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South Yorkshire cage fighters Ricardo Franco, Sam 'The Hurricane' Halliday and  and Sam Boult on the ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

Yorkshire cage fighters on ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Trash talking cage fighter Conor McGregor's forthcoming battle with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge global interest in MMA and three Yorkshire fighters are hoping to make a knockout impact this weekend.
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FC Halifax in a pre-season friendly against Rochdale.

FC Halifax Town v Bradford City match will be played behind closed doors after police advice

FC Halifax Town’s friendly against Bradford City will be played behind closed doors following advice from West Yorkshire Police.

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Siddal’s National Cup hat-trick

Siddal’s National Cup hat-trick

Siddal under 16s completed a magnificent hat-trick of Xamax BARLA National Cup triumphs when they beat Blackbrook Royals 38-18 at Featherstone Rovers’ ground.

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Disney Princess advice from the Lionesses (from L-R) Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton, Siobhan Chamberlain, Ellen White, Nikita Parris giving advice to young girls.

England women's footballers become Disney Princesses to inspire girls

England women's footballers have kicked off a campaign with Disney to redefine the term 'Princess' and inspire girls to make their own dreams come true.
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Cricket chiefs stick with decision

Cricket chiefs stick with decision

Halifax Cricket League chiefs have stuck with their original, controversial decision to award Jer Lane 12 points and Northowram Hedge Top no points from the clubs’ May 12 meeting.

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Actions from Walsden v Monton and Weaste cricket, at Walsden, Pictured is Stevie Barker

Walsden beat title rivals

Walsden have given themselves a great chance of retaining the Pennine Cricket League title before their switch to the Lancashire League for 2018.

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Rebekah Tiler, of Great Britain, competes in the women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Tiler on strike at nationals

Todmorden weightlifter Rebekah Tiler has sat out this weekend’s British Championships at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in a funding protest.

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Actions from Southowram v Bridgeholme, at Southowram CC. Pictured is Oliver Challis

Halifax League lower divisions

Sowerby Bridge have shot into a 10 point lead at the top of the Halifax League’s middle section after a comfortable win at Blackley yesterday.

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Mytholmroyd v Copley
Nathan Bizley bowled

Last pair cheer Queensbury

Queensbury’s hopes of playing Premier Division cricket again next year in the Spenser Wilson Halifax League have improved no end in the last couple of weeks.

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Actions from Lightcliffe v Hanging Heaton, at Lightcliffe CC. Pictured is Kashif Naved

Lightcliffe sink leaders

Lightcliffe registered one of their best Bradford League wins in recent years when they turned over Premier Division leaders Hanging Heaton yesterday.

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Pictured Hannah Cockroft at Yorkshire Marathon

Picture by Gerard Binks.

Hannah’s stamina put to test

Hannah Cockroft is expecting the going to get tougher as she turns her attentions to the longer events at the World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.

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Football pre-season friendly - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town. Adam Shaw for Brighouse.

Shaw double for Brighouse

Two goals from Adam Shaw in the last 15 minutes gave Brighouse Town a 3-1 success at home to Worksop Town on Friday.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Football pre-season friendly - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town. Adam Shaw for Brighouse.

Home opener for Brighouse

Brighouse Town will open their Evo-Stik First Division North programme at home to Skelmersdale United on Saturday, August 12.

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Football - Ovenden West Riding v Hebden Royd Red Star. Scott Eastwood for Ovenden and Chad Godfrey for Red Star.

Ovenden WR return confirmed

Ovenden West Riding’s return as members of the West Riding County Amateur League next season has been confirmed.

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Football pre-season friendly - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town. Cliff Moyo for Halifax.

Shaymen head to Lincolnshire

FC Halifax Town travel to play Gainsborough Trinity tonight in the second of seven friendly matches as they count down to their Vanarama National League opener at home to Aldershot on August 5.

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Golf - PS Cockroft Trophy at Halifax Bradley Hall GC. Ben Crowther.

Near miss for Greaves’s side

The Halifax-Huddersfield Union golf team came out on the wrong end of a 19-17 score line for the second time this season yesterday.

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Laycock: It will be a good final

Laycock: It will be a good final

Neighbours, rivals and friends Booth and Mytholmroyd will contest this year’s Halifax Parish Cup final.

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Cricket, Sowerby Bridge v Northowram Hedge Top at Stainland CC. Josh Wood bats for Sowerby Bridge.

Wood ton in Bridge success

Outstanding performances from Josh Wood and Darren Chapman were unable to prevent Sowerby Bridge losing the outright leadership in Division One of the Spenser Wilson Halifax League.

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