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Yorkshire Vikings slump to Royal London One-day Cup defeat to Gloucestershire

Gazette & Herald: ON FORM: Yorkshire's Jack Leaning plays the ball away on the on side during his knock of 56 against Gloucestershire at HeadingleyPicture: Allan McKenzie/swpix.com

6:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

YORKSHIRE’S mixed bag of a limited overs season continued as they lost their Royal London One-day Cup clash with Gloucestershire at Headingley by three wickets on the back of a poor batting performance.

Golf: Win for Phil Hart in Men’s July Medal

Gazette & Herald: golf - cxz

2:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PHIL HART won division one of the Men’s July Medal at Malton and Norton with a nett 68. Devin Vermuelen and A Rogerson took divisions two and three respectively.

Yorkshire's Kane Williamson vows to bounce back from bowling ban

Gazette & Herald: Kane Williamson in bowling action for YorkshirePicture: swpix.com

12:49pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

YORKSHIRE overseas star Kane Williamson is determined to remain positive about his future as a bowler after his action was deemed illegal last week.

Nawton trainer David O’Meara tipped to keep up winning sequence

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:35pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DAVID O'MEARA, who pipped Richard Fahey right on the line to clinch the Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival leading trainers' title, which concluded at Pontefract on Sunday, can continue his winning run at Beverley today.

Trainer David O’Meara on course to retain Knavesmire crown

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12:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

DAVID O’MEARA appears to be on an inexorable journey towards a second straight top trainer’s championship at York Racecourse after Alejandro (15-2) displayed true grit to win the Skybet Best Odds Guaranteed Stakes.

Yorkshire kick off 50-over cup with victory over Lancashire Lightning

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12:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

YORKSHIRE found the perfect remedy for losing Friday’s crunch Twenty20 clash with Nottinghamshire by seeing off Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford 24 hours later to start their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with a bang.

Senior Cricket League: Clifton Alliance end Easingwold's unbeaten run

Gazette & Herald: Perfect straight drive from Woodhouse Grange opener Andrew Bilton as he strokes another ball to the boundary against Studley Roral. Pic Martin Oates (8635306)

12:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

SECOND-PLACED Easingwold lost their unbeaten premier division record when they were 59 runs adrift against Clifton Alliance in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Senior Cricket League: Pikes vie for division one top spot

Gazette & Herald: Pickering’s Colin Frank hits out on his way to a knock of 48 against Sessay

12:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

A RAPID eight-wicket victory over Folkton & Flixton gave Pickering temporary ownership of top spot in division one.

Senior Cricket League: Cawood bid hits buffers at Boston

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

CAWOOD’S promotion chances in division four west took a hit when they lost by eight wickets to lowly Thorp Arch & Boston Spa.

Senior Cricket League: Bottom side York III close gap on rivals

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12:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

BOTTOM placed York III had a convincing eight-wicket win when they entertained Hovingham in division two north.

Senior Cricket League: Pacesetters Easingwold open gap at top of division three north

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

DIVISION three north leaders Easingwold logged their seventh win to maintain their five-point advantage over rivals Sheriff Hutton Bridge.

Senior Cricket League: Heworth slip up and down with a draw

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

HEWORTH dropped from first to third in division three south after getting the worst of a draw against New Earswick.

Senior Cricket League: Division four central round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:04pm Monday 28th July 2014

PAUL HIGGINBOTTOM was in devastating form for Hovingham in division four central as he captured six wickets for five runs to destroy Stillington.

Senior Cricket League: Harry Booth on song for Acomb II

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:01pm Monday 28th July 2014

PROMOTION-CHASING Acomb II maintained their division two south drive with an eight-wicket home win over struggling Carlton Towers.

David Simcock’s Sheikhzayedroad wins Skybet York Stakes

Gazette & Herald: York Races, Saturday. The finish of the 3.30pm race. N0 13 Muthmir winning. Picture David Harrison. (8642012)

11:41am Monday 28th July 2014

SHEIKHZAYEDROAD’S passport is going to get a lot of stamps in the next few months after his victory in the Skybet York Stakes at York Racecourse.

Winning milestone for North Yorkshire Mark Johnston

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:29am Monday 28th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Mark Johnston, who reached a milestone at York on Saturday when saddling his 150th winner of the year with Indescribable, can maintain his top form in Scotland today.

Yorkshire coach hails Leaning’s county breakthrough

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:16pm Saturday 26th July 2014

JASON GILLESPIE has hailed York youngster Jack Leaning’s contribution in his breakthrough season of LV= County Championship cricket.

Golf: Megan Garland the queen as Selby ladies rule

Gazette & Herald: Steve Robinson of Sandburn Hall golf club.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8573652)

11:59am Saturday 26th July 2014

A STRING of triumphs has helped the women's section at Selby Golf Club hit new heights.

Trainer Paul Midgley's hopes for Line Of Reason

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Paul Midgley, who has been taking all before him in recent weeks with his sprinters, heads to York today hoping to strike it rich with the high-flying Line Of Thunder - but he just might be upstaged by his Irish colleague David Marnane in the £50,000 Skybet Dash.

York Vale Cricket League chiefs suspend Thixendale

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

THIXENDALE have had their membership of the HPH York Vale Cricket League suspended after failing to fulfil a string of fixtures because they could not raise a team, writes Martin Jarred.

Martin Anderson stars for England at World Deaf Golf Championships

Gazette & Herald: Martin Anderson

12:03pm Saturday 26th July 2014

POCKLINGTON’S Martin Anderson starred as England secured second place at the World Deaf Golf Championships in America.

Forest of Galtres Golf Club taster trial

Gazette & Herald: golf - cxz

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FOREST of Galtres Golf Club have announced an August taster trial for potential new members.

Golf: Rockliffe Hall hosts English Senior Open

Gazette & Herald: golf - cxz

11:59am Saturday 26th July 2014

YORK and North Yorkshire golfers wanting to see Ryder Cup legends Colin Montgomerie, Mark James and Constantino Rocca in action are being urged to take a trip to the English Senior Open next month.

Anderiego makes a winning return to York Racecourse

Gazette & Herald: Joys of Spring leads home Top of The Glas in the DRS Television Apprentice Stakes at YorkPicture: David Harrison

9:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

ANDERIEGO likes nothing better than a win at York Racecourse.

Agony as Yorkshire Vikings exit NatWest T20 Blast

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire's Aaron Finch hits outPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

8:38pm Friday 25th July 2014

AUSTRALIAN Aaron Finch saved his best until last, but he failed to fire Yorkshire into the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals as his blistering 89 off 46 balls went unrewarded against Nottinghamshire at Headingley.

Vikings to battle Outlaws for T20 quarter-finals place

Gazette & Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 20/07/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Middlesex CCC, Day 2 - North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough, England - Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom (centre) celebrates with Kane Williamson

11:23am Friday 25th July 2014

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes Yorkshire will have done it the hard way if they qualify for the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals tonight.

Kane keen to open batting for New Zealand

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11:21am Friday 25th July 2014

KANE WILLIAMSON says he is comfortable opening the batting in Twenty20 cricket, both for club and country.

Woodhouse Grange seal a hat-trick of trophies

Gazette & Herald: Steve Burdett

11:17am Friday 25th July 2014

Woodhouse Grange added a third trophy to their 2014 cabinet as they bagged the Minster Engineering Senior Charity cup, against Easingwold.

Senior League quartet eye over-50s knockout glory

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11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

YORKSHIRE Over-50s should “be taken seriously as contenders to progress” in the ECB 50+ County Championship according to captain Steve Wales.

Forest Park golfer holds nerve to scoop top York Union trophy

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10:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A DEADLY putter saw Michael Hildred win the York Union of Golf Clubs Seniors Championship.

Quick double on the cards for Ralph Beckett's Regardez

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE racegoers have an exciting double-header lined up today with an afternoon meeting at Thirsk and an evening fixture at York, separated by a mere 40 minutes and spanning a total of 13 races.

Angling: Roy Gregson lands Kingfisher Cup

Gazette & Herald: Winner Roy Gregson receives the Kingfisher Cup from Mark Leslie

11:29am Friday 25th July 2014

ROY GREGSON was the winner of the tenth Kingfisher Cup angling match.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale chasing One-day Cup dream

Gazette & Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 01/04/2014 - Cricket - Friendly - Yorkshire CCC v Leeds/Bradford MCCU, Day 1 - Headingley, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Andrew Gale. (8537657)

11:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire success in the forthcoming Royal London One-day Cup will help him achieve a long-term career goal.

Doncaster chance for Goldie’s oldie, Nanton

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

NANTON, in the autumn of his career, can show his junior rivals a clean pair of heels at Doncaster this evening.

Ryedale trainer has high hopes for Line Of Reason at York

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Paul Midgley's Line Of Reason, who goes for York's Skybet Dash on Saturday. in an attempt to register his fourth successive win.
(Alec Russell photograph  York  11/7/2014 ) (8490873)

4:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE trainer Paul Midgley, enjoying a golden summer with his sprinters, heads to York this weekend with high hopes that Line Of Reason can strike it rich yet again.

Cycling: Ryedale Grand Prix a success

Gazette & Herald: British Junior Cycle Race at Ampleforth Abbey, on Saturday. Picture David Harrison. (8398975)

4:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRITISH Cycling president Bob Howden praised the region's "splendour" as the Ryedale Grand Prix proved a success once again.

Pickering Town in pre-season win over Old Malton St Mary's

Gazette & Herald: Pickering Town FC (blue) v Parkgate (red). Pictured in first half action is Pickering's Joe Danby. Picture David Harrison. (8499451)

4:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PICKERING TOWN'S pre-season preparations continued when they beat a strong Old Malton St Mary's side 2-1 at the Malton Community Sports Centre.

Talented apprentice Garritty returns to Ryedale

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In form Ryedale apprentice Jake Butterfield who rode a couple of winners last week-end, at Haydock Park and Beverley.
(Alec Russell photograph  Doncaster   29/3/2014)
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4:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE trainer Paul Midgley, enjoying a golden summer with his sprinters, heads to York this weekend with high hopes that Line Of Reason can strike it rich yet again.

Malton & Norton's Rachel Lund set to play at Twickenham

Gazette & Herald: Rachel Lund

4:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MALTON & Norton product Rachel Lund has been selected to play in a match at Twickenham showcasing Women's Premiership rugby union.

Senior Cricket League: Frustration for Duncombe Park

Gazette & Herald: Duncombe Park (batting) v Pocklington (fielding). Pictured Duncombe Parks James Skelton has a lucky escape as he scrambles back to the wicket the ball misses by a inch. Picture David Harrison. (8444290)

4:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PROLIFIC Duncombe Park batsman Brian Leckenby was out in the 90s for the second time this season in the Hunters York & District Senior League -but that fine knock and an early declaration, plus some good bowling in the reply, proved in vain due to the weather.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton Bridge’s victory chase foiled by the weather

Gazette & Herald: Sheriff Hutton Bridge batsman Robert Pinder plays the ball away much to the frustration of Woodhouse Grange bowler Steve Burdett and keeper Mike Burdett  during the match at Woodhouse Grange.Picture : Garry Atkinson (8449935)

4:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RAIN denied Sheriff Hutton Bridge the chance of a vital victory in the Hunters York & District Senior League premier division on Saturday.

Cricket: Sheriff Hutton Bridge step up Pilmoor title charge

Gazette & Herald: Sheriff Hutton Bridge's Danny Kiernan looks behind to check the bails are still on the stumps.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8480899)

4:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge are now joint leaders with Thirsk in division one of the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League.

Scarborough Beckett Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Michael Dawson

3:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SATURDAY'S table-top clash between Staxton and Heslerton could prove crucial in the race for the Scarborough Beckett League title - especially for Staxton after they lost top spot to their rivals,

Nine-wicket win for Great Habton in Sunday Cup final

Gazette & Herald: FINAL FILLIP: Great Habton, winners of the Home Guard Sunday Cup

3:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GREAT Habton avenged defeat in the Atlas Wards Cup semi-final and recent Derwent Valley League clash by posting a huge nine-wicket win over Muston in the Home Guard Sunday Cup final at Forge Valley’s ground.

Evening cricket decline in numbers ‘sad but inevitable’

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FEVERSHAM League spokeman Charles Allenby has bemoaned the decline in playing numbers in evening cricket across Ryedale.

Cricket: Flixton ‘A’ and Staxton ‘A’ in final of Harburn Cup

Gazette & Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

3:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FLIXTON ‘A’ and Staxton ‘A’ go head to head again on Friday in the final of arguably the most prestigious cup competition in Scarborough area cricket, the Andy Hire Evening League’s Harburn Cup.

Lowly Malton beat Pickering to lift cup after last-ball drama

Gazette & Herald: TROPHY TAKERS: Division One Cup winners Malton & Old Malton. Back row, from left to right: Stuart Watmore, Toby Sercombe ,Josh Raines, Stephen Linsley, Jimmy Baxter, Wayne Dawson. Front, from left: Tom Audsley ,Daniel Foxton ,Shaun Harland ,Ryan Gaugh

3:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MALTON & Old Malton belied their bottom spot in the table last week to lift the Ryedale Beckett League Division One Cup by edging Pickering on the last ball off a thrilling final at Harome.

Storming win for Malton Wheelers' Paul Hickman

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3:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIVE riders took part in Malton Wheelers' latest five-mile time trial on the Malton to Pickering road - braving the threat of a storm and a strong wind that made the test even more difficult.

Victory for Pickering Running Club's Kim England

Gazette & Herald: UNDER THE SUN: Steve Watson, left, during the Osmotherley Phoenix race

3:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PICKERING Running Club aces went the distance last week with two much loved challenge events on the same day - capped by a victory for Kim England.

Pool: Quarters sorted in Malton & Norton Summer Cup

Gazette & Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE quarter-final line-up has been decided in the Malton & Norton League’s Summer Cup.







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