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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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Eric Curth hit 12 points for Leeds Force (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Samuel Toluwase: Criticism of Leeds Force hurts but is vital to our journey

That fourth quarter against Manchester Giants last week in a losing effort, showed that when we practice what we preach at Leeds Force, we get better results.

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Bradford Bulls new head coach John Kear .
Picture: James Hardisty

POLL: John Kear appointed as new Bradford Bulls coach

JOHN KEAR is the new head coach of Bradford Bulls.

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Who is Max Evans?

Who is Max Evans?

As he enters the 2018 ITV Dancing on Ice competition, we ask: who is Max Evans?

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SEE YOU SOON: Japan's Yosuke Ideguchi in action against North Korea on Saturday night. Picture: Masashi Hara/Getty Images.

Patience required before Leeds United fans get to see what Yosuke Ideguchi is all about

GAMBA OSAKA are on the fringes of elite professional football but Yosuke Ideguchi found himself amongst Japanese royalty there. His reputation as a teenager was amplified by Gamba allowing him to mix with two of Japan’s most decorated players.

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HIT MAN: Josh Warrington celebrates beating Dennis Ceylan at Leeds' First Direct Arena earlier this year. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Josh Warrington stays calm as Lee Selby talks up Leeds fight

leeds FEATHERWEIGHT boxing star Josh Warrington will quietly “keep his focus” after world champion Lee Selby confirmed he was ready to clash with the Yorkshireman in a world title fight next year.

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Yosuke Ideguchi. PIC: Getty

Five things to know about Leeds United transfer target Yosuke Ideguchi

Here are five things to know about Leeds United transfer target Yosuke Ideguchi.

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The Environment Agency are working together with anglers on the River Nidd.

Environment Agency deserve credit for their work on the River Nidd

Earlier in the year I made no bones that the use of contractors by the Environment Agency in its attempts at flood defence was a disaster and the uncaring demolition of trees and bank side cover not only destroyed habitat for fish but nesting birds and all dependant wildlife.

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Jack Walker challenges Luke Gale during the Grand Final.

Leeds Rhinos: I want to get faster, bigger and stronger says Jack Walker

TEENAGE prodigy Jack Walker wants to cement himself a place with Leeds Rhinos in 2018 – and knows Ashton Golding will challenge him all the way.

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Kemar Roofe and Pawel Cibicki.

Analysis: Can Kemar Roofe net the main striker role at Leeds United?

Chief football writer Phil Hay assesses whether Kemar Roofe can take on the first-choice striker role at Leeds United and if Caleb Ekuban’s latest injury setback highlights a lack of cover up front.

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Leeds United fans on Twitter: Ideguchi deal, World Cup and commercial sense

We round up what Leeds United fans are discussing on social media.

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Leeds's Peter Lines made his experience count in his first-round match in Glasgow.

Leeds’s Peter Lines progresses in Glasgow but Sheffield’s Adam Duffy is out

LEEDS’S Peter Lines is into the second round of the Dafabet Scottish Open after an entertaining win on day one in Glasgow.

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Wakefield Trinity's Kyle Wood.

Wakefield Trinity delighted as Kyle Wood signs new deal

WAKEFIELD Trinity hooker Kyle Wood has signed a new three-year contract, the Super League club have announced.

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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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Adam Peaty. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA

Records top of the agenda for Adam Peaty at European meeting

After his trailblazing Olympic exploits in 2016, it is quite something to hear Adam Peaty say 2017 was more successful as he aims to get even better.

Sport
2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will take place at Preston Guild Hall, February 19 to 25

WIN: Ladbrokes World Grand Prix final tickets to see snooker stars at Preston Guild Hall

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan is fast becoming regarded as the greatest player of them all and we're giving you the chance to see the best in action at 2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Switch up your workouts in the New Year with some weights.

Try a new January workout: give powerlifting a go

With the stress of Christmas looming, getting to the gym quickly becomes less of a priority for many. You're sweating enough at the sight of your bank account balance without voluntarily making time to work out, right?
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Cory Aston, in action for Leeds Rhinos.

Cory Aston out to make a big impact after joining Castleford Tigers

HALF-BACK Cory Aston is looking to make a big impression on Super League in 2018 after completing his move to Castleford Tigers from Super League champions Leeds Rhinos.

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Leeds United: The goals, tricks and skills of transfer target Yosuke Ideguchi

LEEDS UNITED have lined up their first January transfer by finalising a deal to sign Japan international Yosuke Ideguchi.

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NEW FACE: Japan's Yosuke Ideguchi against North Korea earlier this month. Picture: Masashi Hara/Getty Images.

Video: Leeds United start January dealings early by signing midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi

LEEDS UNITED have lined up their first January transfer by finalising a deal to sign Japan international Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

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