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World champion Josh Warrington straight back down to earth with nappy-changing duties

Josh Warrington went home in the early hours of Sunday morning to a fry-up and a concerted stint of “changing sh***y nappies”, turning his mind to fatherhood after the experience of a lifetime, but the future holds more glamour than that.

Boxing

WATCH: Green hoping to create another Magic memory for Hull FC

HULL FC'S Chris Green admits he still pinches himself when the thinks of THAT Magic Weekend try.

News
Josh Warrington celebrates becoming Leeds' first boxing world champion

"I can die a happy man." Warrington ecstatic after historic world title win

Josh Warrington admitted he could “die a happy man” after becoming Leeds’ first boxing world champion with a sensational win over IBF featherweight holder Lee Selby.
Boxing
Castleford Tigers Jy Hitchcox touches down against Leeds Rhinos.

Castleford Tigers 38 Leeds Rhinos 10: Powell delighted with Tigers, but McDermott blasts “soft” Rhinos

CLASSY Castleford Tigers totally out played a poor Leeds Rhinos outfit in a one-sided finale to the Magic Weekend’s opening day.

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Josh Warrington celebrates as a split decision over Lee Selby goes his way.

Immediate Warrington-Frampton clash "too soon" - but Frank Warren ready to make "natural fight"

Promoter Frank Warren said an All-British showdown between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton was likely to wait until next year after Warrington positioned himself amongst boxing’s elite featherweights with a brilliant win over Lee Selby.

Boxing
Wanted: Hull City's loanee striker Harry Wilson, centre.

Transfer gossip, Sunday: Leeds and Town eye Liverpool striker | Saints want Boro star | Owls consider £1.8m return

WITH the transfer window back open and with many clubs already having announced their retained lists, here is the latest from the rumour mill...

Football
MOMENT OF TRUTH: Josh Warrington shows his elation ater beating Lee Selby to take the IBF World Featherweight at Elland Road. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Jubilant Josh Warrington crowned world IBF featherweight champion at Elland Road

LEEDS boxer Josh Warrington was crowned IBF featherweight champion of the world amid a superb atmosphere at Elland Road after producing a brilliant performance to defeat defending champion Lee Selby on points despite a rather mystifying split decision from the judges.

Boxing
Nicola Adams

Warrington v Selby: Different class Adams stops opponent in first round

LEEDS golden girl Nicola Adams defeated Soledad Del Valle Frias after just two minutes of Saturday night's international flyweight contest at Elland Road.
News
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas (right) celebrates after the final whistle (Picture: PA)

Chelsea 1 Manchester United 0: Dream come true for Cahill as Blues win FA Cup

Eden Hazard fired Chelsea to FA Cup glory against Manchester United as Antonio Conte’s expected farewell ended with a memorable triumph against old foe Jose Mourinho.

Football
Huddersfield Giants' interim coach Chris Thorman. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants: Thorman primes players for big response from Trinity

THERE will be few people as proud as Huddersfield Giants’ Chris Thorman at St James’ Park tomorrow.

Huddersfield Giants
Dynamic duo: Danny Tudhope and trainer David O'Meara.

Danny Tudhope - Turf Topics: Hoping to strike gold with Giant’s Treasure

I’VE MADE made my best ever start to a Flat season – and a winner at the Dante Festival at York was the icing on the cake of the opening exchanges of the campaign.

Horse Racing
Yorkshire's Jack Brooks: Milestone.

Chris Waters: Jack Brooks – more than just ‘a bit of a village idiot from Tiddington’

IT would not be stretching the point to suggest that Jack Brooks is one of the best signings that Yorkshire have made in their long and proud history.

Cricket

WATCH - Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos: Richie Myler happy to have made instant impact

As Castleford Tigers bemoan the loss of their talisman scrum-half, Leeds Rhinos’ own No 7 is at the top of his game as the sides prepare to round off the opening day’s action at Magic Weekend.

Leeds Rhinos

Warrington v Selby: Financial security for family is world title spur

LEEDS’S Josh Warrington will fulfil a long-term plan when he steps out for tonight’s IBF featherweight world title showdown at Elland Road.

Boxing
THE BEAUTIFUL GAME: Gathering information and stats for a growing worldwide football audience.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Insight: How analysing ‘the beautiful game’ has changed for digital age

It is 11am on a Wednesday morning in Leeds.

Football
England's Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow (Picture: PA)

England do not fear Amir, insists bullish Bairstow

England’s Jonny Bairstow is unperturbed at the prospect of facing Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir again in the two-Test series set to start at Lord’s next week.

Cricket

WATCH - Hull KR v Hull FC: Atkin hooked on to new role as Magic win looks crucial for Robins

Making a major positional switch at the age of 25 is hardly ideal but when coaching legend Tim Sheens is the man with the idea, players do tend to listen.

Hull KR
Leeds United's Tom Pearce celebrates his first goal for the club, scored in last month's win over Barnsley.

Leeds United keen to hold onto coveted Tom Pearce

LEEDS UNITED have offered highly-rated left-back Tom Pearce a three-year deal amid serious interest from Premier League clubs.

Leeds United
Jesse Sene-Lefao.

Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos: Sene-Lefao hoping the Magic ‘buzz’ will inspire Tigers

CASTLEFORD TIGERS’ Jesse Sene-Lefao concedes he didn’t even “understand” Magic Weekend originally but is now a big fan of the concept.

Castleford Tigers
Final bow: Dean Whitehead comes on for his final appearance before retiring. Picture: Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Dean Whitehead looks forward to new chapter with Huddersfield Town

THE ovation from the sell-out crowd was as warm as it was deserved.

Huddersfield Town
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