If Sunday’s win over Royton does prove to be the final first-team game for Chris Kaye, it couldn’t be a more fitting way to bow out. Kaye was treated to an impromptu and (for many of the members of the patio, at least) an emotional guard of honour when he exited the Crimble pitch after Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: BOBBY Cross closed in on 1,000 runs for the season yet again as he helped Heywood negotiate a wobble and score a six-wicket victory at Werneth. The home side were bowled out for 137 with just one ball of their 50 overs left. And when Heywood were comfortable in reply on 95-0, Click here for more ….
Heywood’s new-ball pairing of Riley Paterson and Simon Dawson brought Rochdale to their knees and a step closer to relegation at Crimble yesterday. Dale were bowled out for just 94, and Heywood cruised home to win by eight wickets – a very satisfying effort in front of a good home support. Rochdale have suffered an Click here for more ….
Heywood’s hopes of adding the CLL Premier Division crown to the Wood Cup were effectively ended by Rochdale at Crimble. The home side were beaten by 89 runs, bowled out for just 92 chasing Rochdale’s 181. With Walsden winning, they are now 13 points ahead of Heywood with just four league games to go. Although Click here for more ….
Heywood turned in a brilliant performance in the field to set up the chance of victory at a rain-hit JW Lees Wood Cup final at Crimble. With Chris Kaye in the vanguard, Heywood restricted Walsden to 163-9 off their 50 overs, and reached 15-1 off 6.4 when the rains washed out proceedings. Crimble was in Click here for more ….
A superb display of swing bowling laid the foundations for Heywood’s march into the semi-finals of the JW Lees Wood Cup. They smashed Crompton by nine wickets at Crimble to book a clash with Clifton at the Salford club’s home ground, and delighted the home crowd with some superb individual performances to follow up on Click here for more ….
ANOTHER batting collapse saw Heywood lose top spot in the Central Lancashire League as they were convincingly beaten by Walsden at Crimble. The facts are that Heywood were slammed by 68 runs as they slumped from 99-2 to 135 all out, chasing the visitors’ total of 203. Heywood were not helped by playing without a Click here for more ….
Clifton were swept aside with ease as Heywood made it a 10 point weekend at Crimble. Starring roles in the fourth act of what Heywood hope will ultimately be a championship-winning performance were overseas Riley Paterson, pro Travis Townsend and wicket-keeper/ batsman Danny Pawson. Paterson found line, length and movement to finish with 5-27 to Click here for more ….
It’s now becoming a source of frustration for Heywood. For the third game in a row, Heywood were given no real chance to test themselves against the then prospective and now reigning CLL Champions. With Walsden in a precarious position and Heywood feeling on top, the rain which had been predicted put an end to 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 ….
New overseas Riley Paterson says there’s bragging rights at stake when he arrives for his first season at Heywood CC. Just 18, Riley is following hot in the footsteps of brother Hamish, who made such an impression in his two seasons at Crimble, both on and off the pitch. Like Hamish, Riley plays his senior Click here for more ….