All the latest sports news from Ryedale and North Yorkshire. See also our section on junior sport in the region.

Nawton trainer sees double as he eyes York crown

Gazette & Herald: York Races on Friday night. 6pm Race. The Sky Bet Supporting The Yorkshire Racing Festival Stakes. No 4 Anderiego, left, wins. Picture Alec Russell. (8726591)

11:54am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DAVID O’MEARA appears to be on an inexorable journey towards a second straight top trainer’s championship at York Racecourse after enjoying yet more success at the track.

Wins for Pickering Town in pre-season games

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11:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PICKERING Town's pre-season preparations stepped up a gear as they won two matches without conceding a goal.

Colin Frank helps Yorkshire to last eight of 50+ County Championship

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11:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PICKERING’S Colin Frank scored a crucial 74 to see Yorkshire 50+ through to the quarter-finals of the ECB 50+ County Championship.

Senior Cricket League round-up

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11:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN excellent opening gambit set Sheriff Hutton Bridge on the way to victory at Beverley Town and second place in the Hunters York & District Senior League - despite being without ace paceman Ed Barnes.

Ryedale Beckett League: Kirkbymoorside win under review

Gazette & Herald: Kirkbymoorside (batting) v Staiths (fielding). Kirbymoorside's Dave Gardner in action. Picture David Harrison. (8710033)

11:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

KIRKBYMOORSIDE went clear at the top of Ryedale Beckett League division one thanks to a last-ball win over Settrington - but the result is under review by the league committee.

Ryedale speedster on track for Glorious Goodwood show

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11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DAVID O’MEARA, who pipped Richard Fahey on the line in the race for the trainers’ championship at the Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival, which ended at Pontefract last Sunday, is aiming to saddle his highly-regarded speedster G Force at Goodwood this weekend.

Cricket: Harburn Cup finally won - now a title decider

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10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

REIGNING Andy Hire Scarborough Evening League champions Staxton ‘A’ got revenge for two successive Harburn Cup final defeats as they beat Flixton ‘A’ in exciting fashion to at last lift the prestigious trophy.

Mike Hetherton heads Pickering Running Club success

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10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE sun shone for the final race of the York Road Race League summer series - shining a spotlight on the achievements of Pickering Running Club.

Derwent Valley Cricket League round-up

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9:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JOHN LUMLEY just missed out on a century but his Great Habton side still closed the gap to Derwent Valley League division ‘A’ leaders Flamborough thanks to a big win over third-placed Whitby 3rds.

Scarborough Evening Cricket League trophy double for Staxton

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9:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

STAXTON enjoyed an Andy Hire Scarborough Evening League trophy double last week as their ‘B’ team shocked Ebberston ‘B’ in the final of the McCain Cup at Flixton.

Cycling: Matthew Enticknap wins 10-mile time trial

Gazette & Herald: Matthew Enticknap

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MATTHEW ENTICKNAP was delighted with his win in Malton Wheelers’ latest 10-mile time trial on the Malton to Pickering road.

Ryedale Beckett Cricket League round-up

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9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

STAXTON put themselves in pole position in the race for the Scarborough Beckett League premier division title by convincingly winning their top-of-the-table clash with leaders Heslerton.

Foss Evening League: Big defeat leaves Thixendale on brink of drop

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11:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIXENDALE must win at least two of their three remaining games in the Foss Evening League to avoid an immediate return to division three.

Darts: Steve Colley in 2-2 draw against league leader Steve Taylor

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11:02am Wednesday 30th July 2014

STEVE COLLEY gained his first point of the Pickering Horseshoe Individual League season on Sunday with a fine 2-2 draw against current leader Steve Taylor.

Gillamoor boost Feversham League title hopes

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11:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GILLAMOOR put themselves back into serious contention for the Feversham League title thanks to a narrow three-wicket victory at Slingsby.

Defeat for Duncombe Park in Countess of Feversham Cup semi-final

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11:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DUNCOMBE PARK suffered a 10-wicket defeat at Ampleforth in the Countess of Feversham Cup semi-final - their bowlers under-performing.

Sixth place for Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers' Gary Dunn

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12:54pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIRSK & Sowerby Harriers runner Gary Dunn finished sixth in the Harrogate Town Centre 10k.

Pool: Union end Derwent Arms’ reign

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11:13am Wednesday 30th July 2014

REIGNING winter league champions Derwent Arms ‘B’ were knocked out of the Malton & Norton League’s summer tournament at the quarter-final stage.

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.

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.
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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

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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

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3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

Darts: Hague stays unbeaten but Taylor is top

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3:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BILLY HAGUE continued his unbeaten run in the Pickering Horseshoe Individual League with a 4-0 victory over bottom-placed Steve Colley in week 10’s set of fixtures.

Pre-season football kicking off

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3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy, the traditional curtain-raiser to the newitts.com Beckett League, begins early next month with opening fixtures between Union Rovers and Malton & Norton reserves and Ryedale and Slingsby.

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.

Malton sports club AGM

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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.

Ryedale to gain as Tour de France legacy brings new race to Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: LE TOUR: Last years winner Chris Froome and his Sky teammates at the top of Buttertubs Pass in the Yorkshire Dales. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (7990302)

4:08pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RYEDALE is poised to benefit from the Tour de France legacy in Yorkshire thanks to the new annual cycling race that is being lined up for the county on the back of the "grandest of Grand Departs".

Ryedale handler aims to hit the jackpot in Knavesmire race

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Clever Cookie, trained by Peter Niven at Barton-le-Street, pictured gaining the first of two Knavesmire victories in May, is expected to be back at York on Saturday for the feature race, the 55th John Smith's Cup.
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4:05pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

CLEVER COOKIE, who is two-from-two at York this season, aims to hit the jackpot on Knavesmire on Saturday by landing the £150,000 55th John Smith’s Cup.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton Bridge take the chance to narrow gap to summit

Gazette & Herald: Old Malton batsman Ryan Wharton looks back to see Easingwold wicket keeper Danny Thornton drop the ball.Nigel Holland. (7894985)

4:05pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge cut the deficit to the top of the Hunters York & District Senior League to 21 points thanks to a cracking win by 101 runs over Fenner - despite two of their leading batsmen suffering first ball ducks.

Cricket: Derby boon for Sheriff Hutton Bridge

Gazette & Herald: TREBLE: Nick Scaling, who took 3-2 for Sheriff Hutton Bridge against Sheriff Hutton

3:48pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge kept up their title challenge in division one of the Pilmoor Evening League thanks to a 46-run derby win at Sheriff Hutton.

Cricket: Westow's Mark Earle gives an upper-class display

Gazette & Herald: Westow (batting) v Heworth (fielding). Westow batsman Mark Earle hits a four. Picture David Harrison. (7940478)

3:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WESTOW skipper Mark Earle made the most of a superb batting strip at Clifton Alliance by blasting a century in division two of the HPH York Vale Cricket League.

Cricket: Tom Sigsworth helps Pickering close in on the leaders

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3:49pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

PICKERING continued to press their promotion ambitions in Hunters York & District Senior League division one with a comfortable eight-wicket win over visitors Goole Town.

Cricket: Harburn Cup repeat as finalists tie league clash

Gazette & Herald: TROPHY HOLDERS: Flixton, finalists again in the Andy Hire Harburn Cup

3:28pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

HOLDERS Flixton ‘A’ set up a third consecutive Andy Hire Scarborough Evening League Harburn Cup final against champions Staxton ‘A’ thanks to victory over Heslerton.

Scarborough Beckett Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Ebberston batsman Ady Turnbull looks back to see Kirkbymoorside wicket keeper Danny Thornton celebrate after being caught behind  bowled Daniel Jemison.Nigel Holland (7943703)

3:25pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A SPLENDID all-round show by Aussie Michael Dawson saw Heslerton continue to press Staxton at the top of the Scarborough Beckett League premier division.

Snowdonia second for Pickering Running Club's Jayson Cavill

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3:13pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Pickering Running Club members have climbed great heights in a variety of races - led by Jayson Cavill who took a splendid second spot in spectacular Snowdonia.

Bowls: Kirkbymoorside win Whistlestop competition

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3:13pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

ERIC WATERS' team from Kirkbymoorside swept all before them to win Helmsley Bowling Club's annual Whistle Stop competition.

Judo: Bryony’s ranking rise lifts her into top 20 in Britain

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3:09pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RYEDALE ace Bryony Elliott has risen into the top 20 judo exponents in the country in her weight category – having been outside the ranking list just 12 months ago.






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