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Ervine ton puts Hant on scent of victory

Daily Echo:

7:43pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

An accomplished century by Sean Ervine has given Hampshire a scent of their first LV=County Championship victory of the season, against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Tomlinson relishing Division One challenge

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

JAMES Tomlinson is loving life back in the LV County Championship first division – despite losing the opening match to Sussex.

Hants lose first game of the season

Daily Echo:

1:03pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

HAMPSHIRE began life back in the first division with a first home LV County Championship defeat for nearly two years – and overseas star Jackson Bird also looks like missing the next match.

Tomlinson: Hampshire can take heart from match whatever the result

Daily Echo:

8:28pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

JAMES Tomlinson believes Hampshire can take heart from their first match back in the LV County Championship’s first division – whatever the result.

Brave Hants fight back against Sussex

Daily Echo: Michael Carberry hits one of his two sixes (Pic: Robin Jones)

7:49pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

THERE can be few more thrilling sights in the LV County Championship than Michael Carberry and Tymal Mills in opposition.

Bertrand desperate for more international action

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

RYAN Bertrand is desperate for more international action after his brief appearance against Italy, admitting: “It doesn’t get bigger than playing for England.”

Pothas back at The Ageas Bowl - with Sussex

Daily Echo:

7:56pm Monday 13th April 2015

AS if to rub salt into Hampshire’s wounds, Sussex centurion Ben Brown revealed that Nic Pothas contributed to his Ageas Bowl heroics.

Baptism of fire for Hants

Daily Echo:

7:19pm Monday 13th April 2015

WELCOME to the first division.

Practice makes perfect as Ward-Prowse breaks league duck

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 13th April 2015

JAMES Ward-Prowse ensured practice made perfect by breaking his Premier League duck from the penalty spot.

New signing Berg makes history on Hants Championship debut

Daily Echo:

1:28pm Sunday 12th April 2015

GARETH Berg took a wicket with his first LV County Championship delivery for Hampshire before Sussex fought back on a compelling first day of the season.

Wheal could make Hants debut as pair are ruled out

Daily Echo:

9:00am Saturday 11th April 2015

HAMPSHIRE are without Jackson Bird AND Andre Adams for their opening LV County Championship match against Sussex – so 18 year-old Brad Wheal could make his debut.

New-look New Forest Marathon route revealed

Daily Echo:

10:38am Thursday 9th April 2015

THE organisers of the new-look New Forest Marathon have revealed its spectacular multi-terrain route.

'Set a Saints record in memory of legend Bill!'

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 9th April 2015

JIM Steele is backing Saints to set a new St Mary’s record against Hull City – in memory of the late, great Bill Ellerington.

Hants to decide on Adams and Bird fitness

Daily Echo:

6:57pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

Hampshire will decide on the fitness of Andre Adams and Jackson Bird in the next 48 hours ahead of the opening game of the season against Sussex.

Hampshire new boys ready to fire

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

HAMPSHIRE new boys Andre Adams and Jackson Bird are ready to bowl together for the first time ahead of the LV County Championship opener against Sussex.

Ward-Prowse targets first league goal for Saints

Daily Echo:

9:00am Saturday 4th April 2015

JAMES Ward-Prowse believes his first Premier League goal is not far away after firing the England Under-21s to a thrilling comeback win against Germany.

Centuries for Vince and Carberry

Daily Echo: Michael Carberry hits one of his two sixes (Pic: Robin Jones)

6:58pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

THERE were centuries for Michael Carberry and James Vince on the opening day of the first-class season – as Hampshire gave Loughborough University’s students a cricketing lesson.

New boy Adams a doubt for Hants opener

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 2nd April 2015

HAMPSHIRE new boy Andre Adams is a doubt for the opening LV County Championship match of the season.

Batman Berg on course for county cricket return

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

HAMPSHIRE new boy Gareth ‘Batman’ Berg is taking inspiration from his favourite superhero as he prepares for his county comeback.

Hants begin final phase of pre-season

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Hampshire begin the third and final phase of pre-season today - ahead of Surrey’s visit this weekend.

Former Hampshire bowler Nathan Rimmington signs for Derbyshire

Daily Echo:

7:45am Thursday 19th March 2015

Former Hampshire bowler Nathan Rimmington has signed for Derbyshire as one of their T20 overseas players.

Hants set for Isle of Wight fixture

Daily Echo:

9:09am Wednesday 18th March 2015

Hampshire are hoping to return to the Isle of Wight after a 53-year absence.

Eastleigh 2 Wrexham 2: Constable salvages point for Spitfires

Daily Echo:

11:25pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

JAMES Constable salvaged a point for Eastleigh with a late goal against Wrexham.

"Outstanding" former Hants player still without a county contract


5:00am Tuesday 17th March 2015

Former Hampshire wicketkeeper Michael Bates has spent the winter training with Essex – but is still without a county contract.

Homesickness behind Coles' return to Kent

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

Matt Coles’ agent has insisted that “homesickness” is the reason for the all-rounder's shock Hampshire exit.

Warwick: Stoneman's 143mph crash would have been much worse in past

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

THE president of the British Racing Drivers Club believes the outcome of Dean Stoneman’s 143mph crash would have been very different 15 years ago.

Hampshire chief: Change is in the air for county game

Daily Echo: Rod Bransgrove

6:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove is looking forward to discussing ideas for the future of English cricket with the new-look England and Wales Cricket Board.

Benkenstein: Why isn't Vince at the World Cup?

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 27th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE coach Dale Benkenstein reckons England’s Lions stars should be at the World Cup.

White: Three-day proposal would be a 'backward step'

Daily Echo: Giles White

7:00am Thursday 26th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White believes the return of three-day cricket would be a backward step for the LV County Championship.

Hampshire have signed "perfect county player"

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 25th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE have signed two South African-born England-qualified players – including former Middlesex all-rounder Gareth Berg.

Hants signing in the wickets

Daily Echo:

6:33pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

Hampshire’s Jackson Bird has recorded his best figures since his comeback from a back injury.

Start venue for New Forest Marathon revealed

Daily Echo: Pictures from this years New Forest Half Marathon 2013.

1:28pm Monday 16th February 2015

The New Forest Marathon will begin in Brockenhurst on September 13.

PICTURES: KP returns to Hampshire as England lose World Cup opener

Daily Echo:

10:06am Saturday 14th February 2015

Kevin Pietersen is at The Ageas Bowl as England crash to a heavy defeat against Australia on the opening day of the World Cup.

Winchester prodigy scores England hat-trick

Daily Echo:

11:24pm Friday 13th February 2015

Joe Marchant scored a sensational hat-trick for England U20s against Italy tonight.

Michael Carberry aiming for IPL place

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 14th February 2015

Michael Carberry is hoping to become the third Hampshire player to appear in the Indian Premier League – and miss the start of the county season.

Hampshire Cricket and Saints building closer ties

Daily Echo:

7:50pm Friday 13th February 2015

Hampshire are developing stronger links with Saints.

Carberry in IPL auction

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

10:04am Friday 13th February 2015

Michael Carberry will enter the 2015 Indian Premier League auction on Monday.

How Saints can help future generations

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 12th February 2015

THE Premier League’s new domestic TV rights deal is staggering, but what does it mean for Saints?

Stoneman signs for Red Bull


10:37am Thursday 12th February 2015

Dean Stoneman’s Formula One dream is a step closer to reality – after he signed for Red Bull.

Hampshire sailor targeting global victory

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 7th February 2015

THE fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race begins this weekend – with Warsash’s Ian Walker aiming to return to the top of the leaderboard.

Lymington-based sailing ace targets record books

Daily Echo: Ian Williams

5:00am Thursday 5th February 2015

IAN Williams is aiming to sail into the record books - by winning his FIFTH world match racing title.

Hants strengthen links with Harlequins

Daily Echo:

3:54pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE have stepped up their pre-season training with a rugby session – as the club strengthens its links with Harlequins RFC.

White calls for new t20 comp

Daily Echo: Giles White

8:00am Friday 30th January 2015

Hampshire director of cricket Giles White wants the County Championship to be restructured to make room for a new domestic T20 league.

White: The cap fits for Hampshire

Daily Echo: Giles White

7:00am Friday 30th January 2015

GILES White has confirmed Hampshire are not affected by the reduction of county cricket’s salary cap.

Hants star is out for 99

Daily Echo: James Vince

4:07pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

James Vince made 99 in his second game as England Lions captain.

Carberry wins Big Bash title

Daily Echo:

12:06pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Michael Carberry held his nerve as the Perth Scorchers won the Big Bash final - with a dramatic last-ball win against the Sydney Sixers.

Eastleigh crash to rare home defeat

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

11:03pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

EASTLEIGH crashed to a second defeat in three home games - to a goal by a former Havant & Waterlooville striker.

Vince can't wait to become skipper

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

JAMES Vince is looking forward to the challenge of captaining England Lions during the one-day series against South Africa A that starts tomorrow.

The match that still reduces Hampshire Cricket skipper Jimmy Adams to tears

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

HE has won five trophies in the last six seasons with Hampshire, but it is an early-season County Championship match that still reduces Jimmy Adams to tears.

Vince: "It's a huge honour to captain England Lions"

Daily Echo: James Vince

10:37am Thursday 22nd January 2015

James Vince admits it was a "huge honour" to be asked to captain the England Lions one-day side.


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