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Lack of experience has hit Leyland bid

Losing a number of experienced players has proved costly for Leyland at the start of this season – that is the view of club captain David Makinson.

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Ed Moulton bowling.

Dreary derby day eclipsed by cup thrillers

Chorley were left frustrated by Leyland’s stubborn tail as they had to settle for a winning draw in their derby clash.

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Andy Holdsworth.

Chorley captain Holdsworth the hero in late draw

Chorley Cricket Club secured a last-gasp winning draw over Blackpool at Windsor Park.

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Mennie in action for the Sheffield Shield

Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

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Danny Lamb in action for Leyland

Lamb is Lancashire's man

Former Leyland and Chorley all-rounder Danny Lamb has signed a professional deal with Lancashire

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Signing here - a happy Liam Hurt

Dream Old Trafford move for fast bowler Hurt

Preston-born fast bowler Liam Hurt is celebrating after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Henry Blofeld

The voice of Test Match Special is coming to Preston

Veteran cricket commentator Henry Blofeld is coming to Preston.

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Leyland's Andrew Makinson

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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Brinscall's 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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PHOTO. KEVIN McGUINNESS.'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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