A CHARITY walk/run commemorating one of the brightest young talents ever produced at Heywood Cricket Club will be staged again in March. The TH96 Charity Challenge remembers all-rounder Tom Hardman, who came through the youth ranks at Crimble, graduated to the Lancashire Cricket Club Academy and played for the county’s age group sides and eventually Click here for more ….
A young Heywood Seconds side showed plenty of talent and potential as they easily beat Rochdale at Crimble on Saturday. They bowled Rochdale out for just 106 after posting an excellent target total of 197-8 off their 50 overs. Star of the show with the bat was Dom Fawcett, whose fine 53 was by a Click here for more ….
Most victories are built on a collective effort but perhaps none more so than Heywood’s triumph in the Tom Hardman T20 Finals Day on Sunday. The day was splendidly hosted by Norden and a sizeable crowd was treated to three tense games of cricket in mostly good weather. The Heywood team had come into finals Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second team suffered the inevitable backlash of an extraordinary raft of unavailabilites and injuries at the weekend. The double header against Rochdale and Werneth might have appeared, at the start of the season, like a chance to gather big points. Instead, it turned out to be a miserable one from 10! And that the Click here for more ….
Report by Steve McHugh: A WELL-below strength Heywood side were comprehensively beaten by an improving Rochdale outfit at Crimble. The 97-run victory for the visitors underlined their superiority for most of the game, and few of even the most diehard Heywood supporters can deny that. Rochdale rattled up a challenging 191 on the back of Click here for more ….
BY SCOTT MCHUGH: Danny Pawson outshone two top-class professionals with a century of pure class in a stunning run chase at Redbrook. Pawson finished unbeaten on 101 as Heywood, defying fading light and the drizzle that had affected the game all day, chased down a stiff target of 230 with two balls of the 50 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 seconds secured their survival in the top division of second team cricket for 2015 with a well-deserved victory at Rochdale. Having narrowly lost to the Redbrook side the previous Sunday, Heywood turned up confident of overturning that result. Heywood were asked to bat in wet conditions and were indebted to a fine innings of Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD’S recent revival was emphasised by a convincing defeat of struggling Rochdale at Redbrook. The only disappointing feature of an eight-wicket victory, with Bobby Cross making an almost faultless, unbeaten 86, was that they did not take all five points! Heywood had a grip on the Rochdale innings, after they put the Click here for more ….
Heywood host Littleborough on Saturday and Rochdale on Sunday on the back of some excellent performances. Having beaten Boro at Hare Hill two weeks ago, Danny Pawson’s side then beat Walsden at Crimble on Saturday, before just missing out on victory at a wet Norden on Sunday. Pro Tom Cullen is in fine form, and Click here for more ….
Heywood seconds made it back-to-back victories with a well-deserved four-wicket defeat of Rochdale at Redbrook. A fine all-round batting performance from Heywood was the key to victory, overhauling Rochdale’s target of 193 for the loss of six wickets and with six overs to go. Sean Burrill and Matt Hood were the top scorers with 37 Click here for more ….
A brilliant century from Heywood captain Danny Pawson set up a deserved victory for Heywood CC in their first home CLL clash of the season against Rochdale. Pawson played with class and control all around the wicket to hit his second century for Heywood, finishing on 115 to set his side on the way to Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD look to have run out of steam as the 2013 cricket season comes to a close. They lost their fourth successive game, if you include the Lancashire Cup semi-final defeat at the Northern Club in Crosby, when subsiding by 48 runs in their penultimate Central Lancashire League game at Rochdale. Rochdale were bowled out Click here for more ….
Heywood Seconds’ end of season batting woes continued as they were put to the sword by a far more determined Rochdale side at Crimble. They were bowled out for a paltry 66 with only Sean Burrill and Adam Fawcett making double figures. This was knocked off for just two wickets. Heywood were inserted and were Click here for more ….
Heywood seconds put in a poor performance all round to lose at Redbrook on Saturday. Captain Roger Smethurst won the toss against a Rochdale side missing a couple of key players in what was a crucial game in the fight for second place. Recent signing for them from Norden, Chris Hartley, opened the bowling and Click here for more ….