Heywood seconds fell at the first round of their defence of the Burton Cup at Middleton. With a team lacking an experienced batsman or two, Heywood wanted a small target to chase down after losing the toss and being told to field by the home side. And on the good Middleton wicket, the home batsmen Click here for more ….
Sam 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 ….
Heywood’s first team face what is always a tough trip to Clifton on Saturday, before a relative trip into the unknown at Unsworth in the Wood Cup on Sunday. Clifton will be out for revenge following their mauling at Crimble recently, while it’s always a challenge on Unsworth’s big and exposed ground. The seconds will Click here for more ….
Heywood 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 ….
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 ….
Heywood CC’s Burton Cup semi-final clash with Walsden today has been called off. It had been hoped that the sodden square would dry out as the afternoon went on, but it was showing no signs of improvement. The umpires have told the club that there is a reserve date for the game of Sunday 5 Click here for more ….
Heywood’s under-13s provide the warm-up for Sunday’s Burton Cup semi-final clash at Crimble with their biggest game of the season at home to Norden. The game starts at 10am and it is a game coach John Heywood has targeted as one of his main priorities for the remainder of the season. Heywood CC under-13s (v Click here for more ….
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 ….
Well, the weather seems to have settled down a little ahead of a big game for Heywood’s first and second teams as they look for cup honours today. The first XI travel to Milnrow for a tough Wood Cup game against the in-form side in the league at the moment. Pro Babar Naeem – well Click here for more ….
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 ….