HEYWOOD are looking for temporary bar staff to help out at an increasingly busy time of the year. Bar chairman Roger Smethurst said: “We have agreed with our stewardess, Andrea, that we need more bar staff who can work on a casual basis rather than with guaranteed shifts.” Anyone interested should ring Andrea on the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are “full steam ahead” on and off the field for their new life in the Greater Manchester Cricket League. The Club plays its first game in the exciting set-up at home to Glossop on Saturday, April 16 (12.30). And rumours that the Crimble ground itself might not be ready have been firmly dispelled. Roger Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second team got back on the winning trail in emphatic style, after the setback of last week’s home defeat to Middleton, with a nine-wicket romp at Crompton. Captain Adam Fawcett had, on winning the toss, no hesitation in inserting the home side of a soft wicket. And his decision was soon vindicated by the Click here for more ….
The cricket committee are pleased to announce that Adam Fawcett has been appointed as second team captain for the 2015 season. Adam replaces Roger Smethurst who stands down after several successful seasons in charge of the team and the club would like to place thanks on record for all the effort that Roger has put 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 ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood seconds edged closer to mathematical safety in the top flight of the Second Division after a tense weekend. On Saturday, the seconds travelled to Littleborough in a must-win game against the side currently lying bottom of the Premier League table. On paper, Heywood appeared stronger than in recent games and Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood Seconds lost both their games this weekend, but against the two top sides, things could, perhaps, have been different. The seconds travelled to second placed Walsden with a much-depleted side that saw former chairman David Fare dragged out of retirement and 13 year old Jack Morley given his second team 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 ….
Skipper Roger Smethurst and the cool head of Chris Booth saw Heywood seconds home to a tense opening day victory at home to Littleborough. The pair came together with the home side on 85-7 chasing 137 for victory. But they played patiently, ran surprisingly well and with Booth playing strongly through the wide-open leg-side they Click here for more ….
Captain Roger Smethurst lamented Heywood Seconds’ “poorest batting performance of the season” as their hopes of winning the CLL Second Division Premier title went up in smoke at Towncroft. They lost by two wickets to a Middleton team who had won only two games this season, and on the back of the highs associated with Click here for more ….
Sam Byrne and Rick Purser rescued Heywood Seconds from the brink of defeat to set up a thrilling Burton Cup final victory at Walsden yesterday. They put on 62 for the final wicket to lead Heywood to a par total of 171 all out at Scott Street. Then, with Dom Fawcett (2-19 off nine) the Click here for more ….
After two heavy defeats, the return of captain Roger Smethurst and all-rounder Lee Grogan saw Heywood Seconds return to their best form at home to Middleton on Saturday. Smethurst top scored with 56 and Grogan picked up 2-27 as Heywood eased to a 106-run victory against the struggling Moonrakers. Heywood won the toss and decided Click here for more ….
Two of Heywood’s senior players were the stars of the show for Heywood Seconds as they comfortably beat Middleton on Saturday. Captain Roger Smethurst anchored his side’s innings with a typically watchful knock of 69, then Lee Grogan – still a class act – took a brilliant 6-28 to bowl out the home side for Click here for more ….
Wes Hunt continued to shine at Redbrook with the match-winning performance as Heywood Seconds thrashed Rochdale on their own turf on Saturday. Hunt, 19, had won the man of the match award last week in the delayed Under-18s Taylor Cup final victory over the same opponents. And on a pitch that has clearly benefited from Click here for more ….
Heywood Seconds’ perfect start to the season came to an end at Clifton. The home side are always a test for any team, especially on their home ground, and their tight bowling and fielding was the difference in a close game. Heywood thought they had possibly done enough to claim another victory at the half Click here for more ….