Whilst the cricket may have finished for another season there is still plenty happening at the club in the lead up to the Christmas period. 2nd November – Bonfire Night: The annual bonfire and fireworks set to music is back and will be better than ever, gates open from 5.30pm and it’s £3 adults and Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD may have endured a disappointing 2019 season but two of their players are to be awarded accolades on Friday (October 25). Bobby Cross and Jack Morley have won the batting and bowling prizes respectively in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League and their prizes will be handed over at the Presentation Dinner at Click here for more ….
Heywood bowlers Simon Dawson and Jack Morley have moved into the top twenty in the club’s all time leading amateur wicket takers following a successful summer for the duo. Dawson, who has established himself with the new ball has moved up to 17th in the list with 176 wickets to his name whilst Morley has Click here for more ….
CRIMBLE will be a hive of activity for the Club’s eagerly anticipated Presentation Evening on Saturday, October 12 (7pm). The awards will range from: + The Lancashire All Stars cricket section, featuring five to eight-year-olds. + The junior teams comprising the Under-9s, Under-11s, Under-13s, Under-14s and Under-18s. + The senior sides made up of the Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD chairman John Rhodes has issued a rallying call for the future following the Club slipping into the third tier of the Greater Manchester League. Two seasons ago, Heywood were among the elite in the Premier League. Now they face up to life in the newly-created Championship. Another new set-up, the Premier Division 2, will Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S batting frailties came back to haunt them as they were condemned to the third tier of the Greater Manchester Cricket League for the 2020 season. The visitors were toppled for 74 chasing a victory target of just 113 at Glodwick in their bid to secure a place in the newly-created Premier Division 2 next Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S senior side will have a stand-in professional on display for their crucial final match of the season at Glodwick on Saturday (noon). With Faisal Iqbal having returned home to Pakistan, the Club have moved swiftly to secure the services of Rumesh Buddika, a 28-year-old Sri Lankan left-handed batsman who bowls off-spin. He has been Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: After what could only be described as a disastrous Saturday for Heywood, a youthful 3rd team under Joey O’Neill’s stewardship went to Brooksbottom the following day trying to get something out of the weekend for the Club. Bowling first, the thirds put in a controlled performance in the field with economical opening Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 2nds visited Glodwick on Saturday and lost a close match in a game that reflected the team’s season. Seemingly on top for most of the game, Heywood contrived to miss chances in the field allowing the home side to post a score that at times never looked possible. Then they threw Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD crashed to one of the lowest-ever totals in their history to leave hopes of a place next season in the newly-created Premier Division 2 of the Greater Manchester League hanging by a thread. They were rolled over on a difficult wicket after a start delayed by 45 minutes, and losing a crucial toss, for Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD Cricket Club are completing arrangements to stage the prestigious Lancashire Cricket Foundation Cup final at Crimble this coming Sunday (August 8, noon). The clash between Lancashire League clubs Norden and Darwen is one of the highlights of the club season in the county and is expected to attract a large crowd. And the Club Click here for more ….
IT’S crunch for Heywood’s senior side on Saturday when they host Flowery Field in match vital to both teams. The visitors are in joint third place in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester League, five points behind leaders Denton West and four adrift of second-placed Moorside in the chase for the top two end-of-season spots Click here for more ….
REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Following last week’s deserved victory Heywood’s 2nd x1 were in a confident mood as they entertained Flowery Field at Crimble despite missing captain Steve Evans but welcoming back regulars Dom Fawcett, Jacob Kaye, Lee Grogan and Matt Hood. Heavy rain an hour before the scheduled start took its toll on the square and Click here for more ….
SOME defeats hurt more than others but Heywood may reflect on Saturday’s 22-run setback at Uppermill with particular regret. A weakened side looked to have a mountain to climb at the halfway stage of a rain-affected game after the home team had blitzed their way to 193-7 from just 27 overs. The victory target was Click here for more ….