Jul 222016

HEYWOOD Cricket Club teams are facing another big double assignation in their inaugural season in the Greater Manchester League.

The first team go to Premier leaders Prestwich on Saturday as they bid to follow up their second league victory of the season last weekend.

And on Sunday they are on finals day of the Archway T20 Cup being staged at Bury area club Woodbank, whom they meet in the second-semi-final at 2pm.

The first semi-finals is Clifton v Flixton at 10.30am, and the winners of both games meet in the final at 5.30pm.

The second team have a double Crimble assignation, against Unsworth in Division Three league action on Saturday and Walshaw in the 2nd X1 Per-Fit Cup quarter-final on Sunday.

The third team’s quarter-final date at Whalley Range in the 3rd X1 Per-Fit Cup, originally also scheduled for Sunday, has now been deferred to the following week, July 31

HEYWOOD 1st X1 v Prestwich, away, Saturday (1pm): C Humphreys (capt), J Borg, R Cross, D Humphreys, S Dawson, A Dawson, S Burrill, J Morley, W Hunt, J Lovell, D Pawson (pro).

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 v Unsworth, home, Saturday (1.30pm): C Kaye (capt),  M Grogan, J Humphreys, A Fawcett, D Fawcett, C Booth, M Witts, C Hilton, P Dawson, S Evans, J Mills.

HEYWOOD MONKEYS in Archway T20 Cup finals day at Woodbank on Sunday (see above for timings): C Humphreys, J Borg, D Humphreys, L Mason, S Dawson, A Dawson, S Burrill, J Morley, W Hunt, M Grogan, D Pawson.

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 v Walshaw, home, Sunday, Per-Fit 2nd X1 Cup quarter-final (2pm): C Kaye (capt), R Bennett, J Humphreys, A Fawcett, D Fawcett, C Booth, S Evans, C Hilton, J Mills, J Keyworth, R Purser.

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Jul 182016

CHRIS0001IT was only by a nerve-tingling three-run margin in a truncated match played in difficult conditions, but rarely can a victory have been so welcome at Crimble. Heywood’s three-run defeat of Unsworth was only their second Greater Manchester Premier League victory of the season, but the crucial five points lifts them off the bottom of Click here for more ….

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Jul 142016

HEYWOOD face an important weekend as they bid to make a success of the second half of the inaugural Greater Manchester Cricket League season. Saturday (July 16) is a key day for both the first and second teams, with the senior side needing to kickstart their Premier League campaign at home to Unsworth. Meanwhile, the Click here for more ….

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Jul 142016

HEYWOOD’S bid to land the Archway T20 Cup will be staged at Bury area club Woodbank on Sunday, July 24. They will face the host club in the second semi-final at 2pm, following the first semi between Clifton and Flixton at 10.30am. The winners will then face each other in the final at 5.30pm. It’s Click here for more ….

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Jul 142016

HEYWOOD Cricket Club are looking to appoint an assistant secretary to serve on the General Committee. The person filling the new position would work alongside current secretary Gwen Edwards and learn the routine of her position with a view to taking over in the next couple of years. Committee meetings are twice a month during Click here for more ….

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Jul 112016

THE first steps towards forming a Junior Cricket Sub Committee at Crimble will take place on Friday, July 29 (8.15pm). The Club feels that the best way forward for the youth section of the Club is to form its own governing body. This is a chance, therefore, for a limited number of parents and/or volunteers Click here for more ….

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Jul 072016

THE latest event organised by Heywood Cricket Club’s Social Committee has proved a sell-out. The ‘Rock Stewart’ tribute evening, featuring an act voted the No 1 tribute artist in the UK, is on Saturday night (July 9) and has attracted an excellent response. All tickets have been sold and anyone hoping to get in at Click here for more ….

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Jul 062016

MICHAEL Witts makes his senior debut for Heywood on a busy weekend for the 14-year-old. He is called into the first team for the important Archway T20 Cup quarter-final at Edgworth on Friday night. The following day he is in the second team for the trip to Irlam in a Division Three fixture. And on Click here for more ….

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Jul 042016

CRICKET action at Crimble tomorrow (Tuesday) sees a Lancashire Over-60s side captained by David Fare face an important date. They take on Yorkshire in the latest of their zonal games, with Lancashire having won three out of four while Yorkshire are unbeaten. Play starts at 1pm, 45 overs per side.    

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Jul 042016

HEYWOOD’S 3rd X1 salvaged something from a frustrating weekend for the club. The first team’s trip to Glossop on Saturday proved an eventual washout, with the umpires waiting until late afternoon before deciding that the ground was unfit. And the 2nd X1 were well beaten at home to Denton West in a match reduced to Click here for more ….

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Jul 012016

HEYWOOD’S first and second teams have two attractive draws in the quarter-finals of the Greater Manchester League’s major Cup competitions. The senior side are at home to Denton St Lawrence on Sunday, July 17, in the Derek Kay 1st X1 Per-Fit Windows Cup hoping to gain revenge for a heavy League defeat in May. And Click here for more ….

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Jun 292016

HEYWOOD are forced to make several first team changes for their Greater Manchester Premier League trip to Glossop on Saturday. Out are skipper Chris Humphreys and his son Dominic, Liam Mason and Joe Lovell from the team which went down at Flixton last Saturday. Into a side captained by Bobby Cross come Sean Burrill, Mikey Click here for more ….

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