Jan 142021

Sample 1Thanks to the incredible diligence of first Vernon Connolly and then Flo Cromarty the club has a wonderful record of players that have played in the first team at Heywood over the years. Along with player statistics and notable performances, each amateur player that has played for the first team since the records began has Click here for more ….

 January 14, 2021  2 Responses »
Jan 112021

Heywood in action circa 1984As part of our celebration of 100 years of cricket at Crimble we will be sharing some historic photographs from over the years. Not many will give a better perspective on the action than this photo taken around 1984/5 from the park and looking back across the ground to the pavilion. It was a fantastic Click here for more ….

 January 11, 2021  2 Responses »
Jan 102021

Crimble from above Queens Park2021 will see the 100th anniversary of cricket at one of the finest grounds in Lancashire. Heywood Cricket Club has been in existence since 1865 but it was only in 1921 that the club first played at the beautiful Crimble ground that is still its home today. Heywood had played at two other locations in Click here for more ….

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Jan 042021

HEYWOOD are looking forward optimistically to the 2021 cricket season – despite the current difficult times. The new Greater Manchester Cricket League campaign is scheduled to start on Saturday, April 17, when the senior side set off in Premier 2 with a trip to Glossop. The second team are in Division 3E and their opening Click here for more ….

 January 4, 2021  No Responses »
Dec 152020

Heywood Chairman, John Rhodes, has provided the following message for members and supporters: Well 2020 has been a funny old year and as I write this we can only hope that 2021 will be nearer normal. The club has survived in what can only be called the strangest of circumstances. We have been closed for Click here for more ….

 December 15, 2020  No Responses »
Dec 072020

EVIDENCE that Heywood’s senior side will have to be ready for action in 2021 comes with confirmation of the side being moved up a division in the Greater Manchester Cricket League (GMCL). The League has now ratified Heywood’s place in Premier Division 2, one rung below the top tier, following Greenmount’s move to the Lancashire Click here for more ….

 December 7, 2020  No Responses »
Oct 202020

Following today’s announcement that the region will now be back in the Tier 3 stage of lockdown tonight will be the last time the clubhouse will be open until further notice. The club committee would like to take the opportunity to thank all our staff, particularly Steve Cromarty, for the way in which they have Click here for more ….

 October 20, 2020  No Responses »
Oct 152020

Another sad day for the Heywood Cricket Club family yesterday with the news of the passing of long time member David Shepherd and former professional John Reid. Reid played for the club for 3 seasons from 1952-54 and famously did the double in his final season with an incredible 1,373 runs and 113 wickets, a Click here for more ….

 October 15, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 262020

IMG_0011With the final weekend of the season upon us the committee have agreed some winter opening times. This weekend we are open from midday on Saturday and Sunday with the 3rd team playing the final game of the summer on Sunday against Newton CC. Going forward the club will be open at 5pm on Saturday Click here for more ….

 September 26, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 242020

HEYWOOD Cricket Club has seen its re-arranged Greater Manchester League commitments for the 2020 season curtailed. But there will be an end-of-season extra for players and spectators this coming Sunday (July 27) with a 3rd X1 game against Derbyshire side Newton (12 30pm). The 1st X1 were due to host Bury on Saturday and the 3rd X1 had Click here for more ….

 September 24, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 222020

thumbnail_IMG_4438The 2020 season was never going to be about league positions or results, it was a season that was a bonus for players and supporters and a credit to the GMCL and all the administrators that made it happen. However, victory on Saturday away at Tottington St John’s meant that Sean Burrill’s side will finish Click here for more ….

 September 22, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 222020

Heywood’s third team made the trip to Walshaw for their final league match of the season knowing that victory would leave them in a share of top spot in the table and likely be crowned champions based on countback for most victories. The wicket looked good with a close cut outfield and a high scoring Click here for more ….

 September 22, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 162020

HEYWOOD teams feature in the penultimate round of re-arranged mini-league matches in the Greater Manchester League this coming weekend (September 19 and 20). The senior side face a trip to Bury area club Tottington St John’s on Saturday, and on the same day the second team are at home to Elton. The third team go Click here for more ….

 September 16, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 142020

The first team have gone to the top of the mini-league with two fixtures still to play in this shortened GMCL season. Having won the toss on a damp wicket skipper Sean Burrill elected to bat first and despite a steady start from Wes Hunt in particular the home side looked in trouble when they Click here for more ….

 September 14, 2020  No Responses »
Sep 142020

Heywood’s third team made the short trip to Bury for their penultimate game of the foreshortened season hoping to avenge their defeat earlier in the season and to make it a clean sweep over the weekend with both the first and second teams winning the previous day. Heywood won the toss and asked Bury to Click here for more ….

 September 14, 2020  No Responses »