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  • File photo dated 27-11-2017 of Australia's Cameron Bancroft during day five of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane.

    Durham appoint Bancroft as captain

    March 22, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Cameron Bancroft has been announced as Durham captain for the County Championship and the One Day Cup for 2019. The Australian opener has recently returned from a nine-month ban for his part in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in 2018. The batsman has won eight test caps, has represented […]

  • Durham players walk onto the pitch during day one of the MCC University match at Edgbaston, Birmingham.

    Durham name squad for pre-season tour

    March 19, 2019 at 10:07 am

    Lead High Performance Coach James Franklin has named his 17 man squad to tour South Africa. The squad will spend 11 days there in the high-class facilities of North West University Sports Village in Potchefstroom. Former Leicestershire wicket-keeper Ned Eckersley has been on trial at the Riverside and the 29-year-old has been […]

  • Australia's D'Arcy Short during the international friendly match at Lord's, London.

    Durham sign Short for Blast

    March 8, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Durham have signed Australian batsman D’Arcy Short for the 2019 T20 Blast. Short will join up with Durham before their opening game in July against the Northants Steelbacks. He is Durham’s second overseas signing of the season after his fellow countryman, Cameron Bancroft, was announced earlier in the year. The […]

  • Durham Cricket ditches Jets name in rebrand

    Durham Cricket ditches Jets name in rebrand

    March 4, 2019 at 11:36 am

    Durham County Cricket Club will now be known as Durham Cricket and will use a new badge for their limited overs teams. The restructuring of the board combined with the new coaching staff has prompted the change as the club looks to build a new era. The changes see the […]

  • Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland/Ian Jacobs Photography

    Poynter stars with final ball six as Ireland edge Netherlands in Muscat

    February 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Oman v Ireland, T20 International, Al Almerat Cricket Ground, Muscat: Netherlands – 182-9 (20 overs; T Visee 78, M O’Dowd 38; S Thompson 4-18, B Rankin 2-27) Ireland – 183-9 (20 overs; A Balbirnie 83, K O’Brien 46; P van der Meekeran 4-38, F Klaassen 3-31) Ireland won by 1 […]

  • Chris Dobey celebrates defeating Vincent van der Voort during day eleven of the William Hill World Darts Championships at Alexandra Palace, London

    Dobey secures first Unibet Premier League point

    February 18, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Bedlington darts player Chris Dobey witnessed the week of his career, after his Premier League draw and nine-darter. Dobey sealed his first Unibet Premier League appearance with a draw against Austrian and world number eight Mensur Suljović. A clash that Dobey’s agent Tommy Gilmour described as ‘entertaining darts.’ Tommy Gilmour MBE […]

  • England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during day four of the third cricket Test match at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Mark Wood’s five-wicket haul inspires England to consolation victory over the West Indies

    February 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Third Test, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia (day four of five) England – 277 (Stokes 79, Roach 4-48) & 361-5 dec (Root 122, Denly 69) West Indies – 154 (Wood 5-41, Moeen 4-36) & 252 (Chase 102*, Anderson 3-27) England won by 232 runs, West Indies win series 2-1  Durham […]

  • American Football team the Northumberland Vikings laud Super Bowl effect on gridiron recruitment

    American Football team the Northumberland Vikings laud Super Bowl effect on gridiron recruitment

    February 13, 2019 at 10:46 am

    The Northumberland Vikings are on the lookout for new gridiron talent ahead of the 2019 National League season. The Newcastle-based American football outfit reached the division one semi-finals last season and are looking to go one better this time out. With Tom Brady and the New England Patriots picking up […]

  • Whitley Bay Warriors vs Telford Tigers – Preview

    Whitley Bay Warriors vs Telford Tigers – Preview

    January 25, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors will be looking to push out their win streak to five games as they face division leaders Telford Tigers 1. With Warriors 8-5 victory over Solihull Barons at home last week, they will be in for a fight going into this game in an attempt to make […]

  • Wallsend and District Pool League – North Shields Catholic Club (6) vs (4) The Anson – Match Report

    Wallsend and District Pool League – North Shields Catholic Club (6) vs (4) The Anson – Match Report

    December 14, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    North Sheilds Catholic Club beat The Anson 6-4 to climb to 9th position in the league just one point behind 8th placed, The Bush. The biggest talking point of this game was before the first break had begun. The Anson almost had to start 4-0 down due to lack of players. […]