A young Heywood Seconds side showed plenty of talent and potential as they easily beat Rochdale at Crimble on Saturday. They bowled Rochdale out for just 106 after posting an excellent target total of 197-8 off their 50 overs. Star of the show with the bat was Dom Fawcett, whose fine 53 was by a Click here for more ….
Matt Hood took an early contender for catch of the season as Heywood 2nd XI won their pre-season friendly at home to Bury. With Bury needing just three to win, with one wicket left and with batsman Majid having already smote a huge six over cow corner, the same batsman launched one off Dom Fawcett Click here for more ….
Heywood under-18s pulled off a remarkable run chase to march into the semi-finals of the Taylor Cup. The current cup holders stunned Walsden as they overhauled their total of 148-3 with two balls to spare in a thrilling clash at Scott Street last night. There were stars all the way down the Heywood batting line-up. Click here for more ….
Heywood Seconds showed great nerve and persistence to book their place in the final of the Burton Cup. With the match slipping away after posting a below-par total of 167 and Clifton on 106-2, enter Heywood’s hero with the ball Sam Byrne. He picked up 4-30 off 10 match-changing overs, and with Dom Fawcett drying Click here for more ….
Heywood paid the price for a slow scoring rate as they were soundly beaten at Norden on Sunday. Their target of 137 was at least 30 short in difficult conditions, and despite a good effort with the ball – especially from Rick Purser – Norden eased home with plenty of overs and six wickets to Click here for more ….
A brilliantly judged run chase from Heywood Seconds meant they eased to victory over Middleton at Towncroft in their Burton Cup clash. Stars of a chase – that saw Heywood overhaul Middleton’s par total of 194 – were the red-hot Wes Hunt and Dom Fawcett. Hunt, in the runs the previous day at home to Click here for more ….
Heywood Seconds’ perfect start to the season came to an end at Clifton. The home side are always a test for any team, especially on their home ground, and their tight bowling and fielding was the difference in a close game. Heywood thought they had possibly done enough to claim another victory at the half Click here for more ….
Good news for one of Heywood CC’s most promising young stars this week. Dom Fawcett has been named the Manchester and District Cricket Association Division Three player of the year. Dom scored a lot of runs for the thirds in some tricky situations and made a massive improvement over the course of the season. He Click here for more ….
The seconds finally recaptured their form with the bat with an excellent run chase at Clifton on Sunday. It was a heartening performance as they chased down 200 at Manchester Road and put behind them the misery of the past few games that has seen them lose their position at the top of the CLL Click here for more ….
Heywood’s third team made it an almost perfect weekend for the club. They comprehensively outplayed an experienced Unsworth side, who won the Frank Bailey trophy earlier this season. Star of the show for Heywood at PoleLane was 14-year-old opening bowler James Mills, who put in his best performance so far for the club this season, Click here for more ….
There’s a big day of cricket at Crimble tomorrow (Friday). We have three players in the Greater Manchester East Festival side against Greater Manchester West side. Scott Jones, Humza Naeem and Dom Fawcett all represent the club. Get down and support them and the club if you possibly can. Thanks to Gwen and Yvonne for Click here for more ….
Heywood 3rd XI’s winning start to their Manchester and District League campaign came to an end when they lost a tricky match at Deane and Derby on Sunday. Captain Pete Mills won the toss and on a drying wicket it was tough to score runs, only Callum Openshaw and Mills himself making significant contributions. Chasing Click here for more ….
Heywood CC’s third team put on a fine all-round team performance to beat Bolton and continue their hold on top spot in the Manchester and District League Division Three. They posted an intimidating total of 176 off their 45 overs at Crimble, and then in light rain that bucked the trend across the rest of Click here for more ….
Rain thwarted a bold and spirited effort from Heywood under-18s to beat Werneth and the weather on Wednesday night. Umpire Steve Bryant was right to get the game on, especially as the weather had not been too severe in Oldham. But his and Heywood’s efforts were all in vain as the lads had Werneth on Click here for more ….
Sean McConnell achieved a wonderful personal milestone as Heywood CC 3rd XI made it three out of three in the Manchester and District Cricket Associaton on Sunday. Veteran McConnell took advantage of playing on his home ground and an immculate wicket and outfield to record his first ever century at Crimble. It was his ninth Click here for more ….