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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Stevenage cruised to a six-wicket victory at Old Elizabethans in Herts Cricket League Division Two A to move them closer to play-off contention.

Runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Striders and Hitchin Hares took part in a number of races over the past week.

Preston stayed top of the Herts Cricket League Championship with an important seven-wicket win over Old Albanian on Saturday.

Hitchin narrowly beat Harpenden by 15 runs in a thrilling Herts Cricket League Division One clash on Saturday.

Letchworth Garden City suffered a heavy 75-run defeat at home to second place Shenley Village in the Herts Cricket League Championship on Saturday.

Hitchin were outclassed by Broxbourne's top order as they fell to an eight-wicket defeat in their latest Herts Cricket League Division One fixture.

There was plenty of running action over the past week, with Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Striders and Hitchin Hares taking on races all over the country - and even in Poland.

Preston continue their promotion charge as they stayed top of Herts Cricket League Division One with a 44-run win over Sawbridgeworth.

As Herts Cricket League Division Two A reached the halfway point, Stevenage climbed the table to fifth with a five-wicket home win over third-placed Abbots Langley.

Preston suffered their first defeat of the Herts Cricket League Division One season after a tight one-wicket defeat against Langleybury.

Plenty of runners took part in the St Albans Summer Solstice 10k race last Friday, and one Fairlands Valley Spartan enjoyed it more than most.

Letchworth fell to a 35-run defeat at home to Hemel Hempstead in the Herts Cricket League Championship.

Stevenage's Ethan Walsh ended the domestic season by taking gold at the Table Tennis England Junior National Cup - winning all of his games.

Stevenage held their nerve to beat St Margaretsbury by one run in their Herts Cricket League Division One clash.

Herts Cricket League Division One bottom side Knebworth Park came agonisingly close to picking up their first win of the season, losing by 15 runs to top of the table Preston.

Hitchin snatched victory from the jaws of defeat as they beat rivals Ickleford by one wicket in a back and forth affair in Herts Cricket League Division One.

Two Stevenage Striders honoured the 75th anniversary of D-Day by running four marathons in four days.

Hitchin somehow grabbed a victory against Kings Langley in a Herts Cricket League Division One game that had more swings than a childrens' playground.

Knebworth Park produced a much-improved batting performance despite falling to an eight-wicket defeat at Harpenden.

Letchworth were on the wrong side of a nail-biter at Whitethorn Lane as they fell short against SHCL Championship leaders Hoddesdon.

Preston dodged the rain and returned from their trip to Broxbourne with a solid 37-run victory.

"Rain, wind and cold" plus 44 stiles in the first half of the race alone were just a few of the challenges overcome by Jo Summers on her way to winning the Farthingstone Foot Fest off-road marathon in Northamptonshire.

Letchworth Roller Hockey Club have made history after retaining the Jubilee Cup.

In a carbon copy of the first league game of the season against Watford, Letchworth beat Enfield 13-7 to keep their slot at the top of the East Anglia GC Open League.

All-rounder Charlie Goodchild lived up to his name as he stepped in to lead Stevenage to a big seven-wicket win at home to Berkhamsted.

Preston have the early season bragging rights after a 74-run victory over neighbours Hitchin in Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One.

Letchworth Garden City's stuttering start to the league season continued on Saturday as they suffered an eight wicket defeat to Reed.

Round one of the Midweek Road Race League attracted 85 from Fairlands Valley Spartans to Harpenden - and each one raced their socks off to achieve some fine results.

Six youngsters from Hitchin Boys' School had the trip of a lifetime as they took on the best of the world in Croatia.


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