Oct 022015

HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s 2015 playing season may be over but there are still several functions planned during the autumn and winter months planned at Crimble.

The annual presentation night, always one of the highlights of the year, is on Saturday, October 10 (7pm).

This includes the awards to Players-of-the-Year and Clubman-of-the-Year, and is always well supported by senior players, juniors, parents and members.

Sunday, October 18, sees a Oompah Band cabaret night, with the Whitworth and Healey Brass Band providing the entertainment. See a previous post for further details.

The Club’s bonfire night, another of the year’s highlights, is on Saturday, November 7. Further details of this popular family event will be posted in due course.

As will a Ploughman’s Lunch in the Club on Sunday, November 22.

A Christmas Lunch is on Sunday, December 13; the Children’s Christmas Party is on the afternoon of the following week, Sunday, December 20; and the annual Carol Concert is on the evening of the same day.

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Sep 152015

GMCLHeywood first team will take their place in the top division for the start of the newly formed Greater Manchester Cricket League following the announcement of the top three divisions for 2016. Whilst the second and third eleven placings are still to be finalised there is already a great deal of excitement around some of Click here for more ….

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Sep 142015

REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: ANOTHER startlingly impressive display of left-arm spin bowling by Jack Morley paved the way to the perfect finish to Heywood’s tenure in the Central Lancashire League. The 14-year claimed an astonishing 7-29 in 16.1 mature overs to topple the League and Cup champions for 107 in the final match of the Click here for more ….

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Sep 092015

CHRIS Humphreys’ praiseworthy efforts with the ball then bat just failed to inspire Heywood to any material reward in their last Central Lancashire League game at Crimble. The seasoned seamer claimed 4-47 in a marathon 17-over spell but could not stop a Chris Schofield century from helping Littleborough to a healthy 206-9 from their 50 Click here for more ….

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Sep 082015

The club committee have held several discussions on the merit of continuing with the Sky TV package at the club. At present through the ECB arrangement the club is paying £280 per month for the service and it is not felt that value is being obtained from the subscription. Whilst Premiership football is shown throughout Click here for more ….

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Sep 082015

Whilst Heywood only have one match remaining this season there are now two games being played this weekend as the club has stepped in to help our friends at Prestwich CC to host their second team match on Saturday. Prestwich are having significant work carried out to their outfield to ensure it is in great Click here for more ….

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Sep 012015

84069_c80f6b17e01e4f3baddf985a9ac83c40The annual Ladies Day is back at the club on Sunday 6th September and will again be held as an open day in conjunction with Waitrose. The supermarket chain will provide food for the buffet and there will be plenty of bubbly to help celebrate another great season at the club. There will of course Click here for more ….

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Aug 312015

REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD can reflect on the positives and negative of their 47-run defeat at Monton and Weaste. The positives were an outstanding spell of left-arm spin bowling from 12.4 overs by 14-year-old Jack Morley, whose 6-61 return had even the home supporters in glowing with praise; and impressive contributions with the bat Click here for more ….

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Aug 272015

The annual players fancy dress is this Saturday following the Unsworth game at the club. It will be a chance for supporters to have a drink with the players for the first time since the T20 finals day victory and we hope that plenty of you will stay down for a drink afterwards. The matches Click here for more ….

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Aug 252015

As we near the end of the season there are a couple of fixture changes to note against the published list. The match against Littleborough will now take place on Saturday 5th September at home rather than the scheduled date as Littleborough are playing in the final of the Lancashire Knock Out. This will start Click here for more ….

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Aug 242015

KATEC0001BY STEVE MCHUGH: KATE Cross returned from England duty to help Heywood to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Royton at Crimble. The 23-year-old, who featured in the recent Women’s Ashes Test against Australia, claimed 4-29 in a lengthy, probing spell of 14 overs to topple the top order as the visitors eventually subsided for 85. Click here for more ….

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