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Keaton Jennings shines but Lancashire face an uphill battle at Worcestershire

Worcestershire are on track to clinch their first Specsavers County Championship victory of the season despite the best efforts of Lancashire opener Keaton Jennings.

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Fulwood & Broughton batsman Mark Smith

Big Interview: Ambitious plans at Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club

Exciting ground development plans could turn Fulwood and Broughton into one of the premier local cricket venues in the county.

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Simon Kerrigan in action for Lancashire

No pressure on Fulwood and Broughton professional Simon Kerrigan to bowl

Fulwood and Broughton will give professional Simon Kerrigan all the time he needs as he looks to rediscover his bowling prowess.

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Ian Simpson

Follow Josh Mullin’s lead with bat urges Longridge’s Ian Simpson

Longridge bowler Ian Simpson believes Josh Mullin has set the template for their batters to follow this season.

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Jonny Bairstow smashed 139 for England as they posted a world record 481 in their 50-over win over Australia at Trent Bridge

Steven Croft column: Back-to-back County Championship games crucial

It’s been frustrating to sit out the game with Worcestershire.

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Lancashire's Danny Lamb

Danny Lamb creates history as Lancashire struggle at Worcestershire

Lancashire’s Danny Lamb is to become the first concussion replacement in English first-class cricket after his team-mates were put to the sword by Worcestershire’s batsmen.

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Jordan Clark had a good day for Lancashire

Lancashire's good work undone by late slump on day one at Worcestershire

A late surge of wickets by Worcestershire all-rounder Ed Barnard turned the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Lancashire at Blackfinch New Road on its head.

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Alex Hales hit 147 for England

Morgan targets ODI 500 after Trent Bridge heroics

Eoin Morgan believes England’s one-day international record-breakers may yet have a world-first total of 500 within their capabilities after their near miss against Australia at Trent Bridge.

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White Coppice celebrate a big win on Saturday

White Coppice celebrate as they claim elusive victory

White Coppice’s cricketers have found that winning feeling... at long last.

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Luke Jongwe in action for Morecambe against Garstang. Picture: Tony North

Line-up complete for Northern League’s Twenty20 finals day

The line-up for the Northern League’s Twenty20 finals day is complete.

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Chorley's Wian Van Zyl

Wian Van Zyl stars in Chorley victory - Northern League round-up

Chorley got back to winning ways in the Northern League with victory over Fulwood and Broughton.

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Neil Holden top scored for Longridge

Longridge victorious in battle of top two

Longridge won the battle of the top two in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division at the weekend.

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Logik Developments, headed by Andrew Flintoff, have submitted plans to build a 35-storey block of apartments in the centre of Manchester (Image via Logik Developments).

Andrew Flintoff sets his sights on building a huge skyscraper in central Manchester

Preston sporting icon Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has unveiled plans for his first foray into property development - a luxury 35-storey apartment block in the middle of Manchester.
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Michael Walling hit 43 for Garstang last weekend

Garstang looking to get back in groove in Northern League

Garstang CC skipper Mark Walling wants his players to bounce back when they meet Penrith on Saturday.

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Lancashire have a nine-day break between first XI fixtures

Steven Croft's Lancashire cricket column: Southport match unlike anything I'd experienced

I haven’t really experienced anything like what happened at Southport this week.
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Iain Bradley

Village outfit Eccleston are aiming high

Chairman Iain Bradley has not ruled out the prospect of taking Eccleston into the Northern League Division One next season – should they finish in the top two this year.

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Photo Neil Cross'Euxton v Brinscall'Waqir Rafique hits the boundary on his way to 100

Ton for Rafique as Euxton win derby battle with Brinscall

Waqar Rafique hit a superb century as Euxton beat derby rivals Brinscall by 72 runs on Sunday to top Ramsbottom Cup Group 1.

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Dave Makinson of Leyland CC

Tailenders wag to help Leyland beat Fulwood

Tailenders Alex Williams and Andrew Jacques ensured Leyland just edged past Fulwood and Broughton in a thrilling end at Highfield.

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Gayan Maneeshan

Chorley cricket star Gayan follows up big knock with first century

Gayan Maneeshan’s first century of the season inspired Chorley’s demolition of Eccleston in the Lancashire Knockout.

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Liam Livingstone takes strike against Essex's Sam Cook

Lancashire beaten inside three days by Essex

A magnificent bowling display sealed a five-wicket victory for Essex inside three days in their Specsavers County Championship match against Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford.

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