All the latest news from Lowerhouse Cricket Club

The Woodland Trust Grant

The club have been successful in a grant application to the Woodland Trust for 105 saplings and bushes to fill in the gaps in the hedgerow at the top side of the ground. This will be a mixture...

1933: Putting a name to a face – Evelyn Cook

We were delighted to be contacted recently by Mr. John Hamer, who told us that the player holding the ball in the 1933 photo of the short-lived Lowerhouse Ladies cricket team, was his mother, Evelyn Cook,...

1982: Matthew Brown Cup

The Second Eleven won the Matthew Brown Cup in 1982 photo of Peter Mawdsley with Jack Heyes, receiving the trophy. Sent in by Anne Cochrane

1982: Barbeque

Some great photos sent in by Anne Cochrane whilst researching for this post on the BCTHIC website Lowerhouse CC players, Brian Higgin, Dave Keeley and Graham Bushell sample the delights of the annual Barbecue

Junior Nets

Lowerhouse winter Junior training starts at Broadfield School (ex Hameldon, Coal Clough Lane ) Fridays 28th January  to 25th February, 5pm to 8pm Then 5pm -6-30pm from 4th March to 1st April) for Under 9 to...

Senior Nets

Senior indoor practice is provisionally booked for the following dates: Thursdays 10th & 24th February 3rd &10th March. 7pm-9pm. at Stonyhurst College

AGM and New Year Raffle

The Annual General Meetings of Lowerhouse CC CIC incorporating Lowerhouse Village Ltd will take place on Wednesday 30th March 2022 at Lowerhouse Cricket Club at 7.30pm All members are invited to attend and we look forward to...

2022 Membership and Subs

Secretary Frank Entwistle confirmed there will be no increase in 2022 subscriptions details as follows: As in 2021 a credit will be applied to EPOS cards as an incentive for early payment by 31/3/2022 Please note:...

Former Lowerhouse pro’s role in England’s Boxing Day defeat

We have been sent this link to an article in Australian media, read former Lowerhouse pro Andrew McDonald on the new Aussie star Scott Boland and the Johnny Mullagh story. https://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/in-the-footsteps-of-johnny-mullagh-and-scotty-boland-20211231-p59l3g.html

The Mullagh Medal

Scott Boland was awarded the Mullagh Medal, for his outstanding performance in the 2021 Boxing Day Test Match.  The medal was initiated in 2019 and is a belt buckle with a photo of the 1868 indigenous...

The Housecast 2021 Christmas Special

Our 2021 Christmas special is here. Listen to an hour of our guest not being able to connect to zoom and not see each other! Many thanks to those who have listened to us over the...

Christmas Quiz!

By Paul Hargreaves The quiz will consist of 30 questions split evenly between Lowerhouse CC and the Lancashire League in general. So test your knowledge to see if you’re a genuine superfan. Answers and grades will...

Bumper December Lowerhouse Draw

We’ve released a tiny podcast episode to announce the winners of our Bumper December Lowerhouse Draw! Give it a listen here to see if you are a winner: Lowerhouse Cricket Club · Bumper Christmas December Lowerhouse...

November Lowerhouse Draw

We’ve released a tiny podcast episode to announce the winners of our November Lowerhouse Draw! Give it a listen here to see if you are a winner: Lowerhouse Cricket Club · November Lowerhouse Draw!   You...

1904: Lowerhouse Life in 1904

A great image sent in by Paul Hargreaves A nice scene of Lowerhouse life in 1904. The picture was taken in Lowerhouse Lane, from close to where the bowling club is now. The marchers are heading...

Sad News – Jimmy Robson

Lowerhouse Cricket Club are saddened to hear of the passing today of one of Burnleys favourite adopted sons, Jimmy Robson. Always happy to talk about his football exploits, Jimmy was regular attendee at Lowerhouse games alongside...