HEYWOOD’S 3rd X1 salvaged something from a frustrating weekend for the club. The first team’s trip to Glossop on Saturday proved an eventual washout, with the umpires waiting until late afternoon before deciding that the ground was unfit. And the 2nd X1 were well beaten at home to Denton West in a match reduced to Click here for more ….
Heywood put Saturday’s below-par performance behind them to crush Werneth at the Coppice. The newly-promoted Oldham side are finding life tough having stepped up a division, and were made to feel even more ill-at-ease thanks to a solid innings from new pro Farhaan Behardien. The South African international is still finding his feet at Crimble, Click here for more ….
Heywood under-18s take on Werneth in the semi-final of the Taylor Cup tonight at Crimble. Humza Naeem’s side earned their place in the final after the marvellous victory at Walsden on Friday, when they successfully chased down the home side’s target of 148. They lost to the Oldham side earlier in the season, but at Click here for more ….
Humza Naeem has spoken of the bonds and friendship that have made winning the 2013 JW Lees Wood Cup such a special experience for him. Humza, 17, has turned into one of the finest young pace bowlers in Lancashire since breaking into the first team at just 14. In just a few short years – Click here for more ….
Heywood turned in a brilliant performance in the field to set up the chance of victory at a rain-hit JW Lees Wood Cup final at Crimble. With Chris Kaye in the vanguard, Heywood restricted Walsden to 163-9 off their 50 overs, and reached 15-1 off 6.4 when the rains washed out proceedings. Crimble was in Click here for more ….
A superb display of swing bowling laid the foundations for Heywood’s march into the semi-finals of the JW Lees Wood Cup. They smashed Crompton by nine wickets at Crimble to book a clash with Clifton at the Salford club’s home ground, and delighted the home crowd with some superb individual performances to follow up on Click here for more ….
As victories rank, Heywood CC’s two-wicket defeat of Ormskirk yesterday must be up there with the greatest ever wins in the history of the famous club. Heywood had no professional, had lost four games in a row and were facing one of the top young sides in the county, on their own ground, in the Click here for more ….
Heywood’s season is in danger of falling apart at the seams after another worryingly poor performance. Last week, Heywood were blown away by Walsden, and this week Rochdale inflicted their second comfortable defeat in 24 hours – they beat Heywood on Friday in the T20 – on Bobby Cross’ side at Crimble. The cause of Click here for more ….
Ross Zelem entertained his home crowd with a superb hundred in the CLL Under-18s defeat of the Bolton League at Crimble yesterday. Zelem was simply splendid, continuing to impress with his ability to punish anything short of a length, and finished on 103 not out as his side chased down 181 for victory in front Click here for more ….
It’s now becoming a source of frustration for Heywood. For the third game in a row, Heywood were given no real chance to test themselves against the then prospective and now reigning CLL Champions. With Walsden in a precarious position and Heywood feeling on top, the rain which had been predicted put an end to Click here for more ….
Heywood were swept away by a talented Manchester University side at Crimble. They mustered just 106 all out chasing the University’s 202-9 off 50 overs. It was a good strength Heywood side that fell prey to some very good opening bowling, and they never recovered from the loss of some big early wickets. There were Click here for more ….
Ross Zelem was simply sensational in Heywood CC’s season-opening 132-run victory at Middleton today. In a great all-round performance – which boasted some exceptional, batting, fielding and bowling – Zelem stood out with a performance that showed the boy had become a man. He played all the shots in the book in an innings of Click here for more ….
Humza Naeem has declared himself fit to lead Heywood’s attack in the season opener at Middleton on Sunday. Naeem had been suffering with a shoulder problem, but will face Enfield on Saturday at Crimble too in the final pre-season game. Pro Travis Townsend makes his first appearance of the season with Heywood at full strength Click here for more ….
Heywood Under-18s set up a Taylor Cup final showdown with Whitaker Cup champions Rochdale after they demolished Royton by eight wickets at Crimble last night. Royton were never in with a shout really as they struggled against the new ball pairing of Humza Naeem and Andy Dawson and they stuttered to a below-par total of Click here for more ….
Heywood stayed in the hunt for CLL glory with a comprehensive defeat of a struggling Littleborough side at Hare Hill. It was a good toss to win for Heywood skipper Bobby Cross on a lively wicket, but it was a great performance with the ball that saw Boro dismissed for 101 and a solid performance Click here for more ….