Jul 272017

TWO Heywood batsmen have topped the 500-run mark in Greater Manchester League competitions two-thirds of the way through the season.

Skipper Danny Pawson leads the way with 530 runs at an average of 58.9, while Bobby Cross is close behind with an aggregate of 525 at an average of 47.7.

Leading wicket-taker is Simon Dawson, with a haul of 31, while brother Andy and Jack Morley share second place on 20 victims apiece.

Meanwhile, Heywood entertain Stand at home on Saturday without the Dawson brothers, Andy (injured) and Simon (unavailable).

The second team make the trip to Failsworth Macedonia the same day, while the third team are at Radcliffe on Sunday.

HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Stand, home,Saturday, 1pm): D Pawson (capt), A Kerr, R Cross, W Hunt, J Morley, S Burrill, M Witts, D Latham, C Hilton, H Naeem, T Townsend (pro).

HEYWOOD 2ND X1 (v Failsworth Macedonia, away, Saturday, 1.30): M Grogan (capt), D Fawcett, R Bennett, S Evans, C Booth, C Kaye, J Keyworth, J Mills, K Nugent, H Vernon, J Kaye, T Pagett.

HEYWOOD 3rd X1 (v Radcliffe, away, Sunday, 2pm): M Grogan (capt), P Dawson, M Witts, H Vernon, T Pagett, L Jackson, H Graham-Scott, O Thomas, J Mills, D Openshaw, S Evans.

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Jul 262017

FULLIZE_2017_Thunder FIXTURES (2)HEYWOOD are appealing to Crimble members to support the Lancashire Thunder women’s team – featuring the Club’s very own Kate Cross – in their forthcoming Kia Super League campaign. The Thunder will be playing games around the county as they seek to reach finals day, and will be hoping to build on the massive success Click here for more ….

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Jul 252017

HEYWOOD Monkeys’ bid to reach Archway T20 finals day for a second successive year was extinguished by Flixton Fire in a rain-hit quarter-final at Lawrence Road. The match was reduced to 18-overs-per-side because of the weather and the Monkeys struggled to post a competitive total, eventually reaching 104-6. That never really looked enough to challenge Click here for more ….

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Jul 192017

BIG games just keeping rolling along for Heywood’s senior side this coming weekend. They face a Friday night trip to Flixton for an Archway T20 quarter-final, with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30. And the following day sees a top-of-the-table clash at Failsworth area side Woodhouses in Division One of Click here for more ….

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Jul 172017

A RESPLENDENT century by Bobby Cross paved the way to a clinical 133-run victory at Unsworth and completed a near perfect weekend for Heywood. The maximum six points picked up at Pole Lane on Sunday followed Saturday’s five-point haul at home to Winton, when there was no bonus point because of the rain-affected reduction of Click here for more ….

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Jul 172017

HEYWOOD dodged a bullet as they went back to the top of Division One in the Greater Manchester League. A rain-affected game reduced to 30-overs-per-side saw them contain bottom-of-the-table Winton to 112-8, a target that seemed comfortable to the home supporters – and maybe the team. But both were in for a rude awakening as Click here for more ….

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Jul 142017

HEYWOOD’S first and second teams face important double headers in the Greater Manchester League this weekend. The senior side, lying second in Division One, entertain Winton tomorrow and go to Unsworth on Sunday as they bid to maintain their push for promotion back to the Premier League. The seconds, near the foot of Division Four Click here for more ….

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Jul 102017

HEYWOOD Monkeys qualified for the quarter-finals of the Archway T20 Cup with what was eventually a comfortable 21-run victory over the Roe Green Renegades. It gives them a quarter-final date at Flixton on Friday, July 21 (6pm), with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30, when the semi-finals and final will Click here for more ….

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Jul 102017

Lancashire Over-60s will take on their Australian counterparts on Friday, July 14 (noon), at Heywood Cricket Club in a 45-overs-per-side match designed as a warm-up for the tourists’ Test series against England. Lancashire will be skippered by David Fare and joining him in the team will be another Heywood stalwart in the shape of Rick Click here for more ….

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Jul 052017

BIG  games are again on the agenda for Heywood’s senior sides this coming weekend. Friday brings a trip to Worsley area side Roe Green in the last 16 of the Archway T20 Cup. And the following day the side goes to Flowery Field against another team riding high in Division One of the Greater Manchester Click here for more ….

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Jun 302017

HEYWOOD face a trip to Worsley area side Roe Green on Friday, July 7, in the last 16 of the Archway T20 Cup. Heywood finished top of their qualifying Group, but, in accordance with a pre-competition statement, those teams who played only one home qualifying game have priority for a home tie in the last Click here for more ….

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