Magnificent Chorley march on in national cricket knockout

Chorley Citizen:

9:42am Tuesday 5th August 2014

CHORLEY eased to one of their greatest victories in years on Sunday as they saw off York with a scintillating display of controlled aggression.

Handy Andy in the cup groove

Chorley Citizen:

12:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

IN one of the most dramatic finishes at Windsor Park for many years, Chorley sent a bumper crowd wild in the Sunday evening sun as they edged into the quarter-finals of the Royal London ECB National Knockout thanks to a win over Bowdon.

Dhar steps up as Chorley coach

Chorley Citizen: Gaurav Dhar

8:14am Tuesday 11th February 2014

FORMER professional Guarav Dhar has been appointed player-coach at Chorley Cricket Club.

Sutherland honoured by Chorley

Chorley Citizen: James Sutherland

4:20pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

AUSTRALIAN cricket chief James Sutherland has expressed fond memories of his playing days in Lancashire after accepting an honorary life membership from Chorley Cricket Club.

Impressive win for Chorley

Chorley Citizen: Alan Kruger

11:02am Wednesday 28th August 2013

Chorley recorded an impressive win over Netherfield on Saturday to move themselves up the Chorley Building Society Northern League as they really turned on the style at Windsor Park.

Batting frailty fails to stop Chorley win

5:06pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

There has been no shortage of excitement and incident following Chorley Cricket Club this season, and Saturday was no different.

Brittle batting led to late loss for Chorley

5:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

At 6.30pm on a sunny evening in Shropshire, Chorley’s big travelling support were in party mood.

Chorley cricketers aim to tame Shrewsbury

6:10pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

Chorley CC play their biggest cup game of the season on Sunday when they travel to Shrewsbury in the last 16 of the national knockout competition.

Erratic Chorley slump to loss

6:31pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

UNPREDICTABLE Chorley crashed to defeat against Kendal at Windsor Park on Saturday.

Lord's one step closer for Chorley cricketers

6:08pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

Magnificent Chorley booked their place in the last 16 of the ECB National Knockout on Sunday as they beat big spending Bamford Fieldhouse in the regional final.

Chorley face tough tie in regional final

10:20am Saturday 22nd June 2013

CHORLEY must stop one of their old stars tomorrow as they bid for glory on the national stage – but they face a real test as Josh Tolley returns to Windsor Park as part of a Bamford Fieldhouse team who can call on the stars.

Chorley's spin twins shine

Chorley Citizen: Gaurav Dhar

5:17pm Thursday 20th June 2013

In-form Chorley made it two wins on the spin as they dug deep to see off Blackpool as their spin twins shone on Saturday.

End to poor run for Chorley cricketers

6:08pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

A fine all round performance saw Chorley end their poor run of league results in style on Saturday.

Chorley crickets in win over Leyland

5:11pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

Skipper Andy Holdsworth led Chorley to an excellent win over Leyland in the ECB National Knockout yesterday as they shone in the Windsor Park sun.

Lancaster edge good contest against Chorley cricketers

5:08pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

The sun shone down on Windsor Park but Chorley’s day was clouded by former Darwen professional Mohammed Zaman Khan returned to the Northern League.

Chastening defeat for Chorley cricketers

5:47pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

Chorley’s preparations for the derby were hit hard as they suffered a chastening defeat at in-form St Annes.

Buy a brick for Chorley pavilion

Chorley Citizen: Chorley Council leader Alistair Bradley, Chorley CC president Ken Tattersall, Chorley CC chairman Peter Mockett, and front, David Tootell, left, and MP Lindsay Hoyle

6:14pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Chorley Cricket Club has launched its fundraising drive for the upgrade of the pavilion and changing facilities.

Chorley claim draw at Barrow

5:07pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

There was good news and bad news from Chorley’s long trip to Barrow on Saturday.

Chorley Cricket Club is home and dry ahead of next season

5:24pm Wednesday 27th March 2013

Chorley Cricket Club have addressed drainage problems at their Windsor Park ground which affected the playing surface during last summer’s wet weather.

Chorley loses ‘unsung hero’ of sport

12:20pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

Tributes have been paid to an “unsung hero” of Chorley sport, who died suddenly after clearing snow from his front drive.

£50k for Chorley pavilion upgrade

Chorley Citizen: Chorley Under 12s and Lancashire Under 12s Harry Barclay and Lancashire Girls Under 15s Emily Weetman, with former players John Maudseley and 93-year-old Albert Mockett who were in the group who built the original changing rooms

5:39pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

The Olympics will leave a legacy in Chorley after the town’s cricket club secured £50,000 funding to upgrade its pavilion Officials at Chorley Cricket Club were advised this week that their application under Sport England’s ‘Places People Play’ legacy programme for money to upgrade its pavilion had succeeded.

Chorley pay tribute to ‘true gent’ Terry

8:04am Wednesday 19th December 2012

Chorley Cricket Club have paid tribute following the death of Terry Ashcroft, one of their greatest ever players.

Darwen set to host the MCC

10:10am Saturday 20th October 2012

Darwen’s Birch Hall has been confirmed as the venue for the 2013 clash between the Northern Premier League U21’s and The MCC. It takes place on Friday July 12.

Chorley are at their Whit's end

10:45am Monday 1st October 2012

Chorley crashed out of the FA Trophy after an untidy performance which had distinct echoes of last week’s FA Cup exit. The scoreline was exactly the same and playmaker Tom Ince recklessly picked up a second red card. And it was also an afternoon to forget for keeper Jack Cudworth who was at fault for all three Whitby goals.

Chorley facing a big league weekend

2:10pm Friday 24th August 2012

CHORLEY skipper Andrew Holdsworth returns to lead his side in a triple-header weekend as the Windsor Park outfit bid to hoist themselves away from the lower reaches of the Northern League table.

Chorley arrange National quarter

8:13am Monday 16th July 2012

Chorley’s Kingfisher Beer National Knockout Cup tie with Cuckney has been arranged for Sunday at Windsor Park. It was abandoned last weekend with the umpires deciding the ground was unfit.

Cricket: League and cup plans scuppered by weather

1:24pm Wednesday 11th July 2012

Chorley’s plans for both league and cup progress were scuppered by conditions last weekend.

Chorley ready for last 16 knockout match

10:20am Saturday 7th July 2012

WINDSOR Park plays host to its biggest knockout game since the mid-1990s when Andy Holdsworth’s Chorley side take on Cuckney in the regional final on the National Knockout tomorrow.

Chorley one step from a big day out

3:00pm Friday 29th June 2012

CHORLEY will book their place in the Northern League’s Twenty20 finals day tonight if they can beat Leyland at Windsor Park and continue their cup form that is poles apart from their league run.

Work pays off as Chorley claim big win

3:30pm Monday 25th June 2012

CHORLEY’S hard work in mopping up Windsor Park paid a rich dividend on Saturday as they claimed just a third win of the Northern League season thanks to a clinical dispatching of Preston.

Blackpool 90 Chorley 94 for 3

5:06pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

Chorley have reached the last 16 of the national knockout, now known as the Kingfisher Beer Cup, to revive memories of the three successive finals the club went to in the 1990s.

National Knockout: Chorley march on

7:53am Monday 18th June 2012

Andrew Holdsworth’s Chorley booked their place in the last 16 of the ECB National Knockout yesterday when they beat fellow Northern League outfit Blackpool by nine wickets after bowling the seasiders out for just 88.

Chorley get quick shot at revenge

10:32am Friday 8th June 2012

CHORLEY get a quick shot at revenge against Darwen tonight as the local rivals meet at Birch Hall in the Northern League’s Twenty20 competition.

Northern League: De Kock leads Darwen to derby glory

7:53am Tuesday 5th June 2012

DARWEN claimed only their second win of the Northern League season yesterday as they turned in a five-star Birch Hall show to beat derby rivals Chorley.

Chorley’s bat woes mean loss

2:20pm Monday 14th May 2012

CHORLEY’S batting woes reared their head again at Windsor Park on Saturday as they were beaten by Blackpool on another tough day at the office.

Chorley head to Lancaster looking for consistency

10:14am Friday 4th May 2012

CHORLEY look to find some level of consistency tomorrow as they head to winless Lancaster determined to sort out their up and down form.

Cricket: Test ace Atiq halts charge

4:59pm Wednesday 25th April 2012

The season got going a week late for Chorley as they earned an excellent winning draw on the Fylde coast on Saturday.

Northern League: Local pair in weekend draws

8:46am Monday 23rd April 2012

OUTSTANDING Kiwi Jamie How smashed his second ton of the season in the second game of the season as Darwen were forced to dig deep to gain a Northern League draw at Kendal on Saturday.

Northern League round-up: Davies is a Tower of power

8:41am Monday 16th April 2012

BRILLIANT Alex Davies scored a marvellous 118 on the opening day of the Northern League season – but couldn’t inspire Darwen to a win over a dogged Lancaster.

Northern League Saturday round-up

7:11pm Monday 12th September 2011

CHORLEY’S bid for second spot in the Northern Premier League was foiled despite their seasonal finale being the only game to beat the weather on Saturday.

Northern League Saturday round-up

8:49am Monday 5th September 2011

St Annes were crowned as champions of the Northern Premier League from the comfort of the pavilion after the entire Saturday programme was washed out.

Northern League Monday round-up

11:21am Wednesday 31st August 2011

St Annes took a seemingly decisive hold on the race for the championship of the Northern Premier Cricket League after beating both threatening rain clouds and the challenge of Carnforth on Bank Holiday Monday.

Northern League Saturday preview

2:40pm Friday 26th August 2011

TEEN talent Alex Davies is back in action for Darwen tomorrow after a busy week as the Towers tackle the pace of Anwar Ali.

Northern League Saturday round-up

Chorley Citizen: MOPPING UP Darwen’s game with Morecambe was late starting due to rain

5:28pm Tuesday 30th August 2011

ANDY Holdsworth's Chorley maintained their amazing fight for honours on Saturday as they enjoyed a convincing Northern Premier League win at Fleetwood after restricting the home side to 122-8 in a game reduced to 41 overs.

Northern League Saturday round-up

1:31pm Monday 22nd August 2011

CHORLEY maintained their grip on third place in the Northern Premier League – but were left wondering what may have been after their hopes of beating neighbours Preston were dashed by the rain.

Northern League Saturday preview

5:01pm Friday 19th August 2011

SURPRISE package Chorley aim to turn up the heat on the Northern League’s top two tomorrow as they bid for local bragging rights and a crucial victory over near neighbours Preston in what is turning into a memorable campaign.

North Ferriby 1 Chorley 2

1:00pm Monday 15th August 2011

CHORLEY celebrated their long-awaited return to the Northern Premier League Premier Division with a well-deserved win over a North Ferriby side which featured in last season’s top-flight play-offs.

Northern League Saturday preview

6:41pm Friday 5th August 2011

FORMER East Lancashire professional Con de Lange returns to the area tomorrow as he leads current club Blackpool into Northern League battle with Darwen.

Northern League Sunday round-up

10:52am Tuesday 2nd August 2011

CHORLEY completed their perfect weekend in the Northern Premier League as they beat Carnforth on Sunday to hold on to fourth place in the table.

Northern League Saturday round-up

8:17am Monday 1st August 2011

BRILLIANT Chorley clambered back into fourth place in the Northern Premier League as they took five wickets for no runs to beat Lancaster in a thriller on Saturday.




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