Archive for June 2018

Deaf Cricket Tournament 2018

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Children from Halton celebrate, with the umpires, after the tournament

A Deaf Cricket Tournament was organised on 21st June, as part of Greenbank’s event programme for schools.

Approximately fifty children, from Thorn Grove, Knotty Ash, Knowsley Central, Pendle Vale, Wigan and Halton schools, took part in the event, which for some was their first experience of competition.

Julie Metcalfe Lead Teacher of the Deaf and Teacher for Visual Impairment at Halton Borough Council said:

“Thank you again for another great day the children really enjoyed themselves”.

Tournament organiser James Dixon added:

“Thanks to Alder Cricket Club for providing the venue, to our officials who organised the tournament so well and Panathlon for funding the medals, certificates and staff.”



Knotty Ash


Pendle Vale


Cricket Tournament 2018

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

SLD Secondary Division 1 winners, Lansbury Bridge

Greenbank Sports Academy’s sport development team organised a fabulous day of cricket for approximately 140 disabled children at Alder Cricket Club on 7th June.

Eight teams Merseyside schools; Sandfield Park, Merefield, Lansbury Bridge, Woodchurch High, Clare Mount, Chesnut Lodge, Alt Bridge and Crosby High, competed in four separate tournaments.

Organiser Steve Sullivan said:

“It’s been a fantastic day of cricket. Congratulations to all of the participants – we had some very close games and everyone had a great time.”

He added:

“Thank you to all the players, teachers, Lancashire Cricket Board umpires and to the individual volunteers and umpires/staff at Alder Cricket Club who made this event so successful.”


PD Secondary

Winners:                                  Sandfield Park D

SLD Secondary – Division 1  

Winners:                                  Lansbury Bridge

SLD Secondary – Division 2  

Winners:                                  Chesnut Lodge

MLD Competition

Winners:                                  Crosby High