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Skipper Heap thrilled to see the ‘House still challenging for trophies

Ben Heap has only known success at Lowerhouse.

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Dan Pickup

Burnley not out of the running - Pickup

Dan Pickup is adamant that a couple of defeats doesn’t put Burnley out of the picture despite Walsden’s wonderful form.

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Asif Zakir

Church upset form book to end Burnley’s winning streak

Church upset the form book to obstruct Burnley’s pursuit of the Lancashire League summit as they recorded a four wicket win at Turf Moor.

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The air ambulance landed on the Old Trafford pitch

Air ambulance halts Lancashire's game at Old Trafford

Lancashire's game against Essex was halted for over half an hour after an air ambulance landed on the Old Trafford pitch to attend to an ill spectator.

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Ockert Erasmus

Lowerhouse see off the champions

Professional Ockert Erasmus hit 88 not out and added two wickets as Lowerhouse beat reigning Lancashire League champions Clitheroe at Chatburn Road on Saturday by 39 runs.

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Burnley Cricket Club captain Dan Pickup

Home sweet home for busy Burnley this weekend

Dan Pickup will be praying that Burnley are still fighting on all fronts when the latest cluster of fixtures reach a conclusion.

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Cricket action from the LCB Knockout Cup quarter-final between Lowerhouse and Burnley.'Lowerhouse's Charlie Cottam goes for a quick single.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'24-7-2016

Heaton: It’s make or break for ‘House

Liverpool Road chairman Stan Heaton knows that these action-packed weekends can make or break Lowerhouse’s season.

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Photo Neil Cross'Read CC v Whalley CC'Kyle O'Connor caught

O’Connor leads the way as Read ease to victory

Read beat in-form Cherry Tree by 182 runs on Saturday at Preston Old Road.

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Paddy Martin, right

Martin finishes with remarkable haul as the West Enders win a thriller

Lowerhouse and Burnley continue to apply the pressure at the top end of the Lancashire League table after extending their winning runs.

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

Pickup: We can’t have any slip ups!

Dan Pickup is fully aware that Burnley can’t afford any slip-ups if they’re to continue fighting on all fronts.

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Burnley professional Asif Zakir

Burnley are in the hunt but skipper Pickup feels title race will be wide open

Burnley captain Dan Pickup feels that you could make an argument for up to seven teams winning the Lancashire League title this term.

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Lowerhouse chairman Stan Heaton

‘House must fare better against rivals

Following defeats to the Lancashire League’s leading pair, Lowerhouse stalwart Stan Heaton is challenging the club to make every other opportunity count.

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

Burnley firing back at league’s big guns

Burnley captain Dan Pickup is happy with the way his side have dealt with the Lancashire League’s big guns so far this season.

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England's Joe Root throws the ball to his bowler James Anderson, left, during play on day four of the second cricket test against New Zealand at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, April 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Anderson in the wickets as Lancashire ease to victory

James Anderson took 4-26 as Lancashire needed only 65 minutes of play on the third morning of their match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge on Sunday to claim their first victory of the Specsavers County Championship season.

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Callum Clarke made 80 for Padiham

Read teach Brinscall a lesson at School Lane

Read edged their way towards the right end of the Ribblesdale Cricket League with a 60-run victory over Brinscall at School Lane.

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Ockert Erasmus

Erasmus and Holt star in wins

Both Burnley and Lowerhouse picked up victories in the JW Lees Lancashire League on Sunday.

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Dan Pickup

Pickup eyes a repeat for Burnley

After gaining revenge in the Worsley Cup at the weekend, Burnley captain Dan Pickup is hoping for a repeat against Accrington in the Lancashire League.

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Henri and Charlie Cottam

Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!

The apple certainly doesn’t fall far from the tree where former Lowerhouse captain Charlie Cottam and his son, Henri, are concerned.

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New Burnley professional Asif Zakir

Heap’s ‘House are starting to gel

In the Lancashire League, champions Clitheroe suffered their first defeat of the campaign at the hands of Burnley at Chatburn Road.

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Ryan Canning's century made the world of difference for Padiham

Sup pro topples holders with tremendous ton

A tremendous ton from sub-professional Ryan Canning saw Padiham topple defending champions Whalley in the group stages of the Ramsbottom Cup.

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