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West Hartlepool stand firm against Penrith to boost promotion hopes

Superb defence in the closing stages of North One East’s ‘Match of the Day’ produced a superb result for West, who are now eight points clear of the chasing pack with just six games to go.

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West Hartlepool take on Penrith on Saturday

Hartlepool Rovers well beaten at Barnard Castle

Hartlepool Rovers fell to a heavy defeat at Barnard Castle on Saturday, the hosts running in eight tries in a one-sided contest.

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Hartlepool golfer Alex Wrigley’s success in Mercedes Benz International pro-am tournament

Hartlepool golfer Alex Wrigley is celebrating success in the annual Mercedes Benz International pro-am tournament, writes Kevin Ervin.

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Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers excell at York’s Brass Monkey Half Marathon

The Brass Monkey Half Marathon in York was well attended by Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers looking for a fast time over the 13.1 mile race.

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England captain Martin Johnson lifting the Webb Ellis trophy aloft after beating Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at the Telstra Stadium, Sydney, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Former England rugby captain Martin Johnson coming to Hartlepool

A World Cup winning former England rugby captain is set to make a star appearance in Hartlepool.

The launch of the 2017 Durham City Run, which offers tweaked routes for 5k and 10k runners.

Entries open now as Prince Bishops Durham City Run returns

Thousands of runners are expected to turn out for the second annual Prince Bishops Durham City Run this summer.

Oaksway goal shooter Chiara Semple on the attack in the Premier League win over Viper 10 Blades at Brierton Community Sports Centre. Pictures: Tim Richardson.

Netball: Hartlepool Oaksway 54 Viper 10 Blades 44, Semple shoots team to vital win

Oaksway are fighting for their Premier League lives after pulling off a stunning victory over Viper 10 Blades.

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Hartlepool Rovers win a line-out against Stockton

Flounders’ late try earns draw for Hartlepool Rovers

Honours were even at the Friarage on Saturday with a stoppage-time try by Andrew Flounders levelling things at 15-all after Stockton had come from behind to lead 15-10.

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Hartlepool Rovers take on Stockton at the Friarage on Saturday

West Hartlepool seal win with first-half tries at Wheatley Hills

West closed the gap on leaders Pocklington with a first-half demolition of bottom club Wheatley Hills.

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NYSD Cross Country at Summerhill Country Park on Sunday. Under 15 Boys & Girls race.

YOUNGSTARS: Youngsters tough it out in North Yorkshire & South Durham Cross Country event at Summerhill Country Park

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NYSD Cross Country at Summerhill Country Park on Sunday. Start of the Under 20, Senior & Vet mens race

Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers host fifth fixture of North Yorkshire South Durham Cross Country League at Summerhill Country Park

Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers hosted the fifth fixture of the North Yorkshire South Durham Cross Country League last Sunday at Summerhill Country Park.

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Seven great North East half marathons to enter if missed out on a Great North Run place

Disappointed in the Great North Run ballot? You weren't alone.
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Hartlepool Oaksway rallying supporters for crucial Minuzo Premier League game with Viper 10 Blades

Oaksway Netball Club are urging supporters to get behind the team and help them pull out of the Minuzo Premier League relegation zone.

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Zac Southern dives over for a try for West

West Hartlepool hit back after awful first half

West Hartlepool recovered from an awful first half display to score three second half tries and claim a crucial win in the battle at the top of North One East.

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West Hartlepool in action during their win against Percy Park

New Hartlepool Rovers coach starts with win against Ryton

The Jon Benson regime at Hartlepool Rovers got under way with victory at Ryton on Saturday.

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Oaksway on the attack against New Cambell at Brierton Sports Centre

Premier League netball: Hartlepool Oaksway 46 New Cambell 37, Kiwi makes dream debut

Oaksway gave their Premier League survival hopes a major boost when they stung high-fliers New Cambell.

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Quidditch Premier League try-outs take place in North East

Harry Potter fans - and lovers of unusual sports - can try their hand at broomstick-based action as the Quidditch Premier League seeks new players in the region.

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Carl Robinson watches from the sidelines

Robinson steps down as Hartlepool Rovers coach, Benson takes charge

Carl Robinson said he was “gutted” to be stepping down as Hartlepool Rovers head coach but feels he has made the right decision.

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Hartlepool Rovers coach steps down following poor league run

Carl Robinson has left his position as head coach at Hartlepool Rovers.

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Britain's oldest Olympian celebrates his 100th birthday

A whisky every evening is the key to a long life, according to Britain's oldest living Olympian who is celebrating his 100th birthday.

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