Yorkshire grit

a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers.

See also: Yorkshire

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Winning just two in the last 12 games in a season of high expectation has tested far more experienced players than Holgate but the England Under-21 star who followed the same Barnsley to Everton trail as John Stones is made of pure Yorkshire grit.
Just two wins in the last 12 games in a season of high expectation has tested far more experienced players than Holgate, but the England Under-21 star, who followed the same Barnsley-to-Everton trail as John Stones, is made of pure Yorkshire grit.
Just two wins in the last 12 games in a season of high expectation has tested far more experienced players than Holgate but the England Under-21 star, who followed the same Barnsley to Everton trail asJohn Stones, is made of pure Yorkshire grit.
SCOTT THWAITES (Dimension Data) Age 27: Surprise debut on Tour but will supply Yorkshire grit from Burley-in-Wharfedale.
LONDON -- Joe Root showed plenty of Yorkshire grit in making 89 as England beat Pakistan by four wickets in Saturday's second one-day international at Lord's after a collision with team-mate Adil Rashid.
Mr Mitchell called her "a five-foot bundle of Yorkshire grit and determination absolutely committed to helping other people".
A force of nature, a 5ft bundle of Yorkshire grit and determination absolutely committed to helping other people" - Former Tory minister Andrew Mitchell on Labour MP Jo Cox.
ENGLAND'S man of the moment Joe Root put his side's day one Ashes fightback down to a slice of luck and a dash of Yorkshire grit.
Continuing to deputise for injured skipper Phil Jagielka, John Stones showed some Yorkshire grit to his usual silky approach as he played over 45 minutes wearing a heavily-strapped head bandage after he'd been left blood-spattered following an aerial challenge with Luuk de Jong.
There was also a Yorkshire grit about him - he was determined and a consummate professional.
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