Sussex have confirmed the appointment of Rob Andrew, the former England rugby union player, as their new chief executive. The 53-year-old, who played first-class cricket while at Cambridge University, will replace the outgoing Zac Toumazi and assume his new role in January. Andrew spent 10 years working at the RFU in a series of different roles, including as professional rugby director, but left at the end of last season. I am thrilled and really excited to be joining Sussex. The structures that have been put in place under the Sussex Cricket Limited umbrella have laid a very strong foundation for the future, said Andrew, who was capped 71 times by England during a 14-year career. Andrew played cricket while studying at Cambridge University I am looking forward to working with everyone connected with Sussex to help create success in professional cricket, recreational cricket and community programmes and ensuring that Hove remains a very special cricket ground.I will be focusing on driving forward the strategy over the next few years and helping write the next chapter in the rich history of cricket in Sussex. These are exciting times for Sussex Cricket and cricket in general and I cant wait to get started.Andrew also spent seven years working as director of rugby for Newcastle Falcons after injury had prematurely ended his playing career. Sky Sports Black Friday sale Upgrade to Sky Sports now and get 12 months half price! Sussex chairman Jim May added: I am extremely pleased about the appointment of Rob Andrew. He has exceptional experience, both playing and administering sport which will be of great help to our cricket management delivering success.Rob will be joining us at an important moment and he fully believes in our strategy of increasing the quantity and quality of participation in the recreational game. This is designed to build a stronger player pathway to ensure that Sussex succeeds at the top level of cricket in the long term.I would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to Zac, who leaves a strong legacy and with the thanks of everyone involved in Sussex Cricket for his four years at the helm.Upgrade to Sky Sports now and get 12 months half price. Hurry, offer ends December 4! Also See: Salt signs new Sussex deal Wells pens new contract Hatchett forced to retire Cricket on Sky Custom Joe Crede Jersey . JOHNS, N. Wholesale Custom White Sox Shirts . Hamelin, who triumphed in the 500 on Saturday, edged out Victor An of Russia by 0.021 seconds to maintain his lead in the World Cup standings. Russias Vladimir Grigorev was third. In the relay, Canada took control six laps from the finish line to beat Russia and the Netherlands. http://www.customwhitesoxjersey.com/custom-michael-jordan-jersey-large-461p.html .7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $2.2 million. Wieters had asked for $8.75 million and the Orioles had offered $6. White Sox Jerseys China . The Clippers were angry about blowing a big lead; the Kings didnt like being in that kind of hole and nearly digging themselves out only to lose. Custom Carlton Fisk Jersey . On June 12, just as the sun sets on the magnificent historical city of Sao Paulo the inventors, innovators and purveyors of “joga bonitowill” open their campaign. The opponent, Croatia and all its football might and will. As opposites do attract we are set for a corker of an opener. BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Jamie Hampton of the United States came from behind for the third day in a row to reach the semifinals of the Brussels Open, beating second-seeded Roberta Vinci 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday. After beating Belgians Yanina Wickmayer and Kirsten Flipkens in tense three-setters early in the week, the 68th-ranked Hampton again refused to crumble in in the cold and wet conditions against the Italian. The victory in the rain-interrupted match earned the 23-year-old Hampton her first premier event semifinal, against Kaia Kanepi.dddddddddddd. The Estonian beat seventh-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4). In the other semifinal, Romina Oprandi of Switzerland plays Peng Shuai of China, the only seeded player left in the event at No. 8. Both semifinals and the final will be played Saturday. ' ' '