Try sailing with Pennine club
SAILING: Pennine Sailing Club are holding an open day for non-members on Sunday, May 13.The club are offering training courses in first aid, dinghy sailing and powerboat driving for all abilities, along with a full programme of racing and open events.Pennine Sailing Club is based at Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge and will be open for visitors between noon and 4pm. A change of clothes and waterproofs are advised, and there will be refreshments available in aid of the charity Sail 4 Cancer. Information: Dave Bedford on 07783 555705 or on the web at www.penninesc.co.uk
BOWLING: Milnsbridge BC host the Yorkshire v Derbyshire senior county match on Sunday (2.00).Managed by Keith Hatzer, the home team is Graeme Wilson (Lower Hopton), Dave Cooper (Pudsey Littlemoor), Craig Gant (Netherton Con), Steve Hirst (Netherton), John Spinks (Alverthorpe), Ashley Tattersley (Morton House), Robert Hitchen (Lower Hopton), Graham Higgins (Lower Hopton), Dave Fox (Kirkheaton Con), Jack Dyson (Netherton), Graham Hickey (Lower Hopton, c), Ashley Daykin (Netherton Con). Hopton’s Ian Booth and Nicky White, of Thongsbridge, are in the away team at Ashbourne.
CRICKET: Anthony McGrath, only in the side because of the abrupt parting of the ways with Ajmal Shahzad, played a major role in putting Yorkshire into a winning position on the second day of their County Championship match against Leicestershire at Scarborough.The 36-year-old all-rounder scored a valuable 90 as Yorkshire reached 447 and he then involved himself in the destruction of the visitors for 116 with four wickets for 21 runs. Following on 331 runs in arrears with two overs remaining, Leicestershire lost Greg Smith lbw to Steve Patterson for three off the final ball of the day.Yorkshire were already well placed when they began another bitterly cold day on 329-5 with Jonny Bairstow on 141 and McGrath on 49. Bairstow eventually went for 182.
FOOTBALL: Jack Collison scored both goals as West Ham won the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final 2-0 at Cardiff last night. He struck after nine and 41 minutes to give them the edge for the second leg back at Upton Park.