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Castleford RUFC launch new rugby team

Castleford RUFC are taking the bold step of adding a women’s squad to complement their successful girls’ teams.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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Tuscan Gold (right), pictured winning at Pontefract  in April, leads the way in this season's Stayers Championship at the track. Picture: Alan Wright.

Sprint fillies in spotlight at Pontefract’s Thursday meeting

AUTUMN may be drawing ever closer but there are still four race meetings left to enjoy at Pontefract before the season finishes.

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Yorkshire batsman Alex Lees on the drive

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

YORKSHIRE batted for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval to earn a draw against hosts Surrey.
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Castleford RUFC under 13s girls team were in top form at Littleborough on Sunday.

Pontefract get off mark with narrow win at Leodiensian

Pontefract bounced back from an opening day 50-38 home defeat against Goole in Yorkshire Division Two by winning 19-17 at Leodiensian on Saturday.

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Alec Elliot struck three sixes and five fours in an unbeaten 69 in Hooton Pagnell's seven-wicket win against Frickley Colliery in Division One. Picture: Marie Caley.

Fairburn are new leaders ahead of final day

FAIRBURN snatched top spot in Pontefract and District League Division One with Saturday’s five-wicket win at Barnby Dun.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance

As It Happened: Surrey v Yorkshire - How White Rose were bowled out on day three

YORKSHIRE look likely to have to bat for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval after they were made to follow on by hosts Surrey.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett will miss the rest of the season through England duty (Picture:

Surrey v Yorkshire: Gale sets winning standard to rescue Yorkshire

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire cannot afford to take anything for granted as they seek to shake off the spectre of relegation.

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WIN: English Open Snooker 2017 final tickets and backstage tour

Snooker's big names will compete in the 2017 English Open next month and we are giving you the chance to pocket tickets to the final plus more in our free entry competition.

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Craig Fawcett scored three tries in Pontefract's defeat against Goole at Moor Lane.

Castleford and Hemsworth start season with victories

HEMSWORTH and Castleford both made winning starts to the new rugby union season in Yorkshire Division Three.

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Danny Murray hit 59 in Fairburn's win against Hooton Pagnell on Saturday.

Streethouse and Fairburn vying for championship

FAIRBURN maintained their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One championship challenge by trouncing Hooton Pagnell by 103 runs.

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Stuart Camm bagged 4-51 for Streethouse 2nds.

Knottingley’s batsmen are left with Egg on their faces

KNOTTINGLEY were routed for 19, which included nine extras, in Saturday’s Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Five East derby match against Eggborough Power Station.

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James Gorton claimed 6-17 in Hemsworth Miners Welfare's win at Knottingley that lifted them to the top of Division Two, four points clear of Brodsworth Main.

Fairburn step up championship bid by bringing House down

Fairburn stepped up their Division One title challenge by beating long-time leaders Streethouse by five runs in Saturday’s top of the table clash at Whinney Lane.

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Captain Robin Sykes hit an unbeaten 41 as Fairburn beat Whitley Bridge by nine wickets.

Streethouse cut gap at top of table to 14 points

STREETHOUSE 2nds beat Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Three leaders Thurnscoe Institute by three wickets in Saturday’s top of the table clash at Whinney Lane.

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Streethouse conceded their quarterfinal tie at Bradford Premier League Scholes.

Fairburn bow out after batting collapse at Whiston

PONTEFRACT and District Cricket League side Fairburn lost by 128 runs at Whiston Parish Church in last Sunday’s Senior Yorkshire Council play-off quarterfinal.

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Last season's champion apprentice jockey Josephine Gordon landed the first of a double  at Pontefract on Sunday on board Glassy Waters.

Queen Kindly wins Pontefract’s richest race of season

Pontefract’s final Sunday meeting this season featured the track’s richest race of the year.

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Streethouse's Damian Bowles struck 104 for the Division One leaders in Saturday's victory at Frickley Colliery.

Welfare keep up pressure by crushing Featherstone

HEMSWORTH Miners Welfare kept the pressure on Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Two leaders Brodsworth Main by trouncing Featherstone.

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