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Jones extends England deal, but RFU insert exit clause to protect against World Cup flop

England’s decision to extend Eddie Jones’s contract until 2021 was motivated by the need to avoid the confused succession planning of the past, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Steve Brown.

Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw, who Leeds United are fighting to sign.

BREAKING - Leeds United agree deal for Middlesbrough midfielder Forshaw

Adam Forshaw will undergo a medical with Leeds United tomorrow morning after the club hijacked a bid by Cardiff City to sign the midfielder from Middlesbrough.
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Guiseley loan striker, James Roberts.

Non-League: Lions renegotiate loan deal to keep striker Roberts to end of season

Guiseley have extended the loan of striker James Roberts until the end of the season.

Non-League Football
Kuni Minga. PIC: Xavier De Fenoyl

Featherstone Rovers’ bid for PNG-born wing sensation falls foul of ‘RFL red tape’

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have expressed “extreme disappointment” at missing out on prolific ex-Toulouse Olympique star Kuni Minga due to RFL red tape.

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Rob Burrow.

Leeds Rhinos: Rookie coach Rob Burrow ready to be thrown in at deep end

PLAYING LEGEND Rob Burrow will take his first steps on the coaching ladder on Friday when a young Leeds Rhinos team face Coventry Bears at Butts Park Arena.

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Leeds United's owner Andrea Radrizzani.

Your Leeds United views: Time to splash the cash for a midfielder and a striker

Well, Leeds United have been linked to about 20 players which is stupid, we only need two.

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Trainer, Nicky Richards.

Turf Talk: Guitar Pete in fine fettle for bet365 Handicap Chase

Nicky Richards is looking forward to running Guitar Pete in the bet365 Handicap Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

Horse Racing
Jack Ormondroyd in action for Featherstone.

Leeds Rhinos and Featherstone Rovers continue dual-reg agreement

Leeds Rhinos and Featherstone Rovers have confirmed the continuation of the duel-registration partnership between the two clubs.

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UP FOR SELECTION: England's Ben Stokes. Picture: John Walton/PA

Ben Stokes cleared to play for England by ECB

BEN STOKES is to resume his international career after being charged for affray and is due to rejoin the team next month in New Zealand.

Britain's Kyle Edmund celebrates after defeating Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.

Kyle Edmund cruises past Istomin to reach Australian Open third round

Kyle Edmund’s mum makes sure he is always ready for the sun and the Yorkshireman is showing form as hot as the Melbourne summer at the Australian Open.


Watch: Planes land in adverse weather conditions at Leeds Bradford Airport

Aircraft landing at Leeds Bradford Airport this morning faced some tough weather conditions.

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January 17: Latest players to be linked with a January transfer move to Leeds United

These are the latest players to be linked with a move to Leeds United in the January transfer window by news sources across the UK and beyond.

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Jamie Ellis, pictured during his first spell at Castleford Tigers.

Jamie Ellis relishing second chance with top targets Castleford Tigers

CASTLEFORD TIGERS will be the team everyone wants to beat this year – but new recruit Jamie Ellis insists they can handle that pressure.

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Leeds Rhinos' new captain, Kallum Watkins.
 Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Kallum Watkins keen to impress as Leeds Rhinos’ new leading man

NEW LEEDS Rhinos captain Kallum Watkins has described his appointment as “a massive honour and a real privilege”.

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Cameron Borthwick-Jackson in FA Cup action against Newport County.

Leeds United fans on Twitter: ‘I think we have a lack of quality problem’

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

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Brighouse Town Ladies' 

Annabelle Cass.

Women’s round-up: Brighouse are basking in FA Cup scalp glory

Another notable FA Cup scalp has propelled Brighouse Town into a fourth-round tie at Super League One side Sunderland, after seeing off Derby County 3-1.

Local Football
Harlow Hill goalscorer, Tendai Irvine Machama. PIC: Adrian Murray

Harrogate League: All square as Pateley bridge gap to dent Thirsk Falcons’ title hopes

Pateley Bridge stormed back from three goals down to dent Thirsk Falcons’ Harrogate & District League Premier Division title hopes.

Local Football
Tom McKenna. PIC: Steve Riding

County Cups: History-making Alwoodley follow in Leeds Medics’ footsteps

ALWOODLEY BECAME only the second Yorkshire Amateur League side in history to reach the quarter-finals of the West Riding FA County Challenge Cup, just seven days after Leeds Medics & Dentists had become the first, writes LEE SOBOT.

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Glenn Hendrix scores in Whitkirk Wanderers' 4-1 win over Brighouse Old Boys in West Yorkshire League Division One. PIC: Steve Riding

West Yorkshire League: Numbers game not adding up for Field

THE West Yorkshire League’s 2015 champions Field are suffering a huge player shortage, compounded by two manager departures this season.

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Chris Martin

Leeds United’s potential play for Derby County striker Chris Martin goes cold

IT’S looking increasingly likely that it’ll be a cold play from Leeds United for Derby County’s available striker Chris Martin, unless his salary can be negotiated down drastically. Phil Hay reports.

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