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Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors: Danny Brough backs Giants to overcome injury adversity

HUDDERSFIELD Giants talisman Danny Brough maintains his improving side will not let “adversity” ruin their recent revival.

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Aimee Willmott reached in the final of the 400m individual medley at Rio 2016 (Photo: PA)

Swimming: Aimee Willmott withdraws from World Championships through injury

Middlesbrough swimmer Aimee Willmott expressed her “sadness” after withdrawing from the British squad heading to next month's World Championships in Belgrade due to injury.
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Laura Robson serves during the Aegon Ilkley Tennis championship (Photo: Karen Ross)

Laura Robson crashes out of Aegon Ilkley Trophy as Brit Jay Clarke collects biggest win of career

Former British No. 1 Laura Robson suffered a setback to her Wimbledon preparations as she crashed out of the Aegon Ilkley Trophy at the last 16 stage.
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Joining Millers: Fleetwood's David Ball challenged by Romain Vincelot in the League One play-off semi-final.

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Signed: It’s a whole new Ball game for Rotherham United chief Warne

Rotherham United have completed the signing of striker David Ball on the two-year deal.

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It looks like one in and one out at Barnsley for Paul Heckingbottom

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom has confirmed that midfield player Josh Scowen is likely to join another unnamed Championship club shortly – after rejecting the offer of a fresh Oakwell deal.

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Football Today: News from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday

Football Today: Stoke City eye Middlesbrough defender | Blow for Bradford City | Fixtures recap | Transfer latest, news and more from across Yorkshire

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Patrick relieved to be playing again after nine-month lay-off

LARNE PATRICK admitted he questioned his physical and mental well-being before finally winning a nine-month injury battle to play again for Castleford Tigers.

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The big reveal: Chris Wilder, Billy Sharp and Sheffield United fans discovered their fixtures for the new Championship season yesterday.

Fixtures 2017/18: Steel City honours would be the perfect present for Blades chief

CHRIS WILDER’S fiftieth birthday later this year is likely to carry extra resonance – and it is nothing to do with his own special milestone either.

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Jockey Ryan Moore on board Highland Reel wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes

Highland Reel gets deserved top billing at Ascot

NOW the winner of six Group One races on three continents, the globetrotting Highland Reel now deserves to become a headline act in his own right after winning the Prince of Wales’s Stakes – Royal Ascot’s day two highlight.

Horse Racing
Oldham 16 Dewsbury Rams 20: Rams clinch crucial win in relegation scrap

Oldham 16 Dewsbury Rams 20: Rams clinch crucial win in relegation scrap

Dewsbury Rams earned a thrilling 20-16 victory away to Oldham on a nerve jangling Wednesday night at Stalybridge.

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Featherstone Rovers 36 Swinton Lions 2: Rovers leapfrog Toulouse after victory

Featherstone Rovers 36 Swinton Lions 2: Rovers leapfrog Toulouse after victory

FEATHERSTONE climbed above Toulouse to third place in the Kingstone Press Championship with a seven-try win.

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England U21's Nathaniel Chalobah.

Chalobah looking to double up with Under-21s

England Under-21 midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has set his sights on adding European silverware to Premier League glory.

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Havana Grey (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire)

Royal Ascot: Burke’s Havana on mission to take down McErin

KARL BURKE is hopeful that Havana Grey can prevail at Royal Ascot today – and compensate him for stable star Quiet Reflection’s injury-enforced absence from the season-defining meeting.

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England's Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow leads England home with ruthless assault on South Africa’s attack in T20 triumph

England eased to a nine-wicket victory over South Africa in the Twenty20 opener at the Ageas Bowl with Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow leading the way with a ruthless unbeaten 60.

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Lindrick's Mia Eales Smith won 4&3 in her Yorkshire debut in Northern Counties match Week.

Yorkshire ladies cruise to victory over Cumbria

YORKSHIRE ladies took another convincing step towards retaining their Northern Counties Match Week title as they swept aside Cumbria 8-1.

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Sam Warburton has been left out of the British and Irish Lions starting team for Saturday's first Test against New Zealand.

O’Mahony pips Warburton to lead Lions against All Blacks

Peter O’Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions in Saturday’s first Test against New Zealand.

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The fixtures are out! Ten 2017-18 Yorkshire clashes to get excited about

SO then, the fixtures are out and plans are busily being hatched. What floats your boat? We take a look at what is hot and what is not for Yorkshire’s clubs ...

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell to sit out injured captain Michael Shenton for Leeds Rhinos derby

CASTLEFORD Tigers coach Daryl Powell says he must “look after” Michael Shenton with his captain left out of Friday’s derby at Leeds Rhinos.

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Denny Solomona.

Sale claim Castleford Tigers’ Solomona court case was a waste of time

Sale Sharks have hit back at Castleford Tigers following the conclusion of their legal dispute over Denny Solomona, branding the affair a waste of time.

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