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Hastings edged out by leaders despite Hooper heroics

An outstanding bowling performance by Elliot Hooper wasn’t quite enough for Hastings Priory to defeat the new Sussex Cricket League Premier Division leaders.

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Rob Cross will face Mervyn King in round one of the BetVictor World Matchplay tonight. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

St Leonards star confident ahead of World Matchplay opener

Rob Cross says he is ‘ready to perform to the best of my ability’ as he gets set for one of the Professional Darts Corporation’s top tournaments.

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Little Common Football Club celebrates with the Macron Store Southern Combination League Division One trophy at the end of last season.

Promoted Common handed away start to season

Little Common Football Club will kick-off its first ever season in the Southern Combination League Premier Division away from home.

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Elliot Hooper batting for Hastings Priory during their most recent home game against Ifield two weeks ago. Picture by Simon Newstead

Hastings left with ‘mountain to climb’

Hastings Priory coach Ian Gillespie admits the cricket club now faces a mountain to climb if it’s to avoid relegation.

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Hastings United midfielder Adam Lovatt on the ball against Newhaven. Picture courtesy Scott White

Tough tests in store as Hastings return home

Hastings United Football Club will contest its first two home pre-season friendlies over the coming week, both against higher grade opposition.

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Ben Brown at the crease during the championship win over Durham at Arundel / Picture by Neil Marshall

Sussex prepare for pink as promotion bid hots up

Skipper Ben Brown hopes Sussex are building momentum at just the right time as they chase promotion in the Specsavers County Championship.

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Action from Bexhill Cricket Club's home fixture against Ansty last season.

Bexhill coach hoping for show of defiance

Bexhill Cricket Club coach Hamish Russell is hoping for a show of defiance when the first team returns to home soil tomorrow (Saturday).

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Dan Harlott, Paul Harris and Sean Collins at the ITU (International Triathlon Union) Aquabike Multisport World Championships.

Triathletes tackle world and UK competitions

Hastings & Rother Triathlon Club has been in action at two top events at home and abroad.

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Brown keeps claiming victims as Sussex beat Gloucs - report and reaction

Skipper Ben Brown equalled a Sussex wicketkeeping record with six second innings catches as his side claimed a thrilling 28-run Specsavers County Championship win over Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.
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Dan Seabrook was Rye Cricket Club's man of the match in the draw at home to Rottingdean.

Rye extend lead following top-of-the-table clash

Rye Cricket Club’s first team had the better of a drawn top-of-the-table clash at The Salts.

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Lizzie Clarke went under 10 minutes for the 3,000m for the first time. Picture courtesy Terry Skelton

Hastings pair shine at English Championships

Two of Hastings Athletic Club’s top young distance running talents achieved top 10 finishes at the English Schools’ Championships.

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New Bexhill United signing Danny Leach.

Bexhill sign prolific strike ace

Bexhill United Football Club has pulled off a marquee signing ahead of the 2018/19 season.

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Nick Peters scored 18 with the bat and took a wicket with the ball during Bexhill Cricket Club's seven-wicket defeat away to Chichester Priory Park.

Bexhill stay in bottom two after heavy defeat

Bexhill Cricket Club’s first team picked up just three points from a heavy away defeat on Saturday.

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Harry Finch in action for Sussex at Eastbourne last month. Picture by Jon Rigby

Sussex star can’t save Hastings from defeat

Not even the presence of Sussex star Harry Finch could save Hastings Priory Cricket Club from defeat in a key game on Saturday.

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Rob Cross at the oche during the Shanghai Darts Masters. Picture courtesy Henry Yu ' YouSports/PDC

St Leonards star is runner-up in Shanghai

Rob Cross reached the final of a World Series of Darts event for the second successive weekend.

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Harry Finch led the Sussex second-innings charge

Fabulous Finch helps Sussex set Gloucs big target

Harry Finch fell two short of a century as Sussex set Gloucestershire 276 to win on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Cheltenham.

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An artist's impression of the proposed IKEA

Live blog as decision due on Sussex’s first IKEA

Councillors are due to make a decision on controversial plans for Sussex’s first IKEA and a 600-home development.

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Bruce Grobbelaar

Liverpool football legend is heading to Sussex cricket HQ

Legendary Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar is coming to the 1st Central County Ground, Hove, next Wednesday (July 25).

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Jofra Archer brought Sussex back into it at the end of day two / Picture by Neil Marshall

Hammond puts Gloucs in control - but Archer gets Sussex back in it

Miles Hammond produced a maiden first-class century packed with courage, patience and skill to put Gloucestershire in a decent position on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match against Sussex at Cheltenham.

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