Apr 292013

Jones and PurserFor Warne and Gilchrist, read Purser and Jones. Heywood second team’s oldest performer and one of its youngest combined at the end of a thrilling second team game at Crimble that beat the weather and saw Heywood remain undefeated after three CLL games. Chasing a rain-reduced target of 121, Walsden were well placed for victory Click here for more ….

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Oct 172012

Sorry it’s taken an age, but here’s Roger Smethurst’s review of the second team season. With presentation evening coming up, it’s not a bad time to reminisce on what was a great season for the seconds. Heywood seconds started 2012 in uncharted territory with its youngest looking squad  in the last 10 years. With club Click here for more ….

Jul 302012

a2s0002Two of Heywood’s talented under-18s came to the rescue of Roger Smethurst’s second team at Monton and Weaste on Saturday. Andy Dawson and Scott Jones dug Heywood out a hole as they claimed four important points that keeps them firmly on target for the club’s first Division Two title since 1984. Batting first, Heywood were Click here for more ….

Jul 282012

Although I don’t know the scores, here are some pics from Greater Manchester East v Greater Manchester West at Crimble. Playing for Heywood were Humza Naeem, Scott Jones and Dom Fawcett, while James Mills was a late call-up to cover for absence. Thanks to Yvonne, Gwen, Leslie, Grace, Jeanine, Sue and all the others for Click here for more ….

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Jul 262012

Heywood under-18s marched into the semi-finals of the Taylor Cup on the back of a strong batting performance against Norden at Crimble. Heywood posted a formidable total of 156-5 against the Woodhouse Lane outfit, and then restricted the plucky visitors to 108-8 off their 20 overs. Most players contributed with the bat. The tone was Click here for more ….

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May 242012

A young and relatively inexperienced Heywood under-18s side showed they have a bright future ahead of them despite going down to a defeat at Littleborough last night. Littleborough won the toss and their powerful and more experienced side looked to make the most of the perfect conditions – and a generous bit of square leg Click here for more ….

May 212012

Roger Smethurst’s seconds showed strength of character to win through to the last eight of the Burton Cup in a remarkable match at Clifton on Sunday. Clifton were 114-0 chasing Heywood’s total of 171 – but that was in the 43rd over leaving them 57 to get off more than a run a ball. That Click here for more ….

Apr 232012

THE Dawson brothers and a determined groundstaff ensured that Heywood Cricket Club’s second team beat the weather and earned a cracking five-point victory over Werneth on Sunday. Heavy rain thwarted every first team fixture in the Central Lancashire League, but Heywood’s determined volunteers worked all morning and early afternoon at Crimble to ensure that a Click here for more ….