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Sandburn Hall to host golf day in aid of St Leonard's Hospice

Gazette & Herald:

1:46pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THEY played in some of the biggest matches over the past couple of decades. But would you bet on a footballing great holing a pressure putt to bag a big prize?

Maunby trainer has Beverley Bullet in sights

Gazette & Herald: Karen Hanson the Area training officer for William Hill presents Duke Cosimo trainer David Barron  with the  William Hill Silver Trophy during the William Hill Great St.Wilfrid Handicap Day at Ripon Racecourse, Ripon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date

12:51pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PEARL SECRET can come out on top in Beverley's most prestigious race of the season this afternoon.

Gary Ballance keen to be back on county duty

Gazette & Herald: Gary Ballance won Yorkshire's players' player of the year

1:48pm Saturday 30th August 2014

GARY BALLANCE is ready and willing to help Yorkshire get over the line in the LV= County Championship title race.

Simon Dyson suffers double blow in Italian Open

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

1:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

ONE-TWO combinations were ideal for York golf ace Simon Dyson until he was stunned by a final brace in Turin.

Yorkshire coach Gillespie points finger at top order for Royal London Cup exit

Gazette & Herald:

1:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

YORKSHIRE’S top six batsmen must take the blame for yesterday’s failure to qualify for the semi-finals of the one-day Royal London Cup, according to coach Jason Gillespie.

Prescott prospect to prevail at Thirsk Racecourse after York failure

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1:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

SIR MARK PRESCOTT, who came unstuck in last Saturday's Betfred Ebor Handicap, can make his presence felt at Thirsk today for considerably less rewards.

Stable doors thrown open in Malton day

Gazette & Herald:

1:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

WHAT a time it is to be a Malton trainer, and what a time to take a sneak peek behind the scenes.

Yorkshire v Durham - Royal London one-day Cup quarter-final

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3:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Steve Patterson and Rich Pyrah shared seven wickets as Durham were bowled out for 237 in today’s Royal London one-day Cup quarter-final at Headingley.

Yorkshire skipper Gale declares Rashid ‘best spinner’

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire are very lucky to have Adil Rashid in their ranks as the leg-spinning all-rounder continues to press for an England recall.

Norton trainer embarks on a 620-mile trip to Ffos Las Racecourse

Gazette & Herald: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

11:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT'S a round-trip of around 620 miles from Brian Ellison's Norton yard to Ffos Las racecourse in South Wales. Bearing that in mind, it is to be hoped that the trainer's only runner at the hideaway track can hit the target this afternoon.

The Wow Signal in frame for Cartier Racing Award

Gazette & Herald: Frankie Dettori celebrates in the winners enclosure after winning the Coventry Stakes on The Wow Signal during Day One of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 17, 2014. See PA sto

12:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE WOW SIGNAL is in the frame to land horseracing's equivalent of an Oscar.

Pickering Town boss demands fight after second 6-0 thrashing

Gazette & Herald: LOOKOUT: Boss Mitch Cook has identified possible Pikes signings

3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOW some pride.That's what Pickering Town boss Mitch Cook is hoping his players will do at Bridlington Town tonight as they bid to recover from their second six goal thrashing of the new campaign.

Cricket: League and cup double for Staxton

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3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STAXTON completed a league and cup double at the weekend in the Scarborough Beckett League premier division.

Stage is set for Malton Stables Open Day

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Custom Cut (Danny Tudhope) beats Trade Storm (right) and Lady Lara to win Saturday's  Strensall Stakes at York for Nawton trainer David O'Meara.
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3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STAND by for an invasion on Sunday when the one industry that is genuinely synonymous with Ryedale opens its doors to the public.

York Vale Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Malton skipper Steve Varey in action against Bish.Nigel Holland. (6716888)

3:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MALTON & Old Malton came within a whisker of beating promotion-chasing Ovington II in division three of the HPH York Vale League.

Derwent Valley Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Kirkbymoorside       V      Seamer   Seamer batsman Steve Rich has a close call off the bowling  of Kirkby's Howard Mudd  Picture Frank Dwyer (5940137)

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

GREAT Habton have lost out in the race for the Derwent Valley League crown and promotion to the Scarborough Beckett League after defeat in their title decider.

Burythorpe overwhelm Ampleforth in Feversham Cup final

Gazette & Herald:

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IN what must be the most one-sided final in in the Countess of Feversham Cup's 40-year history, Burythorpe overwhelmed Ampleforth by a massive 151 runs.

Senior Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TITLE-CHASING Sheriff Hutton Bridge II had to settle for 24 York & District Senior League division three north points on Saturday in a rain-affected game at Malton & Old Malton II.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge lose to Woodhouse Grange in vital match

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge's title hopes were all but dashed as they lost to leaders Woodhouse Grange in their vital match-up.

Cricket: Mixed bag for promotion hopefuls Folkton & Flixton

Gazette & Herald: Sherif Hutton CC V Thirsk CC. Hutton batsmen Rich Ainley and Vijay Jayagopal pause to talk tactics.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9647688)

3:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FOLKTON & Flixton's hopes of breaking into the promotion picture in division one of the Hunters York & District Senior League were dented then boosted over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Stillington set for Beckett League bow

Gazette & Herald: WELCOME BOOSTS: From left to right, training kit sponsor Barbara Leigh, Thornton first-team player-manager Danny Russell, and Gary Russell, owner of Russell’s Cafe & Bakery of Pickering, the club's new first-team kit sponsor

2:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Stillington Sports & Social Club are gearing up for their Beckett League bow a week on Saturday.

Three wins out of three for Old Malton St Mary's

Gazette & Herald: Old Malton St Mary striker  Marcus Godsell jumps out of a cahhelge by two York RI players.Nigel Holland (9631269)

2:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Old Malton St Mary’s made it three wins out of three as the defence of their York Minster Engineering League premier division crown continued its fine start.

Struggling Whitby Town off mark at last

Gazette & Herald: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

2:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WHITBY Town finally picked up their first point of the Evo-Stik League premier division season on Monday when they drew 2-2 at Blyth Spartans - but even that was marred by a red card.

Goals galore light up Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy contest

Gazette & Herald:

2:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE group stages of the Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy produced a record number of the goals - and saw Union Rovers and Kirkdale top the top groups to set up last night's final showdown.

Success on the fells for Pickering Running Club

Gazette & Herald:

2:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE seasonal moorland hues signalled a ‘purple patch’ for Pickering Running Club who have enjoyed success at different race events on the North York Moors.

Yorkshire coach eager to add domestic knockout trophy to CV

Gazette & Herald: Jason Gillespie

12:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JASON GILLESPIE is determined not to look too far ahead even though it is clear that winning a one-day trophy with Yorkshire would mean a great deal to him.

Senior Cricket League: First loss setback nudged aside by Sheriff Hutton Bridge

Gazette & Herald:

12:48pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AFTER suffering their first Hunters York & District Cricket League premier division defeat of the season on Saturday when outplayed by Woodhouse Grange, Sheriff Hutton Bridge bounced back with a seven-wicket victory at Sewerby.

Senior Cricket League: Acomb crush bottom-placed Selby by nine wickets

Gazette & Herald:

12:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ACOMB maintained their Hunters York & District Cricket League division one promotion bid when they crushed bottom-placed Selby by nine wickets.

Senior Cricket League: Division two north round-up

Gazette & Herald:

12:42pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

BOTTOM-PLACED York produced one of their best performances when they had the better of a draw against division two north leaders Osbaldwick.

Senior Cricket League: Huby prove too tough to shatter for Easingwold

Gazette & Herald:

12:39pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DIVISION three north pace-setters Easingwold had the worst of a draw against neighbouring Huby.

Scarborough Beckett League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:41pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

NEWLY-CROWNED division ‘A’ champions Scalby fell to a shock defeat at home to Wykeham in the Scarborough Beckett League – a result which keeps alive Wykeham’s slim hopes of nicking the runners-up spot on Saturday.

Senior Cricket League: Osbaldwick crash to 133-run defeat at Copmanthorpe

Gazette & Herald:

12:38pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

OSBALDWICK suffered a chastening experience at Copmanthorpe where they crashed to a 133-run division four central defeat after being dismissed for just 35.

Senior Cricket League: Brough’s lift after Bolton Percy ‘no play’

Gazette & Herald:

12:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HEMINGBROUGH’S division four west title chances were boosted when Bolton Percy conceded due to a lack of available players.

Hat-trick on the cards for Jacob Black at Catterick racecourse

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JACOB BLACK, winner of both his races this season, can complete a hat-trick in the feature race at Catterick this afternoon.

Yorkshire’s Jack Brooks pivotal to keeping Championship hopes alive

Gazette & Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/ - 26/05/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One, Day 2 - Yorkshire CCC v Lancashire CCC - Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Jack Brooks celebrates the wicket of Lancashire's Alex Da

12:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

JASON GILLESPIE is hoping the ‘J train’ steams in and keeps Yorkshire on track for the LV= County Championship title.

Senior Cricket League: Acomb beaten by leaders Beverley Town

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:59pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ACOMB were toppled by their Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League division two south rivals Beverley Town, who widened their lead to 26 points before yesterday’s matches.

Tim Easterby juvenile to prevail in North Yorkshire again

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUCOULDNTMAKEITUP, who made a winning debut at Beverley earlier this month, is fancied to make it two from two at Ripon this afternoon.

Former Yorkshire seamer lauds White Rose talent

Gazette & Herald:

11:45am Monday 25th August 2014

FORMER Yorkshire seamer Mark Robinson says county cricket needs to see the White Rose blooming.

Champions Old Malton St Mary’s off to a flying start in premier division

Gazette & Herald:

11:21am Monday 25th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Old Malton St Mary's made it three wins out of three in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division with a 4-1 success at York RI.

Second-half goals propel Tadcaster Albion to Welfare triumph

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11:19am Monday 25th August 2014

FOUR second-half goals kept Tadcaster Albion on the tails of the early premier division pacesetters in the Northern Counties East League.

North Yorkshire apprentice Kevin Stott looks to continue winning run at Ripon

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:23pm Monday 25th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire apprentice Kevin Stott, who was on the mark at York on Saturday, after landing the feature race at Hamilton the previous evening, can continue his winning run at Ripon this afternoon.

Paul Hanagan rides Muhaarar to Gimcrack Stakes victory

Gazette & Herald: Muhaarar ridden by Paul Hanagan (right) wins the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes on Betfred Ebor Day during Day Four of the 2014 Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday Augu

12:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

MUHAARAR got his head in front in the final strides to give former Malton jockey Paul Hanagan an Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes victory as the Ebor Festival came to a close at York Racecourse.

Senior Cricket League: Woodhouse Grange close in on premier division title

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:02pm Monday 25th August 2014

LEADERS Woodhouse Grange ended the unbeaten record of challengers Sheriff Hutton Bridge in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League premier division.

Senior Cricket League: Thirsk pull off surprise six-wicket win over Duncombe Park

Gazette & Herald:

12:01pm Monday 25th August 2014

SECOND-PLACED Duncombe Park suffered a surprise defeat at Thirsk in Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League division two north.

Senior Cricket League: Acomb target top two spot in division one

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:54am Monday 25th August 2014

ACOMB moved closer to the top two in division one when they defeated Folkton & Flixton by 21 runs.

Senior Cricket League: Easi points as division three north leaders move clear

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:48am Monday 25th August 2014

DIVISION three north leaders Easingwold landed the jackpot when they were gifted the full 30 points as Whitkirk were unable to field a side in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Murtagh finally scratches Ebor itch

Gazette & Herald:

4:40pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

JOHNNY MURTAGH never won the Betfred Ebor at York Racecourse as a jockey but Mutual Regard ensured Europe’s richest handicap came his way in his first season as a trainer since quitting the saddle.

Yorkshire skipper plotting a spectacular end to trophy drought

Gazette & Herald: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale shake hands with the Sussex players following the White Rose's win at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/

12:22pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORKSHIRE are playing well enough to end their 12-year wait for silverware in the most emphatic of ways - by winning the double, according to their captain Andrew Gale.

John Quinn's Great Hall tipped for Ebor Handicap honour

Gazette & Herald: Trainer Tom Dascombe working for owner Manchester United footballer Michael Owen before their horse came second at Newbury in The CGA Geoffery Freer Stakes at Newbury Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2011. See PA Stor

11:21am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GREAT HALL is napped to provide John Quinn with a day to remember at York this afternoon by carrying off the £265,000 Betfred Ebor Handicap.

Simon Dyson fails to make the cut in Czech Masters

Gazette & Herald: Simon Dyson aims to pounce at Royal Lytham this weekend

12:24pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORK’ S Simon Dyson suffered an early exit from the D+ D Real Czech Masters.

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