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Owzat! Your chance to become a cricket umpire

Next year will see a major change to cricket which will have an impact on ECB Association of Cricket Officials members whether a scorer or an umpire with the introduction of the new Laws of Cricket.

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Matt McLean touches down one of his three tries. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Davies hails Raiders' players for solid effort in Barnstaple win

Worthing Raiders' players were hailed for a ‘solid effort’ on Saturday after they beat Barnstaple 36-29 in National 2 South.

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Sussex players Ben Brown and Luke Wells with Parafix Managing Director, Michael Punter and Sussex Crickets Chief Executive, Rob Andrew.

Parafix extend One-Day Cup shirt sponsorship

Parafix have agreed to continue their sponsorship of Sussex Sharks’ Royal London One-Day Cup shirt for a further two seasons.

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Chris Coleman is Sussex Crickets new Head of Community Cricket.

Chris Coleman appointed Head of Community Cricket at Sussex

Chris Coleman has been appointed Head of Community Cricket at Sussex. He will join the organisation on Monday 8th January 2018.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

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Sussex last welcomed Australia to Hove in July 2013 for a three-day match

Sussex to play Australia in 2018

New Head Coach, Jason Gillespie won’t be the only Australian heading to The 1st Central County Ground in 2018.
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The Specsavers County Championship returns to The 1st Central County Ground on Friday 27th April 2018

Cricket fixtures: Sussex start County Championship with a trip to Edgbaston

Sussex will start the 2018 Specsavers County Championship Division Two season on Friday April 13 with a trip to Edgbaston to take on relegated Warwickshire.

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Ed Cassidy

On Your Marks: Startling statistic opened my eyes

In my conversion with Ed Cassidy a senior manager in mental health commissioning for Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex CCGs (see last week’s column) he told me a startling statistic that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime.

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Former Sussex and England wicketkeeper, Tim Ambrose, was discovered via the clubs Open Trial Day

‘X-Factor’ of cricket returns to Hove

Sussex’s hunt for undiscovered cricketing talent returns with our annual Open Trial Day at the The 1st Central County Ground, Hove on Friday 12th January 2018.

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Ed Cassidy, a senior manager in mental health commissioning for Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex CCGs

On Your Marks: Life is stressful, and we want to make it less so

In the first of these columns, I spoke to Dr Minesh Patel from the CCG, and something he said really resonated with me. He said that he had prescribed someone with anxiety and depression to do a parkrun - and it really helped.
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On Your Marks: Lunges and skipping are my mortal enemies!

The first steps to my target to do a half marathon in six months are well and truly passed. I completed my first 5km run two weeks ago - The Poppy Run at Clapham Common.

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Will Sheffield

Sussex Boys Academy welcomes first Aldridge student

Will Sheffield has become the first boy from the Aldridge Cricket Academy (ACA) to be accepted into Sussex Cricket’s Academy.

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George Garton signs the contract extension that keeps him at The 1st Central County Ground until at least 2020.

Garton signs contract extension

Left-arm fast bowler, George Garton will be staying at Sussex until at least the end of the 2020 season after signing a two-year contract extension.
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George Garton in action for Sussex during the 2017 season.

Sussex seamer Garton joins up with England squad

Sussex left-arm seamer, George Garton, will join the England squad in Australia having been called up for the side’s final warm-up match before the Ashes series gets underway.

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Debby Scott

On Your Marks: ‘It’s mostly a case of mind over matter’

At my first visit to the Tilgate parkrun (see last week’s column), I bumped into Debby Scott, who I knew through her husband James.

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Chris Nash celebrates a century for Sussex. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Batsman Nash signs for Nottinghamshire

Horsham’s Chris Nash has signed for Nottinghamshire a week after leaving Sussex.

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Ready to run round Tilgate Lake

On Your Marks: First attempt at a parkrun did not go to plan, but what a great event

If you have followed my column, you will know I am targeting to run a half marathon in six month’s time.

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Caught out! I here I am in snacking mode

On Your Marks: Don’t have a target weight, have a target waist size

It’s week two of my challenge to get fit and healthier and this week I am going to focus on diet.
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Carl Stocker

Stocker steps down as Ferringjoint boss

Carl Stocker has stepped down as joint manager of Ferring and said: "I tried my best but it wasn't good enough."
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'One big' Sussex Cricket League will start in 2018 after majority of clubs vote in favour

Sussex will have 'one big league' in 2018 after clubs across the county voted to introduce it a year early.
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