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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 […]

Presentation Night

We are delighted to be holding our annual awards evening for our Hawks Cricket Academy, followed by our ladies and men’s teams, this coming Friday 7th October commencing at 6.30 pm We hope you can join us to celebrate another successful season for teams and individuals across our Academy, and also for our Senior teams. […]

The View from the Balconies

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4792″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]We had intended that these messages would be a little more regular than we have achieved so far, but the rapid pace of change of government, council and ECB guidance on multiple aspects of the operations of our club, coupled with the usual increased workload to have the cricket facilities […]

Announcing our new lead club partners, The Philip Maher Foundation

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone at Great Harwood Cricket Club are thrilled that the club is in a position, for the first time in our long history, to have a local charity as our Lead Club ‘Sponsors’ for 2021-22 The Philip Maher Foundation are our Lead Club Partners for the coming season, as the club has taken the […]

The Graham Porter Challenge Trophy

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Both Rishton & Great Harwood Cricket Clubs are delighted to announce that this coming weekend we will compete for the inaugural Graham Porter Challenge Trophy. Graham has been a wonderful friend to both clubs, and his legacy had been invested by both clubs in their facilities in recent years. We are both indebted to […]

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 […]

De Silva to return in 2020

Sanka signs again!
[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Committee of Great Harwood Cricket Club are delighted to announce that we have secured the services of current professional Thikshila ‘Sanka’ De Silva for the 2020 season. He has already scored 686 runs and taken 34 wickets in all competitions, with just under half of the season to go. Chairman Stuart Maher remarked: […]

Match Report – 1st XI vs Bacup CC – Away – Sunday 14th July 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Still reeling from how close we came to beating 2nd placed Middleton last week, on Sunday we travelled to fifth placed Bacup. Bacup Bacup is a place I’ve only ever been to once before, for a night out with our Treasurer and former captain. This was quite an experience, which involved extremely reasonable alcohol […]