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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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Coetzer joins Northants on loan deal

Northamptonshire have signed Scotland international batsman Kyle Coetzer on loan from Durham for the rest of the season with a view to him completing a permanent move. The 27-year-old has struggled to break into Durham’s side this season and his … Continue reading

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Northants reward Burton with one-year contract

Northamptonshire have given former Gloucestershire and Middlesex seamer David Burton the chance to resurrect his county career. The 25-year-old, who played for Northamptonshire in the final County Championship match of last season against Leicestershire at Wantage Road, has impressed on … Continue reading

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Sales set to make Lord’s return for Northants

Former Northamptonshire captain David Sales is set for a return to County Championship action against Middlesex at Lord’s on Thursday August 11. The former England A batsman has not appeared in the competition for more than two months after he … Continue reading

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Best snapped up on month’s loan by Northants

Warwickshire have loaned out slow left-armer Paul Best to Midlands neighbours Northamptonshire for an initial one-month period. The 20-year-old former England Under-19 international has been recruited by Northamptonshire to strengthen their spin department and has gone straight into their side … Continue reading

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Willey contract extension more good news for Northants

Northamptonshire have secured the services of all-rounder David Willey on a new two-year contract. The 21-year-old son of former England and Northamptonshire batsman Peter Willey was due to be out of contract at the end of the season but has … Continue reading

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Northants joy as Brooks signs new two-year deal

Fast bowler Jack Brooks has ended speculation about his future by signing a new two-year contract with Northamptonshire. The 27-year-old former Oxfordshire player has been the subject of official 28-day approaches from five other counties, including Warwickshire and Yorkshire, but … Continue reading

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Brooks set to reject suitors and commit to Northants

Jack Brooks is set to give Northamptonshire a boost and disappoint five other counties by signing a new contract at Wantage Road. The former Oxfordshire fast bowler is out of contract at the end of the season and has already … Continue reading

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Brooks the target for clutch of acquisitive counties

Warwickshire are among the counties chasing Northamptonshire’s highly-rated seam bowler Jack Brooks as a possible signing for next season. Brooks, 27, is out of contract at the end of the summer and is already the subject of five formal 28-day … Continue reading

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Capel glad to be concentrating on four-day game again

Northamptonshire cannot wait to get back into County Championship action after a wretched campaign in the Friends Life t20. The county were unbeaten in all cricket at the start of the Twenty20 Cup in early June but then lost 11 of their … Continue reading

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