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Castleford Tigers’ prolific Greg Eden backed to get England call

CASTLEFORD TIGERS’ head coach Daryl Powell backed free-scoring winger Greg Eden to push for an England call-up after he scored his third hat-trick in as many games for the leaders.

Castleford Tigers
Wakefield Trinity's Reece Lyne battles with Huddersfield's Aaron Murphy Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Coach Chris Chester admits Wakefield Trinity got ‘out of jail’ after win over Huddersfield Giants

WAKEFIELD TRINITY coach Chris Chester admitted the best team lost after winger Ben Jones-Bishop scored his second try 10 minutes from the end to snatch a 28-26 victory over Huddersfield.

Sport
Britain's Andy Murray looks up during a training session for the French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros in Paris. Picture: AP/Christophe Ena

French Open: Tough task awaits Andy Murray in Paris as new faces begin to emerge

When Andy Murray hit top spot in the world standings, it looked to have demonstrated the fourth and final changing of the guard between the game’s so-called ‘big four’.

Tennis
Brian McDermott

Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves reaction: McDermott pleased with clean sheet

Boss Brian McDermott was “pleased” with Leeds Rhinos’ 40-0 home win over Warrington Wolves, but refused to get too excited by his side’s performance.

Leeds Rhinos
Nile Wilson.

Nile Wilson on way back from injury with new targets

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson is refreshed and ready to take on the world again as he nears recovery from the serious ankle injury he sustained in the wake of last year’s Rio Olympic Games.

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Kell Brook during the weigh-in at Sheffield City Hall. Picture: Clint Hughes/PA Wire

Kell Brook brushes aside weight issues ahead of Errol Spence clash

SHEFFIELD’s Kell Brook overcame one of the biggest hurdles in his latest defence of the IBF welterweight title as he weighed in under the 147lbs limit.

Boxing
Germany's Angelique Kerber

French Open: Angelique Kerber out in front of an open field for Paris title

With Serena Williams expecting her first child and the French Open organisers deciding against awarding Maria Sharapova a wild-card, Roland Garros is set to be an open affair in the women’s draw.

Tennis
Yorkshire's Jack Leaning

Jack Leaning leads as Yorkshire give youngsters chance to shine

JACK LEANING will captain a much-changed Yorkshire team in today’s 50-over match against South Africa A at Headingley.

Cricket
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain signs autographs in Monaco. Picture: AP/Claude Paris

Lewis Hamilton ‘part of the team’ as he gets set to stay with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula 1 career with Mercedes.

Motorsport
Quiet Reflection ridden by Dougie Costello (left) wins the 32 Red Sprint Cup Stakes at Haydock in September last year. Picture: John Giles/PA

Ground will prove key to Karl Burke’s Haydock plans for Quiet Reflection

KARL Burke will make “a late call” on Quiet Reflection’s participation in the Temple Stakes at Haydock today.

Horse Racing
Hull FC's Albert Kelly scored a late try, but it couldn't prevent defeat at home to Leigh. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Hull FC 22 Leigh Centurions 26 - Airlie Birds suffer another miserable setback

HULL FC’s woes were added to as Leigh ended their eight-game losing streak in Super League with this win at the KCOM Stadium.

Hull FC
Matt Parcell scores Leeds Rhinos' first try. Picture: Steve Riding

Leeds Rhinos 40 Warrington Wolves 0 - Matt Parcell lands treble as Leeds turn on style

Matt Parcell scored a hat-trick to continue his stunning start to life at Headingley as Leeds moved up to third.

Leeds Rhinos
Castleford's Greg Eden scored his third successive hat-trick. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Castleford Tigers 32 Widnes Vikings 22 - Greg Eden lands third straight hat-trick to inspire comeback

Greg Eden continued his remarkable scoring record with a third-successive hat-trick as leaders Castleford came from behind to beat bottom side Widnes.

Castleford Tigers
Wakefield Trinity's Danny Kirmond beats Huddersfield Giants' Ryan Hinchcliffe & Adam O'Brien. Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Wakefield Trinity 28 Huddersfield Giants 26: Resolute Trinity pounce late on to fell Giants

THERE IS no stopping Wakefield Trinity’s current rise.

Sport
Leeds United fans in full voice before the atmosphere turned nasty at the Parc des Princes in 1975.

Nostalgia: When it all turned sour for Leeds United in Paris final

DISMAY and disarray shroud Leeds United this weekend following Thursday’s resignation of head coach Garry Monk.

Leeds United
Hull City's former head coach Marco Silva (Picture: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire).

Hull City will conduct exhaustive search before replacing Silva

AS FORMER head coach Marco Silva last night edged closer to a Premier League return with Watford, Hull City vice chairman Ehab Allam stressed the club will not be rushed into appointing his successor.

Hull City
Huddersfield Town's Jonathan Hogg feared the worst when he was taken off by stretcher with a suspected broken neck at Ashton Gate (Picture: Steve Ellis).

‘Broken neck’ victim Hogg now determined to grab second chance

JONATHAN HOGG does not scare easily. This, let’s not forget, is the fearless midfielder who manager David Wagner likened to Bear Grylls following the pre-season trip to a remote island in Sweden that saw Hogg adopt the role of chief hunter and fire-starter for his grateful team-mates.

Huddersfield Town
NEW GIANT: 
Jordan Turner, in action for St Helens.

Jordan Turner flies in to boost Huddersfield Giants’ strike options

Canberra Raiders’ Jordan Turner has joined Huddersfield Giants with immediate effect on a three-and-a-half year contract.

Huddersfield Giants
Dan Brown (Masham) in action on Friday in the Brabazon Trophy (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire golf: Masham’s Dan Brown right in Brabazon Trophy hunt after 68

MASHAM’S Dan Brown moved up to fifth place at the halfway stage of the Brabazon Trophy at Woodhall Spa with a blemish-free five-under-par 68.

Golf
Liam Plunkett celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Faf du Plessis at Headingley on Wednesday. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

England v South Africa - Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett determined to stay ahead of the game

Liam Plunkett is a fixture at last in England’s one-day international team, but admits he still cannot afford to get too comfortable.

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