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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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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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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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Promotion for transformed Crocs

Old Crossleyans’ transformation from ugly ducklings to swans was completed yesterday when they clinched promotion to Yorkshire One with a game to spare.

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York v Heath'Jack Crabtree

Heath draw thriller away to champs

A late penalty from York forced a 25-25 draw and made them Yorkshire One champions, while denying visitors Heath a vital victory in their quest for second spot.

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Old Rishworthians vs Bradford Salem'Jack Andrews scores

Feast of points at Copley

Yesterday’s 55-38 win for Old Rishworthians against Bradford Salem had it all - exciting fast paced rugby, 14 tries and a bonus point for the visitors to ensure they stay in Yorkshire One .

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Baseball was played at the Shay

Baseball at The Shay? The American sport links with rugby league around Halifax

Historian Alf Ridyard takes a look at an American sport's surprising connections with local RL and football teams...

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Hockey - Halifax Ladies v Huddersfield. Kate Walsh celebrates scoring for Halifax.

Halifax Ladies runners-up

HALIFAX LADIES are celebrating one of their most successful seasons for years after a 5-1 win away to Driffield in their last match clinched second place in North Two South East.

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MARATHONS GALORE'Photo P1010916 shows some of the runners from Halifax Harriers who are running spring marathons

Local runners tackle marathons

Halifax Harriers members were spread far and wide last weekend with representatives in the Manchester, Paris and Rome marathons and also a competitor in Germany.

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Flashback to last year's Cragg Challenge

Cragg Challenge is on for 2018 with added fun

Organisers have confirmed that arrangements are being made to repeat the successful Cragg Challenge in 2018.

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Priced at 2.99, the programme is on sale from shops along the route, and can also be ordered NOWfor just 4.50,including postage and packing.

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: How to get the official programme posted straight to your door

The Yorkshire Post has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire to produce the official 2018 Tour de Yorkshire race programme.
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Champion of Champions bowls competiton at Greenroyd Bowling Club. From the left, Richard Hargreaves, Chloe Hirst, Martin Steele, Pam Wood, Brian Winrow, Robert Holmes, Richard Helliwell, John Hamer, Jean Gornall, Keith Powell, David Hemsley, Mark Regan, Tony Bannister and Ben Halliday.

Helliwell’s runaway final success

Richard Helliwell won the Halifax Association’s Quality Stoves-sponsored Champion of Champions competition at Greenroyd BC on Sunday.

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Another 50-point haul for Crocs

Old Crossleyans maintained their Yorkshire Two promotion drive with a 57-21 win away to Wath Upon Dearne yesterday.

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Selby v Old Rishworthians'Ben Sutcliffe

Home-grown side battle in vain

Old Rishworthians’ depleted pack struggled to cope with Selby’s much heavier, more experienced forwards in a 22-18 away defeat yesterday.

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Heath relief at late try

Heath relief at late try

In Yorkshire One’s game of promotion monopoly, Heath used their “Get out of Jail” card to secure five points from a 26-19 home win over Wheatley Hills yesterday.

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Bradford and Bingley v Brods 'Michael Briggs

Battling Brods gain small reward

Old Brodleians were unable to throw a spanner into York’s title works at Woodhead yesterday, losing 38-22 to opponents who can clinch the Yorkshire One silverware at home to Heath next Saturday.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the white rose county this May

Tour de Yorkshire: Changes made to the race as the four week countdown begins

With just under four weeks to go until this popular cycling race returns to the white rose county, excitement is beginning to build and preparations are busily underway.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will pass through Calderdale on May 6

Time to gear up and welcome cyclists for Tour de Yorkshire

With a month to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in.

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Bowls and football hit by weather

Bowls and football hit by weather

Yesterday’s heavy rain caused frustration for local bowlers and footballers last night.

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Yorkshire has great representation among the England's Commonwealth team

Ones to watch: all of the Yorkshire athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games

With the Commonwealth Games due to kick off on Australia's Gold Coast in just two day's time and more than 6,600 athletes geared up to battle it out, it looks set to be 11 days of exciting sporting action.
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