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How do the Clarets fare at Turf Moor in the Premier League?

After a commanding campaign at Turf Moor in 2016/17, where the Clarets won 10 of their 19 fixtures, honours were even at home last term.

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Brighouse Town's Adam Field in action against Harrogate. Picture: Matt Kirkham

Harrogate Town 3-1 Brighouse Town: Powell pleased with performance

BRIGHOUSE TOWN manager Vill Powell was delighted with his squad’s showing at newly-promoted Harrogate Town on Tuesday evening despite a 3-1 defeat.

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Sam Clucas and Clarets striker Ashley Barnes battle it out for the ball

Clarets deal for Clucas edging closer

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is believed to have moved closer to wrapping up a deal for versatile Swansea City midfielder Sam Clucas.
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Actions fro the Hx Association men's pairs, at Elland C & BC. Pictured is Nigel Mitchell

Elland pair’s winning streak

Steve Lowther and Nigel Mitchell won the Halifax Association’s Men’s Pairs, sponsored by Richard Pilling, at Hipperholme on Sunday.

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Karl Carver attempts an acrobatic caught and bowled on Kumar Sangakkara.'Yorkshire v Surrey.  Royal London One Day Cup.   Quarter Final.  13 June 2017.'Picture Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire name side for Bridge

Yorkshire CCC have named three players with first team experience - Karl Carver, Matthew Waite and James Wainman - in their side for Thursday’s T20 match against the Spenser Wilson Halifax League (5.30).

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Halifax-Huddersfoield Union juniors yesterday

Union boys march on

The Halifax-Huddersfield Union’s junior team are in touching distance of winning the Yorkshire Inter-District League title for the first time.

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Actions from Walsden v Norden, at Walsden CC. Pictured is Umesh Karunaratne

Century and seven wickets for Umesh

Umesh Karunaratne was in sensational form as Lancashire League high-flyers Walsden retained their 100 per cent record with a 173-run thrashing of visitors Great Harwood yesterday.

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Siddal defy odds to win in Cumbria

Siddal defy odds to win in Cumbria

A patched-up Siddal team pulled off a stunnng 18-8 success away to Wath Brow Hornets in the Premier Division of the National Conference League.

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Cricket stumps.

Halifax League lower divisions

SIDES from the top four beat sides in the bottom four in Division One of the Halifax League yesterday.

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Cricket - Sowthowram v Triangle. Triangle batsman Nathan Madden.

Copley pair in 311-run stand

A 311-run stand between two Copley batsmen, centuries for three Triangle players and a sixth successive win for leaders Thornton were among the features of yesterday’s Spenser Wilson Halifax League top section action.

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Eccleshill v Brighouse Town'Mohammed Ibrahim who was a goalscorer in the 15th minute

Brighouse win at Eccleshill

Brighouse Town were 2-1 winners away to Eccleshill United in their second pre-season friendly yesterday.

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Cricket - Barkisland v Almondbury. Barkisland Bowler Darren Robinson.

Walker century hurts Barkisland

BARKISLAND slipped to third place in the Huddersfield League’s Championship after losing a fluctuating top of the table clash at home to Almondbury Wesleyan.

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Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Burnley's pre-season preparations open with slender victory in Cork

Defender Jimmy Dunne scored on his Clarets debut in a 1-0 win over Cork City at Turners Cross.

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Cricket - Parish Cup 2nd round - Mytholmroyd v Thornton. Thornton bowler Bradley Weatherhead.

Leaders’ softly-softly approach

THORNTON CC cricket chairman Mark Higgins insists there will be no premature It’s Coming Home-style messages emanating from his camp in the near future.

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Halifax Harriers winning ladies team at the Helen Windsor Road Race.'' Rachael Beaumont, Johanna Sutcliffe and. April Caufield

Success for Harriers and Lions

The 30th running of the Helen Windsor 10k, promoted by Halifax Harriers from Greetland Allrounders ARLFC, took place on a hot summer evening and attracted 246 participants.

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David Rishworth, 52, pro at West End Golf Club has just returned after being a referee at the recent US PGA Championship.

Rishworth to referee at Open

David Rishworth’s 50-year association with golf will peak next week when he officiates at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie.

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Harry Brown'Wheelchair basketball player from Halifax

Brown in GB squad for Germany

Halifax’s Harry Brown has been named in the Great Britain men’s squad for the 2018 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Hamburg, Germany from August 16-26.

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Football.

Home opener for Brighouse

BRIGHOUSE TOWN will open their 2018-19 season in the new Evo-Stik NPL Division One East league with a home game against Derbyshire club Gresley FC on Saturday August 18 (3.0).

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Hannah Cockroft at the Piece Hall, Halifax.

Cockroft named in Great Britain squad for European Championships

Five-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft has been included in the Great Britain squad for the World Para-athletics European Championships next month.

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Brooksbank Year 10 students celebrate their win at the RFL Champion Schools Finals

Double delight for Brooksbank

The Brooksbank School claimed national glory at the RFL Champion Schools Finals in Warrington last week.

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