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News Items 2008

Junior Rule Changes December 10, 2008
Following the Junior Section AGM, on the 3rd December , the only significant rule change is that the top 8 in the league (previously it was the top 12... [MORE]

Tom Foster Called up to England squad! November 28, 2008
Following a weekend`s assessments at Loughborough University at the beginning of November, Tom Foster has been called into the England U 16`s squad fo... [MORE]

Eccleston Player called up for International Duty November 21, 2008
Ian Schofield, occasional Eccleston player with a wide variation of one shot, has been selected to represent  the Great Britain Amateur Rugb... [MORE]

Player Profiles- Out Now!!! November 15, 2008
We have now started to roll out the first player profiles as part of the ongoing development of the club.  See Player Profile Page and... [MORE]

Chorley District Under 13`s meet the Mayor of Chorley November 05, 2008
The highly sucessfull Chorley District Under 13`s team met the Mayor and Mayoress of Chorley recently in recognition of their achievements. Playe... [MORE]

Presentation Awards for Eccleston Juniors October 10, 2008
Two Eccleston junior players, Tom Foster, and Alex Weetman (pictured below) were at Old Trafford on the 9th October to receive their awards for playin... [MORE]

League Performances Released October 08, 2008
The weather affected 2008 season has come to an end and  those performances which meet the qualification criteria for awards across the whole 6 d... [MORE]

Presentation night October 06, 2008
The Annual preasentation night has been fixed for Saturday 1st November details are on the events page.... [MORE]

Baby Girl for Stew and Claire September 24, 2008
Stew White is now a proud `Daisy` was born on Sunday, in Preston Hospital. Mother and baby are now back resting in Chorley Hospital, an... [MORE]

One Match Too Many September 23, 2008
Chorley District under 13`s lost their second final against Bolton, in the Merit Cup Final at Charnock Richard on Saturday. Put into bat, Chorley were... [MORE]

Chorley District Under 13`s to meet the Mayor September 23, 2008
The Mayor of Chorley is to meet the Successful District Under 13`s players and families on the 23rd October, in  recognition of their success thi... [MORE]

So you think there`s nothing Important about Cricket September 11, 2008
This is taken from the PS unofficial website and is  a `post` by someone from Vernons regarding their all important Premier Division clash at Whi... [MORE]

New Links added to website September 09, 2008
A new link to the unofficial Palace Shield website has been added as have additional links to a number of local cricket equipment retailers ... [MORE]

Tom Foster stars for Palace Shield Under 15`s in Final September 09, 2008
Tom Foster stared for the Palace Shield with both bat and ball in the final of the inter league trophy on the 1st September at Cherry Tree. The follow... [MORE]

Ribchester Match OFF September 05, 2008
Sanday`s match against Ribchester is already off...any bets on Saturday`s two games....? Thought not !... [MORE]

So Near yet so Far ! August 28, 2008
Chorley District Under 13`s finally came unstuck against the powerful Bolton team in the final of the Hacking Cup. Bolton were inserted on a hard, bou... [MORE]

Chorley District beat Rossendale at Penwortham CC to win the Lancashire Districts Under 13`s Cup. Batting forst Rossendale got off to a quick start an... [MORE]

Chorley District U13`s c ontinue winning ways August 26, 2008
Another semi final, another victory over Wyre District. Put in, on a green damp Chorley wicket,  we were in trouble at 32-3 until Jack Shovelton ... [MORE]

Palace Shield Under 13`s selection August 22, 2008
As may have been expected, Alex Weetman has been selected to open the batting and keep wicket for the Palace Shield Under 13 team on the 29th at Penwo... [MORE]

Palace Shield Under 15`s win August 19, 2008
The Palace Shield Under 15`s with Tom Foster scoring 24 are through to the semi final of the Michael Roche Trophy. The match, played at Leyland on Mon... [MORE]

Chorley District Under 13`s into Hacking Cup Final August 19, 2008
Chorley District beat the previously unbeaten Sefton District in the LCB Hacking Cup to reach the final. Chorley inserted Sefton on a wet Southport Tr... [MORE]

Cup Final at Eccleston August 17, 2008
All members are reminded that we are staging the Palace Shield U 15 final next Sunday. Obviously that involves considerable work on the day at the gro... [MORE]

Second team Fixture -re-arranged August 10, 2008
The second team fixture against Ribchester 1sts has been re-arranged for Sunday 7th September at Stoneyhurst School... [MORE]

Hayden arrives at Eccleston August 03, 2008
Congratulations to erstwhile first team player Chris Speak (though his part was limited to 9 months ago) on the birth of a first baby. The boy- H... [MORE]

Tom Foster Narrowly Misses Out August 02, 2008
After captaining the North of England at the ESCA U 15`s festival at Sedburgh school, Tom narrowly missed out in being selected for England U15`s. Tom... [MORE]

Alex Weetman has successful Taunton Festival August 02, 2008
Despite appalling weather,  Alex Weetman performed well for Lancashire Under 13`s at the five day English Schools Taunton Festival. Ommitted... [MORE]

Chorley District U 13`s Keep Winning July 23, 2008
Chorley District Under 13`s continued their winning ways by beating Blackpool District by a mammoth 205 runs at South Shore CC. Chorley scored 301-7 w... [MORE]

Chorley District Keep Winning July 18, 2008
Chorley District Under 13`s won their quater final of the LCB Hacking Cup against Salford District, at Eccleston CC on Wednesday 16th July. Led from t... [MORE]

Under 10`s in the Final July 09, 2008
Congratulations to the Under 10`s team in reaching the final to be held this Sunday at 10am at Eccleston CC .  The team plays Longridge and spect... [MORE]

Under 15`s fail to Qualify for Playoffs July 09, 2008
Despite the squad containing 2 Lancashire players and being stronger (on paper) than 2 years ago when they reached the play-offs- this squad has faile... [MORE]

Tom Foster Captains North of England July 08, 2008
Congratulations to Tom Foster, who once againhas been picked to captain the North of England Under 15`s at the English Schools Cricket Association Bun... [MORE]

Tom Foster selected in League Team. July 08, 2008
The Palace Shield have just announced their squad for the Mal Loye benefit match on the 31st August at Garstang CC. The squad contains one junior... [MORE]

Chorley District Under 13`s March On July 08, 2008
Chorley District Under 13 squad continued their winning ways with a 9 wicket victory over West Lancs, at Withnell Fold on Sunday 6th July. West Lancs ... [MORE]

Euro 2008 Results June 30, 2008
Following last night`s victory by Spain, we can announce that the final results were as follows. N Charnock 51 pts      &nbs... [MORE]

Chorley District Push On June 24, 2008
Chorley District Under 13`s Beat Tameside District to reach the Quater Final of the prestigeous Lancashire Schools Hacking Cup. They restricted their ... [MORE]

Runs Galore at Eccleston June 17, 2008
The Chorley District under 15`s were involved in a great match against their Blackburn counterparts on Sunday 15th at Eccleston CC. Led well in both c... [MORE]

Captain Foster June 02, 2008
Tom Foster has officially been appointed Captain of Lancashire U15s.  Well done Tom!... [MORE]

Gilbert Shines June 02, 2008
Four Eccleston juniors represented the District U15s against Lancaster at Morecambe CC on Thursday 29th May.  Although the team were well beaten ... [MORE]

Alex Weetman scores big again June 02, 2008
Alex Weetman hit 72 runs for Chorley District U13s in their seven wicket win over Ribble Valley at Adlington CC on 30th May.  Chasing 172 to win ... [MORE]

Tom Foster scores ton May 26, 2008
Tom Foster became only the 5th player in the history of the North v South Lancashire under 15s trial match to score a hundred.  Tom is currently ... [MORE]

Lancashire selection May 26, 2008
Alex Weetman has been selected to represent Lancashire under 13s for the current season.  Alex has done particularly well to get back in to the s... [MORE]

Eccleston players contribute to District win May 26, 2008
Three Eccleston under 13s represented Chorley District against Blackburn District on 26th May.  Alex Weetman led the way with an excellent 84.&nb... [MORE]

Eccleston Juniors represent District May 25, 2008
Three Eccleston juniors, Adam Russell, Robert Hewson, and Patrick Bibby represented Chorley District under 11s against Hyndburn on Sunday 25th May.&nb... [MORE]