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Reaction As Yorkshire Win The LV= County Championship

Yorkshire are celebrating after a first title since 2001
Yorkshire are celebrating after a first title since 2001
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Yorkshire have ended a 13-year wait by winning the LV= County Championship for the first time since 2001, wrapping things up in style with a crushing innings-and-152-run win over Nottinghamshire.

Even with two rounds of the season to go, they have built a big enough lead to mean they can't be caught and the celebrations are already under way.

We have picked out some of the tweets from players, former players, opponents and coaches below which give an idea of just how important this success is for the club.

And consider that they've had to do it without the likes of Liam Plunkett, Joe Root and Gary Ballance at various times as all three have been on England duty this summer.

The majority of their squad are home-grown players who have come through the Academy, a fact not lost on many congratulating them.

There was also an element of controversy to the celebrations as club captain Andrew Gale - suspended from playing in the final two matches of the season - was initially not allowed to lift the trophy.

Anyway, here's how it all unfolded...

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