Champions target for season’s finale

Worcester News:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

NOW we at Worcestershire have won promotion, the aim is to go up from LV= County Championship Division Two as champions.

We’re in the right spot for promotion

Worcester News:

12:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ALTHOUGH our defeat at Derbyshire was disappointing, I wouldn’t want to swap positions with any other team going into our last two matches.

Time to battle back against Derbyshire

Worcester News:

2:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

FOLLOWING a two-week break, everyone is raring to go for the LV= County Championship finale.

Team prepares for vital promotion bid

Worcester News:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT has been a hectic schedule for Worcestershire this season and we are currently recharging our batteries ahead of the push for promotion from LV= Championship Division Two.

Win today and our cup dream lives on

Worcester News:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

IT has been a tough campaign so far for Worcestershire in the Royal London One-Day Cup but we can still reach the quarter-finals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fell hopes century is the first of many more

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

11:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

TOM Fell is hoping there will be more centuries to follow after scoring his first for Worcestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Magician Saeed moves up to top of the pile

Worcester News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

9:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

SAEED Ajmal is the leading wicket-taker in the country after the completion of the latest round of matches in the LV= County Championship.

Cox’s ‘sheer joy’ after maiden century score

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

2:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

BEN Cox has revealed the “sheer joy and relief” he felt after scoring his maiden First-Class century for Worcestershire in the LV = County Championship clash with Hampshire at New Road.

Leach eager to grasp his first XI opportunity

Worcester News: JOE LEACH: Three key wickets.

2:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

CAREER-best figures for Worcestershire bowlers are en vogue at the moment with Joe Leach becoming the third player in the space of three Championship games to set a new personal benchmark.

Munro can be key man for Rhodes

Worcester News: STEVE RHODES.

10:00am Monday 19th May 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes believes Colin Munro’s six-hitting ability will be a massive asset to Worcestershire in this year’s NatWest T20 Blast.

Fit-again all-rounder hopes to build on fine start

Worcester News: GARETH ANDREW: Injury blow.

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

GARETH Andrew is confident he can put two years of injury problems behind him and help lead Worcestershire to more success this season.

County attack wins plaudits from Mason

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BOWLING coach Matt Mason was effusive in his praise of the Worcestershire bowling unit after they combined in perfect harmony to deliver a welcome early-season four-day success.

Kervezee targets return to top form

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Alexei Kervezee wants to repay the faith shown in him by the coaches and players during last season’s lean spell by recapturing his best form in 2014.

Andrew gets back on track for season

Worcester News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew has set his sights on putting two years of injury frustration behind him during the new season.

Moeen targets England role after MVP success

Worcester News: MOEEN Ali was in the winners’ circle at Worcestershire’s annual player awards night. The player, pictured with the County’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes, collected the players’ player, the Kenyon Award and the Dick Lygon Award Buttons.

11:30am Saturday 5th October 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Moeen Ali has set his sights on an England call-up after scooping the FTI Most Valuable Player (MVP) award.

Opportunity knocks for safe hands Cox

Worcester News: MAKING STRIDES: After an impressive 2013 campaign, Ben Cox has been given the chance to make the Worcestershire wicketkeeper’s place his own by Steve Rhodes.

11:30am Thursday 26th September 2013

BEN Cox has been given a huge vote of confidence by Worcestershire as the club see him as the main man to wear the gloves for them.

Silver anniversary of County’s golden era

Worcester News: County will keep on fighting says Leatherdale

10:30am Thursday 19th September 2013

MONDAY marked the 25th anniversary of Phil Neale’s all-star Worcestershire side clinching the County Championship title.

‘Beautiful’ New Road’s new look is unveiled

Worcester News: SIGHT TO BEHOLD: This is the sight from the new suite at New Road where fans will have a fine view of the action.

10:30am Thursday 12th September 2013

IT may have taken four years from when the initial blueprints were drawn up to the keys being handed over last week, but Worcestershire now have their very own ‘Grand Design’.

New-look New Road set to open its doors

Worcester News: FINISHING TOUCHES: The glass entrance to the new hotel forms part of the £10million facelift for New Road.

9:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

DAVID Leatherdale must feel like a kid at Christmas at the moment with the eagerly-anticipated hand-over of the keys to Worcestershire’s sparkling new facilities set to be completed this weekend.

Shining light Fell is part of bright future

Worcester News: TOM FELL: Determined to make a success of his career with Worcestershire.

11:30am Thursday 29th August 2013

TOM Fell is determined to be part of a bright new future at Worcestershire.

Richardson targets late promotion push with Worcestershire

Worcester News: ALAN RICHARDSON: High praise for Northants bowling ace.

12:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

ALAN Richardson is targeting some late-season fireworks as Worcestershire hope to launch a late promotion tilt.

Moeen is thrust into limelight with Lions

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

3:12pm Monday 19th August 2013

IT’S been quite a season for Moeen Ali as his trail-blazing form for Worcestershire has seen him earn an England Lions recall.

Whiteley is enjoying his whirlwind switch

Worcester News: ROSS WHITELEY: Joined Worcestershire after leaving Derbyshire mid-season.

11:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

IT’S been a whirlwind few weeks for Worcestershire newcomer Ross Whiteley.

Andre Russell vows to return for full league spell

Worcester News: ANDRE RUSSELL: After his successful spell with Worcestershire in the Friends Life t20 this summer, the West Indian ace is keen to return to New Road.

10:00am Thursday 1st August 2013

IN his final outing of a fleeting stint as a Worcestershire player, Andre Russell showed a glimpse of his explosive potential.

Fell: I wanted to get into double figures

Worcester News: CAREER HIGHLIGHT: Tom Fell began the season playing for Oxford MCCU, yet last week he faced Australia playing for Worcestershire at New Road.

11:30am Thursday 11th July 2013

HAVING managed to survive just three balls in your opening two first-class innings on your county’s home turf, a rookie batsman could be forgiven for feeling apprehensive as he strode out to the middle to face the might of Australia’s Ashes bowling attack.

Shantry is named in Twenty20 top team

Worcester News: Shantry

9:30am Thursday 11th July 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE’S ‘Mr Consistent’ Jack Shantry has been rewarded for his impressive t20 performances over the years.

Mason has faith in Worcestershire's young guns

Worcester News: County will keep on fighting says Leatherdale

10:30am Thursday 4th July 2013

MATT Mason admits one of the most frustrating parts of his role as bowling coach is the inconsistency of young players.

‘Priceless’ Samaraweera is big influence on Pardoe

Worcester News: County will keep on fighting says Leatherdale

10:30am Thursday 27th June 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE centurion Matt Pardoe has praised the impact veteran Thilan Samaraweera has had on his fledgling career.

Daredevil Andre gets ready for ‘fireworks’

Worcester News: County will keep on fighting says Leatherdale

9:00am Thursday 20th June 2013

FROM Worcestershire League Division One to the Indian Premier League in a fraction under three years, it is fair to say Andre Russell’s career has taken off.

Alan Richardson stunned by bowling rival Trent Copeland

Worcester News: TRENT COPELAND: The former wicketkeeper has impressed Alan Richardson. Picture: Kirsty Edmonds, Northamptonshire Newspapers.

10:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE’S destroyer-in-chief in the 10-wicket thrashing at Northamptonshire, Aussie seamer Trent Copeland, was a wicketkeeper just six years ago!

Richardson ready to give up limited run

Worcester News: ALAN RICHARDSON: Match-winning figures of 7-22.

10:30am Thursday 30th May 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE’S 2013 one-day campaign has been given a massive boost by the news the club will be including golden arm Alan Richardson in their limited overs plans.

School of seamers in session for Mason at New Road

Worcester News: PASSING ON HIS KNOWLEDGE: Matt Mason now coaches County’s 11 seamers.

10:30am Thursday 23rd May 2013

INSTEAD of focusing on getting the best out of his own career, Worcestershire bowling coach Matt Mason now has 11 others to worry about.

Mason backs ace Andrew for England opportunity

Worcester News: INTERNATIONAL RECKONING?: Worcestershire’s Gareth Andrew should be on the England selectors’ radar, according to New Road bowling coach Matt Mason.

10:30am Thursday 16th May 2013

BOWLING coach Matt Mason believes the England selectors could do a lot worse than taking a look at on-song Worcestershire all-rounder Gareth Andrew.

Senior star Andrew looks to help youth

Worcester News: GARETH ANDREW: Says he still has a lot of cricket left in him.

9:30am Thursday 9th May 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew admits he relishes the responsibility of being a senior player at New Road.

Divisional gap gets narrower each year – Rhodes

Worcester News: Worcestershire frustrate Lancashire hopes at New Road

11:30am Saturday 4th May 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes insists the gulf in class between the two divisions of the LV= County Championship is getting smaller every season.

Hick’s new Aussie role

Worcester News: NEW ROLE: Graeme Hick is helping Cricket Australia  by coaching batsmen.

8:30am Saturday 4th May 2013

LEGENDARY Worcestershire run-machine Graeme Hick has taken up a role with the Old Enemy and will be helping to develop the next generation of Australian batsmen.

Arr: Perry helped me to develop with Warriors

Worcester News: TRIBUTE: Jonny Arr has praised the retiring Shaun Perry.

10:30am Friday 3rd May 2013

WARRIORS scrum-half Jonny Arr has paid tribute to former England number nine Shaun Perry, who has been forced into retirement through injury.

You either love him or hate him but Joe Carlisle's happy to divide opinion at Worcester Warriors

Worcester News: JOE CARLISLE: Divides opinions at Sixways.

10:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

DURING eight years in the Sixways spotlight, departing fly-half Joe Carlisle has always divided the Warriors fans’ opinions — like Marmite, they either love him or hate him.

Warriors set targets on international stars

Worcester News: Worcester Warriors 22 Scarlets 7

7:30am Friday 1st February 2013

SIXWAYS will no longer be the last staging post for ageing former internationals looking to see out the twilight years of their career at the same time as topping up their pension pot.

We can still pack a punch, says Ceri

Worcester News: Ceri Jones.

3:00pm Friday 4th January 2013

WARRIORS’ scrum can still be a major weapon in the team’s armoury, according to Sixways loosehead Ceri Jones.

Prop Murray keen to extend Warriors stay

Worcester News: SPRINGBOK SMASH: Scotland and Warriors’ prop Euan Murray (right) vies with South Africa's Jannie du Plessis.

11:10am Friday 30th November 2012

EUAN Murray is keen to extend his Worcester Warriors career beyond the initial short-term deal he signed when he agreed a move to Sixways from Newcastle Falcons last month.

Little: It’s time to make it a level playing field in Europe

Worcester News: WANT A NEW EUROPE PLAN: Worcester Warriors managing  director thinks the current European cups format is unfair to English and French clubs.

11:00am Friday 19th October 2012

CHARLIE Little has spoken out against the current set-up of the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups, throwing his support behind Premiership Rugby’s plans for an overhaul of the competitions.

New players will arrive but only if price is right

Worcester News: PASTURES NEW: Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes confirmed the departure of wicketkeeper Ben Scott citing a lack of runs as a reason behind his decision to let him go.

12:00pm Wednesday 12th September 2012

STEVE Rhodes has revealed he does have a warchest at his disposal to help fire Worcestershire back into the top-flight of the LV= County Championship — but insists he will only spend the money on the right players.

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