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Helliwell’s second Merit win

Richard Helliwell won the Halifax League’s Briggs Priestley Merit at Luddenden Foot on Sunday.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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Burnley host European teams at Turf Moor

Tickets for Turf Moor friendlies go on sale

Burnley take on European opposition at Turf Moor as they round off their pre-season preparations for the 2017/2018 Premier League season.
Football
Actions from Copley v Triangle cricket at Copley CC. Pictured is Oliver Thorpe

Easy win for league side

The Halifax League side overcame a bumpy start to ease to a 105 run victory over the Dales Council at Drighlington yesterday.

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Josh Ginnelly won the National Title with Lincoln last season

Young Clarets winger Ginnelly joins Lincoln City on season-long loan

Clarets winger Josh Ginnelly has rejoined League Two new-boys Lincoln City on a season-long loan.

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George Boyd

Clarets midfielder George Boyd nears Turf exit

Burnley midfielder George Boyd is set to leave Turf Moor when his contract expires on Friday.

Football
Actions from the Hx-Hudds Union 9 hole clubs' championship, golf at Lightcliffe GC. Pictured is Frank Greaves

Third time lucky for Frank’s men

The Halifax-Huddersfield Union’s select side got off the mark for the season at the third attempt with a 22-14 win over East Riding at Saddleworth yesterday.

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Halifax RU’s new coaching team

Halifax RU’s new coaching team

Halifax RUFC have moved quickly to fill the coaching void created by the shock departure of Neil Spence.

Rugby
Actions from Todmorden v Darwen, Worsley Cup quarter final. Pictured is pro Kelly Smuts

Smuts hits 70 in Tod defeat

Todmorden have slipped to fifth in the Lancashire League after a three-wicket home defeat at the hands of new leaders Darwen yesterday.

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Rugby League - Siddal v Wigan St Patricks. Chris Brooke for Siddal.

Brooke dismissal costly

Eight days after dropping their first point of the National Conference League season at Rochdale Mayfield, champions Siddal were beaten for the first time yesterday.

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Parish Cup first round
Sowerby Bridge v Warley, at SBCC. Pictured is Jake Dixon

Dixon’s last-ball heroics

Jake Dixon was the man of the moment as Sowerby Bridge replaced Blackley at the top of the Halifax League’s middle section yesterday.

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Actions from Mytholmroyd v Jer Lane, Parish Cup Semi-Final, at Mytholmroyd. Pictured is Jack Earle

Jack’s the lad for ‘Royd

Mytholomroyd’s Jack Earle has been given an extra chance to shine by brother Tom this year and he is grabbing his opportunity with both hands.

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Actions from the game Barkisland v Kirkburton - cricket at Barkisland
Pictured is Ben Westbrook

Ben’s ton to no avail

A Ben Westbrook century was in vain for Barkisland, who stay in the Huddersfield League Premiership’s bottom two after a 13-run defeat at Broad Oak.

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Four Halifax-based players in England RL squad for Ladies' World Cup in July. Danielle Titterington, Kim Field, Amy Hardcastle and Kirsty Moroney.

Siddal’s Amy stars for England

Halifax’s Amy Hardcastle made it four international tries in four days as England Women completed a hard-fought double over France in Perpignon last night.

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Halifax AFL team folds

Halifax AFL team folds

Salem have withdrawn their reserve team from Division Three of the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL.

Football
Luke Hendrie

Clarets youngster Luke Hendrie raring to go after successful loan

Young Clarets right back Luke Hendrie hopes his experience on loan in the SPL will only be of benefit.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

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Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad removed centurion Sam Robson early on the second day

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day two): Latest updates from County Championship match at Lord's

Yorkshire will be hoping for better fortune on their second day at Lord's after Middlesex piled up the runs in scorcher temperatures yesterday.
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Fast bowler Steve Patterson got Yorkshire on the board against Middlesex.

Yorkshire made to feel the heat at Lord’s by Middlesex

IT WAS hot enough in the ‘soft south’ yesterday for a Yorkshireman to think about taking off his coat, or at least loosening the scarf around his neck.

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