Feb 142019

HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s 3rd X1 fixtures for the coming season have been finalised.

They start on Sunday, April 21, with a visit to Egerton and conclude on September 8 with a trip to Brooksbottom.


21: Egerton away

28: Greenmount home


5: Bamford Fieldhouse away

12: East Lancs Paper Mill home

9: Denton away (Cup)

23: Astley Bridge away


7: Brooksbottom home

14: Egerton home

28: Greenmount away


4: Bamford Fieldhouse home

11: East Lancs Paper Mill away

25: Astley Bridge home


1: Open date

8: Brooksbottom away

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Feb 112019

HEYWOOD’S Jack Morley failed to trouble Bangladesh with the bat and ball as the England Under-19 side were beaten by eight wickets in the first Test at Chittagong. England made 280 after batting first, Morley the last man to fall after being run out for a duck. The talented hosts, revelling playing in their own Click here for more ….

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Jan 292019

REALISATION that the new cricket season is not too far away comes with news of the annual indoor nets practise at Siddal Moor. They get under way on Sunday, February 10, and continue until Sunday, March 31, with the juniors starting proceedings. The Under 13s and Under-15s will have centre stage on February 10 from Click here for more ….

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Jan 232019

HEYWOOD have reluctantly been obliged to increase their prices at the bar in their Crimble pavilion. Middleton-based John Willie-Lees, who have generously sponsored the Club for more than 30 years, have been forced to pass on increases which have affected the brewing industry. Spokesman Wlliam Lees-Jones explained: “This year has seen some of the highest Click here for more ….

 January 23, 2019  1 Response »
Jan 222019

HEYWOOD have arranged three pre-season friendlies prior to the start of the 2019 Greater Manchester Cricket League season. All are at Crimble starting on Sunday, April 7, with a second team game against Middleton. The senior side then take the stage the following weekend, facing a Lancashire Under-19s side on Saturday, April 13, then the Click here for more ….

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Jan 042019

HEYWOOD have made what they believe to be a significant signing as professional for the coming 2019 season. He is Faisal Iqbal, 37, who has played 26 Test matches for Pakistan between 2001 and 2010 and 18 one-day internationals. His uncle is Javed Miandad, one of Pakistan’s greatest ever batsmen. Faisal is a right-hand batsman, Click here for more ….

 January 4, 2019  2 Responses »
Jan 042019

HEYWOOD’S second team have been promoted to Division 3 East of the Greater Manchester Cricket League despite finishing only third in the 2018 season. Champions Hollinwood finished top of Division 4 East but have informed the League that they are unable to take up their promotion place. It means that Heywood’s second X1 move up Click here for more ….

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Dec 122018

TWO popular pre-Christmas events promise to make Heywood Cricket Club a lively place this coming Sunday (December 16). The Children’s Christmas Party starts at 1.30pm and the evening features the annual Carol Concert. The afternoon event for the young ones is always a highlight, and the feature will be a visit by Father Christmas. The Click here for more ….

 December 12, 2018  1 Response »
Dec 112018

UntitledSOME of the best known names in cricket history are on an illustrious list of professionals who have played for Heywood. The list of the paid men who have lit up Crimble with their batting brilliance features the likes of New Zealand Test captain John Reid, future England coach Andy Flower (Zimbabwe), West Indian Test Click here for more ….

 December 11, 2018  4 Responses »