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News from our partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Emmerdale Cricket Match Raises £3,400

Organisers of a charity cricket match which featured stars from ITV soap Emmerdale have presented a cheque for £3,400 to Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Altofts Cricket Club, based in Wakefield, held the event as part of the charity’s Yorkshire v Cancer campaign, which it is running in partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.   The charity is the official partner of the club and the two organisations have been working […]

Cricket-Mad Friends to Walk from Headingley to Scarborough

Two cricket-mad friends are preparing to walk from Headingley to Scarborough to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Mark Sugden and Daniel Hill, from Leeds, will don cricket whites for the 80 mile journey, arriving at Scarborough Cricket Club in time for the second day of the historic Scarborough Cricket Festival.   The pair both play and coach junior teams at Rodley Cricket Club, Leeds, and are hoping to […]

Olicanian Cricket Club to Hold Charity Fun Day

Ilkley-based Olicanian Cricket Club is inviting members of the public to join them for a fun-filled charity day on Sunday, June 19.   The event will kick off at 10.30am with a U15 match against Addingham Cricket Club. This will be followed by a sponsored ‘Fast Feet’ fun run for children at 1.15pm, and an England v Rest of the World 40 overs match at 2pm. There will also be […]

England v Sri Lanka: Blueing up for Skin Cancer Awareness

Yorkshire Cancer Research will turn the White Rose Stand blue for the second year running when England plays Sri Lanka at the Investec Test Match at Headingley Cricket Ground next Thursday (May 19th).   The first day of the match has been dedicated ‘Yorkshire Cancer Research Day’ to highlight the partnership between the charity and current County Champions Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC).   The community stand at the historic […]

University of York Cricket Club to Support Yorkshire Cancer Research with ‘White Rose Trophy’ Tournament

Cricketers at the University of York will hold a ‘White Rose Trophy’ tournament during Sun Awareness Month in May.   The event, involving sports teams from across the university, will raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research, which is the official charity partner of Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC).   Along with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation and the Yorkshire Cricket Board, the organisations are working together to raise awareness of cancer […]

Pyrah Donates £2,500 Following Benefit Year

Former Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) all-rounder Richard Pyrah has presented a cheque for £2,500 to Yorkshire Cancer Research following his benefit year.   The 33-year-old held a variety of fundraising events throughout 2015, including a dinner in Dubai, golf days in Scarborough and Leeds and a clay pigeon shoot.   Yorkshire Cancer Research was one of Richard’s chosen charities for his celebratory year, along with the PCA Benevolent Fund […]

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