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Super League Round 11: Team news, stats, predictions and odds for Leeds Rhinos, Huddersfield Giants, Castleford Tigers, Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity

The Yorkshire derby between Leeds Rhinos and Huddersfield Giants kick-starts another enthralling weekend of Super League action.

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LEADING MAN: Yorkshire's Gary Ballance in action against Hampshire earlier this season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Captaincy helping Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance set leading example

ANDREW GALE has piled praise on Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance and said that the captaincy has given him a new lease of life.

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Ben O'Connor.

Great Britain v Netherlands - Ben O’Connor guards against over-confidence against struggling Dutch

BEN O’CONNOR insists Great Britain are not getting ahead of themselves in their bid to clinch World Championship gold in Belfast.

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David Jones

David Jones is Sheffield Wednesday doubt for Ipswich trip

Sheffield Wednesday are missing David Jones as they prepare for this weekend’s trip to Ipswich Town.

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GOING NOWHERE: Doncaster Knights chairman Tony De Mulder. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights opt against promotion if they win Championship play-offs

DONCASTER KNIGHTS have revealed they would not accept promotion to the Premiership should they win the Championship play-offs as it is “simply unaffordable.”

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The five Yorkshire managers with most to play for in the Premier League and Championship over the next few weeks

Permutations: How promotion and relegation races stand for clubs across Yorkshire

The final few weeks of anguish await football fans with plenty at stake for Yorkshire clubs Hull City, Middlesbrough, Huddersfield Town, Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Bradford City and Doncaster Rovers.

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Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday top chart as Bradford City and Hull City rise

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday top chart as Bradford City and Hull City rise

Yorkshire Post football writer Leon Wobschall rates the form of Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Guiseley, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, North Ferriby, Rotherham United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and York City.

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Sheffield FC Ladies captain Carla Ward is hoping Thursday's derby can transform her side's run of form

Sheffield FC Ladies bid to keep Doncaster Rovers Belles hotshot quiet in South Yorkshire derby

Sheffield FC Ladies captain Carla Ward insists her team needs no added motivation ahead of Thursday night's Yorkshire derby at home to Doncaster Rovers Belles.

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25 April 2017.......      The Brownlee Centre and the state-of-the-art cycle track in Adel, north Leeds,, named after the Brownlee brothers and will be the base for the country's top triathletes. Picture Tony Johnson.

First look at Leeds’ £5m Brownlee Centre and cycle circuit

It’s named after two of the most successful Olympians Leeds has ever produced.

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Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Sheffield Steelers' Ben O'Connor. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Ben O’Connor pledges future to Sheffield Steelers

PAUL THOMPSON said persuading Ben O’Connor to commit his future to Sheffield Steelers was pivotal to his plans for the club.

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Gary Hooper.

Old pals’ act proving final piece in the jigsaw for Sheffield Wednesday

IT will not have escaped the attentions of many that Sheffield Wednesday’s perfectly-timed Championship surge has coincided with the return to fitness of one man.

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Jonathan Phillips (in blue) tips in Paul Swindlehurst's shot to make it 2-1 against Lithuania. Picture: Dean Woolley.

WATCH: Great Britain 5 Lithuania 2 - Hosts heading towards Japan promotion showdown

GREAT BRITAIN remain on course for what seems an inevitable shoot-out with Japan for World Championship gold after maintaining their 100 per cent record at the tournament with a 5-2 win against Lithuania.

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England captain Joe Root, pictured on an earlier visit to his old primary school, Dore Primary in Sheffield, earlier this week. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Big interview: England captain Joe Root happy to gather momentum with Yorkshire

ENGLAND Test captain Joe Root says his lack of runs for Yorkshire so far this season is, in part, down to the actual quality of the County Championship.

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Into the play-offs: Isaiah Brown turns to celebrate scoring Town's goal against Wolverhampton at Molineux.
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‘Biggest achievement in 45 years’ - David Wagner hails Huddersfield Town’s play-off qualification

PLAY-OFF qualification secured, Huddersfield Town’s players were about to embark on their now familiar post-match victory celebration in front of the travelling fans at Molineux.

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WATCH: Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants - Unlucky 13 for Giants as coach Stone feels pressure

HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS coach Rick Stone accepts he is under pressure as his struggling side desperately seek to rally tonight after an “embarrassing” Challenge Cup exit against part-timers Swinton Lions.

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Middlesbrough's Marten de Roon celebrates scoring.

Middlesbrough 1 Sunderland 0: Boro grab unlikely lifeline in relegation dogfight

THIS particular derby may traditionally be categorized as ‘Tees-Wear’, but it was prefixed by something entirely different in the minds of both sets of rival supporters last night.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan (right) congratulates Ding Junhui.

Ronnie O’Sullivan denies 147 snub in Crucible exit to Ding Junhui

Ronnie O’Sullivan denied he snubbed the chance of a maximum break as he crashed out of the Betfred World Championship to Ding Junhui.

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Mark Selby on his way to winning his quarter-final against Marco Fu.

Selby and Higgins cruise through to Crucible semi-finals

Mark Selby showed why he remains the man to beat at the Crucible but John Higgins has his own sights on glory after powering through to the semi-finals.

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Dean Schofield

Yorkshire Carnegie: Schofield makes ‘easy’ decision to hang up his boots while Lucock signs new deal

Yorkshire Carnegie second-row Dean Schofield insists it was “not a tough decision” to retire after the ex-England lock revealed he would quit after the forthcoming Championship play-offs.

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