Things are really looking up for ambitious Hartshead Moor after winning streak

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

IN THE 51 years that Hartshead Moor have been in the JCT600 Bradford League, it is fair to say that they have had more downs than ups.

Saints young guns shine in defeat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harry Cullingford launches Pudsey St Lawrence's fightback with 34

5:32pm Monday 18th August 2014

HANGING Heaton comfortably retained the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Shield despite the efforts of Pudsey St Lawrence young guns Jordan Moore, Harry Cullingford, Josh Wilson, Josh Smith and Archie Scott.

Altaf a big hit for Cleckheaton as Yeadon sent spinning to defeat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:03pm Sunday 17th August 2014

OVERSEAS player Tanzeel Altaf produced a superb all-round performance as leaders Cleckheaton showed championship form in their 98-run home win over Division One’s bottom club Yeadon.

Undercliffe return to the top flight after defeating Great Horton to secure promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:27pm Sunday 17th August 2014

UNDERCLIFFE will play in Division One of the JCT600 Bradford League next season. For weeks they have enjoyed a large lead at the top of Division Two and their 70-run win over Great Horton, coupled with Keighley’s six-wicket defeat at Baildon, confirmed their promotion.

Jarvis confident that Bierley will beat the drop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: East Bierley's Neil Gill squirts the ball out on the offside during his defiant innings of 69 against Cleckheaton last Saturday

8:23am Friday 15th August 2014

PUDSEY Congs, champions as recently as 2010, seem to be hauling themselves to First Division safety.

Big hitters queueing up at Wagon Lane

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HISTORY: Pudsey Congs’ Andy Bairstow hit a century against Woodlands in the 2008 Priestley Cup final at Wagon Lane

9:52am Thursday 14th August 2014

MOUTH-watering is the only word to describe tonight's Bradford League Twenty20 floodlit showpiece at Wagon Lane (8.00).

Newcomers New Farnley set for glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Reape scored 51 in Keighley's one-wicket win over second-placed Pudsey Congs. Picture: Charlie Perry

4:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

NEW Farnley could well win the second teams' Division One title in only their second season in the JCT600 Bradford League.

Tinashe thrashes Windhill as Saltaire look odds on for promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saltaire's Tinashe Gomwe smacked 11 sixes and 17 fours in his 165 against Windhill

3:56pm Monday 11th August 2014

SALTAIRE took another large step towards promotion from JCT600 Bradford League Division Two by thrashing bottom club Windhill.

Jarvis leaves Cleckheaton in a spin to boost East Bierley survival bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: East Bierley v Cleckheaton Neil Gill  (EB) Tanzeel Altaf (Cleckheaton)

10:02pm Sunday 10th August 2014

EAST Bierley improved their chances of avoiding relegation from the First Division with a surprise 41-run win over leaders Cleckheaton, while the two other clubs in danger, Morley and Yeadon, both lost.

Tremendous Tinashe helps keep Saltaire on promotion track

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: East Bierley's Neil Gill survives an appeal from Cleckheaton's Tanzeel Altaf and wicket-keeper Mally Nicholson

7:02pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SECOND-PLACED Saltaire boosted their promotion hopes with a crushing 286-run win against Second Division bottom club Windhill.

Final is a battle of youth and experience

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wicket-keeper Steve Thompson adds experience to Pudsey St Lawrence's line up

8:47pm Friday 8th August 2014

HAVING Pudsey St Lawrence in second teams' Division Two of the JCT600 Bradford League feels a bit like when Manchester United were in Division Two of the Football League in 1974-75.

Cleckheaton bid to send old pal spinning in Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:48pm Friday 8th August 2014

CLECKHEATON will come up against a familiar foe in tomorrow’s Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions’ Trophy semi-final (1.00).

Second place is top target for in-form Farsley as they face Woodlands

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sending one down for Farsley is Graham Hume.

6:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

IT looks to be Cleckheaton’s title to lose in the JCT600 Bradford League First Division.

Pudsey Congs complete the set after victory in Heavy Woollen Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Left-arm spinner Glenn Roberts has featured in 16 of Pudsey Congs' 17 trophy wins since 2000

6:29pm Monday 4th August 2014

PUDSEY Congs have completed their full set of silverware.

Cleckheaton take big step towards retaining title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Monday 4th August 2014

CLECKHEATON took a giant step towards retaining their Division One title, ruthlessly beating Morley by nine wickets while their main rivals Woodlands and Pudsey St Lawrence suffered surprise defeats.

New role for Pudsey Congs ace Glenn Roberts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

ONE of the JCT600 Bradford League’s most decorated players is preparing for a career change.

Khan helps Undercliffe close in on promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TONS OF RUNS: Hamid Khan was the star of the show for leaders Undercliffe

5:46pm Monday 28th July 2014

DIVISION Two leaders Undercliffe moved another step closer to a return to the JCT600 Bradford League top flight with a 31-run Sunday win over third-placed Keighley.

Weston all-round effort keeps Woodlands in touch at top

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands century-maker Logan Weston plays it safe

6:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

LOGAN Weston produced a man-of-the-match JCT600 Bradford League performance to keep second-placed Woodlands in touch with Division One leaders Cleckheaton with a 67-run win at Pudsey Congs.

Cleckheaton march on with day's top score

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands batsman Usman Salim is run out for two against Pudsey Congs, although Woodlands went on to win by 67 runs

6:02pm Sunday 27th July 2014

REIGNING JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton maintained their 25-point lead at the top of Division One with an impressive 80-run win at New Farnley.

Longest Bradford League season for cellar-dwellers Windhill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Windhill wicket-keeper Jack Holland, second left, broke a wrist playing football

7:42am Friday 25th July 2014

WINDHILL won five successive Bradford League championships from 1937-41 and were runners-up as recently as 1994 and 1995.

Great Horton in mourning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gulbar Ahmed, left, who has lost a long battle against cancer

6:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

GREAT Horton are mourning the death of former skipper and club official Gulbar Ahmed, who has lost his eight-year fight against cancer.

Robertshaw ready for three-horse title race

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey St Lawrence and Bradford & Bingley call off their match due to the weather

6:39pm Sunday 20th July 2014

MARK Robertshaw believes Pudsey St Lawrence need "a couple of favours from somewhere, coupled with two good results from ourselves" to catch Division One leaders Cleckheaton in the JCT600 Bradford League title chase.

Saltaire thwarted as rain ruins Bradford League programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey St Lawrence and Bradford & Bingley call off their match due to the weather

5:27pm Sunday 20th July 2014

SALTAIRE came closest to achieving a result as rain wreaked havoc with the JCT600 Bradford League programme.

Baxter: There'll be more than three in the relegation soup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarfraz Ahmed blasted 41 off 11 balls for Woodlands in a Twenty20 quarter-final

8:37am Friday 18th July 2014

WITH Pudsey Congs seemingly finally having got their act together, would it be too simplistic to suggest that the JCT600 Bradford League First Division relegation places will be filled by two of the bottom three?

Priestley Cup final a heavyweight clash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: East Bierley v Pudsey St Lawrence - Richard Atkins batting – Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

5:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

DEFENDING JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton will face Pudsey St Lawrence in the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup final at Undercliffe on Sunday, August 24.

Old stagers show the way as Congs defeat champions Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey Congs Gareth Phillips strikes out.

7:32am Monday 14th July 2014

BABAR Butt rolled back the years with a match-winning innings of 95 not out as Pudsey Congs continued their march up the Division One table with a fourth win in five games at the expense of leaders Cleckheaton.

Thompson is a big hit as Bingley extend winning run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clekheaton's James Lee sends one down.

7:02am Monday 14th July 2014

CHRIS Thompson scored a spectacular 125 not out off only 74 balls as Bradford & Bingley extended their winning run to three matches with an 83-run victory over fourth-placed Farsley at Wagon Lane.

Congs' experienced double act upstage champions Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Babar Butt rolled back the years with a match-winning innings of 95 not out as Pudsey Congs continued their march up the Division One table with a fourth win in five games at the expense of leaders Cleckheaton.

Undercliffe confident before biggest test

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Rennison is missing for East Bierley against Pudsey St Lawrence

6:02am Saturday 12th July 2014

UNDERCLIFFE skipper Michael Kelsey is under no illusions as to how difficult tomorrow's Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup semi-final will be at Cleckheaton.

Titanic struggle to avoid the drop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andy Bairstow says beating Morley last weekend was huge in terms of Pudsey Congs' survival hopes

6:15am Friday 11th July 2014

LIKE British Rail, Andy Bairstow says Pudsey Congs are getting there.

Six-shooter Altaf give Cleckheaton edge in battle of top two

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands v Cleckheaton

 Pieter Swanepoel (W)
 Tim Jackson (C) (7896306)

7:16pm Sunday 6th July 2014

CAPTAIN John Wood praised the match-winning contribution of Tanzeel Altaf after the overseas all-rounder's role in reigning JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton's 21-run win over second-placed Woodlands and then forecast a bright future for the talented player.

Congs hang on to register welcome win

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands v Cleckheaton

 Pieter Swanepoel (W)
 Tim Jackson (C) (7895975)

6:52pm Sunday 6th July 2014

ONE-time champions Pudsey Congs, who have not had the happiest of seasons in the JCT600 Bradford League, climbed out of the Division One bottom two at the expense of Morley after beating them by four runs in a tense finish at the Britannia Ground.

Woodlands skipper Swanepoel aims to get it right in title battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodlands skipper Pieter Swanepoel is expecting a cracker tomorrow against Cleckheaton

8:02am Friday 4th July 2014

PIETER Swanepoel is still hurting over Woodlands' lost opportunity earlier this season.

Saltaire Under fire from century-maker Khan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TONS OF RUNS: Hamid Khan was the star of the show for leaders Undercliffe

5:52pm Monday 30th June 2014

OPENER Hamid Khan hit a century as Undercliffe extended their lead at the top of Bradford League Division Two to 18 points with a hard-earned 22-run victory over second-placed Saltaire at Roberts Park.

Carruthers passes1,000-wicket landmark

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Carruthers celebrates his 1,00th Bradford League wicket with keeper Joe Suggitt

6:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

HANGING Heaton's John Carruthers has become the 16th player to take 1,000 JCT600 Bradford League wickets in first-team matches.

Whitehurst's blast proves critical for Cleck

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rishi Limbechaya clips the ball to leg during New Farnley's total of 69 at Bradford & Bingley

9:45pm Monday 30th June 2014

REIGNING champions Cleckheaton hold a 12-point lead at the top of the JCT600 Bradford League First Division after a 14-run win in a high-scoring match against third-placed Pudsey St Lawrence.

Six hitting Wiggy helps blast Cleckheaton to victory over Pudsey St Lawrence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hanging Heaton's John Carruthers celebrates his 100th wicket. Picture: JCT600 Bradford League

8:47am Monday 30th June 2014

REIGNING champions Cleckheaton hold a 12-point lead at the top of the JCT600 Bradford League First Division after a 14-run win in a high-scoring match against third-placed Pudsey St Lawrence.

Matt puts gloss on Bingley win

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Simpson, left, is congratulated by his colleagues

8:12am Monday 30th June 2014

PACE bowler Matthew Simpson celebrated his best figures in the Bradford League as Bradford & Bingley ended their four-match losing run in the league with a dramatic 41-run victory over New Farnley.

Cleckheaton's title defence is on course

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cleckheaton pace bowler James Lee is third in the league batting averages

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

CLECKHEATON have only been defeated once so far this season.

Wear is new Keighley skipper after Pearson stands down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Wear drives through the covers on his way  to a match-best 66 against Idle last Saturday

4:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

KEIGHLEY are pursuing promotion from Division Two of the JCT600 Bradford League under a new skipper.

New Farsley skipper gets off to a flier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: In at the crease for Pudsey Congs is Basil Akram  closely watched by Farsley's Matthew Green.

6:20pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

MARK Harrison's era as skipper got off to a great start as Farsley heaped more misery on JCT600 Bradford League bottom club Pudsey Congs.

Cleckheaton still going strong at summit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sending one down for Farsley is Chris Henry. (7384574)

7:34pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

SKIPPER John Wood and Scotland's former Yorkshire pace bowler Iain Wardlaw shared nine wickets as Cleckheaton maintained their 11-point lead at the top of Division One in the JCT600 Bradford League.

Saltaire laud their newest bowling hero

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Israr Ullah took nine wickets for eight runs against Hartshead Moor

4:04pm Thursday 19th June 2014

It is small wonder that the name Syd Barnes cropped up after last Saturday's JCT600 Bradford League programme.

Undercliffe step up dream of playing at home in Priestley Cup final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Undercliffe bowler Nawaz Sardar celebrates after winning an lbw decision against Pudsey Congs batsman Callum Geldart

6:46pm Monday 16th June 2014

AHMAD Raja was one of Undercliffe's heroes as they continued their memorable journey in the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup.

Cleckheaton take over at top as Woodlands are cut down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey St Lawrence's top scorer Adam Waite is caught behind by Usman Salim

8:25am Monday 16th June 2014

DEFENDING champions Cleckheaton are the new leaders of Division One.

Reckless batting uproots Woodlands from top spot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey St Lawrence's top scorer Adam Waite is caught behind by Usman Salim

8:02am Monday 16th June 2014

SKIPPER Pieter Swanepoel blamed reckless batting for Woodlands’ first defeat of the season – a result that cost them the leadership of the First Division.

Cup gives Congs chance of glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Congs wicket-keeper Andy Bairstow is expecting a good test tomorrow at Undercliffe

4:33pm Friday 13th June 2014

Having been used to seeing them fighting for honours, it still involves a double take now that Pudsey Congs are bottom of JCT600 Bradford League Division One.

Robinson: I didn't expect top clubs to pull clear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Robinson (7110907)

10:03am Friday 13th June 2014

Even though the great English summer has been no great shakes so far, veteran Richard Robinson is surprised how the leading three teams have established an advantage in the JCT600 Bradford League Second Division.

Holders Morley lose early in Twenty20

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Morley's Kashif Naveed took 3-9 in their defeat

5:44pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

Holders Morley's defence of the JCT600 Bradford League's Dyson Energy Services Twenty20 did not last long as they suffered a three-wicket second-round defeat at home to Farsley.

Consistency the key for Hanging Heaton skipper Fellows

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RAIN PAIN: Guiseley – like clubs across the district – were left stumped by the weather in their Aire-Wharfe League match at home to Ilkley

10:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

Skipper Gary Fellows believes Hanging Heaton have got the ability to challenge for the Bradford League First Division title – they just need the consistency.



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