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The Open 2017: Winner Spieth admits Augusta was on his mind

Jordan Spieth admitted memories of his 2016 Masters meltdown flashed through his mind before he brilliantly avoided a repeat performance to claim one of the most remarkable victories in Open Championship history.

David Willey celebrates his century

Willey leads Yorkshire to victory but Whiteley joins exclusive club

TO the names of Garry Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh can be added that of Ross Whiteley.

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On the attack: Jamie Jones-Buchanan pushes through as Willie Isa  and Taulima Tautai hold on.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos captain defends selection policy

IT has caused controversy, but long-serving forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan believes coach Brian McDermott was right to field a young team against Wigan Warriors.

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DEFEAT: For Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds United 2 Eibar 4: Slow start costs Whites despite impressive comeback

LEEDS United’s pre-season tour of Austria ended in defeat after the Whites threatened to pull off an impressive comeback in a 4-2 loss to La Liga side Eibar.

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Dewsbury Rams try scorer, Josh Guzdek. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Championship: Dewsbury Rams and Halifax throw down ‘pre-eights’ markers as Batley Bulldogs bow down to the Broncos

Dewsbury Rams came from 12-10 down against visitors Sheffield Eagles to run out relatively comfortable 28-18 winners.

Wakefield try scorer Mason Caton-Brown. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Wakefield Trinity 16 St Helens 41: Well-beaten Wakefield fail to secure top-four finish

Wakefield Trinity dropped out of the top-four on the final afternoon of the regular Betfred Super League season after they were beaten 41-16 at home by St Helens.

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NEW PRICING STRUCTURE: For games at Elland Road.

Leeds United: Whites raise matchday ticket costs as season card sales soar

LEEDS UNITED have increased match-day ticket prices for the first time in two years but now have just short of 18,000 season card holders for the forthcoming campaign.

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Head coach Thomas Christiansen watches ohis players during training at Jenbach. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Live Match Blog - Leeds United v Eibar

LEEDS UNITED take on Eibar in what will be their final game of their pre-season tour of Austria.

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John Duffy.

Toulouse 32 Featherstone Rovers 26: John Duffy’s men edged out by last-gasp try from Minga

FEATHERSTONE Rovers were pipped 32-26 in their Kingstone Press Championship game against Toulouse Olypique at Stade Ernest-Argeles in new coach John Duffy’s first match in charge.

Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Jordan Baldwinson hold Anthony Gelling.

Five talking points from Leeds Rhinos’ defeat at Wigan Warriors

LEEDS RHINOS’ regular season ended with a 34-0 defeat at Wigan Warriors.

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Jy Hitchcox scores the first of his two dramatic tries against Catalans Dragons last night. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Catalans Dragons 24 Castleford Tigers 32: Daryl Powell’s delight at ‘big win’ in Perpignan

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell was delighted with his side’s 32-24 away win against Catalans Dragons which all but confirmed the Super League leaders a semi-final spot in the end of season play-offs.

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Flying the flag: Great Britain's Kadeena Cox, right, and Sophie Hahn celebrate taking silver and gold, respectively.

Para Athletics Championships: Silver lining for Kadeena Cox

IT took a world record run to deny Leeds star Kadeena Cox gold on a successful night for Great Britain at the World Para Athletics Championships.

The group included Peter Drinnan, from Wetherby

Eee by gum! Yorkshire rugby fans' 'haka' goes viral

A Wetherby rugby fan and his friends have taken New Zealand by storm by performing a unique Yorkshire take on the famous haka.
Chris Chester

Wakefield Trinity: A top-four finish would be ‘massive’ – Chester

WAKEFIELD TRINITY are on the verge of what coach Chris Chester says would be a “massive achievement”.

Wakefield Trinity
Matthew Pennington.

Leeds United move was ‘perfect’ for me, says Matthew Pennington

Matthew Pennington sees his future at Everton so Leeds United, as a transfer on loan, felt to him like an obvious fit. There is much in common between the clubs, in stature, support and the fact that both have more potential left to unlock.

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Nicola Adams.

Nicola Adams won’t gamble her career on a Las Vegas dream

NICOLA Adams could be on her way to Las Vegas but Yorkshire’s double Olympic champion is prepared to take a patient approach before tackling the bright lights of a world title fight.

Anthony Mullally

Leeds Rhinos: McDermott is philosophical after heavy Wigan defeat

BOSS BRIAN McDermott was “not overly down” after his under-strength Leeds Rhinos side were beaten 34-0 at Wigan Warriors last night.

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Zak Hardaker and Luke Gale.

Castleford Tigers: We will peak at the right time, says Zak Hardaker

CASTLEFORD TIGERS are happy to be scraping wins at this stage of the year, three-time Grand Final champion Zak Hardaker says.

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John Duffy.

Featherstone Rovers: Toulouse test is perfect start, says John Duffy

NEW BOSS John Duffy reckons today’s game at Toulouse Olympique (5.30pm) is a good way to begin his Featherstone Rovers reign.

Rugby league
Neil Kelly.

Victory for Dewsbury Rams would release the shackles, says Neil Kelly

A WIN tomorrow would take much of the pressure off Dewsbury Rams going into the final quarter of the season, coach Neil Kelly reckons.

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