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County Championship: Archer takes career-best figures as Sussex dominate Glamorgan

Sixteen years ago to the day, Steve James created a new Glamorgan individual batting record of 309 not out against Sussex at Colwyn Bay, after Chris Adams had elected to field after winning the toss.

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Three Bridges 2nds captain Sohail Shah lifts the Sussex Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup SUS-160821-231436002

Three Bridges win Sussex 2nd XIs T20 Cup

Three Bridges Cricket Club won the Sussex Cricket League Gray-Nicolls T20 2nd XIs Cup final beating Hastings & St Leonards by 36 runs.

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Horsham Cricket Club winners of the Sussex Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup. Picture by Graham Carter SUS-160821-231252002

Horsham win Sussex T20 Cup

Tom Johnson was Man of the Match with 62 to help Horsham lift the Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup at the County Cricket Ground in Hove.

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Chi Priory Park's under-12s

Cricketing kids have thrilling end to memorable campaign

Chichester’s under-12s enjoyed a successful cricket week. Playing four games across the week, Chichester won two and had two winning draws.

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Kieran Baker bowls to help West Wittering to victory over Horsham III - and to promotion / Picture by Kate Shemilt

West Wittering’s wonders celebrate promotion

We’re coming to the end of the Invitation League season and there are mixed emotions around our local clubs.

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Stirlands, looking as picturesque as ever this season / Picture by Chris Hatton

Stirlands and Chichester keep promotion bids running

Stirlands and Chichester Priory Park continued their fine seasons with wins that boosted their promotion hopes.

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Matt Cooke of Middleton in recent action

Middleton’s league lead is trimmed... Bognor denied

It was a mixed week for our local sides in division three of the Susses Premier Cricket League.

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Ben Brown. Picture by Phil Westlake

Brown backing Sussex to mount late promotion bid

Sussex head to Cardiff to take on Glamorgan next Tuesday confident that they can still mount a promotion challenge in the Specsavers County Championship.

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Steve Magoffin finished off Gloucs / Picture by Phil Westlake

Magoffin wraps up vital championship win for Sussex

Sussex wasted no time completing their second win of the season in the Specsavers County Championship, requiring just 17 balls on the final day to take the last of the nine Gloucestershire wickets they needed to win by an innings and two runs.

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Ton-up Ben Brown

Brothers in arms make Sussex wait for county championship win

Brothers Jack and Matt Taylor produced some unexpected resistance to keep Sussex waiting for victory in their Specsavers County Championship clash at Hove.

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Luke Wells in action / Picture by Phil Westlake

Wells is a wonder to give Sussex hope at Hove

An unbeaten century from Luke Wells put Sussex in a strong position after two days of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Hove.

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Ed Joyce is away on international duty with Ireland Picture: Phil Westlake

Specsavers County Championship returns to Hove as Sussex face Gloucestershire

The Specsavers County Championship returns to The 1st Central County Ground, Hove tomorrow (Saturday) when Gloucestershire are the visitors to face Sussex (11.00am start).

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Eranga Dissangge starred with both bat and ball for Pagham on Saturday. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks16000835

Pagham’s faint survival hopes boosted with win over Bognor

Eranga Dissangge struck an unbeaten 105 to ensure Pagham scored just their second Sussex League Division 2 win of the season on Saturday.

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Rio 2016: Sussex’s Mitchell leads Great Britain into Olympics semi-finals after sudden death drama

Great Britain’s rugby 7s squad, lead by Cuckfield’s Tom Mitchell, won a tense Olympics quarter-final, beating Argentina 5-0 thanks to a sudden death try by Dan Bibby.

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Sussex paceman Tymal Mills was part of the Lashings team

Lashings superstars win at Worthing

A host of world-class cricketers were at the Manor Ground this afternoon when Worthing hosted the Lashings All Stars.

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Kia Super League: Smith takes best figures as Vipers qualify for finals day

Linsey Smith grabbed four wickets to boast the Kia Super League’s best bowling figures so far – as the Southern Vipers beat Yorkshire Diamonds by 54 runs to qualify for Finals Day.

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DM16114309a.jpg Cricket: Broadwater v Crawley Down (batting). Dave Ward. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160205-204810001

The umpiring journey: A few firsts to test my knowledge

In the last two week’s a I have had a few firsts.

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Stuart Whittingham signs Sussex deal

Roffey’s Whittingham says two-year Sussex contract is ‘dream come true’

Fast bowler Stuart Whittingham says it is a dream come true to sign a two-year deal at Sussex.

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Luke Wells

Napier denies Sussex - and it’s yet another draw

Colchester-born Graham Napier marked his last innings at Castle Park by not only helping Essex save the game against Sussex, but helping himself to his first County Championship century for four years.

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Bognor's new ladies' team

Ladies’ cricket team make their Bognor bow

This week’s round-up from around the cricket grounds is led by a bit of history being made in Bognor - as the town’s new ladies’ team play their first game.

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