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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

Football
York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Football
Joe Leesley silences the York City support after opening the scoring at the CNG Stadium. Picture: Town Pix

Leaders Town take local bragging rights after City success

Harrogate Town remain top of National League North courtesy of a derby day victory over local rivals York City.

Harrogate Town
Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver. Picture: Town Pix

Town ready for historic derby

Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver says his players can’t wait for Saturday’s historic derby clash with North Yorkshire rivals York City.

Harrogate Town
Knaresborough Town manager Paul Stansfield. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Vase test a ‘free hit’ for Knaresborough

Knaresborough Town boss Paul Stansfield says the pressure is off his players ahead of Saturday’s FA Vase trip to Jarrow Roofing.

Knaresborough Town

Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race have today announced that the event will grow from three to four days in 2018.

Cycling
Yorkshire's Ben Coad celebrates dismissing Warwickshire's Dominic Sibley. (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com)

Yorkshire v Warwickshire: Ruthless streak is needed for Yorkshire to prevail

IN THE words of the late Bruce Forsyth: “Good game, good game.”

Yorkshire Cricket

Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

Cycling
Dan Shortman secures line-out ball during his sides defeat at Aireborough

Frustration for Pythons after defeat at Aireborough

Harrogate Pythons were beaten for the second game in succession in Yorkshire Three, losing out 24-14 on the road at Aireborough.

Rugby Union
Ouseburn celebrate their title success. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Ouseburn crowned champions

Ouseburn were crowned Theakston Nidderdale League champions for the second year in succession after beating local rivals West Tanfield on the final day of the 2017 season.

Local Cricket

WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

A Mixed Martial Arts fight that has been years in the making will happen this weekend at Sheffield Arena and we have a knockout prize - tickets to be won every day this week to see it for FREE.

Whats on
Harrogate Railway's Elliott Williams in action against Bottesford. Picture: Adrian Murray

Defensive frailties prove costly as Railwaymen lose again

A leaky defence once again proved Harrogate Railway’s undoing as they slipped to another NCEL Premier Division defeat, this time at the hands of Bottesford Town.

Harrogate Railway
Beckwithshaw CC celebrate winning the league after beating North Leeds. Picture: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe League: ‘Shaw seal back-to-back titles on final day

Beckwithshaw CC wrapped up a second consecutive Airedale & Wharfedale Division One title when they beat North Leeds in their final game of 2017.

Local Cricket
Chris Till produced a fine knock of 46 for Sessay CC at Lord's, but it was not enough to save his side from defeat to Reed CC. Pictures: Caught Light Photography

Holders Sessay beaten at Lord’s in National Village Cup final

Sessay CC were unable to deliver back-to-back National Village Knockout Cup victories, losing Sunday’s final to Reed CC of Hertfordshire at the home of cricket.

Cricket
Blaine Hobson celebrates after opening the scoring at Winterton Rangers. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Knaresborough return to winning ways at Winterton

Knaresborough Town made a return to winning ways having dropped their first points of the campaign in midweek, easing past Winterton Rangers on Saturday.

Knaresborough Town
Dave Doherty was a try-scorer for Harrogate RUFC in their defeat at Wirral. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate suffer first loss of season on the road at Wirral

Harrogate RUFC suffered a first National Three North defeat of 2017/18 when they lost out 51-28 at Wirral on Saturday.

Harrogate
Jack Emmett was on target during Harrogate Town's FA Cup triumph over Penistone Church. Picture: Town Pix

Weaver ‘pleased’ as Town avoid FA Cup banana skin

A trio of second-half goals saw Harrogate Town book their place in the Emirates FA Cup Third Qualifying Round on Saturday afternoon.

Harrogate Town
Sessay CC skipper Mark Wilkie at Lord's in 2016. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Sessay skipper backing players to shine at Lord’s

Sessay CC skipper Mark Wilkie is backing his players to shine when they return to Lord’s to contest the National Village Knockout Cup final on Sunday.

Cricket
Ouseburn are in pole position in the race for the Division One title. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Thrilling battle for Theakston Nidderdale championship to be decided on final day

Saturday afternoon will see what has been a thrilling tussle for the Theaskton Nidderdale League championship draw to a conclusion.

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