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Ben Simm congratulates Liam Moffat on a wicket against Darwen. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster make heavy weather of Darwen win

A fielding display unmatched in recent years saw Lancaster take all the points against struggling Darwen.

Daniel Woods in action for Torrisholme during their defeat to Vernon Carus. Picture: Tony North

Torrisholme come up short against Vernon Carus

Torrisholme went down to a 36-run defeat at home to Vernon Carus in the Palace Shield Premier Division on Saturday.

Suraj Randiv.

Morecambe pro Randiv in line for Sri Lanka recall

Morecambe’s title-winning professional Suraj Randiv is in line for a Sri Lanka recall.

Viraj Bhatia goes big at the top of the order for Morecambe. Picture: Tony North

Much-changed Morecambe knocked out by Fleetwood

A much-changed Morecambe side exited the Lancashire Cup with defeat to Northern League high-fliers Fleetwood on Sunday.

Morecambe wicketkeeper Lewis Edge looks on as Gurman Bains goes to work for St Annes at the top of the order.

Morecambe hang on for St Annes losing draw

Morecambe struggled to a losing draw at St Annes in the Northern Premier League on Saturday.

Torrisholme cricket club skipper Matt Jackson in action.

Lee destroys Fylde order as Torrisholme fly high

Torrisholme travelled to Fylde on Saturday and came away with maximum points thanks in the main to a devastating spell of slow left arm bowling from Graham Lee.

Sub pro Daryn Smit hit 125. Picture: Tony North.

Morecambe and Netherfield can’t be separated in Woodhill Lane classic

Morecambe and Netherfield played out a Northern League classic at Woodhill Lane on Saturday as 259 played 259 in a thrilling tie.

Charlie Swarbrick chipped in with bat and ball for Lancaster and Barrow.

Pawar century puts Lancaster to the sword

A dominant century from Barrow pro Kaustubh Pawar handed Lancaster their second loss in as many weeks.

Callum East is congratulated on a wicket. Picture: Tony North

Six of the best for East but batting lets down Lancaster

A limp display with the bat put the brakes on Lancaster’s bright start to the season.

Eddy Read.

Morecambe lose out as Preston win for first time since 2014

Morecambe went down to last year’s bottom side Preston as the West Cliff outfit picked up their first Northern Premier League win since 2014.

Torrisholme's Graham Lee celebrates his wicket. Picture: Tony North

Torrisholme come up short against Thornton

Torrisholme welcomed Thornton Cleveleys to Boundary Meadow on Saturday and fell 20 runs short of their target in this Palace Shield Premier Division clash.

Sam McClements.

Westmorland Cricket League: Heysham edged out by champions Shireshead

Heysham went down to a narrow defeat to Westmorland Cricket League Division One title favourites Shireshead on Saturday.

Laurence Read on his way to a half century against Fleetwood. Picture: Tony North

Morecambe bounce back with big win over Fleetwood

Morecambe bounced back in style on Bank Holiday Monday with a big win over well-fancied Fleetwood at Woodhill Lane.

Jamie Heywood. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster dominate St Annes to make it two wins out of two

An almost faultless display with bat and ball brought Lancaster their second win in two games.

Tom Jacques was in fine form for Shireshead against Warton.

Wilson and Jacques turn tide for Shireshead

Shireshead travelled to Warton on a chilly and blustery April afternoon and won by 21 runs.

Torrisholme's Andy Butler.

Collapse proves costly as Torrisholme fall short

On a day more befitting to January Torrisholme travelled to Garstang CC in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division for the eagerly awaited local derby.

Morecambes sub-professional Ali Azmat is dismissed for 72.

Morecambe blown away by Blackpool pro Mitchell

Morecambe suffered their first league defeat of the season as they were blown away by Blackpool professional Daryl Mitchell on Saturday.

Jamie Heywood. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster crash out of National Knockout

A weak middle-order batting display saw Lancaster crash out of the National Knockout at the first hurdle on Sunday.

Sub pro Steven Mullaney bowled Lancaster to victory over Netherfield. Picture: Tony North

Mullaney bowls Lancaster to opening day win as skipper Simm reaches milestone

A marvellous bowling display by sub pro Steven Mullaney helped Lancaster get their season off to the best possible start.

Peter Wilson.

Shireshead survive Silverdale scare on opening day

Defending champions Shireshead survived an almighty scare before beating Silverdale by four runs on the opening day of the new Westmorland Cricket League season.

Torrisholme captain Matt Jackson in action on the opening day of the 2016 season against Freckleton.

Torrisholme return to Palace Shield top tier with defeat

Torrisholme’s return to the top flight of the Moore & Smalley Palace Shield started with a defeat to last season’s third-place finishers Freckleton.

Brett Hutton on his way to a century for Morecambe on Saturday. Picture: Tony North

Mixed opening weekend for Morecambe in league and cup

Morecambe began their Northern League title defence with a solid performance against Penrith at Woodhill Lane after a superb all-round performance from stand-in professional Brett Hutton.

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