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Aire-Wharfe League: Frustrated Hudson hits out at current points system

Beckwithshaw stalwart Stuart Hudson has lambasted the powers that be in the Aire Wharfe League for a lack of progression after the weekend’s fixtures were ravaged by the weather.

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Hartshead's Iain Wardlaw. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Wardlaw is setting the pace again at Hartshead

HOME is where the heart is for former Yorkshire and Scotland paceman Iain Wardlaw.

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A very soggy scene at Pudsey St Lawrence whose match against Farsley in the Bradford League was abandoned last Saturday. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Tewits see off seasiders to ease into cup semi-finals

Hanging Heaton eased into the group semi-final of the ECB National Cup with a hefty 188-run win over Cleethorpes.

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Peter Handscomb.

Handscomb eyes silverware at Yorkshire after Roses century

Australian Peter Handscomb admitted his first County Championship century left a bittersweet feeling after Yorkshire were unable to engineer victory in the Roses match at Old Trafford.

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Joe Root at Bradford Park Avenue.

Joe Root powering up for England’s Trophy mission

England Test captain Joe Root revealed he has consulted the expertise of a private power hitting coach in the lead-up to Wednesday’s One-Day International against South Africa at Headingley.

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England cricketer Alex Hales, left, poses with tennis coach Charlie Swallow

England cricketer drops into Leeds suburb for a game of tennis

An England cricketer visited a suburban Leeds sports club for a game of tennis this week.

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England's Ben Stokes.

England’s Stokes is happy to learn from best

Fraternising with the enemy may be frowned upon in some sporting circles but England’s Ben Stokes admits he was happy to take tips from Australia captain Steve Smith during the Indian Premier League.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks leading the attack for Yorkshire

Roses recap: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Peter Handscomb strikes century in Old Trafford draw

Yorkshire were unable to manufacture a win against Lancashire on the final day of the Roses battle at Old Trafford on Monday.

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Tim Bresnan was Yorkshire's star performer with the ball, taking thre wickets in lancashire's first innings. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Coach Andrew Gale urges Yorkshire to show their ruthless side after Lancashire stalemate

HEAD COACH Andrew Gale asked for a clinical edge to be added to his Yorkshire side after suggesting rivals were running scared of their seam attack.

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Jack Brooks

Lancashire v Yorkshire (day 3): Bowler Jack Brooks savours his feats with bat

FAST bowler Jack Brooks scored his maiden century yesterday but Shivnarine Chanderpauls’ 129th career ton left the Roses game at Old Trafford destined to finish as a draw.

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Jack Leaning scored a century on day two (Photo: PA)

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Jack Brooks and Shiv Chanderpaul hit centuries on day three

Yorkshire were frustrated by Shivnarine Chanderpaul's century as the rain-hit Roses battle at Old Trafford looked destined to finish in a draw.
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Jack Leaning scored a half century for Yorkshire on day one at Old Trafford

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire (day two) - Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks hit big scores to put White Rose in control

Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks produced a remarkable partnership to put Yorkshire firmly on top of the Roses battle in the County Championship.
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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance.

Lancashire v Yorkshire - Gary Ballance and Jack Leaning lead Roses recovery at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury during the early stages of the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Jack Leaning

Yorkshire fight back after early losses

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury early in the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks return from injury for Yorkshire

Lancashire v Yorkshire: How the first day unfolded at the Roses County Championship clash at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury early in the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Woodland's Mark Lawson.

It’s a Super Saturday in the Bradford League as the top four square off

SKY SPORTS may have been busy attempting to hype up a final-day Super Sunday showdown, but the Bradford League have stolen a march on the TV broadcasters by having their own extravaganza 24 hours earlier!

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Yorkshire's Jack Brooks.

Brooks is eager to return to help out Yorkshire

ALONG with team-mate Ryan Sidebottom, Jack Brooks has already missed three County Championship fixtures for Yorkshire this season – making it perfectly understandable that the bowling duo are desperate to make up for lost time.

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Ryan Sidebottom

Brooks and Sidebottom bolster Yorkshire’s Roses options

MARTYN MOXON admits Yorkshire haven’t quite hit their straps yet in the County Championship and hopes the team’s recent good form in the Royal London Cup can be carried over into the four-day format.

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Azeem Rafiq

Rafiq agrees new one-year Yorkshire deal

YORKSHIRE off-spinner Azeem Rafiq has signed a new one-year deal that will keep him at the club until December next year.

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Dave Cummings of New Farnley sends the ball to the boundary

Heaton chase down a big total to fire title warning

RUNS – and lots of them – were the order of the day in the top-flight on Saturday, none moreso than at the Barry Jackson Ground.

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