JACK Morley is counting down the days as he faces the trip of a lifetime following his selection for the Under-16s final 14-man squad to represent the English Cricket Board in Sri Lanka. Heywood’s 15-year-old protégé is the only Lancashire player to have been selected for the tour to the sub continent, departing from Heathrow on Click here for more ….
THE biggest and best yet! That was the consensus of opinion of the annual bonfire night at Heywood Cricket Club. A crisp, dry night saw a crowd estimated to be around the 2,000 mark descend on Crimble and create a terrific atmosphere. The highlight was the spectacular fireworks display, which lasted around 35 minutes, and Click here for more ….
The ever popular Christmas Dinner returns to the club on Sunday 4th December, with guests being asked to be seated at 4pm. As usual there will be a three course carvery Christmas Dinner with a selection of desserts. There is a list up on the club noticeboard that is already filling up so please get Click here for more ….
THE second annual staging of a Ploughman’s Lunch at Crimble will be on Sunday, November 20 (12.30). The event, which was a success last year and enjoyed by all, is designed to raised funds for the proposed new changing rooms and tea room at the Club. Payment for the lunch at £5-per-head can be done in advance, or Click here for more ….
Whilst the end of another season may be upon us the hard work at Heywood never stops and there is a significant programme of improvement planned for the ground and facilities this winter. Given the size of Crimble and the age of the pavilion most of the work is maintenance and renovation and, as always, Click here for more ….
Long serving President Bob Cross recently celebrated his 80th birthday with friends, family and many club members were on hand to enjoy the evening. There was live music as well as food from our good friends at the Asia restaurant in Rochdale. Bob was delighted with the attendance and particularly for those that made donations Click here for more ….
The Cricket Committee are delighted to announce that former professional Travis Townsend and former Greenmount CC captain Andy Kerr have agreed to join the club for 2017. Both players had left Greenmount after the 2016 season. Townsend played at Crimble in 2012 and was part of the side that won the Wood Cup in 2013 Click here for more ….
THE second meeting of the Junior Cricket Sub Committee was held at Heywood Cricket Club last night (Tuesday, October 4), when progress was made in several areas. JUNIOR PLAYING KITS – it was felt that the Club’s junior sides should be kitted out properly in the style of many other teams they had played in Click here for more ….
THE Crimble Clubhouse will not be open on Saturday evenings from October 1 until the start of the 2017 cricket season, although Sunday evening hours remain the same. The Club will still be available for private functions at weekends. See the number to call on the left-hand side of this site. Meanwhile, the Committee have also made Click here for more ….
THE Crimble Clubhouse will not be open on Saturday evenings from October 1 until the start of the 2017 cricket season. The Committee have also made the following decisions over the forthcoming Christmas and New year periods: Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24 – closed. Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 – closed. Boxing Day, Monday, December Click here for more ….
The annual presentation evening will take place at the club on Saturday 8th October, the bar will be open from 6.45pm with the intention of getting underway at 7.15pm. As usual there will be reports for each of the junior teams from the Under 9′s up to the U19 T20 side as well as captain’s Click here for more ….
CONTRASTING emotions were on display in Heywood second team’s final match of the season at Crimble. The home side were relegated from Division Three of the Greater Manchester League after a crushing defeat against Prestwich – who in turn clinched the championship in the inaugural season. Heywood’s total of 115 was never nearly enough, with Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S 2nd X1 bid to preserve their Division Three status in the Greater Manchester League in their final match of the season at Crimble on Saturday (12.30pm). They entertain leaders Prestwich knowing that a victory will give the local side a strong chance of avoiding relegation. But the visitors will also be keen for a Click here for more ….