The Tony Poxon Trophy will be contested for on Sunday 11th July at Fylde Cricket Club.
Lytham and Fylde who both made it out of the West Group defeated Penwortham and Leyland over the last few days.
The final will take will place at Fylde Cricket Club at 10.00am.
The winners will represent the Palace Shield in the Lancashire Cup.
Please can all visitors to Grimsargh note the following
Please could you send a group message around the cricket clubs to inform them of a road closure near to Grimsargh Cricket Club, Whittingham Lane coming from Fulwood side will be closed from tomorrow 15th June until 15th August due to major road works. Access to the club is only from Preston Road in the village onto Whittingham Lane.
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We are delighted to announce our two-year partnership with NPL/ PS in their sponsorship of the U18 Interleague team, which will see Partners& support the next generation of cricketers in this prestigious competition. In addition to providing our support to the U18s Interleague Squad, the partnership is great news for all the clubs within the competition - Partners& has committed to working with a market-leading cricket club insurance specialist to work with the respective leagues and their member clubs.
Anthony Procter, Client Director at Partners& said: “I am delighted to announce this partnership with the Palace Shield / Northern Premier League, which comes at a particularly exciting moment for Partners& in our journey.
1. Start time is 1.30
2. Fielding circles in all games with FIVE fielders inside the circle plus bowler and wicketkeeper at point of delivery rather than the 4 in league games.
3. Please liaise with the opponents re teas and make sure they know if they will be provided.
4. No umpires are appointed to Loxham or Crabtree Cup ties. If you may need an umpire, please use the form on the website.
5. Winners to enter the results.
6. There must be a result on the day.
We have now developed an automated system to request a panel umpire to stand in a club game in Div2-4 or on Sundays etc.
Please ensure that you follow the new procedure by accessing the link to apply on the Palace Shield website rather than emailing the Umpire Appointments Secretary. The new process will be manged by Ansh Bansal, will save time and ensure that all parties have an audit trail of their request and any responses. It will be the clubs responsibility to contact the umpires via email once notified to finalise details.
Umpire Appointments Secretary
Previously we had noted that BAC/EE Preston would be playing in Div 1A and the Sunday competition at BAC Warton and in Div 6 at Whittingham due to work by the Environment Agency.
This will now not start until June so all games to the end of May will revert to Riverside. The first round cup tie with Morecambe will also be at Riverside on Sun 29th May.