Wednesday 27 August 2008 

Gloucestershire Name Drew As North Replacement

Following the departure of overseas player, Marcus North, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club are pleased to announce the signing of Brendan Drew. Australian bowler, Drew, will play in this evening’s Pro40 match.

Brendon Drew commented, "I am really excited about the opportunity to play some county cricket. I am looking forward to getting out there today and performing."

GCCC Team Mentor, Jack Russell, commented. "Brendon Drew plays for Tasmania and we are delighted he is joining us for a short spell to add to our attack for the Pro40."

Marcus North has returned to Australia today after being named to take part in the VB Australia A Tour of India which begins next week. All at the Club would like to wish him luck.

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