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Local teams take Relay honours

The infamous Calderdale Way Relay took place last Sunday, attracting a field of more than 1000 competitors, and both team prizes were won by local clubs.

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Halifax v Leeds bowls, at Sowerby SP. Pictured is Scott Haynes

Halifax suffer heavy defeat

Halifax & District were heavily beaten 24-8 (460-386) by Leeds & District in Sunday’s Federation National League Division One match.

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Cricket stumps.

‘Royd host Thornton in plum tie

Last year’s beaten finalists Mytholmroyd will host league leaders Thornton in the second round of the Halifax Parish Cup.

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Robert's Rose Bowl ant Sowerby Bridge West End Bowling Club. John Halliday.

Easy for Holroyd and Halliday

Phillip Holroyd and John Halliday won the Sowerby Bridge Association’s George Parkin Pairs, sponsored by Tony Leach, at West End on Sunday.

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Phoebe Suthers (right) with national deaf tennis coach Catherine Fletcher

Breakthrough wins for Phoebe

Phoebe Suthers claimed her first senior international titles with a sensational set of performances at the 2018 Slovenia Deaf Open in Portoroz over the weekend.

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Cricket - Walsden v Heyside. Walsden bowler Joe Gale.

Record weekend for Joe

Joe Gale made it a 312-run weekend and set a new club record as Walsden completed a quick hat-trick yesterday.

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Sports director handed 50 day ban after almost colliding with Tour de Yorkshire marshal

A team sports director who almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire marshal has been handed a 50 day suspension and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,700).
Chapel’s stunning collapse

Chapel’s stunning collapse

ILLINGWORTH went top of the Halifax League’s middle section by thrashing previous leaders Great Horton Park Chapel by 277 runs.

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Actions from Warley v Shelf Northowram, cricket, at Warley CC. Pictured is Greg Keywood

All-rounder Greg trims Hedge Top

Greg Keywood had a day to remember as Warley showed good powers of recovery in the Premier Division of the Spenser Wilson Halifax League yesterday.

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Rugby league - Siddal v Leigh Miners Rangers. Danny Williams for Siddal.

Shock Siddal defeat on Humberside

Siddal’s steady improvement came to a juddering halt with a 32-28 defeat away to a Myton Warriors side who have been struggling in the National Conference League’s top section this season.

Actions from Lightcliffe v Scholes, cricket, at Lightcliffe CC. Pictured is Joshua Wheatley celebrate

Sting in tail after Cockburn ton

Northowram Fields were trying to pick themselves up for a cup game against Birstall today after losing to a six off the last ball at Carlton yesterday.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

Betfred Super League Huddersfield v St Helens  `16/06/17  (Pic by John Rushworth)

Ronan Costello Memorial Festival returns for 2018

The Ronan Costello Memorial Festival returns next month, and organisers are hoping it will build on the success of last year.

Cricket - Parish Cup 1st round - Blackley v Bradshaw. Matthew Crowther bats for Bradshaw.

Booth relieved to beat Saints

Booth’s quest to lift the Halifax Parish Cup for a third successive year is still alive after they avoided a potential banana skin in Sunday’s first round of the 2018 competition.

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WINNING LINE-UP: the Halifax-Huddersfield Union's junior team at West End on Sunday. From the left, Gordon Abernethy (West End, starter), Kian Sutcliffe (West End ), Harry Mowl (Crow Nest), Tom Pearson (Woodsome Hall), Matthew Holden (Lightcliffe), Tom Edwards (Woodsome Hall), Seb Crabtree (Woodsome Hall), Oliver Caton (Crosland Heath), Max Nicholson ( West End), Loiue Walsh ( Crow Nest) , Dylan Radford-Shaw ( Huddersfield), Ben Walker (Huddersfield), John Turner ( Union Ex President ), George Hanson (Crosland Heath ) not present for photo.

Union juniors floor Sheffield

The Halifax and Huddersfield Union’s junior team are celebrating an impressive 26-10 win over Sheffield at Fixby yesterday.

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Yorkshire Shield final'Rishworthians v Scarborough'Sam Bake scores

Rishworthians beaten in final

It was a step too far for Old Rishworthians, who lost 41-27 to Scarborough in yesterday’s Yorkshire Shield final at Hull Ionians.

World record for Max, 15

World record for Max, 15

Halifax Harriers’ Max Burgin has smashed his own world record 800 metres time for a 15-year-old.

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Actions from Walsden v Monton and Weaste cricket, at Walsden, Pictured is Stevie Barker

Walsden steamroller Milnrow

Walsden demolished visitors Milnrow yesterday and share the leadership of the Lancashire League with Ramsbottom after four rounds of fixtures.

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Shelf FC'Newly crowned Halifax AFL champions at league presentation dinner

‘Phenomenal’ Shelf FC win title

Shelf FC boss Matthew Till has hailed his his’s achievement in winning the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL title for the first time as “phenomenal.”

Actions from Siddal v West Hull, at Chevinedge. Pictured is Freddie Walker

Walker hat-trick as Siddal win again

Siddal put in a solid performance to move up to fourth position in the NCL Premier Division with their third win in a row, by 44-18 over mid-table Underbank.

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