Heywood came close to pulling a rabbit out of a hat at home to champions-elect Norden, but just fell short of a major victory at a warm Crimble on Saturday. Norden have made some major improvements to their team over the winter and maintained their unbeaten record with a three-wicket victory over their close rivals. 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 ….
Heywood start a testing weekend at Norden on Friday in the T20 Cup. Last week they beat Middleton (a report still to come, sorry) and now victory over Norden will move them a step closer to qualification for the semis. On Saturday, Heywood host Littleborough, while the seconds travel to Hare Hill. On Sunday, the Click here for more ….
Heywood are hoping for a break from the weather as they host Middleton in their first game of the T20 Cup on Friday. Weather permitting, the Moonrakers will be back at Crimble to try to put matters right after their heavy defeat in the first round of the JW Lees Wood Cup on Saturday. Then, Click here for more ….
Heywood seconds kept up the pressure at the top of the CLL 2nd XI Premier with a crushing win over Norden at Crimble last Saturday. A day before the now famous Burton Cup defeat of Walsden, Heywood’s powerful bowling attack served a notice of intent to win against their biggest rivals by 116 runs. Stars Click here for more ….
Heywood made light work of Norden, beating them by 76 runs at Woodhouse Lane on the back of a brilliant Bobby Cross hundred. The 30-year-old Heywood skipper was the only player on either side to get to grips with the surface and some good bowling from both attacks, finishing with 110 to rack up his Click here for more ….
Heywood struggled to cope with Norden’s opening bowlers as they succumbed to a second straight loss to the Woodhouse Lane side. They were reduced to 75-5 thanks to some brilliant bowling by Chris Humphreys, and some indifferent shot selection against the rest, and despite Wes Hunt’s best performance so far for the firsts and Click here for more ….
Heywood paid the price for a slow scoring rate as they were soundly beaten at Norden on Sunday. Their target of 137 was at least 30 short in difficult conditions, and despite a good effort with the ball – especially from Rick Purser – Norden eased home with plenty of overs and six wickets to Click here for more ….
From a day to remember, Heywood’s clash at Crimble with Norden soon turned into a day to forget. Heywood were cruising along to a big total on 113-2 with lots of overs to go and the visitors a quiet and disconsolate bunch in the field. But in no time, Michael Price (5-30) and veteran Dexter 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 ….
Chris Kaye, so used to being Heywood’s saviour with the ball, was the last-gasp hero with the bat at Norden’s Woodhouse Lane on Sunday. Heywood were throwing away a game that the exceptional pair of Travis Townsend and Danny Pawson had set up for a big win over their biggest local rivals, who had posted Click here for more ….
There’s a big weekend of cricket ahead for all the club’s senior teams. On Saturday, it’s the start of the T20 and Heywood travel to Middleton (2pm start). Heywood reached the semi-finals last season, only to lose to Littleborough, and will be tested on the excellent Towncroft pitch. It’s another chance for Andy Dawson to Click here for more ….
Bowling continues to be the strength of Heywood under-15s as they played exceptionally well to beat a good Norden side at Crimble. The win – by eight wickets – puts them in the final of the regional Lancashire KO tournament against Royton, and it’s hoped this game can be played at Crimble on Saturday evening, Click here for more ….
Part 2 of the review of the season is here, and I pick my five games of the season. Again, it’s my view and all but one of them I saw every ball of. One I didn’t but am reliably informed by my dad that it was THE complete performance of the season. These are 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 ….