Jul 192017
 

BIG games just keeping rolling along for Heywood’s senior side this coming weekend.

They face a Friday night trip to Flixton for an Archway T20 quarter-final, with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30.

And the following day sees a top-of-the-table clash at Failsworth area side Woodhouses in Division One of the Greater Manchester League.

Andy Dawson misses the T20 date but comes back into the team at Woodhouses, when there is also a welcome return for Humza Naeem.

Bobby Cross is unavailable for the League game and Wes Hunt will keep wicket.

Crimble sees action on both weekend days. The second team face Stand on Saturday and the third team take on Winton on Sunday.

HEYWOOD 1st X1 v Flixton, Friday, Archway T20 quarter-final (6pm): D Pawson (capt), R Cross, A Kerr, J Morley, W Hunt, S Burrill, S Dawson, K Cross, M Witts, M Grogan, T Townsend (pro).

HEYWOOD 1st X1 v Woodhouses, away, Saturday (1pm): A Dawson and H Naeem replace R Cross and M Grogan.

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 v Stand, home, Saturday (1.30pm): M Grogan (capt), R Smethurst, C Booth, D Fawcett, C Kaye, J Kaye, P Dawson, H Vernon, J Mills, J Keyworth, C Hilton.

HEYWOOD 3rd X1 v Winton, home, Sunday (2pm): D Fawcett (capt), J O’Neill, M Witts, J Mills, W Taylor, H Vernon, L Jackson, C Hilton, O Thomas, H Graham-Scott, K Brennan.

 

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Jul 172017
 

A RESPLENDENT century by Bobby Cross paved the way to a clinical 133-run victory at Unsworth and completed a near perfect weekend for Heywood. The maximum six points picked up at Pole Lane on Sunday followed Saturday’s five-point haul at home to Winton, when there was no bonus point because of the rain-affected reduction of Click here for more ….

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Jul 172017
 

HEYWOOD dodged a bullet as they went back to the top of Division One in the Greater Manchester League. A rain-affected game reduced to 30-overs-per-side saw them contain bottom-of-the-table Winton to 112-8, a target that seemed comfortable to the home supporters – and maybe the team. But both were in for a rude awakening as Click here for more ….

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Jul 142017
 

HEYWOOD’S first and second teams face important double headers in the Greater Manchester League this weekend. The senior side, lying second in Division One, entertain Winton tomorrow and go to Unsworth on Sunday as they bid to maintain their push for promotion back to the Premier League. The seconds, near the foot of Division Four Click here for more ….

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Jul 102017
 

HEYWOOD Monkeys qualified for the quarter-finals of the Archway T20 Cup with what was eventually a comfortable 21-run victory over the Roe Green Renegades. It gives them a quarter-final date at Flixton on Friday, July 21 (6pm), with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30, when the semi-finals and final will Click here for more ….

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Jul 102017
 

Lancashire Over-60s will take on their Australian counterparts on Friday, July 14 (noon), at Heywood Cricket Club in a 45-overs-per-side match designed as a warm-up for the tourists’ Test series against England. Lancashire will be skippered by David Fare and joining him in the team will be another Heywood stalwart in the shape of Rick Click here for more ….

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Jul 052017
 

BIG  games are again on the agenda for Heywood’s senior sides this coming weekend. Friday brings a trip to Worsley area side Roe Green in the last 16 of the Archway T20 Cup. And the following day the side goes to Flowery Field against another team riding high in Division One of the Greater Manchester Click here for more ….

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Jun 302017
 

HEYWOOD face a trip to Worsley area side Roe Green on Friday, July 7, in the last 16 of the Archway T20 Cup. Heywood finished top of their qualifying Group, but, in accordance with a pre-competition statement, those teams who played only one home qualifying game have priority for a home tie in the last Click here for more ….

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Jun 302017
 

HEYWOOD are again missing key players as they prepare for another big weekend of League and Cup action. Brother and sister Bobby and Kate Cross miss the top-of-the-table trip to Greenmount tomorrow (Saturday, July 1) in Division One of the Greater Manchester League. And while Bobby returns for the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup quarter-final Click here for more ….

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Jun 272017
 

AN imposing all-round performance by Bobby Cross maintained Heywood’s impetus in Division One of the Greater Manchester League. Cross claimed four wicket-keeping victims and a stumping as Stretford, at one stage 83-8, rallied to a total of 131 at Crimble. Then, when Heywood were wobbling on 31-3 in the 17th over, he was joined by Click here for more ….

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Jun 262017
 

HEYWOOD Monkeys powered their way into the last 16 of the Archway T20 competition with a decisive final Group game victory over Thornham Thunder.   Thornham were always up against it after being reduced to 38-5, although a battling partnership between Andrew Micklethwaite and experienced skipper Phil Deakin rallied them to a total of 95 Click here for more ….

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Jun 262017
 

BELOW-PAR Heywood were steamrollered out of the Royal London National Club Championship at the area final stage by a powerful Hyde side at Crimble. Heywood were a shadow of the team that had put up impressive displays to see off Farnworth, Prestwich and Walsden in the previous rounds as they crashed to defeat by 167 Click here for more ….

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