Apr 292016

FUNDAYA BIG social event at Crimble on Bank Holiday Monday will go ahead – whatever the weather!

The severe conditions have seen all cricket called off this coming weekend, but the Fun Day on May 2 will carry on regardless from 10am.

Chairman John Rhodes said: “Procedures have been put in place to make sure that the event goes ahead come rain or shine, and our aim is to make sure that everyone has an enjoyable Bank Holiday day out.”

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Apr 292016

THE Greater Manchester Cricket League has postponed all matches for the coming weekend owing to the drastic weather conditions. It means that Heywood’s scheduled Premier Division game at Unsworth tomorrow (Saturday, April 30) is off, along with the second team’s home clash against Prestwich. Also falling by the wayside is the first round of the Click here for more ….

Apr 272016

HEYWOOD’S first team face a double header of League and Cup action at the weekend. They travel to familiar territory on Saturday when they take on Unsworth in their latest Premier Division outing in the Greater Manchester League (12 30pm). And on Sunday they entertain Elton in the first round of the Derek Kay Per-Fit Click here for more ….

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Apr 262016

REPORT BY ROB MORLEY: A YOUNG Heywood 3rd X1 team scored an encouraging 116-run win in a rain-affected match away to Failsworth Macedonia 2nd X1 in their second match in the Sunday North East Division of the Greater Manchester League. A damp start to the day did not dampen the spirits of the visitors on Click here for more ….

Apr 242016

Dom Humprheys was impressive with the ball, before his brilliant performance with the batHEYWOOD’S two current youngest first team players combined to pull off a dramatic victory at Denton West in the Premier Division of the Greater Manchester League. The visitors looked down and out at 77-9 chasing a victory target of 110 when 18-year-old Dominic Humphreys was joined at the wickets by Jack Morley, aged just 14. Click here for more ….

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Apr 202016

Andy Dawson takes a catch to go with his five wicketsHEYWOOD make two changes from their opening game for their second fixture in the Premier Division of the new Greater Manchester League on Saturday. Andy Dawson  and Adam Fawcett return to the side travelling to Denton West, a new challenge for the players and a new venue for Heywood supporters to sample. Heywood 1st X1 (v Denton Click here for more ….

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Apr 182016

HEYWOOD’S ground crew worked tirelessly to provide an enthralling double header of action at Crimble over the weekend while many other clubs were still trying to recover from the after-effects of the shocking winter and early spring weather. The first team managed to get in more than half of their opening game in the Premier Click here for more ….

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Apr 132016

TWO new faces will feature in the first team as Heywood sides prepare for their opening games of the new Greater Manchester Cricket League season at the weekend. Overseas amateur Jayden Borg, who has arrived from top Melbourne area club Carlton, will take the over the wicketkeeping role and undoubtedly  feature high in the order as Click here for more ….

Apr 122016

BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD are staying optimistic that Saturday’s opening game at home to Glossop (12.30) in the Premier Division of the new Greater Manchester Cricket League will go ahead. The shocking winter and early spring weather has meant that grounds at most clubs have suffered in some way or other, and Crimble has been Click here for more ….

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Apr 062016

HEYWOOD’S book of pre-season action has bitten the dust. Following Middleton’s decision to call off entertaining Heywood at Towncroft on Saturday, two friendlies arranged for Crimble this weekend have also had to be abandoned. Heywood’s second team were due to host Bamford Fieldhouse on Saturday, with the first team planning action against Norden on Sunday. Click here for more ….

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Apr 042016

HEYWOOD’S proposed first team friendly at Middleton on Saturday (April 9) has been cancelled. Towncroft, like many other clubs, has taken a battering during the winter and Heywood have been informed by their neighbours that it will not be fit for the weekend. Heywood have a double header of friendlies scheduled for Crimble on Saturday Click here for more ….

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Apr 012016

A FLAVOUR of the new cricket season comes to Crimble on Sunday. England’s bid to lift the World Twenty20 Cup in the final against the West Indies will be shown on the TV in the lounge at Heywood Cricket Club, who are hoping for a good turn-out to generate plenty of atmosphere! The pre-match coverage Click here for more ….

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