Bolton League and Association champions handed Lancashire Knockout away draws

The Bolton News: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

3:38pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE champions of both the Bolton League and Bolton Association have been handed away draws in the first round of next year’s Lancashire Knockout Cup.

Westhoughton Cricket Club sign Oliver Newby

The Bolton News:

6:46pm Saturday 11th October 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Cricket Club have signed ex-Lancashire player Oliver Newby, nine months after he was not allowed to play for them by the Bolton League.

Mike Watkinson resigns as Lancashire cricket director

The Bolton News:

3:07pm Monday 6th October 2014

Mike Watkinson has resigned as Lancashire’s cricket director with immediate effect.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Honours across the board for League cricketers

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle may have had the first team title wrapped up going into the final weekend of the Bolton League season, but there were a handful of other prizes up for grabs.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Horwich end the season on a high

The Bolton News:

6:21pm Monday 15th September 2014

HORWICH wrapped up a place in next season’s Lancashire Knockout by one point after two wins on the final weekend.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION T20 COMPETITION: Atherton celebrate 40/40 victory

The Bolton News:

6:18pm Monday 15th September 2014

ATHERTON comfortably became the first winners of the Bolton Association’s first 40/40 Cup on Sunday.

Sunday's Bolton League and Bolton Association results

The Bolton News: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

8:37pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunday's results Bolton League Greenmount 109, Bradshaw 110-7. Bradshaw won by 3wkts.

Flixton clinch title on a day of centuries in the Bolton Association

The Bolton News: Jimmy Cutt hit 84 not out at home to Winton but it could not stop the visitors from going through

11:52am Sunday 14th September 2014


BOLTON CRICKET LEAGUE: Upsets for Westhoughton and Farnworth Social Circle

The Bolton News:

11:45am Sunday 14th September 2014

THE celebrations for newly crowned champions Farnworth Social Circle were cut short with a 34-runs defeat to Horwich.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Darcy Lever bid to end trophy drought

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

DARCY Lever go in search of their first trophy for 18 years when they face Atherton in the final of the 40/40 Cup tomorrow.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Horwich look to future...with a captain who is just 14

The Bolton News:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

HORWICH go into the final weekend of the season as Farnworth’s main rival for the last remaining Lancashire Knockout place – but injured captain David White reckons that it is not on their radar.

Flixton put title out of their minds as they look to avoid another slip-up

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

FLIXTON aim to learn from last week’s mistake and put the prospect of becoming champions to the back of their minds in the last game of the season at Walshaw tomorrow.

Farnworth Social Circle title down to home-grown talent

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle captain Matt Parkinson expects his side to be up there challenging again next season after clinching the Bolton League title with two games to play.

Farnworth Social Circle are crowned Bolton League champions

The Bolton News:

1:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle are the 2014 Bolton League champions, league secretary Ray Taylor has confirmed.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Bradshaw victory halts Farnworth Social Circle title charge

The Bolton News:

5:07pm Monday 8th September 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle’s Bolton League title charge was halted when town rivals Farnworth slipped to home defeat to Bradshaw on Sunday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Flixton's title celebrations on hold after defeat to Bury as second-placed Atherton also win

The Bolton News: Simon Belston's Bury went clear at the top of the league with a thrilling victory at Flixton

11:07am Sunday 7th September 2014

An unbeaten century from Bury's Simon Belston denied Flixton the chance of clinching their first Bolton Association league title on home soil yesterday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Josh Bohannon stars again as league leaders Farnworth Social Circle edge closer to title

The Bolton News: Farnworth Social Circle's Josh Bohannon

11:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

IN-form Lancashire youngster Josh Bohannon was in the runs again as Farnworth Social Circle edged closer to the Bolton League title with a 69-run victory at Hamer Cup kings Heaton.

Bolton batman Josh Bohannon is nation's top run scorer

The Bolton News:

10:10am Saturday 6th September 2014

YOUNG cricketing sensation Josh Bohannon has become the country’s top run scorer at county under-17 level after scoring 950 runs in 14 games.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Eagley skipper Danny Counsell wants to build on first win

The Bolton News: Eagley captain Danny Counsell

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

By Mikael McKenzie

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Flixton skipper Aiden Fetherston confident of title success

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

FLIXTON captain Aiden Fetherston is confident his side can finish the job and clinch a first Bolton Association title this weekend.

Bolton's super six lead Lancashire Under-17s to historic double

The Bolton News:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CALLUM Parkinson says Bolton’s “super six” now hope to take the Lancashire academy by storm after inspiring the county’s youth team to “unprecedented” success.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE REPORT: Mather magic keeps Social Circle on top

The Bolton News:

5:57pm Monday 1st September 2014

DAVE Mather took the key wicket of Greenmount captain Andy Kerr to help Farnworth Social Circle clinch victory from the jaws of defeat and inch closer to their sixth title.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE REPORT: Rain hits Westhoughton's title chances

The Bolton News:

11:31am Sunday 31st August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON missed out on the chance to put pressure on league leaders Farnworth Social Circle yesterday as their potentially title-defining clash was washed out at St George’s Oval.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Flixton within touching distance of first title after rain affects Saturday programme

The Bolton News: Jimmy Cutt hit 84 not out at home to Winton but it could not stop the visitors from going through

11:06am Sunday 31st August 2014

FLIXTON edged closer to a first Bolton Association title despite the abandonment of their Section A clash at Daisy Hill on Saturday.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: High hopes for Egerton's record-breaker Amal Athulathmudali

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

EGERTON manager Dave Tattersall hopes professional Amal Athulathmudali can build on his record-breaking innings last weekend when he returns to Bolton League action and the double-header against Heaton and Horwich.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Westhoughton hope it is their day at St George's

The Bolton News:

7:50am Friday 29th August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON opener Atiq Uz-Zaman says tomorrow’s top-of-the-table clash with Bolton League leaders Farnworth Social Circle is must-win if his team are to retain their title hopes.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Daisy Hill targeting an upset against leaders Flixton

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

DAISY Hill captain Mark Wood hopes superstition will play a part as Flixton hunt for their 13th league win of the season and edge closer to the Bolton Association title.

Egerton's Amal Athulathmudali is a record-breaker

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AMAL Athulathmudali wrote his name into the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League record books as the Sri Lankan filled in for Salesbury and blasted Brinscall’s bowling attack to a new league record score.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Saturday report - Flixton beat Atherton in top-of-table showdown

The Bolton News:

11:38am Sunday 24th August 2014

Section A Elton 143 Bury 147-4. Bury won by 6wkts.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Bowlers have a field day as Farnworth SC extend lead and Westhoughton take advantage of Bradshaw's defeat

The Bolton News: Dave Mather took eight wickets from 11 overs at a cost of just nine runs

10:05am Sunday 24th August 2014

The bowling brilliance of Farnworth Social Circle duo Steve Mather and Liam Bones and Horwich RMI's Babar Naeem and Adam Street was thrown into the spotlight on Saturday as the quartet helped their sides claim victories against Farnworth and Bradshaw respectively.

Line-ups for Bolton League v Bolton Association clash for the Axford Trophy

The Bolton News: Simon Belston's Bury went clear at the top of the league with a thrilling victory at Flixton

11:46am Friday 22nd August 2014

BOLTON’S two major cricket leagues go head-to-head in the Axford Trophy on Monday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE PREVIEW: 'It's only a matter of time before Westhoughton win the title'

The Bolton News:

8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON’S all-conquering second team captain Arum Pindoria believes it is only a matter of time before his side’s success translates into first-team honours.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Atherton skipper Paul Walsh enjoys two horse races to the title

The Bolton News: Atherton captain Paul Walsh

6:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

FLIXTON and Atherton clash tomorrow in a game which could potentially decide the destination of this year’s league title.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Daisy Hill fightback to get a win against Bury

The Bolton News:

11:28am Sunday 17th August 2014

DAISY Hill staged one of the comebacks of the season by defeating in-form Bury by two wickets.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Qaiser Abbas reaches 800-run landmark to help Westhoughton beat Farnworth

The Bolton News:

10:37am Sunday 17th August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON professional Qaiser Abbas surpassed 800 runs for the season as he helped his side beat Farnworth in the battle between the third and fourth-placed Bolton League sides on Saturday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Make or break for title contenders

The Bolton News:

6:54pm Friday 15th August 2014

FARNWORTH and Westhoughton face a possibly pivotal test of their title credentials tomorrow when the pair go head to head at St George’s Oval.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: League split fears for champions-elect Flixton

The Bolton News:

6:51pm Friday 15th August 2014

FLIXTON skipper Aiden Fetherston hopes his league leaders can maintain their run of form going into a crucial final five matches and clinch a first Bolton Asscoiation title.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Teams split into mini-leagues for honours battle

The Bolton News: Local youth cricket

9:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE second phase of the Bolton Association season gets under way on Saturday when the league splits into three mini-divisions with the top six fighting it out for the major honours.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Elton and Walshaw clinch top six place as Flixton and Atherton both secure wins

The Bolton News:

11:18am Sunday 10th August 2014

League leaders Flixton and reigning champions Atherton will be joined in the top section of the Bolton Association by Daisy Hill, Bury, Elton and Walshaw as the league splits into three next weekend.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Liam Bones rattles Eagley as leaders Farnworth Social Circle stay on title trail

The Bolton News:

11:17am Sunday 10th August 2014

FAST bowler Liam Bones shone as league leaders Farnworth Social Circle made light work of beating bottom club Eagley by eight wickets on Saturday.

HAMER CUP FINAL: I hope this is the first of many, says Heaton captain Imran Mirza after victory over Little Lever

The Bolton News:

7:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

MAN of the match Imran Mirza hopes Heaton’s first trophy for 61 years will be the start of things to come.

CROSS CUP FINAL: Bury captain has double in his sights after debut win

The Bolton News:

7:01pm Monday 4th August 2014

CAPTAIN Simon Belston notched up a half century to lead Bury to their first ever Cross Cup final victory on Sunday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Swinton Moorside defeat Winton but all other games abandoned due to rain

The Bolton News: Local youth cricket

10:44am Sunday 3rd August 2014

The batting partnership of Callum Flynn and Sriram Krishnamurthy helped mid-table Swinton Moorside to victory over Winton in the only completed game on another rain-interrupted Saturday.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Westhoughton pick up five wicket win as local clubs are frustrated by the weather

The Bolton News: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

10:55am Sunday 3rd August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON CC made up a little ground on the Bolton League pace-setters as Kieran Edwards took five wickets in guiding them to victory on a day when the weather decimated the league.

CROSS CUP FINAL PREVIEW: 'Defining game' for Edgworth

The Bolton News:

7:20am Saturday 2nd August 2014

EDGWORTH will aim to win their first Cross Cup for 40 years tomorrow against a Bury side looking for their first piece of silverware in only their second season in the league.

CROSS CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Silverware would cap an impressive first two years for Bury

The Bolton News:

7:10am Saturday 2nd August 2014

KARL Belston says winning the Cross Cup on Sunday would complete the success set at Bury.

Ex-Heaton star Ronnie Irani is 'chuffed' his former club have reached the Hamer Cup final

The Bolton News: Ronnie Irani, pictured in happier times, has been forced to quit Essex by a knee injury (c)

12:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FORMER England star Ronnie Irani believes his former club Heaton should have nothing to fear about being ‘underdogs’ when they take on Little Lever in tomorrow’s Hamer Cup final at Tonge.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Jimmy hoping Astley and Tyldesley can make the Cutt

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

ASTLEY and Tyldesley’s late-season revival has been just reward for the players’ attitude, says captain and pro Jimmy Cutt.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Paul Weller concert puts Westhoughton skipper out of play

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

WESTHOUGHTON captain Rob Houghton could be Going Underground this weekend if his team-mates lose a tough Lancashire Knockout quarter-final tie at Ormskirk.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Lowes on cloud nine for Darcy Lever

The Bolton News:

6:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

ELTON got back to winning ways beating Darcy Lever by 51 runs thanks to an incredible bowling performance by Alistair Lowes.

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