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Yorkshire cage fighters on ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Trash talking cage fighter Conor McGregor's forthcoming battle with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge global interest in MMA and three Yorkshire fighters are hoping to make a knockout impact this weekend.
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Siddal’s National Cup hat-trick

Siddal’s National Cup hat-trick

Siddal under 16s completed a magnificent hat-trick of Xamax BARLA National Cup triumphs when they beat Blackbrook Royals 38-18 at Featherstone Rovers’ ground.

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Cricket chiefs stick with decision

Cricket chiefs stick with decision

Halifax Cricket League chiefs have stuck with their original, controversial decision to award Jer Lane 12 points and Northowram Hedge Top no points from the clubs’ May 12 meeting.

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Walsden beat title rivals

Walsden have given themselves a great chance of retaining the Pennine Cricket League title before their switch to the Lancashire League for 2018.

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Rebekah Tiler, of Great Britain, competes in the women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Tiler on strike at nationals

Todmorden weightlifter Rebekah Tiler has sat out this weekend’s British Championships at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in a funding protest.

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Actions from Southowram v Bridgeholme, at Southowram CC. Pictured is Oliver Challis

Halifax League lower divisions

Sowerby Bridge have shot into a 10 point lead at the top of the Halifax League’s middle section after a comfortable win at Blackley yesterday.

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Mytholmroyd v Copley
Nathan Bizley bowled

Last pair cheer Queensbury

Queensbury’s hopes of playing Premier Division cricket again next year in the Spenser Wilson Halifax League have improved no end in the last couple of weeks.

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Actions from Lightcliffe v Hanging Heaton, at Lightcliffe CC. Pictured is Kashif Naved

Lightcliffe sink leaders

Lightcliffe registered one of their best Bradford League wins in recent years when they turned over Premier Division leaders Hanging Heaton yesterday.

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Pictured Hannah Cockroft at Yorkshire Marathon

Picture by Gerard Binks.

Hannah’s stamina put to test

Hannah Cockroft is expecting the going to get tougher as she turns her attentions to the longer events at the World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Golf - PS Cockroft Trophy at Halifax Bradley Hall GC. Ben Crowther.

Near miss for Greaves’s side

The Halifax-Huddersfield Union golf team came out on the wrong end of a 19-17 score line for the second time this season yesterday.

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Laycock: It will be a good final

Laycock: It will be a good final

Neighbours, rivals and friends Booth and Mytholmroyd will contest this year’s Halifax Parish Cup final.

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Cricket, Sowerby Bridge v Northowram Hedge Top at Stainland CC. Josh Wood bats for Sowerby Bridge.

Wood ton in Bridge success

Outstanding performances from Josh Wood and Darren Chapman were unable to prevent Sowerby Bridge losing the outright leadership in Division One of the Spenser Wilson Halifax League.

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Actions from Warley v Jer Lane, at Warley CC. Pictured is Greg Keywood

Halifax League’s top two beaten

The form book was turned upside down in the top section of the Halifax League yesterday when runaway leading pair Booth and Jer Lane were beaten and there were wins for four of the bottom five.

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Mahmood gets Brighouse off mark

Mahmood gets Brighouse off mark

Brighouse gained a first win of the season, in their 12th game in the Bradford League’s Championship Two, thanks to Asad Mahmood.

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Pictured is Nick Marsh

Marsh earns £10,000 for play-off win

Nick Marsh is celebrating his first win on the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour, lifting the Dawson & Sanderson Classic title on the fourth play-off hole at Longhirst Hall.

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Wilson wins fifth Classic crown

Graeme Wilson won the 2017 Complete Packaging Services Classic with a 31-9 victory over Thomas Hanson in the final at Hill Crest on Saturday, equalling Gary Ellis’s record of five titles.

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Siddal v Castleford Lock Lane. Gareth Blackburn.

Siddal backs cash in

Siddal opened up a five point lead at the top of the National Conference League with a 38-16 defeat of visitors Egremont Rangers yesterday.

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Karen with her family at the ceremony at Holyrood House, Edinburgh

MBE honour for Calderdale Paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke

Paralympian Dr Karen Darke received an MBE from the Queen at a ceremony at the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh.

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Actions from the Halifax League Twenty/20 cricket final, Thornton v Sowerby SP, at Stones CC, Ripponden. Pictured is Ross Soames for Thornton.

Final places up for grabs

An appearance on the biggest stage in the Halifax League calendar is only one win away for eight sides on Sunday.

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