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Frickley aiming to do better on away days

Frickley athletic will be looking to improve their away record in the Evo-Stik First Division South when they travel to play Market Drayton Town this Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

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Danny Orr.

Castleford players ready for hard work ahead

Assistant coach Danny Orr is overseeing the start of Castleford Tigers’ pre-season preparations and is looking forward to welcoming a second wave of senior players back in next Monday, promising plenty of hard work ahead for them.

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Luke Gale gets a kick away for England against France in the Rugby League World Cup. Picture: NRLPhotos

Castleford players taking aim at World Cup semis

The Rugby League World Cup is over for Featherstone Rovers’ Frankie Mariano, but four Castleford Tigers players are still in Australia with England, Papua New Guinea and Samoa all preparing for quarter-finals this weekend.

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Luke Danville (left) in action for Hemsworth MW.

Ten-man Hemsworth make it four wins on trot

Hemsworth MW shook off the disappointment of their midweek Sheffield Senior Cup defeat as they made it four wins on the bounce – netting 14 goals in the process – in the Toolstation NCE Premier Division.

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Frickley Athletic celebrate as Jacob Hazel scores against Corby Town. Picture: Allan McKenzie

Hazel at the double as Frickley climb table

Frickley Athletic produced one of their best all-round displays of the season as they climbed back up to fourth place in the Evo-Stik League’s First Division South with a 3-0 success at home to Corby Town.

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Greg Minikin.

Castleford stars recovering from operations

Super League wing sensations Greg Eden and Greg Minikin have undergone operations since the end of the season, but Castleford Tigers assistant coach Danny Orr is confident that both will be fit and ready to go for the start of the 2018 campaign.

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Joe Powell helped set up Featherstone's solitary try for Jack Nicholson in Saturday's derby game against Lock Lane. Picture: Jonathan Buck.

Lock Lane too good for derby rivals Featherstone

LOCK Lane A were too strong for Featherstone Lions A in Saturday’s Pennine League Division Two East derby game at Mill Pond Stadium.

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Leeds United

Leeds United sign York’s highly rated youngster

Leeds United have confirmed that they have signed promising forward Ryan Edmondson from York City for an undisclosed fee.

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Thomas Christiansen

Monk’s return adds to pressure on Leeds United boss

To say Sunday’s game is a big one for Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen is one huge understatement.

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Conor Fitzsimmons.

Castleford youngster Fitzsimmons joins Newcastle

Newcastle Thunder have signed young forward Conor Fitzsimmons from Castleford Tigers.

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Mike McMeeken in action for England against France in his first World Cup game. Picture: NRLPhotos

Orr happy with Castleford contingent in World Cup

Assistant coach Danny Orr is pleased to see Castleford Tigers players playing their part in the Rugby League World Cup.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

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World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Ben Roberts in action in the World Cup. Picture: NRLPhotos

Roberts returns as Castleford trio prepare for World Cup quarter-finals

Castleford Tigers half-back Ben Roberts has been recalled to the Samoa line-up for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Australia on Friday.

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Ackworth Juniors, who were joined by Ackworth Parish Councillors Pat and Allan Garbutt and First Impressions owner Paul Hamby as they planted 2,000 spring bulbs.

Juniors helping Ackworth to bloom

Ackworth Juniors players have been busy off the football pitch planting 2,000 spring bulbs in a bid to brighten up the village.

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Brodsworth Main visit holders Ackworth.

Home tie for holders Ackworth

HOLDERS ACKWORTH host Brodsworth Main in the first round of next season’s Pontefract and District Cricket League Dyson-Skidmore Trophy on May 6.

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Kayleigh Bulman: "I feel honoured to be representing my country at the World Cup."

Rovers player Bulman ‘honoured’ to be playing in World Cup

ENGLAND women’s rugby league team kick off their World Cup campaign next Thursday.

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Wanderers beat Vulcan Mosquitoes 86-67.

Wanderers maintain perfect start to season

Defending champions Wanderers made it five wins from five games in Five Towns Quiz League Division One by beating Vulcan Mosquitoes 86-67.

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Seen wearing the new Featherstone Rovers shirt are (left to right) Kayleigh Bulman, Martyn Ridyard, Tom Holmes, Natalie Harrowell and Josh Hardcastle.

Rovers unveil new shirt for 2018

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have unveiled their new principal shirt ahead of the 2018 season.

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Frickley unveil new modern changing rooms development

Frickley athletic are now the envy of many of the Evo-Stik Football League clubs after officially opening their new state-of-the-art changing rooms.

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Frickley AFC.

One in and one out at Frickley

A new arrival has landed at Westfield Lane this week with the signing of Shawn Mitchell from manager Spencer Fearn’s former club, Maltby Main.

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