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Derby foes on weather watch

IT is fingers crossed that tomorrow’s big derby between Old Rishworthians and Heath can take place at Copley tomorrow (2.15).

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Jon Shaw in possession for Shields. Picture by Peter Talbot.

Brighouse braced for Shields invasion

BRIGHOUSE TOWN are expecting their biggest gate of the season when well supported league leaders South Shields visit the Yorkshire Payments Stadium on Saturday (3.0).

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Town pair want more of same

Town pair want more of same

THE management team of Billy Heath and Mark Carroll are keen for FC Halifax Town to get back into the winning habit.

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Khalid Ayub boxer from Mytholmroyd

Khalid is a growing force

Khalid Ayub is towering over his opponents in the ring in more ways than one.

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Vinny Atkins

Atkins and First on Halifax bill

Professional boxing returns to North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax, on Friday with an eight-fight bill featuring five unbeaten fighters and Halifax pair Vinny Atkins and James First.

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Jonathan Moor
Sowerby Bridge Snails

Moon is star of show

The Star of Bethlehem, aka Jonathan Moon of Sowerby Bridge Snails, led home the field at the Piathlon race on Sunday.

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England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Ivy House kicked out of cup

Ivy House kicked out of cup

The Ivy House FC have been found guilty of playing an ineligible player in their 5-4 win over Copley United in the second round of the Halifax AFL’s Jack Haymer Challenge Cup on November 11.

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Luke Murphy thinks Northlight will be great for his development

Lofty ambitions as ROKT's Olympic-class climbing arena nears completion

A new Olympic-class climbing facility is nearing completion in a former Brighouse flour mill’s colossal loft.
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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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World Rygby Chairman Bill Beaumont at Brods for sporeting dinner
From left
Richard Turner Chairman
Neil Davidson who organised the event
Bill Beaumont
Paul Ramsden Compere for the day

World Rugby chief in town

Old Brodleians were delighted that Bill Beaumont CBE, the head of World Rugby, was able to attend their inaugural Christmas Sportsman’s Lunch at their Woodhead clubhouse last Friday afternoon.

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Jim Mallinder coach at Northampton and former Old Crossleyean

Ex-Crocs player Mallinder sacked

Former Old Crossleyans player Jim Mallinder has been sacked by Northampton Saints after more than 10 years as the club’s director of rugby.

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Jonny Bairstow says England still have three chances to put things right in Australia (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

The Ashes: We still believe we can do something special, insists Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

JONNY BAIRSTOW is confident England can finally put all the off-pitch distractions behind them in order to hit back against Australia and go on to retain The Ashes.

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Actions from Copley Utd v Shelf United, at Shroggs Park. Pictured is Billy Grogan and Jonny Jones

Shelf United rout Sowerby

Shelf United climbed to fifth in the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL’s Premier Division by inflicting an 8-0 hiding on Sowerby United on Saturday.

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Crocs let good lead slip

Crocs let good lead slip

The hard work put in by the Barnsley faithful in getting the pitch fit for play yesterday paid off as their side registered a 24-22 win over Old Crossleyans.

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Rugby League - Ovenden v North Hull Knights. Sam Morrows for Ovenden.

Ovenden reach county cup final

Only a handful of local amateur teams were in action yesterday as the first severe icy blast of winter froze pitches.

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Kane Williamson is returning to Yorkshire for almost two months of the 2018 season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

‘Cool, calm and collected’ Kane Williamson returns to Yorkshire for 2018

MARTYN MOXON says Kane Williamson will prove a “perfect fit” for Yorkshire after the New Zealand captain agreed to return to Headingley for a fourth spell.

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Ovenden’s county cup clash

Ovenden’s county cup clash

Ovenden Face North Hull Knights in the Bartletts Yorkshire Cup semi-final at Four Fields on Saturday.

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Brighouse Town players try Footgolf at Willow Valley

left to rights on the main picture: Gabriel Johnston, Danny Ramsey, Vill Powell, Aaron Martin, Connor Griffin,
Front row: Daniel Henbest team mascot, Matty Ord, Adam Shaw.

Terriers win at Brighouse

Huddersfield Town Under 23s were 3-2 winners over Brighouse Town in last night’s hastily-arranged friendly at the Yorkshire Payments Stadium, Hove Edge.

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Paralympian Hannah Cockroft at the Piece Hall, Halifax

Another first for Hannah

Halifax’s Hannah Cockroft has expressed her delight at winning the Sportswoman of the Year title at yesterday’s SJA British Sports awards.

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