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New Scarborough RUFC coach Simon Smith takes positives from defeat

New Scarborough RUFC coach Simon Smith remained positive despite his side being edged out 21-19 at Driffield in the first pre-season friendly.

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Captains Harry Thorpe and Seb Wiffen prepare for the match with Alex Barons parents Sally and Andrew

Over £600 raised at match in memory of Alex

Over £600 was raised for charity at the second annual football match played in memory of Alex Baron.

Beckett League preview

THIS WEEKEND'S CRICKET FIXTURES: Home testers for Premier title rivals

Readers Scarborough Beckett Crickett League Premier Division leaders Staxton and nearest rivals Staithes face home games against Heslerton and Ebberston respectively on Saturday.

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire hit record T20 mark thanks to Lyth’s brilliance

RECORDS tumbled as Yorkshire made the highest team total and Adam Lyth the highest individual score in the history of English T20.

Scarborough Pirates travelled with a depleted side for their game at Farnley

Depleted Pirates beaten at Farnley

A depleted Scarborough Pirates side travelled to Farnley looking to get back to winning ways but lost 34-22.

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The two teams line up at a previous memorial match in Gary Jones memory

Flixton to host annual Gary Jones memorial t20

The annual cricket match in memory of Gary Jones will be held at Flixton on Friday, 6pm.

Scarborough Athletic midfielder Ross Daly challenges for a header during the 0-0 draw against Hyde United at the Flamingo Land Stadium on Saturday 				                            Picture by Andy Standing

Daly’s head turned by fans as he decides to stay put

Boro midfielder Ross Daly has promised fans there’s more to come from him after his U-turn decision to stay at the Flamingo Land Stadium club.

Going home: ICC Trophy-winning captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire v Northants: Blow for Yorkshire as Sarfaraz Ahmed recalled by Pakistan

YORKSHIRE director of cricket Martyn Moxon has spoken of his frustration after overseas player Sarfaraz Ahmed’s time at the county was cut short.

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Ossett Town 1-2 Boro. Report by Will Baines.

Local lads Logan and Beadle fire Boro to Ossett win

Scarborough Athletic grabbed a first win of the season on Tuesday night with a 2-1 success away at Ossett Town.

Hospital Cup winners Staxton. Picture by Simon Dobson.

Pinder and Hargreaves shine as Staxton lift Hospital Cup

Staxton claimed their seventh Scarborough Hospital Cup after a comfortable 40-run win over Heslerton at North Marine Road.

Sherburn collect the Hospital Bowl silverware after beating Wykeham. Pictures by Simon Dobson.

Appleton inspires Sherburn to Hospital Bowl success

Sherburn won the Scarborough Hospital Bowl after beating reigning holders Wykeham following an inspired performance by all-rounder Sam Appleton.

Tim Bresnan celebrates one of six wickets he took in last Friday's win over Lancashire (Picture:

Sell-out Roses match gives Tim Bresnan taste for T20’s city format

TIM BRESNAN believes that the new city-based T20 competition will accelerate cricket’s appeal and lead to more Roses-type atmospheres in the future.

Division Two victors Ganton. Pictures by Simon Dobson.

Ebberston, Mulgrave and Ganton claim Cayley Cup success

Ebberston, Mulgrave and Ganton emerged as the victors at the first triple-header T20 Cayley Cup Finals Day at North Marine Road on Sunday.

Cloughton 2nds' Grant Elwell bowls to Ganton 2nds' Richard Horsman in the hosts' win that sealed promotion from Division Four. Picture by Steve Lilly.

BECKETT LEAGUE: Divisions 2, 3 & 4 - Cloughton 2nds and Heslerton 2nds seal promotion

Heslerton 2nds and Cloughton 2nds both collected comfortable wins to seal their promotion from Division Four.

Beckett League Premier & Division One round up

BECKETT LEAGUE: Premier & Division One: Staxton lose out but extend lead at the top

Beckett League Premier Division leaders Staxton lost out at Filey but still managed to extend their lead at the top of the table over rivals Staithes, who were rained off at home to Heslerton.

Aaron Wilson touches down in Scarborough's friendly defeat at Driffield. Picture by Andy Standing.

Scarborough edged out in friendly at Driffield

Scarborough RUFC were edged out 21-19 by hosts Driffield in their first pre-season friendly on Friday evening.

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York League round up

YORK LEAGUE: Norman brothers shine as Flixton conquer Ripon

Flixton kept up the pressure on the two sides above them in Division One of the York League by winning at Ripon by 76 runs.

Scarborough's Neil Elvidge faces a delivery on his way to 69 in their home defeat to title-chasing York. Pictures by Steve Lilly.

Scarborough beaten by title-chasing York

York climbed into second place in the ECB Premier Division North after they picked up maximum points against Scarborough at North Marine Road.

Dan Thirkell beats his man

Boro and Hyde share the points in battling opener

Words like dour, tepid and stale are regularly used with goalless draws, but they had little relation to Saturday's competitive Flamingo Land Stadium opener between Scarborough Athletic and Hyde United.

Yorkshire's vice captain Tim Bresnan was unable to repeat his six-wicket haul from Friday night

Yorkshire Vikings suffer defeat to Leicestershire Foxes to leave T20 Blast quarter-final hopes in balance

Yorkshire Vikings failed to back up their Roses victory as they lost to Leicestershire Foxes by four wickets with two balls remaining in the T20 Blast.

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