Aug 102015

A brilliant century from pro Rob NicolA TREMENDOUS double century stand between professional Rob Nicol and Bobby Cross set up an ultimately tense Heywood victory over Walsden at Crimble. Walsden looked in the box seat when they posted a challenging 236-5 from their 50 overs, but Nicol and Cross – coming together at 7-1 – tamed the visiting attack to such Click here for more ….

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Aug 032015

14-year-old Jack Morley bowled superbly on his first-team debutREPORT BY STEVE MCHUGH: HEYWOOD can reflect on their conclusive defeat by Walsden in the quarter-final of the Lancashire Cricket Board KO Cup as a missed opportunity. Walsden struggled to 148-6 from their 45 overs, a target that looked well within reach of the home side. Yet Heywood, after losing Bobby Cross and professional Rob 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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Jun 222015

HEYWOOD’S second team produced an outstanding all-round performance to topple second-placed Walsden by five wickets at Crimble. A delayed start, reduced overs and a further break for rain did not bode well for the longevity of the match – or for the exciting finale that eventually panned out. Heywood, having lost the toss and play Click here for more ….

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Aug 202014

REPORT BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood Seconds lost both their games this weekend, but against the two top sides, things could, perhaps, have been different. The seconds travelled to second placed Walsden with a much-depleted side that saw former chairman David Fare dragged out of retirement and 13 year old Jack Morley given his second team Click here for more ….

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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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Sep 262013

A crucial wicket in the Wood Cup finalIt was never going to be easy to predict how well Heywood were going to do in the new and ‘improved’ Central Lancashire League of 2013. With two divisions of eight teams, an untried overseas player and a very young team, sure there were hopes of going one step further than 2012 and winning the Click here for more ….

Sep 032013

Good runs for Mikey GroganA youthful Heywood Seconds side showed real skill before going down to league champions Walsden on Sunday at Scott Street. They posted a total of 177-7 against a strong attack and, had chances been taken and Heywood’s young attack not been affected by limitations on their spells, they could have defended this total. As it Click here for more ….

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Aug 282013

There is cricket at Crimble this weekend, with the Heywood CC 3rd XI hosting Walsden on Saturday. They then travel to South West Manchester on Sunday. Get down and support some of the club’s up and coming youngsters, as well as a few oldies! Heywood CC 3rd XI (v Walsden, h, Saturday. 12:00 meet, 13:15 start) R Click here for more ….

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