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Westhoughton captain Rob Houghton in action against Tonge last weekend

Houghton's side determined to fight to the end

Bury captain Sean Gibson

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Edgworth match is the first of three title deciders, says Bury captain

Liam Livingstone. Picture by Paul Currie/BPI

Giles backs Lancashire star Livingstone to make winning recovery

Haseeb Hameed

Bolton batsman Hameed feel up to the challenge of replacing Lancs team-mate Horton

Talking Cricket with Nick Chamberlain

NICK CHAMBERLAIN: Who is the greatest Cross Cup batsman?

Simon Kerrigan took four wickets in the first innings. Picture by Paul Currie/BPI

Glamorgan draw delays Lancashire promotion party

Westhoughton v Tonge at the St Georges Oval ground.

Photo: Mark Atherton batting for Westhoughton.

23rd August 2015

Photo: Gary Taylor
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BOLTON CRICKET LEAGUE: Westhoughton beat the weather and Tonge as Newby impresses with the ball


BOLTON LEAGUE: Kerrigan helps Little Lever to nine wicket victory

VICTORY: Westhoughton first team

BOLTON CRICKET LEAGUE: Title race is hotting up as Westhoughton win against Farnworth

Blackrod Captain, Chris Sanderson, in batting action against Walshaw CC. Photograph by: John McGibbon - 22/08/2015 (36276793)

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Swinton Moorside keep up the pressure on league-leaders Edgworth

Karl Brown

Bolton's Karl Brown wants more centuries for Lancashire

TITLE AMBITION: Swinton Moorside are second in the Bolton Association and take on leaders Edgworth today

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Pro decision has spurred on Swinton

Farnworth SC joint captains Matt Parkinson, left, and Christian Walsh have already had plenty to celebrate this summer

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Farnworth SC chairman welcomes "surprise" title chase

Haseeb Hameed is set for his first-class Lancashire debut

Bolton's Hameed ready for Lancashire first-team bow

Bolton League and Bolton Association

CRICKET: Bolton Association umpires expected to join Bolton League

LANCS CALL: Jack Stanley in the centre captaining the county U10s

Stanley is leading by example for Lancashire

Talking cricket with Ray Taylor

RAY TAYLOR: The Trinity Cup belonged to the Bolton League in the 1990s

Bolton women star for Lancashire

Meg Fairclough stars in Lancashire Women Twenty20 triumph

Darcy Lever captain Nick Fawcett hit a half century in his side's long-awaited victory

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Darcy Lever on the up with two wins out of three

The Edgworth team who lead Section A in the Bolton Association

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Edgworth remain in the driving seat at the top

Westhoughton pro Qaiser Abbas hit a quickfire century

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Two tons fire Howfeners to big win against Little Lever

Tom Fairclough bowling for Egerton against Farnworth

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Tight bowling sees Farnworth win battle of the top two

CLOSE: Edgworth go into the final five group games with a big lead. Pictured are, from left, back, Gareth Williams, Chris Read, Chris Tye, David Gornall, Simon Lord, Brett Ernst, front, George Holiday, Sam Bancroft, Guy Haynes, Josh Fallows, Ash Eastwood

Bolton Association: Edgworth captain now believes they can win the title

The Cross Cup

Doubts remain over the future use of cricket's oldest trophy, the Cross Cup


Was Cliff Westby Bolton Association's best ever wicketkeeper?

Photo: Andy Whitehead Photography Ltd
Cross Cup Final 2015

Blackrod batsman George Tipping during the Cross Cup Final between Blackrod CC and Flixton CC at Little Hulton Cricket Club, Manchester Road West, Little Hulton, M38 9UW on Sunday Augu

Perry's half century helps Flixton to Cross Cup glory against Blackrod

ALL-ROUNDER: Imran Mirza

Mirza turns up the Heaton Walshaw

Live coverage of the Cross Cup final

CROSS CUP FINAL: Live coverage of Blackrod v Flixton

Astley Bridge's Syd de Silva in bowling action

BOLTON CRICKET LEAGUE: Greenmount brought back to earth with a bump

Westleigh triumphant in basement showdown

Photo: David Hurst
Blackrod CC V Bury CC at Vicarage Road, Blackrod
Blackrod's Sanderson bowls out Alex Breckin (34588002)

Edgworth start off well in Ernst against Adlington

FINAL CHANCE: It will be a third Cross Cup final in six years for Blackrod

'Great privilege to be part of what could be last Cross Cup final'

Egerton captain Will Halton

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: New pro can help us turn the tables on title rivals, says Egerton skipper Will Halton

DELIGHTED: St Michaels side

St Michaels are triumphant during schools tournament

Ray Taylor

RAY TAYLOR: History of the League v Association inter-league fixture

Westhoughton CC Team Picture. Pictured Back L-R: Sean Dunning, Kieran Edwards, Rob Brown, Oliver Newby, Qaiser Abbass [Pro], Mark Atherton. Front L-R: Seb Miller [Scorer], Daniel Higham, Kieran Paisley [WK], Robert Houghton [C], Matthew Fanning, Daniel Na

Westhoughton upbeat for future despite defeat

EMERGING: The Atherton first team has featured a healthy crop of young talent over the course of the season

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Atherton claim league leaders' scalp to secure top-six spot

Today's Hamer Cup final

HAMER CUP FINAL: Westhoughton v Greenmount

Hamer Cup winners Greenmount

HAMER CUP FINAL: Greenmount take the honours in style

Cricket - Warwickshire CCC Media Day - The County Ground, Edgbaston - 3/4/14
Boyd Rankin
Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Paul Childs


Lancashire lose to Warwickshire in last-ball Royal London thriller

Harry McManus, one of Atherton's promising youngsters, celebrates a wicket with gloves man Callum Barlow

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Atherton captain eyes top-six target

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

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