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Selection headache looming as Yorkshire are boosted by Gary Ballance century

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7:59pm Sunday 20th April 2014

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North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson claims share of 47th place at Maybank Malaysian Open

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1:03pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A LEVEL par closing round of 72 at the Maybank Malaysian Open put the seal on a steady return to European Tour action for North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson.

Victory relief for Knights coach Gary Thornton

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11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

“HOW long were those last five minutes?” So asked a relieved Gary Thornton after his York City Knights side put him and the travelling faithful through the mill at Gateshead International Stadium before coming out with a 30-26 victory.

Penalty king Coulson is setting example at York City

York Press: Michael Coulson is mobbed by his team-mates after netting the winner from the penalty spot at Oxford

11:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson received the plaudits from York City boss Nigel Worthington after his second penalty in as many games secured a 1-0 win at play-off rivals Oxford.

Oxford United 0, York City 1

York Press: York City forward Michael Coulson scores from the penalty spot at Oxford

11:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

YORK City jumped back into a Sky Bet League Two play-off place after equalling the club’s longest undefeated run in 30 years.

Gateshead Thunder 26, York City Knights 30

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10:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

YORK City Knights got back on track in Championship One – just – as they held on at the death for a commendable but painfully nerve-wracking 30-26 victory at Gateshead.

Yorkshire paceman Jack Brooks firing up to face old club Northamptonshire

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11:12am Saturday 19th April 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale has described Jack Brooks as “a real asset” to the county as the fast bowler prepares to face his old club Northamptonshire in the LV= County Championship at Headingley tomorrow.

Oxfam Crusaders cruise to Pock 7s win

York Press: Pocklington's Joe Brown passes the ball during the game against Ionians Hawks in the John Smith's Pock Sevens tournament. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5539626)

10:54am Saturday 19th April 2014

OXFAM Crusaders emerged as the winners of the 56th annual John Smith’s Pock 7s rugby union tournament at Pocklington RUFC’s Percy Road base.

Former champion jockey Paul Hanagan on Nottingham glory trail

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10:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

PAUL HANAGAN has a late start to Easter Saturday, but the former Malton-based champion is expected to end the day in style.

Paul Farbrace in frame for England Test coaching role

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11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

Former Yorkshire second XI coach Paul Farbrace is set to sensationally quit Sri Lanka to be part of England's new coaching team, which will be announced today.

Golf: Steve Kennedy lifts Fletcher Trophy

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11:05am Saturday 19th April 2014

SANDBURN Hall Golf Club’s Steve Kennedy ruled supreme to lift the Fletcher Trophy.

North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson makes cut at Maybank Malaysian Open

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12:43pm Friday 18th April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson sneaked into the last two rounds of the Maybank Malaysian Open with a one under par second round of 71 in Kuala Lumpur.

Debutants thrown in as Knights seek a boost

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10:35am Friday 18th April 2014

GARY THORNTON insists his York City Knights side will put to bed last Sunday's nightmare as they look to bounce back to winning form tonight.

‘Keep calm’ call from York City chief

York Press: Nigel Worthington before the Accrington game.

10:27am Friday 18th April 2014

STAYING calm will be crucial if York City are to beat Oxford United today, believes manager Nigel Worthington.

Match preview: Oxford United v York City

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10:08am Friday 18th April 2014

KEITH LOWE wants the Minstermen defence to go on another goal-stopping run.

Tough return for York golfer Simon Dyson

York Press: EYEING MAJOR: Simon Dyson is arguably in the best form of any of 'Chubby' Chandler's charges.

10:27am Friday 18th April 2014

HOPES of an instant dividend on returning to golf’s European Tour failed to materialise for York’s Simon Dyson.

Tadcaster Albion's free for all incentive to thrive

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9:56am Friday 18th April 2014

TADCASTER ALBION are offering free admission to all spectators for tomorrow's clash against Barton Town Old Boys.

George Elliott reinstated in Knights line-up

York Press: York City Knights' player George Elliott takes the ball which has passed along the line before he dives over for a try against South Wales Scorpions. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5523000)

9:53am Friday 18th April 2014

WINGER George Elliott has been handed a vote of confidence by coach Gary Thornton after being reinstated into the line-up.

Fahey and O’Meara tipped to land major prizes

York Press: Jockey Tony Hamilton

9:44am Friday 18th April 2014

IT IS Good Friday with a difference. Never before has the day hosted racing, and for many enthusiasts it's the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Open Days at Middleham and Lambourn. Those two events are still taking place, but there is opposition from a sensational £1 million all-weather meeting at Lingfield and a richly-endowed Musselburgh fixture, highlighted by the £50,000 Royal Mile.

Yorkshire's Andrew Gale helps to unleash Liam Plunkett

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8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

YORKSHIRE’S Andrew Gale has been studying Michael Clarke’s captaincy in a bid to help him get the best out of fast bowler Liam Plunkett.

Woodhouse Grange targets fourth successive title win

York Press: Hunters York and District Senior Cricket League secretary and treasurer Rob Richtering, left, presents the premier division trophy to Woodhouse Grange captain Steve Burdett

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

STEVE BURDETT is targeting a record fourth successive Hunters York and District Senior Cricket League premier division title for Woodhouse Grange.

York Cricket Club out to beat Yorkshire Academy

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8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BEATING Yorkshire Academy will give York Cricket Club a “huge amount of confidence” as they start their bid for an eighth successive Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier League title, believes vice-captain Nick Kay.

York City's Keith Lowe hails best 45 minutes of his career

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7:02am Friday 18th April 2014

KEITH Lowe has hailed York City's first-half display against Wycombe Wanderers as "the most entertaining 45 minutes of football" he has ever been involved in.

Riccall United fight on in title battle

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10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

RICCALL United beat Copmanthorpe 3-2 to keep alive their slim premier division title hopes in the York Minster Engineering Football League, writes Graham Ireton.

Sunday Morning Football League round-up

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9:59am Friday 18th April 2014

DUNNINGTON staved off the threat of relegation with a 6-0 victory over Severus in division one of the Ian’s Cars of Barlby York Sunday Morning Football League, writes Dave Bailey.

York City manager's 'hold fast and thrive' message to players

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12:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON believes if York City keep their nerve they will get the result they deserve in tomorrow's crunch Sky Bet League Two clash at Oxford United.

Match preview: Oxford United v York City

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12:27pm Thursday 17th April 2014

OXFORD United are not expected to make any changes for their Good Friday showdown with York City.

Training ground drills aid York City's penalty hotshot

York Press: Michael Coulson fires York City ahead against Accrington Stanley from the the penalty spot

12:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson is happy to carry on taking penalties for York City despite only converting his first professional spot kick at the age of 26.

Featherstone Lions to provide latest test for Heworth ARLC

York Press: Heworth ARL U18s v Thornhill. Pic: Mike TippingJason Smith. (5488591)

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HEWORTH ARLC go from the frying pan into the fire in their National Conference League division three campaign - but with head coach Tim Rumford hailing their spirit.

New Earswick All Blacks aim to end season by leapfrogging hosts Queensbury

York Press: All Blacks coach Jack Stearman

11:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC aim to end their Pennine League championship campaign on a high note - hopefully without the controversy that abounded in their last home match.

Champion apprentice Jason Hart lines up winning Ripon yarn

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11:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

JASON HART, last year's champion apprentice, has made a flying start to the current campaign with half-a-dozen winners already under his belt and he can continue his successful spree at Ripon's opening meeting today.

York's Hayley Macdonald shines in televised bowls tournament

York Press: Ladies singles winner Zoe Eagles, chairman Roy Colebourn and runner-up Hayley Macdonald

11:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAYLEY MACDONALD was the undoubted York star if the televised English Indoor Bowls Association’s Premier 3`s tournament held at Thanet Road.

Bowls round-up

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11:43am Thursday 17th April 2014

WIGGINTON Bowling Club opened its outdoor season with a traditional bowls drive.

York Ladies face Bradford in season finale

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12:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YORK Ladies look to end the WRLA season on a high note when they take on Bradford Thunderbirds in the WRLA Challenge Cup Plate final on Easter Sunday.

Strong start for Guy Smith's Blancpain Endurance Series campaign

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12:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EAST Yorkshire racer Guy Smith started his 2014 campaign with a strong performance in the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy.

Busy festival weekend at Pocklington RUFC

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12:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POCKLINGTON RUFC’S John Smith’s Pock 7s is the focal point of a busy festival weekend at Percy Road.

Room for improvement as Yorkshire begin with drab draw

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6:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

JASON GILLESPIE says there is room for improvement in both batting and bowling for his Yorkshire side after their opening round LV= County Championship draw against Somerset at Taunton.

Classic contender for Richard Fahey after Nell romp

York Press: William Derby in humourous encounter with Malton trainer and York race ace Richard Fahey

5:03pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON trainer Richard Fahey has a genuine Classic contender on his hands after Sandiva showed her class in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket this afternoon.

Somerset v Yorkshire - Day 4, tea

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3:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Yorkshire lost the wickets of openers Alex Lees and Adam Lyth as well as captain Andrew Gale this afternoon, but their departures have not affected the county’s chances of securing a draw against Somerset at Taunton.

Knights sign Italy World Cup player

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3:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

YORK City Knights have signed an Italian World Cup player on loan, potentially for the rest of the season.

Michael Coulson plans wedding day workaround for play-off final

York Press: ACTION MAN: Striker Michael Coulson has worked out a potential Wembley and wedding schedule should City reach the promotion play-off final

12:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson is hoping to miss his own stag do as he aims to fire York City into the Sky Bet League Two play-offs.

Yorkshire captain declines Marcus Trescothick's run-chase request

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11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale last night revealed he declined an approach from Somerset’s Marcus Trescothick to set up a day-four run-chase in the opening LV= County Championship match at Taunton, which finishes today.

Cliffe take on Drum Athletic in FA Qualifying Cup final

York Press: Cliffe's Ryan Sedman, who scored two goals and had a penalty saved in the second period of extra-time during the cup win over WaterlooPicture: Malcolm Bryce

11:46am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CLIFFE will face Drum Athletic in the final of theEast Riding County FA Qualifying Cup at Pocklington Town on Tuesday, April 29, after a 5-2 extra time win over Waterloo in the last four.

Snooker: Barry Rankin claims his first Fosters Challenge trophy

York Press: Runner-up James Lee, left, with York Conservative Clubs' Fosters Challenge Snooker Trophy winner Barry Rankin

11:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BOOTHAM'S Barry Rankin won his first York Conservative Clubs' Fosters Challenge Snooker Trophy with a 3-1 victory over Fulford's James Lee in the final at Heworth.

Snooker: Malton ‘A’ one point from league title

York Press: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

11:19am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON 'A' took a major step towards regaining the York Conservative Clubs' Carlsberg UK Snooker League championship with a 5-2 victory over Acomb 'A'.

Swimmer James Wilby in the frame for Commonwealth Games selection

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5425396)

11:05am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PAIR of fourth placed finishes at the British Gas National Championships have taken Strensall swimmer James Wilby's career to the "next level".

Parbold and Sandiva can shine at Newmarket for Malton trainer Richard Fahey

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10:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON trainer Richard Fahey will know by the end of this afternoon whether his Classic aspirations for two of his horses are still intact.

Darts: Terry Temple claims scalp of Premier League star Dave Chisnall

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11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WHITWELL-ON-THE-HILL’S Terry Temple knocked out Premier League star Dave Chisnall on his way to the last 16 of the latest PDC Players Championship event at Wigan.

David Read leads Harriers in Guisborough Moors Fell Race

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11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GROUP of five Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers members tackled the tough Guisborough Moors Fell Race.

Michael Ingham agrees new one-year deal at York City

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2:26pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MICHAEL Ingham has signed a new one-year contract at York City despite losing his place to on-loan shot-stopper Nick Pope this season.

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