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Armitstead on top of the world after win in Italy

Craven Herald:

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

Craven Herald: (21610828)

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.

Scott Thwaites takes third in sprint on the cobbles

Craven Herald:

9:23am Thursday 19th March 2015

Scott Thwaites produced a fine performance when he sprinted to third place in yesterday’s Belgian one-day race Nokere Koerse.

Old guard are helping to keep Ilkley's focus

Craven Herald: Ollie Renton (20478093)

8:48am Thursday 12th March 2015

ANDREW Munro insists that Ilkley will not allow the growing talk of promotion to cloud their thinking.

Bigger budgets are making league tougher says Bower

Craven Herald: Guiseley v Hednesford Town
Guiseley's  Mark Bower emerges for the second half.  (20471290)

8:46am Thursday 12th March 2015

AFTER escaping with a draw from a game that they probably should have won, Guiseley manager Mark Bower reckons that Vanarama Conference North is a thriving division.

Bigger budgets are making league tougher says Bower

Craven Herald: Guiseley v Hednesford Town
Guiseley's  Mark Bower emerges for the second half.  (20471290)

8:45am Thursday 12th March 2015

AFTER escaping with a draw from a game that they probably should have won, Guiseley manager Mark Bower reckons that Vanarama Conference North is a thriving division.

Vixens go top with Kendall double

Craven Herald: Scorer Becky Kendell battles for the ball Picture: caughtinactioncollection.co.uk

8:45am Thursday 12th March 2015

Guiseley Vixens 2 Sheffield United 0

Ensians show spirit as Grovians win promotion

Craven Herald: Old Otliensians winger Declan Jackson is chased by Old Grovians' Dion Hendricks

8:42am Thursday 12th March 2015

Old Grovians 39 Old Otliensians 17

Ilkley's Laura shines in the dark

Craven Herald: Laura King of Airienteers

8:38am Thursday 12th March 2015

ILKLEY Grammar School student Laura King won her class trophy at the 2015 British Night Orienteering Championships held in Middleton Park, South Leeds.

Ilkley's Laura shines in the dark

Craven Herald: Laura King of Airienteers

8:38am Thursday 12th March 2015

ILKLEY Grammar School student Laura King won her class trophy at the 2015 British Night Orienteering Championships held in Middleton Park, South Leeds.

Ilkley's backs hold the key to another home triumph

Craven Herald: Alistair Monks scores picture: ruggerpix.com

8:33am Thursday 12th March 2015

Ilkley 36 Dinnington 24

It's a big Dey for Ilkley runner George

Craven Herald: Ilkley Grammar School's George Dey

8:30am Thursday 12th March 2015

ILKLEY Grammar School student George Dey will be representing West Yorkshire on Saturday in the ESAA National Cross Country Championship at Witton Country Park, Blackburn.

Carver helps slice up Wensleydale as Skipton triumph

Craven Herald: Chris Sheehan is having a fine season

8:16am Thursday 12th March 2015

Wensleydale 22 Skipton 38

Beadle's about as Northwich secure victory at Barnoldswick Town

Craven Herald: Daniel Thomas equalises for Northwich in a crowded goalmouth

8:13am Thursday 12th March 2015

Barnoldswick Town 1 1874 Northwich 4

Will Powers to class win

Craven Herald: Will Powers to class win

8:11am Thursday 12th March 2015

WILL Midgley and Jonathan Driver had a successful time in the Mid Wales Stages, the second round of the 2015 RAC Championship.

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

Craven Herald: Scott Cater created late chance

9:16am Thursday 5th March 2015

Robin Hood Athletic 1 Otley Town 1

Dynamo run out of power in last ten minutes

Craven Herald: RL ilkley v old centralians  13-2-10

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9:01am Thursday 5th March 2015

Bingley 4 Ilkley Dynamo 1

Town held in six-goal thriller

Craven Herald: Darren Munday scored twice

9:01am Thursday 5th March 2015

Ilkley Town 3 Thornhill 3

Otliensians recover from slow start to seize victory

Craven Herald: Nathan Rogers scored one of Otliensians' tries

8:47am Thursday 5th March 2015

Old Otliensians 25 Northallerton 17

Ilkley's title chasers warned to maintain standards

Craven Herald: Top try scorer Paul Petchey dives over the line to score at Bradford & Bingley Picture: ruggerpix.com

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

Craven Herald: Coach Mark Walto made crucial changes at half-time

8:18am Thursday 5th March 2015

Skipton 29 Mosborough 26

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

Craven Herald: Winger Simon Bolland scored a hat-trick of tries

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

Craven Herald:

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

Craven Herald:

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.

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