Jul 092020


Please only visit the club if you are feeling well.

On arrival, please wash and sanitise your hands

Please follow the social distancing guidelines & please refrain from shaking hands & avoid close contact, we have lots of outside space

Tables can be booked at weekends for up to 6 people; tables cannot be booked for other households/social bubbles.

Children are welcome, but must be sat at your table while in the club house and supervised for toilet visits.

Please do not move any tables or chairs.

Please follow the signage and the one way system.

We can only allow paid up members in at present.

Table service is available via our NoQ App.

Only one person at a time is allowed at the bar area.

We can’t serve snacks at present or use the kitchen facilities, so please make sure you eat before you arrive or eat your snacks outside.

We can take cash, but payment by card or via our app is preferred.

This is very new to all of us and we really want you to have a great time when you visit the club, but we must keep each other safe and make Heywood CC, a place where you feel safe. We hope you understand.

 July 9, 2020  No Responses »
Jul 082020

Following a committee meeting last night the club will now re-open on Thursday 9th July at 7pm. Numbers inside the clubhouse are restricted to 58 at any one time for safe social distancing purposes and numbers above this will need to remain outside. It will not be necessary to book in advance but on arrival Click here for more ….

 July 8, 2020  No Responses »
Jun 302020

Unfortunately due to several factors including confusion surrounding legislation and the number of people who have contacted the club to try and book in to attend, the club committee feel they have no choice but to postpone the re-opening of the clubhouse and bar on safety grounds until further notice. We apologise to those members Click here for more ….

 June 30, 2020  No Responses »
Jun 202020

Jimmy in familiar pose in 2012Another article that was done a few years ago but forms a perfect part of this series as club legend Jimmy Porter spoke to Scott McHugh in 2012 to look back on his own Crimble Memories: “You could really hear the ball fizzle when Duncan Carter bowled.” It was just the sort of thing I Click here for more ….

 June 20, 2020  3 Responses »
Jun 182020

Mikey in the runsMikey Grogan has played junior cricket at Heywood, progressed into the senior sides, played first team cricket and captained the 2nd XI. He has also become a junior coach and been a fixture throughout the winter months in the social side of the club, he looks back on his Crimble Memories: Do you remember your Click here for more ….

 June 18, 2020  1 Response »
Jun 172020

Paul has watched plenty of cricket at his favourite venuePaul Hamill has watched cricket at Heywood since the early 1970′s and has been a passionate supporter of the club over that time. Whilst there is no cricket at the club this summer Paul has taken the chance to send in his memories of many years of cricket at Crimble: Do you remember your first Click here for more ….

 June 17, 2020  No Responses »
Jun 162020

John in full flowJohn Heywood has played both youth and senior cricket at the club as well as being a key volunteer as a coach, administrator and a supporter over the years. Still very much involved in club life, John has taken the chance to look back on his own Crimble Memories: What were your earliest memories of Click here for more ….

 June 16, 2020  6 Responses »
Jun 152020

Tom, back centre, in the 2010 side with Rajat Bhatia as ProTom Blundell is another player to have come through the ranks at Heywood from junior cricket to first team. A T20 cup winner, U18 trophy winning captain, junior coach and all round good club man, Tom has looked back on his experiences at Crimble so far: Do you remember your debut? My first taste of Click here for more ….

 June 15, 2020  3 Responses »
Jun 142020

HeywoodGeoff Lawson looks back on his favourite game for the club: My favourite was definitely not the final game of the season against Walsden when we were “ rained off “ needing 2 wickets to win the Championship! Walsden were 8 down when a steady trickle that failed to halt any other game during the Click here for more ….

 June 14, 2020  1 Response »
Jun 132020

Joey and Dave Fare on tour in Worcester at the scene of JoeyA product of the Heywood youth system who went on to senior cricket and played in the remarkable 2009 T20 cup final victory where Heywood played with no Pro or overseas and all 11 players had played youth cricket for the club, Joey O’Neill has been a big part of Heywood life for many years. Click here for more ….

 June 13, 2020  4 Responses »
Jun 122020

The Sheriff lifts the Burton Cup in 2013Roger Smethurst has been involved at Heywood from junior cricket all the way through and is currently Cricket Chairman as well as one of the most reliable volunteers and club people around. A Burton Cup winning captain in 2013, The Sheriff has taken time to look back on his own Crimble Memories: Do you remember Click here for more ….

 June 12, 2020  9 Responses »
Jun 112020

Hamish formed a great partnership and friendship with HumzaThe older of the two brothers who came over to play for the club from Melbourne, Hamish Paterson was a strong opening bowler who could hit the ball a long way towards the end of an innings. Hamish spent two summers at Crimble in 2011 and 2012 and was then replaced by younger brother Riley Click here for more ….

 June 11, 2020  2 Responses »
Jun 102020

Craig, back row second from left, still playing some cricket in March this yearCraig Sugden had played in the UK prior to his one season at Crimble in 2002. A prolific batsman who was on course to break Steve Wundke’s record for runs in a season; Craig ended with 1,296 runs at an average of just under 65 despite having to return to South Africa missing the last Click here for more ….

 June 10, 2020  1 Response »
Jun 092020

thumbnail_IMG_3910We remain confident that Junior Cricket matches will be permitted this summer. In line with ECB & Government guidelines Junior training can safely re-commence at these times;   - Tuesday 6pm – 8pm (hard ball) 11-15 years - Saturday 10.30-12 (soft ball) 8-11 years   With the following restrictions – Groups of no more than six can Click here for more ….

 June 9, 2020  1 Response »