All-rounder Leach off to Australia for the winter

Redditch Advertiser:

9:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Joe Leach will be looking to continue his form for Worcestershire when he heads to Australia this winter.

Challenge next season good for us: Moeen

Redditch Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MOEEN Ali insists Worcestershire will reap the benefit of their squad “becoming better players” no matter what the outcome of being back in LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Bring on Division One — Leatherdale

Redditch Advertiser: CHANGING OF THE ROYALS GUARD: David Leatherdale.

7:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CHIEF executive David Leatherdale believes Worcestershire are now in a “stronger position” to deal with the challenge of trying to stay in LV= County Championship Division One after gaining promotion.

Moeen given contract by England

Redditch Advertiser:

1:08pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MOEEN Ali has become the first Worcestershire player to be awarded a central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Ton-up Shantry gives Worcestershire victory hope

Redditch Advertiser:

6:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JACK Shantry scored a stunning maiden first-class century to help revive Worcestershire’s hopes in the LV= County Championship clash with Surrey at New Road.

Gloucestershire's Gidman signs New Road deal

Redditch Advertiser:

6:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have bolstered their squad by signing experienced batsman Alex Gidman from Gloucestershire on a two-year contract.

Former Worcestershire spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended by International Cricket Council over illegal bowling action

Redditch Advertiser: File photo dated 17/09/2010 of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Ajmal touched down in England as the leading wicket-taker in ODI cricket this year, taking 19 wickets at 18.63 in nine matches. See PA sto

11:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Ajmal finished his spell with Worcestershire with 63 wickets in nine LV= County Championship Division Two matches.

Moeen back to lift promotion chances

Redditch Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE embark on their final New Road match of the season against Surrey today (10.30am) as they seek to clinch promotion from LV= County Championship Division Two.

Trio commit futures to County

Redditch Advertiser:

10:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Worcestershire trio of Shaaiq Choudhry, Brett D'Oliveira and England Under 19s all-rounder Ed Barnard have all signed new contracts.

Heeley — City players starting to believe

Redditch Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTER City manager Carl Heeley reckons his players are finally beginning to believe they can be a force this season.

Moeen in England T20 squad for India clash

Redditch Advertiser:

6:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali has been included in the England squad for the NatWest International T20 match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

England under 19 ace extends his New Road contract

Redditch Advertiser:

10:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke has signed a contract extension with Worcestershire until the end of the 2016 season.

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

Redditch Advertiser:

4:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting tomorrow.

Keeper Cox says only title will do for County

Redditch Advertiser:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

WICKETKEEPER Ben Cox insists Worcestershire are focused on finishing as LV= County Championship Division Two championS and do not want to settle for being promoted as runners-up.

‘Pepsi’ signs new contract

Redditch Advertiser:

5:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore has boosted the New Road club by agreeing to extend his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

Redditch Advertiser:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan’s spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

Andrew waiting on scan to assess his injury progress

Redditch Advertiser:

9:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew is undergoing a spell of strengthening and conditioning work before having a scan to determine the progress he has made in recovering from his back problem.

Kiwi ace Munro happy to make a Rapid New Road return

Redditch Advertiser:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

COLIN Munro has admitted his spell with Worcestershire was “an awesome experience” and he is keen to return for another spell at New Road should the club decide they want his services.

Cox commits future to County

Redditch Advertiser:

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a new two-year contract with the LV= County Championship Division Two leaders.

Former New Road groundsman Prosser dies aged 82

Redditch Advertiser:

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GORDON Prosser, former head groundsman of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has died at the age of 82.

Rhodes hands his players some much-needed time off

Redditch Advertiser:

10:21am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes is to give his players time off to recharge their batteries ahead of the finale of the push to gain promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship.

Fell agrees new County deal

Redditch Advertiser:

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

TOM Fell has become the latest Worcestershire player to commit his future to the County after signing a two-year contract.

County duo sign new contracts

Redditch Advertiser:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Joe Leach and paceman Chris Russell have signed new two-year contracts with the County.

Rhodes: Players won't get carried away in title quest

Redditch Advertiser:

11:10am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTER director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 12-strong squad for today's LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (11am).

Russell back in mix for vital derby encounter

Redditch Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PACEMAN Chris Russell has been added to the Worcestershire squad for today’s crucial Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (10.30am).

County endure frustrating day of rain at Hampshire

Redditch Advertiser:

9:26pm Monday 11th August 2014

ONLY 25 balls were possible at the Ageas Bowl where Hampshire quickly rattled up 42-0 against Worcestershire in a match eventually abandoned due to heavy showers.

Boss praises stunning one-day success

Redditch Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes hailed Worcestershire’s record-breaking batting display when beating Lancashire by seven wickets in the Royal London One-Day Cup at New Road.

Oliver left out while duo return for County

Redditch Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

TOM Kohler-Cadmore and Shaaiq Choudhry return to the Worcestershire squad for today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl (2pm).

Moeen bowls England to big victory

Redditch Advertiser:

6:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali produced more bowling heroics as England completed a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare.

Injury worry for young County batsman

Redditch Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will check on the fitness of batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore before finalising their side for today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Lancashire Lightning at New Road (10.30am).

England’s Moeen out for 13 in fourth Test

Redditch Advertiser:

6:02pm Friday 8th August 2014

MOEEN Ali was dismissed for 13 on the second day of the fourth Investec Test with India at Old Trafford.

County go in search of second success

Redditch Advertiser:

7:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MITCHELL McClenaghan returns to the squad for tomorrow’s Royal London One-Day clash with Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley (10.30am) as Worcestershire seek a second win in the competition.

County switch focus to reaching another quarter-final

Redditch Advertiser:

5:49pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will strive to bounce back from their NatWest T20 Blast exit with director of cricket Steve Rhodes insisting: “We are desperate to do as well as we can in all competitions.”

Run machine won’t give up on England

Redditch Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell admits it would be “a dream come true” to play for England.

Mitchell led the way in T20 campaign

Redditch Advertiser:

4:31pm Monday 4th August 2014

SKIPPER Daryl Mitchell transferred his fine Worcestershire form in the LV= County Championship into the NatWest T20 Blast.

Harrison to leave County

Redditch Advertiser:

2:30pm Monday 4th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Nick Harrison is to be released at the end of the season when his current contract expires.

Roy deprived us of glory says Rhodes

Redditch Advertiser:

10:00am Monday 4th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids director of cricket Steve Rhodes admitted that Jason Roy’s explosive half-century “was the difference between the two teams” as Surrey Lions edged to a three-wicket win in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final at the Kia Oval.

County have eyes on the semi-finals

Redditch Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

STEVE Rhodes’ big game hunters will be looking to bag a prize scalp today when they bid to take down the Lions (2.30pm).

Moeen spins win for England

Redditch Advertiser:

6:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S Moeen Ali led England’s surge to a series-levelling 266-run victory with more than two sessions to spare in the third Investec Test against India at the Ageas Bowl.

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.

Shantry wins recall for County cup test

Redditch Advertiser:

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).

Shantry rested for one-day cup battle

Redditch Advertiser:

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

Redditch Advertiser:

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.

City run rule over striker Richards against Evesham

Redditch Advertiser:

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

Redditch Advertiser:

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).

Mason is buoyed by McClenaghan potential

Redditch Advertiser:

8:30am Monday 21st July 2014

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

McClenaghan set to make his debut

Redditch Advertiser:

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

Redditch Advertiser:

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.

Crisis club Hereford in county cup delay

Redditch Advertiser:

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

Redditch Advertiser:

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).






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