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Former England fast bowler released by Lancashire CCC

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.

'Freddie' Flintoff close to Australian T20 deal

The Westmorland Gazette: Andrew Flintoff

11:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ANDREW Flintoff’s Twenty20 comeback is gathering pace after Brisbane Heat coach Stuart Law revealed he expects to sign him for this winter’s Big Bash League.

New Lancashire CCC head coach Ashley Giles taking longer term approach

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

THERE will be no ‘quick fix’ to get Lancashire back fighting for County Championship titles, according to new Red Rose chief Ashley Giles.

PRESS CONFERENCE: Ashley Giles unveiled as Lancashire’s cricket director and head coach

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:52am Wednesday 8th October 2014

FOLLOW our live coverage of Ashley Giles' first press conference as Lancashire CCC cricket director and head coach.

New Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles targeting swift return to top division

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:59am Wednesday 8th October 2014

ASHLEY Giles is targeting a swift return to the County Championship’s top division after being appointed as cricket director and head coach at Old Trafford.

Lancashire's James Anderson comes under fire in Kevin Pietersen autobiography

The Westmorland Gazette: James Anderson claimed three wickets

11:08am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LANCASHIRE'S England bowler Jimmy Anderson came under attack yesterday in Kevin Pietersen’s new autobiography.

Mike Watkinson resigns as Lancashire cricket director

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:56pm Monday 6th October 2014

MIKE Watkinson has resigned as Lancashire’s cricket director with immediate effect.

Lancashire relegated from County Championship Division One

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:28pm Friday 26th September 2014

LANCASHIRE have been relegated from the County Championship Division One after drawing their final game of the season with Middlesex.

Glen Chapple's unbeaten 45 keeps Lancashire's survival hopes alive

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:43am Thursday 25th September 2014

GLEN Chapple scored a magnificent unbeaten 45 to keep Lancashire's County Championship Division One survival hopes alive.

Spinner Kerrigan believes in Lancashire's battle for survival

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LANCASHIRE need a resounding victory over Middlesex in the final County Championship match of the season to avoid relegation to the second division.

'Few irons in the fire’ - Kendal skipper Stu Parkin plans to utilise contacts in search for next season's professional

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

5:47pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

KENDAL skipper Stu Parkin admits there are already a ‘few irons in the fire’ as the club looks to replace New Zealand professional Jamie How for next year’s campaign.

Kendal's end of season form comes to an end against St Annes

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

KENDAL’s good end of season form came to an abrupt end as St Annes ran out four wicket victors at Vernon Road Ground.

Captain Marc Brown urges consistency as Netherfield finish mid-table

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

5:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CONSISTENCY is key for a youthful Netherfield side if they are to build on this season’s mid-table finish, according to club captain Marc Brown.

Netherfield end season with close winning draw as Leyland fall short

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LEYLAND finished four runs short of victory as Netherfield ended their season with a winning draw at Parkside Road on Saturday.

Netherfield's Marc Brown eyes season-ending flurry against Leyland

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

3:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CLUB captain Marc Brown hopes his team can finish the season with a flurry when Netherfield host second-placed Leyland on Saturday.

Kendal skipper Stu Parkin delighted with late season form

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

3:37pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

KENDAL captain Stu Parkin hopes his side’s late season good form will convince his current crop of players to stick together over the winter.

George Linde and Chris Clarke hit centuries but Darwen bowlers frustrated by Netherfield's tenth-wicket resilience

The Westmorland Gazette: George Linde

3:34pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PLUCKY tenth-wicket stand from Netherfield’s Nathan Chambers and Brad Airey stopped Darwen from taking maximum points and forced them to settle for a winning draw at Parkside Road.

Jamie How stars with bat as Kendal ease comfortably past Lancaster in final home game of season

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:31pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

JAMIE How fell five runs short of a century as the Kiwi professional guided Kendal to a convincing eight-wicket win over Lancaster.

Momentum into next season is key says Netherfield captain Marc Brown

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

1:55pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CAPTAIN Marc Brown hopes Netherfield can pick up victories in their two remaining fixtures to build momentum heading into next season.

Thunderstorms see Chorley and Netherfield match abandoned

The Westmorland Gazette: '650 runs and 60 wickets': Sri Lankan professional Saliya Saman no shrinking violet as targets set for campaign

1:46pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CHORLEY were denied a likely 15 points as thunderstorms cut short Netherfield’s struggling reply to see Saturday’s match abandoned.

The Roses: Lancashire on the back foot against Yorkshire

The Westmorland Gazette: Steve Croft, Naomi Aspin, Peter Moores and Tom Smith at Lancashire’s Old Trafford headquarters

7:40am Monday 1st September 2014

Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

Skipper Stu Parkin reflects on mixed weekend for Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:07pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

KENDAL captain Stu Parkin admits it was a bittersweet weekend after a return to winning ways was followed by defeat to neighbours Netherfield on Bank Holiday Monday.

Captain Marc Brown hails century-maker Ben Barrow as Netherfield record comprehensive derby day victory

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

NETHERFIELD captain Marc Brown has praised the match-winning century of Ben Barrow as his side earned bragging rights with a comprehensive victory over Kendal.

Netherfield's Ben Barrow helps them secure bragging rights in comprehensive win over Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

OPENER Ben Barrow hit his maiden century for Netherfield as the Parkside Road outfit earned the bragging rights of the town in a comprehensive victory over Kendal.

Kendal beat Chorley by 17 runs to pick up first win since early July

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:26am Monday 25th August 2014

ADAM Cowperthwaite starred with the ball as Kendal picked up their first win since early July beating Chorley by a narrow margin at Shap Road.

Kendal captain Stu Parkin looks ahead to Netherfield derby day

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

1:44pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PROUD new dad and Kendal captain Stu Parkin declared himself a frustrated figure after his team suffered bowl out heartbreak in the Reader’s Cup semi-final.

Still pride to play for insists Netherfield skipper Marc Brown

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

1:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NETHERFIELD captain Marc Brown has urged his players to fight for pride after defeat in the TWPWealth Area t20 finals ended their hopes of cup success this year.

Impressive Bradley Earl batting display not enough as Netherfield lose out to Northern in TWPWealth Area t20 finals

The Westmorland Gazette: Netherfield seam bowler Nathan Chambers admits return to form perfect tonic for himself and Parkside Road club

8:51am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BRADLEY Earl’s quickfire 39 proved too little too late for Netherfield as they lost out on a place in the final of the TWPWealth Area t20 finals losing to eventual winners Northern in the last four showdown.

Namibian pro Christi Viljeon stars with ball as Blackpool run riot over Netherfield

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

8:48am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BLACKPOOL professional Christi Viljeon blitzed Netherfield’s batting order as the Fylde Coast league leaders romped home to an eight wicket victory on Saturday afternoon.

Kaustubh Pawar and Sam Dutton edge Barrow to victory - but rain gives Kendal reprieve

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:46am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A FRUITFUL partnership between Indian professional Kaustubh Pawar and Sam Dutton was not enough for Barrow as rain put paid to any chances of a victory with just one Kendal wicket still standing.

Kendal skipper Stu Parkin laments rain as it puts ends to immediate chance to right the wrongs of heavy league defeat to Blackpool

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

KENDAL captain Stu Parkin was left cursing the rain as an immediate chance to right the wrongs of a heavy defeat to league leaders Blackpool was scuppered when the weather intervened to put a stop on Sunday’s Readers Cup semi-final.

Namibian pro Christi Viljeon propels Blackpool to comfortable win at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

NAMIBIAN professional Christi Viljeon decimated Kendal’s batting attack as table toppers Blackpool recorded a resounding nine wicket victory at Shap Road.

Parkin reveals frustration at rain affected Leyland clash as he eyes Readers Cup glory against Lancashire Colts

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

3:54pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

KENDAL skipper Stu Parkin has admitted his frustration at not being able to capitalise on an impressive bowling performance as rain put pay to any chances of a win against Leyland.

Reader's Cup dreams over as Netherfield crash out in semi-final at St Annes

The Westmorland Gazette: Top score: Ben Phillips

3:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

NETHERFIELD’s dreams of winning this year’s Readers Cup have been dashed after an away day semi-final defeat at St Annes.

Stunning bowling display from Nick Lewthwaite rattles Leyland - but rain is the ultimate winner

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:46pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

NICK Lewthwaite devastated the Leyland batting attack but the Kendal man’s impressive bowling display wasn’t enough to secure victory in a rain-affected clash at the Stanning Memorial Ground.

Yakub Bhamji records five-for as Morecambe defeat Netherfield

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

3:58pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FIVE wicket haul from Yakub Bhamji helped Morecambe skittle Netherfield out for 153 on their way to victory at a sun-soaked Woodhill Lane.

Kendal's Parkin and Miller survive final three overs to frustrate Darwen bowlers

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

SKIPPER Stu Parkin and Chris Miller batted out the final three overs to give Kendal an unlikely losing draw against fourth-placed Darwen at Shap Road.

Netherfield captain Marc Brown hopes for success in Readers Cup semi-final against St Annes

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

2:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NETHERFIELD skipper Marc Brown hopes his Parkside Road outfit can go one better than last year and reach the Readers Cup Final after a quarter-final victory over Leyland on Sunday.

'Coming of age': Kendal skipper Stu Parkin praises contribution of teenage bowler Darren Nightingale

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

2:37pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MISSION completed is the buzzword emanating from Shap Road after skipper Stu Parkin led his Kendal team to victory over holders Blackpool in the Readers Cup quarter-final.

Kendal make Readers Cup semis as Adam Cowperthwaite remains resolute to guide Shap Road club home

The Westmorland Gazette: Terry Hunte impresses on his way to 88 not out against Preston on Saturday

4:56pm Monday 21st July 2014

ADAM Cowperthwaite utilised the Kendal lower order as the Shap Road club progressed to the semi-final of the Readers Cup after an impressive victory over holders Blackpool at Stanley Park.

Powerful batsman John Huck stars with the bat as Netherfield progress to Readers Cup semi-final

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

NETHERFIELD progressed to the semi final of the Readers Cup after taking full advantage of an amended victory target as John Huck came to the batting party in no uncertain terms.

Young all-rounder Darren Nightingale provides last-over heroics as Kendal snatch winning draw from jaws of defeat at Morecambe

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:10am Monday 21st July 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Darren Nightingale bowled a triple maiden final over to save the game and ensure Kendal departed Woodhill Lane with a winning draw from a rain-affected clash.

Netherfield skipper Marc Brown admits frustration at manner of Lancaster defeat as Readers Cup quarter-final with Leyland approaches

The Westmorland Gazette: Netherfield CC captain Marc Brown demands senior players stand up and be counted with Barrow next at Parkside Road

2:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

NETHERFIELD skipper Marc Brown admits his frustration at the the re-calculated victory target which allowed Lancaster to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and prevail in a rain-affected clash at Lune Road.

'Season defining': Skipper Stu Parkin eyes massive fortnight as Kendal bid for knockout silverware

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

2:02pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CLUB captain Stu Parkin firmly believes the direction of Kendal’s season hinges on the next fortnight with league action supplemented by two bids for knockout silverware.

Kerrigan can’t wait for return to Tests

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:16am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SIMON Kerrigan is ‘really excited’ at the prospect of returning to the England Test side for the second Investec Test against India which gets underway on Thursday at Lord’s.

Rain delay de-rails in-form Netherfield victory bid as New Zealand professional Michael Barry stars for Lancaster

The Westmorland Gazette: '650 runs and 60 wickets': Sri Lankan professional Saliya Saman no shrinking violet as targets set for campaign

11:52am Monday 14th July 2014

NEW Zealand professional Michael Barry delivered with both bat and ball as Lancaster overcame Netherfield in a rain-affected clash at Lune Road – exacting revenge for their TWP Wealth semi-final defeat in the process.

Anderson stunned by world record

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:29am Monday 14th July 2014

BURNLEY’S cricketing hero James Anderson wrote his name into the world record books on Saturday – and admitted he couldn’t quite believe what he had just achieved.

Jubilant Netherfield skipper Marc Brown 'proud' to lift TWP Wealth T20 silverware for second year in succession

The Westmorland Gazette: Leading from the front: Marc Brown

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

FOR the second year in succession, Netherfield skipper Marc Brown lifted silverware as the Parkside Road club bolstered their trophy collection by retaining their TWP Wealth Twenty20 crown.

Kendal skipper Stu Parkin gives his mid-term report and praises increasing contribution of former Burneside batsman Ryan Shepherd

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal skipper Stu Parkin rips through Barrow top order as Jamie How seals victory with powerful batting display

5:07pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WITH Kendal having a free weekend, skipper Stu Parkin can reflect on the season so far with a generally positive mid-term report despite insisting there is room for improvement.

Netherfield CC are crowned TWP Wealth Twenty20 champions

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:15pm Sunday 6th July 2014

REIGNING champions Netherfield retained their TWP Wealth Twenty20 title after a blistering batting display blew away Blackpool in the final with the Parkside Road club powering home by 54 runs.



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