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Roy’s the one to beat in York’s showpiece – Hannon

EVEN THOUGH 15 horses remain in the frame for next Wednesday’s £1m Juddmonte International, the richest ever race to be staged in Yorkshire, trainer Richard Hannon is convinced that his champion Barney Roy will “take all the beating”.

Horse Racing
Castleford Tigers receive the League Leaders Shield.

The Yorkshire Post says: Well done Castleford Tigers – you’re in a league of your own

CASTLEFORD rugby league club was formed in 1926 – the same year John Logie Baird first demonstrated to a few intrigued scientists a device eventually widely known as television.

Joe Root

Root and Cook are both in the pink at Edgbaston

Old-firm centurions Alastair Cook and Joe Root provided England’s bankable constants in an ever-changing world at Edgbaston.


Leeds Rhinos v St Helens: Legends of Leeds bid farewell to South Stand

Lewis Jones, Arthur Clues, Vic Hey and Eric Harris are just some of the rugby league greats who, during their storied careers with Leeds rugby league club, earned such an affinity with Headingley’s famous South Stand.

Leeds Rhinos

That’s the first goal done, now it’s time to regroup, says Shenton as Castleford Tigers make history

Castleford Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton lifted the League Leaders’ Shield for the first time in the club’s history last night and then insisted: “Now we have to finish the job.”

Castleford Tigers
Lee Smith, playing for Wakefield against Bradford in 2004, hopes the Bulls can match his long-term ambition

Long-term recovery plan key to Lee Smith’s Bradford Bulls future

FORMER England international Lee Smith has intimated he wants to stay with Bradford Bulls despite their latest relegation.

Bradford Bulls
York hosts its annual Ebor Festival next week.

Paul Hanagan: Enforced lay-off is a chance to prepare for lucrative Ebor Festival

The Classic races and Royal Ascot are fantastic occasions, but there’s little to match the excitement of the highlight of the year at York – next week’s Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Horse Racing
Gareth Ellis

‘Greedy’ Ellis wants to bow out with a full platter of trophies

“Call me greedy but I think I’ll go for both.”

Hull FC
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder wants his players to complement good performances with good results (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage).

Wilder is placing accent on decent Sheffield United results

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is relishing the scrap after a tough baptism to life in the Championship.

Sheffield United
Barnsley's Andy Yiadom (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Barnsley ‘had to draw Yiadom move to a close’

BARNSLEY full-back Andy Yiadom could be offered a new deal following the collapse of his move to Huddersfield Town.

Barnsley FC
Betfred Super League Super 8's.
Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity.
Castleford's players celebrate as captain Michael Shenton lifts the League Leaders Shield.
17th August 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford Tigers 45 Wakefield Trinity 20: Coaches’ reaction

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell described winning the league leaders’ shield as the best achievement of his career, but his Wakefield Trinity rival Chris Chester is also in upbeat mood.

Castleford Tigers
England captain Joe Root, left, and fellow century-maker Alastair Cook.

More like a one-dayer than a Test match, says captain

England captain Joe Root described his first experience of day-night Test cricket in this country as “strange” but that did not stop him leading his side to a day of domination in the first Investec Test against West Indies at Edgbaston.

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire hit record T20 mark thanks to Lyth’s brilliance

RECORDS tumbled as Yorkshire made the highest team total and Adam Lyth the highest individual score in the history of English T20.

Intervention: David Jones applauds the Owls fans on Wednesday night after his goal salvaged a point against Sunderland. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

David Jones and Sheffield Wednesday seek a kickstart on the banks of the Thames

FEW grounds in the Football League are as pleasant to visit as Craven Cottage.

Sheffield Wednesday
Bradford City manager Stuart McCall.

Bradford City boss McCall ready to duel with enigmatic Mowbray

AS players, Stuart McCall and Tony Mowbray went head-to-head in some titanic clashes.

Bradford City
Jake Webster completes his hat-trick

Four-try Webster seals Castleford’s first crown

WHEN YOU have waited almost a century to gain such a prestigious and elusive prize, you cannot expect it then to come too easily.

Castleford Tigers
Malton & Norton's David Hague in action for England at Moortown (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Hague extends perfect record at Moortown as England prepare for showdown

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague made it four wins from four matches with an overwhelming singles victory against Wales to help England set up a last-day showdown with defending champions Ireland in the men’s Home Internationals at Moortown.

Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire trio reach last 32 in British Boys’ amateur championship

HALLAMSHIRE’S Alex Fitzpatrick, Michael Hay (Hunley Hall) and James Swash, of Middlesbrough, all made it through to the last 32 of the British Boys’ amateur championship at Nairn.

Korean Min Kyu Kim (Picture: Mark Robinson).

Rotherham’s Thomson giving chase at Caversham Heath

Rotherham’s Jonathan Thomson (66 70) lies second, four shots behind 16-year-old Korean Min Kyu Kim (65 67), after two rounds of the PGA EuroPro Tour’s Pentahotels Championship.

Jordan Houghton

Chelsea youngster set for Doncaster Rovers switch

Chelsea youngster Jordan Houghton is set for a return to Doncaster Rovers.

Doncaster Rovers
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