May 272013

Travis launches into Olly MakinChris Kaye, so used to being Heywood’s saviour with the ball, was the last-gasp hero with the bat at Norden’s Woodhouse Lane on Sunday. Heywood were throwing away a game that the exceptional pair of Travis Townsend and Danny Pawson had set up for a big win over their biggest local rivals, who had posted Click here for more ….

May 062013

Riley Paterson is applauded off after his five wicket haulClifton were swept aside with ease as Heywood made it a 10 point weekend at Crimble. Starring roles in the fourth act of what Heywood hope will ultimately be a championship-winning performance were overseas Riley Paterson, pro Travis Townsend and wicket-keeper/ batsman Danny Pawson. Paterson found line, length and movement to finish with 5-27 to Click here for more ….

May 042013

Heywood celebrate the first wicket of Ian HelliwellHeywood won all the key battles as they cruised to an eight-wicket victory in the first of four clashes with Rochdale in the CLL Premier Division. They were sharper in the field, Chris Kaye came out firmly on top in the battle of the slow left-armers, and Travis Townsend and Danny Pawson were the superior Click here for more ….

Apr 132013

Travis opens his account for Heywood todayHeywood skipper Bobby Cross has a most welcome dilemma when facing Middleton in the CLL season opener. It was thought that Cross may well drop himself down the order this season, to accommodate swashbuckling Andy Dawson in the opening spot alongside young Ross Zelem. And with Danny Pawson and Travis Townsend dead certs for the Click here for more ….

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Sep 292012

BOBBY Cross believes his Heywood team can reflect with pride and frustration after finishing runners-up in the 2012 Central Lancashire League title race. The skipper’s prediction that Walsden would be the team to beat proved to be spot on, as Heywood finished eight points behind the Todmorden area club despite losing only four league games Click here for more ….

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Sep 112012

For the second day in succession, Heywood showed just how much better their best is than nearly every team in the CLL. This time Clifton were on the receiving end of the Heywood onslaught, and they were never really in the game as they were crushed by 75 runs. They also gifted Heywood the fifth Click here for more ….

Sep 092012

If Heywood are to lose out in their quest for CLL glory, it won’t be for a lack of talent and killer instinct. Bobby Cross’ men kept up the pressure on Walsden – who hammered Oldham yesterday – with a clinical dismantling of Unsworth at Crimble yesterday. They were simply far too good for the Click here for more ….

Sep 032012

Heywood CC continued their superb run of form to defeat Royton at the Paddock, keeping the pressure firmly on Walsden at the top of the CLL First Division table. They romped to another crushing victory – their ninth successive league win – bowling Royton out on their own turf for just 107, then knocking off Click here for more ….

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Aug 062012

Heywood stayed in the hunt for CLL glory with a comprehensive defeat of a struggling Littleborough side at Hare Hill. It was a good toss to win for Heywood skipper Bobby Cross on a lively wicket, but it was a great performance with the ball that saw Boro dismissed for 101 and a solid performance Click here for more ….