Lancashire Sign Daren Powell
10/29/2009
Lancashire Sign Daren Powell Lancashire have signed Daren Powell, West Indies Test bowler. However the signing is all down to visa and registration clearance. Powell has played 37 Tests and 50 one day internationals so is certainly a great sign for the “lightening.”  "He is a strike bowler wi...
Groove Ruling
10/29/2009
Groove Ruling We have been inundated with questions about the new Groove Ruling brought in by the R&A. For the average golfer and our players there is no need to worry about your clubs. The new ruling will affect mostly professional golfers. The new rule affects the size and the sharpnes...
Harmison Commits to Durham
10/29/2009
Harmison commits to Durham Pace bowler Steve Harmison has signed a fresh four-year deal at Durham as England's dual Ashes winner bids to end his career in his native north east. Some media reports have suggested the new contract is worth £600,000. A specialist sport lawyer said further restriction...
Somerset Pick up Batsman Compton
10/29/2009
Somerset pick up batsman Compton Batsman Nick Compton has moved from Middlesex to Somerset as the Taunton-based club aim to plug the gap left behind by the retiring Justin Langer. The 26-year-old grandson of dual England international Denis Compton averaged 33.07 in the Championship and 91.6 in th...
Worcs Sign Cox on Four Year Deal
10/29/2009
Worcs sign Cox on four-year deal Worcestershire's teenage wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a four-year contract with the New Road club. The 17-year-old was allowed out of lessons at Bromsgrove School to make his debut for the county against Somerset at Taunton in September. Cox will finish his A...
MCC Prepares for Stadium Rivalry
10/28/2009
MCC prepares for Stadium Rivalry The MCC, which owns Lord's, will "hit the competition head on" if the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium is used to host floodlit cricket after the 2012 Games. The London Development Agency has asked the England and Wales Cricket Board to consider using the ground post-20...
Casey Back for World Match Play
10/28/2009
Casey Back for World Match Play World match play championships start this week and former champion Paul Casey is hoping for a win. He will be facing Scott Strange from Australia in Spain to start the tournament. Lee Westwood looks like a good contender for the tournament after winning the Portug...
Glover Takes Title
10/22/2009
  Lucas Glover took the PGA Grand Slam yesterday in Bermuda. The US Champion finished the tournament five shots ahead of Angel Cabrera. He had a fantastic final round of 66, five under, to take the title. Cink was leading going into the final round of the tournament with a two shot lead. He...
Nike CRUSH
10/22/2009
Nike CRUSH Nike Golf has brought a new ball out which boasts large amounts of distance and control. The name of the ball, CRUSH, is extremely symbolic of the performance which is gives. The Nike CRUSH ball is designed for people who want to be streaming the ball past their competitors and winnin...
New South Wales a Class Apart
10/22/2009
New South Wales a class apart There must have been a few Chelsea and Manchester United fans who felt a little odd when the two teams clashed in the 2008 Champions League final. The venue, Moscow, was 1553miles away from the scenes of their usual skirmishes, Stamford Bridge and Old Trafford. Compar...
Champions League T20
10/21/2009
Champions League T20- a review Although sated locals seem to regard it as a flop, from further afield the Champions League Twenty20 has been thoroughly enjoyable. Indeed it has been the most compelling event of its sort staged in recent years. Long may it last. Whereas many tournaments nowadays se...
Glover Leads Winners
10/21/2009
Glover Leads Winners Lucas Glover leads by two shots going into the final round of the 36 hole PGA Grand Slam of Golf. The US champion won his first major tournament in June 2009. He shot a fantastic 65, six under par, to take the lead in Bermuda. An American compatriot Stewart Cink shot a four u...
Hoggard Offered Contract with the Foxes
10/20/2009
Hoggard offered contract with the Foxes Leicestershire have offered former England seam bowler Matthew Hoggard a three-year deal at Grace Road. Hoggard, who was released by Yorkshire at the end of the season, held talks with Leicestershire coach Tim Boon and chief executive David Smith on Monday....
Westwood Finally Secures Title
10/19/2009
Englishman Lee Westwood has finally broken his two year wait for a tournament. On Sunday he won the Portugal masters by two shots after a long wait. In second place was Italy’s Francesco Molinari. Westwood will now go to the top of the European Tour money list and fifth in the world. The 36 year o...
No need to fear the Royal Mail strikes
10/12/2009
We would like to reassure all of our customers that your orders and the service we deliver will be unaffected by the possible Royal Mail strikes.We have contracts with numerous couriers including Home Delivery Network and TNT, and in the event of a strike and significant disruption, all goods that...
England Omit Harmison for SA Tour
10/8/2009
England Omit Harmison for SA tour England's selectors signalled the probable end of Steve Harmison's international career as he was left out of the Test squad to tour South Africa. His Durham team-mate Liam Plunkett was given a call-up, along with Steve Davies, Adil Rashid and Luke Wright. Jonatha...
Ashes Dates Confirmed for 2010-2011
10/8/2009
Ashes Dates confirmed for 2010-2011 England's scheduled defence of their Ashes crown in 2010-2011 has been revealed - with the New Year Test in Sydney delayed by a day. Traditionally, it would begin on 2 January, but this time the players will get an extra day off to recover from the Boxing Day Te...
Australia Champions Again
10/6/2009
Australia Champions Again They were given a scare in a global final for the first time since the 1996 World Cup but Australia still remain the team to beat on the big day. If Australia were typically aggressive and opportunistic in setting themselves just 201 to chase, they were made to play out o...
Champions Trophy a Big Success
10/5/2009
Champions Trophy a Big Success We're on the verge of the Champions trophy final, and this tournament has by far exceeded expectations. From a domestic point of view, it has helped that England have somehow turned their fortunes around with their unexpected win over Sri Lanka and there unbelievable...
Day Night Test Plans Abandoned
10/5/2009
Day Night Test Plans Abandoned The ECB's proposed plan to host the first floodlit Test next year has been ditched after two counties refused to experiment with the pink ball, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The ECB had requested Bangladesh to appear in the first-ever day-night Test duri...
Donald Leads Dunhill
10/5/2009
Donald Leads Dunhill England’s Luke Donald shot a fantastic start to the Dunhill Links championship with an eight under 64. He has taken a one shot lead ahead of Rory Milroy and Simon Dyson. The Brit had nine birdies and one bogey on his third round delayed from Saturday due to gales. Rory McIlr...
Sri Lanka Out as Kiwi's Beat England
10/1/2009
Sri Lanka out as Kiwi’s beat England England fell to a four-wicket defeat as New Zealand reached the Champions Trophy semi-finals by winning Group B. Already into the last four, England were put in on a pitch sharply varying in bounce and were 95-7 after 27 overs. Paul Collingwood hit three sixes...