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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

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York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

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Was it worth it?: Gary Ballance, who will lead Yorkshire this summer, lifting the County Championship trophy at Lords in 2015.  (Picture: PA)

‘A joke’: Yorkshire chief blasts Lord’s over prize money in cricket

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

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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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Yorkshire CCC chairman Steve Denison (left), pictured with his predecessor Colin Graves at the club's AGM in 2015.
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Yorkshire CCC confident of easing their debt in next 10 years

YORKSHIRE believe they could clear their crippling debts within 10 years.

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Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

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DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

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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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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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Betfred Super League official partner Batchelors

WIN: Rugby Super League prizes every week with Batchelors Peas

Batchelors Peas, the UK's favourite canned peas brand and Official Partner of the Betfred Super League, has joined forces with us to offer fans 12 weeks of unbeatable prizes.
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From Mick Bells Its Nearly All About Cricket book - A photograph from the  past of the Bishop Thornton six-a-side team.

Mick hits dyslexia for six to write cricket memoirs

Forget All Creatures Great and Small, how about All Cricketers Great and Small?

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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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The life of a Sunday cricket captain in Yorkshire is not easy.

The dark art of being a Sunday cricket captain in Yorkshire

Joe Root may have the nation’s cricketing hopes in his hands, but at least he doesn’t have to make the tea says Sunday captain Charlie Campbell in his new book about the amateur game.

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On the Spot: Our experts preview England v Scotland in the Six Nations

The Calcutta Cup match is one of the most passionate fixtures in European sport.

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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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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

More medal joy for Laugher

Harrogate-born, Ripon-educated Jack Laugher has won another silver medal alongside Chris Mears in the Diving World Series.

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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won gold in the 3m synchro at the Rio Olympics (Photo: PA)

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears continue silver streak in Diving World Series

Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears claimed a second consecutive silver medal together in the Diving World Series.

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