Warwickshire dump Essex out at the quarter-final stage once again

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:12pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ESSEX skipper Ryan ten Doeschate admitted his team was gutted to be knocked out of a second quarter final in a month by Warwickshire.

CLARETS: Welcome first win comes at rivals Stortford

Chelmsford Weekly News: luke callander

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO goals in the space of a minute from Luke Callander and a half-volley from Michael Cheek recorded Chelmsford City’s first victory of the new season as they raced into a 3-0 lead.

Young tennis stars make national championships

Chelmsford Weekly News: Arabella Moen

6:48pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TENNIS starlets Johnathon Price and Arabella Moen have both made the singles draw of the Under 12’s Nike Junior National Tennis Championships.

CLARETS: City in "naive" defeat to Eastbourne

Chelmsford Weekly News: Clarets boss Mark Hawkes

1:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Goals from Richard Pacquette and Gavin McCallum meant the Clarets returned to Essex from the south coast with no points, making it two defeats in two.

Jack Leaning's maiden ton all in vain as Essex Eagles' centurions secure five-wicket win over Yorkshire

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:20pm Monday 11th August 2014

JACK Leaning’s first century for Yorkshire in any form of cricket could not prevent his side crashing to defeat against Essex in a high-scoring Royal London One-Day Cup Group A match at Scarborough.

First day between Essex and Hampshire is a complete wash out while Reece Topley has another injury scare

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:25pm Sunday 13th July 2014

ESSEX and Hampshire were thwarted by the weather at Colchester as rain completely washed out the opening day's play in the County Championship.

Geoffrey Boycott the latest big name to question Alastair Cook's England captaincy

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook

9:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

ALASTAIR Cook passed Geoffrey Boycott on England's all-time leading run-scorers list on Monday but the former Test opener believes the current captain is presiding over a "recipe for resignation".

Tim Phillips steers Essex home to win over Middlesex

Chelmsford Weekly News: Tim Phillips hits a six against Middlesex. PIC: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

11:09pm Friday 20th June 2014

TIM Phillips emerged as the Essex hero as they marched towards the quarter-finals of the Twenty20 Blast competition with a thrilling two-wicket victory over Middlesex.

Essex left to reflect on missed opportunities as Hampshire finish day one on top

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ravi Bopara leaves the field after being dismissed by James Tomlinson. PICTURES: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

7:15pm Sunday 15th June 2014

HAMPSHIRE finished the first day in the ascendancy after recovering from 208 for six to make 286 all out and then reduce Essex to 55 for two at stumps.

Ton-up Ravi Bopara gives Essex a slender advantage over Kent going into final day

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ravi Bopara is applauded off the field after making 162. PICS: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

7:38pm Monday 9th June 2014

England all-rounder Ravi Bopara's 162 helped edge Essex into a slender first-innings lead on a rain-hit third day of the LV= County Championship Division Two match with Kent, where Mitchell Claydon fought back with five wickets.

Buoyant Billy batters Boreham to kickstart Nag 1s season...at last

Chelmsford Weekly News: CRICKET: Holders at home

7:00am Monday 9th June 2014

NAVESTOCK and Ardleigh Green 1s finally got their season underway thanks to a one-man wonder show.

Kevin Pietersen fails to heed Ravi Bopara's warning as Essex get the better of Surrey in T20 Blast

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ravi Bopara celebrates taking the wicket of Kevin Pietersen. PICS: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

10:17pm Friday 6th June 2014

Kevin Pietersen failed to heed Ravi Bopara's warning as his return to English cricket yielded five runs and Surrey were subjected to a five-wicket NatWest T20 Blast defeat by Essex.

James Foster not handed an England Test recall as Matt Prior returns

Chelmsford Weekly News: James Foster. PIC: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

1:26pm Thursday 5th June 2014

ESSEX skipper James Foster has not won a recall to the England Test squad.

James Foster gives Essex the slight edge over Glamorgan after day two

Chelmsford Weekly News: James Foster. PICS: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

8:34pm Monday 2nd June 2014

ESSEX wicketkeeper James Foster hit a fine 86 to steer to his side to a first-innings lead of 36 over Glamorgan on day two of their County Championship match at Chelmsford.

Reece Topley's six wickets help Essex forget about Monty Panesar's breach of discipline

Chelmsford Weekly News: Reece Topley celebrates the wicket of Chris Cooke, his sixth of the innings. PICTURES: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

7:15pm Sunday 1st June 2014

MONTY Panesar may have been absent through disciplinary reasons but Essex hardly stuggled without him with Reece Topley taking six wickets in his first championship match of the season against Glamorgan.

Monty Panesar dropped for failing to make Essex team meeting

Chelmsford Weekly News: Monty Panesar. PIC: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

5:05pm Sunday 1st June 2014

ESSEX dropped spinner Monty Panesar for their County Championship division two match against Glamorgan at Chelmsford after the England international failed to turn up for a team meeting.

Essex are thumped by Hampshire in T20 Blast

Chelmsford Weekly News: Essex bowler Reece Topley shows his frustration PICS GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

7:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

FORMER Essex batsman Owais Shah hit an unbeaten half-century to lead Hampshire to a thumping eight-wicket win over his former side in their T20 Blast match at The Rose Bowl on Friday night.

Hayley McLean's Commonwealth dream boosted by massive PB while Jessica Judd prepares for Oregon Diamond League

Chelmsford Weekly News: Hayley McLean

5:30pm Friday 30th May 2014

STANFORD-LE-HOPE hurdler Hayley McLean stunned herself by running the fastest time of her life in Belgium on Wednesday night – and if she can do the same in France tomorrow she has a real shot of making England’s Commonwealth Games team.

James Foster has not had his head turned by speculation of England call-up

Chelmsford Weekly News: Arun Harinath led the Surrey reply with 63 before he was caught by Mark Pettini off the bowling of Greg Smith. Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

11:00am Friday 30th May 2014

JAMES Foster has not had his head turned by louder calls for England selectors to pick him for a busy summer of cricket.

Gareth Batty's career-best figures puts Essex on the back foot on day one against Surrey

Chelmsford Weekly News: Gareth Batty

8:13pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Gareth Batty finished with career-best figures of eight for 68 as Surrey bowled Essex out for 228 on day one of their County Championship Division Two encounter at Chelmsford.

Snooker ace Ali facing another battle with cancer

Chelmsford Weekly News: Cool head – Ali Carter is vying for the £32,000 prize at the Shoot-Out in Blackpool

1:30pm Saturday 24th May 2014

SNOOKER ace Ali Carter has been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer.

Essex seal thrilling win over Glamorgan in T20 Blast

Chelmsford Weekly News: Matt Salisbury (R) congratulates Greg Smith on scoring the winning runs for Essex. ALL PICS: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

10:57pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Essex Eagles pulled off a dramatic victory over Glamorgan Dragons with two balls left of Friday night's T20 Blast South Division clash under the floodlights at the County Ground in Chelmsford.

Stand-in skipper Mark Pettini leads Essex to win in their first T20 Blast match of the season against Middlesex

Chelmsford Weekly News: Mark Pettini

3:13pm Saturday 17th May 2014

STAND-IN skipper Mark Pettini led Essex to a win in their first match of this year’s T20 Blast against Middlesex at Lord’s.

Jaik Mickleburgh and Greg Smith spearhead Essex fightback against Leicestershire

Chelmsford Weekly News: Well done — Monty Panesar is congratulated on the wicket of Jigar Naik, one of six Leicestershire batmen’s scalps he claimed on day three at Chelmsford. Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

7:12pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

ESSEX battled back on day three with an impressive unbeaten partnership from Jaik Mickleburgh and Greg Smith to take a huge slice out of Leicestershire’s first-innings lead of 152 at Chelmsford.

Danish Kaneria loses challenge to life-time ban

Chelmsford Weekly News: Danish Kaneria playing for Essex

1:58pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

FORMER Essex and Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria, who was given a life ban after a disciplinary panel concluded that he had encouraged a team-mate to underperform, has lost a High Court fight with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Century has Ben Foakes feeling upbeat about his place in the Essex team

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ben Foakes

11:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

BEN Foakes says hitting a career-best score has put him in a confident mood of retaining his place in the Essex starting line-up heading into the summer.

Graham Gooch's axing as England batting coach backed by Alastair Cook

Chelmsford Weekly News: Graham Gooch working with Alastair Cook in the nets in Australia

9:09am Thursday 1st May 2014

ESSEX legend Graham Gooch has become the first casualty of the Peter Moores era after being dismissed from his job as England batting coach.

DIVING: Rebecca wins bronze

Chelmsford Weekly News: VIBE Need to cool off this summer? Check out this swimming pool list

7:22pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

REBECCA Gallantree insists things are building nicely for this summer’s Commonwealth Games after securing a surprise Diving World Series bronze alongside replacement 3m synchro partner Hannah Starling.

FOOTBALL: Chelmer take home the cup

Chelmsford Weekly News: Local youth football

7:19pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

A STUNNING fightback earned Chelmer Wanderers their first Essex Sunday Junior Trophy silverware after coming from 4-1 behind to beat AFC Colchester on penalties.

CLARETS: City secure their league status

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

7:17pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

CHELMSFORD City’s management duo, Mark Hawkes and Steve Smith, want to see the Clarets “fighting it out at the right end of the table” next season after making sure of the club’s Skrill South status with a game to spare.

FOOTBALL: Final is decided

7:16pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Local football round up

ATHLETICS: Athletic success

Chelmsford Weekly News: Local athletics

7:14pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

CHELMSFORD AC’s teenagers may have finished bottom of the table at their UK Development League match at Newham, but there were still a number of fine performances to put smiles on the team managers’ faces.

BOXING: Defeat a surprise

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

7:13pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL points decision went against Chelmsford boxer Lewis Meason on Saturday.

CRICKET: Mixed start to the competitive season for Chelmsford

7:12pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Cricket round up

BASEBALL: Redbacks beat champs

7:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

THE Essex Redbacks bounced back from a tough loss in the opening game of the season to beat the defending national champions London Metros 5-4 in an enthralling match to start their 2014 season.

Sofia’s number one after her wins

Chelmsford Weekly News: Fencing is one of the sports now on offer to pupils at St Andrew's Primary School

7:04pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

CHELMSFORD schoolgirl Sofia De Martin has been named the number one fencer in the East of England.

Mighty Ben Foakes’ highest score gets Essex on track against Gloucester

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ben Foakes celebrates scoring 100 runs and (inset) batting his way to an unbeaten 132 at the close of play.  Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

7:48pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

BEN Foakes chalked up the highest score of his career as Essex took control against Gloucestershire at the County Ground.

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.






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