YIFA for YORKSHIRE

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Yorkshire Football Team in the Frontier Cup
Yorkshire Football Team in the Frontier Cup

That’s right…the Yorkshire football team is to be involved in another competitive tournament this summer, this time in the Frontier Cup! The team from the Broad Acres shall be playing Surrey, the Parishes of Jersey, and Cascadia. It’s going to be a corker! NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Yorkshire Piece
The Yorkshire Piece

Yorkshire’s place in history as former world centre of the wool trade is well documented and understood. And yet, there is no single recognisable style of woven Yorkshire piece, in the same way that can be said, for example, of Harris or Donegal tweed. Largely this is due to the sheer quantity and diversity of... » read more

The Patron Saint of Yorkshire: you choose!
The Patron Saint of Yorkshire: you choose!

N.B. this survey came to an end on 30th November, 2019, with a clear winner in Saint Hild. Thank you all for participating. The number of saints originating from Yorkshire is really quite substantial. Some of these are household names in parts of the region: others less so. It might seem fitting that God’s own... » read more

Yorkshire: a few interesting facts
Yorkshire: a few interesting facts

Yorkshire possesses more acres than the bible does letters. It is larger by area than 8 member states of the EU, and its population is larger than that of Norway, the Central African Republic, Paraguay, Mongolia, New Zealand or Costa Rica. Yorkshire’s economy is twice the size of that of Wales, and greater than that of... » read more

Yorkshire v Tamil Eelam
Yorkshire v Tamil Eelam

Thursday 10th October, 2019, saw Yorkshire host their 8th international game against unknown quantity, Sri Lankan side, Tamil Eelam. It was a miserably wet and windy night, not made any better by the news that five of our first team players were unavailable due to domestic team duty. Within minutes of the game starting, it... » read more

The Yorkshire Team page
The Yorkshire Team page

As those of our followers/supporters who bought a programme at the Tamil Eelam game will know, things have changed within the organisation recently. The YIFA association is spreading its wings to incorporate a whole host of other regional interests and considerations whilst still overseeing the Yorkshire team. However, the site the team was previously using... » read more