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West Riding bowls cup qualifying draw is made

The West Riding Bowls Cup qualifying round will take place on Friday April 6, starting at 7pm, with matches to be played on neautral greens.

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Yorkshire's Adil Rashid successfully appeals the wicket of Sussex's Ashar Zaidi. Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Yorkshire CCC members set to question deal for Rashid at agm

YORKSHIRE today face a grilling from their members over the controversy surrounding Adil Rashid’s decision to give up red-ball cricket.

Batley Parish Cross Country team of Nelly Hardiman, Hannah Skyrme, Poppy Henson, Ruby Lucas and Erin Hardiman.

Batley Parish finish second at West Yorkshire Cross Country Championships

Batley Parish School’s cross country team produced an outstanding display at the West Yorkshire finals held at Temple Newsam last Wednesday.

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Trojans U13 Warriors show desire in defeat to Normanton

Trojans U13 Warriors show desire in defeat to Normanton

Thornhill Trojans Under-13 Warriors produced a battling display before slipping to a 16-8 defeat at home to Normanton Knights.

Batley's Danny Cowling fels the force of Leigh Cenutrions defender Kyle Lovett during last Sunday's Challenge Cup tie. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs ready for tough Rovers test

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin wants his side to target vulnerabilities he sees in high flying Featherstone Rovers’ armour when the sides meet at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium on Sunday.

Brothers Craig and Danny Shuttleworth with Bulldogs' Danny Maun after agreeing a sponsorship deal for the Glen Tomlinson stand to be renamed.

Tomlinson stand is renamed after sponsorship deal with Driver Hire

BATLEY BULLDOGS have agreed a new sponsorship deal with local firm Driver Hire which will see the Glen Tomlinson stand at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium re-named.

Rhys Davies converted a penalty in Liversedge's 5-2 win away to Athersley Recreation in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division last Wednesday but their fixture crisis shows no sign of easing off after two further postponements. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Liversedge left frustrated by further postponements

Liversedge’s fixture crisis shows no signs of abating after they saw two further matches postponed.

Tom Brooke was one of Hanging Heaton's stand out performers in the 8-8 draw against Underbank Rangers last Saturday.

Hanging Heaton battle out draw against Pennine League title rivals Underbank

Hanging Heaton maintained their unbeaten run in Pennine League Division Two West when they fought out an 8-8 draw against title rivals Underbank Rangers on the 4G pitch at Dewsbury Rams last Saturday.

Caleb Ekuban reacts to a missed opportunity in Leeds United's game against Sheffield Wednesday.

Improving mentality of players is key for Leeds United boss

The Latest international break will give Leeds United boss Paul Heckingbottom time to work with his players, but it is improving their mentality he reckons is the most important improvement to be made in the next fortnight.

Foulstone brace proves in vain as Celtic edged out by late tries at Clock Face

Foulstone brace proves in vain as Celtic edged out by late tries at Clock Face

Dewsbury Celtic slipped to a 16-8 defeat away to Clock Face Miners in National Conference League Division Three last Saturday.

The Marmozets have just released their second album

From actors to boxers: Talented people from Yorkshire you might not have heard about

Yorkshire has produced many talented people over the past generations, including the likes of Judi Dench, Sally Wainwright, Henry Moore and Chris Rea. Yorkshire has given the world talented actors, musicians, performers, artists and athletes, to name only a few, and continues to do so to the present day.
Matt Diskin praised Batley supporters who helped clear the pitch of snow last Sunday.

Diskin praises Batley supporters’ terrific effort to ensure cup tie goes ahead

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin was full of praise for the club’s supporters and volunteers who helped clear snow from the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium pitch to ensure last Sunday’s Challenge Cup tie against Leigh went ahead.

Joss Ratcliffe bagged a brace of tries to help Thornhill Trojans secure an 18-18 draw against Milford Marlins in National Coonference League Division One on a bitterly cold afternoon in Overthorpe Park. Picture: Paul Butterield

Trojans and Milford earn credit for battling out draw

Thornhill Trojans played their first home game of the summer season when Milford Marlins were the visitors in some of the most extreme weather conditions witnessed in Overthorpe Park for many years.

Bulldogs fans cleared the pitch of snow to ensure the game could go ahead.

Bulldogs edged out by Leigh in Challenge Cup

Batley Bulldogs produced a terrific effort but came up just short as they bowed out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 8-4 against full-time outfit Leigh Centurions on a bitterly cold afternoon at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium.

Disappointed Stuart Dallas looks on in the snow at full-time as Sheffield Wednesday celebrate their 2-1 win at Leeds United.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Late goal denies Leeds United in Yorkshire derby

An injury-time goal by Atdhe Nuhiu condemned Leeds United to yet another defeat as they went down 2-1 to Sheffield Wednesday at a snowy Elland Road.

Home runner Jenni Muston at the start of the Spen 20 mile road race last Sunday.

Spenborough AC stage 20 mile road race as part of Yorkshire Championships

Spenborough Athletics Club hosted the annual 20 mile road race that incorporated the Yorkshire Championships last Sunday.

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Training Cave boxer Olly Sugden

Sugden stops opponent on impressive boxing debut

Olly Sugden recorded an impressive stoppage win on his boxing debut in Derby last Friday.

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Shaw Cross Sharks Under-14s overcame a tough test from Brighouse to secure victory in their first game of the season.

Sharks U14s recocver from early set backs to record thrilling opening win

Shaw Cross Sharks Under-14 Reds secured a thrilling victory over Brighouse Rangers in a dramatic opening game of the season.

Bulldogs full-back Dave Scott has penned a contract extension which will keep the Scottish international at the club until the end of 2019. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs happy to take underdog tag

Batley Bulldogs will be hoping to spring a surprise in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Sunday when Leigh Centurions visit Fox’s Biscuits Stadium in the pick of the fourth round ties.

Batley coach Matt Diskin admitted his side were outclassed by London.

Diskin gives honest assessment of Bulldogs defeat to London

BATLEY Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin was honest in his assessment of Batley’s 68-12 defeat away to London Broncos last Sunday and admits his side deserved to be put to the sword.

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