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Frickley aim to keep up red hot run of form

Frickley Athletic will be looking to maintain their rich vein of form of recent weeks when they travel to play Lincoln United on Saturday.

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Castleford Tigers chief executive Steve Gill.

Castleford frustrated at lack of world series game

Castleford Tigers have expressed their disappointment at not being given the chance to test themselves against Australian opposition next season.

Castleford Tigers
Former Featherstone Rovers player Les Tonks.

Funeral of Rovers legend Les Tonks on December 12

THE funeral of former Featherstone Rovers prop Les Tonks will be held at Featherstone Methodist Church, Wilson Street, Featherstone, on Tuesday, December 12 (10.45am).

Featherstone Rovers
Eli Hey celebrates scoring Pontefract Collieries' fourth goal at Liversedge. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Hey seals another Ponte Colls win as they withstand fight back

Pontefract Collieries maintained their title challenge last Saturday when they had their Toolstation NCE Premier League game at Liversedge effectively won by half-time.

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Knottingley Judo Club's successful team (left to right) Kevin Day (coach), Jack Wilson, Alex Powell, Charlie Temple (behind Charlie is coach Catriona Barber), Maisie Cooper, Amelia Nicholson, Jayden Robbins and head coach Ian Sidaway.

Great teamwork earns Knottingley bronze medal

KNOTTINGLEY Judo Club won the team bronze medal by finishing third at the Yorkshire and Humberside Team Closed Competition at Goole Leisure Centre.

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Darts section leaders Rock Inn B beat Olde Tavern 7-0.

Leaders Rock on a roll with 10 wins on spin

UNBEATEN Rock Inn B retained top spot in Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League’s darts section with their tenth straight victory.

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Featherstone Colliery's Kyle Pearson.

Pearson doubles up as Featherstone knock Kellingley out of cup

Kellingley Welfare put up a battling effort against their higher division neighbours Featherstone Colliery, but it was not enough as they were knocked out of the Castleford & District FA Challenge Cup.

Football
Matty Wildie: "The squad has improved from last season."

Rovers star Wildie: Competition for places will be high next season

MATTY Wildie believes keen competition for places will make Featherstone Rovers a tough team to beat in 2018.

Featherstone Rovers
Rangi Chase

Ex-Castleford star Chase banned for two years

FORMER Castleford Tigers star Rangi Chase has been banned from all sport for two years following a positive drugs test.

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Garry Lo runs at the England defence during the World Cup quarter-final with Papua New Guinea. Picture: NRLPhotos

Castleford star Gale looks for more improvement in World Cup semi

The World Cup adventure is over for Castleford Tigers duo Garry Lo and Ben Roberts, but team-mates Luke Gale and Mike McMeeken remain in Australia preparing for the semi-finals this weekend.

Castleford Tigers
Featherstone Rovers forward Scott Wheeldon is set to face his former club Castleford on Boxing Day. Picture: Andrew Roe.

Featherstone’s new signings set for debuts on Boxing Day

COACH John Duffy believes Featherstone’s first pre-season game at neighbours Castleford Tigers on Boxing Day will be an ideal test.

Featherstone Rovers
John Duffy: "I'm really excited to see how far we can go with the squad we've got."

Rovers boss delighted with squad ahead of new season

COACH John Duffy is delighted with Featherstone’s off-season recruitment.

Featherstone Rovers
Chris Ulugia will miss the start of the season.

Walton and Ulugia miss start of season

FEATHERSTONE Rovers will be without Jason Walton (knee) and Chris Ulugia (shoulder) for their opening Championship game against Halifax at LD Nutrition Stadium on February 4.

Featherstone Rovers
Mark Labbett, who is a 'chaser' on the television game show The Chase, made a guest appearance for Ferrybridge pub side Golden Lion in their recent Five Towns Quiz League match against Railwaymen which Division Two leaders Dudes won 88-61. Labbett (centre) is pictured with Dudes captain Steve Scott and Steve's wife Liz.

Flanagan’s slip up badly against lowly Crofton

Flanagan’s Army suffered a setback to their Five Towns Quiz League Division One title bid with a 64-61 home defeat against lowly Crofton WMC.

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Mitch Wilshire looks to hold the ball up for Glasshouyghton Welfare against Retford United.

Glasshoughton home in on success with three wins in a week

After having to wait until November to register their first home victory in Division One of the Toolstation NCE League this season Glasshoughton Welfare have now won three.

Football
Leeds United players look deflated after conceding a goal at Wolves. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Vieira sees red as Leeds are well beaten by Wolves

Big spending league leaders Wolves proved too strong for Leeds United in the Sky Bet Championship clash at Molineaux.

Leeds United
Fans hold up their together cards to show their support at Elland Road.

Leeds United stand ‘together’ ahead of tough trip to leaders

The signs held up by dutiful fans before the game said “together” and on this day everyone did indeed seem to be pulling in the same direction at Elland Road as Leeds United breathed new fire into what was looking like a fast fading season.

Leeds United
Luke Gale, who will be hoping to play in next year's Test series with New Zealand. Picture: NRLPhotos

Elland Road to host final Test of England series with Kiwis

INTERNATIONAL rugby league will return to Elland Road for the first time in seven years when England face New Zealand at the home of Leeds United in 2018.

Rugby league
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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Football Rumour Mill: Speculation over West Brom hotseat, Coleman targets Danny Ward, Richarlison subject to speculation

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