Woodlands skipper expects Bradford League to hit the heights

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIGH HOPES: Pieter Swanepoel believes this season’s Bradford League will be a strong competition

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Woodlands skipper Pieter Swanepoel expects the bar to be raised in the JCT600 Bradford League as the season gets underway tomorrow.

Bradford League players could pay the penalty

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Umpires in the JCT600 Bradford League have the option of imposing a five-run penalty for player misconduct

6:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

Umpires will have the option to award five penalty runs this season in the JCT600 Bradford League.

Lightcliffe all-rounder on MCCU tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Charlie Roebuck is one of four Leeds-Bradford MCCU players on the Combined MCCU tour

7:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Lightcliffe all-rounder Charlie Roebuck is among four Leeds-Bradford MCC University players who have travelled with the Combined MCCU squad today on their pre-season tour to Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Undercliffe need new scorer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NET CALL: Pontardawe CC is inviting new players to come along pre-season training.

4:40pm Monday 10th March 2014

Undercliffe Cricket Club are looking to recruit a first-team scorer ahead of the new season.

Pace bowler Wardlaw leaves Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Iain Wardlaw took three wickets against a Canterbury XI

7:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

Cleckheaton fast bowler Iain Wardlaw has left Yorkshire a month after helping Scotland qualify for next year’s World Cup.

Jarvis stars for MCC in Far East

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Luke Jarvis is in an MCC party of 13 that are toruing Singapore and Malaysia

7:20pm Friday 28th February 2014

East Bierley left-arm spinner bowler Luke Jarvis was one of the stand-out performers in the MCC squad that returned from their tour of Singapore and Malaysia last Sunday.

Sayers wants to make Farsley's anniversary year memorable

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joe Sayers says the 2014 season with Farsley will be his last for some time

5:52pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Former Yorkshire batsman Joe Sayers is determined to help new club Farsley into trophy-winning contention before leaving them in August for a new career in the city.

Sayers is big catch for Bradford League club Farsley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Opening bat Joe Sayers averaged 33.07 in his first-class career with Yorkshire

7:00pm Monday 24th February 2014

Reigning JCT600 Bradford League Division Two champions Farsley have underlined their determination to consolidate their place in the top flight by signing former Yorkshire batsman Joe Sayers.

Date for Keighley annual meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

4:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

JCT600 Bradford League club Keighley will hold their annual meeting in the clubhouse on Wednesday, March 26 (8pm).

Jarvis on MCC tour to Singapore and Malaysia

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Luke Jarvis is in an MCC party of 13 that are toruing Singapore and Malaysia

6:40pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

JCT600 Bradford League player Luke Jarvis is part of the MCC squad that are currently touring Singapore and Malaysia.

Former Central Yorkshire League sponsor disappointed he has been overlooked

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Taylor's All Rounder Cricket Equipment have taken over sponsorship of the Central Yorkshire League

6:10pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Lightcliffe's former Yorkshire and Derbyshire batsman Chris Taylor has earned a four-year sponsorship deal with the Central Yorkshire League for his Headingley-based All Rounder Cricket Equipment company - but the deal came as a surprise for outgoing sponsors Solly Sports in Dewsbury.

Dawson tipped to deliver Rich pickings for Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TOP PEDIGREE: Yorkshire believe they have signed one of the brightest young coaching talents in Richard Dawson, centre

9:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

Jason Gillespie has described former team-mate Richard Dawson’s arrival at Headingley as Yorkshire’s new second-team coach as the perfect appointment.

John Hardaker 'one of finest umpires to have graced the Bradford League'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Moss has paid tribute to the late John Hardaker

9:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

League president Keith Moss has paid tribute to former JCT600 Bradford League umpire John Hardaker, who has died aged 87.

Yorkshire captain Gale to head home for spell of physio

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Gale needs treatment on a hip niggle ahead of the new season

6:00pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is to cut short his stay in Australia because of a hip injury.

Pudsey derby in T20 opener

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

8:40pm Friday 31st January 2014

Holders Morley have been drawn against Farsley in this year’s Dyson Energy Services Twenty20 Cup.

Ashraf aims to hit ground running for Yorkshire next season

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Moin Ashraf celebrates picking up a wicket for Yorkshire last season

6:40pm Monday 27th January 2014

Moin Ashraf has joined Yorkshire’s winter exodus to the southern hemisphere in an attempt to start the new season strongly and become an established first-team player.

Moor the merrier if they can play at Mills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Manningham Mills appeal for leg-before against Khuram Shahzad of Saltaire

6:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Manningham Mills may have been kicked out of the JCT600 Bradford League last September – but their ground could still host cricket this season.

Hope and Priestley honoured by junior league

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Under-17 North Section is being named in honour of former Bradford Junior League chairman Michael Hope. Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

4:50pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Former Bradford Junior League chairman Michael Hope, who died last July aged 71, and Tom Priestley, who has stood down as league president, have been honoured.

No seven-year itch as JCT600 sign up again as main sponsors of Bradford Cricket League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WINNING TEAM: From left: John Tordoff, chief executive of JCT600, Keith Moss, president of JCT600 Bradford Cricket League, Graham Clark, HR director of JCT600, and Chris Taylor, player representative and captain of Lightcliffe Cricket Club

6:40pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Yorkshire car retailer JCT600 is continuing to support the Bradford Cricket League, announcing its seventh year of sponsorship.

Choice ties in Heavy Woollen Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands skipper Steven Pearson receives the Crowther Cup last season from Heavy Woollen Cup president Philip Radcliffe. Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

4:10pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

The first round draw for the Solly Sports Heavy Woollen Cup, which was made at Gomersal Cricket Club last night, has some plum ties.

Wardlaw among the wickets for Scotland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Iain Wardlaw took three wickets against a Canterbury XI

6:10pm Friday 3rd January 2014

Cleckheaton and Yorkshire's Iain Wardlaw, Majid Haq and Gordon Goudie took three wickets each as Craig Wright and Paul Collingwood enjoyed a winning start to their spell in charge of Scotland with a six-wicket victory over a Canterbury XI in New Zealand.

Yorkshire's Sayers quits first-class game

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joe Sayers scored 25 fifites and nine hundreds for Yorkshire

1:11pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

Yorkshire batsman Joe Sayers has announced his retirement from first-class cricket.

Bradford League champions given tough draw

9:25pm Sunday 8th December 2013

JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton have been handed a tough test in the first round of the 2014 Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy.

Keighley stalwart speechless at Bradford League accolade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TEAM EFFORT: Keith Robinson with the Sir Len Hutton Trophy and his wife, Lesley. Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

10:00am Thursday 5th December 2013

It isn’t often that Keighley Cricket Club stalwart Keith Robinson is lost for words – but he was at the JCT600 Bradford League’s annual dinner.

2014 Bradford League Division One fixtures

6:00pm Saturday 30th November 2013

Check out all the 2014 Bradford League Division One fixtures.

Loyal Keith a worthy Len Hutton winner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Robinson Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

11:20pm Friday 29th November 2013

Keighley stalwart Keith Robinson was last night awarded the JCT600 Bradford League’s Sir Leonard Hutton Trophy for Outstanding Service.

Jackson wins top Bradford League accolade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RUN MACHINE: Tim Jackson was voted player of the year after scoring more than 1,000 runs for Cleckheaton

11:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

Cleckheaton opener Tim Jackson has been voted the JCT600 Bradford League Players’ Player of the Year.

JCT600 Bradford League 2013 roll of honour

11:10pm Friday 29th November 2013

All the award winners from tonight's JCT600 Bradford League awards dinner.

Grounds for gradual improvement in the JCT600 Bradford League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Gale says Bradford League wickets can be "a little bit indifferent"

6:30pm Friday 22nd November 2013

When David Byas was Yorkshire’s director of cricket from 2004-07, he made it quite clear that he preferred his players to go to Yorkshire League clubs when they were not needed by their county, rather than feature in, say, the JCT600 Bradford League.

Level One umpires' course in new year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Philip Radcliffe is organising the course at Cross Hills Working Men's Club

4:40pm Friday 22nd November 2013

The Bradford branch of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s Association of Cricket Officials (ECB ACO) are organising a Level One umpires’ course.

Headingley Carnegie groundsmen are IOG guests

4:30pm Friday 22nd November 2013

The next meeting of the Institute of Groundsmanship’s (IOG) Yorkshire branch will be at Cleckheaton Sports Club on Wednesday, December 11 (7.30pm).

Yorkshire guests of Gomersal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pace bowler Steve Patterson is among the Yorkshire representatives at Gomersal Cricket Club

4:10pm Monday 18th November 2013

Gomersal of the JCT600 Bradford League are the latest club to stage an audience with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

Bradford League to take tough line on ill-discipline to counteract abuse of umpires

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford League president Keith Moss

5:30pm Friday 15th November 2013

Player ill discipline has been highlighted as the major reason that the JCT600 Bradford League are struggling for umpires.

Priestley Cup draw pits holders against last season's runners-up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cup holders Lightcliffe

8:42pm Thursday 14th November 2013

There will be a repeat of the 2013 final in the first round of next season's Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup.

Morley swell Dales Council’s numbers

5:20pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

JCT600 Bradford League club Morley have had their third team admitted to the Dales Council League.

Choudhry signs new Worcestershire deal

5:40pm Thursday 7th November 2013

Worcestershire left-arm spinner Shaaiq Choudhry, who played for Undercliffe in the JCT600 Bradford League in 2010, has signed a one-year contract extension.

Bradford League address umpires shortage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford League president Keith Moss

10:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

The JCT600 Bradford League is undoubtedly one of the country’s premier leagues – if not the premier league.

Cleckheaton in Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy tilt

6:00pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton are the only newcomers among the eight clubs who have been invited to compete in next season’s Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy.

Bradford League: Massive lift for Yeadon

3:50pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

Yeadon, who finished third in the JCT600 Bradford League Second Division this season, have belatedly been promoted.

Death of respected coach Shabbir

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Numan Shabbir encouraged youngsters from black and ethnic minorities to play cricket

4:57pm Friday 25th October 2013

Former JCT600 Bradford League player and highly-respected cricket coach Numan Shabbir has died after losing his battle with leukaemia.

Sidebottom drops in to present prizes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire bowler Ryan Sidebottom

5:30pm Monday 21st October 2013

Bingley Congs Cricket Club had a surprise guest at their annual prize presentation at the Fairmount complex in Nab Wood.

Level One umpires' course in Cross Hills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Philip Radcliffe is organising the course at Cross Hills Working Men's Club

4:40pm Friday 18th October 2013

The Bradford Branch of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s Association of Cricket Officials (ECB ACO) are organising a level one umpires’ course at Cross Hills Working Men’s Club on three successive Saturdays, starting on November 2 (noon-5pm).

Former Farsley seamer extends stay with Sussex

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Anyon has penned a new two-year contract with Sussex

4:30pm Friday 18th October 2013

Former Farsley seamer James Anyon has penned a new two-year contract with Sussex.

Bradford League announce Player of the Year short-list

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tim Jackson was a key part of Cleckheaton's first Bradford League championship victory

4:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

The JCT600 Bradford League have announced their shortlist for this season's JCT600 Players' Player of the Year award after nominations from team captains.

'Irreplaceable' Snell signs for Woodlands

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Duncan Snell

6:40pm Friday 11th October 2013

Woodlands hope they have signed a gem in York Cricket Club’s Duncan Snell.

Yorkshire County Cricket Club chief executive visiting Idle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Arthur wants to improve relationships between Yorkshire County Cricket Club and cricket clubs within the county

4:10pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Yorkshire County Cricket Club chief executive Mark Arthur is visiting Idle Cricket Club on Monday, November 4 for a question-and-answer session (7.30pm).

Is Jack the lad Yorkshire have been waiting for?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: jack hartley wants to build on a successful first full season in the JCT600 Bradford League with success at county level. Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

9:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

Fresh from a successful first full season in the JCT600 Bradford League, 19-year-old strike bowler Jack Hartley has set his sights on playing first-class cricket.

Manningham Mills Cricket Club protests at expulsion from league

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Manningham Mills Cricket Club players and supporters protest at league ejection

11:04pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Bradford’s passion for cricket was on display at a protest rally held by Manningham Mills club against its ejection from the city’s premier league.

Losing draw not returning to Bradford League - for moment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lightcliffe skipper Chris Taylor is watchful in defence against Dan Busfield

6:30pm Friday 20th September 2013

Bringing in batting and bowling bonus points to the JCT600 Bradford League in 2006 has generally been seen as a positive thing.

Manningham Mills are voted out of Bradford League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Manningham Mills were voted out of the JCT600 Bradford League 17-7 tonight by the member clubs. The cricket ground is to the right of the picture

10:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Manningham Mills have been voted out of the JCT600 Bradford League.



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