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Palace Shield 2024 fixtures released for local cricket clubs

Heysham Cricket Club celebrating promotion in 2023.

The Moore & Smalley Palace Shield Cricket Competition (PSCC) has announced its fixtures for the 2024 season.

The teams in the PSCC include many of our local cricket clubs, including league newcomers Heysham. 

Preparations are already under way for many clubs, with indoor nets sessions taking place at some clubs’ facilities.

The Palace Shield format for every division consists of 22 match days on 22 Saturdays from April 20.

All divisions will conclude on the same day, September 14.

Here are our local clubs’ fixtures for the opening day: 

Premier Division

Eccleston CC 1st XI v Carnforth CC 1st XI

Lancaster CC1st XI v Vernon Carus CC 1st XI

Torrisholme CC 1st XI v Penwortham CC 1st XI


Division 1A

Longridge CC 2nd XI v Westgate CC 1st XI

Morecambe CC 1st XI v Fylde CC 1st XI

Netherfield CC 2nd XI v Heysham CC 1st XI


Division 2

Penwortham CC 2nd XI v Torrisholme CC 2nd XI

Vernon Carus CC 2nd XI v Lancaster CC 2nd XI


The League’s T20 and Cup competition fixtures will be confirmed in April.

The League’s Sunday Competition fixtures will be finalised by the end of January.

The Westmorland Cricket League’s fixtures will be announced in the coming weeks.

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