Nov 102014

By Bobby Cross, writing entirely as a Heywood player concerned for the future: Two members of Heywood Cricket Club’s cricket committee attended a very informative morning at Emirates Old Trafford on Saturday 8th November to listen to several presentations regarding the future of cricket in Greater Manchester. There is agreement around the region that something Click here for more ….

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Sep 292014

Attached are the final averages for the 2014 season. Bobby Cross and Chris Kaye top the batting and bowling averages, with Danny Pawson the other main contributing amateur batsmen and plenty of wickets shared around. The loss of Farhaan Behardien was a major blow and the main reason Heywood didn’t push closer for honours. I’ll Click here for more ….

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Aug 252014

CROSSSSBY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD’S recent revival was emphasised by a convincing defeat of struggling Rochdale at Redbrook. The only disappointing feature of an eight-wicket victory, with Bobby Cross making an almost faultless, unbeaten 86, was that they did not take all five points! Heywood had a grip on the Rochdale innings, after they put the Click here for more ….

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Jun 292014

CKAYEBY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD exploited their big Crimble playing area to positive effect as they scored a maximum points victory in a rain-reduced clash against Clifton. Bobby Cross scored an unbeaten 75 out of 144-7 in a match reduced to 35-overs-per-side after persistent morning and early afternoon rain. Then Heywood reduced the visitors to 117 Click here for more ….

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May 012014

CROSSSYa0001BY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD’S progress as a well-regarded cricket club in the county has been reflected in one of their top players and administrators being appointed as one of the directors of the Lancashire Cricket Board. Bobby Cross, 31-year-old record run scorer at Crimble, becomes the youngest member of the Board of Directors following the Click here for more ….

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Jan 072014

GROUND0001Heywood CC’s Crimble ground is set to benefit from massive improvements thanks to funding from Sport England. The club has been granted £37,480 of National Lottery funding to improve the square and outfield following some of the problems with drainage in recent years. Many areas of the ground are among the quickest draining in the Click here for more ….

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Oct 172013

Cross dismantles Norden last seasonWith what he believes is a very bright future ahead at Crimble, departing captain Bobby Cross hopes he can continue to repay the faith shown in him by Heywood CC over the years. Cross, 30, announced last month he has relinquished the captaincy of Heywood CC after 10 successful years at the helm, during which Click here for more ….

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Sep 262013

A crucial wicket in the Wood Cup finalIt was never going to be easy to predict how well Heywood were going to do in the new and ‘improved’ Central Lancashire League of 2013. With two divisions of eight teams, an untried overseas player and a very young team, sure there were hopes of going one step further than 2012 and winning the Click here for more ….