The extent of the dire threat to the future of cricket’s Northern League has been starkly underlined with the revelation that 10 of the 13 member clubs have applied to join the Fosters Lancashire League in time for the 2017 season.
Summer bypassed this neck of the woods but there was plenty of heat generated on the fields of the 2015 Westmorland Cricket League.
Shireshead celebrated their retention of the Westmorland Cricket League title with victory over Milnthorpe in the final game of the season.
Lancaster’s 2015 season ended with a whimper in a crushing 10-wicket defeat at Barrow on Saturday.
Torrisholme sealed third place and promotion to the Palace Shield Premier Division with a win over Mawdesley on the final day of the season on Saturday.
Fresh from lifting the Northern Premier League title Morecambe have secured the services of their star professional for next season.
Morecambe young guns starred as the club completed a memorable season with a win over Carnforth in Sunday’s Tower Shield final.
Morecambe completed their title-winning Northern Premier League campaign with defeat to Blackpool at Woodhill Lane on Saturday.