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.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Bridge on receiving end as Social Circle bounce back in style

The Bolton News:

2:51pm Monday 28th July 2014

NORMAL service was resumed on Sunday when leaders Farnworth Social Circle bounced back from their shock defeat at home to Walkden to score a comfortable win at Astley Bridge.

RAY TAYLOR'S COLUMN: Hamer Cup finalists head into the unknown

The Bolton News:

9:07pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FOR many of the players, with the possible exception of Simon Anderton, Sunday’s Hamer Cup final at Tonge will be a new experience.

Anthony Axford Bolton League round-up: Bradshaw put squeeze on leaders Social Circle with dramatic final-over triumph

The Bolton News:

11:15am Sunday 27th July 2014

BRADSHAW snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in a dramatic final over at Egerton on Saturday to put themselves right back into title contention.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Beckford's century helps Flixton to victory

The Bolton News:

1:05pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ANTON Beckford’s century laid the foundations for Flixton to wrap up a 119-run against Lostock and helped them stay on top of the table.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Top groundsman award shows Winton's Mike Humphreys is pitch perfect

The Bolton News:

6:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

WINTON groundsman Mike Humphreys received the county’s top honour in his field when he won the Lancashire Groundsperson of the Year award.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Bridge bidding to topple super Circle

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ASTLEY Bridge captain Simon Entwistle is under no illusions about the task facing his side as they prepare to host Bolton League leaders Farnworth Social Circle tomorrow.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Swinton Moorside on a learning curve

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SWINTON Moorside are looking to learn how to lose more successfully.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Games are 'mounting' up for Kerr and co

The Bolton News:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

GREENMOUNT chairman Dave Willetts hopes to keep the flag flying for the Bolton League when his side take on Norden in the Lancashire Knockout quarter-finals today.

CRICKET: Complacency has marred Walshaw's campaign

The Bolton News:

1:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CAPTAIN Mikey Watt has blamed his Walshaw players’ under-achievement this season on complacency.

NICK CHAMBERLAIN: History of Cross Cup finals 1959-1975

The Bolton News:

4:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

As Britain was about to enter the Swinging Sixties and I was a callow youth in Liverpool interested only in Everton and the Mersey pop scene – knowing nothing of the B&DCA – Astley and Tyldesley were about to win their third, and to date, last Cross Cup final in 1959.

LANCASHIRE KNOCKOUT: Little Lever crash out at quarter-final stage

The Bolton News:

6:32pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Reigning Bolton League champions Little Lever were dumped out of the Lancashire Knockout at the quarter-final stage yesterday after a shock three-wicket defeat to Walsden.

SATURDAY ACTION REPORT: Great day for Darcy Lever, Astley and Tyldesley and Blackrod as Daisy Hill, Standish and Golborne also win

The Bolton News:

11:37am Sunday 20th July 2014

Adlington 79-9, Daisy Hill 106-6. Daisy Hill won by 27 runs.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Top trio win but four games abandoned as rain disrupts fixtures again

The Bolton News:

11:15am Sunday 20th July 2014

Only the games involving the top three sides survived another rain-affected weekend in the Bolton League yesterday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Skipper Nick Fawcett looks to lever Darcy back on track

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

DARCY Lever are going back to the future as returning stars are leading a revival.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Saeed Anwar Jnr aims to keep Bradshaw snapping at the heels of table-topping Farnworth Social Circle

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

BRADSHAW captain Saeed Anwar Jnr believes his side can chase down league leaders Farnworth Social Circle if they keep their concentration levels up this season – starting against winless Eagley tomorrow.

Talking cricket with Ray Taylor: Bolton League title is Farnworth Social Circle's to lose

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

THE decision to include replay dates for whole sets of fixtures completely washed out by bad weather seems to have proved popular.

SUNDAY RESULTS ROUND-UP: Egerton claim T20 crown

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

10:10pm Sunday 13th July 2014

BOLTON League sides enjoyed a successful day of cup action, with Egerton claiming their first ever Dixon Air Conditioning T20 crown, while Little Lever and Greenmount won through to the quarter-finals of the Lancashire Knockout.

Anthony Axford Bolton Association round-up: Big-hitting Flixton extend lead

The Bolton News:

11:51am Sunday 13th July 2014


ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE REPORT: Social Circle come out on top after rain hampers their title rivals

The Bolton News:

12:31pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THE rain failed to dampen Farnworth Social Circle’s title charge as they just managed to scrape together the required number of overs to force a victory on run rate at home to Little Lever.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE SCORES: Rain fails to dampen Farnworth Social Circle's title charge

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

10:50am Sunday 13th July 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle extended their lead at the top of the table after just managing to complete the required overs in the field before their match at home to Little Lever was washed out.

Second-team focus: Westhoughton and Farnworth Social Circle go for double glory

The Bolton News:

8:30am Friday 11th July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON’S dominant second team carried on their fine form this season with a 118-run victory over Heaton in the semi-finals of the Birtwistle Cup.

Dave raves over Bolton Association league team

The Bolton News:

9:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

DAVID Bowden believes the Bolton Association have their strongest inter-league team in years.

Two changes to Bolton Association team for inter-league clash on Sunday

The Bolton News:

2:49pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE Bolton Association have made two changes to their league team to face North Lancashire and Cumbria in the second round of the Reader Lancashire Inter-League Knockout in Furness on Sunday, 1.30pm start.

Terry Halliwell's Atherton glove story reaches half-century

The Bolton News:

1:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

FIFTY years ago today Atherton wicketkeeper Terry Halliwell was the toast of the Bolton Association after claiming a record seven victims in an incredible Saturday afternoon’s cricket as the Collieries beat Roe Green.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION INTER-LEAGUE: Team selected for Knockout fixture

The Bolton News:

5:55pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Bolton Association have selected their team for their second-round tie in the Reader Lancashire Inter-League Knockout on Sunday, 1.30pm start.

NICK CHAMBERLAIN: Looking back to historical Cross Cup winners

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

THE new dawn for Bolton Association brought first-time wins for Astley & Tyldesley Collieries (1935- 1936), Walkden Moor Methodists (1937) and East Lancashire Paper Mill (1938-1939) prior to the suspension of the competition due to the Second World War.

LANCASHIRE KNOCKOUT: Westhoughton win through to quarter-finals

The Bolton News:

11:59am Monday 7th July 2014

Westhoughton held their nerve to power to a four-wicket win at Woodbank yesterday to set up a Lancashire Knockout quarter-final at Ormskirk.

THWAITES HAMER CUP: Little Lever and Heaton shock favourites Farnworth Social Circle and Horwich to make final

The Bolton News:

11:41am Monday 7th July 2014

THERE was a double shock in the semi-finals of the Thwaites Hamer Cup yesterday as Little Lever and Heaton dumped out competition favourites Farnworth Social Circle and Horwich.

BOLTON ASSOCIATION CROSS CUP: Jaco Fourie fires Edgworth to first final in 40 years

The Bolton News:

11:03am Monday 7th July 2014

EDGWORTH will be hoping life in the Cross Cup begins again at 40 this year after reaching their first final in four decades.

Thwaites Hamer Cup semi-final results

The Bolton News:

8:54pm Sunday 6th July 2014

REIGNING Bolton League champions Little Lever will play Heaton in the final of this year's Thwaites Hamer Cup after two big upsets in today's semi-finals.

ANTHONY ASSOCIATION BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Bury to face Edgworth in Cross Cup final

The Bolton News:

8:34pm Sunday 6th July 2014

BURY captain Simon Belston hit a century as his team secured a place in this year's Cross Cup final at Daisy Hill today.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Flixton stretch lead at top after Bury's shock home defeat

The Bolton News:

11:41am Sunday 6th July 2014

FLIXTON stretched their lead at the top of the Bolton Association table after they won at Astley & Tyldesley and Bury suffered a shock home defeat to Edgworth.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE REPORT: Saeed Anwar Jnr claims eight wickets as Bradshaw keep up the pressure on leaders Farnworth Social Circle

The Bolton News:

12:29pm Sunday 6th July 2014

FAVOURABLE early conditions for the bowlers saw six out of the seven winners on Saturday chase down targets.

BOLTON LEAGUE SCORES UPDATE: Leaders Farnworth Social Circle march on with victory at Kearsley

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

10:15am Sunday 6th July 2014

A full round-up of yesterday's Bolton League scores:

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Daisy Hill looking to end long wait for Cross Cup final appearance

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

DAISY Hill will look to clinch their first Cross Cup final appearance for 28 years tomorrow.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Horwich go in search of Hamer Cup glory

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

HORWICH captain David White is praying he will not jinx his team-mates from the sidelines as they take on Heaton away in the Thwaites Hamer Cup semi-final tomorrow.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Youth emergence is key factor for Little Hulton

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

LITTLE Hulton captain Darren Mullineux make no bones about why his side are bottom of the league at the moment.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Farnworth Social Circle's Chris Barrow has batsmen in a spin

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle captain Matt Parkinson has praised the determination shown by returning all-rounder Chris Barrow after he picked up the Bolton League’s bowler of the month prize for June.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Warren Hegg debut fails to fire Farnworth to victory in Kearsley tie

The Bolton News:

12:39pm Monday 30th June 2014

NOT even ex-Lancashire and England ace Warren Hegg could help Farnworth over the finish line against Kearsley.

RAY TAYLOR: Bolton League a big player in the battle for domination of the Lancashire Knockout

The Bolton News: RAY TAYLOR: Bolton League is always looking to develop

12:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

The statistics on the Lancashire Cricket Board website reveal that since the inception of the competition in 1972, the most successful league in the Lancashire Knockout is the Northern League with 28 finalists and 19 winners.

Westhoughton CC host Lancashire seconds

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

10:51am Monday 30th June 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Cricket Club are hosting Lancashire seconds today in a 50-over match against Warwickshire, starting at 11am.

Full Bolton League and Bolton Association results from Saturday and Sunday

The Bolton News: Elton had a thrilling one-run victory over Astley and Tyldesley on Saturday in the Bolton Association

8:46pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Bolton Association Adlington 262-4 Lostock 202-9. Adlington won by 60 runs.

Scores and reports from Saturday's action: Bury and Flixton lead way in title race

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

11:40am Sunday 29th June 2014

Adlington 262-4 Lostock 202-9. Adlington won by 60 runs.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Farnworth Social Circle, Bradshaw, Westhoughton and Farnworth celebrate victories at the top of the table

The Bolton News: Farnworth Social Circle remained top on Saturday night after beating Heaton

11:33am Sunday 29th June 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle continue to sit pretty at the top of the Bolton League after a seven wicket win against Heaton.

Eagley look for lift-off in basement battle with Tonge

The Bolton News: Eagley captain Danny Counsell

9:30am Saturday 28th June 2014

EAGLEY skipper Danny Counsell hopes tomorrow’s clash of the bottom two sides will spark a change in fortunes for the Dunscar Bridge outfit.

Former Lancashire star Warren Hegg to make debut for Farnworth

The Bolton News: Warren Hegg is expected to make his debut for Farnworth on Sunday

8:20am Saturday 28th June 2014

FORMER Lancashire and England wicketkeeper Warren Hegg is in line for his debut for Farnworth tomorrow in their Bolton League fixture at Kearsley.

Farnworth are under-strength for big clash with Horwich

The Bolton News: Greenmount v Horwich

7:10am Friday 27th June 2014

FARNWORTH head into tomorrow’s crunch home game against fourth-placed Horwich without several key players, including captain Simon Booth.

Chris Mulligan steps down as Adlington captain after four successful years

The Bolton News: Chris Mulligan has helped turn Adlington's fortunes around on the field as captain

6:20am Friday 27th June 2014

CHRIS Mulligan is stepping down as captain after helping to turn Adlington’s fortunes around on the field.

CROSS CUP SECOND ROUND: Holders Atherton crash out, Bury beat local rivals Walshaw, Edgworth and Daisy Hill through to semi-finals

The Bolton News: Flixton's Stephen Lang top-scored with 56

12:19pm Monday 23rd June 2014

An impressive seven-wicket haul from Luke Perry and a half century from Stephen Lang saw Flixton demolish holders Atherton in the second round of the Cross Cup at Higham Park yesterday.

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