Netherfield clung on to the last unbeaten record in the Northern Premier League by holding out for a draw at Blackpool, though Fleetwood cut the Cumbrians’ lead to one point with victory over Longridge.
Blackpool Cricket Club’s first win of the season was achieved in style but unbeaten Fleetwood continue to lead the way among the Fylde coast’s Northern League clubs. Two centurions helped Blackpool to a 126-run victory after choosing to bat at previously unbeaten Garstang and compiling 242-6.
Champions Blackpool Cricket Club seek their first win of the Northern Premier League season at the third attempt tomorrow boosted by the knowledge that their new exciting new professional is settling in well.
Saturday’s stormy weather could not prevent a second weekend of drama in cricket’s Northern Premier League, as Blackpool were denied a first victory of the season at Kendal and Fleetwood played out a thrilling tie with Garstang.
A Fleetwood powerlifter is ranked the UK number one in her weight category and has qualified to represent Great Britain in the European Championships .... and she has only been competing for six months.
Chris Nay only took up golf again because of the boycott of his beloved Blackpool FC - and he is so pleased he did as St Annes-based Chris enjoyed a luxury golfing holiday in Portugal last year as a finalist in the Gazette Matchplay tournament, finishing runner-up.
Motorsport history will made this weekend when the 2019 Legend Fires North West Stages Rally, in partnership with Simpson’s Skoda, becomes the first closed road motorsport event ever to be staged in the north-west.