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York's 2015 race dates announced

Gazette & Herald:

12:34pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK RACECOURSE’S 2015 season will start on May 13.

Final flourish from visitors leaves Malton & Norton RUFC seething

Gazette & Herald: Malton's Jamie Rounthwaite

11:59am Monday 20th October 2014

SECOND-PLACED Malton & Norton RUFC saw off Pontefract 32-26, but they will be annoyed at a final five minutes in which their visitors snaffled two bonus points.

Jockey George Baker can ride tall in the saddle to hit heights at Pontefract

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

JOCKEY George Baker, narrowly denied at Ascot on Saturday aboard Al Kazeem in the Champion Stakes, pays a rare visit to Pontefract this afternoon to bid for the feature race.

Tadcaster Albion stay top of Northern Counties East League premier division

Gazette & Herald:

12:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN unsung performer proved the scoring hero for free-flowing leaders Tadcaster Albion.

Simon Dyson heads to China for World Celebrity Pro-Am

Gazette & Herald: BACK ON THE TEE: Simon Dyson returns to the European Tour this week

12:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK golf ace Simon Dyson has jetted out to China to compete in one of the globe’s top celebrity events.

Ascot honours await G Force and Custom Cut

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 18th October 2014

G FORCE and Custom Cut head to Ascot for Champions Day action this afternoon with bright prospects of crowning a tremendous campaign for North Yorkshire trainer David O'Meara.

The best is yet to come says top golf coach Steve Robinson

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

12:18pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE future is bright for junior golf, reckons top coach Steve Robinson.

Golf: Seon Scott braves the elements to fire record round

Gazette & Herald:

12:15pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POURING rain left Seon Scott in two minds about whether to turn out for Forest Park Golf Club’s October medal - but the 60-year-old was glad he donned the waterproofs.

Golf round-up

Gazette & Herald: golf - cxz

12:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FIFTEEN golfers at Sandburn Hall GC have won a weekend at Forest Pines Golf Resort after excelling in the club’s order of merit competition.

Keeper concern for Tadcaster Albion

Gazette & Herald: The lure of playing at a higher level was too much for Farsley goalkeeper Tom Morgan

12:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

TADCASTER Albion chief Paul Marshall is hoping goalkeeper Tom Morgan will be okay to don the gloves again as the Northern Counties East League premier division table-toppers go to Athersley Recreation tomorrow.

Yorkshire given Royal seal of approval after champion season

Gazette & Herald:

12:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

ANDREW GALE has revealed that even Prince Philip is backing Yorkshire to build on this summer’s LV= County Championship title success.

Promising colt Estidhkaar can swell Paul Hanagan’s plunder

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN can push his biggest-ever prize money haul for the season through the £3 million mark at Newmarket this afternoon by notching his fourth Group 1 success in what has proved a golden year for the former Malton-based jockey.

Turf Talk: Timing is so sweet for the Bond dynasty

Gazette & Herald:

11:59am Friday 17th October 2014

IT took 12 long years - and eight as a breeder - but owner Reg Bond is now getting the taste for Group 1 winners.

Treble chance on Brighton card for Malton ace Jason Hart

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

JASON HART, Britain's champion apprentice, breaks new ground this afternoon. He has his first mounts at Brighton and has every chance of riding a treble.

Sizwe Zondo zooms in to put Malton & Norton RUFC second

Gazette & Herald: Malton & Norton RUFC v Middlesborough. Pictured in first half action is Malton & Norton's Sizwe Zondo. Picture David Harrison. (4491097)

1:14pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALTON & Norton snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to win 20-16 at Old Brodlieans and rise to second place in Yorkshire One.

Ex-men down ‘unlucky’ Pickering Town in fiery derby

Gazette & Herald: Tempers flare as Pickering Towns Niall Tilsey is booked against Tad Albion.Pic Nigel Holland (11364452)

1:12pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MITCH COOK feels Pickering Town were "unlucky not to get all three points" when they fell narrowly in a keenly contested derby clash at Tadcaster Albion.

Malton Motor Club crews in fine form at Mull Rally

Gazette & Herald: (11406815)

1:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BILLY BIRD and Plug Pulleyn enjoyed their best result in years as they finished the Mull Rally in fifth place overall.

Brown sends Terrington Glory through in County Cup

Gazette & Herald: WINNER: Johnny Brown, right, who got the only goal as Terrington Glory progressed in the North Riding County FA Saturday County Cup

1:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PREMIER division strugglers Terrington Glory took a break from York Minster Engineering League action to play in the North Riding County FA Saturday County Cup against Teesside League foes Richmond Mavericks - where they bagged a 1-0 win.

Fences specialist primed to strike at Wetherby

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

1:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT’S a sure sign that we’re in the depths of autumn when Wetherby re-opens its doors for the start of its major jumps campaign and today’s curtain-raiser at the popular Yorkshire course is staged in support of Spinal Research and embraces a seven-race card.

Football: Brooklyn Ladies pay penalty

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

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BROOKLYN Ladies were held at home for the second game in a row in the North Riding Women's League.

Bumper finish to 2014 season at York Racecourse

Gazette & Herald:

1:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MORE than 330,000 racegoers passed through the gates at York Racecourse during 2014.

Family affair as Sinnington see off Rosedale in FA competition

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

12:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Scarborough & District FA Junior Cup second round tie at Sinnington on Saturday proved to be a real family affair.

Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hopes to gatecrash World Cup party

Gazette & Herald:

12:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

YORKSHIRE’S Gary Ballance has not given up on his dream of playing in this winter’s World Cup.

Ryedale trainers on raiding trip to Ascot Champions meet

Gazette & Herald:

1:04pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SPEARHEADING the Ryedale challenge on an all-important afternoon, David O’Meara and Brian Ellison are aiming to hit the jackpot on eagerly awaited Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday.

Scarborough Athletic neede bigger crowds

Gazette & Herald:

12:53pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SCARBOROUGH ATHLETIC finance chief Geoff Osguthorpe has warned supporters that crowds must improve - or budgets will have to be cut.

Old Malton St Mary's pegged back in top-of-table clash

Gazette & Herald: Dunnington    V   Malton and  Norton St Mary's  A goal for Malton's Simon Cooke    Picture Frank Dwyer (11367130)

12:27pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PARITY reigned in a scintillating share-all in York Minster Engineering Football League premier division’s top encounter of the season.

Scarborough & District Football League round-up

Gazette & Herald:

12:24pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Edgehill won 8-1 at lowly Ryedale Sports Club to bag their sixth win in six Scarborough & District League outings this season.

Beckett Football League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Bagby & Balk Football Club who play in the first division of the Beckett Football League, currently they are in 5th position in the League table and they reached the semi-finals of the Ryedale Hospital Cup on Saturday when they were due to

12:21pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BAGBY & Balk rose into second place in the Beckett League on Saturday after a 6-0 home win against Ryedale Sports Club reserves in the only first division game played at the weekend.

Whitby Town draw with Trafford

Gazette & Herald:

12:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

WHITBY TOWN came back from a goal down to earn a deserved Turnbull Ground draw with Trafford in the Evo-Stik League premier division - with the offside flag and a flying stoppage-time save denying them all the spoils.

Squash: 11-8 proves unlucky for Malton trio

Gazette & Herald: HITTING OUT: Llandeilo Squash Club is to host a free racketball demonstration day.

11:48am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALTON pushed Huddersfield hard in their Yorkshire League division one clash but the West Yorkshire club won out.

Staxton Cricket Club award evening

Gazette & Herald: Cricket - cxz

11:41am Wednesday 15th October 2014

STAXTON Cricket Club enjoyed a good attendance for their annual social and presentation evening held in the sports club.

Table Tennis: Super start for chmapions Ryedale 'A'

Gazette & Herald:

11:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Champions Ryedale ‘A’ look intent on keeping their Ryedale League division one crown - beating Whitby 8-2 and whitewashing Ryedale ‘C’ 10-0 in their first two games.

Darts: Sun Inn lead Moors League

Gazette & Herald: darts - cxz

1:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Sun Inn are the early leaders of the Moors League after a 7-3 victory over visitors Buck Inn ‘B’.

Watson leads way as Pickering Running Club's men shine

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

1:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PICKERING Running Club’s men put in another stellar performance at the Saltergate Circuit Challenge event - Steve Watson leading the way with a race victory.

Mick Easterby’s Boris Grigoriev good enough for double

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,

12:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

MICK EASTERBY may have been out of luck in the big sprint at York on Saturday with the unplaced Aetna, but the veteran Sheriff Hutton trainer can bounce back at Newcastle today by saddling a double.

Nigel Worthington resigns as York City manager - Have your say - UPDATED

Gazette & Herald:

10:19am Monday 13th October 2014

NIGEL Worthington has resigned as manager of York City.

Dunnington and Old Malton St Mary's share honours in eight-goal thriller

Gazette & Herald:

1:25pm Monday 13th October 2014

PARITY reigned in a scintillating share-all in York Minster Engineering Football League premier division’s top encounter of the season.

North Yorkshire trainer John Quinn to strike at Sedgefield

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

1:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

JOHN QUINN may have been out of luck with his two runners in Saturday’s Cesarewitch Handicap at Newmarket, but the North Yorkshire trainer heads to Sedgefield today with good prospects of saddling a winner for the successful owner, Terry Warner.

Open Eagle victory yields milestone for trainer and jockey

Gazette & Herald:

1:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

KING of Knavesmire David O’Meara said retaining his crown was “very special”.

York RUFC's recent progress undermined at Wath-on-Dearne

Gazette & Herald:

12:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

YORK RUFC produced an error-hit display in losing 28-12 at Wath-on-Dearne to undermine their recent progress in Yorkshire One.

Simon Dyson misses halfway cut in Portugal Masters

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

1:31pm Monday 13th October 2014

YORK’S Simon Dyson missed the halfway cut in the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura.

Eagled-eyed O'Meara takes York glory yet again

Gazette & Herald: David O’Meara

6:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

KING of Knavesmire David O’Meara said retaining his crown was “very special”.

Showpiece final day race to give Mick Easterby final flourish

Gazette & Herald: Trainer Mick Easterby and Lord Teddy Grimthorpe of Westow Hall, sponsor of the Grimthorpe Gold Cup. Pic by Jo Hughes (11353015)

12:38pm Saturday 11th October 2014

VETERAN North Yorkshire trainer Mick Easterby likes nothing better than a winner on his premier local track and he travels to Knavesmire today with bright prospects of winning the showpiece event at York's final meeting of the season.

Fahey and O'Meara battle to be York Racecourse's top trainer

Gazette & Herald: Miami Carousel, ridden by Joe Doyle, wins The TSG Stakes at York ahead of Pillar Box. Pic: Mike Tipping (11344964)

12:37pm Saturday 11th October 2014

RICHARD FAHEY edged closer to David O'Meara in the battle to be York Racecourse's top trainer - but the Malton handler was pessimistic about his chances going into t he final day of the 2014 season.

Magic moment awaiting Ellison at the Curragh

Gazette & Herald: horse racing - zxc

12:36pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Brian Ellison returns to Ireland is search of another big pot when he saddles two in the Irish Cesarewitch at the Curragh on Sunday.

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club duo win Cross Trophy 1

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

YORK Union of Golf Clubs’ winter staple - the Cross Trophy - is now in full swing.

Golfer Jamie Miller not downcast in York downpour

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

ONE golfer most definitely not downcast when the York Union Open Championship was swamped away by a deluge was Jamie Miller.

Simon Dyson toiils to stay in Portugal Masters

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

12:43pm Saturday 11th October 2014

YORK’S Simon Dyson was battling to stay in the Portugal Masters.

Winter full of promise insists Yorkshire's Joe Root

Gazette & Herald: Joe Root did not bat or bowl on the opening day for Yorkshire Seconds

12:29pm Friday 10th October 2014

JOE ROOT is confident England can defy their critics and be contenders for this winter’s one-day World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

David O’Meara’s defence as Knavesmire king

Gazette & Herald: Richard Faheytrainer, Musley Bankfor stables open day (11305715)

12:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

DAVID O'MEARA, who won the York trainers' title for the first time last year, is making a bold defence of his title and, in pole position, as the Knavesmire campaign enters its final weekend fixture, is firing plenty of ammunition at the championship target this afternoon.

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