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‘It’s very important that when people come to Headingley, they feel safe and secure’

IT IS a sign of the times that so many sporting events these days seem to proceed only after a minute’s silence, usually to mark some tragedy or another.

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Peter Handscomb.

Australia's Peter Handscomb eyes silverware at Yorkshire after Roses century in County Championship

Australian Peter Handscomb admitted his first County Championship century left a bittersweet feeling after Yorkshire were unable to engineer victory in the Roses match at Old Trafford.

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Joe Root at Bradford Park Avenue.

Joe Root receives power hitting tuition ahead of England’s Champions Trophy mission

England Test captain Joe Root revealed he has consulted the expertise of a private power hitting coach in the lead-up to Wednesday’s One-Day International against South Africa at Headingley.

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England captain and Yorkshireman Joe Root with youngsters in the new state-of-the-art, outdoor, eight-lane net facility and changing pavilion at Bradford Park Avenue, facilitated by Yorkshire County Cricket Club. This forms part of the �5.5million project bidding to restore the facility to its former glory. Picture Tony Johnson

Joe Root and Dickie Bird among welcoming party for historic Bradford Park Avenue revamp

That the current England Test captain, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board and the greatest umpire the nation has produced were all present, showed just the feeling towards the renovation of Bradford Park Avenue’s cricket facilities.

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England cricketer Alex Hales, left, poses with tennis coach Charlie Swallow

England cricketer drops into Leeds suburb for a game of tennis

An England cricketer visited a suburban Leeds sports club for a game of tennis this week.

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England's Ben Stokes.

England’s Stokes is happy to learn from best

Fraternising with the enemy may be frowned upon in some sporting circles but England’s Ben Stokes admits he was happy to take tips from Australia captain Steve Smith during the Indian Premier League.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks leading the attack for Yorkshire

Roses recap: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Peter Handscomb strikes century in Old Trafford draw

Yorkshire were unable to manufacture a win against Lancashire on the final day of the Roses battle at Old Trafford on Monday.

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Tim Bresnan was Yorkshire's star performer with the ball, taking thre wickets in lancashire's first innings. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Coach Andrew Gale urges Yorkshire to show their ruthless side after Lancashire stalemate

HEAD COACH Andrew Gale asked for a clinical edge to be added to his Yorkshire side after suggesting rivals were running scared of their seam attack.

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England's Sarah Taylor

Taylor’s return a boost for women –Robinson

England Women’s coach Mark Robinson said Sarah Taylor feels like she is “starting a new chapter” after being included in the World Cup squad.

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Jack Brooks

Lancashire v Yorkshire (day 3): Bowler Jack Brooks savours his feats with bat

FAST bowler Jack Brooks scored his maiden century yesterday but Shivnarine Chanderpauls’ 129th career ton left the Roses game at Old Trafford destined to finish as a draw.

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Jake Wray batting for Yeadon. He scored 71 out of 93 as Yeadon won by 2 runs. Picture: Steve Riding.

Duckworth-Lewis harshly marks Grange down as losers

The first rain-affected day of the season created plenty of frustration, some big hitting in what had become T20 matches, some anti-climaxes and at least one result in Yorkshire Premier North that was only accessible by computer.

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Former Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie chats to Richard Pyrah.

Opportunity to mix with England heirarchy seized upon by Yorkshire’s Rich Pyrah

Yorkshire’s Rich Pyrah is relishing the chance to work with England’s squad ahead of their opening one-day international against South Africa at Headingley on Wednesday.

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Jack Leaning scored a century on day two (Photo: PA)

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Jack Brooks and Shiv Chanderpaul hit centuries on day three

Yorkshire were frustrated by Shivnarine Chanderpaul's century as the rain-hit Roses battle at Old Trafford looked destined to finish in a draw.
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Patience: Jack Leaning took 258 balls to reach his century

County Championship: Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks combine to put Yorkshire in control against Lancashire

Jack Leaning posted his first hundred in the Specsavers County Championship since June 2015 as Yorkshire dominated a rain-affected second day of the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.
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Jack Leaning scored a half century for Yorkshire on day one at Old Trafford

RECAP: Lancashire v Yorkshire (day two) - Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks hit big scores to put White Rose in control

Jack Leaning and Jack Brooks produced a remarkable partnership to put Yorkshire firmly on top of the Roses battle in the County Championship.
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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance.

Lancashire v Yorkshire - Gary Ballance and Jack Leaning lead Roses recovery at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury during the early stages of the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Travis Head, celebrates a half century last year, will not play for Yorkshire this season after his selection for the Australia A team. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Travis Head’s call-up sends Yorkshire back to T20 drawing board

Yorkshire’s hopes of claiming a first T20 trophy have suffered a setback without a ball being bowled after overseas signing Travis Head was made unavailable due to international commitments.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks return from injury for Yorkshire

Lancashire v Yorkshire: How the first day unfolded at the Roses County Championship clash at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England are sweating on the fitness of Jimmy Anderson after he pulled up with a groin injury early in the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Woodland's Mark Lawson.

It’s a Super Saturday in the Bradford League as the top four square off

SKY SPORTS may have been busy attempting to hype up a final-day Super Sunday showdown, but the Bradford League have stolen a march on the TV broadcasters by having their own extravaganza 24 hours earlier!

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Yorkshire's Jack Brooks.

Brooks is eager to return to help out Yorkshire

ALONG with team-mate Ryan Sidebottom, Jack Brooks has already missed three County Championship fixtures for Yorkshire this season – making it perfectly understandable that the bowling duo are desperate to make up for lost time.

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