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Second spot still in sight for Leyland

Leyland beat Fleetwood by 35 runs at Fox Lane to keep alive their hopes of finishing runners-up.

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David Makinson

Mak’s record may stand test of time

Leyland captain David Makinson will be surprised if anybody breaks his bowling record.

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David Makinson

Bowler Makinson creates league history

Veteran seamer David Makinson bowled himself into the Northern Cricket League record books on Bank holiday Monday.

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Luis Reece

Leyland’s Luis back to haunt old club

Leyland’s Luis Reece left his mark on his former county with a T20 best unbeaten 97 from 55 balls as Derbyshire Falcons beat Lancashire Lightning by 35 runs in the NatWest Blast game at Derby.

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Brinscalls Sam MacLachlan

Brinscall pay for a succession of run-outs

Brinscall CC were the architects of their own downfall as they slipped to defeat at Cherry Tree.

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Lamb in action for Leyland

Leyland’s Lamb makes Lancs debut

Leyland’s Danny Lamb made his Lancashire first team debut over the weekend.

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Tom Smith in action for Lancashire

IF THE CAP FITS: Terrestrial TV deal could save cricket

A couple of weeks ago I appeared on BBC Radio Lancashire’s excellent club cricket programme Inside Edge, hosted by Gary Hunt and Mike Latham.

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James Chaplin batting for Leyland

T20 success, rain rescue and cup exit for Leyland

James Chaplin’s 49 helped steer Leyland into the next stage of the T20 as they beat Preston at West Cliff to clinch their group title.

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Leyland Cricket Club professional Dulan Pabasara Waduge

Perfect weekend for Leyland’s first team

Leyland are in pole position to clinch a place in the Northern Premier Cricket League T20 finals day after a double victory over group rivals Chorley and Preston.

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Leyland Cricket Club professional Dulan Pabasara Waduge

Defeat sees Leyland knocked off top spot

Leyland were knocked off top spot in the Northern Premier League with an eight-wicket defeat at Netherfield.

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Croston batsman Sam Marsh hits som e runs against Hoghton

Croston’s Marsh stars in narrow victory

In the Palace Shield Premier Division Croston narrowly beat Torrisholme by nine runs.

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Brinscall's Liam Winstanley

Ton for Brodie as Brinscall progress

Brinscall stunned Read to top Group One of the CBS Office Supplies Ribblesdale League’s new Ramsbottom Cup format, and earn a home quarter-final tie.

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Karl Cross produced a fine all-round performance for Leyland in their win over St Annes

Cross stars to send Leyland top of table

Leyland moved to the summit of cricket’s Northern League Division One after a comprehensive 10-wicket win over St Annes at the Stanning Memorial Ground.

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Lancaster professional Kasun Madushanka on his way to 25 against Morecambe (photo: Tony North)

Waduge is Leyland centurion in Twenty20 win

Pabasara Waduge clubbed a rapid-fire ton in Leyland’s win over Chorley in the Northern League’s Twenty20 Cup.

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Smith will aid Lancashire Thunder

New role for ex-Lancashire all-rounder Smith

Former Old Trafford skipper Tom Smith has been named the new assistant coach of Lancashire Thunder women's team
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Leyland Cricket Club captain David Makinson

Lancashire cricket leagues in historic link-up

Cricket’s Palace Shield has decided on a momentous change, one of the most significant in its history spanning more than a century - it has given the go-ahead to a tie-up with the Northern Premier League.

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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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Cricket merger deal not done

Cricket merger deal not done

Northern Premier League clubs have agreed in principle in favour of a merger with the Palace Shield – but it is not yet a done deal. (writes Steve Simpson)

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Henry Thompson (left) and David Makinson (right) - Leyland Cricket Club

Leyland captain Makinson is confident ahead of title decider

Leyland Cricket Club captain Dave Makinson hopes their rich vein of form at Blackpool’s Stanley Park fortress continues this weekend in their title decider on the Fylde coast.

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Luis Reece

Lancashire release Reece

Former Leyland star Luis Reece has been released by Lancashire.

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