Jun 162021

A BONUS for Crimble cricket fans before another packed weekend of action comes on Thursday evening (June 17) with a rescheduled T20 game in the Greater Manchester League.

Heywood  Monkeys’ original group opener against Clifton Kingfishers was washed out but the new date has been slotted into the fixture programme (6pm).

The first team is in Premier League 2 action on Saturday with a trip to Monton hoping to make it a successive boost after their seven-wicket win at Stand.

Back in the Heywood side is Chris Humphreys, also having a second spell at Crimble along his son Joe, who made an excellent 71 unbeaten at Stand.

The second team have a double home date, in the league against Friends United on Saturday and Unsworth in the Cup on Sunday.

And the third team face a trip to Woodbank, also on Sunday.

HEYWOOD MONKEYS (v Clifton Kingfishers, home, Thursday, T20, 6pm): S Burrill (capt), W Hunt, A Dawson, J Humphreys, M Witts, M Grogan, O Thomas, C McNally, C Hilton, S Bevan, A Ullah (pro).

HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Monton, away, Saturday, 1pm): S Burrill (capt), W Hunt, R Cross, J Humphreys, F Ughradar, A Dawson, M Witts, C Grant, C Humphreys, S Bevan, A Ullah (pro).

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 (v Friends United, home, Saturday, 1 30pm): M Grogan (capt), D Fawcett, L Grogan, B Wood, C McNally, S Evans, G Deboeck, C Stanford-Campbell, L Clarkson, W Taylor, C Hilton. Reserves: T Pagett, E Clarkson.

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 (v Unsworth, home, Sunday, 2nd X1 Cup, 1pm): M Grogan (capt), D Fawcett, L Grogan, B Wood, S Evans, G Deboeck, E Clarkson, C Stanford-Campbell, L Clarkson, W Taylor, T George. Reserve: M Dearden.

HEYWOOD 3rd X1 (v Woodbank, away, Sunday, 2pm): J McCulloch Snr (capt), M Hood, D Openshaw, M Dearden, M Howarth, J Leadbetter, D Ashton, C McNally, J McCulloch Jnr, Y Shafi, D Hilton. Reserve: F Ijaz.

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Jun 142021

Heywood’s 4th team travelled to Chorlton to play South West Manchester for their fourth match in the inaugural Development League and having lost the toss were asked to field first in the warm sultry conditions. The home team got off to a flier and the young bowling attack struggled to gain any control over the Click here for more ….

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Jun 022021

HEYWOOD are facing up to an action-packed spell of cricket for their four senior teams. It starts on Thursday, June 3, with a trip to Prestwich for the third match of their T20 group, following a first game abandonment and an exciting tie at home to Stand last Friday. The senior side returns to action Click here for more ….

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May 262021

HEYWOOD Monkeys are hoping that that their T20 campaign finally gets under way at Crimble on Friday (May 28). Their opening fixture of the rescheduled Greater Manchester League T20 Premier Cup programme at home to Clifton Kingfishers last Friday fell foul of the weather. Now the Monkeys will be keen to see some group action Click here for more ….

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May 212021

HEYWOOD Monkeys start their Twenty20 campaign at Crimble on Friday (June 21). They entertain Clifton Kingfishers (6pm) in the first of six qualifying matches of their group in the Greater Manchester League’s 20 Premier Cup. And an appetising Crimble follow-up comes the next day when Woodhouses are the visitors, with Heywood’s senior side needing points Click here for more ….

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May 172021

Heywood’s 4th team played hosts to East Lancs Paper Mill for their third match in the inaugural Development League, with their more experienced visitors having won their first two games handsomely, scoring in excess of 200 on both occasions. Heywood won the toss and in the damp conditions invited the visitors to bat first. Matt Click here for more ….

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May 122021

FOUR teams provide plenty of action for Heywood Cricket Club players and supporters in the Greater Manchester League this coming weekend. The senior side go to Bury area club Walshaw on Saturday (May 15) in Premier League 2 aiming to follow up their authoritative win over Bradshaw in the Derek Kay 1st X1 Cup last Sunday. Click here for more ….

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May 072021

HEYWOOD are keeping their fingers crossed that the weather allows them to stage important senior matches at Crimble this weekend. They take on Royton on Saturday in Premier League 2 of the Greater Manchester League needing to get more points on the board after losing their last two games. And on Sunday the visitors are Click here for more ….

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May 042021

Heywood 3rd X1 made it two wins from their opening three games  when they comprehensively beat a much more experienced Unsworth side at Crimble on Sunday. A win that takes the Heywood team to 2nd in the early league table standings. Captain J. McCulloch (snr) won the toss and elected to bat first. The opening Click here for more ….

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May 042021

Heywood’s 4th team travelled to Saddleworth for their second match in the inaugural Development League and having lost the toss were asked to bat first in the distinctly chilly conditions. The experienced Roger Smethurst and promising young wicketkeeper, Charles Stanford Campbell opened the batting and got the team off to a flyer, reaching 50 off Click here for more ….

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Apr 282021

FOUR Heywood teams will be on parade again in the Greater Manchester League this coming weekend led by the first and second sides on Saturday (May 1). The senior team go to neighbours Bury in their third match of the season, hoping to get back on the winning trail after losing at home to Denton Click here for more ….

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Apr 262021

HEYWOOD’S opening two matches in their forthcoming Twenty20 campaign have been rearranged owing to current Covid19 spectator restrictions. The first match of the GMCL20 Premier Cup qualifying section was originally scheduled for this coming Friday, May 30, at home to Woodbank. This has now been switched to Friday, June 25. The following Friday, May 7, Click here for more ….

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Apr 222021

The newly formed 4th team visited Droylsden for their first ever match in the inaugural GMCL Development League with a few members of the very young team playing their first ever game in senior 40 over cricket. The Development League is designed to develop young players who currently don’t feature prominently in the other senior Click here for more ….

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Apr 212021

HEYWOOD’S first team bid to build on an exciting opening day victory in their first home Greater Manchester Cricket League outing of the new season this coming weekend. They take on Denton West at Crimble on Saturday (April 24) following their win at Glossop, where the visitors chased a target of more than 250 to Click here for more ….

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