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Littletown produce thrilling late fight back to earn share of spoils

Littletown produced a superb fight back as they came from three goals down to earn a 3-3 draw against Thornton United in the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division last Saturday.

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Mike Stephenson began his career at Shaw Cross before going on to captain his home town club, Dewsbury, to the Championship. He went on to have a successful career in Australia before spending 20 years commentating for Sky Sports.

Former players gather as Shaw Cross launch anniversary book

FORMER players joined current members and guests as Shaw Cross Sharks launched their 70th anniversary book last Sunday.

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Tom Roberts won bronze medals in kickboxing and Thai boxing at the WKTA Unified World Championships in Italy.

Roberts claims double World Championships bronze at prestigious event

Tom Roberts returned from the recent WKTA Unified World Championships in Italy with two bronze medals.

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Spenborough AC will hold the third West Yorkshire Cross Country series event this Sunday.

Spenborough are geared up to host West Yorkshire Cross Country fixture

Spenborough AC will host the third West Yorkshire Cross Country League fixture this Sunday.

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Keegan Hirst will return to Mount Pleasant when Batley Bulldogs take on Wakefield Trinity in a pre-season friendly on January 14.

Farrell signs loan deal with Bulldogs

BATLEY BULLDOGS have strengthened their squad with the addition of young half-back Izaac Farrell on a season long loan deal from Super League side Huddersfield Giants.

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Bulldogs announce kit launch date

Bulldogs announce kit launch date

BATLEY BULLDOGS will launch their 2018 playing kit next Friday (November 24) in Ron’s Lounge at Mount Pleasant from 7.30pm.

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Dewsbury boxer Aidan Anderson with trainer Lee Murtagh

Cruiserweight Anderson aims to pack a punch after turning pro

Dewsbury has a new professional boxer to look out for with Aidan Anderson set to make his debut fight in the paid ranks.

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Leeds United sign York’s highly rated youngster

Leeds United have confirmed that they have signed promising forward Ryan Edmondson from York City for an undisclosed fee.

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Thomas Christiansen

Monk’s return adds to pressure on Leeds United boss

To say Sunday’s game is a big one for Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen is one huge understatement.

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Brad Riley had an eventful few days for Liversedge as he slotted home a penalty in last Saturdays 3-1 defeat away to Maltby Main and then missed a spot kick and was unlucky to see another effort crash against the underside of the crossbar in Tuesdays fine win at Hall Road Rangers  in the NCE League Premier Division. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Liversedge bounce back to seal fine victory at Hall Road Rangers

Liversedge bounced back from a 3-1 defeat away to Maltby Main last Saturday as they recorded a 2-1 victory at Hall Road Rangers in Tuesday’s Northern Counties East League Premier Division clash.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Sharks’ anniversary book launch

Sharks’ anniversary book launch

SHaw Cross Sharks will launch a book to commemorate the club’s 70th anniversary this Sunday (November 12) at 1pm.

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Heckmondwikes Lewis Boddy challenges Eastmoors Billy Wood during last Saturdays Jim Callaghan Cup tie (

Overthorpe, Crackendge and Wyke progress in County Trophy

OVerthorpe Sports, Crackenedge and Wyke Wanderers progressed to the West Riding County FA Challenge Trophy third round with victories last Saturday.

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Heckmondwikes Matty Reid attempts to take on Eastmoors Steve Broughton during Saturdays Jim Callaghan Cup tie.

Heckmondwike push Premier side Eastmoor close in Callaghan Cup cracker

AFC HECKMONDWIKE produced a terrific effort to give Wakefield League Premier Division side Eastmoor a fright before bowing out of the Jim Callaghan Cup last Saturday.

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James Mrtimer gets a shot in during Scholes Athletit's West Riding County Sunday Trophy game against Halifax Hammers.

McDaid brace guides Chickenley to excellent County Cup victory

AFC Chickenley produced a terrific performance to defeat Bradford Sunday League Premier Division side Bolton Woods in the West Riding County Sunday Cup.

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Dewsbury Rangers Under-13s

Rangers Under-13s sporting new look

Dewsbury Rangers Under-13s A team have taken delivery of their new match kit after receiving sponsorship from local company Chem Resist Ltd.

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Birstall Victoria Under-15s have won the Yorkshire Youth League Division Three title.

League title delight for Birstall Vic U15s

Birstall Victoria U15s were crowned Yorkshire Junior League Division Three champions after winning their final game of the season 42-6 against Hull rivals Cottingham Tigers.

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Cleckheaton Under-9s in action during last Sundays games against Old Brodleians and Bramley.

Cleckheaton Under-10s maintain impressive recent form in double header

Cleckheaton Under-10s continued their recent good form against two well organised teams Bradford & Bingley and Skipton.

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Dewsbury-born back rower Alex Walmsley made his England debut against Lebanon in Sydney last Saturday. Picture : NRL Photos/Gregg Porteous

Walmsley’s pride in England debut

Dewsbury star Alex Walmsley has spoken of his honour and pride in making his England debut during last Saturday’s World Cup victory over Lebanon in Sydney.

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Birstall Cricket Club

Birstall Cricket Club wants public’s help

Birstall Cricket Club is hoping to net £10,000 in funding from Aviva to help pay for an upgrade to their facilities.

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