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‘A joke’: Yorkshire chief blasts Lord’s over prize money in cricket

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Exclusive: Wakefield Trinity set to sell place in Super League

WAKEFIELD Trinity are considering selling their Super League ‘franchise’ and essentially relegating themselves to the Championship.

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Charlie Taylor, who was impressive when back in the Leeds United team against Brighton.

Leeds United in strong position at break time

Leeds United head into their last international break of the season in fine spirits and with promotion hopes very much intact after possibly their best win yet under head coach Garry Monk.

Aaron Ollett dives over to score for Dewsbury against Newcastle.

Rams ease to cup success and end losing run

Dewsbury Rams eased into the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round with a comfortable 36-8 victory over Newcastle Thunder at Tetley’s Stadium last Friday.

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Dewsbury will entertain Batley in the Challenge Cup fifth round.

Heavy Woollen rivals paired together in tasty Challenge Cup fifth round clash

Heavy Woollen neighbours Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs will meet in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire CCC chairman Steve Denison (left), pictured with his predecessor Colin Graves at the club's AGM in 2015.
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Yorkshire CCC confident of easing their debt in next 10 years

YORKSHIRE believe they could clear their crippling debts within 10 years.

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Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

Chris Wood celebrates his second goal with Leeds United team-mate Souleymane Doukara.

Wood spot on to clinch huge win for Leeds United

Another double from top scorer Chris Wood saw Leeds United to a massive 2-0 home victory over top two team Brighton.

Yorkshire's Travis Head celebrates his half century against Warwickshire last year (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Heads you win: Australian Travis Head re-signs with Yorkshire for T20 campaign

YORKSHIRE have re-signed Australian batsman Travis Head as their overseas player for the T20 Blast.

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Cleckheaton Under-9s won the Sandal Junior Rugby festival last Sunday after victories in all five of their matches.

Cleckheaton U9s impress to win Sandal rugby festival

Cleckheaton Under-9s produced some impressive rugby to win the Sandal Festival last Sunday.

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Colin Tizzard's Cue Card is running at his sixth Cheltenham Festival (Photo: PA)

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Cue Card defy Djakadam to land Gold Cup glory at last?

Colin Tizzard insists he will be an impartial supporter of Native River and Cue Card when destiny comes calling in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Mirfield Town launch an attack against Linthwaite in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Sunday Cup semi-final. Pic: Dave Jewitt.

Woodman record back-to-back victories to pull clear of Premier danger zone

Woodman Batley Carr boosted their hopes of finishing outside the bottom two in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Navigation last week.

Jack Allerton scored twice as Overthorpe defeated DRAM Community 3-2 in the battle of the bottom two sides in West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division last Saturday.

Hartshead secure crucial win in fight for promotion

Hartshead are closing in on promotion from West Yorkshire League Division One following a 1-0 win over third placed Kippax last Saturday.

Chippendale on target in Palestino win

Chippendale on target in Palestino win

Palestino moved four points clear at the top of the Spen Valley League Premier Division thanks to a 1-0 win over Athletico last Saturday as Luke Chippendale scored the only goal of the game.

Borough of Kirklees saw six swimmers crowned Yorkshire Champions while winning a host of other medals.

Boulding secures eight Yorkshire swimming golds for Borough of Kirklees

Borough of Kirklees swimmers compete at Yorkshire Championships, which were held over three weekends in Leeds and Sheffield.

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Gillette Cricket Cup final. Yorkshire captain Brian Close holds the cup aloft watched by his victorious team including

Don Wilson, Doug Padgett, John Hampshire, Ken Taylor, Brian Close, Ray Illingworth, Fred Trueman, Richard Hutton, Jimmy Binks, Phil Sharpe, Geoff Boycott.

Yorkshire president bestows honour on Richard Hutton

YORKSHIRE have revealed that the late John Hampshire wanted Richard Hutton to succeed him as president of the club.

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Batchelors Peas, the UK's favourite canned peas brand and Official Partner of the Betfred Super League, has joined forces with us to offer fans 12 weeks of unbeatable prizes.
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Dewsbury Rams forward Jode Sheriffe is wrapped up by Hull KR defenders James Donaldson and Shaun Lunt last Sunday.

Rams injury woes continue to mount

Dewsbury coach Glenn Morrison admits the Rams are struggling to field 17 fit players for tomorrow’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup tie against League One side Newcastle Thunder (kick off 8pm).

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