Dec 172014

With the club about to enter it’s 150th year the committee would like to hear from as many former players, members and supporters as possible in order that we can keep everyone updated as to the events scheduled for the anniversary year.

The main event of the year will of course be the dinner on Friday 12th June 2015. This is being held in a marquee on the ground and already 120 names are on the list with six months still to go!

Many of these names are former players who are travelling from far and wide to be part of the event. Former professionals including Andy Flower, Colin Lever, Bob Cooke and Geoff Lawson have all indicated they are hoping to attend along with former player Steve Kirby.

The club would like contact details for anyone connected to Heywood CC over the years in order that we can issue invitations to the dinner and other events that are being arranged.

Contact details or expressions of interest for the dinner can be sent to Bobby Cross by email to and any information on the whereabouts of former players or people connected with the club will be very gratefully received.

Heywood Chairman John Rhodes hopes to see as many familiar faces as possible back at the club in 2015 saying, “the superb reunion event that was organised by Mike Law, Bob Dearden and others as well as the Wood Cup celebratory dinner shows how much the club means to so many that have been involved with it.”

“We look forward to celebrating our 150th year in 2015 and to welcoming people back to Crimble to see old friends and to see the progress that the club has been making.”

“The number of people already booked on the dinner in June is fantastic and we hope that many more players, club members and others associated with the club, both past and present, will contact us wishing to attend.”

Former players back at the club in 2012

Former players back at the club in 2012

 December 17, 2014  No Responses »
Dec 152014

ChristmasCarolMusic_HThe festive period is upon us and things kick off at the club this Sunday (21st December). From 1.30pm the Children’s Christmas Party will be on with entertainment and hopefully a visit from Santa! In the evening from 7pm the Carol Concert will be on with the Middleton & Heywood Youth Brass Band playing for Click here for more ….

 December 15, 2014  No Responses »
Dec 152014

Heywood’s new professional Rob Nicol has been named in the 30 man squad for the 2015 World Cup. Supporters need not worry however as even if Nicol makes the final 15 for the Black Caps the final of the tournament is on 29th March, well before the start of the CLL season. Nicol will be Click here for more ….

 December 15, 2014  Tagged with:  No Responses »
Nov 122014

There is plenty happening at Heywood Cricket Club as we move towards Christmas. On Saturday 22nd November the club is pleased to welcome The Haleys down for a night of music with a potato pie supper. Tickets available from Horrox Cross & Wilkinson for £8. Then on Sunday 30th November the popular Christmas Lunch is Click here for more ….

 November 12, 2014  No Responses »
Nov 102014

By Bobby Cross, writing entirely as a Heywood player concerned for the future: Two members of Heywood Cricket Club’s cricket committee attended a very informative morning at Emirates Old Trafford on Saturday 8th November to listen to several presentations regarding the future of cricket in Greater Manchester. There is agreement around the region that something Click here for more ….

 November 10, 2014  Tagged with:  5 Responses »
Nov 102014

bonnypics4The annual bonfire and firework display was another great success with spectators describing the fireworks as the best they had seen. Around 1,500 people enjoyed the event on what was for the most part a dry evening following the rains twelve months earlier. The organising committee wish to thank those that attended for coming down Click here for more ….

 November 10, 2014  No Responses »
Nov 102014

There are still prizes to be claimed from the Heywood CC bonfire draw. The winning tickets and serial numbers are: 1st Prize – £100: white ticket 511-515 serial no ac 920750. UNCLAIMED 2nd Prize – £50: yellow ticket 641-645 serial no ac920726. CLAIMED 3rd Prize – salmon ticket 181-185 4. UNCLAIMED 4th Prize - pink ticket 136-140. Click here for more ….

 November 10, 2014  Tagged with:  No Responses »
Oct 302014

11_ChristmasDinnerThe popular Christmas Lunch is nearly upon us, this year the event will be held on Sunday 30th November at the club, tables for 4pm. As usual it will be a three course carvery Christmas dinner and the bar will of course be open throughout!   Tickets remain at £20 and the list on the Click here for more ….

 October 30, 2014  No Responses »
Oct 282014

10171924_10152775692121753_1216781194215956180_nHeywood Cricket Club enjoyed another full house for the annual presentation evening earlier this month. The clubhouse was packed with senior and junior players as well as parents, family and supporters to share in a look back over another successful summer at all levels for the club. David Cross was in charge of ceremonies and Click here for more ….

 October 28, 2014  No Responses »
Oct 272014

Heywood supporters have the chance to vote for Kate Cross and her international teammates for this years Women’s Team of the Year. Those wanting to vote and help Kate can do so here: The shortlist of finalists for the 2014 Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswomen of the Year Awards has been confirmed – Click here for more ….

 October 27, 2014  No Responses »
Oct 222014

391578_291699047608088_35919902_nHeywood Cricket Club look forward to welcoming the Haleys to Crimble on Saturday November 22nd. Becky, Jo-Ann and Brian play a variety of Country, Americana, Folk, Blues & good ol’ Rock & Roll. They have been playing since 1989 and are well known in the area but have also played around the UK and abroad. Click here for more ….

 October 22, 2014  1 Response »
Oct 172014

bonnypics4One of the highlights of the year is almost upon us as the club begin preparations for the annual bonfire and firework display. This year the event is being held on Saturday 8th November. Gates will open at 6pm with the fire being lit at 6.45pm. Fireworks will commence at 8pm. Tickets will remain at Click here for more ….

 October 17, 2014  5 Responses »