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Sheffield Steelers keep runners-up hopes alive by edging out Nottingham Panthers

Sheffield Steelers kept alive their outside hopes of finishing as Elite league runners-up by winning 3-2 at Nottingham Panthers.

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Hull Pirates' player-coach, Jason Hewitt. Picture courtesy of Hull Pirates.

Hull Pirates’ boss Jason Hewitt looking for instant reaction

JASON HEWITT is confident Hull Pirates can rebound from their opening play-off night defeat when they return to action this weekend.

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Wakefield Trinity chairman Michael Carter.

Dave Craven: Sorting out ground issue will offer hope to Wakefield’s fans

MANY people thought the days of franchises were over, disbanded three years ago with the “licensing” system ready for the brave new era. But it seems they are back. In fact, in reality, they never really went away.

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Definitly Red carrying Yorkshire hopes ahead of schedule

THE near silence on Malton’s sunlit gallops is interrupted by trainer Brian Ellison.

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England's Eric Dier. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA.

England v Lithuania: Chilling Iceland experience ensures visitors will be fully respected

Eric Dier has warned England cannot afford to take Lithuania lightly tomorrow – and is sure the Three Lions have learned from the chastening Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland.


VIDEO - Doncaster Rovers v Plymouth Argyle: Keepmoat ‘gamble’ close to paying off for Tommy Rowe

FIGHT fan Tommy Rowe may miss out on his boxing fix this evening, but helping to deliver a knock-out blow for Doncaster Rovers in their title showdown tomorrow afternoon would more than make up for it.

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Rotherham Titans captain Will Owen says it shouldnt take a sacking for players to raise their game (Picture: Scott Merrylees).

Some Rotherham Titans struggling with Burnell’s axing, says Owen

ROTHERHAM TITANS’ captain Will Owen says some players “don’t know how to deal” with Justin Burnell’s sacking, but must accept some responsibility.

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Leeds Rhinos' captain Danny McGuire wave to the fans at full time.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Huddersfield Giants 12 Leeds Rhinos 28: Giants’ struggles continue as Rhinos quickly forget theirs

QUIETLY and with the minimum of fuss, Leeds Rhinos appear joint-top of Super League on Saturday morning.

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Wigan Warriors' Anthony Gelling is tackled by Hull FC's Marc Sneyd (left)  Mark Minichiello and Danny Houghton (right). Picture: Martin Rickett/PA.

Wigan Warriors 20 Hull FC 22: Airlie Birds defy late Wigan surge to grab points

HULL FC ended champions Wigan’s unbeaten start to the season with this triumph, but were given a massive fright in the second half.

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Marley Watkins is out of contract in the summer and could leave Oakwell

Leon Wobschall: The major rebuilding job that faces Barnsley chief Paul Heckingbottom

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM will probably not need to be told twice that the hard work really does start now for Barnsley.

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Nick Matthew celebrates victory over Tarek Momen at Hull'sAirco Arena on Friday evening. Picture courtesy of PSA.

Nick Matthew rides the ‘rollercoaster’ to earn British Open semi-final showdown with favourite Elshorbagy

SHEFFIELD’s Nick Matthew kept his hopes of a fourth British Open title alive after showing characteristic resilience to defeat Egypt’s Tarek Momen in the quarter-finals.


Chapel Allerton turn on the style to lift first White Rose league title

CHAPEL ALLERTON clinched their first Yorkshire League title for nine years this week in stunning style.

Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder. Picture: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Chris Wilder backs rival boss John Sheridan to steer Oldham to safety

STEEL CITY rivals Chris Wilder and John Sheridan renew a 40-year rivalry on Saturday when Sheffield United visit Oldham Athletic.

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Yorkshire's football badges; Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Bradford City, Huddersfield Town, Barnsley FC, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Guiseley

Quiz of the week: Test your sports knowledge from Yorkshire and beyond from last seven days

It has been a busy week of headlines in Yorkshire sport with Gareth Southgate's first game in permanent charge of England, the exclusive news of uncertainty at Wakefield Trinity and the release of Leeds United's account.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory at the 2016 British Grand Prix (Photo: PA)

Formula One: Guide to the 2017 season and Australian Grand Prix

The new Formula One calendar is upon us with more thrills and spills anticipated over the coming 20 races in 2017.

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Quotes of the week: Best sporting comments from across Yorkshire - March 24

A look at the quotes making us chuckle from around Yorkshire sport this week, including contributions from Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Middlesbrough, Manchester United and beyond.

Britains Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes down the pit lane yesterday as he dominated the first practice session for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne (Picture: Andrew Brownbill/AP).

Car exactly where it should be, enthuses Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton hailed the perfect start to his new Formula 1 season after he completed a dominant practice double and laid down an ominous marker to his rivals ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.

Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root playing for Yorkshire last season. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

England duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow free to feature for Yorkshire in Cup

JOE ROOT and Jonny Bairstow have been made available for Yorkshire’s first three Royal London Cup matches.

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Doncaster Rovers shot-stopper passed fit for League Two title crunch with Plymouth Argyle

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson has confirmed that keeper Ian Lawlor is fit for Sunday's big League Two title showdown with second-placed Plymouth Argyle.
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Bradford City's Josh Cullen takes on Swindon captain Nathan Thompson. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Josh Cullen’s Bradford City availability dependent on Ireland duty

JOSH CULLEN will not feature for Bradford City on Sunday if he plays the full 90 minutes for Republic of Ireland Under-21s the previous day, according to Stuart McCall.

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