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11:15am Monday 23rd May 2016
SETTLE survived a late batting collapse to earn a Ribblesdale League victory over Salesbury at the Marshfield ground on Saturday.
5:25pm Friday 20th May 2016
CHERRY Tree skipper Mark Hadfield was in sparkling form with bat and ball last weekend, but he would have swapped his personal performances for two wins for his team.
11:43am Friday 22nd April 2016
CLITHEROE are out to make it a fantastic four this season, and by doing so create history Ribblesdale League history.
2:08pm Wednesday 9th September 2015
DANIEL Metcalf has issued a survival rallying call ahead of Oswaldwistle Immanuel’s winner-takes-all clash with Cherry Tree at New Lane on Saturday.
12:20pm Monday 7th September 2015
CLITHEROE suffered only their second defeat of the season but retained their Houldsworth Ribblesdale League title with two games to spare.
12:20pm Saturday 5th September 2015
SETTLE’S Pakistani professional Imran Khalid could be bowling his googlies against Alastair Cook’s England this autumn.
2:13pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015
MARSHFIELD chairman Andrew Davidson has hailed Settle’s young guns after they lifted the Ribblesdale League’s Twenty20 crown.
1:51pm Wednesday 26th August 2015
CALLUM Clarke has praised home grown professional Ben Heap ahead of this weekend’s title showdown with top dogs Euxton at the Arbories.
1:21pm Monday 17th August 2015
CLITHEROE maintained their grip on the Ribblesdale League with a four-run victory over Cherry Tree.
11:57am Wednesday 5th August 2015
DANIEL Metcalf is hoping Oswaldtwistle Immanuel’s historic Ramsbottom Cup victory can inspire a strong finish to the league season as they bid for a top-four place in the final standings.
11:04am Monday 3rd August 2015
CLITHEROE pro Janaka Gunaratne smashed his way into the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League record books and straight into a derby war of words.
11:10am Monday 3rd August 2015
SKIPPER Daniel Metcalf hailed man of the match Andreas Sudnik after Oswaldtwistle Immanuel lifted the Watson Ramsbottom Cup for the first time in the club’s history.
10:27am Wednesday 29th July 2015
CLITHEROE skipper Paul Gaskell insists his side are not looking at a Ribblesdale League and LCB Knockout double despite weekend performances leaving them poised for success in both.
11:10am Wednesday 15th July 2015
PADIHAM skipper Callum Clarke believes his maturing side can secure promotion from Section B of the Ribblesdale League this season after another hugely-impressive weekend performance cut the gap to leaders Euxton to two points.
11:50am Wednesday 8th July 2015
RIBBLESDALE Wanderers pro Ryan Canning has been backed to challenge the Ribblesdale League’s runs record this year after taking his average for the season to more than 100.
11:09am Monday 6th July 2015
RIBBLESDALE Wanderers’ professional Ryan Canning smashed an unbeaten 106 in earning a four-wicket win over Earby in a high-scoring game.
2:05pm Wednesday 1st July 2015
HEARING that “KP” has lit up another cricket field may not come as a surprise to many observers, but they may be shocked to know the cricket field in question was Read’s Whalley Road.
5:50pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015
SETTLE skipper Andrew Davidson is hoping his current crop can emulate the 2005 vintage as they seek an unprecedented treble.
10:54am Tuesday 23rd June 2015
OSWALDTWISTLE Immanuel continued their impressive Twenty20 form with their third straight win in the Ribblesdale League competition.
7:05pm Friday 12th June 2015
READ will look to strengthen their Ribblesdale League championship challenge this afternoon when they welcome Euxton to Whalley Road.
1:19pm Friday 12th June 2015
THE top two in the Ribblesdale League meet tonight in a clash of the titans in the league's Twenty20 competition.
10:41am Monday 1st June 2015
CHAMPIONS Clitheroe dropped their first points of the season as the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League’s top two played out a thrilling tie at Marshfield on Saturday.
5:00am Saturday 30th May 2015
RYAN Canning, the league’s top scorer, admits tomorrow’s clash with Padiham at the Arbories has all the ingredients for a powder keg clash.
10:57am Wednesday 27th May 2015
PADIHAM captain Callum Clarke believes his side’s opening win of the season can be a catalyst for a promotion push from the second tier of the Ribblesdale League.
12:10pm Wednesday 20th May 2015
DANIEL Metcalfe insists Oswaldtwistle Immanuel’s winless league run is not concerning him just yet - with his side fast becoming the county’s cup kings.
11:51am Wednesday 13th May 2015
SALESBURY skipper Steve Brown has hailed Josh Bristol’s outstanding display in his side’s sensational success at previously unbeaten Ribblesdale Wanderers on Saturday as one of the best he has seen.
11:46am Monday 11th May 2015
PROLIFIC Ryan Canning finally has a Houldsworth Ribblesdale League average and Josh Bristol an outstanding bowling analysis after a dramatic game at Church Meadow.
12:13pm Wednesday 6th May 2015
PADIHAM skipper Callum Clarke believes his side’s season starts here after rain washed out their attempts to get a first victory of the campaign last weekend.
10:44am Wednesday 29th April 2015
RYAN Canning wants to bring the glory days back to Church Meadow.
11:11am Tuesday 28th April 2015
CLITHEROE spinner Alex Hartley is hoping she has done enough to put her name on the England Women’s cricket selectors’ radar, after impressing on the Academy tour to Dubai.
10:50am Monday 27th April 2015
RYAN Canning has taken an instant liking to the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League, though the feeling isn’t mutual for the senior division bowlers.
11:00am Wednesday 22nd April 2015
BARNOLDSWICK skipper Luke Hodgson wants his side’s opening day win over Earby can set the tone for a promotion campaign.
11:05am Friday 17th April 2015
BEN Heap ended the 2014 cricket season celebrating the Lancashire League title with Lowerhouse.
12:14pm Thursday 18th December 2014
BEN Heap is dreaming big ahead of the 2015 cricket season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.