Oct 192018

Bowling All TimeIn 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 ….

Mar 292016

HEYWOOD Cricket Club is mourning the passing of one of its best-known members. George Kitchen has died at the age of 77. He was one of a well-known pair of brothers at Crimble, his brother Joe being the club’s top-all-time leading wicket-taker until his mark was overtaken by current president Bob Cross. George’s main cricket Click here for more ….

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Jan 282016

HEYWOOD Cricket Club supporters are being asked to show patience over the venture into the Greater Manchester Cricket League. That was the plea by Chairman John Rhodes to a sizeable gathering at the annual general meeting at Crimble. The 2015 season was Heywood’s last in the Central Lancashire League after becoming founder members in 1892, Click here for more ….

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Nov 032012

Heywood CC’s captain and chairman enjoyed their day at Lord’s recently at the ECB’s OSCAs ceremony. The club had won the LCB’s Natwest Cricketforce award for 2012 after the brilliant efforts over the winter and throughout the year at Crimble. This earned us a place at the main event at the home of cricket, but Click here for more ….

Jul 172012

Heywood CC came away with one of the top awards from the Lancashire Cricket Board’s OSCAs night at Old Trafford on Friday. Heywood – well represented at the evening through the likes of president Bob Cross, vice-chairman John Rhodes, secretary Gwen Edwards, Dennis Booth and Bobby Cross – scooped the coveted Natwest Cricketforce club of Click here for more ….

Apr 132012

“You could really hear the ball fizzle when Duncan Carter bowled.” It was just the sort of thing I wanted to hear when I spoke to one of Heywood’s best amateur batsmen and my current neighbour Jimmy Porter recently. A left-handed opening bat and one-time wicket-keeper Jimmy, 68, played in some of Heywood’s greatest teams Click here for more ….

Feb 022012

BY STEVE McHUGH: DAVID Fare has stepped down after being one of the longest-serving chairmen in Heywood Cricket Club history. The 62-year-old, who took over from Clive Ellis in 1994, handed over the reins to Mike Law at the annual meeting. But Fare, who is still turning out for the second team and is the Click here for more ….