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Lewis earns place in British finals

LEWIS White, of Upton, impressed at the National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association North East competition at Castleford Civic Centre on Sunday.

Hemsworth's Max Heritage claimed 6-16 in a nine-over spell in Saturday's home win against Rothwell in Division Two.

Featherstone are Myles too good for lowly Notton

MYLES Robinson hammered three sixes and eight fours in an unbeaten 54 to steer Division Two promotion contenders Featherstone to an eight-wicket victory at winless strugglers Notton.

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Thorpe Audlin beat Nostell by one wicket.

Williamson and Liddle outstanding as Thorpe Audlin scrape through in trophy

Thorpe Audlin scraped a one-wicket win against Nostell in the Pontefract and District Cricket League’s Bob Martindale Trophy first round on Sunday.

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Robin Sykes hit an unbeaten 38 in Fairburn's win at Knottingley on Saturday.

Atkinson in gr-eight form for pacesetters Fairburn

BOWLER Andrew Atkinson was in outstanding form for Division Five East pacesetters Fairburn in a seven-wicket win at derby rivals Knottingley.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks leading the attack for Yorkshire

Roses recap: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Peter Handscomb strikes century in Old Trafford draw

Yorkshire were unable to manufacture a win against Lancashire on the final day of the Roses battle at Old Trafford on Monday.

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On the track, the highlight is the six furlong �20,000 EBF Youngsters Conditions Stakes. Picture: Alan Wright.

Pop legends Bananarama feature at Pontefract’s first evening race meeting

THE First of Pontefract’s three evening meetings this season is 80s Night this Friday, May 26.

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Jack Leaning scored a century on day two (Photo: PA)

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Jack Brooks and Shiv Chanderpaul hit centuries on day three

Yorkshire were frustrated by Shivnarine Chanderpaul's century as the rain-hit Roses battle at Old Trafford looked destined to finish in a draw.
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Jack Leaning scored a half century for Yorkshire on day one at Old Trafford

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire (day two) - Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks hit big scores to put White Rose in control

Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks produced a remarkable partnership to put Yorkshire firmly on top of the Roses battle in the County Championship.
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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance.

Lancashire v Yorkshire - Gary Ballance and Jack Leaning lead Roses recovery at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury during the early stages of the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Featherstone Town CC are running the programme on Tuesdays from May 23 to July 11 (5 to 6pm).

Chance for children and parents to have some fun at Featherstone Cricket Club

FEATHERSTONE Town Cricket Club are one of only a handful of clubs in the area involved in a new programme called All-Stars Cricket.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks return from injury for Yorkshire

Lancashire v Yorkshire: How the first day unfolded at the Roses County Championship clash at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury early in the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Castleford RUFC girls under 15s with their medals after they won the Durham Club sevens tournament.

Sevens success and North recognition for Castleford girls

Castleford RUFC Girls enjoyed more success when the under 15s won the Durham Club sevens tournament at Darlington.

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Kippax Ex-Service Club (left to right) Steve Inman, Dave Hunton, Benny Ward and Julia Marshall are presented with the Handicap Cup by committee member Neil Aspland.

Kippax Ex-Service Club too good for Little ‘Un in quiz final

KIPPAX EX-SERVICE Club won the Five Towns Quiz League’s Handicap Cup for the second time in their history by defeating Little ‘Un 116-95 at the Featherstone Hotel on Monday evening.

Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Rising star: Matthew Waite, pictured celebrating taking a wicket against Derbyshire, has impressed for Yorkshire in one-dayers. (Picture:

Yorkshire v Leicestershire: Tim Bresnan credited with the evolution of Matthew Waite

MATTHEW WAITE has hailed the help given to him by Yorkshire’s England players and cited Tim Bresnan as a particular role model as he makes his way in the county’s first team.

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Jonny Bairstow

As it Happened - Yorkshire defeated but still qualify for Royal London Cup knockout stages

YORKSHIRE VIKINGS fell to a five-wicket defeat against Warwickshire Bears in the Royal London Cup, but their qualification for the knockout stages was still confirmed.

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Knottingley bowlers Craig Larrington sends down a delivery in Saturdays Division Two match against Crigglestone.

Dinnage’s century in vain as Barnby Dun lose to leaders Streethouse

PONTEFRACT and District Cricket League Division one pacesetters Streethouse made it three wins from three games by beating Barnby Dun by 14 runs.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out.

The Verdict: Gary Ballance making case for England recall after leading Yorkshire to victory

IT WAS not so long ago that Gary Ballance was branded “unselectable” as an England player.

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Yorkshire all-rounder David Willey returns to his former county this afternoon

LIVE: Northants Steelbacks v Yorkshire Vikings: How Yorkshire claimed victory in Royal London Cup

Gary Ballance made a perfectly-paced 152 not out to steer Yorkshire towards the knockout stage of the Royal London Cup with a mighty 164-run win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road.

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