NORDEN will play their first season in the Lancashire League in 2018.
They will play each other club once, with fixtures split home and away. The league table at the end of the season will be taken to decide the format for two divisions in 2019.
The fixture list for 2018 is:
Sunday 15 Rawtenstall away
Sunday 22 Middleton at home
Sunday 29 Church away
Saturday 5 Nelson home (Worsley Cup)
Sunday 6 Littleborough at home
Sunday 13 Darwen at home
Saturday 19 Nelson away
Saturday 26 Worsley Cup round two
Sunday 27 Rishton at home
Sunday 3 Lowerhouse away
Saturday 9 Milnrow at home
Saturday 16 Worsley Cup quarter-finals
Sunday 17 Walsden away
Sunday 24 Enfield at home
Saturday 30 Ramsbottom away
Saturday 7 Bacup at home
Sunday 8 Worsley Cup semi-finals
Sunday 15 Rochdale at home
Saturday 21 Clitheroe away
Saturday 28 East Lancashire at home
Saturday 4 Colne away
Sunday 5 Worsley Cup final
Sunday 12 Great Harwood at home
Saturday 18 Burnley away*
Saturday 25 Todmorden at home*
Sunday 2 Haslingden at home*
Sunday 9 Crompton away*

Second team fixtures will be the reverse of those above
Matches start at 1pm with the exception of those marked * which will start at 12.30pm

Group games
Friday 1 June Rawtenstall at home
Friday 8 June Middleton away
Friday 15 June Ramsbottom at home
Friday 22 June Bacup away
Friday 29 June Haslingden away

Sunday 20 May – Norden have a first round bye
Sunday 10 June – round two, Roe Green or Vernon Carus at home
Sunday 1 July – round three
Sunday 22 July – quarter-finals
Sunday 19 August – semi-finals
Sunday 2 September – final

Norden have also entered the Wood Cup (first team) and Burton Cup (second team). Dates to be announced.

Stags will also play in the Tom Hardman T20 which is planned to be a one-day contest between Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale and Norden.

STAGS 3rd X!
22 April Blackley away
29 April Copley away
6 May Bridgeholme away
13 May Northowram Fields at home *
20 May Almondbury Wesleyans at home *
3 June Mytholmroyd at home *
10 June Barkisland at home *
17 June Lightcliffe at home *
24 June Blackley away
8 July Copley at home *
15 July Copley away
22 July Blackley at home
29 July Lightcliffe away
12 August Barkisland away
26 August Mytholmroyd away
2 Sept. Almondbury Wesleyans away
9 Sept. Northowram Fields away
* Subject to possible venue change