Category Archives: match report

Match Report – 1st XI v Greenmount CC – JW Lees Lancashire League – Brandlesholme Road – Sun 28 May 2023

This week’s guest match report is brought to you by Sid Waddell* Ladies and gentlemen, gather ’round and fasten your seatbelts because we have a cricketing rollercoaster unfolding at Brandlesholme Road! Greenmount and Great Harwood are locked in a fierce battle in the Lancashire League Division Two, and it’s nothing short of a sporting extravaganza! […]

Match Report – 1st XI v Accrington CC – JW Lees Lancashire League – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park – Sun 21 May 2023

This week’s match report is brought to you by guest reporter, Brian Blessed* By Jove, what a sensational showdown we witnessed at The Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park! It was a match to make the heavens quake and the very earth tremble with excitement. Great Harwood CC locked horns with Accrington CC in a clash […]

Match Report – 1st XI v Church CC – JW Lees Lancashire League – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park – Sun 14 May 2023

This Week’s 1st XI match report is brought to you by guest reporter, Sir David Attenborough* In the lush green fields of Great Harwood, a captivating cricket match unfolded, showcasing the battle between Great Harwood CC and Church & Oswaldtwistle CC. The toss of the coin determined the fate of the teams, and Great Harwood […]

Hawks Academy Match Report – U9 vs Lowerhouse (h) – 19 April 23

First game of the 2023 season for our U9’s as we welcomed Lowerhouse CC to Cliffe Lane. A big day for the majority of the team as it was their first Lancashire League game, in fact it was also their first ever competitive game of cricket! We bowled first and restricted Lowerhouse to a net […]

Match Report – 1st XI v Crompton CC – JW Lees Lancashire League – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park – Sun 16 April 2023

There is nothing quite like the anticipation of a new cricket season. And following weeks of rain, the cancellation of almost all pre-season plans, and talk of a blanket cancellation of fixtures in the days leading up to the weekend, it’s fair to say this wasn’t anything quite like the anticipation of a new cricket […]

Weekend Review – 2022 – Game Week 5 – 14-15 May

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here’s how our senior sides got on last week[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”#152b6d” border_width=”5″ type=”normal” thickness=”” up=”” down=””][vc_column_text] Saturday 14th May [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] 3rd XI v Rishton CC – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Report by Richard Law-Riding[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The 3rd XI got back to winning ways with what turned out to be a comfortable win against what on paper […]

Weekend Review – 2022 – Game Week 2 – 23-24 April

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Take me to Church Came the call from my brother at a quarter to nine We might even win, and I’ll buy you a pie   This week’s match reports cover three games against Church CC, and a 3rd XI trip to Middleton. Here’s how we got on.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”#152b6d” border_width=”5″ type=”normal” thickness=”” up=”” down=””][vc_column_text] […]

Weekend Review – 2022 – Game Week 1 – 16-17 April

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following last week’s introductory taster, we went into last weekend with league games for all four senior teams. Courtesy of some guest reports, here’s how we got on.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”#152b6d” border_width=”5″ type=”normal” thickness=”” up=”” down=””][vc_column_text] Saturday 16 April [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”#152b6d” border_width=”5″ type=”normal” thickness=”” up=”” down=””][vc_column_text] 3rd XI v Rishton CC – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe […]

Weekend Review 2022 – The Season Begins – 9-10 April 2022

And we’re back A new season is upon us, as we closed our friendly preparation on Saturday with a defeat to our friends from Earby, whilst our 3rd and 4th XI started their Lancashire League seasons proper with two excellent victories. Saturday 9th April Friendly vs Earby CC – Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park Saturday […]

Match Report – 2nd XI vs Milnrow – Away – 4th August 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today we are at Milnrow Cricket Club. It will probably be my last visit to this nice little ground off the M62, off Harbour Lane, as the club have resigned from the Lancashire League and will return to the Manchester league next season I hear. The club is over 150 years old and has […]