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Shield of dreams at last for Garstang

Garstang have won the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield title for the first time.

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Mark Walling

Garstang skipper hints at Northern League future

Garstang captain Mark Walling has hinted that the club will take up the opportunity of playing in the Northern League next season.

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Michael Wellings hit 29 for champions-elect Garstang at the weekend

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Garstang will have to wait before they are officially crowned as the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division champions.

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Garstang skipper Mark Walling

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Garstang skipper Mark Walling is refusing to let his mind wander to thoughts of lifting the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division trophy.

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Jimmy Anderson has taken his 500th Test wicket

Jimmy left stranded on 499 wickets

Jimmy Anderson is just one wicket short of becoming the first Englishman to reach 500 Test wickets.
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Leyland's Andrew Makinson

Second spot still in sight for Leyland

Leyland beat Fleetwood by 35 runs at Fox Lane to keep alive their hopes of finishing runners-up.

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Mark Walling struck 91 for Garstang

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It is ‘as you were’ at the top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division as the top three teams all won at the weekend.

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David Makinson

Mak’s record may stand test of time

Leyland captain David Makinson will be surprised if anybody breaks his bowling record.

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Rebecca Duckworth will be doing Lancashire proud at the 2017 School Games

Rebecca’s sporty rise continues

Opponents at the 2017 national Schools Games will be getting hit for six if a Preston cricketer has her way

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David Makinson

Bowler Makinson creates league history

Veteran seamer David Makinson bowled himself into the Northern Cricket League record books on Bank holiday Monday.

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Matthew Smith was in excellent form for F&B at the weekend

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Garstang are edging ever closer to claiming their first ever Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division title.

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David Makinson

Makinson enjoyed long-overdue Leyland victory

Leyland’s victory over Barrow in the Northern League last week was long overdue, says skipper David Makinson.

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Garstang captain Mark Walling in action

Palace Shield pair eyeing up a double

Garstang and Vernon Carus will look to put silverware in the trophy cabinet when they meet in the Meyler Cup final on Sunday afternoon.

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Mark Woodhead  scored  25 for Morecambe (Photo: Tony North)

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The battle of the top two in the Northern League went the way of leaders Netherfield against Chorley.

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Croston batsman Sam Marsh

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Garstang are back on top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division after they secured a crucial victory over Vernon Carus on Saturday.

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Steve Titchard

Titchard excited by Thunder’s chances

Lancashire Thunder coach Steve Titchard has described the county’s domestic Twenty20 success as “a brilliant lift” ahead of the forthcoming Kia Super League.

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Starkie among the wickets but Preston beaten

Preston could not halt the charge of Netherfield at the top of the Northern League.

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Matthew Smith for Fulwood and Broughton during their game against Longridge

Battle of title rivals finishes all square

Title contenders Fulwood and Broughton and Longridge could not be separated in their Moore and Smalley Palace Shield clash at Highfield.

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Rory McDowell took four wickets for Longridge in their win over Eccelston

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Longridge are back at the summit of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield as the Premier Division title battle hots up.

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Sajid Patel scored 42 as Preston beat Leyland

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Leyland suffered cup heartbreak on Sunday as they were beaten in the grand final of the T20 competition by Netherfield.

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