Scunthorpe United registered their first home win since September with a 2-1 win against fellow League 1 strugglers Portsmouth. Akpo Sodje got both goals to lift the Iron out of the relegation zone.
Meanwhile Conference North side Gainsborough Trinity made it into thelast 4 of the FA Trophy with a 2-0 win over Barrow. They join Grimsby in the semis and possibly FC Halifax Town, who play Dartford in their quarter final replay tomorrow night.
Live sports action from the region's football teams today
Hundreds of cyclists and spectators descended on a former Halifax tip for a cycling event with a difference.
Melbourne Storm have regained Rugby League's World Club Challenge title after beating Leeds Rhinos 18-14.