Greater Manchester play their first 2017 county championship match on Sunday May 7th, facing North Midlands. The home leg will be played at the George and Dragon pub in Hyde. Postcode is SK14 4TQ, with the match starting at 2pm. The away leg is to be played at Bedworth.
Congratulations to Alan Weekes of Prestwich Bowling Club B Team, who won the 2017 renewal of the Red Rose Shield from a field of 21, beating team mate Stuart Cameron in the final. The weather was glorious and the cricket club's green in excellent condition. Alan faced father and daughter