REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD can reflect on the positives and negative of their 47-run defeat at Monton and Weaste. The positives were an outstanding spell of left-arm spin bowling from 12.4 overs by 14-year-old Jack Morley, whose 6-61 return had even the home supporters in glowing with praise; and impressive contributions with the bat Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S 12-run defeat at Monton and Weaste in their second qualifying match of the Twenty20 Cup means that they will almost certainly have to win their final Group D match at Clifton on Friday night to stand a chance of qualifying for the quarter-finals. Monton, who have won both their games, now take on Littleborough. Click here for more ….
There’s a thrilling weekend of cricket in store for Heywood supporters this week. On Saturday, Heywood host perhaps their fiercest rivals, Norden, at Crimble. Norden, unbeaten and top of the Premier Division, have brought in several new faces this season as they bid to regain their league title, and will be an immensely tough prospect. Click here for more ….
Two of Heywood’s talented under-18s came to the rescue of Roger Smethurst’s second team at Monton and Weaste on Saturday. Andy Dawson and Scott Jones dug Heywood out a hole as they claimed four important points that keeps them firmly on target for the club’s first Division Two title since 1984. Batting first, Heywood were Click here for more ….
When it comes to leading from the front, no one does it better than Heywood skipper Bobby Cross. Cross was in sensational form for his side in Saturday’s crushing eight-wicket defeat of Monton and Weaste at Crimble. His unbeaten, match-winning 122 was his 16th century for Heywood and if he has played many better innings Click here for more ….
Heywood have plenty to play for – and to prove – as they host Monton and Weaste in the CLL T20 quarter-finals tonight. The Salford side inflicted a costly defeat at their Welbeck Road ground just two weeks ago, and Heywood will be out for revenge at what will be a lively Crimble tonight. Heywood Click here for more ….
It is anticipated that Heywood CC’s T20 clash against Monton and Weaste will be played at Crimble next Tuesday (17 July). The game, due to be played on Friday, clashes with the club’s attendance at the LCB OSCAs night at Old Trafford, with key personnel missing. There is also a change of venue for the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are this week grappling with a dilemma over the date for an important Cup showdown. All the quarter-finalists in the Lees Bitter Twenty20 Cup were ordered to reply their games on Friday night (6.15), after last Friday’s scheduled date was another total wash-out. But Heywood, who take on Monton and Weaste at Crimble, face Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are building up to a weekend that could define their Central Lancashire Cricket League season. The side that swept all before them in the first third of the campaign have got stuck in the mud left by the summer monsoons, and lost their last four games. So that adds extra importance to Friday’s Lees Click here for more ….
ANOTHER lacklustre batting display saw Heywood slip to their fourth successive defeat. Their second successive Central Lancashire Cricket League reverse was this time by nine runs on a recalculated target in a rain-hit game at Monton and Weaste. That followed a Wood Cup quarter-final exit at Milnrow, a 42-run league setback at Norden and a Click here for more ….
Heywood CC face a Friday night showdown with Monton and Weaste at Crimble after topping the North West group in the CLL’s T20 competition. Norden beat Rochdale at Woodhouse Lane last night in a last-ball thriller, meaning Heywood top the group with Middleton going through as runners’-up. It means potentially another great night at Crimble Click here for more ….
BY SCOTT McHUGH: Steven Wallwork makes a rare appearance for Heywood CC first XI on Saturday for the trip to Monton and Weaste. Curtis Maguire – after his excellent performance in the T20 defeat at Rochdale – returns to the first XI, while Andy Dawson drops into the seconds and is able to face Walsden Click here for more ….