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Katie starts Halifax goal feast

Halifax Ladies continued their rich vein of form with a 7-3 home win over Driffield, who are bottom of North Two South East but were no pushovers.

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Sophie Jackson, 17,

Two national awards for Sophie

Seventeen-year-old Sophie Jackson has collected two national awards from the governing bodies for water polo in the space of a week.

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Boxer Frank Bruno in champion form as he visits Halifax

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Frank Bruno, centre, pictured with Rick Berry, left, and Martin Bates, was in Halifax last Saturday.

Heath v Beverley
Si Brown try

Painful return for Heath

Heath crashed out of the Yorkshire Shield on Saturday, losing 33-10 at Beverley’s Beaver Park ground where they had gone down to a last minute try in Yorkshire One seven days earlier.

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Hullensians vs Old Rishworthians
Fraser Swarbrooke tackles

Late try sinks Rishworthians

Old Rishworthians, the only one of Calderdale’s six rugby union clubs in league action yesterday, lost 29-20 away to Hullensians in Yorkshire One.

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From short walks and comfortable towpaths to marathon hikes and mud ...

From short walks and comfortable towpaths to marathon hikes and mud ...

After the strains of long walks and largely fruitless matches on Yorkshire’s rivers, I treated myself on Sunday joining the competition on Saltaire’s lengths of the Leeds Liverpool canal at Shipley, writes Tim Worsnop.

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Hockey - Halifax Ladies II v Hull. Leah Kalter for Halifax.

Kalter shows way in Halifax win

A Dani Parker hat-trick and a player of the match display from Leah Kalter were features as Halifax Ladies won 4-1 away to Sheffield University Bankers in North Two South East.

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Toronto Wolfpack and Siddal ARLFC hold a press conference to discuss the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round match taking place at Siddal on Saturday.
Pictured Siddal coach Gareth Greenwood.
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Greenwood to coach Crocs backs

Old Crossleyans have recruited former Siddal RLFC coach Gareth Greenwood as backs coach for the remainder of this season.

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Charity golf match in aid of Afghan soldiers at Halifax Golf Club, Ogden
Pictured are Dereck Gerrard, Anthony Gerrard - scratch team captain, Mel Halliday - captain and Anthony Peirson

Home comforts for Tony and Mel

Finishing in the dark wasn’t much of a problem for Tony Gerrard and Mel Halliday in the fourth Halifax-Huddersfield Alliance meeting of the season at Halifax Golf Club on Tuesday.

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A trip down memory lane and a blueprint for catching more on the waggler

it may be a little after its launch but if you haven’t already bought a copy of Jim Baxter’s The Rising Antenna - A Waggler Man’s Journey, treat yourself to one this Christmas, writes Tim Worsnop. I read it cover to cover on a recent holiday and loved it.

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North Ribblesdale v Brods 
Tom Kill scoring his try

Brods beaten in thriller

Old Brodleians are without a league game next weekend, giving them time to reflect and put things right after a 26-20 defeat away to lowly North Ribblesdale last Saturday.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Beverley v Heath
Matt Beasty

Heath sunk by last-gasp try

A try in the dying seconds of an enthralling match gave Beverley a 33-30 victory and ended visitors Heath’s eight match winning run on Saturday.

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Gallagher penalty settles derby

Gallagher penalty settles derby

Joe Gallagher, a player who exchanged the blue and white of Halifax Vandals for the navy and yellow of Old Crossleyans in the summer, had the decisive say in yesterday’s first ever league derby between the clubs.

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Rishworthians v Moortown
Harry Whitfield about to score

Tries for props in Copley draw

A brilliant second half performance by the pack saw Old Rishworthians come from 17-3 down to register a 20-20 draw at home to Moortown in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Ormerod second in Italy

Brighouse’s Katie Ormerod demonstrated her Winter Olympics medal winning potential by taking silver at the first Big Air World Cup of the season.

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Vandals v Ripon
Martin Hamer

Vandals finding feet after step up

Halifax Vandals showed distinct signs that they are getting to grips with life in Yorkshire Two in a 22-22 home draw against Ripon on Saturday.

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Brods v Beverley
Bob Sykes scoring his try

Brods rally strongly to stop rot

Old Brodleians overcame an alarming start to register a 27-21 home win over Beverley yesterday and snap their three-game losing run.

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Crocs disappoint at home

Crocs disappoint at home

If you want to see Old Crossleyans at their best this season it seems that you have to be prepared to travel,

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From left Sarah, Hayley Munn (race winner),  Andrea Rowlands (second lady).

Podium finish for Sarah in Snowdonia

Halifax Harriers’ Sarah Cumber had a brilliant run at the Snowdonia Marathon, where she finished third.

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