In what we hope will be a series of interesting articles for club supporters we are going to look back on some of the best players to have played for the club, whether over a whole career or just for one season. We will look at both professionals and amateurs and a variety of different Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s very own Dad’s Army came to the rescue at the weekend – and earned the admiration of Crimble supporters. With Heywood facing the unpalatable prospect of having to concede a second team game for the second successive weekend, a group of former players – some ageing, some retired and some aiming to Click here for more ….
This week Rob Slawson retired from senior cricket at Crimble, after 15 seasons and more than 250 wickets for the first team. Here, he speaks about his decision and shares some of his favourite memories. On why he’s retired Fundamentally I’ve retired for a multitude of reasons, some will remain private but some are fairly Click here for more ….
Rob Slawson has retired from Heywood CC after a 15-year career in the first XI. Here, captain and long-time team-mate Bobby Cross outlines some of the achievements of a lad who is a true product of Crimble, and who played a major role in Heywood’s most successful ever decade. “Rob was a player who made Click here for more ….
Rob Slawson has announced his retirement from cricket at Heywood CC. The off-spinner – and sometimes all-rounder – has called the curtain on a superb career that has seen him take more than 250 wickets and win silverware in abundance. There’s some belting stuff from Rob to come over the next couple of days on Click here for more ….
If Heywood are to lose out in their quest for CLL glory, it won’t be for a lack of talent and killer instinct. Bobby Cross’ men kept up the pressure on Walsden – who hammered Oldham yesterday – with a clinical dismantling of Unsworth at Crimble yesterday. They were simply far too good for the Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: BOBBY Cross clicked into top gear as Heywood marched into the second round of the Lancashire Cricket Board’s KO Cup competition. The skipper, bowled in freakish manner the previous day for a duck at Rochdale, hit 92 as Heywood chased down a Flixton score of 198-8 with just three wickets down. And Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club will be aiming to build on a perfect start to the season this weekend. The club’s first, second and third teams all scored convincing victories in their opening skirmishes, and have their sights set on an encore on Sunday. The first team go to Werneth for their second game of the new Click here for more ….
TRAVIS Townsend was described as “mainly a batsman” when he signed as Heywood’s new professional for the Central Lancashire League cricket season. But the 26-year-old South African was a stunner with the ball as Heywood got their campaign off to a winning start against Milnrow at Crimble. Townsend, who only arrived in the country three Click here for more ….
THREE of the club’s younger players underlined the emerging talent Heywood will have at their disposal in the new season with promising performances in the pre-season friendly defeat of Bury. Ross Zelem, in his third season at the club but still only just turned the age of 17, top-scored with 42 after a stuttering start Click here for more ….
In case you haven’t read them, a couple of comments from senior players posted on the rule change vote story on how they see the future of cricket at Heywood Cricket Club. Thought it was worth a new story. In the next few days I will outline some of the rule changes that are being Click here for more ….