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Demanding schedule proves fulfilling for Pontefract Squash Club hero Willstrop

Commonwealth Games singles champion James Willstrop came close to reaching another final at the Gold Coast event when he teamed up with Nottingham’s Declan James for the men’s doubles.

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Pontefract prepares for first ‘bring your buddy’ race day

It has been a wet winter at Pontefract and unfortunately the racecourse had to abandon their first meeting scheduled for the beginning of April due to standing water on the track.

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Five Towns Quiz League

Quiz League’s Team Handicap Cup gets under way

Results from first round matches that took place in the Five Towns Quiz League’s Handicap Cup (with each team’s handicap shown):

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James Willstrop.

Pontefract squash star Willstrop adds bronze to Commonwealth gold medal

Pontefract Squash Club’s James Willstrop added a bronze medal to his gold in the Commonwealth Games when he and Nottingham’s Declan James beat Scotland’s Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban 11-9 11-9 to earn third place in the doubles.

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Pontefract Athletics Club's Niamh Atkinson at the Wakefield Harriers spring open meeting.

Pontefract’s Newrick sets new club hammer record

Pontefract Athletics club’s Yorck Newrick was in excellent record-breaking form in last Sunday’s Wakefield Harriers Track and Field Spring Open Meeting.

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PICTURES: Club records fall to Wakefield Harriers in superb home meet

Young Athletes from hosts Wakefield Harriers registered two club records at the John Newsome Memorial Open Meeting at Thornes Park, last Sunday.

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Five Towns Quiz League

Top two to meet in Quiz Knockout final

League champions Flanagan’s Army will meet runners-up Wanderers in the Five Towns Quiz League Knockout Cup final for the second successive year.

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npower - backing Team England.

James Willstrop insists keeping busy is key to success

From the podium to the playhouse, James Willstrop has credited his new career path as the perfect distraction from the mental grind of competitive squash.

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Priced at 2.99, the programme is on sale from shops along the route, and can also be ordered NOWfor just 4.50,including postage and packing.

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: How to get the official programme posted straight to your door

The Yorkshire Post has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire to produce the official 2018 Tour de Yorkshire race programme.
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Paul Coll of New Zealand competes against James Willstrop of England in the Men's Singles Final at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (Picture: Anthony Au-Yeung/www.photosport.nz/SWpix.com)

Commonwealth Games: Nearly man no more as James Willstrop enjoys golden moment

The Gold Coast is famed for its rollercoasters – the perfect metaphor for the career of squash star James Willstrop.

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James Willstrop.

Pontefract Squash Club’s Willstrop wins Commonwealth Games gold

Pontefract Squash Club’s James Willstrop is the new Commonwealth Games men’s singles champion following a brilliant performance in the final this morning against New Zealand’s Paul Coll.

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James Willstrop: Through to the Commonwealth Games final.

Pontefract’s Willstrop going for gold in Commonwealth Games final

Pontefract Squash Club star James Willstrop is aiming to make it third time lucky in the Commonwealth Games this morning.

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Pontefract & Distrcit Golf Club scratch team, who were presented with the First Division Team Championship Trophy at the annual Leeds District Union of Golf Club awards dinner, held at Elland Road

Pontefract winners honoured at awards dinner

It was another proud evening for Pontefract and District Golf Club at the annual Leeds District Union of Golf Club awards dinner, held at Elland Road.

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Pontefract athletes in good form at Spenborough

Pontefract athletes in good form at Spenborough

A number of competitors from Pontefract Athletics Club were in good form in the Spenborough Open Meeting at Cleckheaton.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the white rose county this May

Tour de Yorkshire: Changes made to the race as the four week countdown begins

With just under four weeks to go until this popular cycling race returns to the white rose county, excitement is beginning to build and preparations are busily underway.

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Scott Askham

Hemsworth fighter Askham set to top bill at Nottingham

Hemsworth mixed martial arts fighter Scott Askham is back in action next month in the joint main event at ACB 87 at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Laura Massaro.

Commonwealth Games duo help Pontefract to reach first play-offs

Pontefract’s National League team reached the play-offs for the first time when they beat Birmingham 5-0 in convincing fashion in a home fixture last week.

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Yorkshire has great representation among the England's Commonwealth team

Ones to watch: all of the Yorkshire athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games

With the Commonwealth Games due to kick off on Australia's Gold Coast in just two day's time and more than 6,600 athletes geared up to battle it out, it looks set to be 11 days of exciting sporting action.
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Pontefract Racecourse under water.

Pontefract’s first race meeting of year is abandoned

Wet weather has put paid to Pontefract Racecourse’s planned first meeting of the 2018 season.

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Five Towns Quiz League

Flanagan’s Army win Quiz crown

Flanagan’s Army have won the Five Towns Quiz League’s Division One Championship for the second time in their history after victory in a title deciding match against Wanderers.

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