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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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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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England manager Gareth Southgate has attracted a lot of attention for his stylish choice of attire

Where to buy a Gareth Southgate style waistcoat in Leeds ahead of England's World Cup semi-final with Croatia

Today is the big day.
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Golf - Halifax & Huddersfield v Leeds at Bradley Park GC. James Edward from Huddersfield GC.

Union team’s fine away triumph

The Halifax-Huddersfield Union side is celebrating a memorable first away win for a couple of years with a 21-15 success over East Riding on Sunday.

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Watch England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals at one of these lively Leeds haunts

5 of the best places in Leeds to watch England in the World Cup semi-finals

England are on the cusp of World Cup glory, with just one match standing in their way of reaching the final for the first time since 1966.
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Max Burgin wins European Under 18 800m title in Hungary

Max’s record-breaking GB debut

Halifax Harriers’ Max Burgin made a stunning Great Britain debut at the European Under 18 Championships in Gyor, Hungary.

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Actions from Halifax League over 50 mixed pairs, West End Bowling Club, Sowerby Bridge. Pictured is Alwyn Guide

Austins hit top gear at West End

Clive and Trish Austin won the Halifax League’s Over 50s Mixed Pairs at West End on Sunday.

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Actions from Southowram v Triangle, at Southowram CC. Pictured is Christian Silkstone

Silkstone leads league side

Triangle’s Christian Silkstone will captain the Halifax League side for the Twenty/20 match against a Yorkshire XI at Sowerby Bridge on Thursday, July 19.

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