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Tuscan Gold (right), pictured winning at Pontefract  in April, leads the way in this season's Stayers Championship at the track. Picture: Alan Wright.

Sprint fillies in spotlight at Pontefract’s Thursday meeting

AUTUMN may be drawing ever closer but there are still four race meetings left to enjoy at Pontefract before the season finishes.

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Laura Massaro (pictured) and James Willstrop will miss the start of the National League season because they will be playing in the US Open.

Pontefract’s top juniors struck by stomach bug

SEVERAL of Pontefract Squash Club’s leading junior players, including Eliot Ridge, Sam Todd, Ben Beachill and Jordan Stewart, were all unable to compete fully at the England Squash Junior Silver event at Manchester Sports City after being struck down by a stomach problem.

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Castleford RUFC under 13s girls team were in top form at Littleborough on Sunday.

Pontefract get off mark with narrow win at Leodiensian

Pontefract bounced back from an opening day 50-38 home defeat against Goole in Yorkshire Division Two by winning 19-17 at Leodiensian on Saturday.

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Champions Foundry Lane A slipped to their  first defeat in four matches this season.

Swan send champions crashing to first defeat

SWAN PULLED off an upset in Knottingley Town Pool League by beating defending champions Foundry Lane A 5-3.

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Faye Lightowler's winning time of 35 minutes 36 seconds improved her own club record by nearly a minute

Faye smashes her own club record in Tholthorpe race

PONTEFRACT Athletic Club’s Faye Lightowler was in outstanding form in last Sunday’s Tholthorpe 10K.

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Nathan Webster defeated Stuart Thompson 21-20 in the semi-finals after recovering from 20-15 down.

Webster crowned champion after beating Hagen in final

SMIRTHWAITE’S Nathan Webster won Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s Champion of Champions tournament.

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Many top players were training at Pontefract's Stuart Road club  last week

Field’s win gives Pontefract second European title in a week

PONTEFRACT Squash Club had a strong representation at the European Masters Championships at the 32-court Hasta La Vista Squash Club in Wroclaw, Poland, a country in which the game is developing rapidly.

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Aberford Bowling Club members in their new azure-coloured uniforms.

Bowlers look smart thanks to £895 grant

ABERFORD Bowling Club, which has two teams in Castleford and District Veterans Bowling League, has won funding from a renewable energy firm for smart new uniforms.

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Craig Fawcett scored three tries in Pontefract's defeat against Goole at Moor Lane.

Castleford and Hemsworth start season with victories

HEMSWORTH and Castleford both made winning starts to the new rugby union season in Yorkshire Division Three.

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Pontefract's James Willstrop beat France's Gregory Gaultier in the European Individual  Championship final in Nottingham. Picture: Steve Line/

Willstrop wins Euro title by beating old rival in final

PONTEFRACT Squash Club’s James Willstrop lifted another major title by winning the European Championship last weekend at Nottingham University’s splendid new squash centre with its permanent glass court.

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The tournament is in memory of the association's former president Dennis Metcalfe.

Bowls tournament in memory of former president

CASTLEFORD and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s Dennis Metcalfe Memorial pairs handicapped competition will be played at Pontefract Bowling Club, Halfpenny Lane, this Sunday (10am start and scratch).

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Young golf champion Sam McIntyre. Picture: Mark Newcombe/

Sam crowned golf champion for second successive year

SWILLINGTON youngster Sam McIntyre won a national final in the American Golf Junior Championships for the second year running.

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GB gymnasts Olivia Huscroft (left), Millie Eaton (right) and Ruby Horsman (front).

Talented trio chosen to represent GB in Poland

LOCAL gymnasts Ruby Horsman and Olivia Huscroft have been selected to represent Team GB at the Acrobatic Gymnastics European Championships in Poland in October.

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Club captain John Smith (left) and committee member Will Denton with a celebratory 30th anniversary cake.

Golf club celebrate 30th anniversary

WHITWOOD Golf Club staged an invitation day last Sunday.

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Pontefract's James Willstrop beat Daryl Selby in the final at Cleethorpes. Picture: Steve Line/

Pontefract star wins Cleethorpes title for tenth time

PONTEFRACT Squash Club’s James Willstrop won his tenth Cleethorpe’s invitation tournament title when the competition was held for the 20th time last weekend.

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Last season's champion apprentice jockey Josephine Gordon landed the first of a double  at Pontefract on Sunday on board Glassy Waters.

Queen Kindly wins Pontefract’s richest race of season

Pontefract’s final Sunday meeting this season featured the track’s richest race of the year.

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Yorck Newrick won the under 15 boys shot putt with 11.92 metres.

Speedy Faye smashes her own club record

PONTEFRACT Athletics Club’s Faye Lightowler was in outstanding form in the Askern 10 mile road race.

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