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Feeley: Greens display was not acceptable

Craven Herald: Tom Davidson switches to full back

3:03pm Thursday 16th April 2015

WHARFEDALE coach admits he has never known an injury crisis like it but is not offering that up as an excuse for their well below-par display at home to Macclesfield last Saturday.

Victory will be just champion for ambitious Ilkley

Craven Herald: Ilkley Coach Rhys Morgan

8:34am Thursday 16th April 2015

THE mathematics is simple for Ilkley – win Saturday's home match with Pocklington and they will be crowned North One East Champions.

Guiseley boss Mark Bower targets win double to secure play-off place

Craven Herald: Guiseley's Mark Bower emerges for the second half

7:25am Thursday 16th April 2015

GUISELEY boss Mark Bower is targeting two wins in four days as his team bid to nail down a play-off spot.

Guiseley boss Mark Bower targets win double to secure play-off place

Craven Herald: Guiseley's Mark Bower emerges for the second half

7:24am Thursday 16th April 2015

GUISELEY boss Mark Bower is targeting two wins in four days as his team bid to nail down a play-off spot.

Yarnbury are poked in the Ribbs

Craven Herald: James Barrett goes over for Yarnbury's second try Picture: Noel Doyle

6:01am Thursday 16th April 2015

Yarnbury 10 North Ribblesdale 20

Win is a big boost for Ingleton's Rushton

Craven Herald: Win is a big boost for Ingleton's Rushton

4:01am Thursday 16th April 2015

INGLETON racer Harley Rushton put on his Sunday best to secure his first win of the new Classic Racing National Championships at the Pembrey Race Circuit in South Wales.

Town give themselves a lifeline with dramatic fightback

Craven Herald: Town give themselves a lifeline with dramatic fightback

6:37am Wednesday 15th April 2015

Bootle 2 Barnoldswick Town 3

Settle turn to old head Davidson for another spin as captain

Craven Herald: Settle turn to old head Davidson for another spin as captain

3:02pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

SETTLE, surprise runners up in the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League last season, have turned to veteran Andrew Davidson to lead their side as they open the new season at Brooksbottom on Saturday.

Leaders add to Barnoldswick Town's woes

Craven Herald: Shall we dance. Town's Mark Threlfall and Glossop's Richard Gresty

7:19pm Monday 13th April 2015

Barnoldswick Town 0 Glossop North End 2

Gold Coast is hot test for Jonny Brownlee

Craven Herald: Jonny Brownlee on his way to victory in Auckland

9:29am Thursday 9th April 2015

By his lofty standards, Jonathan Brownlee's 2014 was quieter than usual.

Ilkley steel themselves for title battle

Craven Herald: Alastair Monks is missing

9:03am Thursday 9th April 2015

ILKLEY are determined to keep the pressure on league leaders Sheffield as the North One East title race reaches a thrilling climax.

Gold Coast is hot test for Jonny Brownlee

Craven Herald: Jonny Brownlee on his way to victory in Auckland

9:02am Thursday 9th April 2015

By his lofty standards, Jonathan Brownlee's 2014 was quieter than usual.

Golden duo lead way for Skipton's squad

Craven Herald: Joel Phillip

6:45am Thursday 9th April 2015

NIAMH Mirfield and Joel Phillip won gold medals for Skipton in the Bradford & District Amateur Swimming Association Gala Five at Shipley Pool.

Ilkley's Chivers in world's top ten

Craven Herald: Matthew Chivers in action at Boston

6:44am Thursday 9th April 2015

ILKLEY's Matthew Chivers produced his best-ever time in the recentWorld Indoor Rowing Championships.

Dynamo turn on late power to surge to victory

Craven Herald: Ross Wilson scored his 13th goal of the season

6:43am Thursday 9th April 2015

Ilkley Dynamo 5 Horsforth St Margaret's 2

Pool let two-goal lead slip

6:02am Thursday 9th April 2015

Kippax 2 Pool 2

Greenwood's late strike secures victory for Ilkley Town

Craven Herald: Darren Munday scored the second goal

5:11am Thursday 9th April 2015

Ilkley Town 3 Headingley 2

Farsley bid to tame Rams and reach League Cup final

Craven Herald: Farsley looking for an away boost

12:37am Wednesday 8th April 2015

FARSLEY are playing to keep their season alive tonight when they head into Lancashire for an Evo-Stik League Cup semi-final tie.

Waiting in the wings to get my chance

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6:32am Friday 3rd April 2015

WELL, it's the first big derby of the season against Halifax and it should be a great occasion.

It's seconds out as Foresters take on Morley in Yorkshire Cup

Craven Herald: Wharfedale Stock shots -    Wharfedale new coach John Feeley (22348643)

5:12pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

HOLDERS Wharfedale will be sending out their second string when they start their defence of the Yorkshire Cup on Saturday.

It's seconds out as Foresters take on Morley in Yorkshire Cup

Craven Herald: Wharfedale Stock shots -    Wharfedale new coach John Feeley (22348643)

5:11pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

HOLDERS Wharfedale will be sending out their second string when they start their defence of the Yorkshire Cup on Saturday.

Skipton cut down Oaks with impressive display

Craven Herald: James Ackers was among the try scorers

2:37pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

Skipton 71 Sheffield Oaks 5

Ribb extend winning run against battling Wath

Craven Herald: Former Wharfedale player Adam Whaites scored a fine try

2:37pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

North Ribblesdale 27 Wath-upon-Dearne 17

Versatile Davies has positioned himself to become a Greens regular

Craven Herald: Versatile Davies has positioned himself to become a Greens regular

2:36pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

LLOYD Davies has proved to be Wharfedale's 'Mr Versatile' since breaking into the side earlier this season.

It's all smiles at Stacks Field as Ilkley blitz Northern

Craven Herald: Ilkley Coach Rhys Morgan

2:30pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

ILKLEY coach Rhys Morgan was delighted with the way his North One East promotion-chasing side demolished Northern 62-0 at Stacks Field on Saturday.

Difficult day for depleted Otley

Craven Herald: Mill Lane hope to be second time lucky in semi

10:06am Thursday 2nd April 2015

Otley Town 0 Wetherby Athletic 2

McMillan stands down as Ben Rhydding's assistant coach

Craven Herald: Jono McMillan has been a popular figure

6:53am Thursday 2nd April 2015

JONO McMillan has announced that he is stepping down as assistant coach to Ben Rhydding's men's first team.

Yarnbury pipped in close encounter at Middlesbrough

Craven Herald: Yarnbury winger Ellis Gomersall

6:01am Thursday 2nd April 2015

Middlesbrough 10 Yarnbury 5

Quiet start to the new brown trout season

Craven Herald: Prospects good for the trout season

5:06am Thursday 2nd April 2015

THE new brown trout season had rather a quiet start on the River Aire due to mainly to the wet and windy weather that seemed to keep anglers away from the waterside, especially on the Skipton AA length.

Ben Rhydding's battlers beaten in final

Craven Herald: The Ben Rhydding under-10s

4:43am Thursday 2nd April 2015

BEN Rhydding under-10 boys’ produced a battling performance to finish second in the North Finals.

Ben Rhydding win county title on penalties

Craven Herald: Ben Rhydding under-14s: Back from left: Julia Cumberland, Gabby Pope, Evie Malir, Rachel Scott, Freya Bellamy, Sophie Armitage, Imogen Sunman. Middle: Alicia Cumberland, Kirsty McMillan, Nisha Cant, Becky Hadfield, Jemima Jagger, Milly Fewlass Jones. Fron

4:14am Thursday 2nd April 2015

BEN Rhydding’s under-14 girls continued on their victorious ways by winning the Yorkshire Youth League play-offs for the first time in 13 years after beating Doncaster on penalty flicks at Wakefield on Sunday.

Armitstead on top of the world after win in Italy

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8:29am Monday 30th March 2015

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead won the Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy, the second round of the UCI Road World Cup.

Farsley's high hopes are drifting away

Craven Herald: Adam Priestley is on international duttr

3:10pm Thursday 26th March 2015

FARSLEY face a long, meandering end to the season after their play-off hopes were all but snuffed out by Tuesday night's defeat at Mossley which left them eight points off the pace with just seven games remaining.

Ermysted's sparkle in North of England Cross Country Championships

Craven Herald: Y8 Champions Laurie Petrucci, Jonny Thompson, Matthew Kenneth, Joel Phillip, Will Thompson & Will Taylor.

9:18am Thursday 26th March 2015

ERMYSTED’S won the Trefoil Trophy for the first time in 12 years when they competed in the biggest event of their cross country season, the North of England Championships at Manchester’s Longford Park, on Saturday.

Supporters' backing is fantastic for Bower

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9:06am Thursday 26th March 2015

WITH Guiseley homing in on yet another play-off berth in Vanarama Conference North, manager Mark Bower has showed his appreciation for the Lions fans.

Ilkley look for revenge as they chase title rivals

Craven Herald: Alistair Monks will captain side

9:03am Thursday 26th March 2015

ILKLEY are looking to erase the memory of one of their worst performances of the season when Northern visit Stacks Field on Saturday.

Yarnbury defeat promotion chasers in a real thriller

Craven Herald: Henry Griffiths gets over the line

7:39am Thursday 26th March 2015

Yarnbury 30 Malton and Norton 27

Ben Rhydding beaten in battle for third place

Craven Herald: Ben Rhydding's Jo Ellis lets fly with a reverse stick shot to score her side's first goal

7:02am Thursday 26th March 2015

Ben Rhydding Ladies 3 Sutton Coldfield 4

Boost for Ben Rhydding girls

Craven Herald: Boost for Ben Rhydding girls

6:45am Thursday 26th March 2015

Ben Rhydding’s under-14 girls won the Yorkshire Youth League title at the Grammar School at Leeds on Sunday after beating their close rivals Wakefield 1-0 in a tense battle.

Ribb are safe after Moon kicks last-gasp penalty

Craven Herald: Mick Carr scored a crucial try

5:35am Thursday 26th March 2015

Selby 11 North Ribblesdale 13

Fowler strikes late as Ilkley halt Pool's winning run

Craven Herald: Adam Fowler saved a point for Ilkley Town

5:16am Thursday 26th March 2015

Ilkley Town 2 Pool 2

Fowler strikes late as Ilkley halt Pool's winning run

Craven Herald: Adam Fowler saved a point for Ilkley Town

5:15am Thursday 26th March 2015

Ilkley Town 2 Pool 2

Otley members tackle a busy weekend

Craven Herald: The Otley ladies who competed at Thirsk Nicola Lee, Charlotte Tomlinson, Gemma Harrington and Nicky Gifford

4:48am Thursday 26th March 2015

OTLEY AC had a busy weekend with lots of athletes out racing in different events and 40 members attending the annual training weekend in the Lake District.

Farsley looking for an away boost

Craven Herald: Farsley looking for an away boost

10:03pm Monday 23rd March 2015

FARSLEY rekindled their hopes of a play-off finish in the Evo-Stik First Division North at the weekend and would like to continue the good work on Tuesday night when they visit a Mossley side that is immediately above them in the table.

It's 65 and out for long-serving Bradford League official Moss

Craven Herald: Keith Moss has given 65 years of service: Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

1:55pm Friday 20th March 2015

ONE of the area’s longest-serving cricket administrators has called time after 65 years.

Great Scott sprints to third place

Craven Herald: Scott Thwaites, far left, pictured at the Nokere Koerse Danilith Classic  Picture: Cor Vos

4:12pm Thursday 19th March 2015

SCOTT Thwaites produced a fine performance when he sprinted to third place in the Belgian one-day race Nokere Koerse.

Lizzie starts World Cup defence

Craven Herald: Lizzie Armitstead has made a flying start to the season

3:21pm Thursday 19th March 2015

OTLEY cycling star Lizzie Armitstead begins her defence of the coveted UCI Women’s World Cup on Saturday.

Holders Ilkley bowled over in final

Craven Herald: The Ilkley squad, from left, Lawrence Stephens, Cameron Hawdon, Matthew Revis, Alex Bentley, Finlay Tunney, Freddie Smart. Front: Matthew Spencer (coach), Max Rogers and Ryan Stockley

9:50am Thursday 19th March 2015

ILKLEY Grammar School’s under-13 cricketers were pipped in their bid to retain the Yorkshire Indoor Cricket County Championships.

Firth sees red as battling Town bow out

Craven Herald: Scott Firth was unlucy to be sent off

9:35am Thursday 19th March 2015

Otley Town 0 Field FC 5

Brewer is ready to lend his weight to Ilkley's promotion push

Craven Herald: Stuart Brewer leads the charge

9:30am Thursday 19th March 2015

STUART Brewer looks set for a dramatic return after long-term injury for promotion-chasing Ilkley.

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