May 122015

Runs for Sean BurrillHeywood seconds showed the form they are capable of to bounce back from defeat at Clifton to beat Unsworth by four runs in a really tense game. They went down to a 47-run defeat to a strong Clifton second team, managing only 126 as they chased a good target of 179. There were, however, encouraging Click here for more ….

Sep 142014

Sean Burrill in full flow against WernethREPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood seconds put in a great all-round performance when they faced Werneth at Crimble last week. The previous days game against Clifton was washed out despite the best efforts of both teams, but the following day made up for it thanks to some excellent performances with both bat and ball, which Click here for more ….

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Sep 012014

An excellent knock from the classy Sean BurrillHeywood seconds secured their survival in the top division of second team cricket for 2015 with a well-deserved victory at Rochdale. Having narrowly lost to the Redbrook side the previous Sunday, Heywood turned up confident of overturning that result. Heywood were asked to bat in wet conditions and were indebted to a fine innings of Click here for more ….

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Apr 292014

BOOTH0001Heywood seconds made it back-to-back victories with a well-deserved four-wicket defeat of Rochdale at Redbrook. A fine all-round batting performance from Heywood was the key to victory, overhauling Rochdale’s target of 193 for the loss of six wickets and with six overs to go. Sean Burrill and Matt Hood were the top scorers with 37 Click here for more ….

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Jan 202014

Heywood under-13s enjoyed a successful start to their indoor cricket league campaign at Castleton. They won both their fixtures, against Glodwick and Uppermill, and showed the benefits from some good indoor training sessions. MATCH 1 Led by captain Jack Morley, the strong-looking Heywood side first took on Glodwick, a club who have got an excellent Click here for more ….

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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Apr 232013

Ben Thulborn in action at Worlsey. PIC: Mike JacksonThree stand-out performances from Heywood youngsters helped the club’s third team to a 48-run, rain-reduced victory at Worlsey. First, Ben Thulborn (74) and Sean Burrill (71) helped Heywood post a total of 203 all out. Then left-armer Sean Chapman caused havoc in the Worlsey ranks to finish with the outstanding figures of 6-14 off 6 Click here for more ….

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Apr 162012

Heywood CC’s 3rd XI enjoyed a comfortable victory in their Frank Bailey Trophy clash with Winton. Pete Mills’ side – a mixture of experience and young talent – cruised to a seven-wicket victory at Winton, which included some encouraging performances. Mills, Sean Chapman and Tom McGoldrick all picked up two wickets as Winton made 119-7 Click here for more ….

Mar 112012

Local MP Jim Dobbin was down at Crimble on Saturday to hand over the cheque for £50,000 for the new nets to the club. The grant comes from Sport England, and was gratefully received by vice chairman John Rhodes and first-team skipper Bobby Cross. (Full story and better picture than mine to come shortly) It Click here for more ….

Sep 072011

Sean Chapman was the only real ray of light on an otherwise gloomy day for Heywood’s 3rd XI at Winton last Sunday. Chapman took his first senior wickets for the club in the 170-run defeat, ending up with an impressive five-wicket haul in Winton’s mammoth total of 269-9 off their 45 overs. Heywood were bowled Click here for more ….

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