HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s second annual Family Fun Day is at Crimble on Bank Holiday Monday, May 1 (noon-4pm). Last year’s event was deemed to be a great success, and the Club’s hard-working Social Committee is hopeful that it will be even bigger and better this year. An array of stalls will be selling goods, including Click here for more ….
BY STEVE MCHUGH: DANNY Pawson inspired Heywood to one of their best run chases of recent times as they reached the second round of the Royal London National Club Championship. The skipper, who has started the season in inspired form, produced a master class innings of 89 as his side chased down an imposing target Click here for more ….
BY STEVE MCHUGH: A STING in the tail of both innings saw Heywood get their Division One campaign in the Greater Manchester League off to a winning start. Flowery Field looked set to post a significant total when they reached 87-1 just past the halfway stage after choosing to bat first at Crimble looking glorious Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD will have another debut boy on senior parade as they start their Division One campaign in the Greater Manchester League on Saturday. They take on Flowery Field at Crimble (12.30pm), with James Seddon – who joined the club along with Andy Kerr from Greenmount in the close season – featuring in a team hoping Click here for more ….
The new ECB programme for 5-8 year olds, All Stars Cricket, is coming to Crimble from 23rd May onwards. Sessions will run alongside current junior training and start at 6.15pm. The programme is open to boys and girls and is designed to provide a fun and exciting introduction to cricket before players move up into Click here for more ….
Heywood Under 13s have begun their season with a friendly against old rivals Rochdale. The game was originally planned for Easter Sunday but, despite excellent support from all concerned, the weather forced a decision to abandon the match. However, both sides showed a desire to play, resulting in managers, coaches, players and parents all agreeing Click here for more ….
A FINE all-round performance by Danny Pawson was the feature of Heywood’s 38-run defeat in a productive friendly at Bootle. The skipper claimed 3-28, all his victims clean bowled, from eight overs as the home side – consistent challengers for honours in the Liverpool Competition – made 182-8 from their 45 overs. Then Pawson topped-scored Click here for more ….
ANDY Kerr and Cabhan Hilton make their senior Heywood debuts in a pre-season friendly at Bootle on Saturday. Kerr, the 31-year-old signing from Greenmount, is an opening batsman with a proven pedigree for scoring heavy runs at the top of the order. And Heywood supporters will get their first glimpse of a player who they Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD supporters are reminded that two more pre-season friendlies are scheduled for the coming weekend. The first team travel to Bootle, one of the leading clubs in the Liverpool Competition, on Saturday, April 15, in a reprise of the 2007 meeting between the two sides in the semi-final of the Lancashire KO Cup. On that Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second team fell to a seven-wicket defeat against a strong Middleton side in their first friendly of the season at Crimble. The home boys managed 124 from their 40 overs and, in truth, the visitors rarely looked like failing to reach their target. If it was a slightly inauspicious side by new skipper Mikey Click here for more ….
Contrary to earlier reports on this site, the re-venued game against Middleton tomorrow will now NOT go ahead. There has been a double booking at the club.
HEYWOOD’S proposed first team friendly at Middleton on Sunday has been postponed. The match designed to give the senior players vital practise in the countdown to the new season has been called off by the home club, who deem that the Towncroft playing area is not yet ready for cricket. But Heywood supporters will still Click here for more ….
AN England Under-16 side wilted under a boiling sun as they comfortably lost their final game of their Sri Lankan tour in Galle. The home side won a crucial toss and made 243-6 from their 50 overs in oppressive weather, with only Heywood’s Jack Morley and Ben Charlesworth getting among the wickets. Morley dismissed both Click here for more ….
AN ENGLAND Under-16 side featuring Jack Morley (Heywood) and Sam Dorsey (Clifton) beat their Sri Lanka counterparts in Galle at the third time of asking on their tour of the sub continent. England set the home side a stiff task after ratting up 245 from their 50 overs thanks to 93 by skipper Jack Haynes Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S Jack Morley and fellow Lancastrian Sam Dorsey shone for England’s Under-16 side despite a second successive defeat at Colombo on their tour of Sri Lanka. The tourists made 195 thanks to 64 by Ben Charlesworth (Gloucestershire) and 45 by Dorsey, who plays for Clifton in the Greater Manchester Premier League. Morley batted at No Click here for more ….