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Eight-day summer festival ends with family day meeting at Pontefract

THE eight-day Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival starts with today’s (Saturday) meeting at Ripon.

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WIN MMA big fight tickets to see ACB 65 debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

WIN: Big fight tickets to see ACB 65 Mixed Martial Arts debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Cage fighting superstar Conor McGregor's forthcoming square up with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge interest in Mixed Martial Arts, on MMA - and we're giving you the chance to see what all the fuss is about for FREE!
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All-rounder Jamie Robinson was outstanding for Featherstone.

Fairburn keep alive hopes of catching pacesetters

FAIRBURN MAINTAINED their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title challenge by piling up the league’s highest total of the day of 279-5 at Old Sharlston.

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Glasshoughton's veteran bowler Peter Cockroft is congratulated by Jordan Whipp after taking a wicket in Saturdays Division Five West game against leaders Wakefield Thornes.

Leaders rescued by last pair at Thorpe Audlin

PONTEFRACT AND District Cricket League Division Three title-chasers Hundhill Hall beat Nostell by 69 runs.

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South Yorkshire cage fighters Ricardo Franco, Sam 'The Hurricane' Halliday and  and Sam Boult on the ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

Yorkshire cage fighters on ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Trash talking cage fighter Conor McGregor's forthcoming battle with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge global interest in MMA and three Yorkshire fighters are hoping to make a knockout impact this weekend.
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What next for Trinity fans as stadium saga continues?

Wakefield Trinity stadium deal in tatters as council tells developer to ‘walk away’

No deal has been reached on plans for a community stadium and new home for Wakefield Trinity after an agreement offered by the developer was rejected.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Richard Locke hit 48 in Hemsworth's win against Brodsworth.

Evans smashes century in Thorpe Audlin’s easy victory

NEIGHBOURS HUNDHILL Hall and Thorpe Audlin steppped up their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Three promotion challenges.

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South Kirkby's Dale Woolsey struck 111.

Woolsey leads run spree as South Kirkby recover excellently

DALE WOOLSEY hammered 111 as South Kirkby piled up Pontefract and District Cricket League’s highest total of the day of 263-6 against Division One rivals Old Sharlston.

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Jockey Danny Tudhope lands the first of his double at Pontefract on Tuesday by steering 14-1 shot Lincoln Rocks (left) to victory in the  feature race. Picture: Alan Wright.

Tudhope and De Sousa land doubles at rain-soaked Pontefract

IT was a cold, wet day for racegoers who braved poor weather for the second Art of Racing meeting at Pontefract on Tuesday.

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Avon Breeze  (right), ridden by Lewis Edmunds and trained by Richard Whitaker, squeezed through a wall of runners to win at Pontefract's last meeting. Picture: Alan Wright.

Foundation will hold charity event at Pontefract’s Tuesday meeting

THE second of Pontefract’s Art of Racing meetings this season is on Tuesday.

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Jonathan Hughes hit 43 in Streethouse's cupp win against Rossington on Sunday.

Streethouse stay on course for league and cup double

Division One leaders Streethouse stayed on course for a league and cup double in Pontefract and District Cricket League by beating Rossington Main in Sunday’s Dyson-Skidmore Trophy quarterfinal.

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Craig Larrington bagged five wickets in Knottingley's win against Whitley Bridge.

Abdy and Pugh go to town for Fairburn

SKIPPER Jake Abdy and James Pugh were outstanding as Fairburn maintained their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title challenge with Saturday’s 84-run victory at Hatfield Town.

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Alex Clemo clouted an unbeaten 77 in Glasshoughton's win.

Collis and Binns shine in Frickley’s victory

TOM Collis hit 109 and Lewis Binns had superb figures of 9-20 from 13 overs in Frickley Colliery’s 125-run victory over Sykehouse in Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Four.

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Jockey William Buick steers 15-8 favourite Zaman (left) to victory in Mondays feature race at Pontefract. Picture: Alan Wright.

Zaman stays on resolutely to win Pontefract’s feature race

A SUNNY, warm day greeted racegoers for the Art of Racing meeting at Pontefract on Monday.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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ACB Light-Heavyweight Champion Thiago Silva defends his belt against undefeated Russian prospect Batraz Agnaev at Sheffield Arena on July 22.

BREAKING: Mixed Martial Arts to debut at Sheffield Arena with Thiago Silva v Batraz Agnaev ACB world title

Fight fans in Sheffield got some knock out news today - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is making its debut at the Arena with a ACB world title fight and world class undercard later this month.
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Young Hemsworth boxer Codie Smith with his sponsor, Ian Kent, of MC & C Utilities.

Hemsworth youngster boxing his way to top

Promising young Hemsworth boxer Codie Smith is making a name for himself in amateur boxing after proving himself among the best in the country at his age.

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Swiftsure, ridden by Joe Fanning and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, was a 7-2 winner at Pontefract's last meeting. Picture: Alan Wright.

Everything about racing celebrated at Pontefract’s Monday meeting

PONTERFRACT’s InAugural Art of Racing meeting won an award at the prestigious Showcase Awards last year for its unique innovation.

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Mark Robinson, who rejoined Streethouse from Brook-Walton before the start of this season, hit an unbeaten half-century in Saturday's win against South Kirkby. Picture: Steve Riding.

Streethouse stretch unbeaten start to ten league games

Streethouse stayed firmly on course to lift the Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title by stretching their unbeaten start to the season to ten matches.

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