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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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Daniel Fitzpatrick took 3/3 for Barwick-in-Elmet (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Wetherby League: Hillam and Monk Fryston bowled out for lowest score in Division One history

Hillam and Monk Fryston collapsed to the lowest score in Division One history and the third worst ever in the Wetherby League on Saturday.

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Jim Riley wicketkeeping for Birstwith against Spofforth earlier this season (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Riley smashes 224 off 100 balls as Birstwith entertain in Hampsthwaite win

Jim Riley compiled an innings he will never forget as Birstwith plundered almost 400 runs in a hugely entertaining clash against Hampsthwaite on Saturday.

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Sessay CC reach dream Lords final in Davidstow National Village Cup

Sessay set up a second Lord's cup final this decade after cruising past Welsh side Carew by seven wickets in the Davidstow National Village Cup semi-finals.

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Birstwith celebrate

Nidderdale League: Birstwith inflict first defeat on leaders Ouseburn

Birstwith kept the Nidderdale League title race alive by dishing out the first defeat of the season on leaders Ouseburn.

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Darley have won the Atkinson Swires Cup two times while Spofforth are seeking their first win in the competition (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Spofforth and Darley set up Atkinson Swires showpiece

Spofforth and Darley will contest the 2016 Atkinson Swires Cup final after impressive semi-final wins at the weekend.

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Cricket: Knaresborough edge rivals Forest to keep hold of Addison Cup

Knaresborough Cricket Club retained the Addison Cup after a tense finale against town rivals Knaresborough Forest at Ripley on Monday evening.

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Chris Langley scored an unbeaten 82 in vain for Pateley Bridge against Knaresborough Forest (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Ouseburn hammer Helperby to stay clear of Darley

Jamie Bryant claimed five wickets as Ouseburn blew Helperby away to maintain a sizeable gap at the top of Nidderdale League Division One.

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Rich Wards scored a half century before taking six wickets with the ball

Wetherby League: Ward leads by example as Kirk Deighton edge closer to maiden title

Richard Ward produced a spellbinding performance to keep his Kirk Deighton side nine points clear at the top of the Wetherby League in a 32-run win over Barwick-in-Elmet.

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Marcus North, who played 21 Tests for Australia, scored 72 for South Northumberland (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Australian Ashes player Marcus North leads South Northumberland past Harrogate in ECB Knockout

Former Australian all-rounder Marcus North navigated his South Northumberland side to victory as Harrogate were sent packing in the ECB National Knock-out.
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Kirk Deighton's Scott Jaffray starred with the bat and ball against Church Fenton

Wetherby League: Kirk Deighton fend off ex-international to stretch out nine-point lead

Kirk Deighton now command a nine-point advantage in Division One after title rivals Scarcroft crashed to a 23-run defeat at Barwick-in-Elmet.

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Aire-Wharfe League: Knaresborough bounce back as Beckwithshaw lose grip on top spot

Knaresborough bounced back from their disappointing collapse against bottom of the league to hammer Thackley by nine-wickets on Saturday.

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An Ouseburn batsman loses his off stump against Darley (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Ouseburn go ten points clear as Trevor Chibvongodze shines for Helperby

Trevor Chibvongodze made the scorers earn their corn as he produced an all-round starring performance to guide Helperby to a four-wicket victory over Knaresborough Forest.

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