Preston Schools Cricket Programme 2005

In partnership with the Lancashire School Sports Partnership, Red Rose Sports club embarked on an ambitious programme involving 10 schools in Preston. With support from Lancashire Cricket Board, each school received up to six coaching sessions from qualified cricket coaches.

The schools participating in the programme were:

Primary Schools

  • Greenlands
  • Frenchwood
  • St.Theresa’s
  • St. Joseph’s
  • Ribbleton
  • Moor Nook
  • St. Augustine’s
  • St. Ignatius

Secondary Schools

  • Christ the King
  • Ashton

The culmination of the coaching was a Kwik Cricket tournament involving all the schools involved in the Primary schools programme, which resulted in the following:

Group A Score
Greenlands v Moor Nook 246 – 219
St.Theresa’s v Ribbleton 234 – 239
Greenlands v St.Theresa’s 228 – 226
Ribbleton v Moor Nook 265 – 260
Greenlands v Ribbleton Greenlands Win

Winner of Group A: Greenlands
Runner up of Group A: Ribbleton

Group B Score
St. Ignatius v Frenchwood 268 – 227
St. Ignatius v Lea 235 – 208
Frenchwood v Lea 212 – 242

Winner of Group B: St. Ignatius
Runner up of Group B: Lea

3rd/4th Place Play-off Result
Ribbleton v Lea Ribbleton (3rd) / Lea (4th)


Final Result
St. Ignatius v Greenlands St. Ignatius win

The two secondary schools took part in a match against each other.
All the tournament matches were played at Preston Cricket club.
Overall over 100 young people participated in the programme, which was a resounding success.