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  • New Season, New Format – New Fans?

    04-Nov-2013

    Are you a Sunday picnic and papers type of person who enjoys the calmer pace of life, or are you the Friday night, bright city lights type who prefers life in the fast lane? Well, whatever you enjoy doing on those days, you’ll be pleased to know that from next season, you can enjoy doing it whilst watching first class cricket action at Th..

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  • The Greatest Moment in Sussex History

    Throwback Thursday

    12-Sep-2013

    Ten years ago this month sees the anniversary of the greatest moment in Sussex’s history. At 1.44pm on the second afternoon of their Championship match against Leicestershire at Hove, Murray Goodwin pulled a ball from Phil DeFreitas for four. It secured Sussex their sixth bonus point of the game and their first County Championship tit..

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  • CB Fry, The Ultimate All Rounder

    Throwback Thursday

    05-Sep-2013

    September 7 marks the anniversary of the death in 1956 of one of the most flamboyant players in Sussex cricket’s long and colourful history – Charles Burgess or, as he was better known, CB Fry. Only John Langridge has scored more than Fry’s 68 first-class hundreds for the county, but Fry wasn’t just a fine cricketer,..

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  • Where cricket meets Hollywood!

    Throwback Thursday

    29-Aug-2013

    It is 150 years this summer since the birth of a cricketer unique in Sussex Cricket history as the only player who also has a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Sir Aubrey Smith, the greatest actor-cricketer in the game's history, had a prolific career in the Sussex Cricket team at the end of the 19th century. ‘Round the corner&r..

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  • England women's youngest ever player

    Throwback Thursday

    22-Aug-2013

    England take on Australia in the one-day segment of the women’s Ashes series at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground this weekend, and for one member of the England team the two games will always evoke special memories. Back in August 2005 Sussex-born, Holly Colvin, was invited to bowl in the Hove nets ahead of the Test match aga..

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  • Substitute Makes Cricket History

    Throwback Thursday

    08-Aug-2013

    Substitute Makes Cricket History The use of substitute players in County Championship cricket came into focus at Hove again recently when Middlesex fast bowler Steve Finn was allowed to join the game against Sussex on the second day after he had been left out of England’s team for the Lord’s Test against Australia. Finn promp..

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  • Murray Goodwin, Sussex County Cricket Club Legend

    Throwback Thursday

    01-Aug-2013

    Murray Goodwin, Sussex County Cricket Club Legend The word legend is bandied about too readily these days, but Murray Goodwin deserves his place in the list of all-time Sussex greats, not least for some of the feats of endurance he performed with the bat during 11 years with the county cricket club. The Zimbabwean scored two triple hundr..

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  • Anyone Remember The Saffrons Cricket Ground?

    Throwback Thursday

    25-Jul-2013

    Anyone Remember The Saffrons Cricket Ground? Not so long ago this would be the time of year when Sussex would be preparing to take the game to the east of the county and in particular The Saffrons cricket ground at Eastbourne. First-class cricket was first played there back in 1896 and for more than 100 years afterwards Sussex took Champ..

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