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Late night Ashes cricket not on the menu at Horsforth pubs

Yorkshire's England captain Joe Root

By Jake Jones As the England national cricket side find themselves under the cosh in Australia, local pubs in Horsforth have mixed feelings about getting into the Ashes spirit. With the contest well and truly underway, cricket’s biggest rivalry is mostly taking place while the UK sleeps. This time around the event is only being televised on one station, contrary […]

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Waite is almost over as Yorkshire prepare for new cricket season

Waite is almost over as Yorkshire prepare for new cricket season

By Jonny Whitfield Yorkshire Vikings all-rounder Matthew Waite is excited to play in the newly-developed Emerald Headingley Stadium, which will be completed in 2019.

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Yorkshire Voice 17/05/2017

Yorkshire Voice 17/05/2017

  On today’s show – The Buy Yorkshire exhibition, Yorkshire Cricket Club’s new cricket college, Conservative Vice-Chairman Stuart Andrew, and a Pint of Science. As well as a preview of counties Sport and the weather.

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Sidebottom to bow out in the summer

Sidebottom to bow out in the summer

Ryan Sidebottom has announced he will retire after the end of the upcoming season with Yorkshire Cricket Club at the age of 39. The left-arm seamer featured in 22 test matches England as well as a regular in the limited overs version for England. During his time, he contributed to England winning the  2010 ICC World Twenty20 trophy as well […]

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Horsforth Cricket Club in crucial transition phase

Horsforth Cricket Club in crucial transition phase

By Joe Hewlett Horsforth Cricket Club is looking forward to the new season as the Yorkshire-based side reflects on the extensive investment that has gone into revamping the club. Club secretary Michael Lambert spoke exclusively to Yorkshire Voice to reveal their financial position. He said: “I’m not sure on the exact cost of the club. The clubhouse is now known […]

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Paul Grayson returns to Headingley as manager of Yorkshire Diamonds

Paul Grayson

By Chloe Horswill Paul Grayson has replaced Richard Pyrah as new head coach of the Yorkshire Diamonds ahead of the Kia Super League season. Grayson has signed a contract that will keep him with the team until the end of 2019, while also keeping his position as the coach of Durham MCC University. https://twitter.com/YorksDiamonds/status/827464654205091840 The new appointment stems from Pyrah […]

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Essex deal to sign bowler Mohammad Amir receives positive reaction

Mohammad Amir

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By Cameron Hogwood Essex have followed up their summer interest in Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir by signing him as an overseas player for part of the 2017 season. This is seen by some as a controversial signing, given the 24-year-old was jailed in November 2011 and was banned from cricket for five years after being found guilty of spot-fixing. […]

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Broad needs to get into swing of things if he is to discover potential

England bowler Stuart Broad

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By Mark Smith England bowler Stuart Broad received his 100th cap when England took on world number one Test side India this week. The achievement comes nine years after his Test debut touring Sri Lanka in 2007. After such a momentous achievement, it’s Broad’s time to take the limelight. Ever since he started for England, Broad has lived in the […]

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Ashes preview – day three

England captain Alastair Cook

By Mike Berriman Two days into the Ashes and there is still little to choose between England and Australia. The tourists will begin day three on 254-5, still 176 runs shy of England’s first innings total of 430.

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Yorkshire v England: who would win?

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Ryan Sidebottom of Yorkshire celebrates taking the wicket of Laurie Evans of Warwickshire during day two of the LV County Championship Division One match between Warwickshire and Yorkshire at Edgbaston on July 6, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

by Mike Berriman Yorkshire and England legend and outspoken critic of the national team Geoffrey Boycott recently said that Yorkshire would beat the current England side. After Yorkshire duo Joe Root and Gary Ballance rescued England on day one of the Ashes, is he right?

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