Stewart steps aside for Greenmount's Captain Kerr

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

GREENMOUNT will go into tomorrow's Bolton League season opener at home to Horwich with a new man at the helm after Mark Stewart called time on his captaincy after five successful campaigns.

Greenmount youngster look to build on success

Bury Times: Greenmount youngster look to build on success

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

With the new season about to begin, Greenmount Cricket Club’s junior section is looking forward to building on a successful winter which has seen 12 of its players selected for Bury district teams.

Walshaw under-11s secure league and cup double

Bury Times: WINNERS Manager Stephen Rhodes with back, left to right: Jake Roche, Han Oliver, Joshua Allum; Front: Callum Hunter, Michael Gracey, Samuel Rhodes

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Following on from the success of the senior team in the same tournament, Walshaw Sports Club Cricket Under-11s recently won the Greater Manchester Indoor Cricket League and cup – going unbeaten in all games.

Outdoor junior training begins at Radcliffe Cricket Club

4:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Outdoor junior cricket training begins at Radcliffe Cricket Club on Monday.

Dragons are fired up for season

12:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

With the league cricket season beginning in just two weeks, Unsworth Cricket Club are well underway with their preparations for the first match of the year.

Bury's Kate Cross plays in England's warm-up win

4:42pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

WALSHAW cricketer Kate Cross helped England’s women win their first warm-up match for the World Twenty20 Cup against Pakistan in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Learn art of cricket scoring

12:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

People from Bury wishing to learn the art of cricket scoring or who need to refresh their memories can attend a session in Bolton next week.

VIDEO: Womens' Ashes winner Kate Cross visits school to launch new girls' cricket project

Bury Times: Kate Cross with Canon Slade High School pupils Charlotte Lynch and Grace Driess

8:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

LANCASHIRE and England Ashes winning bowler Kate Cross was on hand at Canon Slade High School to launch a project to unearth and develop future stars from Bolton.

Kate Cross announced in England World Twenty20 squad

Bury Times: BURY cricketer Kate Cross

12:23pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

WALSHAW'S Kate Cross has been included in England’s 15-player squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20, which gets underway in Bangladesh on 23rd March.

Cricket club to host junior open day

9:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Tottington St John’s Cricket Club is holding an open day in a bid to boost its junior section ahead of the 2014 season.

Dream Ashes tour for Bury bowler Kate Cross

Bury Times: BURY cricketer Kate Cross

6:10am Thursday 13th February 2014

ENGLAND cricketer Kate Cross is back in Walshaw after a month-long Ashes tour she describes as an “unforgettable experience”.

Cross stays on for Ashes celebrations

Bury Times: BURY cricketer Kate Cross

9:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

BURY cricketer Kate Cross was part of the England women’s team celebrations this week after they retained the Ashes in Australia.

Chance to turn up at nets

7:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

Radcliffe Cricket Club is currently on the lookout for budding cricketers of all ages to join them for the new season.

Recruitment drive at cricket club

9:00am Thursday 23rd January 2014

The Ashes fightback begins in the local area this month with both Bury and Radcliffe cricket clubs on the lookout for budding cricketers of all ages to join them for the new season.

Brooksbottom win annual Boxing Day fixture

Bury Times: Boxing Day cricket

10:00am Thursday 2nd January 2014

Brooksbottom took the spoils at home to Tottington St John’s in the 51st annual Boxing Day cricket match.

Cricketers prepare to raise their bats for annual fundraiser

Bury Times: WINTER WARMER The annual fixture has previously been played in the snow

4:00pm Saturday 21st December 2013

Cricketers at Tottington St Johns and Brooksbottom are preparing to raise their bats and do battle in the 51st annual Boxing Day match.

Presentation night to mark success for Elton Vale

Bury Times: DELIGHTED Ben Baker, Dave Hawksworth, Javed Khan, Mohammed Aslam and Mohammed Ashraf

9:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

ELTON Vale will have plenty to celebrate when they hold their annual presentation evening next month.

Date set for Elton Vale cricket club's annual charity night

2:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013

ELTON Vale cricket club is holding its annual end-of-season charity function next Friday, October 18.

Dean Headley guest speaker at Bury Cricket Club presentation dinner

9:00am Thursday 10th October 2013

BURY Cricket Club will be holding their annual senior presentation dinner on Friday from 7.30pm, at Bury Sports Club.

Prestwick seeking new blood

9:00am Thursday 3rd October 2013

THE stumps have only just been pulled up for the season, but Prestwich Cricket Club is starting its hunt for fresh blood.

Bury crowned Division Four champions

12:00pm Thursday 26th September 2013

BURY Thirds clinched the North Manchester Cricket League Division Four title with a final-day win against Walshaw Thirds.

KO for Walshaw and Greenmount

12:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

WALSHAW will play in the Lancashire Knockout competition next year following a fifth-placed finish in the Bolton Association, despite a four-wicket defeat at Adlington on the last day of the season.

Bury CC boys' key role in stunning Lancashire triumph

9:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

LANCASHIRE Lions VICC retained the North and East Development League Title for visually impaired cricketers after a resounding victory over rivals Yorkshire. The youngsters were put in to bat first and played a stunning innings, hitting 217 from 23 overs without losing a wicket. Bury’s Usman Afridi, aged 12, showed nerves of steel as he racked up 53 runs. His opening partner Goerge Ferguson scored 50 and both were retired after reaching the milestone.

Unsworth defied by Khan

12:00pm Thursday 12th September 2013

UNSWORTH were unable to notch their second win of the month at their Central Lancashire Championship rivals Werneth, who have already been promoted to the Premier League.

Bury go down in Flixton run feast

10:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

BURY were involved in a feast of record-breaking run scoring at second-placed Bolton Association rivals Flixton on Saturday.

Ramsbottom U11s boys are in the trophies

9:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

RAMSBOTTOM’S Under-11s cricketers won a Lancashire League and cup double before being crowned joint winners of Lancashire Knockout Cup in bizarre circumstances in Leyland as fire swept through a neighbouring secondary school.

Rammy finish in fourth

8:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

RAMSBOTTOM finished their Lancashire League campaign in fourth place after beating Church by seven wickets at Acre Bottom.

Bury youngsters win schools championships

1:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013

BURY District Under-11s have become Lancashire Schools Cricket Association champions for the second time in three years with a 13-run win against a highly-rated Wigan side.

Gallagher's nine-wicket haul

11:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

EDENFIELD professional Paul Gallagher just failed to achieve the ultimate bowling feat in his side’s Ribblesdale League defeat at Euxton.

Hewart is Millers hero again

11:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

ELPM were grateful to number 11 batsman Paul Hewart for guiding them to an unlikely home victory over North Manchester League Division One derby rivals Tottington St Johns.

Pole Lane man on victory roll

9:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

Unsworth made it four wins on the bounce when they beat close rivals and hosts Cromption with 20 overs to spare.

Hanson eclipses Rammy

9:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

SECOND-placed Lancashire League side Ramsbottom went down to a 63-run defeat at newly-crowned champions Accrington on Sunday.

High flyers vying for KO finish

8:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

THE battle for a Lancashire Knockout berth is hotting up in the Bolton Association between local rivals Bury and Walshaw.

Millers lift Calverley Cup for first time

10:00am Thursday 29th August 2013

NORTH Manchester League Division one side ELPM won the Calverley Cup for the first time in their history, beating Rochdale Catholic Club by 33 runs at Woodbank’s Stafford Street ground. After being put in to bat, ELPM made a slow start and were 27-1 after 10 overs with Kevin Dodson caught behind for 16.

Rammy on course for runners-up solace

10:00am Thursday 29th August 2013

RAMSBOTTOM were boosted in their battle to secure the Lancashire League runners-up slot behind Accrington when they put second-bottom hosts Bacup to the sword, bowling them out for 57 on Sunday.

Bankers claim derby win

9:00am Thursday 29th August 2013

STAND made the short trip to derby rivals Woodbank on Saturday but came away empty handed.

Walshaw in tilt at Lancs KO slot

9:00am Thursday 29th August 2013

WALSHAW kept pace with the Bolton Association league-leaders with a nine-wicket success at home to Little Hulton.

Elton lose Cross Cup crown

3:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

ELTON lost their Cross Cup crown when they were beaten by Bolton Association leaders Atherton in a tense final at Darcy Lever’s Hacken Lane ground on Sunday.

Parton stars as Rammy move up

1:00pm Thursday 15th August 2013

RAMSBOTTOM moved into second place in the Lancashire League, 53 points behind Accrington after an 84-run win at Enfield.

Whitefield men back on victory trail

11:00am Thursday 15th August 2013

STAND returned to winning ways on Saturday when they beat Woodhouses by 63 runs at the SCG.

Wicket maiden gets whole new meaning

11:00am Thursday 15th August 2013

CHLOE Wallwork bowled her way into the Bolton Association record books on Saturday as she helped Walshaw to a crushing victory over Golborne.

The stick I got playing toughened me up - Neville

2:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

SLEDGING is even more part of cricket at local level than it is at the highest level according to Gary Neville.

Millers in good nick for final

1:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

ELPM celebrated last Sunday’s Calverley Cup semi-final win against Westleigh Meths with a 52-run home success against Ashton Ladysmith at the weekend.

SCG men lose two on the bounce

12:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

STAND lost a second successive home game in the Lancashire County League last weekend when Roe Green won by 32 runs in a game that saw the hosts bowled out for less than 50.

Gary's love affair with local cricket

11:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

FORMER Manchester United and England star Gary Neville has given a fascinating insight into his love of cricket and his teenage years as a Greenmount player.

Rain halts Rams charge near top of Lancs League table

11:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

Half centuries from professional Pieter Malan and Harry Dearden helped fourth-placed Ramsbottom make 180-4 against Lancashire Leage rivals Nelson at Acre Bottom. Malan hit seven fours and a six in making 59 and passing 800 runs for the season while Dearden hit six fours and a six in his 53. Rob Faulkner also made 41 and Rob Read an unbeaten 18. Rain prevented Nelson from replying. Meanwhile, Rammy skipper Jon Fielding has heaped praise on his young wicketkeeper Tom Parton.

Holders Elton suffer Cross Cup washout

11:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

ELTON’S defence of the Cross Cup against Bolton Association title-chasers Atherton fell victim to the weather on Sunday.

Malan's super form continues

11:09am Thursday 1st August 2013

PIETER Malan hit his third successive unbeaten innings in the eioghties to help Ramsbottom complete the double over East Lancs with a seven wicket win at Acre Bottom. The home professional hit eight fours and a six in making an unbeaten 86.

Belston's side return to winning ways

11:08am Thursday 1st August 2013

BURY returned to winning ways in the Bolton Association, disposing of Golborne in double quick time at Radcliffe Road.

Bankers' amazing run goes on

11:07am Thursday 1st August 2013

WOODBANK continued their remarkable 14-match unbeaten league and cup run with two stunning victories at the weekend.

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