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Sports News

Rams win race for young Wildcat

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

DEWSBURY RAMS have beaten off stiff competition from two of the Co-operative Championship’s best clubs to snap up England Academy international Tom Lillycrop.

The 21-year-old arrives as head coach’s Glenn Morrison’s 11th new signing for 2013 and finalises a five-strong powerful front row, which already…

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Marsh slip to top-flight defeat

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

In one of only two Spen Valley League Premier Division ties, owing to the West Riding Cup and Trophy competitions, MARSH fell to a 4-2 defeat at the hands of TVR United.

Elsewhere in the top flight, VISION hammered RAVENSTHORPE 7-2, Chris Lever claiming an…

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Greg to re-build under Kear

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

HEAD COACH John Kear is calling on controversial new signing Greg Johnson to win over the Batley faithful while rebuilding career life at Mount Pleasant, having being brought in as a direct replacement for Super League-bound winger Alex Brown.

Johnson, who last week finished a…

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Egan stars for in-form Celtic

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

ADAM EGAN bagged a stunning hat-trick to keep Dewsbury Celtic on course to gain promotion in 2012, the West Yorkshire side moving up to third following a 50-6 hammering of 11th-placed Elland.

For close to 70 minutes, Celtic were in total control and had not…

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Defeat no concern as Sykes answers critics

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

PRIZEFIGHTER – a frustrating case of so near, but yet so far for Gary Sykes and his team, or so it seemed.

As the judges’ final scorecards were announced, in front of a packed Liverpool Olympia crowd, a clearly devastated Sykes closed his eyes and…

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Cleckheaton climb to sixth with bonus

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

CLECKHEATON moved up to sixth in North One East after clinching a second-successive bonus point victory, their latest victim being Malton & Norton, 30-23.

Martin Woodhead handed Cleckheaton an early lead, Iain Gordon converting, but Malton were soon back level following a try courtesy of…

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Boxing trainer hails resurrection

Friday 4th January 2008

The Press Newspaper

PRIZEFIGHTER has resurrected Gary Sykes’ boxing career, according to trainer and right-hand man Julian McGowan, who has branded the event’s final decision as “heartbreaking”.

Sykes, 28, went within a whisker of the £32,000 winner’s cheque, having lost out to a split decision at the hands…

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