Massive thanks must go out to everyone who organised the fabulous Wood Cup winners’ dinner at Crimble this weekend. A packed clubhouse were treated to reminiscences from former players and colourful recollections of all the club’s Wood Cup successes since 1970, on the back of this year’s success. Among the former players to return to Click here for more ….
With 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 ….
Two of the greatest professionals in Heywood CC’s – and the CLL’s – history are down at Crimble this weekend. First up is the legendary all-rounder Colin Lever, who will be down for both games this weekend. Colin was professional from 1968 to 1976, and was the man behind unquestionably the finest era in the Click here for more ….
Some sad news today ahead of this weekend’s Former Players Day at Crimble. Heywood CC legend Tom McConnell died this morning (Thursday 9 August), aged 77. Tom was a member of some of the best sides in Heywood CC history, playing with great pros like Colin Lever and Geoff Lawson. He scored 5016 runs for Click here for more ….