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Theakston Nidderdale League: More twists and turns in title tace

There were more twists and turns in the battle for the Theakston Nidderdale Division One title on Saturday afternoon.

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Harry Stothard top-scored for Harrogate CC in their defeat to Yorkshire Academy. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate down to fourth after defeat to title rivals Academy

Harrogate CC dropped to fourth place in the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North table after losing out to Yorkshire Academy on Saturday.

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Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Bobby Hilton's century helped Wath & Melmerby to victory over Pateley Bridge. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: More success for revitalised Alne

Having failed to win any of their opening 10 Theakston Nidderdale Division One fixtures of 2017, bottom-of-the-table Alne made it two victories in a row when they beat Burton Leonard.

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Harrogate CC wicketkeeper Eddie Wilson and Tom Geeson-Brown appeal for an LBW decision against Woodhouse Grange's Alex Burton. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Strong finish earns ‘Gate crucial result

Harrogate CC finished Saturday’s ECB Yorkshire Premier League North clash with Woodhouse Grange strongly to earn themselves a crucial result.

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Helperby batting during their Atkinson Swires Cup success over Darley. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Ouseburn take over at the top

Ouseburn climbed above Birstwith and into pole position in Theakston Nidderdale Division One after emerging victorious from Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash between the title rivals.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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Kallen Bond took six wickets for Harrogate CC against Treeton on Sunday, but couldn't prevent his side from slipping to a costly defeat at Stamford Bridge 24 hours earlier. Picture: Caught Light

‘Gate lose battle of Stamford Bridge

Harrogate CC lost ground at the top of the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North table when they suffered a seven-wicket loss at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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Martyn Moxon and first-team coach Andrew Gale study the pink balls used this week at Headingley against Surrey.Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Pink-ball experiment should be given one more chance, says Yorkshire’s Andrew Gale

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale has admitted that he is no fan of the pink ball and has questioned whether it had any impact on crowd numbers at Headingley.

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Beckwithshaw's Taylor Williams shows his delight having removed a Horsforth batsman during his side's Waddilove Cup success. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Aire-Wharfe League: Double delight for Beckwithshaw

Beckwithshaw enjoyed success on two fronts at the weekend, consolidating top spot in Airedale & Wharfedale Division One before progressing to the semi-finals of the Waddilove Cup.

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Tom Rowlay celebrates having taken a hat-trick and a five-wicket haul for Burton Leonard in their win over Hampsthwaite. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Huge partnership sees Helperby inflict first defeat on leaders

An opening stand of 142 between Luis Rees-Hughes and Dylan Steyn paved the way for Helperby to inflict a first defeat of 2017 on Theakston Nidderdale League Division One leaders Birstwith.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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High fives for David Foster as he leaves the field at Acomb having guided Harrogate CC to victory with an unbeaten half-century

Harrogate work hard for victory

Harrogate CC were made to work hard for a four-wicket success at Acomb in ECB Yorkshire Premier League North.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Skipper Alex Lilley impressed in Beckwithshaw's win over Colton Institute. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Aire-Wharfe League: Beckwithshaw continue fine start to title defence

Defending champions Beckwithshaw’s march towards another Airedale & Wharfedale Division One title continued when they beat Colton Institute in comprehensive fashion.

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Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

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Ouseburn's Alex Heptinstall in action during Saturday's victory over Spofforth. Picture: Adrian Murray

Theakston Nidderdale League: Birstwith and Ouseburn continue to lead the way

Birstwith remain in pole position in Division One of the Theakston Nidderdale League after a five-wicket win over struggling Knaresborough Forest.

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Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad removed centurion Sam Robson early on the second day

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day two): Latest updates from County Championship match at Lord's

Yorkshire will be hoping for better fortune on their second day at Lord's after Middlesex piled up the runs in scorcher temperatures yesterday.
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Fast bowler Steve Patterson got Yorkshire on the board against Middlesex.

Yorkshire made to feel the heat at Lord’s by Middlesex

IT WAS hot enough in the ‘soft south’ yesterday for a Yorkshireman to think about taking off his coat, or at least loosening the scarf around his neck.

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