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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

McClenaghan set to make his debut

Worcester News:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

MITCHELL McClenaghan could make his debut for Worcestershire Rapids in tonight’s NatWest T20 Blast clash at holders Northamptonshire Steelbacks (6.30pm).

County re-structure their New Road coaching set-up

Worcester News:

5:55pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have changed their coaching set-up after the recent death of assistant coach-academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

Saeed signs off with Worcestershire victory

Worcester News:

6:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

LEADERS Worcestershire gave Saeed Ajmal a winning send-off as they overpowered Leicestershire by 204 runs at New Road in a major step towards securing promotion in the LV=County Championship.

Kohler-Cadmore makes 99 as County take control

Worcester News:

7:04pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE claimed two early wickets after setting Leicestershire 458 for victory in the LV= County Championship match at New Road after Tom Kohler-Cadmore fell one run short of his maiden first class century.

Leicestershire hit back after trailing Worcestershire on first innings

Worcester News:

10:38am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE fought back and claimed eight wickets for 86 runs to earn a first innings lead of 41 on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Leicestershire at New Road.

Rhodes praises Leach’s peachy contribution

Worcester News:

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has praised the contribution and improvement with the ball of all-rounder Joe Leach this season.

Price is right behind team’s fine start but wants a Blast

Worcester News:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEW Road chairman Martyn Price has praised the “magnificent” form of the team during the first three months of the season.

Daryl Mitchell reaches season milestone

Worcester News:

6:29pm Sunday 13th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell completed 1,000 LV= Championship runs for the season before Leicestershire fought back strongly on the opening day at New Road.

Saeed to prove big loss at New Road

Worcester News:

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

SAEED Ajmal’s stay with Worcestershire comes to an end next week but his time with us has been invaluable.

Rapids beaten in derby clash

Worcester News:

9:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids suffered a second successive defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast as Birmingham Bears pulled off a five-wicket win with four balls to spare in the derby clash at Edgbaston.

Crisis club Hereford in county cup delay

Worcester News:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

UNCERTAINTY continues to surround crisis club Hereford United after their Herefordshire FA Senior Cup final against Westfields was called off.

County target rapid response to defeat

Worcester News:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

SKIPPER Daryl Mitchell is looking for Worcestershire Rapids to react in positive fashion to the home reversal against Lancashire Lightning in tonight’s NatWest T20 Blast derby with Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston (6.30pm).

Moeen relishing his battle with Indians

Worcester News:

9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MOEEN Ali is relishing the challenge of coming up against Virat Kohli and India’s other batsmen in the five-match Investec Test series which starts at Trent Bridge today.

Neale helps Moeen stay in New Road touch

Worcester News:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

MOEEN Ali is relishing being part of the England set-up but that does not stop him keeping in regular touch about the fortunes of Worcestershire – sometimes with the help of former captain Phil Neale.

D’Oliveira’s death hits squad hard, but his legacy lives on

Worcester News:

2:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

BOWLING coach Matt Mason believes the presence of Brett D’Oliveira at New Road helped to lift the spirits of the Worcestershire squad after the death of his father and academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

County hopeful that Saeed will return in 2015

Worcester News:

10:00am Monday 7th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will do all they can to bring spin bowling magician Saeed Ajmal back to New Road for the 2015 campaign.

Lightning strike to end Rapids' record

Worcester News:

7:14pm Sunday 6th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids’ eight-game unbeaten run in the NatWest T20 Blast came to an end when Lancashire Lightning – featuring England hero Andrew Flintoff – won by 50 runs in the North Group top-of-the-table clash at New Road.

County tackle Flintoff factor

Worcester News:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

ANDREW Flintoff is poised to feature against Worcestershire Rapids in tomorrow’s NatWest T20 Blast top-of-the-table clash with Lancashire Lightning at New Road (2.30pm).

Dolly was a major influence on us all

Worcester News:

10:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

DOLLY (Damian D’Oliveira) was a massive influence on my career and those of many other people here at the club.

Eight-game unbeaten aim for rampant Rapids

Worcester News:

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

UPDATE: The Worcestershire Rapids and Yorkshire Vikings game was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Rhodes — Winning players did it for Dolly

Worcester News:

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

STEVE Rhodes revealed his Worcestershire players were determined to win the Glamorgan clash in honour of late academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

County back on top of the championship table

Worcester News:

6:59pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE moved back to the top of LV= County Championship Division Two after Saeed Ajmal and Charlie Morris demolished Glamorgan to secure a 249-run win at New Road.

Worcester race results

Worcester News:

7:56pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WORCESTER’S Pitchcroft Racecourse staged a feast of National Hunt action today with eight races on the card.

Moeen Ali keeps England Test squad place

Worcester News:

7:09pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MOEEN Ali has retained his place in the England squad for the opening Investec Test against India at Trent Bridge, which begins next Wednesday.

County leave Glamorgan with mountain to climb

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:34pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE set a 355-run target after rapid half -centuries from Richard Oliver and Moeen Ali on the third day of the LV= County Championship clash with Glamorgan at New Road.

D’Oliveira legacy to live on at County

Worcester News: D’Oliveira legacy to live on at County

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

DAMIAN D’Oliveira’s legacy at New Road will provide benefits for Worcestershire for years to come, according to chief executive David Leatherdale.

County gain control of championship clash

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:47pm Monday 30th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE gained the upper hand after claiming four wickets in the post-tea session on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

Leach aims to be more consistent

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

ALL-rounder Joe Leach admits he is relishing being back in Worcestershire’s LV= County Championship side and determined to produce the consistency which he feels a lack of cost him a spot in the first place.

Andrew could be fit to bowl again in August

Worcester News: GARETH ANDREW: Injury blow.

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are optimistic paceman Gareth Andrew will make a complete recovery from his current back problem and are also hopeful he may even be able to resume bowling by the end of the current campaign.

Ton-up Fell lifts County

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

8:34pm Sunday 29th June 2014

TOM Fell continued his fine form with a second successive century to spearhead a Worcestershire recovery on the opening day of the LV = County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

Confidence is high in New Road camp

Worcester News: DARYL MITCHELL: Golf success.

11:50am Saturday 28th June 2014

WE put in a fantastic effort all-round in our eight-wicket NatWest T20 Blast victory over Birmingham Bears.

There will be no let-up, says County skipper

Worcester News: DARYL MITCHELL: Golf success.

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

SKIPPER Daryl Mitchell has challenged the Worcestershire squad to maintain the standards set during the first half of the season when they return to LV= County Championship action against Glamorgan at New Road tomorrow (11am).

Moeen misses out on County T20 test

Worcester News: GARETH ANDREW: Injury blow.

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

MAN-of-the-moment Moeen Ali has been told he cannot play NatWest T20 Blast cricket for Worcestershire by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

First washout for T20 North leaders Worcestershire

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:49pm Friday 27th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE suffered their first washout in the NatWest T20 Blast North Group this season when their meeting with Nottinghamshire fell victim to a thunderstorm at New Road.

Moeen shows his Test class

Worcester News: Moeen's grand hope may come up short

10:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook believes Worcestershire star Moeen Ali has all the right credentials for a long and successful Test career.



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