Heywood have signed Enfield pro Brad Moses for Saturday’s home clash with Rochdale. South African Moses, 30, is a top order batsman and off-spin bowler. He plays his first class cricket for Easterns (formerly Eastern Province). He scored 90 and took five wickets last weekend against the Lancashire League champions Lowerhouse. Travis Townsend split the Click here for more ….
STEWART Mooney, one of two brothers who played for Heywood Cricket Club in three decades after the war, has died at the age of 72. Stewart, who was educated at St Joseph’s RC School, was a playing member at Crimble from 1958 to 1977. He featured in 120 innings with the first team, making 928 Click here for more ….
More bad news for the people of Heywood and Heywood CC after we learnt of the death of Trevor Jones. Better known as Egger, he was a regular at Crimble, usually parked under the trees at the Crimble, where the old scoreboard used to be. He was 67 when he died. A character in the Click here for more ….
New Year’s Eve is back with a bang at Crimble this year. Tickets will cost £5 for the night, which features singer Andrew Lord, a disco and abundant booze. The evening will get under way at 7.30pm and tickets must be bought in advance. You can email Bobby Cross at firstname.lastname@example.org , speak to him Click here for more ….
Police estimates put the number of those present at close to 2,000 as Heywood paid tribute to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday. New names of old soldiers were added to the Cenatoph in the memorial gardens, and a big crowd enjoyed a thoughtful but uplifting service. The day is certainly getting more and more important Click here for more ….
Join us as we try to set the night on fire at Heywood CC on Bonfire Night. On Saturday 3 November, we again host what we believe is one of the best, and certainly best value for money, bonfires in the area at Crimble. Last year’s event was a massive success and we were delighted Click here for more ….
Results 11 August: Heywood: 132-1 Ashton: 131 Heywood beat Ashton by 9 wickets. Oldham: 73 Littleborough: 74-0 Littleborough beat Oldham by 10 wickets. Middleton: 96 Clifton: 153-7 Clifton beat Middleton by 57 runs. Rochdale: 235-7 Radcliffe: 237-9 Radcliffe beat Rochdale by 1 wicket. Monton & Weaste: 215-5 Crompton: 136 Monton & Weaste beat Crompton by 79 runs. Royton: 190-6 Milnrow: 192-6 Milnrow beat Royton by 4 wickets. Norden: 235-4 Unsworth: 154 Norden Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD will have to wait to learn if they have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Lees Bitter Twenty20 Cup after being pipped in their final North West Group match. They lost by five wickets, with just one ball left, to Rochdale in a tense finale. But Heywood may have done enough to make the Click here for more ….
Curtis Maguire hit the ground running as Heywood seconds made it six wins out of seven at Oldham on Saturday. Maguire, in his second stint at the club, hit a composed 49 to help Heywood past their target of 161, after earlier bowling a superb spell of 15-1-37-3. Oldham proved a stronger side than expected Click here for more ….
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 ….
Heywood held their nerve to claim five points against a resolute Royton side today. The visitors played excellently to put themselves in with a chance of chasing down Heywood’s total of 243. But old head Chris Kaye and young off spinner Joe Lovell turned things back in their favour and helped bowled Royton out for Click here for more ….
FROM JOHN HEYWOOD (under-13s coach): I am now on Holiday until Thursday 19 April so I need to pick the team for Sunday 22nd today ( Home v Ramsbottom 09.10am meet). There is still training on Tuesday April 10 and 17 and Bobby will ensure there is a coach to take the session. It is Click here for more ….
WHAT a great place! That was the message from some of the sport’s biggest names on a memorable NatWest CricketForce day at Heywood Cricket Club. More than 350 seniors and juniors gave Crimble a vibrant atmosphere as many renovation jobs were carried out, to give the ground a sparkling facelift in preparation for the new Click here for more ….
Heywood CC’s under-13s will kick of their season early with an exciting pre-season friendly. John Heywood’s young side will play Ramsbottom at Crimble on Sunday 22 April, start time TBC. Other key times dates for the under-13s are: Thursday 29th March – 7pm: Junior Registration night at Heywood Cricket Club. Saturday 31st March – From Click here for more ….
To coincide with one of the biggest years in the club’s history, Heywood CC are organising a very special ‘Former Players Day’. A date has been pencilled in for Saturday 11 August, and it’s an event we really want to be something special to honour and remember the players who have made the club what Click here for more ….