The relationship I have with sport is a love-hate one.
IT is one of cricket’s Holy Grails.
I’VE been doing a theoretical rain dance ahead of the third and final day of York Racecourse’s Dante Festival.
Confession time. My immediate thought on the announcement of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement last week was along the lines of “thank heavens, at least we might have someone else winning the league for a change”.
WHEN Mark Arthur was in the running to become Yorkshire’s chief executive he decided to buy a particular book.
I’m thrilled to be succeeding my weighing room colleagues, the two-time champion jockey Paul Hanagan and the ever professional Paul Mulrennan, as the Yorkshire Post Flat racing columnist.
Any betting man would say that with nine Yorkshire teams out of 16 still remaining in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup heading into this weekend, then there are good odds that the White Rose will be represented at Wembley on August 24.
The next great rivalry within British sport has begun.
AND now for a confession ...
Although we’re unbeaten in our opening 13 games of the season, everyone seems to put us down at Halifax saying we’ve not had to really play anyone yet.
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Thursday 23 May 2013
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