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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Steelbacks' showing was 'pretty grim', says Ripley

David Ripley reflected on a 'pretty grim' performance from Northants after they lost by 10 wickets to Warwickshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup opener at the County Ground.

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David Ripley is expecting good things from his Steelbacks side (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants set sights on Royal London One-Day Cup glory

David Ripley is expecting Northants to be in the shake-up once again in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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Muhammad Azharullah and Northants have had some good battles with Warwickshire in the past (picture: Peter Short)

Northants won’t fool us, says Warwickshire star Trott

Northants have built a successful venture by the element of surprise in one-day competitions, but former England batsman Jonathan Trott believes their secret is well and truly out.

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Ben Duckett has been called up by England (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants star Duckett gets England call for Ireland clashes

Northants star Ben Duckett expressed his delight after being named in the England squad for the upcoming ODI double-header against Ireland.

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David Ripley saw his side beaten at New Road (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley rues missed opportunity for Northants at New Road

David Ripley rued a missed opportunity for Northants as they were edged out by Worcestershire.

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Nathan Buck took three wickets for Northants at New Road (picture: Peter Short)

Carter’s early-morning wake-up call boosts Northants at New Road

Northants new boy Andy Carter revealed he was on the road at 5.30am before producing a superb debut display at Worcestershire.

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Andre Gonzalez de Savage, Sajid Javid and Heather Smith at the tory manifesto launch party yesterday.

'There just isn't enough funding' say county council chiefs in pledge to lobby Government for more after election

County council chiefs have blamed outdated central government systems for 'unfair funding' in the Northamptonshire.
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Northants head coach David Ripley

Ripley challenges Northants to maintain impressive start at New Road

Northants are on their best run of four-day wins since 2003 - and they will look to continue their hot streak at Worcestershire this week.

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Northants skipper Alex Wakely helped to engineer a superb win for his side (picture: Peter Short)

Levi delighted after Wakely engineers superb Northants win

Richard Levi hailed fellow Northants star Rob Newton after the County secured a thrilling three-wicket win at Derbyshire.

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Rory Kleinveldt and Northants could not claim the wickets they wanted on day three at Derbyshire (picture: Peter Short)

Frustrating third day for Northants at Derbyshire

Northants skipper Alex Wakely reflected on a ‘frustrating day’ after his side were unable to make the breakthrough at Derbyshire.

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Max Holden (picture: Peter Short)

Holden so happy to help Northants take the lead

Max Holden savoured the chance to shine on the second day of Northants’ clash with Derbyshire.

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Northants skipper Alex Wakely could afford a smile after an even day in Derby. Pictures by Peter Short

Buck targets quick wickets after an even day for Northants

Northamptonshire bowler Nathan Buck is targeting a fast start in the morning after a day of fluctuating fortunes in their County Championship Division Two clash at Derbyshire.

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Nathan Buck (second from right) started his Northants career in style (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Nathan able to Buck up his ideas after Northants move

If you feel your career has stalled and you want to get it back on the road, Northants is the County for you.

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Rory Kleinveldt was in fine form against Glamorgan (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Key man Kleinveldt is roaring again at Northants

He may often be the star of the show on the field, but Rory Kleinveldt rarely craves the limelight off it.

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Alex Wakely (left) saw his Northants side start their season in style last weekend (picture: Dave Ikin)

Northants skipper Wakely wants good start to continue at Derbyshire

Played one, won one. Not a record Northants have achieved for more than two decades.

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Nathan Buck enjoyed a fine Northants debut (pictures: Dave Ikin)

‘Great feeling’ for Northants as they grab emphatic win against Glamorgan

Alex Wakely savoured ‘a great feeling’ as Northants secured victory inside just two days in their Specsavers County Championship Division Two season opener.

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Rory Kleinveldt stole the show for Northants (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Kleinveldt confident after putting Northants in control against Glamorgan

Rory Kleinveldt knows Northants have put themselves in pole position against Glamorgan after a fantastic first day of the new season.

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David Ripley is looking forward to the start of the new season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley wants Northants to maintain 2016 momentum

It will be a case of trying to pick up where they left off for Northants on Friday morning.

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Northants start their new season on Friday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Tom Vickers’ Northants season preview

Big bellies, even bigger hearts - that is how Northants like to sell themselves these days.

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Alex Wakely has signed a new deal at Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Skipper Wakely ‘buzzing’ after signing new Northants deal

Northants captain Alex Wakely says he is ‘buzzing’ to have signed a two-year contract extension at the club.

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