheroe title bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Janaka Gunaratne

7:42am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Janaka Gunaratne blasted his way into the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League history books as Clitheroe went run crazy in cementing their place as senior division leaders.

Ribblesdale League Saturday: Maher’s happy return to The Brox

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

7:38am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

STUART Maher continued his love affair with The Brox as he once again claimed the bowling bragging rights on a trip to Brooksbottom.

LCB to review Lancashire Cup after Lowerhouse are forced to withdraw

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

7:27am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

LANCASHIRE Cricket Board chiefs are to review the format of their flagship Lancashire Cup knockout competition for next season in a bid to prevent teams being forced to withdraw.

Meehan takes over

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

11:30am Thursday 29th May 2014

VETERAN seamer Steve Meehan has been appointed as the new captain of Padiham second team.

Ribblesdale League: Jack is just Great for Harwood with six of the best to brush Baxenden aside

Lancashire Telegraph: Andreas Sudnik claimed three wickets

8:14am Monday 26th May 2014

THE first double-header of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League season turned into a single header after rain wrecked Saturday's programme.

Ribblesdale League: O'Connor hoping to see Padiham promoted

Lancashire Telegraph: Kyle O'Connor's Read are in action

6:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

READ make the short trip to their arch rivals Padiham tomorrow – and skipper Kyle O’Connor is desperate to see the derby restored to a twice-a-season occasion.

The weekend cricket teams

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington stage junior registration

1:37pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Who's playing for who this weekend...

Read skipper O'Connor happy with the run flow

Lancashire Telegraph: Kyle O'Connor's Read are in action

6:27pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

SUITED skipper Kyle O’Connor admits he was delighted to see Joey Marshall scorch to a century as Read piled on the runs at the weekend – even though he was kicking himself at not joining his fellow opener in the 100 club.

Students rock the Red Rose

Lancashire Telegraph: Students rock the Red Rose

7:29am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Lancashire suffered a torrid day with the bat in their MCCU match with Loughborough University yesterday.

Ribblesdale League: Runs flow and records tumble as Metcalf and Marshall hit tons

Lancashire Telegraph: Daniel Metcalf launches a huge six on his way to his 100 for Oswaldtwistle Immanuel Picture: KIPAX

11:48am Monday 19th May 2014

READ piled up the third highest score in the history of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League as they put new boys Brinscall to the sword as the runs flowed on a scorching Saturday.

Earby put record on the line at Red Caps

Lancashire Telegraph: Charlie Dewhurst

3:50pm Friday 16th May 2014

EARBY put their 100 per cent record on the line tomorrow as the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League returns after a cup weekend.

Oi! Mind my windows...Hadfield has a smashing day in Ramsbottom Cup

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Hadfield and Ruan Sadler

12:30pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

CHERRY Tree skipper Mark Hadfield was delighted with the display of his Ramsbottom Cup first round stars – even though he admits the win over Settle came at a hefty personal price.

Bowling from the deep end

Lancashire Telegraph: Cherry Tree skipper Mark Hadfield mops up on Saturday

11:22am Monday 12th May 2014

THE weekend cricket programme was hit hard by the bad weather with the entire Lancashire League programme washed out completely, while seven of the eight Ramsbottom Cup ties were settled by bowl outs.

Ex-pro Siddique hit by doping ban

Lancashire Telegraph: Kashif Siddique has been banned in Pakistan

1:43pm Friday 9th May 2014

A FORMER Ribblesdale League professional has become the first man to be banned for doping in Pakistan domestic cricket – and now his career could be over.

Ribblesdale League: Ideal start for Earby skipper

Lancashire Telegraph: Richard Craddock

10:30am Wednesday 7th May 2014

SUITED Earby skipper Richard Craddock says his side’s start to the new season is just what everyone at The Applegarth wanted and needed – and hopes his men can continue playing with a smile on their faces.

Ribblesdale League: Read all about Howard’s hat-trick!

Lancashire Telegraph: Read's Elliott Lowes bowls at Whalley's Wilkin Mota during Saturday's top of the table clash Picture: HELEN BROWN

11:38am Monday 5th May 2014

HAT-trick hero Dave Howard stunned pre-season title favourites Read as Whalley romped to a thumping win to stay top of the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League.

Read's O'Connor ready for battle

Lancashire Telegraph: Kyle O'Connor's Read are in action

8:49am Friday 2nd May 2014

GRITTY skipper Kyle O’Connor is relishing the top of the table showdown with Whalley – and is backing his Read men to come through with flying colours.

Whalley skipper loving life at the top

Lancashire Telegraph: Whalley skipper loving life at the top

12:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

NEW Whalley skipper Richard Lamb says he is loving every minute of leading the Station Road outfit – and admits his time in charge couldn’t have got off to a better start.

Ribblesdale League: Big two maintain their perfect start

Lancashire Telegraph: Padiham skipper Callum Clarke made 62

9:29am Monday 28th April 2014

READ showed just why they are so many people’s favourites to dethrone Clitheroe as Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League champions with another powerhouse display on Saturday.

Ribblesdale League: Saturday scores

Lancashire Telegraph: Callum Clarke

9:45am Sunday 27th April 2014

All the details from Saturday...

Chapple takes over as the Red Rose chief

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

9:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

EARBY’S finest son Glen Chapple has been handed the responsibility of coaching Lancashire for the remainder of the County Championship season after Peter Moores left for the England job.

Ribblesdale League: Clarke aims to have Padiham looking up

Lancashire Telegraph: Callum Clarke

4:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

CALLUM Clarke says he and his Padiham colleagues are just glad to be back on the field after a long winter – and is sure they can start looking up rather than down this time around.

Ribblesdale League game-by-game guide

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

4:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

A look at tomorrow's big games...

Weekend cricket teams

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7:47am Friday 25th April 2014

Who's playing who and where...

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