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‘House fate is still uncertain

Lowerhouse’s immediate future in the Lancashire League still hangs in the balance as they failed to do enough to guarantee a spot in the A Division at the weekend.

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Andrew Rushton for Read in their game against Ribblesdale Wanderers

Read keep the pressure on

Read kept the pressure on the leading pack in the Ribblesdale Cricket League after beating Brinscall by seven wickets at School Lane.

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Harry Lawson (centre) and Brady Barends (right) are plying their trade with Padiham CC this season.

Doors opening in Padiham’s pursuit of promotion

The doors to Section A have started to open up a bit wider for Padiham.

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Bharat Tripathi took five wickets in Burnleys win over East Lancs

Burnley bring phase one to a close with victory

Burnley ended the first phase of their Lancashire League campaign in second place after a 26 run win over East Lancs at Turf Moor.

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Liam Bedford

Can Burnley deliver in county cup?

No pressure Burnley - but victory over Lytham in the LCB Knockout Cup on Sunday will guarantee a place at Old Trafford for a local club.

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‘House a step away from Old Trafford

‘House a step away from Old Trafford

With five teams involved in the LCB Knockout Cup quarter-finals, Lowerhouse captain Ben Heap believes this year’s competition has been a great advertisement for the Lancashire League.

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Whalley Road professional Matt Walker

Read professional Walker wants to match success of the club’s halcyon days

Read professional Matt Walker is looking to bring the good old days back to Whalley Road after the club reached the Ramsbottom Cup final.

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Captain Ben Heap

Will Lowerhouse make the cut?

With just two fixtures remaining until phase two of the Lancashire League’s revolutionary structure kicks in, Lowerhouse may face a battle to make the top tier.

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Padiham skipper Phil Haggerty

Padiham’s promotion charge is back in motion

Padiham’s promotion charge regained momentum with a six-wicket win over second place Brinscall in a rain-affected game at School Lane.

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Reads Matt Walker finished unbeaten on 74 as his side reached the Ramsbottom Cup final

Read reach Rammy Cup final

Read have the opportunity to win the Ramsbottom Cup for the first time in 14 years after reaching the competition’s final.

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Burnleys Chris Holt, pictured in action with the bat, top scored with 82 against Colne

Colne take the brunt of Burnley’s frustration

A Lancashire League mini-derby victory over Colne took the edge off Burnley’s disappointment in the Twenty20 as they climbed to second in the table.

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The tie will get underway at 1 p.m. at Whalley Road

Cup semi is ‘biggest’ game of term for Read

Read skipper Andrew Rushton has labelled Sunday’s Ramsbottom Cup semi-final against Settle as the club’s biggest game of the season.

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Ben Heap

League shake-up is ‘mouth-watering’ - Lowerhouse captain Ben Heap

Lowerhouse captain Ben Heap has described the future of the Lancashire League as “mouth-watering”.

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Padiham Cricket Club celebrate 125 years

Padiham Cricket Club celebrate 125 years

More than 800 adults and children of all ages celebrated the 125th anniversary of Padiham Cricket Club.

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Burnley Cricket Club captain Dan Pickup welcomes the changes proposed for the Lancashire League

Burnley skipper Pickup excited by a fresh challenge

Burnley captain Dan Pickup is excited to be involved in all the historic changes set to be introduced in the Lancashire League.

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Stuart Maher (left) with Lowerhouse CC Managing Director, Matt Stansfield (centre), and Committee Member, Patrick Martin.

Charity's Lowerhouse CC defibrillator donation

A charity that installs public access defibrillators to local sporting venues has provided Lowerhouse Cricket Club with a secure cabinet for a defibrillator purchased with the help of the British Heart Foundation.

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Padihams Callum Clarke

Padiham’s anniversary celebrations hit a snag

Whalley soured Padiham’s 125th anniversary celebrations when registering a six-wicket win at the Arbories.

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Read skipper Andrew Rushton

Read beat the league leaders

A wonderful one-wicket win saw Read end Settle’s superb winning stretch in the Ribblesdale Cricket League.

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David Brown (pictured batting) top scored for Burnley in defeat against Ramsbottom

Burnley’s winning run ended

Burnley’s eight-game winning streak in the Lancashire League came to an end at the weekend as they suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of defending champions Ramsbottom.

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