SOME of the best known names in cricket history are on an illustrious list of professionals who have played for Heywood. The list of the paid men who have lit up Crimble with their batting brilliance features the likes of New Zealand Test captain John Reid, future England coach Andy Flower (Zimbabwe), West Indian Test Click here for more ….
In the latest of a series of articles reflecting on some of the best cricketers to have played for Heywood, STEVE McHUGH looks at the achievements of the leading all-time amateur run-scorers for the Club. Thanks for most of the facts and figures must go to the late Vernon Connolly and Flo Cromarty, and now Click here for more ….
A BUSY weekend at the newly refurbished Heywood Cricket Club will be rounded off by the annual Christmas Fayre on Sunday (November 25). It’s free entry to the popular annual event from noon which gives members and guests the chance to browse the Christmas market stalls. There will also be attractions for the kids, and Click here for more ….
Heywood CC’s Clubhouse re-opens on Saturday 24th November from 4 pm We’re inviting all our members down to see the new look Heywood Cricket Club and enjoy a drink before we begin to welcome in the good folk of Heywood and beyond. Be some of the first to enjoy our new decor by joining friends for a drink Click here for more ….
PROFESSIONAL Travis Townsend has become the third player to leave Heywood following the 2018 season. The 33-year-old all rounder has accepted an offer from Littleborough to be their paid man in the Lancashire League next season after impressing the Hare Hill club as a substitute professional towards the end of the recent campaign. It follows Click here for more ….
ANOTHER highly successful annual event is being followed by Heywood Cricket Club shutting down while a major refurbishment takes place. Saturday’s bonfire and fireworks display again attracted another bumper crowd to Crimble. Now the Club is closing its doors while it gets a new interior facelift. The refurbishment is being sponsored by Jack Wilson, one Click here for more ….
One of the highlights of the year is almost upon with the annual bonfire and firework display. This year the event is being held on Saturday 3rd November. Gates will open at 6pm with the fire being lit at 6.45pm. Fireworks will commence at 7.45pm. Tickets will remain at £3 for adults and £1.50 for Click here for more ….
As part of the very popular Christmas Fayre and markets on the 25th November the club will again be running a Chocolate Tombola. Donations of chocolate, all types, shapes and sizes, are very welcome and can be left at the club or with Catherine at Horrox Cross & Wilkinson in Heywood. As always we are Click here for more ….
The popular Christmas Lunch returns to the club on Sunday 9th December, 4pm for 4.30pm meal. As well as the opportunity to get together with great company it will be one of the first opportunities to relax in the newly refurbished main lounge, with work being complete by the end on November. We are back Click here for more ….
Following the statistics for the leading amateur wicket takers last week, a chance now to look back on some of the all time leading wicket takers in the professional ranks. At the top of the list is a man who also featured high up in the amateur lists and must have been quite the bowler. Click here for more ….
In what we hope will be a series of interesting articles for club supporters we are going to look back on some of the best players to have played for the club, whether over a whole career or just for one season. We will look at both professionals and amateurs and a variety of different Click here for more ….
Some dates for your diaries as we move towards Christmas: Friday 26th October – Fashion Show A chance to enjoy an evening at the club, have a few drinks and get huge discounts on high street prices. Tickets are just £5 and are available from Catherine Freeman. Saturday 27th October – Halloween Party Now sold Click here for more ….
Amid the disappointment of the relegation from the Premier division of the GMCL there were notable highlights this summer, particularly with Jack Morley and Olivia Thomas continuing their exciting progress with Lancashire and beyond. On the field at Crimble however popular Australian overseas player Tom McQuinn had a season to remember with the ball in Click here for more ….
Heywood’s Jack Morley continues his exciting development with selection for the England Young Lions training squad for the first half of the winter. The left arm spinner is one of two Lancashire players in the 18 strong squad that will train in both the UK and then Bangalore under the guidance of former England seam Click here for more ….
Crimble will play host to a fashion show on Friday 26th October, 7.30pm, with the chance for shoppers to grab discounts of between 50-75% off high street prices. Tickets are just £5 and are available from Cathy on 07809 238985 or email email@example.com Payment will be accepted on the night – both cash and card.