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Walker inspires Cleckheaton to terrific victory over Lawrence

Cleckheaton’s Nick Walker inspired his side to a terrific 81-run victory over Pudsey St Lawrence last Saturday as the Allrounder Bradford Premier League title race took another twist.

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David Stiff hit 62 from 44 balls to steer Hanging Heaton to victory over East Bierley last Saturday.

Scholes secure crucial win over Bingley and move out of Premier drop zone

Scholes moved out of the Allrounder Bradford Premier League relegation zone after they secured a 37-run win over Bradford and Bingley, who slipped to second-bottom.

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Hanging Heaton were crowned Bradford League Twenty20 Cup winners after beating Methley in a thrilling final last Sunday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield.

Hanging Heaton edge out Methley in thrilling Twenty20 Cup Final

Hanging Heaton retained the JW Lees Bradford League Twenty20 Cup as they earned a thrilling five-run win over Methley at Bennett Lane last Sunday.

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Spen Victoria's Oliver Davidson hits down the ground during his side's Bradford League Championship Two clash with Altofts last Saturday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield.

Hussain stars as Batley stun leaders to open up title race

Batley stunned leaders Undercliffe to throw the Allrounder Bradford League Championship One title race wide open last Saturday.

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Tosh Baker in action for Spen Victoria on his way to scoring 24 in the narrow defeat to Altofts.

Hopton’s impressive success over Keighley offers hope to promotion rivals

Hopton Mills recorded a stunning 29-run win over Allrounder Bradford League Championship Two leaders Keighley last Saturday.

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Crowther and Cooper lead way in Hecmondwike victory

Crowther and Cooper lead way in Hecmondwike victory

Heckmondwike and Carlinghow picked up only their second win of the season as they won their basement battle with Windhill and Daisy Hill in the Bradford League Conference last Saturday.

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Nathan Rabnott made a useful contribuition of 38 runs for Moorlands but it wasn't enough to prevent them slipping to defeat against Thongsbridge in the Drakes Huddersfield League last Saturday.

Parish face battle to avoid drop after Cawthorne loss

Mirfield Parish Cavaliers slipped to a fifth straight defeat in the Drakes Huddersfield Premiership last Saturday as they went down by 136 runs to fellow strugglers Cawthorne.

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Jabir Patel smashed 150 not out off just 52 balls as Mount B secured victory over Outlane last Saturday.

Leaders Mount suffer defeat as Patel produces sensational innings for B team

Mount’s lead at the top of Halifax Central League Division Two has been cut to seven points after they slipped to a seven-wicket defeat against Outlane last Saturday.

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Opening batsman Shoukat Ali top scored with 35 as Scholes were beaten at Townville last week and he has been among his side's best batsmen this season as they look to preserve their top flight status. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Scholes face key home fixture

Scholes face one of their biggest games of the season to date as they welcome fellow strugglers Bradford and Bingley to New Popplewell Lane in what could prove a key fixture in the Allrounder Bradford Premier League.

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Chris Goodair was promoted from Hanging Heaton's second team and went on to claim 3-28, including the key wicket of Gharib Nawaz to help his side defeat Hoylandswaine and reach the Heavy Woollen Cup final last Sunday.

Heaton breeze past ‘Swaine to reach Heavy Woollen Cup final

Hanging Heaton breezed into the Solly Sports Heavy Woollen Cup Final will a relatively comfortable seven-wicket win over Hoylandswaine at sun drenched Bennett Lane last Sunday.

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Scholes opener Shoukat Ali top scored with 35 as hisn side suffered an eight-wicklet defeat away to Townville in one of a number of Bradford League games which started at 9am last Saturday to allow players to watch England's World Cup quarter-final. Pictures: Paul Butterfield

Cleckheaton stun leaders Farnley in big shake up at top of Premier

Cleckheaton produced their best performance of the season to stun Allrounder Bradford Premier League leaders New Farnley with a 56 runs win last Saturday.

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Scholes batsman Aditya Waghmode in action against Townville during last Saturday's early Premier Division game,

Scholes’ struggles continue as they slip to defeat in early start at Townville

Scholes suffered an eight-wicket defeat away to Townville and remain second-bottom in the Allrounder Bradford Premier League.

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Rishy Limbechay made 107 not out and shared a stunning unbroken fourth-wicket stand with Matthew Dyson (142no) as Birstall secured an 82-run win over East Ardsley last Saturday. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Dyson and Limbechaya hit centuries in Birstall victory

A magnificent fourth-wicket stand between Matthew Dyson and Rishy Limbechaya set Birstall on their way to an 82-run win over East Ardsley in Allrounder Bradford League Championship Two last Saturday.

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Scholes batsman Kasir Maroof drives the ball during his side's Premier Division game at Townville last Saturday.

Hartshead slip back towards relegation zone after crushing defeat to leaders

Hartshead Moor suffered a crushing 10-wicket defeat to Allrounder Bradford League Championship One leaders Undercliffe as they slipped back towards the relegation zone.

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It was Crossbank's fifth win of the season and leaves them seventh in the table, while Heckmondwike remain second-bottom and face a battle with Windhill and Daisy Hill to avoid the wooden spoon.

Crossbank enjoy derby success as Lord shines

Crossbank Methodists secured an eight-wicket derby win over Heckmondwike and Carlinghow in the Allrounder Bradford League Conference last Saturday.

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Nathan Rabnott made a top score of 60 which helped Moorlands record a 20-run victory over Armitage Bridge in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership last Saturday. Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Moorlands secure victory following dramatic collapse

A remarkable spell of bowling saw Moorlands clinch a dramatic victory over Shelley in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership last Saturday.

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Nazir Patel and Mahmad Makda shared a century stand.

Mount maintain Halifax promotion challenge after latest success

Mount maintained their promotion challenge in Halifax League Division Two last Saturday after a 28-run victory over Bradley and Colne at Staincliffe.

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Cricket clubs to cheer on England

Cricket clubs to cheer on England

Local cricket clubs will have the chance to cheer on England in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final after both the Bradford League management board and Drakes Huddersfield League committee put provisions in place to alter start times of matches.

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Callum Geldart plays a reverse sweep during Hanging Heaton's Priestley Cup quarter-final defeat away to New Farnley last Sunday. Below Andrew Brewster in action on his way to figures of 4-30. Pictures: Steve Riding.

Ali’s fine knock in vain as Scholes fade after making bright start

Scholes and East Bierley occupy the bottom two places in the Allrounder Bradford Premier League as the season reaches its halfway point.

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Joe Fraser, in Priestley Cup action at New Farnley,  made 95no as Hanging Heaton defeated Cleckheaton last Saturday.

Hanging Heaton work hard for victory to keep in touch with Premier leaders

The Allrounder Bradford Premier League title race is building into an enthralling contest with the top four sides separated by 20 points at the halfway point.

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