Jan 292019

REALISATION that the new cricket season is not too far away comes with news of the annual indoor nets practise at Siddal Moor.

They get under way on Sunday, February 10, and continue until Sunday, March 31, with the juniors starting proceedings.

The Under 13s and Under-15s will have centre stage on February 10 from noon-2pm, then the Under 9s and Under-11s have their turn the following week, February 17.

They continue to alternate until March 10 when the Senior section – which this year incorporates the Under-18s for the first time – get under way.

They will have their practise from 11am-12.30pm, and will be followed by the Under-13s and Under-15s until 2pm.

This will continue throughout March, with the Under-9s and Under-11s again alternating with the Under-13s and Under-15s.

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Jan 232019

HEYWOOD have reluctantly been obliged to increase their prices at the bar in their Crimble pavilion. Middleton-based John Willie-Lees, who have generously sponsored the Club for more than 30 years, have been forced to pass on increases which have affected the brewing industry. Spokesman Wlliam Lees-Jones explained: “This year has seen some of the highest Click here for more ….

 January 23, 2019  1 Response »
Jan 222019

HEYWOOD have arranged three pre-season friendlies prior to the start of the 2019 Greater Manchester Cricket League season. All are at Crimble starting on Sunday, April 7, with a second team game against Middleton. The senior side then take the stage the following weekend, facing a Lancashire Under-19s side on Saturday, April 13, then the Click here for more ….

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Jan 042019

HEYWOOD have made what they believe to be a significant signing as professional for the coming 2019 season. He is Faisal Iqbal, 37, who has played 26 Test matches for Pakistan between 2001 and 2010 and 18 one-day internationals. His uncle is Javed Miandad, one of Pakistan’s greatest ever batsmen. Faisal is a right-hand batsman, Click here for more ….

 January 4, 2019  2 Responses »
Jan 042019

HEYWOOD’S second team have been promoted to Division 3 East of the Greater Manchester Cricket League despite finishing only third in the 2018 season. Champions Hollinwood finished top of Division 4 East but have informed the League that they are unable to take up their promotion place. It means that Heywood’s second X1 move up Click here for more ….

 January 4, 2019  No Responses »
Dec 122018

TWO popular pre-Christmas events promise to make Heywood Cricket Club a lively place this coming Sunday (December 16). The Children’s Christmas Party starts at 1.30pm and the evening features the annual Carol Concert. The afternoon event for the young ones is always a highlight, and the feature will be a visit by Father Christmas. The Click here for more ….

 December 12, 2018  1 Response »
Dec 112018

UntitledSOME 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 ….

 December 11, 2018  4 Responses »
Nov 222018

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 ….

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Nov 092018

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 ….

 November 9, 2018  1 Response »
Nov 052018

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 ….

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