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New Farnley celebrate after their 2022 triumph Picture: Ray Spencer

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Pudsey Congs will host the Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup final for the first time in 16 years on Sunday, August 13. They will be hoping it will prove to be a lucky omen as they won the three previous finals they staged at the Amber Cars Britannia Ground in 2004, 2005 and 2007. Last season Congs earned praise for the way they hosted the Gordon Rigg Jack Hampshire Cup final between...


Sandal will make their debut in the Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup with a home tie against the 2022 beaten finalist Methley on Sunday, April 30. The draw has produced one all Premier Division tie between Farsley and Bankfoot and one all Division One clash between Undercliffe and East Ardsley at Intake Road. Townville, Pudsey St Lawrence and Hanging Heaton face trips to Division One sides East...

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Adam Waite hit a sparkling 127 not out to power New Farnley to a five-wicket win over Methley in an enthralling Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup final. Waite’s innings was the third highest individual score made in a final and enabled him to become only the second player to win the Man of the Match award three times – equalling the feat of former Yorkshire player Neil Hartley....

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Sunday’s Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup final will create several firsts for the 118-year-old competition. New Farnley’s Barry Jackson Ground will be hosting the league’s premier cup final for the first time and the hosts are determined it will be a special day for spectators. The clash between New Farnley and Methley will be the first final to be live streamed. Those...

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The weather is set fair for the Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup Final this Sunday between New Farnley and Methley. It is a noon start at the Barry Jackson Ground, New Farnley. It will be the second time in five years that they have been matched in the final, but amazingly there are just three mens from that game set to play on Sunday. One of them, Grant Soames, captained Methley when the...


New Farnley and Methley will contest the Gordon Rigg Priestley Cup final for the second time in five years after both recorded comfortable semi-final wins. Holders New Farnley defeated champions Woodlands by 67 runs and Methley overcame Cleckheaton by 103 runs. The final is at New Farnley on Sunday, August 14 and both teams took advantage of the scorching temperatures and fast...

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