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WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

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Rovers centre Chris Ulugia scores one of his two second-half tries against Toulouse. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Dreadful start costs Rovers dear in second home defeat

Featherstone Rovers slipped to a second successive home defeat when they lost 34-26 to Toulouse Olympique after making a dreadful start to Sunday’s Championship game at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Castleford Tigers' Joel Monaghan scores a try against Catalans. Picture: Simon Hulme

Castleford come from behind to go back to top of Super League

Castleford Tigers came from 14-0 down to go back to the top of the Betfred Super League with a 43-26 victory over Catalans Dragons at a sun soaked Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Featherstone's successful lifters (left to right): Si Walker, Martyn Riley, Rose Judson, Nick Hall and James Smith.

Featherstone lifters in masterful form

Featherstone Weightlifting Club members were in top form at the British Masters Championships at Lilleshall National Sport Centre, near Newport in Shropshire.

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Wanderers have a one-point lead over Flanagan's after beating RAFA Vulcan Club 76-52.

Flanagan’s host Wanderers in last match title decider

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Wanderers visit Flanagan’s Army in a last match decider for the Five Towns Quiz League Division One title next Monday vening.

Pontefract Athletics Club record-breaker Jasmine Bate.

Four athletes achieve club records at indoor meeting

PONTEFRACT Athletics Club had a record turnout of 44 athletes among a total of 102 entries in Sunday’s Pontefract indoor open meeting, which the Pontefract club hosted at Thornes Park Stadium, Wakefield.

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Conservative Club defeated Last Orders 7-0 to move into second place.

Rock Inn B bag crucial victory over title rivals

DARTS section champions elect Rock Inn B increased their lead to six points by beating title rivals Progressive 5-2 in the Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League.

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Michael Carter says the clubs franchise wont be sold.

Club won’t sell franchise, says boss of Trinity

Wakefield Trinity chairman, Michael Carter, says he is is not about to sell the club’s Super League franchise and effectively relegate them to the Championship.

Daryl Powell.

Powell wants to reward Castleford fans

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell is hoping that being back on home soil can help his side get back to the form they showed in the opening four games in the 2017 Betfred Super League season.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "We are going to have to defend well because Toulouse are a superb attacking team."

Sharp expects severe test for Featherstone’s defence

COACH JON Sharp expects Featherstone’s defence to be severely tested by Sunday’s visitors Toulouse Olympique.

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The tournament is at  Hinckley Leisure Centre, Leicestershire, this Saturday.

Ackworth teams aiming for success at Hinckley

YOUNGSTERS from Ackworth School are aiming for glory in national table tennis championships this weekend.

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Dave Sawyer won the Saturday open match on Hawk pond with 62lb 1oz of carp, barbel and bream.

Gill clinches Fryston’s winter league title

RICHARD SCOTT won the penultimate match in Fryston Angling Club’s winter league series at Pollington’s Viking Fishery on Sunday with 78lb 3oz.

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Glasshoughton Welfare's Ryan Poskitt (right).

Poskitt spot on to give Glasshoughton Welfare share of spoils

Glasshoughton Welfare earned a deserved share of the points when an injury-time Ryan Poskitt penalty saw them battle back to draw 3-3 at Hallam in Division One of the Toolstation NCE League.


Exclusive: Wakefield Trinity considering selling place in Super League

WAKEFIELD Trinity are considering selling their Super League ‘franchise’ and essentially relegating themselves to the Championship.

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Disappointed Castleford Tigers players applaud the big travelling support at Salford, led by the coated Greg Minikin, who injured his shoulder and will miss this Sunday's game against Catalans. Picture: Matthew Merrick

Castleford boss demanding immediate response

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell is looking for a change in mentality from his players this week after accusing them of being beaten for attitude at Salford last Sunday.

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Eleven-year-old Bailey Fisher won the handicap singles final.

Youngest winner Bailey follows in dad’s footsteps

BAILEY Fisher has become the youngest ever player to win Castleford and District Snooker League’s handicap singles competition.

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Lock Lane's Ethan Flowers takes on two Normanton tacklers in Saturday's Division One derby match. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Lions and Lane still looking for first victories

WINLESS teams Featherstone Lions and Lock Lane both slipped to their second defeats in National Conference League Division One.

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Craig Fawcett, who scored a try for Pontefract in their Yorkshire Shield semi-final.

Extra agony as Pontefract RUFC miss out on final

Pontefract RUFC agonisingly missed out on the Yorkshire Shield final after losing to Bridlington in extra-time in a thrilling semi at Moor Lane.

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Glasshoughton WMC are 11 points clear of closest rivals Ambience.

Leaders bag 22nd win in 23 matches

PONTEFRACT AND District Pool League leaders Glasshoughton WMC defeated Upton Brookside 7-3.

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Was it worth it?: Gary Ballance, who will lead Yorkshire this summer, lifting the County Championship trophy at Lords in 2015.  (Picture: PA)

Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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