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Brian covers Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Walsall FC for the Birmingham Post.
The best Warwickshire CCC XI from the past 15 seasons
As he stands down as our cricket writer, Brian Halford picks his dream Bears XI from a decade and a half on the Edgbaston beat
Warwickshire's Chris Woakes keen to cap a great season for his team
Chris Woakes believes that winning the Royal London Cup final at Lord's would "cap a great year" for Warwickshire
Jeetan Patel sets his sights on filling Warwickshire's trophy cabinet
For a city and an area not overly blessed with recent sporting successes, it was an occasion which will long be recalled and savoured.
Rikki Clarke confident Warwickshire will rise to the occasion in Twenty20 Finals Day
Rikki Clarke will be a key man as the Bears, having reached their first Finals Day since 2003, strive to complete the job and lift the trophy on their home ground.
Colin Povey insists Warwickshire are ready for T20 Finals Day
The Bears have reached T20 Finals Day for the first time since 2003 and will face Surrey in the first semi-final inside a packed Edgbaston on August 23.
Warwickshire's bowling resources to be stretched
Paceman Chris Wright, spinner Paul Best and seamer Tom Milnes all ruled out of first-team contention for the rest of the campaign.
Brush strokes take former England cricketer Jack Russell on a nostalgic mission
Former England wicket-keeper Jack Russell recalls his visit to Griff, as a Gloucestershire player in 1986, with great affection - even though his team was well-beaten.
Brown relishes Bears' shot at breaking T20 hoodoo
Dougie Brown is adamant the Bears are capable of winning through to the Finals Day to be held at their own Edgbaston HQ on August 23.
Chris Woakes is ready to answer the England call
Chris Woakes would love nothing more than to help Warwickshire to victory in Horsham today then head off to the Rose Bowl and make the cut for the final XI on Sunday.
Javid believes inner-city is hotbed of cricket talent
All-rounder insists next generation can follow him into the pro game.
Bears hand Bell honour to mark his 100th Test match
Ian Bell has been awarded honorary life-membership by Warwickshire to commemorate his milestone of playing 100 Test matches.
Sam Hain happy and settled into life with Bears
Australia's loss as young batsman picks Warwickshire and England
Malik class seen as big T20 boost for Bears
Former Pakistan skipper makes immediate impact at Edgbaston
Dougie Brown: I'd trust Brian Lara to bat for my life
It was a privilege to be on same field as 'misunderstood' legend.
Where there's a Will there's a way to more tons
After 69 attempts in the championship, Bears' batsman can reflect on reaching three figures
Basking in ambience of English tradition...
Around 5,000 were inside the War Memorial Ground, Stourbridge, to see the opening day of Worcestershire's county championship match with Northamptonshire.
Bears aim for a flying start in T20
Skipper Jim Troughton says it's time for Warwickshire players to step up to the plate.
Jeetan Patel eager to extend his stay at Edgbaston
Kiwi spinner in talks about new deal after spurning tour call-up.
Ian Bell is keen to play part in England rebuilding
We owe fans after the winter of discontent, says Bears star Ian Bell.
Edgbaston T20 finals day target for Bears
Warwickshire Club chiefs want a successful campaign as tickets sell well.
Ateeq Javid ready to go again after winter of learning
South Africa stint helps prospect build upon great Bears season
Flying start is the aim for Bears – Tim Ambrose
Full-strength line-up in good shape for another tilt at title
County Cricket plan exciting start to the weekends
Warwickshire want cricket followers to "start their weekend with the Bears on a Friday night" after the restructuring of the Twenty20 format
Tim Ambrose a key man in Bears' strategy
Experienced keeper/batsman Tim Ambrose is set to feature in all formats