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Fax sign QLT ahead of Rams showdown

Halifax have signed Toronto’s full back Quentin Laulu-Togagae on a contract until the end of the season.

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Rob Booth (right) and John Lawton with the Ronnie Parkinson Trophy. at Crow Nest Park

Outlane pair’s Trophy win

Outlane professional Rob Booth and his four-handicap partner John Lawton won a very tightly contested Ronnie Parkinson Trophy at Crow Nest Park Golf Club on Tuesday.

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Shelf FC maintain title hopes

Shelf FC maintain title hopes

Shelf FC maintained their distant pursuit of Ryburn United in the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL title race with a 7-3 win away to Hebden Royd Red Star last night.

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Mark Cavendish (centre) shakes hands with Alberto Contador (left) and Chris Froome at the start of of the first stage of the Tour de France in in Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Mark Cavendish back on the road at Tour de Yorkshire

MARK CAVENDISH has confirmed he will return to road racing after injury by taking part in this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Green light for Halifax League

Green light for Halifax League

The Spenser Wilson Halifax Cricket League’s opening programme at the weekend has got the go-ahead.

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Actions from Feathers v Lee Mount, cup semi-final. Pictured is Liam Senior

Sunday League: Waiters move six points clear in Premier Division

Premier Division leader Waiters Arms thrashed King Cross 7-2 to move six-points clear at the top of the table.

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Siddal fade in Cumbria

Siddal fade in Cumbria

Siddal produced a flat second half display and were beaten 26-18 at Kells in the National Conference League’s top flight on Saturday.

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Wins for Ryburn and Shelf FC

Wins for Ryburn and Shelf FC

Ryburn United are 17 points clear at the top of the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL after winning their penultimate Premier Division match of the season last night.

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Brighouse clinch safety

Brighouse clinch safety

A 2-0 home win over Clitheroe last night means Brighouse Town are safe from the drop in Evo-Stik North.

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Celebrate your junior football team’s success - share your pictures

The Halifax Courier is producing a special end-of-season junior football supplement for up to and including under 14’s - and we want you to be part of it.

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Brods led handy lead slip

Brods led handy lead slip

An early onslaught, which yielded 19 unanswered points, wasn’t enough to set up Old Brodleians for an unexpected victory at Middlesbrough on Saturday.

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Actions from Midgley United v Calder 76, at Midgley. Pictured is Jordan Pettifor and Joe Lally

Tynan double boosts Ryburn

Ryburn United overcame a tricky hurdle in their title quest and ended Shelf United’s hopes with a 3-1 win in the battle of the Halifax AFL’s top two on Saturday.

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Actions from St Columba's AFC v Junction, at Natty Lane, Illingworth. Pictured is Scott Holmes, lines up a goal

Saints go marching in

St Columba’s secured promotion from Division Two of the Halifax AFL on Saturday with a hard fought 2-0 winner-takes-all victory over Junction Inn.

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Cup glory for Ovenden

Cup glory for Ovenden

Ovenden added the Pennine Presidents Cup to their Pennine League Championship title success when they beat Sharlston Rovers 26-6 at Featherstone Rovers RLFC yesterday.

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Torquay 1-0 FC Halifax Town

Torquay 1-0 FC Halifax Town

Halifax Town slipped to a disappointing defeat at lowly Torquay United but are now guaranteed to stay in the National League next season.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Halifax 18-12 Swinton

Halifax produced a late comeback to record an 18-12 win over Swinton at The Shay.

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Torquay 1-0 FC Halifax Town: Fans Panel

Here is the verdict of the Fans Panel after FC Halifax Town’s 1-0 defeat at Torquay on Saturday.

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Actions from Ovenden WR at West Vale. Pictured is John Booth

Ovenden are champions

Ovenden WR clinched the West Riding CA Division One title on Saturday with a 8-2 victory over Overthorpe at West Vale.

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Fax leave Marshall with shredded nerves after scraping past Swinton

Fax leave Marshall with shredded nerves after scraping past Swinton

Halifax coach Richard Marshall conceded he ‘felt like he’d run a Marathon’ after watching his side squeak past lowly Swinton at the Shay.

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Clubs asked for ground reports

Clubs asked for ground reports

OFFICIALS of the Spenser Wilson Halifax League are to seek the opinions of clubs ahead of next weekend’s scheduled start to the season.

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