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Wins for Read and Padiham on opening day of season

Read got off to winning ways under new skipper Andrew Rushton in the Ribblesdale Cricket League as they saw off Brinscall at Whalley Road.

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Lowerhouse stalwart Chris Bleazard reaches another milestone

There’s no stopping Bleazard as Lowerhouse record opening day victory

Evergreen West Ender Chris Bleazard reached another incredible milestone as Lowerhouse opened the Lancashire League campaign with victory.

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Ben Heap for Lowerhouse in their game against Burnley

West End captain expects open race

Ben Heap, the new man with the captain’s armband at Liverpool Road, is expecting the Lancashire League title race to be wide open this term.

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Vishal Tripathi for Burnley in their game against Lowerhouse

Burnley will share the load after Vishal loss

New Burnley skipper Dan Pickup says that there is no pressure on his players to try and fill the void left by Vishal Tripathi as the 125th edition of the Lancashire League looks to get going at the second attempt.

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Edward Burnie

Sporting success for Blessed Trinity aces

Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic High School have enjoyed a string of sporting successes.

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Lancashire League’s opening day is a washout

Both Burnley and Lowerhouse suffered a damp start to the new Fosters Lancashire League season on Easter Sunday.

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Picture by club photographer Bob Sandiford

Approach road honours stalwart

Lowerhouse Cricket Club has honoured former club stalwart and president David Wren by naming the approach road to the ground after him.

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Cricket action from the LCB Knockout Cup quarter-final between Lowerhouse and Burnley.
Ben Heap for Lowerhouse keeps on top of a tricky delivery.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
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Heap hoping to create his own legacy at ‘House

Long-serving West Ender Ben Heap is hungry to create his own legacy at Liverpool Road after taking over the captaincy from stalwart Charlie Cottam.

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Daniel Pickup

New skipper has big shoes to fill

New Burnley captain Dan Pickup has hailed his predecessor Bharat Tripathi for overseeing the most successful spell in the club’s history.

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Worsley Cup Final between Nelson CC V Burnley CC at Nelson Cricket Club.
Nelson's wicket keeper Russell Bradley and Professional, Qaiser Abbas close in on Burnley's Chris Holt

Burnley lose curtain raiser

Burnley were beaten by 61 runs at home to Fosters Lancashire League champions Ramsbottom in the Colne Trophy on Sunday.

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James Anderson (centre) with Karl Brown (left) and Stven Croft (right), during the photocall at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester.

Anderson: I don't know if I would have taken England captaincy

James Anderson is unsure as to whether he would have welcomed an approach to become the next captain of England.
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Geoff Nuttall, a leading businessman and sportsman, has died at the age of 88

Death of leading businessman and talented sportsman

A well known champion of grassroots sport has died at the age of 88.

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Abi Bates, who has won the Lancashire Young Cricket Coach of the Year Award, with some of her students and cricketers at Shuttleworth College.

Coaching award sums up Abi's success

Maths teacher Abi Bates has it all figured out after being named as Lancashire’s Young Cricket Coach of the Year.

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Lancashire title up for grabs for Shuttleworth

Lancashire title up for grabs for Shuttleworth

Lancashire title up for grabs for Shuttleworth

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Padiham CC dinner proves a big success

Padiham CC dinner proves a big success

Padiham Cricket Club recently held a successful sportsmans’ dinner at Moorhouse’s Brewery.

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Leon wins memorial trophy

Leon wins memorial trophy

Leon Brennan is the 26th recipient of the Craig Heaton Memorial Trophy.

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Shuttleworth College Cricketers

Girls are cricket queens

Shuttleworth College’s Year 7 and 8 girls cricket team won the Burnley School’s Indoor Cricket competition and progressed to the next round which will take place in Blackpool in March.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Daniel Pickup

Dan is new Turf skipper

Daniel Pickup is the new captain of Burnley Cricket Club.

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Great pride as town teams punch above their weight

Great pride as town teams punch above their weight

The 2016 District cricket campaign once again saw the town punch well above its weight.

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