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10 Day Amnesty – Memberships / Subs

Our records indicate several Memberships payments have not as yet been made for 2022. Please review and ensure your payment is brought up to date within the next 10 days. After that time Members Benefits e.g., Entry to First Eleven league games and Bar Discounts will be withdrawn. Players both...

1980: Burnley Triumph is heartbreak for Lowerhouse

Another submission from BCTHIC (original post here) Early Breakthrough Lowerhouse opener Stan Heaton goes for the hook shot off Gary Robertson and is caught by Bob Whitaker. The Express dedicated almost a full page to the local derby between Burnley and Lowerhouse, with victory for Burnley more or less ending...

Weekend Roundup – Tie and Thirds Top

Friday night saw the first stab at the Quarter Finals of the Twenty20 competition – all 4 matches were called off at half time, with a huge downpour hitting after 7pm. Matches will be replayed this Friday – see our other posts for more details. On Saturday, the First Eleven...

Massive Weekend Ahead

Weather permitting the club’s juniors games will continue. Please remember to check our social media channels for up-to-date information Monday to Thursday the bar will be open from 5.30pm to 9.00pm Street Food Pizza will be open Thursday & Friday 4pm-9.00pm, Saturday  & Sunday 1pm -9.00pm Friday 8th July 2022...

1982: Lively Lofty Lifts Leaders

Another great post from BCTHIC (Original post here) Lowerhouse skipper Alan Holden, forced to field four teenagers in a depleted side, led from the front on Saturday to put the league leaders right back on course for the title. Bowling his fastest for three years the 6ft 3 in tall...

1966: Milburn shows all his old artistry

A great post from the BCTHIC archive (original post here) A four hit by Colin Milburn off Joe Fletcher during his innings of 66 in the derby match at Turf Moor. Burnley pressed on relentlessly to maintain their Lancashire League title challenge in two high scoring weekend matches, in each...

1982: Afternoon of Agony

Sent from in BCTHIC – (Original post here) Agony for skipper Alan Holden who is just inches away from a fine slip catch that would have stopped Church’s pro McArdle from reaching his half-century By Garry Brannigan. Everything went terribly wrong for Lowerhouse on Saturday. Perched at the top of...

18s with a bullet but it’s Boo Boo for the Bears

Lowerhouse Under 18s 147-7 George Durkin 30 Joel Sharpe 29 Aden Aurangzeb 23* Elliott Johnstone 20 Keagan de Vries 11 Burnley Under 18s 83-8 George Durkin 2-6 Shaukat Ali 2-10 Christopher Broome 2-10 Nathan Porter 2-16 Lowerhouse Under 11 (1) Bears 224-7 Ollie Bennett 16 Burnley Under 11(1) 304-4 Lowerhouse...

1971: Lowerhouse in sensational win

A great set of photos sent in from Anne at the BCTHIC (Original Post Here) Lowerhouse achieved the sensation of the Sunday Lancashire League programme by defeating the champions, Burnley, at Turf Moor in a game in which 16 wickets fell for a mere total of 125 runs. Hero of...

Further Weekend Teams

Saturday Second Eleven vs Ramsbottom (A) Meet Ramsbottom Noon. Hope Bleazard Chir Durkin Finch Haggerty Halstead Metcalfe Sharpe Simm Yorke-Robinson Reserves, De Vries, Williams, Johnstone Sunday Third Eleven vs Rishton (H) Meet Lowerhouse Noon. Elliott Ali A Cain De Vries Johnstone Metcalfe D Metcalfe P Norcross Simm D Stansfield Williams...

Weekend Teams

Friday First Eleven vs Todmorden (Home) Meet 5.15pm Lowerhouse Heap Barlow Cottam C Cottam H Haasbroek Hawke Hussain Martin J Martin P Walker Parry Scorer: Stuart Wearden Saturday First Eleven vs Ramsbottom (Home) Heap Barlow Cottam C Cottam H Haasbroek Hawke Hussain Martin J Martin P Walker Parry Scorer: Stuart...

All cricket cancelled

All tonight’s cricket at Lowerhouse is cancelled due to the waterlogged pitch and more rain forecast on AccuWeather.  

Finchy on Test Match Special!

During Lunch in the womens Test Match at Taunton, BBC Test Match Special are chatting to the ECB’s Director of Women’s Cricket (and our very own!) Jonathan Finch. If you missed this live – you can catch up with it on the BBC Sounds website or app.    

Brooming Marvellous

Rishton Under 18 42 all out James Broome 4-0 Christopher Broome 2-3 Lowerhouse Under 18 46-3 Jack Whitham 15 Keagan de Vries 14 Lowerhouse Under 13(2) Tigers 265- 2 George Hardiman 16* Alfie Hartley 16* Zaryab Ayaz 13* Burnley Under 13(1) 296-3 Taylor De Vries 2-3 Salesbury Under 9 280-5...

Seb Barnes Stormer

Lowerhouse Under 9 (2) Eric Haworth Bees 237-4 Archie Etherington 18* Rishton Under 9 (2) 229-6 Seb Barnes 2-4 Harrison Hartley 2-4 Lowerhouse Under 13 (full) Panthers 71 all out Ethan Heswden 22 Henry Bithell 11 Darwen Under 13 full 72-2 Lowerhouse Under 11 (1) Bears 228-7 Hammad Aurangzeb 14*...

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