Double-chasing Otley and Horsforth close in on Aire-Wharfe honours

Ilkley Gazette: Oliver Hardaker is one of prospective Division Three champions Horsforth's new recruits

1:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

OTLEY and Horsforth have the chance to write their names on the Aire-Wharfe League's honours board this weekend, and both will start as hot favourites.

Boss Mark Bower delighted by Guiseley's many winning ways

Ilkley Gazette:

8:44am Thursday 21st August 2014

GUISELEY’S versatility in victory is delighting manager Mark Bower.

Ilkley rugby players have smart new look as they prepare for North East One

Ilkley Gazette:

9:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

Ilkley’s rugby players will be sporting a smart new look this season.

Younger Boshell is seeking starting spot

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley's Nicky Boshell takes on Alex White

8:39am Thursday 21st August 2014

NICKY Boshell is targeting a regular starting spot for Guiseley as he improves his fitness.

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee could be big threat to world title contenders

Ilkley Gazette: Alistair Brownlee in action

8:38am Thursday 21st August 2014

WITH only one round of the World Triathlon Series to go, all the big hitters are in Stockholm this weekend.

Rawdon's Ward sends favourites Guiseley spinning to defeat

Ilkley Gazette: The Rawdon players with the cup after their surprise win

8:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

RAWDON upset the odds and scored a dramatic ten-run win over holders Guiseley in Sunday's Birtwhistle Cup final at Bardsey.

Arthington Cricket Club celebrates its 150th anniversary with special game

Ilkley Gazette:

8:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

ARTHINGTON Cricket Club will celebrate their 150th anniversary with a special match at their picturesque ground on Sunday.

Otley warm up in style with Tens victory

Ilkley Gazette: James Wood is leaving Otley for Macclesfield

8:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

OTLEY have their first pre-season friendly on Saturday at National League Three North Lymm (2.30), and they will travel in good heart.

Danielle smashes Paralympic record

Ilkley Gazette: Danielle Bailey lopped almost three seconds off the previous 50 metres freestyle record

8:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

OTLEY'S Danielle Bailey has broken a 22-year-old British Paralympic record.

Burley Trojans enjoy trip down memory lane for anniversary celebrations

Ilkley Gazette:

9:17am Thursday 21st August 2014

MORE than 100 people turned out to see Burley Trojans’ current first XI take on a Veterans XI to celebrate 80 years of a football club in Burley-in-Wharfedale.

Unbeaten Ilkley look set to serve up Yorkshire tennis title

Ilkley Gazette:

9:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

ILKLEY Tennis Club are well placed to win the Yorkshire Men’s Division One title for the first time in 15 years.

Ben Rhydding's French and Locke help England to master rivals

Ilkley Gazette: Billy Marawaha, Mark French and Andy Locke.

8:49am Thursday 21st August 2014

The England over50 men’s hockey squad won the Home Nations Tournament at the weekend after coming through a tough match schedule in Belfast.

Fowler's double seals opening day win for Ilkley Town

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley's two-goal Adam Fowler

9:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

Swillington 2 Ilkley Town 3

Pressure eases on Harden, Tong Park and Skipton

Ilkley Gazette: Burley's Richard Brook drops on one knee to try and hit Ben Rhydding's Tom Pratt over square leg

5:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ON A day when the bottom six in Division Two of the Aire-Wharfe League were up against fellow strugglers, Harden, Skipton and Tong Park Esholt pulled off vital wins while sending their defeated opponents deeper into trouble.

Ten-man Guiseley dig in to maintain 100% start

Ilkley Gazette: Danny Forrest heads the ball home for Guiseley's winning goal

4:03pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Guiseley 1 Worcester City 0

Dragons arriving in Guiseley's den

Ilkley Gazette:

9:02am Thursday 14th August 2014

MARK Bower set his players an initial target of winning their first three matches this season in Vanarama Conference North.

Burley's Scott Thwaites happy to take team order

Ilkley Gazette:

10:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

By Pippa Field, Sportsbeat – 0870 445 0145

Former skipper Sutton is among nine Otley signings

Ilkley Gazette: Jamie Sutton, who captained Otley in 2010-11, is returning there

9:02am Thursday 14th August 2014

FORMER skipper Jamie Sutton is returning to Otley.

It's a special day for Trojans

Ilkley Gazette: Priestley Shield final 2012
Keighley 2nd v Woodlands 2nd
Richard Wood man of match award from Ray Illingworth (9258301)

9:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

BURLEY Trojans are to celebrate their 80th anniversary on Saturday with a special match.

Former world champion Lampkin shows off his skills

Ilkley Gazette:

10:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

A TRIALS biking legend from Silsden staged his annual 'skills school' at the weekend.

Guiseley maintain 100 per cent start

Ilkley Gazette: Adam Boyes scores the opener for Guiseley

11:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Guiseley went to the top of the Vanarama Conference North tonight with an emphatic 3-0 home win over Stockport County.

Guiseley maintain 100 per cent start

Ilkley Gazette: Adam Boyes scores the opener for Guiseley

11:29pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Guiseley went to the top of the Vanarama Conference North tonight with an emphatic 3-0 home win over Stockport County.

Guiseley are not on the Wain

Ilkley Gazette: Andrew Foulds goes on the attack on his way to 91 for Steeton

5:06pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHRIS Wain produced a stunning spell of bowling to put relegation-threatened Guiseley on the way to victory and end the five-match winning run of third-placed Beckwithshaw in Aire-Wharfe League Division One.

Guiseley look to home in on leaders as they take on Stockport County

Ilkley Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

GUISELEY will be aiming to stay with the early pacesetters in the Vanarama Conference North tonight after being one of just six clubs to open their campaign with a win.

Armitstead targets world gold after London podium spot

Ilkley Gazette: Otley's Lizzie Armitstead finished third in London

9:01pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead expressed her determination to carry her August success all the way to the World Championships after another podium finish yesterday – this time at the Prudential RideLondon Women’s Grand Prix.

Armitstead targets world gold after London podium spot

9:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead expressed her determination to carry her August success all the way to the World Championships after another podium finish yesterday – this time at the Prudential RideLondon Women’s Grand Prix.

Guiseley's Forrest fells Leamington

Ilkley Gazette: football generic

6:15pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Leamington 0 Guiseley 1

Bower reflects on fickle nature of football

Ilkley Gazette: BLOW: Danny Hall, being congratulated after scoring last season, is out for three months with a broken leg

4:33pm Friday 8th August 2014

GUISELEY boss Mark Bower has been left to rue the cruel game this week as the misfortunes that football can bring dealt the Lions a huge blow.

No hard feelings from Scott Thwaites as he hails Kiwi rival who pipped him to Commonwealth Games silver medal

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is pipped to the silver medal on the finishing line by New Zealand's Jack Bauer, left

9:39am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Thwaites reveals how rider who beat him to silver helped him to Otley victory

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites with his bronze medal

8:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race, helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Injury-hit Guiseley seeking late signing to bolster squad

Ilkley Gazette:

8:26am Thursday 7th August 2014

GUISELEY are making a late attempt to bring in some defensive cover before Saturday's Vanarama North opener at Leamington.

Injury-hit Guiseley bring in Scott McQuade as extra defensive cover after double blow

Ilkley Gazette:

6:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

GUISELEY moved quickly to sign defender Alex McQuade when an injury crisis threatened to hit their plans for the start of the new Vanarama North season.

Otley prepare for crucial double test from Burley and Collingham

Ilkley Gazette: Jamie Pickering scored 158 not out for Otley in their 370-4

5:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AIRE-WHARFE Division One leaders Otley can take a giant step towards their dream of a league and cup double when they play hosts at Cross Green to two massive games this weekend.

Otley look to home in on Waddilove Cup win

Ilkley Gazette: James Davies has been instrumental in Otley's title challenge

8:17am Thursday 7th August 2014

OTLEY will be emerging from the away dressing room for Sunday’s Waddilove Cup final – even though it is being played on their Cross Green ground.

Bamford's games best

Ilkley Gazette: Racheal Bamford won the 3,000 metres and 1,500 metres at the Yorkshire Track & Field Championships. Picture by Andrew Tate

8:39am Thursday 7th August 2014

OTLEY AC members were at Hampden Park supporting Racheal Bamford in the Commonwealth Games steeplechase final. Her seventh-placed 9min 45.51sec was a personal best.

Rain stops play indoors at Ilkley

Ilkley Gazette: Natasha Hillyer on the way to her fourth AEGON British Tour title in five years at Ilkley

8:25am Thursday 7th August 2014

NOT even moving the AEGON British Tour finals indoors at Ilkley could save them from a weather interruption on Saturday.

Calypso cricket speeds leaders Horsforth to victory

Ilkley Gazette: Mahir Ali, better known for his bowling, thrashed 95 off 67 balls for runaway Division Three leaders Horsforth

5:54pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

MAHIR Ali went on a run spree as Horsforth defied the rain to crush Bardsey and extend their lead at the top of Aire-Wharfe League Division Three to 27 points over Illingworth and 43 over third-placed New Rover.

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead wins Commonwealth Games gold in style

Ilkley Gazette:

10:53am Sunday 3rd August 2014

Otley cyclist Lizzie Armitstead has won gold in this morning's Commonwealth Games women's road race at Glasgow.

Hall a broken man after cruel injury blow

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley's Adam Boyes skips past Matt Dempsey

3:17pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Farsley 0 Guiseley 0

Striker Nicky Boshell returns to Guiseley after Park Avenue release

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley manager Steve Kittirck says the situation regarding Danny Boshell, pictured, and his brother Nicky is still unresolved

10:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

STRIKER Nicky Boshell, who was on Guiseley’s wanted list for much of last season, has returned to the club.

Burley's Scott Thwaites is thrilled to get Commonwealth Games ride

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is looking forward to Commonwealth Games

10:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

SCOTT Thwaites will realise one of his big ambition on Sunday when he competes for England in the Commonwealth Games road race.

Alison's brave ultra bid ends in pain and disappointment

Ilkley Gazette: Sarah Fuller decided to quit the race as conditions worsened

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

OTLEY athlete Sarah Fuller saw her latest bid to complete the demanding ultra race, the Lakeland 100, end in pain and disappointment.

Kimber gives promoted Ilkley a big boost

Ilkley Gazette: Josh Kimber touches down Picture: ruggerpix.com

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

TALENTED Josh Kimber has given Ilkley a big boost ahead of their return to North East One.

Boyes scores to seal victory for Guiseley

Ilkley Gazette: Adam Boyes has made his loan deal from Gateshead permanent

9:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

GUISELEY registered their second pre-season win when they triumphed 1-0 at Clitheroe Town on Tuesday night.

Thackley get better of Bolton Villas to climb out of Aire-Wharfe League relegation zone

Ilkley Gazette: Bowling for Olicanian is Sohaib Hashmir

11:16am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE was much more than local bragging rights at stake in the latest Aire-Wharfe League meeting between Bolton Villas and Thackley, the sides in the Division Two relegation spots.

Brownlee joy at team success

Ilkley Gazette:

5:48pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee led England's dream team to a dominant victory in the mixed relay to complete a sweep of the triathlon gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Otley rider Lizzie Armitstead crashes on La Course

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead

4:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Please regard as nightlead

Sian helps Wales set record in women's 4x100 metres freestyle final

Ilkley Gazette:

10:31am Friday 25th July 2014

Ilkley's Sian Morgan helped to set a new Welsh record last night in the women's 4x100 metres freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Golden boy Brownlee hungry for more glory

Ilkley Gazette: England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning on the home straight during the Men's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 24, 2014. See PA story

11:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another title to his glittering triathlon portfolio.

Rawdon gain ground before the rain

Ilkley Gazette: Henry Wilson bowling for Ilkley in the gloom at Rawdon

3:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ON A day when the rain washed out many Aire-Wharfe League fixtures and prevented all but one match from finishing, the new bonus-points system meant there was still plenty at stake in the overs that could be played.







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