In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is how a 16-year-old boy was subjected to a terrifying ordeal when three men tried to rob him at knifepoint in South Kirkby.

Also in news:

- Two former footballers and a TV star laced up their boots for a charity football match in aid of the armed forces.

- Five pages of general, district and parish election round-up.

- A cycling club has been given £500 to buy a new tricycle for people with additional needs.

In sport:

Hemsworth mixed martial arts fighter Scott Askham is set to get back in the ring next month when he is looking for his first win since switching to the Ultimate Fighting Championship ranks.

Frickley Athletic have signed impressive teenager Brad Dockerty

Jake Rimmington hit a century as Division One champions South Kirkby continued their unbeaten start in Pontefract and District Cricket League by beating Ackworth.

A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus amateur RL, pool, darts and cycling news.