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Doncaster Rovers Belles 3 Sheffield Ladies 2: Belles stay top of table but Sheffield make them fight

Doncaster Rovers Belles strengthened their grip on top spot in FA Women’s Super League 2 as they scraped past local rivals Sheffield.

Doncaster Rovers
Helen Naylor: 19 -points for Hatters

Helen Naylor is first player to score 1,000 points in Women’s British Basketball League as Sheffield Hatters bounce back

Sheffield Hatters star Helen Naylor made history yesterday by becoming the first player to score 1,000 points in the Women’s British Basketball League.

Sheffield Hatters
City diver Jack Haslam

DIVING: City of Sheffield star Jack Haslam sets sights on Commonwealth Games after sponsorship from local company Utility Alliance

City of Sheffield diver Jack Haslam has set his sights on a medal at next year's Commonwealth Games after sealing a sponsorship deal with a local company.
Sport
Clare Cyan, centre

Sheffield international diver Clare Cryan targets place in Irish national team

Clare Cryan, the Sheffield international diver, has represented Great Britain at the World Student Games and was Scottish champion in the 1metre springboard in 2015. Now she’s trying to get into the Republic of Ireland team!

Sport
Maisie Bond

Sheffield’s Maisie Bond wins hat-trick of gold medals at Irish diving championships

Sheffield Diving’s Maisie Bond landed a hat-trick of gold medals at the Irish Open Diving Championships.

Sport
Yuri Matischen

Superleague netball franchise bid for Sheffield

A bid is being made to bring a Superleague Netball franchise to Sheffield.

Netball
Max Cook - photo:  Vroom Media

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing riders Max Cook and Charlie Atkins impress in European Talent Cup

Wilson Racing riders Max Cook and Charlie Atkins competed in the final round of the European Talent Cup. Under clear blue skies the young riders got to enjoy the famous Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia and compete against some of the best young riders in Europe.

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Thomas Turner  ended his first, full major UK kart Championship season in 3rd-place, and set race fastest lap in the process.

Rotherham’s Thomas Turner, 18, finishes third in his debut Super One Series karting

Teenage karting ace, Thomas Turner has ended his first, full major UK Championship season in third-place, at the PFi circuit’s Super One Series karting finals.

Rotherham
Elise Bickley

Video: Sheffield schoolgirl gymnast Elise Bickley - aged 13 - tumbles to glory in international competition

Sheffield schoolgirl Elise Bickley doesn’t have a gymnastics background, but always enjoyed leaping over the furniture at home!

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James Taylor (Rotherham) with the Ginetta Junior G40 race car he will be driving after winning the Ginetta Junior Scholarship 2018

Great boost for young Rotherham motor racer James Taylor

Rotherham’s James Taylor has won the biggest and one of the most sought-after prizes in UK motorsport; the 2018 Ginetta Junior Scholarship providing a fully-funded season in the 2018 Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship.

Sport
The gold-winning Hallamshire Under-13 girls l-r: Georgia Robertson, Ruby Simpson and Emma Shipley. Photo:  Thea Bristow

Hallamshire Harriers retain U13 girls team title at England Cross Country Relays championship

Hallamshire Harriers under 13 girls team were outstanding in winning the under 13 girls race at the England Cross Country Relays championship at Mansfield on Saturday.

Athletics
Belles  scorer Kirsty Hanson.  Picture: Marie Caley

Birmingham City 3 Doncaster Rovers Belles 2: Belles pipped by last year’s beaten finalists

Doncaster Rovers Belles were pipped 3-2 at last season’s beaten finalists Birmingham City in a FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup group match yesterday.

Doncaster Rovers
Shaw Lane AFC's Lee Bennett (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammate Neil Austin against Mansfield

Non-League Football: Shaw Lane’s FA Cup fairytale comes to an end with local boy the hero for Mansfield

Shaw Lane’s FA Cup fairytale came to end with a 3-1 defeat against League Two side Mansfield Town at Sheerien Park.

Non League
Down but not out: Sheffield Hatters' Helen Naylor on the floor in the club's narrow win over old rivals Nottingham Wildcats. Photo: Chris Etchells

Unbeaten Sheffield Hatters celebrate great week

Two Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters stars are in the preliminary list of players from which the England Commonwealth Games roster will be chosen.

Sheffield Hatters
Emma Coates, who is leaving Doncaster Rovers Belles to become a specialist coach for the England women's set-up

Happy farewell for departing coach Emma Coates as Doncaster Rovers Belles beat Aston Villa 6-0

Doncaster Rovers Belles continued their unbeaten run in the FA Women’s Super League with a comfortable 6-0 victory against Aston Villa in Emma Coates’ last game in charge.

Doncaster Rovers
Ellie Faulkner with her bronze medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Sheffield swimmers Max Litchfield and Ellie Faulkner selected for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Local swimmers Max Litchfield and Eleanor Faulkner have been selected to represent Team England at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia.

Swimming
Chloe Peplow is targeting a place in England's Under-20 World Cup squad next year.  Photo by Jon Buckle - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Doncaster Rovers Belles can win promotion, says on-loan England ace Chloe Peplow

Doncaster Rovers Belles newcomer Chloe Peplow is certain the side can gain promotion to the women’s top flight, despite a lacklustre start to the season.

Doncaster Rovers
Helen Naylor: 10 years with Hatters

There’s more to come from ‘deadly’ Sheffield Hatters says their GB star Helen Naylor as they face old rivals Nottingham Wildcats in crunch home match

Soaraway Sheffield Hatters face their match of the season to date tomorrow when they host old rivals Nottingham Wildcats.

Sheffield Hatters
Owlerton greyhound tips and cards for Oct27 * 28 - plus Halloween at the dogs preview

Owlerton greyhound tips and cards for Oct27 * 28 - plus Halloween at the dogs preview

Joella Daisy is our Nap selection in Race 7 at Owlerton tonight.

Sport
Worksop Town's  Kyle Jordan

Late Kyle Jordan goal earns Worksjop Town FA Vase second round slot

It was a poor day for the local sides in the FA Vase with only Worksop Town reaching the second round following a 2-1 win at Midland Premier League side Haughmond.

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