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Ripon sports fanatic playing out dreams with the Qatar international rugby team

It’s the stuff of legend, stepping out over the whitewash to play international rugby in front of thousands of adoring supporters.

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Kevin Sinfield

Kevin Sinfield: Ruthless display puts us in with chance to win silverware

Kevin Sinfield, the Leeds Rhinos legend and Yorkshire Carnegie star, writes here for The Yorkshire Post.

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Luke Edwards is one of six backs on the treatment table for Harrogate (Photo: Richard Bown)

Recruitment still on backburner at Harrogate as injuries stack up

Mike Aspinall ruled out recruiting players from other clubs to supplement his depleted Harrogate back line.
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Heavy rain has led to postponements

Rain hits Saturday's Harrogate sporting fixtures

Heavy rain has led to the postponement of sporting fixtures across North Yorkshire.

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Wetherby have won their last 46 matches in all competitions (Photo: Guy Roberts)

Rugby Union: Wetherby two wins from Twickenham cup final date

Glory hunting Wetherby have edged closer to a cup final day out at Twickenham without even kicking a ball.

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Wetherby captain Danny Warden kicked over two shots at goal against Leeds Modernians (Photo: Guy Roberts)

Rugby Union: Wetherby reach Yorkshire Silver Trophy quarters as Ripon fall to surprise defeat

Unbeatable Wetherby made it through to the quarter-finals of the Yorkshire Silver Trophy as they battled the elements in a league and cup double away at Leeds Modernians on Saturday.

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Barry Frost was injured late on against Huddersfield on Saturday (Photo: David Aspinall)

National Two North: Harrogate back division crisis ahead of Sedgley Park visit

Harrogate RUFC are facing a back-line crisis ahead of Satruday’s challenging clash at home to promotion hopefuls Sedgley Park.

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Ripon captain Adam Newcombe carries the ball forward against Leodiensian (Photo: Dave Naylor)

Captain leading by example to drag Ripon up Yorkshire Two table

Director of rugby Ian Hassall lauded captain Adam Newcombe after the skipper’s whole-hearted performance led Ripon past Leodiensian at the weekend.

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Lewis Boyce, centre, in action for Harrogate against Leicester Lions last season (Photo: Richard Bown)

Yorkshire Carnegie and England U20 prop Lewis Boyce rejoins Harrogate

England Under-20s prop forward Lewis Boyce has been rejoined Harrogate on dual registration terms with Yorkshire Carnegie.
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Barry Frost in action against Leicester Lions (Photo: Richard Bown)

Harrogate denied by last-gasp Leicester Lions try in tense National Two North fixture

Harrogate 12-13 Leicester Lions

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England coach Eddie Jones

Six Nations 2016: When and where are the games being held?

The RBS 6 Nations tournament has almost arrived for another year. So are you ready to tune in to the games?
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Wetherby have won 43 matches in a row (Photo: Guy Roberts)

2282 points, 46 wins and 705 days: The ongoing fairytale of Wetherby Rugby Club's unbeaten run

The tale of Wetherby Rugby Club is one which could quite feasibly pass as a children’s novel, and it could have a fairytale ending at Twickenham later this season.

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Northallerton succesfully disrupted Wetherby's set pieces in the first half (Photo: Guy Roberts)

Wetherby swerve upset against Northallerton to stretch winning run to 43 matches

Wetherby 24-17 Northallerton - Yorkshire Division Three

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Willem Enslin playing for Harrogate (Photo: Richard Bown)

Harrogate powerhouse forward makes surprising return from Canada due to "personal reasons"

Powerhouse Willem Enslin is back at Harrogate Rugby Club after ending a stay in Canada due to personal reasons.

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Harrogate's Luke Edwards on the charge forward

Honest response to player meeting pleases Harrogate coach

Harrogate’s young squad will be given a second chance after Mike Aspinall revealed he was content with the response from last week’s crisis meeting.

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Wetherby saw off Baildon on Saturday for a 41st win on the trot (Photo: Guy Roberts)

Wetherby 43-5 Baildon: Even Baltic conditions can’t halt Reds winning run

Wetherby defied the weather Gods to maintain their impeccable record in Yorkshire Division Three with a comfortable victory over relegation threatened Baildon on Saturday.

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Kevin Sinfield in action for Yorkshire Carnegie.

Kevin Sinfield: SPOTY honour is humbling...and I am relishing the challenges of union

New columnist Kevin Sinfield charts his transition from rugby league legend into rugby union regular in the first of his weekly columns.

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Ripon's Adam Scott-Paul (Photo: Dave Naylor)

Yorkshire Two: Former Ripon captain Adam Scott-Paul announces retirement

Former Ripon captain Adam Scott-Paul has announced his retirement after sustaining an injury in last month’s narrow victory against Pontefract.

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Wetherby RUFC in action (photo: Guy Roberts)

Yorkshire Three: Wetherby coach hails ‘amazing’ 40-win milestone

Wetherby reached the 40-win milestone in their incredible run of form following Saturday’s annihilation of Rotherham Phoenix.

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Rob Nicholson makes a flying tackle against Roundhegians on Saturday (Photo: Dave Naylor)

Ripon sights set on upsetting Yorkshire Two leaders West Leeds

In-form Ripon will bid to upset the apple-cart with a visit to the Yorkshire Division Two front runners at the weekend.

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