OXENHOPE A have won the Aire-Wharfe Tuesday Pairs KO event with the suspected easy win over Greenbottom A at Baildon where they had three winners out of four and were best served by Trevor and Lorraine Douglas.

Trevor Hargreaves, of Cross Roads, reached the final of the Yorkshire Parks Vets Merit held in atrocious conditions all day at Asa Briggs and Wibsey Park from a top-class field where he finally succumbed to exhaustion and a drenching, losing to the experienced Chris Firth, of Crossgates, 10-21.

Yorkshire Parks have reached the County Championship Final on September 15 where they will play old rivals South Yorkshire. This follows an easy win over Cheshire especially in the home leg at Brighouse where Les Foster, of Cross Roads, excelled 21-7.

It was the end of the line for the Yorkshire Ladies County hopes when they lost to Shropshire in their County semi-final by 12 points despite winning in the home leg at Rastrick.

The Federation District League has also completed its fixtures with Airedale ‘A’ been relegated from the top flight despite beating Middleton, who also go down with wins by locals Billy Cater and David Smith.

Replacing them in League One will be Halifax who go up despite losing to Fylde A. Locals winning their games were Richard Dunhill and Ryan Tiler. Airedale B finished bottom in League Six after defeat by Fylde B despite wins by Sean Birch and Derek Seed.

As the season draws to a close in various leagues, some results are already known. Oxenhope have won the Skipton Merit League with some ease losing only one game so far while Lund B are the winners of Division Four. Relegated from Division Two are Steeton A and Colne Legion B.

In the Worth Valley, Denholme A have regained the Division One title from Cross Roads with ease but Lund A go down.

Royd House from Wilsden won Division Three with a large amount to spare but Steeton B and Whinfield B go down from League Two. Sutton A have held onto to win the Doubles League for Veterans in League One and cause a small surprise.

Skipton Vets play their last Inter-District match against Bradford tomorrow with the home leg at Settle and the away game at Wibsey Park. Their opponents can still win the league and the locals will have to show good form to win.

The Hebden Royd Handicaps are at Todmorden Park on Sunday with two events rolled into one.

The Skipton League has announced some changes to its calendar. The Skipton Merit will be on Sunday, September 1 at Alkincoates Park, Colne.

The Clarkson Cup Final will be on September 5 at Addingham between Devon A and Gargrave A while the Supplementary Cup Final will be on the same night at Crosshills between Steeton B and Whinfield A.

Norman Johnston Floodlit Handicap on September 12, final seven days later.