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Ben Rhydding climb out of relegation zone

Craven Herald: Ben Rhydding climb out of relegation zone

9:31am Thursday 5th March 2015

Ben Rhydding 1 Formby 1

Town plunder a point from Robin Hood

9:16am Thursday 5th March 2015

Robin Hood Athletic 1 Otley Town 1

Dynamo run out of power in last ten minutes

9:01am Thursday 5th March 2015

Bingley 4 Ilkley Dynamo 1

Town held in six-goal thriller

9:01am Thursday 5th March 2015

Ilkley Town 3 Thornhill 3

Otliensians recover from slow start to seize victory

8:47am Thursday 5th March 2015

Old Otliensians 25 Northallerton 17

Ilkley's title chasers warned to maintain standards

8:46am Thursday 5th March 2015

ILKLEY title-chasing rugby players have been warned to keep up their standards.

Munro's late try helps Skipton to sneak victory

8:18am Thursday 5th March 2015

Skipton 29 Mosborough 26

Bolland's treble is top for Ribb as they climb out of relegation zone

8:17am Thursday 5th March 2015

Pontefract 3 North Ribblesdale 32

City look for strong finish in title race

Craven Herald: Women's soccer round-up

2:59pm Saturday 28th February 2015

AS the women's football season enters its final furlong the race for honours is intensifying and games are coming thick and fast for the leading clubs.

Carleton fencer Bill Shepherd lands England call

Craven Herald: Carleton fencer Bill Shepherd lands England call

3:22pm Thursday 26th February 2015

CARLETON lad, Billy Shepherd, has been chosen for the 2015 England Fencing trip to Challenge Wratislavia, in Wroclaw, Poland.

Town earn another point in survival battle

Craven Herald: Town's Jack Tinning takes on the defence

3:12pm Thursday 26th February 2015

Barnoldswick Town 1 Winsford United 1

Ribb snatch last-gasp win to boost their great-escape bid

Craven Herald: Powerhouse Matt Speres scored North Ribb's try

3:11pm Thursday 26th February 2015

North Ribblesdale 26 Old Brodleians 25

Skipton wreck Vandals' hopes

Craven Herald: Skipton wreck Vandals' hopes

3:11pm Thursday 26th February 2015

Halifax Vandals 6 Skipton 17

Ellis hits hat-trick as Ben Rhydding go fourth

Craven Herald: Jo Ellis leads a Ben Rhydding attack

2:57pm Thursday 26th February 2015

Ben Rhydding 3 Brooklands Poynton 2

Harrington tames snake race to take second for Otley

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6:06am Thursday 26th February 2015

OTLEY AC had a large contingent of runners travel to Pocklington to take part in the Snake Lane 10 mile race.

Ilkley warned not to be drawn into Bees' derby buzz

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7:05pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

RHYS Morgan has told his promotion-chasing Ilkley team to play with their heads in Saturday’s North One East derby at Bradford & Bingley.

Ilkley head for Hills test looking for revenge

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8:48am Thursday 19th February 2015

ILKLEY have two good reasons for wanting revenge when they tackle Wheatley Hills at Stacks Field on Saturday.

Moor and more support for Ilkley fell race

Craven Herald: Ilkley Moor Fell Race 2014 winners Tom Adams and Caitlin rice. Picture: Dave Woodhead

8:25am Thursday 19th February 2015

THIS year's Ilkley Moor Fell Race has filled up before the deadline. The popular fell race will take 300 runners on a tour of some of the highlights of the moor this Sunday.

Moor and more support for Ilkley fell race

Craven Herald: Ilkley Moor Fell Race 2014 winners Tom Adams and Caitlin rice. Picture: Dave Woodhead

8:24am Thursday 19th February 2015

THIS year's Ilkley Moor Fell Race has filled up before the deadline. The popular fell race will take 300 runners on a tour of some of the highlights of the moor this Sunday.

Settle appeal after expulsion from County Cup

Craven Herald: Settle secure place in County Cup semi-finals

8:03am Thursday 19th February 2015

Settle United’s joy at reaching the semi-finals of the West Riding County Cup was shattered when they were expelled from the competition.

Ilkley take a break before final promotion push

Craven Herald: Ilkley take a break before final promotion push

9:33am Thursday 12th February 2015

PROMOTION-chasing Ilkley are taking a well earned break from North One East action.

Yarnbury York visitors in close game

Craven Herald: Yarnbury York visitors in close game

9:21am Thursday 12th February 2015

Yarnbury 16 York 12

Otliensians cling on as last-minute kick hits a post

Craven Herald: Otliensians cling on as last-minute kick hits a post

9:16am Thursday 12th February 2015

Old Otliensians 20 Baildon 17

Gift goal adds to Rhydding's relegation woes

Craven Herald: Gift goal adds to Rhydding's relegation woes

9:15am Thursday 12th February 2015

Ben Rhydding 0 Leeds Gryphons1

Stalemate for Ben Rhydding on return to league action

Craven Herald: Stalemate for Ben Rhydding on return to league action

9:10am Thursday 12th February 2015

Ben Rhydding 0 Cannock 0

Ilkley maintain their challenge at the top

Craven Herald: Ilkley maintain their challenge at the top

9:10am Thursday 12th February 2015

Alnwick 7 Ilkley 31

Sidebottom extends his Yorkshire deal

Craven Herald: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 17/08/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Sussex CCC, Day 3 - North Marine Road, Scarborough, England - Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom celebrates the wicket of Sussex's Ed Joyce. (17928765)

8:03pm Friday 6th February 2015

RYAN Sidebottom has become the fourth player within the last month to sign an extended contract with Yorkshire, committing himself to the county champions for a further year until December 2016.

Brewer cheers up Dalesmen as they push for promotion

Craven Herald: Stewart Brewer injury blow

8:41am Thursday 5th February 2015

FIVE wins in January have catapulted Ilkley to within three points of North One East leaders Sheffield.

Early goals prove a sinker for Otley Town

Craven Herald: Albion Sports Reserves could not raise a team

7:39am Thursday 5th February 2015

Otley Town 1 Knaresborough 2

Happy Hannah's golden double for Skipton

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7:02am Thursday 5th February 2015

THERE was double delight for talented Skipton swimmer Hannah Raistrick in Saturday’s Paw Swimwear Yorkshire ASA Age Group/Open Sprints Championships at Ponds Forge.

Yarnbury's plans get bogged down at soggy Heath

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5:40am Thursday 5th February 2015

Heath 10 Yarnbury 5

Otley take team honours at Dewsbury

Craven Herald: Jamil Parapia of Otley Athletics Club ran his second-fastest 10K in seven years at Dewsbury

5:32am Thursday 5th February 2015

Dewsbury 10K is known for being a very fast race and Otley AC members did not disappoint, and put in fantastic performances.

Wharfedale find Park life frustrating

Craven Herald: Wharfedale find Park life frustrating

5:09am Thursday 5th February 2015

Wharfedale 12 Rosslyn Park 17

Defence stands the test as North Ribblesdale secure much-needed win

Craven Herald: Powerhouse Matt Speres scored North Ribb's try

4:03am Thursday 5th February 2015

Middlesbrough 13 North Ribblesdale 17

Otliensians squander early lead as Phoenix rise to the challenge

Craven Herald: Old Otliensians centre Nathan Rogers suffered an injury

6:38pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

Bramley Phoenix 22 Old Otliensians 12

Dean Windass appointed Hull City ambassador

Craven Herald: Hull City' match-winner Dean Windass celebrates at the end of the Coca-Cola Championship play-off final at Wembley

4:48pm Friday 30th January 2015

FORMER Bantams striker Dean Windass is to become Hull City's first official ambassador.

Tributes paid to Bradford League legend Brian Clough

Craven Herald: Brian Clough pictured at the 2010 Bradford League exhibition at the Industrial Museum

4:43pm Thursday 29th January 2015

TRIBUTES are being paid to legendary Bradford League cricketer Brian Clough, whose career spanned a record-breaking seven decades.

Ben Rhydding defeated in basement battle

Craven Herald: Connor Dowley was on target for Ben Rhydding

11:18am Thursday 29th January 2015

Timperley 2 Ben Rhydding 1

Coach warns Ilkley against complacency

Craven Herald: Ben Magee scored a stunning try at Percy Park Picture: ruggerpix.com

8:02am Thursday 29th January 2015

PROMOTION-chasing llkley have been warned not to underestimate rock-bottom Horden when they visit Stacks Field on Saturday.

Ndovi double secures Ilkley win

Craven Herald: Ross Hutchison scored his first goal of the season

11:18pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Ilkley Town 4 Altofts 1

Otley Town boss makes his mark with winning tactics

11:14pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Bardsey 2 Otley Town 3

Ensians galvanised by yellow as Burley beaten

Craven Herald: Old Otliensians Kristian Keinhorst off-loads the ball

11:12pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Burley 10 Old Otliensians 18

Dalesmen hit new heights as they put the heat on Percy Park

Craven Herald: Percy Park v Ilkley Pete Small (16955958)

11:16am Thursday 29th January 2015

Percy Park 8 Ilkley 28

Otley honour year's top performers

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10:21pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Otley AC had a quiet week in comparison to recent weeks.

Leaders Pool keep firm grip on top spot

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5:12pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Pool 4 Thornhill 2

Ilkley show staying power as they make light of the heavy going

Craven Herald: The West Hartlepool reception committee is determined to halt lkley skipper Stuart Vincent Picture: ruggerpix.com

10:04am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Ilkley 22 West Hartlepool 6

Peter has change of Hart and stays on

9:44am Thursday 22nd January 2015

At the 108th annual general meeting of the Skipton Angling Association last week, the better than average attendance heard that 2014 had been a good year all round with membership and finances in particular both showing a healthy increase.

Battling Ribb miss out on a bonus

Craven Herald: Adam Whaites made a popular return to North Ribblesdale

9:44am Thursday 22nd January 2015

North Ribblesdale 10 Malton & Norton 18

Skipton Girls High School's Katie Atkinson and Ruby Firth sparkle to win North Yorkshire titles

Craven Herald: Ruby Firth on her way to the under-12 girls title

8:32am Thursday 22nd January 2015

THERE was double delight for Skipton Girls High School runners in the North Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships at sunny Whitby on Saturday.

Ilkley show staying power as they make light of the heavy going

Craven Herald: The West Hartlepool reception committee is determined to halt lkley skipper Stuart Vincent Picture: ruggerpix.com

8:10am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Ilkley 22 West Hartlepool 6

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