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One more win can take Saints on trip of lifetime

A DREAM TRIP to Abu Dhabi is something that is certainly floating the boat of all and sundry at Pudsey St Lawrence.

The celebrations for the Harrogate squad (Photo: Jane Foster)

Harrogate clinch Yorkshire League North crown and eye Abu Dhabi final

Harrogate CC have been crowned as champions of the inaugural Yorkshire League North.

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Slideshow: Ackworth Hallam v Townville

Watch a picture slideshow from Ackworth Hallam v Townville in the Yorkshire Council Championship Final

Sessay CC celebrate winning the National Village Cup (Photo: Tony Johnson)

Batsman emulates Viv Richards as Sessay CC break records to win 2016 National Village Cup

Simon Mason scored a brilliant Lord’s century as Sessay made history in winning the Davidstow National Village Cup for a second time in seven years.

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Jonny Tattersall batting against Yorkshire Academy (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Surreal Harrogate defeat throws Yorkshire League North title race open

Harrogate captain George Ross urged his table topping squad to use Saturday’s horror collapse against Yorkshire Academy as a “kick up the backside” for the final three matches of their title bid.;

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James Smith

It’s up to Heaton to hold nerve says Smith

IT is shaping up to be one of the most fascinating Bradford League title finishes in years –but Pudsey St Lawrence captain James Smith is sure of one thing.

Jim Riley wicketkeeping for Birstwith against Spofforth earlier this season (Photo: Barry Gill)

Nidderdale League: Riley smashes 224 off 100 balls as Birstwith entertain in Hampsthwaite win

Jim Riley compiled an innings he will never forget as Birstwith plundered almost 400 runs in a hugely entertaining clash against Hampsthwaite on Saturday.

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Sessay CC

Sessay CC reach dream Lords final in Davidstow National Village Cup

Sessay set up a second Lord's cup final this decade after cruising past Welsh side Carew by seven wickets in the Davidstow National Village Cup semi-finals.

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Gary Fellows.

Smith: It’s a winner takes all showdown

The winners of tomorrow’s top of the table clash between Hanging Heaton and Pudsey St Lawrence will finish the season unbeaten and win the league, believes St Lawrence captain James Smith.

Pudsey St Lawrence's Josh Wilson.

Pudsey St Lawrence aim to keep calm and carry on

KEEP CALM and carry on. That is the message from Pudsey St Lawrence cricket chairman Paul Hutchison to the ECB Bradford Premier League leaders, who are suffering a high-summer July wobble for the second year on the spin.

Mark Harrison.

Harrison says Farsley punching above their weight

WHEN it comes to pressure at the top end of the ECB Bradford League Premier Division, everything is relative.

Richard Jubb of Morley finds the boundary with a six as he led the fightback against East Bierley. (Picture: Steve Riding)

Clewett dethrones Frodingham as Thornes take command

A superb all-round display from Harry Clewett helped third-placed Cleethorpes beat Appleby Frodingham by 47 runs and knocked them off the top of the Yorkshire South Premier table.

Richie Lamb.

Pearson: It is between Saints and Heaton

WOODLANDS and Cleckheaton may have enjoyed their place in the sun at the top of the Bradford League over the years, but two other teams are sharing the hegemony in 2016.

Wetherby League: Deighton on title trail after rallying from horror start

Wetherby League: Deighton on title trail after rallying from horror start

Second-placed Kirk Deighton put a horror start behind them in keeping thoughts of a first Division One title on track.

Callum Gildart

Bradford League: Powerhouse performance put Pudsey Congs back on track

A POWERHOUSE performance saw Pudsey Congs ease their ECB Bradford Premier Division drop fears with a comprehensive 103-run victory over faltering Cleckheaton.

Woodlands bowler Chris Brice.

Priestley Cup: Woodlands targeting cup run after bowl-off boost

SOMETHING had to give when old rivals Woodlands and Cleckheaton met in the Priestley Cup on Sunday.

Eugene Burzler

Aire-Wharfe League: Rawdon’s investment in youth is paying off

Rawdon’s Chairman Lawrence Walker is “putting the emphasis on giving young players a chance this season” as Rawdon search for a strong campaign in league and cup.

Aaron Brunner

Nidderdale League: Ton-up Aussie Brunner steers Forest out of relegation woods

Star Aussie Aaron Brunner bashed his second century of the season to haul Knaresborough Forest out of the Division One relegation zone with a six-wicket win at Alne.

DAVE TOFT: Hit 47 in 42 balls to help Thornes to a Duckworth Lewis win over Sheffield Collegiate.

Yorkshire Leagues: Will Root’s century to no avail for Sheffield Collegiate as calculation favours Thornes

On the kind of June day that makes you wonder how Yorkshire ever became cricket’s heartland, several players saw fine performances frustrated in terms of the result.

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