May 262015

Runs for Ben ThulbornHEYWOOD’S second team got back on the winning trail in emphatic style, after the setback of last week’s home defeat to Middleton, with a nine-wicket romp at Crompton. Captain Adam Fawcett had, on winning the toss, no hesitation in inserting the home side of a soft wicket. And his decision was soon vindicated by the Click here for more ….

Jun 172013

Riley Paterson bowls Denis Louis with a swingerA 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 ….

May 212012

Chris Kaye and Rob Slawson held their nerve as Heywood edged to a tense one-wicket victory over a vocal Crompton side on Saturday at Crimble. The pair rescued Heywood from the brink, scoring eight priceless runs from 149-9 to inch Heywood past Crompton’s challenging total of 156, Kaye’s extra-cover drive for three to seal victory Click here for more ….

May 212012

BY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD survived two nail-biting finishes to maintain their perfect start to the Central Lancashire Cricket League season and reach the quarter-finals of the John Willie Lees Wood Cup. They subjected their supporters to torture before scraping to a one-wicket victory over Crompton at Crimble on Saturday. And Heywood had to show all Click here for more ….

May 212012

Heywood seconds’ resilient middle order kept them top of the league with victory at Crompton on Saturday. Roger Smethurst’s side were in danger of losing their second match in a row when they collapsed to 27-4 at Glebe Street. Skipper Smethurst and Adam Fawcett then dug deep, putting on 77 for the fifth wicket before Click here for more ….

May 192012

Chris Kaye and Robert Slawson held their nerve to edge Heywood to a thrilling one-run victory at Crimble today. Heywood were cruising at 129-3 chasing Crompton’s 156. But a middle-order collapse meant the two veterans came in at 149-9 with Crompton buoyant. But both showed their experience and it was a relieved Heywood crowd that 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 ….