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Chris Waters: Fingers crossed that Poysden can solve Yorkshire’s spin issue

ON THE face of it, Yorkshire’s decision to sign leg-spinner Josh Poysden on loan from Warwickshire says little for their existing spinners.

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England's Joe Root and  Jonny Bairstow will play for Yorkshire against Lancashire from Sunday (Picture: PA)

Lancashire v Yorkshire: Headline acts add spice to a pivotal Roses test

NO ROSES match is without passion and intensity, but the one that starts at Old Trafford tomorrow will have an unusual sprinkling of quality to boot.

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Luke Briscoe

Winger Briscoe set to back-up as Rovers prepare for huge clash

WINGER LUKE Briscoe could play for Featherstone Rovers in tomorrow’s massive home showdown with London Broncos (3pm), after turning out for Leeds Rhinos last night.

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Greg Abbott during a spell as caretaker manager of Bradford City last season. (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Bradford City hero Abbott draws strength in adversity

FOR someone whose natural positivity and exuberance can light up a room, 2018 has been undeniably tough at times for Greg Abbott.

Marcelo Bielsa.

David Prutton: Leeds United are running out of time to get deals done

THERE are less than three weeks until the summer transfer window closes on August 9 and Leeds United have still made just the two signings.

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Ciara Schlosshan with her silver medal.

Swimming: Teen stars Schlosshan and Crisp have sights set on Tokyo 2020

THE City Of Leeds Swimming Club is becoming accustomed to representation at major international sporting events.


Video: Wakefield Trinity v Hull FC - Chester is hoping to finally put one over Hull

BOSS CHRIS Chester is confident Wakefield Trinity can end his Hull hoodoo and book their place in the Betfred Super-8s.

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Brad Foster.

Make or break weekend for Hunslet’s play-off hopes

HUNSLET ARE approaching make or break time in their battle for a play-offs spot.

Rugby league
Tom Briscoe scores for Leeds

Leeds Rhinos: Victory is a relief for Rhinos boss Sinfield

WE NEEDED that. That was director of rugby Kevin Sinfield’s reaction after Leeds Rhinos finally got back to winning ways.

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Jamie Ellis scores the opening try for Castleford

Castleford Tigers 18 Huddersfield Giants 32: Tigers fade fast as Giants march into final equation

Castleford’s impressive run came to an end at the hands of one of the hottest teams in Super League.

Castleford Tigers
Brad Dwyer slides over for the Rhinos' opening try.

Leeds Rhinos 34 Widnes Vikings 0: Rhinos end barren run with easy win over Widnes

THE QUALIFIERS are still their likely destination, but Leeds Rhinos kept their faint top-eight hopes alive for a little longer after finally ending their three-month losing run.

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Adam Lyth, who struck six sixes in his 60, gave Yorkshire a platform for chasing down Lancashire's 176-2 but the hosts prevailed (Picture: Gareth Copley/Getty Images).

Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings: One run decides thrilling Roses battle

IT ALWAYS rains in Manchester.

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Leeds United LIVE: Vydra update, New deal for defender, Jozefzoon snubs Whites

Follow the YEP’s daily blog - we’ll have all the latest news, views, transfers, rumours and much more from Elland Road and beyond throughout the summer.

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Ronaldo Vieira' in action against York City last night.

Leeds United: ‘Side before self’ mantra is the way forward says Vieira

Ronaldo Vieira plans to employ a “side before self” mantra under Marcelo Bielsa as he waits to see where he fits in the plans of Leeds United’s head coach.

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NEW WHITES DEAL: For teen centre-back Liam Kitching.

Kitching signs new deal with Leeds United before heading back out on loan

TEENAGE centre back Liam Kitching has signed a new three-year deal with Leeds United with the defender now heading back out on loan to Harrogate Town.
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Signora Cabello, right, at this year's Dante Festival, York. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Signora Cabello bypasses Newbury on way to France

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer John Quinn has decided to skip tomorrow’s Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury with Signora Cabello and head to France instead.

Horse Racing

City guide: Cocktail bars to sample in Leeds

Sometimes you want something a little more sophisticated from a night out, so here are four Leeds bars where you can sip a cocktail to remember.

NFL London Games' player Jurrell Casey (Tennessee Titans) pictured at the NFL Flag Summer Bowl finale, presented by Subway, celebrate the 2017-2018 tournaments, played by over 10,000 kids across the UK. Schools

Thorpe Primary pupils touchdown in NFL tournament

Children from a Leeds primary school touched down in London recently to take part in the finals of a junior American football tournament.

Leeds 'United's Tom Pearce takes on York City's Wes York last night.

I was always going to stay at Leeds United, admits Tom Pearce

Tom Pearce insisted his future at Leeds United had never been in doubt and said he would look for another run in the first team this season after signing a new four-year contract earlier in the summer.

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The clubs posing the biggest threat to Leeds United’s promotion push

Six clubs will launch the 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship campaign with a new manager and four of them will start among the favourites for promotion.

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