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Leeds United in strong position at break time

Leeds United head into their last international break of the season in fine spirits and with promotion hopes very much intact after possibly their best win yet under head coach Garry Monk.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire CCC chairman Steve Denison (left), pictured with his predecessor Colin Graves at the club's AGM in 2015.
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Yorkshire CCC confident of easing their debt in next 10 years

YORKSHIRE believe they could clear their crippling debts within 10 years.

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Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

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DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal with Leeds United team-mate Souleymane Doukara.

Wood spot on to clinch huge win for Leeds United

Another double from top scorer Chris Wood saw Leeds United to a massive 2-0 home victory over top two team Brighton.

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Yorkshire's Travis Head celebrates his half century against Warwickshire last year (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWPIx.com)

Heads you win: Australian Travis Head re-signs with Yorkshire for T20 campaign

YORKSHIRE have re-signed Australian batsman Travis Head as their overseas player for the T20 Blast.

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Colin Tizzard's Cue Card is running at his sixth Cheltenham Festival (Photo: PA)

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Cue Card defy Djakadam to land Gold Cup glory at last?

Colin Tizzard insists he will be an impartial supporter of Native River and Cue Card when destiny comes calling in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Gillette Cricket Cup final. Yorkshire captain Brian Close holds the cup aloft watched by his victorious team including

Don Wilson, Doug Padgett, John Hampshire, Ken Taylor, Brian Close, Ray Illingworth, Fred Trueman, Richard Hutton, Jimmy Binks, Phil Sharpe, Geoff Boycott.

Yorkshire president bestows honour on Richard Hutton

YORKSHIRE have revealed that the late John Hampshire wanted Richard Hutton to succeed him as president of the club.

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WIN: Rugby Super League prizes every week with Batchelors Peas

Batchelors Peas, the UK's favourite canned peas brand and Official Partner of the Betfred Super League, has joined forces with us to offer fans 12 weeks of unbeatable prizes.
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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root will miss Yorkshire's start to the season. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ruled out of Yorkshire’s opening County Championship games

YORKSHIRE will be without England’s Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for their first two County Championship matches, but they will have new overseas signing Peter Handscomb available from the start of the season.

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LETTER: Hapless Rams need a sharp upturn in form

It is with some dismay that I read every week of a Dewsbury Rams defeat.

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Willie Mullin's Douvan is a heavy favourite to win the Queen Mother's Chase

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Douvan reign supreme in Queen Mother's Chase?

Willie Mullins insists relief will be his overriding emotion should Douvan justify his prohibitive odds in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase.

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Former Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' president Jonathan Plaxton.

Yorkshire golf: Former YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton to help clubs fight possible fraud

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs hope advice from last year's president Jonathan Plaxton can help clubs protect themselves against becoming victims of fraud.

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Yanworth gets the better of The New One at Kempton

Cheltenham Festival: Will Yanworth or Brain Power prevail in Champion Hurdle on day one?

Alan King believes Yanworth is primed to run a big race in the Stan James Champion Hurdle after confessing he is in the best shape he has been in all season.

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Cheltenham Festival 2017: Nicky Henderson wants stable star Altior to win in style

NICKY HENDERSON says Altior must win today’s Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy in style to justify his own high hopes about a horse that has already been compared to the now retired Sprinter Sacre.

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Leeds United's Kemar Roofe is challenged by QPR's Jake Bidwell. Picture: Simon Hulme

Monk draws positives from Leeds United stalemate

Leeds United edged a small step closer to their goal of making the EFL Championship play-offs, but were fortunate to pick up a point at home to Queens Park Rangers after failing to manage a single effort on target.

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Shawnton de Four tragically died leaving behind a wife and 14-month-old twins.

England rugby stars get behind charity campaign for tragic amateur player

England’s rugby internationalists are backing a fundraising campaign in aid of the family of an amateur player who died after collapsing during a match.

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan excited to return for 2017 Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan has committed her return to this year's Tour de Yorkshire.
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Leeds United top scorer Chris Wood.

Wood expected to return as Leeds United aim to home in on promotion

Leeds United will be hoping their impressive home record can help them to still play a part in the race for an automatic promotion place in the remainder of this month.

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