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Slideshow: Green Lane v North Leeds

Enjoy a picture slideshow from Green Lane v North Leeds in the Aire Wharfe League Waddilove Cup

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Richie Lamb.

Pearson: It is between Saints and Heaton

WOODLANDS and Cleckheaton may have enjoyed their place in the sun at the top of the Bradford League over the years, but two other teams are sharing the hegemony in 2016.

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Wetherby League: Deighton on title trail after rallying from horror start

Wetherby League: Deighton on title trail after rallying from horror start

Second-placed Kirk Deighton put a horror start behind them in keeping thoughts of a first Division One title on track.

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Callum Gildart

Bradford League: Powerhouse performance put Pudsey Congs back on track

A POWERHOUSE performance saw Pudsey Congs ease their ECB Bradford Premier Division drop fears with a comprehensive 103-run victory over faltering Cleckheaton.

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Woodlands bowler Chris Brice.

Priestley Cup: Woodlands targeting cup run after bowl-off boost

SOMETHING had to give when old rivals Woodlands and Cleckheaton met in the Priestley Cup on Sunday.

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Eugene Burzler

Aire-Wharfe League: Rawdon’s investment in youth is paying off

Rawdon’s Chairman Lawrence Walker is “putting the emphasis on giving young players a chance this season” as Rawdon search for a strong campaign in league and cup.

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Aaron Brunner

Nidderdale League: Ton-up Aussie Brunner steers Forest out of relegation woods

Star Aussie Aaron Brunner bashed his second century of the season to haul Knaresborough Forest out of the Division One relegation zone with a six-wicket win at Alne.

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Townville's Jack Hughes

Bradford League: Gormley’s all-round effort keeps Yeadon in touch with the leaders

ALL-ROUNDER Damon Gormley helped Yeadon move within 11 points of Championship A leaders Batley following a 64-run success over Keighley.

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Nick Robinson

Nidderdale League: Gill star all-rounder as Darley maintain their pursuit of leaders

LEADERS OUSEBURN enjoyed a crushing nine-wicket victory over third-placed Burton Leonard, writes Ollie Haggart.

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Sicklinghall's Andy Wood

Wetherby League: Jaffray strikes as Milford fall against the pace-setters

Top of the table rivals Scarcroft and Kirk Deighton both made it seven wins from eight games with emphatic wins on a rain-affected Saturday.

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Gary Fellows

Bradford League: Fellows star of rain-hit Priestley Cup for Heaton

THE WEATHER wreaked havoc with Sunday’s Priestley Cup second round programme, although the rain proved no pain to Gary Fellows.

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Yeadon batsman Max Maciver sets himself up to strike against Scholes

Bradford League: Baxter steps down with Morley ‘in good hands’

OUTGOING MORLEY captain Matt Baxter is confident that the future of the club is in good hands – after taking the decision to stand down as skipper with Colin Nuttall taking over.

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Matthew Good of Harrogate

Stow takes charge as Harrogate press Academy at the top

HARRY STOW, Matthew Good and Jonathan Tattersall helped Harrogate move level on points with Yorkshire Academy at the head of the ECB Yorkshire North Premier League table after a seven-wicket victory at Stamford Bridge.

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Yeadon v Scholes Bradford League Priestley Cup sun 12th june 2016
Scholes bowler Rizwan Ahmed

Slideshow: Yeadon v Scholes

Enjoy this slideshow from the match between Yeadon and Scholes in the Bradford League Priestley Cup.

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Muhammed Rameez.

Rivals left in a spin by Hanging Heaton’s overseas star ‘find’

LEFT-ARM spinners with a semblance of control have proved their weight in gold over the years in the Bradford League – and Hanging Heaton hope they have landed upon one in Muhammed Rameez.

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Ralph Middlebrook.

Saints march on as sides gear up for a big weekend

AS DOUBLE-HEADERS go, this weekend’s one will be a ‘biggie’ for several sides – just ask Cleckheaton.

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Waddilove Cup action from Kirkstall Educational v Otley. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe League: Otley find ‘best form’ to see off Horsforth

Otley produced their “best performance of the season” according to captain James Davies as they saw off Horsforth in Airedale and Wharfedale Divison One.

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Lee Goddard

Heavy Woollen Cup: Powerhouse partnership paves way to cup semi-final

A BRUTAL FOURTH-wicket partnership of 175 between Lee Goddard (97) and Simon Lambert (77) paved the way for New Farnley as they eased into the Heavy Woollen Cup semi-final following an 124-run win over Morley in their all-Bradford League tie.

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Jared Warner

ECB Yorkshire Premier League: Academy rewarded with top spot after Warner’s record haul

A RECORD-BREAKING haul of 9-19 from Jared Warner helped Yorkshire Academy move to the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North summit following victory over Castleford.

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Richard Jubb of Morley is bowled by Neil Laidlaw of Farsley.

Farsley on the up as they travel to Farnley

THE ECB Bradford Premier League table looks a pretty one as far as Farsley are concerned.

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