In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express we lead on the story of a man denying the murder of a caretaker in Hemsworth.

- Council tax payers in South Elmsall will see a decrease in parish precept this year.

- Thoughtless yobs have trashed a playing field used by local football teams for the second time.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic were left frustrated in their bid to ease their relegation worries when last weekend’s Evo-Stik Premier League game at Witton Albion was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

- Kinsley Raiders ARFLC reached the Physiowise Cup semi-finals by beating Eastmoor but Upton’s cup match at Bank Top Harriers was abandoned after 20 minutes following a serious injury to a home player.

- Hemsworth RUFC emerged with great credit from a defeat against table-toppers Goole.

- A full round up of soccer match reports, plus junior sports news.