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Saturday April 17th
Accrington had a 6 wicket win over Todmorden at Centre Vale in the club's final pre-season friendly. Jimmy Hayhurst took 6-51 in the home sides 152 all out. Stuart Crabtree hit 65, Toby Bulcock 36, Tom Walker 20 and skipper Graeme Sneddon an unbeaten 15 to see Accrington home in the 32nd over. Scorecard
Sunday's opening game against Greenmount will be covered by Roch Valley Radio. [More]
Thursday April 15th
Accrington welcome the Lancashire League's newest club Greenmount when the season opens on Sunday. Jack Edgar stands in as sub professional for Accrington who also welcome old boys Stuart Crabtree and Toby Bulcock back to the club. Veteran Matt Wilson will keep wicket. Greenmount are captained by Ryan Senior. The team also includes West Indian professional Chesney Hughes and ex Oswaldtwistle Immanuel professional Andy Kerr. On Saturday Accrington travel to Todmorden for a friendly. [Teams][Important Notice For Sunday]
Looking back at this weekend in 1981 Accrington v Colne
Looking back at this weekend in 1976 Accrington v Colne
Sunday April 11th
Accrington went down to a 6 wicket defeat at Chorley after the game was switched to Windsor Park following last night's snow. Matt Wilson top scored with 20 and last man Matt Jones hit an unbeaten 14 in Accrington's 66 all out. It took the home side 16.5 overs to knock off the runs. Scorecard
Wednesday April 7th
Saturday's 2nd team friendly against Padiham has been cancelled. Sunday's match against Chorley will now start at 12.30 and will be a 45 overs a-side game. Please note spectators are not allowed.
Sunday April 4th
Toby Bulcock starred with 47 and 3 wickets in a 68 run defeat to Padiham on his return to the club. Another old boy Stuart Crabtree hit 15 and Matt Wilson 16 in Accrington's 139-8. Toby took 3-42 from 8 overs with Ben Makin (1-32), Tom Walker (1-34) and Toc Hussain (1-42) also picking up a wicket apiece in Padiham's 207-8. Scorecard
Wednesday March 17th
The club is delighted that Hyndburn Council have agreed to the club's proposal to name the new road leading to the ground after our Hon Patron. [More].
Wednesday March 10th
Accrington have signed Sri Lankan Lasith Lakshan as professional for the 2021 season. [More]
Tuesday March 9th
In the absence of the usual AGM which we are hoping to hold later, the Management Committee have agreed to keep subs same for 2021. However the Junior Committee have changed the junior membership slightly to bring it more in line with the cost of our All Stars program. [Subs]
Sunday March 7th
The club is saddened to learn of the passing of Audrey Westwell, wife of Life Member Peter. Audrey was a former Chair of the Ladies Committee for many years. Deepest condolences to Audrey's family.
Saturday March 6th
Sammu Ashan will not be joining Accrington as professional for the coming season due to personal reasons. The club hopes to announce a replacement professional soon.
Tuesday March 2nd
The seconds will host Padiham 2nds in a pre-season friendly on Saturday April 10th.
Monday March 1st
Accrington will host Padiham in a pre-season friendly on Sunday April 4th.
Wednesday February 24th
The club is looking for Player Sponsors for the 2021 season. [More]
Saturday January 23rd
Former Accrington player Glyn Davies has passed away at the age of 62. Glyn made his first team debut in 1974, playing 25 games in the senior side with his last appearance being in 1989, two seasons after returning to the club following a spell in the Accrington League with Taverners.
Friday January 1st
Junior Indoor Nets have been booked for Friday nights starting on January 8th at Accrington College. [More]