Keighley put faith in youth as Pearson named captain

Keighley News: Freddie Pearson

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Richard Robinson believes youngster Freddie Pearson can be successful as the new Keighley captain.

Silsden have higher hopes for new season

Keighley News: Majid Inyat

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Silsden finished rock-bottom in Aire-Wharfe League Division Three last year but they have been busy recruiting in the close season.

Bradford League players could pay the penalty

Keighley News: Umpires in the JCT600 Bradford League have the option of imposing a five-run penalty for player misconduct

6:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

Umpires will have the option to award five penalty runs this season in the JCT600 Bradford League.

Royal honour for Denholme Cricket Club stalwart

Keighley News: Denholme Cricket Club’s Jack Greenwood receives his Torch Trophy Trust award from HRH The Princess Royal

9:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

Jack Greenwood – Denholme’s ‘Mr Cricket’ – has won another gong.

Upper Airedale Junior League secures a healthy new sponsorship deal

Keighley News: Terry Thompson

1:46pm Thursday 13th February 2014

A Skipton-based healthcare company are to sponsor the Upper Airedale Junior Cricket Association.

Upper Airedale official advocates closer school links

Keighley News: Terry Thompson

2:00pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Upper Airedale Junior Cricket Association secretary Terry Thompson says it has never been more important for clubs to develop links with local primary schools than now.

Oakworth given top-flight clash in first round of Wynn Cup

9:12am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Oakworth, beaten finalists in four of the last five years in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League’s blue-riband event, start their 2014 Wynn Cup campaign at home to Barrowford on Sunday, May 4.

Home Wynn Cup start for perennial finalists Oakworth

Keighley News: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

9:30pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Oakworth, beaten finalists in four of the last five years in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League’s blue-riband event, start their 2014 Wynn Cup campaign at home to Barrowford on Sunday, May 4.

Former Craven League player Brindle is England star

Keighley News: Arran Brindle

10:34am Wednesday 15th January 2014

Former Craven League cricketer Arran Brindle helped England to defeat Australia by 61 runs in the women’s Ashes Test at Perth.

Silsden to face Waddilove Cup holders Burley in first round encounter

11:36am Thursday 9th January 2014

Silsden have been handed the toughest of first round tests in this year’s Waddilove Cup They will be at home to holders Burley.

Players must decide on match formats in Craven League, says league secretary

Keighley News: Craven League secretary Ann Coe says the solution over match formats is in the hands of the players

7:00pm Monday 30th December 2013

On the back of a season in which 39 fixtures were conceded in league or cup, Mewies Solicitors Craven League secretary Ann Coe said the League must listen to the players in order to find a solution to the problem.

Craven League rejects Sutton proposals

9:41pm Monday 23rd December 2013

A move to make matches in Divisions Four and Five of the Mewies Solicitors Craven League shorter has failed.

Craven League clubs give backing to Executive Committee to run league

9:37am Thursday 12th December 2013

The Mewies Solicitors Craven League hase made “one of the biggest changes in its history”, says league secretary Ann Coe.

Slimline Bradford Evening League

Keighley News: Keighley Cricket Club will stage the Bradford & District Evening League finals day on Monday, August 25. Picture: Charlie Perry

8:43pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

The Bradford & District Evening League will only have two divisions next season, instead of three.

Keighley stalwart 'on top of world' after Len Hutton honour

Keighley News: Team effort: Keith Robinson with the Sir Len Hutton Trophy and his wife Lesley   Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

10:00am Thursday 5th December 2013

Keighley Cricket Club stalwart Keith Robinson admitted this week that winning the Bradford League’s prestigious Sir Leonard Hutton Trophy had still not sunk in.

Aire-Wharfe clubs vote for introduction of new bonus point scheme for 2014

Keighley News: Teams will be playing for bonus points

9:16am Thursday 5th December 2013

The Aire-Wharfe League clubs will be playing for bonus points next season.

Loyal Keith a worthy Len Hutton winner

Keighley News: Keith Robinson Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

11:20pm Friday 29th November 2013

Keighley stalwart Keith Robinson was last night awarded the JCT600 Bradford League’s Sir Leonard Hutton Trophy for Outstanding Service.

Jackson wins top Bradford League accolade

Keighley News: RUN MACHINE: Tim Jackson was voted player of the year after scoring more than 1,000 runs for Cleckheaton

11:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

Cleckheaton opener Tim Jackson has been voted the JCT600 Bradford League Players’ Player of the Year.

Craven League quintet get life memberships

Keighley News: Mewies Solicitors Craven League 'rules man' Richard Smith is one of their five new life members

4:50pm Friday 22nd November 2013

The Mewies Solicitors Craven League have handed out five honorary life memberships for outstanding service.

Greenwood thrilled at ECB award

Keighley News: Jack Greenwood of Denholme Cricket Club receives his ECB lifetime achievement award from England duo Eoin Morgan and Steven Finn

9:10am Thursday 14th November 2013

Denholme stalwart Jack Greenwood admitted he was “speechless” after winning the England & Wales Cricket Board’s lifetime achievement award.

Silsden and Woodhouse re-elected to Aire-Wharfe League

Keighley News: Silsden Cricket Club received 30 votes out of a possible 31 in favour of their re-election

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Silsden have been comprehensively re-elected to the Aire-Wharfe League.

Silsden in three-way battle to survive

9:11am Thursday 10th October 2013

Central Yorkshire League Club East Leeds have applied to join the Aire-Wharfe League for next season.

Six of the best for Wilsden

11:28am Thursday 3rd October 2013

Wilsden Athletic bounced back brilliantly to record a thumping 6-1 win at Carleton in the Mastab's Craven League Premier Division.

Keighley youngsters take star plaudits

Keighley News: akworth’s u-11 award winner Owen West with Mark Lawson

12:00pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Keighley district youngsters were among the top awards at the Upper Airedale Junior Cricket Association’s annual presentation night.

Craven League put on a fine Show

Keighley News: Gareth Marshall of Oakworth scored 67

5:50pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

Mewies Craven League representative side beat a Nidderdale Show XI by 74 runs at Pateley Bridge.

Bradley relegated after dramatic collapse

Keighley News: The Cowling team that has won the Division Two championship

12:35pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Bradley threw away a golden chance to stay in Division One as the dust finally settled on the 2013 season and the remaining promotion and relegation issues were decided.

Taylor in a hurry as Steeton win

Keighley News: Mark Taylor scored quick runs

1:36pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Harden’s brief stay in the Aire-Wharfe League top flight ended with a crushing defeat by champions Beckwithshaw after being bowled out for 83.

Weakened Oxenhope pay the price

Keighley News: Craig Morris battled hard for Oxenhope

1:40pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Oxenhope 0 Leeds City 3

Glee for promoted duo Ilkley and Rawdon on final day

Keighley News: Andrew Doidge contemplates a near miss on his way to a five-wicket haul for Rawdon against Bolton Villas

4:10pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

Ilkley and Rawdon secured promotion to the Aire-Wharfe League top flight and Bolton Villas narrowly escaped relegation as events in Division Two dominated the final day of the season.

Nerves are certain to be jangling for Ilkley

Keighley News: Adil Ashraf hits out on his way to 62 for Green Lane against Rawdon last weekend. Picture:

4:00pm Thursday 12th September 2013

Three issues remain to be resolved on Saturday's final day of the Aire-Wharfe League season, and all eyes will be on the three matches that will decide who is promoted from Division Two and who joins Calverley in dropping into Division Three.

Bradley plunge to foot of table

Keighley News: James Heseltine, above, took 5-44 and hit 47 but was still on the losing side for Bradley,

12:46pm Thursday 12th September 2013

The Division One championship may have been won but relegation will be decided in the last round of matches at the weekend.

Ilkley on verge of ending long top-flight absence

Keighley News: PROLIFIC: Batsman Jonathan Hughes has spearheaded Ilkley’s charge at the top of the order with Alex Bailey

4:34pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Ilkley will clinch promotion from Division Two of the Aire-Wharfe League if they can beat Thackley on Saturday - and Rawdon could also make sure of joining them in Division One if other results go their way.

Scarborough seals Oakworth title win

Keighley News: Through the gate: Michael Scarborough bowls Richard Ellis on his way to 8-43 for Oakworth at Haworth; right,

1:57pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Oakworth secured the Division One title on the ground of last year’s champions Haworth.

Keighley's Bettham is big hit

Keighley News: Keighley batsman Freddie Pearson

1:49pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Keighley won both their games in last weekend’s Division Two double header and claimed the biggest total of Sunday’s fixture programme.

Keighley youngsters do the double

Keighley News: Keighley under-15s show off their medals

2:31pm Thursday 29th August 2013

Keighley under-15s added the Bradford League cup to their trophy cabinet, having already won their league.

Oakworth close in on sealing title

Keighley News: Adam Taylor in batting action for Denholme during their Division Two win over Riddlesden

5:30pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

Division One leaders Oakworth moved to within touching distance of the Craven League title after victory at home to bottom side Embsay.

Hussain clinches title for Beckwithshaw

Keighley News: Ben Rhydding batsman Forrest Hamilton survives a near miss as Pool bowler David Amos shows his frustration

3:50pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

Beckwithshaw inflicted a crushing defeat on Burley to claim the Aire-Wharfe League championship for the first time since 2009.

Wears hit peak form as Denholme seal play-offs title

Keighley News: Richard Wear on his way to a semi-final 50 for Denholme against Wibsey Park Chapel

3:30pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

It was a great day for the Wear family as Denholme won the Bradford Evening League play-offs for the first time since 2007 to add to the Division One title.

Villas need a winning run to avoid relegation

Keighley News: Dylan Budge in action for Horsforth at home to Skipton last Saturday

6:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Bolton Villas need to recapture their mid-season form if they are to avoid being sucked into demotion, and they have to start at Bardsey on Saturday.

Harden edge closer to drop

Keighley News: Harden edge closer to drop

1:30pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Otley made short work of Harden, whose relegation from Division One was all but sealed when they were dismissed for 100 by Ricky Halloran (4-37) and John Brough (3-10).

Keighley keep nerve to win cup

Keighley News: The victorious Keighley team

1:23pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Keighley under-25s won the Keighley Cup T20 competition at Lawkholme Lane last Sunday, beating Harden in an exciting final by seven wickets.

Forfeited games are just not cricket

Keighley News: OUT: Gargrave opener Lee Barrett departs for 31

10:11am Thursday 22nd August 2013

There is a worrying situation for the league concerning the number of games conceded due to clubs being unable to field sides because of a lack of numbers.

Tension will be running high at Rawdon

Keighley News: Stewart Smith stands and delivers for Otley at home to Pool last Saturday

4:20pm Thursday 15th August 2013

With only five more games – 30 more points – to go in the Aire-Wharfe League, it is time to see who holds their nerve and who blinks.

Marshall stars for leaders Oakworth

Keighley News: Haworth’s Rick Ellis suffers at home to Bradley

6:50pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

Oakworth’s lead at the top of Craven League Division One is now nine points after they won at Ingrow St John’s and second-placed Cullingworth lost at Haworth Road.

Yorkshire honour for Denholme stalwart Jack

Keighley News: Denholme double: Jack Greenwood and Alice Wear show off their Yorkshire Cricket Board awards

9:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

A Denholme octogenarian has won a lifetime achievement award from the Yorkshire Cricket Board.

Accolade for Craven League secretary

Keighley News: Ann Coe was praised for efficiency

3:17pm Thursday 8th August 2013

Mewies Solicitors Craven League secretary and child welfare officer Ann Coe has won the Yorkshire Cricket Board OSCA (Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards) for leagues and boards.

Keighley girl Leah to captain GB taekwondo squad

Keighley News: Leah Moorby is thrilled to have received her GB training kit

10:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

Keighley teenager Leah Moorby has been named as Great Britain team captain for the Taekwondo Cadet European Championships later this month.

You can bet your House on Oakworth

Keighley News: Oakworth's man of the match Steve Filkin knocks the bails off during his follow through during their Wynn Cup final defeat against Haworth Road at Haworth

4:10pm Tuesday 6th August 2013

Mewies Solicitors Craven League Division One leaders Oakworth were in fine form at home to Bradley on Saturday.

Haworth Road add to Oakworth's Wynn losses

Keighley News: Haworth Road's Mohammed Zahid goes on the offensive on his way to 42 in the Wynn Cup final against Oakworth at Haworth

6:20pm Monday 5th August 2013

Mewies Solicitors Craven League First Division leaders Oakworth, must be wondering what they have to do to win the Wynn Cup.

Brighouse beat Farsley to reignite title race

Keighley News: THAT’S OUT! Gomersal’s Richard Gould is bowled by Matthew Yeadon as third-placed Yeadon kept up their promotion challenge with a 155-run win.

6:00pm Sunday 4th August 2013

Farsley saw their lead at the top of JCT600 Bradford League Division Two cut to 12 points after a surprise five-run defeat at Brighouse.

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