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Vaas arranges Sri Lanka training trip for Northants trio

Northamptonshire are sending three batsmen on a pre-season training camp to Sri Lanka. David Murphy and Ben Howgego will spend three weeks on the island and they will be joined there for the first ten days by opening batsmen Stephen … Continue reading

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Trio of former players are mourned by Northants

  Northamptonshire are mourning three of their former players whose deaths have been have just been made known to the club. Doug Greasley, a middle order batsman and slow left-arm bowler, died in Northampton last month aged 85. Greasley, a … Continue reading

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Smith looking forward to starting work at Wantage Road

Former Leicestershire chief executive David Smith will return to county cricket next week when he takes charge of Northamptonshire. The former Warwickshire opening batsman has had 18 months out of the game since his sudden departure from Grace Road but … Continue reading

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Capel welcomes signing of seamer Sweeney

Northamptonshire have signed right-arm seam bowler Sam Sweeney on a two-year contract. The former Lancashire Under-19 player made his senior county debut for Northamptonshire in a Clydesdale Bank 40 group match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston in August. Sweeney, 21, also … Continue reading

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Northants also plan to steer clear of Euro 2012 clash

Northamptonshire have moved their Friends Life t20 match against Glamorgan at Wantage Road next June to avoid a direct clash with England’s Euro 2012 football group match against Sweden. The Glamorgan match was due to be played in Northampton on … Continue reading

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David Smith makes return to cricket at Northants

Northamptonshire have announced the appointment of former Warwickshire opening batsman David Smith as their new chief executive. Smith, 55, has been  out of cricket for 18 months since he resigned as Leicestershire’s chief executive in June 2010. He has been working … Continue reading

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Brooks aims to improve one-day skills on EPP trip

Northamptonshire seamer Jack Brooks intends to use next month’s trip to South Africa with the England Performance Programme squad as an opportunity to improve his one-day skills. Brooks was not in the initial EPP squad but was added along with … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Peters and Daggett extend Northants contracts

Northamptonshire have secured the services of opening batsman Stephen Peters and seamer Lee Daggett on contract extensions that will keep them at Wantage Road at least until the end of the 2013 season. Peters, who has spent six years with … Continue reading

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New contract extends Middlebrook’s Northants career

Northamptonshire off-spinner James Middlebrook has signed a new two-year contract which will keep him at Wantage Road until the end of 2013. The 34-year-old Yorkshireman faced an uncertain future in first-class cricket when he was released by Essex two years … Continue reading

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