HEYWOOD concluded their first season in Greater Manchester Premier League with a decisive defeat of Flixton at Crimble. The nine-wicket romp against the admittedly well-below strength visitors at least makes sure that Heywood end the inaugural season in the new set-up not rock bottom of the table. But their relegation fate was known before the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S first and second teams show plenty of changes for their games at the weekend. The 1st X1 has four players coming back into the side for Saturday’s (May 14) trip to Bury, which even at this stage of the season is important for both sides in the bottom half of the table. Back come Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S first team face a double header of League and Cup action at the weekend. They travel to familiar territory on Saturday when they take on Unsworth in their latest Premier Division outing in the Greater Manchester League (12 30pm). And on Sunday they entertain Elton in the first round of the Derek Kay Per-Fit Click here for more ….
BY STEVE MCHUGH: KATE Cross returned from England duty to help Heywood to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Royton at Crimble. The 23-year-old, who featured in the recent Women’s Ashes Test against Australia, claimed 4-29 in a lengthy, probing spell of 14 overs to topple the top order as the visitors eventually subsided for 85. Click here for more ….
As many members and supporters will know the club are planning to construct a new changing facility over the winter months. The project has been instigated by Kate Cross to ensure that future generations of young players at Crimble have not only excellent facilities but also appropriate facilities. In particular the project will allow girls 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 ….
Not content with just helping the club on the field, our England and LCB Thunder bowler has big plans to improve the club off it as well. Kate Cross has helped put Heywood Cricket Club on the map in recent months with her progress in the game. The 23 year old played a major role Click here for more ….
Kate Cross says she ‘loved’ the backing of the famous Heywood patio during her superb eight-wicket haul at home to Unsworth yesterday. She finished with the figures of 15.5-2-47-8 to lead her side to a six-wicket defeat of the Bury side. It was one long, continuous spell from Cross, who admitted she was flagging towards Click here for more ….
It took just five balls for Kate Cross to prove to any doubters that she belongs in the top ranks of Lancashire cricket. She had already made history by being named in the Heywood side to face Clifton on Sunday in the opening fixture of the Central Lancashire League, the first female cricketer to appear Click here for more ….
Heywood enjoyed a satisfying warm-up to their CLL season opener at Clifton. They beat Middleton by five wickets at a welcoming Towncroft, chasing down the home side’s challenging total of 184 with 5 balls to spare. Star of the show with the bat was, as always, Bobby Cross, the former captain in superb form finishing Click here for more ….
Heywood include two first-team debutants in the side for the first pre-season friendly at Enfield on Sunday. Liam Mason has arrived from Royton to provide yet more youthful vigour to a potentially exciting top order, while there is also a welcome debut in the first team for England star Kate Cross. Cross will become the Click here for more ….
Heywood and Lancashire’s Kate Cross has been named in the England women’s touring party for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) and three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series in New Zealand next month. Charlotte Edwards will captain a 15-player squad, which includes England’s fast bowling unit, spearheaded by Yorkshire’s Katherine Brunt and Somerset’s Anya Shrubsole, with support Click here for more ….
Heywood have been very proud over the last few years to have so many young players progress into the District program and then into Lancashire age group cricket. Several of our young players have been training over the winter with Lancashire and no doubt others will push for recognition over the summer months through their Click here for more ….
Heywood Cricket Club’s own Kate Cross was in London last night representing the England Women’s Cricket Team at the Sky Sports and Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards. The event was held at the Sky studios and showcased the remarkable depth and array of female sporting talent in the country. Kate, along with teammates Click here for more ….
England & Lancashire Pace Bowler Kate Cross will bring her knowledge to the next generation of women cricketers. The pace bowler will be leading on a session for females to tap into her knowledge mainly around bowling. Kate will be covering many aspects of bowling in the session including tactics, physical attributes to bowl fast, Click here for more ….