Heywood Cricket Club’s youngest players had chance to meet World Cup Winners and international players from around the world on Tuesday evening at Crimble as Lancashire Thunder landed on the club in association with motor company Kia. A group of the All Stars were helped through their session by England players Sarah Taylor, Danielle Hazell Click here for more ….
JACK Morley’s rise up the cricketing ladder is to feature another notable step with his selection to play at Lord’s. The 16-year-old Heywood protégé has been picked in an English Schools Cricket Association team to play the MCC at Under-16s level in a one-day 50 overs game at the home of cricket on Wednesday, August Click here for more ….
IT was only by a nervy margin of eight runs, but Heywood can reflect on their victory over Stand with a deal of satisfaction. The home side dug deep into their reserves to supplement a bowling attack that contained only three regular first choice bowlers. But the end result saw Heywood get their promotion bid Click here for more ….
TWO Heywood batsmen have topped the 500-run mark in Greater Manchester League competitions two-thirds of the way through the season. Skipper Danny Pawson leads the way with 530 runs at an average of 58.9, while Bobby Cross is close behind with an aggregate of 525 at an average of 47.7. Leading wicket-taker is Simon Dawson, Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD are appealing to Crimble members to support the Lancashire Thunder women’s team – featuring the Club’s very own Kate Cross – in their forthcoming Kia Super League campaign. The Thunder will be playing games around the county as they seek to reach finals day, and will be hoping to build on the massive success Click here for more ….
A FREAK injury to Andy Dawson overshadowed Heywood’s 31-run defeat at Woodhouses, which puts the home team top of Division One of the Greater Manchester League and demotes their opponents to third. But a highlight for Heywood was a first half-century for the senior team for 24-year-old Sean Burrill, whose 61 off just 62 balls Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys’ bid to reach Archway T20 finals day for a second successive year was extinguished by Flixton Fire in a rain-hit quarter-final at Lawrence Road. The match was reduced to 18-overs-per-side because of the weather and the Monkeys struggled to post a competitive total, eventually reaching 104-6. That never really looked enough to challenge Click here for more ….
BIG games just keeping rolling along for Heywood’s senior side this coming weekend. They face a Friday night trip to Flixton for an Archway T20 quarter-final, with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30. And the following day sees a top-of-the-table clash at Failsworth area side Woodhouses in Division One of Click here for more ….
A RESPLENDENT century by Bobby Cross paved the way to a clinical 133-run victory at Unsworth and completed a near perfect weekend for Heywood. The maximum six points picked up at Pole Lane on Sunday followed Saturday’s five-point haul at home to Winton, when there was no bonus point because of the rain-affected reduction of Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD dodged a bullet as they went back to the top of Division One in the Greater Manchester League. A rain-affected game reduced to 30-overs-per-side saw them contain bottom-of-the-table Winton to 112-8, a target that seemed comfortable to the home supporters – and maybe the team. But both were in for a rude awakening as Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S first and second teams face important double headers in the Greater Manchester League this weekend. The senior side, lying second in Division One, entertain Winton tomorrow and go to Unsworth on Sunday as they bid to maintain their push for promotion back to the Premier League. The seconds, near the foot of Division Four Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD had a potential winning position blasted from their hands as Flowery Field leapfrogged them to the top of Division One of the Greater Manchester League. The visitors looked set to restrict their title rivals to a reasonable target until home professional Michael Burns was joined by Australian recruit Paddy Hammond at 156-8 with just Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys qualified for the quarter-finals of the Archway T20 Cup with what was eventually a comfortable 21-run victory over the Roe Green Renegades. It gives them a quarter-final date at Flixton on Friday, July 21 (6pm), with the winners going forward to finals day on Sunday, July 30, when the semi-finals and final will Click here for more ….
Lancashire Over-60s will take on their Australian counterparts on Friday, July 14 (noon), at Heywood Cricket Club in a 45-overs-per-side match designed as a warm-up for the tourists’ Test series against England. Lancashire will be skippered by David Fare and joining him in the team will be another Heywood stalwart in the shape of Rick Click here for more ….
BIG games are again on the agenda for Heywood’s senior sides this coming weekend. Friday brings a trip to Worsley area side Roe Green in the last 16 of the Archway T20 Cup. And the following day the side goes to Flowery Field against another team riding high in Division One of the Greater Manchester Click here for more ….