HEYWOOD’S reward for their fine 62-run victory at Glossop in the second round of the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup is a home tie in the quarter-finals. They entertain Denton St Lawrence on Sunday, July 2 (1pm), and certainly know what they are up against. They played the Saints three times last year in their Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S senior side bid to continue their excellent run with another triple header this coming weekend. All the games are at Crimble and feature: the final game of the Archway T20 group at home to Thornham Thunder on Friday; a Greater Manchester League Division One clash with Stretford on Saturday; and hosting Hyde on Sunday Click here for more ….
A FORMER Heywood Cricket Club player has sadly passed away at a relatively young age. Tim Smedley, who played mainly second team cricket but some first team games in the early 1980s, died last week after visiting Crimble the previous weekend. He was believed to be 58. He lived in Milnrow but had a spell Click here for more ….
A HEYWOOD side missing several regular senior players completed a 100 per cent weekend with a fine win at Glossop in the second round of the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup. Heywood made 172 from four balls short of their 50 overs then shot out their Premier League opponents for 111. Star of the Heywood innings Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S 168-run defeat of Worsley in Division One of the Greater Manchester League was not totally unexpected given the respective positions of the teams in the table. But Danny Pawson’s side can take great encouragement from the performance of the lower order batsmen who paved the way to an imposing score of 275. And the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys comfortably saw off Bamford Bulldogs to set up a chance of qualification from their Archway T20 Group when they take on Thornham Thunder on Friday (June 23) (6pm). The Monkeys restricted the home side to 112-5 from their 20 overs, after having them 19-4 at one stage, then comfortably chased down their target Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club teams feature in five games over a hectic coming weekend. The senior side feature a triple away test that could help define their season. + Friday has the Monkeys travelling to Bamford Fieldhouse to take on the Bulldogs in the second game of their Archway T20 group. + Saturday sees the side Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys were well beaten by Unsworth Dragons in their opening action of the Archway T20 group. The visitors put themselves in the box seat at the halfway stage by rattling up 153-5 from their 20 overs. And that proved too much for the home side who eventually fell for 116, with only professional Travis Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have agreed to step in at the last minute and host a Lancashire boys game on Sunday after the county’s original choice of venue fell through. The Under-14s will take on Lincolnshire in a match set to start after the Heywood U13 cup game completes in the morning. It continues the run of Sunday Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are looking forward to a couple of big Cup dates. They take on Glossop in the second round of the Derek Kay 1st Xl Cup a week on Sunday, June 18. And, following their defeat of Walsden in the third round of the Royal London National Club Championships, they entertain Hyde in the area final Click here for more ….
A DOMINANT display saw Heywood march into the group area final of the Royal London National Club Championship. A decisive seven-wicket defeat of Walsden was punctuated by only one 20-minute period of nervousness in their run chase, after toppling their former Central Lancashire League rivals for 112. Bobby Cross and Andy Kerr had seen Heywood off Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S deadly Crossfire gunned down Denton as they moved back into joint second place in Division One of the Greater Manchester League. England ladies international Kate Cross, sampling her first senior action of the season, claimed six home wickets for 35 runs from just under 10 overs as Denton were bowled out for 154. Then Click here for more ….
ONE of the longest running and most valued sponsorships in local sport has been sustained at Heywood Cricket Club. John Willie Lees were happy to hand over a sponsorship cheque, believed to be for more than the 20th successive year, at Crimble to continue the relationship between the two parties. National Sales Director Dean Redfern, accompanied Click here for more ….