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Netherfield skipper Marc Brown intent on leading from the front and delivering a successful Parkside Road summer

The Westmorland Gazette: Marc Brown: Netherfield skipper is Oz bound

10:45am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WHILE his winter Down Under did not quite go accroding to plan, Netherfield captain Marc Brown is now intent on leading from the front and delivering a successful Parkside Road summer.

Lancashire turn a £3.5m profit

The Westmorland Gazette: Emirates Old Trafford

7:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

LANCASHIRE COUNTY Cricket Club has marked a return to profitability after four successive years of losses by announcing a record operating profit of more than £3.5 million for the year ending December 31, 2013.

'Fast start imperative': Kendal CC skipper Stu Parkin in no mood for perennial slow starters to be sluggish out of blocks

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look Englans could emerge from Ashes wreckage

10:39am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SKIPPER Stu Parkin is targeting a fast start to the summer as perennial slow starters Kendal hit the road for the season’s opener with Northern League new boys Penrith.

England flops must take responsibility, says Anderson

The Westmorland Gazette: James Anderson claimed three wickets

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

James Anderson believes this winter's Ashes flops must take the responsibility of leading England into their new era.

Former South African all-rounder Pieter Strydom relives Netherfield CC glory days

The Westmorland Gazette: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

South African Pieter Strydom spent three seasons at Netherfield more than a decade ago but as Ross McLean finds out he still retains a fondness for that time…

Netherfield opener Ben Barrow targets regular three-figure scores as cricket season edges ever closer

The Westmorland Gazette: Netherfield Ben Barrow targets regular three-figures scores as cricket season edges ever closer

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

SHOULD he get the nod from his skipper, Netherfield batsman Ben Barrow is targeting a summer of runs at the top of the club’s batting order.

Kendal CC skipper Stu Parkin aims for productive season on all fronts - and a possible silverware charge

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look Englans could emerge from Ashes wreckage

8:04am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WITH winter nets in full swing, Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin hopes a more settled outlook can prove the catalyst for a productive season on all fronts – and possibly a trophy.

Ex-Kendal CC professional Alex Doolan talks exclusively about his Ashes call-up, future Test recognition and his time at Shap Road

The Westmorland Gazette: Ex-Kendal CC professional Alex Doolan talks exclusively about his Ashes call-up, future Test recognition and his time at Shap Road

9:06am Thursday 9th January 2014

Widely tipped to receive his first Test cap for Australia next month after missing out against England, Ross McLean talks to ex-Kendal Cricket Club professional Alex Doolan – seemingly the next cab off the rank.

Netherfield Cricket Club announce professional for summer 2014

1:27pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

NETHERFIELD Cricket Club has announced the signing of Sri Lanka all-rounder Saliya Saman as their professional for the 2014 summer. The 28-year-old is a top-order batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler who arrives at Parkside Road after six seasons with Carlisle – scoring in excess of 2600 runs and taking more than 300 wickets.

EXCLUSIVE: New Zealand international Jamie How recalls his experiences on the big stage

The Westmorland Gazette: New Zealand international Jamie How talks about Kendal return and record-equalling domestic year

12:09pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

In the second of a two-part interview, New Zealand international cricketer Jamie How talks to sports reporter Ross McLean about aspects of his international career and experiences with the national team.

Retired Jacques Kallis still fresh in the memory at Netherfield Cricket Club

12:20pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

IT came as little surprise that South African all-rounder and former Netherfield professional Jacques Kallis bowed out of the cricketing world with a century, according to club secretary Ian Heath.

EXCLUSIVE: New Zealand international Jamie How talks about Kendal return and record-equalling domestic year

The Westmorland Gazette: New Zealand international Jamie How talks about Kendal return and record-equalling domestic year

6:00am Thursday 26th December 2013

In the first of a two-part interview, sports reporter Ross McLean talks exclusively to New Zealand international cricketer Jamie How about his return to Kendal and a record-equalling year.

Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look England could emerge from Ashes wreckage

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look Englans could emerge from Ashes wreckage

3:05pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

WITH the Ashes back in Australia’s grasp and the prospect of a whitewash looming, Kendal Cricket Club captain Stu Parkin believes change is in the air for England – both on and off the pitch.

Kendal announce the signing of New Zealand international batsman Jamie How

5:53pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

KENDAL Cricket Club have announced the signing of New Zealand international batsman Jamie How for the 2014 season.

Kendal Cricket Club captain Stu Parkin assesses England's prospects ahead of Third Ashes Test

3:40pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

AHEAD of their date with destiny in Perth, Kendal Cricket Club captain Stu Parkin insists it is high time England’s experienced campaigners show their worth in a bid to avoid Ashes meltdown.

Chapple reappointed as Lancashire captain

The Westmorland Gazette: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

8:39am Monday 9th December 2013

GLEN Chapple will continue as Captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club for a sixth season in 2014.

Burnley's Anderson in running for ICC top gong

The Westmorland Gazette: James Anderson

2:52pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

England's Alastair Cook and James Anderson have been nominated for the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year award.

The Ashes: Anderson plans to carry on sledging

The Westmorland Gazette: James Anderson

7:00pm Sunday 1st December 2013

James Anderson plans to keep on sledging, and insists he has no problem with anything said to him by the Australians so far during the Ashes.

Croft ready to fight for his Lancashire place

The Westmorland Gazette: Steven Croft is determined to fight his way back into the Lancashire Championship side

11:30am Tuesday 26th November 2013

Steven Croft is confident he can win back his place in Lancashire’s County Championship team next summer – and he is also targeting an England call-up in limited overs cricket.

Lancashire await Championship fixtures

The Westmorland Gazette: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

7:56am Tuesday 26th November 2013

Glen Chapple and the rest of his Lancashire colleagues will find out who they will be facing on their return to the top flight of the County Championship when the 2014 fixtures are released this morning.

Buttler sure Lancashire move will aid England ambition

9:41am Wednesday 13th November 2013

JOS Buttler is desperate to establish himself as Matt Prior’s natural successor – and he believes his switch to Lancashire could unlock the test-match door.

Moores pens new Lancashire deal

The Westmorland Gazette: Peter Moores

8:50am Tuesday 29th October 2013

PETER MOORES has pledged his future to Lancashire County Cricket Club by signing a one-season extension to his current contract.

Rested Anderson ready for the Ashes

8:35am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

England seamer James Anderson insists he is rested and ready to go again in another Ashes battle.

New deals for Lancashire aces

9:21am Friday 18th October 2013

CLUB officials have rewarded the bedrock of Lancashire County Cricket Club’s squad with new contracts to secure their immediate future at the Club.

Anderson extends Lancashire contract

6:58am Wednesday 16th October 2013

BURNLEY'S James Anderson has signed an extension to his existing contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Lancashire have the upper hand

8:02am Thursday 26th September 2013

LANCASHIRE have a lead of 99 heading into day three of their County Championship Division Two match against Kent as they bid to go through the entire season unbeaten.

Cross released by Lancashire

8:19am Tuesday 24th September 2013

GARETH Cross will be free to seek further opportunities after Lancashire County Cricket Club decided not to extend his current contract.

Red Rose cup clash all set

8:00am Monday 23rd September 2013

There will a Roses clash in next season’s 50-over competition following the draw for the 2014 event.

Off to a land Down Under: Netherfield duo Marc Brown and John Huck all set for winter in Australia

The Westmorland Gazette: Marc Brown: Netherfield skipper is Oz bound

10:05am Thursday 19th September 2013

DESPITE only retaining the Ashes a matter of weeks ago, England will touch down in Australia next month as battle lines between two old foes are drawn once more.

Rain ruins Lancashire start

6:36am Wednesday 18th September 2013

BAD weather meant only 10 overs were possible on the first day of Gloucestershire’s LV= County Championship match with Lancashire at Bristol.

Promotion joy for Lancs

7:24am Monday 16th September 2013

LANCASHIRE secured promotion back to LV= County Championship Division One after drawing their last home match of the season with Leicestershire at Emirates Old Trafford.

Kendal skipper Stu Parkin curses end of season rain but praises form revivial

9:24am Thursday 12th September 2013

STU Parkin was left cursing the weather as only three balls were possible in Kendal’s final league match of the season against Morecambe at Woodhill Lane.

Netherfield's Marc Brown frustrated by season climax but takes positives from trophy-winning campaign

9:19am Thursday 12th September 2013

SKIPPER Marc Brown believes the exasperating nature of Netherfield’s final weekend of the summer in many respects typifies their entire league campaign.

Netherfield's Marc Brown wants strong finish and a rise up the league as Kendal's Stu Parkin revels in late run of form

9:13am Thursday 5th September 2013

Netherfield skipper Marc Brown wants his side to shake off their downcast demeanour and ensure the season finishes on a high note.

Kendal put the wind up title-chasing Leyland before settling for a draw

5:34pm Monday 2nd September 2013

KENDAL gave title-chasing Leyland an almighty scare before having to settle for six points from the clash at the Stanning Memorial Ground.

Netherfield frustrate leaders Barrow to take title race down to final weekend

5:32pm Monday 2nd September 2013

NETHERFIELD denied Barrow victory despite the heroics of sub professional Danny Salpietro, although the league leaders secured enough points to forge a clear lead at the division’s summit.

Lancashire all-rounder Steven Croft looks to regain Red Rose spot after contentious Blackpool win at Netherfield

3:03pm Monday 2nd September 2013

WITH football back on our TV screens and the final Test of the summer underway, people would be forgiven for thinking the cricket season is coming to a close.

Netherfield miss out on Readers Cup final after controversial defeat to Blackpool

12:44pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

NETHERFIELD were controversially denied a place in the Readers Cup final after being penalised six runs for a slow over rate, allowing Blackpool to sneak over the line in dramatic fashion.

Kendal squeeze home against Lancashire Colts after shaky start

1:01pm Monday 19th August 2013

A DEVASTATING spell of bowling from Jack White and Adam Cowperthwaite wrestled the initiative from the Lancashire Colts and laid the foundation for Kendal’s victory in a low-scoring clash at Shap Road.

Terry Hunte reaches run milestone and points to Sir Viv Richards as his inspiration

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Cricket Club skipper Stu Parkin believes a new-look Englans could emerge from Ashes wreckage

6:58am Thursday 15th August 2013

SIR Viv Richards has inspired many generations of West Indian cricketers and sportsmen down the years, including one Kendal resident who was born to score runs.

Netherfield's Oval dream fades as Ormskirk proves too strong for Brown's boys at Parkside Road

3:41pm Monday 12th August 2013

A POWERFUL Ormskirk side were crowned ECB Area National Club Twenty20 champions after dispatching Netherfield in a rain-affected final at Parkside Road.

Netherfield triumph over Astley Bridge to set up ECB Area National Club Twenty20 with Ormskirk

3:39pm Monday 12th August 2013

NETHERFIELD squeezed through to the final of the ECB Area National Club Twenty20 with a narrow win over Astley Bridge from the Bolton Cricket League.

Derby delight for Netherfield as Parkside Road club hold nerve to inflict defeat on Kendal

8:08am Sunday 11th August 2013

DERBY spoils belong to Netherfield for another summer after Marc Brown’s side inflicted a four-wicket defeat on rivals Kendal at Shap Road.

Feature - Netherfield professional Colin Ackermann holds lofty ambitions to play for South Africa

9:13am Thursday 8th August 2013

CRICKET is a game of glorious uncertainties but one constant seems to be Netherfield’s ability to attract big names and nurture emerging talent.

Captain's piece - Marc Brown eyes win over champions ahead of huge cup showdown on Sunday, while Stu Parkin backs Terry Hunte milestone

8:24am Thursday 1st August 2013

A BOUYANT Marc Brown is targeting revenge on Saturday as reigning league champions Fleetwood come to town, before Netherfield host Blackpool for a place in the Readers Cup final.

Last pair dig in to frustrate Netherfield in winning draw at Blackpool

8:21am Thursday 1st August 2013

Netherfield’s match at Stanley Park went down to the wire, with the visitors claiming a winning draw after being denied victory by Blackpool’s tail-enders.

Rain is a pain for Kendal in home draw against Darwen

8:18am Thursday 1st August 2013

RAIN brought proceedings to a premature end at Shap Road with Darwen taking a winning draw despite the match being finely poised with all results still possible.

Captains' pieces: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin was a tough streak, while Netherfield's Marc Brown aims for consistency

8:43am Thursday 25th July 2013

As Kendal prepare to host Darwen, skipper Stu Parkin has urged his side to develop a tough streak and become harder to beat.

Readers glory up for grabs as classy Netherfield have too much for Preston

8:38am Thursday 25th July 2013

READERS Cup glory remains on the cards for Netherfield after the Parkside Road club booked their place in the semi-finals with victory over Preston.

Kendal pair foil St Annes at Shap Road

8:35am Thursday 25th July 2013

A VALIANT lower-order partnership between Darren Braithwaite and Adam Cowperthwaite denied St Annes victory as the visitors left Shap Road with a winning draw.



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