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County championship: Briggs and Brown set up vital Sussex win

Sussex captain Luke Wright praised his bowlers for sparking the Glamorgan collapse that set up a county championship win that has kept alive their promotion hopes.

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Sussex u15s. Oliver Carter - Seaford, Tom Clark - Horsham, Henry Crocombe - Hailsham, Tom Gordon - Eastbourne, Tom Hinley - Lindfield,
Scott Lenham - Eastbourne, Max Lincoln - Preston Nomads, Dominic Morgan - Lindfield, Alastair Orr - Lindfield, Joe Pocklington - Eastbourne, Mason Robinson - Preston Nomads, Louis Storey - East Preston, Freddie Longley - Lindfield

Sussex under-15 win the Royal London ECB Cup final

A superb all round performance from Sussex under-15s resulted in Sussex being crowned the winners of the A Division Royal London ECB under-15 Cup Final.

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Alex Cooper couldn't save Aldwick / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Eastergate face second-spot shootout

Eastergate, Aldwick, Selsey and West Wittering were all in action on the penultimate weekend of the Invitation League season - with differing results.

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Chris Nash in action at Arundel. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160629-094031001

Openers are so solid for Sussex

The focus at Sussex this season has been very much on nurturing players for the future.

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Sussex skipper Luke Wright

County championship: Sussex and Glamorgan frustrated by weather

Only 19.3 overs were bowled on the third day at the SSE Swalec because of rain and bad light, and when play was called off at 5pm Glamorgan had reached for 149 for 2 – an overall lead of 118.

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Action from Chichester's win over Haywards Heath / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester and Stirlands keep up promotion pressure

The Sussex League season is boiling up nicely for Chichester Priory Park and Stirlands - both won their latest games to remain in the hunt for promotion.

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Eastbourne's Alistair Orr avoids being run out by Bognor's Charlie Hunter / Photo by Jon Rigby

Middleton miss T20 prize ... Extras top-score for Pagham

Middleton were in league and T20 action while other sides concentrate on just the league. And there was an afternoon to forget for Pagham’s batsmen.

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Chris Nash was the batting hero / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex collapse changes course of Glamorgan clash

Graham Wagg’s three wicket burst in four balls completely changed the course of Sussex’s innings and also the game as the visitors lost their last eight wickets for only 51 runs in 25 overs.

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County Championship: Archer takes career-best figures as Sussex dominate Glamorgan

Sixteen years ago to the day, Steve James created a new Glamorgan individual batting record of 309 not out against Sussex at Colwyn Bay, after Chris Adams had elected to field after winning the toss.

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Horsham Cricket Club winners of the Sussex Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup. Picture by Graham Carter SUS-160821-231252002

Horsham win Sussex T20 Cup

Tom Johnson was Man of the Match with 62 to help Horsham lift the Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup at the County Cricket Ground in Hove.

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Chi Priory Park's under-12s

Cricketing kids have thrilling end to memorable campaign

Chichester’s under-12s enjoyed a successful cricket week. Playing four games across the week, Chichester won two and had two winning draws.

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Kieran Baker bowls to help West Wittering to victory over Horsham III - and to promotion / Picture by Kate Shemilt

West Wittering’s wonders celebrate promotion

We’re coming to the end of the Invitation League season and there are mixed emotions around our local clubs.

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Stirlands, looking as picturesque as ever this season / Picture by Chris Hatton

Stirlands and Chichester keep promotion bids running

Stirlands and Chichester Priory Park continued their fine seasons with wins that boosted their promotion hopes.

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Matt Cooke of Middleton in recent action

Middleton’s league lead is trimmed... Bognor denied

It was a mixed week for our local sides in division three of the Susses Premier Cricket League.

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Ben Brown. Picture by Phil Westlake

Brown backing Sussex to mount late promotion bid

Sussex head to Cardiff to take on Glamorgan next Tuesday confident that they can still mount a promotion challenge in the Specsavers County Championship.

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Steve Magoffin finished off Gloucs / Picture by Phil Westlake

Magoffin wraps up vital championship win for Sussex

Sussex wasted no time completing their second win of the season in the Specsavers County Championship, requiring just 17 balls on the final day to take the last of the nine Gloucestershire wickets they needed to win by an innings and two runs.

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Ton-up Ben Brown

Brothers in arms make Sussex wait for county championship win

Brothers Jack and Matt Taylor produced some unexpected resistance to keep Sussex waiting for victory in their Specsavers County Championship clash at Hove.

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Luke Wells in action / Picture by Phil Westlake

Wells is a wonder to give Sussex hope at Hove

An unbeaten century from Luke Wells put Sussex in a strong position after two days of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Hove.

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Ed Joyce is away on international duty with Ireland Picture: Phil Westlake

Specsavers County Championship returns to Hove as Sussex face Gloucestershire

The Specsavers County Championship returns to The 1st Central County Ground, Hove tomorrow (Saturday) when Gloucestershire are the visitors to face Sussex (11.00am start).

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Eranga Dissangge starred with both bat and ball for Pagham on Saturday. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks16000835

Pagham’s faint survival hopes boosted with win over Bognor

Eranga Dissangge struck an unbeaten 105 to ensure Pagham scored just their second Sussex League Division 2 win of the season on Saturday.

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