Brilliant final day ahead of NatWest Cricketforce Day 2012 at Crimble and a final call to arms ahead of tomorrow (start 10am). Lots of graft being done and the delivery of the seats for the patio – which look absolutely superb. The ground was also being scarified, and it now looks good enough to play Click here for more ….
This is the plan of action for Saturday at Heywood CC. Please note: the celebs – Bumble, Gatt et al – will be available for signings only from 11.15am. You can bring anything down with you for them to sign. Within reason! Also, an appeal to anyone who wants to help us with the barbeque Click here for more ….
THE most important date of the pre-season build-up for youngsters comes two days before NatWest CricketForce day Junior registration night is on Thursday at Heywood Cricket Club (7pm), when the current crop of young talent and anyone wanting to get in on the act will need to sign on. Crimble is expected to be backed Click here for more ….
Three excellent pictures from two Heywood members to share with you this morning as Heywood CC members continue to prepare the ground for next Saturday’s Natwest Cricketforce 2012 Day at Crimble. Firstly from Keith Caveney. Keith’s been talking about how he has just missed getting pictures of the ‘Crimble Mist’ and here is evidence of Click here for more ….
If there hasn’t been enough great news around the club as regards NatWest Cricketforce 2012, the latest really adds a coat of gloss to proceedings. We have had it confirmed that Sky Sports cricket presenter, former Lancashire and England cricketer, author and raconteur David Lloyd will be at Crimble next Saturday (March 31). Bumble has Click here for more ….
Guinness is £2 a pint at Crimble on Saturday night to celebrate St Pat’s Day. Combined with Spurs v Bolton on TV in the quarter-final of the FA Cup, it’s the perfect way to celebrate Ireland’s day of tribute to the ale at the home of cricket. For anyone wanting to graft, there’s also a Click here for more ….
After 37 years stuck behind the steering wheel of a lorry, John Fielding wants an altogether more stimulating experience of the English countryside. The 63-year-old, from Heywood East, recently retired from driving the length and breadth of the country and now plans to tackle a 1,000 mile bike ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats Click here for more ….
There has been further great news today as part of NatWest CricketForce 2012 for Heywood Cricket Club. Durant Cricket, who are an official NatWest CricketForce partner, have donated not only a flat sheet cover to the club but also a new net system which will be installed on the square. The saving in financial terms to Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: DAVID Fare has stepped down after being one of the longest-serving chairmen in Heywood Cricket Club history. The 62-year-old, who took over from Clive Ellis in 1994, handed over the reins to Mike Law at the annual meeting. But Fare, who is still turning out for the second team and is the Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: Paula Jones has targeted a new record as one of the many achievements expected to come out Heywood CC’s Natwest CricketForce Day on March 31. The club have targeted a mountain of jobs on the day, including whitewashing the extensive perimeter wall – normally a mammoth and time-consuming task. The shortest time Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: THE people of Heywood have shown that they are right behind the town’s Cricket Club at the launch of an impressive venture. A crowd of around 150 gathered at the Civic Hall as the importance of Heywood being chosen as one of only three showcase clubs in the country for a NatWest Click here for more ….