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Bradford Cricket League’s Priestley Shield is re-drawn

The draw for the first two rounds of the Bradford Cricket League’s premier second team competiion - the Priestley Shield - has been re-made after two clubs were inadvertently left out of the original one.

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Liversedge striker Joe Walton will look to continue his rich scoring form and add to his 15 goals this season when Staveley visit Clayborn on Saturday.

Liversedge hope for return to action

LIVERSEDGE Will hope for a return to action following a two-week enforced weather break with Staveley Miners Welfare the scheduled visitors to Clayborn in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division on Saturday (ko 3pm).

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Bowlers braved freezing temperatures at last Saturdays Spen Victoria Winter Sweep.

Thornton masters difficult conditions to win second Spen Winter Sweep

ANDY Thornton mastered the wintry condition to claim a second victory in the Spen Victoria Winter Sweep last Saturday.

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Thornhill Tennis Clubs Suzy Puskas was named Yorkshire tennis volunteer of the year.

Thornhill’s Suzy scoops Yorkshire Tennis Volunteer of the Year at awards night

Thornhill tennis Club’s Suzy Puskas was crowned Volunteer of the Year at the Yorkshire Tennis Awards evening held in Garforth, Leeds, on Monday evening.

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Neil Kelly has been putting his Dewsbury Rams squad through their paces as they gear up for the Boxing Day Challenge at home to Batley Bulldogs.

Rams supporters have chance to meet new players at kit launch

DEWSBURY Rams supporters will get the chance to meet the new squad members at next Wednesday’s shirt launch which takes place in the Royal Suite at Tetley’s Stadium.

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Dewsburys Saif Cheema makes his professional boxing debut tomorrow when he takes on Paul Lovell at the North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax.

Cheema aiming high as he moves into professional boxing ranks

Dewsbury boxer Saif Cheema is plotting a route to the top as he moves into the paid ranks of professional boxing tomorrow night (Friday).

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Adam Bingham  fresh from helping Batley Boys win the Yorkshire Mens League Premier Division  was in fine form as he handed seven conversions in Hanging Heatons victory over King Cross in Penine League Division Two West last Saturday.

Unbeaten Hanging Heaton march on with impressive home victory

HANGING HEATON ARL Club stretched their unbeaten run to seven matches in Pennine League Division Two West with a 50-12 victory over King Cross Park last Saturday.

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East Bierley Golf Club Ladies Section prize winners.

East Bierley lady golfers celebrate season

East Bierley Golf Club Ladies Section prize winners as they rounded off a successful season with their presentation evening.

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Scholes mark their return to the Bradford League top flight with a trip to Methley, who were promoted from Championship One alongside them last season, when the 2018 campaign begins on Saturday April 21.

Promoted sides Scholes and Methley face opening day clash in Bradford Premier League

PROMOTED sides Scholes and Methley will meet on the opening day of the 2018 Allrounder Bradford Premier League season.

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Spen ACs Simon Bolland at the West Yorkshire Cross Country in Keighley.

Spen Senior Men secure fifth place finish at West Yorkshire Cross Country

The final West Yorkshire Cross Country League fixture of the season took place at a wintery Cliff Park in Keighley last Saturday.

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England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Kemar Roofe scores his third goal against Queens Park Rangers  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United aiming to home in on top six

After the encouragement of taking 10 points from their last five games Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen will be hoping his team kick on further with back to back home games now on the horizon.

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Action from the latest event held in Crow Nest Park last Saturday. Pictures: Allan McKenzie

Roberttown’s Peck wins latest Dewsbury Park run

Roberttown Road Runners’ Martin Peck won last Saturday’s Dewsbury Park run in a time of 19 minutes 17 seconds.

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Batley Boys, Shaw Cross and Thornhill Trojans find out Challenge Cup opponents

Batley Boys, Shaw Cross and Thornhill Trojans find out Challenge Cup opponents

BATLEY Boys will make their bow in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with an away tie against Underbank Rangers.

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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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Adam Ravat scored for Mount Pleasant as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Clifton Rangers and lost ground on Heavy Wollen Sunday League Championship leaders Deighton WMC. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Freezing temperatures sees local football programme decimated

Snow and frozen pitches left last week’s Heavy Woollen Sunday League programme decimated, with only three matches across the three divisions taking place.

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Jonny Bairstow says England still have three chances to put things right in Australia (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

The Ashes: We still believe we can do something special, insists Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

JONNY BAIRSTOW is confident England can finally put all the off-pitch distractions behind them in order to hit back against Australia and go on to retain The Ashes.

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Having won the Jack Hampshire Cup last season, Hartshead Moor will host Hunslet Nelson in the 2018 Priestley Cup.

Hartshead Moor mark their Priestley Cup return with Hunslet Nelson clash

HARTSHEAD MOOR will mark their return to the Bradford League’s Priestley Cup with a home first round tie against Hunslet Nelson.

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Keear Roofe heads in Leeds United's first goal at Queens Park Rangers v. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Christiansen outlines value of Roofe-inspired Leeds United win at QPR

Head coach Thomas Christiansen was delighted with Leeds United’s second half improvement after seeing Kemar Roofe hit a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Queens Park Rangers.

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AWARD: Tim Hare Vice Lord-Lieutenant presents the Queens Award to Hanif Mayet, chairman of the club.

Mount bowled over by awards

Mount Cricket Club in Batley celebrated its 40th annual presentation event in front of a packed audience in the Al-Hikmah Centre at the weekend.

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