Heywood CC skipper Danny Pawson believes Sunday’s superb Tommy Hardman CLL T20 Finals’ Day triumph is a “sign of things to come” for the club. Heywood saw off a powerful Walsden side in a last-over thriller at Woodhouse Lane in the semi-final to win by one run, then turned in a superb all-round performance in Click here for more ….
REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD slipped to a 34-run defeat against Unsworth in a pretty tepid display at Pole Lane. The home side rattled up a challenging 197-7 from their 50 overs, and the visitors were always up against it after losing the heart of their batting order – Bobby Cross, professional Rob Nicol and Click here for more ….
Heywood put Saturday’s below-par performance behind them to crush Werneth at the Coppice. The newly-promoted Oldham side are finding life tough having stepped up a division, and were made to feel even more ill-at-ease thanks to a solid innings from new pro Farhaan Behardien. The South African international is still finding his feet at Crimble, Click here for more ….
Heywood enjoyed their pre-season work-out at a cold and wind-blown Enfield on Sunday. Perhaps the major beneficiaries from this comfortable win were Andy Dawson and vice captain Dale Latham. Dawson really dented the home side’s hopes with a pacy, two-wicket opening spell, eventually finishing with 3-13 off 6.5 overs. He was aided and abetted by Click here for more ….
Heywood CC cricket chairman David Fare is on the look out for a new professional. George Worker this week told the club he would not be coming to the CLL for the 2014 season, as he had been told to stay in New Zealand and work on the Canterbury development programme. Fare told us this Click here for more ….
New Heywood CC skipper Danny Pawson expects his side to show an abundance of energy in the field in 2014. Pawson, 22, has taken over the reins at Crimble, following the decision of Bobby Cross to step down after a decade at the helm. Although one of the top amateur cricketers in the CLL, Pawson Click here for more ….
Heywood suffered their second defeat of the weekend as they collapsed from a seemingly invincible position at Clifton. At 198-4 with just under six overs to go, Heywood were cruising to their target of 219 set by the home side. Then Greg Jennings – bowling straight and with good variations of length and pace – Click here for more ….
Heywood are at full strength for the JW Lees Wood Cup final (start 1.30pm) at Crimble on Sunday against Walsden. Dale Latham will replace Adam Fawcett in the side for Sunday’s clash, with Fawcett facing Littleborough on Sunday. Latham has played in every round of the Wood Cup, and Fawcett will be a key member Click here for more ….
Heywood struggled to cope with Norden’s opening bowlers as they succumbed to a second straight loss to the Woodhouse Lane side. They were reduced to 75-5 thanks to some brilliant bowling by Chris Humphreys, and some indifferent shot selection against the rest, and despite Wes Hunt’s best performance so far for the firsts and Click here for more ….
Heywood fell just short of what would have been an excellent victory over Rochdale in the T20 at Crimble. Shorn of a professional, Joe Lovell and Ross Zelem, Heywood still had enough skill to reduce a strong Rochdale side to 100-6 chasing Heywood’s target of 140. Alas, some loose bowling and a lack of Click here for more ….
Chris Kaye, so used to being Heywood’s saviour with the ball, was the last-gasp hero with the bat at Norden’s Woodhouse Lane on Sunday. Heywood were throwing away a game that the exceptional pair of Travis Townsend and Danny Pawson had set up for a big win over their biggest local rivals, who had posted Click here for more ….
Big hitting from Dale Latham just failed take Heywood to T20 victory at Middleton. Latham and Heywood started the last over of the game needing 17 to win after a stunning 19th over from young Middleton paceman Saq Mahmood restricted them to just three runs and the loss of skipper Bobby Cross With 15 needed Click here for more ….
Youthful vigour, natural talent and desire. Three key qualities that made the difference in a thriller of a game at Crimble. Rain had, as predicted, taken a huge chunk out of Milnrow’s visit to Heywood in the first of five clashes with the Rochdale side this season. Heywood had done well to post a total Click here for more ….
Heywood now have five new ECB approved, Level 2 cricket coaches. Nerves were jangling at Old Trafford on Sunday morning ahead of final assessments for Scott McHugh, John Heywood, Adam Fawcett, Dale Latham and Danny Pawson. But all passed their final tests and the club now boasts a dozen qualified coaches. This should make training Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club will be aiming to build on a perfect start to the season this weekend. The club’s first, second and third teams all scored convincing victories in their opening skirmishes, and have their sights set on an encore on Sunday. The first team go to Werneth for their second game of the new Click here for more ….