Oct 242013

Travis Townsend at Milnrow last season. Milnrow will be missed, especially after the excellent pork pie incident.To all but a few ultra-conservative traditionalists in the Central Lancashire League, change has been long overdue in this most old-fashioned of leagues. The past decade has seen some clubs blossom on and off the field, while others have become a shadow of their former selves, either through neglect, social change, lack of enthusiasm from Click here for more ….

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Jul 012013

Travis Townsend comes down to Babar Naeem and hits him for sixA superb, controlled innings of 67 from professional Travis Townsend set Heywood up for an excellent 52-run defeat of Milnrow at Ladyhouse. On a bowler-friendly, old-fashioned Milnrow pitch that looked as though it hadn’t seen the underneath of its own covers for some time, the South African produced an innings of high-quality and restraint that Click here for more ….

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Apr 222013

Bobby Cross hits out on his way to 35Youthful vigour, natural talent and desire. Three key qualities that made the difference in a thriller of a game at Crimble. Rain had, as predicted, taken a huge chunk out of Milnrow’s visit to Heywood in the first of five clashes with the Rochdale side this season. Heywood had done well to post a total Click here for more ….

Oct 252012

Attached in full is the draw for the 2013 LCB KO Cup. Heywood kick off their campaign with a trip to Milnrow on or before Sunday 12 May. This is a game neither side would really want as we will now be playing each other at least five times this coming season. If we beat Click here for more ….

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Aug 192012

Heywood’s bowlers and fielders turned in their best performance for 82 years as they simply obliterated Milnrow at Ladyhouse on Saturday. Not since 1930 – when Middleton were blown away for just 18 at Towncroft – had a Heywood side bowled a side out for a total as paltry as the 24 that Milnrow managed. Click here for more ….

Aug 192012

Mark Wright defied Father Time with a performance from the archives as Heywood seconds continued their march to the CLL Second Division Title. Wright – the second-highest first team run scorer in the club’s history but now into his 50s – was called into the side to face Milnrow at home at the last minute Click here for more ….

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Jul 202012

  REPORT BY ROB MORLEY: Heywood Under-11s faced an away trip to Milnrow in the penultimate league game of the season with hopes and aspirations of a four-point haul to ensure they remained in the title hunt along with Milnrow and Middleton. Despite the weather forecast indicating heavy rain, the clouds cleared through the day Click here for more ….

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Jun 182012

BY STEVE McHUGH: TO go out of the John Willie Lees Wood Cup to a determined Milnrow side is no shame on Heywood. But the manner of their defeat in the quarter-final of the Central Lancashire Cricket League’s premier knockout competition was disappointing to their travelling contingent at Ladyhouse. Heywood, unbeaten in the league, eventually Click here for more ….

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