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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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Palace Shield action this weekend

League and cup challenge for Walling’s outfit

A big weekend in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield sees key games in the title race and the Meyler Cup.

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Chorley skipper Andrew Holdsworth

Chorley looking to maintain title push

Chorley head to Cumbria as they look to stay hot on the heels of Netherfield at the top of the Northern League.

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Brinscalls Sam MacLachlan

Brinscall pay for a succession of run-outs

Brinscall CC were the architects of their own downfall as they slipped to defeat at Cherry Tree.

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Chris Harty showed his versatility

Moulton helps fire Chorley back up to second in table

If anybody left Windsor Park on Saturday evening grumbling, they are probably one of those people who are never happy.

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Adlington Cricket Club professional, Majid Majeed

Adlington fail to take advantage of Maj-ic

Adlington spurned the chance to consolidate their lead at the top of the Association Section of the Bolton Cricket League, unexpectedly losing at home to local rivals Blackrod.

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A host of former cricket stars took part in an England International 20/20 match against Mawdesley CC to mark the club's 120th anniversary.
The England team.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
7-7-2017

Stars turned out to honour Mawdesley

A host of former England International cricketers descended on Mawdesley Cricket Club to help the club celebrate the 120th anniversary of their entry into league cricket.

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Preston's Lukman Vahaluwala celebrates after taking a wicket at Morecambe (photo: Tony North)

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Chorley climbed to second place in the Northern League thanks to a 32-run victory over Penrith at Windsor Park.

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Mark Walling

Walling’s men aim to close gap at top

Garstang skipper Mark Walling is targeting maximum points against Freckleton on Saturday as they bid to close the gap on the league leaders.

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Chorley's stand in skipper Kyle Dixon (pictured in action fro former club White Coppice)

Frustration as the weather is the winner

It’s always frustrating when the weather puts paid to game of cricket, especially when it’s delicately poised.

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James Chaplin batting for Leyland

T20 success, rain rescue and cup exit for Leyland

James Chaplin’s 49 helped steer Leyland into the next stage of the T20 as they beat Preston at West Cliff to clinch their group title.

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Mark Smith batting for Fulwood.

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Reigning champions back on top of table

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