Oct 192018

Bowling All TimeIn what we hope will be a series of interesting articles for club supporters we are going to look back on some of the best players to have played for the club, whether over a whole career or just for one season. We will look at both professionals and amateurs and a variety of different Click here for more ….

Aug 012016

Chris Humphreys led from the frontHEYWOOD’S third successive victory shows they should have nothing to fear in the inaugural Greater Manchester Premier League season. They moved to fourth from bottom after making harder work than necessary of a three-wicket defeat of fellow strugglers Bury. But the past fortnight has shown that Heywood can look forward to continuing climbing the table Click here for more ….

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Jul 182016

CHRIS0001IT was only by a nerve-tingling three-run margin in a truncated match played in difficult conditions, but rarely can a victory have been so welcome at Crimble. Heywood’s three-run defeat of Unsworth was only their second Greater Manchester Premier League victory of the season, but the crucial five points lifts them off the bottom of Click here for more ….

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May 302016

SID0001HEYWOOD’S defeat at Denton St Lawrence in the Premier Division of the Greater Manchester League was not totally surprising against a side going well in the inaugural season of the Greater Manchester Premier League. But the manner of their 128-run clobbering was certainly a cause for concern.  The Saints racked up a useful but not Click here for more ….

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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Jun 152015

A great, unbeaten knock from Bobby CrossHow fitting it was that Heywood produced their best performance since they beat Ormskirk in 2013 to end the most special weekend in the club’s history. Friday night’s 150th Anniversary  Dinner at Crimble was a fantastic evening, a one-off, and the feelgood factor flowed through to Sunday as the first team moved into the last Click here for more ….

Aug 252014

CROSSSSBY STEVE McHUGH: HEYWOOD’S recent revival was emphasised by a convincing defeat of struggling Rochdale at Redbrook. The only disappointing feature of an eight-wicket victory, with Bobby Cross making an almost faultless, unbeaten 86, was that they did not take all five points! Heywood had a grip on the Rochdale innings, after they put the Click here for more ….

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Apr 252014

Captain Undaunted: Roger SmethurstSkipper Roger Smethurst and the cool head of Chris Booth saw Heywood seconds home to a tense opening day victory at home to Littleborough. The pair came together with the home side on 85-7 chasing 137 for victory. But they played patiently, ran surprisingly well and with Booth playing strongly through the wide-open leg-side they 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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Jun 102013

A great innings by Wes HuntWes Hunt continued to shine at Redbrook with the match-winning performance as Heywood Seconds thrashed Rochdale on their own turf on Saturday. Hunt, 19, had won the man of the match award last week in the delayed Under-18s Taylor Cup final victory over the same opponents. And on a pitch that has clearly benefited from Click here for more ….

May 062013

Simon Dawson in action pre-curly hairIt was the Simon Dawson show for Heywood Seconds at Crimble in the six wicket defeat of Rochdale on Saturday. He was in superb all-round form for Roger Smethurst’s side, first taking 4-41 to help keep Rochdale to 127, then he smashed a superb 71 as Heywood chased down their total with half the overs Click here for more ….

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Sep 202012

BY SCOTT McHUGH: Although he ended up without the silverware he deserved, seconds skipper Roger Smethurst and his players can look back with pride on 2012. They demonstrated the skills and team ethic they possess nearly all the way through a long, hard and often cold season and we should not be at all harsh Click here for more ….

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