Other Sports News

Friday, October 19, 2018

Hitchin’s highly-rated fighter Tom Ansell kept his unbeaten record by beating Canning Town’s Lee Hallett 60-55 after six absorbing rounds in their super lightweight bout in Tottenham earlier this month – and is now back in the ring again.

Hitchin’s highly-rated fighter Tom Ansell kept his unbeaten record after beating Canning Town’s Lee Hallett 60-55 after six absorbing rounds after their super lightweight bout.

Stevenage Striders head coach Chris Leigh has been celebrating this week after hitting the big 50. The milestone has nothing to do with age but refers to his splendid achievement in reaching a half century of marathons.

It may have been a challenging summer for Letchworth Cricket Club but their talented team inflicted Lashings World XI’s first defeat in more than a year in a rain affected match on Friday at Whitehorn Lane.

Seven North Herts Road Runners made the journey up the A1 to tackle the St Neots Riverside Runners 10K.

Preston Cricket Club’s Australian star Lewis Balcombe achieved the rare feat of twin centuries at the weekend – making 114 in SHCL Division Two A on Saturday before hitting 100 not out in the Beds League on Sunday.

Preston continued their winning form and stayed top of SHCL Division Two A thanks to a comfortable 73-run victory over Northwood.

The hottest day of the year was probably not what Fairlands Valley Spartans had wanted but almost 500 runners still flocked to the Relays in the Park event.

Shaftab Khalid played a captain’s role as he fired Hitchin to the verge of promotion.

Letchworth Garden City came tantalisingly close to a much needed third win of the season on Saturday in a roller-coaster Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Premier Division game at West Herts.

A courageous Hitchin man is set to follow in his late father’s footsteps and trek the famous ‘King’s Trail’ in Sweden to raise funds to fight prostate cancer.

Ickleford Cricket Club saw their Under-11s eight-a-side team lift the Herts Cup for the first time.

Dino Maamria’s remodelled Stevenage produced an excellent performance on Saturday to beat Coventry City 2-0 at the Lamex.

Read Toby Miles’ Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist celebrates the gripping cobbled Stage Nine of the Tour de France and explains its value to the race.

Talented pupils at a Letchworth school have been celebrating after winning a prestigious athletics championship.


Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the The Comet e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

The Comet weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy