Heywood Cricket Club are delighted to announce that John Scott will be on hand to provide the entertainment at the men’s pre-season dinner on Friday 12th April. John is highly recommended and has performed at the Edinburgh Festival. His clips can be found online and he is on Twitter @johnscottcomedy The evening will start at Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s 3rd X1 fixtures for the coming season have been finalised. They start on Sunday, April 21, with a visit to Egerton and conclude on September 8 with a trip to Brooksbottom. APRIL 21: Egerton away 28: Greenmount home MAY 5: Bamford Fieldhouse away 12: East Lancs Paper Mill home JUNE 9: Denton Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S Jack Morley failed to trouble Bangladesh with the bat and ball as the England Under-19 side were beaten by eight wickets in the first Test at Chittagong. England made 280 after batting first, Morley the last man to fall after being run out for a duck. The talented hosts, revelling playing in their own Click here for more ….
JACK Morley has made his mark for England on the current Under-19s tour of Bangladesh. The Heywood Cricket Club protégée made his debut in the recent third one-day international, which the home side won by 63 runs to complete a whitewash in the three-match series. The home side made 266-9 from their 50 overs, the Click here for more ….
REALISATION that the new cricket season is not too far away comes with news of the annual indoor nets practise at Siddal Moor. They get under way on Sunday, February 10, and continue until Sunday, March 31, with the juniors starting proceedings. The Under 13s and Under-15s will have centre stage on February 10 from Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD venture into new territory when they start their Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup campaign in the coming Greater Manchester Cricket League season. They travel to take on Whalley Range, from Division 1B, in the first round on Sunday, May 4. The 2nd X1 Premier Cup gets under way on Sunday, June 2, when Heywood Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have reluctantly been obliged to increase their prices at the bar in their Crimble pavilion. Middleton-based John Willie-Lees, who have generously sponsored the Club for more than 30 years, have been forced to pass on increases which have affected the brewing industry. Spokesman Wlliam Lees-Jones explained: “This year has seen some of the highest Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have arranged three pre-season friendlies prior to the start of the 2019 Greater Manchester Cricket League season. All are at Crimble starting on Sunday, April 7, with a second team game against Middleton. The senior side then take the stage the following weekend, facing a Lancashire Under-19s side on Saturday, April 13, then the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are to stage a T20 event commemorating the life of one of the best products of their youth system. Tom Hardman 20/20 day will be at Crimble on Bank Holiday Monday, May 27, and will feature Heywood, Middleton, Norden and Rochdale. The inaugural version what is hoped will become an annual event, rotated around Click here for more ….
CRIMBLE will be the venue for what promises to be an enjoyable pre-season get-together for members and guests on St Patrick’s Day, March 17. A Ploughman’s Lunch will be followed by entertainment from popular local band The Scattering, who feature Irish Ceilidh music amongst their repertoire. The Scattering were a big hit at a recent Click here for more ….
JACK Morley has been given the chance to take another step up the cricketing ladder to stardom. The 17-year-old product of the youth system at Crimble has been selected for the England Under-19s Young Lions squad for the forthcoming tour of Bangladesh – even though he will not reach the age of 18 until June. Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have made what they believe to be a significant signing as professional for the coming 2019 season. He is Faisal Iqbal, 37, who has played 26 Test matches for Pakistan between 2001 and 2010 and 18 one-day internationals. His uncle is Javed Miandad, one of Pakistan’s greatest ever batsmen. Faisal is a right-hand batsman, Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second team have been promoted to Division 3 East of the Greater Manchester Cricket League despite finishing only third in the 2018 season. Champions Hollinwood finished top of Division 4 East but have informed the League that they are unable to take up their promotion place. It means that Heywood’s second X1 move up Click here for more ….
TWO popular pre-Christmas events promise to make Heywood Cricket Club a lively place this coming Sunday (December 16). The Children’s Christmas Party starts at 1.30pm and the evening features the annual Carol Concert. The afternoon event for the young ones is always a highlight, and the feature will be a visit by Father Christmas. The Click here for more ….