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Tykes tipped for top after crushing victory over Middlesex

Gazette & Herald:

7:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LOSING Middlesex captain Chris Rogers says Yorkshire remain his tip to win the LV= County Championship after the hosts completed a comprehensive 220-run win at Scarborough to return to the top of Division One.

Woodhouse oust Sessay in Village Cup final

Gazette & Herald: York II bowler Chris Burn appeals for LBW and Woodhouse Grange batsman Nick Hadfield is dismissed.Nigel Holland. (8426588)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WOODHOUSE Grange Cricket Club are one step away from a sixth Davidstow National Village Cup final.

North Yorkshire runner on a Cumbrian mission

Gazette & Herald:

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Peter Niven, who sent out Sugar Town to win at 33-1 at Thirsk last week, heads to Carlisle this evening aiming to complete a quick double with the lightly-raced filly.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale sets up County Championship victory chance against Middlesex at Scarborough

Gazette & Herald: CENTURION: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale in full flow at Scarborough

7:26pm Monday 21st July 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale scored an unbeaten century during the third day of their LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Scarborough to put his side on course for victory.

Senior Cricket League: Woodhouse Grange easing clear in premier division

Gazette & Herald: DOWNPOUR: Heavy rain affects the pitch at Heworth, where visitors Folkton & Flixton had reached 49-2 off 15.2 overs before the heavens opened in division one of the Hunters York & District Senior LeaguePicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

11:47am Monday 21st July 2014

CHAMPIONS Woodhouse Grange gained a couple of points over second-placed Easingwold with the best of a draw at Sewerby in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League premier division.

Senior Cricket League: Leckenby falls just short of century again

Gazette & Herald: Duncombe Park's Brian Leckenby on his way to 90 against PocklingtonPicture: David Harrison

11:45am Monday 21st July 2014

PROLIFIC Duncombe Park batsman Brian Leckenby was out in the 90s for the second time this season in a rain-hit division two north game at home to Pocklington.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton and Duncombe Park denied by weather

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:41am Monday 21st July 2014

RAIN ruined an intriguing contest between Sheriff Hutton II and Duncombe Park II in division four central of the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Ollie Pears' Noodles Blue Boy tipped for return to form

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:33am Monday 21st July 2014

NOODLES BLUE BOY, who is no stranger to success at Beverley, returns to the Westwood this evening with a sound chance of resuming winning ways.

Tristan Robbins wins sprint finish in Junior Road Race Cycling Championships

Gazette & Herald: British Junior Cycle Race at Ampleforth Abbey, on Saturday. Picture David Harrison. (8398979)

12:07pm Monday 21st July 2014

TRISTAN ROBBINS won the National Junior Road Race Cycling Championships at the Ryedale Grand Prix weekend.

Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom rolls back years with seven-up Middlesex display at Scarborough

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire's Steven Patterson celebrates the wicket of Middlesex's Nick Gubbins at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

7:56pm Sunday 20th July 2014

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM took seven wickets in a first-class innings for the second time in his career as Yorkshire claimed the initiative at the halfway stage of their LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Scarborough.

Emma Brown wins York Ladies Championship for sixth time

Gazette & Herald: Malton & Norton GC's Emma Brown with the York Ladies Championship trophy

12:04pm Saturday 19th July 2014

EMMA BROWN recorded a super six at the York Union of Golf Club's York Ladies Championship.

Second North Yorkshire win on the cards for Penhill

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:59am Saturday 19th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer James Bethell, aiming to strike while the iron is hot, is on the trail of the feature race at Ripon this afternoon with Penhill, who won as recently as Thirsk on Tuesday night.

Golf: Rob joy at stunner of 66 blighted by medal miss

Gazette & Herald: golf - cxz

11:59am Saturday 19th July 2014

ROB HEATH shot a six-under-par 66 at Sandburn Hall Golf Club and still didn’t win the Flaxton course’s midweek medal.

Evening Cup double for Woodhouse Grange Cricket Club

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:09pm Saturday 19th July 2014

WOODHOUSE Grange Cricket Club, based in Sutton-on-Derwent, won two Evening Cup competitions in the space of three days.

Bears blitz hits Yorkshire Vikings' quarter-final hopes in NatWest T20 Blast

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan, left, and Adil Rashid add runs to their partnership against Birmingham Bears

8:42pm Friday 18th July 2014

YORKSHIRE’S NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final hopes were dented by Birmingham Bears as they failed to combat a Jeetan Patel hat-trick and a Laurie Evans blitz at Headingley.

Woodhouse Grange and Sessay in Village Cup showdown

Gazette & Herald: Woodhouse Grange batsman Nick Hadfield drives for four, off the Sessay bowling, at Sheriff Hutton Bridge. Pic: Mike Tipping (8325903)

12:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

ONE step away from Lord's - that's what awaits the winners of Sunday's North Yorkshire showdown between Woodhouse Grange and Sessay in the quarter-finals of the Davidstow Village Cup.

Kane Williamson hails Yorkshire young gun Alex Lees

Gazette & Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 09/04/2014 - Cricket - Friendly - Northants v Yorkshire, Day 2 -  The County Ground, Northampton, England - Yorkshire's Alex Lees hits out. (5289175)

12:39pm Friday 18th July 2014

KANE WILLIAMSON has hailed the form of Yorkshire young gun Alex Lees in this summer’s NatWest T20 Blast.

Craggaknock to hit mark in Haydock mission

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

CRAGGAKNOCK, who, in the words of his North Yorkshire trainer Mark Walford, 'is still a big baby,' is growing up fast and can underline his prowess as a progressive stayer at Haydock this afternoon.

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth thankful of all-round athletic ability

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire Vikings Aaron Finch (right) catches Lancashire Lightning's Tom Smith after Adam Lyth (left) throw the ball back while falling over the boundary rope, during the NatWest T20 Blast match at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION

12:43pm Friday 18th July 2014

ADAM LYTH says the catch against Leicestershire at Headingley the week before last was the harder of the two he and Yorkshire team-mate Aaron Finch have been involved in through this summer’s NatWest T20 Blast.

Extra request from York anglers

Gazette & Herald: angling - cxz

12:27pm Friday 18th July 2014

AN extraordinary general meeting of the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers will be held on Monday, July 28.

Every match crucial for title-chasing Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 27/05/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One, Day 3 - Yorkshire CCC v Lancashire CCC - Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Andrew Gale walks off dejected on 95 not out as Yorkshire are

11:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

ANDREW GALE says every remaining match in the LV= County Championship or the NatWest T20 Blast is pivotal for Yorkshire, starting tomorrow against Birmingham Bears at Headingley.

John Quinn's Geordie George set to return to triumphant ways at Doncaster

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

Geordie George, an impressive winner at Ripon on his debut, but beaten into second at Newcastle on his subsequent outing, can resume winning ways at Doncaster this evening on what is a free night's racing for local residents.

Aggression paying off for Yorkshire's Adil Rashid

Gazette & Herald: Adil Rashid  - Yorkshire v Leicestershire, County Championship, Scarborough, May 5 (8228197)

10:36am Wednesday 16th July 2014

ADIL RASHID says a determination to be aggressive has left him feeling as good about his bowling as he has for years.

Will Rhodes hits century as Yorkshire seconds beat Worcestershire

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

10:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

ENGLAND Under-19s captain Will Rhodes revelled in a return to his Stamford Bridge stamping-ground by smashing a century as Yorkshire seconds beat Worcestershire seconds.

John Quinn hopes rapid return will prove fruitful for Miami Carousel

Gazette & Herald: Tony Hamilton returns on Baccarat after victory in the William Hill Great St Wilfrid Stakes during the William Hill Great St.Wilfrid Handicap day at Ripon Racecourse, Ripon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 17, 2013. See PA story RAC

10:28am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MIAMI CAROUSEL, who routed his rivals at Pontefract last week in the hands of apprentice Joe Doyle, can produce an encore in the opening race at Catterick this afternoon.

Malton sports club AGM

Gazette & Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

10:43am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MALTON Tennis, Bowls and Squash Club are holding their annual general meeting on Wednesday, July 23, at 7pm in the clubhouse.

Stamford Bridge all-rounder Will Rhodes stars on his home patch for Yorkshire seconds

Gazette & Herald: Will Rhodes loves to be a leader, says former Yorkshire player Joe Sayers

10:46pm Monday 14th July 2014

ENGLAND Under-19s captain Will Rhodes revelled in a return to his Stamford Bridge stamping ground by smashing a century as Yorkshire seconds beat Worcestershire seconds.

Historic John Smith's Cup triumph for Atzeni

Gazette & Herald: Farraaj ridden by Andrea Atzeni (yellow silks) celebrate after winning the 55th John Smith's Cup during the 55th John Smith's Cup day of the 2014 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturda

1:27pm Monday 14th July 2014

ANDREA ATZENI became only the third jockey in the 55-year history of the John Smith’s Cup to win the race in successive years after Farraaj claimed the £150,000 handicap at York Racecourse.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton Bridge skipper's 500 run milestone

Gazette & Herald: Sheriff Hutton Bridge batsman Adam Fisher in action against Stamford Bridge.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8159040)

12:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge skipper Adam Fisher hit 59 at Stamford Bridge to become the first premier division batsman to reach 500 runs in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League this season.

Senior Cricket League: Eight wicket win for division one leaders Heworth

Gazette & Herald: Malton & Old Malton (fielding) v Selby batting. Selby batsman Gary Moore see's his bails flying after a delivery from Wayne Dawson. Picture David Harrison. (8160212)

12:41pm Monday 14th July 2014

DIVISION one leaders Heworth had little problem in overcoming lowly Bolton Percy by eight wickets in the York & District Senior Cricket League.

Senior Cricket League: Woodhouse Grange beat relegation rivals to make a break for safety

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:35pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE bottom two sides in division four west were in opposition at Drax as Woodhouse Grange IV defeated the hosts by 78 runs to open up a 23 point gap.

Senior Cricket League: Perfect ten triumph for Sheriff II

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge II had a big victory at Huby in division three north.

Senior Cricket League: Leaders hit by surprise Zingari loss

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:33pm Monday 14th July 2014

DIVISION two south leaders Acomb suffered their first defeat when they were shocked by relegation threaten Hull Zingari.

Senior Cricket League: Rowntrees & Huntington draw with Civil Service

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

THERE was a second tied game of the season in division three south when the 175-9 made by leaders Rowntrees & Huntington was followed by 175-7 from lowly Civil Service.

Simon Dyson finishes Scottish Open in joint 35th place

Gazette & Herald: England's Simon Dyson during day two of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 20, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit should read: Nick Po

12:58pm Monday 14th July 2014

YORK-BORN golfer Simon Dyson ended the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in a tie for 35th place.

Senior Cricket League: Magnet run up a big win against Hovingham

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:24pm Monday 14th July 2014

TADCASTER Magnet’s batsmen were in fine form when they entertained fifth-placed Hovingham and totalled 262-7 in division two north.

Ruth Carr’s Chosen One is fancied choice at Ayr

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

CHOSEN ONE, a fluent winner at Ayr last week, returns to the Scottish course today from his North Yorkshire base with every chance of completing a quick double.

Kevin Ryan’s York winner Flaming Spear aims to emulate stable-mates

Gazette & Herald: Flaming Spear ridden by Ryan Moore wins the John Smith's Median Auction Maiden Stakes during the 55th John Smith's Cup day of the 2014 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 12,

12:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

WILL Flaming Spear go on to emulate Blaine and The Grey Gatsby for Kevin Ryan?

Alex Lee leads Yorkshire Vikings to NatWest T20 Blast victory over Derbyshire

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire's Alex Lees

6:15pm Sunday 13th July 2014

ALEX LEES enhanced a remarkable record in matches against Derbyshire as Yorkshire tightened their grip on a NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals place with a thumping 59-run victory at Chesterfield.

Simon Dyson reaches weekend rounds of the Scottish Open

Gazette & Herald: England's Simon Dyson on the 1st green during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit

12:20pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A RAFT of poor scoring from rivals enabled York’s Simon Dyson to squeeze into the weekend rounds of the Scottish Open.

John Quinn looks to translate Tahira's German form into triumph at York

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Saturday 12th July 2014

TAHIRA, now trained in North Yorkshire after spending much of her career in Germany, can clinch the 55th John Smith's Cup on Knavesmire today.

Pocklington owner savours Knavesmire success

Gazette & Herald: Maljaa wins The Cakemark EBF Stallions Maiden Stakes, at York, ahead of Teruntum Star. Pic: Mike Tipping

11:55am Saturday 12th July 2014

REG BOND hasn’t been racing for a year but the Pocklington owner is clearly a lucky charm when he does - after Ladies Are Forever won the Group 3 Totepool Summer Stakes at York Races for the third time in four years.

Golf: Julian Taylor sews up rare Yorkshire Union conquest

Gazette & Herald: Julian TaylorYorkshire amateur champion seen at York golf club Strensall.Nigel Holland (8040407)

12:11pm Saturday 12th July 2014

JULIAN TAYLOR has become only the second York Golf Club member in 120 years to win the coveted Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' Yorkshire Amateur Championship.

Golf round-up

Gazette & Herald: CROY: Tee time for Mayor's charity drive

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

MORE THAN £1,200 was raised for charity when Sandburn Hall Golf Club held their Captain’s Charity Ball.

Jonny Bairstow cracks century as Yorkshire Vikings clinch NatWest T20 Blast win over Durham

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire Vikings centurion Jonny Bairstow

8:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

JONNY BAIRSTOW continued his recent revival with his first Twenty20 century to help Yorkshire Vikings to a crucial 49-run victory over Durham Jets in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Simon Dyson bids to salvage Open hope

Gazette & Herald: England's Simon Dyson tees off during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit should

12:18pm Friday 11th July 2014

WHILE Rory McIlroy savaged the Royal Aberdeen course, York's Simon Dyson made more circumspect progress.

Yorkshire's missed chances against Durham leave Andrew Gale crestfallen

Gazette & Herald:

12:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

CAPTAIN Andrew Gale said Yorkshire’s drawn match against Durham at Headingley felt like a defeat after failing to go 16 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship table yesterday.

Double delight on the cards for trainer John Quinn at York Racecourse

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:32am Friday 11th July 2014

JOHN QUINN, who ended a long Knavesmire barren spell last month when saddling two winners on the course in the space of 24 hours, has every chance of greeting both horses back in the York winners' enclosure again this afternoon.

Shepherd Angling Club victory for Matt Crowl

Gazette & Herald: angling - cxz

11:12am Friday 11th July 2014

MATT CROWL won the latest Shepherd Angling Club match on the River Derwent.

Let’s all drink to the John Smith’s Cup

Gazette & Herald:

11:28am Friday 11th July 2014

WITH the 55th John Smith's Cup set to bring huge crowds to York Racecourse tomorrow, Turf Talk takes a look back to the very first instalment of the famous race.







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