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Theakston Nidderdale League: Youngster Bird stars as Spofforth stun title-chasers

Young bowler Matty Bird was the star of the show as Theakston Nidderdale Division One’s bottom side Spofforth stunned title-chasing Masham.

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Ross Sedgely smashed an unbeaten ton to help Beckwithshaw CC to Waddilove Cup glory

Beckwithshaw triumph over Bilton in Waddilove Cup final

Centuries from George Myers and Ross Sedgley guided Beckwithshaw CC to victory over local rivals Bilton in the final of the Airedale & Wharfedale League’s Waddilove Cup.

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Helperby celebrate a wicket for Dan Marston, centre, during Saturday's victory over Spofforth. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Masham up to second after five wins on the bounce

Five successive victories have taken Masham up to second place in the Theakston Nidderdale League Division One table, just five points behind leaders Ouseburn.

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Five wickets from Toby Jacklin helped Collingham & Linton to a long-overdue victory

Aire-Wharfe League: A win at last for struggling Collingham

Collingham & Linton won for the first time in almost two months to climb off the foot of the Airedale & Wharfedale Division One table.

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Sessay captain Mark Wilkie, who scored 66 and took a hat-trick in the quarter-finals win on Sunday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

National Village Cup holders Sessay advance to semi-finals courtesy of captain heroics

Sessay are one step away from a return to the Home of Cricket – 12 months after winning the National Village Cup at Lord’s.

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Kallen Bond and George Ross embrace after the overseas ace took a wicket on Saturday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

007-for! Harrogate CC skipper hails Shane Warne-like spell by overseas ace Bond in Yorkshire League North

Harrogate captain George Ross likened a mesmeric spell of bowling from overseas star Kallen Bond to Australian great Shane Warne following Saturday’s thrilling win over Easingwold.

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Tom Crostons unbeaten half-century guided Birstwith to victory at Burton Leonard (Picture: Caught Light Photography)

Nidderdale League: Ouseburn and Birstwith continue to set the pace

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Mitchell Hearn smashed a ton for Dacre Banks, but his efforts were not enough to save his side from defeat to Bishop Thornton (Picture: Caught Light Photography)

Nidderdale League: Rehman snares six wickets to ensure Blubberhouses assume leadership

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Hanging up his pads: Bilton CCs Vic Craven has retired from cricket. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Aire-Wharfe League: Bilton’s ‘class act’ Craven retires

Bilton CC’s former Yorkshire ace Vic Craven has taken the decision to retire from cricket.

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Masham's Ben Fielding celebrates after helping his side to victory over Goldsborough. Picture: Caught Light Photography

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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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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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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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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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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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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