BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood entertained Unsworth at Crimble on Saturday desperate for a victory after a run of five defeats. Heywood again lost the toss and were invited to field on a hot day. With Rick Purser and James Mills opening the bowling Heywood got off to a solid start and Purser was soon amongst 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 ….
After two heavy defeats, the return of captain Roger Smethurst and all-rounder Lee Grogan saw Heywood Seconds return to their best form at home to Middleton on Saturday. Smethurst top scored with 56 and Grogan picked up 2-27 as Heywood eased to a 106-run victory against the struggling Moonrakers. Heywood won the toss and decided Click here for more ….
Heywood are unchanged for the visit of Norden in one of the big games of the season at Crimble. Bobby Cross’ side come into the game on the back of three successive victories and some great performances. Matt Hood returns to the seconds in place of Wes Hunt, who is away playing golf. Sunday’s game Click here for more ….
Roger Smethurst says there is no room for complacency for Heywood Seconds despite a comprehensive defeat of Middleton at Crimble. The twos beat the Moonrakers by 80 runs to start the season well and gain some small measure of revenge for the loss in the Burton Cup final last season. But by Smethurst’s own admission, Click here for more ….
Heywood entertain Bury in two friendlies this weekend with places up for grabs ahead of the new CLL season. The firsts host Bury firsts on Saturday, then the seconds entertain Bury on Sunday in what is becoming an annual fixture. Both games start at 1pm. It will be the first chance of the season for Click here for more ….