Jun 112012

Heywood CC’s third team put on a fine all-round team performance to beat Bolton and continue their hold on top spot in the Manchester and District League Division Three. They posted an intimidating total of 176 off their 45 overs at Crimble, and then in light rain that bucked the trend across the rest of Click here for more ….

May 302012

HEYWOOD Cricket Club were left saluting memorable achievements by three players despite the senior side losing its 100 per cent start to the season. Skipper Bobby Cross made the highest ever score by a Heywood batsman at Crimble in the Central Lancashire League hammering of Oldham, his 14th century for the club. Andy Dawson, promoted Click here for more ….

May 282012

Sean McConnell achieved a wonderful personal milestone as Heywood CC 3rd XI made it three out of three in the Manchester and District Cricket Associaton on Sunday. Veteran McConnell took advantage of playing on his home ground and an immculate wicket and outfield to record his first ever century at Crimble. It was his ninth Click here for more ….

May 092012

Dom Fawcett shone with the bat, but Heywood thirds were edged out in a close game at Euxton on Sunday. Fawcett his an excellent 75, and, with help from Sean McConnell and skipper Pete Mills, put Heywood in with a chance of reaching a stiff target of 201. But they ultimately paid the price for Click here for more ….

Apr 162012

Heywood CC’s 3rd XI enjoyed a comfortable victory in their Frank Bailey Trophy clash with Winton. Pete Mills’ side – a mixture of experience and young talent – cruised to a seven-wicket victory at Winton, which included some encouraging performances. Mills, Sean Chapman and Tom McGoldrick all picked up two wickets as Winton made 119-7 Click here for more ….

Sep 192011

Heywood 3rd XI brought the curtain down on another season for the club with a fine last-day victory. They beat Whalley Range away by four wickets to end a run of defeats. As skipper Peter Mills said: “It was a nice way to end the season.” Star of the show for the Thirds was Mills’ Click here for more ….

Sep 152011

Heywood 3rd XI ended their season with two defeats last weekend, but they didn’t disgrace themselves. On Saturday they played host to Deane and Derby and posted a challenging target of 184-4 at Crimble. Wes Hunt, pictured for the second team on Sunday, ended a season of great promise on a high with 77, while Click here for more ….

Aug 312011

Heywood Cricket Club’s young 3rd XI battled hard but were well beaten by a more seasoned Brooksbottoms team on Sunday. Batting first, only Sean McConnell made any headway on a rough and ready wicket, hitting a defiant 60 before falling to lbw to a shooter. This was especially galling as several balls had previously taken Click here for more ….