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Cricket

ELPM CC captain Paul Hewart, with son Ethan, after helping his side win the Calvert Cup in 2013

ELPM captain Paul Hewart eyes debut GMCL promotion

Radcliffe captain Chris Berry

Radcliffe Cricket Club drop down a division in new GMCL set-up

Tottington St Johns captain Michael Watts, left, and Brooksbottom captain Paul Hopton

Tottington St Johns v Brooksbottom: Annual Boxing Day cricket match called off for only the second time in its history

England's Kate Cross, right, celebrates taking a Test wicket against Australia

Kate Cross handed England central contract

Greenmount captain Andy Kerr with the Hamer Cup

We can't wait to get started, says Greenmount skipper after publication of GMCL fixtures

Tottington St John's and Brooksbottom brave the wintry conditions at Crompton Meadows in 2009

Tottington St John's promise a warm welcome for their annual Boxing Day showdown with Brooksbottom

Gigg Lane will see Lancashire players parade the NatWest T20 trophy on Saturday

Lancashire players to parade NatWest T20 trophy at Bury FC on Saturday

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CRICKET: Bury trio learn Lancashire Knockout fate

The victorious Greenmount under-11s team are pictured with Tim McKiernan of the Lancashire Cricket Board.

Greenmount Under-11s are kings of the county

Thomas and Sophie Heaton

CRICKET: Siblings Thomas and Sophie Heaton celebrate county championship successes

Bury professional Ashen Silva

CRICKET: Bury sign off in style with win at newly-crowned champions Swinton Moorside

Radcliffe bowler Jimmy Dixon in action against Oldham CC. Photograph by: John McGibbon - 09/05/2015 (38840704)

CRICKET: Radcliffe miss out on runners-up spot

Greenmount First Team 2015.Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Saturday May 2 2015. (38843782)

CRICKET: Captain Andy Kerr bemoans Greenmount’s late-season slump

Walshaw are happy with their placing in the second tier of the Greater Manchester League

Clubs happy with placings in the Greater Manchester Cricket League

Bury District Under-13s have scooped the 2015 Hacking Cup

CRICKET: Cup double caps superb season for Bury District u13s and u11s

CRICKET: Greenmount lost silly games, says all-rounder Phil Heaton as Bury side miss out on league and cup double

Bury captain Sean Gibson

CRICKET: Captain Sean Gibson aiming for second place as Bury look to halt Swinton Moorside's title charge

Radcliffe captain Chris Berry

CRICKET: Radcliffe captain Chris Berry rues derby loss to Elton in bid for top-two finish

Radcliffe's Saif Ur-Rehman

Radcliffe's Chris Berry aiming for top-two finish

Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit

CRICKET: Michael Haslam and Daryn Smit land personal milestones in disappointing weekend for Ramsbottom

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Greenmount beat Eagley but rain washes out top-of-table clash with Egerton

Radcliffe professional Raheel Majeed

CRICKET: Rain wins day as Radcliffe are denied

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Victory for Bury but Walshaw crash again

Greenmount tormentor Tom Liversedge celebrates taking another wicket for Bradshaw

Shock heavy defeat dents Greenmount title challenge

Peter Betros

Peter Betros bats Brooksbottom to victory

Greenmount captain Andy Kerr on his way to a half century

Astley a Bridge too far for Hamer Cup winners Greenmount

Blackrod's Zach Burton tries to catch out Bury's Alex Breckin (34587998)

Captain Sean Gibson backs Bury to reel in Edgworth in title chase

Radcliffe's Martyn Coates in action against Oldham CC. Photograph by: John McGibbon - 09/05/2015 (34976509)

Radcliffe captain Chris Berry aiming for revenge against league strugglers Werneth

Ramsbottom match winner Daryn Smit

CRICKET: Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit takes five-wicket haul in win over Colne

The Greenmount team pictured with the Hamer Cup

CRICKET: Hamer Cup's in the bag, now for the double, says Greenmount skipper Andy Kerr

Walshaw captain Mikey Watt

Injury-ravaged Walshaw miss out on top six

Bill Elkin, chairman of Greenmount Cricket Club, receives his OSCA flanked by LCB chairman Bob Hinchcliffe, left, and LCB managing director Bobby Denning

CRICKET: Elkin and Kay enjoy the red carpet treatment on OSCAs night

WALSHAW Sports under-14s completed a run of five consecutive championship cup wins in the Bury and District Cricket Association recently.The team of talented young cricketers have now gone five years unbeaten in the BDCA cups – twice winning both the U1

CRICKET: Young Walshaw stars win Under-14s trophy

Ramsbottom Daryn Smit

CRICKET: Ramsbottom profession Daryl Smit shows the way with bat and ball

Greenmount team, left to right, Phil Heaton, Phil Ingram, Ryan Senior, Mark Stewart, Damion Keegan, Josh Macey, front, Patrick Kilvington, Tom Heaton, captain Andy Kerr, professional Travis Townsend and Chris Evans

High-flying Greenmount can lift Hamer Cup, says confident captain Andy Kerr

Saif Ur-Rehman took six wickets and top-scored for Radcliffe

Saif Ur-Rehman stars with bat and ball as Radcliffe get back to winning ways

Cricket - England v Australia - Women's Ashes Series 2015 - First Royal London One Day International - The County Ground, Taunton - 21/7/15
England's Kate Cross celebrates an LBW of Australia's Meg Lanning 
Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs
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CRICKET: Heat is on the agenda for Walshaw's Kate Cross

IN a week of high profile first-class record-breaking partnerships from both Australia and Lancashire, the local batting prowess of two Bury under-11 boys rivalled the achievements of Smith/Rogers and Petersen/Prince.Callum Hunter and Evan Williams, both

CRICKET: Young stars Callum Hunter and Evan Williams bat Bury District to semi-finals

Bury's Simon Belston led the reply knocking 63 in the win against Little Lever

CRICKET: Bury rise up to third following comfortable victory

Radcliffe captain Chris Berry

Young stars can inspire Radcliffe, says captain Chris Berry

Greenmount captain Andy Kerr on his way to a half century

CRICKET: Greenmount aim to bow out with trophy double

TENNIS: Walmer A keep up pressure

RAMSBOTTOM consolidated second place in the Lancashire League and drew within eight points of leaders Burnley with an emphatic victory built around another superlative performance from professional Daryn Smit (pictured above left) – albeit against an un

CRICKET: Second-placed Ramsbottom smash depleted Church

Record-breaking Greenmount bowler Mark Stewart

CRICKET: It’s Mark Stewart’s day as he breaks Bolton League's bowling record but Kearsley rain on his parade

CRICKET: David Flanagan’s eight-wicket haul destroys title-hopefuls Walshaw

Bury's Simon Belston battles to 37 against Blackrod in the Cross Cup semi-final

CRICKET: Defeated Bury miss out on their final opportunity

Professional Raheel Majeed hit his first century for Radcliffe

CRICKET: Radcliffe skipper Chris Berry is out for revenge at leaders Crompton

Greenmount bowler Mark Stewart is back row, second from the left

Stewart closes in on Bolton League wicket-taking record

Brooksbottom follow up a four-wicket defeat at Edenfield in the league with a 29-run Twenty 20 victory over Edenfield

Brooksbottom bounce back from league defeat to claim Twenty20 success

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