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Sussex announce restructuring of coaching hierarchy

Sussex are restructuring their coaching set-up for 2012 which will see Mark Davis and Carl Hopkinson effectively swap roles. Hopkinson, who retired from playing in 2009 to join the coaching staff at Hove, will take over from Davis in terms … Continue reading

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Bransgrove hails Rose Bowl sale as positive news

Rod Bransgrove has called it “a positive development” after The Rose Bowl’s future was secured by Eastleigh Borough Council, which has bought Hampshire’s ground and headquarters for £6.5m. Bransgrove, chairman of Rose Bowl plc, has already ploughed a similar sum … Continue reading

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Youngsters to the fore on Sussex’s Caribbean trip

  The absence of several players because of international commitments has opened the way for Sussex’s Twenty20 greenhorns to get a chance to impress in the Caribbean next month. The Sharks have named a 14-man squad for the Caribbean Twenty20 … Continue reading

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Mascarenhas delighted to extend long Hampshire career

Former England all-rounder Dimi Mascarenhas has signed a new two-year contract with Hampshire – extending his county career to a possible 18th season. Masarenhas, who made his Hampshire debut as a teenager more than 15 years ago, will also captain … Continue reading

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Prior looks forward to “landmark” Sussex benefit

Eleven years after making his Sussex debut, Matt Prior has been awarded a benefit by the county for 2012. The 29-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman’s appearances for his county are limited these days by England commitments. A fixture in the Test side for … Continue reading

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Brown strengthens place in Sussex squad with new deal

Sussex’s emerging wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Brown has received a belated birthday present after agreeing a new contract. After turning 23 on November 23, Brown’s new one-year extension ties him to the county to the end of 2013 and comes at the end … Continue reading

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Howell confirms he is looking for move from Hampshire

Hampshire all-rounder Benny Howell is looking for another county after becoming frustrated by his lack of opportunities in the LV County Championship last season. The 23-year-old has had more opportunities in the limited-overs formats since making his senior debut last … Continue reading

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Nash deal underlines his value to Sussex

Sussex are looking to build future teams around opener Chris Nash after confirming that the 28-year-old batsman has signed a new contract. A one-year extension to his current terms means Nash, who first represented the county at the age of … Continue reading

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Caribbean trip to aid domestic ambition: Robinson

Sussex coach Mark Robinson is convinced a fortnight playing Twenty20 in the West Indies in January can improve the Sharks’ chances of landing the domestic title again. The county will follow in the footsteps of Hampshire and Somerset, who competed … Continue reading

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Sussex “close to my heart” says Prior

Matt Prior said he had no hesitation in extending his Sussex contract for a further two years after the England wicketkeeper-batsman agreed a new deal which will keep him at Hove until the end of the 2013 season. Prior made his … Continue reading

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