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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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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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Tom Stanley was among the wickets for Burton Leonard, but was unable to save his side from defeat at Goldsborough. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Burton sunk by Goldsborough

Burton Leonard missed out on the chance to go second in Division One of the Theakston Nidderdale League when they lost out to Goldsborough.

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Action from Beckwithshaw's Division One victory over Guiseley. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Aire-Wharfe League: Beckwithshaw march on

Beckwithshaw continue to lead the way in Division One of the Airedale & Wharfedale Cricket League following a four-wicket triumph over Guiseley.

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Australian batsman Aaron Brunner helped Knaresborough Forest to a first win of the 2017 season

Theakston Nidderdale League: Forest off the mark for 2017

Stewart Pyke and Aaron Brunner combined to help Knaresborough Forest to their first Theakston Nidderdale League Division One victory of 2017.

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Craig Robinson hit a half-century for Birstwith during Saturday's victory over Burton Leonard. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Birstwith win battle of top two

Birstwith emerged triumphant from the battle of Theakston Nidderdale League Division One’s top two.

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Alex Lilley was in fine form for Beckwithshaw against Rawdon, but his side were thwarted by bad weather

Aire-Wharfe League: Beckwithshaw denied by rain

There was frustration for Airedale & Wharfedale Division One leaders Beckwithshaw as bad weather denied them what looked a certain victory over Rawdon.

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Ross Sedgley hit a huge ton as Beckwithshaw recorded a convincing victory over Ilkley

Airedale & Wharfedale League: Sedgley century fires Beckwithshaw to victory

A stunning century from Ross Sedgley saw Airedale & Wharfedale League Division One leaders Beckwithshaw record a fourth straight victory when they beat Ilkley by 98 runs.

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Ouseburn's Sam Parker hit a half-century to help his side back to winning ways

Theakston Nidderdale League: Five-star Wilks helps Goldsborough crush Spofforth

Kev Wilks took five wickets for the cost of just eight runs as Goldsborough claimed a third win of the season when they crushed Spofforth in the top flight of the Theakston Nidderdale League.

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Chris Eckford struck a half-century for Dacre Banks against Ripley. Picture: Adrian Murray

Theakston Nidderdale League: Crompton and Thirkell shine in Burton’s success over champions

Ouseburn’s hopes of defending their Theakston Nidderdale League title suffered another blow when they lost for the second week in succession, going down by 25 runs against Burton Leonard.

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Collingham & Linton's Toby Jacklin took five wickets against Burley-in-Wharfedale. Picture: Adrian Murray

Airedale & Wharfedale League: Bilton see off Otley

Bilton managed to defend a total of 153 as they overcame Otley in Division One of the Airedale & Wharfedale League, ending up victorious by 25 runs.

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Damon Ive was in fine form with the bat as Goldsborough beat Knaresborough Forest in Division One of the Theakston Nidderdale League

Theakston Nidderdale League: Birstwith down reigning champs

A fine unbeaten 174-run partnership between George Hirst and Pete Hardisty guided Birstwith to a comfortable triumph over reigning Theakston Nidderdale League champions Ouseburn.

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Josh Atkinson celebrates after hitting the winning runs in Harrogate CC's victory over Stamford Bridge. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Atkinson half-century helps Harrogate fight back to claim victory over Bridge

Harrogate CC recovered from a perilous position to claim a maximum-points victory over Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire Premier League North.

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Harrogate CC hope to be celebrating victory over Wakefield Thornes on Saturday

Harrogate face crunch play-off for Abu Dhabi prize

Gloryboys Harrogate Cricket Club are “counting down the hours” until one of the biggest games in the club’s history.

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The celebrations for the Harrogate squad (Photo: Jane Foster)

Harrogate clinch Yorkshire League North crown and eye Abu Dhabi final

Harrogate CC have been crowned as champions of the inaugural Yorkshire League North.

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Andrew Bottega and Graham Squires appeal for a leg before wicket decision (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Spofforth beat Darley to win Atkinson Swires Cup for first time

A mammoth opening partnership helped Spofforth claim a first Atkinson Swires Cup victory with a comfortable runchase over Darley at Ouseburn Cricket Club on Sunday.

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Sessay CC celebrate winning the National Village Cup (Photo: Tony Johnson)

Batsman emulates Viv Richards as Sessay CC break records to win 2016 National Village Cup

Simon Mason scored a brilliant Lord’s century as Sessay made history in winning the Davidstow National Village Cup for a second time in seven years.

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The Sessay squad prior to the start of the match (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Sessay CC break runscoring records to win 2016 National Village Cup

Simon Mason scored a brilliant Lord’s century as Sessay made history in winning the Davidstow National Village Cup for a second time in seven years.

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Jonny Tattersall batting against Yorkshire Academy (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Surreal Harrogate defeat throws Yorkshire League North title race open

Harrogate captain George Ross urged his table topping squad to use Saturday’s horror collapse against Yorkshire Academy as a “kick up the backside” for the final three matches of their title bid.;

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