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Niall O’Brien signs new two-year deal at Northants

Ireland wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien has signed a new two-year contract which will keep him at Wantage Road until 2013. The 29-year-old, who joined Northamptonshire from Kent in 2007, had been linked with a possible move to Hampshire but has decided … Continue reading

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Niall O’Brien hand injury is a blow for Ireland

Northamptonshire wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien has been forced to withdraw from Ireland’s squad for their one-day internationals against Pakistan in Belfast on May 28 and 30. O’Brien sustained a hand injury in his county’s Clydesdale Bank 40 win over Hampshire at … Continue reading

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O’Brien keeps fingers crossed on ICC’s World Cup strategy

Northamptonshire wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien hopes the International Cricket Council do reverse an initial decision not to allow qualification for the 2015 World Cup – otherwise fearing that a generation of Irish youngsters will be lost to the game. The 29-year-old … Continue reading

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