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New Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale admits ending playing career was ‘tough call’

Andrew Gale admitted it was a tough decision to end his playing career after being appointed first-team coach at Yorkshire.

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Joe Root relishing chance to be a spearhead for England

Joe Root was a spectator on his maiden tour as captain Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen blunted the threat of Ravi Ashwin four years ago - and now he knows it is his responsibility to repeat the feat.

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Sport: Bestselling author Anthony Clavane examines a Yorkshire tragedy

Sport: Bestselling author Anthony Clavane examines a Yorkshire tragedy

Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday will be among the subjects discussed during a presentation by journalist and bestselling author Anthony Clavane tonight.

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Sheffield United host a Question of Sport between SUFC and Yorkshire CC. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Blades hit for six as Bramall Lane quiz raises cash for charity

Bramall Lane held another successful event as Yorkshire’s cricketers hit Sheffield United for six in a special ‘Question of Sport’ style sports quiz which raised money for good causes.

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Alastair Cook admitted he felt a pang of guilt after leaving his newborn daughter behind - but that gives him extra motivation on what will be a record-breaking 134th Test appearance for England.

Engladn cricket captain has to leave baby girl behind

Alastair Cook felt a responsibility to lead England in Bangladesh even though the decision meant leaving his newborn daughter and family behind.

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From the Green Un of August 15, 1987

Retro: The Sheffield school cricket team which won every match for five years

A Sports Retro reader recalls a team described by the Green Un as one of the most successful school cricket teams in Sheffield history.

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Middlesex's hat trick hero Toby Roland-Jones and captain James Franklin celebrate with the County Championship trophy

Yorkshire’s County reign ended in hat trick of wickets

Yorkshire’s reign as County champions was ended with a hat trick of wickets on a thrilling final day of the season at Middlesex.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan during day three of the Specsavers County Championship, Division One match at Lord's

Cricket: Ton-up Tim Bresnan boxing clever in Yorkshire’s title chase

Tim Bresnan has likened Yorkshire’s potential title showdown with Middlesex to a boxing match after the all-rounder hit a century to keep the Tykes in the hunt for a third successive County Championship crown.

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Michael Vaughan (centre) has been accused by Jonathon Trott of having an agenda in his criticism as a pundit

Cricket: Michael Vaughan denies Jonathan Trott 'agenda' claims

Michael Vaughan has denied that his role in a sports management company influenced comments he made about Jonathan Trott.

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Azeem Rafiq, left, has earned his Yorkshire cap and a new deal

Cricket: Azeem Rafiq overjoyed after earning new deal at Yorkshire

Azeem Rafiq, the captain of Yorkshire League South side Sheffield and Phoenix United, has signed a one-year contract extension at Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire CC re-sign all-rounder Rafiq

Yorkshire County Cricket Club have handed Azeem Rafiq a one-year contract extension.

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Jonny Bairstow wanted to play for Yorkshire in Championship decider: Photo: Richard Sellars/PW Wire

Yorkshire rap ECB after bid to play Bairstow in Championship decider is rejected

County champions Yorkshire have criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board for refusing a request for Jonny Bairstow to play in their title decider against Middlesex next week.

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Joe Root will tour Bangladesh

Cricket: Joe Root looking forward to Bangladesh tour

Sheffield’s Joe Root is looking forward to England’s tour of Bangladesh this winter, despite concerns over player safety.

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Azeem Rafiq's return was key for Sheffield and Phoenix United

Yorkshire League South: Azeem Rafiq’s return key as Sheffield and Phoenix United survive along with Collegiate

The final week of the regular season in the Yorkshire South Premier League saw Collegiate and United involved in games affecting the relegation places at the bottom of the table.

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South Yorkshire League round-up: Already-promoted Hallam and Tickhill end season with comfortable wins

The rain teased, then relented, finally permitting us to have a full afternoon’s cricket (some with reduced overs) and all the promotion and relegation issues were settled – almost.

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Luke Townsend (second right) took three wickets.

Cricket: Doncaster Town relegated from ECB Yorkshire South Premier League

Doncaster Town have been relegated from the ECB Yorkshire South Premier League.

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Sheffield Collegiate CC 1st XI bowler Luke Shutt celebrates a wicket

Yorkshire League South: Doncaster are Shutt out by five-star bowler Luke

A five-wicket haul from Luke Shutt helped Sheffield Collegiate secure a big win over Doncaster Town as the Yorkshire South Cricket League played their last set of matches.

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Yorkshire's players celebrate the wicket of Somerset's Arul Suppiah off the bowling of Adil Rashid during their 2013 encounter at Headingley which ended in a draw. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWPix.com

Haven’t we met before? Yorkshire v Somerset ...

YORKSHIRE’S quest for a third consecutive County Championship title is reaching its climax and, with just two games remaining, it is still all to play for.

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Yorkshire CCC coach Jason Gillespie pictured at Headingley Stadium.
1st June 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Gillespie is content as Tykes carry on title push

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie declaired himself content after his side remained well-placed to seal a crucial victory against Durham at Headingley.

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South Yorkshire League: Tickhill are worthy of their promotion, but we must explore other avenues to get games played despite the rain

We tried our best.

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