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Sussex sign all-rounder David Wiese on three-year contract

Sussex have signed all-rounder David Wiese on a three-year contract.

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Rob Andrew at Hove.

'I have been eager to get started and to join the Sussex Family' new Sussex CEO Rob Andrew

New Sussex Chief Executive Rob Andrew has said he is thrilled to officially join the Sussex family in a New Year message.

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Little Common Ramblers and Battle will meet again in Division Two during the 2017 season. Picture by Simon Newstead

Change of format for 2017 league season

There will be a change to the playing format in the Parker Building Supplies East Sussex Cricket League for the 2017 season.

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Action from the local derby between Bexhill (batting) and Hastings Priory on the final day of last season. Picture by Simon Newstead

Hastings and Bexhill to meet in season finale

The cricketers of Hastings Priory and Bexhill will again face each other on the final day of the 2017 season.

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Laurie Evans has won all three domestic formats with Warwickshire and arrives at Hove on a three-year contract

Warwickshire batsman Evans signs for Sussex

Sussex have strengthened their batting resources with the signing of Laurie Evans from Warwickshire on a three-year contract.

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Chris Jordan. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Video: Chris Jordan signs new one-year contract extension with Sussex

Chris Jordan has signed a one-year extension to his contract at Sussex, which will see him remain at Hove until at least the end of the 2018 season.

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Charlotte Burton will continue in her role as Sussex Cricket Foundation Women and Girls Development Officer

Charlotte Burton steps down as Head Coach of the Sussex Women’s senior and under-21 teams

Charlotte Burton has announced that she has decided to step down in her role as Head Coach of the Sussex Women’s senior and under-21 teams, due to personal reasons.

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Jim May will be stepping down from the Chairmans role after eight years in March

Jim May to stand down as Sussex Cricket Chairman in March 2017

Sussex Chairman, Jim May, has announced that he will stand down after the AGM on Tuesday 28th March 2017, and is not seeking re-election to the Board.

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Fiona Richards

League welcomes first female umpire for 16 years

The Sussex Premier Cricket League will have it’s first female panel umpire in 16 years next season.
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Vernon Philander will be available for six Specsavers County Championship matches, and the entire Royal London One-Day Cup group stage
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Sussex snap up Vernon Philander as overseas signing for first half of 2017

Sussex Cricket have announced South African international Vernon Philander will be arriving at The 1st Central County Ground as their overseas player for the first half of the 2017 season.

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Archer in action for Sussex last season

Jofra Archer signs new two-year contract extension with Sussex

Jofra Archer has signed a new two-year contract extension with Sussex after first putting pen to paper on a professional deal in August.

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Campaign: It’s official! Hunt is on for more umpires and refs

With the Sussex Premier Cricket League restructuring next year, there is a need for more umpires. With four panel umpires having left at the end of the 2016 season, the Sussex Association of Cricket Officials (SACO) are looking to recruit at least 15 more.

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Sussex's Luke Wright

Sussex begin promotion bid with Kent clash

Sussex will begin their bid for promotion to the top tier of the county championship at home to Kent - and will play a day-night championship match in June.

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Sussex back in Eastbourne: County cricket returns to Saffrons after 17 years

Sussex back in Eastbourne: County cricket returns to Saffrons after 17 years

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New Sussex chief executive Rob Andrew and chairman Jim May

Former England fly-half Rob Andrew announced as new chief executive of Sussex

Sussex Cricket has today announced the appointment of Rob Andrew, former RFU Professional Rugby Director, as their new Chief Executive.
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The Sussex Academy intake

Sussex announce Academy intake for 2017

Sussex Cricket has announced their Academy intake for the 2017 season.

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Stiaan van Zyl has signed a three-year contract with Sussex 
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Sussex announce signing of South African Stiaan van Zyl

Sussex Cricket have announced that South African all-rounder Stiaan van Zyl has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at The 1st Central County Ground.
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Chance to Shine coaches with children from City Academy Whitehawk in Brighton celebrating the news of further investment in primary schools

Participation numbers soar as Chance to Shine investment rises

Sussex Cricket Foundation participation numbers have soared from 12,000 children and young people receiving coaching in 2014/15 to a dramatic increase of over 16,000 in the 2015/16 academic year.

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Delray Rawlins playing against the MCC and Bede's photo credit Sarah Williams SUS-161105-093504001

Rawlins signs professional contract but Hudson-Prentice is released by Sussex

Sussex Cricket have announced as part of a squad update that young all-rounder Delray Rawlins has signed a first professional contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

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Phil Salt. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-210711001

Batsman Phil Salt agrees new one-year contract with Sussex

Sussex’s Phil Salt has put pen to paper on a new one-year contract at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove.

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