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Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Actions from the Parish Cup Final, Jer Lane v Booth at Blackley.
Booth celebrate a wicket.

League wants 21-strong executive

Many hands make light work as far as the Spenser Wilson Halifax Cricket League is concerned with the announcement of four new executive members.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Alliance at Bradley Hall is off

Alliance at Bradley Hall is off

The Halifax-Huddersfield Winter Alliance meeting at Bradley Hall tomorrow has been called off due to a waterlogged course.

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Yorkshire's Travis Head celebrates his half century against Warwickshire last year (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWPIx.com)

Heads you win: Australian Travis Head re-signs with Yorkshire for T20 campaign

YORKSHIRE have re-signed Australian batsman Travis Head as their overseas player for the T20 Blast.

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A lifetime
of magic

A lifetime of magic

Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the celebration of the century as Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic next week.

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Fish stocks introduced on Todmorden waters

Fish stocks introduced on Todmorden waters

TODMORDEN Angling Club has been busy restocking its waters with quality roach, bream, tench and carp.

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Colin Tizzard's Cue Card is running at his sixth Cheltenham Festival (Photo: PA)

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Cue Card defy Djakadam to land Gold Cup glory at last?

Colin Tizzard insists he will be an impartial supporter of Native River and Cue Card when destiny comes calling in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Repeat success for Booth

Repeat success for Booth

The re-arranged Halifax-Huddersfield Alliance meeting at Outlane on Tuesday was a very high scoring competition with 48 points taking the pro-am honours.

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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root will miss Yorkshire's start to the season. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ruled out of Yorkshire’s opening County Championship games

YORKSHIRE will be without England’s Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for their first two County Championship matches, but they will have new overseas signing Peter Handscomb available from the start of the season.

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Willie Mullin's Douvan is a heavy favourite to win the Queen Mother's Chase

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Douvan reign supreme in Queen Mother's Chase?

Willie Mullins insists relief will be his overriding emotion should Douvan justify his prohibitive odds in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase.

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Former Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' president Jonathan Plaxton.

Yorkshire golf: Former YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton to help clubs fight possible fraud

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs hope advice from last year's president Jonathan Plaxton can help clubs protect themselves against becoming victims of fraud.

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Yanworth gets the better of The New One at Kempton

Cheltenham Festival: Will Yanworth or Brain Power prevail in Champion Hurdle on day one?

Alan King believes Yanworth is primed to run a big race in the Stan James Champion Hurdle after confessing he is in the best shape he has been in all season.

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Altior

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Nicky Henderson wants stable star Altior to win in style

NICKY HENDERSON says Altior must win today’s Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy in style to justify his own high hopes about a horse that has already been compared to the now retired Sprinter Sacre.

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Eight-try Siddal sink Skirlaugh

Eight-try Siddal sink Skirlaugh

Siddal notched the first win of their National Conference League title defence with a comprehensive 48-12 home success over Skirlaugh.

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Shawnton de Four tragically died leaving behind a wife and 14-month-old twins.

England rugby stars get behind charity campaign for tragic amateur player

England’s rugby internationalists are backing a fundraising campaign in aid of the family of an amateur player who died after collapsing during a match.

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Andrew Worster (right)  for Tod Harriers on the way to winning the 2017 Red Hot Toddy

Worster in Hot form

Andrew Worster and Robin Tuddenham finished first and third for hosts Todmorden Harriers in Sunday’s Red Hot Toddy 10km.

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan excited to return for 2017 Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan has committed her return to this year's Tour de Yorkshire.
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Siddal game abandoned

Siddal game abandoned

Siddal’s defence of their National Conference League crown got off to a false start with the abandonment of their opening game away to Pilkington Recs yesterday.

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Sellars loses on points

Halifax boxer Jack Sellars suffered his first defeat as a professional at the O2 Arena, London last night.

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