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Monday November 27th
Accrington's new professional Jurie Snyman hit 134 for Mpumalanga against Limpopo at Uplands College in his sides 57 run defeat yesterday.

Wednesday October 25th
Accrington will entertain Church in the 1st Round of the Worsley Cup on Saturday May 4th 2024. The seconds will travel to Church in the Junior Cup on the same day.

Accrington have been drawn with Clitheroe, East Lancs, Lowerhouse, Church and Rishton in the group stage of the T20 competition.

Sunday October 15th
The title winning U13s squad received their championship medals at last night's Junior Presentation Night. [More]

Saturday October 14th
Whalley have announced the return of Stuart Crabtree.

Friday October 13th
The Club are pleased to announce the signing of South African all rounder Jurie Snyman as professional for the 2024 season. [More]

Wednesday October 11th
The Club is saddened to hear of the passing of long time member Linda Finney at her home in Knott End on 6th October. [More]

Friday October 6th
Former Accrington professional Jacob Clarke has signed as professional for GMCL club Horwich RMI for next season.

Tuesday September 26th
Accrington's Senior Presentation Night will take place on Saturday October 21st starting at 7pm.

Wednesday September 20th
Jacob Clarke will not be re-signing as professional for 2024. [More]

Monday September 18th
Baxenden have announced the signing of Ben Gorton as professional for 2024. Gorton hit 1428 runs at 38.6, including two centuries and twelve half centuries in his two seasons at Accrington. He also took 19 wickets and picked up 26 catches and six stumpings.

Saturday September 16th
The Summer Draw Raffle winners have been announced. [More]

Monday September 11th
Bob Ratcliffe’s funeral will be held at 2.00pm on Tuesday 19th September at St Mary’s Church, Marlborough followed by light refreshments at Marlborough Golf Club.

Friday September 8th
Alice Clarke and Lowerhouse's Liberty Heap have been included in Thunder's squad for tomorrow's Rachel Heyhoe-Flint Trophy game against Southern Vipers at Arundel.

Wednesday September 6th
Accrington travel to Towncroft play their final game of the season on Sunday against Middleton. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday August 30th
Accrington play their final home game of the season on Sunday when they entertain eighth placed Bacup at The Property Shop Arena. [Weekend Preview]

Tuesday August 29th
The club is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Bob Ratcliffe at the age of 71. [More]

Saturday August 26th
A couple of changes to Sunday's team at Colne sees veteran wicketkeeper Matt Wilson and Damian Clarke replacing Asad Khan and Alice Clarke. [Teams]

Wednesday August 23rd
Accrington are involved in a battle of clubs at the wrong end of the table on Sunday at The Horsfield against next to bottom club Colne. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday August 16th
Accrington host fifth placed Greenmount in the penultimate home game of the season on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]

Saturday August 12th
Sunday's 3rd XI League game against Walsden 4th XI at Scott Street has been cancelled.

Wednesday August 9th
Accrington travel to promotion chasing Crompton on Saturday. [Weekend Preview]

Saturday August 5th
Today's 3rd XI game against Lowerhouse 4th XI has been called off due to the weather.

Wednesday August 2nd
Accrington welcome in-form Great Harwood to The Property Shop Arena on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday July 26th
After a blank day last Sunday Accrington visit bottom club Rishton in a local derby on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]

Sunday July 23rd
Today's second team game at Church is off due to the weather.

Saturday July 22nd
Today's 3rd XI League game against East Lancs at The Property Shop Arena has been called off due to the weather.

Wednesday July 19th
The funeral of former Accrington all rounder Derek Mark takes place at Douglas Borough Crematorium in the Isle of Man today. Derek passed away on Tuesday July 4th at the age of 87 in Douglas. [More]

The club is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Mark Demaine in hospital at the age of 56. [More]

Division 2 leaders Church face tenth placed Accrington in a local derby on Sunday at The Property Shop Arena. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday July 12th
Accrington are on the road again on Sunday making the trip to Bacup Road to face Rawtenstall. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday July 5th
Accrington travel to Alexandra Meadows on Sunday to face promotion chasing East Lancs. [Weekend Preview]

Monday July 3rd
The thirds game against Lowerhouse 4th XI which should have been played at Lowerhouse on May 1st will now be played at Accrington on Saturday July 15th.

Wednesday June 28th
Former Club Captain James Hayhurst attended the launch of a new book about former professional Wes Hall in London on Monday. [More]

The second half of the season gets underway on Sunday with Accrington taking on bottom club Nelson at The Property Shop Arena. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday June 21st
The weekend action starts on Friday for the final time this season with JWL Bitter Group game leaders Burnley the visitors to The Property Shop Arena. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday June 14th
The weekend action again starts on Friday with a local derby against Church. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday June 7th
The weekend starts on Friday with a trip to The Horsfield to play Colne in a 2020 JWL Bitter Group game. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday May 31st
The weekend again starts on Friday with a 2020 JWL Bitter Group game at Great Harwood. [Weekend Preview]

Tuesday May 30th
Lancashire Junior League Under 15s take on Greater Manchester Junior League Under 15s at The Property Shop Arena today. The 50 overs a side game starts at 10.45am and the bar opens at 12noon.

Wednesday May 24th
A hectic weekend kicks off on Friday with the start of the 2020 Competition. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday May 17th
Accrington face joint third placed club Great Harwood on Sunday at The Evolve Solutions Cliffe Park. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday May 10th
Tenth placed Accrington host bottom club Rishton on Sunday in a local derby at the Property Shop Arena. [Weekend Preview]

Monday May 8th
Accrington will travel to Middleton in the Worsley Cup 2nd Round. Middleton beat Burnley in one of several 1st Round shocks on Saturday whilst Accrington had a Bye. The seconds will take on Todmorden at The Property Shop Arena. The ties will be played on Saturday May 27th.

Sunday May 7th
Accrington's 3rd XI game against Greenmount at The Property Shop Arena has been re-arranged for Saturday September 2nd. Thirds Fixtures

Wednesday May 3rd
Another historic fixture on Sunday sees fifth placed Accrington take on sixth placed Church at West End. [Weekend Preview]

Monday May 1st
Today's 3rd XI game at Lowerhouse has been called off.

Wednesday April 26th
Two of the four joint leaders in Division 2 meet at The Property Shop Arena on Sunday when Accrington take on Rawtenstall. [Weekend Preview]

Wednesday April 19th
Joint Division 2 leaders Accrington welcome East Lancs to The Property Shop Arena for their first home match of the 2023 season. [Weekend Preview]

Friday April 14th
Saturday's 3rd team game against Greenmount has been postponed and will be played later in the season.

Wednesday April 12th
Accrington begin their 2023 campaign with a trip to Seedhill to play Nelson on Sunday when the 130th Lancashire League season kicks off at 1pm. [Weekend Preview]

Sunday April 9th
Accrington went down to a 2 wicket defeat in a pre-season friendly against Lostock at The Property Shop Arena. After being bowled out for 138 stand in skipper Ben Gorton took 5-19 but Lostock got home with 3.5 overs to spare. Scorecard

Saturday April 8th
Accrington were well beaten at Leigh in today's friendly. Siraj Hussain celebrated his return to the club with an unbeaten 59 and professional Jacob Clarke hit 44 in Accrington's innings. Scorecard

Thursday April 6th
The first team will play a friendly at Leigh on Saturday followed by a visit from Lostock on Sunday. Sunday's game will be followed by Captain's Night in the clubhuse. [Teams]

Saturday April 1st
The thirds game at Rawtenstall next Sunday has been postponed and will now be played on Saturday May 6th. Thirds Fixtures

Wednesday March 29th
Saturday's friendly at Salesbury has been cancelled.

Friday March 24th
The club has launched a new mini website. [More]

Sunday March 19th
One of Accrington's finest ever cricketers, Alan Worsick, has passed away at the age of 79. [More]

Monday March 6th
Alice Clarke is one of three Lancashire League players along with Clitheroe's Alex Hartley and Lowerhouse's Liberty Heap to have been included in a 15 strong Lancashire Thunder squad for training at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Saturday March 11th. After three games against UAE Women, Thunder will then embark on a pre-season tour to Mumbai on March 19th for two 50 over games.

Wednesday March 1st
Apprentices from Accrington and Rossendale College will play a key role in a brand new project which will see the terracing at Accrington Cricket and Tennis Club’s Property Shop Arena completely transformed. [More]

Thursday February 16th
The club's AGM will take place on Thursday April 6th from 7pm. Members will be able to pay their subs on the night.

Tuesday February 7th
Accrington have announced friendlies at Salesbury on Saturday April 1st, Leigh on Saturday April 8th and at home to Lostock on Sunday April 9th which will be followed by Captains Night in the Clubhouse featuring live music.

Friday January 27th
The thirds game at East Lancs has been put back from Saturday April 22nd to Saturday May 20th. Thirds Fixtures

Tuesday January 17th
Junior Indoor Nets for U9s are at Mount Carmel 7pm until 8pm Fridays from January 27th until March 24th. U11S/U13S are at St Christophers 7.30pm until 9pm from 20th January until March 24th New players welcome. Please contact Pietro for further details 07846859465.

Monday January 2nd
Senior Indoor Nets start on Tuesday February 21st for 6 weeks from 7pm-8.30pm at Mount Carmel High School.

Sunday January 1st
There will be an EGM in the clubhouse on Thursday 5th January 2023 at 6.30pm to discuss two minor proposed changes to the Club Constitution. For more information please contact the Secretary Mark Taylor


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