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Ratcliffe confirms inaugural Abberley memorial match

Warwickshire’s current players will have the chance to test themselves against some of the greats from the county’s past in the inaugural Neal Abberley Memorial Match in September. The match between Warwickshire and a side raised by the Warwickshire Old … Continue reading

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Plans under way for Neal Abberley memorial match

Warwickshire’s former cricketers are planning a Memorial Match to honour Neal Abberley, the former county batsman and coach, who died in August. The match is still at the planning stage but it is being organised by Jason Ratcliffe, the new … Continue reading

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Giles reveals a personal motivation for winning county title

Ashley Giles, Warwickshire’s director of cricket, has revealed that honouring the memory of Neal Abberley is his motivation for wanting to win the County Championship this season. Warwickshire enter this week’s final round of matches as leaders for the first … Continue reading

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Brown dedicates Warwicks’ Second XI title to Abberley

Warwickshire have dedicated their success in winning the Second XI Championship for the first time in 15 years to the late Neal Abberley. Abberley, who died last month from a lung condition aged 67, was in charge when Warwickshire last … Continue reading

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Coventry chosen for Second XI showpiece match

Warwickshire have chosen Coventry & NW’s Binley Road ground as the venue for the Second XI Championship final against Glamorgan from September 6 to 9. Warwickshire, who were beaten by Surrey in last season’s final, topped the North Group earlier … Continue reading

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Warwickshire consider permanent Abberley memorial

Warwickshire are considering a permanent memorial to Neal Abberley, their long serving batting coach and former opening batsman, who died last week from a lung condition. Abberley’s funeral will take place in Knowle near Solihull on August 22 but there … Continue reading

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Giles leads tributes as Warwickshire mourn Abberley

Warwickshire are mourning their batting coach and former batsman Neal Abberley who died in hospital early today (August 8) aged 67. Abberley had been battling with a lung condition for some time but he had been working on a part-time basis … Continue reading

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