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Laurence Read on his way to a half century against Fleetwood. Picture: Tony North

Morecambe bounce back with big win over Fleetwood

Morecambe bounced back in style on Bank Holiday Monday with a big win over well-fancied Fleetwood at Woodhill Lane.

Jamie Heywood. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster dominate St Annes to make it two wins out of two

An almost faultless display with bat and ball brought Lancaster their second win in two games.

Tom Jacques was in fine form for Shireshead against Warton.

Wilson and Jacques turn tide for Shireshead

Shireshead travelled to Warton on a chilly and blustery April afternoon and won by 21 runs.

Torrisholme's Andy Butler.

Collapse proves costly as Torrisholme fall short

On a day more befitting to January Torrisholme travelled to Garstang CC in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division for the eagerly awaited local derby.

Morecambes sub-professional Ali Azmat is dismissed for 72.

Morecambe blown away by Blackpool pro Mitchell

Morecambe suffered their first league defeat of the season as they were blown away by Blackpool professional Daryl Mitchell on Saturday.

Jamie Heywood. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster crash out of National Knockout

A weak middle-order batting display saw Lancaster crash out of the National Knockout at the first hurdle on Sunday.

Sub pro Steven Mullaney bowled Lancaster to victory over Netherfield. Picture: Tony North

Mullaney bowls Lancaster to opening day win as skipper Simm reaches milestone

A marvellous bowling display by sub pro Steven Mullaney helped Lancaster get their season off to the best possible start.

Peter Wilson.

Shireshead survive Silverdale scare on opening day

Defending champions Shireshead survived an almighty scare before beating Silverdale by four runs on the opening day of the new Westmorland Cricket League season.

Torrisholme captain Matt Jackson in action on the opening day of the 2016 season against Freckleton.

Torrisholme return to Palace Shield top tier with defeat

Torrisholme’s return to the top flight of the Moore & Smalley Palace Shield started with a defeat to last season’s third-place finishers Freckleton.

Brett Hutton on his way to a century for Morecambe on Saturday. Picture: Tony North

Mixed opening weekend for Morecambe in league and cup

Morecambe began their Northern League title defence with a solid performance against Penrith at Woodhill Lane after a superb all-round performance from stand-in professional Brett Hutton.

Morecambe professional Suraj Randiv.

Morecambe and Lancaster start with double headers

Morecambe and Lancaster kick off their delayed cricket seasons with double headers this weekend.

Carnforth Cricket Club - Westmorland Cricket League Division Two champions 2015.

Westmorland Cricket League preview: Carnforth back at top table as Shireshead eye hat-trick

Historian John Glaister looks ahead to the 2016 Westmorland Cricket League season

Northern Premier League champions Morecambe.

Morecambe and Lancaster made to wait for start of new cricket season

Morecambe and Lancaster will now start their new cricket seasons a week later.

Captain Josh Dixon, left, with star pace man Eddy Read.

Morecambe captain relishing challenge of defending title

Morecambe captain Josh Dixon is under no illusions how difficult it will be for his side to retain the Northern Premier League title.

Lancaster captain Ben Simm.

Lancaster skipper targets more consistency in 2016

Lancaster captain Ben Simm knows more consistency is needed if his side are to improve in 2016.

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