Nov 272018

Batting AmateurIn 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 ….

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 ….

Apr 122016

BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD are staying optimistic that Saturday’s opening game at home to Glossop (12.30) in the Premier Division of the new Greater Manchester Cricket League will go ahead. The shocking winter and early spring weather has meant that grounds at most clubs have suffered in some way or other, and Crimble has been Click here for more ….

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Apr 182014

Heywood deputy pro Asif ZakirHeywood have swooped to appoint Pakistan batsman Asif Zakir as deputy professional for the opening fixture of the Central Lancashire League season. He will replace Farhaan Behardien as the paid man for the trip to Littleborough on Sunday. Behardien had been expected last week, but visa delays due to his late arrival back in South Click here for more ….

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Jan 312014

Heywood have made one of their biggest signings for years in new pro Farhaan Behardien, according to cricket chairman David Fare. Fare announced at Tuesday’s AGM that he had completed the signing of the 30-year-old South African ODI star following George Worker’s decision to stay in New Zealand. Behardien had been expected to join Heywood Click here for more ….

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Jul 182013

Heywood are unchanged for the visit to Walsden on Saturday. Veteran David Fare makes a return to action to captain the seconds as they host the villagers. Heywood CC 1st XI (v Walsden, a, Saturday. Meet 11.45am, start 1.30pm) R Cross, R Zelem, A Dawson, D Pawson, W Hunt, D Latham, H Naeem, J Lovell, Click here for more ….

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May 092013

ShagThe club’s former chairman showed he is not ready to hand over his crown as Heywood’s all-time record wicket taker without a fight. David Fare proved there is life in the old dog yet with an excellent performance for Lancashire Over-60s in their Roses clash with Yorkshire at Colne this week. Better known as a Click here for more ….

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Apr 052013

HCCvBury1Heywood entertain Bury in two friendlies this weekend with places up for grabs ahead of the new CLL season. The firsts host Bury firsts on Saturday, then the seconds entertain Bury on Sunday in what is becoming an annual fixture. Both games start at 1pm. It will be the first chance of the season for Click here for more ….

Aug 232012

Nearly 20 years ago, Andy Greenwood moved from Norden to Heywood and started a revival in the club’s second team’s fortunes. Greenwood – nicknamed GOD for his love of a ‘Game Of Darts’ – brought some much-needed pride back to second team cricket at a time when both the club’s first and second teams were Click here for more ….