Aug 122013

A rather chuffed Sheriff lifts the Burton CupSam Byrne and Rick Purser rescued Heywood Seconds from the brink of defeat to set up a thrilling Burton Cup final victory at Walsden yesterday. They put on 62 for the final wicket to lead Heywood to a par total of 171 all out at Scott Street. Then, with Dom Fawcett (2-19 off nine) the Click here for more ….

Aug 082012

hcc2svwerna0014Heywood Seconds’ powerhouse bowling attack proved too much for Walsden as they moved ominously into the final of the Burton Cup at Crimble last night. The game had gone into a third day (night) after rain had ended proceedings following Heywood’s innings of 184 on Sunday. Walsden resumed last night on 105-4, needing another 80 Click here for more ….

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Aug 062012

A thrilling finish is in prospect at Crimble tomorrow night as Heywood and Walsden seconds failed to finish their Burton Cup clash tonight (Monday). Walsden are 105-4 chasing Heywood’s total of 184, with 12 overs left. Heywood have four overs of Curtis Maguire up their sleeve, as well as three apiece from Andy and Simon Click here for more ….

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Jun 182012

Captain Roger Smethurst provided the telling blows yesterday that landed Heywood Seconds their first Burton Cup semi-final place since 1996. Smethurst is the only survivor of Andy Greenwood’s cup-winning side still plying their trade at Crimble, and it was fitting Smethurst should play such a key role in helping his side overcome Royton and book Click here for more ….

May 142012

Heywood seconds’ perfect start to the season came to an abrupt end at the hands of Rochdale at Crimble on Saturday. A dour but battling performance with the bat saw them post a total 174-8 off their 50 overs, which, on a Crimble wicket that is full of runs at the moment, was always going Click here for more ….