North Riding

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North Riding

(Placename) (until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now constituting most of North Yorkshire

North′ Ri′ding

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)
a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England.
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The Prior mingled in the sports of the field with more than due eagerness, and was allowed to possess the best-trained hawks, and the fleetest greyhounds in the North Riding; circumstances which strongly recommended him to the youthful gentry.
You don't happen, Mr Smike, ever to have dined with the Grimbles of Grimble Hall, somewhere in the North Riding, do you?' said the good lady, addressing herself to him.
THE Riverside Stadium will host the North Riding Senior Cup final.
A LATE Michael Douglas strike in the second period of extra time gave Liver pool County FA their first under-18 Northern Counties title for seven years with 5-4 win over North Riding The significant action came after the interval when the score was 0-0.
Producing one of their poorest performances of the season, they were beaten 1-0 by a superior North Riding side at Whitley Park.
FOOTBALL: Birmingham bowed out of the FA County Youth Cup after crashing to a 1-0 defeat against North Riding.
Meanwhile, a rather charming Yorkshireman at the North Riding FA tells me that each Riding (East and West being the other two) has a champion.
They are representing the North Riding Football League and will contest the intermediate round, which consists of two groups of four.
FISHBURN Park came from behind to condemn North Riding football league defending champions Boro Rangers to another opening day defeat.
THURSDAY night's North Riding Football League AGM saw a 16-team Premier Division voted in, the league's strongest yet.
NORTH RIDING WOMENS FOOTBALL LEAGUE South Park Rangers 2 - 6 Redcar Town FC Ladies TOWN Ladies clinched the North Riding Womens Football League with an emphatic 6-2 victory over their nearest rivals South Park Rangers.
THE weather decimated Saturday's North Riding Football League and cup programme, with only three matches possible across all competitions.

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