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Morgan delighted with Ilkley's first victory

Craven Herald: Coach Rhys Morgan gives his after-match team talk

11:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

ILKLEY coach Rhys Morgan was both relieved and delighted with his side's 24-15 home win over Percy Park.

Harris strikes late to save a point for Otley Town at Wetherby

11:45am Thursday 18th September 2014

Wetherby Athletic 1 Otley Town 1

Wharfedale look to extend winning run as they visit unbeaten Tynedale

Craven Herald:

11:19am Thursday 18th September 2014

Wharfedale will be hoping to make it three wins out of three when they visit unbeaten Tynedale on Saturday.

Hebden's Victoria Wilkinson is crowned British and English champion

Craven Herald:

11:19am Thursday 18th September 2014

VICTORIA Wilkinson of Hebden has just been crowned British and English Fell Running champion.

Champions Mason takes top spot at Bradley

Craven Herald: Ted Mason spalshe his way to victory at Muker Show Picture: Andy Holden

11:09am Thursday 18th September 2014

BOFRA champion Ted Mason maintained his winning run with victory in the Bradley Fell Race.

Earby re-sigh professional Crotty for second season

Craven Herald: Earby professional Dave Crotty. Picture: Graham Ashworth

10:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

Earby have resigned Dave Crotty as their professional for 2015 after clinching promotion to the Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League Senior League A.

Opener Nichols makes unbeaten 151 to keep Skipton up but Upper Wharfedale are down

Craven Herald: Skipton have slumped since Richard Nichols scored 142 against Green Lane a month ago

10:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

RICHARD Nichols produced a chanceless, unbeaten century that helped ensure Skipton survived to fight another year in Division Two.

Faye bowls over her rivals

Craven Herald: Skipton youngster Faye Ellis, who finished runner-up in the under-18s All England Crown Green Championships

9:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE future of Yorkshire Crown Green Bowling looked extremely good on Saturday when Faye Ellis, a 14-year-old from Skipton Craven reached the final of the British Crown Green Ladies Junior Merit at Poynton Sports Club, Cheshire.

Maslen sets six personal bests as he takes county title

Craven Herald:

9:25am Thursday 11th September 2014

Harry Maslen was in record-breaking form in the Yorkshire Combined Events Championships at Cleckheaton last weekend.

Ilkley are facing a big challenge against rivals who pack power

Craven Herald: Rhys Morgan

9:24am Thursday 11th September 2014

Ilkley now know the size of the task facing them in North East One this season after their 27-19 defeat at Pocklington.

Otley Town get a wake up call against title challengers

9:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

Otley Town 1 Bardsey 5

Guiseley miss chances but go fourth after draw with Colwyn Bay

Craven Herald: Josh Wilson celebrates scoring for Guiseley

9:18am Thursday 11th September 2014

Guiseley seem to have temporarily lost the knack of winning at home.

Veterans defeat champions Dynamo in opening game

9:16am Thursday 11th September 2014

Ilkley Dynamo 0 Yeadon Veterans 2

Still work to be done by Ben Rhydding before new season starts

Craven Herald: Will Musgrave made use of the space

9:16am Thursday 11th September 2014

Ben Rhydding 2 York 1

Pocklington pack too much power for lightweight Ilkley

9:11am Thursday 11th September 2014

Pocklington 27 Ilkley 19

Double delight for Settle as they end on a high

Craven Herald: Settle's pro Imran Khalid

8:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO more wins for Settle brought to an end a hugely-successful season.

Upper Wharfedale on the brink as Skipton give themselves a welcome lift

Craven Herald: Skipton's Steve Carling

8:23am Thursday 11th September 2014

UPPER Wharfedale need to win their final game of the season at home to Colton on Saturday to stand any chance of avoiding relegation from Division Two.

Late try is a real downer for Cougars

Craven Herald: Cougars celebrate James Feather's try

11:02pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Keighley Cougars 24 Featherstone Rovers 26

Ben Rhydding's new-look side find it tough in Champions Trophy

6:16pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A NEW-LOOK Ben Rhydding side played with confidence and great promise as they took to the field against three National League sides in the Champions Trophy at the weekend.

Cleckheaton crumble again in Black Sheep

Craven Herald: East Bierley v CleckheatonTanzeel Altaf  (Cleckheaton)

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

CLECKHEATON suffered a batting meltdown for the second successive Sunday as they crashed out of the Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions' Trophy.

Cleckheaton can retain league championship with victory over injury-hit Farsley

Craven Herald:

6:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CLECKHEATON can secure their second-successive JCT600 Bradford League Division One title on Saturday.

Wharfedale coach tells players they must get back to basics

Craven Herald: Wharfedale Stock shots -    Wharfedale new coach John Feeley (9692332)

10:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

Wharfedale coach Jon Feeley wants his players to work on the basics when they visit Otley for their final warm-up game on Saturday.

Barnoldswick fight back to earn point against unbeaten Liverpool

Craven Herald: Barlick Town Mark Threlfall tangles with Liverpool's Mucktar Mahama

10:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

Barnoldswick Town 1 AFC Liverpool 1

There's goals galore as new season gets off to cracking start

Craven Herald: football generic

10:18am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE first week’s fixtures produced a goal bonanza with 145 being scored in 23 games across the four divisions.

Baldwin back for Wharfedale's final warm-up game

Craven Herald: Josh Burridge is replacing Rob Baldwin in the back row

10:18am Thursday 28th August 2014

For the final warm-up match at Otley on Saturday, the Wharfedale selectors are able to welcome back several players who were unavailable last week.

Wharfedale's Jack Smith wins at Reeth

Craven Herald: Thomas Nelson and Ruiadh Mon Williams battle it out at Reeth

10:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

The weather forecast for the Bank Holiday was predictable, in assuring rain just in time for Reeth Show BOFRA Championship Fell Race.

Imran Khalid shines as Settle score two wins

Craven Herald:

10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Settle first team still hold third place in the Senior League after a rewarding Bank Holiday double-header at Marshfield.

Bower urges Lions to roar back after defeat

Craven Herald: Guiseley boss Mark Bower makes a point

9:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Guiseley boss Mark Bower has challenged his team to "bounce back" after Monday's shock 3-1 defeat by Gainsborough Trinity at Nethermoor.

Yarnbury reorganises its colts coaching team

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9:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Yarnbury have re-organised their organisation surrounding the 17 – 19 year old colts and junior colts by strengthening their coaching arrangements.

Ilkley's Bastow prepares for triathlon grand final

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9:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ilkley's Adrian Bastow has arrived in Canada to prepare for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton.

Ilkley's Bastow prepares for triathlon grand final

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9:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ilkley's Adrian Bastow has arrived in Canada to prepare for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton.

Yeadon pushed to the brink by Congs defeat

Craven Herald: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

9:09am Thursday 28th August 2014

YEADON now need a cricketing miracle if they are to preserve their JCT600 Bradford League Division One status.

Otley end their 25 year wait for Waddilove Cup

Craven Herald: Otley skipper James Davies

9:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

OTLEY'S 25-year wait for a record 11th Waddilove Cup win came to a spectacular end as they crushed Collingham by eight wickets in the final.

Otley end their 25 year wait for Waddilove Cup

Craven Herald: Otley skipper James Davies

9:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

OTLEY'S 25-year wait for a record 11th Waddilove Cup win came to a spectacular end as they crushed Collingham by eight wickets in the final.

Record try-scorer Brewer is out of Ilkley cup clash

Craven Herald: Stewart Brewer injury blow

9:05am Thursday 28th August 2014

RECORD try scorer Stewart Brewer has suffered an injury setback and will miss the kick off to Ilkley's new rugby season.

Ilkley Town held to a draw at Whitkirk

Craven Herald: football generic

8:35am Thursday 28th August 2014

Whitkirk Wanderers 1 Ilkley Town 1

Ilkley Town snatch victory in first home game

Craven Herald: football generic

8:34am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ilkley Town 1 Old Centralians 0

Jimmy Craig storms to victory in Gargrave Fell Race

Craven Herald: Senior Fell race winner Jimmy Craig from Hellifield

7:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE fell races at Gargrave Show are going from strength to strength with competitor numbers increasing each year.

Rawdon upset cup holders Guiseley

Craven Herald: The Rawdon players with the cup after their surprise win

5:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

RAWDON upset the odds and scored a dramatic ten-run win over holders Guiseley in Sunday’s Birtwhistle Cup final at Bardsey.

Fowler's double seals opening day win for Ilkley Town

Craven Herald: Ilkley's two-goal Adam Fowler

9:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

Swillington 2 Ilkley Town 3

Ben Rhydding's French and Locke help England to master rivals

Craven Herald: Billy Marawaha, Mark French and Andy Locke.

8:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

The England over50 men’s hockey squad won the Home Nations Tournament at the weekend after coming through a tough match schedule in Belfast.

Ben Rhydding's French and Locke help England to master rivals

Craven Herald: Billy Marawaha, Mark French and Andy Locke.

8:49am Thursday 21st August 2014

The England over50 men’s hockey squad won the Home Nations Tournament at the weekend after coming through a tough match schedule in Belfast.

Rawdon's Ward sends favourites Guiseley spinning to defeat

Craven Herald: The Rawdon players with the cup after their surprise win

8:37am Thursday 21st August 2014

RAWDON upset the odds and scored a dramatic ten-run win over holders Guiseley in Sunday's Birtwhistle Cup final at Bardsey.

Rawdon's Ward sends favourites Guiseley spinning to defeat

Craven Herald: The Rawdon players with the cup after their surprise win

8:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

RAWDON upset the odds and scored a dramatic ten-run win over holders Guiseley in Sunday's Birtwhistle Cup final at Bardsey.

Wharfedale give youngsters their chance

Craven Herald: James Otulakowski

8:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

Wharfedale kick off their preparations for the new season with a friendly against Stourbridge at The Avenue.

Barnoldswick Town make miserable FA Cup exit

Craven Herald: Barlick's Scott Byrom, left, tangles with  Denny Ingram

9:59am Thursday 21st August 2014

Tadcaster Albion 5 Barnoldswick Town 0

Cougars just one point away from safety

Craven Herald: Danny Jones scores a try

2:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

Keighley Cougars 18 North Wales Crusaders 30

Lizzie happy to take third on day out in the capital

Craven Herald: PICTURE BY VAUGHN RIDLEY/SWPIX.COM - Cycling - 2013 British Cycling National Road Race Championships - Glasgow, Scotland - 23/06/13 - Lizzie Armitstead of Boels Dolmans CT wins the Women's Race. (8787576)

10:07am Thursday 14th August 2014

HE may have picked up road race bronze at the Commonwealth Games but Scott Thwaites was happy to be back taking team orders at the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic.

Burley's Scott Thwaites happy to take team order

Craven Herald:

10:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

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Former world champion Lampkin shows off his skills

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10:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

A TRIALS biking legend from Silsden staged his annual 'skills school' at the weekend.

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