Some of the biggest names in the women’s game will be at Crimble this Sunday as Lancashire take on Sussex in the latest round of Royal London One Day Cup matches. At full strength Sussex boast a wealth of England stars including Sarah Taylor, Danielle Wyatt and Georgia Elwiss although not all have been playing Click here for more ….
A SPARKLING second-wicket partnership of 164 in 38 overs between Bobby Cross and Jack Morley paved the way to a morale-boosting win for Heywood over Unsworth. The duo came together after losing 16-year-old Jacob Kaye caught behind to the third ball of the match then put together one of the best stands seen at Crimble Click here for more ….
A weekend of cricket action finishes with the Tom Hardman T20 day at the club on Monday. It i s a great chance to renew some old rivalries from our Central Lancashire League days and all of the clubs involved had an involvement in Tom’s cricket life. The day kicks of with Norden playing Rochdale Click here for more ….
SOHAIL Asildada will make his Heywood senior bow at home to Unsworth on Saturday. The pace bowler, who played his previous cricket with Gore Court of Sittingbourne in Kent, impressed on his debut for the Club in a recent second team game. Now he steps up a level into a first team lacking the services Click here for more ….
BY ROGER SMETHURST: After a Saturday that Heywood fans will quickly want to forget, the third team brought some much needed joy to the Crimble on Sunday with their first victory of the season against East Lancs Paper Mill. Having struggled in recent weeks against teams with more experience, the 3rd X1 was bolstered by Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Monkeys got off to a winning start in their Marston’s T20 qualifying group with victory by four balls to spare over Glodwick Kings X1 at soggy Crimble. The visitors made 126-9 from their 20 overs, and Heywood were 7-0 after two overs in reply when the persistent rain became heavier and forced the players Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD have moved swiftly to take action against three of their senior players following on-field incidents at the end of the game against Swinton Moorside. Cricket Chairman Roger Smethurst said: “Following the unacceptable situation at Swinton Moorside on Saturday the umpires advised Club officials that they would be reporting Sean Burrill for a Level 2 Click here for more ….
CARNAGE! That was the story of Heywood’s four-wicket defeat at Swinton Moorside in a match which lasted around just two-and-a-half hours and 36.4 overs. Heywood were bundled out in 66 minutes for just 49, one of their lowest totals for years, in a mere 16.4 overs. Then they smelled the chance of pulling off an Click here for more ….
Heywood youth product Olivia Thomas became the latest player to represent Lancashire Women on Sunday at Carnforth Cricket Club where the hosts welcomed Nottinghamshire in the latest Royal London One Day Cup fixture. Olivia, who only turned 15 last week, was presented with her cap by Heywood teammate Kate Cross prior to the game which Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club has been chosen as the venue for the county’s biggest club cricket final of the season. The Lancashire KO Cup final, administered by the Lancashire Cricket Foundation, will be at Crimble on September 8, the day after the Heywood’s last scheduled first team game of the season. There is a reserve date Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD start their Marston’s Greater Manchester League T20 campaign at Crimble on Friday (6pm). They entertain Glodwick Kings X1 in their opening match, the first of six qualifying games in the group. It means there is competitive cricket at Crimble on each day of the weekend, with the 2nd X1 at home to Denton St Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD slipped meekly out of the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup at Whalley Range. The final margin of victory by 70 runs did not flatter the home side on what was a below par day at the office for the visitors. Range’s total of 187-9, after being put in, looked a stiff target. And so Click here for more ….
A STING in the tail in both innings saw Heywood slip to defeat against Glossop in their second completed match in the Greater Manchester League. Glossop made the most of their last 10 overs, moving from 132-3 to 193-9 from 50 overs, a challenging score on the big Crimble ground. Heywood, however, were in with Click here for more ….
PREPARATIONS are in full swing for Heywood Cricket Club’s annual Family Fun Day at Crimble. The popular event will be at the ground at the bottom of Aspinall Street (OL10 4JE) on Bank Holiday Monday, May 6, from noon until 4pm. Entry is free and the attractions will include: + Hook-a-duck. + Tin can alley. Click here for more ….
BOB Cross called for Heywood’s first team players to pull together in his 20th address as President to the annual meeting of the Club at Crimble. The senior side suffered relegation from the Premier Division of the Greater Manchester League for a second time in three years during 2018, and Bob pinpointed what he believed was Click here for more ….