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Contrasts of Cork and Chilton remembered in retirement

As cricketers, and characters, Mark Chilton and Dominic Cork did not have a great deal in common. The fact that they happened to announce their retirement on the same day provides a chance to relish the contrast between the two. … Continue reading

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Cork and Hampshire to go their separate ways

Hampshire have confirmed that Dominic Cork’s contract will not be renewed. The news comes after the Hampshire captain was dropped for the last two LV County Championship matches following an improvement in form under the leadership of Jimmy Adams. And Cork … Continue reading

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Cork keeping future plans close to his chest

Dominic Cork may yet extend his county career to a 23rd season following Hampshire’s semi-final defeat at Friends Life t20 Finals Day.   Whether that is with Hampshire remains to be seen. Relegation to the second division may persuade his … Continue reading

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Rumours link Hampshire captain Cork with move to Essex

Much discussion during the Colchester festival in the past few days has surrounded suggestions that former England bowler and current Hampshire captain Dominic Cork could be heading to Essex. The county were remaining tight-lipped concerning rumours about the 40 year-old, … Continue reading

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Cork bullish about Hampshire’s survival chances

Dominic Cork insists Hampshire can retain their LV County Championship first division status as well as their Friends Life t20 title. Hampshire have qualified for the t20 quarter-finals as South Group winners, but now return to four-day action with a … Continue reading

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Stoke City fan Cork hoping to make Wembley date

Hampshire captain Dominic Cork has invited Stoke City manager Tony Pulis to the Rose Bowl – once the FA Cup final is over. A LV County Championship win inside three days against Yorkshire at Headingley this week would be the … Continue reading

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More injury heartache for Ashes hero Jones

Playing only his second LV County Championship in nearly three years, 2005 Ashes hero Simon Jones has suffered another injury setback. Hampshire are confident Jones will be fully fit again by the end of the month but the 32-year-old former … Continue reading

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The perfect start to the season: Benj Moorehead

“The first ball of the season to be bowled by Simon Jones,” said an announcement at the Rose Bowl. I’m not sure what was more heartening, that we were about to see the first ball of the season or that … Continue reading

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Captain Cork plans to play every game

He will be 40 before the end of the season, but Dominic Cork intends to play every game for Hampshire this year. After leading Hampshire to Friends Provident t20 success and LV County Championship survival in Dimi Mascarenhas’s absence at … Continue reading

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Cork junior joins Derbys academy

Derbyshire supporters have looked forward to the time when the county club’s academy would bring through the next Cork, Barnett or Morris. Now there is a new Cork on the county’s books, with Dominic’s 15-year-old son Greg among the new … Continue reading

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