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Home tie for holders Ackworth

HOLDERS ACKWORTH host Brodsworth Main in the first round of next season’s Pontefract and District Cricket League Dyson-Skidmore Trophy on May 6.

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Townville CC second team captain Ben Collinson with the Bradford League's Conference championship trophy.

Townville are declared champions

Townville second team captain Ben Collinson finally got his hands on the Bradford League’s Second Teams Conference Championship trophy – two weeks after the final game of the season.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance walks off after being dismissed during Yorkshire's second innings at Essex, the team all out for 74 - their lowerst first-class total since 1999.. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Season Review: Numbers don’t add up as Yorkshire fall well short of objectives

WRITING a Yorkshire end-of-season review in recent times has largely consisted of patting people on the back and regurgitating phrases such as “bulging trophy cabinet” and “dynasty of success”.

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Kippax A clinch promotion place

Kippax Welfare A collected the one point they needed to clinch promotion from Division Four of the Wetherby League despite losing to rivals Scholes A in their final match of the season.

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Craig Larrington bagged 5-16 as Knottingley routed Division Two derby rivals Whitley Bridge for 38 on the final day of the season.

Pair share 180-run partnership as Fairburn clinch championship

FAIRBURN pipped Streethouse for the Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title on the last day.

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Eddie Walmsley, seven wickets against Baildon.

Walmsley twins star as Methley clinch promotion to Premier

Methley narrowly missed out on a trophy for the second time this season, but were still able to celebrate on Saturday after clinching promotion to the top flight of the All Rounder Bradford League.

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Yorkshire batsman Alex Lees on the drive

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

YORKSHIRE batted for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval to earn a draw against hosts Surrey.
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Eddie Morrison: Seven wickets for Castleford in their promotion decider.

Castleford celebrate after securing return to Premier

A superb bowling display by Eddie Morrison ensured that Castleford were able to celebrate promotion at the first attempt back to the Hunters ECB Yorkshire Premier League North.

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Alec Elliot struck three sixes and five fours in an unbeaten 69 in Hooton Pagnell's seven-wicket win against Frickley Colliery in Division One. Picture: Marie Caley.

Fairburn are new leaders ahead of final day

FAIRBURN snatched top spot in Pontefract and District League Division One with Saturday’s five-wicket win at Barnby Dun.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance

As It Happened: Surrey v Yorkshire - How White Rose were bowled out on day three

YORKSHIRE look likely to have to bat for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval after they were made to follow on by hosts Surrey.

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Methley CC's Marcus Walmsley

Bradford League: Rain ruins Methley’s bid to go top

Methley’s hopes of securing promotion to the top flight of the All Rounder Bradford League suffered a blow when their big game with rivals Scholes was abandoned early.

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Wetherby League: Unlucky Kippax miss out on promotion

Kippax Welfare saw their hopes of promotion from Division Two of the Wetherby League ended by rain last Saturday when their game against Crompark was abandoned.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett will miss the rest of the season through England duty (Picture: SWPix.com)

Surrey v Yorkshire: Gale sets winning standard to rescue Yorkshire

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire cannot afford to take anything for granted as they seek to shake off the spectre of relegation.

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Castleford recovered excellently from a shaky start at Malton.

Promotion issue will be decided on final day

CASTLEFORD retained second place in the Hunters York Senior League Premier Division despite being held to a draw at Malton and Old Malton last weekend.

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Danny Murray hit 59 in Fairburn's win against Hooton Pagnell on Saturday.

Streethouse and Fairburn vying for championship

FAIRBURN maintained their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One championship challenge by trouncing Hooton Pagnell by 103 runs.

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Ritchie Bresnan's 6-47 was in vain for Townville in Saturday's defeat at Pudsey St Lawrence.

Top two teams meet in crucial clash at Methley

METHLEY host Scholes at Little Church Lane on Saturday in a crucial Bradford Premier Cricket League Championship One top-of-the-table clash.

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Stuart Camm bagged 4-51 for Streethouse 2nds.

Knottingley’s batsmen are left with Egg on their faces

KNOTTINGLEY were routed for 19, which included nine extras, in Saturday’s Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Five East derby match against Eggborough Power Station.

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Daniel Hall hit 56 in Kippax's win at Church Fenton.

Sheikh and Hall lead way in Kippax’s crucial win

Kippax Welfare boosted their Wetherby Cricket League Division Two promotion hopes with a vital 54-run win at Church Fenton.

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Matches will be played at Streethouse's Whinney Lane ground on Wednesday and Thursday.

Streethouse host annual matches against Fire Service

STREETHOUSE Cricket Club will host annual fixtures against the United Kingdom Fire Service at Whinney Lane this week.

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Marcus Walmsley batting for Methley against New Farnley in the Priestley Cup final.  Picture: John Clifton

Walmsley’s effort in vain as Methley lose in first Priestley Cup final

Despite a man of the match performance by Marcus Walmsley it was disappointment for Methley in their first Priestley Cup final as they lost by 24 runs to New Farnley in a thrilling final played at Undercliffe.

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