HEYWOOD’S first and second teams will be hoping for a return to action this coming Saturday (August 3) following last week’s total washout. The senior side go to Unsworth in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League boosted by the return of Jack Morley following his stint with the England Under-19s team. The 2nd X1 entertain Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second successive defeat in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League was not totally unexpected. But the authority of Glossop’s victory at their North Road ground, to make it a double over the visitors following a win at Crimble early in the season, certainly was. Heywood fielded a depleted side with the unavailability of Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD will be missing three first team regulars when they make the trip to Glossop for Saturday’s important game in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League. Unavailable are bang-in-form opening batsmen Bobby Cross, key all-rounder Jack Morley and wicketkeeper West Hunt. Into the side come Mikey Grogan, Jacob Kaye and Tom Pagett. Andy Dawson Click here for more ….
CRIMBLE is the setting for a feast of T20 cricket today (Wednesday, July 17, 1pm). Two games, organised by former Heywood all-rounder Will Purser of Icon Sports UK, will be between a cric.com SelectX1 and an Icon Sports UK X1. The standard, judging by the talent already pledging to playing in the games, should be Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 3rds took on Egerton at Heywood on Sunday knowing that they faced a significantly tougher test than their win against Brooksbottom the previous weekend. With Tom Sullivan unavailable Heywood made one change, welcoming back veteran Dave Hilton following his return to the UK after five years working abroad. Heywood won Click here for more ….
BOBBY Cross went agonisingly close to almost single-handedly pulling off a rescue act and extending Heywood’s winning streak in the Greater Manchester League. The Club’s all-time record run-scorer stood firm after opening the batting as a series of partners came and went chasing a Moorside total of 187 in a clash of the top two Click here for more ….
CRIMBLE will on Saturday (July 13) be the setting for a second annual fund-raising day for the Christie Hospital in Withington. Heywood take on Moorside in a vital Greater Manchester League game, but the occasion will also celebrate the life of a former player. Kenny Farrar, who played for the first team as wicketkeeper in Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD gave their Division 3 East survival hopes a shot-in-the-arm with a convincing win at Oldham. The home side were bundled out for 45 in just 20.1 overs, with James Mills and Lee Grogan turning in impressive spells. Mills led the way with 6-19 from 10.1 overs and Grogan backed him up at the other Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD will be hoping that James Kettleborough can continue carry his prolific batting form into Saturday’s latest crunch game at home to Moorside. Heywood are new leaders of Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League by three points from Moorside, and Kettleborough has been one of the key components in their rise to the top Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S third team completed a perfect weekend for the Club with an easy success at Crimble on Sunday. They followed up the first and second team victories the previous day with a 10-wicket defeat of Brooksbottom, with Matt Hood and 14-year-old Matt Dearden putting together an 88-run partnership. The visitors, after being 17-6 at one Click here for more ….
A SIXTH successive victory took Heywood to the top of Division 1A in the Greater Manchester League at the start of the second half of the season. But while a 39-run verdict over previous pacesetters Denton West was eventually comfortable it produced what had seemed an unlikely twitchy finish at sunbathed Crimble. Heywood rattled up Click here for more ….
THE Committee of Heywood Cricket Club have called an Extraordinary General Meeting of all members in the Crimble clubhouse on Thursday, August 1 (7.45pm). The sole item for discussion will be: ‘That this Club should consider an application to join the Lancashire Cricket League for the 2021 season’. Heywood were founder members of the Central Click here for more ….
THE big games keep coming thick and fast for Heywood’s senior side with another crunch home clash at the weekend. Denton West, new leaders of Division 1A, are the visitors to Crimble on Saturday as the Greater Manchester League season enters its second half. Heywood are buoyant after five successive League victories and well placed Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: HEYWOOD’S 3rd X1 crashed out of the Sunday Plate at Worsley despite the best efforts of century-maker Joey O’Neill. Having won the toss Heywood chose to bat and got off to a quick start, with Matt Hood racing to 28, before he was adjudged lbw. His dismissal and the loss of Click here for more ….
REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: A PRECOCIOUS talent and a seasoned international teamed up to help Heywood extend their winning run in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League. Jack Morley, in the week of his 18th birthday, took 2-20 then fell an agonising five runs short of his first senior century for the club as Heywood pulled Click here for more ….