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Bradford League: Top four aim to entertain as honours hunt starts to hot up

HOME COMFORTS await the top four in tomorrow’s Premier League action.

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Yorkshire's Tom Kohler-Cadmore may be a late inclusion in Cleckheaton's side to face Farsley. PIC: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Bradford League: Opportunity knocks as Farsley home in on a winning run

FARSLEY have the perfect opportunity to administer some home rule as the Bradford Premier League campaign heads towards mid-summer.

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Photo Gallery: Cricket action from the weekend’s local games

Take a look at the best action from the weekend.

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Bairstow and Hales rush England to series win over Australia as hosts set new ODI world record

ENGLAND’S new world-record total of 481-6 delivered series victory over Australia after scintillating centuries fromYorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow and Nottinghamshire’s Alex Hales in an astonishing Trent Bridge run-fest.

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Ajmal Shahzad runs in for New Farnley at Premier Division rivals Methley. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: League’s big hitters warm to the task during ‘flaming June’

FLAMING June has certainly seen a sizzling stack of runs so far for free-scoring Farsley.

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Lee Goddard. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Tasty treats in store for the Priestley Cup quarter-finals

A MOUTH-WATERING Priestley Cup quarter-final is in prospect between New Farnley and Hanging Heaton after both progressed in their second-round ties.

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Paul Horsey hit 53 as Colton defeated Division 2 visitors Kirkstall Educational by 125 runs. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe: Red-hot Otley branch out at top of the tree

Only three games reached a conclusion in Division One of the Aire Wharfe League on Saturday as Otley extended their lead at the top of the tree.

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Match-winner: Pace bowler 'Ajmal Shahzad runs in for New Farnley before winning the match with the bat against Methley.

Weekend Review: Brice hat-trick for Woodlands | Logan fires Farsley to win over at Lightcliffe | Pudsey St Lawrence down Scholes

James Logan fired Farsley to victory at Lightcliffe to keep them hot on the heels of the Bradford League leaders.

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Grant Soames.

Bradford League: Three-year plan puts Methley on right track

DISRUPTION is certainly being minimised by all those at Methley this season.

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Sangeeth Cooray, of Morley, goes on the attack at Morley. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Congs are determined to stand by their principles

THINGS may be tough at Pudsey Congs, but it is a case of what does not kill you, makes you stronger.

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Hanging Heaton's Callum Geldart smashes four runs.' PIC: Steve Riding

Heavy Woollen Cup: Heaton hitter Geldart helps dump holders out of cup

HOLDERS WOODLANDS were knocked out of the Heavy Woollen Cup after being on the receiving end of an inspired performance from Callum Geldart who led Hanging Heaton to a 74-run success.

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Photo Gallery: Cricket action from the weekend’s local games

Take a look at the best action from the weekend.

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Gareth Wilkinson, of Tong Park Esholt, hammers one of his 15 fours in his innings of 78 which helped his side to a 11- run win over Leeds Modernians in Division 2. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe: Red-hot all-rounder Hotchkiss helps faltering champions Beckwithshaw kick-start campaign

OLIVER HOTCHKISS shone with bat and ball as faltering champions Beckwithshaw finally bagged their second win of the season with Saturday’s three-wicket victory at home to high-flying visitors Follifott.

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Barrie Frankland.

Bradford League: Saints alive to threats posed by key rivals

SOME SPELLS in a season are bigger than others and Pudsey St Lawrence are smack bang in the middle of one.

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Pudsey's Charlie Parker appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Hanging Heaton's Nick Connolly. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Bradford League: Timely reality check for the champions at Saints

A FEW home truths being said in a changing room in early June is sometimes not too bad a thing for any upwardly-mobile side.

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Otley's wicketkeeper Paul Nicholson watches as Follifoot's Nick Robinson scores runs.' PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Aire-Wharfe: Otley put pursuers firmly on back foot

OTLEY have opened up a 14-point lead at the top of the Aire Wharfe League after readily brushing aside nearest pursuers Follifoot in their own back yard.

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Photo Gallery: Cricket action from the weekend’s local games

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Jordan Thompson.

England 12th man Thompson given green light for Saints

PUDSEY st LAWRENCE have been handed a big boost ahead of tomorrow’s Premier Division summit meeting with Hanging Heaton with the news that Jordan Thompson can forego England 12th man duties to feature.

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Connor Harvey who top scored with 57 for Townville in the defeat at Pudsey St Lawrence. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Saints and Heaton going toe to toe at top of table

PUDSEY ST LAWRENCE and Hanging Heaton have propelled themselves to the top of the pack in the Bradford Premier League after sealing a Spring Bank win double.

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Griffin Lea of Adel traps North Leeds' Andrew Carson lbw. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe League: Mustahsan fires Bilton out of the drop zone

Mustahsan Ali Shah blasted the highest score of the day as Bilton jumped out of the Aire Wharfe League Division One drop zone with a nine-wicket win at rivals Beckwithshaw who themselves are now in the bottom two.

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