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Kippax win local derby with Ledsham

Kippax Welfare climbed out of the bottom three in Division One of the Wetherby League when they came out on top thanks to a strong all-round display in their local derby with Ledsham.

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Townville's Richie Bresnan.

Bradford League: Bresnan stars as Townville climb table with win

Richie Bresnan produced an excellent all-round performance as he helped Townville to secure a second successive Premier Division win in the All Rounder Bradford League.

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Hundhill Hall's Sam Malyan bolwing against Pledwick. Picture: John Clifton

Pontefract League: Hurcomb five alive as Hundhill Hall stay top

Hundhill Hall maintained their 100 per cent start to the season in Division Three of the Pontefract League when they made short work of beating Pledwick.

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Jack Hughes, in good form for Townville against Methley.

Skipper Hughes leads from front as Townville beat rivals Methley

The first meeting between Townville and Methley in the Premier Division of the All Rounder Bradford League took place on Monday and saw a reversal of recent fortunes for the two sides.

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Eddie Morrison, five wickets against Harrogate.

Castleford follow victory with defeat in Yorkshire Premier

Castleford CC had a mixed bank holiday with a win and a loss in the Hunters Yorkshire Premier League.

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Kieren Dinnage on his way to a century for Ackworth. Picture: John Clifton

Pontefract League: Ton-up Dinnage keeps Ackworth at 100 per cent

A superb century from Kieren Dinnage helped early season pacesetters Ackworth to a fifth win from five in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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Castleford's David Wainwright.

Wainwright’s super seven sets up Castleford’s first win of season

Skipper David Wainwright produced season best figures of 7-34 to secure Castleford’s first victory since regaining their Yorkshire Premier League status as the battle of last season’s two promoted sides at Savile Park provided an absorbing contest.

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Methley's Dan Shuffe.

Bradford League: Newcomers show promise but Methley lose

Newcomers Adam Patel and Waqar Ahmed made an instant impact for Methley, but could not prevent them from losing out to Woodlands in the Premier Division of the All Rounder Bradford League.

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Soyeb Patel

Wetherby League: Patel’s half century cannot prevent defeat for Kippax

Despite producing a fine batting display Kippax Welfare went down to a five-wicket defeat to Barwick in Elmet in Division One of the Wetherby League.

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Ackworth bowler Craig Walker.

Pontefract League: Walker is five alive as Ackworth remain unbeaten

Craig Walker produced an impressive bowling display to help early season pacesetters Ackworth to maintain their unbeaten start to the season in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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Gary Rhodes on his way to a top scoring knock for Streethouse against West Bretton. Picture:  Allan McKenzie

Pontefract League: Rhodes shines as Streethouse stay unbeaten

Streethouse are one of three joint leaders after three rounds of the Pontefract League’s Division One following their 128-run win over West Bretton.

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Eddie Morrison, who took three wickets for Castleford against Yorkshire Academy.

Castleford lose out to Yorkshire youngsters

Castleford dropped to the bottom of the Hunters ECB Yorkshire Premier League North after a 72-run defeat to Yorkshire Academy.

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Ledsham's Joshua Ware.

Wetherby League: Kelly and Ware star as Ledsham achieve first win of season

A top knock from Joshua Ware and a strong all-round display by Andrew Kelly helped Ledsham to a fantastic maximum point victory over previously unbeaten Barwick-in-Elmet in Division One of the Wetherby League.

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Lee Russell bowling for Great Preston.

Bradford League: Five alive Russell makes winning return for Great Preston

A five-wicket haul from Lee Russell helped Great Preston to bounce back from their first defeat the previous week with a convincing 126-run victory over Windhill & Daisy Hill in the All Rounder Bradford League’s Conference Division.

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Jake McCaffrey goes on the attack for Methley against Crossbank Methodists. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Methley progress in Heavy Woollen Cup but Townville go out

There were contrasting fortunes for Methley and Townville in the second round of the Heavy Woollen Cup.

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Eitan Litvin, making an early impression after signing for Castleford CC in 2018.

Yorkshire Premier: Battling Castleford earn first points

Castleford CC picked up their first points of the season and denied their opponents full points in Saturday’s Hunters Yorkshire Premier League North game at home to Scarborough.

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Wetherby League: Navsarka’s 50 in vain as Kippax lose first top division match

Kippax Welfare finally got their top flight campaign under way following promotion in the Wetherby League, but started disappointingly with defeat despite a decent batting display.

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Jake Rimmington, whose knock of 70 set up victory for South Kirkby over Hemsworth MW.

Pontefract Cricket League: Singh guides Frickley home

A strong all-round display earned Frickley Colliery a six-wicket win over West Bretton in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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Jack Hughes, four wickets in vain for Townville against Farsley.

Bradford League: Townville skittled out as they suffer first defeat

South African all-rounder Pat Kruger was Townville’s destroyer as they were skittled out for only 67 to fall to a defeat against Farsley in the All Rounder Bradford League’s Premier Division.

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Matthew Waite, who took time out for playing for Yorkshire to hit a century for Methley.

Waite smashes century on cup debut for Methley

Matthew Waite made a memorable debut in the Priestley Cup as he blasted a brilliant century for Methley CC in their 130-run win over Bankfoot.

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