Mar 192018

One of the most important volunteer days in the club diary is fast approaching with NatWest CricketForce taking place on Saturday 7th April, from 10am. The event helps the club to be ready for the coming summer of cricket and social events and we hope that as many people as possible will give some time to help out.

In advance of the day the committee are awaiting the completion of a new roof over the entrance way to the club and the foyer and the main lounge will then be re-decorated to improve the social experience for members and visitors.

Prior to the event there will be working parties on the next two Sunday’s, starting with this coming Sunday 26th March.

Jobs to be undertaken are as follows:


New lights and painting in renovated gents toilets

Prepare artificial nets

Assemble covers

Paint sightscreens

Assemble junior sightscreens

Painting walls/fences

Stain patio benches and put out on patio

Put out the benches around ground

Paint changing rooms

Tidy up ceiling in changing rooms

Clean showers


Anyone able to help with time, materials or expertise please let Bobby know, every little really does help the club!

 March 19, 2018  No Responses »
Mar 082018

A great performance from Riley PatersonHEYWOOD’S fortunes for the forthcoming season have been given a significant boost. Riley Paterson, the Australian who was overseas amateur at Crimble in 2013 and 2014, is returning voluntarily to play as an amateur for at least the 2018 campaign. It follows a successful time with his Melbourne area club Croydon during the past few Click here for more ….

 March 8, 2018  No Responses »
Mar 012018

Club members are asked to note that unfortunately the club will be closed this weekend due to the weather. The club has to consider the safety of both members and our staff. Weather permitting the club will next be open on Tuesday evening.

 March 1, 2018  No Responses »
Feb 082018

Tickets are now available for the St Patrick’s Day (March 17) gig @ Crimble with Jimmy Tweed And The Roaches They are £6 in advance (any left will be £8 on the door) and to buy your tickets contact Cathy Freeman on 07809238985 or by email at  

 February 8, 2018  No Responses »
Feb 012018

HEYWOOD Cricket Club are looking for a first team scorer for the coming season. The job would entail scoring Saturday games in the Greater Manchester Premier Cricket League, starting on April 21 and finishing on September 15, and any Cup games on Sundays. The number of the latter would depend on how far the side Click here for more ….

 February 1, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 312018

2018 flyerTHE annual Tom Hardman Charity Challenge, in memory in one of best players to have come through the junior system at Crimble, will be held on March 24 (9am) this year. The nine mile walk/run, which will raise funds for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), is split into three stages taking in Rochdale, Norden, Heywood Click here for more ….

 January 31, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 292018

HEYWOOD face a trip to one of the Greater Manchester CriOcket League newcomers in the first round of this year’s senior Cup competition. They go to Oldham area outfit Moorside Cricket and Bowling Club, former Saddleworth League and Pennine League members, on Sunday, May 6, in a match that will be a new experience for Click here for more ….

 January 29, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 232018

The brilliant Gary MarshallHeywood Cricket Club are delighted to announce that the popular Gary Marshall will be on hand to provide the entertainment at the men’s pre-season dinner on Friday 13th April. Gary has been a huge hit on several visits to the club and it is advised that people reserve tickets early to avoid disappointment. The evening Click here for more ….

 January 23, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 192018

HEYWOOD have booked a series of pre-season friendlies before the Greater Manchester Cricket League season opens on April 21. Sunday, April 8, sees games home and away against neighbours and former Central Lancashire League rivals Middleton. The first team will travel to Towncroft with the second team at Crimble. The following Saturday, April 14, brings Click here for more ….

 January 19, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 122018

HEYWOOD have finalised captaincy appointments for their three senior teams during the coming season. Travis Townsend, who took over the 1st X1 towards the end of the 2017 campaign, will carry on at the helm in the side’s return to the Greater Manchester Premier League. Mikey Grogan will be second team captain for a second successive Click here for more ….

 January 12, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 092018

Club members are asked to complete the following short survey to help the Committee identify areas of improvement to club facilities and policy. We would be grateful if you would spend a couple of minutes to complete the survey. Many thanks!  

 January 9, 2018  10 Responses »
Jan 082018

26231609_571876719814933_4705974935422006798_nA NEW Year brings thoughts of a new cricket season and Heywood are already getting into the swing. The annual pre-season junior indoor nets will again be held at Siddal Moor Sports College on Sundays, starting on January 21, from 1pm-3pm and running through to the end of March. The opening session will be for Click here for more ….

 January 8, 2018  No Responses »
Jan 042018

HEYWOOD have on paper a tough start on their return to Greater Manchester Premier League action. They entertain Flixton, who were Premier and T20 champions in 2017, on Saturday, April 21, in their bid to re-establish themselves in the top flight following promotion last season. And the following week, April 28, sees another high profile Click here for more ….

 January 4, 2018  No Responses »