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Theakston Nidderdale League: Dacre pull off another upset

Newly-promoted Dacre Banks upset another of the Theakston Nidderdale Division One heavyweights when they sank Masham on Saturday.

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Stuart Peirse impressed with the ball as Sessay beat Acomb. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Yorkshire Premier League North and York Senior League: Superb start for Sessay

Sessay CC’s ECB Yorkshire Premier League North debut could hardly have gone better as they took maximum points in front of their home supporters, bowling out Acomb for just 79.

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Australian batsman Jarrod McPhee was in fine form with the willow in hand as Goldsborough beat Birstwith on the opening weekend of the 2018 TNL season. Picture: Adrian Murray

Theakston Nidderdale League: Champions Ouseburn stunned by new boys on opening day

Reigning Theakston Nidderdale League champions Ouseburn were upset by newly-promoted Dacre Banks on the opening day of the 2018 season.

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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.

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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.

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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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James Riley smashed a quickfire 85 not out as high-flying Birstwith beat Hampsthwaite by nine wickets. Picture: Adrian Murray

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 Croston's 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 CC's 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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