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Wetherby hat-trick on Atkinson’s radar with unbeaten Roe

PIG farmer Peter Atkinson is hoping his horse-of-a-lifetime Irish Roe can retain his unbeaten record over hurdles at Wetherby today.

Horse Racing
Britain's Mick Hill throws the javelin on his way to winning the silver medal at the European Track and Field Championships in Budapest, Sunday Aug. 23, 1998. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

Leeds City Athletics Club: Celebrating half a century of an athletic institution

Around 160 club members gathered at the Queen’s Hotel in Leeds last night to celebrate 50 years of Leeds City Athletic Club.

Stolen moment: Englands Dan Luger (centre) celebrates his match-winning try against Australia at Twickenham in 2000. (Picture: PA)

On this day: How victory over Wallabies marked start of World Cup run

England go in search of a fifth straight win over Australia this afternoon as Eddie Jones’s side continue their quest for No 1 status in world rugby.

Rugby union
Stanley Gene in hs playing days.

Teenager Burgess made it look like men against boys, recalls Gene

STANLEY GENE recalls how England star Sam Burgess was already a colossal giant at the age of just 17.

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Timely win: Finians Oscar ridden by Bryan Cooper win at Cheltenham yesterday. (Picture: PA)

Potts is honoured by Oscar’s emotional triumph

FIVE days after Barnsley-born miner and multi-millionaire engineer Alan Potts passed away, his colours were carried to an emotional Cheltenham victory by Finian’s Oscar.

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CONFIDENT: Bradford City boss, Stuart McCall.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Wigan Athletic v Bradford City: Self-belief of Bantams could bring down Latics

WIGAN ATHLETIC’S parachute payments for dropping out of the Premier League may have ended last summer, but Stuart McCall still believes today’s opponents are reaping the rewards of those riches.

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Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner (Picture: Dave Howarth/PA Wire).

Huddersfield Town will be ‘brave, confident and humble’, says David Wagner

WITH all but six of their previous 48 league meetings having taken place in the bottom two divisions, today’s clash on the south coast serves as a reminder of just how far Huddersfield Town and Bournemouth have come in recent years.

Huddersfield Town
England head coach Eddie Jones (Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire).

England play by the rules, insists head coach Eddie Jones

ENGLAND’S head coach Eddie Jones has criticised Australia for seeking to influence referee Ben O’Keeffe through the media.

Rugby union

Teenager O’Brien set for Taekwondo debut

Former karate prospect Emelye O’Brien is relishing her Taekwondo debut at this weekend’s French Open in Paris.

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Sheffield United's Paul Coutts lies injured after a serious leg injury.

Sheffield United reaction: Table-topping Blades subdued after “nasty” injury, admits Wilder

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder admits his side are feeling subdued after Paul Coutts’ injury despite returning to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-1 victory at Burton.

Sheffield United
Defeats for Sharks and Force.

Sheffield Sharks and Leeds Force suffer BBL defeats

Newcastle Eagles made it eight wins from eight in the BBL Championship but needed to survive a late scare against Sheffield Sharks.

Norwich City v Barnsley: Boss knows how to deal with attention –  McGeehan

Norwich City v Barnsley: Boss knows how to deal with attention – McGeehan

CAMERON McGEEHAN believes that the star of “young and hungry” Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom is firmly on the rise – but is keeping his fingers crossed that he will stay put at Oakwell.

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TOUGH NIGHT: Matt Marquardt goes through a Minsk player in the third period. Picture: Dean Woolley

Sheffield Steelers coach Thompson remains optimistic despite opening setback

PAUL THOMPSON was left to rue his side’s inability to stay out the penalty box as their Continental Cup campaign started with a 7-1 defeat to Yunost Minsk in Denmark.

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Scott Malone, right, consoles team-mate Tom Ince after Huddersfield Towns defeat at West Ham (Picture: PA Wire).

Bournemouth v Huddersfield Town: Malone is intent on staying put after long haul to top

AS a teenager, Scott Malone had a loan spell in Budapest that included being forced to flee the pitch as riot police attempted to quell trouble between supporters.

Huddersfield Town
England's Anthony Watson scores a try.

England v Australia: Watson gets chance to impress in full-back role with England

WILL GREENWOOD is intrigued to see if Anthony Watson genuinely has what it takes to prove he can rival Mike Brown as England’s leading full-back.

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Leeds Carnegie line out in sight of the Carnegie Pavillion as building work progesses.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire Carnegie 14 Bristol 44: Carnegie fade after bright start as Bristol show gulf in class

WITH nine internationals in their squad, it was always expected Bristol would beat Yorkshire Carnegie last night.

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Australia head coach Michael Cheika.

Australian half-backs braced for rough day at Twickenham

Michael Hooper has revealed that Australia’s half-backs are ready to be targeted by England in Saturday’s Cook Cup clash at Twickenham.

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EDUCATING JORDAN: Wednesdays Jordan Rhodes has scored in back-to-back games against Millwall and Aston Villa. Picture: Steve Ellis.

Sheffield Wednesday v Bristol City: Owls’ patience in educating new signings now beginning to pay off

Carlos Carvalhal believes Jordan Rhodes is finally settling into life at Sheffield Wednesday.

Sheffield Wednesday
Worrying times for Hull City boss Leonid Slutsky

Championship’s ‘unbelievable’ unpredictability stuns Slutsky

HAVING left his post as manager of CSKA Moscow in the wake of defeat at Wembley against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League late last year, Leonid Slutsky quickly set his sights on hanging around in England.

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England's Kallum Watkins.

England v Papua New Guinea: Watkins dreaming of double delight in Australia

ENGLAND centre Kallum Watkins tomorrow takes the next step towards one world champion goal in Melbourne – before hopefully completing a second in the Australian city in just three months’ time.

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