Monthly Archive: July 2020

Cricket actually does return! An update…

We updated you earlier this week in regards the cancellation of our friendlies pre-arranged for this weekend. Just to reiterate, this was based on advice provided to our Executive from the LCF as a recommendation from the Government/ECB Its important to remember that these are extremely difficult decisions to make...

Revised 2020 fixtures

After yesterday’s announcements the fixtures for the 2020 season have been revised and are below. These now include the NHS Trophy with Burnley and Ramsbottom. 

The NHS Twenty20 Competition

Ramsbottom, Burnley, Lowerhouse announce ‘NHS’ T20 Trophy Ramsbottom, Burnley and Lowerhouse Cricket Clubs are delighted to announce the ‘T20 NHS’ Trophy in aid of the National Health Service. Andy Dalby of Ramsbottom CC commented “Over the last few months the NHS, as ever, have been unbelievable in how they have...

All weekends cricket OFF – ECB ruling

All this weekends friendlies off at Lowerhouse: 1sts V Walsden Away 2nds v Walsden Home 3rds v Pendle Forest Home The Lancashire League Chairman and Secretary this afternoon attended an LCF Zoom meeting which brought some disappointing and disturbing news. The ECB have advised that Clubs in the Area of...

Cricket is back – this weekend.

The return of recreational cricket to The Brooks Foundation Ground & Lowerhouse CC. We are pleased to confirm friendlies on both Saturday and Sunday 1.00pm starts. Entry is Free A limited tea-room service featuring Mill-Town Pies  will also be available for purchases 1.00pm to 5.00pm with maximum of two customers within the tea-room...

All Senior Fixtures

All Senior Fixtures for the 2020 season are now released – please see the table below and will shortly be added to the fixtures calendar here

The return of cricket to The Brooks and this weeks bar opening

The return of recreational cricket to The Brooks Foundation Ground We are pleased to confirm friendlies on both Saturday and Sunday 1.00pm starts , a limited tea room service will also be available for purchases 1.00pm to 5.00pm We continue aim is to provide a safe environment for you all,...

The Presidents Cup

As we revealed on Saturday Lowerhouse have been grouped with Crompton, Todmorden, Walsden, Rochdale & Darwen in Pool 4 commencing Sunday 2ndAugust 2020, all games 1.00pm start rules as below JW LEES LANCASHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE PRESIDENTS CUP 2020. The management of the Competition shall be in the hands of the...

Our 2020 League Fixtures

We can now reveal that our league fixtures in Presidents Pool 4 for the shortened 2020 season will be as follows: 2nd August versus Crompton (Home) 9th August versus Walsden (Away) 16th August versus Todmorden (Away) 23rd August versus Rochdale (Away) 30th August versus Darwen  (Home) The second team will...

Ordered a baggy blue cap? They’re ready!

The baggy blue caps organised earlier in the year are now ready for collection, obviously if you ordered and paid for one. Stan is the pick up point at the club. Please contact him on 07941 439741 to arrange a time to collect them from him.

1873 – The Inaugural Athletics Day

Another in our series on Cricket Club Athletic Festivals, telling the story of the very first one at Lowerhouse in 1873. Read Part 1 and Part 2  and Part 3 here Athletic Festivals – 1873 Up and Running On 23rd August 1873, Lowerhouse held their first ever annual Athletics Festival,...

Further friendlies update

Two more friendlies have now been arranged for senior teams, you can always fine arranged fixtures here The following games have been arranged: 19th July – 3rd versus Pendle Forest (Home) – 1pm start – 40 overs 25th July – 1st versus Ramsbottom (Away) 25th July – 2nd versus Ramsbottom...

Friendlies arranged

Our first round of friendlies have been scheduled 25th July 1st XI away at Ramsbottom, 2nd XI home to Rambottom in the reverse fixture.  

The 2020 season – The Return of recreational cricket

On Friday, the ECB & The Governments updated us to the return of recreational cricket effective 11/7/2020 and at the time of writing we still await the formal documents and guidelines. However, the Lancashire League have not been inactive over the past 12-15 weeks they have been working hard and liaising...

Reopening of the club bar

Re-Opening of the Club Bar Lowerhouse Cricket Club would like to place on record our thanks to our member’s and customers who supported the re-opening of the bar over the weekend. It was never going to be easy as we all know there are a lot or rules and guidelines to...

Junior and Senior Training update.

Junior and Senior training will be stepped up this week onwards as follows starting at 6pm;  Monday Under 9s Tuesday Under 13s Wednesday Under 11s Thursday First and Second Eleven Friday Under 15s/17s, Third and Fourth Eleven  

What’s on at the club this weekend?

We announced earlier in the week our plans for Saturdays re-opening, more on that here. Here is what we have on Sky Sports for the weekend: Saturday – 4th July Derby vs Notts Forest – 12.30pm Leicester City vs Crystal Palace – 3.00pm Wolves vs Arsenal – 5.30pm Sunday –...

1872 – An Unexpected Warm Up

The third in our occasional series on Cricket Club Athletic Festivals, this tells the story of the village turning out for one of its own. Read Part 1 and Part 2 here Athletics at Lowerhouse : 1872 A warm up event Although the first Athletic Festival was still a year...

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