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Jamie Porter will make his second trip of the winter to the Desert Springs Resort this weekend keen to make up for lost time with the Lions.

A Dagenham amputee veteran met Prince Harry ahead of his double world record rowing attempt.

Darts legends back Prostate Cancer UK bid

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Darting royalty Dennis Priestley, Martin Adams and Bobby George have stepped up to the oche in the fight against prostate cancer, attending an exclusive event at a pub that has signed up as a Men United Arms venue in London.

The Ashes: England duo impress on day one

Thursday, November 23, 2017

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on a rain-hit day one of the Ashes.

Essex Schools booked their place in the second round of the English Schools’ FA Under 14s PlayStation Inter-County Trophy with a 4-0 victory over Oxfordshire.

Classy batsman reflects on memorable campaign and what the future holds ahead of a trip to Australia with the England Lions squad

Hainault & Clayhall cricketer reflects on successful academy set-up at Chelmsford and his own highlight of the campaign

Essex’s Alastair Cook and Dawid Malan, of Middlesex, have been named in England’s squad for the winter Ashes tour.

‘Unforgettable day’ for Essex hero Cook

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Essex fast bowler Sam Cook admitted his first five-wicket haul in first-class cricket would live long in the memory.

Barking Abbey alumni Josh Steel has signed his first professional contract with BBL side Surrey Scorchers.

Sleep tight Barking, and don’t let the wasp spiders bite.

Jamie Porter recorded career-best match figures of 12-95 to strengthen Essex’s hand at the top of the Specsavers County Championship with an embarrassingly comfortable victory over Division One strugglers Somerset.

Kent duo set global best for first wicket

Dagenham 88 Runners enjoy Ride London and Dorset Invader half marathon outings.

Essex get ready for Glamorgan

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Eagles chase another Natwest T20 Blast win

Kent claim Natwest T20 Blast bragging rights

Essex Eagles eager for Kent trip

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Tamim set for Natwest T20 Blast bow at Beckenham

Captain reflects on close loss in Natwest T20 Blast opener

Surrey (188-8) beat Essex (186-6) by two runs

Silverwood relishing Surrey challenge

Professional boxers put on outdoor training session

Browne and Bopara impress with the bat on first day

Westley praises England Lions duo ahead of Warwickshire clash

Silverwood names 13-man squad for County Championship action

Lord’s final hopes ended by highest domestic run chase


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