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Fit-again Methley all-rounder Waite signs new Yorkshire contract

METHLEY cricketer Matthew Waite is among five players who have committed their long-term futures to Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

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England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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Jonny Bairstow says England still have three chances to put things right in Australia (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

The Ashes: We still believe we can do something special, insists Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

JONNY BAIRSTOW is confident England can finally put all the off-pitch distractions behind them in order to hit back against Australia and go on to retain The Ashes.

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Kane Williamson is returning to Yorkshire for almost two months of the 2018 season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

‘Cool, calm and collected’ Kane Williamson returns to Yorkshire for 2018

MARTYN MOXON says Kane Williamson will prove a “perfect fit” for Yorkshire after the New Zealand captain agreed to return to Headingley for a fourth spell.

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LONG-SERVING: Adil Rashid. Picture: John Clifton/SWpix.com

Adil Rashid insists ‘plenty more’ in the tank after earning Yorkshire benefit year in 2018

YORKSHIRE have awarded leg-spinner Adil Rashid a benefit for next year.

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TAKE THAT: Australia's Shaun Marsh hits a six during day two of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters: How unfancied trio are helping to spare blushes of Australia’s ‘moron’ selectors

“MORONS masquerading as mentors.”

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ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT: Adelaide Oval, where England and Australia will meet next. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

CricketTalk Podcast - The Ashes: Who does Adelaide day-night Test favour the most?

AS ENGLAND and captain Joe Root lick their wounds after a 10-wicket defeat at The Gabba, Chris Waters and host Phil Harrison look back at where things went wrong in Brisbane

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BIG HITTER: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hit a domestic T20 record score of 161 against Northamptonshire last season as Yorkshire set a record total of 260-4 in a 124-run win. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Video: No stone left unturned as Yorkshire Vikings target T20 success

HOW DID the universe come into being? How long is a piece of string? When is a headbutt not a headbutt?

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The Ashes: Let battle commence.

CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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Brodsworth Main visit holders Ackworth.

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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