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Chorley claim the T20 honours on finals day

Chorley are feeling just champion after emerging victorious in the Northern Premier League T20 Cup.

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Ashley Billington hit a half-century for Penwortham but Croston chased down their target

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Croston will take on Kendal in the final of the Meyler Cup after they both got the better of their semi-final opponents on Sunday.

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Tom Howarth hit a half-century for Longridge last weekend

Leaders Longridge go to bottom club

Top plays bottom in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield, with Longridge looking to maintain their title push.

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Action from Preston's defeat by Fulwood and Broughton in May

Rock-bottom Preston having a woeful summer

Preston might be forgiven for steering clear of a look at the Northern League table.

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Daniel Wilkinson of Longridge

Daniel Wilkinson on song to help keep Longridge top of Palace Shield

Longridge piled on the runs to beat Great Eccleston and stay top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield.

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Simon Kerrigan on his way to a matchwinning 90 (Photo: Tim Gilbert, Preston Photographic Society)

Simon Kerrigan guides F&B to win over Garstang

Simon Kerrigan’s knock of 90 helped Fulwood and Broughton to a much-needed victory over Garstang in the Northern League.

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Chorley's Wian Van Zyl will feature for the MCC today

Chorley chairman urges players to maintain good Northern League form

Chorley chairman Peter Mockett has challenged his men to maintain their position in the top half of the Northern League Division One.

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Morecambe's Pro Luke Jongwe

It was a case of so near, yet so far for Morecambe as they were agonisingly beaten in the final over by Fleetwood at Broadwater.

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Ross Bretherton took three wickets

Leyland make it three wins on the spin

Leyland are beginning to find their form in the Northern League Division One after picking up their third win on the spin at the weekend.

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Thomas Wilson took 5-31 for Penwortham

Longridge notch 10th win after Zac heroics

A brilliant unbeaten century by Zac Christie set Longridge up for their 10th win of the summer at South Shore on Saturday.

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Longridge bowler Tom Howarth took 4-39 against New Longton

Longridge stay top of the Palace Shield

Longridge maintained their lead at the top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield thanks to a six-wicket win over New Longton.

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Arbab Munir

Record run chase is just the job for F&B

Fulwood and Broughton earned a morale-boosting victory at the weekend as they moved out of the Northern League Division One relegation zone.

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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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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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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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Gayan Maneeshan

Big-scoring Maneeshan cannot prevent defeat

A knock of 97 from Gayan Maneeshan was in vain as Chorley slipped to defeat at Netherfield in the Northern League Premier Division.

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Sam Marsh took 7-37 but it proved to be in vain for Croston

Longridge back on top as Josh impresses

Joshua Mullin was the standout star for Longridge as they moved back to the top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division at the weekend.

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Garstang captain Mark Walling

Garstang captain feeling positive despite first Northern League defeat

Mark Walling is pleased with how Garstang have adapted to life in the Northern Premier League.

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