Accy await as Mount make League bow

Competitive cricket is back with a vengeance this weekend as all three Greenmount senior teams embark on their first season in the J. W. Lees Lancashire League.

After being snowed off on Sunday, the third XI travel to Church on Saturday (17th) for their first fixture. WP 1pm.

Saturday also sees a joint first/second team travel to Lowerhouse to take on a similar XI in a friendly clash at the Brooks Foundation Ground.

The first and second teams begin their league programmes against Accrington. The firsts travel to Thorneyholme Road while the seconds entertain their counterparts at the Log Cabin. WP 1pm for both games.

Greenmount’s chosen elevens are…

JOINT 1st & 2nd TEAM, away at Lowerhouse (friendly) Saturday, April 17th. WP 1pm. T. Heaton (cpt), K. Edwards, M. Donnelly (wk), E. Williams, O. Dixon, M. Senior, A. McGuiness, D. Stevens, P. Kilvington, C. Sherrington, S. Greenhalgh. Scorer: S. Heaton.

THIRD TEAM, away at Church, Saturday, April 17th. WP 1pm. D. Mason, N. Franklin, L. Dickinson, D. Willetts, S. Leach, M. Crowther (cpt), H. Fines (wk), S. Woolley, L. Addleton, M. Gilmore, R. Edge. Scorer: M. Franklin.

FIRST TEAM, away at Accrington, Sunday, April 18th. WP 1pm. R. Senior (cpt), A. Kerr, C. Hughes, T. Heaton, J. Harrison, E. Williams, L. Dove, A. McGuiness, K. Edwards, C. Hunter, M. Donnelly (wk). Scorer: S. Heaton.

SECOND ELEVEN, home to Accrington, Sunday, April 18th. WP 1pm. A. Bullen (cpt), O. Halstead, B. Edge, S. Greenhalgh, P. Kilvington (wk), A. Bowker, B. Hornsby, M. Senior, R. Catterall, O. Dixon, T. Nuttall. Scorer: R. Senior.

We wish Ryan, Alex, Mark and all the players all the very best as they represent Greenmount Cricket Club in our first ever games in the Lancashire League.

Further updates on the ever-changing situation relating to the rules and regulations around cricket, hospitality and spectators will be published shortly once we have been able to update our risk assessments etc.

ROB KILVINGTON (GCC chairman)

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