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The Essex League XI celebrate the wicket of Hamish Rutherford in last year's match against Essex Eagles (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Locals get chance to upset county

Essex League name side for T20 clash

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Members of Rainham Construction College helped with the local club's Cricket Force activities

Rainham net special guests

Club set to unveil new net facility

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Herongate's Chris Hicks and Malcolm Webb, of Brentwood, celebrate the new partnership between their clubs

Cricket clubs announce partnership

Brentwood and Herongate & Ingrave link up

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Essex cricketer Saj Mahmood at UEL. Pic: Daniel Simon Alexander.

Essex cricketers visit UEL’s SportsDock

Essex County Cricket Club continued training for the upcoming season with a high-energy session at University of East London’s (UEL) world class SportsDock facility.

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Brentwood's Gareth James is head of cricket at New Hall School (pic: Clare Skinner)

Gareth gets MCC call-up

Brentwood batsman to tour Singapore and Malaysia

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James Fuller of Rainham in bowling action (Rob Newell/TGS)

Rainham on the up as skipper targets another successful season

Rainham Cricket Club are on the upafter three consecutive promotions, their skipper James Fuller says.s

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Beth Langston

Upminster’s Beth Langston relishes England women’s debut

Upminster cricketer Beth Langston says taking her first wicket for England was the ‘highlight of her career so far.’

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Monty Panesar (left) and Graeme Swann. Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Monty Panesar: If I can reach half of what Swann has done, I’ll be ecstatic

Monty Panesar has an obvious opportunity to re-establish himself as England’s number one spinner following Graeme Swann’s retirement, but he knows he will need to improve to do so.

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Roy Smith

Smith excited by Hornchurch switch

Ardleigh Green stalwart is new captain

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Roy Smith in batting action for Ardleigh Green (Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Pastures new as Roy Smith heads to Hornchurch

Roy Smith has been something of an institution at Ardleigh Green for over a quarter of a century.

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Tymal Mills. Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Tymal Mills hopes he’s put himself in England ‘shop window’

Mitchell Johnson is not the only left armer with express pace that has left England battered and bruised this winter Down Under.

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A general view of the Essex Cricket Ground (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Essex open 2014 season by facing Derbyshire and Surrey

Essex will begin their LV= Division Two campaign at home to Derbyshire on Sunday April 13, 2014.

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Monty Panesar has completed a move to Essex. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Essex capture prime target as Monty Panesar joins permanently

Essex have announced the signing of England spin bowler, Monty Panesar, on a two-year contract.

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Essex's Tymal Mills celebrates the wicket of England captain Alastair Cook during day one of the international warm-up to the 2013 Ashes. Photo: Phil Cole/PA

Essex ace Tymal Mills gets England call for Ashes training

England have summoned Essex seamer Tymal Mills to Australia to train with the Ashes squad.

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Members of the RM1 WI group with the pamper bags they made up for the Havering Women's Aid Refuge. [Picture: Nicola Harris]

Club News: RM1 WI

Secretary Nicola Harris talks about how her club is shaking up the image of the WI.

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Spring has sprung and the countdown to the summer holidays is on, so Villa Plus is helping with the preparations by offering one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on an all-new Kindle Paperwhite.

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