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Saints show title credentials

Illingworth St Mary’s took a giant step towards winning their first Haifax AFL Premier Division title with a 3-1 win over main rivals Ryburn United on Saturday.

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Stand-in keeper is semi-final hero

Martin Boon was the unlikely hero as Warley Rangers produced a stunning shoot-out victory over a shell shocked Brighouse Sports to reach the final of the Halifax FA Saturday Cup.

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Mad two minutes costs Crocs

Mad two minutes costs Crocs

Old Crossleyans lost 29-13 at home to Wetherby on Saturday, pressing the self-destruct button after turning round to play with the elements leading 13-10.

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Raven swoops twice in Brods win

Old Brodleians rediscovered their form with a dominant display in a 22-8 Yorkshire One victory away to North Ribblesdale, where they have struggled in the past.

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Sellars books place on O2 bill

Sellars books place on O2 bill

Halifax boxer Jack Sellars made it six fights unbeaten in the professional ranks on Friday to earn his place on one of the biggest domestic bills of the year next month.

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FC Halifax Town v Sheffield United.  Pre-season friendly.  19 July 2016. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Worcester 1-2 Halifax: Denton made a huge impact, says Heath

Town boss Billy Heath praised the impact of substitute Tom Denton after the striker scored in Halifax’s 2-1 win at Worcester.

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Worcester 1-2 Halifax: Fans Panel verdict

Here is the verdict of the Fans Panel after FC Halifax Town’s 2-1 win over Worcester.

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Worcester 1-2 Halifax

Worcester 1-2 Halifax

Goals from Matty Kosylo and Tom Denton made it six wins out of seven for FC Halifax Town as they beat 10-man Worcester City 2-1.

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James Saltonstall was outstanding for Fax

Marshall: Attitude the biggest difference as Fax down Eagles

Halifax coach Richard Marshall said a change of attitude was at the root of his side’s Championship thumping of Sheffield Eagles on Sunday.

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Saltonstall scores three as Fax open league account

Saltonstall scores three as Fax open league account

Halifax opened their Championship account at the third attempt with winger James Saltonstall scoring three tries as they thrashed Sheffield 42-16 at the Shay.

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Brighouse held by strugglers

Brighouse Town dropped another two points when they were held 1-1 at home by the Evo Stik NPL’s bottom club Burscough yesterday.

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Keighley v Heath

Late try ends Heath run

Heath’s five-game winning run in 2017 was ended when they went down 19-17 to an injury time try at Keighley in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Fax boss: I believe pack can deliver against the Eagles

Fax boss: I believe pack can deliver against the Eagles

Halifax coach Richard Marshall has said he still has faith in the club’s forwards ahead of Sunday’s crucial Championship fixture against Sheffield at the Shay (3.0) but knows they need to start delivering sooner rather than later.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Football - FC Halifax Town v Worcester at the Shay.  Josh Wilde and Tom Denton

Worcester v Halifax preview

FC Halifax Town aim to extend their unbeaten run to seven games when they travel to crisis club Worcester City on Saturday (3pm).

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FC Halifax Town: King has no qualms about Roberts taking the arm-band

Humility is a rare commodity in football these days, but Town midfielder Liam King showed it does still exist when he handed over the captain’s arm-band to Kevin Roberts.

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FC Halifax Town: There’s more to come from us, Garner warns the league

Scott Garner has warned the rest of the National League North that Halifax are on track to dish out a hammering soon.

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The Halifax Town Champions dinner raised �1,200 for the  Forget-Me-Not Children's Hospice. Jack Haymer, Stepen Oleksewycz and Jason Costello.

Funeral to take place for Halifax Town stalwart Jack Haymer

The funeral of Jack Haymer, a former Halifax Town director and well known figure in amateur football circles, will take place today (Friday).

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Fax boost ranks with signing of Giants’ O’Brien on loan

Fax boost ranks with signing of Giants’ O’Brien on loan

Halifax have given themselves a much needed boost ahead of Sunday’s Championship clash with Sheffield by signing the Huddersfield hooker Adam O’Brien on a month’s loan.

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