Aug 242015

KATEC0001BY STEVE MCHUGH: KATE Cross returned from England duty to help Heywood to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Royton at Crimble. The 23-year-old, who featured in the recent Women’s Ashes Test against Australia, claimed 4-29 in a lengthy, probing spell of 14 overs to topple the top order as the visitors eventually subsided for 85. Click here for more ….

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Jun 292015

A superb all-round performance HCC skipper from Danny PawsonHeywood bounced back from the disappointing performance on Saturday with a stunning 201 run victory over mid table Royton on Sunday. Visiting skipper Danny Pawson won the toss and elected to bat first and there were no signs of the run feast that was to follow as the Royton openers bowled a good line and Click here for more ….

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Jul 112014

Heywood have signed young Aussie-born Tom Cullen for the trip to Royton tomorrow. Cullen, 22, has a UK passport and is a wicket-keeper batsman. His full details and biography can be found here, and this season he has been playing for Westbury in the West of England Premier League. We welcome Tom for the first Click here for more ….

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May 292014

Heywood face a three-game weekend, if the weather finally shows some signs of improving. On Friday night, they entertain Middleton in their re-arranged Lees Bitter T20 clash from last week. The visitors sent Heywood packing at Towncroft last year, so revenge will be on Heywood’s mind, although Heywood did beat Middleton in the John Willie Click here for more ….

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Aug 102013

933907_399049646862094_90449130_nSean Burrill and Simon Dawson produced their best ever performances for Heywood seconds as they hammered Royton by 135 runs at Crimble. Batting first, Heywood found themselves in trouble at 69-6 when Burrill strode to the crease. He didn’t take long to get into his stride and started driving well, putting on 57 for the Click here for more ….

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May 262013

Ben ThulbornCaptain Ben Thulborn led from the front to take Heywood under-15s to area National KO Cup victory at Crimble. The Heywood opening bat made a smart, retired 52 to take Heywood past Royton’s decent total of 103 off 20 overs, and set up a clash with the Saddleworth League winners in the next stage of Click here for more ….

Sep 032012

For a second successive day, Heywood seconds’ failed to turn up and paid the ultimate price. Another poor performance with the bat left Heywood’s bowlers with it all to do at home to Royton, and on an improving wicket and quicker outfield, Heywood were always in trouble after posting just 139-9 off 47 overs. Royton’s Click here for more ….

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Sep 032012

Heywood CC continued their superb run of form to defeat Royton at the Paddock, keeping the pressure firmly on Walsden at the top of the CLL First Division table. They romped to another crushing victory – their ninth successive league win – bowling Royton out on their own turf for just 107, then knocking off Click here for more ….

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Aug 252012

Rd 1: Heywood 171-8 (A Dawson 53) Clifton 158-9 (Smethurst 3-24, A Dawson 3-31) Cruising on 136-5 with Andy Dawson and Wes Hunt (38) playing well, Heywood suffered a mini-collapse to find themselves on 138-8, before Scott Jones and veteran Rick Purser put on what proved to be a crucial ninth-wicket partnership of 33. Clifton Click here for more ….

Aug 022012

Last night’s (Wednesday’s) Taylor Cup semi-final clash between Heywood and Royton was abandoned without a ball being bowled. However, the match has been re-arranged to next Wednesday at Crimble (unless I hear otherwise) which means we still have our chance of reaching the final. I am usually critical of the league and their rules, but Click here for more ….

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