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County championship: Sussex and Glamorgan frustrated by weather

Only 19.3 overs were bowled on the third day at the SSE Swalec because of rain and bad light, and when play was called off at 5pm Glamorgan had reached for 149 for 2 – an overall lead of 118.

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Chris Nash was the batting hero / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex collapse changes course of Glamorgan clash

Graham Wagg’s three wicket burst in four balls completely changed the course of Sussex’s innings and also the game as the visitors lost their last eight wickets for only 51 runs in 25 overs.

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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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Broadwater celebrate a wicket this season

Broadwater crowned West Sussex Invitation League champions

Broadwater Cricket Club were crowned champions of the West Sussex Invitation League yesterday after collecting 14 points in a home draw with Felbridge & Sunnyside.

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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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Alex Smith took three wickets for Portslade on Saturday

Portslade stay in top two after draw at leaders

Portslade Cricket Club extended their lead over third-placed Mayfield on Saturday in the battle for promotion from Sussex League Division 3.

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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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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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Chris Jordan / Picture by Phil Westlake

Jordan stars with bat and ball as Sussex fight back in Essex

Chris Jordan started the second day at Castle Park by taking the last four Essex wickets to fall - and ended it frustrating the home bowlers with an unbeaten 59.

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Jofra Archer is making his county championship debut

Archer is Sussex’s sole success in Essex

Jofra Archer ripped out the cream of the Essex batting on his Specsavers County Championship debut for Sussex on the opening day at Castle Park.

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Thomas Stewart-Green claimed a five-wicket haul as Portslade defended 102 on Saturday

Portslade up to second with low-scoring success

Portslade Cricket Club moved up to second in Sussex League Division 3 after successfully defending 102 on Saturday.

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David Weise

Wiese return bolsters Sussex for Essex trip

David Wiese returns to the ranks as Sussex are back in Specsavers County Championship action tomorrow when they travel to Castle Park, Colchester, to take on Essex (11.00am).

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