HEYWOOD’S book of pre-season action has bitten the dust. Following Middleton’s decision to call off entertaining Heywood at Towncroft on Saturday, two friendlies arranged for Crimble this weekend have also had to be abandoned. Heywood’s second team were due to host Bamford Fieldhouse on Saturday, with the first team planning action against Norden on Sunday. Click here for more ….
What a fabulous game of cricket this was at Towncroft! First, Heywood’s top order made hay on a perfect pitch against a laboured Middleton attack to rack up an imposing total of 292-7 off their 50 overs. Ross Zelem made a marvellous 96 and Travis Townsend pulled out his full array of strokes in an Click here for more ….
Heywood are prepared for a massive test by Middleton in tomorrow (Monday’s) Burton Cup final at Crimble (1pm start). Roger Smethurst’s team have beaten the Towncroft side home and away this season, but the second of these two emphasised how close the sides really are. Heywood won at Towncroft by just seven runs just as Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD were challenged to make an impact on the Central Lancashire Cricket League title race before the current season began. And the Crimble boys have responded in style with a 100 per cent record from their first three games unaffected by the weather. Their latest victories over Royton and Middleton, two sides Click here for more ….
BY STEVE MCHUGH: Heywood Cricket Club will be praying that the rain relents for an important early season double header this weekend (1.30). The whole of the Central Lancashire League programme was washed out for a second successive week last Sunday, when Heywood’s proposed home clash with Unsworth became an inevitable victim despite enthusiastic work Click here for more ….