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Tense finish for Leyland Cricket Club’s first team

Leyland were left frustrated by Morecambe’s stubborn tail as they had to settle for a winning draw at Woodhill Lane on Saturday.

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Cricketers playing in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield have been afforded the opportunity to watch England's World Cup game against Sweden tomorrow

Northern League and Palace Shield’s different plans for England’s World Cup quarter-final

Northern League cricket fixtures will go ahead as normal tomorrow – despite the fact that they will clash with the England football team’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden.

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White Coppice celebrate a big win on Saturday

White Coppice celebrate as they claim elusive victory

White Coppice’s cricketers have found that winning feeling... at long last.

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Logik Developments, headed by Andrew Flintoff, have submitted plans to build a 35-storey block of apartments in the centre of Manchester (Image via Logik Developments).

Andrew Flintoff sets his sights on building a huge skyscraper in central Manchester

Preston sporting icon Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has unveiled plans for his first foray into property development - a luxury 35-storey apartment block in the middle of Manchester.
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Sam Marsh

Croston knocked off top of the table

Croston had a weekend to forget as they were knocked off the top of the table after a thumping at Factory Lane by Vernon Carus.

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Photo Neil Cross'Euxton v Brinscall'Waqir Rafique hits the boundary on his way to 100

Ton for Rafique as Euxton win derby battle with Brinscall

Waqar Rafique hit a superb century as Euxton beat derby rivals Brinscall by 72 runs on Sunday to top Ramsbottom Cup Group 1.

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Dave Makinson of Leyland CC

Tailenders wag to help Leyland beat Fulwood

Tailenders Alex Williams and Andrew Jacques ensured Leyland just edged past Fulwood and Broughton in a thrilling end at Highfield.

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Sam Marsh

Croston breeze into summer on top of the table

Croston’s roaring start to the new Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division continued with another victory as they slayed South Shore.

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Aneeq Hassan

Pro Seehan stars for Brinscall

Euxton and Brinscall both had mixed weekends in the Ribblesdale Cricket League.

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Karl Cross

Leyland skipper Makinson hopes in-form Cross will be fit for Blackpool clash

Leyland skipper Dave Makinson expects Karl Cross to be fit for the weekend’s trip to Blackpool.

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Henry Thompson has been missing from the Leyland line-up over the first few weeks of the season

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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