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Yorkshire County Cricket Club's 32nd Championship

EDM number 340 in 2014-15, proposed by Greg Mulholland on 12/09/2014.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House congratulates Yorkshire County Cricket Club on their triumph in the County Championship competition, the second trophy won at Headingley Carnegie this year; notes the country's most successful club has now recorded its 32nd victory in the competition, another success to add to its rich cricketing history; commends the excellent support from Yorkshire fans at Headingley Cricket Ground and around the country, which demonstrates that there is still great value in the longer format of the county game; recognises the dedication of the team in lifting their first Championship title in 13 years; further congratulates Jason Gillespie as an astute tactician and coach, Jack Brooks the leading wicket taker in the competition and Adam Lyth the top run scorer in the competition; is proud that Yorkshire talent is amongst the best in the country and many of its players are becoming integral parts of the England setup; further commends the great role models that Yorkshire stars are to juniors in the county; hopes this will inspire youngsters to bring through more Yorkshire talent in the future; welcomes the hosting of international cricket matches at Headingley Carnegie this year; and expects this success will provide a platform to propel a young squad to more silverware in the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

Greg Mulholland12/09/2014Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratProposed
David Ward13/10/2014Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Shannon13/10/2014StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale14/10/2014MansfieldLabourSeconded
Kevin Barron15/10/2014Rother ValleyLabourSeconded
Hugh Bayley16/10/2014York CentralLabourSeconded
George Galloway05/11/2014Bradford WestRespectSigned

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