Aug 162018

HEYWOOD’S first and second teams face key Greater Manchester Cricket League games on Saturday.

The senior side go to Greenmount with both sides battling for survival in the Premier division.

And the second team entertain Hollinwood, who hold a nine-point lead at the top of Division 4 East. Heywood are nine points behind in joint second place with Denton, so victory is a must if they are to keep their title hopes alive.

Crimble also sees action on Sunday when the third team take on Winton.

All games start half-an-hour earlier meaning that the first team get under way at 12.30pm, the second team at 1pm. Sunday’s third team game starts as normal at 2pm.

HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Greenmount, away, Saturday, 12.30pm): T Townsend (capt), A Kerr, D Pawson, J Morley, T McQuinn, S Burrill, M Grogan, W Hunt, A Dawson, S Dawson, R Smethurst.

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 (v Hollinwood, home, Saturday, 1pm): R Bennett (capt), C Kaye, D Fawcett, C Hilton, J Keyworth, J Mills, T Pagett, R Purser, W Taylor, J Kaye, T Sullivan.

HEYWOOD 3rd X1 (v Winton, home, Sunday, 2pm): R Smethurst (capt), M Hood, J Kaye, T Pagett, C Hilton, T Sullivan, J Carter, L Forshaw, E Clarkson, C McNally, R Purser.

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Aug 082018

HEYWOOD continue their battle against relegation from the Greater Manchester Premier League at home to second-placed Woodbank on Saturday. But they have to do so without top order batsmen Bobby Cross and Andy Kerr, plus opening bowler Simon Dawson. The second team, bidding for promotion from Division 4 East, travel to Ashton the same day. Click here for more ….

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Aug 062018

HEYWOOD were batted out of a Greater Manchester Premier League game for the second successive week. Roe Green rattled up an imposing 284-5 on their distinctive Worsley area ground after the visitors had won the toss and elected to field in sultry conditions. The decision may have been influenced by losing top order batsman Danny Click here for more ….

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Aug 042018

CRICKET fans are in for a treat on a day which will commemorate the life of one of the best products of Heywood’s youth system. Tom Hardman 20/20 day will be at Towncroft, home of Middleton CC, on August 27, the last Bank Holiday Monday of the year. The action will feature Heywood, Middleton, Norden Click here for more ….

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Aug 022018

EVERY match until the end of the season assumes extra importance for Heywood’s 1st X1 as they bid to preserve their Greater Manchester Premier League status. Heywood are third from bottom of the table with just seven games left, and the latest on Saturday sees a trip to Worsley area club Roe Green – who are Click here for more ….

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Jul 302018

TO say that Heywood’s overwhelming defeat by a powerful Prestwich team at Crimble was not a surprise is a gross understatement. The home team, decimated by having to dig deep into their reserves because of many senior players having accepted long-standing invitations to attend team-mate Dale Latham’s wedding, were blown away by the visitors’ batting Click here for more ….

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Jul 262018

HEYWOOD continue their battle to stay in the Greater Manchester Premier League at home to title-chasing Prestwich on Saturday. Seven players who have featured in the first team this season are unavailable, meaning that the side certainly has an unfamiliar look and that the task will be even more difficult. That has also had an Click here for more ….

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Jul 242018

HEYWOOD found themselves on the wrong end of batting blitz as they went out of the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup at the semi-final stage. Royton, with big centuries from James Maurice-Scott and professional Chirag Khurana, rattled up a massive 372-6 from their 50 overs at The Paddock to put the tie virtually out of reach at Click here for more ….

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