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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 […]

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 […]

Match Report – 2020 AGM – Monday 17th February 2020

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]AGM Match Report. Today’s match report comes from The Cliffe on a wet and rainy Monday Evening. You may wonder why we are playing in the dark in February…..well all will become apparent as you read through this report. As we approach AGM Kick Off…or stumps or whatever the cricket term is…..we manage 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 […]

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 […]

Match Report – 2nd XI vs Bacup CC – Sunday 14th July 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]This week we welcome our visitors Bacup to Cliffe Park for our 2nd team fixture. An early start today due to the club hosting breakfast prior to the Cricket World Cup Final prior to our game this afternoon. This is enjoyed watching our young Under 9s side. A full day of cricket ahead😊. Following […]

Match Report – 3rd XI vs Lowerhouse CC – Cliffe Park – Sunday 7th July 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following a visit to Middleton yesterday with the 2s, I am back at The Cliffe today to report on our 3rd team fixture against Lowerhouse CC. Team News Debut today for Lewis Elliot from our u13s side as wicketkeeper. Even better he faces his sister’s boyfriend…….who will get the bragging rights? We are batting […]

Match Report – 1st XI vs Middleton CC – Cliffe Park – Saturday 6th July 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]A rare Saturday game for our 1st XI this week. Worsley Cup games taking place on the Sunday meant we were straight back at it following a fine victory over East Lancs last week.   Middleton would be the opponents this week. The reversal of the opening day fixture as we move into the […]

Match Report – 2nd XI vs Middleton CC – Away – Saturday 6th July 2019

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Roving Reporter Neil Kennedy again….following a weekend off supporting Great Harwood Cricket Club’s Beer festival which I am pleased to say was a great success for the club…..not necessarily my liver! On arrival at the ground, it appears we are going to have good weather so looking forward to a good game. The picturesque […]

Match Report – 1st XI vs East Lancashire CC – Cliffe Park – Sunday 30th June

[vc_row type=”container”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sunday 30th June saw us welcome East Lancs back to the Cliffe for the second time in three days, and having comprehensively beaten them in what was a dead rubber of a T20 game on Friday, hopes were high of a further victory, to get us back on track after last week’s annual wedgying […]