Sep 092015

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 ….

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Jul 222015

NOT all Heywood supporters, many of whom rely on their Club handbooks for information, may be aware of an attractive double header at Crimble this coming weekend. We entertain Norden as per the established fixtures on Saturday, July 25 (1.30pm), and were due to travel to Littleborough the following day. The latter has now been Click here for more ….

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May 262015

Team spirit has been a key to HeywoodHeywood skipper Danny Pawson says it’s important his young side stay “grounded” following their impressive start to the 2015 season. Heywood have played some excellent cricket this year, and in the last three fixtures – two against a strong Littleborough side – in three different competitions, have really stamped their authority on games. The rise Click here for more ….

Aug 262014

Vital early wickets for James Mills at Hare Hill on SaturdayREPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood seconds edged closer to mathematical safety in the top flight of the Second Division after a tense weekend. On Saturday, the seconds travelled to Littleborough in a must-win game against the side currently lying bottom of the Premier League table. On paper, Heywood appeared stronger than in recent games and Click here for more ….

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Aug 152014

REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood 2nds entertained Littleborough at Crimble on Saturday in a crucial bottom of the table clash. Fresh from their victory the previous weekend luck appeared to be with the home team when, for the first time in months, home captain Roger Smethurst won the toss and promptly elected to bat first. Click here for more ….

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Jul 042014

Cobus PienaarHeywood have secured the services of two quality pros for the big weekend ahead. Cricket chairman David Fare has had the thankless task of trying to fill the gap left by Farhaan Behardien, who returned to South Africa following the Wood Cup second round defeat of Monton and Weaste. This week, Heywood entertain Werneth in Click here for more ….

Jul 022014

Heywood face their biggest game of the season this weekend. On Saturday, they play host to Werneth, but on Sunday it’s the big clash with Littleborough in the semi-final of the JW Lees Wood Cup. Heywood are almost at full strength for both games at Crimble, and will be hoping for some sunshine to attract Click here for more ….

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Jun 052014

Heywood start a testing weekend at Norden on Friday in the T20 Cup. Last week they beat Middleton (a report still to come, sorry) and now victory over Norden will move them a step closer to qualification for the semis. On Saturday, Heywood host Littleborough, while the seconds travel to Hare Hill. On Sunday, the Click here for more ….

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Aug 032013

Celebrations after a fine victoryHeywood warmed up for the JW Lees Wood Cup final with a well-deserved four-wicket victory at Hare Hill On a difficult wicket for the batsmen, pro Travis Townsend was the headliner with the ball against the talented Littleborough batting line-up, taking 6-29 off 15.5 accurate overs. Then, faced with some fine slow bowling from Chris Click here for more ….

Jun 152013

Travis Townsend, who shared in a 145 run partnership with the excellent Danny PawsonHeywood made it two fine wins in a row as they administered a thorough thrashing to Littleborough at Hare Hill. Beaten convincingly by Boro at Crimble last month, Bobby Cross’s side were evidently buoyed by their magnificent victory over Ormskirk last week in the LCB KO and hammered the home side by seven wickets. It Click here for more ….

May 222013

Andy Dawson on his way to 77 off just 28 balls at Woodhouse Lane last yearThere’s a big weekend of cricket ahead for all the club’s senior teams. On Saturday, it’s the start of the T20 and Heywood travel to Middleton (2pm start). Heywood reached the semi-finals last season, only to lose to Littleborough, and will be tested on the excellent Towncroft pitch. It’s another chance for Andy Dawson to Click here for more ….

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