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Yorkshire captain may step aside on Joe Root's return

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1:18pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale is considering leaving himself out of Sunday’s LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Lord’s with England batsman Joe Root set to return to the side.

Calvin climbs heights at York City

York Press: York City's Calvin Andrew gets a hug from Manager Nigel Worthington at the end of the match at Bootham Cresent. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5562143)

1:01pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington has applauded the double impact of striker Calvin Andrew.

China push fires Simon Dyson

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

12:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORK golf ace Simon Dyson was today on the trail of seizing an early advantage in the Volvo China Open today.

Lokos aim to develop a winning mentality

York Press: York College's  Luke Watling eludes the  Hull College A defenders. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5611290)

12:39pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORK Lokomotive ARLC kick off their new season on Saturday with coach Simon Moat espousing a new philosophy.

Heworth’s home ‘should be lovely for us - not them’

York Press: Tim Rumford, of Heworth

12:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TIM RUMFORD wants Elmpark Way to remain a "lovely place" as described by former Super League star Jamie Rooney - but he doesn't want it to be so nice for opposing teams.

Momentum grows at Tykes after Ballance boom

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:28pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORKSHIRE dotted the i’s and crossed the t’s on a comprehensive LV= County Championship innings win over Northamptonshire at Headingley yesterday to get up and running for 2014.

York's Brad Jackson marks pro dragster debut in style

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12:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PROFESIONAL debuts could hardly have been more dramatic or daring than that of Naburn tough of the drag-racing track Brad Jackson.

Paul Hanagan's treble mission led by Fahey prospect, Bond's Girl

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11:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

PAUL HANAGAN may not be quite as familiar a face at Beverley since he moved to Newmarket as he was when he was stable jockey to Richard Fahey and ruled the roost at the Westwood, but he is sure to have plenty of support on the course this afternoon when he is poised to complete a treble.

Praise for York Ladies ARLC despite final agony

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12:33pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YORK Ladies rugby league team ended their season on a disappointing note - but coach Andy Fletcher still had high praise for his charges.

Martin House Hospice in running for Vale League cash bonus

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12:28pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HPH York Vale League cricketers will be hitting out for charity this season.

Bowls: Yetton Trophy conquest seals golden double for York ladies

York Press: York Indoor Bowls Club ladies celebrate their Yetton Trophy triumph

12:31pm Thursday 24th April 2014

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Steve Tuohy wins Planet Bowls York Open at Thanet Road

York Press: Planet Bowls York Open 2014 presentation, from left, Philip Taylor from sponsors Co-operative Funeralcare, winner Steve Tuohy, runner-up Andy Ware and York Indoor Bowls Club chairman Roy Colebourn

12:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THANET Road staged a hugely successful Planet Bowls York Open, with Egham's Steve Tuohy beating City of Ely's Andy Ware in the final.

Football fans sponsor Yorkshire batsman Jack Leaning

York Press: Jack Leaning makes 50 in York’s big win over Barnsley

11:57am Thursday 24th April 2014

A GROUP of York City fans have stretched their support across the sporting spectrum by backing one of Yorkshire’s rising cricket stars.

Commonwealth waiting game for swimmer James Wilby

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11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby will have to wait until Wednesday, May 7 to learn if he has earned a place in England’s squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Lewis Montrose savours return to York City action

York Press: (Left) York City'sLewis Montrose and Bury's Andrew Tutte in action during the match at Bootham Cresent. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5576351)

12:29pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LEWIS Montrose has admitted that he never felt frozen out at York City despite going 15 games without a start.

Moxon backing England pair Moores and Farbrace

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:26pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MARTYN MOXON is backing Peter Moores and Paul Farbrace to spark a revival in England’s cricketing fortunes.

Player of the Week gong for Knights' James Haynes

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12:22pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YORK City Knights have come in for more Kingstone Press Championship One plaudits after full-back James Haynes was named the division's Player of the Week.

Woodhouse Grange claim President's trophy

York Press: Dunnington batsman Jack Bolam hits a six during the President's Cup match against Woodhouse . Picture : Garry Atkinson (5549007)

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WOODHOUSE Grange collected the first silverware of the 2014 Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League season when they beat Dunnington by five wickets in the President’s Trophy.

Yorkshire chasing final day win

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YORKSHIRE will hope for some help from the weather gods today as they pursue a deserved LV= County Championship victory over Northamptonshire at Headingley.

Snooker: Malton pocket Conservative Clubs’ title

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

12:03pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MALTON ‘A’ beat main rivals Fulford ‘A’ 6-1 to regain the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League title.

North Yorkshire trainer Alan Swinbank spurns Catterick for Epsom bid

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Alan Swinbank sidesteps his local Catterick venue today in favour of concentrating on Epsom where Ebony Express has a leading chance of capturing the £50,000 Investec City & Suburban Handicap in the hands of new stable jockey Ben Curtis.

City of York medal glory at New Earswick bowls club

York Press: City of York medal glory at New Earswick bowls club

12:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BRONZE, silver and gold medals were won by athletes representing Special Olympics City of York in the Yorkshire & Humberside regional boccia and short mat bowls tournaments.

Tennis: Tough start for returning Copmanthorpe

York Press: Tyke Petroleum men's Tennis league 'Division two champions Copmanthorpe: delighted to be returning to the top-flight after a seven-year absence.  (LtoR): Dave Beattie, Lindsay McLeod, Jack Wood, Rob Abbot, Graeme Butcher (captain) and Alan Parting

12:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

COPMANTHORPE will return to division one of the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League after a six-year absence when the season kicks off on Sunday (APRIL27).

Tennis: All set for new Fulford Ladies Invitation season

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12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League season gets under way this weekend, with six divisions of eight teams taking part.

Spotlight on goalball at York St John

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12:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YORK St John University will host a major tournament in the national goalball calendar at the weekend.

York City boss hails 'exceptional' Easter as Minstermen look to secure play-off place

York Press: GOAL.York City's Keith Lowe (2nd left) celebrates his goal with his team mates  during the match at Bootham Cresent. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5562137)

12:26pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

YORK City manager Nigel Worthington hailed an "exceptional" Easter after his team moved to within one win of securing a Sky Bet League Two play-off place.

York City 1, Bury 0

York Press: York City’s Adam Reed tries an overhead kick against Bury

12:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

YORK City kept their 21st clean sheet of the season to set a new club record and move to within one win of snaring a play-off place.

York Acorn launch a smart second-half revival only for Skirlaugh to prevail

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12:02pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

YORK Acorn ARLC 'A' produced a second-half comeback but were unable to stave off defeat against Skirlaugh 'A' in the Yorkshire Men's League.

Jack Brooks revels as Yorkshire striker

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

JACK BROOKS believes his performance with bat and ball and Yorkshire’s winning position in their ongoing LV= County Championship match against his former county Northamptonshire has helped to justify his decision to leave Wantage Road in late 2012.

Champion jockey-elect Tony McCoy to dazzle at Wetherby

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:09pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE remarkable Tony McCoy, who will be crowned champion jump jockey for a 19th consecutive time when the season draws to a close on Saturday, graces Wetherby with his presence this afternoon and is unlikely to return home empty-handed.

Yorkshire v Northamptonshire - Lunch, day 2

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

1:33pm Monday 21st April 2014

Gary Ballance’s brilliant 174 has helped Yorkshire strengthen their grip on this LV= County Championship match against Northamptonshire at Headingley, which has reached lunch on day two.

Worthington urges York City fans to turn out in force

York Press: A band of 781 York City fans cheer their team to a crucial 1-0 victory at play-off rivals Oxford United in Sky Bet League Two on Good Friday

10:53am Monday 21st April 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington wants two bumper Bootham Crescent crowds to cheer his team into the Sky Bet League Two play-offs.

Russell Penn shows an Iron will in York City's play-off push

York Press: York City skipper Russell Penn puts his foot in during Good Friday’s 1-0 win at Sky Bet League Two play-off rivals Oxford United

10:52am Monday 21st April 2014

RUSSELL Penn has insisted going to old club Scunthorpe needing a result on the final day of the season would hold no fear for him and his York City team-mates.

Bury hit form ahead of Bootham Crescent visit

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10:49am Monday 21st April 2014

BURY will visit York City hoping to extend their longest unbeaten run since 2011.

York Cricket Club suffer 127-run defeat on opening day

York Press: SLIP UP: Yorkshire Academy batsman Eliott Callis, left, is put down in the slips as York’s Liam McKendry, right, and Jack Leaning throw themselves towards the ball, while York’s Jake Murphy fails to snare Callis, abovePictures: Garry Atkinson

10:42am Monday 21st April 2014

YORK Cricket Club’s defence of the Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier League title began in disappointing fashion as they suffered a heavy home defeat against Yorkshire Academy.

Selby Town end losing run at Hallam

York Press: Tadcaster Albion V Barton Town Old Boys. Albions Danny Critchlow wins a free kick.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5544614)

10:23am Monday 21st April 2014

SELBY Town ended a three-game losing run with a 3-1 success at Hallam in Northern Counties East League division one.

St Mary's clinch premier division title

York Press: Huntington Rovers V Old Malton St Marys. Marcus Godsell in possesion.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5544665)

10:14am Monday 21st April 2014

OLD Malton St Mary’s secured their second York Minster Engineering Football League premier division title in three years after a 2-1 win at Huntington Rovers.

Heworth ship 11 tries against division three leaders Featherstone

York Press: Heworth ARLFC       V     Featherstone  Lions   Heworth's Jonnie Payne in mid air    Picture Frank Dwyer (5545776)

10:12am Monday 21st April 2014

HEWORTH ARLC were blitzed by rampant Featherstone Lions as they lost 60-12 in National Conference League division three.

Hambleton trainer Kevin Ryan targets Redcar triumph

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10:10am Monday 21st April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Kevin Ryan is quickly getting his string into top gear.

Final flourish for South Milford FC

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10:14am Monday 21st April 2014

SOUTH Milford completed their York Minster Engineering Football League division four campaign with a 3-1 win at Huntington.

Pock 7s: Crowd of 3,000 watches Oxfam’s winning crusade

York Press: TRIUMPH: Oxfam Crusaders celebrate their victory in the 56th annual Pock 7s

10:39am Monday 21st April 2014

OXFAM Crusaders are pictured, right, celebrating their breathtaking 36-34 final victory over Northern Exiles at the 56th annual Pock 7s tournament.

Selection headache looming as Yorkshire are boosted by Gary Ballance century

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7:59pm Sunday 20th April 2014

YORKSHIRE coach Jason Gillespie is going to have one heck of a selection headache this weekend after a positive day for Yorkshire on and off the field.

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

York Press: North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson

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

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

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

York Press: Jockey Paul Hanagan during the Dubai Duty Free Weekend at Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 11, 2014. See PA story RACING Newbury. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire
            
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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.



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