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Yorkshire CCC stars go into battle on army exercise

They’re used to battling it out for wickets - but Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s Headingley heroes were tested to their limits when they trained with soldiers at Catterick Garrison.

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A local official umpires a match.

That’s not cricket! Umpires get red cards to send off players

A red-card penalty is set to be introduced into the laws of Cricket for the first time.

Cricket
England captain Alastair Cook chats with coach Trevor Bayliss. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

CricketTalk: Can England square Test series with India? | How are Andrew Gale’s 2017 preparations going?

ENGLAND head into the fourth Test against India with only a very slim hope of saving the five-match series.

Cricket
Liam Bridcutt

Bridcutt will miss Leeds United reunion with Brighton

Garry Monk looks set to hold Liam Bridcutt back from a reunion with Brighton on Friday night after vowing to “do the right thing” with the timing of the midfielder’s return.

Leeds United
An official looks through the early morning fog at the Dubai Ladies Masters golf tournament

Dubai Ladies Masters halted after caddie collapses and dies

A CADDIE was pronounced dead after he collapsed at the Dubai Ladies Masters on Wednesday, forcing the suspension of the first round and shortening the Ladies European Tour event to 54 holes.

Golf
Simply Ned, with Brian Harding on board, jump the final fence as they go on to win the TRM Excellence In Equine Nutrition Chase at Doncaster (Picture: John Giles/PA Wire).

Simply Ned heading back to Dublin

SIMPLY Ned, one of the North’s top steeplechasers, will make a return trip to Ireland on his next start as he attempts to go one better than 12 months ago in the Paddy Power Cashcard Chase at Leopardstown.

Horse Racing
Unorthodox No 9: Left-winger Adam Reach has played everywhere from left-back to centre forward since joining the Owls. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday’s big money buy yet to Reach his potential

Adam Reach is starting to show why Sheffield Wednesday made him their club record £5m summer signing.

Sheffield Wednesday
Hull City's Curtis Davies and Middlesbrough's Alvaro Negredo battle for the ball.

Davies goes on the defensive as Tigers’ game plan fails to reap reward at Boro

Curtis Davies has defended Hull City’s negative tactics after Monday night’s defeat at Middlesbrough left them second-bottom of the Premier League.

Football 1
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.

What s on
Doncaster's Andy Williams makes it 1-1. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Doncaster 1 Blackpool 1: Ferguson left fuming as Rovers suffer Trophy exit in penalty drama

IF there is to be a positive to crashing out of a competition that offers a realistic route to Wembley then avoiding a potential trip to Swansea, Brighton or Southampton in the new year to take on an Academy team is probably it.

Doncaster Rovers
Billy Clarke will miss tonight's EFL Trophy second-round game. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Bradford City v Cambridge: Bantams seek to follow the Barnsley blueprint

ASSISTANT manager Kenny Black admits Bradford City’s motivation tonight will be partly fuelled by making up for two first-round exits in the FA and League Cups.

Bradford City
Durham Jets' Keaton Jennings.

Warm welcome shaped Jennings

Keaton Jennings is thankful he got one of the hardest decisions of his life right – when he committed his cricket future to England.

Cricket
Arsenal's Lucas Perez, left, scores against Basle.

Arsenal batter Basle and end long wait to go through as group winners after PSG held

Arsenal head into next Monday’s Champions League round of 16 draw with confidence after Lucas Perez’s hat-trick secured an emphatic win over Basle to see Arsene Wenger’s side finish as surprise winners of Group A.

Football
England forwards coach Andy Farrell.

Farrell and Borthwick in contention to be named new Lions assistant coaches

Former England internationals Andy Farrell and Steve Borthwick look set to be among the assistant coaches announced today for next summer’s British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.

Rugby union
England captain Alastair Cook chats with coach Trevor Bayliss.

Bayliss remains confident that Cook will lead England into Ashes battle next winter

Coach Trevor Bayliss expects Alastair Cook to lead England into next winter’s Ashes.

Cricket
Sammy Lee.

Lee departs as Southgate revamps coaching set-up

Sammy Lee has left his role as England assistant as manager Gareth Southgate begins the process of building his own backroom team.

Football
Leeds snooker player Peter Lines who has benefitted from improved surroundings at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds at heart of county’s recent renaissance

Ronnie O’Sullivan makes a swift return to action in Yorkshire on Wednesday after the disappointment of being beaten in the final of the Betway UK Championship at the York Barbican.

Snooker
Thomas Bjorn will captain Europe in the 2018 Ryder Cup in France (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire).

Monty welcomes choice of Bjorn as captain

Golf
Mark Selby celebrates with the Betway UK Championship trophy after victory over Ronnie O'Sullivan (Photo: PA)

The White Stuff: Stars need to take centre stage regularly for snooker to emulate rival sports

It was the final snooker richly needed.

Snooker
The number six door

YP Advent Calendar: Which England cricket ace is behind the door on December 6?

The Yorkshire Post is profiling the stars that made 2016 another magical year for the White Rose with an Advent Calendar feature.

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