Alastair Cook: Essex promotion push could hinge on players staying fit

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook   PIC GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

3:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ALASTAIR Cook says Essex’s promotion hopes this season could rest on steering clear of injuries.

Alastair Cook shows form with classy century as Essex draw with Surrey

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook celebrates his century against Surrey.    PICTURES: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

6:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ALASTAIR Cook showed his form with his second County Championship century of the season as Essex batted out a draw with Surrey at The Oval.

DIVING: Rebecca back in London

Chelmsford Weekly News: Class: Georgia Ward in practice for the British Gas Diving Championships    Picture: Alex Broadway/Swpix.com

11:59am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHELMSFORD’S Rebecca Gallantree simply cannot wait to return to the scene of her London 2012 exploits – but she admits it won’t be the same without partner Alicia Blagg.

CLARETS: Seventh heaven for City

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

11:58am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MICHAEL Cheek hit four goals as Chelmsford City took a giant leap towards beating the drop with a 7-1 thrashing of Tonbridge Angels.

FOOTBALL: Local football results

Chelmsford Weekly News: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

11:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Chelmsford Invitation League Premier Div Cup Quarter Final

DOMINOS: Chequers' fall short

Chelmsford Weekly News: Friendly League Dominoes results

11:54am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Chequers’ hopes of an all-Felsted final in the Ridley League Dominoes Cup were torpedoed as their A team, four times winners, were undone just one step short.

Rugby: Memorial match to be played for cancer victim

Chelmsford Weekly News: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

11:52am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHELMSFORD Rugby Football Club will be holding a memorial match on Saturday in memory of Robin Smylie, who died last month, after battling cancer.

CRICKET: Season starts well for Chelmsford with friendly wins

Chelmsford Weekly News: Local cricket

11:51am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Halstead 213-7 Chelmsford 242-5 

BOXING: Confident win for City's Johnny

Chelmsford Weekly News: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

11:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A SUBLIME performance by Chelmsford boxer Johnny Lee saw him outpunch Rayleigh’s Ricky Anderson.

ICE HOCKEY: Chieftains victorious in play-off final

Chelmsford Weekly News: Is it in? Chieftains’ Brears lays siege on the Mustangs’ goal

11:47am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHELMSFORD Chieftains finished their 2013/14 season in style by beating the Wightlink Raiders 6-3 over two legs in the NIHL Division 1 South play-off final.

Jesse Ryder set to be Essex Cricket's overseas star for 2014

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jesse Ryder

12:21pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MASTER-BLASTER batsman Jesse Ryder is set to sign for Essex County Cricket Club as their overseas players for 2014.

Clarets look set to beat the drop after routing of Angels

Chelmsford Weekly News: luke callander

11:58am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CHANTS of joy and sighs of relief echoed around Melbourne Stadium after Chelmsford City recorded a comprehensive victory over Tonbridge Angels, which subsequently confirmed relegation for the Kent outfit, ending their four-year spell in the Conference South.

Paul Grayson warns Essex not to under-estimate Surrey

Chelmsford Weekly News: Paul Grayson. PIC: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

11:48am Saturday 19th April 2014

ESSEX will be unchanged as they seek to make it back-to-back wins at the start of their County Championship campaign by beating Surrey at the Oval.

CLARETS: City look to go one step closer to safety

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

9:51am Thursday 17th April 2014

CHELMSFORD City will be looking to be the victors against Staines Town on Saturday as they look to secure their Skrill South League status.

RUGBY: Chelmsford 38-31 Saffron Walden

Chelmsford Weekly News: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

11:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD turned the form book upside down with a terrific win against promotion-seeking Saffron Walden at Coronation Park.

BOXING: Young Jesse performs well in debut bout

Chelmsford Weekly News: Boxing gloves at The James Figg

11:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ON Friday, Chelmsford’s Jesse Lee had his first scoring contest at Mayland versus Jim Walton from Billericay in a very entertaining contest, which had the crowd on its feet.

HOCKEY: Chelmsford Ladies 2-1 Barnes

Chelmsford Weekly News: Hockey: Wotton defeated by league leaders Firebrands

11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD’S campaign to retain National League status came to a successful conclusion at the end of a long season with this controlled and workmanlike win away at Nottingham.

CLARETS: Survival in sight for City

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

11:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MARK Hawkes watched his Chelmsford City side battle to earn five vital points in a thrilling week of football that offered a big boost to the club’s survival hopes.

FOOTBALL: Boreham hit seven in thrashing

Chelmsford Weekly News: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

11:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Premier Division

DARTS: Underdogs on target to reach cup final

Chelmsford Weekly News: Legions march over Holmer Green to take fifth trophy

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Ridley League Darts Cup underdogs bared their teeth to produce a real against-the-odds final.

ICE HOCKEY: Chieftains storm into play-off finals

Chelmsford Weekly News: ice hockey

11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHELMSFORD Chieftains booked their place in the play-off final at the weekend, brushing aside the Streatham Redskins with a 7-0 win at Riverside on Sunday, 12-2 on aggregate over the two legs.

Graham Napier helps wrap up Essex win over Derbyshire

Chelmsford Weekly News: David Masters celebrates taking the final  is congratulated on taking the last wicket of the match, that of Mark Footitt.     PICTURES: GAVIS ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

2:57pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Graham Napier led the attack as Essex claimed a 53-run victory over Derbyshire on the final day of the County Championship Division Two match at Chelmsford.

Alastair Cook puts Essex in charge going into the final day against Derbyshire

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook. Pictures Gavin Ellis/TGS Photos

6:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ENGLAND Test captain Alastair Cook came within 19 runs of a double-century to put Essex on the front foot in their County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire.

Alastair Cook's century puts Essex in control of Derbyshire

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook celebrates his century for Essex

7:17pm Monday 14th April 2014

ENGLAND Test captain Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 139 as Essex took control of their County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at a sun-baked Chelmsford.

RUGBY: Late display earns draw for Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

12:53pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Basildon 24 – 24 Chelmsford CHELMSFORD came back from the brink of defeat to draw this match against a committed Basildon side who were leading 24 – 12 with 20 minutes to go.

FOOTBALL: Finalists sorted for league cup

Chelmsford Weekly News: Football: Olveston United promotion hopes dented

12:50pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Chelmsford Invitation League

CLARETS: Nervy season send awaits Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

12:06pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CHELMSFORD City hope they can spring a surprise on league leaders Eastleigh this Saturday and do their own chances of Skrill South survival the power of good as they anxiously look over their shoulders at the teams below them in the table.

DOMINOES: King's Arms collapse

Chelmsford Weekly News: British Legion make the point

12:05pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Ridley Darts and Dominoes League BROOMFIELD King’s Arms, long-time favourites to retain the Ridley League title, had even second place pinched in a mugging on the winning line.

RUNNING: Striders honour long serving members

Chelmsford Weekly News: St Albans man set to run London Marathon for charity dedicated to supporting terminally ill children

12:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SPRINGFIELD Striders feted their club champions at their dinner and awards evening held at Essex County Cricket Club.

FOOTBALL: Writtle Women win the cup

Chelmsford Weekly News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

12:02pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Essex Women’s Trophy Final Southendian 2 - 3 Writtle A GOAL 11 minutes into stoppage time from Emma Ridings sealed a dramatic Essex Women’s Trophy win for Writtle.

ICE HOCKEY: Chieftains make great start to play-offs

Chelmsford Weekly News: ice hockey

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

LEAGUE champions Chelmsford Chieftains started their play-off campaign with a trip to Gosport the home of the last of the play-off qualifiers, Solent and Gosport Devils.

Paul Grayson says Essex are desperate for promotion this year

Chelmsford Weekly News: Essex players enjoy ice creams at their annual press day

2:39pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

PROMOTION in the County Championship is Essex’s main priority of 2014 according to head coach Paul Grayson.

Defeat leaves Bopara and England's World Twenty 20 campaign in tatters

Chelmsford Weekly News: SAME AGAIN: England fielder Ravi Bopara falls on the ground in an unsuccessful attempt to field the ball after a shot played by West Indies' batsman Chris Gayle, rear, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup warm up match earlier this week

7:13pm Saturday 29th March 2014

ENGLAND'S hopes of making the World Twenty20 semi-finals were finally extinguished after they lost a do-or-die shootout with South Africa by three runs in Chittagong.

FOOTBALL: Barlows Park Rangers reach cup final

Chelmsford Weekly News: FOOTBALL: Pair aid county

12:52pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Chelmsford & District Sunday Social League League Cup, Semi-finals.

RUGBY: Chelmsford 24-17 Enfield

Chelmsford Weekly News: Try-scorer - Jon Baker got Rochford Hundred's second try

12:48pm Thursday 27th March 2014

CHELMSFORD won a hard-fought game against a determined Enfield side by four tries to three and in doing so they consolidated fourth position in the table and secured a precious bonus point.

ICE HOCKEY: Trophy chances coming for Chieftains and Warriors

Chelmsford Weekly News: Is it in? Chieftains’ Brears lays siege on the Mustangs’ goal

12:47pm Thursday 27th March 2014

CUP fever hits the city this weekend as both Chelmsford Chieftains and Chelmsford Warriors ice hockey clubs have chances of lifting silverware.

CLARETS: Play-off chasers await Chelmsford visit

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

10:00am Friday 14th March 2014

By Adam May

CLARETS: City ready for first game in 17 days

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

3:33pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Maidenhead United visiting Melbourne Stadium on Saturday for Conference South clash

CLARETS: City looking to get second win over Basingstoke

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

9:50am Friday 14th February 2014

Clarets travel to Hampshire tomorrow for Conference South match

DARTS: Tense finish set for league season

Chelmsford Weekly News: DARTS: Justin Pipe starts the year ranked No11 in the world

6:35pm Friday 7th February 2014

LEADERS Little Waltham SC and champions Broomfield King’s Arms are looking nervously over their shoulders as the battle for the Ridley League title rumbles on.

BOXING: Chelmsford boxers go down to Devon for bouts

Chelmsford Weekly News: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

6:31pm Friday 7th February 2014

Three Chelmsford boxers travelled to Devon last weekend.

TABLE TENNIS: Tournament in Chelmsford missing champion

Chelmsford Weekly News: table tennis bat and ball close up for sport

6:28pm Friday 7th February 2014

With Alex Abbott, the men’s singles champion for the last two years, not defending his title, Steve Joslin is the top seed in the 2014 M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Closed Championships.

ICE HOCKEY: Chieftains in strong form

Chelmsford Weekly News: ice hockey

6:17pm Friday 7th February 2014

CHELMSFORD Chieftains were in dominant form over the weekend as they secured maximum points in their quest to regain their NIHL Division 1 South crown.

HOCKEY: Chelmsford 3-4 Cambridge University

Chelmsford Weekly News: Stags keep promotion bid on track

6:09pm Friday 7th February 2014

Chelmsford were caught sleeping in the first minute as Cambridge hit a cross which found an unmarked attacker at the back post who opened the scoring with an easy tap-in.

RUGBY: Chelmsford topple Braintree 31-19

Chelmsford Weekly News: RUGBY: Gloucester legend Andy Hazell calls it a day

6:07pm Friday 7th February 2014

Chelmsford deservedly won this re-arranged league encounter with local rivals Braintree by five tries to three, and in the process registered a winning bonus point.

CLARETS: FA Trophy semi-finalists coming to Melbourne Stadium

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

5:13pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Mark Hawkes’ Chelmsford City side play host to FA Trophy Semi-Finalists Gosport Borough on Saturday. (3pm KO).

Gooch wants to keep coaching England batsmen

Chelmsford Weekly News: Graham Gooch

10:38am Thursday 6th February 2014

ENGLAND batting coach Graham Gooch said he is fully committed to his current role – although he would still love to help Essex .

Gooch: Selectors want to rebuild without KP

Chelmsford Weekly News: TOP OF THE LIST: Kevin Pietersen

10:17am Thursday 6th February 2014

GRAHAM Gooch said he respects the decision of England selectors to sack Kevin Pietersen.

CLARETS: Chelmsford 1-2 Ebbsfleet United

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

8:47am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Second-half goals from Michael Thalassitis and a deflected Daryl McMahon free-kick saw Ebbsfleet leave Melbourne all-important three points in their hunt for a play-off spot against 10-men City.

CLARETS: Improving City prepared for visit of Ebbsfleet

Chelmsford Weekly News: BREAKING: Mark Hawkes appointed as Clarets boss

11:40am Monday 3rd February 2014

MARK Hawkes’ Chelmsford City side will be looking to build upon the 2-2 draw picked up against Dover Athletic at the weekend when Ebbsfleet United visit Melbourne tonight.






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