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The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Kemar Roofe scores his third goal against Queens Park Rangers  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United aiming to home in on top six

After the encouragement of taking 10 points from their last five games Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen will be hoping his team kick on further with back to back home games now on the horizon.

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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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Jonny Bairstow says England still have three chances to put things right in Australia (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

The Ashes: We still believe we can do something special, insists Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

JONNY BAIRSTOW is confident England can finally put all the off-pitch distractions behind them in order to hit back against Australia and go on to retain The Ashes.

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Keear Roofe heads in Leeds United's first goal at Queens Park Rangers v. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Christiansen outlines value of Roofe-inspired Leeds United win at QPR

Head coach Thomas Christiansen was delighted with Leeds United’s second half improvement after seeing Kemar Roofe hit a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Queens Park Rangers.

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Kane Williamson is returning to Yorkshire for almost two months of the 2018 season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

‘Cool, calm and collected’ Kane Williamson returns to Yorkshire for 2018

MARTYN MOXON says Kane Williamson will prove a “perfect fit” for Yorkshire after the New Zealand captain agreed to return to Headingley for a fourth spell.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Beverley chosen as starting point for biggest-ever Tour de Yorkshire ahead of grand finale in Leeds

NEXT YEAR’S Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Beverley and cover 711 km before finishing in Leeds three days later.

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TAKE THAT: Australia's Shaun Marsh hits a six during day two of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters: How unfancied trio are helping to spare blushes of Australia’s ‘moron’ selectors

“MORONS masquerading as mentors.”

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Liam Cooper heads in for Leeds United against Aston Villa, but is ruled offside. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United boss Christiansen pleased with players’ efforts in draw with Villa

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen praised his players despite seeing them let a lead slip to draw 1-1 with Aston Villa at Elland Road.

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Mateusz Klich.

Unhappy Klich finding opportunities hard to come by at Leeds United

Mateusz Klich’s days as a Leeds United player are looking numbered after the latest snub he received last Saturday.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen pleased with the result at Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Confidence is returning says Leeds United boss

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen believes his players have regained their confidence ahead of another big night at Elland Road when they face promotion big-hitters Aston Villa on Friday.

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BIG HITTER: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hit a domestic T20 record score of 161 against Northamptonshire last season as Yorkshire set a record total of 260-4 in a 124-run win. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Video: No stone left unturned as Yorkshire Vikings target T20 success

HOW DID the universe come into being? How long is a piece of string? When is a headbutt not a headbutt?

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Leeds United's Samuel Saiz lines up his shot to score the opening goal of the match at Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds United enjoy comfortable derby win at Barnsley

First half goals from Samuel Saiz and Ezgjan Alioski proved enough for Leeds United to bounce back from their midweek defeat with victory in a Yorkshire derby at Barnsley.

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Dante van der Merwe, injury doubt for Morley RFC.

Morley aiming to climb off bottom of table

Morley RFC return to action after a week off with a massive match as they travel to take on second from bottom Pocklington in what looks like a must-win encounter in the Northern Premier.

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Hunslet head coach Gary Thornton.

Hunslet start new season on the road

Hunslet RLFC will kick-off their 2018 League One season on the road as they take on Hemel Stags at Pennine Way.

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Leeds United players look deflated after conceding a goal at Wolves. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Vieira sees red as Leeds are well beaten by Wolves

Big spending league leaders Wolves proved too strong for Leeds United in the Sky Bet Championship clash at Molineaux.

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Fans hold up their together cards to show their support at Elland Road.

Leeds United stand ‘together’ ahead of tough trip to leaders

The signs held up by dutiful fans before the game said “together” and on this day everyone did indeed seem to be pulling in the same direction at Elland Road as Leeds United breathed new fire into what was looking like a fast fading season.

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Luke Gale, who will be hoping to play in next year's Test series with New Zealand. Picture: NRLPhotos

Elland Road to host final Test of England series with Kiwis

INTERNATIONAL rugby league will return to Elland Road for the first time in seven years when England face New Zealand at the home of Leeds United in 2018.

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The Ashes: Let battle commence.

CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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