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Olympic champion to ride Tour de Yorkshire

Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire.

John Duffy.

Duffy signs new deal to stay as Featherstone Rovers head coach

Featherstone Rovers head coach John Duffy has put pen to paper on a new contract that will keep him at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season.

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Mark Cavendish is pictured with Welcome to Yorkshire's Sir Gary Verity (left) and Amaury Sport Organisation's Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme.

Cycling star Mark Cavendish fit to take part in Tour de Yorkshire

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire said they were delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will compete in the race.

YAA pilot Captain Harry O'Neill and paramedic Anthony Platt with Henry Wilson, his wife Heather, and children Tom Wilson and Alice Maltby from Little Wold Vineyard.

Vineyard adds Tour sparkle for air ambulance

A Yorkshire Wolds vineyard is toasting the Tour de Yorkshire and helping to raise vital funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

This year's Tour de Yorkshire leaders' jerseys.

Tour de Yorkshire jerseys revealed

The new jerseys for the Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO. Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Sir Gary Verity said: “It’s always exciting to see the official race jerseys unveiled.”


Kids served up a treat at local tennis clubs

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is encouraging children in the Pocklington area to take part in its hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme.

The Tour de Yorkshire will be coming through the Pocklington area on Thursday 3 May.

Tour timings for East Riding area unveiled

The highly anticipated race timings for this year’s Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled.

Pocklington Town Crier Geoff Sheasby, Alan Rowley (Yorkshire True Tours) and Mayor of Pocklington Cllr David Sykes are pictured with the Tour de Yorkshire trophies.

Plea to decorate town for tour

Pocklington recently played host to the Tour de Yorkshire trophies which are currently being taken around the county ahead of the race.

This year's Tour de Yorkshire peloton will pass through Warter, Pocklington, Allerthorpe, Seaton Ross, Melbourne, Foggathorpe and Holme on Spalding Moor on Thursday 3 May.

Tour race awards chance

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is urging communities along the Tour de Yorkshire route to embrace this year’s cycle race and celebrate the East Riding by decorating their towns and villages.

Former Pocklington player and Premiership Rugby TV producer, Harry Allen, left, helps ex-England wing and TV rugby pundit, Ugo Monye, make the draw for the 2018 John Smiths Pock 7s

Pocklington ready for 7s action

Pocklington RUFC again stages Yorkshire’s oldest rugby seven-a-side tournament and Pocklington’s biggest sporting occasion, when the 60th John Smiths Pock 7s, get underway at Percy Road on Good Friday.

Sam Holme took his bike across to Spain for testing with PaceDayz at Circuit Calafat.

Motorbike star hopes to attract new sponsors

A motorbike rider who is set to compete in the 2018 BSB Super-stock 600 championship is looking for sponsors.

The Under 10 team at Pocklington RUFC is now sponsored by homebuilder Bellway.

Bellway puts shirt on under 10s rugby team

National homebuilder Bellway has ensured the Under 10s at Pocklington RUFC have great new kits after signing up as the team’s shirt sponsors.


Rider keeps tradition of England's oldest horse ride alive, after race is cancelled

A rider has come to the rescue of England's oldest horse race - for the second time.

This year's Kiplingcotes Derby, which was due to run tomorrow (Thursday 15 March), has been abandoned during to dangerous conditions on the course.

Famous Kiplingcotes Derby is abandoned due to waterlogged course

This year’s Kiplingcotes Derby, which was due to run tomorrow (Thursday 15 March), has been abandoned due to dangerous conditions on the course.

The Beach House team, winners of Pocklington Lions Club's last competition in September 2016.

Putt name forward for Lions charity golf day

The next Pocklington Lions Club charity golf day for the Ian Steel Memorial Trophy will take place at the KP Club on Friday 18 May.

The Tour de Yorkshire passes through Pocklington last year.

Tour awards chance for towns and villages

New awards to honour towns and villages who go all out with their decorations to welcome the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

Pictured are last year's winners of the BHF Pocklington's Golf Day: Dave Rowley, Paul Gibson, Kevin Cadwaller and Dave Burkes.

Players wanted to join BHF Golf Day

The Pocklington and District Branch of the British Heart Foundation is looking to attract players to participate in a fun golf day and raise funds for the charity.

This year's Snake Lane run will take place on Sunday 25 February at 10am.

Runners head to Pock for Snake Lane event

On Sunday 25 February more than 1,000 athletes will head for Pocklington to take part in the popular Snake Lane 10 mile road race.

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Seasiders smack Hedon for six to seal semi-final spot

Bridlington Town reached their 10th consecutive East Riding FA Senior Cup semi-final by virtue of their second 6-0 victory in this season’s competition.

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