HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s popular Ploughman’s Lunch will be held this year on Remembrance Sunday, November 10 (12.30pm). The annual event is expected to bring a sizeable gathering on an emotional day to the Crimble pavilion, and tickets are now on sale from Eleanor Law (01706-643429). They can also be obtained from the offices of Horrox, Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD may have endured a disappointing 2019 season but two of their players are to be awarded accolades on Friday (October 25). Bobby Cross and Jack Morley have won the batting and bowling prizes respectively in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League and their prizes will be handed over at the Presentation Dinner at Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S senior side will have a stand-in professional on display for their crucial final match of the season at Glodwick on Saturday (noon). With Faisal Iqbal having returned home to Pakistan, the Club have moved swiftly to secure the services of Rumesh Buddika, a 28-year-old Sri Lankan left-handed batsman who bowls off-spin. He has been Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: After what could only be described as a disastrous Saturday for Heywood, a youthful 3rd team under Joey O’Neill’s stewardship went to Brooksbottom the following day trying to get something out of the weekend for the Club. Bowling first, the thirds put in a controlled performance in the field with economical opening Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 2nds visited Glodwick on Saturday and lost a close match in a game that reflected the team’s season. Seemingly on top for most of the game, Heywood contrived to miss chances in the field allowing the home side to post a score that at times never looked possible. Then they threw Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD crashed to one of the lowest-ever totals in their history to leave hopes of a place next season in the newly-created Premier Division 2 of the Greater Manchester League hanging by a thread. They were rolled over on a difficult wicket after a start delayed by 45 minutes, and losing a crucial toss, for Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club are completing arrangements to stage the prestigious Lancashire Cricket Foundation Cup final at Crimble this coming Sunday (August 8, noon). The clash between Lancashire League clubs Norden and Darwen is one of the highlights of the club season in the county and is expected to attract a large crowd. And the Club Click here for more ….
IT’S crunch for Heywood’s senior side on Saturday when they host Flowery Field in match vital to both teams. The visitors are in joint third place in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League, five points behind leaders Denton West and four adrift of second-placed Moorside in the chase for the top two end-of-season spots Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Following last week’s deserved victory Heywood’s 2nd x1 were in a confident mood as they entertained Flowery Field at Crimble despite missing captain Steve Evans but welcoming back regulars Dom Fawcett, Jacob Kaye, Lee Grogan and Matt Hood. Heavy rain an hour before the scheduled start took its toll on the square and Click here for more ….
SOME defeats hurt more than others but Heywood may reflect on Saturday’s 22-run setback at Uppermill with particular regret. A weakened side looked to have a mountain to climb at the halfway stage of a rain-affected game after the home team had blitzed their way to 193-7 from just 27 overs. The victory target was Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club are appealing to members to help get Crimble looking at its best for one of the biggest games at the ground in recent years. The Lancashire Cricket Foundation KO Cup Final is a week on Sunday (September 8, noon) between Lancashire League clubs Norden and holders Darwen. And now Heywood are hoping Click here for more ….
Jack Morley led the way again for Heywood as they made it one down, three to go after successfully achieving their first objective of a crucial four-game conclusion to the 2019 season. Heywood overpowered Denton by eight wickets at a sun-soaked Crimble to move into joint fourth place in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S senior side go to Uppermill on Saturday knowing that it’s crunch time in the Greater Manchester Cricket League. With three games left of the 2019 season they still have a chance of promotion back to the Premier League by finishing in the top two of Division 1A. But a secondary target is a place Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 3rd X1 took on a youthful Astley Bridge team on Sunday at Crimble and won a close game thanks to a crucial last wicket partnership of 25 between John Keyworth and 14-year-old Callum Jackson. As Keyworth is not normally known for his resilience with the bat, this proved to be a fantastic Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 2nds put in what captain Steve Evans described as their “best all round performance of the season” as they won a closely contested game at Dukinfield on Saturday. Batting first, it quickly became apparent that – on a wicket with low and inconsistent bounce and an outfield that was lush Click here for more ….