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Westhoughton captain Robert Houghton

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Greenmount and Westhoughton square-up for cup encounter

Haseeb Hameed

England U19s captain Haseeb Hameed feels ready to stake a claim for Lancs first team

Stephen Parry hit the winning runs for Lancashire in their Royal London Cup win against Middlesex

Lancashire hold on to edge first one-day cup win

U11's cricket tournament held at Bradshaw CC.

Photo: Bradshaw Boom U11's team celebrate winning the trophy (from left) Finlay Barlow, Matthew Hilton, Patrick Stokes, Joseph Siddle, Oliver Corris and Taylor Biggar.

12th July 2015

Photo: Gary Taylor

Corris hits out as Bradshaw retain title


Batting masterclass by Patil for U19s

NICK CHAMBERLAIN COLUMN: Pre-war bowlers lead the way in league records

NICK CHAMBERLAIN COLUMN: Pre-war bowlers lead the way in league records

Stephen Parry

CRICKET: High-flying Kent are no concern, says Lancashire's Stephen Parry

NOT TODAY: Bolton League captain, Phil Ingram, left, and his Bolton Association counterpart Ashley Perry after Sunday's game was abandoned

New date planned for last-ever Axford Trophy

Astley and Tyldesley professional Travis Wordsworth top-scored with 45 against Worsley

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Century from top scorer Matthew Leach inspires Lostock to third consecutive win

RECORD BREAKER: Brett Ernst smashed 153 against Blackrod

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Brett Ernst hits highest run score to lead table-toppers Edgworth to victory as Bury win derby clash

Walkden's Ryan Ayres in bowling action against Farnworth SC

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Greenmount back on top and Farnworth SC second after shock defeats for leaders Egerton and Farnworth

BATTING: John Kerrigan in his Bradshaw days

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Returning title-winning captain John Kerrigan inspires Little Lever to first win in eight games

Final Axford Trophy encounter

AXFORD TROPHY: Final inter-league match will bring end to 44 years of 'friendly rivalry'

Bolton League and Bolton Association

Bolton Association and Bolton League line-ups for last-ever Axford Trophy

The nine Bolton Association clubs are believed to be happy with the way the Bolton League are integrating them into the new expanded league

Bolton Association clubs will not attend meeting with executive committee tonight

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Champions bid to bounce back after cup heartbreak

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Champions bid to bounce back after cup heartbreak

CAPTAIN: Jimmy Cutt

Captain Jimmy says A&T have been Cutt above in final Association season

The Axford Trophy

Bolton League side picked to play Association in Sunday's Axford Trophy

England coach Ashley Giles during the press conference Picture: Action Images / Paul Childs Livepic

Lancashire have one hand on the title after latest win

THE TOSS: From left, umpire George Twell, President XI captain Ben Johnson, Swinton Moorside president Lol Duffy, Swinton Moorside captain Jonny Herreran, and Swinton Moorside chairman and umpire Pete Rayson

Swinton Moorside celebration marks 125th anniversary

SKIPPER: Haseeb Hameed will lead England Under-19s

Haseeb Hameed tipped to rise to challenge of captaining England Under-19s

MAIN MAN: Glen Chapple was the pick of the Lancashire bowlers

Tough day edges Lancs closer to promotion romp

Eagley crowned county kwik cricket champions

Ashwell Prince

Petersen and Prince share highest ever partnership for Lancashire

Haseeb Hameed

Bolton cricketer Haseeb Hameed to captain England U19s

Farnworth SC v Greenmount in semi-final of Hamer Cup held at the Piggott Park ground.Photo: Farnworth SC team (back left to right) Rameez Alam (professional, David Tonge, Liam Ashworth, Tim Barrow, David Mather, Chris Barrow, (front left to right) Jorda

Abbas helps Oval side into cup final

Ray Taylor talking Bolton League Cricket

RAY TAYLOR: Exciting plans ahead for Bolton League Twenty20 competition

Ashwell Prince

Petersen and Prince edge Red Rose side closer to promotion

Astley and Tyldesley v Bury in the Bolton Association Cricket League held at the Gin Pit ground.

Photo: Astley & Tyldesley captain James Cutt.

16th May 2015

Photo: Gary Taylor
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BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Jimmy's bowling is Cutt above rest

Atherton v Little Hulton at the Higham Park ground, Howe Bridge, Atherton.Photo: Atherton team (from left) Josh Gilluley, Ian Nuttall, Harry McManus, Jamar Griffith (professional), Paul Walsh (captain), Scott Ryan, Leighton Smith, Calum Barlow, Connor G

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Shovelton digs deep to upset Flixton

Bradshaw's Stuart Hornby batting

BOLTON LEAGUE: Bradshaw not giving up on league title

Farnworth's Adil Nisar

Nisar's ton helps Farnworth stay on top of the table

Greenmount captain Andy Kerr

HAMER CUP: Greenmount captain eyes double finale

Houghton targeting overdue place in Hamer Cup final

MAXIMUM HAUL: Will Berry took all 10 wickets for Daisy Hill

Will Berry makes history as first amateur to take all 10 wickets for Daisy Hill


Adlington ace Majid Majeed targets batting milestone after reaching 450 wickets

WICKET WONDER: Nalisha Patel in the Horwich team line-up on Saturday, the day before she became the first female ever to play for a Bolton League inter-league side at any level

Bolton League history-maker Nalisha Patel stars with five wickets

DEFENCE: Bury's Simon Belston battles to 37 against Blackrod in the Cross Cup semi-final

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Blackrod and Flixton win through to Cross Cup final

RECORD HOLDER: Mike Davies is far and away the all-time top run scorer in the Bolton Association

The Bolton Association's record run scorers of all time

TON UP: Standish batsman Sam Heeley

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Century men Heeley and Brohier stand out on rain-hit day

UNBEATEN: Heaton professional Humayan Farhat scored 39 not out against Horwich

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Foster passes 1,000-wicket mark but rain beats Bradshaw's victory bid

Lostock completed a shock victory over title-chasers Walshaw

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Lostock shock title chasers Walshaw

Greenmount's Mark Stewart bowling against Bradshaw CC. Photograph by: John McGibbon - 28/06/2015 (30379451)

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Stewart breaks wicket-taking record but his Greenmount side are knocked off top spot

Local cricket

Rift grows after Bolton Cricket League lose Flixton to GMCL in "interesting precedent"

Lancashire captain Paul Horton

Lancs captain Horton satisfied with scoring draw

New expanded Bolton Cricket League will begin life as one division next year

New expanded Bolton Cricket League will begin life as one division next year

MILESTONE: Steve Foster is closing in on 1,000 Bolton league wickets

Bradshaw's Foster focusing on victory and not personal milestone of 1,000 wickets

Darcy Lever

Original member Darcy Lever desperate not to finish bottom in Bolton Association final season

Cricket clubs to discuss options

Cricket clubs to discuss options

Lancashire thwarted despite making Essex follow-on

Lancashire thwarted despite making Essex follow-on

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