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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
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.

News
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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Jeff passed through Harrogate on the 13th day of his challenge

Unbelievable Jeff Marches for Men from Harrogate to Bedale

Intrepid television presenter Jeff Stelling laced up his walking boots once more as his latest unbelievable walking challenge for Prostate Cancer UK kicked off its 13th day at Harrogate Town FC.

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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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Harrogate Railway are holding an open trial on July 1

Railway to hold open trial

Harrogate Railway are inviting footballers in the local area who think that they are good enough to play for the club to show them what they can do.

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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.

Yorkshire Cricket

Video: Christiansen believes APOEL experience prepared him for challenge at Leeds United

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN insists he is well prepared to handle the pressure and scrutiny at Leeds United after being unveiled as the club’s eighth head coach in just over three years.

Football
Harry Stothard sends one to the boundary on his way to a century against Clifton Alliance. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Stothard hits ton as ‘Gate claim Alliance success

A stunning unbeaten century from Harry Stothard propelled Harrogate CC to an 111-run victory over Clifton Alliance.

Cricket
One for the future: Batsman Harry Brook, pictured with Dickie Bird, has impressed with the Seconds and is with the Yorkshire squad for tomorrows Championship match at Lords. (Picture: Yorkshire CCC)

Enjoyment is key for Yorkshire new boy Harry Brook as he looks to follow Joe Root example

Newly-contracted Yorkshire batsman Harry Brook has said that he feels no pressure to become ‘the next Joe Root’ following his signing as a junior professional last week.

Yorkshire Cricket
New Harrogate Town signing Terry Kennedy in action for Sheffield United

Defensive duo arrive at Town

Harrogate Town have added a pair of defenders to their ranks as their new-look squad continues to take shape.

Harrogate Town
Yorkshire Carnegie's Richard Beck is returning to Harrogate RUFC in a coaching role

‘Gate strengthen ahead of new campaign

Harrogate RUFC have made a number of additions to both their playing and coaching staff as they prepare for life in National Three North.

Harrogate
Harrogate Veterans' England team lift the Seniors World Cup

Harrogate Veterans win Seniors World Cup for England

On the same weekend that saw England’s under-20s achieve global success, a Harrogate Veterans side flying the flag for their country retained the Seniors World Cup in Phitsanulok, Thailand.

Football
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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Yorkshire CCC's Ryan Sidebottom

Yorkshire ace Sidebottom’s charity aim

After an injury-hit start to 2017, Ryan Sidebottom’s swansong season is finally up and running, yet it is not just on the pitch that the Yorkshire cricketer has big plans.

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Yorkshire celebrate victory at Taunton.

Yorkshire pull off battling victory at Taunton

IT WAS a day that summed up why Yorkshire have been the strongest side in County Championship cricket in recent years and why Somerset are facing a relegation fight.

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