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Hull FC dominate second half to beat Wakefield Trinity

Hull FC ran in 30 unanswered points in the last 20 minutes to consign visitors Wakefield Trinity to a 40-18 defeat at the KCOM Stadium.

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Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Hull FC v Wakefield Trinity: Coach Chester turns full focus to a top-four finish in Super League after Challenge Cup exit

THE CUP is gone, but Wakefield Trinity can take a step towards Betfred Super League’s top-four tonight.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Away start for Leeds United at Bolton

Leeds United will begin their 2017-18 season with an away game against one of the teams promoted to the EFL Championship when they travel to play Bolton Wanderers on Sunday, August 6 in front of the SKY TV cameras.

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Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

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Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad removed centurion Sam Robson early on the second day

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day two): Latest updates from County Championship match at Lord's

Yorkshire will be hoping for better fortune on their second day at Lord's after Middlesex piled up the runs in scorcher temperatures yesterday.
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Wakefield Trinity head of rugby, John Kear. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

‘Massive’ game ahead for Wakefield Trinity says John Kear

WEMBLEY is off the agenda for another year, but Wakefield Trinity are well in the race for a top-four finish in Betfred Super League, head of rugby John Kear reckons.

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Fast bowler Steve Patterson got Yorkshire on the board against Middlesex.

Yorkshire made to feel the heat at Lord’s by Middlesex

IT WAS hot enough in the ‘soft south’ yesterday for a Yorkshireman to think about taking off his coat, or at least loosening the scarf around his neck.

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One for the future: Batsman Harry Brook, pictured with Dickie Bird, has impressed with the Seconds and is with the Yorkshire squad for tomorrows Championship match at Lords. (Picture: Yorkshire CCC)

Enjoyment is key for Yorkshire new boy Harry Brook as he looks to follow Joe Root example

Newly-contracted Yorkshire batsman Harry Brook has said that he feels no pressure to become ‘the next Joe Root’ following his signing as a junior professional last week.

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Salford Red Devils 30 Wakefield Trinity 6: Lacklustre Trinity bow out with a whimper

THE BITTER Challenge Cup disappointment came a round early for Wakefield Trinity this season.

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Liam Finn

Wakefield Trinity crash out of Challenge Cup with Salford defeat

A late Liam Finn try and conversion was the only consolation for Wakefield Trinity as they crashed out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with a 30-6 loss at Salford Red Devils.

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Leeds United confident that new boss Christiansen can deliver

Leeds United are confident they have got the right man to take the club forward following the resignation of Garry Monk from his head coach position.

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Leeds United spring Christiansen surprise as new manager

Leeds United are expected to confirm Thomas Christiansen as their new manager today after it emerged that he had become first choice to take over from Garry Monk.

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Wakefield Trinity: Coach Chris Chester has no doubts about his side’s Challenge Cup credentials

EXPERIENCED CHALLENGE Cup campaigner Chris Chester reckons Wakefield Trinity have got what it takes to go all the way to Wembley this year.

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Wakefield Trinity captain Danny Kirmond.

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup: Wakefield Trinity captain Danny Kirmond ‘reveals’ not-so-secret weapon

WORDS OF wisdom from the Challenge Cup king could help inspire Wakefield Trinity into a second successive semi-final.

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David Fifita

Wakefield Trinity: Injuries are mounting up for Wakefield ahead of Challenge Cup tie

WAKEFIELD TRINITY will be without at least eight senior players due to injury for tomorrow’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final at Salford Red Devils.

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Wakefield Trinity: Kirmond, Lyne and Crowther return for cup clash at Salford

Captain Danny Kirmond, Reece Lyne and Jordan Crowther have returned to the Wakefield Trinity 19-man squad ahead of Thursday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final at Salford Red Devils.

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Wakefield Trinity forward Mikey Sio. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Wakefield Trinity smarting after slender defeat to Leeds Rhinos says Samoan Test forward Sio

WAKEFIELD TRINITY’s frustration after their narrow defeat to Leeds Rhinos was an indication of how far they have come over the past two seasons, Samoan Test forward Mikey Sio reckons.

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Yorkshire celebrate victory at Taunton.

Yorkshire pull off battling victory at Taunton

IT WAS a day that summed up why Yorkshire have been the strongest side in County Championship cricket in recent years and why Somerset are facing a relegation fight.

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Ryan Sidebottom

Ryan Sidebottom is scourge of Somerset as Yorkshire secure narrow win

Ryan Sidebottom finished with match figures of eight for 115 as Yorkshire pulled off a nerve-tingling three-run Specsavers County Championship win over Somerset at Taunton.

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