The Cricket Committee are delighted to announce that former professional Travis Townsend and former Greenmount CC captain Andy Kerr have agreed to join the club for 2017. Both players had left Greenmount after the 2016 season. Townsend played at Crimble in 2012 and was part of the side that won the Wood Cup in 2013 Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S third successive victory shows they should have nothing to fear in the inaugural Greater Manchester Premier League season. They moved to fourth from bottom after making harder work than necessary of a three-wicket defeat of fellow strugglers Bury. But the past fortnight has shown that Heywood can look forward to continuing climbing the table Click here for more ….
IT was only by a nerve-tingling three-run margin in a truncated match played in difficult conditions, but rarely can a victory have been so welcome at Crimble. Heywood’s three-run defeat of Unsworth was only their second Greater Manchester Premier League victory of the season, but the crucial five points lifts them off the bottom of Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S defeat at Denton St Lawrence in the Premier Division of the Greater Manchester League was not totally surprising against a side going well in the inaugural season of the Greater Manchester Premier League. But the manner of their 128-run clobbering was certainly a cause for concern. The Saints racked up a useful but not Click here for more ….
HEYWOOD’S determined efforts to beat the weekend monsoons and stage their Lancs KO Cup first round game on schedule just failed to be rewarded in a last-gasp defeat by Burnley. Few people could have thought the game would have gone on when Crimble was virtually flooded on Saturday night. But a team of volunteers, including Click here for more ….
TWO new faces will feature in the first team as Heywood sides prepare for their opening games of the new Greater Manchester Cricket League season at the weekend. Overseas amateur Jayden Borg, who has arrived from top Melbourne area club Carlton, will take the over the wicketkeeping role and undoubtedly feature high in the order as Click here for more ….
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 ….
Heywood will have a new captain and paid man for the club’s first season in the Greater Manchester Cricket League (GMCL). Although the 2015 season has barely ended, the club’s committee has worked hard to put in place plans for 2016, which will see some significant changes from last season. Firstly, Chris Humphreys has been Click here for more ….
CHRIS Humphreys’ praiseworthy efforts with the ball then bat just failed to inspire Heywood to any material reward in their last Central Lancashire League game at Crimble. The seasoned seamer claimed 4-47 in a marathon 17-over spell but could not stop a Chris Schofield century from helping Littleborough to a healthy 206-9 from their 50 Click here for more ….
Heywood simply failed to make enough runs as they lost at home to Norden on Saturday. After winning the toss on a green deck at Crimble, Heywood could only muster 152 off 48.4 overs. And this proved a relatively straightforward chase for the visitors, who eased home with more than four overs to spare. The Click here for more ….