Pro Rob Nicol showed his class to set Heywood on their way to an LCB KO Cup quarter-final showdown with Walsden. He hit a brilliant 75 on what appeared a slightly sticky pitch at Prestwich on Sunday to help Heywood post a formidable target of 216 off 39 overs, the match reduced in overs from Click here for more ….
Heywood bounced back from the disappointing performance on Saturday with a stunning 201 run victory over mid table Royton on Sunday. Visiting skipper Danny Pawson won the toss and elected to bat first and there were no signs of the run feast that was to follow as the Royton openers bowled a good line and Click here for more ….
Report by Steve McHugh: A WELL-below strength Heywood side were comprehensively beaten by an improving Rochdale outfit at Crimble. The 97-run victory for the visitors underlined their superiority for most of the game, and few of even the most diehard Heywood supporters can deny that. Rochdale rattled up a challenging 191 on the back of Click here for more ….
How fitting it was that Heywood produced their best performance since they beat Ormskirk in 2013 to end the most special weekend in the club’s history. Friday night’s 150th Anniversary Dinner at Crimble was a fantastic evening, a one-off, and the feelgood factor flowed through to Sunday as the first team moved into the last Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Twenty20 Cup look bleak after again surrendering a promising position to lose by just eight runs at Clifton in their final Group D match. It leaves Heywood and Clifton on one win apiece after three games. Monton are already through following two victories, and now play Click here for more ….
Heywood skipper Danny Pawson says it’s important his young side stay “grounded” following their impressive start to the 2015 season. Heywood have played some excellent cricket this year, and in the last three fixtures – two against a strong Littleborough side – in three different competitions, have really stamped their authority on games. The rise Click here for more ….
BY SCOTT MCHUGH: Danny Pawson outshone two top-class professionals with a century of pure class in a stunning run chase at Redbrook. Pawson finished unbeaten on 101 as Heywood, defying fading light and the drizzle that had affected the game all day, chased down a stiff target of 230 with two balls of the 50 Click here for more ….
Heywood get their CLL season underway this weekend, following Saturday’s friendly at Middleton. Again, it’s a chance for Liam Mason and Kate Cross to make their Heywood first XI debuts. Sunday sees a tough opener for Danny Pawson’s side, a trip to Clifton. A progressive club, Clifton are always looking to bring players in to Click here for more ….
Attached are the final averages for the 2014 season. Bobby Cross and Chris Kaye top the batting and bowling averages, with Danny Pawson the other main contributing amateur batsmen and plenty of wickets shared around. The loss of Farhaan Behardien was a major blow and the main reason Heywood didn’t push closer for honours. I’ll Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: A BRILLIANT 145 not out by skipper Danny Pawson inspired Heywood to maintain their recent fine form at the expense of Littleborough. Heywood rattled up 268-8 from their 50 overs, and Littleborough denied Heywood the full five points as they batted out the last over at 220-9. But behind those bare facts was Click here for more ….
A brilliant century from Heywood captain Danny Pawson set up a deserved victory for Heywood CC in their first home CLL clash of the season against Rochdale. Pawson played with class and control all around the wicket to hit his second century for Heywood, finishing on 115 to set his side on the way to Click here for more ….
Two Heywood 16-year-olds caught the eye in Heywood’s convincing friendly defeat of Prestwich at Crimble yesterday. Left-arm seamer James Mills and all-rounder Ben Thulborn picked up four wickets apiece to restrict Prestwich to a low score of 129 all-out, which was nowhere near enough as captain Danny Pawson excelled with the bat. Riley Paterson struck 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 ….
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 ….