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Room for improvement as Yorkshire begin with drab draw

York Press: HALF-CENTURY: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth

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

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

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

York Press: LOAN SIGNING: James Saltonstall

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

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

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

York Press: horse racing - zxc

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

York Press: Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers logo

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

York Press: Michael Ingham

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.

Calvin Andrew lifted by words of York City chief

York Press: York City striker Calvin Andrew, centre, tries to turn away from Accrington Stanley defender Nicky Hunt, right, on his full debut

11:59am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CALVIN Andrew has revealed how York City manager Nigel Worthington helped him and his team-mates back up off the floor following Saturday's stoppage-time agony against Accrington.

Far East trio of tournaments spurs Simon Dyson

York Press: BACK ON THE TEE: Simon Dyson returns to the European Tour this week

11:52am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ITCHING to resume the European Tour, York’s top golfer Simon Dyson opens the first of three lucrative tournaments on Thursday.

Cham hat-trick clinches Kirkbymoorside’s conquest of division four

York Press: Kirkbymoorside V Selby.
Ryan Rivis in action.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5377443)

11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Kirkbymoorside wrapped up their impressive Division Four league campaign a 4-2 win over Selby Town Reserves.

Karate instructor celebrates 4th Dan black belt

York Press: Haxby Shotokan Karate Club instructor and co-founder Ian Shaw, centre, celebrates the awarding of his 4th Dan black belt with club members

11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

INSTRUCTOR Ian Shaw is celebrating his 4th Dan black belt at Haxby Shotokan Karate Club.

York Acorn lose in opening match of premier division

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11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

YORK Acorn ARLC ‘A’ turned in a lacklustre performance as they lost 26-6 at Hunslet Warriors in their opening match of the Yorkshire Men’s League premier division season.

Darts: City Supporters victory over Tramways

York Press: Natalie Farmeary

11:24am Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEADERS City Supporters raced to a 7-2 victory over Tramways in division one of the York John Smith's Ladies Darts League.

Trainer Donald McCain tipped to keep up winning spree

York Press: David Moyes (left) and trainer Donald McCain in the parade ring during Pertemps Swinton Hurdle Day at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 11, 2013. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wir

11:18am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Donald McCain, who took Wetherby by storm on Sunday by winning the first three races on the card, can continue his successful spree at Kempton today.

Thornton rails at Knights loss

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

10:43am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOSS Gary Thornton blasted the “worst performance since I’ve been at the club” after watching York City Knights’ 100 per cent start to the league campaign come to a crashing end.

Rivellino pushes for glory at Lingfield

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

RIVELLINO will go for glory in the £150,000 sprint on All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield on Friday, writes Steve Carroll.

Play Touch Rugby League comes to Selby

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

11:40am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PLAY Touch Rugby League is coming to the Selby area.

York darts duo compete in Blue Bell Hotel competition

York Press: John Quantock

11:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

YORK duo Rich Corner and John Quantock will compete with BDO stars Scott Waites, Darryl Fitton, Martin Atkins and James Wilson in a fight to be crowned the Blue Bell Hotel Invitational Darts champion, writes Dave Flett.

Adil Rashid hits century as Yorkshire take control of County Championship clash against Somerset

York Press: LATE WICKETS: Yorkshire seamer Liam Plunkett

7:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

ADIL RASHID gave the England selectors an early nudge with a century for Yorkshire as they retained the initiative in their opening LV= County Championship match against Somerset during day two at Taunton.

York City 1, Accrington Stanley 1

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

12:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

HAVING tossed away two points against the club that refused to die, York City must now resurrect their play-off hopes over the Easter holiday.

York City Knights 16, Oxford 24

York Press: STAR MAN: Hard-working Knights prop Jack Aldous, named The Press man of the match, gets involved in a tackle

11:10am Monday 14th April 2014

SO much for York City Knights going through the league season unbeaten.

Pickering Town surge into top six slot

York Press: Pickering Towm V Heaor Town.
Jamie Patterson in action.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5377276)

11:38am Monday 14th April 2014

FREE-SCORING Pickering Town rounded off their home campaign in the Northern Counties East League premier division with a 3-0 victory over Heanor Town.

Relief for Leeds United as Luke Murphy double ends poor run

York Press: Leeds United logo - zxc

11:29am Monday 14th April 2014

RECALLED Luke Murphy’s double eased the tension at Elland Road as Leeds United recorded their first win under Massimo Cellino’s ownership, writes Martin Jarred.

Huntington Rovers lose warm-up for FA final

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11:28am Monday 14th April 2014

WIGGINTON Grasshoppers laid down a marker for the York FA Saturday Senior Cup final with a 5-1 victory at Huntington Rovers in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division.

Chris Jackson fires Cliffe FC title bid

York Press: Minster Engineering League - zxc

11:26am Monday 14th April 2014

CLIFFE stayed in the division two title hunt with a 3-2 victory over Rawcliffe in the York Minster Engineering Football League.

Louis The Pious tipped to shine at Pontefract races

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:23am Monday 14th April 2014

LOUIS THE PIOUS, a talented sprinter, who is likely to be York-bound next month for the Knavesmire's opening action, can start his season in style by winning the feature race at Pontefract this afternoon.

York Acorn aces back on track with 38-12 win

York Press: Andy Gargan

11:16am Monday 14th April 2014

YORK Acorn ARLC got back to winning ways with a 38-12 victory over Ince Rose Bridge in National Conference League division one.

Selby RUFC end term with 39-0 whitewash

11:07am Monday 14th April 2014

INJURY-HIT Selby signed off their Yorkshire One campaign with a 39-0 defeat at North Ribblesdale.

Yorkshire get off to flying start to County Championship campaign at Somerset

York Press: Adam Lyth, pictured, is in direct competition with Alex Lees for a place in the Yorkshire starting XI

8:09pm Sunday 13th April 2014

YORKSHIRE seized the early initiative in their opening LV= County Championship match against Somerset after a commanding batting display at Taunton underpinned by Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance and Adil Rashid.

"No need to be depressed" says York City manager Nigel Worthington after stoppage-time agony against Accrington

York Press: York City manager Nigel Worthington

8:55am Sunday 13th April 2014

NIGEL Worthington told his York City side not to be despondent after their stoppage-time agony against Accrington Stanley.

York's James Wilby shines at British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby is taking part in the British Gas International Meet

11:39pm Saturday 12th April 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby has bagged two fourth place finishes at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

Knights ace vows to beat injury blues

York Press: Jason Golden taking the ball up Hunslet Hawks v York City Knights Kingstone Press Championship game held at South Leeds Stadium on the09/03/2014PIC BY MARK CLAYTONFor Editorial Use Only. (5356873)

1:25pm Saturday 12th April 2014

JASON GOLDEN has spoken of his injury heartache - but insists he is determined to remain part of "exciting times at York City Knights".

Parslow eyes up City return

York Press: York City - zxc

1:20pm Saturday 12th April 2014

DEFENDER Dan Parslow is targeting York City’s 2014/15 pre-season friendlies for a return to playing action.

Tykes stars descend on Clifton Park for Twenty20 clash

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1:17pm Saturday 12th April 2014

YORK CRICKET Club are hailing it as a "once in a lifetime" opportunity - the chance to see Yorkshire's county heroes perform at Clifton Park.

Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett issues warning on Somerset

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

1:18pm Saturday 12th April 2014

LIAM PLUNKETT says Yorkshire must be wary of a Somerset side out to prove a point as the LV= County Championship division one season starts for both teams at Taunton tomorrow.

Castleford prop Fleming in much-changed Knights line-up

York Press: Castleford's Dan Fleming (5366074)

1:06pm Saturday 12th April 2014

GARY THORNTON is to ring the changes tomorrow as York City Knights aim to get quickly back on track against Oxford - including bringing in a notable newcomer from Castleford.

Table Tennis: Holgate 'C' relegated in dramatic finale

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

12:57pm Saturday 12th April 2014

TRAMWAYS survived the drop in a dramatic round of fixtures at the bottom of division two in the York & District Table Tennis League.

Trainer Carr tipped to land Thirsk's 2014 opener

York Press: Lady Cecil at Nottingham Racecourse, Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 2, 2013. See PA story RACING Nottingham. Photo credit should read: Simon Cooper/PA Wire
            
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12:53pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THIRSK opens its doors today for the first time this year and kicks off its 2014 campaign with a bumper eight-race card which supports the 50th anniversary of the Injured Jockeys' Fund.

Knights boss warns Oxford will be no pushovers

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

1:01pm Saturday 12th April 2014

KNIGHTS boss Gary Thornton insists his side need to to treat Oxford with “plenty of respect”, writes Peter Martini.

Title boost for stable staff

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12:53pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MARK JOHNSTON’S stable staff will be willing him on to win the All-Weather trainer’s championship - they could bag a £10,000 bonus if he does.

Match preview: York City v Accrington Stanley

York Press: LARNE OYEBANJO GETS AWAY FROM MATT DONE
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11:12am Friday 11th April 2014

LANRE Oyebanjo will not mind missing out on a place in York City's history books tomorrow as long as the team beat Accrington Stanley.

Accrington Stanley arrive at Bootham Crescent with better away record than home

York Press: JOSH CARSON GETS AWAY FROM KAI NAISMITHAccringto Stanley v York City  Sky Bet Divison 2 clash held at the storefirst.com stadium on the 26/12/2013Pic by Gordon ClaytonFootball League Images are covered by DataCo Licence agreementsFor editorial use onlyNo

11:10am Friday 11th April 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley will only have left-back Laurence Wilson missing for tomorrow's Sky Bet League Two clash at York City.

Frustrated Tadcaster Albion issue play-off plea

York Press: Tadcaster Albion V Winterton. Josh Barrett in action.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5321397)

11:05am Friday 11th April 2014

PLAY-OFFS should be introduced for the Northern Counties East League Premier division, insists Tadcaster Albion manager Paul Marshall.



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