Wharfedale run in ten tries as they romp to big win over Otley at Cross Green

Craven Herald:

2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Otley 5 Wharfedale 64

Another golden performance from Andy Hodge at World Rowing Championships

Craven Herald: Alex Greggory, Mohamed Sbihi, George Nash and Andrew Triggs Hodge, far right, of the Great Britain Men's Four after winning the final

4:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

HEBDEN'S Andy Triggs Hodge MBE added another World Championship gold medal to his collection in Amsterdam.

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.

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.

Silsden to boost ranks in Craven College link-up

Craven Herald:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

SILSDEN AFC and Craven College are joining forces to provide a pathway for promising teenagers to make the transition into high grade senior football.

Ermysted's student Herbie Farnworth is a fast learner in Australia

Craven Herald:

10:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Fourteen-year-old Herbie Farnworth has been making a big impression playing rugby league in Australia.

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.

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.

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.

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

Steeton young ones shine in Bay defeat

Craven Herald:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Steeton 1 Bay Athletic 3

Robinson seals promotion for Horsforth

Craven Herald: Clearing water from the Horsforth pitch ahead of their game against Silsden

4:22pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ANDY Robinson produced a stunning spell of bowling to put Horsforth on the way to a crushing eight-wicket win over Silsden as they clinched promotion from Division Three of the Aire-Wharfe League.

Six-shooter Filkin leads Oakworth closer to title

Craven Herald: Steve Filkin's 6-19 haul sped Oakworth towards victory

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PACESETTERS Oakworth were in an uncharitable mood on their visit to Division One bottom side Cowling as they eased to a ten-wicket win in the Mewies Solicitors Craven & District League.

Winger's try Cooks Wharfedale's goose

Craven Herald: Wharfedale V Stourbridge: Adam Howard makes the hard yards for the Greens

8:56pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Wharfedale 12

Henderson earns Silsden a handy point

Craven Herald: football generic

4:01pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Glossop North End 1, Silsden 1

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.

Foresters get a chance to shine

Craven Herald: BACK ROW: Josh Burridge

7:36am Friday 22nd August 2014

WHARFEDALE Foresters' players can give a further indication of their promise tomorrow when the Greens have their first pre-season match at home to Stourbridge (3.00).

Hebden's Andy Hodge chases World Championship rowing gold in Amsterdam

Craven Herald:

9:57am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hebden's Andy Hodge has arrived in Amsterdam ready to compete for Great Britain at the Rowing World Championships from Sunday through to August 31st.

Boss Stewart Airdrie's injury-time strike seals first win for Barnoldswick Town

Craven Herald:

7:57am Thursday 21st August 2014

Barnoldswick Town 3 AFC Blacpool 2

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

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.

Settle's Robbie Davidson hits maiden Ribblesdale League century

Craven Herald: Settle skipper Eddy Read

8:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

Settle’s Robbie Davidson scored a remarkable unbeaten century at Whalley on Saturday.

Crosshills pip Cononley for Skipton Bowls League championship

Craven Herald: Phil Dowgill has qualified for the Brighouse Classic

8:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

CROSSHILLS A have won the Walker Foster Division One title after pipping long-time leaders Cononley A in the final round of fixtures.

No home comforts again in cup for Silsden

Craven Herald: Silsden keeper Philip Rishton was kept busy in his side's FA Cup defeat to Consett

7:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Silsden AFC 0

Pressure eases on Harden, Tong Park and Skipton

Craven Herald: Burley's Richard Brook drops on one knee to try and hit Ben Rhydding's Tom Pratt over square leg

5:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ON A day when the bottom six in Division Two of the Aire-Wharfe League were up against fellow strugglers, Harden, Skipton and Tong Park Esholt pulled off vital wins while sending their defeated opponents deeper into trouble.

Marshall outshines Mansha as Oaks stay four points clear

Craven Herald: Fresh from showing sheep at Gargrave Show, John Beckwith celebrates taking a wicket for Gargrave first team against Wilsden Seconds

5:24pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DIVISION One leaders Oakworth maintained their four-point lead in the Mewies Solicitors Craven League – but only after an exciting five-wicket win over Haworth Road at Cure Hill.

Thackley suffer cup KO to neighbours Albion Sports

Craven Herald: Silsden keeper Philip Rishton was kept busy in his side's FA Cup defeat to Consett

4:07pm Sunday 17th August 2014

HOME advantage could not help Thackley as they lost their FA Cup extra preliminary-round tie against Albion Sports 2-1 at Dennyfield.

Former world champion Lampkin shows off his skills

Craven Herald: (9234817)

10:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

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

Mason pipped by Bailey in Arncliffe Gala Race

Craven Herald: Ted Mason was second

9:13am Thursday 14th August 2014

RUNNERS and supporters were blessed with a beautiful day at Arncliffe Gala for the 11th BOFRA championship race of the season.

Skiptens proves to be a big hit

Craven Herald: Wharfedale's  Harry Bullough leaves his man for dead to score a try.

9:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

INITIAL anxieties over the weather, with a blustery squall coming in about an hour into the event, proved unfounded and Sandylands basked in a glorious mid-summer afternoon for the "Skiptens", the inaugural "Tens" tournament hosted by Skipton RFC.

No lack of leaders at The Avenue

Craven Herald: Chris Steel is one of four senior squad players who have captained Wharfedale

9:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE FACT that Wharfedale have not decided on a first-team captain with the new season just over three weeks away is of no great concern to Jon Feeley.

Khalid sign new deal for Settle after blasting ton against old club Barnoldswick

Craven Herald:

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

SETTLE’S professional Imran Khalid has agreed a new deal with the club after launching another devastating assault on his former club Barnoldswick at Marshfield on Saturday.

It's victory for Nelson as Town are scuppered

Craven Herald:

9:34am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Nelson 5 Barnoldswick Town 0

Smith is all-round star as Oaks extend lead

Craven Herald: Glusburn keeper Jack Baker takes a catch to claim another Long Lee wicket

5:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

OAKWORTH are four points clear at the head of Mewies Solicitors Craven League Division One after they beat Bingley Congs and Ingrow St John’s lost to Barrowford.

Guiseley are not on the Wain

Craven Herald: Andrew Foulds goes on the attack on his way to 91 for Steeton

5:05pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHRIS Wain produced a stunning spell of bowling to put relegation-threatened Guiseley on the way to victory and end the five-match winning run of third-placed Beckwithshaw in Aire-Wharfe League Division One.

Barnoldswick beaten at Northwich

Craven Herald: football generic

1874 Northwich 3 Barnoldswick Town 1

Thackley the only ones smiling on bad day for local clubs

Craven Herald: football generic

4:15pm Sunday 10th August 2014

THACKLEY were left to fly the flag for the local clubs in the Toolstation Northern Counties East League as all of their counterparts suffered heavy defeats.

Wharfedale president John Spencer looking forward to his stiffest challenge with the Lions

Craven Herald: John Spencer is the third Englishman to manage the British & Irish Lions

9:51am Thursday 7th August 2014

WHARFEDALE Rugby Union Football Club president John Spencer is steeling himself for what he calls the ultimate test – being manager of the British and Irish Lions for their tour to New Zealand in 2017.

No hard feelings from Scott Thwaites as he hails Kiwi rival who pipped him to Commonwealth Games silver medal

Craven Herald: Scott Thwaites is pipped to the silver medal on the finishing line by New Zealand's Jack Bauer, left

9:38am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Otley prepare for crucial double test from Burley and Collingham

Craven Herald: Jamie Pickering scored 158 not out for Otley in their 370-4

5:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AIRE-WHARFE Division One leaders Otley can take a giant step towards their dream of a league and cup double when they play hosts at Cross Green to two massive games this weekend.

Steeton youngsters claim top scalp

Craven Herald:

11:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

Steeton 3 Rimington 2

Former Ermysted's student wins bronze in Commonwealth Games road race

Craven Herald: England's Scott Thwaites with his bronze medal

9:10am Thursday 7th August 2014

FORMER Ermysted's student Scott Thwaites had mixed feelings after winning bronze in the men’s road race.

Geary and co complete Morecambe to Silsden ride

Craven Herald:

9:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

SILSDEN manager Andy Geary and a team of riders (pictured below) completed the ‘Morecambe Challenge’ on Sunday to raise funds for the club’s ground development plans.

Skipper Read is just gre-eight as he destroys Great Harwood

Craven Herald: Eddy Read took eight wickets

9:07am Thursday 7th August 2014

SETTLE’S skipper Eddy Read delivered the second-best wicket return by an amateur this season as the Marshfield side routed Great Harwood at Cliffe Park.

Addison makes his mark at Ambleside

Craven Herald:

9:05am Thursday 7th August 2014

IT was a great day at the races for Helm Hill’s Mark Addison as he won this year’s Ambleside Sports, Guides Fell Race.

Ted and Emma maintain their winning streaks

Craven Herald: Emma Hopkinson on the descent

9:04am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE wind blew and the rain lashed in all directions but it failed to dampen spirits in this year’s Farleton Knott Fell Race.

Barnoldswick suffer heavy defeat in derby clash

Craven Herald:

8:58am Thursday 7th August 2014

Barnoldswick Town 0 v Silsden 4

Blades sees red as Barlick lose on opening day

Craven Herald: Barnoldswick's Chris Simpson steers the ball away from a late challenge.

8:58am Thursday 7th August 2014

Barnoldswick Town 2 West Didsbury & Chorlton 4

Two on bounce for Silsden following derby win

Craven Herald:

10:44pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

SILSDEN maintained their bright start to the North West Counties Premier Division season tonight with a second victory.

Calypso cricket speeds leaders Horsforth to victory

Craven Herald: Mahir Ali, better known for his bowling, thrashed 95 off 67 balls for runaway Division Three leaders Horsforth

5:54pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

MAHIR Ali went on a run spree as Horsforth defied the rain to crush Bardsey and extend their lead at the top of Aire-Wharfe League Division Three to 27 points over Illingworth and 43 over third-placed New Rover.

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