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Yorkshire captain hails Matt Fisher’s rise into first-team cricket

York Press: Yorkshire's Matthew Fisher, the 16-year-old Sheriff Hutton Bridge bowler, is congratulated by Andrew Hodd on dismissing Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell lbwPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ANDREW GALE believes Matthew Fisher has taken to first-team cricket like a duck to water.

Kane Williamson could still see out Yorkshire's County Championship campaign

York Press: Yorkshire's Kane Williamson on his way to a century against Sussex at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW Zealand star Kane Williamson could still end the season with Yorkshire.

Bowls: Clarence crowned Evening League champions again

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11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

CLARENCE have been crowned York C&IU Bowls Evening League champions with 117 points.

Bowls: Wigginton celebrate back-to-back promotions

York Press: Wigginton Bowls Club celebrate winning division two of the York Amateur Bowling Association League - the team's second successive title

11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

WIGGINTON are celebrating back-to-back titles in the York Amateur Bowling Association League.

Escrick Bowls Club seeking new players

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11:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

ESCRICK Bowls Club are in need of new members for the forthcoming campaign.

Ryan proud but Australia takes the glory

York Press: The Grey Gatsby ridden by Graham Lee wins the John Smith's Median Auction Stakes during the 2013 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 13, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo cred

4:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN spoke of his huge pride after The Grey Gatsby chased home dual Derby winning hero Australia (8-13 fav) to finish runner up in York’s richest ever race – the £800,000 Juddmonte International.

Ryan return all worthwhile thanks to Blaine's York victory

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2:29pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMY RYAN considered giving up riding after a horror fall at York left her with severe shoulder injuries – but the jockey said horses like Blaine made her return worthwhile after the pair clinched the Symphony Group Stakes at York Racecourse today.

Norton trainer Ellison bags Ebor Festival winner

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

4:45pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON went mob handed in a bid to win the Fine Equinity Stakes at York Racecourse and Edge Of Sanity sprang a 25-1 surprise to give the Norton trainer what he wanted.

York City boss Nigel Worthington on 'hard decisions' after switching keepers in 2-2 draw with Cambridge United

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12:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON declared he was not afraid to take “hard decisions” after sacrificing goalkeeper Jason Mooney at half-time in York City’s 2-2 draw with Cambridge United in Sky Bet League Two.

Ryan’s mighty as top Knights scoop awards double

York Press:

1:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK City Knights' wonderful comeback win at arch-rivals Hunslet Hawks has been capped by an accolade double.

York City 2, Cambridge United 2

York Press:

12:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

JAKE HYDE and Wes Fletcher were the heroes as York City mounted a stirring fight-back to grab a 2-2 draw with Cambridge United at Bootham Crescent.

York claim first Foss Cricket League division one title

York Press: STAR TURN: York all-rounder Jake Murphy, right, shone in the championship-winning victory over MelbournePicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK claimed their maiden Foss Evening Cricket League division one title as an all-round performance from Jake Murphy proved too much for relegated Melbourne.

Twin trophy target for Tykes star Tim Bresnan

York Press: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Luke WrightPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TIM BRESNAN has revealed his confidence in Yorkshire’s ability to end the season in style by winning two trophies, the LV= County Championship and the Royal London One-day Cup.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge land Pilmoor title with thrilling play-off triumph

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12:26pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge clinched the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League division one championship when they won a thrilling 18-overs-a-side play-off with Thirsk at Sessay.

Australia fancied to supper Yorkshire hopes in Juddmonte International

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12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUCH as the locals would love to see The Grey Gatsby win today's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York looks more likely to be taken back across the Irish Sea by Aidan O'Brien, courtesy of Australia.

Selby Town goalkeeper suffers triple leg break

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12:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SELBY Town are reeling from a triple leg break suffered by in-form goalkeeper Mark Wilberforce.

Leeds United beaten at home by Brighton

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12:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

LEEDS United were rocked by visitors Brighton, who put on a breezy show at Elland Road last night.

Entries open for Trackrod Rally Yorkshire

York Press: Trackrod Rally Yorkshire takes place in Ryedale later this month

12:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ENTRIES are now being taken for all sections of the 2014 Trackrod Rally Yorkshire to be held in Ryedale on September 26-27.

King William dethroned in White Rose Ladies Darts League

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12:16pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KING William fired the big scores but still went down 4-3 at home to Crescent ‘B’ in division one of the York White Rose Ladies Darts League.

Cut it out: York City manager in mistakes plea

York Press:

1:17pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

STOP shooting yourselves in the foot was the message from York City boss Nigel Worthington in the wake of three stoppage-time woundings.

Knights hero James Haynes admits he wanted to "cry for his mum"

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1:12pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEROIC James Haynes admitted he wanted to “cry for his mum” as he played through the pain barrier to help York City Knights seal top spot in Championship One.

York City need collective strength to cure late goal agony - Hyde

York Press:

1:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COLLECTIVE strength will cure York City’s last-gasp wobbles.

McCombe: Minstermen are paying dearly for mistakes

York Press:

12:49pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CENTRE-BACK John McCombe says York City must once again find a way to grind out results.

Heworth ARLC ‘A’ lose at home to Bradford Dudley Hill

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12:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEWORTH ARLC ‘A’ let slip a lead in the final quarter for the second week running as they went down 34-22 at home to Bradford Dudley Hill in group two of the Yorkshire League.

Tennis: Poppleton retain IT Sports division one title

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12:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POPPLETON retained the division one title in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League with victories over Rufforth and rivals York.

Senior Cricket League: Andy Northfield excels in Copmanthorpe win

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:28pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DIVISION four central leaders Copmanthorpe earned a 132-run victory over Dringhouses in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Trainer Kevin Ryan looks on course for top Yarmouth double

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12:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who has booked Richard Hughes to ride The Grey Gatsby in tomorrow's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York, is chasing significantly smaller fry today when he sends two runners on the long haul to Yarmouth.

Leed United's Billy Sharp targets Brighton cheer

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12:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FAN power is spurring Leeds United to make a success of their Sky Bet Championship campaign.

Tennis: Fulford Ladies division one title to will go down to the wire

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12:38pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DUNNINGTON ensured the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League division one title race will go down to the wire after completing the double over long time leaders York 1.

Darts: Tramways power on to beat City Supporters

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12:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

JO HODGES, with a 19-dart game, inspired Tramways as Carole Layne, Sue Lowery and Karen Alton helped them to race into a 4-0 lead against York John Smith’s Ladies Darts League division one front-runners City Supporters.

Boss Gary Thornton hails "terrific spirit" as York City Knights fight back to beat promotion rivals Hunslet Hawks and all but seal top spot

York Press: Jubilant York City Knights players celebrate their comeback victory over Hunslet HawksPicture: Gordon Clayton

1:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

“IT was never in doubt!” So declared Gary Thornton, tongue in cheek, after watching his York City Knights side score two converted tries in the last five minutes to win 20-18 at Hunslet and all but secure the Championship One league leaders’ crown.

Yorkshire stay top of division one with win over Sussex at Scarborough

York Press: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Luke WrightPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

7:08pm Monday 18th August 2014

YORKSHIRE maintained their position as the leaders of the LV= County Championship by easing past Sussex by nine wickets at Scarborough, their sixth win of the season.

York City 1, Northampton Town 1

York Press:

1:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

A LATE goal scuppered York City for the third game in succession as they drew 1-1 with Northampton Town at Bootham Crescent.

Leeds United striker Billy Sharp scores late winner on debut

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1:04pm Monday 18th August 2014

BILLY SHARP made the perfect start to his Leeds United career with a late winner against Middlesbrough at Elland Road.

Stewart seals Tadcaster Albion victory

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1:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

CARL STEWART scored a hat-trick as Tadcaster Albion cruised to a 5-0 victory over Barnoldswick Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

Senior Cricket League: Struggling York II hit rock bottom

York Press: Dunnington   V    Stamford Bridge   Dunnington bowler,  Jay Snowdon clean bowls , Stamford Bridge batsman, Paul Milner     Picture Frank Dwyer (9374762)

12:51pm Monday 18th August 2014

RELEGATION is looming large for York II in the wake of their seven-wicket defeat at Beverley in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League premier division.

York's Yorkshire League crown slipping after Academy loss

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12:51pm Monday 18th August 2014

CHAMPIONS York are facing an uphill battle to retain their Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier Cricket League title after losing to leaders Yorkshire Academy.

Senior Cricket League: Driffield brushed aside by Heworth

York Press: Malton and Old Malton wicketkeeper Morgan Fraser celebrates as Acomb batsman Andrew Tute is bowled by Wayne Dawson. Pic: Mike Tipping (9374745)

12:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

HEWORTH maintained their powerful division one promotion drive with a seven-wicket victory at Driffield in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Senior Cricket League: Leaders Osbaldwick send Sheriff Hutton packing

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12:47pm Monday 18th August 2014

LEADERS Osbaldwick were eight-wicket winners over visiting Sheriff Hutton in division two north.

Senior Cricket League: Drax step up survival bid

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:45pm Monday 18th August 2014

DRAX stepped up their battle against the drop in division three north with a nine-wicket win over fellow strugglers Whitkirk.

New boys off to flying start in York Minster Engineering Football League

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12:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE York Minster Engineering Football League premier division season got under way with the two newly-promoted teams claiming tight victories.

Back to back wins fuel Heworth ARLC revival

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12:37pm Monday 18th August 2014

EVER-IMPROVING Heworth ARLC recorded their second successive National Conference League division three victory by disposing of Wigan outfit Hindley 26-14 at Elm Park Way.

Thirsk racecourse stalwart Tax Free to file final return

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12:16pm Monday 18th August 2014

TAX FREE, one of the most popular sprinters in North Yorkshire, is set to bring down the curtain on his lengthy career at Thirsk this afternoon.

Hunslet Hawks 18, York City Knights 20

York Press: York City Knights' James Ford touches down in the first half against Hunslet HawksPicture: Gordon Clayton

8:20pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WHEN York City Knights last won the third tier title, the then National League Two in 2005, they did so courtesy of a momentous comeback at South Leeds Stadium.

Kane Williamson ton puts Yorkshire on course for victory over Sussex at Scarborough

York Press: Yorkshire's Kane Williamson on his way to a century against Sussex at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

8:02pm Sunday 17th August 2014

KANE WILLIAMSON ended his wait for a maiden Yorkshire century, but more importantly the county are on course for another LV= County Championship victory against Sussex at Scarborough.

Simon Dyson returns to form on final day of golf's Made In Denmark tournament

York Press: England's Simon Dyson on the 1st green during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit

3:34pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SIMON DYSON closed out golf's inaugural Made In Denmark tournament with a welcome return to form.

Hat-trick of costly late goals "not right" says York City boss Nigel Worthington

York Press:

10:40pm Saturday 16th August 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON is demanding new levels of concentration from his players following another late goal that scuppered his York City side.

Knights hit back ahead of crunch tie against Hunslet

York Press: LUKE WHO'S SIGNED FOR HUNSLET: Hard-hitting Luke Hardbottle, a tackling machine in his time at York, is returning to England early next month after three years in Australia - and will join arch-rivals Hunslet in time for the promotion play-offs

1:39pm Saturday 16th August 2014

GARY THORNTON has hit back in the battle of wills against arch-rivals Hunslet by declaring squads, structures and spirit win titles – not late-in-the-day new signings.

Praise for York City's Tom Platt

York Press: York City FC. Pic: Mike Tipping (9350345)

1:38pm Saturday 16th August 2014

TOM PLATT has gained the plaudits of boss Nigel Worthington after emerging as part of York’s central midfield pairing.

York City faithful fans award

Josh Carson, Fan of the season.
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1:36pm Saturday 16th August 2014

YORK City is putting supporters first with the launch of two new club awards.

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