LIAM Mason makes a welcome return to action for Heywood on a busy weekend of cricket at Crimble.
Mason comes into the senior side after being unavailable owing to work commitments for Saturday’s home clash with Dukinfield in Division One of the Greater Manchester League, and on Sunday when Heywood entertain Astley and Tyldesley in the Derek Kay 1st Xl Cup.
The Dawson brothers, Andy and Simon, are still missing on Saturday but return to the side after holiday on Sunday when they replace Mikey Grogan and Cabhan Hilton.
The second team face their Astley and Tyldesley counterparts on Sunday when they travel to the Bolton area side in the Perfit 2nd X1 Cup.
There is a Crimble bonus on Bank Holiday Monday when the third team take on Woodbank in a rearranged league game.
HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Dukinfield, home, Saturday, 1pm): D Pawson (capt), R Cross, A Kerr, J Morley, S Burrill, W Hunt, L Mason, H Naeem, M Grogan, C Hilton, T Townsend (pro).
HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Astley and Tyldesley, home, Sunday, 1pm, Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup): A Dawson and S Dawson replace M Grogan and C Hilton.
HEYWOOD 2nd X1 (v Astley and Tyldesley, away, Sunday, 1 30pm, Per-Fit 2nd X1 Cup): M Grogan (capt), R Bennett, C Kaye, S Evans, J Keyworth, C Hilton, M Witts, J Mills, K Nugent, T Pagett, R Purser.
HEYWOOD 3rd X1 (v Woodbank, home, Monday, 2pm): D Fawcett (capt), S Evans, J Keyworth, C Hilton, M Witts, L Jackson, T Pagett, K Nugent, W Taylor, H Vernon, M Grogan.