Batley Bulldogs will travel to Leigh Centurions in the Northern Rail Cup semi-final on Thursday June 26 (kick off 7.30pm).
Leeds United will open their 2013-14 Championship campaign at Elland Road against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Thomas Codman won the Overthorpe Sports Club bowls singles title for the third time after a 21-12 triumph over Alex Wolfenden.
Leeds United will host Chesterfield in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Spenborough Athletics Club remain on course for promotion to the Northern League Division Three after finishing first at the second match of the year in Leeds on Sunday.
Thornhill Trojans earned a dramatic 36-36 draw against Bradford Dudley Hill in the Yorkshire Men’s League Group One.
Champions Woodlands continue to set the pace in JCT600 Bradford League Division One after recording an eighth victory of the campaign at Hanging Heaton last Saturday.
Gomersal batsman Richard Gould was in sensational form last Saturday as he smashed 218 to set a new Bradford League run scoring record.
Cleckheaton Cricket Club have named their electronic scoreboard after one of their longest serving members, Charles Fenton.
Batley Bulldogs will be aiming to reach the Northern Rail Cup semi-finals on Sunday when they welcome Workington Town to Mount Pleasant (2pm).
Batley Bulldogs are offering supporters a tasty treat before Sunday’s Northern Rail Cup quarter-final against Workington Town.
Batley Bulldogs secured an impressive 46-10 victory away to Swinton Lions last Sunday to maintain pressure on the Kingstone Press Championship front runners.
Shaw Cross Sharks recorded a sixth straight victory to move third in National Conference League Division Two last Saturday.
Athletes from Spenborough, Pontefract and Wakefield Harriers athletics clubs were among those in action last night, Wednesday, in the fourth round of the West Yorkshire Track and Field League.
Footballing starlet Harry McKenny scooped a top award at the Howden Clough under-9s presentation evening last week.
Dewsbury Moor U11s stormed to victory at last month’s Leeds Rhinos festival, taking the crown after going unbeaten in their eight games.
Gary Sykes may have seen his chance of fighting in front of a partisan home crowd put on hold but he can reflect on a very satisfactory season.
Birstall and Hanging Heaton face tricky away ties as they bid to reach the Heavy Woollen Cup semi-finals on Sunday (start 1pm).
Bulldogs coach John Kear pulled no punches in his assessment of Batley’s 22-10 success over Dewsbury Rams last Sunday.
Batley coach John Kear will demand a huge improvement from his Bulldogs side when they travel to Swinton Lions on Sunday (3pm).
Gary Sykes dream of headlining a homecoming show in Dewsbury has been put on hold after the show was postponed.
Batley Bulldogs secured the Heavy Woollen derby bragging rights thanks to a 22-10 victory over Dewsbury Rams in The Kingstone Press Championship at Mount Pleasant on Sunday.
Dewsbury boxer Gary Sykes has vowed to put on a sparkling display in front of his home supporters when professional boxing returns to the town on June 15.
Hanging Heaton welcome Yorkshire League’s Doncaster Town to Bennett Lane on Sunday in the regional semi-final of the ECB National Cup.
Bulldogs coach John Kear admits Sunday’s mouthwatering derby against Dewsbury Rams will be crucial in Batley’s quest for a top four finish.
Leeds United have confirmed pre-season plans with several friendly games arranged in July in the build-up to the next Championship campaign.
Check out the latest edition of The Sin Bin which looks ahead to round 17 of Suyper League games.
Leeds United’s Republic of Ireland player Paul Green has missed out on a chance to play at Wembley tonight after having to pull out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face England because of injury.
Batley Bulldogs held their nerve to edge a thrilling Kingstone Press Championship clash and record a 24-18 success at Hunslet last Thursday.
Westmoor Primary School under 9s cricket team qualified for the Drax Cup West Yorkshire finals with victory at the Dewsbury and Batley area finals last Tuesday.
Howden Clough U13A secured a fantastic double with an 8-1 victory over Skelmanthorpe in the final of the Under 13s Cup on Sunday.
The Batley Independent Supporters Squadbuilder Association (BISSA) are organising a trip to Wembley for the Rugby League World Cup semi-final double header on November 23.
Batley Bulldogs hooker George Flanagan and loose forward Ash Lindsay will miss tonight’s televised Kingstone Press Championship clash at Hunslet Hawks (7.30pm).
Winners of the Test Match Tickets Competition we ran across the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group are:
Hunslet Hawks are pulling out all the stops to ensure a big crowd is in attendance for tomorrow night’s televised Kingstone Press Championship derby against Batley Bulldogs.
Batley Bulldogs secured a place in tonight’s quarter-final draw of the Northern Rail Cup following a 38-18 victory away to Keighley Cougars last Sunday.
Leeds United striker Ross McCormack is “gutted” at missing out on Scotland selection in Gordon Strachan’s latest squad.
Hunslet Hawks are advising advise all spectators travelling to South Leeds Stadium for the Batley Bulldogs fixture that due to other events taking place on Thursday evening on the John Charles Centre complex no parking will be available on site for spectators.
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