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WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

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Buveur D'Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, and trained by Nicky Henderson, wins the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last week. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert.PA Wire)

Ten talking-points that made the 2017 Cheltenham Festival so memorable

All over for another year, the Cheltenham Festival has written a new chapter in its illustrious, heavyweight history.

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WIN: Rugby Super League prizes every week with Batchelors Peas

Batchelors Peas, the UK's favourite canned peas brand and Official Partner of the Betfred Super League, has joined forces with us to offer fans 12 weeks of unbeatable prizes.
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Win! Tickets to Globetrotters

Win! Tickets to Globetrotters

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular basketball show to Nottingham next month as part of their 2017 World Tour.

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Matlock AC juniors take part in British XC races

Matlock AC juniors take part in British XC races

Runners from Matlock AC took on the British Athletics Inter-Counties Cross Country Championship on Saturday.

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Gritty, determined and patient from a much-changed Matlock

Gritty, determined and patient from a much-changed Matlock

Matlock travelled to Kesteven with a number of changes in their starting line-up and returned with a vital 22-20 win.

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Willie Mullins, top trainer at the Cheltenham Festival for the last four years, with his odds-on favourite for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, Douvan, probably the best horse on view at this week's meeting.

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: Richard Silverwood’s exclusive eve-of-meeting selections

So here we go. The famous roar that greets the start of the magnificent and mesmerising Cheltenham Festival is only a matter of hours away.

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Three Matlock runners, Matilda Maciejewski-Spencer, Isabelle Lester and Sophie Hopkinson, enjoying the mud after the race.

Cross-country mudbath holds no fears for brilliant Blair

Splashing in the mud was the order of the day when a huge turnout of runners contested Matlock Athletics Club’s annual cross-country race.

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Lizzie Armitstead celebrates her victory in last year's Derbyshire stage of The Women's Tour.

Lizzie Armitstead is back as Women’s Tour cycle race returns to Derbyshire

Derbyshire is to host the penultimate stage of The Women’s Tour on Saturday, June 10, building on the cycle race’s successful visit last year.

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Matlock's John Statham in possession.

Matlock on the wrong end of a league double

Matlock were leapfrogged into second place in Midlands 2 East (North) by Coalville after the visitors won 27-5 to complete the league double.

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One of the warm fancies for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Native River, ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire).

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: in-depth preview of this year’s Gold Cup

Spring has sprung, and the daffodils are surely out at Pittville Park, which lines the uphill route from the town centre to Prestbury Park for racegoers wending their way to the Cheltenham Festival.

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Haye strikes an early blow as statistics say he’s a better champ than Bellew

The gloves are off ahead of David Haye’s showdown with Tony Bellew – and the Londoner has struck an early blow against his rival.

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Testing national champs push runners to the max

Testing national champs push runners to the max

Speed, strength and endurance were all put to the test as Matlock AC members were pushed to their limits at the English National Cross Country Championships.

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Ruthless Matlock bounce back in 12-try win

Ruthless Matlock bounce back in 12-try win

Matlock bounced back from a disappointing draw at Ashbourne with a resounding 74-0 victory over Spalding.

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Stalwart delighted to score on milestone appearance for club

Stalwart delighted to score on milestone appearance for club

Matlock RUFC stalwart Ben Neville was delighted to crown his 200th first team appearance with his first try of the season, in a 74-0 win over Spalding.

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Favourite Thistlecrack, who has been ruled out of the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup because of injury.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: golden rules for a successful week of punting

As the mighty THISTLECRACK becomes the latest casualty, the battered and bruised Cheltenham Festival is limping into view on crutches.

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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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John Statham in bulldozing action for Matlock in their draw at Ashbourne.

Matlock fightback earns draw against local-derby rivals

Hell-bent on avenging a defeat at the hands of arch local-derby rivals Ashbourne earlier in the season, Matlock staged a stirring fightback to squeeze a 12-12 draw out of their fellow high-fliers.

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John Thorpe, who led the Matlock Athletics Club parkrun charge.

Thorpe thunders home to lead the Matlock AC parkrun charge

In-form John Thorpe led the Matlock Athletics Club charge when the parkrun circuit took members to Markeaton Park in Derby on a misty but mild Saturday morning.

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Exciting novice chaser Altior is spring-heeled on his way to victory in the highlight of Newbury's stellar card last Saturday.

Can any of these magnificent seven ride into Grand National history at Aintree?

The juggernaut marked ‘Cheltenham Festival’ that is plunging headlong towards us was briefly stopped in its tracks this week by one of racing’s equally iconic standing dishes.

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