HEYWOOD’S third successive victory shows they should have nothing to fear in the inaugural Greater Manchester Premier League season. They moved to fourth from bottom after making harder work than necessary of a three-wicket defeat of fellow strugglers Bury. But the past fortnight has shown that Heywood can look forward to continuing climbing the table Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD cranked up the power to knock Prestwich off the top of the Greater Manchester Premier League – and boost their own survival hopes. The scorecard shows an authoritative six-wicket victory for the visitors at The Heys, but the match hung in the balance halfway through the Prestwich innings. Big-hitting Ryan Stanbury and Ali Raza Click here for more ….
Heywood CC skipper Danny Pawson believes Sunday’s superb Tommy Hardman CLL T20 Finals’ Day triumph is a “sign of things to come” for the club. Heywood saw off a powerful Walsden side in a last-over thriller at Woodhouse Lane in the semi-final to win by one run, then turned in a superb all-round performance in Click here for more ….
Heywood enjoyed a satisfying warm-up to their CLL season opener at Clifton. They beat Middleton by five wickets at a welcoming Towncroft, chasing down the home side’s challenging total of 184 with 5 balls to spare. Star of the show with the bat was, as always, Bobby Cross, the former captain in superb form finishing Click here for more ….
Heywood enjoyed their pre-season work-out at a cold and wind-blown Enfield on Sunday. Perhaps the major beneficiaries from this comfortable win were Andy Dawson and vice captain Dale Latham. Dawson really dented the home side’s hopes with a pacy, two-wicket opening spell, eventually finishing with 3-13 off 6.5 overs. He was aided and abetted by Click here for more ….
Heywood suffered their second defeat of the weekend as they collapsed from a seemingly invincible position at Clifton. At 198-4 with just under six overs to go, Heywood were cruising to their target of 219 set by the home side. Then Greg Jennings – bowling straight and with good variations of length and pace – Click here for more ….
Heywood skipper Bobby Cross has admitted winning the JW Lees Wood Cup at Crimble was the greatest moment in his club career. Cross, 30, was named man of the match for his chanceless 88 not out that saw Heywood overhaul Walsden’s target of 163 in a game that finished on Wednesday night after rain and Click here for more ….
Bobby Cross wrote himself another chapter in the history of the JW Lees Wood Cup as Heywood completed victory over Walsden tonight. Cross played what is being hailed as one of the finest final innings of all time in the Wood Cup, finishing unbeaten on 88 as Heywood overhauled Walsden’s target of 163. The Heywood Click here for more ….
Bobby Cross and Andy Dawson are the men at the crease with Heywood still needing 39 for victory to win the 2013 JW Lees Wood Cup. The pair shared a crucial 53-run partnership and took Heywood to 125-5 chasing 164 against Walsden at Crimble before bad light stopped play with 14 overs remaining. Heywood had Click here for more ….
Heywood produced a superb all-round performance at Clifton yesterday to book their place in the final of the J W Lees Wood Cup. Some powerhouse hitting at the very start and very end of the Heywood innings ensured they posted a formidable target of 295 in perfect conditions for cricket at the well-presented Manchester Road ground. Click here for more ….
Bobby Cross powered back into top form to lead his side to a comfortable victory over Middleton at Crimble. Coming in first down after a blistering start from Andy Dawson, Cross took time to establish himself alongside Ross Zelem, then played beautifully late on as wickets fell to ensure Heywood posted the total they should Click here for more ….
A superb display of swing bowling laid the foundations for Heywood’s march into the semi-finals of the JW Lees Wood Cup. They smashed Crompton by nine wickets at Crimble to book a clash with Clifton at the Salford club’s home ground, and delighted the home crowd with some superb individual performances to follow up on Click here for more ….
As victories rank, Heywood CC’s two-wicket defeat of Ormskirk yesterday must be up there with the greatest ever wins in the history of the famous club. Heywood had no professional, had lost four games in a row and were facing one of the top young sides in the county, on their own ground, in the Click here for more ….
AN early injury setback to professional Travis Townsend was a cause for alarm as Heywood slumped to their second successive defeat in the North West Group of the John Willie Lees Twenty20 Cup. The South African all-rounder, captaining the side in the absence of Bobby Cross, suffered a concerning hand injury in the early overs Click here for more ….
There’s a big weekend of cricket ahead for all the club’s senior teams. On Saturday, it’s the start of the T20 and Heywood travel to Middleton (2pm start). Heywood reached the semi-finals last season, only to lose to Littleborough, and will be tested on the excellent Towncroft pitch. It’s another chance for Andy Dawson to Click here for more ….