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Sevens success for Castleford rugby girls

Castleford RUFC Girls under 15s tackled the third county club sevens tournament at Tynedale, Northumberland, with confidence as they added another district crown to the club’s list of successes.

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Pontefract Squash Club's James Willstrop. Picture: Steve Line/

Pontefract star beats two top-class opponents

PONTEFRACT Squash Club’s James Willstrop, newly recovered from virus problems, produced two top class performances in the Bellevue Classic in Seattle.

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Lewis White  was first in the junior category.

Lewis earns place in British finals

LEWIS White, of Upton, impressed at the National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association North East competition at Castleford Civic Centre on Sunday.

Winner Shaun Lupton landed 68lb 6oz.

Lupton pips Lumb for first place in Fryston’s match

SHAUN Lupton won Fryston Angling Club’s match on Deer pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery on Sunday with 68lb 6oz.

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Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association's pairs competition.

Allerton Bywater duo win pairs tournament

HOME Bowlers Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association’s pairs competition at Allerton Bywater.

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On the track, the highlight is the six furlong �20,000 EBF Youngsters Conditions Stakes. Picture: Alan Wright.

Pop legends Bananarama feature at Pontefract’s first evening race meeting

THE First of Pontefract’s three evening meetings this season is 80s Night this Friday, May 26.

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Castleford RUFC girls under 15s with their medals after they won the Durham Club sevens tournament.

Sevens success and North recognition for Castleford girls

Castleford RUFC Girls enjoyed more success when the under 15s won the Durham Club sevens tournament at Darlington.

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Kippax Ex-Service Club (left to right) Steve Inman, Dave Hunton, Benny Ward and Julia Marshall are presented with the Handicap Cup by committee member Neil Aspland.

Kippax Ex-Service Club too good for Little ‘Un in quiz final

KIPPAX EX-SERVICE Club won the Five Towns Quiz League’s Handicap Cup for the second time in their history by defeating Little ‘Un 116-95 at the Featherstone Hotel on Monday evening.

Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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James Willstrop: "We both played well and both had our phases where it didnt work out."

Pontefract star Willstrop wins five-set thriller in United States

PONTEFRACT Squash Club’s James Willstrop reached the last eight in the inaugural Pacific Market International Bellevue Classic in the United States by winning a thrilling five-set clash against Hong Kong’s Max Lee.

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Two Hospice Cup matches  will be played on Monday.

Twenty pairs battle it out at Garforth Recreation Club

CASTLEFORD and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s pairs handicap competition will be played at Garforth Recreation Club this Sunday (10am start and scratch).

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Pontefract Athletics Club's Tracy Anaman.

Tracy bags two wins and club record

Tracy Anaman of Pontefract Athletics Club enjoyed two victories in the club’s first match of the season in the Yorkshire and District Athletics League at Wakefield.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Little Un, who are receiving 53 points start, visit fellow Division Two team Leading  Ladies.

Handicap Cup semi-finals tomorrow evening

SOUTH Elmsall team Little ‘Un, who finished bottom of Five Towns Quiz League Division Two last season after losing all their 18 league matches, are aiming to reach the Handicap Cup Final.

Castleford RUFC girls under 18s and under 15s together with their respective trophies they have won as Yorkshire Cup winners.

Yorkshire Cup double for Castleford girls teams

Further milestones were reached by Castleford RUFC Girls on Sunday as they won the Yorkshire Cup at both under 18s and under 15s levels.

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Tony Fox landed 86lb 6oz.

Tony outfoxes his rivals

HEMSWORTH’S Tony Fox won Saturday’s open match on Deer pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery with a catch of 86lb 6oz.

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WIN: Bengal Brasserie Indian meals plus Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams boxing tickets

The hottest ticket in town just got hotter - we are giving you the chance to win an Indian meal out plus tickets to see big fight Arena action featuring Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams.
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The Peloton passes through Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales on the last leg of the race from Bradford to Sheffield. Picture: Tony Johnson

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Photos and videos from Stage 3

The Tour de Yorkshire peloton headed from Bradford to Sheffield on the final day of this year's race.
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Tuscan Gold (right), ridden by PJ McDonald, won the Pontefract Marathon at the track's last meeting, beating second-placed Madam Lilibet by  a neck in a thrilling finish. Picture: Alan Wright.

Pontefract stage 28th Northern Racing College charity day

NEXT WEDNESDAY is the day when Pontefract traditionally looks to the future stars of racing, both human and equine.

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As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

Nacer Bouhanni won the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, crossing the finish line in first place on Harrogate’s iconic Parliament Street.

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