Congratulations to Newton-le-Willows Cricket, who have won promotion to the local Premier League after finishing champions of Division One.
The team secured their win after a resounding victory over a local rival – Rainford – all out for 85.
They’ll now play in the Premier League of the Love Lane Liverpool and District Cricket Competition next season.
Coach Joanne Edge said: “The ECB Premier league is the highest level of amateur cricket & was our ultimate aim to be promoted this season.
“After 21 games, it all came down to the last game of the season, a win needed to guarantee promotion and win the league and we did it!
“Massive thanks to everyone involved on our journey this season from players, supporters, sponsors, scorers & our fantastic Groundsman who have all made such a massive contribution.
“2022 marks 163 years since Newton le Willows CC was established & the future is bright!”
About Newton-le-Willows Cricket Club
The team play at the Cricket Club on Crow Lane East, Newton-le-Willows. They were founded in 1858, and describe themselves as a warm, family-friendly club, offering first class facilities.
Newton-le-Willows Cricket Club has four senior teams and junior teams from under 9s to 21s. They also have a girls/womens team.
Get involved with Newton-le-Willows Cricket Club
The club play in the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition.