Early kick-off for some but will Hereford make it?

Worcester News:

3:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE World Cup seems to barely be over and it’s still barbecue weather, yet some footballers kick off their competitive seasons on Saturday.

‘Unkempt’ pitches and a very long pre-season

Worcester News:

1:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE last time Worcester were relegated to the Championship, former Sixways and Ireland flanker Neil Best did little to ingratiate himself with the blazers at the RFU.

Biggs is raring to get started with Worcester

Worcester News:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

SIXWAYS summer recruit Tom Biggs is raring to get started after swapping Bath for Warriors.

McClenaghan reprimanded for dissent by ECB

10:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE overseas player Mitchell McClenaghan has been reprimanded under the ECB Discipline Code.

Bumpy proves critics wrong

Worcester News:

10:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWELVE months can be a long time in cricket . . . ask Steve Rhodes and Alistair Cook.

Shantry wins recall for County cup test

Worcester News:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

JACK Shantry is set to return to the Worcestershire side for today's Royal London One Day Cup clash with Derbyshire (10.30am).

University duo back for Wolves campaign

Worcester News:

5:48pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO of Worcester Wolves’ rising stars are to prolong their blossoming basketball education at the club and, at the same time, will continue to hit the books in their studies at the University of Worcester.

Rapids back on track with Steelbacks triumph

Worcester News:

5:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE recovered well to overcome Northamptonshire by 88 runs and register their first win in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Moeen told to take off wrist bands

Worcester News:

12:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MOEEN Ali must stop wearing his 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' wristbands while playing for England, the International Cricket Council has decided.

City youngsters handed chance to impress

Worcester News:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YOUTHFUL Worcester City side head to Malvern Town’s HD Anywhere Stadium as Carl Heeley looks to blood his next generation of first-teamers (8pm).

Shantry rested for one-day cup battle

Worcester News:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 12-man squad for today's Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Northamptonshire Steelbacks at Milton Keynes.

United are given OK to start season

Worcester News:

5:49pm Monday 28th July 2014

HEREFORD United will be starting the new season – but a question mark still remains over their future after yesterday’s High Court hearing.

Holmes signed up to be Wolves playmaker

Worcester News:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

CHAVIS Holmes is the man Worcester Wolves are hoping will fill the boots of Zaire Taylor at the club next season.

Munro set to boost County in T20 last eight

Worcester News:

7:33pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids have received a massive boost with Colin Munro given permission by New Zealand Cricket to play in Saturday’s NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final with Surrey Lions at the Kia Oval.

County beaten in tough cup opener

Worcester News:

7:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids suffered an eight-wicket defeat when they opened their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Essex Eagles at New Road.

Williams header earns City county derby win

Worcester News:

6:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SECOND-half goal by George Williams handed Worcester City a hard-earned 1-0 victory at Evesham United in their latest pre-season friendly.

County swimmer so close to medal

Worcester News:

6:29pm Sunday 27th July 2014

EVESHAM’S Cameron Brodie swam the race of his life in the Commonwealth Games 200-metre butterfly final.

Vesty launches groundbreaking new training website

Worcester News:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

WARRIORS academy coach and former England international Sam Vesty has launched a new website which has been designed to link professional coaches with their counterparts from the amateur game.

Heeley urges fans to snap up season tickets

Worcester News:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MANAGER Carl Heeley has made a personal plea to Worcester City fans to help the club raise funds by buying season tickets.

Harriers swoop for Hales and Green

Worcester News:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

STRIKER Reece Hales will get an early reunion with his former Birmingham City team-mates when the Blues face Kidderminster Harriers today (3pm).

Turner: Bulls need to start from scratch and I will help

Worcester News:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

GRAHAM Turner says he would be happy to offer advice to a phoenix club if Hereford United go out of business.

Ross Whiteley's nine sixes blast County into T20 last eight

Worcester News:

9:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE face a trip to play Surrey at The Oval a week tomorrow after reaching their fourth quarter-final since Twenty20 cricket began in 2003.

Silver for Smith in Glasgow

4:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWIMMER Amy Smith led Worcestershire's charge at the Commonwealth Games by scooping a silver medal in the pool.

Williams bags hat-trick in 10-goal Westfields thriller

Worcester News:

12:15pm Friday 25th July 2014

AARON Williams scored a second-half hat-trick as Worcester City drew 5-5 at Westfields last night.

City run rule over striker Richards against Evesham

Worcester News:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

STRIKER Justin Richards is set to get another chance to impress Worcester City against Evesham United tonight (7.45).

Rapids aim to book quarter-final place

Worcester News:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-strong squad for tonight’s crucial NatWest T20 Blast encounter with Derbyshire Falcons (5.30pm).

Country must come calling

Worcester News:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WHAT have England got to lose by giving a chance to Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell?

Wolves move in for Lithuanian ace Visockis

Worcester News:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

IMPOSING Lithuanian centre Donatas Visockis has become the latest player to join Worcester Wolves for the new season.

Saturday's the day as Warriors look ahead

Worcester News:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

KEEPING fans happy is something most sports clubs aspire to.

Leadership is a must for new England skipper

Worcester News:

10:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

STEVEN Gerrard’s decision to call time on his international career was right for all concerned.

Richards may link up with Worcester

Worcester News:

9:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

WORCESTER City are considering turning to former Kidderminster Harriers and Cheltenham Town striker Justin Richards to bolster their firepower.

Victory reinforces County credentials

Worcester News:

6:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE took another massive step towards promotion when they defeated Gloucestershire by eight wickets with a day to spare in a LV= County Championship Division Two encounter at Cheltenham.

Worcestershire force Gloucestershire to follow on

Worcester News:

6:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE dominated with bat and ball after enforcing the follow-on on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

Killeen wins late Commonwealth call-up

6:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MALVERN Olympian Liam Killeen has been handed a late call-up to England’s Commonwealth Games squad.

City optimistic despite deficit

Worcester News:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTER City say they are in a “manageable” financial position despite suffering a loss of £43,175.

Wolves swoop for American ace Thurman

Worcester News:

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTER Wolves have moved quickly to replace star centre Will Creekmore with fellow American Robert Thurman.

Century number five for Mitchell

Worcester News:

6:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell registered his fifth century of the season on a see-saw opening day in the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

Quartet sign up to bolster City squad

Worcester News:

9:30am Monday 21st July 2014

FOUR more players have committed their futures to Worcester City as the new season fast approaches.

Date switch for Warriors' clash against Bristol

Worcester News:

1:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

WARRIORS' season-opener at Bristol has been moved to Sunday, September 7 (2.40pm).

Rhodes is impressed by progress

Worcester News:

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes has admitted that Worcestershire’s success in the LV= County Championship has exceeded his expectations.

Saeed happy to make Worcestershire return

Worcester News:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

SAEED Ajmal has revealed his love affair with Worcestershire and the faithful city – and his desire to play again for the County next season if international commitments permit.

City make mark at Stratford

Worcester News:

10:30am Monday 21st July 2014

CONNOR Gudger and Danny Jackman gave a glimpse of what the new season might hold for Worcester City in a 2-0 warm-up victory at Stratford Town.

Mason is buoyed by McClenaghan potential

Worcester News:

8:30am Monday 21st July 2014

BOWLING coach Matt Mason says he is excited about what Mitchell McClenaghan brings to the Worcestershire team.

Promotion thought not the main focus

Worcester News:

1:13pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WINNING when you’re not at your best is a sign of a good side and I think that describes Worcestershire’s performance against Leicestershire.

Lamb hoping to make his experience pay dividends

Worcester News:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

FLY-half Ryan Lamb admits he is now one of the elder statesmen of the Worcester Warriors squad following a raft of recruitment.

Chance for Ethan to step up to City goalscoring plate

Worcester News:

10:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

WORCESTER City will be looking to Ethan Moore to build on his excellent debut season when the new campaign gets under way.

Graham surprised by Hereford's registration OK

Worcester News:

9:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

FORMER Hereford United skipper Luke Graham admits he’s astonished his former club are allowed to register new signings, despite owing wages to ex-players and staff.

Harriers in threat to sue former directors

Worcester News:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Harriers are threatening to sue two of the club’s directors over money the club claim they are owed.

County win away to lift T20 quarter-final bid

Worcester News:

10:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids skipper Daryl Mitchell produced a stunning performance with the ball as his side overpowered Northamptonshire Steelbacks by 31 runs to take a big step towards the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Vote for your top sports talent

Worcester News:

5:04pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE annual Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards are inviting the local community to nominate the top sporting talent from the two counties.

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