Fylde coast cricket review: Northern League, Lytham, Palace Shield

Blackpool and St Annes were winners in the Northern Premier League but both look to be battling for runners-up spot behind runaway leaders Netherfield.

Lancashire Thunder - ready for the fray

Lancashire and Yorkshire ready for Roses rumble

Tom Smith is hoping Headingley will be struck by Thunder and Lightning on Friday.

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Hameed - helped Lancashire hit back

Rain delay frustrates Lancashire victory bid

No play was possible during the morning session of the Specsavers County Championship match between Hampshire and Lancashire at the Ageas Bowl.
Dawson - half century

Lancashire continue to struggle

Lancashire faced an uphill task as they trailed by 75 runs on first innings in their clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.

Joe McClusksie bows for Fleetwood

Fylde coast cricket review: Northern League, Lytham and Palace Shield

Blackpool’s 65-run win at Kendal edged them above St Annes into third spot in the Northern Premier League.

The other Turf Moor

Sunday Turf war for Lytham CC

It is a huge weekend for Lytham CC as they stand two matches away from a place at Old Trafford.

Englands Jimmy Anderson with youngsters launching Big Red Day

Saltires set their sights on Blackpool

Spectators will have to wait until later in the month to catch a glimpse of Lancashire in action in Blackpool.

Anderson - Old Trafford accolade

Pace ace Anderson honoured at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England bowler Jimmy Anderson, has spoken of his delight at having the pavilion end at Old Trafford cricket ground named after him.

James Anderson

Lancashire honour for England great Jimmy

Lancashire County Cricket Club have announced that the Pavilion End will be renamed The James Anderson End.
Hameed - in action in Blackpool

Lancashire v Yorkshire clash in Blackpool

There's Roses T-20 cricket action at Stanley Park, Blackpool on Wednesday

Amy Satterthwaite is ready for the fray with Lancashire Thunder

Thunder are ready to rumble

Lancashire Thunder cricket coach Steve Titchard has described the county’s opening Twenty20 success as “a brilliant lift” ahead of the forthcoming Kia Super League.

Neels Bergh starred with bat and ball in Fleetwoods victory against Lancaster

Bergh’s all-round show secures success

Saturday’s Northern Premier Cricket League matches had a bit of everything with a victory, a winning draw and a day off.

Ben Stokes takes the wicket of Faf du Plessi

Cricket: England close in but Lancs are beaten

Ben Stokes believes England are well placed to clinch victory in the third Test against South Africa at the Oval, but concedes there is still work to be done on Monday.

Danny Edwards Lytham side has a massive task ahead this weekend

Kiwi professional leaves Lytham CC

Lytham CC professional Michael Guptill-Bunce is leaving the club before the end of the season.

Grant Thomson fills the breach for Blackpool against Penrith

Grant aid for Blackpool CC

Blackpool will have South African Grant Thomson in their line-up for the home clash with Penrith in the Northern Premier League tomorrow – and he is no stranger to the Stanley Park surrounds.

St Annes Atiq Uz-Zaman

Fylde coast cricket round-up: Northern League, Lytham, Palace Shield

Blackpool, St Annes and Fleetwood all claimed victories in the Northern Premier League.

Jack Saunders close to a caught and bowled

Fylde coast cricket preview: Lytham’s fight to fulfil potential

Captain Danny Edwards reckons Lytham Cricket Club will have a n outstanding team next season but hopes they can start to fulfil their potential this weekend.

England's Jonny Bairstow mistimes a shot and is caught out by South Africa's Chris Morris off the bowling of Keshav Maharaj

England humbled at Trent Bridge

England collapsed to a 340-run defeat well inside four days as their batting failed embarrassingly once again in the second Test against South Africa at Trent Bridge.

Josh Boyne bowls for Blackpool

Fylde coast weekend cricket round-up: Northern League, Lytham, Palace Shield

The Northern Premier League’s three Fylde coast clubs couldn’t muster a win between them on Saturday, though Fleetwood did hold leaders Netherfield to a draw, but there were defeats for St Annes and a deeply troubled Blackpool.

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