Lancashire

County Cricket Round-Up - 12th July 2013

There were wins for Durham, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Glamorgan and Middlesex in the evening's Friends Life t20 matches. Meanwhile, at Cheltenham, Kent and Gloucestershire set up a last day run chase in their LV= County Championship Division Two match.
12 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 11th July 2013

There is a new leader in Division Two of the LV= County Championship, while there were wins for Durham, Warwickshire and Kent elsewhere on an entertaining day on the county circuit.
11 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 10th July 2013

Somerset's season continues to drift towards cricketing disaster as they were humbled inside three days by new LV= County Championship Division One leaders Sussex.
10 July 2013

Edgbaston And Old Trafford Awarded International Matches

The ECB have announced that Edgbaston and Old Trafford will host the international fixtures against India and Australia that Durham CCC handed back earlier in the year.
10 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 9th July 2013

There were starring roles played by Varun Chopra, Chris Rushworth, Steven Mullaney and Simon Katich as the twelfth round of the LV= County Championship continued around the country.
9 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th July 2013

The LV= County Championship made a return as the Friends Life t20 takes a break before its return in earnest at the weekend. There were good performances today from Mark Footitt, Michael Yardy, Varun Chopra and James Vince
9 July 2013

Luke Bowled Over By Brace Of Opportunities

Rossall School quick bowler Luke Williams has impressed the Australian cricket authorities, who have invited the Thornton Cleveleys youngster to spend a season playing club cricket in Melbourne.
8 July 2013

Sir Mervyn King Delivers Team Talk At The Point

Lancashire head coach Peter Moores and batsman Stephen Moore received a different sort of team talk ahead of their side's double-header at Hampshire last week when Sir Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, paid them a visit at Emirates Old Trafford. Sir Mervyn, who is stepping down from his role later this year, held a breakfast meeting with over 200 delegates who were invited by the Bank of England, in The Point - Emirates Old Trafford's unique 1,000 capacity conference and events venue.
30 May 2013

The Point Is A Guiness World Record Holder

Lancashire County Cricket Club is normally known for breaking cricket records but thanks to The Point, Emirates Old Trafford's conference and events venue, the club has earned a place in the record books for hosting the largest cereal breakfast.
14 May 2013

Players And Media Centre Holds Its First Open Day

The Conference and Events team at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, recently showcased the stunning multi-million pound Players and Media Centre during an open day giving attending visitors a great opportunity to see the versatility and flexibility of the venue.
17 April 2013

Thwaites Continues Long Innings With Lancashire CCC

It's 10 years not out for leading Northern brewer Thwaites which has renewed its long standing sponsorship deal as Official Beer of Lancashire County Cricket Club until 2015. Thwaites, who first sponsored Lancashire County Cricket Club in 2005 and started supplying beers to the club in 1995, continues its association with their award winning Wainwright beer brand.
18 February 2013

The Pavilion At Old Trafford Is 'Topped Out'

The £7.5m redevelopment project of the historic Pavilion at Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) was celebrated on the 29th November with a traditional 'topping out' ceremony, led by construction company Morgan Sindall. Officials from the Club, Morgan Sindall, BDP and members of Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation's Young Trustees' Group signed the steelwork at the top of the Pavilion to mark the final completion of the steel frame.
3 December 2012

The Point Hosts North West Football Awards

It may have been dark and damp outside but inside The Point, Old Trafford Cricket Ground's conference and events venue, it was a very glitzy evening as the Northwest’s finest and brightest attended the 5th Northwest Football Awards. The evening got off to a flying start with host, BBC’s Dan Walker, warming the crowd up before they settled down for a delicious three course meal and to cast their votes for the goal of the year.
26 November 2012

Thwaites Call For Women To Join Exclusive Cricket Coaching Session

Thwaites, official sponsors of Lancashire CCC with their Wainwright golden ale is giving women cricketers of all abilities the opportunity of a lifetime - the chance to win an exclusive coaching session with the county champions next month. The northern-based brewer is offering eleven women the chance to receive a personal coaching session with a selection of players and head coach Peter Moores at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on 21st August.
13 August 2012

Santa Prepares Himself For Christmas At The Point!

It is that time of the year when most people are thinking of BBQ’s, days out by the sea, holidays abroad and even the forthcoming football season. But one very important person was found to be deep in thought at Old Trafford Cricket Ground’s conference and events venue, The Point, as he contemplated the festive season.
10 August 2012

Jim Cumbes Is The New Demolition Man

Jim Cumbes, former player at Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) and since 1998 Chief Executive at the club, has demolished the wicket of many a batsman during his career but his recent action at the famous Old Trafford cricket ground saw him involved in a different kind of demolition.
8 June 2012

The Point Keeps On Growing

The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club has a gardener who is not one to let the grass grow under his feet. But when it comes to herbs he is more than happy to help them flourish which is why planting is now taking place in readiness for a busy summer of events at the venue. Last year the Point was awarded Gold Level from the Green Tourism Business Scheme, a national sustainable tourism certification scheme, and The Point's Green Team continue to ensure that the venue’s environmental mission continues.
20 April 2012

Lancashire Bowled Over By Perfect Delivery From Thwaites

Lancashire-based brewer Thwaites has produced a unique message of support as the county champions prepare to defend their crown. On the eve of the 2012 LV= County Championship season before their opening fixture against Sussex, Thwaites, proud sponsor of Lancashire County Cricket Club, spelt out a unique 'Good Luck' message with its award winning Wainwright golden ale beer.
4 April 2012

Lancashire Sign Naqaash Tahir

Lancashire have strengthened their side by signing Naqaash Tahir from Warwickshire. The 28-year-old will stay with the County Champions until the end of the 2012 season. His career has been one plagued by injuries but he has still taken 139 wickets from 56 first-class matches. He made his first-class debut whilst playing for Warwickshire against Cambridge UCCE taking two wickets in 13 overs.
13 March 2012

Corporate Hospitality At The Point

A new brochure featuring the exciting corporate hospitality packages available during the forthcoming Domestic and International cricket season is now available from The Point, Old Trafford Cricket Club's conference and events venue. The hospitality packages are already in demand by fans wanting to watch Lancashire CCC defend its LV= County Championship Title, England's NatWest One Day International against Australia and the NatWest International T20 against South Africa.
29 February 2012