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Club-mates delighted as Smith gets Sussex CCC chance

Eastergate cricketers are among those congratulating teenager Nick Smith after he was named among the new intake of youngsters that Sussex CCC are putting their faith in.

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Campaign: It’s official! Hunt is on for more umpires and refs

With the Sussex Premier Cricket League restructuring next year, there is a need for more umpires. With four panel umpires having left at the end of the 2016 season, the Sussex Association of Cricket Officials (SACO) are looking to recruit at least 15 more.

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Sussex begin promotion bid with Kent clash

Sussex will begin their bid for promotion to the top tier of the county championship at home to Kent - and will play a day-night championship match in June.

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New Sussex chief executive Rob Andrew and chairman Jim May

Former England fly-half Rob Andrew announced as new chief executive of Sussex

Sussex Cricket has today announced the appointment of Rob Andrew, former RFU Professional Rugby Director, as their new Chief Executive.
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The Sussex Academy intake

Sussex announce Academy intake for 2017

Sussex Cricket has announced their Academy intake for the 2017 season.

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Chichester Priory Park cricketers make Goodwood their home

Goodwood Cricket Club and Chichester Priory Park Cricket Club have announced a partnership that means that Priory’s first and second team’s home matches will be played at Goodwood.

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Stiaan van Zyl has signed a three-year contract with Sussex 
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Sussex announce signing of South African Stiaan van Zyl

Sussex Cricket have announced that South African all-rounder Stiaan van Zyl has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at The 1st Central County Ground.
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Rawlins signs professional contract but Hudson-Prentice is released by Sussex

Sussex Cricket have announced as part of a squad update that young all-rounder Delray Rawlins has signed a first professional contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

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Jonathan Trott with one if his fans in Chichester

Ex-England cricketer Trott tells all

Former England cricketer Jonathan Trott was one of the stars of this year’s Chichester Speakers’ Festival to talk about his new book, Unguarded: My Autobiography.

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Phil Salt. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-210711001

Batsman Phil Salt agrees new one-year contract with Sussex

Sussex’s Phil Salt has put pen to paper on a new one-year contract at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove.

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Video: Abidine Sakande signs two-year professional deal with Sussex

Fast bowler Abidine Sakande has signed a two-year professional contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

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Salthill's Andy Beal presents the cheque to Jasmine Barton of St Wilfrid's Hospice

Hospice benefits as cricket season comes to end

Salthill Cricket Club have presented a cheque to St Wilfrids Hospice for £737.97 – following the club’s fourth open day in August.

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Luke Wells signs new two-year contract with Sussex

Sussex batsman Luke Wells has put pen to paper on a new two-year contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

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David Bowden (left) receives his lifetime achiever award from former England captain Mike Gatting

Bowden bags lifetime achiever award

Sussex President David Bowden collected the prestigious lifetime achiever award at the recent ECB Natwest OSCA ceremony.

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Tymal Mills. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160923-125228001

Paceman Mills joins Gayle at Chittagong Vikings for BPL

Sussex speedster Tymal Mills has been snapped up by the Chittagong Vikings for the Bangaldesh Premier League.

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Chris Nash. Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-213212001

Chris Nash granted Testimonial Year by Sussex Cricket

Chris Nash has been granted a Testimonial Year in 2017 by Sussex.

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Sussex Premier Cricket League division make up revealed

The division make up of the Sussex Premier Cricket League has been revealed.

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Craig Cachopa. Sussex v Hampshire, NatWest T20. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160717-105950001

Craig Cachopa agrees early release from Sussex contract due to personal reasons

Sussex Cricket has announced that batsman Craig Cachopa has come to an agreement with the club for the early release from his contract, due to personal reasons.

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The teams line up for the Sussex Slog

It’s a (Sussex) slog for young cricketers

Two ten-year-old boys combined their love for cricket with raising more than £2,000 for Sussex charity the Sussex Snowdrop Trust by playing the inaugural invitation Sussex Slog cricket match, at Watersfield CC. 

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Danny Briggs was Sussex's star bowler on the final day / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex finish in fitting style - with a draw

It seemed only right that Sussex’s county championship season ended with another draw.

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