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Yorkshire display nerve and skill to claim English Women’s County Championship title

Yorkshire are celebrating winning the English Women’s County Championship after beating Gloucestershire 5-4 on the final day at Felixstowe Ferry in which the outcome was not decided until the final putt on the final green.

IN THE RUNNING (from left): Zak Hardaker, Albert Kelly and Luke Gale

Dave Craven: Hard to split 2017 Man of Steel contenders

THERE are no great surprises when it comes to the shortlist for the 2017 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award.

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Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carvalhal comfortable with competitive nature of Steel City derby

CARLOS CARVALHAL insists there is no extra pressure on Sheffield Wednesday going into the first Steel City derby for more than five years.

Yorkshire's Jack Brooks celebrates as the winning runs are hit to defeat Warwickshire at Headingley. Picture by Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire edge home to boost County Championship survival hopes

Yorkshire took a giant step towards safety in the Specsavers County Championship as they claimed a thrilling win over Warwickshire at Headingley.

Pontus Jansson.
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Leeds United boss welcomes defensive strength

LEEDS United head coach Thomas Christiansen will run the rule over his centre-back options with Liam Cooper, Pontus Jansson and Matthew Pennington all back fit and in contention to face Saturday’s Championship visitors Ipswich Town.

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Sheffield United fans inside Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium. PA

Arrests made by police investigating coach park fight after Middlesbrough v Sheffield United game

Police investigating trouble after a Championship match in which up to 200 football fans fought in a coach park have made five arrests.

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Extra Tour de Yorkshire day ‘could be worth £10m for region economy’

Business leaders have hailed the growing economic benefits of the Tour de Yorkshire, after organisers revealed an extra day will be added to the 2018 version of the event.


Football Today: David Prutton on last Steel City derby | Leeds prospect on new deal | Latest power rankings

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.

Gary Hooperwill be the key for Sheffield Wednesday, believes Richard Sutcliffe. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United: Predictions from our football writers

Who will win the Sheffield derby on Sunday? Our football writers make their predictions on where the game will be won or lost.

New deal: Leeds United's Conor Shaughnessy. 
Picture: Tony Johnson

Leeds United: New deal delight for Conor Shaughnessy

Conor Shaughnessy’s physique is that of a central defender but it was only at Leeds United, and only under Thomas Christiansen, that anyone thought to examine the possibility.

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St Helens' Alex Walmsley: Two-try hero.

It’s all over for Wakefield

Substitute forward Alex Walmsley grabbed two tries as St Helens overcame 12-man Salford 30-4 to effectively seal their place in the Betfred Super League semi-finals.

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Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

We will find solutions for our injury problems, says Huddersfield Town boss Wagner

Huddersfield Town’s head coach David Wagner played down his growing casualty list after Danny Williams became the latest player to be ruled out through injury.

Yorkshires Steve Patterson celebrates trapping Warwickshires Jonathan Trott lbw at Headingley yesterday as he took 4-46 (Picture: Dave Williams/

Season’s best from Patterson provides reminder

WORD HAS it that Steve Patterson was not necessarily going to play in this game.

Sam Rapira.

Giants want to send off Rapira with a win

DANNY BROUGH says the best way to celebrate his 300th Super League game will be to send off Huddersfield Giants team-mate Sam Rapira on a winning note.

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Paul Coutts: Ready for the derby.

Steel City derby: Paul Coutts ready for a tartan tussle

PAUL COUTTS admits that he was willing on Sheffield Wednesday to come a cropper in last season’s play-offs – for the second year running – so that the Steel City derby was put back on the footballing map.


Cook keen to end his 12-year wait for silverware

GIVEN he has waited so long to make a first major final appearance, Castleford Tigers’ Matt Cook is not going to risk messing up now.

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Castleford Tigers v Hull FC: Airlie Birds in desperate need of winning momentum

HULL FC head coach Lee Radford believes no one else but themselves are the biggest threat to his side’s hopes of completing an historic Super League and Challenge Cup double.

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David Prutton: Played in last Steel City derby for victorious Wednesday.

Steel City derby: David Prutton recalls how Sheffield Wednesday upset the odds

THE portents could not have been more contrasting for the two promotion-chasing combatants going into the last Steel City derby.

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Inspection planned at Ayr due to waterlogging

RICHARD Fahey will saddle eight runners in tomorrow’s William Hill Ayr Gold Cup headed by top-weight Kimberella.

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Joost Luiten missed the cut last week in defence of his KLM Open title.

Change of driver helps steer Luiten to the top in Masters

Holland’s Joost Luiten bounced back from the disappointment of an early exit in defence of his KLM Open title to claim a share of the lead after day one of the Portugal Masters.

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