A TRIO of key individual performances inspired Heywood to another vital home victory in the Greater Manchester Premier League. Bobby Cross, Tom McQuinn and substitute professional Chris Schofield led the way to a 71-run victory over Greenmount which lifts the Crimble side into a mid-table position. Cross delivered a polished 56 and shared important stands Click here for more ….
A FAMILY Quiz Night will be staged at Crimble following the first team game against Greenmount tomorrow (Saturday, June 2). It’s the second such event of the season following the cricket, and will be hosted by Mike Jackson and Cathy Freeman from 7.30pm. Says Mike: “Whether you fancy yourself as a potential winner on the Click here for more ….
CHRIS Schofield answers another SOS call by Heywood as deputy professional for tomorrow’s home clash with Greenmount at Crimble. The former England and Lancashire star, current professional with Todmorden in the Lancashire League, stepped in for Travis Townsend for the game against Woodhouses at the beginning of May. And the 39-year-old impressed all with his Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have been forced to delay announcing their teams for the weekend owing to player unavailability and doubts over the second team’s proposed top-of-the-table clash. The 2nd X1 are due to travel to take on Hollinwood, who have been unable to play at their home ground and have been staging fixtures at Friarmere. However, that arrangement Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S second team extended their unbeaten start to the season with an easy victory over Ashton at Crimble. The home team’s total total of 218-8 from their 45 overs was based around a second-wicket stand of 99 between Mikey Witts and skipper Mikey Grogan. Witts continued his rich vein of recent form with another half-century, Click here for more ….
REPORT BY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD emerged on the wrong side of a high-scoring Greater Manchester Premier League encounter for a second successive away match. They lost by just five runs at Prestwich a fortnight ago, having scored 236 in a run chase. And they followed up by posting 250 in the next away trip on Click here for more ….
EMERGING Heywood Cricket Club talent Olivia Thomas is making her presence felt in style at both club and county level. The girl who only turned 14 on May 3 impressed Crimble regulars with the bat and ball in Heywood’s victory over Deane and Derby in the second round of the Greater Manchester League 2nd X1 Cup Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S senior side face two more important dates at the weekend. Friday night sees the second game of their Marstons T20 Cup qualifying campaign against Thornham Thunder at Crimble, with a victory needed after losing their opening Group match to Heyside Hyenas. On Saturday they travel to Bury area side Woodbank in their latest Greater Click here for more ….
SOME of cricket’s biggest international names will be in action at Crimble on Bank Holiday Monday (May 28). It’s a feather in the cap of Heywood Cricket Club who are staging the Royal London Women’s One-Day Cup 50-overs-per-side match between Lancashire and Hampshire (11am). Heywood’s very own Kate Cross, pictured, will line up in a strong Click here for more ….
REPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: TOM McQUINN revealed what he is really made of to set up what was ultimately a comfortable Heywood victory over Roe Green in the Manchester Premier League. The 28-year-old pace bowler from Melbourne has proved a popular addition to Heywood since joining the Club at the start of the season. And Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys slipped to a one-run defeat at home to Heyside Hyenas in an exciting Marstons T20 Cup opener before an excellent Friday night crowd at Crimble. The visitors gave a fine account of themselves to post a challenging 147-5 from their 20 overs, then Heywood’s reply fell one run short despite a last ball Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S 2ND X1 are proving to be the Club’s success story of the season to date. On Saturday they cantered to their fifth successive win, at Royton, in Division Four East of the Greater Manchester League to stay top of the table. And the following day saw a six-wicket win over Deane and Derby at Crimble Click here for more ….
CRIMBLE stages a triple header this coming weekend as the season hits top gear. Heywood Monkeys start their T20 campaign against Heyside Hyenas on Friday night. On Saturday it’s back to Greater Manchester Premier League action for the senior side when Roe Green are the visitors. And Sunday sees the 2nd X1 take centre stage when Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S 3rd X1 were comprehensively beaten by Astley and Tyldesley in the first round of the Sunday Cup at Crimble. In a match reduced to 36-overs-per-side following a late arrival by the visitors, Heywood were bowled out for 110 after Astley and Tyldesley had made 143-7. Jack Mann proved a thorn in the side of the Click here for more ….