Priestley ties set to start again

LIGHTCLIFFE will be hoping the weather gives them a break this Sunday when they attempt to play their Priestley Cup Second Round clash with Championship A side Batley for a second time.

Not a single ball could be bowled on Sunday due to the awful weather

Scholes will also have to try again, despite their match at Yeadon seeing some action before the rains came.

Veteran James Goldthorp (72) and Max McIver (50) shared a third-wicket stand of 100 as Yeadon made 248-5 in 43 overs, with Scholes captain James Stansfield taking 4-57 before play was abandoned.

Lightcliffe 2nd XI will also have to try again after their Priestley Shield encounter with Farsley was abandoned early in the visitors’ reply .

Matthew Green (52), Adnan Mahmood (43) and Osama Ahmed (34) helped Farsley to a score of 203-6 from 41 overs against Lightcliffe who were 38-2 off six overs when play was abandoned – four overs from the point where run rates can be compared to determine a result.