May 262015

Team spirit has been a key to HeywoodHeywood skipper Danny Pawson says it’s important his young side stay “grounded” following their impressive start to the 2015 season. Heywood have played some excellent cricket this year, and in the last three fixtures – two against a strong Littleborough side – in three different competitions, have really stamped their authority on games. The rise Click here for more ….

Jul 052013

Joe Lovell makes a welcome return to the Heywood first team for a tough weekend of cricket. Crimble is the place for the clash with Clifton on Saturday, with the visitors boasting 10-wicket paceman Steve Cheetham among their ranks. Lovell comes in for Dale Latham but Latham returns to the squad for the visit to Click here for more ….

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Dec 132012

A couple of things I have forgotten to mention as work has taken a bit of a grip recently. Firstly, Clifton’s proposal to annul the decision of going to two, eight team division was voted out at the recent CLL AGM. The decision to split the league in two was agreed last year, but Clifton, Click here for more ….

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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Jun 132012

BIG Cup dates dominate another important weekend for Heywood Cricket Club’s table-topping sides. The first team entertain Littleborough while the second team go to Hare Hill on Saturday trying to extend their tremendous starts to the Central Lancashire League season. But arguably the greater expectations come on Sunday, when the senior side are at Milnrow Click here for more ….

May 212012

Heywood again held their nerve in difficult batting conditions to move into the second round of the John Willie Lees Wood Cup on Sunday. They scrambled home by six runs in a game that had a sizeable crowd on the edge of their seats all afternoon. Now Heywood face a tough trip to in-form Milnrow Click here for more ….

May 182012

hcc2svdale20001BY STEVE McHUGH: BOBBY Cross has challenged Heywood to “keep the momentum going” after his team’s perfect start to the season. The cock-a-hoop side are the only unbeaten side in the Central Lancashire League after four maximum-point victories, and followed up their latest victory at Rochdale with a seven-wicket verdict over Bolton Association side Flixton Click here for more ….

Jan 232012

John Kaye played for Heywood from 1982 to 1996 and was a member of the most successful youth sides in the club’s history. Here, he tells of why – despite forging a new career down south – Heywood CC is his first and biggest love. Reading the ramblings of the likes of the likes of Click here for more ….

Nov 252011

Andy Flower was overseas amateur for Heywood in 1989 (with John Abrahams as pro) and later professional in 1992-1993. With Andy as pro, we beat Middleton in the famous 1993 Wood Cup final, where VD Ball and Mike Kitchen played starring roles. Here are some of the pictures given to me by Yvonne Caveney, part Click here for more ….

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