Steeton win thriller but stay in sixth

Keighley News: Henry Wilson bowling for Ilkley in the gloom at Rawdon

11:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

STEETON were the only first team to win on a rain-hit Saturday in the Aire-Wharfe League.

Kyle's cracking knock is Upper Airedale record

Keighley News:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CULLINGWORTH player Kyle Welsh has set a new Upper Airedale Junior Cricket Association under-11 highest innings.

Higginson heroics in vain for Steeton

Keighley News:

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

STEETON II lost an exciting, high-scoring Birtwhistle Cup semi-final by 13 runs at home to Rawdon II.

New boys to contest Cowling Cup final

Keighley News: Lee Barrett hits a boundary for Gargrave before their league match against Pendle Forest was abandoned

4:54pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW name will appear on the Cowling Cup trophy this year after the old brigade were brushed aside by younger members of the Mewies Solicitors Craven League competition.

Nasser hits final rivals for six in Bradford Schools final

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2:57pm Friday 18th July 2014

UNIVERSITY Academy Keighley's under-13s team have become Bradford Schools cricket champions.

Oxenhope mourn passing of stalwart Smith

Keighley News: Howard Smith

8:43am Friday 18th July 2014

THE wins for both Oxenhope teams at the weekend were played in subdued circumstances as the club mourned the passing of lifelong club servant Howard Smith aged just 62 after a brave battle with cancer.

Cullingworth in good Heart

Keighley News: Adie Powis made 26 for Cullingworth

7:19am Friday 18th July 2014

JUNIOR George Heartfield has helped Cullingworth back on top of the Foster's Halifax League Second Division following their 120-run crushing of struggling Shelf.

Price is right for Steeton

Keighley News: Steeton batsman Matthew Price during his long vigil

8:48pm Thursday 17th July 2014

STEETON gave visitors Burley's title hopes a significant knock in the Aire-Wharfe League First Division.

Keighley miss out on home Shield final

Keighley News: Alex Towler was Keighley's best bowler in the Priestley Shield defeat

5:48pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THERE will be no home final for Keighley in the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Shield.

Rowell is Denholme's hero in sensational win

Keighley News: Jamie Rowell hit a six off the last ball as Denholme smacked 21 from the final over for victory

11:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

SECOND-placed Denholme triumphed over third-placed Shelf in one of the most thrilling games of the season in the Bradford & District Evening League.

Craven League mourning death of Filkin

Keighley News: Cowling's Graham Rishton pulls Embsay's Phil Binner for four on his way to 117 not out

7:13am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE MEWIES Solicitors Craven League are in mourning after the sudden and tragic death of former Glusburn and Cononley player Andrew Filkin.

Great catch scuppers all-Keighley final

Keighley News: Paul Spragg made 67 not out for Oakworth

6:52am Thursday 17th July 2014

OAKWORTH have avenged last year’s Wynn Cup final defeat at the hands of Haworth Road.

Ben Rhydding look to grab survival lifeline at Pool

Keighley News: Ben Rhydding's Charlie Swallow took 4-23 against Pool earlier this season

7:20am Friday 11th July 2014

BEN Rhydding’s hopes of escaping relegation from Aire-Wharfe League Division One could hinge on what happens at Pool tomorrow.

Last-wicket stand crucial in Keighley win

Keighley News:

11:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

KEIGHLEY II boosted their survival hopes in Division One of the second team competition with a much-needed 19-run win at home to Yeadon II.

Keighley back on form with big victory

Keighley News: Max Davidson: All-round star

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

KEIGHLEY bounced back from Saturday’s defeat by Saltaire with a 181-run victory against Division Two’s bottom team Windhill.

Stander spin success in vain for Steeton but seconds triumph

Keighley News:

11:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

STEETON’S slump continued in Division One as they lost a rain-reduced match at Bilton by 44 runs.

Queensbury rule as Oxenhope toppled

Keighley News: Phil Poole took 7-74 in Cullingworth's defeat

10:04am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PREVIOUS Roy Smith Division One table-toppers Oxenhope crashed to a 122-run defeat at Queensbury in the Foster's Halifax League, handing the leadership to SBCI.

Oakworth's revival falls Flatt as they lose leadership

Keighley News: Opener Wayne Exley  gets down to it for Ingrow in their victory at Glusburn

6:34pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A LATE collapse cost Oakworth the Division One leadership in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League.

Wear is new Keighley skipper after Pearson stands down

Keighley News: Richard Wear drives through the covers on his way  to a match-best 66 against Idle last Saturday

4:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

KEIGHLEY are pursuing promotion from Division Two of the JCT600 Bradford League under a new skipper.

Batting is proving a real bonus for Burley in Aire-Wharfe League championship race

Keighley News: Steeton batsman Peter Best is bowled

6:47pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

BURLEY picked up maximum bonus points for the second week in a row and edged ahead of Otley at the top of Aire-Wharfe League DIVISION ONE at the season’s halfway point, even though Otley have won one more game.

Scarborough and Davison star in leaders Oakworth's recovery

Keighley News: Cowling batsman Graham Rishton hits to leg against Crossflatts

6:20pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

MEWIES Solicitors Craven League DIVISION ONE leaders Oakworth may have been regretting their decision to bat when they entertained Foulridge.

Doubts seep in as Aire-Wharfe formbook is thrown away

Keighley News: Rawdon's George Myers appeals for a dismissal during their victory last weekend against Ben Rhydding

3:32pm Thursday 19th June 2014

In the lead up to the opening overs, there may well be a few moments of uncertainty around Aire-Wharfe League grounds tomorrow (Saturday) as the season reaches its halfway point.

Steeton get the Colli-wobbles again

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12:02pm Thursday 19th June 2014

14th June - 1st XI v Collingham & Linton (H)

Oakworth are sole Craven League leaders

Keighley News: Sutton batsman Dave Snowden hits out on his way to a top score of 50 against Oakworth II

11:51am Wednesday 18th June 2014

OAKWORTH are on their own at the top of the Mewies Solicitors Craven League Division One after they hammered Thornton by nine wickets and Ingrow St John's tied their match with Crossflatts.

Denholme CC stalwart awarded BEM

Keighley News: Jack Greenwood, left, has received a BEM

11:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Denholme Cricket Club stalwart Jack Greenwood has won a BEM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his volunteer work .

Robinson surprised at breakaway group

Keighley News: Richard Robinson admits he thought the table would be more bunched up at the top

9:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

EVEN though the great English summer has been no great shakes so far, veteran Richard Robinson is surprised how the leading three teams have established an advantage in the JCT600 Bradford League Second Division.

Coe hoping to avoid new weather record

Keighley News: This was the scene at Sutton, who were supposed to be hosting Glusburn in a Craven League match. It was a similar scenario at grounds across the district

11:30am Thursday 12th June 2014

WHISPER it softly, but statistics in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League suggest that 2014 is on course to be even soggier than 2012, a season which set records for cancellations.

Burley and Rawdon tails up for crunch clash

Keighley News: TOP DOGS: James Wilcock celebrates a wicket for Otley – the only unbeaten team in Division One – against Ben Rhydding

9:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Burley and Rawdon have had mixed starts to the season but go into Saturday’s Aire-Wharfe League meeting on the back of good wins.

Pressure is on in Evening League

Keighley News: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

8:40pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

After last week’s washout, when no matches started because of the bad weather, attention focuses tomorrow night on some exciting clashes in both divisions  of the Bradford & District Evening League.

Brave Gargrave can't upset the odds in Wynn Cup

Keighley News: Stephen Speak starred with the bat for Embsay

8:32pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Mewies Solicitors Craven League Wynn Cup holders Haworth Road faced a tricky tie against Haworth at Baildon Bottom.

Haworth Road have few problems reaching quarter-finals

Keighley News: Brian Hodgson saw Embsay Seconds home with an unbeaten 32

8:20pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Last year’s Cowling Cup runners-up Haworth Road II are through to the third round after seeing off Airedale II at Bradford Road.

Bowlers in the ascendancy in Craven League

Keighley News: Matt House soothed Oakworth's nerves by taking 7-22

8:10pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

On a day which was mainly dominated by bowlers, there was a nine-wicket haul and two eight- wicket performances, along with a smattering of seven-wicket analysis in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League.

Promoted Rawdon again keep their nerve

Keighley News: Charlie Swallow kicks up the dust as he looks to square drive for Ben Rhydding against Otley

6:30pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Tailenders Shane Franklin and Anthony Gilks clinched an Aire-Wharfe League victory for Rawdon over Bilton with just four balls to spare.

There's something in the water as Newton hits 109 not out

Keighley News: Nick Darfield took 5-17 for Yeadon seconds against Baildon

5:50pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

When Hanging Heaton opener Oliver Newton was 13 not out after 25 overs, few people would have backed him to make a century against Farsley in the JCT600 Bradford League second teams' Division One.

Five-star Hussain lifts Undercliffe clear at summit

Keighley News: Sandeep Bavanaka hits out for Bankfoot on his way to scoring 69 against Hartshead Moor

6:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Undercliffe moved ten points clear at the top of Division Two after crushing JCT600 Bradford League promotion rivals Keighley by 103 runs in their Sunday clash.

Bowling Baptists to use Manningham Mills' ground

Keighley News: Manningham Mills appeal for leg-before against Khuram Shahzad of Saltaire

7:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Manningham Mills’ Scotchman Road ground will echo to the sound of ball on bat again on a Saturday.

Evening League is washed out

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5:40pm Thursday 29th May 2014

All matches in the Bradford & District Evening League last night were rained off.

Priestley Cup is no distraction for Undercliffe

Keighley News: Nawaz Sardar has been starring with bat and ball for Undercliffe

5:40pm Thursday 29th May 2014

The Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup final is not only a carrot for established JCT600 Bradford League First Division clubs.

Junior cricket results

Keighley News: A modern-day cricket match not unlike the one AG Macdonell and other writers have written about

5:04pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Junior cricket results

Jackson is definitely a bonus for Guiseley

Keighley News: Guiseley's Brian Jackson is scoring at almost a run a ball

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

South African Brian Jackson could have strolled the last couple of runs to give Guiseley victory over Rawdon in the Aire-Wharfe League on Monday - instead he smashed his seventh six in a sparkling unbeaten 109.

Keighley lose unbeaten record after collapse

Keighley News: New overseas player Andrew King enjoyed an impressive home debut for Keighley

1:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Keighley remain top of JCT600 Bradford League Division Two despite slipping to their first league defeat of the season after being dismissed for just 39.

Foulds and Spragg star in Steeton victory

Keighley News: Efforts to save Silsden’s Division Three match at home to Menston proved futile on Saturday as not a ball was bowled due to rain

12:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Andrew Foulds and Neil Spragg were Steeton’s key contributors with bat and ball respectively as Ilkley were beaten by 29 runs in Division One on Bank Holiday Monday.

Gargrave Seconds beat rain and rivals

Keighley News: Wasim Hussain and Nadeem Safdar inspect the waterlogged pitch at Ingrow St Johns, where their match against Embsay was one of most that fell victim to the heavy Saturday rain

5:20pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Just one Craven League fixture survived the dismal Saturday weather that claimed the majority of fixtures around the district.

Brice is right as Woodlands go top

Keighley News: Pudsey St Lawrence opener Adam Waite gets turned around during his fine knock of 68 against Pudsey Congs

9:30pm Monday 26th May 2014

It’s all change at the top of JCT600 Bradford League Division One thanks to an outstanding all-round performance from Chris Brice.

Woodlands in meaty Priestley Cup tie

Keighley News: James Smith with the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup when Pudsey St Lawrence last won in 2011

7:20pm Monday 26th May 2014

Woodlands, who are second in the JCT600 Bradford League First Division, have been drawn at home to Pudsey St Lawrence, who are currently third, in the third round of the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup.

Gavin Hamilton: Overseas player can plug East Bierley's gap

Keighley News: East Bierley second-team captain Dan Abbott looks onto the flooded square after their first-team match against Yeadon was called off

5:20pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Skipper Gavin Hamilton is hoping new overseas player pace bowler Muhammad Irshad will kick-start East Bierley’s season in the JCT600 Bradford League.

Blanket casualties in local leagues

Keighley News: Wasim Hussain, left, and Nadeem Safdar inspect the waterlogged wicket at Ingrow St John's' ground, where the Mewies Solicitors Craven League match was called off before it started

5:10pm Sunday 25th May 2014

All matches in the Dales Council League and Bradford Mutual Sunday School League were abandoned yesterday, as were tody’s fixtures in the West Riding Sunday Council.

Skipper Todd: Team spirit is giving Yeadon a fighting chance

Keighley News: Yeadon skipper James Todd is looking forward to facing New Farnley tomorrow

5:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

It has been a tough start for Division One bottom club Yeadon following their surprise JCT600 Bradford League promotion – but nothing that captain James Todd didn’t expect.

New Farnley's learning curve remains steep

Keighley News: Richard Whitehurst gets into a tangle batting for Cleckheaton against New Farnley last Saturday

7:20pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

It isn’t just international cricketers who are seemingly always up for a gamble.

Junior cricket results

Keighley News: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

5:10pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Junior cricket results






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