In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is about how a banned driver who caused the death of a 79-year-old man after he drove on the wrong side of the road at ‘excessive speed’ has been jailed for six years.

Also in news:

- A former soldier has been jailed for life for the “ferocious” murder of a pensioner at a Hemsworth hotel.

- A South Kirkby care home failed to meet seven out of eight national standards during a recent inspection.

In sport:

- Frickley Colliery suffered a double setback in the Evo-Stik Premier League with defeats on Saturday and Tuesday night..

- South Kirkby are poised to lift the Pontefract Cricket League Division One title for the first time since 1932 in the final game of the season at Ackworth on Saturday.

- Hemsworth RUFC made a winning start to their league campaign while Hemsworth MW continued their fine start to the season in Toolstation NCE Division One..

- A full round up of junior soccer news, plus motorcycling and darts news.